But even there, it varies by employer — for instance, for me, three weeks after I post a job, I’m still excited to get a really high-quality applicant. Hell, I’m still excited to get a really high-quality applicant up until I’m about to make an offer, which is typically at least four weeks from the posting and usually closer to six or eight.
Written by a hiring manager, the post addresses whether an applicant should apply for a position that was posted online weeks before. There are pros and cons in applying or not, but ultimately you should apply so you don’t miss out on an opportunity that you had assumed was filled. She writes saying that she’s seen the best applications come in later on in the process.