Questions tagged [job-change]

The various factors uniquely involved in changing employment. Only use this tag when your question is about some part of the transition, rather than generally getting a new-job or resigning from an old job.

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How to say reject a position after initially accepting it?

About a year back, I was hired by a big organization for a role that looked like my dream job on paper. A couple of months ago, we were told that my current team would shut down and all the work was ...
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How can I prove my skills when the software I use to create code is owned by my employer?

I work in a pretty narrow field as Microsoft Dynamics AX programmer. I'm currently looking for a new job, reason being growing demands and duties without compensation, excessive overtime and much ...
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(Embedded Software) How do I know SAFe methodology is compatible with my own mentality?

I am about to change my job for an automotive embedded software company, doing ASIL D development. Such a company put a highlight in their SAFe framework. Now, given my little experience, when working ...
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Am I a douche for quitting my job? [closed]

So, let's start. For the last 2 years I've been working as web developer in this X company. Let me go back to how I got my job and my relations to certain people there. It was back in early 2018 when ...
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How to ensure privacy of job change?

In my current employer recruitment looks like this: team members go to interview with candidate. Later team talks about who that was (name), where it works now, who maybe worked there previously, how ...
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My manager lied about my Data Scientist job responsibilities—what types of jobs should I apply to?

Background: I was working as a Product Manager for my current company. In that role I provided relatively advanced data analysis for several departments, often used BI software, did some coding, and ...
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Is it normal for headhunters to ask for written confirmation that candidate is pulling out of other interview processes before giving offer letter?

My brother is a software development engineer interviewing to switch jobs and finally got an offer from a company in a different city. He was given the offer Tuesday at noon, and asked to respond by ...
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Should I change the job or should I change the Position inside company?

I am a little confused about the two choices : Here is background first, I have 4.5 years of experience as Front-end Developer (had done B.tech ICT). I am working with a product company (team size ...
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How should I plan my career if my identity conflicts my major?

Backgrounds: I'm Chinese, I have a Bachelor degree in software engineering, finished a computer science Master degree in Germany, now I'm working in China. I've been working for a year, but here ...
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What to do after a bad review with implied message to leave

I recently got a bad yearly review at my current employer, and I actually don't know what to do. I already had a question regarding mental health late last year on the platform and that was 1 of the ...
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asking second-level manager for recommendation

My manager's manager and I are on fairly good terms and he's familiar with some of my work - would it be a bad idea to ask him for a recommendation for a new job? I'm not entirely sure I want to leave ...
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How to explain to potential employer I want to “own” systems / areas of systems? (developer)

How do I explain to a potential employer that my reason for leaving my last job was being moved around too often to gain any in-depth knowledge of any product/area? I am looking for a long term ...
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New software engineer: Should I seek new projects/employment if I am working with aging technology?

I graduated from college a year and a half ago and have been working as an engineer at a software company since. It has been a good environment for me to gain experience in. However, one concern I ...
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Telling potential employer that I might stay a short period

I have received an offer for a programming job. The problem is that my partner graduates in nine-ten months and likely need to move to find a job. In that case, I would like to move too. Should I tell ...
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I'm not being given much productive work to do, so I may be looking to move on but my skills are deteriorating meanwhile — how to resolve?

I am working for a small but good software company with solid products in the US. I really like what we do here and my specialized education in one form of computer science is a very good fit for the ...
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No References in Job Application. How bad is it?

I got my PhD 4 years ago in operations research, and I have been working as a data scientist since. I am looking to switch to careers to software development. However, I am leaving my current company ...
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How to respond to “Are you looking for a job change?” question form an acquaintance on LinkedIn?

One of my LinkedIn contacts recently messaged me if I was looking for a job change. He is not a recruiter but a principal engineer in some firm. He appears to know some senior people at my current ...
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How should I approach an employer after reneging on an accepted job offer with them?

I was recently interviewing and I landed two job offers from Company A and Company B. I had accepted a job offer initially from Company A, but Company B came along and gave me an offer with a better ...
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I was offered software developer position in a multi-billion dollar company based on 30 min phone call, is there something wrong?

I had an interview last week in one of the big (multi-billion dollar corporation) finance companies and I have been offered a software developer position immediately this week. I had only one call of ...
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Change to job hours after accepting job offer [closed]

I have been working 40 hours per week, but I would like to change it to 35 hours. Do I need to get a new job offer letter? Same position and employer. Nothing changed but hours. Boss and I already ...
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fastest way to switch job [closed]

I'm a software developer working for several years in same company. However, I've been stagnating technically speaking, as the other devs were higher level and older in the team, they were given all ...
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Part of a team which made itself irreplaceable: new management wants a change, how to protect myself?

I’m a member of a team that has been developing a product for our company for years. The development started about 10 years ago and all the people of the original team are still here. I am one of the ...
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Should I respond to a sabotage accusation e-mail at work?

