how to check on the status of your job application by Alison Green on March 13, 2013 When you’re job-searching, waiting to hear back from an employer can be agonizing. Are you still being considered? When should you expect to hear from them, if ever? Is it okay to check in and ask? While in general, it’s best not to nag employers to respond to you, there are a few times when it’s okay to check in and see where your application stands. The rules are different, though, depending on whether you’ve simply submitted an application or you’ve been interviewed. Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about when you should and shouldn’t follow up, and how. You can read it here. You may also like:what’s the best timing for rejection letters?why are employers so rude and inconsiderate to job hunters?can I push back on an extensive pre-employment check?