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What’s a good excuse to take off half day (for interviews) when you’re new? Especially when you have a smothering manager?

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Tbh I have thought about it

Nevada is still counting...

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I just say “taking care of personal matters”.

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Its covid, so if you’re teleworking you could just block off your schedule for those 2hrs and just work 2hrs later at night.

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Hello, i'am taking half day leave today as i'am not feeling well. I will join office if I feel better else I will take day off.

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