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General > Career Advice

References Question, URGENT!

[QUOTE who="kiwon in Alhambra, California"]The place I applied to sent me an email requesting 4 references, 3 of which must be supervisors. I don't have enough supervisors ...

12 months ago
General > Career Advice

HIRING FREEZE

Did they tell you how long the hiring freeze is for?

Regardles, I would follow up.

Also, I would keep applying for other jobs.

12 months ago
General > Career Advice

I don't really know what I want to do, how I can solve this issue?

I would not quit the current contract job.

I would take courses that would improve my teaching ability & to improve my English.

I would also see if there are ...

12 months ago
General > Career Advice

which one would you recommend

[QUOTE who="Almost Suicidal"]Have you looked at jobs that would be interested in? Do they more often ask for a degree, or a certificate?[/QUOTE]

+1. It also depends ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Reasons to quit

[QUOTE who="Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois"]That's true, but it probably won't be as bad as the job the OP seems to have. He or she has to weight which would be ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Reasons to quit

[QUOTE who="findjob in North Carolina"]There's no use in talking to supervisors. The agency is a nonprofit governed by a board of directors. The BOD are friends with the ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Reasons to quit

[QUOTE who="findjob in North Carolina"]Elizabeth: The job I want to quit has caused me severe anxiety. I have trouble sleeping. Can't eat. Losing weight. Thoughts of ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Can I negotiate my salary?

I would negotiate. Yes you may have lost some leverage, but since they have offered you something higher than what they originally gave you, there is probably some room. But I ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Lunch meeting with bosses during internship

I would treat as an official interview, as in what you wear, being prepared, formal behaviour... etc.

I would also order something light & simple to allow you to focus ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Not getting good raises or promotion despite excellent performance

[QUOTE who="MattN in San Diego, California"]I forgot to ask my question. Assuming that during my future negotiation for the promotion and I were to sense my boss resistant ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

if a job posting says

[QUOTE who="Greg in Chicago, Illinois"]Just curious,
if a job posting says
REFERRALS WANTED - $1000 REWARD

If someone was to apply, and get the job ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Review my resume

[QUOTE who="Matt Arcarese in Sahuarita, Arizona"]I was wondering if someone could give my resume a look. I am trying to apply for a call center job and I wanted to have a ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Is this job worth the pay cut?

It all depends on your personal circumstances, like your age & your financial commitments and what would have to change in your lifesyle as a result of lower pay & lower ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Need advice on job offer - Web Developer

[QUOTE who="CourtneyNYC in Brooklyn, New York"]Few questions:
1. Would telling other companies to expedite their process turn them off from me as an applicant ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

A little over a month in a new job, should I start looking/applying for a new web position or just wait?

[QUOTE who="KA2 in Sydney"]I wouldn't say anything to the current offer until you've received the offer, negotiated the salary, accepted the offer & finally received ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

A little over a month in a new job, should I start looking/applying for a new web position or just wait?

[QUOTE who="whatTOdo in Jersey City, New Jersey"]@Sandy, I do hope you find a job. And when you do, hopefully it will be the one that's overall positive.

As for an ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Same company but two different position offers???

[QUOTE who="Shelly in Columbus, Ohio"]So I asked my agent at the agency if I would be able to take on the other job at the same company and leave the temp. She said it's ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Follow up for potential job...?

I don't understand: You indicate that your current job knows you applied and started to interview people to replace you... So what happens if you don't get any of these 3 positions ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Almost 50 - Is it worth it for me to get a Master's Degree?

In addition to the cost involved, could this Master's degree make you over qualified? Just a thought.

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

interview advice

For sure, I would contact the company & the person listed as the contact person.

I would just say it like it is... that you are interested in applying for this position....

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Resumes: We're Not Trying Hard Enough

[QUOTE who="John in Catonsville, Maryland"]With all the people saying that resumes May be looked at for 30 seconds or so, it would seem better to stick with the basics ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Cold E-Mailing Employers

[QUOTE who="Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois"]I periodically E-Mail practitioners (I get addresses off websites, if they put them there) and inquire about employment ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Favoritism? Not apart of the group?

[QUOTE who="Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida"]Well, now you know what the office atmosphere is. You know what your value to those people is. If you are content with the job ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Stalling about a job offer

I believe that the fact that your current employer switching you from contract to full time would look good to other potential employers, as it shows that your current employer ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Change in payrange results in being maxed out

The only thing I can think of is if your bosses can promote to the next level (if it exists) so that you are in a higher salary bracket/ pay range. For example if you are a field ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Chance at Pharmaceutical company?

