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My employer wants me to write a guide for doing my job

I'm on my way out of a company doing tech work for an SMB (Small or Medium-sized Business) and I happen to be the only expert on various parts of the company's operation. I gained this knowledge ...
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3answers
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What would be items for Developer's Guide for a workplace? [closed]

I am the team lead (not manager) for a new group of developers, all recent hires, and we are hiring more. I'd like to write up a kind of guideline for us as a team, and for new developers coming in ...
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2answers
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How to document / track day-to-day activities? [closed]

Let me put first that there is no possibility of using any other software outside of MS Office. What would be a good way to document day-to-day activities ? We are a reporting team in a large ...
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2answers
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How to / Can I Request Work Documents from Competitor Companys [closed]

In order to manage my work perfectly and add something new or rectify some faults, I want to compare my job with other concurrent companies by requesting work documents (any available form and file ...
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0answers
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Interviewed for govt. job; HR wants *official* transcript [closed]

So I interviewed for a U.S. local government job via phone on July 10. Prior to the interview the hiring manager explicitly asked for a faxed copy of my transcript, so I sent her one. I didn't hear ...
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4answers
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How can I encourage structured knowledge sharing in my team?

I work in a six person team and I am the only remote team member. I have been in this job for almost a year and I find the remoteness to be an extremely difficult factor in domain knowledge ...
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1answer
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What do I need for moving from Canada to the States [closed]

I want to work in the states after completing my degree in Canada. I was born in Canada and have lived here my entire life (if that makes any difference to moving). What do I need to do before I start ...
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1answer
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Should I carry all my documentation to an interview?

I have had some interviews and only in one of them, the recruiter told me to carry the documentation that certifies what it's being said in the CV to the interview. To the other interviews, I have / ...
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1answer
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When is it okay to consult others on work I'm doing (after being told I take up too much of their time)?

When I was working for a very large company, we had an intranet site where any employee could document any procedure (for those of you who know IBM I'm referring to Connections). With 400,000+ ...
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7answers
634 views

Is it tactful to get in touch with a previous developer?

I'm in the position where I have inherited a highly complex codebase predominantly written by developers who have since separated from the company. I am not aware of what circumstances they separated ...
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2answers
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Recommended software for centralizing IT documentation [closed]

I've been promoted in my company's IT department, we have 3 developers, a DBA and a Sys Admin. and one of the first major projects I want to tackle is updating how we manage our department's ...
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4answers
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Ethical concerns when discussing technical issues related to my work, on my personal blog

When I fix issues, some of them are company specific so I try to document them internally. Others are broad and can be applicable to any one. I try to document them in my own blog. I am wondering if ...
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7answers
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Should I file my checklists as documentation?

I keep lots of little checklists of to-do stuff. I used to keep them on a legal pad and I threw away the pages when they were done. Now I use an iPad app, so my history is always stored,but I don't ...