I am a Ph.D. looking to transition from academia into industry - which is quite challenging during "normal" times (as industry jobs are much more competitive and well paid), and got an additional "twist" with the pandemic situation thanks to universities cutting down their costs and firing staff.
This is my first outside-of-academia job search ever and I am looking for advice on how to interpret recruiters behaviour. Over the past month, I've had a few companies reaching out to me after I've submitted my application - and while in some cases the conversation with the recruiter ended up well and I got passed to the hiring manager, there were already 2 cases that I don't fully get how to interpret.
The recruiter would appear super interested and advertise their company, as well as seem to be fully satisfied with my experience. They would say that they think I'm a perfect match and enthusiastically promise to follow up with more information etc - but then just disappear. They won't respond to my follow up emails (I sent two so far - one per week) - although during our active conversation, they would reply within an hour.
As a result, I feel very frustrated and don't know what to think. Why wouldn't they be open if they realize that I'm not a good fit? Why would you just start ignoring a candidate instead of taking 30 seconds to write a quick reply..? Or is it something that's "widely accepted" and I should just embrace it?
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Specifically the required length of service to qualify?
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I don't know why, but I have been feeling hesitant about publishing a portfolio.
I just feel so scared in posting all of my accomplishments online where anyone can see. I've tried multiple times creating a career portfolio and I always abandon it midway. I also feel like I don't have enough accomplishments I can brag about. Any advice?
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I am not quite sure what to put this in the comments.
But at my work, they pay the males more than they pay the females, even if the females have degrees. I have three degrees. The two men that I work with get more then I do. The one that just got hired gets $2 more an hour then I do & has no experience or degrees, the other one has been there one month longer then me & is handsome & never even finished school with a very shady past & gets $3 more an hour then I do. I have also worked in this industry for over 25 years. I’m very upset about this & have already approached management about it twice. Any suggestions?
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I ran across this article on salary negotiation.
The tips come from an Indiana University professor of business law and management. I thought I would share since I've seen posts in the past asking how to negotiate.
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I have been working for a company for over 7 years.
I'm a valued worker and am excellent at what I do. I am an accounts manager and I spend a lot of time working with customers and ensuring the accounts of sales projects are correct and in scope of their contracts. However, our workplace is toxic. The salesMEN are very demanding and demeaning of their coworkers. They are non-communicative, demanding, and rude. The boss seems to be more interested in money from sales than the moral of the overall workers. I have had confrontations with a couple of these salesmen as I try to provide support to them. My boss just told me he wants me to work from home because they feel I'm am difficult to work with. I am concerned about not being able to fully complete my job tasks now as I am isolated from my co-workers. Even though me boss has provided me with computers, dual monitors, phone and a printer at my home, it feels like I'm being pushed out.
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I have a hearing in my county with the Department of Labor and the School System where I worked.
I was a clerk who was forced to resign so they wouldn’t have to pay unemployment. I appealed and now three years later, I have a hearing. Any suggestions on the best way to handle these jerks ?