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JOB INTERVIEW HELP URGENT

  • 16 September 2020
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Need Help. Soon I will have a job Interview and I had major surgery in the past so i had to drop a year in my graduation. It would be wise to tell them about the Surgery ???if Not then what would be the best way to justify a year back


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That depends on the interviewer. In the U.S., you aren't required to disclose medical situations; some people choose not to share.

Ultimately, it depends on what the employer is looking for. I was just hired on to a job with no recent job experience or references, but I had a relevant certificate and a BA.

It wasn't the only job I applied to. For another job, I was asked why I'd taken such a long break from my last job. I received a rejection e-mail.

For the job I have now, the question never came up. I was immediately  asked for my availability, then invited to an interview two weeks later. The background check was done last week, and I started training today.

I work for a well-established company. However, as a female, I have an advantage. People might suspect my absence was due to marriage and/or kids, etc.

Anyway, there's really no way to answer your question since there is so much variability in hiring practices. So, it's really up to you whether or not you want to share that info.

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In a wrod, just do it.

Try your best. Don’t think too much.

Just go.

@Firebee , I agree with @VanessaRaney . I wouldn’t plan on telling anyone. See how the interview goes. If it comes up and you feel comfortable with this person then you might consider sharing it. You can have your personal reasons for delaying your graduation.

 It should have nothing to do with the kind of job you would do.

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@Firebee , I agree with @VanessaRaney . I wouldn’t plan on telling anyone. See how the interview goes. If it comes up and you feel comfortable with this person then you might consider sharing it. You can have your personal reasons for delaying your graduation.

 It should have nothing to do with the kind of job you would do.

What if they asked? i have to plan accordingly. the reason should be valid i think. well its on 18th i still got some time tho.

@Firebee , you will get a sense if this is someone you feel comfortable with or not. If you feel that this is a job you really want, and the conversation between you have been going well you might tell them if asked. But basically this is personal, your business and has nothing to do with the job you feel you can do now. You will know what to do based on how the interview is going.

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@Firebee , you will get a sense if this is someone you feel comfortable with or not. If you feel that this is a job you really want, and the conversation between you have been going well you might tell them if asked. But basically this is personal, your business and has nothing to do with the job you feel you can do now. You will know what to do based on how the interview is going.

THank you 

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