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Old 10-19-2017, 06:50 PM
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When you left your prior jobs, were you asked to provide feedback to your boss (and perhaps also to your bosses a few levels higher)? How much candid feedback did you give, and how much did you keep to yourself?
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Depends on 1) how much of a role I played on the team and 2) how comfortable I felt being frank.

In my last job, I had the most tenure of all of the analysts and felt comfortable voicing my opinions. I gave my manager feedback on things that she could help to change that have been problematic; namely, improving communications between our team and IT. It was a strange position to be in, as she came out of maternity leave to do the exit interview, so she had some idea (but wasn't extremely aware) of what was going on.

In my prior jobs, I gave a BS reason for leaving which seemed plausible to anyone who didn't know me, and gave no further detail.

ETA: I would not try going any level higher than my immediate manager, in any case.
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Now that it's much too late for me, I realize the right time to give feedback is while you are still at work, not when you leave.
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Generally, think it's a bad idea. ALWAYS a bad idea to do so in writing IMHO.
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How does one look for another job while still working at your current job and you haven't accumulated enough PTO?

So far I think I only have about 10 hours of PTO accumulated. If I were offered an interview by some company I may not have enough PTO to take the interview.
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How does one look for another job while still working at your current job and you haven't accumulated enough PTO?
You have to be selective about where you apply.
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How many minutes have you worked for this company lol?

Not the worst possible question but really doesn't belong in this thread.
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How does one look for another job while still working at your current job and you haven't accumulated enough PTO?

So far I think I only have about 10 hours of PTO accumulated. If I were offered an interview by some company I may not have enough PTO to take the interview.
yeah, another thread.
Just take the time off without P. If you think it is that important to your career.
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