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 tell my current employer that I'm leaving?

I have a new job proposal (Software Dev)that just got formal today, they wanted me to start next monday but I asked them to give me a few days, until Wendseday, to talk to my current employer about ...
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Does my company own my phone number?

My company does not provides phones or phone numbers as most of our meetings are held over teleconferencing tools (e.g. google hangout, zoom, etc.) but they do require us to list a phone number as ...
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As a Front-End Developer, How to Pivot into Back-end Development?

I'm a mobile application developer with 7 years of experience, currently unemployed, aspiring to pivot into a back-end development position. I do fiddle and experiment with some back-end development ...
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New job is not challenging, what to do?

I resigned/quit 3 days ago from a company, after having worked there for 6 months, as it was firing people and about to shut down. I got a new job but now I feel as though the new job is not ...
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I got offered a retention bonus after verbally agreeing to another job

My employer is reorganising the department I'm working for. This came as a surprise to everyone including me. They'll be shuttering an entire line of business, which I am part of, but are focussing ...
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Should I re-establish contact with an opportunity that seems to have fizzled?

Back in February, I interviewed with a company for new position. It seemed like a great fit and the interviews on the day all seemed to go well. After the interviews, the hiring manager told me the ...
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How to propose myself to a different, more senior, position in the organization, 5 months after I joined it

So I joined a company about 5 months ago to position A. It is a big company (1000+ employees). The company has posted a new position ("position B"), in a different department, that is more senior ...
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What is the best way for me to proceed in career after a layoff with 20 years of software experience in India?

Career details: I have completed B.Tech. 20 years back, and worked in a single Indian software company these 20 years, in mainframes initially, and later, with diminishing requirements in mainframe, ...
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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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Is it acceptable to apply to graduate positions as a professional in a related field?

I am an electronics design engineer with 3 1/2 years experience mainly focussed on circuit design at the PCB level who is interested in getting into digital design/VHDL. There is a fair amount of ...
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Job with a lot of social interaction for a mathematician

I recently finished a highly mathematical theoretical physics MSc degree. My thesis was in string theory. The normal next step from now would be to do a PhD in the field. However, I now see that all I ...
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My boss has put me specifically for customer support role. What do I do?

I am working in the IT as a java developer for 2.5 years now. During the lockdown period, my productivity got a little low due to which, I think, my boss has put me on customer support role which ...
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In end-of-employment emails, why do people generally not mention their new employer?

When an employee is leaving a company, it's common for them to send out a group email to other employees they know to announce their departure and to share non-work contact details (personal email, ...
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Is it necessary to give notice while furloughed?

I live in New Jersey (an at will state in the U.S.) and I am currently furloughed. There may be a job offer underway and I was wondering if I would have to give current employer a two week notice. I ...
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How do you professionally ask about going back to your old job?

I'm 6 months into my second job and it's destroying my mental health to the point I'm seeing a therapist now. I'm sorry if this question seems dumb or ill-researched but I haven't been able to think ...
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Manager not agreeing for notice period buy-out even though mentioned in offer letter

I belong from India. I have been offered a new job and would like to end my current notice period early. In my offer letter it's mentioned that - "After confirmation your services can be terminated by ...
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How to handle prospective change of job

Related to my question Changing Jobs shortly after expensive training I am looking for advise on how to handle the following Situation. I will change my current employment, this will probably be ...
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Changing jobs shortly after expensive training

I and one other coworker will receive expensive two weeks training within the following weeks. But I am actively looking for a new job at the moment and I have some interesting opportunities, none of ...
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Want to apply for a new job during a probation time. Not sure how to update my CV

I just moved to another city with my current job, and the job has 6 months of probation. I have been already working for 3 months. Now I realize that the job does not fit for me and I'm doing ...
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How do I deal with my managers' and their inconsistent criticism of my work?

I work in networking support and have 2 middle managers and a project director, I've been in the company for 3 years and change and I've consistently received praise for my performance, capability and ...
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What is the best practice when switching jobs

I recently accepted a job offer (a week ago) while I still had two other interviews that were in the last stages of getting me hired. Because I needed a job badly, I accepted the first offer that ...
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Recruiter for potential future employer asked to remove profile at job portal. Is this a valid request?

I have recieved a job offer from a company 2 weeks back. I have resigned from my current organisation, notified the last date, provided all required documents for joining, and also recieved a date of ...
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Thinking about accepting a previous declined offer

Back in December, I had two interviews and eventually received an offer with good working conditions (more salary then where I'm employed now). I decided to decline the offer because I felt I wouldn't ...
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Incorrect decimal separator used for Pound Sterling currency [closed]

The company I work for laid off a few out-of-hours customer service employees and gave me their work between the hours of 6am and 8am, and 6pm to 10pm, my work hours rotate weekly from 6am to 2pm one ...
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Does title degradation affect my career negatively?

