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Questions tagged [location]

The region on Earth where a workplace, person, job, etc. is located. To be used in questions that ask about the location itself, or in a general way. For specific country questions consider using its appropriate tag.

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Question regarding resigning from parent company to join subsidiary company [on hold]

Before you read on, I would like to apologise for the following question being so lengthy. My coworker and I, two web developers, signed a permanent contract with the parent company in December 2017. ...
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Can my company order me to work at a client's office?

I am a senior-level developer for a mid-sized agency where I work on lots of different clients' projects. I do development, strategy, and also design and I enjoy it immensely and have strived in the "...
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Internship has several possible locations, some with smaller teams. How to ask for relocation?

I have the opportunity to intern for a company over the summer and I am very excited for it. The company has several locations and they thought that my background and interests match a team that works ...
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Will relocating close off future opportunities elsewhere?

I'm a masters student pursuing an MS in Data Science. I currently have two offers, one in California with a startup and another with an established Fortune 500 company in Detroit. The Detroit offer is ...
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Asking about job location

I am soon to be college grad this May. I have received a very good job offer from a very respected company as a part of a rotational program. The only problem I have is that the offer is for the one ...
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Send unsolicited application for a different location

I am currently on a job hunt and found a company that I would really like to work for. They have offices in three cities A,B,C (in europe, about 600km apart) with the main office in city A. On the ...
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How to find employers that use a certain technology [closed]

I do a lot of math and science research, and I code exclusively in Matlab, at a research university. I recently started looking around for an industry job but found that nearly all employers ask for ...
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Why do some tech companies consider city center offices an advantage? [closed]

Tech companies typically only need an internet connection and electricity. Why do some of them choose to place their offices in a given city center? Office space is more expensive, high density means ...
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I accepted an interview somewhere I don't want to work at due to location, and just realized. How do I cancel it? [duplicate]

I mean, how do I word the email so it doesn't look too ridiculous? Any ideas? This office is in my area so I just assumed it's in my city, where I can get anywhere easily with public transport. Turns ...
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Is it ok to put my Linkedin location to the place I would like to work?

When I lived in South Africa I use to get approached by recruiters who wanted to place me in a job in South Africa. I then moved overseas and now get lots of recruitment offers for the place I ...
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How to ask to change location of interview?

I got an invitation for an interview in Kuala Lumpur, but I am in Sabah which is about 1600km away across the sea. How do I reply the interviewer email asking to change the interview to my local ...
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How to phrase that I have no interest in working outside my current location?

I'm a software engineer who's based in Galway (Ireland), and I've been getting a lot of headhunters trying to offer me jobs in other parts of the country or even outside Ireland. This is a bit of an ...
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My company is looking to move, but some employees want to stay [closed]

The employer is looking to move offices, however, some of the employees, myself included, wish to stay in this office due to ease of commute. This move is not due to size or difference in rent, the ...
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How to find out where job position is located? (internships)

I have been recently applying to a lot of internships through LinkedIn, GlassDoor, and other websites. About 50% of the time the positions do not have a location listed and I can infer from the ...
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Told to report to unexpected work location at new job

I just started my first job at a well reputed global company. I had received an email containing my offer letter in which my work location building was clearly mentioned. I had this strange incident ...
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Reasonable to ask for a different office location than the one originally offered? [duplicate]

I am a new graduate engineer and have applied to a company that provides graduate jobs in locations nationwide in UK. I have not reached the interview stage yet, but an internal recruiter asked me ...
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Is work culture different between geographic locations? [closed]

I always assumed that the work culture of an office is heavily dependent on the general culture of the city it is in. For example I would expect for workplaces in NYC to have certain commonalities ...
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Adding a home address to an LLC - real home address vs PO box vs private mailbox service

Can someone provide insight on the pros/cons of registering a business using (1) a real home address vs (2) a PO Box vs (3) a private mail service? The company is a small software consulting business/...
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How to handle request for payslip by company HR?

Brief Description: I have been interviewing at a company for position A in Singapore and they have decided to give me an offer. The position A has a market greater market value (2x) than I am ...
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How to Deliver Resignation Letter To My Boss Who is Not Located on Site

My contract states that I must give 4 weeks notice in writing to end my contract. The issue I am facing is one of logistics. My boss works schedule is hectic, he either working from home, liaising ...
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Address of Former Employers on Resume

I now have 6 previous employers on my CV. A few (2) of them have evidently moved offices since I have left. Is it good practice to: Leave the addresses as they were when you left. Update the ...
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Does work Location matter in career growth?

I am going to join a new company in 3 months. It is quite a large company and they have provided us with over 10 office locations to choose from. I have to pick my top three preferred location. Two ...
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Is it reasonable to ask to work in a different location than the one I was given a job offer for?

I am soon to be a new college grad and have a few offers I'm considering, one seems to be a bit better than the others and I am considering accepting. The only problem is, I have a job offer to ...
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Remote work salary based on which location

If you work remotely full time for a company that's office is in a different city or state than yours, is your salary based on your location or the company's location?
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What are the advantages to hiring in a big city?

The software company I work at is headquartered in a relatively small suburb of New York, with a small office in NYC. I'm trying to convince upper management to expand operations in our NYC office ...
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Flying in to work each week

I'm in software development. There appear to be some very interesting positions, but they are located in locations where I don't want to live. Has anyone negotiated flying in each week to work? Can a ...
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What is the best method for communication for sites in multiple continents?

I have a project where the team members that I have to deal with are located in different continents than I am. This brings in issues such as time-zone differences, cultural sensitivities, and ...