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Should I mention the new company name of my previous employer, in my CV?

I worked for two years at company ABCD, a decade ago. Around three years ago they changed their company name to HIJK. I verified that they had changed the company name, and had not closed ABCD and ...
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Why do HRs specially in India not follow up with the candidates after the interview? [closed]

I have had few chances where the interview goes good but the HR reps mostly just don't follow up nor do they reply back to the emails/calls. I am not sure about other countries but it is quite common ...
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Background check for proprietorship registration date vs employment date

Six years ago, I worked in a sole proprietorship trading concern in customer service before entering into the IT industry. I started working there in 2010, but that company was officially registered ...
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I don't have a job. Can I understate/underquote my last company's ctc to get more interview calls?

I lost my job because of some cost cutting measures in my last company in Bangalore. As my last company was an MNC, my CTC (cost to company) was slightly on the higher side (have over 10yrs of IT Exp ...
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Dont have relieving letter from my first company [duplicate]

I have total experience of 2.7 years. In that experience, I have worked in two companies. I have experience of 1.6 years in my first company which was a very small company. They used to torture me by ...
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How much transparency should I maintain with external customers and other teams?

I have learned from my experience that appropriate transparency should be required while we are working with different teams. It helps for better preparation, sudden surprises and provides overall ...
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I am returning to a company, but I started another company before leaving this one. Is that okay?

I had joined a company and resigned within 4months and served my notice period for a month, after my resignation I joined a new company as a fresher a day prior to my last working day in my previous ...
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Should you group achievements by organization or include them project wise? [closed]

Lot of international or impactful resumes I see, mention the achievements or duties performed group at organization level under Work Experience section. Example: Organization name - Work done ...
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How do I explain a 2 week job overlap?

I was working in this Organization X when I got an offer from other Organization Y. The joining for Organization Y was in 45 days but the notice period for Organization X was 2 months. Here is where ...
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How to leave my job without feeling bad? [closed]

I joined this no-longer-a-startup company 3 months ago. They have a multi-million dollar investment. They hired me on a much higher price than considered normal for a person with my experience. ...
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What to do if your candidature is being rejected on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color in an interview? [closed]

What to do if your candidature is being rejected on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color in an interview? If you know your interview went well still you get rejected by an interviewer and reason ...
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If I sign a future-dated appointment letter at a company, can I still apply for other companies & decline to join this company later? [India, IT]

I interviewed at a startup & cleared all rounds. Then the HR called me & said that they are willing to match my expected compensation & asked me to visit their office to sign the ...
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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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Interview - response to refreshments announcement

Scenario : An employer announces a walk-in interview. The number of candidates that shows up would typically be above fifty. Most of candidates would be seated in conference rooms or waiting rooms ...
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Is getting a Govt. Job a valid/legal reason to leave a company without serving notice period? [closed]

My current company has 3 months notice period and my friend has already served a month after her resignation. Now she has got a Govt. offer where she has to report there in a week. Is there any rule/...
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How do I leave a Multi-national Corporation (MNC)? [closed]

I am trying to leave an MNC because the project that I am working on is pretty much useless and I am not gaining any knowledge and other teams do not provide necessary support and also the pay is ...
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What to write in mail having resume [closed]

What should I write in an email when sending a resume to someone who has given me an email address and asked me to share my resume. Extra question(trivial): Should I attach my resume as a PDF or DOC ...
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Employer asking for notice period [duplicate]

I am working for a small IT company in Chennai, India. I worked for 1.5 yrs and after that i gave 3 months notice period because its a clause in appointment letter and completed it. During my notice ...
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How does Background Verification through NASSCOM work? [closed]

Recently I got an offer from a multinational corporation and they want me to register in the National Skills Registry (NSR) and I registered. My first company registered in 2011. I worked there from ...
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Can a company ask for money back that it promised an employee before joining? [closed]

I recently joined a startup. I was promised that I would be payed 6 months advanced salary to join the startup to mitigate the risks of leaving my then job at a very well established company. I ...
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Issues in reducing notice period [duplicate]

I resigned at this company at the first week of February, my present company notice period is 2 months. My date of joining at the new company is March 25. I spoke to HR to relieve me early for which ...
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Is 90 day notice period standard in India or it raises red flag about company?

Is 90 day notice period standard in India or it raises red flag about company? This is for associate business analyst role.
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Project changed; should I reject it? [closed]

Following up with New job with short project; it's been some time. My current project is getting over. I am being moved to a new project. The problem is that my profile is being changed. I am a 'Qt' ...
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How does hiding an early short job affect my PF and Gratuity?

I worked with a Company A for 3 months. I left the company because I couldn't work in night shifts. They have handed me the relieving letter. I want to apply to another Company X as a fresher1. ...
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HR Forcing to submit documents prior to give offer

At first, I have received call from Company HR to asking if I am exploring new jobs and normal things about my carrier. Then after confirmation, there were two rounds of interviews over phone and ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation

I joined a company just 3 months ago. My marriage got arranged suddenly and I will be moving abroad with my fiance. When I notified HR of my resignation, they behaved very rude and said they will not ...
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How should I deal with new job starting during the notice period of current job?

