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IT Indian-company-can they extend the notice period telling KT is not good [on hold]

I am in notice period, and they are purposely telling KT is not good, they cannot understand etc, even though my KT is good and over. Can they extend my notice period using that. The KT receiving ...
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Resigning within a few months of accepting new job? [duplicate]

After almost a year of unemployment, things really looked up in early Jan when I got called up for an interview for a large government organisation. I also applied for my 'dream job' at another ...
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Morally, should I resign early to save someone else from being laid off? [closed]

I manage a team of 5, and my company needs to downsize it to 4. I have been planning to leave my job in a couple months time (moving overseas), but no one know this. Me leaving early would likely ...
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How to quit a job during the school year with goal of resuming it in the summer?

I'm a college student who has been working at a remote part time internship for about 1.5 years, and I've found that I just don't have the time anymore during the school year. However, this is a good ...
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How do I quit my current position when my management chain is all unavailable?

I've been offered a position at a new company. I'm excited about it, I've negotiated a start date a month from now so that I can wrap things up at my current job. However, I have a problem that I ...
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Negotiating a reduction of the notice period: before or after resignation?

I have a 4 months notice period. I would like to leave much sooner. I never negotiated a reduction in the notice period: should I do it before or after resigning? Can I give HR the full 4 months and ...
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Haven't got the job yet… But I plan to leave it in a few months. How do I handle this?

I've been hunting for a job for about 6 months at this point. I'm currently living paycheck to paycheck, and I'm in the final stages of interviewing for a job that will quadruple my pay. (I really ...
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I want to quit badly but cannot find something else [closed]

I'm 25, i graduated from university about 6 months ago, i've been in the industry for 2-3 years. I joined a small company a few months ago and already want to quit. I dread going to work every day, ...
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Questioning Employer's tactic to collect a debt equaling value of unearned personal time off [closed]

The certified letter states, "this is a legal attempt to collect a debt" I hadn't known of. My employer advances the full amount of Vacation, sick and personal time at the beginning of each year, ...
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No contract, can i resign without notice [closed]

I am currently working in the Motor Industry with an private company. Since I started with the company i have never received or signed a contract. I want to resign, but i need to know whether I can ...
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How to inform future employer about my decision to stay with current employer [duplicate]

I had got good salary offer and position from this MNC company from different city than I'm in currently. However I got Counteroffer + Retention Bonus from my current employer and I have taken the ...
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What's the best way to resign from a position after receiving a better offer from another company? [duplicate]

This is a hypothetical scenario. One that I believe a lot of us have experienced. Let's say I've been working at a company for X amount of time (not necessarily long-term). You receive a better ...
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Verbal resignation and counter offer should I give a formal resignation letter

I am currently quite happy with my current company and role except the commute to workplace, it got to a point that I could not longer do it so I applied for a new role near my home and offered a new ...
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Is it unprofessional to ask to be paid as a contractor for additional work after a two weeks notice period?

I perform work for a company with somewhat frequent travel requirements. I intend to put in my two weeks notice next Thursday, the 31st of Dec. This would make my final day Thursday, Jan 14th; I'm ...
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getting out early as the only new hire during a merger, and no one else wants my job [closed]

I posted a few days ago about wanting to quit my new job due to failure to clarify some key points of the position during the interview process and whether or not leaving after a month or so will ...
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Quitting new job after two weeks. Do I really need to give two weeks notice? [duplicate]

I started my job two weeks ago and knew from day 1 it was a bad fit. So disorganized and nothing like the interviews. Staying here would be like going backwards 5 years in my experience. I work in IT. ...
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Serious misconduct. Probable termination. Should I quit or just wait? [closed]

I'm from New Zealand and I've been a line worker at a food factory for the past 3 months. To me this is not a career job, simply a way to make some money. However, I have been out of my field for 2 ...
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background check of my to be employer [closed]

I have resigned two days back in my current organisation because i got the offer from my dream company. I have joining after 3 months. Now here is the thing, I have heard that my current employer (say ...
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At will employee, put my two weeks in [closed]

I recently put my two weeks in on the 4th saying my last day would be the 18th. The 18th was supposed to be a PTO day that was put in about 3 weeks ago and approved about 2 weeks ago. One of my ...
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Trial period for an employer, not employee [closed]

Is there such thing? E. g. I work for 3 months for a company and then resign it, because I didn't like it for some reasons. I mean it is not always possible to know in advance if project is ...
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152 views

Sending out my resignation letter while being on leave overseas

I'm in quite of a bind here. Although this is unintentional, I've found myself in an awkward situation where I've been offered a job that I'm interested in while being on annual leave, and I'm not ...
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My manager is kind of blaming and threatening me [closed]

This is a continuation from my previous post: I am leaving soon for a new opportunity. Should I mention my co-worker's deficiency to our manager as I leave? A little background (for those of you ...
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How to resign due to incompetence?

