Questions tagged [internal-transfer]

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

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I accepted a retention bonus but I still want to leave

TL;DR: After recently accepting a retention bonus, should I still ask to be transferred?I can give it back and I also have a backup job elsewhere. I work at a fortune 100 company and I have for over ...
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Manager trying too hard to persuade me to stay on team

Due to some recent changes in my life, I decided I need to start working remotely. When I discussed the topic with manager, he was sympathetic but explained that the work-in-office policy came from ...
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Engineer asks for a title change and raise with a change of responsibilities

We have an internal startup of a new kind of specialized service, staffed with resources from a larger engineering department. One key Engineer of that startup is leaving the company and their role ...
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New employee: interested in internal position within the company

I live in Europe. I started working for a large company about 2 months ago via a recruitment agency. While browsing around LinkedIN, I stumbled on an interesting position for a different department in ...
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Internal Transfer and Maternity Leave

I've been a mid-level software developer at a large company for about 1.5 years. My performance reviews are very good and my manager is happy with my work. I'm planning to take maternity leave in ...
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Is it a bad idea to refer friends to your same working group?

So for some reference, I work at a large tech company. I have a friend who works for the same company in another group, and a while ago expressed their unhappiness with their current job and they are ...
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How does it look to ask for a transfer to a new site?

My family lives in an expensive area that has lost its luster for us in the past several years. We want to move. The group I work for has employees at other sites and some who work remotely. I am ...
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How late can you decline an internal job offer

I am working in finance / insurance in a rather large company and joined about 2 years ago. I have been quite unsatisfied with my current position for a number of reasons but I think the company ...
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How do I tell a manager that it's now or never if they want me on their team?

I’m in a job that I really don’t enjoy. The work is only tangentially related to my education and the work environment has degraded to the point where I’m looking to leave. There is another department ...
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Leadership hinted that team has no long term future

I work for a multinational corporation. My teams senior leaders have indicated that my subteam in a high cost location would no longer be hiring and any attrition would be backfilled in lower cost ...
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Internal transfer question: prioritize job level or team? [closed]

I'm facing a dilemma. Here is my situation. I have been working in my current team for 2+ years. And it is very likely that I'll be promoted mid 2021 if I stay in my current team. There is an ...
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Senior engineer suddenly unwilling to do extra work they used to do after being denied promotion

I'm a team lead. One of our senior engineers, Uli, is part of a team of about 7 people that were tasked with steering the company to increased profitability (lots of work involving automation). His ...
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The new job was not what I was expecting: is it too soon to apply for an internal job?

I accepted a job at a large financial services firm and was very excited about starting there. However, after two months I realised it was not at all what I was expecting. Instead of writing code, I ...
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Moving house without taking a new job

I live in one of the EU countries and will start as a software developer on the start of the upcoming month. For private reasons I would be tempted to move to a destination about 600km away from my ...
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My management blocked my internal transfer, but now I have an outside offer. Should I tell them?

I've been working as a manufacturing engineer at a plant in a Dow 30 corporation for 2 years. When I joined I was told I can move around the company after 2 years. I realized I'm not growing in my ...
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trying to do an internal transfer, but getting resistance from the upper managers

I work at a Dow 30 company and I'm not too happy with my current role. I applied to a role (in another business unit) in my company and the hiring manager is highly interested. I will have the last ...
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Is internal transfer safe during a layoff?

I am a software developer for a team that I have been in for many years. I like the job well enough (most days) and am highly-respected, but the current management is very poor and I'm not being ...
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How do Smart Businesses Transform to "Work From Home" [closed]

Heres a smart businesses approach on transforming its customer success team to working remotely. What are your thoughts on it? Are these enough steps taken. Do you think it can be as productive. Share ...
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Listing Intracompany transfer on resume

I'm working for a US based software solutions provider. I was initially employed (12 months) in the US office. I then requested a transfer to its subsidiary in another (my home) country. It was ...
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How to approach manager to tell her I have desire to change jobs?

I have been at my company for just over 2 years and it was my first job after graduating university. I work as an accounting analyst. I have been teaching myself programming and I have had the ...
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Our company wants us to sign-up for a new contract to a new entity. What could be actually happening?

