6 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

Undercover Recruiter

The days of working 40+ years for the same employer and retiring with a generous pension after years of company loyalty have been replaced with a new norm – changing jobs every few years […]. 6 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job Undercover Recruiter -.

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8 Mistakes to Avoid If You’re Job Hunting During COVID-19 

Ms. Career Girl

If it’s been a while since you’ve job hunted, knowing what not to do when searching or applying for a job is as vital as running a spell check on your cover letter. To avoid the biggest job-hunting and interview mistakes, you need to do your homework.

2020 224
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Important Things to Know When Considering a Career in Trucking

Jobacle

There is no shortage of careers to consider when you’re looking for a new job. However, if years of school and tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of debt aren’t the routes you want to take in the pursuit of a job, you may find yourself considering a career in trucking.

2020 219

If I Refuse a 20 Percent Pay Cut, Is it a Resignation or Termination?

Evil HR Lady

And it was a bigger slap in the face when the HR person from the new company didn’t even know I existed (I work remotely, while 90% of the company is in another city). . A couple of things: I wouldn’t take it as a slap in the face that the new HR department didn’t know you exist.

2020 259

Job Hunting Tips When You’re Changing Career Fields

Ms. Career Girl

So you’ve decided you’re going to try for a new job. Not just a new job really, but a new job in a completely new field. Does that new job support my desired work/life balance? Did you supervise people in your previous job?

2020 191

Should You Quit Before a Layoff?

Evil HR Lady

I was verbally told they want to keep me and hoped to put me at another branch in town at the same salary but lesser position. Because my salary is the same, under our policies I am not eligible for a severance package. ” They hope to put you in a new position.

2020 243

Best "Better Salary and Benefits" Resignation Letter Example [2020]

Algrim.co

As an employee, resigning from a current job to go to a new job with better benefits or salary is fairly common. When they are no longer able to increase the salary of their workers, it’s common for an employee to pursue a new position or new job becaus Employers may have a cap in terms of the compensation or benefits package they can offer their employees.

2020 40

Making Sure You’re Job Hunting With The Right Expectations

Corn on the Job

Going job hunting can mean that we continually second-guess ourselves. But when we are job hunting one of the most crucial aspects that we need to address within ourselves is the expectations we place on the process of job hunting. Don’t Apply For Every Single Job You See!

2020 99

How To Get Your Boss To Pay For Your Move

Ms. Career Girl

Negotiating is definitely a skill, and it’s one that can make a huge difference in determining whether you as a woman are paid fairly at a new job. In 2020, most women are aware that it’s essential to negotiate fair pay.

2020 130

How to Prepare Candidates for Job Interviews?

Recruit CRM

It, therefore, is the job of every recruiter to ensure that every candidate is briefed well before assigning them to any client selection process. Most candidates have one format of resume that they have created painstakingly, and they end up sending it with every job application.

2020 52

update: I ask candidates their salary expectations and don’t feel bad about it

Ask a Manager

I ask candidates their salary expectations and don’t feel bad about it. With regard the substance of the issues, I have thought about it a lot, and will seriously consider changing how we do things in the future with regard to stating/asking about salary.

2020 40

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume. In order to secure a good paying job, you need previous experience. However, in order to secure that previous experience, you need to have a job. However, there are 8 jobs that don’t need a resume of any kind.

2020 56

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America. For the current job seekers, this came as welcome news. Estimates put job openings at 1.4 million more than the number of unemployed job seekers.

2020 74

How To Build A Team Of Recruiters?

Recruit CRM

I have come across many colleagues who quit their jobs, started off something on their own and called themselves entrepreneurs. Remember that a new. start-up cannot afford higher salaries. Typically the work that you would allocate to such a new hire would be to – 1.

2020 52

Resignation Letter for Switching Departments or Transferring Within the Same Company

Algrim.co

It is common to switch departments, accept a new job title, and write a resignation letter informing the job transfer employer. A human resources department may need this letter to keep on file following the increase in salary, addition

2020 52

can I leverage a job offer for a raise at my current job?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I know that under normal circumstances, it’s possible and even savvy to use a new job offer to leverage a raise out of a current employer. The CEO has been open about the company’s lost revenue for the year, and everyone who has remained at the company has taken a reduced salary through at least the next few months. With the current state of everything, should I only interview for another job if I have a reasonable intent of taking it?

