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How do you pitch a new position to a company? I’ve been contracting with this startup for about a year now and there’s a clear need for this role. But I’m still unsure about how to do it and nervous.

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Hi fishies- What would be the best way to apply to a slightly different job in a different in the same company? Fill out an application, reach out to the team manager, or talk to my manager? Thanks!

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Currently working at Perforce Software in Minneapolis as a writer making 70k. Was offered a job to be a writer at Amazon Alexa for 95k plus 11k sign on and shares.

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Hi Fellow professionals,
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Do you guys get random emails offering to discuss a possible position? I get many of these and I’m not sure if they are legit!
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I need some help and advice! I have a new intern from Europe and he is related to higher ups! He is very dismissive and overlooks anything I say, arguing thy he doesn’t agree with what I’m asking him … more

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