Questions tagged [job-search]

Questions relating to the activities involved whilst seeking employment.

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Which countries are the most willing to outsource the development? [on hold]

I've got a company with a bunch of smart and very skilled .NET, C++, Android and iOS developers and they along with PMs can either take up a new project or join an existing one. We're based in the ...
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Advice about start of my career. Position Junior Dynamics CRM [on hold]

Good afternoon. I am a junior without commercial experience. I received an offer for the position of Junior Dynamics CRM, and there are doubts whether this is a good experience, the development of ...
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What will be the job title for PhD student

I am doing full time PhD and receive scholarship from university. I want to add that as a work experience. What job title will be appreciate for making resume for industry job?
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Planning for pregnancy and looking for new jobs

I am planing for a job change because it is inevitable (will be looking a job in India). At the same time, we are planning for a baby. Maybe at the time I get a job offer I will be in a early stage of ...
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Is a PhD in statistics without relevant job experience sufficient for junior data scientist? [closed]

I will be graduating soon with a Ph.D. in statistics. Although my research work is not related to data science, I've devoted a good amount of my time in the last year and a half to educate myself on ...
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I’m a decent coder but not a native English speaker, can I get a job without having job experience nor being fluent?

Is it possible for me to get a job in web development while I’m a decent coder (by decent go read notes on Update) even though my English is not perfect (Is not my native language), and there so much ...
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Is it appropriate to send an employer a LinkedIn request after a job interview?

I had recently had a phone interview with the head of a company. Some hours later, I noticed this person had checked my LinkedIn profile several hours ago, prior to the interview. With only an ...
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Can I use the same recruiter that I previously worked with?

There is this recruiter who I was impressed of the way he operates. The job he represented, benefits, salary and how he actually made it true that I got hired was really impressing. He is professional ...
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Should I attend an upcoming career fair for 2020 if I'm currently an intern until the end of 2019?

Just to clarify, this isn't a duplicate of similar questions where the OP isn't interested in a job but is asking if it is okay to still attend a job fair. Rather, I'm currently interning at a ...
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Which kind of jobs related to data analysis are more likely going to allow employess to work from home? [closed]

My question is, which kind of jobs related to statistics and data analysis companies are more prone to allow their employees to do entirely from home? (including the cases in which working from home ...
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How to get a software development job that requires travel? [closed]

I was wondering if there are any good resources for finding jobs that are 100% travel or mostly travel in the software development realm? Something with normal 8 to 5 working hours and only weekdays ...
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Can I omit certain work experience while searching for jobs?

I have been working in a software product development company for the past seven years. And prior to that I had 9 months of experience in another company. Now I am looking for a job, but my ...
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how should a no degree but experienced foreigner start his career after come to the U.S.?

I'm 25 years old, with 6 years experience in software developer from China, and I'm in to California since 2016. I was working at a studio back in China since 2012, where I learned C++/C# for desktop ...
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Are there european civil servants jobs for scientific profiles? [closed]

I will soon complete my PhD in Computer Vision, and I have heard about how good it is to be an European civil servant. I am French. Are there jobs for people with scientific profiles, or science-...
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Should I give feedback to a company on their poor job description?

A company I’ve applied to had what I thought was a good job description. But when I got into the interview, the hiring manager mentions a key skill that isn’t listed in the description. Therefore I ...
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How to cite a yet to be published paper in a Resume

I am the first author of a paper that was presented at this conference: The papers accepted at this conference undergo publication process in a volume by Springer: All accepted contributions ...
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What is a solo, all-purpose software developer called? [closed]

I’m job hunting, but I’m not really sure what to look for, because I’m not really sure what to call my role for the past ten years. I have been a technologist embedded in a non-technical division of a ...
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Kickstarting halted career at 42 [closed]

I am jobless. 10 months ago, I was a Technical Project Manager for a brief stint. Prior to that I was into Java web application development working with various frameworks like Struts,Spring,Hibernate,...
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Attach resume to interview thank-you?

I'm sending email thank-you's to the hiring committee who interviewed me yesterday. I've read a couple of places online that suggest attaching my resume to these emails. Does that really make sense? ...
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What's a reasonable time to wait in between applications at the same company? [duplicate]

Let's say you've applied to Acme Company, they turn you down. Three months later, another job with Acme Company shows up on a jobs board. Is it too early to apply? Here are 3 possible scenarios: ...
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When recruiters request updates on job hunting status, what are they asking for?

Some HR staff ask if you're interviewing in other places, and some ask to be kept informed of changes in your job hunting process. I suppose "changes" could mean you're no longer on the market ...
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Is Linkedin really useful for job search? [closed]

In recent years, I've heard time and time again that if I wanted to have a successful "career" (if that means anything but a good-sounding term for "jobs"), I must be on Linkedin. That's supposed to ...
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Talking About Unfinished Projects

I held a part-time internship position for almost two years where I worked on everything from marketing to IT at a startup. It was an amazing experience in learning how to use technology, such as ...
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Should I leave a “Why do you want to work with us” form field in online applications blank, if I already have a cover letter ready?

