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As a deaf person in a country that doesn't have a lot of accommodations, how do I search for a job where my disability won't hinder my success? [closed]

I was born with profound deafness in India. But can read lips and communicate effectively. I'm a programmer. However, I'm a 1 to 1 person and this is an disadvantage in India. people aren't patient, ...
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Tech lead position in a new company - Not enough experience

I was recently interviewed in a multi-national company for the post of senior software engineer. I got through the interview process and selected for the post. However, upon receiving the offer letter,...
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Background check for proprietorship registration date vs employment date

Six years ago, I worked in a sole proprietorship trading concern in customer service before entering into the IT industry. I started working there in 2010, but that company was officially registered ...
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Can you use business visa for tourism? [closed]

If you have a business visa, are you able to use the same visa for personal purpose such as tourism?
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Is getting a Govt. Job a valid/legal reason to leave a company without serving notice period? [closed]

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 rule/...
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Why so many interviews for just 10 vacant positions? [closed]

A company conducts campus placement in about 10 to 12 colleges. Overall they shortlist about 100 to 110 students from all the colleges and calls them for next round of interviews. After over 2 to 3 ...
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How much value do “recommendations” hold for a hiring manager?

It's been nine months since I joined my current(first) job as a software/web developer. I have been very happy with the company and the work I did. It is a small company but I learned a lot from them, ...
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How to respond to caste-based discrimination in the workplace?

India is a place where people from different communities, religions live together. More than 80% (around 1 Billion) of country's total population (1.2 Billion) is of Hinduism religion. Our country has ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation and Threatens me by Not giving Relieving Letter [closed]

I'm so badly upset now! I'm working for a small company in Chennai, India for around 3 years. I was having a good relationship with my Team & management in the past years. But when i decided to ...
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How should I maintain a professional relationship with female coworkers?

I am a recently graduated engineer and have just joined a small software company in India. Our company is divided into project teams that are further divided into groups of three people. My first ...
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How to adjust yourself where your colleagues are not understanding to you?

I work in a company where electronic circuit parts are manufactured and assembled. I am in the assembly department. We are team of 15 junior and 2 seniors. I have newly joined and working as junior ...
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Can a company ask for money back that it promised an employee before joining? [closed]

I recently joined a startup. I was promised that I would be payed 6 months advanced salary to join the startup to mitigate the risks of leaving my then job at a very well established company. I ...
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A month break while switching jobs [closed]

I currently work in Company A and plans to switch to Company B.The notice period in company A is 2 months, which is what I mention in my interview. They are aware and OK with this. For my new job I ...
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Should one take a pay cut if moving to a smaller city? [closed]

This isn't my situation, but my sister's. She is quite qualified (one bachelor's degree, one master's, one diploma in software enterprise management from a reputable management institute (IIM ...
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Management lied to me while giving hike in salary. How to demand the fair treatment in salary hike without blackmailing the management? [closed]

I am a software engineer from India. I am a post graduate in engineering with total 3 years of experience in IT industry, with 1 year in previous company and 2 years in my current company. I have ...
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Relieving letter [duplicate]

I worked for an IT company for 2 years and was very loyal in 2014. During my tenure at the company, the CEO did not prove my incentives. I thought this was the first time and I let it go. But the ...
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I don't have a job. Can I understate/underquote my last company's ctc to get more interview calls?

I lost my job because of some cost cutting measures in my last company in Bangalore. As my last company was an MNC, my CTC (cost to company) was slightly on the higher side (have over 10yrs of IT Exp ...
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Does a 'written resignation letter' need to be 'handwritten' or simply 'typed & printed with signature'? [closed]

My employment contract states that my resignation needs to submitted in a 'written communication'. I'm not sure if it means a hand written letter or if it is just a way of saying I need to submit a ...
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How to hide my previous salary during salary negotiation? [duplicate]

Usually in salary negotiation interviewer ask about last salary and based on the information we provide they decide the salary to be offered. What is the best answer I should give them when they ask ...
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What differences in email politeness exist for India?

I have a business contact in India, whom I do not know personally. Let's assume my name is Tobias Smith and my contact is Raj Singh. I initially addressed him by first name, as I was told this is ...
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Can I get job in MNC without 9 months exp. certificate of last company and with 6 years exp. certificates of previous companies? [duplicate]

Problem I am a java developer with 7 years experience. In India, I worked in 4 IT companies. I have 6 years exp. with exp. certificates of previous companies. I have 9 months experience in 4th ...
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Relieving letter - what happens when the company goes bust? [duplicate]

I have read many questions on this website about India and relieving letters. Please could somebody tell me what happens if the company goes bust and therefore nobody is able to produce a relieving ...
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Which is better for India job search, employed or unemployed?

This is a pure curiosity question, inspired by questions I have seen here. In the USA, it is better to stay with a job while searching for another one, and only resign with a definite written ...
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Quitting a job without having another job offer [closed]

I am PHP developer and I am currently working in tech startup in India. I have 3.5 years of experience in PHP development. Currently my company's financial situation is not good so they start ...
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Is breaking a company bond suicidal for your career? [closed]

If I join this company right after graduation I would have to sign a bond and pay a fixed amount to be deposited as security measure in case I leave the company before 2 years! They say they will be ...
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Issues in reducing notice period [duplicate]

I resigned at this company at the first week of February, my present company notice period is 2 months. My date of joining at the new company is March 25. I spoke to HR to relieve me early for which ...
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How to tackle “Why your salary is low”?

