Internal transfer

Amazon $_$_
Jun 20, 2018 11 Comments

I saw a job on jobfinder. Contacted the manager and he told me to apply officially when I didn’t want to . I did that and he talked to my manager even without conducting an interview and they talked and then the HM stopped responding. Didn’t even give me chance to interview. I am not LE and have good reviews on forte. Isn’t this unprofessional behavior?

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  • New Kalesa
    Very unprofessional but you avoided a bad manager?
    Jun 20, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Eng
    Rexit

    Microsoft Eng

    PRE
    Palantir
    Rexitmore
    Sucks, but..Anytime you hit apply for internal jobs it triggers a CC to your direct manager.

    Make sure you whatever role it is, you are able to do an informal loop. Some (maybe even most) managers understand and are good with that. Others not so much. Make sure you communicate that upfront before applying though and set that expectation.
    Jun 20, 2018 2
    • Apple / Eng cho Chang
      Does it really always CC ur manager?
      Jun 20, 2018
    • Amazon / Eng
      sistinas

      Amazon Eng

      PRE
      Amazon
      sistinasmore
      Yes it does and hrbp (the old and the new) and the recruiter.
      Jun 21, 2018
  • Google ecco023
    That seems horrible behavior......
    Jun 20, 2018 0
  • Microsoft IEjP42
    Next time don’t do that until you’re two conversations deep.
    Jun 20, 2018 0
  • Amazon zOnkd
    It's possible you're on the dev list
    Jun 20, 2018 1
    • Amazon $_$_
      OP
      Mgr told hv rating + I got increase comp
      Jun 20, 2018
  • Amazon ILWg08
    Went trough a thorough interview loop, got thumbs up from the HM, he told me to apply, I did. few days later he told me he could not move forward to talk to my manager. I had already spoken to my manager about my aspirations to do something else and he had said that he would not block me and would support me! Lies. By the way the HM and my HR bp had told me that the only way I could be blocked is if I was in a PIP and I was not. When I contacter HR bp , I was told that my manager must have given a bad picture of me! I’m stuck in here .... anybody had similar experience ? Now I am constantly dodging ‘bullets’ from him... Hell! Horrible culture!
    Feb 3 0
  • Amazon / Eng 3d
    Not the right thing at all, did this get resolved? If you need some guidance, dont hesitate to ping me.
    Sep 10, 2018 0
  • Amazon ntvo77
    Dev list and LE are not the same thing. You could easily be on a Dev list and still rated HV.
    Jun 21, 2018 0

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