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How to add more detail and specifics to work history as per recruiter's request?

A recruiter working for a recruiting firm reached out to me. She is now saying the account manager wants me to make some stylistic changes to my resume. For example "include more details about ...
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I was ghosted by a recruiter after the offer signed [closed]

I went through 2 rounds of interviews. I was offered the job, contracts was signed, onboarding forms completed and the start date was set. 2 days before the start date I get a message that the start ...
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Microsoft interview outcome for manager role [closed]

Microsoft interview final round for M1 position in Sydney Interviews I had 3 rounds of my interview for a cybersecurity M1 managerial position in sydney. 2 of them were with peers & last one today ...
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Western recruiters' sentiment towards a long work experience in China [closed]

As a foreigner, I've been working at a big tech company in Mainland China for over 4 years and I increasingly feel the work culture of this company does not align well with my personal values. ...
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My interviewer has a serious legal offense charge, and I'm not sure the company knows. What should I do?

This is a throwaway account to preserve anonymity. Details below has likewise been anonymized as much as possible. I have been in the interview process with a company in California. There is nothing ...
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Has my internship offer expired? No response/call back from recruiter after offer letter was sent

I'm a current CS student and was vying for an internship with Company A. I had interviews in December, and received a verbal offer by phone from my recruiter in the same month. Then, around last week, ...
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Interviewing with interviewer in a time zone 15h shift from mine

To give a little bit of context, during my career I had many times interviews at very out of 'office hours' times. For example I had interviews from 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM and others. After so many of ...
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Received a job offer, but recruiter is behaving unprofessionally

I had 5 rounds of interviews at a very famous company. I am based in Europe and the company is based in US. It's a fully remote position. My contact point was Recruiter A during the whole process, and ...
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How to let a recruiter know you're not seriously considering another job but you are exploring your options

I'm currently happy with my job, but I want to explore other positions because I've been at the same company for 5 years. I want to know how my technical and interviewing skills fare in todays job ...
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Internal Recruiter Non-Responsive After Interview Request, Reschedule

I’m asking this question as an academic attempting to transition into industry/non-academic work. Two weeks ago a team at a national lab reached out to me out of the blue to inform me about a position ...
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Requesting C level executive for considering a recruitment drive

An IT company which we wish to work opened a new office, they held a recruitment drive for graduates/freshers(0 experience)last year . So this time we were hoping the same. But when we inquired the HR ...
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Apply to 2 job at the same company, inquire about job 1 status and was given status of job 2 instead

So I applied to 2 role at this company for which I meet the job requirement. I email the recruiter to inquire about my application status of the first job. A few days later, the recruiter sent me an ...
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Is it true that recruiters can submit your resume for a job you have already applied for to control who gets it or get their cut?

It's happened to me before where recruiters represent me for an unknown job that turns out to be one I am already interviewing for. Then the recruiter, not the company, sends me the "more ...
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How to answer recruiter when they keep asking about how my job search is going and any interviews?

I have been working with a recruiter. He has gotten me an interview with a company. Each time he speaks to me he asks things like "has there been any updates from your end like any new ...
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Conditions over old batches of graduates for fresher openings

I applied in a company for the job role of Associate Software Engineer fresher on 20th September with an employee referral. Even though the job requirement matched my resume it wasn't shortlisted. It ...
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I told recruiter which days I'm available for interview. They haven't got back to me and I'm having trouble holding the days open

I am looking for a new job and a recruiter contacted me about one. The recruiter works for a well known recruiting agency and was hired by a company trying to fill a position. I find things have been ...
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Have I made myself unhirable?

Edit: It appears that my fears were unfounded. It took a while, but I am now holding three job offers with two more in the pipeline. I guess I was hirable after all. :) The key was to give as many ...
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Should I ask the recruiter for more details if part of job posting is unclear to me?

A recruiter contacted me with a job opening. I gave him my resume. He then said he wouldn't be submitting it because I didn't indicate on the resume that I had experience "Migrating to Windows 11&...
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Shall I trust my recruiter?

I am currently looking for a new job. My boss is ok with this, he has written a nice letter of recommendation and no dates are set for anything. This is Denmark, so he currently has 4 months of notice ...
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Is it ethical to apply directly for a job after a recruiter declines to submit you for the role?

Recruiter A contacted me about a job on LinkedIn. I said I was interested, and we set up a day for Recruiter A to call me to talk about the job. Recruiter A never called, never replied to LinkedIn ...
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Reputable vs personal reference vs let the company decide

The company I applied to is asking for references. I have some options, and I am not sure which is best. They are along the line of "PhD student whom I collaborated rather closely on a project&...
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Is there any issue if I make my prior job title more generic on my resume? For ex: "Sr Marketing Associate" versus "Sr Digital Marketing Associate"

I am working on updating my resume, and I was thinking about changing how I present my prior job title(s). I want to make clear, I am NOT suggesting overstating my title (saying I was a Manager when I ...
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Where do recruitment agencies find open positions?

I want to cut out the middlemen and work C2C for future contracts, but rarely see C2C positions posted. However there's no shortage of contract jobs from recruitment agencies and I would like to ...
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Why are 3rd party recruiters claiming to submit me to a hiring manager but not doing it? [closed]

Over the last 2 months I've had multiple recruiters interview me and then claim they are going to submit me for the job we discussed, they send me an email stating "I have submitted you for x job&...
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How can I improve my chances of getting a job in Europe as a Resident Third-Country-National?