I'm currently serving my notice period at my current job. There has been an e-mail sent to multiple people (naming 16 people including me) where an accusation of sabotage is made. I have done ...
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My company wants to hide the fact that I'm leaving by announcing I'm on a sick leave

I'm working for company A. Company A is outsourcing me to company B, and company B is outsourcing me to the company C, where I work on a project for a client. I'm leaving the company A soon, and my ...
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Miscommunication with new employer regarding Notice Period

I have job offer from europe but the company is delaying the process of obtaining my work permit. I am already done serving my notice period in my current organization in India. But i think there is ...
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New Job Not Working Out - Weighing Options [closed]

I recently left my job of nearly 3 years as a software engineer to join a new company for what sounded like a very similar role. I’ve been at this new role for a little over 2 months now. Turns out ...
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Workplace Exploitation Problem [closed]

Background I switched job from a big company to a much smaller company. I gained good technical skills at my previous job as it was one of the world's best product development company. However, I ...
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Does having two jobs simultaneously count for twice the experience? [duplicate]

I started my career as a Software Engineer back in February 2018. As of today, my experience is almost 1 year 8 months. In January I switched jobs (without any break between), but most of my time was ...
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Good reason for leaving current job [duplicate]

I work for a very small business and planning to quit soon. The reason being other employees are leaving as well and it's a mess to work there with minimal resources and extra workload on the left ...
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On notice period without any offer [closed]

I am on notice period and 30 September, 2019 will be my last day. Currently I am in the process of recruitment with another company and have completed one round of interviews. What should I tell HR if ...
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Disgruntled employee releases salary information upon departure, I'm underpaid compared to my peers [duplicate]

One of our IT members got fired today, before his departure he sent a company wide email with details of employee salaries. Based on the information contained within this document I've discovered that ...
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How do i mention my work experience in my resume from multiple domains

I need suggestions on mentioning about my technical writing experience in my resume. I have total of 4+ years of experience in Software industry in Company A as a programmer and I was also ...
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Personal issues preventing from joining new job

I am finding myself in a difficult situation. I took a new job in June with a start date in middle August. I am from a EU country and I should relocate in UK for my new activity. Due to a health issue ...
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Asking my current employer about the implications of leaving

I am a recent graduate who started a new job about a month and a half ago. The job ended up being different from what I expected and what I was led to believe by recruiters, and I want to find a new ...
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Delay start at new job until visa is confirmed

I recently got a job in the US. My new employer X will be applying for an H1B visa for me. They are applying for an expedited visa and are looking at a start date two months from now. My current ...
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Reimbursement over-payment while on contractually obligatory severance [closed]

Help! I am on severance since leaving my job. It was a very contentious departure which I prevailed in severance matter. I recently received an expense reimbursement. I am now being told that the ...
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Am I changing jobs too quickly? [duplicate]

Here is my job history (Software Development): A: 5 months B: ~3 years C: 11 months D: 1 year 4 months (current) I also have gaps on my resume (2 X 6month breaks) between AB and CD. I'm ...
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Should personal projects go on a developer's resume?

I've been trying to get a new job for the last 10 months since I started the one I'm on. The pay is good, but my management has no experience managing a software product (in this case, a company web ...
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What if employer says they'll pay “approximately” $$ without formal offer letter

I live in Korea and just got an offer from a local company in Australia. I really like the manager and CEO, especially they said they would sponsor my visa. But they offered me a job without salary &...
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How to apply for job outside my qualification? [closed]

I have worked in one kind of job, but realized that it is not the right job for me.I decided to apply for both new kind of jobs and the original type of job, but it seems I am stuck. For current type ...
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How to keep the same pediatrician [closed]

I'm looking at switching jobs and the new provider doesn't have our paediatrician in its network. My son has had a few health problems and we wouldn't want to change doctors or specialist. Is it ...
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Job offer from 2 companies in the same building [closed]

So for the past two years, I have been working part time for a company whilst at college and now I’m about to enter my last year which could govern me signing a full time contract or leaving. As ...
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What are the potential repercussions of taking company files to a new job? [closed]

I have access to amazing engineering designs and calculation spreadsheets for every imaginable civil engineering project. Is it okay to take copies for use at my new job, to facilitate future project ...
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How can I shift my job responsibilities back to programming?

I am a junior developer. I was hired 2 years ago as a software developer in a small company (About 20 people). My job was clear: programmer. The work went very well. I developed everything that was ...
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Changing teams at a big corporation vs accepting an offer to work for a start-up [closed]

In the beginning of this year, I accepted a position as a software developer at a big corporation which is a well recognised brand world-wide and a very good name to have on my CV. However, my day to ...
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HR Director was insulting, should I point it out before taking new job?

During my hiring process, the HR Director said I was not worth the company's offer. That I would never get a better offer anywhere because I didn't have much experience (I had 15 years). They spoke in ...
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How do you tell a boss you get on well with that you're leaving?

I might take a new job. I applied for a new job after a very good manager at my current company departed. My friend was promoted to the manager position in the meantime. I will be getting an offer and ...
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Dev: After 3 years of work I have nothing on my Portfolio - Feeling stuck! [closed]

So I am a developer. I have worked for my dads super small software company the past 3 years. I wasn't part of the regular team though. I had an idea for an app and somewhat naively started working on ...
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Timing of multiple offers [duplicate]

I had an interview last week with a company that I'm really interested in and they called me two days ago to let me know that I got offered the role. The issue is, this past Sunday I had an ...
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Changing a job in a company where people are fully dependent on me [duplicate]

In the beginning when I applied for the job - I've given an information that the only reason I'm coming to their company (which is a Software House) was because I got rejected from a dream job at the ...