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0answers
26 views

Walmart background check [on hold]

I received my background check with competitive. Which I assume means hired but there is a Grey flag next to it. What does that mean?
0
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1answer
114 views

Frustrating response by manager due to mutual misunderstanding. Should I just let it go?

Trying to keep this brief: I report to two managers, A and B. I meet infrequently with A (~1x/month) and my day to day work has no impact on her ability to do her job. I work very closely with B and ...
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1answer
52 views

What if I don't want a title?

(I see a lot of jobs) sr this jr that thing And I don't want to commit. I want to learn it all. I come with 7 years experience in 2-3 heavy fields of IT - but with a passion. How do I ...
0
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1answer
21 views

Does it make sense to apply to second time for another position?

I have applied for a position in the company, and passed the first round but later another, competing person has been selected for the job. The company now announces they need to fill in another ...
-3
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0answers
49 views

My boss refused to let me fill out the I-9?

So... here's the deal. I started my job over a month ago. My first day, I bought along all the goods. My DL, soc card, birth certificate And passport. Get this... she Refused to let me complete ...
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1answer
71 views

What is the 'reasonable' amount of time specified in many contracts in terms of working over the normal 'working day'? [on hold]

In almost every single contract I have seen, there is this clause which allows the employers to request the contractor to work a 'reasonable' amount of hours when required beyond the normal work day ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Unexpected employment date issue in background check. How do I proceed?

I was recently offered a job out of graduate school and did not expect any issues with my background check. Unfortunately, a discrepancy for employment end date showed up for my undergraduate research ...
2
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2answers
146 views

Is it common for developers to follow strict hours?

The company I currently work for has always had a very lax attitude about what time their developers arrive and leave at. Since software development isn't time-specific the way customer-facing ...
-2
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1answer
46 views

Can I continue being a member of my LLC while taking an offer at a startup? [on hold]

I started an open source project a couple years ago, and I have been providing consulting services around that project. I started an LLC with a business partner to perform contract work around our ...
1
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4answers
56 views

How to decline a closed-group internal posting?

Someone was recently promoted on another team which left their old position available, and now it's currently up for grabs for a few individuals. On behalf of my previous manager, HR has sent an email ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

What does the abbreviation *LI-CW1 in job adverts mean?

I have stumbled about several job adverts where the tag "*LI-CW1" is used below the text without explaining it. Any ideas what's it about?
0
votes
1answer
176 views

How can a young college graduate deal with large age gaps in the office?

I recently graduated from college and was able to get a job not too long after; I've been at work for 3 months so far at an underwriting firm as a in-house IT/Excel help desk who helps with odd jobs ...
-1
votes
0answers
81 views

How to deal with argumentative older developer on team? [duplicate]

I work as a developer on a team of around 8-10 people. When I joined an older developer had just joined the project and swiftly introduced some patterns to the codebase only he understood. Last week ...
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2answers
152 views

Lunch and Learn Free Lunch or not? [on hold]

For company lunch and learn sessions, should the company provide lunch to employees, or should employees bring their own lunch? Things to keep in mind: 1. Lunch time is unpaid 2. The session in ...
2
votes
2answers
383 views

Two employees do not talk to each other despite mediation

I recently acquired a team that management is aware has interpersonal problems. There are two coworkers that do not even talk to each other, either professionally or personally. The previous ...
4
votes
2answers
352 views

How to say “I quit” without the negative connotation? [on hold]

I’ve never truly left a company before by my own initiation. My previous job ended when the company was downsized, while the job before that had an expected end date as part of an internship program. ...
0
votes
3answers
278 views

How to respond to someone accusing me of saying bad things about him? [on hold]

Ok that was really hard to explain in the title but... ill try to make this short. Went to this event not related to work and met this person who is a writer and is friends with a writer that works ...
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1answer
121 views

Does a receptionist need permisssion of secretary to transfer calls to a director? [on hold]

If someone calls, looking for the director of the company, am I right to transfer the call straight to the director? Or should I first get permission from the director's secretary?
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votes
0answers
92 views

What should I do to improve my career? [on hold]

I'm Php web developer, I have 3+ years experienced in Web development. I wanted to know how can i explain about my skills to an employer, Usually I become very upset whenever i ask to my friend ...
-1
votes
2answers
165 views

Software engineer intern or Software engineering intern? [on hold]

I see people use both in their job titles. Which one is correct?
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0answers
43 views

Transferring acama [on hold]

I'm working in a company since 7 months . Now company called all the local higher to find a new job. Will there be any problem to transfer the legal papers in ministry of suwan. Will we must reach 9 ...
1
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2answers
406 views

Promoted without pay increase [on hold]

I am a mid-senior level developer that has just been promoted to Lead Developer. I have worked with my current company for a little under two years and have not received a pay rise in that time. I was ...
15
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7answers
5k views

How will asking to be part of a more ethnically diverse team be perceived?

I work for a large corporate, well-known technology company in the Valley in California. There is a disproportionately large saturation of particular ethnic groups who have migrated here, either from ...
7
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0answers
259 views

How to ask questions regarding my current job when coworkers use this site too? [migrated]

I work at a software company. Everyone here uses the Stack Exchange network, all the time. This may include this site as well. Suppose I have a programming related question, and I ask my workmates. ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

How to Show Certifications in Your Resume that is Partially Fulfilled

I am IT auditor and will be soon taking my certification exam - CISA from ISACA. Certification requirements call for passing a rigorous exam as well as a certain number of years of related job ...
5
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3answers
270 views

Assigned work that is above my skill level, how should I handle it?

I'm still a junior web developer, I have some trouble with Databases, its my weakness, but I still know some things on them. My boss asked me if I knew databases and I said yes, hoping it was ...
1
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5answers
156 views

How to get people to attend online meetings as a new Project Launch Manager?

