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Advice on how to approach scheduling lengthy (3 hr+) in-person interviews? I can tell they want me to do it ASAP, but due to project travel I potentially wont be able to do an in-person for two weeks

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PTO. I’m not a big fan of lying so I’d stick with “important personal obligation”

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What is a good reason for being OOO for over 3 hours?

Ya I would say take PTO. Maybe take next Monday off. Family emergency need to travel home for a long weekend

Or something like that. If you have been tracking me lately I have had a lot of random sick days lol

Saying you have an appointment isn’t lying. That’s just an arrangement to meet someone at a time and a place. Most will assume it is medical in nature and not ask any further questions. Not on me

Does the company have an office in the city you are traveling to? Perhaps could complete part of the process there and break up the three hour meeting into two smaller meetings, and keep the process moving forward.

If not then I would go with the "important personal obligation" and use PTO.

Put in for the day of pto and plan to make up the hours or work if you can prior to it if you’re billable. Don’t let guilt make you overthink this and overshare

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