How do I bring up pregnancy during a job interview?
I think I will be called for a face to face interview following a phone interview last week. I am almost 6 months pregnant and I am showing a bit. I want to be upfront when scheduling the f2f, so none of the f2f interviewers get a "surprise," when I walk in for the interview. How do I bring this up in the telephone call with the HR scheduler?
Asked By: SweetGGirl - 5/2/2010
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Since you're starting to show you definitely won't be able to hide it but I don't think that you should give them a warning ahead of time. If you do then they may already be prejudiced against you because of your pregnancy. If it's important to you to be straightforward with them about your pregnancy then I would tell... More
Answered By: smilingredhead2 - 5/2/2010
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I agree- I don't think it's necessary to give them a phone call ahead of time. Just bring it up when you get a chance during the interview. There's always a couple questions about your personal life & what your life is like- that's when you can say that you're pregnant.
Answered By: Ginger - 5/2/2010
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