Re: Cover Stories for Job-Hunting Absences

Subject: Re: Cover Stories for Job-Hunting Absences
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: DoughtyTechWriter Mordant <doughtytechwriter -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:48:56 -0400

And I wonder if I need to point out that by asking that question here,
which has an rssfeed to some websites, you've just kind of announced that
you're willing to be deceptive. That isn't (IMO) a good start to a new job
search.

Suzette Leeming
Documentation Manager
Stouffville, Ontario

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 8:18 PM, DoughtyTechWriter Mordant <
doughtytechwriter -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> I'm about to start jobhunting in earnest. If there's any interest, I will
> have to make some longer phone calls, have some Skype interviews, and
> eventually make actual physical visits for interviews, so I will need to
> get out of the office for a few hours now and then.
>
> What kind of cover story have you offered in the past when you've been
> job-hunting?
>
> I was thinking of something like physical therapy or some protracted
> dental torture, but these things would result in claims to my insurance. It
> might seem odd if the claims never arise if I have to look for a long time.
>
> Doughty, now reporting to someone I could have sired/given birth to, who
> has no tech comm experience . . .
>
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