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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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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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Leaving short term roles out of job applications [duplicate]

I worked for Arby’s for about 3 weeks and then applied for a job at IHOP. I got the job and I'm wondering whether it could come back to bite me that I left Arby’s off the application when I applied? ...
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Learning is kind of stopped [on hold]

I am new in my professional field and have a hard feeling that my learning has stopped. I have to do everything on my own, since my senior who provided most of the help has left the company. I can't ...
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I got hired for backend but landed with frontend. Do I need to quit? [on hold]

I was a fresher got a job in a software company. At the time of hiring they told me that they will assign projects of PHP and backend process. Initially there was a 3-month training which included ...
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How to talk to new company HR about my notice period

I am in mess regarding my 2 months of notice period in my current company. I am looking for change and I don't want to resign before getting new job. After applying on new jobs when I get call of HR,...
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Will my work experience from a company will be considered without an explicit experience letter?

I worked at a company for 1.5 years, I followed each term and condition as I was fresher that time and I hadn't more knowledge about How IT sector works regarding documentation. I had given a proper ...
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Is there a job title for some of the responsibilities of an engineering director that doesn’t have reports?

We recently had a major reorganization at work. I’m currently helping the head of engineering. He has put me in charge of some of the duties of an engineering director/manager like: SDLC ...
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Why is it important to find a new job before resigning? [duplicate]

This question is about jobs in general, but can be seen as being more specifically about "technical" jobs such as programmers and web designers. In the field of technology, people regularly take time ...
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Applying for a different job in the company I've handed in my notice to?

I've been employed in a UX position and I found out that this wasn't for me and I am pursuing work that is more front-end and coding-related. So i handed in my notice at the company, since I became ...
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Quitting a job and looking for another one afterwards [duplicate]

I live in Europe right now and work as a fullstack dev in one company since over 2 years - my job was really uninteresting and unsatisfying for the past few months though. I want to not only change it ...
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Expected time to become proficient at mid-level role?

I appreciate this may be fairly opinion based (and of course will vary from company to company), however - I'm hoping there may be some general rules of thumb in terms of what a hiring manager would ...
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Is it legal for company to use my work email to pretend I still work there? [duplicate]

I recently quit my job due to the toxic work environment. My job involved email communication with our clients, and my boss has asked my coworkers to use my email to pretend to be me and talk to our ...
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Leaving 6 months after an internal promotion. How to show on CV? [closed]

I worked at a company for 2 years and I then became ACCA qualified. I was promoted to a role within the same team, but with different and greater level of responsibilities. At the time, I wanted to ...
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Made mistake leaving company and wish to return. Will taking a job with competitor whilst I wait for next opening reflect negatively?

Without going into too many details, I left company A due to bullying and harassment issues. I decided to try something different with company B. However this didn't work out as well as I hoped and I ...
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Negotiating starting date to be more than a month?

I'm considering relocating to another country to work as a software developer. I'm from Non-EU country and will need a EU visa in order to relocate. At the moment, I'm still tied to a project at my ...
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How should I add the months of work experience on my resume?

If I worked at a company from 1 June to 10 Aug, and the online application just has a field for months, am I supposed to include Aug in the months or leave it because it was not even half a month.
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What to consider before going from team lead to senior position?

I'm currently a software engineering team lead with 10 people working in my team. I've been working here for three years. I have an offer for a senior position in other company, which is not team ...
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Job offer accepted - start date is being delayed [closed]

I just finished a job and managed to secure an another one through the agency. It was very usual process with series of interviews, later email with an offer and my final job acceptance. Communication ...
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Late contract package

I have been working for my company for a year part-time, but I have got a promotion to become a full-time worker. My company had been applying the new hourly rate, but it has been over two weeks ...
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Handling a catch-22 between long notice period and signing at a new employer

I've seen some other questions with good answers regarding long notice periods, but here's a specific situation I'm wondering about. Where I live notice periods can get quite long for both being laid ...
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Should I question myself if I did something wrong? [closed]

I'm 20 years old, got a degree in business and that field of activity didn't worked well for me, never found a way to keep studying it (I actually wanted to do scientific degree). Now, I took a 7 ...
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Is it okay to speed up a job offer process and then reject because it's not as good?

I am waiting on a decision from one of my preferred employers. In the meantime, while I was waiting, I still did other interviews. I think I might be close to getting an offer from another employer. ...
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How to ask for part time work

Im currently working part time, but im thinking of finding a new job. The problem is, there are only full time jobs for what im working with. My primary reason for working is to have something to do ...
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The potential employer is not responding after the promised date, should I send any letter to them?

I have just passed the job interview. Everything looked good, but I am aware they may have more candidates who are equally good. The company promised to give me response within a certain time, which ...
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Leaving first career job after 2 years of experience without any offer in hand and take a break of 3 months

I am 25 years old with 24 months of experience as a software developer in a startup. I took this role rejecting all other good paying jobs due to awesome projects. But now I feel my current role is ...
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Employer asked to leave first, then gave 6 months to improve [closed]

My friend work in a small size software company - 15 employees(lets say X) went through a strange situation today, he was asked first by the employer (Lets say Boss B) that If he can leave the company ...
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How to get over being angry due to being laid off? [closed]

Due to circumstances beyond my control, a contract that I loved working on has been terminated with very little warning and I have been told my last day is Friday. I understand its business, the ...
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Resign immediately after attending work sponsored conference & business trip?

