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What to do?

I'm gonna get straight to the point. I'm 32wks prego and I'm in need of a job. Well I was called back for an interview but I'm scared I'm going to get turned down. Should I go on the interview anyway and just explain to them how much I need the job now and later. Or should I just pass it up. The job pays good and has good hours. Please help!!!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:05 PM on Sep. 9, 2009 in Money & Work

Answers (8)
  • Aren't you going to be taking time off in a week or so anyway to have the baby? I think I would just wait until after the baby gets here. It kind of puts them in a liability situation by hiring you at 32 weeks.

    Answer by m-avi at 1:08 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • I'd take every opportunity to get work, irreguardless, at least talk about setting something up so when you can return to work you'd have a job. I've been looking for work and get turned down at the door, I'm 25-26 weeks preg.

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 1:09 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Have you thought about a work at home, just until you're ready to return to work?



    Answer by customcat2000 at 1:14 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • I have thought about working from home but it just doesn't work for me. I like to be with the public.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:22 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Go to the interview.
    Be upbeat, not desperate.
    Be prepared with great questions, and a plan to cover your maternity leave.
    Send a hand written thank you note as soon as you get home.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:43 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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    Answer by lynsey7 at 1:44 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • You should set something up for after the birth, maybe if you could do your training and the such before the baby, have your leave, go back swinging ??? I'm sure they'll work something out for you if they are in need of an employee. I hope you find something. I'm in the same boat, just much earlier in the pregnancy.

    Answer by dayziesnrozes at 1:57 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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    Answer by MKFaceGirl at 5:43 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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