Questions about moving one's residency for a job.

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Salary Adjustment When Working Remotely [closed]

I am lebanese, residing in Lebanon and will be working remotely to my Employer's German office while cashing my salary every month from Lebanon. This means that my employer's office in Germany will be ...
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How often I can follow-up over verbal job offer

In January 2016, I interviewed with a very large company for which I'd very excited about working. After 3 weeks, they interviewed me again and everything looked good. After another 3 weeks, they ...
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Using imminent job offer to goose others [duplicate]

I have several hooks in the water right now in terms of a new job. Some of these opportunities pay extremely well but require relocation, which I am loathe to do because I don't want to uproot my ...
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Working in South Korea. I want to relocate back to California [closed]

I currently work at an IT gig in South Korea. Previously, I lived in California. I've worked long enough here to go back to California to find a job there. I've submitted some resumes while living ...
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Asking Leadership for COLA to Move Locations When Not a Mandatory Move

I am a software eng. consultant who moved to a certain city about a year ago for a client- site project. That project has been over for a few months now and have started a new project with a ...
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How To Ask for Job Relocation [closed]

I currently work at a tech company based in San Francisco. More recently, I have had keen interest in relocating to Austin for numerous reasons such as proximity to family and significantly lower cost ...
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Should one take a pay cut if moving to a smaller city? [closed]

This isn't my situation, but my sister's. She is quite qualified (one bachelor's degree, one master's, one diploma in software enterprise management from a reputable management institute (IIM ...
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How active should I be on the job market if I like my current job?

I'm a full time Software Developer. I've been at my current job for around a year, I pretty much like it and I'm well paid. However, I understand that this is not my dream job, and additionally I'm ...
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Looking to change jobs across the country in July [duplicate]

I am currently under a contract position till June 2016 and am planning to move from the west coast of the US to the east coast. I work in software industry. I know that there is no set answer to ...
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Is it possible to leave a job without paying back relocation? [closed]

I'm almost 2 months into an internal transfer. I found a position on our internal careers site, applied, and was accepted. The company paid for relocation, including a hefty cost-of-living adjustment. ...
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Can I ask for an option to relocate in my contract [closed]

I live in the UK and have received an offer from another company. This company has offices in London and Paris among others. I am French and thinking about relocating to Paris, is it possible (I ...
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How to handle numerous temporary positions in a resume or application form

I have several short term temporary positions in my employment history (1-3 months general admin positions) that I undertook due to relocating (needed a job ASAP before finding a suitable permanent ...
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How to get US work authorization for new recruits?

Say, you're recruiting a person from India and wanted him to join your company in US. In such case: What does it take to get this authorization? How long might it take? Is there additional cost to ...
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Relocation service is asking for more than initially agreed. How do I handle this?

I got a new job in a large corporate and they provided relocation (rent, flight tickets, etc.) to Ireland. Three months after I started working there, I asked for a breakdown of the relocation costs ...
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Quoting correct salary expectations for jobs in foreign countries

Average salary of a software engineer: In India : 395k INR = €5.53k. In Germany : 3340.8k INR = €46.4k What salary figure shall a developer from India quote to a German (foreign) company with ...
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How to tell my manager that I dont want to relocate

I was working on a project in the specific city(as a project lead) where I was in the client location for about 6 months. After working there for 6 months, I expressed a desire to move to another city ...
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Is it normal for a company to not give me an exact relocation date or a time-frame?

I've been working for a company remotely for about 3+ months now and for about 2 months they've been getting a work permit ready. Relocation would be from EU to US. For me personally, relocation ...
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Is it appropriate to ask to arrange relocation after Christmas/holidays even though company is suggesting before?

I've been working full-time remotely for a company in US for +2 months and they've been working on getting a work permit for me and it might be ready a week or two before Christmas holidays. So far ...
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Remote Work: I moved, my employer wants to reduce my pay

I have been working for the same employer for just over five years in a senior-level position. I was hired on at their headquarters in City A, where I was living at the time, and worked as a ...
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Leaving a new job to relocate for personal reasons? [duplicate]

I've gotten myself in a weird situation and I wanted to know what you smart folks thought . . . I moved to my current city a few years ago. After getting out as much as I can, trying to make friends, ...
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What can relocation reimbusement be used for?

I just got a brand new job in the States (I'm from Canada) and they are reimbursing my relocation expenses up to a large amount. Of course, they are not giving me the money up front but on the ...
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How to minimize the impact with walking into a job with no intention of staying for more than a year?

I hate my current job so much that it makes me physically sick. I've been there 2.5 years and on top of harassment I'm just not learning or growing. I have to quit because it's affecting my whole life....
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Does having a local address increase one's chances on a job application? [duplicate]

I was told by a friend (who has some limited experience recruiting) that having a local address improves one's chances. Her reasoning was that the HR person looking at the 100s of resumes is looking ...
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How to say “No” to Relocation for training purpose?

I just gave an interview to the company and they are happy with my performance and they want me to hire. They said they will place in the place which I want but want me to relocate to the Training ...
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How to respond when angrily asked about reasons for moving?

At my current job we have two corporate offices, one in the town where I went to University and the other right next to a major city. Since I've now graduated and begun a full time position I plan to ...
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How to negotiate salary based on Quality of life?

