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Found out during interview that employer is doing it wrong, how to proceed?

Yes, you tone it down. It's not your place to convince them. As you correctly identify, you don't always know all the information, the historical reasons the way the things are the way the age, and ...
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How to answer an interview question about productivity and disagreeing with your manager?

This question isn't about productivity, it's about conflict and how you handle it. In fact it's a slight variation on the standard "how would you handle a disagreement" question. The ...
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Found out during interview that employer is doing it wrong, how to proceed?

If you get the sense in interview that (what you consider) best practice is not being followed, the best way to deal with that is to ask a question, such as: Why did you choose Architecture A over ...
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Interview process with aspergers

I'm autistic and I have also done some recruiting; I've probably reviewed about 200 CVs and interviewed about 50 candidates in my time. Whether to disclose is always a dilemma. Some people are ...
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How to answer an interview question about productivity and disagreeing with your manager?

Here's the thing. Experienced employees know that managers value their productivity, among other things. They rarely just arbitrarily insist you do something a less productive way. Most employees ...
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How to answer an interview question about productivity and disagreeing with your manager?

No, that is an opportunity to turn the question around. "What do you consider 'improving productivity'? Is it helping the whole group? Is it better meeting the needs of the customer? Is it about ...
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