Are in person interviews still a thing? I was invited to a face to face interview outside the city I’m currently living at and in addition of having to take a day off I would need to travel and pay for it. What would you do?

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All the interviews I have completed are all virtual, the only time you could be invited for a face to face interview is potentially in the final stage and this will depend on the role however even then there is little reason for this as they can make the decision and if you are offered the role you can tour the office once you have accepted.

They should absolutely be paying for travel when the role is outside the city even more so because realistically there is no reason all interview stages can’t be completed virtually.

This already says something about the company culture and their views on remote/hybrid working in my opinion, I would be inclined to ask the purpose of the in office interview and explain this will involve you having to travel and therefore want to know how they will cover the travel costs.

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