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wee answer Wednesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I just moved to a new city, and an expert in my field offered to introduce me to several directors and managers via email since I’m looking for a job. My communication MA and teaching background are gathering dust on the resume. My salary is public record. It seems I am immediately at a disadvantage when approaching a potential employer with salary-related issues. Can my salary information negatively impact my ability to find a new job?

2012 54

terse answer Thursday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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In addition, the candidate and I share similar (very unusual and on-the-surface not very “marketable”) educational and work experiences–I really feel for how hard it is to find a position coming from that background! That if they’re looking for advice on what to do with our sort of weird background, I’d be happy to chat? If you’d really be happy to chat, that would be a really kind thing to offer.

2013 56

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employer wants permission to call people outside my reference list

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager employer wants permission to call people outside my reference list March 17, 2011 A reader writes: I recently was asked to sign a Consent to Reference Check form. in a long interview process, can I ask about salary?

2011 72

am I not getting hired because I'm gay?

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Now, am I going to promise you that no one is discriminating against you because you’re gay? For what it’s worth, I’ve noticed a lot of people assuming that their lack of offers must be evidence that something nefarious is going on.

2011 68

short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I’ve already asked for a job so why did they offer me an informational interview? I found out today that someone who is about to come on board with us is going to be offered $25k more than I make a year. The litmus test: Would they dispute the title in a reference check?)

2011 67