I'm a new Project Launch Manager at a corporation similar to Oracle that develops and sells Enterprise apps. I'm inexperienced in my role but I am a self starter and work hard. My problem is that this ...
2
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2answers
164 views

Interview Follow up [duplicate]

I got done with a final round interview yesterday and got good feelings about it. I sent a courtesy email to the talent acquisition manager. However, the email it sent to was not her own but a generic ...
0
votes
2answers
180 views

What counts as projects on my resume? [on hold]

I am a senior CS student trying to build my resume. Right now I only have one-semester work experience on campus that was related to CS. Unfortunately, I could not get an internship. Many companies I ...
1
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3answers
334 views

How can i show our client that we need to build tools to reduce bugs and improve productivity [on hold]

I'm a software developer working outsourced to a client. Currently our productivity is low due to lack of tools to automate recurring tasks, also due to the lack of common software base, each project ...
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votes
1answer
319 views

How will I answer a call from potential employer in the office of current employer? [duplicate]

I don't want my colleagues to be suspicious about me looking for other company. What should I do?
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0answers
114 views

Getting out of a signed contract [on hold]

I am from Philippines more particularly in Cebu. I just signed a contract with one of the exclusive private schools here. I signed last April 18,2016 both the probationary contract for Academic Year ...
-4
votes
1answer
188 views

How to recover lost soft skills> [on hold]

I feel that my interpersonal skills could use some work. What methods or resources do you use to brush up on your interpersonal skills if you're not a natural social butterfly?
0
votes
1answer
204 views

Is getting a Govt. Job a valid/legal reason to leave a company without serving notice period? [on hold]

My current company has 3 months notice period and my friend has already served a month after her resignation. Now she has got a Govt. offer where she has to report there in a week. Is there any ...
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votes
0answers
126 views

Handling LinkedIn connection request from unknown person [duplicate]

I get LinkedIn connections requests from time to time. This is no surprising, as I apply to many jobs and instad of sending CV give them link to LinkedIn. Those connection's requests I can easily ...
0
votes
3answers
254 views

How important are LinkedIn connections? [duplicate]

I do not provide my personal data, including my real name on social media. I don't accept any Facebook friend requests or LinkedIn connection requests, which my friends understand. However, I was ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

I had an interview with a local hospital two weeks ago. Am i still in the running after receiving this email? [on hold]

Long story short: I graduated from University and applied for a job at a local hospital and received an email from HR wanting to set up a phone interview. I promptly responded to HR, but i never heard ...
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votes
5answers
336 views

Accept PIP or resign? [on hold]

I am a victim of a conspiracy (resulting from personal grudge) by my supervisor. He has been hatching a plot against me for the last six months behind my back and I have been informed very recently of ...
2
votes
2answers
385 views

How to respond to “I'm so old!” [on hold]

I work for a Pharmacy at a hospital in Canada. Today, I had a "1 on 1" with our new manager; basically an opportunity for her to get to know her staff. Part way through, she asked me about what ...
0
votes
2answers
181 views

Should I include a field specific job that I was released from at the end of the probationary period?

I was just released from a major job in my field at the end of the probation period because of apparent performance issues (I was not made aware of them during my employment). It was my first full ...
-2
votes
7answers
349 views

Is “head hunter's frequently asked questions list” good idea? [on hold]

I have created list of 10 most frequently asked questions by head hunters. So for some time, when I was asked for one of them I just copy-pasted answer from pdf, and this worked quite well, but ...
1
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2answers
677 views

Is it common for management demanding salaried employees work overtime to make up for Paid Time Off

The last job I had was beginning to enact what they called a "Vacation Quotient". In their words, an employee's Vacation Quotient was the average number of hours you took off for vacation divided by ...
0
votes
6answers
466 views

Is it legal to be fired earlier than your intended resignation date? [duplicate]

I'm a US citizen working for a top technology company in the Valley in California. Long story short, I've been working in a completely chaotic and toxic environment and am about ready to state my ...
5
votes
4answers
488 views

How can I communicate my need for more challenging work?

Is it considered rude or negative to say that I am not challenged by my tasks I am responsible for in my role? I currently work as a database developer (less than a year at this job). I have a good ...
3
votes
1answer
316 views

Bad to repeat thank you to a co-worker who nominated you?

I recently recieved an award thanking me for my hard-work. First award with my company and also my first year. Below is what I wanted to send to my co-worker who nominated me, but I was unsure if it ...
6
votes
1answer
538 views

We were working on a project for a month. How do i start talking about money?

Scenario: Me and my friend (i'm 15 and my friend is 16 years old) were at hacker games contest!(basically an event where you have 48 hours to create software/game and present it to the public). After ...
-4
votes
0answers
105 views

Salary Counter Offer [on hold]

I was offered a full time position as a Customer Service Supervisor for a salary of $41k annually. I sent a counter offer for $50K and they responded back with an increase to $43K annually. My ...
-4
votes
1answer
139 views

How to handle an HR breach in confidentiality? [on hold]

I am in a situation where the HR Director told another employee something that happened between me and my boss, who is the CEO. The situation had nothing to do with the other employee. What possible ...
2
votes
6answers
489 views

Politeness in international contacts

I work and live in Scandinavia, and by culture we use a person's first name when speaking to someone, colleagues, clients and so on. In general we use the second-person singular when addressing ...
29
votes
11answers
3k views

Working with another intern who does nothing? [duplicate]

I'm working as a software engineering intern at a corporate company. I'm ecstatic for this opportunity and trying my hardest to read code, ask questions, make mistakes and learn. However, I'm paired ...

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