Maternity cover | Employee asked to be on interview panel…for job they want to apply for

Employee asked to be on interview panel…for job they want to apply for

In the workplace, it isn’t uncommon for internal job opportunities to crop up from time to time, whether this is for a position in a different department or to temporarily cover a colleague going on maternity leave for example.

Yet, in a recent post on Mumsnet, one user – writing under the name of Thickhead – explained that they had been asked to sit on the interview panel for a role that they wanted to apply for themselves.

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