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Is it normal to have to CC all emails to my boss?

My boss does not allow the programmers and artists to communicate outside of email and without CCing him so he can keep an eye on it. I am new to Indian culture, is this normal?
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Sudden call for a review about bad performance. Am I getting fired?

Today morning, I received an email from the manager about some issue that came up at the client side about hardcoding some links. Me and my boss were emailed, "you guys are taking things for granted". ...
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Boss suddenly stopped giving me work, and I sit idle the whole day. What should I do? [duplicate]

I have been working in a public sector company for the last 29 years. I have successfully managed all responsibilities for the department independently. Now my boss has got a co-worker from another ...
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Can I be forced to work on weekends? [closed]

I can finish a project in 10 days and I have given an appropriate deadline. I started the project and on the 4th day my boss tells me forcefully to work on the weekend to finish the project early. We ...
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Candidate quitting and now asking to rejoin

An employee joined our company 10 days ago, but then suddenly told me that she wanted to quit to pursue higher studies. One week later she returned again and said she wanted to take back her ...
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How to request management to provide us a cab?

We (around 10 people) live a longer distance from office location, and coming by public transport is very hard as we need to travel through 3 buses at least. It is also hard for us to travel by ...
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Asking for release from account [closed]

I work in a service based company from India, which provides software solutions to many clients across the globe. For every client (or account), some resources (people like us) are allocated. Our ...
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IC role at a smaller company

I work for a Fortune 500 company and recently wanted a change. I interviewed with this company that is doing some good work and got an offer. The pay/benefits and the work they do is good (in fact ...
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Experience certificate from my company [duplicate]

I resigned from my company and had served notice period of 2 months.On my last day some how my company came to know that I have joined its competitor company. My company came to know about this and ...
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Does HR asking for salary slips and earliest joining date mean I have got the job? [closed]

I had 2 round of interviews and then after about a week, I got a mail from the HR saying "Kindly send me your last 3 months of salary slip and also let me know how soon you can join us.". Does this ...
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Experience Certificate would be valid or not? [closed]

Can i get a job with just an "experience certificate", or do i need confirming bank account details too? Hello. In my last company, I was paid directly into my bank account. When the company shut ...
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1answer
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how do I get my relieving letter in this situation? [duplicate]

I quit my job in the month of march (unofficially) due to personal reasons and I was ready to serve my notice period but my manager told me that if I quit at that particular time the attrition rate ...
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Unable to get the relieving letter

When my father passed away I had to leave my job. It was very difficult finding a new job, but finally I got an offer from another company. Things did not really work out at that second company, and ...
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Not getting a relieving letter [closed]

The issue is that i have resinged from my previous organization, but i served only 2 month notice period instead of three, but that was approved by the organization. my resignation was also accepted ...
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Is it good to put experience if the job is for fresher (entry-level)?

Is it good to put experience if the job is for fresher (entry-level), I am little confused about this, I am thinking that if they mention that the job is for fresher then they will be looking for ...
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1answer
249 views

Is it a problem not to have the Relieving Letter from an earlier employer?

I am a software professional with around 4 years experience at my present company, and I've worked for 3 companies prior to now. I don't have a relieving letter from the second organisation. Will it ...
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Is it ethical to send a text to an unknown girl in my office by getting her mobile number through employee portal?

I am working in a multinational software company in India. Here in my office I am really interested in making a friendly relationship with a girl who doesn't know anything about me. Meaning she's from ...
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9answers
6k views

How to react to HR's mandate of work week hours? [closed]

When the HR was giving the induction presentation around three months back for the post of trainee at a Software company to me, I explicitly asked them what are the timings? HR: We bill our clients ...
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how to get rid of a past fake experience from my resume when I apply for a new company [duplicate]

My B-tech was from 2004-08 but I got some back-papers, so I passed out in 2009. Then I worked as logistic supervisor in a construction company from 2009 to 2010 (this job was not relevant to my ...
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What should I do about the notice period? [closed]

I recently got a job offer and I've already resigned from my current company. Now the problem is that new company wants me to join prior to the date mentioned in my offer letter. I had already made it ...
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2answers
665 views

How to respond to questions related to religion during an interview?

Recently, someone said to me that during interview with the HR, chances are they will also ask questions that are related to religious sentiment. I'm from India. What type of responses can I ...
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Do registered companies consider experience letters from non-registered companies?

I am currently working as a Java Developer in a non-registered Indian company, and wish to move to a registered company soon. Do registered companies consider a candidate's experience in a ...
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1answer
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Officially 5 days working but we work on many alternate Saturdays to get things done

I am planning to join a Indian Software Company. But I am not comfortable with working Saturdays. How do I make them understand that I am not comfortable with Saturday's working. I know, its not ...
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Is a certificate of experience valid after the organization has closed down?

I am from India and I got an offer from a software company here. The human resource team of that company asking me to submit evidence of 36 months of valid experience when joining. I have that, but 9 ...
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1answer
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Regarding notice period;getting interviewed by third company [duplicate]

I am going to complete my notice period with my current employer this weekend and going to join my second company next week. Meanwhile I am going thru' interview process of a third company which is ...
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3answers
315 views

Must I list a previous company in my resume?

