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My current job title suggests that I have more advanced skills than I actually have. How to navigate a new job search?

Everyone with the same job title as me / in my department has a PhD, I only have 2 bachelor's degrees. I'm officially at an Engineer 1 level (I think level 2 was postponed due to COVID promotion ...
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How to recurring represent fixed-term contracts

Since last 3 years, I teach in in an engineering school. It happens generally between September and March and, it is legally sealed with a fixed-term contract (as a regular employee contract, not as ...
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How easy is it to move away from (industrial) research?

I would like to keep this question as least specific as possible, but I have to give a brief insight on my situation to help build the answer. The question put very simply is: How easy it is to get ...
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How to negotiate for an internal promotion that I applied for?

I applied for an internal job role on the same team and did a full round of interviews to upgrade from engineer 2 to senior engineer and got the offer. I've always had the mindset that I negotiate and ...
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Asking for reference in the same phone interview email

I applied for a job and four weeks later I received an email from my potential employer, asking me if I was available for a phone interview and also to provide reference.I replied that I was available ...
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Two jobs, one remote one on-site. How to handle having to call in sick for the on-site one?

I live in the Netherlands. If you have 2 jobs, and one of them is done remotely (so you are able to work from home while you are sick) but you have to call in sick for the other job that is not ...
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Senior Planning Manager - What's Next?

My next opportunity is long overdue, but I still can't figure out the right move. I have spent my entire career (9 years) working for a brand that has changed ownership 3 times in the past 3 years. I ...
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Recommendations for applying for internships/jobs?

Can I get advice on what to do as I apply for an internship or a job? I applied for a lot of them in the past few weeks as I am a Marketing major. I haven’t heard back from them yet, so it’s either a ...
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job title for my half technical half managerial job

I have B.Sc in Computer Software Engineering and because my passions were located somewhere between software engineering and industrial engineering or management science (such as Business Analysis, ...
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Searching for job teleworking opportunities for biomedical engineer

I am 37 yrs old man and MSc student in biomedical engineering at one middle east country (Iran), and have had some skills in designing electrical boards, software programing and worked as CEO of a ...
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I learnt Frontend Web Development(HTML, CSS, Basic JS, React). I need to work but I am a fresher

I learnt Frontend Web Development(HTML, CSS, Basic JS, React). I need to work but I am a fresher. How to find web developers in my circle and work with them? How to land in my first web developer job? ...
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Relieval Letter Issue

I joined a new company on the 5th Jan after receiving a confirmation mail from my previous company that my last working day will be the 5th Jan. But my manager didn't approve it and gave me the ...
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How can I work simultaneously for more than one employer?

I am offered full time permanent contracts from three employers. Due to experience in the tasks of these jobs, I am confident I can fulfill all of them each day (by working around 12-14h per day). ...
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Should I leave my current job?

I make a minor mistake, something very minuscule, a few times a day like a typo/template error etc. However, every few weeks or so, I make a mistake where my boss may need to confront me after ...
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Job posting with starting date far away

I recently saw a job listing for a contract position with a starting date that is really far away. The job listing is up and the company are looking for a person but the starting date is 6 months ...