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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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How to hide the fact you very publicly messed up in your last job from potential employers?

This is totally hypothetical based on the recent Ryanair debacle. In no way have I screwed up at work (today, at least), and I don't work for Ryanair. So I'm the HR manager who decided to switch our ...
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Is it possible to be something like an “experienced” intern?

I'm a software engineer and team lead, with several years of experience that during the last 2 years was enrolled in an international Master program in Computer engineering. In a few months I will ...
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I accepted a job offer but now I got an even better one (with a twist) [closed]

I believe this is a common question around here, but my story has a bit of a twist. A few months back a couple of companies (say A and B) contacted me for some interesting roles. Company B sounds ...
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Should I inform my manager at current internship that I will be interviewing for my next internship?

EDIT: This has been flag as duplicate, however the other post does not address the context of 1) internship and 2) no overlapping conflict (I am not leaving a job for another). While I understand that ...
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Should I keep a job on my LinkedIn profile if I left on good terms after three months?

3 months ago, I quit my job as a BA in my previous company, because the salary was not so good and there was some lack of leadership and opportunity for personal growth. I started working as a PO in ...
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Ways to project tranferable skills when considered as a fresh recruit though I have multiple years of experience

What are the certain phrases or ways in which transferable skills can be projected in resume and interview when I am considered as a fresh recruit , though I have experience in a slightly different ...
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How to get out of typical corporate programming [closed]

I've been programming Java EE and Spring-based Web backends for about three years now and it has become increasingly boring and life-sucking. I studied Computer Science but never really got a degree ...
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Can commission-based employees be made to do work they are not paid for? [closed]

I am a pet groomer paid by commission only. My employer want me to start arriving at the clinic 30 minutes before we open. I have nothing to do during that time, and so I sit there for free. I don't ...
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How to quit a job after two months? [duplicate]

I started a new job two months ago and so far it's going good - I really like the people I work with, which is what makes this so hard. I used to work at another firm (accounting so same job) about 5 ...
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How to get out of office for job interview? [duplicate]

I've been job hunting for a while now and have been to several job interviews while still working my current job. Normally I have managed to arrange these in the early morning, at lunchtime or ...
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Explaining three four month jobs within a year [duplicate]

Last year I left my first post-university job at which I did 2.5 years, to join a big 4 where I did 4 enjoyable months, then left as I was headhunted for a startup job with a 40% pay rise. As it ...
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I quit a job after 3 months without serving notice period. Can I hide this job from future employers without consequences? [duplicate]

I joined a company 3 months ago. Then I got a better offer from another company. I quit the old job without serving notice period and joined the new company. I sent an email to the old company that ...
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Salary seems very low after joining, how to quit gracefully? [duplicate]

I recently joined a company which is located in Cambridge(UK) and this is the first time I am visiting this place. The office is a research organisation and its location is in a very remote area, the ...
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Only paid for 3 of 12 days of untaken holiday upon leaving my job despite my contract not mentioning anything about this accruing over time [closed]

I'm in the UK and I've recently changed jobs. My old job gave me 25 holiday days per calendar year and since January I'd taken 13 of them, giving me 12 days holiday remaining at the time I handed in ...
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How do I negotiate splitting my role between unrelated departments?

I'm kind of a strange situation and I'd like some advice on how to navigate forward. Here's the details. My primary skill and career has been in IT. I currently work in a related role for a company ...
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Asking manager for full time position

I'm a student and working part-time in a company as a developer. The company policy is that when someone graduates then they might ask them to join as a full time employee. Recently, the majority of ...
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How important is it to get software developing experience after graduating as an engineer?

just finished my master in Software Engineering and got a very nice job offer from the company I’d worked at part-time during my studies. I took the job as it was a sure thing. The thing is, this ...
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Applying for senior role after 6 months same company [closed]

The company I work for has a policy that allows you to apply for a new job after 6 months. Usually I have seen 12 months and that makes sense. But 6 seems a aggressive. I'd like to keep a look out ...
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Is it ok to leave my graduate scheme early?

The scheme isn't what I thought it would be in relation to my career development and I was wondering is it normal for people to leave a scheme early?
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How to gracefully quit after joining a new job within a week? [duplicate]

Basically I had two great opportunities one in a big research organisation and other from a fast paced startup. After some thought and a bit of intuition I though to join the first one but within ...
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Should I tell interviewers I have multiple jobs?

I am searching for a new software engineering job. I currently hold 3 jobs; 1 full-time as an SE (a nine-to-five job), and two other part-time jobs in the food service industry (I know, completely ...
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Should I let my employer know I am looking? [duplicate]

I am currently working at an agency as a developer. I have been applying to positions for the last few months (including turning down an offer that I didn't feel was a good fit). Until recently, I ...
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Fired for rumors I was looking for another job [USA] [closed]

So I was recently terminated (fired, officially on paper as laid off) from employment. Friday I was talking about the need to hire someone to manage a system we had no one officially to manage. I was ...
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Inform that i am Searching for a new role in another project in same company

I am doing my masters in a different domain than what i am working on now . Recently happened to see there is a new opportunity listed in the same organization internal transfer boars which is ...
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Explain leaving because of “sinking ship” factor?

