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Old 04-13-2019, 11:48 AM
 
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It depends on the company and their process....

I have had some tours of companies I interviewed for and later refused the offer. It is really up to the company and their style.
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Old 04-14-2019, 03:03 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Oh okay. Well the last two manual labor jobs had really bad health conditions, and so I thought if I got a tour, I would get a better idea if I would be the right employee for the job or not.

As for corporate spies, I find that kind of far fetched, like are they sure they are not being paranoid, if someone asks?

Corporate spy... hahaha.

OP, you are not interested in finding a serious job (besides the fact that you have zero skills/education). In some of the many threads you created, you stated that work is unhealthy because makes you tired...
Sure, why bother? - you have a comfortable life with mommy and daddy! .....
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Old 04-14-2019, 08:09 AM
 
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As far as being offered a tour during the interviewing process. If it gets to the level of being on the short list of candidates then it would be beneficial to at least know where your cubicle/office would be located.

One doesn't want to end up like Milton in Office Space.
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Old 04-14-2019, 11:25 AM
 
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Oh okay, how would I end up looking like Milton for asking exactly?
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Old 04-15-2019, 06:35 AM
 
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I like to see the working environment, i.e., whether I'd have some privacy in a cubicle or whether everyone is out in the open, etc. A few times I've been shown around and a couple times they said they "couldn't".
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Old 04-15-2019, 09:53 AM
 
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I wouldn't word it as a "tour"....as in some long-term commitment to them showing you every inch of the facility. I would casually ask at the end "Hey, if it isn't too much trouble, when you are walking me out could we swing by the area where I would be working?" I'm sure most people would be accommodating.
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Old 04-15-2019, 10:01 AM
 
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I'd ask at offer stage, not at interview stage.
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Old 04-15-2019, 10:21 AM
 
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I'd ask at offer stage, not at interview stage.

Yes but remember, these are low-level manual labor factory jobs. The "offer" is going to be a phone call "Okay, you're hired, you can start Monday". If it's a phone call, and OP says "I need to see my working conditions first" the guy's probably going to hang up and go to next guy on the list. It'll be "Do you want the job or not?"
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Eureka CA
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IF THEY DO offer you a tour, ask where you would be sitting /working. Then go sit down there. A little imprinting never hurts.
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:47 PM
 
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Yes but remember, these are low-level manual labor factory jobs. The "offer" is going to be a phone call "Okay, you're hired, you can start Monday". If it's a phone call, and OP says "I need to see my working conditions first" the guy's probably going to hang up and go to next guy on the list. It'll be "Do you want the job or not?"
Well whether or not I want the job depends largely on the working conditions, so I feel that perhaps the employer is being paradoxical about it, cause how will they know if someone wants the job, if they keep the candidates in the dark about the conditions?
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