I work for Small Company A. I want to work for Small Company B. But Small Company A has close dealings with Small Company B, and I worry that Small Company A will find out if I apply to Small Company B. And there will be repercussions if my current bosses at Small Company A find out, because they are extremely petty. So what should I be doing? [more inside]
Should I take the job or hope I get another offer? [more inside]
NonprofitChaosFilter: The grants fell through, and I'm the last full-timer in an office of 2. What's the most ethical thing to do when I'm the last employee left, there's no money left, and I've become the director's right-hand gal? [more inside]
Tell me about your (non-teaching) job at a US college or university! [more inside]
In the current and near-future markets, are there viable opportunities for a Mac-specific IT guy, and are Apple certifications worth it? [more inside]
Help me evaluate the utility of resumé services, career consultants, and placement agencies for attorneys in a smallish job market near a large market. [more inside]
Controversial Job Change: Family business broke up, 1/2 the family left current company to start competing business. Considering the bad blood, how do I make a switch to the other team? [more inside]
I want to quit the corporate world, grow a head full of dreadlocks, make a living selling handmade beads, and just kind of...hang out, y'know? How do I do that? [more inside]
What can an overworked English BA do now that he has realized Medicine was a ginormous mistake and he wants out of his residency? [more inside]
How can I make sure I can squeeze as much money as possible out of my company in my new position in DC?
How can I make sure I can squeeze as much money as possible out of my company in my new position in DC? [more inside]
My head needs hunting...how do I find the hunters in my field? [more inside]
I'm applying for a job as an academic coordinator at a Kaplan/Princeton Review type place. They're asking me what my salary requirements are and I'm not sure what to say. What's an average salary at one of these places? [more inside]
I'm putting together my resume. How far back do I need to go when writing the employment history? Google does not seem to have any answers for someone in my specific situation. [more inside]
My wife has been a Spanish teacher for 7 years. This year she said "no more" and quit. She wants to find a job where she can use her language or at least be in an environment helping Hispanics. We've done the online thing and are coming up with nothing. What else can we do [more inside]
How were you able to work your way through college? [more inside]
Should I quit my job? [more inside]
MeFi lawyers, professionals and other grown-ups: how can I renege on a permanent job offer with a law firm that I tentatively accepted without burning too many bridges? Or is there a better solution? [more inside]
Salaryfilter: I'm worried I gave a range that was too low and now I'd like to prevent any screwing of myself. [more inside]
I'm a recent graduate with an undergrad degree in economics. Where can I find an economics-related job that doesn't require a PhD? Location doesn't matter much, I just need a job. [more inside]
What are your experiences of working with a UK temp agency? [more inside]
Another "Help me plan my life" question... [more inside]
Is this a job offer or a scam? [more inside]
How closely do job requirements in a want ad typically match what a company is actually willing to accept?
How closely do job requirements in a want ad typically match what a company is actually willing to accept? [more inside]
Has anyone made their hobby their job and NOT been happy with the decision? I'm specifically thinking about television writing but other fields would apply... [more inside]
I'm an undergrad (rising sophomore) interested in going to law school. Is it worth it to become an NALA Certified Paralegal? [more inside]
Where can I go from here? I switched jobs (from waitressing to working at a pet store) a month ago, and plan on staying at the pet store for about a year. What can I do with pet store experience? [more inside]
Help with salary negotiations? The standard wisdom -- which I've been trying to follow -- is that you aren’t supposed to talk about salary until after you get a job offer. But the organization began talking about it when they called to schedule the first interview. Suggestions? [more inside]
I have been applying for entry-level graphic design jobs from Philadelphia craigslist for two months and haven't received even the slightest nibble of interest. What am I doing wrong? [more inside]
What do you do? What is your job? [more inside]
Recent Graduate: Work towards 2nd Bachelors, Masters, or take a lower paying position I hope will lead to the job I want? [more inside]
For what jobs are applicants accepted largely based on an examination? Inspired by this question. [more inside]
Preparing for a technical/artistic interview? [more inside]
Why won't anyone hire me? [more inside]
How do I, a soon-to-be high school senior, go about tutoring math as a part-time job? [more inside]
What do I want my actual position with a start-up to be when it becomes a more structured company? [more inside]
I loved "Gig," and I'd like recommendations for more books to help with the "inside view" of various jobs. Bonus points for books that might also help me gauge what I'm good at. [more inside]
What can I do to save up as much money as possible as quickly as possible before I begin grad school?
How can I make as much money as possible in the month before I move to NYC to begin grad school? [more inside]
Career / resume / job hunting advice for moving to a big city and looking for an engineering / government job.
Career / resume / job hunting advice for moving to a big city and looking for an engineering / government job. Looking for advice to help me squeeze every bit of juice out of my first job which I consider to be a very rare job for someone of my background, age, and experience. [more inside]
I've come to understand from co-workers as well as things that have gone on this past week, that I will be getting fired on Monday. How should I handle it? Much more after the jump. [more inside]
My brother-in-law is having a very hard time finding a job in Houston, Texas. Any ideas or job leads? [more inside]
How do I move back to New Orleans? Or, in light of the economy here and elsewhere, should I stay in Baton Rouge and suck it up? [more inside]
Do other countries have an equivalent of the UK's jobs.ac.uk, where pretty much all academic jobs are advertised?
I'm an entry-level computer technician looking for advice on what skills are most vital for me in today's market, and how to best achieve them. Specifically, I would like to know what hands-on classes I should look into in the Nashville, TN area. [more inside]
So, how does one usually go from their first job to their second one? [more inside]
I'm applying for professional jobs after 6 months of maternity leave. How, if at all, should this be reflected (a) in my resume/cover letter and (b) in my interviews? [more inside]
jobofferfilter: got a job offer! yea! now the salary negotation…ick. do companies always expect you to counter their offer? what now? [more inside]
so im absently toying with the idea of shuffling the deck a bit... tell me about skilled jobs in the field of botony/agriculture/tree care that do not absolutely require a formal (college) education. [more inside]
When applying to a new job, how do I explain to employers in my cover letter about the 4 months break I took as a result of a family issue?
When applying to a new job, how do I explain to employers in my cover letter about the 4 months break I took as a result of a family issue? [more inside]
Upcoming interview for a technical Dream Job. Problem is, I've been working in a similar-ish industry, but don't have any professional experience directly related. How can I better emphasize my broad technical background, autodidact tendencies and passion for the industry to help assuage concerns the interviewer may have? [more inside]
I will be putting together a resume soon. However the exact dates and other details regarding some of my past jobs escape me. Is there a site that will give me my job history? Everything Google gives me requires payment/enrollment is some service. I want free and no attachments, is that doable? Subquestion, best resume putting together site/application/thing?