I have tickets (flight, hotel, conference) booked and confirmed for a conference I'll be attending in two weeks. But I'll have to hand in my notice immediately after the conference is over because I'...
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I believe that my boss is preparing to fire me after setting me up to fail. What should I do?

Several months ago, I agreed to a new job in my company and I was transferred to my company's IT department. I agreed to this new job and departmental transfer because it would introduce me to a high-...
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Is it wise to demote in order to try to work at dream company? [closed]

Let's rule the salary out of the question and assume that one believes that it's worth the hit. It may be the case of a Junior demoting to an Internship or a Senior demoting to a Junior/Normal role. ...
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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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Jr. C#/C developer planning to move to RPA for a while [closed]

tl;dr: I am miserable at my current programming job due to management and endless mandatory overtime. I have an opportunity in RPA but love programming, is it feasible to take a break from programming ...
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How much could an intern who worked at 4 different companies know about a particular job? [closed]

Recently I saw an online jobs profile who is worked as an intern in world TOP companies. This guy started for his own company after working for 12 months in four different companies like Facebook, ...
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How to renegotiate permanent job into a contract

I have been working with a company for less then a year as a permanent employee, I'm on a good salary and have passed my probation period. They have lots of projects going on and they already hired a ...
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Informed manager about leaving, he replied with “.. have lots of expectations”. What does he mean by that? [closed]

I accepted an offer from a company and decided to inform my Manager. Out of respect, I felt it wouldn't be a great idea to directly resign without having a word with him first. So I sent in the email ...
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How can a developer transition into a more business-focused and managerial role?

I am a software developer with about 2 years of experience in the role and I have decided that I don't really enjoy my job as much. I much more enjoy the business side of things. If I continue going ...
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Not telling potential employer that I'm already serving notice period

I initiated resignation workflow for my current job 1 month back (7th January). I'm currently serving the required two months notice period. 27th Feb is my last working day. I passed all technical ...
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Ditching my old skillset while changing jobs in the same field

Background My formal training was generic (Systems, Dev, Project Management) - no particular expertise, just "good enough" to start and learn on the job. I started off as an ops guy in a small ...
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Startup vs Large company. What are the benefits/drawbacks of each? [closed]

I work for a startup that is currently in the scaling up stage. The team is growing quickly and I'm positioned as the CTO. Managing/scaling teams has never been anything I've done before but I am ...
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When switching job, should I make the “last condition” to the former employer, and if so, how? [duplicate]

I have not been satisfied with my current job so I found another one. The new contract is not signed yet, but it is in my hands. I need to tell the current employer I am leaving. If the current ...
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Should I leave my high-stress, high-paying engineering job for a teaching position? [closed]

Some background first: I'm an engineering graduate but I don't enjoy it (Family, culture, economy made me chose it). Previously, I've worked as an engineer at another company for a year. I liked the ...
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New offer on hold during notice period

I took a position with another company, and put in my two week notice with my current employer; this week is supposed to be my last one here. But today I talked to my new boss, and he informed me ...
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How to let my boss know I will not accept a new position?

My contract is ending at the end of January (covering maternity leave). My boss and I agreed that they would create a new position in the office for me so that I can stay and continue working there. ...
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Boredom, lack of projects, search for new opportunity

Currently I work for a small software development company. I have been working for this company for 2 years. The "software development team" consists of me and another colleague, in other words the ...
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Software Engineer to Embedded Software engineer? [closed]

How difficult is it to convert from Software Engineer to Embedded Software Engineer? Anyone here make the conversion or the other way around? I've been a Senior Software Engineer for about 6 years ...
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Feeling “buyers remorse” with my entry level job [closed]

I'm graduating university (Software Engineering) in a month and I already got a job lined up in a company that I worked in as an intern since last year. I really liked the work I did, the general ...
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Job Change To a IT MNC [closed]

I'm a BE Graduate in Computer Science. My career so far - First role was as Researcher Data Analyst in a database company, worked there for 10 months until March 2018. After that (April 2018) I took ...
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How to frame personal study outside of workplace?

For interviews, how can I express to future employers that mostly all of the training and study I have listed on my resume was done by me outside of work hours, with my personal funds, and not by my ...
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New manager is a jerk - is it OK to quit without providing a reason?

Imagine you work in a large company, and have had a great time. After quite some time working with said large company, the manager which hired you - an inspiring, warm, and empowering person - was ...
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Should I inform the current employer that I am about to resign within 1-2 weeks since I have signed the offer letter and waiting for visa?

I have signed the offer letter from a company based in UAE (United Arab Emirates) and have sent them my documents for visa process since they are sponsoring. Now, I am confused that whether I should ...