DealWithIt
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Can too many background checks be harmful?
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I have never heard of anyone being harmed by background checks before, they're doing a read-only lookup of public records. As far as the credit check portion goes, a background check will be a "soft ...

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Getting time off for job interview
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I have an appointment to go to for personal reasons. You can say 'doctor appointment' but then you run the risk of them asking for a doctor note which you won't be able to provide and that can get you ...

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Can I file for unemployment due to Covid-19 start date push back?
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You might be out of luck because you voluntarily quit your prior job, but the person you should be asking is the unemployment office for your area. Anyone on here is just giving an educated guess.

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As an intern with ADHD, how to be able to focus on badly engaging tasks?
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ADHD software dev here. I read both the other replies, and they are good, I +1 all of their advice, but I'd like to throw in my two cents. This is the internet so I'm sure I'll get a lot of replies ...

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Underperforming in my new-ish (~1 year) role but boss hasn't said anything even with prompting in regular catch-ups. What if anything should I do?
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Welcome to my life. You might be suffering from Impostor Syndrome (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impostor_syndrome), it's extremely common amongst fresh grads and people new to the workforce. I'm told ...

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Is it ok to read or refer to notes on the company during an interview?
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Many/most people bring a notebook to an interview with them so you can bring copies of resume with you, take notes on what they're saying, and come prepared with answers to common questions. They don'...

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How many applications before I should worry?
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I can't directly address your question, but as a side note, you might find it worthwhile to look into a recruiting agency at some point. They often are well equipped to help place a fresh graduate ...

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If you have no experience, how do you say that you're capable of filling a position without appearing arrogant?
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I've been in similar situation before, I had a series of "for now" jobs that were not really related to my degree or intended career path in any way. I usually tried to spin it by relating the ...

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