Check current requirements for positions that you'd be interested & see if you can apply your skills & experience to those positions & apply. Also sse if there are any ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Too many people recommending me?

[QUOTE who="Unhappilyunemployed in Pennsylvania"]Great points I didn't consider. I hope this helps someone needing a reference.[/QUOTE]

I wasn't aware of this:

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Employers reposting jobs after weeks of interviews

[QUOTE who="Bluetea in Texas"]Its generally a bad sign when you see the same posting running over and over. That is probably The Job From Hell.[/QUOTE]

It is usally ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

"May we contact your current employer?"

[QUOTE who="Jeff in Silver Spring, Maryland"]Most reference contacts are made via phone so that there is no written record of what was said, in order to make it difficult ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

"May we contact your current employer?"

[QUOTE who="Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois"]Under no reference policies you aren't even allowed to do that. A no reference policy means just that: no reference ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Salary. To negotiate or not?

[QUOTE who="Joe in Tallahassee, Florida"]and the interviewer told me up front that there isn't a lot of negotiation room in the area of Salary. [/QUOTE]

It sound ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

"May we contact your current employer?"

[QUOTE who="Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois"]Not only do MOST of employers have a no reference policy in place, but my supervisor from the CLC Health Center ended up ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

A little over a month in a new job, should I start looking/applying for a new web position or just wait?

Like others have suggested, I would stay & keep looking.

If you get offered something that sounds better, you can decide then.... & You can also tell them that you ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Too many people recommending me?

[QUOTE who="Almost Suicidal in Houston, Texas"]It's hard to say for sure, but it's done already so nothing you can do but wait and see.

I find it ironic though ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Too many people recommending me?

[QUOTE who="THALL in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania"]
What are your thoughts? Is it bad to have this many people personally recommending me for a position?[/QUOTE]

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

2 years since my last job (Need a little resume advice)

Try to think of valuable work that you did, like volunteer, full-time student, full-time parent or carer for elderly parent.... & if it's only 8 months out of the 2 years, you ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

did i do well in the second interview or bombed it?

[QUOTE who="KA2 in Sydney"]Try to think of valuable work that you did, like volunteer, full-time student, full-time parent or carer for elderly parent.... & if it's ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

did i do well in the second interview or bombed it?

Try to think of valuable work that you did, like volunteer, full-time student, full-time parent or carer for elderly parent.... & if it's only 8 months out of the 2 years ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Should i Call Monday? Tues?

While it may not be a good sign, it's not necessarily a bad sign. May be he was too busy or may be he is still trying to decide.

May be you can follow up Tuesday or ...

13 months ago
General > Resume Tips

Review My Resume?

If they are saying that your resume is impressive & if your resume is resulting in being invited to many interviews, then your resume is probably ok. May be you can look into ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

did i do well in the second interview or bombed it?

It is good to try & figure out how an interview went, but try not to let it consume your time & energy, so you can continue to apply to other jobs. The more jobs you apply ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Micromanagement

Most micromanagers never change, even after an employee proves themselves.

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

While

May be you can start with smaller hotels.

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Approval

It is good of them to share that have 2 internal candidates.

Some companies have a policy that they must adverise a new position externally.

Many companies like to ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Should I try to find a higher paying job or see if I get a raise

You can test the waters by applying for other jobs to see if you can get any higher paying offers.

If you get a higher paying job that you like you can either take it (after ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Help!! Frustrated...

May be you can try jobs that require similar expertise/ skills like a mechanical engineer.

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Need help for a negotiation on salary

[QUOTE who="bluemoon in Houston, Texas"]I am currently working for a company A but it is from Temp to Hire. My current boss likes me and the same as everyone in the ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Waiting for Approval

They may have a geniune reason & they may not.

If you are working, they might not see any urgency to rush.

If you are not working, I would keep looking until you ...

13 months ago
General > Job Interviews

Mixed messages

I see your points.

Taking what you said in consideration: "It would have been a step backwards for me, but given my current situation, I approached this with high ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

Need a bit of career advice and help with decision making.

[QUOTE who="Gari in London, United Kingdom"]Yes, you are right I am mid 30’s. And yes endless documenting and meetings and nothing much gets done.. In fact sometimes ...

13 months ago

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