Many job seekers miss the one step that can land them an interview and the job they’re applying for. Sure, they send in their resume or application – they may even send the additional information requested – but many of the unemployed simply fail to follow up with the employers to whom they apply. Why follow up? Here are five good reasons: 1. Consideration: Care to guess how often an online resume or application is not received or mis-routed to the wrong person or department? Following up can ensure your resume was received and by the right person so you can be considered for the job you THOUGHT you applied for. Read more.