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19 views

Resignation with in 1 month [on hold]

I got a great offer from other organization immediately after joining my current organization. I want to resign from the current organization and take that offer bcoz that is my dream job. How can I ...
0
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1answer
46 views

Dealing with a situation where my colleague demands i repeat documentation in their format even if it means duplication

Dealing with a situation where my colleague demands i repeat documentation in their format even when i have it somewhere else already documented with the way i want it to be formatted. This truly is ...
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1answer
31 views

Is this this stock option offering good, bad or decent? [on hold]

I live in the US. This company has ~200 people working for it. Relative to my current salary, I'm getting a very nice increase. I would be hired as a Senior Software Engineer. I can see this ...
0
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2answers
104 views

Totally messed up situation and I need HELP! [on hold]

I am in a mess of a situation and need help. My current position has been an total nightmare since day one and it is only getting worse and now I am being laid off. The basics of the situation are I ...
11
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6answers
1k views

Coworker refusing new technology changes

I am an IT Manager for a relatively small company. At our corporate office, we are switching from Outlook/Exchange to a cloud email platform. Most of the employees grumbled (they are all used to ...
0
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1answer
42 views

How to list same contracting client with two different employers on a resume

I am on H1B visa in US and working as an application development consultant in a Big company (lets say company A) for 2+ years. For first two years i was an employer of company B working for company ...
-2
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4answers
171 views

I was fired from Admin. Asst. position, after 2 months from cut-throat company, for making a typo in an email to clients [on hold]

Should I include this job in my resume. If future employers ask if I've been fired, what is the best thing to say? I was an administrative assistant I really didn't like working in an environment ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Methods of addressing someone in email

I recently sent an email to apply to a job. The only contact listed didn't have any title - let's say this is Jane Doe. In my email, I greeted with "Hello Ms. Doe"; in the response, the email was ...
0
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4answers
125 views

A fellow employee keeps making false accusations against me - who can I contact for help?

I am getting accused of hitting, screaming and sabotage of personnel records. Every day there is a new accusation. I have been investigated by HR who found that the accusations have no basis. ...
10
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5answers
1k views

New hire was terminated from previous company

We have a new team member that happens to be a colleague of a friend from another company. This new guy was terminated from the other company due to his work ethic (slacking in work, etc.). Should I ...
-1
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1answer
74 views

I want to Buy-out my notice period as per contract.

I want to resign with only one week notice period. My employment contract says that you have to give either one month notice or "payment in lieu thereof". I am willing to pay for my notice period. My ...
0
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2answers
93 views

Possible feedback from the first phone interview

Yesterday, I had a technical phone interview from a company that I've applied for. At the end, they asked me if I have further questions regarding to job or the company. I asked them the next steps of ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Part-time training: using free time at work for personal projects? [duplicate]

I'm a project manager's assistant in a small software development enterprise, in part-time training. My tutor is nice but always underestimating by capabilities. I'm not going to stay in this ...
20
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7answers
2k views

Boss asked me to copy files from ex-CEOs computer

There has recently been a change in the corporate hierarchy. The former CEO/President is now, technically, just an employee (although, to be sure, an employee with a lot of weight) and a shareholder. ...
0
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4answers
224 views

Does lacking social media (facebook, twitter, etc) look bad to hiring managers?

Years ago I made a decision to stay off of Myspace. Fast forward several years and I've applied that same decision to Xanga, LiveJournal, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and (as much as I can ...
16
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5answers
3k views

Asked to use CCTV to check fellow employee's hours

I am the only employee with access to the CCTV system but I have never been certified in CCTV operation and we do not have a CCTV policy. I inherited it as I am the IT Systems Administrator. HR have ...
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1answer
96 views

There is no salary accounts in my company but it companies asking bank statements

I'm working with an IT company since one year. It has only six employees. We do not have salary accounts. Now I am looking for change but IT companies are asking bank statements but I do not have ...
-1
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1answer
103 views

repetitive interviewing at large selective tech companies [on hold]

I've got about 15 years of experience in software engineering, and have worked for a handful of employers at this point. I've done my fair share of interviews at this point as well. Like many ...
1
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2answers
234 views

How to handle pressure when I am not fully in control of the issue (and it is beyond my skills)?

