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TCMPiConfessions of a Job Seeker


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Will your employees confess your sins during their next job interview? Come to think of it, why are they interviewing with another company in the first place?

I call it the “confession moment”. As a hiring manager in high-tech companies for over thirty years, I’ve interviewed hundreds of candidates. The confession I’m referring to comes in response to my question: “Why are you considering leaving your current employer?”

The answers are varied, from “My wife just got a new job in the area, and I need to relocate,” to “I’ve been here long enough, and I need a change.” But most candidates tell me something they’ll rarely tell their current manager – “I just don’t feel appreciated in my current job.” Continued…

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