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Should I include a company's name on my resume?

First off, I'm a computer science student and I'm planning on doing an internship next year. Currently I'm working for a non technical company for the summer but I'm completing technical programming ...
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Should I wait for job openings or apply for the other position? [closed]

Recently I found a job offer in the University website and applied. The Hiring Manager replied quickly, but it appears the ad is old and there are no available positions at the moment. He suggested to ...
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Request for Leave without Pay to try out a new job for 3 months [closed]

Is it possible to take leave without pay from my current employer to start a new job? The reason for the request is to try things out with the new employer, if the new environment is not as positive ...
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How to transition out of a role I don't feel suited for? [duplicate]

I work in technology for a large financial institution. I was hired two years ago as a software developer and had a lot fun and a fair amount of success in that position. I'm still, technically, in ...
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At what stage of the interview process do I negotiate a title change? [duplicate]

I just started the interview process with a large corporation and after spending 20 minutes on the phone with the HR recruiter we both thought I was a good fit for the position and I have a phone ...
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Applying for a higher position in the same department [duplicate]

My manager left a few months ago while i just started working in the company for only 3 months. I was then given the opportunities and appointed by my director to learn all the jobs and duties of my ...
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Send resume when not fulfilling the requirements [duplicate]

Is it ok to send a resume for a position when I have half the working experience the position requires, although I believe I could be a good fit? I understand if I don't get a call back, but would it ...
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When should I notify my current company about a received offer?

I'm currently working for a company, let's say company A. I feel really underpaid and I applied for a position in a new company, company B. Even if the company B makes me a good offer, I would like to ...
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More desirable position comes out just after I already took another one in the same company - What should I do?

Some background: I'm a Computer Engineering student close to graduating and I've been looking for a C/Embedded job for a while. I'm not really into hard electronics which is why I didn't take EE but I ...
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Still a temp in the company but my job position changed

I'm still a temp in the company, but my job position changed. I started as a packer for 2 months but then my position changed to be a machine operator. I have been a machine operator for at least 3 ...
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How do I try out new job roles? [closed]

I have a technical job presently but I would like to experiment with other roles- how can I do this? When there are distinct 'roles' in companies you might be in one that isn't causing you to make ...
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2answers
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What does senior director mean?

In a sector, e.g. academia, an office in an organization has a director and a similar office in another organization has a senior director. In general, an office has a boss, which can be called by ...
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heard about an internal posting but it's not posted yet

I am currently on maternity leave and my company is in the process of hiring a replacement for me. However, a friend of mine applied and was asked to go for an interview. She turned down because in ...
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Difference between Manager and Director [closed]

Is there a consistent, practical difference between a "Manager" and "Director" in the workplace, when applied to the same department? For example: a Manager of Product Development versus a Director ...