The backstory I'm a mid-senior level UX designer. I moved to an Eastern-European Schengen country from South-East Asia six months ago because I'm married to an EU citizen. My resident permit lets me ...
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How do I qualify for employment as an IT project manager?

Currently i am a developer with around 6 years of development experience in various stacks. I have a masters degree in computer science and have worked in several scrum teams, partially as scrum ...
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Should I point out a mistake in recruiter's LinkedIn headline?

A recruiter I'm corresponding with has a grammar mistake in their LinkedIn headline. When I speak to them about potential roles should I point this out? Of course, as tactfully as possible. On the one ...
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Leaving a role after a short period when you're not happy

This is something I struggle with. My early career, due to naivety, was many short jobs, like a year or less. I can understand this looks bad, however, the whole point of a probation or a role is that ...
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HR make false promises before joining

I'm from India. I joined my new organisation 1 month ago. Before joining recruiter/HR make promises that I will be working on the specific tool I’m only interested in but after joining manager and ...
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Incentives to IT Engineers completing certifications successfully

I have a team of 6 IT engineers and would like to establish a good incentive model for them. At the current state we are paying an amount to each certification acquired. Is there any other way the ...
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Employment agency Manager asking for my passwords for all programs

Can my manager ask for my passwords? I’ve been working for an employment agency (privately owned) for 2 weeks as a Recruiter Account Manager. I received an email from my manager, asking me to email ...
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Finding H1B Sponsorship as a Software Engineer

I'm a technical lead in the field of software engineering based in the UK. My salary here is a fraction of what it would be in the US. So, it makes financial sense for me to move over there, for at ...
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Should I include non-technical degree and non-engineering experience in my software engineer CV?

I've got 10 years of experience as a software engineer contractor. Before that I happened to receive Masters of Medicine in a mediocre eastern Europe university. And before that I was repairing cars ...
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Asking for salary info after 1st interview?

A company reached out to me for an IT position. Before the 1st interview I asked them what the salary range was, and they said that it isn’t shared or discussed until after the interview feedback is ...
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Applying for jobs, an offer is coming... and I do not know, it is the last or the best [duplicate]

Problem is the following. I applied recently for a lot of jobs (approx. 30), call them Company_1 to Company_30. After many rejections, now an offer came from company Company_17. It is not very good (...
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Is getting an invitation to the office during interview process a good sign?

I’ve already gone through 3 interviews for a position and the hiring manager is inviting me stop by the office. The order of my interviews were abnormal (hiring manager, recruiter, SVP) brining ...
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which one would you say, I've passed my probation or employer extended? [closed]

Today it's been 3 months since I've started working for my company. Couple weeks ago I got a letter my salary will increase from July. And a few days ago I've been asked to take part in recruitment ...
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Job hunting while ongoing first project

So, I have been working at a company for 13 months and I really want to finish the project I'm working on. It's really just a good way to increase my experience and to prove my competences. And I'm ...
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Unfair reduction process

My wife has worked in a senior position for about 6 years. She is the most experienced person in the department and has high degree qualifications. This month, the company announced it will reduce ...
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How to renegotiate my salary request during the hiring process?

TLTR: I am in the hiring process and my salary expectation was based on incorrect assumptions, how should I renegotiate it during the hiring process? Situation: I am currently in the recruiting ...
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Salary "red flags" spotted with industrial PhD sponsor

I'm currently doing a STEM PhD at a top UK university that is partly sponsored by a private company. I have had all sorts of indications from numerous people that working for that company once my PhD ...
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IT Certification to cover basic IT skills [closed]

Which well known IT certifications will cover the following (or get close to it)? We need to extend our recruitment process with a technical assessment of the candidate, and would like to pass them on ...
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LinkedIn: Missing opportunities due to mismatch between job title and job function

My job title is Applications Engineer. In my role, however, I work fully as a Data Scientist. I have tried to indicate my job function in my LinkedIn profile in various ways, including in my Headline, ...
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Received a job offer email followed by rejection email [closed]

I received an email from the recruitment manager that my interview was successful however, few days later I received an email from the system that my interview was unsuccessful. I was really happy ...
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How does one handle name changes of employers on Linkedin work history?

Working in the IT field and having skills that are in demand, I have changed jobs quite a lot over the years. My Linkedin profile lists around a dozen positions. Due to mergers, acquisitions or just ...
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Advice please: recruiter spilled too much of the beans and I don't want to jeopardize their career

A really large company very actively recruited me, and is planning on flying me out soon, however, I don't want to interview and no one is answering the phone/email for me to cancel the flights/rental/...
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Reimbursement for time-consuming recruitment process?

I am in process of being hired by a company - after 3h of recruitments we have came to agreement, signed it, and I am starting work next month. Work profile is that I will be 'borrowed' to other ...
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Looking for a job while being new in the current position

A friend of mine was hired recently by a company (a couple of weeks ago). She applied to another position recently in a different company and she will have an interview soon. We were discussing this ...
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Are applications to a general applicant pools useful?

Recently I've noticed many large employers have in their career portal the possibility to apply to a "General applicant pool" when postings may not be relevant for a candidate, but where the ...
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Do Software Engineering degrees look considerably worse than Computer Science degrees on a resume?

Universities are starting to add Software Engineering degree pathways, but traditionally people have pursued Computer Science degrees if they want to do software engineering. From a recruiter or ...
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