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Hard to see how company functions on a day-to-day basis since I was only an intern
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I applied online – interviewed at Rogers & Cowan (Los Angeles, CA) in November 2014.
An unorganized and dejecting experience. I first interviewed for the Director role in the Faith & Family Department via telephone last November, 2014. The call was pleasant and soon after the Recruiter communicated that R&C was going with someone internally for the role. Totally understood.
However about a month later, I reached back out to inquire if the Senior Account Executive position was still open, which at the time, I was informed it was. The Recruiter happily scheduled a phone interview with the VP of the Department. The day of my scheduled call, the VP had to reschedule. Then the next day, I waited for an hour for our call before the Recruiter emailing me apologizing for the VP who was delayed due to travel. She ensured I would hear from her within the hour. Another hour went by, and no call. I was told the VP would indeed call me back. Suffice to say, I was literally on-call the entire day with no call. The Recruiter ended the day with an e-introduction to the Executive informing us to deal directly with each other to re-schedule. I sent a pleasant thank you and hello --- do you think I received an response back? Unfortunately, no.
A few weeks later, I was visiting Los Angeles and reached out to the Recruiter asking if I could stop by the Melrose office to meet in-person. My lovely 20-minute visit ended with me point blank asking if I was still being considered for the role, and if I would in fact receive an opportunity to interview with the VP. I was told, yes, very much so and I would that they would be in-touch soon to schedule.
Unfortunately, a week later, I received an email saying the VP was going with someone else for the position. I understand a busy schedule, however, I was highly disappointed that after the many promises for an interview, I was never even given an opportunity. I'm confident my booking skills and creative ideas plus the fact I'm a believer would've been a great asset to the company.
Suffice to say, I encourage folks reading this that even after unpleasant experiences, they should never give up. The same day of my in-office R&C visit, I was told of an even bigger offer/ opportunity with a larger entertainment company that I'll begin in just a few short weeks!
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