Attending job interviews

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  1. geek84

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    Hi Folks

    I'm just curious to find out that if you already have a full time job but want to leave, what excuse would you give your present employer for taking time off to attend job interviews?

    Would you day you have a doctors/dentist appointment, an appointment with the bank, book annual leave, or throw a sickie?


    Thanks in advance for your responses.
     
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    Tell them the job sucks and you're looking elsewhere.
     
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    Do you need an 'excuse' for time off?

    Tell him it's personal.

    How do you manage in the world, Geek?
     
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    or tell him it's personnel. :LOL:
     
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    Tell them that you don't want to go to your sh1tty job today
     
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    Tell them your gonorrhea has flared up. Works for me.
     
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    Tell them your mummy won't let you go to work today.
     
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    What’s wrong with telling them you have a job interview and need to book half a day as holiday?
     
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    Depends. If you hate your present job and/or your boss, no problem in telling them you are going for an interview. If you're on good terms, I would not say what the reason is.

    When I worked for someone else years ago, I always threw a sickie for an interview. I reasoned that if I asked for a day off and they said no I was stuck. If I then threw a sickie on the same day I had previously asked to take off it would look suspicious. Throw a sickie; lot less aggro all round.
     
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    What are the chances of you getting passed the interview?

    Good luck anyway, we do need more lollipop men.

    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Andy
     
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    The roads are too dangerous.
     
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  14. That would not suffice for any job I ever had..or most people I know...and would a be route to a P45
     
  15. Do you not mean past?
     
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    There is a new phrase used these days, dont provide an excuse........but 'alternative facts'
     
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    Do you mean that in every job you have had, a reason had to be given for having a day off - and that "personal (or family) reasons" was not good enough?

    Perhaps they just wanted an excuse to get rid of you.
     
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