I was hired for reputed Company A as a fresher from campus recruitment. After five months, I was asked to resign (not terminated or fired) as I could not pass the tests they conduct during their ...
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My Ex-Employer wanted me back [duplicate]

Just checking with you people if it is good to go back to the ex employer, i am young professional with 2.5 years of work experience, i have switched from my first company(where i joined as a fresher) ...
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298 views

What to do when company violates terms? [closed]

As a salaried software developer, I've been working in my current company for last 2 years. My bond was for 2 years, In my service agreement it's mentioned that in case I want to leave, I have to give ...
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778 views

How to effectively reject a new project assignment?

My boss recently asked me to prepare for an interview that will be on a new custom software framework developed by a client. If I pass the interview, I will be deployed at the client's location. I ...
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2answers
591 views

Don't know if my company uses employee monitoring software - how to adjust behavior? [closed]

There has been recent talk at my company about software being used to monitor employee's activities on their work computers. How would I be able to find out if my company uses this type of software? ...
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1answer
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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How to deal with a “team leader” who hates it that developers contribute to Stack Overflow during work downtime

We are working in a software company in India, and in our team, we have a lead and he simply doesn't like the developers who try to contribute Stack Overflow in a regular basis (meaning try to hit the ...
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1answer
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Taking a break between jobs [closed]

I have about 15 years of work experience in IT and in a management position. I feel it's a good time to take a break of 6 months, recharge myself, learn some new skills and get back to a new job more ...
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How a fresher can get an entry level Software Engineer job in India after completing BE/BTech (Computer Science) if he/she was not placed in college? [closed]

This is a common problem faced by most of the Indian BE/BTech Computer Science and Engineering students when their college is not providing any genuine placement to them and they leave the college ...
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447 views

Current employer won't accept my resignation, and knows where my new company is?

Currently I am working in small IT company in India, where I've been for the last 4 and a half months. Now I have been offered a job in MNC with a good salary package. My problem is my boss knows ...
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No salary increment so want to relieve within a month [closed]

I am working as a software engineer with a 2 year agreement. HR said that I would get a salary increment after 1 year of the joining date, but I didn't get any salary increment. HR said after the ...
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1answer
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Relieving letter and joining issue

I have reported in to company at their Bangalore location. But I didn't realise that they might consider it as 'joining' the company, as there was no work on that day. Now, on the second day, I ...
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As a computer engineer, is being assigned to testing bad for my career? [closed]

My company hired me for developer's position. However, as they don't have a project, I was moved to Testing. Is this a bad move for my career?
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Can an employer hold relieving letter if I am going to resign for my new job without notice period?

I work in a branch of a stock broker. The company is small. At the time of my interview, I was promised a salary raise after two months. On this condition I joined this company, but now 8 months have ...
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Can I get a relieving letter 2.5 years after leaving my position?

I left a known IT firm after approximately 8 months of service to pursue higher education (Aug 2011). At that time, I was in a bond, so serving the notice period did not make much sense. However, I ...
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How do you avoid interviewing for the company you work for?

On online job portals, I can see a few positions that match my skillset and pay at par with what I get now. I’m quite OK with the current position I have, but my interview skills are getting rusty at ...
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419 views

Getting a relieving letter from a company that is no longer in business

I am looking to join a new company (IDBI) and HR is saying it may be a problem if I don't have a relieving letter from my previous employers. I have relieving letters from the second & third ...
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Who can sign a Relieving Letter?

I am currently at notice period and my employment will be ending at this weekend. My notice period is ending at 17th and I have to join on 19th in new company. My CEO is currently out of country and ...
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1answer
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Relieving letter in lieu of 2 months salary

I worked in a PSU bank for 4 months and resigned in 2011. I served 1 month notice period out of 3 months notice period. Since then I haven't worked anywhere. Now that I will be joining another ...
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1answer
486 views

How do I go about recovering from the ordeal of an employment scam? [closed]

I have been a victim of employment scam. Back when I was looking for work after graduation (was desperate because of no internship and poor grades), I joined a well-known Indian IT Services company ...
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5answers
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Under-expectation job offer

I feel that I am currently being underpaid (so does my colleagues). I also feel that the learning curve has stopped. Also, increment for this financial year is pending. So considering being underpaid ...
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Negotiating joining date with future employer due to extended notice period

I wanted to know how to deal and negotiate with new employer regarding joining date and required leaves few days after joining. I tried all i can with my current employer to not get notice period ...
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Why employers don't want to hire less experienced and skilled programmers [closed]

I came across this question: How can I overcome "years of experience" requirements when applying to positions? Last week one fat MNC (a big Multinational Company like amazon, accenture, caterpillar, ...
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Don't have relieving letter from previous employer

I worked in a small company for 2.5 years which was a vendor to company XYZ. I got a chance to offroll to XYZ, resigned with the vendor company and completed its exit formalities with resignation ...
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I handed in notice before getting another offer. How do I explain this in interview?

During my notice period I was not able to find a job that best fit my experience and my dream job in my country (India) particularly in my region. Now my notice period is completed, still I am not ...