2020 32

I was praised for my insecurities, boss pressures me to reschedule vacations, and more

Ask a Manager

I’ve struggled to find my place and pace in my job, and I have doubts and insecurities about my work that I try to be honest about so they can be addressed. Has this become some kind of new normal? Should I mention my pay cut to explain why I’m looking for a new job?

2020 47

employee talks about people’s weight, asking about salary before interviewing, and more

Ask a Manager

I always feel embarrassed when I wake up in these situations, since I am technically sleeping on the job. This isn’t exactly sleeping on the job — I mean, you are in a literal sense, but it’s not like you’re napping when you’re supposed to be crunching data. Can I ask about salary up-front? I loved the job and the people, but they couldn’t afford to pay me a salary that would cover my student loans. Starting a new job as a recent widow.

2020 26

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

The minute theaters were recommended to close for Covid I pretty much knew I wouldn’t have a job to go back to when they opened again – and sure enough, I was furloughed at Easter and laid off in August. Until 2020, I’ve really loved it.

2020 43

updates: the loony reopening plans, too much jargon, and more

Ask a Manager

Coupled with our leadership, many coalition members felt that this effort could jeopardize their jobs, so we submitted our recommendations anonymously. One of the commenters pointed out that government jobs (which this is) need to treat all candidates the same. It’s “where are you now?”

2020 41

updates: the boundary-violating boss, the scars, and more

Ask a Manager

I got lots of advice from commenters on my letter to you that it was time to look for a new job and thats what really pushed me. Now I am in a wonderful job, on my ideal career path, with amazing bosses. It’s “where are you now?”

2020 41

update: can you fire someone solely for being racist?

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose company fired a new employee for racism ? She felt her view of my experience was compounded by the fact that I work for a family company, she assumes our HR is just someone’s cousin that got the job via nepotism. It’s “where are you now?”

2020 41

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

Although I love my current job/supervisors/coworkers, I’ve hit the salary cap at my current organization. Despite my reservations about changing organizations during this pandemic, I applied for and got a new job!

2020 43

recruiter named a lower salary than the job ad, what do candidates want to know about company culture, and more

Ask a Manager

Recruiter quoted a salary that’s half of what was listed in the job ad. Is it common to be offered a much lower salary than is posted in a job listing? A recruiter called me regarding it and said that the salary would be $24,000 a year to start. I currently make $54,000 a year but I’m trying to move and this job is located where I want to be. Say, “I wanted to verify the salary with you. It’s processes and jobs.

2020 26

updates: exclamation point overload, the person who caused a Covid panic, and more

Ask a Manager

Is my first job supposed to be crappy? They offered me the job, and I took it. I didn’t want to get a job, I wanted to sleep for a year and I was hoping someone would give me an excuse to just walk away from a source of stress. But I took the job, and things worked out.

2020 41

should we just give money for the holidays, boss drops stress bombs, and more

Ask a Manager

I recognize I already receive a generous salary, will received a raise soon, and would be in the spring round if I had happened been hired at a later date anyway, but this feels like a betrayal. What’s the best day of the week to start a new job? Take the job if you want it!

2020 43

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

Everyone thinks the job is glamorous — think entertainment, high level politics, or Madison Avenue advertising. You have the dream job!” By reading Ask a Manager, and a fair amount of therapy, I’ve landed an amazing new job.

2020 41

updates: the unreasonable hiring process, the blown interview, and more

Ask a Manager

I agree, but clearly I’m applying for a full time job which makes me no longer available to these clients in the future. At the beginning of November, I started a new job and I absolutely love it. how can we get job applicants to stop applying for every open position?

2020 41

updates: the boss’s spying friend, the strangely encouraging employee, and more

Ask a Manager

A few months later, I accepted a job in a totally different sector and got a 50% raise. When I was asked for my salary requirements, I used your language (Can you tell me a little more about how raises are calculated and if there are cost of living increases?). It’s “where are you now?”

