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Questions related to being transferred to another position/place/team within the same company.

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Should I tell my manager about applying to a different (internal) job?

I am considering applying to other positions within my company. These positions are different from my current job but I ultimately aspire to work in one of said positions. There are no internal ...
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What is the rationale of not offering an existing employee a salary as large as the one offered to a new one?

The following happened several years ago when working in another company, but same policy is also used where I work. One of the managers had to fill up one position for some kind of technical support ...
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Telling manager I'm not a good fit [duplicate]

I joined my job 6 months ago and my team is incredibly isolated whereas I'm used to a collaborative, sociable team. I'm really struggling to stay interested and noticed I'm becoming quite depressed at ...
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Getting an internal job offer while on vacation, proper etiquette? [closed]

I am scheduled in a few weeks to have an interview with another department within my organization (internal position). As per our company employee guidelines, it specifically states that one is to ...
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Is it to soon to apply for an internal job posting?

So I've been working for the this company for around 4 years. About 6 months ago I started a new job within the company because it fit my school schedule better. Recently I found out about a possible ...
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For an internal appointment to cover manager's leave, is it ok that the manager does the interview themselves?

I have just been interviewed for a cover position as my supervisor/manager is going on extended leave. The position was advertised internally within our organization and applicants were asked to write ...
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Should I email the manager who forget to contact me for an internal transfer interview?

I did apply for the position in another Department in my company. I sent my CV to the Director-in-charge of that Department. He replied and cc a manager of that Department, saying that she please ...
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Need help refining a role approach

I had an informational interview for a position, in which it was determined I was not a great fit, but we identified two other roles where I would potentially be a good match. One of the roles would ...
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Is it acceptable for me to ask advice from someone who may interview me?

I work at a small company with around 25 people in my division. Recently, I applied for a new sales focused position within the company which would allow me to do some things I am more passionate ...
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What is the best way to inquire about a position in a different department?

I have been employed at a college research center for 3 years, and my supervisor is an instructor. Today my supervisor informed me that the research funding will be cut this summer which will result ...
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Moving between departments [duplicate]

I've been working at my current employer for 2 and a half years. I started in a junior programmer position and worked there for 1 year before a new position opened up in a different department with ...
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How long should you wait before applying for an internal transfer? [closed]

I've been in my current position for 3 months. When I interviewed, I was told this was a great department. Unfortunately, I've now found out it's drama filled, and it's not a pleasant work environment....
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Forced Transfer Ultimatimum

Two months ago, our IT team received an email that a new position had been created in our department. We were informed that our positions would not be impacted. Strangely, my direct manager scheduled ...
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Best way to handle an internal job I am interested in?

So I've been recommended by someone very senior to my head of dept to move to another team (I work in IT), and it is an offer that interests me and is generally right for me. I am going to discuss ...
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Doing excellent in the new job but looking at a transfer [closed]

I have been in my new job since August at a nonprofit organization that serves the homeless population. I am a receptionist. It is hard work but I have several years experience that makes it a pretty ...
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2answers
336 views

Is it wise to reveal to your boss that you are unhappy with the job and looking to change? [duplicate]

I'm not happy with my current job, mainly because I find a lot of policies to be unfair. For example we are expected to arrive early and stay late each day. I am almost at the 6 month point where I ...
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Started new role, but want to apply for an internal position [duplicate]

I'm a new employee in an organization, and have just started in role for which I am overqualified for. I am not learning any new skills and don't feel stretched at all. The pay is awful too, although ...
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How to properly request a transfer to another country when I already have a work visa?

I work in a multi-national IT service company. I have recently acquired a permanent resident visa for Canada. I have six months to land in Canada. I am really happy with my company and would love to ...
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Currently an intern and another intern position has opened up with higher pay [closed]

I hope this is not a duplicate due to my 'different' situation as an intern: I am classified as an intern where I am currently working, but I have been here for over a year now. I am basically a part-...
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I was hired for one job profile, then assigned to another job profile which I don't want to continue with [duplicate]

I was hired for a job profile the company needed and one that I love. But on joining, the passed me on to another type of job, which I had not learned before and had no plans of learning in the near ...
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Asking for branch transfer in the event of moving to another town

I'm considering moving to another town for family reasons, and this would take me too far from my current office. The new town has a severe lack of job opportunities, but there is a branch of my ...
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Inform that i am Searching for a new role in another project in same company

I am doing my masters in a different domain than what i am working on now . Recently happened to see there is a new opportunity listed in the same organization internal transfer boars which is ...
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Transfer of buisness, being ask to resign and to sign new contract

I have been working with a company for around 7 years. They're now splitting the company and moving a number of employees to the new entity, same owners. Now they sent an email saying the employees ...
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Powerpoint during an Internal Interview

I will be applying for an open position within my company, this position is looking mostly for external candidates. Last time I applied and was interviewed for the position, the interview was ...
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Is it okay for a summer student to request a department transfer?

