Well, on Wednesday husband got an offer from a Mortgage lender with really bad BBB ratings in TX that they want to hire him. He thinks it is for a 1 year contract, but I'm not so certain that he is tracking all of this stuff correctly. It may be a permanent job, as it's listed on their website. They are flying him down next Friday for a "meet and greet" type deal. If I can swing an airfare that works, I'll go with and we can spend our anniversary weekend down there. But to be honest, TX is not my ideal, nor his either. On Thursday husband heard from the company in SC that he really wanted to work for that they would not be hiring him. He was really bummed about it, and I was too. They seemed very excited about him, and the only concern that they seemed to have was did we really want to move so far away, but told him that they understood that he was ready to do that. More-so than to Texas! They had taken their internal posting for the job off of their website after his first interview last week and we were very hopeful. SC is much more like the Pacific NW than TX is, and the company is very highly rated. Today the job is posted on their internal job listings again. It's either the same job or they are hiring an additional person for the same department. husband is going to contact them again and ask if they will consider his application again. If you were in this position, how would you approach it? Would you point blank ask them if it were the same job? Would you point blank ask them what their concerns were that kept them from hiring you when you interviewed last week? Is there something else we're not considering? Thanks for all of your hand-holding in this. We really can't ask anyone around here.