Around a year ago, I joined the company as a software engineer. At the time, the company had software as a pretty core part of its business, but since then, the company has been having problem ...
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Perfect team and boss vs. better pay, work, industry? [closed]

I've been working at my first job out of college for 6 months, and have been offered a job at another company. I'm probably going to accept the offer and leave my current job, but am hesitating ...
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Should I mention my current, financially unstable employer in cover letter?

My current employer, a software development company, unfortunately took a significant financial loss when the main client started having funding issues. This has left my employer in a position where ...
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Time off before starting a new job

I've just been offered a new job in a senior position . My current notice period is 12 weeks. I really want some time off before I start the new job. I haven't had a proper break from work in years.. ...
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My faith in a Senior role has vanished [closed]

I joined a company a month ago and we were just two: My manager with me as a Designer. Prior to joining, I asked for a Senior role and I was told that, "We will discuss this when we will expand the ...
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Company is offering retention package, how to frame job search for exit timeframe?

My company is exploring an exit opportunity so that the founders can move onto better things. They've put forward a significant retention package to keep people for the next ~12 months. I'm interested ...
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What Job Title Suits What I Do At Work? [closed]

I'm in this job in a small company and my job title is just "Assistant" However, the person I was assisting has left for over half a year already, and I've been doing more than just assisting. I do ...
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How to handle a job offer knowing that a couple of months later I might get a better one? [closed]

I have a bit of a tricky situation for me: Right now I work in place A, and it is quite unsatisfying job. I am also participating part time in a startup B with my friends, we have a few customers, ...
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How do I put multiple jobs that overlap on a resume?

My current position is the third position I've held with my current employer, and these positions overlap heavily. Under the same boss, each job change has been a lateral movement to include ...
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My area of expertise at a new job is apparently being outsourced

I am an embedded software engineer/ Firmware engineer. I feel really comfortable working on the lower layers of code (I have four years of experience in firmware engineer). I just had my first day at ...
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Is it normal to start a new job too late?

I had interviews with this company at the end of May, and after 3 rounds, they offered me the job at the beginning of June. I have 3 months notice (until 30.September), so it means I will start at my ...
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Does it look bad on my CV if I leave my second Android developer job after 6 months due to interpersonal difficulties with a co-worker?

I am 3 months into by second android developer job. I was with my previous company for 2½ years and have been with my current company for 3 months (out of a 6 month contract). I have my mid-term ...
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Job Application & Interest in working with a company

I am actively looking for job opportunities and a career change. I applied for a job (which I do not have enough knowledge and experience on - but would like to develop and advance in this profession,...
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Should I attend an interview for a higher salary even if I just joined a new company less than a week ago?

I just changed a job and got enrolled in my current company less than a week ago. I have already got 30% salary increase from my current company. However, the recruiter from another company which is ...
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How to explain why I am leaving to colleagues when I do not have a new job? [duplicate]

I will be leaving my current position soon, I realised the job was not for me and I did not enjoy it. However I am not leaving to go to a new or better job. I do have a previous manager who I am able ...
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What is this job called or does it even exist?

I am having trouble finding a job that I feel suits me well. I rarely feel miserable in my job but after about a year or two I feel bored or complacent and want to move to another job even if it is 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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Would it look unprofessional to leave a job too soon? [duplicate]

After several years freelancing as a designer, I took on a job at a local internet marketing company... it's nothing special, but I couldn't be picky at the time as I was on the brink of running out ...
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Is it ever sensible to move from a job you enjoy for experience/improve career prospects [closed]

I have been working at a large company for almost two years (first graduate job) and the work I do is interesting and I get on well with the team. However, I am aware that this team is very small and ...
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Can an employer interpret an email with the intention to move on as resignation? [closed]

I sent my employer the email 3 weeks ago which contained my intention to "secure employment with XXX (another company)". At the time my boss was trying to secure work for me in another city, however I ...
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Will I miss any opportunities if I tell my employer that I have got another job?

I got a job offer, had a chat with my superiors (separately) about being headhunted and my career to date, putting together a plan and some direction. The company has no issue investing in training ...
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How and when can I ask my boss (again) if he will hire me back as an intern?

I'm a 19 year old IT student, currently doing an apprenticeship where I do 3 days a week at my employer and 2 days a week in school. My course is 2 years, 1 year and 2 years to end with a diploma ...
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Employer has asked to explain overlap in previous employments

I have worked for 3 companies so far (all in India), with the following work history: 1st company (an MNC (multinational corporation)): Jul 1, 2014 to Feb 3, 2015 2nd company (a startup): Feb 4, 2015 ...
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How do I reply to a late job opportunity?

Background I got a job referral from a friend about 3 months ago to work in a big company, let's say, company A. But last month, I received an offer from a startup (company B) after being referred by ...
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How to introduce myself appropriately when my former classmates are at senior positions in the same firm?

I was among the top few at my institute, and former classmates and professors respect me for that and in general. I landed a coveted job after graduation, but have changed jobs twice, with some gaps ...
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2 Job Offers, one offering more 20% more money, but GUT FEELING telling me to take lower one [closed]

I have two Job Offers. One pays 95k + 19k Bonus(114k) and the other one only pays 77k - no bonus. The high paying one is going to require me to relocate to a new city, in a new state, the second one ...