I am responsible for delivering different final product/service requests to Team A (usually Customer Sales, Business Developers, sometimes the CEO himself) using in-house-built Software that is ...
-1
votes
2answers
42 views

How to list McNair Scholarship research on resume? [on hold]

My husband received a McNair Scholarship; part of the benefit to the program is what they call a "Summer Research Institute", a program under which he was given funds to design and carry out research ...
-1
votes
1answer
85 views

2 weeks ago my recruitment agency told me I have a job offer, but nothing concrete yet [on hold]

Two weeks ago, my technical recruitment agency told me that I would receive a good offer from an expanding company. I am in touch with the recruitment agency. They told me that the company is ...
-1
votes
2answers
86 views

How to express creativity in a technical CV/Resumé [on hold]

I'm updating my CV/resumé (I work as a software developer) and one of the comments I had from someone I asked to review it was that it didn't suggest much creativity. While it expressed by technical ...
-4
votes
2answers
69 views

What would you think is better to learn and work considering IT market needs and my experiences [on hold]

Firstly, I want to mention that I'm information technology enthusiast. And I have multiple working/learning experiences in different fields of information technology. But, now I see that I should ...
7
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5answers
335 views

How to work under pressure? [on hold]

I'm studying Computer science (second year ), I Applied for a part time job at MacDonald 6hour 3 day per week, I thought that will not affect on my study but I started to feel tired and the work was ...
0
votes
1answer
253 views

Is it always good to “try” to apply?

My problem is language. My dream would be working in the UK, anyway although I have no particular problems in writing and reading, I have some lacks in spoken english. Right now there is a nice job ...
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votes
0answers
66 views

How to write a bio for a job application? [on hold]

I am going to have a job interview with Google next week and the recruiter asked me to send him a few things including my "bio". I have already sent him my CV, so I wonder what exactly should be ...
23
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7answers
4k views

What to list under a job where I achieved nothing (and the business went bust)?

I spent about one year - my first job out of college - at a quasi-startup company, which went bust soon after I left. I believe my contributions were negligible and had no major influence on the ...
-3
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0answers
193 views

I haven't been paid for a month now. Is it time to stop and leave? [on hold]

I recently got a job at this place that just opened up. I sent my resume, but I didn't hear back from them. I then went down to the shop a few weeks later. At the time I didn't know, but apparently ...
-3
votes
0answers
86 views

How to blend in at a new (my first) work environment? [on hold]

I joined as a trainee at a US based Software(Big Data) startup. Their development center is at my city and they outsource most of the work from here. They hired me as a Java developer and put me on a ...
-1
votes
0answers
110 views

Career Advice needed - am I damaging my long term career chances here? [on hold]

I feel my career has taken a down turn and need some advice on how to move forward from here - well here's my story in brief - I started off at a prestigious company and spent 8 years there - gained a ...
1
vote
3answers
548 views

How to explain to employer that I don't owe him anything due to (lack of) company policy?

Follow-up question to: Resignation letter: general tips and what to do if boss is not on site? and Put in my two weeks or wait?. [I would suggest reading these to understand the background.] Yes, I ...
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votes
0answers
47 views

how to fill out W4 when i'm getting $1600 extra income a month [migrated]

Aug 22 was my last day at a job that paid $76,000 / yr. After that that job is supposed to pay me $400 / wk for consulting for $1,600 / month. At the new job (which I started on Aug 26) I'm making ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Mention a private partnership for a Master Thesis on a CV

I am currently involved in an Engineering Master Program in a European country and I will soon begin the last year of my program during which I will spend approximately half a year working on a Master ...
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votes
0answers
49 views

Is there a good tool for versioning Word documents? [on hold]

