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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 do I explain to potential employers that I want to step down from my tech startup CTO role without raising any red flags

I'm a developer in my mid-twenties. About a year ago, I accepted a CTO position with an early-stage tech startup. The position is completely unpaid, I receive a 10% equity stake in the company. I ...
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Can I apply for a job in my Company's client company?

I am working in a client project. I recently found that there are few vacancies there, most of them are onsite opportunities. Below are the questions which I have in my mind. Is it a malpractice, if ...
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How much do I share about my “reason for leaving” with potential new employers? [duplicate]

For years I was happy working at the startup I've been at, but the quality of life has been slowly dying over time and so I've been looking for new jobs. Honestly, the single problem I have with my ...
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Should I, and if so, what should I bring, for my last day at work [closed]

I'm starting a new job in the new year, and therefore quitting my current job. This is my first job change since I finished my education, and I'm leaving on really good standing. My current employer ...
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Looking for other job to increase wage current job [closed]

At my current job I earn let's say X euros per month. This is below average for someone of my degree (Master in Chemical Engineering). I would like to earn more like >10 % more than I earn now. The ...
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How to drop the quitter mentality [closed]

I've been working for 5 years, and a couple of months ago I started in my fifth company. In the first two jobs I stayed over a year and then quit. When I look back, I don't regret it at all, the ...
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Just started job that may not be right fit — how do I recover? [closed]

Three months ago, I landed a new job at an industry-respected company. This position was a deviation from my career track. Throughout my career, I always felt competent in my job. In fact, any job I ...
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Changing job shortly after starting a new job - how soon is too soon? [duplicate]

I have a lot of job experience but I was out of my normal profession (software development) for a number of years for family reasons. When I decided to go back to the profession, I was finding it ...
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How do I tell employers that I didn't want an open position at my previous company?

I got laid off. It was unexpected, and my boss didn't even know it would happen until the week of, and I was the only one (small company). Before getting laid off, I had considered applying for a ...
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Would it be professional to propose changing the role I'm interviewing for to something that aligns more closely with my career goals?

Summary: I've withdrawn my application for a role I no longer want, at a company I wouldn't mind working for. Company is still pursuing, talking about lateral movement down the line. Would it be ...
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Can I apply for a job at a company I have worked for before

A few years ago I was working for a small(ish, about 70 people) company. I had been working there for quite some time (close to 10 years). Needless to say I was quite happy there. Due to sad ...
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Applying for a job, application requests references. How can I go about notifying them?

I am applying to a job that keeps showing up in my sidebar here on stack exchange that seems like a good fit for me, but I am quite happy at my current position. I don't expect that the new company ...
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When asked “Why do you want to switch your job?” whats a good approach? [duplicate]

Its a common question and of course very natural for an employer to ask an applicant: "So, you have a job at the moment, then why do you want to change?" I guess the best I can do is to give a ...
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Want to move to Sales [closed]

I am in a number crunching role. I have invested time after hours to gain knowledge about the business. I want to move to Sales. What should be my next step be? Should I be having a discussion with ...
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Job change under outsourcing

I'm working under outsourcing in company B hired by company A. I was hired to be developer for X language, but I'm instead working with platform/tools Y (that uses X language, but until now I haven'...
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Returning to a Company in a Different Position [closed]

I'm a college student, working at a company near my university. I worked on the IT team, helping coordinate projects - and it was going quite well before my semester kicked up. Once classes were in ...
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What to do if my boss delays the approval of my resignation [closed]

Last week I received a substantial offer from another company and by the time the offer arrived my boss (direct line manager) had already left for the day. So I called her up to explain my situation ...
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Going back to an old company within 2 months of starting new job [closed]

I joined my previous company in Jan 2013 and quit by Sep 2017 only because my boss wasn’t great and team change options were taking so long to work out. Meanwhile, I got an offer on LinkedIn from a ...
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Accidentally applied to my current company [closed]

The Situation I applied to a job posting of Company A in a country where my current company (Company B) does business. It turned out the job posting was of my current company (B), providing services ...
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When you change a job, do you leave your current job first and then go to interviews, or vice versa? [duplicate]

Assume a small-company leaving scenario. -Do you leave any forward notification before leaving? (a week, a month?) -Do you continue working until month's end, or just leave whenever? In the case of ...
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Do you have to leave right away when resigning during probation period? [closed]

As I know, during the probation, both employer and employee can cancel contract with (without) a short notice. Employer: A friend of mine said, he had 6 months probation, but at the 4th month, his ...
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Should I talk about my new salary in a promotion? [closed]

My coworker that got me this job left, leaving me alone at the front-end in the company. In doing so, the company's director gave me a promotion, saying that he would pay for any course I needed to do ...
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Should I tell my current employer about a job I have lined up after my current contract ends?

My current contract is coming to an end fairly soon and my bosses informed me a few months ago that my contract would not be renewed. Interestingly, I had to directly ask my boss whether this was ...
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How do I gracefully bow out of a job search?

I've been working at my current company for almost exactly a year and a half. Recently, I had a recruiter contact me (he's been emailing me for the past year) and I said I would be open to talking ...
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How do I handle not getting paid by an ex-employer for contract work? [closed]

I worked for a small company for ~2 years. During that time, I made myself invaluable, etc. However, I eventually received an offer from another company that I decided to take. As a gesture of ...
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Do CS jobs exist that require strenuous activity? [closed]

Are there any jobs that you can do that utilise having a Computer Science degree, which also require you to be doing non-desk work; particularly activities that are active or perhaps even strenuous? ...
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Employer hinting about new opportunity but not approaching directly

I have been performing well in my current role close to a year. There are a few new positions that my employer is looking to fill. My boss keeps hinting about one of these positions to me. It makes ...
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Job role changed

I’ve been in my current position about 7 years, mainly as an IT resource on a small team. I enjoyed the work and challenge. Main duties were support, light coding, SQL, reporting. Over the past year ...
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what should I have to do to change my career to artificial intelligence? [closed]

I'm a software architect exhausted to do applications that only read data, store data, update data, show data and delete data. I've been programming for more that 17 years doing desktop applications, ...
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What's in a Title - Senior Executive Assistant to Executive Assistant [duplicate]

I am a "senior executive assistant" to the president of a regional office of a large company (10,000 employees - our office has 80 employees). He is not the CEO, and there are regional managers ...
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Asking for branch transfer in the event of moving to another town

I'm considering moving to another town for family reasons, and this would take me too far from my current office. The new town has a severe lack of job opportunities, but there is a branch of my ...
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Have I been given too short a notice to decide about new role opportunity? [closed]

My department head/line manager has offered me a change in role within our wider discipline, covering areas and responsibilities that he believes my strengths lie in. It means losing some areas of ...
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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 ...