There are a few questions you need to ask yourself before telling them?

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I coach people and organizations, helping
them be more effective with job search with hiring with matching people more
effectively, being better in the workplace overall. This video is designed
to answer the question should you tell your co-workers that you're looking for
something else?" So I'm going to assume it's at a staff level that this person's
asking it because in a manager level and above you'd never want to let them know
so let me talk with those of you who are staff about whether or not you should do
this and before you can really answer the question you have to pose a couple
of things to yourself in order to determine whether it's not whether it's
a conversation you should have with them.The first one is how much do you trust
them seriously how much do you trust them with this information because
remember, they're going to stay there after you are gone and in doing so, they may
want to curry favor with your boss. So can you trust them? Are you sure you actually
want to leave because some people . . . I'm thinking about looking at
something else. What are you thinking?" They say a bunch
of stuff but they're not really into the departure yet so you need to be sure
that you really do want to leave before you even consider this can they really
help you? Remember if they can't help you, what's the point? Because you're being a nice
woman or nice guy? I don't think so.. Understand that that's an element of
this, too, including what's your boss like?. Because I know I've worked for people in
the past who would go absolutely ballistic if they would have found out
that I was looking for something. I would
have gotten fired if they had found out and I wasn't completely committed to
leaving so what is your boss like how will they respond to the news that
you're considering a move because remember they may want to
favor and the last thing to always remember is can this information really
help them like is this something that would allow them to be advantaged and
ready to step up is this something that has the risk of hurting you remember
when push comes to shove that needs to be a reason for the decision to share
information otherwise all you're doing is flapping your gums for no particular
reason other than for them to like you and frankly if you are going to leave a
lot of contact with them in the future so why bother? Jeff Altman, here. The Big
Game Hunter. Visit I've got a lot more there that
you can watch listen to a read that I hope you find work more quickly and be
more effective in your career and your search I also want to say that you know
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meet me as well have a great day and take care


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter | Job CoachJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1800 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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