2020 39

after I asked for a raise, my boss told me I buy too much coffee

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: In August, I made the decision to begin a job search. I am pleased to say that I recently put in my two weeks notice and am excited to be starting a new job in the same industry soon. Thanks for all the job advice!). My coffee buying does not negatively impact my job performance, my ability to get to work on time, etc. Your boss’s comment that you’d be more satisfied with your salary if you cut back on coffee is ridiculous and insulting.

2020 35

my cost-of-living raise doesn’t cover my increased costs of living, my office has a mold problem, and more

Ask a Manager

” Obviously I know that, but I thought that a “cost of living” adjustment to your salary shouldn’t come at a net loss and should cover the actual cost of living increases (i.e., but some people are completely blindsided and never know what made them lose their job.

2020 43

my boss commented on my work with a puke emoji, coworker is upset I’m pregnant, and more

Ask a Manager

I was working with a guy named Alan who was managing this new opportunity and working with potential applicants who were vying for the one seat in the program that our organization had. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss commented on my work with a puke emoji.

2020 43

I couldn’t use sick time after my boyfriend had a stroke because we’re not married, and more

Ask a Manager

Moving back to old company soon after starting new job. About six months ago, I left my former organization for a new job that was an upgrade in responsibilities and salary. Is my instinct that I would burn a bridge at my new company correct?

2020 39

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I can fake it well enough that I’ve kept jobs and got raises/promotions, but it’s not healthy for me. For the past two years I’ve been in a job that I otherwise love, but was incredibly underpaid relative to both our salary band and the market.

2020 43

update: I suck at my job but am otherwise a delightful person

Ask a Manager

Remember the reader who realized she wasn’t very good at her job but knew her employer really liked her and was hoping there might be a way to make things work (first update here )? I wasn’t well suited to the job I was hired for. And I got the job!

2020 38

if the job that laid me off wants to bring me back, can I decline and still collect unemployment?

Ask a Manager

I left a job of eight years to go work for them and I believe I made a mistake in doing so. I just want to make sure I do it correctly so I can collect unemployment while I look for a new job. It’s an emergency safety net to help keep you afloat if you lose your job.

2020 45

using a job offer to get a counteroffer from your current company — does COVID change things?

Ask a Manager

I also love my current job and team, but it’s in a field that I feel guilty working in. Without getting into too much detail, sometimes the job requires things in the day to day that are icky. As uncertain as things are right now, I’m as confident as can be that my current job is safe.

2020 43

I lied on my resume — now what?

Ask a Manager

My interaction with the team has reinforced my confidence in wanting the job and guilt about lying where I attended college (at least two people have remarked what a wonderful place it is, so it hasn’t gone unnoticed). job searching outside

2020 37

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I have been job searching since January after a move. I was in a new city without connections. Then I realized how happy I was to have my current job and how fortunate, especially in my colleagues, and settled in to enjoy being home and working hard.

2020 42

can I talk about my boyfriend’s other girlfriend at work?

Ask a Manager

Moving in with them coincided with a new job, and I really don’t know how to talk about it at work, or if it’s even appropriate. I like my job but my company is postponing a promised promotion and cutting everyone’s pay. However, the company is undergoing dramatic financial issues and last week management cut everyone’s salary by 10% to preserve our financial stability. They’re planning to maintain the cut throughout all of 2020.

2020 43

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

About a year ago, I took a new stretch role at my current company in a different department. This job came with significantly more responsibility (both managerial and otherwise), a nice step up in pay, and work that sounded like an interesting way to expand my skills.

2020 39

my coworker is a Covid denier, we have to critique the work of other job candidates, and more

Ask a Manager

I work for a large company (500,000+ employees) in an office job that can be done entirely remotely, and often has full-time remote positions. My new coping mechanism is just to leave the call as soon as Covid comes up, but I’m really missing the connection to my other coworkers.

2020 38

my coworker slept with my boyfriend, feedback for an excellent employee, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m new to managing and have a non-problem problem. If Dave asked you for something he could work on to do an even better job in his role, what would you say? Family member died right before I started a new job. Should my resume include a part-time job outside my field?

2020 37