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I’ve been a technical recruiter for almost 7 yrs and I’m looking to pivot. A few things I’ve realized:
1. I don’t see a future in TA
2. The volatility - yes all careers are uncertain right now but TA definitely i… more

I’m a Finance Analyst eager to pivot into Vendor Management/Project Management roles. With some previous experience in vendor management and current involvement in the Facilities and Vendor committee … more

Me all day looking for jobs so I can get out of call center hell...anyone else in this industry and desperately trying to get out? I feel like I could do most administrative jobs, entry level HR roles, and anything customer facing that isn't on the phone. Any recommendations of where I should apply would be great!

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Potential opportunity coming up in the company I work at to move from software developer to engineering manager.

Background:
- Worked in a non-technical field (11 years)
- Pivoted to working as a software developer … more

Does anyone have a good résumé/ LinkedIn profile editing service that they can recommend ? ATS is throwing me out of a bunch of opportunities …

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I work 2 jobs. During the day I'm a disability examiner, and the other job I'm doing learning development, training, auditing notes, and consulting on problem cases in therapy. I have 2 master… more

I have a fulfilling full time job, but I am working part time on the family protection /retirement planning part time, with a financial advisor broker. If u are interested in a self growth career opti… more

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Does anyone here have experience working in staffing agency sales? Looking to transition into this industry.

I am a long time retail Store Manager looking to leave retail. I have a vast amount of skills that can transition well into other fields, but I keep hitting a wall. For anyone that has successfully ma… more

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I’ve been with Amazon retail for 4 years.
I have 15days of leave left.
My monthly income is 5000£ gross.
Im planning to resign next month.
How much will I be paid ?Amazon

What are the jobs that people are doing pool side on their laptops. Basically asking what jobs are you not having to answer a headset every three seconds. I see a lot of posts online that they can wor… more

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Hi everyone ! I hope you're enjoying your summer holidays!

I've recently gotten my GED and want to start in the tech industry. I'm a first time college freshman majoring in Computer Information Technology programming/analytics. I'm re-entering the… more

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I have a degree in buisness management and criminal psychology, I've managed several businesses, mostly retail and resort campground, I have also started 3 businesses and a non-profit. I don't… more

Anyone have experience going from sales into analytics or project management?

Hello all. Im currently a CD w/ a small/mid agency within tech- clients include IBM, Dell AT&T. I have a particular focus on video/motions graphics production and oversee everything from large sca… more

I am:
* Tech. PM (unemployed for a year)
* ~15 years of cumulative. exp within
- embedded SW development ~12 yrs
- TPM ~3 yrs

Hard to find TPM jobs in embedded space.
Often, I am asked, "why move from embedded to PM?"

At the time (20… more

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What is protocol during your 2 weeks notice? Do you actually do work?

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What is a career pivot. Perhaps I do not understand with this word means...pivot, I feel as though I'm pivoting without any of the desired results from pivoting.

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Can anyone tell me how I get a job outside of my department, I have had alot of interviews and second interviews but no offers? I'm thinking you really need ro know so.eone?

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I recently accepted a new sales role at a facility that’s been around for about 10 years or so. Solid product, team is fine, working space is atrocious and the company REFUSES to allow any WFH. They operate like … more

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Hello, looking for advice.

I am a licensed financial trader (series 7, 63, SIE) who specializes in retirement accounts. Looking for a new sector to move in to based on my limited experience. I really hate financial securitie… more

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I’m so discouraged in the world today, presume is right, applications are at or below my skill level, they Re thorough and complete and I’m still jobless, there’s no way someone’s resume was better (n… more

Hi All, I just realized a couple of people work part time as Project managers in addition to their jobs. Any ideas how and where I can find some of these side gigs?

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Hi all, I have been on nearly a dozen interviews in the past 10 months with no final offers, I have an interview next week and want to ensure I close the deal this time. I haven't received any con… more

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I'm making something of a career change, and I was hoping you lovely people may have some advice.

For over a decade I've been self employed as a content writer, and having seen my particular niche whittled away over t… more

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I've been in the moving industry for nearly 10 years and want to make a pivot to People Operations. It's been really hard trying to get work outside of the industry. I have HR/ People Ops expe… more

Any stay at home dads that feel like because they are stay at home now due to daycare fees, that most people look down on them? I had about an 11 year career working in the sports industry, but looked… more

Feeling imposter syndrome? Consider whether you are clear about your best fit role. If not, learn more about each role and compare each with your strengths. When you find this sense of "fit," your confidence will inherently improve.

If you know your ideal role and still don't feel confident, get objective with your skillset (ie get feedback from past colleagues).

Where can you improve your confidence?


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Hi all! Long story short—got a new boss before going on PTO for a week and was told my job would not change at all. As soon as he started, I have pretty much gone from a marketing manager to a product… more

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Is entering the corporate world worth it? I was thinking of getting into the Learning and Development realm (long term plan). Any insights? Thanks

Leaving for --> mental health and work-life balance… more

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I just got let go yday from my work after 5 years in Dubai. I’m more of a generalist but didn’t have the “consulting skills”…I’m trying to now determine my next path forward, anyone have tips or resou… more

Data/Reporting to Cloud Engineering. Is this a viable transition? I’ve been in the data world, Python coding, machine learning dabbling, several dashboard techs. I feel like I can do just about anythi… more

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What’s a job where I won’t get blamed for every single thing that goes wrong. I tired of people complaining when I can only do so much as one person. Yet they don’t want to do anything themselves

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I'm currently working as a Translator (Modern Languages graduate with a Masters in Translation) but want to pivot to a higher-paying career. What are the best options for me?

This is where I'm at in my career. Any other teachers in here who are looking for something new after years of stress? I'll miss some aspects of the job so much, but I don't make enough to be this miserable. So far looking at healthcare and some HR positions, but any recommendations are welcome

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So 'Workday'....I have a job that I applied for in March! Yes, March, that still says 'In Process'.....What is the point of it if it never gets scrubbed? Release me already!

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What would you do or say if your supervisor asked you (in regard to Trump getting shot at his rally), "did your President get shot?" And then proceeds to laugh afterwards... like dont expect… more

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