This Interview Question was a Dealbreaker

Working to live, not living to work

Ellie Daforge
3 min readJan 16, 2022

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I was already reconsidering the job when the video interview started off twenty minutes late. I had left work early for the interview, and I knew the company would write me off if I had been twenty minutes late. The interviewer asked a couple of normal questions, then inquired: “Are you planning to take any time off in the next six…

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Ellie Daforge

Aspiring novelist. I write about healthcare, technology, and lifestyle.