I attended an interview on 13th October 2016, and got confirmation of selection the next Monday (17th). A week later, the HR confirmed that she would be releasing the offer letter within 2 days. I ...
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how to get rid of a past fake experience from my resume when I apply for a new company [duplicate]

My B-tech was from 2004-08 but I got some back-papers, so I passed out in 2009. Then I worked as logistic supervisor in a construction company from 2009 to 2010 (this job was not relevant to my ...
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I handed in notice before getting another offer. How do I explain this in interview?

During my notice period I was not able to find a 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 ...
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I resigned abruptly within 5 months of joining..will it affect my future employment?

I am thinking of doing an MBA but i am unsure as to whether it will affect my future employment? How can I minimise the risks of this hurting my future career prospects?
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Laid off without even starting the job completely. Getting calls for same job from job agencies. Should I confront the HR about it?

Quick background: I joined a company last month, for a project manager position. For past few weeks I was going through KT with the person I was supposed to be replacing. I had not started actual work ...
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How can I change company specific job and get into skilled job? [closed]

I completed my Masters of Computer Applications in 2014. I got selected into manufacturing multinational corporation ( Non-IT) with good salary (3.12 Lakhs, 312,000 rupees, per year) from college ...
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Continue working for a company client after leaving the company? [closed]

The current setup for my team is a team of developers that report to a manager (who is part of the company management), we take calls directly from the client and these calls happen very frequently ...
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Aside from the fact that it is fraud, what controls are there to prevent faking a relieving letter?

It is my understanding that new employers in India require a candidate to possess a relieving letter from their previous employer before coming on board. The letter itself seems pretty straight ...
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How to approach a company owner on the treatment of employees based on their status? [closed]

I work as a freelancer at a company in India where I was once an employee and have noticed the owner is (like many Indians), the kind of person who feels the need to distinguish between people based ...
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Sudden call for a review about bad performance. Am I getting fired?

Today morning, I received an email from the manager about some issue that came up at the client side about hardcoding some links. Me and my boss were emailed, "you guys are taking things for granted". ...
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Relieving is approved from HR side but he applied own terms and conditions for F&F due to COVID-19

I resigned from my current company (a German MNC) on 16 of March 20. Yesterday, 14 of April 20 was my last working day as per my job contract. My HR relieved me on 14 of April, but he applied some ...
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Can an employer apply to an MNC without a relieving letter from the previous job?

I've worked for 7 months in a company which had a bond of 2 years, working on an overtime and not being paid for it as well as the management being bad, I decided to resign. On putting down the ...
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Mentioning Academic Topper in mid level software engineer resume summary [closed]

I have started writing my résumé. My summary includes following details: • Full Stack Application Developer • 3 years 8 months of industry experience with C#, Asp.Net MVC, T-SQL, Azure and ...
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What is Verbal Offer Letter

I am working in a Start up company. Usually my company will not give offer letter for employees at the time of Employment. I got a good offer from MNC and they have asked for Offer Letter. When I ...
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How will my employability be affected by my academic performance in a Graduate Degree programme [closed]

I consistently secured above 75% throughout my career, which includes impressive school grades, decent undergraduate grades, and an award for "Best Academic Performance" in final-year undergraduate. ...
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HR not providing relieving letter and salary slips [duplicate]

I have worked for a company. Later on I've discussed with my manager about my resignation, and then I have resigned. Since they did not have the internal portal to get the salary slips, HR was ...
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Do I need to share with new company that I did a short stint at a new company?

I was waiting for a final interview / offer letter from X company in India. Meanwhile I joined another company Y (also in India) because the offer was going to expire before company X could give me a ...
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Relieving letter not given by Employer though I seved my notice period [duplicate]

I have resigned from my previous employer(not MNC) recently where I had worked on contract(C2H) basis. I'm deputed to the client from my previous employer and I worked at the client location. Since ...
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Background verification issue

I recently got offered a job with Morgan Stanley and as part of the on boarding process, am required to undergo background verification. I provided all the required documents. Now, in one of my ...
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how do I get my relieving letter in this situation? [duplicate]

I quit my job in the month of march (unofficially) due to personal reasons and I was ready to serve my notice period but my manager told me that if I quit at that particular time the attrition rate ...
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Is it a problem not to have the Relieving Letter from an earlier employer? [duplicate]

I am a software professional with around 4 years experience at my present company, and I've worked for 3 companies prior to now. I don't have a relieving letter from the second organisation. Will it ...
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What do if new employer wants the relieving letter at the time of joining, but previous employer will provide it later? [duplicate]

My previous employer did not provide me the relieving letter on the last working day. The HR says they will give me the relieving letter and experience letter after 45 days. My new employer says ...
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Do I need relieving letters from all my past employers or just the most recent one? [duplicate]

I work in Ahmedabad, Gujarat India. If I were to change jobs, would it be necessary to provide reliving letters from all my past employers or is the letter from my last employer sufficient? For ...
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Experience certificate from my company [duplicate]

I resigned from my company and had served notice period of 2 months.On my last day some how my company came to know that I have joined its competitor company. My company came to know about this and ...

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