You have a job interview scheduled, but you're sick, or simply can't make it. What should you do? I know how important job interviews are, but given the concerns about staying healthy even if you have just a bad cold you should reschedule the interview. That's especially the case, when flu is in the news and people are worried about catching it.
Showing up to a job interview sick is going to panic the interviewer not impress them. So, if you have any respiratory or flu-like symptons, including a cough, runny nose, stuffy nose, or sore throat, do both yourself and the hiring manager a favor and stay home.
There are other reasons beside illness that necessitate rescheduling an interview. What's important is to let the company know in a timely manner that you won't be able to make the interview and to try to secure a new interview date when you talk to them.
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