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Old 11-19-2018, 01:20 PM
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I interviewed with a company a year ago and went onsite and did not get an offer. I saw a listing for the same position again and applied and did a phone interview and was invited onsite again, but i never mentioned to HR that I already interviewed there.

Should I do this right now? I don't have the interview itinerary, but if the same people interview me they'll obviously be a bit confused as to why I'm interviewing again with no heads up....at the same time, i feel like it's kind of late to tell HR about this? Not entirely sure what to do in this situation...
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Not entirely sure what to do in this situation...
make sure you have better answers for any questions you think you kinda messed up last time...

otherwise, if they bring it up, talk about it. if not, who cares?
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I interviewed with a company a year ago and went onsite and did not get an offer. I saw a listing for the same position again and applied and did a phone interview and was invited onsite again, but i never mentioned to HR that I already interviewed there.

Should I do this right now? I don't have the interview itinerary, but if the same people interview me they'll obviously be a bit confused as to why I'm interviewing again with no heads up....at the same time, i feel like it's kind of late to tell HR about this? Not entirely sure what to do in this situation...
Short answer: Go to the interview, kick ass, and stop imagining problems that don't exist.

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I'm confused... why would they be confused?

You gave them a heads up that you were applying - when you applied.

Why would it be on you to tell HR that you already interviewed there? Knowing that kind of stuff is their job. If they are happy to interview you again, I don't see why you are trying to make it out to be a problem.

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Old 11-19-2018, 01:29 PM
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Short answer: Go to the interview, kick ass, and stop imagining problems that don't exist.
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This.

Now shut up and DO IT!!!!


Tell you this: You will not get that job if you don't interview for it. So the question you really should have is to ask yourself (not us), "Do I want this job?"

Last note: You are competing for this job against the other applicants. The one who won the job last time is not your competition this time around.
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:31 PM
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Short answer: Go to the interview, kick ass, and stop imagining problems that don't exist.

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I'm confused... why would they be confused?

You gave them a heads up that you were applying - when you applied.

Why would it be on you to tell HR that you already interviewed there? Knowing that kind of stuff is their job. If they are happy to interview you again, I don't see why you are trying to make it out to be a problem.

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Well my name is very international sounding (i applied with my international name last time). So I went with my english name this time (but same last name... just different first name), so idk if this will cause problems in the future.
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damn... got my itinerary... i got a couple repeats
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Talking yourself right out of this opportunity, aren't you.
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Talking yourself right out of this opportunity, aren't you.
Nope, I really want this opportunity and imma gonna try my damn well best to get it.
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damn... got my itinerary... i got a couple repeats
That's probably a good thing, honestly. If your resume is still largely the same as last time it's not unlikely that they know who you are and still want to re-interview you.
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Nope, I really want this opportunity and imma gonna try my damn well best to get it.
That's the spirit!
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