Garden Leave: What does this mean to you in relationship to getting an offer and starting a new position?

Garden Leave

In essence, if you are subject to a garden leave provision, your current employer can prevent you from starting a new position until the term of the garden leave has run its toll.

The first question that usually is asked of a recruiter is, “What does that mean to me in even getting an offer?” The simple answer is that the firms that we are dealing with on a regular basis are more than willing to hire an individual who is contained under a garden leave provision.

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