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I had a major client interview scheduled for today with a very sr client for potential job- it has taken forever to book. An hour before the meeting my Internet went out. I live in a remote area so I don’t have cell service (my husband was out running errands so no car to drive anywhere). I missed the interview and had to followup when it got back on. We rescheduled for wed but I’m pretty horrified. Sent apologies with weak explanation of Internet. How to handle when we finally speak?

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I think most people are understanding in the age of covid, dont sweat it. (BUT…. they’re probably a little concerned about this being a constant issue should they hire you. Do you have a plan for how you’re going to keep this from happening once you get the job? Did you explain that to them? Maybe get a landline?)

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Simply "thank you for your patience when my internet went out" and move on. You've apologize d already, I'm sure, don't repeat that convo.

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