{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Fucked around and responded to all of my LinkedIn messages and now I have 5 interviews just this week. I’m happy where I am and wasn’t really looking but didn’t want to turn down an opportunity. Am I wasting time or is it good to keep doors open like this?", "post_id": "60ff1f85a97b920022e57f54", "reply_count": 4, "vote_count": 1, "bowl_id": "552d1d24dc1c586b09d2d051", "bowl_name": "Consulting" }

Fucked around and responded to all of my LinkedIn messages and now I have 5 interviews just this week. I’m happy where I am and wasn’t really looking but didn’t want to turn down an opportunity. Am I wasting time or is it good to keep doors open like this?

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Wasting time - if you’re not seriously looking for an exit why even bother entertaining these recruiters?

like

Pick the one you’re most into (you never know!) and cancel the rest

Good to keep doors open and interview practice never hurts! That said, five in a week is a lot if you’re not looking. Maybe cancel or reschedule a few so it’s not a drain on your schedule.

Only way you find out what other companies have to offer is by having a dialogue. If you’re not looking it’s the best time to chat— no pressure to impress.

Related Posts

interviewing with a recruiter (non-PA) for an accountant role. What are some good questions to ask to get a clear and better understanding of what the role will exactly do?

like

Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?

like

Do you need the original i797 for the H1B interview? My document is still in transit and I have my visa interview in a couple of days. I am thinking of taking the copy of the form, but really worried.

Do you have to interview to get promoted from intern to employee at Amazon?

like

🐠 fam - how’s FAANG sr prod manager screening different than consulting manager role with MBB? Anything out of the usual? Have an interview coming up soon and help will be great!

I am a fresher. Have 3 months experience. About to get terminated cuz i couldn't clear an assessment. Worked on a full stack application during my training. Shall I tell the interviewers of my upcoming interviews that i have been terminated? Also, does this training experience count as work experience and will it be an advantage for me during interview ?

likehelpful

I have an incoming interview for a bizops role and they will test sql, what should I prepare? I only know very basic sql and they will have a sql case study. Does anyone have an example or some material that I can study for a few days?

like

Seems like I can get to advanced/final rounds of interviews for these tech companies (manager roles) but keep getting turned down when it comes to offers. Does anyone have any interview tips on how to close?

like

Supremely generalized but is WLB best to worst A strategy > EYP > S& correct? Interviewing with all three and my priority is the least try hard culture with nice people

like

Interviewed for a job late 2018. Accepted another offer. A day later, the first job reached out and I told them. Lost job for going to HR over a verbally abusive boss. Is it weird to reach back out...

like

What's working at Bain as a data analyst like? Thinking of applying.

like

Hey Mates I'm working in pretty good fintech firm. I'm in my 30s with 2 kids and they are calling everyone to office by January I want remote job and would never want to live in any city again. Wondering which route to opt? 1. Start investing in open source and build a profile, find freelance jobs on upwork/Fiverr Or 2. Start giving interviews in remote jobs. FYI I'm terrible at interviews and spoken communications. Please provide your inputs. I want to work remote with good pay.

like

Men’s hair style/ facial hair, and interviewing at Big4 poll: 1. Ok to have longer hair 2. Only medium/short hair is professional 3. Trimmed beard & mustache ok 4. Only mustache ok 5. Long beards ok 6. Clean shaven only 7. Hair style/facial hair have no relevance

Great I had a panic attack during an interview. At least it was over the phone and I could fake a cough to give me time to recover. Wtf universe.

like

Tie or no tie for video interview?

like

Have an interview for the S&O analyst with the Scaled Revenue Programs team. Any insights will be greatly appreciated. TIA!

like

Are there any females here working at all male private equity or growth equity firms? I've been interviewing at a number of these shops and get so discouraged when I see no females or WOC (doesn't help that I come from a small boutique shop)

like

Applying to lbs, judge Cambridge, insead, nus and Cass as safety. Does this look good? Lbs only if I get scholarship. Should I replace Cass with imd? 28, 4yoe, 2 promotions, already got masters 3.7 in tech and undergrad 3.7 finance from top 60 schools. Impressive work experience. Will sit for gmat hoping 690-720

like

Additional Posts

Can I create a new mileage plus account to take advantage of fasttrack challenge and get elite status for next year if I already have a mileageplus account .. what's the catch here ?

like

What is the average compensation for an account manager (sales focused) selling into Microsoft? Base + variable.

like

US Green Card holder: do we have to pay US tax when working abroad?

like

Work at a hold co and tired of hearing the ceo’s are in it with us and taking cuts? I call BS on that! They are only reducing salary and will still earn millions. Omnicom John Wren - $19,818,780 in 2019, his 2020 sacrifice = 5.05% reduction. IPG – Michael Roth $16,590,172 in 2019 his 2020 sacrifice is undisclosed. WPP Mark Read £2,594,000 in 2019 his 2020 sacrifice = 1.88% reduction. Publicis Arthur Sadoun €3,265,800 in 2019 his 2020 sacrifice = 4.6% reduction.

likesmarthelpfulfunny

And after the cacophony on Hathras dies down, the facts that now emerge are very different. Lesson #9999 - never ever believe Delhi centric media reports especially if a crime has allegedly happened in a Bjp ruled state (facts inside)

like

interviewing with a recruiter (non-PA) for an accountant role. What are some good questions to ask to get a clear and better understanding of what the role will exactly do?

like

Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?

like

How significantly are exit opps impacted as a SC2 vs M1 if trying to make the move towards Corp Strategy? Debating if it makes sense to stay on and make Manager. Travel burning me out.

like

Best SPG/Marriott properties in Singapore and Bali?

like

How do I get in the pharmaceutical industry? I have 3YOE in a healthcare consulting firm and MHA. Have experience with mostly federal gov. Work in a small healthcare consulting firm in dc.

like

Great client side in house headhunters?

like

Please DM me if you are looking on selling Marriott points. I am short on points for a vacation

like

Crushing on baby! Baby driver ftw!!❤️

like

Any other staff feeling like they might try to leave audit earlier than they planned to? Love my firm, but WFH is brutal and the people I’ve formed connections with have mostly left or WFH 99% of the time which leads to less social interaction with them. I figured I’d stick it out for 3 years or so, but with another busy season looming in a few months I’ve started looking at other roles through my network, and wasn’t sure if I was the only one.

like

I don't see many people on here from General Dynamics. What's the culture like? I went to a job fair to be cleared to a TS/SCI and they said the background check will take a little over a year lol.

How do you get motivated about work after a 2 week vacation stint?

like

I don’t wanna join this virtual happy hour. What should be my excuse given everyone should be available stuck at home?

likefunny

Layoff news from Deloitte! Is there a pattern?

like

Anyone on H1 made a stop at Canada while flying to/from India ? Is transit visa required?

like

While filling out the i944 form to go along with AOS application, how do include checking account information? Should i include average monthly balance or total monthly deposit? I'm thinking deposits as it should help with the tie out to salary, paystub etc.

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal