The various factors uniquely involved in changing employment. Only use this tag when your question is about some part of the transition, rather than generally getting a new-job or resigning from an old job.

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How bad is a job hop or two?

I'm pretty desperate to get out of my current situation, as I'm a year out of university, and the job I'm in is a technical dead end, (and it doesn't pay well, it's boring, and I'm not happy here). I ...
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Getting interesting offers, but I don't want to quit my current part-time job because I'm studying [on hold]

Background: I'm at university, so I can't take any full time jobs for another year, when I intend to graduate. I've been on my current position for about 8 months now. I don't intend to leave until ...
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Running my own company along with a job in another company, how to communicate this to co-founder? [on hold]

Me and my friend are running a small IT firm. There are no other employees, just the two of us. Business is not so bad, but we cannot live with just the income from this business. I want to look for ...
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How do I negotiate either a delayed start or compensation due to current financial incentives?

My job search has gone more quickly than I expected and I will probably receive an attractive offer from a large, public US company in the next few days. I have a somewhat significant financial ...
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Should a departing employee offer (unsolicited) feedback to the company?

I am a software engineer for a Scandinavian company. I recently accepted a new position at a different company and will leave my current job in the next month. I have great respect for the senior ...
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Can I add suggestions I made that weren't implemented (by me) to a resume?

I've left my place of employment and I've been fixing up my resume, etc, but while adding to an "Achievements" section, I thought about all the ideas I originally brought up to the company. Being much ...
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Is it fine to switch after the company retained you? [closed]

I am under a great confusion here. Recently I got an offer from a big MNC company and I was ready to switch but my present company retained me by offering double of what I was getting. During that ...
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What can I say at interviews (and when accepting a job offer) in order to start at a much later date than my official notice period? [closed]

Our official notice period per employment contract is three weeks; however, as I have some unique skills and knowledge to transfer to my successors, I expect it could take up to two months to allow ...
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During my notice period I could not able to find job that best fit my experience?

During my notice period I was not able to find job that best fit my experience and my dream job in my country (India) particularly in my region. Now my notice period is completed, still I am not able ...
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How can I explain in an interview that I quit due to being passed over for a promotion? [closed]

I am a top-performing manager, no negative feedback (not even when I ask for them) from my superiors, yet someone else is going to be the new vice-functional/departmental head following an ...
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How to react when I am demoted for reasons not related to my performance?

I am a manager with an "above the average" track record and have never heard a complaint in my reviews and 1:1s. I was given a best employee of the company award just last month (global company) and ...
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Is it ethical to look for a new job at a conference my current employer is paying for?

My employer is sending me to an industry conference to promote a product of theirs, and for my education. At this conference there will be several companies I'd be very interested to work for. Is it ...
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What's the proper/professional way to interview for a new job while currently employed?

I'm in a situation now where I'm currently employed, but basically fed up with my current employer. One big issue of contention is the schedule I work, for lack of a better term. My current employer ...
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Name of effect on a company when the head changes [closed]

I understand when a large company changes the head boss, it creates a ripple effect of changes through the entire company. This is due to, the people directly under the new head boss will change how ...
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Is it professional to start my notice period before telling my manager?

What is a professional way to resign and start the notice period? Consider these cases: My boss isn't available to tell him first that I'm leaving. My boss is a diplomatic person that will ask me ...
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Should I be concerned about my bonus when putting in notice?

To start off, I am moving at the end of the month several states away from AZ to OR. I do have another job offer in this other state pending one last interview when I end up getting there. My move ...
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In job interviews, how should I handle being on a team at my last job for a very short time?

I recently got transferred to a different team in the same company. I have been here for 2 months now but do not find this position challenging. So I decided to look for other opportunities. Is it ok ...
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need to negotiate a leaving date, but I have no negotiation skills

the situation in a nutshell: in my current company, I'm finishing the huge project with a lot of visibility I got a job offer from other company and I accepted it the other company wants me for ...
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Should I inform my manager about a potential job offer when the company is planning layoffs?

My company has recently begun a restructuring process which will eliminate 1 of the individuals in the same/similar role as me. Even before this announcement I have started looking for another job. My ...
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Is it safe to Provide the New company my Bank Information at the time of Induction?

Currently I am on Notice period. I have found a new Job during this period. But the New company where I will Join is asking for Cancelled Cheque, Account Number, IFSC Code and Bank Name for Induction ...
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Leaving a Job before 1 year [closed]

I have been in my current job for 7 months. I work for a trade association, mainly responsible for external affairs (community, government, business to business, etc.). Over the past 7 months I have ...
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Have worked two part-time jobs for nearly two years. One offered me full time. How do I tell my boss? [duplicate]

I have been working at an IT company for two years as a co-op. Four months later I received a part-time job as a motion graphic designer. Both jobs gave promise of full-time employment from both jobs. ...
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Job Offer and Health Insurance Portability

I am pending an offer on a new job. I have a dependent who is receiving health insurance coverage through my current employer. Can this be a deal breaker for an offer when I port it to my new ...
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Employer refuses to give relieving order/letter? [duplicate]

This is my first company and I have been working here for almost a year now. It is a small company of about thirty employees and we mostly communicate verbally than through email or other means. When ...
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Job hunting frustration. What am I doing wrong? [closed]

This post won't be short. I appreciate your patience. About me: I have a BE(honours) degree majoring in computer&electronic engineering. I've worked as a software engineer for a small dev team of ...
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How can I adapt to changing job markets without disrupting my life (and income)? [closed]

Change happens, whether due to economic problems, or technology (I saw the recent question about automation making people redundant, which is a situation I also witnessed recently), or even the way ...
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How to quit the job in short duration without negative impacts [duplicate]

I have joined a company last month as a consultant in a long term project. But I have been searching for full time opportunities from long time. Based on my situation, I didn't have the luxury to ...
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how to resign gratefully [duplicate]

I have been working in a new company for only 1 month and I have received another better offer. How should I resign gratefully with the current employer? Will they accept if I tell them that I get a ...
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How and where to show inexperience on a resume?

I am currently transitioning from one field to another. Network administration to web development to be precise. While my CV will show my record in IT, I don't want to be misleading about my lack of ...
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How to secure my job position, considering outsource jobs? [closed]

I'm in the IT industry, and many companies are outsourcing it jobs to India, China etc. What can I do to secure my positions within the industry?
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Changed position in department but others act as if I'm still doing my old job

After a key employee left, our department reorganized and I ended up in a different position within the department. Despite a company-wide announcement, some people continue to act as if I'm still ...
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Should I negotiate a raise with my boss, even if I'm not sure I will accept a better job offer? [duplicate]

I have a job offer from another company, with considerably more money than in my current job. The main motivation for accepting this new job is money, because I've been having health problems recently ...
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Is mentioning 'was laid off' necessary?

I have googled for this and this question comes close. But most of the cases are either for fresh graduates or people who have worked for a few months or were on probation. The scenario is a sr. ...
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What reasons to give for job change?

I'll soon be applying for a new position. The new position will be slightly lower pay - public service, the salary is public, any decent HR person will know that the private sector pay more. So I'm ...
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Starting from scratch: can someone transitioning careers be successful? [closed]

I'm writing in "The Workplace" and hope this is the right forum for this type of question. I graduated from UC San Diego with a non-CS degree (art/media), and now, at 30, after several years of ...
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Removing fake experience from my resume

I was searching for jobs for 6 months after I graduated. I signed a contract with a consulting company for 12 months. But after joining, the company faked my resume and submitted me to clients. Now ...
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Short experience period on resume? [duplicate]

I've 1.8 years of experience with my 1st employer and 2 Months with 2nd employer and I'm looking for a job change because I'm not able to work with my 2nd employer because of kind of work and ...
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Asked for 3 references but I don't have 3!

I have a job offer based conditionally on a standard "background check", which includes references. The problem is that they are asking for 3 references in total, and note "managers/supervisors ...
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Resigning when you are on annual leave

(UK based question by the way) If you have received a job offer, and now have the written contract, it's now time to hand in that notice to get the ball rolling for your resignation. However you are ...
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Interviewer requesting on-site interview for next day

I am currently employed full-time but am trying to change jobs. A prospective employer has called me in for an on-site interview but asked it to be midday the next day. This, IMO, is too short ...
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leaving old job [closed]

My husband has worked nearly 4 years for this company. He wants to change jobs. He went to an interview, and was accepted for a new job since he had the answer. He and gave his letter to leave with ...
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When is it appropriate to let on to your boss you are looking at other jobs?

I've been unsatisfied in my current role and am in the process of updating my resume to start the job search again. My boss knows I've been stressed and may be able to read between the lines. I want ...
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Is it acceptable to not put my 5 months work experience in a resume? [duplicate]

I am resigning from my first job. But the problem is, I just worked for 5 months. When I make my resume, should I include the 5 months experience? I'm worried an interviewer will think that I'm a ...
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What are the risks of omitting short-term employment when applying for positions?

I made a big mistake when switching jobs. The new company was a poor fit for what I was looking for, and I am looking to switch after only two weeks. During the current interview process, I have not ...
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No work assignment and No communication from Boss as well [closed]

I have been working for this company for 18 months now. Beginning of the job was very good, and smooth. But as the time flew, the business kept on slowing down. Currently the business is all time low. ...
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When you change jobs, is it safe to reveal where you are going?

I've noticed that many people don't reveal where they are going until their last day at work. Some of them don't reveal it until they actually join the new place. What is the reason people don't ...
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Do unrelated designations make any difference while looking for a new job? [duplicate]

I have been working on the development of a platform for the past 2 years. But my team (Tools/Development) is a small team within a large QC (Quality Control) team. Unfortunately my job title has to ...
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Interviewing at a competitor

When I entered the professional workforce, I started in Market A for two years at Company X. Within 3 months, I hated it, but I knew I was getting good experience, building my resume, etc. Also, I had ...
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Leaving a job while furloughed/locked out

With the mass furlough of hundreds of thousands of U.S. government workers (and probably an equal number or more of contractor employees), I'd think at least some of these folks may use the time off ...
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How much should I say in an exit interview?

I am the only expert in a certain area in my current company. I have tried bringing up suggestions to improve my working conditions, but because company and my boss don't understand exactly what I'm ...