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I have been working at Yount, Hyde & Barbour full-time (More than a year)
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In September, I was contacted by a YHB recruiter stating she viewed my resume on Virginia Tech's job posting website and wanted to interview me. I accepted the interview invite and interviewed on campus but I wish I wouldn't have. When I arrived at the interview, two YHB employees began talking to me. I explained my interest in obtaining a Master's degree to obtain 150 credits. They told me I'd be better off taking random classes, like floral design or basket weaving, at a community college to get the 150 because they do not care if you have a Masters. First red flag, employees who are supposed to be recruiting simply discouraging furthering education. This was just the beginning of the red flags.
The interview did not get any better or less awkward. The interviewer read questions from a sheet of paper and then wrote down every word I said. He was more concerned with taking notes than having a conversation and would not make eye contact. I didn't even ask questions because I was so ready for the interview to be over, it was a terribly uncomfortable situation.
A few weeks later I was contacted by the same recruiter informing me I had been selected for a final round interview on site. I replied to the email kindly declining and stating I wanted to be removed from their interview process. The recruiter replied and said "Congratulations on the other internship!! May I ask where you’ll be interning?" Due to how uncomfortable this email made me, I did not reply.
A week later, I missed a call from an unknown number and they left a voicemail. It was the same YHB recruiter calling to say she hadn't heard from me about the final round interview and did not know if the email went to my spam folder. I emailed her AGAIN stating I wanted to be removed from the interview process with a PDF of our previous conversation where I stated the same thing and she acknowledged my response. She replied saying "Oh I guess I was hoping I did not see it."
Never in my career have I seen such unprofessionalism. I hope YHB does something to prevent this from happening to other candidates because if not they will lose all chances of gaining top talent.
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