My employer's (let's call him "MyCompany", headquartered in prosperous country A, with international operations) local management (in a not so prosperous country B) informed us that we will be ...
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Handling prospective awkwardness with an internal team move

I have been at a mid-size company for a while (over a year) in team X in a software capacity. I am not growing as well as I anticipated within X and I have been more than patient with regards to the ...
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How do I get an internal transfer in a large company? [closed]

I (28, female) work in a very, very large software development company. I've been in my current team for over 2 years and feel like I want to change. My current manager (since August) knows I want to ...
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My employer is refusing to give me the pay that was advertised after an internal job move

I have moved jobs internally and was told by the manager who posted the job I would be paid £50k per annum and that is also what was advertised. Now after starting the job they have finally sent a ...
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How to tactfully follow up with informal job offer from a few months ago

Since May of 2018 I've been a college intern at a company. Last summer (May - September) and winter (December and January) I worked on a development team. This was not the team I was originally hired ...
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About to receive an offer and interested in different position at same company

I'm currently in the final stages of applying for a job and I'm getting signals that I will very likely get an offer. I was told that the position that I am interviewing for is a more of a ...
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How to get boss's permission to transfer

Got hired by my current boss about a year ago, i have an oppotunitty in another department which is mine if i can get his blessing to move. He is currently doing interviews to add another person to ...
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Approved for internal transfer while interviewing externally

I'm unhappy with my current position so I applied for an internal transfer as well as some external opportunities. I've been approved for the internal transfer but haven't completed my on-site ...
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How to go about re-negotiating salary after moving department

How do I approach my new manager to renegotiate my salary, not long after transitioning from another department ? I used to work in a department that was set up to run a specific project. The project ...
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Creating Opportunities

I work in a great company that I have been with for almost a year, unfortunately, although things are going great in my current role, I have no room for growth currently. The field I am interested ...
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Requesting a change of project at the beginning of an internship

I know there is a similar question before on a similar topic. My case is a bit different. I'm currently a student in college. Previously, I had research experience in quantum computing for a few ...
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I'm moving job role, however they have said i will not get a new contract

I have been in my current role for around 3 years. I have been accepted for an inter-company transfer to a different department. My current contract is 40 hours per week and is based on 12 hour ...
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Was promised a promotion, but they decided to seek out external candidates

Weeks ago, I was approached by my senior management for a lateral post (with a promise of promotion after 6 months), which I did accept. I was promised many things, increment, promotion, etc. They ...
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Forced to move to a different position during first week

I recently left a Director level position to move to a Manager position at a large company. I moved my family and made the move for the role. The role was a Marketing role. Week 1 they tell me that I ...
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Is it a good idea to take part in a transfer interview if I have no intention of accepting the job?

I've been offered an interview for a department transfer within my organization - basically to the exact same position, but working for another group on another project. I'm happy with my current ...
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Preventing drama and retaliation after lateral transfer

I recently applied for an internal vacancy after some issues working with my current team. The position will help me basically double my tech stack in size, the team seems to have much better dynamics ...
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Can I ask exception to be made for internal transfer?

My company's old internal transfer policy was 6 months, however, they recently changed it to 1 year. I was acting on the assumption that I could switch positions after 6 months and feel blindsided by ...
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How should one respond to a low offer for an intra-company, international transfer?

I am expecting an offer in the next few days but also anticipate this being low based on discussions with my future manager. I think he simply wants to throw my current salary through a currency ...
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How to persuade company to offer relocation with transfer

The Situation My department has undergone radical transformations in the past few years, moving from 9 Regional departments to a set of geo-redundant departments, one in our headquarters on the East ...
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Are my fears about an internal offer during a redundancy process justified? [closed]

A couple of weeks ago, I was told my entire team was being made redundant. One member was being moved sideways into a different department, two long-term contractors had their terms terminated, ...
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Being pressured into job offer within my organization

I was offered a job that I did not apply for the other day. The person emailed me because I was recommended from someone else. I have been emailing the person back and forth obtaining details about ...
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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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