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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

A partial answer to one aspect: Of course, the company would not be able to officially end the trial period because of that (these kind of matters are protected by law), but they could very well find ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

Everything you do has potential pitfalls. As a father of six, I do NOTHING that will potentially create stress for my wife or myself, or make major changes during the critical time between birth and ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

You don't want to postpone your job search, as the time has definitely come for a step forward in your career - but you are taking a major step forward in another very important area of life! Major ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

I was in this exact situation a few years ago, although I was able to start my new job three months before the expected birth date and took time off (albeit unpaid) after the birth. This was agreed as ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

I'm gonna go against the stream a little here and say it's not necessarily a bad thing that you're turning into a family. Some employers might see it as a bad thing, but others will value that you're ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

The short answer is, it depends. So I'll give you my thoughts here, but you'll have to use your own judgement to apply it to your specific situation. I'll start with what I'd do. I would just tell ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

I would recommend to time your new job start after the end of your planned Elternzeit. For the time that you are not working anyway it shouldn't make too much difference whether you don't work for ...
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Applying for jobs when my partner is expecting a child

You are right, for many employers, you would be at a disadvantage mentioning this, since they are looking for a person to do a job at a certain point in time and you will be unavailable at that point. ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

I hope that they would see my rejection letter and feel upset and like I wasted their time the way they wasted mine. This isn't happening, pigs will fly, hell will freeze over and dogs will talk all ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

Could any of these options have any serious negative consequences for me? Yes, although it's not very likely. If you are actually threating and aggressively offensive, they could take legal action. ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

"My therapist advised me to write letters to the people with whom I am angry and then burn them. It's worked great. But now, I have a stack of letters I don't know what to do with..." ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

People get rejected like this a lot in all industries. Also, people do get the generic rejection emails like this a lot. This is how most companies operate. There are many great founders of very ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

Worst case they could read your letter and make a note "never to be hired or interviewed". If you go with your third option there is a tiny chance they'll actually get worried about you ...
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Is responding negatively to a job rejection email likely to cause me trouble?

Look, they're just trying to be polite. It isn't their fault that you don't meet their needs. I know you're disappointed, but that's life; don't take it out on them, just move on to the next ...
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Do disabilities like ADHD help your job prospects?

The great majority of the time, whether or not you list your ADHD on your job applications will have ZERO impacts on your chance of employment (It's neither positive nor negative). Here is the info ...
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Do disabilities like ADHD help your job prospects?

I'm wondering only if selecting the ADHD box under disability increases or decreases my chances of being hired, all other things being the same. It is used as a signal to indicate that you may need ...
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