Waiting by the phone sucked when you were a love struck teenager, and it’s just as wretched when you're waiting for a post-interview callback. In between obsessively checking for missed calls and refreshing your personal email, the interview plays over and over in your mind.
You were engaging and professional. It felt like you connected with each interviewer. You have all the qualifications. They gave you the impression you were at the top of the candidate pack.
And yet the phone sits on the corner of your desk, its dark, inanimate screen silently judging.