I've negotiated based on cost of living, but how are salaries negotiated based on Quality of living? I've received an excellent job offer I want... Except for the Third Bullet: Offer salary was in ...
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received an e-mail offer from the hiring manager but only “employment guarantee” from HR?

tldr version: I have a job offer in another country, but in the time it has taken to get HR to agree a start date, parts of the offer such as temporary accommodation have changed, and they say I won'...
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Is it fine to inform an interviewer that I'm not married?

I believe it is not permitted for American interviewers to ask the candidates martial status. I am interviewing from India for a position within my company in US, and my company does provide a ...
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How do I prepare for a job outside of my country?

So I live in Puerto Rico and while I like it here, I decided to start looking for work opportunities in the US. I’m a 26 year old who just earned his BS from computer science and while I have been ...
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Losing seniority at present job for a better opportunity [closed]

I'm at my present job as a programmer since 2007, in Northern NJ. I have 3 weeks of vacation, work from home when I have/want to, a good rapport with my manager/team and name recognition across our ...
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Negotiate contract work during full time interview

What's the most effective way to negotiate contract/telecommute work in a full-time job interview? Location is 3000+ miles too far from where I love living now (0% chance of me moving) The job is an ...
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Turning down an offer that I knew I would never accept due to relocation

I got a very good offer from a company I interviewed with recently, but I will turn it down since it implies relocation to a different city, and this is something that I did not want to do from the ...
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Invited to site visit: do I have the job?

I have been interviewing with a company that would require me to relocate if I were to accept the position (from Minnesota to New Hampshire). I have gone through 3 interviews and have given a code ...
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International Relocation for new role [closed]

I have been going through the interview process for a particular company which I believe would be amazing to work for, and it appears that I have reached the tail end of the interview process. They ...
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How to ask to be relocated for internship

I recently received an internship offer from a major bank for software development. I'm very excited to have the opportunity to work for them. HR called me this Friday to discuss the details of the ...
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Is it worth moving to the host country (i.e. America) to do an aggressive job search there? [closed]

So as a half-decent Canadian programmer currently living/working abroad on the other side of the world, I'm pursuing the American Tech Dream, with online job applications to companies in Silicon ...
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Should a resume include information that you are looking to relocate?

I currently live in Philadelphia PA and today I was contacted by a recruiter asking me if I'd be interested in talking about jobs in the area. I am currently looking for a new position, but I'm ...
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Is it professional to ask about compensation when offered relocation and training to a foreign country?

If one is verbally offered relocation for a job in a foreign country, is it appropriate to ask about the terms of compensation (i.e. salary, medical benefits, etc.?) before moving forward, e.g. the ...
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Postponing international move for a month?

I've been working for an IT company in the EU for the past 10 months, through an outsourcing company based in Eastern Europe. The client I've been working for has invited me to move to their HQ and ...
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Dangling Career with high quit frequency from PHP Developer Jobs - Need help

I'm really worried about the way things went with my career. I've started computer science study by switching from a different field. I was so much into programming that I got my first job after my ...
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Remuneration issues after international relocation [closed]

About 6 months ago I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to move abroad with my company. I have successfully relocated, but have encountered two problems related to remunerations: ...
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How can I get hiring managers to take cost of living into account when they ask for my current salary? [duplicate]

I am working in my home town, which is a small city as a developer, and say that my current salary is around $2000. I was applying in the capital for the same position, but this time I am asking for $...
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I have a job offer but have to relocate. I have absolutely no money and nothing left. How can I get to the new city? [closed]

I have a job offer but have to relocate. I have absolutely no money and nothing left. I do have a car but job is 700 miles. I asked for relocation loan from employer but was told they don't do that. ...
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Negotiating relocation compensation after starting work

I live in a major UK city, and accepted a graduate job offer from a company in a tiny town 25 miles away. As it is a graduate job, I thought relocation packages are not normally offered and didn't ...
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Should I ask for relocation or a sign-on bonus to cover moving expenses?

I am considering a new (IT) job that would involve relocating to a different state and would like the company to help with the relocating costs. Is there any difference between them paying for a ...
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How to reply to a HR email asking for eligibility to work in the UK? [closed]

I applied for a job yesterday using LinkedIn from Pakistan to UK. Now I got a reply from their HR Manager saying: Good Morning, Thank you for your recent application, please can you confirm ...
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Is it typical for an employer to pay to break a new employee's lease if they need to relocate?

I have six more months on my apartment lease. In order to terminate it I would need to pay off the remaining balance- something like $9,000! I'm starting to look for a job. Would it be typical (or at ...
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How do I find work in another city, without leaving my current job?

The city I live in, while a great place to live, doesn't have great employment opportunities for my industry. I'm looking at upping and moving to a larger city (in a different country, though for ...
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How do I bring up that I got a better job offer to my new current employer?

Less than a month ago I was unemployed. I put out a bunch of applications and I landed on a local job that had me start right away. The pay was a lot less than I had anticipated but did it anyway ...
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Should I give a reason for relocation in the application?

I want to move to a different country (also different continent) because my girlfriend will go to university there. Because the distance is quite large, I am wondering how I can explain my interest in ...