I am currently working as a "Senior Software Developer" and possibly will be promoted as a "Lead Software Engineer" very soon. My current employer is moving the focus out from software development to ...
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new job delay starting due to Coronavirus

I was supposed to start my new job on March 16, after quitting my old job (my last day was 3/1) I have already signed a contract with my start date included, but two things: I asked to postpone the ...
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New employer postponing my start date by three months due to COVID-19

I was offered a new job before the virus outbreak. The had emailed me the offer details with salary, stock options, insurance etc, and had promised to sent the contract early this week. They were also ...
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Finding a job with non certificates after PhD

I'm a PhD student in my first year. My field is biology but I've been using python and some libraries such us: Numpy, Pandas, statistics, SciPy and BeautifulSoup for analyzing, processing and ...
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Are there significant additional risks in changing jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I am a software developer in the UK, and have been actively looking for new roles. I have been at my current place of work for 3 years. I'm certainly not unhappy at my current place of work, I've just ...
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Engineer of all trades, master of none - Career options?

currently, I've been employed for a few years as R&D-Engineer in a medium to large company. Pay is decent, work is mostly interesting, the colleagues are great and the hours are ok (leaving me ...
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My manager is leaving and I'm taking over his role, how should the handover work?

I've been working for this company for three years and due to recent restructure my manager has decided to leave and I have been offered the opportunity to take over his role once he leaves. So my ...
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Was offloaded a colleague's direct reports and duties as she was ineffective. She's leaving and boss won't assign duties back to replacement

I was the first choice for a Supervisor position at my company in a different department but my boss would not release me as I was needed on an essential business project. The project ended ...
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BSc&MSc in Mechanical Engineering, PhD in Applied Math looking for types of jobs [closed]

I received my MSc and BSc in Mechanical Engineering (solid mechanics) and PhD in Applied Mathematics. I am considering both academic and industry jobs. Due to instability and short-term nature of ...
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How to be appreciated for working alone and delivering results over “being a team-player”? Please see the description for more details

I have been working in IT as an employee for about 5 years. I have had many bad experiences working in teams. I like working alone. I am good at recognizing patterns, doing investigative and analysis ...
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Was it a selfish and immoral decision?

Today, I quit my current grpahic design job because I was getting a better offer. My current boss also agreed to pay higher, but I chose growth over salary. But I made a mistake, I broke a promise. ...
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How soon after accepting an offer, would it be polite to quit to accept an offer from a different company?

I have not found a duplicate question dealing with this exact situation. I have been steadily applying for jobs since the end of January. My field is very specific, there are a few large companies ...
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How to quit shortly after starting in the best possible way? [duplicate]

I spent last months searching for jobs. The positions I applied for are mid-level white-collar jobs. This week I've started a job I wan't sure I should accept. The first reason was it's a temporary ...
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Physical vs Digital Product Manager; what are the differences?

I have two opportunities ahead in two different companies as a Product Manager, they're both equal, in a lot of aspects: Same Income Near my house Company Size (around 90 employees each) Both act in ...
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How do people work the same job for several years? I am 7 months into my 2nd job and already bored

I am a dev who hopped from one job to another 7 months ago. I quit the other one after 6 months for similar reasons. And yet I am bored again. A lot of it is the crap, I partially wrote this during ...
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How should I address being forced to job hop in interviews?

I'm on my third software engineering job in the two years I've been out of school. At each job, no one has been allowed to take time off for any reason whatsoever. People have been fired in the ...
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Should I tell interviewer that I will use their offer to renegotiate current rate first?

I have been recently approached by a recruiter from another company. I agreed to go through recruitment proccess and at the begining I have stated my expected salary which I set pretty high. On the ...
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I feel superfluous in the team - should I stay or go?

I have been with my current employer for a bit more than 2 years. In theory I like a lot about my workplace- there are interesting projects, I can learn a lot, people are nice in general. But there ...
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What questions to ask about organization/structure in an interview

I'm a senior engineer in a small, but regionally established, IT company. I perceive it as rather hard to make progress due to a lack of transparency, coordination, and organizational structure; in ...
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Should you apply to a job you were previously rejected from following face-to-face interview?

I have seen posts asking similar questions to this, wherein someone applied for a job but was rejected straight away. My issue is slightly more different - in 2018 I applied for a position with a ...
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Should I keep connected with my mentor from company where I previously interned

I am an undergraduate. In my internship last summer, I did my job well and I could feel that he genuinely liked and recognized me. He was great and I was in a great team. However, I always want to try ...
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Branch manager wants to transfer me to a lower position against my will, what is the best way to handle it?

I work in the bank designated as teller. It's been 15 month since I started and for a very long time my communication with our branch manager is not cool. He is the boss that does not listens and ...
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Career dilemma for a 32 year old windows Desktop SE

Currently, I am "Senior SE" in a manufacturing equipment company. I do C#,WCF WPF, C(PLC) for desktop and to control hardware. Previously exposed to C++, ABAP, Java etc. But not in depth. I am like ...
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How to edit academic/research oriented CV (curriculum vitae) for industry roles

I have a CV I used to apply to academic/research roles. I listed everything related to research, teaching, courses, software, as well as professional experience. I am trying to see if there are any ...
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How should I handle a job change for a client as a provider?

I'm quite in a situation where I don't know how to react properly. I'm a provider from another company in a mission at my client's office and I've been here for a year and a half now. Today my boss ...
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Was offered a position-change in the startup founded by our company but my boss doesn't agree with this

A year ago the company where I work founded a startup to develop an IoT device, and since my hiring (August 2019 as a Junior Full Stack Developer, I am 19) I have been working on its mobile app as the ...

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