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How To Build A Business Case For Hiring New People?

I have identified that we are under-resourced in our team based on the volume of workload and methods of dealing with this high volume - lots of task switching to keep multiple projects going at the ...
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In larger companies, what is the difference between Marketing and Business Development units?

I found various online resources giving an answer to this question, however, it is not clear to me what organizations actually do in practice. I have seen or heard of companies where the functions of ...
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Purchase Order Etiquette

I work as a freelance developer. I'm starting to win some high-profile contracts now, but I'm a developer first, businessman second. I've been reading about invoicing etiquette - what to include and ...
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Can I tell my boss off on my last day and how should I handle this situation? [closed]

I work as a part time hostess. This is my first job ever (I'm 17) and at first one of my two managers was very nice to me but when I started to work there he became a complete jerk to me. I wasn't the ...
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Seeking Best Practices around project/time tracking for capitalized labor. [closed]

We are a small (310 employees) software company looking to reevaluate the way that we currently track projects/time. Our current homegrown time tracking systems requires employees to assign hours ...
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Putting “new venture” on resume [closed]

I have been working on my own business idea for the past year, however, no accomplished product yet. How should I put it in my resume? Thanks.
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Diversification of skills in spare time [closed]

I am currently employed as a software developer and have been doing software development for 3 years and more recently have become project lead even though my title/designation hasn't officially ...
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Do I need to explain to my manager how I got a key to the business park?

I work in a Business Park, One way to access this business park is via a pedestrian gate using a key. Normally no one uses this route and it hasn't been open to the public for many many years. I ...
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What are the common indicators for employment termination? [closed]

To narrow the scope of the question, I will isolate the job to a corporate environment in which the job revolves around the provision of business improvement recommendations and strategic advice to ...
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How would linkedIn help me in my career [duplicate]

I have never used linkedIn even though I have a bare account created for years. Off late, I keep on hearing facts where Employers screen potential candidates through social networking channels. Also ...
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How can I evaluate an offer of equity in a company?

The last few months at my company have made me worried. I work for a small software development company, there were 5 of us: 2 techy's, 2 developers and my boss. 1 tech left leaving me to cover her ...
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1answer
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How do I present a product idea to my boss?

I work in a company that, broadly speaking, makes websites. I'm a junior front-end programmer and have been in the company for 7 months. Since I really like websites, I tend to see opportunities ...
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Do I need to ask my company before I can use corporate hotel rates for personal use?

I'm looking to stay at a fairly expensive 4 or 5 star hotel and I'm sure my company's corporate rate can be used because I work for a very big publicly traded company. However, I'm not sure if ...
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How can I encourage a 'software development' culture when working in a more traditional company

I work in a company that is more business than technology orientated and are only recently adding a more significant technology component. Their current culture reflects the business and marketing ...
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Seeing the “real” accomplishments of my work

I'm a junior employee in my field of work (web programming, four years) and so often my day-to-day challenges are usually technical and not so much into the managerial or logistical kind. I'd figure ...