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How do you all handle taking recruiter calls and interviews during the day when you work at an office with very few conference rooms? I wish more people would take calls before 9AM but alas...

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Block off time on your calendar. Then take a walk outside or go to a quiet cafe nearby.

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Yep I often talk to people who are calling from Starbucks. Definitely not ideal because of the background noise and I imagine it's distracting and you don't want to be distracted while being interviewed but I think it's acceptable if you're in the earlier portion of your career and talking to a recruiter. Would not recommend for a call with a hiring manager. People also often call from home, from a conf room on another floor, from a quiet hotel lobby and when not winter from the park!

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