Linked Questions

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Should I use another company as a playground before interviewing with my first pick?

It's been 4 years since my first and only job interview and now it's time to move on and advance my career to the next stage. For this, I plan to interview for a big company. If that fails, I have a ...
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5answers
915 views

I have been invited to an interview even though I'm not in search of a job. Should I attend?

I'm currently a first year masters student in physics (2 years for the degree) interested in IT, and a strange chain of events led me to being invited to some IT job fair interviews in a couple of ...
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Interviewing with little intention to take the job [closed]

Before I begin, I don't think this is a duplicate of either of these questions, because the scenario is slightly different: Should I go to an interview I don't intend to accept the job (if ...
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3answers
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Is it a good idea to take part in a transfer interview if I have no intention of accepting the job?

I've been offered an interview for a department transfer within my organization - basically to the exact same position, but working for another group on another project. I'm happy with my current ...
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7answers
2k views

Is it ok to apply for jobs with no intention of going to the interview?

I'm currently a software developer in a junior position. I know people in similar positions to me that have just accepted jobs paying a lot more. I like my current job and have no intention to ...
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7answers
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How to Tell Employer I'm Interviewing But Don't Plan to Leave

EDIT: This question is specifically about how to communicate my actions and goals to my current employer. This question is unconcerned with the ethics of interviewing without intention of taking the ...
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3answers
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What do I risk by participating in a recruitment process for a position I'm probably not interested in [duplicate]

I've applied for position A at a big company. They replied that they would see me in position B (the same level, a different focus) and asked whether I'm interested. I'm not convinced I'm interested ...
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4answers
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Interviewing just to convince current employer to give me a raise [duplicate]

Is it harmful for me to interview and get offers from other companies just to have my current employer give me a raise I think I deserve? I don't really want to switch jobs as I am quite satisfied ...
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how to say something during an interview that you should never say? [closed]

Ive been approached by my old team to become a supervisor my current manager was the one to announce me that they are interested in interviewing me and wanted to see if I was interested. I want to go ...
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2answers
512 views

Entertaining job offers while being in a good job [closed]

I used to have a startup which we had to shutdown 5 months ago. I joined a good company after that as their software lead. Everything related to this job including the work, the team, seniors, the CEO,...
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1answer
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Should I go for an interview even if I will probably not take the job? [duplicate]

I work in tech and like many others, I get daily recruiting emails/invites from LinkedIn. I am 90% happy at my current job. (The missing 10% is because management in my team is really stingy when it ...
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Is it ok to take a Skype Interview as “just experience”? [duplicate]

I had a Skype interview scheduled after I applied for an internship offer. However in the meantime, I received an internship offer, one of a kind I cannot refuse, and I wasn't much into the first ...
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3answers
533 views

Should I tell the company voluntary that I wouldn't attend to interview if I had offer already? [duplicate]

Suppose I have an offer in company A and company B asked me to interview before. Should I call company B voluntary that I wouldn't come to interview? Is it non ethical that doesn't attending to ...
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3answers
544 views

Will taking an interview if I'm not currently interested in the position hurt me in the future?

A well-known, large software company has recently opened a development office in my hometown. I really like the company, and if I wanted to work for a large software company - this one would be my top ...
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3answers
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How active should I be on the job market if I like my current job?

I'm a full time Software Developer. I've been at my current job for around a year, I pretty much like it and I'm well paid. However, I understand that this is not my dream job, and additionally I'm ...

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