Questions tagged [exit-interview]

Questions relating to the final meeting between employer and employee during the termination of an employees contract

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Compensation question on exit survey

I've accepted an offer at a new company, and will be making about 40% more than I currently do. The exit survey from my current employer asks, "if you don't mind sharing," what company I'm going to ...
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Two week notice when this Monday (9/3/2018) is labor day [closed]

United States location: If someone has a job that they need to start on Monday that's 2 weeks away (in this case Sept 17th), would a 2 week notice given on Tue (9/4/2018) count as a traditional or ...
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How to provide feedback about an unprofessional manager during the exit interview? [duplicate]

Two of my colleagues working within another department are leaving the company and they will have an exit interview. They have informally shared with me and other colleagues that one of the reasons ...
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I'm in probation period and I cannot fit in with the company culture, how should I answer “why do you want to leave?” to my manager [duplicate]

I'm in my current company, in probation period, for 2 weeks now, and I have the feeling that I just cannot fit in with the culture and environment. The colleagues here are kinda aggressive (in work-...
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Giving feedback about employee retention while leaving [duplicate]

How can I give feedback about employee retention to a company I am leaving? I am leaving a non-software company after working there as a software developer for a relatively short time due to a ...
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How to ask for an exit interview

I like the company I work for, I really do. For specific reasons I am not willing to write here, though, I might have to go to work for another company. Provided that I work in an environment, where ...
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When makes sense to provide honest feedback in an exit interview? [closed]

The general consensus is that Exit Interviews are, at best, a waste of time for the employee leaving, and barely useful for the company (this has been extensively discussed here many times). However, ...
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Should I put a bully boss during my exit interview [closed]

I'll try to make this brief and whine free: a year ago I was contacted by my former boss who is now the head boss at my current org. He and one of the deputy directors pitched me an Operations role ...
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Exit interview - multiple choice very superficial

We already have some questions which answer how to turn down an exit interview (you don't) and how to say nothing at an exit interview I got a multiple choice to fill out - different topics to rate ...
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Rudeness in the workpace [duplicate]

I am a junior developer and my boss is quite rude to me. I am giving two examples, I ask too many questions (I accept this fact but all of my questions are domain specific and could not be found on ...
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Exit Interview only days after handing in my notice

I handed in my notice last week, give you some sort of back story: The environment I work in as a developer is very toxic, it's a sort of "We've always done it this way" business attitude and ...
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How do I say nothing in an exit interview?

I already know not to say anything of substance in an exit interview. My question is - how do I do that effectively? My impression is that most exit interviews are conducted by HR staff that don't ...
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What should I say to a potentially vengeful ex-manager when interviewing for a job, after having left recently?

Recently I left a job where I had worked for a number of years. Throughout my time there, I had more or less the same manager. I left because I wasn't being challenged enough and I felt a little ...
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Direct supervisor performed exit interview

I worked for a large company in a non-HR role, and have recently decided to move on to another job. In the middle of my transition, my direct supervisor was made a key figure in HR in addition to ...
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How do exit interviews benefit the company?

I read everywhere "Don't be honest about your real leaving reasons, the company won't change or they'll just blame you anyway!". But if it is that way, why do companies even have exit interviews? Why ...
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How can I politely turn down the exit interview?

I already know that there is no benefit in being honest or in giving good suggestions to improve things at the company as no change will be applied from the exit interview suggestions. I also do not ...
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How to handle people confiding in you as you're leaving

I’ve recently handed in my resignation. The reasons were varied, and mostly related to myself and my personal preferences, as well as another job offering that was much better than my current job. ...
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Participating in Annual Review WHILE in negotiations for new position elsewhere. Make unhappiness known?

My current company has no idea I'm looking for other opportunities and quite honestly, I think they'd be blindsided if I resigned, mostly because this is the type of company where people stay for 10+ ...
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How can I tell the head of company that my boss is incompetent?

I'm leaving my current position at a small startup to work elsewhere. While here I've been shocked by the incompetency of my boss, the CTO. The company is very small, < 10 people and everyone works ...
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How to Handle a Job Offer After an Internship

I am a rising Computer Science senior who will be finishing an internship at a software company at the end of this week. From what I understand, if this company is happy with the performance of a ...
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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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Should my HR manager have disclosed the details of my exit interview

I recently had my exit interview with the HR manager of the company I work for. They started the interview by telling me anything I say is "in confidence" and "will not leave these four walls". Since ...
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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 ...
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How much should I reveal about a new job after resigning from my current job

I recently got a new job at a firm that is paying me only slightly higher, but the work is going to be much better. As such, I have resigned from my current job and the exit process has started. I am ...