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undrcovrgunner

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I recently had an interview which was open file and was asked about my experiences as a caregiver. On my application I had written that I had been a caregiver for 15 months (which was correct), but when asked how long I acted as a caregiver for I said 'two years.' I'm worried that the interviewers will think that I lied about this experience because the time frame that I gave was so different to the time I actually was a caregiver. I think I was just nervous and I was considering the number of years I was involved (2000-2002) and not the number of months....anyone want to offer some reassurance?
 

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I recently had an interview which was open file and was asked about my experiences as a caregiver. On my application I had written that I had been a caregiver for 15 months (which was correct), but when asked how long I acted as a caregiver for I said 'two years.' I'm worried that the interviewers will think that I lied about this experience because the time frame that I gave was so different to the time I actually was a caregiver. I think I was just nervous and I was considering the number of years I was involved (2000-2002) and not the number of months....anyone want to offer some reassurance?
I want to give you reassurance.........But I DONT LIE!:cool:
 

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Nothing u can do about it now, don't worry.

Chances are they won't catch it.

At one of mine they asked me casualy when i got into town, and i answered last night without much thought. Then later on in the interview was asked where else i interviewed and mentioned that i interviewed at a school in the same city yesterday, oops...
 

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i dont think its a big deal. if the interviewer was really trying to catch you on your dates, i think they would have mentioned something. they were probably just making small talk while looking at other things in your file. i know its easy to obsess over these kinds of things, but try not to!
 

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you SHOULD be very concerned. Probably the interviewer asked you this to see if you were honest. Didn't you see when he/she mysteriously 'ended' the interwiew because the 'time was up'? You are soo not gonna get in!...







...Oh please!, they probably didn't notice it, sleep better, kay?
 

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You're fine, don't worry. If it's open file, they know you wouldn't be stupid and lie on purpose. Also, there's no point worrying about it now, so try to relax! :)
 

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I want to give you reassurance.........But I DONT LIE!:cool:

you're a dick.

OP: its fine, unless the interviewer was taking notes as he was interviewing, I wouldn't be worried about him remember a detail such as a date range. Even if he does remember I bet a detail like that would not make or break his recommendation for you.
 

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i am sure that is the least of your concerns...it will likely not be recalled and even if it is its not like you said 5 years...i mean you were close...
 

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Thanks for putting me at ease, everyone.

I worry about little things like this way too much, and there's not much I can do at this point anyway. Gonna start being less obsessive about things like this...

Thanks again...
 
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