How do you approach a competitor for a job?

06/06/2021 Blog

How do you approach a competitor for a job?

Approaching a Competing Company for a JobMake Sure It Is Legal. Check your current contract for non-compete clauses and NDA’s (non-disclosure agreement). Never Bad Mouth Anything to Get an Interview. Make Sure You Know Who You Are Contacting. Apply and Communicate With Your Own Tools. Discretion and Timing Is the Better Part of Valor.

Should I apply to a competitor?

“Yes, it is safe to apply to a job with the competitor online,” says Salemi, who reinforces the importance of applying on your own computer and on your own time. You might well find yourself getting a quicker response than you have from any previous job application, she adds.

How do I apply for a job without letting my current employer know?

Schedule Interviews Around Lunch or End of Day. Push Back on Hiring Managers. Use an Incognito Browser. Leave Less-Urgent Tasks for When You’re Home. Make Sure Your LinkedIn Updates Are Private. Change Outside the Office. Avoid Chatting With Co-workers. Don’t Use Your Boss as a Reference.

Can a company contact your current employer without permission?

Most companies won’t contact a current employer without permission and most current employers won’t use a job search as a reason to terminate an employee.

Will HR contact my current employer?

It’s perfectly acceptable to answer no to contacting your current employer. Most employers understand this and usually won’t have any effect on their decision. Make sure you have a back up of other references or employers they can contact. It’s usually okay to answer “no” for “can we contact your current employer.”

What to say if your boss asks if you are interviewing?

Always be honest If your boss asks if you’re looking for work. Say something like this. “Yes, I always have my resume online and keep it up to date. You never know when opportunity will come by.

How do you argue for a higher salary?

Do plenty of research. Before you come up with a figure, make some calculations based on objective research. Know your value to the company. Ignore what you previously made. Think beyond base salary. Shoot high, but prepare for rejection. Explain your reasoning. Maintain confident body and linguistic cues.