Where I work, our source code resides in TFS allowing changes to be tracked easily, people can diff between versions, you get mails when something changes,etc.. However, the user stories we get come ...
3
votes
2answers
138 views

CV : english for technical terms

In my CV I currently mention some special fields I have experience in. I am interested in an job offer in these fields. The problem is, as I'm french speaking the fields in question are translated ...
6
votes
1answer
294 views

Correct way to do an impossible task in written interview test

I had a programming test where was asked to do a particular problem. However, there was some kind of mistake in a problem as I was able to see that there can't be particular type of inputs for the ...
-3
votes
1answer
97 views

Does good work-life balance always mean less pay and growth? [on hold]

When I am looking for a good balance between personal life and professional life at my next employer, must I always expect less pay and growth than I would find at a job where there is no such ...
-2
votes
1answer
49 views

How to update my LinkedIn profile after relocation?

Recently I relocated to different office for the company I work for and there were several duties added to my duty list, but my position internally essentially didn't change. I am thinking that I ...
0
votes
2answers
168 views

How to remove ambiguity from the meaning of an “executive” title in a corporate context?

I have seen the word "executive" being used for completely opposite levels of seniority: Someone is a "senior executive" means that one is a director or senior manager at a business. Someone is a ...
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votes
1answer
99 views

What Next for a Software Developer? [on hold]

I'm in a state of confusion and it would be great if I can get some professional advice. I've been a Software Developer (Microsoft Tech Stack) for the past 10 years. I feel like I'm losing interest ...
-1
votes
0answers
44 views

What kind of management skills should a manager mention on CV/resume skills section? [duplicate]

Many CV/resume advice websites mention that it will make recruiter's life easier to put a "top skills/areas" section on the top of the resume, or an ordered skills section, emphasizing the ...
9
votes
4answers
952 views

Mentioning personal qualities on CV [duplicate]

I've noticed that a lot of CVs contain a segment that looks something like: I have fast learning skills, out-of-the-box thinking, high motivation, loyalty and dedication. I am a hard worker and a ...
5
votes
3answers
749 views

How to politely bring up that I need more work [duplicate]

I am working a salaried position at a small software firm. Currently I am on a team that is working on a large program that is broken down into small features, which our project lead will assign to ...
1
vote
1answer
251 views

Bored due to lack of work in my new job, only three weeks in [on hold]

I just started this new role at one of the big banks in my country. I was promised when I took up the offer that I would be learning and developing my skills. But it's 3 weeks in, the manager that ...
-5
votes
5answers
379 views

Is it unethical to recharge batteries at my workplace? [on hold]

I have recently moved into a new apartment in which I have to pay for electricity. To save on my electricity bill, I have been charging my phone at work rather than at home. I am also thinking about ...
12
votes
5answers
1k views

Is it unprofessional to listen to music while at work? [on hold]

Even with headphones on with the volume on low, would this still be considered rude or unprofessional? I'd like to listen to music to help me get through my work but don't want to get told off for it. ...
2
votes
2answers
114 views

Verbally accepted commencement date

I told a company that gave me an offer that i could start at the specified commencement date but nothing was put in writing, no contracts signed (Being a contract role - they asked for payroll company ...
2
votes
2answers
166 views

What are the things that I should mention and avoid in the introduction e-mail to my team in my new job? [on hold]

I am joining my first job after my graduate studies. My manager asked me to send an e-mail to him with my short bio so that he will use it to introduce me to the entire team. I would like to mention ...
5
votes
3answers
197 views

Which name should I use on an application form when applying for a job during gender transition?

I am a person who starting gender transition which includes looking for a job where I will be able to interview and work as my correct gender. I have not yet legally changed my name; I won't be able ...
1
vote
2answers
137 views

Apply for a position with a company via a recruiter. Can I apply for a different position with the same company by myself?

Via a recruiter I applied for a position to a certain company (earlier this week). Today, I have seen that there is another position in the same company and department for which I would like to ...

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