Job in question is an on-call healthcare position that's interesting, but I know I'll be relocating soon. Details inside. [more inside]
My SO applied for, was interviewed for, and subsequently was offered an academic post (lectureship). Some stuff just wasn't right from the outset, and all the contact with the department made it clear that it's not the right place to be working. Please help us to say 'no thanks' correctly. [more inside]
How do I time submitting my resignation, in order to best give my employer(s) time to prepare, without adding too much additional stress to a big upcoming project? [more inside]
What is proper "thank you" etiquette when given an unsolicited raise based on merit? [more inside]
Etiquette regarding followups after an interview? Found an awesome job, but don't want to seem pushy.
I found a job that I would really like to get, but the company is being slow in making a decision. [more inside]
Xmas gift for an assistant? [more inside]
I want to send some post-interview thank you emails, but I don't have the email addresses of the people I interviewed with. Should I email the recruiting contact asking for the email addresses, or just leave it alone? [more inside]
Regret of declining a job offer, I want to know how the Hiring Manager perceived me? Will I be considered for future opportunity? [more inside]
Job search, interview, etiquette question. Sorry for the length. [more inside]
Have I blown it for good? Interviewed for a job 13 days ago and then followed up with a different interviewer 5 days ago, and neglected to send thank-you notes both times. No decision has been made yet -- should I just let it go at this point, or would I still be better off sending my thanks? [more inside]
I'll be jetlagged for the first day (and week) at my new job. Help me deal with this gracefully in my new workplace. [more inside]
I'm applying to a job where I recently worked for 2 years. In my cover letter and statement of interest, should I refer to my former co-workers (who are much older than me) by first, last, or full name? [more inside]
I sent a possibly-horrible resume to an influential friend, who graciously passed it along. What do I do? [more inside]
I am in the midst of applications for professional positions in my field. Often the people doing the hiring will fly interview candidates out to their location for a day-long interview process, which includes meals with people on the search committee. How can I gracefully request that they accommodate my vegan diet? [more inside]
How can I show higher ups at a workplace that I really love it here and want to stay on permanently? [more inside]
Interview etiquette: do I call to follow-up on scheduling an appointment for an interview? [more inside]
How do I evaluate feedback at a job interview? [more inside]
Job search etiquette? So it has been three weeks since an interview, where the interviewer said it would take three or four weeks to make a decision. Is it wise/appropriate to send an email or make a call inquiring on the process? Does that look or sound desperate or keenly interested? [more inside]
New Job Etiquette: Did I do the right thing? [more inside]
I was offered a job four weeks ago, and declined it mostly due to overwhelming anxiety that stopped my brain from thinking logically. I think I made a mistake. What's the protocol for calling and asking if the job is still available and if they would consider me again? [more inside]
I am being pressured to make travel arrangements for a conference in October, but I plan on resigning sometime next week. How do I stall or get out of it without blowing my cover? I've already been stalling for a month, it's becoming more and more difficult to put it off. [more inside]
I am unemployed. I recently applied for 2 jobs. I'm much, much more interested in Job A. I will find out if I got Job B on Monday, while the application process for Job A will drag on until early March. Would it be unacceptable for me to accept Job B, while holding out for the potential of Job A? Job B is a full-time, junior position at popular website with a small, close-knit staff.
What is the etiquette for putting future employment on your resume? I will be a summer associate for a law firm between May and August, but am circulating my resume to other employers in anticipation of the interview process next fall. Is it acceptable to put "[Law Firm] - Summer Associate, May 2004 - August 2004" on a resume that you are handing out today?