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It's best not to tell boss about job search

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Q: I'm looking for a new job and my boss knows I'm mentally checked out. He even asked recently if everything's OK. Can I just tell him I'm looking so I don't have to sneak around and make excuses for my absence when I'm interviewing? It would make it so much easier.
A: First, congrats on your job search, it's always so liberating. Now, as for your question about telling your boss, proceed at your own risk.
I wouldn't do it.
Sure, it may feel lighter to not have to constantly take PTO when you're leaving work to interview, but it could backfire. What if someone internally leaves and you...
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