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Old 09-23-2016, 05:57 PM
 
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True. But people who are currently employed and seeking another position often cannot answer their phones during their work hours and/or don't want to speak about an employment opportunity during work hours when they might be overheard by an employer or co-workers. Back when I was looking for a job, I waited until a break or lunch hour to call back so that there was privacy.
If you have a office job you can because you will feel the vibration of the phone and go in the bathroom to call them back. Jobs where you don't control the flow of your day like cashiers, janitors, or a call center, it would be hard to do and you would have to wait until your break or lunch break.
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Old 09-24-2016, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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If you have a office job you can because you will feel the vibration of the phone and go in the bathroom to call them back. Jobs where you don't control the flow of your day like cashiers, janitors, or a call center, it would be hard to do and you would have to wait until your break or lunch break.
In some circumstances, yes. However, I worked as an Assistant in a open floor plan in a small (less than 10 people) office. Everyone was highly visible and a quick run to the bathroom would have been noticed. Once, I sent a text while on the clock at my desk and got a raised eyebrow and a stern glance. When I was searching for a job at that time, privacy would have been fantastic. Getting out of that situation took some maneuvering, I'm telling ya!
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