- Cancel my application after a specific time and try it again next time
- Cancel my application after a specific time and will not apply there again
- Wait and if I don’t get the sit I try it again next time
- Wait and if I don’t get the sit I will not apply there again
- I don’t care
As a sitter, you are supposed to put effort into an application. It should be individual and unique. But even if you do all that, some applications go unread or unanswered. Then there are the housesit offers that run for weeks, the number of applicants increases each day, but the HO does not seem to react.
This is what we think and do. If any feedback, even if it is a rejection, is too much work for an HO, it shows us that we are probably not the right sitter for the HO. So we cancel the application after a while, put that HO on our personal blacklist and don’t apply there again.
I would love to hear how you handle that and let us know if you are full-time or part-time sitter. Maybe there is a difference between this two types of sitters.
This is not about why a HO does this, only about the “consequence” of this behaviour.