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What's a good excuse to take off for an interview with another company?

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Gyno appointment. Stops the line of questions immediately

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"I have an interview" or "I need the day off"

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PTO - just say PTO and leave it at that

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Just say you have some personal things to take care of.

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Huh, so simple. Are you afraid of any backlash if you don't get the job?

Yeah that's what I did("personal matters to take care of"), I was curious what others have done.

Diarrhea

Sick day, jury duty, friends and family in town

Migraine

Last minute sick day (insinuate you can't stop pining), personal day for something innocuous like helping family move, or say you need emergency dental work or something.

"Contracted Herpes, gotta see doctor"

Don't need an excuse, just take a pto

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