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Would you take a day off work to look for another job?

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Asked by benjamink at 4:08 PM on Jul. 12, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Yes, I have in the past and it paid off!
    I love my job now and if you are unhappy with your current job and seriously wanting to quit, go look elsewhere. It may be work out for you.

    Answer by army_wife2000 at 4:18 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Other than taking off a couple of hours for an interview, I do not understand why you would need to. I do career and job search coaching; feel free to contact me if you have any questions

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:34 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Most of the classified ads in my town specify to apply for positions in person.

    Answer by benjamink at 4:43 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Yes, absolutely. Sometimes it's the only thing you can do.

    Answer by hopelessnance at 5:48 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • no. you can do look online and read the paper and send out resumes without taking a day off from work. If you had to at least just take half a day off unless money isn't an issue

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Only if you have vacation time coming to you, but I wouldn't try taking a sick day to do it. You never know who will see you and let your current or potential employer know what you are up to.

    Answer by slw123 at 7:57 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Yes...If you need to find a new job, take off and search. good luck

    Answer by lighthousemom3 at 8:38 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I would do a job search online looking at the major websites and also the local newspaper. You can put out a resume and then when they want to see you take 2 hours off instead of the whole day because you may have many interviews and wouldn't want to spend all your paid leave looking for a job.

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 11:56 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

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