(Closed) Laid off..job interviews..honeymoon. What to do?

posted 4 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 2
2942 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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castela1389 :  Don’t say anything durring the interview.  If you are offered the job, then discuss your wedding/honeymoon.  You may find you can push your start date back, or you may find that they will say no, but wait until the offer.  

Post # 3
13904 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Interview.  If they offer you the job, then bring up your wedding and pre-planned vacation. You can discuss how they feel about it then.  Most jobs would be flexible with something like this, unless it’s a busy season or something for your industry.

Post # 4
1009 posts
Bumble bee

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castela1389 :  I agree with PPs – don’t mention anything during the interview. If they offer, bring it up and see what they say. This actually happened with someone my boyfriend wanted to hire – he was going to start and then take 3 weeks off for his honeymoon and it was totally fine. He ended up not taking the job for other reasons, but I think most places wouldn’t be too worried about a honeymoon. 

Post # 5
954 posts
Busy bee

Unless a company is in a huge hurry (which isn’t necessarily a great sign in itself, depending on the circumstances) they won’t mind you pushing back your start date a little. If you get an offer, let them know then. 

Bear in mind that especially with career-type jobs, hiring is rarely immediate. I just went through the job search process in a new city and it took 2 weeks to make it through all three interviews, and then a week between the verbal offer and a written offer. And then another two weeks to make it through the background check and HR preparations. Your timing may not be much of an issue at all.

Post # 6
1115 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Mississauga Convention Centre

Don’t say anything during the interview, let them know once you’re offered the job

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