Questions relating to the expert assessment of one's skills and performance

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Discuss feedback or remain silent?

I had my annual appraisal discussion recently and it was virtually an ambush. I thought I had done really well and handled my previous project in the best way possible. However, during the discussion ...
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How to communicate with checkbox-tickers about CMS choices [closed]

A web department develops a lot of CMSes using developer-friendly tools and frameworks, mostly using open-source technologies. They are being asked to develop and support a website using Sharepoint ...
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How the questions are identified and prepared for different types of meetings

In workplace or any other place there can be lot of different types of meetings we need to attend. For ex. Meeting related to project performance, appraisal related meetings, trainings for trainers, ...
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What is wrong with sharing knowledge with colleagues at work?

I have a keen interest in learning new things about whatever technology I am using at work and then sharing my knowledge and experiences with colleagues. One of my friends has repeatedly told me NOT ...
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Annual Review done - Less Increment(again) - Boss says had to adjust for Bell Curve [closed]

I received my Annual Review and got a less hike than expected. To set the background let me mention that I was hired from campus and many other such peers joined and now there is some considerable gap ...
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No appreciation at work [closed]

I have been observing a strange phenomenon at work. Practically speaking, I am the ONLY working member of a large project. I wrote almost all the programs by myself. However, the “project manager” ...
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Difference Between Increment and appraisal [closed]

Am facing a issue in my office. Which is the salary hike. one year have been completed in office for me. I asked HR about the salary increment. BUT he is saying like it will be done in Appraisal. Am ...
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How to avoid questions like confessions in appraisal meetings

My manager usually frames questions in such a way, that I would make confession of mistakes. For example: "Do you think you did well that job?" In realilty the work didn't go 100 percent well. How ...
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Internal audit on the same department - useful?

Is it useful to perform an audit on the same department as a part of a preparation for an external audit - I mean assigning two or three employees to conduct an audit on the same department where they ...
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How to market\showcase the work you are doing [closed]

I work in a software development firm & feel my work is not appreciated as much as it should. Over the period I have seen people (does not work) who highlight their work are the ones who are more ...
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Is it okay to ask for an appreciation email when I extend my help to someone outside my team?

I have been helping this person with some stuff (related to technical work) often even though I don't have any stakes in it. Sometimes it is via chat or on call and I have spend reasonable time on it. ...
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Is this the right question to ask in appraisal [duplicate]

Is this a right question to ask in 4 month appraisal, me asking manager ---> What can I do to boost my salary ? as my next appraisal after 4 months will include pay rise.
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How to deal with a bad performance review that I think is unfair [duplicate]

I had a mediocre performance review and as a result will be left behind others with regard to pay raises. I think the review is unfair and I have a hard time swallowing the fact that I will be paid ...
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Salary Revision (More than one year into the job)

I have asked this question before but things have changed a bit since then. Here is a link to my previous question. Salary Revision So now I am more than 14 months into my job but still at the same ...
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How to ask for appraisal to be moved forward

I've been at my current job as a software developer for nearly two years (22.5 months, to be exact). I'm due an appraisal every year, so my next one should be in July, when I reach my two year ...
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Salary Revision

I was very excited about my new job and now I am 7 months into the job. What concerns me now is the compensation part of the job. I am not aware of the salary revision process of the company. Rather I ...
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Do I need to update my resume when not looking for a job?

Is it okay to update my résumé on a regular basis on job sites even when I am not looking for a job change? My concern is that few days back I heard from my colleagues that updating your résumé on ...