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I want to leave my current job during probation but I don't want to tell the next interviewer I am currently working

There is a difference between Lying and not volunteering information. As a general rule - Lying to an Interviewer is a big no-no, but not volunteering information is generally okay (some people still ...
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In an interview how to ask about access to internal job postings?

I don't think you can ask this without it looking like you're not interested in the advertised position. Look at it from the interviewer's perspective, you don't even have the position yet and you ...
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In an interview how to ask about access to internal job postings?

Ask about career development and, when this project ends, how the company handles reassignment with that growth in mind. (My ex-employer used to be very good about helping folks with the latter. Now......
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I want to leave my current job during probation but I don't want to tell the next interviewer I am currently working

I don't want to tell the next interviewer I am currently working Currently being employed is a big point in your favor. It means that at least one other company (a) thought that you're good enough to ...
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How to get information about job I'm interviewing for from friend who already works there?

I hate to break it to you, but there aren't magic words you can say to someone that means they will suddenly trust you and tell you things that could put them/their job at risk. If you've been a good ...
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I want to leave my current job during probation but I don't want to tell the next interviewer I am currently working

It is singularly bad idea to lie in a job interview (or in any discussion in context of the same). Everyone has their own reasons for the actions they perform, as long as you both (applicant and ...
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I was sacked from a nursery for children for gross misconduct due to safe guarding (child welfare) concern. Will this be on my next DBS check in UK?

Absolutely 100% yes. The entire point of a DBS check is to be aware of incidents which need to be considered when someone may be placed in a position of trust over children (or vulnerable adults). ...
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Asking hiring manager what work will be done with a required software?

I'd advise, since you have very limited expertise with the said tool/framework/software, rather than you trying to evaluate the level of complexity of the work involved, let the hiring manager/team ...
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I was sacked from a nursery for children for gross misconduct due to safe guarding (child welfare) concern. Will this be on my next DBS check in UK?

There are four kinds of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks: a basic check, which shows unspent convictions and conditional cautions a standard check, which shows spent and unspent ...
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Interviews for a manager Earth Observation position

If the company "cold called" you rather than your contacting them, and is offering you a higher powered job than you would normally be looking for, be very careful; that could be a recruiter ...
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In an interview how to ask about access to internal job postings?

At my previous company (a large multinational), I had multiple candidates ask me about internal transfers, and I didn't hold it against them. This is in part because internal transfers were quite ...
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In an interview how to ask about access to internal job postings?

I believe it really depends on the role you are applying to. If this is clearly an entry-level or temporary position where rotation is to be expected, I think asking about internal advancement ...
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How should I talk about needing a floor desk in job interviews?

If you have some sort of disability that needs special accommodation, you should refrain from mentioning it during the interview process. An employer should not be considering these factors during the ...
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How should I talk about needing a floor desk in job interviews?

If there is a certain condition or requirement for you to properly conduct your job/ duties, you should bring it up in the initial round of discussions, when the interviewer is done with the questions ...
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I was sacked from a nursery for children for gross misconduct due to safe guarding (child welfare) concern. Will this be on my next DBS check in UK?

The first thing would be to get the information relevant for a DBS check. To do this, you will need to submit two requests: Request a copy of your criminal record, by asking for a "basic DBS ...
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How to get information about job I'm interviewing for from friend who already works there?

If you want to ask your friend about the corporate culture, or about what they might have heard about that project's culture, or about whether they think you are a good candidate for this position, ...
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