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Already interviewing but found out I got laid off. Should I let interviewers know? Guessing it will come up during background check

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They don’t say you got laid off in a background check they just say employment dates are from x to y and role/title was z.


Yeah I wouldnt say laid off. It ended up not being a match or something similar.


I would encourage you to reconsider this advice, OP.

“Laid off” implies that your position was eliminated due to market conditions and/or changing business needs. “It ended up not being a match”‘could be (mis)interpreted in so many ways and create unnecessary red flags through the eyes of decision-makers.

That said, don’t overshare if you don’t have to - if you’re in the final stages of interviews, the timing could work out in your favor.


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