I am a returning student and my job requires me to be outdoors. The new medication I have (new to this work season) is causing me to overheat and its quite bad. My doctor says I am okay if I want to ...
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Are there any benefits to interviewing for an internal transfer?

On a temporary contract at one company, I spent 6 months in team A before moving to team B. I have applied for a permanent role in team A. The hiring manager has said that because of my previous time ...
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Graduate stuck in a dead project and manager refuses internal transfer [closed]

I am in an IT graduate program in Western Europe for a big company where I am supposed to rotate only once a year. I am working there for four months but stuck in a rotation with nearly no work for ...
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Apply internally under a possibly jealous and vindictive manager

I've been told that I should talk to my manager before applying to other jobs in the company. However, I worry that my manager is vindictive and jealous because of how he gets when I discuss work ...
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How to convince manager to let employees change departments? [closed]

Although just an employee with no authority, I've been trying to encourage processes that will lead to more employee development, especially to transition employees to more skilled roles. I'd love to ...
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Transitioning to the Dev Team [closed]

I just got moved to the Dev Team. I come from a non-programming background and have a mental block about coding. Anybody who transitions to that team goes through a probation period. I feel very ...
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Want to be transferred, but no one has said a word about it, what to do? Health Declining

I recently asked one of my corporate managers for my department, who runs all of the departments for a transfer. The reasons for the transfer is due to a toxic work environment, with numerous issues ...
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What is the best way to move to a new position in a company you've just starting working for?

Currently I'm facing a tricky situation: I'm a student and I've just started a software development internship at a large company (5,000 employees). The length of the internship is 4 months. The job ...
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Discussing situation before resigning [closed]

I had a look at this post, and it is helpful but i would need some more help, i started in a company and currently on my probation. I have mismanaged everything and i been out of job for many months, ...
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Roadblocks in internal movement [duplicate]

One of the manager from a different team approached my manager to find out if there is a good resource in my team for an open position. Manager said, I have been suggested as I deserve the most. I ...
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How to ask boss for help with transfer, after he offers you another job [closed]

I've been with the same company for 9 years. I started out on a fast track, then my company was bought out and all my original bosses were gone. My current boss runs hot and cold and has promised me ...
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How to decline a closed-group internal posting?

Someone was recently promoted on another team which left their old position available, and now it's currently up for grabs for a few individuals. On behalf of my previous manager, HR has sent an email ...
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Given 3 options to stay. Later one taken away [closed]

I have been an intern at a reputable start up since January. I was in the QA section of this company since I joined. My internship was to last for six months, that is, till end of June. I also have an ...
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Should you tell your boss about an internal interview? [closed]

I have been helping another department (30% of my time) in my company as somebody left the role. Of course, I am doing this after my boss' approval. Now that department wants me to interview for the ...
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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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Emailing internal recruiters about updated skills [closed]

I applied for a Java script internal position. My first interview turned out to be a little bit technical and interviewer suggested to brush up my skills as I told him my skills are college level but ...
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How to make my line manager approve my internal transfer

I am planning to move to another department in my company. In my company, internal transfer need to fulfill two requirements: Work in the current position for more than 18 months (I have worked in my ...
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Do I have to transfer? [closed]

My district leader wants me to transfer because I'm dating my managers brother. We have never let that effect our work relationship and we don't discuss home life at work. They says she is playing ...
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How and when do you tell your boss that you are moving and want to transfer?

I've been working at my current job for about 7 months. I really like the company, my boss and the job. The pay is great and I'm comfortable in the role. I'm a web developer. The thing is... My ...
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How should I try for a change of career within the same company?

First-timer here with a career question! I'm a fairly recent graduate who started a job at my current company about six months ago. The company is a large, renowned chemical company whose products I ...
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After being recruited, when can you change jobs? [duplicate]

In terms of etiquette, how long after being recruited to a position, should one wait before seeking to transfer to a new department or leave the company entirely? To clarify my question: In general, ...
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Competing internal transfer offers

I have interviewed for an internal transfer in my company, and have been told that the hiring manager has submitted my information to the compensation department and we are all just waiting for the ...
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Negotiating salary during international transfer

I work for a global company with offices in many countries. I am currently working in country A, but am being offered the possibility of transferring to an office in country B, which has a different ...
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Company screwed up; asked to forge time sheet [closed]

I was working for a good company for over a year as an hourly intern. Recently, I was transferred to a full-time salary position after accepting an offer from the company. The pay raise is significant....
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How do I professionally explain to my boss I want to work on another project (rather than continue my current one)? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to professionally tell my boss that I don't want to continue working on the project I am currently assigned to, and want to move on to something else. A little background, ...
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Asking to help out in another department at a startup

I just started a new job last Monday at a startup. My role is Customer Success, but I am currently in school for marketing analytics. I took this job to change industries and with the hopes I could ...