I am looking for a job change and I am attending interviews mostly through Phone. As far as my industry standards, I am getting low salary from my current employer when I compare myself to my friends ...
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Dont have relieving letter from my first company [duplicate]

I have total experience of 2.7 years. In that experience, I have worked in two companies. I have experience of 1.6 years in my first company which was a very small company. They used to torture me by ...
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Can I tell my manager that I don't believe him?

I have some signs that my manager is not giving due credit to my work. To come out of that I requested him to send the mail for any work assigned. He politely told me that, that is not required and ...
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Relieving letter not given by Employer though I seved my notice period [duplicate]

I have resigned from my previous employer(not MNC) recently where I had worked on contract(C2H) basis. I'm deputed to the client from my previous employer and I worked at the client location. Since ...
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Coworkers constantly make fun of my buying habits

I work in a small startup of 10 people in a house converted to an office that's spread across 3 floors. I am friendly with all coworkers including people from another startup that's sharing the space. ...
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How to maintain/rebuild relationship and trust with offshore team when half of that team is cut?

Due to a variety of factors but mainly performance, my boss is releasing most of the offshore Indian contractors I work with. There are about a half dozen contractors there and myself, located in USA ...
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India - Are Salary Advances Taxable? [closed]

I work in India and our company has announced salary advances for people who were affected by a recent natural calamity. Other companies too have announced similar ex-gratia incentives. It is ...
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Excellent Performace earlier yet I'm asked to go [closed]

I'm an MBA from a premier institute and work as a manager with a big MNC. I'm responsible for handling a major area in my country. Although I only have 3 years experience, my performance has been ...
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What are the consequences of absconding a company I just joined to join another company in India? [closed]

It's been a week I joined a new company, I would like to abscond the company and join other company because of some reasons. I don't want the experience letter from the company as I'm not going to ...
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How to leave my job without feeling bad? [closed]

I joined this no-longer-a-startup company 3 months ago. They have a multi-million dollar investment. They hired me on a much higher price than considered normal for a person with my experience. ...
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How to deal with a coworker who makes hateful comments about my religion?

This is taking place in India. I have a colleague (we work on the same team and project) who frequently makes offensive comments about my religion at work, and on Facebook. I do not want to further ...
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How does the acquisition affects me in this scenario? [closed]

The current company got acquired by another bigger company. My current company is US based and offices in India.how will it affect employees?
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How does having no internship experience affect your employment in industry in Computer Science? [closed]

How exactly does an internship experience make you more employable for industry? How does experience in developing your own startup compare to having an internship in terms of employability in the ...
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How can HR speed up recruitment and create a contingency plan in a company with severe attrition? [closed]

I work at a company with a software team of a little more than a hundred people, and the company is seeing at least three to four resignations every month from the software team alone. It takes HR ...
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Joining a company that does not yet have a registration number?

I was interviewed and selected by a startup in India which through my research I found was named x but is now named y. They are said to be funded by a company G. G's website says they are funding x. I ...
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How to make it clear to my boss that I'll be resigning in the near future

I am from India, working in very small IT company of just 12 developers and among them I am the one with most experience with 2 years! Now even with this small size, I m managing multiple clients ...
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Is it ethical to implement site-wide facial recognition technology without informing all employees?

Background I am a very junior researcher working at a government research institution that, alongside R&D, hosts lots of educational courses. Due to presence of potentially sensitive data, ...
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Asking my new employer to buy out my notice period

I have just been offered a new job and would like to end my current notice period early, but this would require a buyout from my new employer. I want to ask my prospective employer for a buyout, but ...
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How do I build awesome programming career in completely opposite environment? [closed]

I am a 22 years old recent university graduate. I have a keen interest in programming, computer networks, algorithms, information security during my study years and after. Before completing my degree, ...
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Current employer denies my Resignation and says to hold on to my current position

I'm working for a manufacturing company as an Engineer. I was hand picked by the senior manager and relocated to another plant from a plant which was close to my house. While I was getting relocated I ...
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What if a company declines to issue any relieving document? [duplicate]

I have been working in an IT company in India since august 2014. While joining this company I signed a 2-year contract which stated that either I will have to pay my 2 month salary, or I will have to ...
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31 days to be paid or 29 days, If joining is from first day of the month [closed]

I have a query, if a new employee start working from 3rd day, let say Monday. Will the employer need to pay the employee 31 days salary or only 29th days excluding the Saturday and Sunday. And the ...
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How should I handle my current employer requesting an extended notice period?

I got a job offer from a very good company, but my current company has created some problems related to my my departure. My current company have requested that my notice period be extended for a month,...
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Do I need relieving letters from all my past employers or just the most recent one? [duplicate]

I work in Ahmedabad, Gujarat India. If I were to change jobs, would it be necessary to provide reliving letters from all my past employers or is the letter from my last employer sufficient? For ...