Getting a call back for a job interview is what you strive for during the job search process. So, you wouldn’t drop out of an interview once you get it, right? After all, even if the job is not for you, an interview provides you with the opportunity to learn more about the job. Worst case, you will have one more interview under your belt.
On the other side of the coin, if you are truly not interested, there is something to be said for not wasting anyone’s time, including yours.
It is perfectly fine to drop out of an interview. It happens frequently and for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common reasons include:
There is always a right way and a wrong way to do things. Here are some tips to drop out of a job interview the right way:
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Bruce co-founded IQ PARTNERS in 2001 and currently operates as Managing Partner. His personal background includes hands-on management experience in sales, marketing and marketing services. He has built management teams for a wide variety of marketing, communications, media and technology companies. He has also participated in several M&A transactions for service-based companies and is frequently called upon as a resource in the planning and negotiation of such deals.