5 posts tagged with work by hazelshade.
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Recruiters at job prospect want to contact current employers

[JobFilter] I've been through two interviews, they've contacted my references, and now the "last step" in the application process is for them to contact my current employers -- who don't know I want to leave. How normal is this? What should I do? [more inside]
posted by hazelshade on Aug 29, 2007 - 29 answers

Help me not be sketchy

Job application ethics question. A job I started last month isn't working out, so I recently interviewed for a job at another firm. The prospective employer wants me to submit an application form in which I list my current employer (including my current supervisor's name and contact info). It would save me a lot of angst if I could leave my 2-month-old current job off this form entirely. Is it OK if I do that? [more inside]
posted by hazelshade on Apr 22, 2007 - 8 answers

Insane to Try to Leave a Job Right After Starting It?

Should I try to leave the job I just started? [more inside]
posted by hazelshade on Mar 22, 2007 - 15 answers

Working hard for the non-money

[I got a master's degree for this?] Filter. I just got a job offer for a barely-livable amount of money. Other applications are pending. Please tell me whether my expectations are insane, and how to plot my next move. [more inside]
posted by hazelshade on Feb 20, 2007 - 48 answers

What we have here... is a failure to communicate

Calling all AskMefites who work for a strategic communications firm or in corporate communications: how did you get your gig? [more inside]
posted by hazelshade on Nov 28, 2006 - 8 answers

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