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18 Are You Considering Other Positions in Other Companies?

At the stage of active job search, some specialists receive several offers at once and have a choice. The interviewers are probably asking because they want to know if they have competition in hiring you. They also want to see if you are serious about the industry and are legitimately looking for a job in the industry.

Possible answers for “Are you considering other positions in other companies?”:

“I started looking for a job recently, and this is my first interview.”

“Currently, I am actively looking for a job, so I go to interviews, both in recruiting agencies and directly to potential employers.”

“Yes, I actively look for a job and go to interviews, and at the moment, your vacancy seems to me the most interesting. Therefore, I agree to postpone the final decision for a few days.”

Tips for answering the question “Are you considering other positions in other companies?”:

  • Follow the golden rule – speak only the truth! The recruiter will appreciate your honesty.
  • Avoid naming specific firms and organizations to which you are invited.

What mistakes should not be made when answering the question “Are you considering other positions in other companies?”:

  • To belittle your abilities by telling the recruiter in color how difficult it is to get a job.
  • Saying that you are mega-popular, receive dozens of profitable offers.
  • Speaking negatively about those who made you an offer.
  • Telling you did not like any of the previously offered vacancies.

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