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Had an interview 2 weeks ago that went really well. Haven’t heard a yes or no just emails asking me to stay tuned. What does that mean? Am I on a waiting list?

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Interviewing other candidates. Seasoned positions are less instant to make a decision on. Many hiring managers want to see several people to feel confident they've had a choice and not pressured to jump at the one person they've met even if they like you they're gun shy. It's 50/50 - really can't tell unless I know exactly what's up. It's not a No as of now. Don't over agonize over it. Also don't over psych yourself with calling it a "dream" job. Ain't no such thing and this term is such a source of tremendous anxiety to create for ourselves. There is more than one great job out there for you and you'll find it as long as you keep looking. If this ends up being a No, it's not the end of the road for you. Good luck!

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Interviewing other people. Not the best of signs in my opinion. But it could be worse

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They may have other candidates who they are trying to schedule for interviews. Or staff they want to interview people is on PTO or production or on pitch.

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Was in the exact same spot about 7 weeks ago - if they’re asking you to hold tight I’d imagine they like you but have to jump through some hoops (offer approval etc). Sending you positive vibes.

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Thank you so much. I know there is one more round to go through after this. Not sure what’s taking so long. This is my dream job hence the added stress.

Thank you so much for your response. I needed to hear this. As a poc with visa challenges, I don’t get to this round at a lot of places. So, I placed undue amount of importance on this. You’re right that it added tremendous stress to an otherwise breezy process.

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Wishing you good luck!!

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Did you end up getting the role? Came across this and I’m in the same position right now with the ominous “stay tuned”

I didn’t get it. In retrospect, it all worked out great. I got promoted, had a baby and my company increased our mat leaves. In retrospect, I wish I didn’t stress so much about the interview.

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