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Job Hunting rule 6:When a job is too far


Suppose you are not good at driving. If the company that offers you a job is far from your home, you would of course feel reluctant to accept the offer. Because you’re not good at driving, it might be difficult if you decide to work there. However, if I were in that position, I would give the following advice.



First, I think it’s a good idea to try going to the interview. Furthermore, if you think you want to work at that company no matter what, or even that you would like to try working at that company, please reconsider whether or not you would be willing to move closer to the company. For a company, the worst is when a person leaves their job immediately after being employed. And giving a reason like “I can’t commute because it’s too far from my house” is out of the question. After all, you knew how far the company was from your home from the beginning.



If the company is too far to commute but you have no inclination to move, I would not recommend joining that company. Companies are looking for employees who are willing to work there for a long time. On the other hand, as I originally suggested, if you are in a situation where you can move you should definitely tell your interviewer of your plans; for example, “Right now the commute is very far, but I’m planning to move if you choose to employ me.” It is highly likely that the company will appreciate your strong motivation.

照子は人が大好きです。From 照子ワインバーグ(TWI代表)

Teruko loves people. From Teruko Weinberg of TWI


Job Hunting rule 6:When a job is too far

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