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Could I be blacklisted from applying to a company after submitting non-identical resumes?

If you are asking about most sane management chains, the answer is no. If your question is "should I worry", the answer is also clearly no. If you insist on any, there must be at least one ...
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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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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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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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How do I approach going back to an old company?

You've already accepted an answer but I think a more effective approach is in the comments. My leaving wasn't the greatest. as I said above. we were very close. and He treated me like a son. When I ...
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How do I approach going back to an old company?

Almost never are people accepted back to their old company unless they have gone through significant changes in experience and knowledge. And when they go back, things are different from when they ...
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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 approach going back to an old company?

How I would reply: I would start by outlining what your ideal role looks like, but not worry about the name of the position: Salary expectations Responsibilities direct reports or reporting lines ...
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Is it ok to interview with other companies after accepting a signed offer with little acceptance time

You have correctly identified your 3 options Accept A and decline B ("sorry, I accepted a different offer") Decline A and put all your effort into B (and maybe C, D, E as well). If things ...
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Is it ok to interview with other companies after accepting a signed offer with little acceptance time

Another option is to just do the interview whether you accepted the offer or not. There's no need to tell anyone anything. Even if you have a contract you'll be in a probation period usually.
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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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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

Just say yes. If you get the job and they actually expect a car to be available, tell them it broke down and you're looking for a replacement.
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Recruiter not disclosing where he got my phone number and resume from

Any time you post your resume online, assume that the information is going to be scraped and added to online databases that recruiters can pay to subscribe to. All that the recruiter knows is that ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

In some parts of the US, public transportation is sufficiently unreliable or inflexible that many employers prefer not to hire people who will be using it to commute. (This once-common question is now ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

A decent answer would be: "I do have a driving license. I don't have any need for a car right now, so I'd like to know why the job would require a car". For example, if you were to work from ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

Just say yes and move on to another question (or followup why that is relevant) In all aspects relevant for the job, your current status is equal to literally owning a car. So while you would be ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

We are not allowed to ask whether somebody has a car or not. The better question is, "Can you arrive on time to the work site?" Some jobs that recruiters have may need you to visit different ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

In the US, 'do you have a car/do you have reliable transportation' is often a gatekeeping question - if you don't actually need a car for the job, then this question is just weeding out people who ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one? He's needs to know if I have a car. I don't currently, but if the jobs a good fit I have no ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

You answer it "I currently don't but would be willing to get one (and insurance, of course) if needed for the job, or rent a car occasionally. I do have a driver's license. What does the company ...
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Platform for negotiations, correct wording and closing “blank spots”

This answer reduces to "I honestly don't see where and how we can use you. You don't have the needed background and we don't have a job for a remote worker. If we missed something, let us know; ...
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Should i go over my job recruiters head?

It sounds like the startup company is the one having the issues here. For whatever reason they don't have things in order. They obviously like you, but aren't completely ready to commit. There ...
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Should i go over my job recruiters head?

If you don't think it isn't a little fishy, then go for it. You don't owe the recruiter anything. You didn't sign an agreement with them. Somebody is either disorganized or poorly running some part of ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

"Also the job is 100% onsite" That job might still require you to visit multiple sites. The question are: how many days a week will it be needed? How many miles a day? If all the sites are ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

"I have access to a vehicle" Which is not a lie - you do, you can buy one.
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

Do some recruiters delete their accounts and recreate them periodically? The scam ones do. And this whole thing sounds like a scam, you've said yourself that this doesn't add up. I would double check ...
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How to answer pre screening question "do you have a car" if I currently don't but could get one?

"I have transport to and from work". I work from home myself. My transport to and from work involves a pair of slippers.... If they do require you to use a car for work, check the insurance ...
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Potential employer promised to give an answer but has not yet responded

You got an email on Thursday. It is now Monday. It is still within a couple of business days. Unless they specifically say they will contact you on a weekend, expect that they are counting business ...
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