It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…
1. How confidential are job searches?
My question is about job searching when you’re already employed. Considering people are well connected to each other in many industries, how confidential are job searches, really? I’ve been applying and get the feeling that my employer knows! I’m suddenly offered a promotion and given several other perks/recognition unrelated to the promotion. Do contacts give each other a heads-up?
If they’re ethical, no. Job searches are generally understood to be confidential, and thoughtful people understand