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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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?

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 pediatrician in it's 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 ...
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Should I be able to keep my company purchased standing desk when I leave my job?

I may be leaving my company soon to start a new position, and one thing I've wondered about is whether or not I will be able to keep my standing desk. The reason for my question is that it was ...
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Is it a good idea to try get a position at a bad company in order to get experience and later get hired by a better company?

If an inexperienced candidate is having trouble finding a job at a “good” company, would it be a good idea for them to apply at a “bad” company - one that is struggling to hire because of its ...
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How to deal with counter offer from potential employer? [closed]

It's an unprofessional experience of me: I accepted and signed offer with company A (dream company) for $X. Company B came in later, knowing I already signed another company, offered me $1.25X ...
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Job change; is this salary increase worth changing? [closed]

I wanted to see if a 17.64% salary increase is worth changing jobs? Keeping in mind the benefits are about the same. Thanks. I really need to know if it’s worth making the job change.
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Dealing with slow employees and stress; should I leave? [closed]

I currently work in an office environment. The times i work are 9am till 5:30pm. I have been working here for the past 8 years. I was promoted to manager of a certain department over a year ago. I ...
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Had offers from two companies. One offer got revoked. Can the 1st company contact second company and ask them to revoke their offer letter

I had offer from company A and company B. I told company A that I have an offer and tried to negotiate it to get a better package. Company A asked me the offer letter, which I sent them over mail. But ...
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Changing career to CS from mechanical engineering [closed]

I am a final year undergraduate student from India from a highly reputed university, studying mechanical engineering. I don't have a lot of interest for it anymore and have a less than stellar (6.9/10)...
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Resigning with immediate effect instead of giving notice [closed]

I resigned with immediate effect whereas i have two weeks notice. I was suppose to notify the company two weeks in advance about my notice, and I mistakenly sent resignation with immediate effect. ...
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Compensation question on exit survey

I've accepted an offer at a new company, and will be making about 40% more than I currently do. The exit survey from my current employer asks, "if you don't mind sharing," what company I'm going to ...
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Advice on getting over regret for taking new and more stressful job

I recently decided to take a new job offer because the new company is growing at an accelerated pace and I felt I had better future opportunities for me down the road. I was not actively looking to ...
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Negotiate start date for a new job based in London

I recently accepted a job offer, and I'm currently waiting for contract and all the paperwork (conditional offer upon clearance of background checks etc.). By all means, I will give my notice period, ...
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How can one resign from a new job gracefully?

A friend of mine just started a new job and already it's clear he's not a good fit for the position. He's not performing to their expectations and frankly he's not happy either. He's not under a ...
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Is it ok to bring my concerns of missing my old position up?

About 3 months ago I accepted a new position in my company in a different department. A career change in a way. My company and department specifically had hit a rough patch. At the time of me ...
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Rejecting an offer after accepting it just 10 days from date of joining [duplicate]

I just graduated from college. Last March I attended a job fair at a nearby college. They were hiring students from Professional Degree A (These people have got good theoretical knowledge but lacks ...
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Should I leave the work? [closed]

I'm studying applied computer science and since last year I am working for a respected company. I was very happy when I found out that they will hire me. But things didn't go how I wanted and I am ...
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Which game company should I choose (UE4 vs Unity) [closed]

I am considering a programmer's job in two game companies. Company A does small to medium sized PC games in UE4, Company B - free to play mobile games in Unity. Considering I want to stay in game ...
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Interview was just a one hour panel. Got an offer the next day; do I accept or is this a red flag?

I just had an interview for a software developer job and the whole process was simply a 30 minute phone call, followed by a one hour panel interview (around 5 people). The panel interview went fine ...
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When to inform line manager about intending to change role?

I work in the same company since 10 years now, last 5 years in the same position with the same line manager. I still more or less like what I do and feel well with my manager too. My communication to ...
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Undecided employer?

I applied for a job. After two weeks they let me know that although I had enough skills and experience I won't be hired because of my three months notice period, and that they decided to hire another ...
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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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How do I explain a 2 week job overlap?

I was working in this Organization X when I got an offer from other Organization Y. The joining for Organization Y was in 45 days but the notice period for Organization X was 2 months. Here is where ...
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Conditional offer terms

Been offered a role at very high profile corporate brand, where in the offer email it’s explicitly stated that confirmation of start date is sent subject to terms and conditions. A confirmation ...
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Do recruiters/HR personnel screen on the basis of time spent at previous jobs?

First time, long time. I'm an IT professional in my mid-20s in the US. I have a very diverse range of experience and a good reputation among employers in my area, but I'm concerned about my future ...
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Unhappy at work, should I hand in my resignation? [closed]

I am in the process of moving jobs, where I have a conditional offer subject to background checks, where one of the main reasons why I have decided to leave is from not being valued at work. Without ...
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Best approach to take when looking for a new job

Over the last few days I have decided that I need to get a new job. I say need because my current one has me feeling unhappy, demotivated and it makes my evenings and weekends less enjoyable at the ...
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Recieving new offer but no matching title and salary

Three years ago I started as a helpdesk employee. (salary scale A) At my company we currently have 4 helpdesk employees and 3 application managers. I received good/excellent reviews 3 years in a row ...
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Offered a new position but unknown about salary?

I have been offered a new position at the same company within a same department. We had one to one meeting. I am not sure if my salary will be increased or not? They have made no statement about that. ...
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How to deal with a job interview if you are not sure you want to switch jobs?

I've been with my current company for just couple of months. The job itself is great. But since we don't get along well with my direct boss, who mentioned that we might need to part ways, I started ...
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can i add my current one month job experience in resume? [closed]

I have been joined in a company as a software engineer fresher and worked for a month. I want to apply to other companies which are doing more exciting work and paying better. Can i add my current job ...
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Why are companies interviewing for roles in bad faith? [closed]

Is there a sudden trend for companies to interview people when they're not a position to offer a job ? I've had 3 interviews in the past 6 months where everything went really well, got positive ...
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Is what happens at this company common? [closed]

Given the below information is this sort of situation with my company common or unusual? The company I work for is a small startup. I am a software developer and have been there for a year. ...
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Is it OK to contact a company asking for the closing date of a position?

Main Question I am looking at a job opening that has been open for a number of weeks. There is no closing date listed on any of this company's job listings. Is it OK to contact such a company and ask ...
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Learning is kind of stopped [closed]

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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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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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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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,...