I work as an engineer at a technology company. For the past few months, we've had an issue that is caused by a deliberate limitation of the platform we're using. I'm the only engineer working on this ...
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Should I allow my boss to make me an offer to stay when I'm planning to resign for a different job? [duplicate]

So I got a job offer that gives 20k more on the same role that I have now, in a different company. However, I kind of like working where I am now. I'm thinking of letting my boss know of my ...
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Awkward falling out with cofounder, what to do for W2? [closed]

I started a company with a friend from college after we were done with school. We had a huge adventure for about a year, building out a couple of products and taking in venture financing. I went from ...
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Resigned from my role and being replaced by a more senior post [closed]

I recently resigned from my role so the company I work for are in the process of advertising for my replacement. However, now the advert is live I note that they are recruiting someone in to that role ...
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How can HR speed up recruitment and create a contingency plan in a company with severe attrition? [closed]

I work at a company with a software team of a little more than a hundred people, and the company is seeing at least three to four resignations every month from the software team alone. It takes HR ...
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Is an offer letter by email sufficient or are signatures necessary?

When in college, I got selected via campus recruitment and the company sent me an offer letter by email, to which I replied, because I knew this was a trusted source. On the joining day, they gave my ...
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How to inform your would-be new employer in a proper business email that you have posted resignation from the current(would-be past) company?

This may be unusual, but this thing just clicked in my mind. What should someone write in an email to inform their (would-be) new employer that they have posted their resignation from the current(soon ...
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How to make it clear to my boss that I'll be resigning in the near future

I am from India, working in very small IT company of just 12 developers and among them I am the one with most experience with 2 years! Now even with this small size, I m managing multiple clients ...
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Can I go back and reject the offer? [closed]

I have signed a job offer for a subsidiary of my current company. The offer states that my new offer is contingent upon your resignation from the mother company. Thus, it means that if I decided to ...
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Resignation during a University Break [closed]

I have been working at a University for 8 years that closes for two weeks in December for winter break. I am not planning on returning after the break. Normally, I would have given my two weeks ...
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What to say when quitting after 2 days [duplicate]

I recently joined a company.I am BE pass out and I want to pursue higher education in my domain.I attended office for 2 days and now I am realising this is not something I want to do and it's better I ...
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351 views

How to handle exit after being placed by a third party recruiter [closed]

I placed at a new organization by a third party recruiting agency. During the conversations leading up to the offer, the recruiter told me several times that the work schedule would be 9-5. However, ...
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How to tell interviewer that you quit because it was too hard?

First, they notice a short period of work on your résumé, and they will ask you about that. I want to flat-out lie because this reason for leaving is absolutely unacceptable. However, I hear of ...
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Is a late apology to a former boss about an unprofessional resignation inappropriate?

During my freshman year of college I was working for a company which I resigned from very unprofessionally. I was able to get the job with the help of a good word from a former colleague and was asked ...
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Sentimental in a resignation letter

For a little background, I work for a company of roughly 250 employees, 15 people in IT, and the company is a subsidiary of a publicly traded company. I am self taught, have no formal training, and ...
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Do I have to stay in a college job I dont like for the full two weeks' notice period? [duplicate]

I've been working at this on-campus job for over four years now. Last week I was extended an offer to return to my summer internship part time the rest of my school year, so this past Friday I gave a ...
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Resignation and PTO earned, took 2 1/2 days with a day before notice. Manager not happy [closed]

I resigned on 9/30 with my last day on Friday, October, 9. I took 2 1/2 days (4 hours each) of earned PTO as personal days. Will I get paid for these?
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Can my employer refuse to pay me for my notice period after I have given notice?

I've been working for a company for a year and a half and am pretty good at what I do. I have been consistently been told I am going above and beyond expectations and have been a huge part in turning ...
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Current employer denies my Resignation and says to hold on to my current position

I'm working for a manufacturing company as an Engineer. I was hand picked by the senior manager and relocated to another plant from a plant which was close to my house. While I was getting relocated I ...
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What if a company declines to issue any relieving document? [duplicate]

I have been working in an IT company in India since august 2014. While joining this company I signed a 2-year contract which stated that either I will have to pay my 2 month salary, or I will have to ...
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6answers
892 views

Quitting a job after only a few days due to anxiety [closed]

I recently started a job at an organization I truly do love, but the job I was hired in for, not so much. It is a temporary position for 90 days (no permanent vacancy, they just need help in that ...
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How should I handle my current employer requesting an extended notice period?

I got a job offer from a very good company, but my current company has created some problems related to my my departure. My current company have requested that my notice period be extended for a ...
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Offered resignation but company doesn't want to start the notice period until they've accepted it

I am working in a service based company. I got a new offer so I have put down my papers. I have resigned in Aug and I will be relieved of duty in Oct. But my manager accepted my resignation in ...
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Working as IT engineer. Applied for bank clerk. Hiding details of previous employment [closed]

I am working as a IT engineer for 5 years and now applied for bank clerk since I want to change the job profile from Private to govt. Previously, I have cracked an exam of bank and they refused to ...
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Resigned from a job, good idea to put on a resume?

I've recently resigned from my job, due to a scheduling conflict. I've worked there for a year. I'm currently looking for another job but I'm wondering if it's a good idea to put this job on my ...
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Give notice or resign before starting?

I have signed a contract with a company and am due to start next week. However, recent events made me reconsider starting this new role. The contract mentions that I need to give a week's notice to ...
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How to go on interviews while in resignation period from outsourcing firm, without offending the manager where I'm outsourced?

I only had my job last month and resigned today due to not liking my job. I submitted my resignation to my hr managers (im contractual) and Im going to leave the company where I was deployed on for ...
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Is it reasonable to want to format work PC when resigning? [duplicate]

I resigned from my job as a developer today, giving one month's notice. I mentioned that on my last day I would format my PC and reinstall Windows to provide a fresh computer for my company to use if ...