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I recently finished up a pretty lengthy interview process. I received a follow up from the recruiter a week later saying they were excited about my candidacy and would be circling back soon with updates. Is it over presumptuous to think I got it?

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Until I see it in writing, I do not trust it. That is just me though. My experience has been the jobs that pan out end up returning with an offer pretty quickly.

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Until you have a signed contract in hand anything could happen

It's alright to get your hopes up if you feel you've done well. Just don't quit your job, buy a car, or anything like that until you got a legally binding document from the employer

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Stay skeptical my friend 🤓

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I’m superstitious when it comes to things like that haha so I wouldn’t put all your eggs in that basket and continue with other interviews to be safe.

But I think you may have got it.

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Typical recruiter lingo. Keep in mind recruiters are sales people. Part of their job is to have a pipeline for the roles.

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"Excited" is more than most people get : )

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I’ve learned not to get too excited about those signals until I get the actual offer.

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