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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

If you as an employer are serious about retaining employees on a long term basis then you are simply going to have to create the environment that is hospitable for them so as to make them want to stay....
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How to answer "Why wouldn't you return to your old company"?

Always be prepared for a follow-up question. In this case, having dug yourself into the hole, you could have answered "well, of course that's the easy and obvious answer, but this seemed a good ...
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How to answer "Why wouldn't you return to your old company"?

as per advice, I didn't say the truth That was really bad advice: You shouldn't bad-mouth you previous employer (or yourself) but you should NEVER lie. It sound like the interviewer smelled a rat and ...
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How to answer "Why wouldn't you return to your old company"?

When faced with interview questions of this nature, find a way of pivoting the answer toward working for the company you're interviewing for. Something like: I had a long time to think about my core ...
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How do I write a resume with no references, bad history and a 4 yr disability gap?

Start on improving your health. Would losing weight help with back pain? Do you know anyone who could give free massages or for a nominal fee? It's not easy to overcome fear and anxiety but what have ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

Based on personal experience with hiring and attrition: I would start with realistic expectations about employee loyalty and flight risk, and work from there: Anyone can leave any moment; Everyone ...
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How do I write a resume with no references, bad history and a 4 yr disability gap?

With no references: In the resume, say "references upon request." Then go through your record of everyone you were working with and figure out who can give you a believable and reasonable ...
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The employer gives a job, but asks for a “plan” of work with a horizon until the end of summer

When you don't know what to do, you should plan an organized path toward correcting that. Learn about their problem domain and their goals in that space. Learn about what tooling they are using today, ...
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Do you mention courses on your CV if you don't feel confident with them?

Most of the other answers seem to saying you shouldn't include something you don't know well. They will quiz you and if you can't answer to the standards they want you are, at best, not getting the ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

First and foremost, in the book Cracking the Coding Interview, the author recommends for job seekers to move on every three years. This advice is targeted to the California tech corridor. What kind ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

The days of employee loyalty to the company went away when companies stopped being loyal to employees. ANYONE is a "flight risk" if they are dissatisfied in their job. Salary is one aspect ...
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Do you mention courses on your CV if you don't feel confident with them?

Anything that you listed as a "skill" on your CV is fair game. What do I mean by this? If you list something as a skill on your resume, I expect you to know it. If you don't, then that makes ...
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Do you mention courses on your CV if you don't feel confident with them?

I think including this information in your CV can lead to additional anxiety during the interview. You will likely be worried about being asked questions related to these courses. And this anxiety can ...
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Do you mention courses on your CV if you don't feel confident with them?

It's very important that your resume accurately represents your skill levels. So this will depend on HOW you include the skill to set proper expectations. Normally interviewers expect you to be ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

Looking at this from a different angle... You've got applicants from the Bay Area applying and asking for more than you're willing to pay. Why are they living in the Bay Area but applying for a remote ...
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How do I write a resume with no references, bad history and a 4 yr disability gap?

Not all jobs require references, or even resumes. Look around as you go through your daily life and you'll see people older than you working in retail, cleaning things, in fast food, and so on. These ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

If you are offering a salary around the national average (for the relevant responsibilities and experience) and you don't want to be regarded as offering on the low side, then you should only look at ...
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How do you better evaluate a potential “flight risk”?

However, their salary expectations often exceed our budget. Despite this, many express willingness to consider our offered range if the company aligns with their values. Pay peanuts, get Monkeys. If ...
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How do I write a resume with no references, bad history and a 4 yr disability gap?

I am sorry for you ongoing pain. Consider speaking to a lawyer. In the US that is what disability benefits are for. Frankly, other than maybe a call center, there isn't that many jobs that don't ...
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When applying for a job, should I mention that I previously declined a job offer from a sister company?

Should I mention during the recruitment process at Company "B" that I previously got a job offer from Company "A"? Would it benefit me in any way? Or is it better not to mention it ...
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When applying for a job, should I mention that I previously declined a job offer from a sister company?

There's no need to tell them yourself, telling them can limit your chances. However, if they do bring it up, have some sort of explanation prepared for it.
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How do I get rehired if my contract was terminated because of breach of confidentiality

Given a choice, never resign until you have the next job lined up. Until they fire you, you are still getting paid. It's a lot less stressful to job-hunt when you don't have to worry about how you're ...
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How do I get rehired if my contract was terminated because of breach of confidentiality

Honestly this is a tough one. You should avoid discussing getting fired at all - there's no real good way to spin this. If I were you I would probably just list the dates you worked this job without ...
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Does _anyone_ actually use "leetcode-style questions" in interviewing?

Just today i got a call from recruiting company , for 6 months contract position with possibility of extension. Recruiter is very clear about the interview process that at least 2 coding challenge (...
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