As I am looking for a job online, I am being confronted with online applications, and so, by different form fields. Some companies asks for a CV and Cover Letter with two distinct input fields, and ...
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To what extent does choice of undergraduate dissertation impact job opportunities

To what extend does choice of undergraduate dissertation matter when applying for engineering jobs? I understand that a company will value a dissertation that is closely linked to the work they do, ...
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Looking for a new job because of relocation - is it okay to tell the real reason?

My husband recently got a new job that he really wanted, but the office is in a different city (more than several hours of travel from where we live now), so he has to relocate. I'm going to start ...
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Mention of conversation with hiring manager in cover letter

I took the first step and talked in person to the hiring manager of the position I am interested in. Should I mention the conversation and thank the hiring manager in the introduction of my cover ...
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How can I change company specific job and get into skilled job? [closed]

I completed my Masters of Computer Applications in 2014. I got selected into manufacturing multinational corporation ( Non-IT) with good salary (3.12 Lakhs, 312,000 rupees, per year) from college ...
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What are AWS requirements for Senior Software Engineers? [closed]

I'm seeing a lot of senior engineer jobs that require Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience in addition to software development experience. Can anyone expand on what this means? Does it refer to ...
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Suggestions on job hunting for a new CS graduate [closed]

I just graduated from my CS masters degree and am trying to find job. I have no prior work experience and I am in a pretty confused state about what I should be doing. I was told to do leetcode by a ...
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Confusion about job portal accomplishments section

I'm applying for a job at a big company. They have their own job portal. There is a section where you have to input your previous work and education experience. In addition to the general facts like ...
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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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Technical Lead/Mentor quitting, is it normal to ask for them to share my resume as well?

I work in a very small company (only 3 developers, one of which being my tech lead). I have been here for over two years now and had the fortunate experience of being mentored by a very competent ...
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Does it make sense to write cover letters if recruiters don't read them?

Job portals and specialists often recommend to write cover letters, to explain why I am suitable for job. However, I mentioned that during phone calls, and during job interviews they never mentioned ...
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What does it mean, if I got answer “Thank you for CV, but we just employed new colleague”? [closed]

****Edited question**** I got following answer for my job application: "Thank you for sending CV, but we just found new colleague." If the company knew, that I am not suitable, why they waited to ...
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I was dismissed as a candidate for an abroad company after disclosing my disability

I live in Lebanon, A company abroad reached for me and offered a relocation visa to New Zeeland, I was so happy, to avoid surprises I disclosed that I have cerebral palsy, but that doesn't affect my ...
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How to apply for job outside my qualification? [closed]

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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I am OverLordGoldDragon. Do employers care?

My "online name" is, universally, OverLordGoldDragon. It bears a long history of associated accounts, including some relevant to my future job prospects - like StackExchange and Github. I additionally ...
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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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How do I ask for 2-3 days per week remote work in a job interview?

I will soon be applying for jobs. I'm still a junior developer with some but not too much experience under my belt. One thing I'd love from a new job would be the possibility to work remotely for 2-3 ...
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How to explain to interviewer why I left my job due to bullying/bad work environment? [duplicate]

I worked at this company for 6 months, about 3 months into my job, I started getting made fun of and laughed at from roughly, 5-7 people. This behavior continued pretty much everyday, up until I quit/...
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How to best sell advantages of a very independent software internship?

I'm coming to the end of a summer internship in which I've developed a functional and fairly fleshed out prototype of an IoT solution for a non-techy company with no software engineers employed at any ...
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Is it OK to send a thank you email to only one interview panel member?

I had an interview this morning with a panel of 5. One of the members of the panel, I'll call Bob, is the would-be superior for the position, and gave me a tour after the interview. With this, I ...
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Advise: Looking for a job and they request the name of my supervisor?

I finished my PhD but I filed a complaint against my supervisors and one of them is the Head of the Department. I received an official apology letter from the university about my poor experience as a ...
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How to negotiate salary based on GSA Schedule 70 rates

My company provides government services with rates defined in their GSA Schedule 70 contract. (For those who aren't familiar, my understanding is that these are pre-agreed upon rates between the ...
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Went to a big 4 but got fired for underperformance in a year recently - Now every one thinks I'm pro - How to balance expectations?

My problem is basically as above: Went to a big 4 but recently got fired for underperformance within a few months of joining (couldn't handle the over work). However, every one now thinks I'm pro ...
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How do I get into a field without a degree in that field?

I'm currently doing a BS in Physics but I am good at Swift, CSS, HTML and JavaScript. How can I get a software engineering or web development job without having a degree in them?
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How do I respond appropriately to an overseas company that obtained a visa for me without hiring me?

I applied for a position with a small company in Japan (I live in the US). The company obtained (at their expense) the documentation for me to apply for a visa that would allow me to work legally in ...
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Applying for a new job; how to avoid company contacting current employer?

I'm applying for a new job in an effort to get a higher salary by means of new employment with a new company or having my current company match the offer. I don't want any prospective employers to ...
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A recruiter applied for me without my consent. How do I handle this situation?

Today, I received a mail from a recruiter about an open position at another company. 6 minutes later, and before I even read the other mail, I received another mail, from the company the recruiter ...