Originally Posted by peteg59
Unfortunately, it would not surprise me to find that once you mentioned your full time plan to one company, they share the info industry wide with any/all potential others you might apply to
No that gives them too much credit.
Plans change too of course.
Some companies use "no more than X days out of Y timespan".
Of course outright lying about anything substantive is A Very Bad Idea.
Finding a sympathetic agent experienced in what you want is always much better than trying to deal with the companies directly yourself.