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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
153 views

Is it common for the workforce to not be educated about about Relieving Letters? [closed]

I keep seeing so many posts about Relieving Letters. Is it common for the workforce to not be educated about them? I'm not by any means an expert at relieving letters, but I keep seeing so many posts ...
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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
273 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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2answers
141 views

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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2answers
231 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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3answers
421 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
354 views

How widespread is the usage of employee monitoring software? [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
145 views

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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17answers
11k views

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
181 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
295 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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5answers
502 views

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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0answers
108 views

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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1answer
98 views

How valuable is a distance MBA course? [closed]

I am a software developer with 4 years of experience and currently working with a major Indian IT firm. Right from the beginning of my career, I have been thinking about going for MBA, to enhance my ...
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6answers
454 views

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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0answers
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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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0answers
121 views

Relieving letter

I had joined a Builders in 10.11.11. In the appointment letter it mentions the notice period being confirmed is 30 days by either side or basic salary in lieu of this. I got my confirmation letter ...
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1answer
543 views

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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4answers
542 views

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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1answer
289 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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0answers
158 views

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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0answers
281 views

Relieving letter lieu(instead) 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
468 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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4answers
380 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
483 views

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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1answer
301 views

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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1answer
430 views

During my notice period I could not able to find job that best fit my experience?

During my notice period I was not able to find 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 able ...
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2answers
721 views

How can I explain to potential employers that I am unable to provide a relieving letter?

The company I currently work for expects a minimum of two years of service in the organisation, although there is no clause in the contract that enforces this. Working for this company is now ...
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1answer
5k views

What is a relieving letter? What are the consequences of not having one?

There have been a few questions about relieving letters here and based on the context of those question the idea of being required to have relieving letter seems quite foreign to many of us that are ...
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2answers
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Not getting the relieving letters. Need it urgently [duplicate]

I am facing a difficult situation. I worked in a company for above a year. In July, last year, I resigned from the company to pursue my higher education plans. Due to my highly hectic schedule and ...
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1answer
3k views

Can't I say 'Anytime' in reply to a 'Thanks' from my manager? [closed]

There was a small issue at work. I solved it and notified my manager over IM. She said, 'Thanks, Vinay'. I replied her, 'Anytime' as I do with my other colleagues and friends. A colleague of mine ...
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1answer
2k views

Employer refuses to give relieving order/letter? [duplicate]

This is my first company and I have been working here for almost a year now. It is a small company of about thirty employees and we mostly communicate verbally than through email or other means. When ...
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1answer
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How does Background Verification through NASSCOM work?

Recently I got an offer from a multinational corporation and they want me to register in the National Skills Registry (NSR) and I registered. My first company registered in 2011. I worked there from ...
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1answer
3k views

What should I provide as my Current CTC (cost to company) to a Company where I am going to work?

I am going to join a new company, so I wanted to give my CTC1 details to them. In my current company I am getting a salary of sum of Basic & Variable pay, where variable pay depends on how many ...
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5answers
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How do I make companies to consider me for the job irrespective of my very young age?

I am currently 19. Frustrated by education system drop out college and became self guided student. Now, I have learned several things in programming, software engineering,....I feel myself comparable ...
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1answer
2k views

My manager is not relieving me after my resignation. How can I get relieved properly? [duplicate]

I work for a service based company in India and I am in probation still. Now I have got a very good opportunity to work for a renowned MNC. So I put down my papers, and I am ready to serve my notice ...
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1answer
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How can I request employer to release for necessary documents on the last working day

I have resigned from my current company last month. I spoke with my HR yesterday, asked him that, "What documents would I get on the last working day?" He told, we'll send an exit mail which has all ...
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3answers
785 views

How can I avoid divisive political issues at work?

I am currently a member of a 4-member team. There is a current national political issue that is very divisive in our region (we are in India). The team lead and both other members of the team are on ...
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2answers
2k views

How do I explain a 2 year long Career Gap due to personal goals

I was working in a reputable IT company for 2 years, however I took a break of 2 years to pursue a career in Indian Civil Services. I got selected at state level but couldn't make it to Highest post ...
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2answers
3k views

When someone completes a notice period and still doesn't get a relieving letter, how to tackle this?

I have resigned recently from my present company. Since it's MNC and have specified that I have to complete my two months notice period. Now since I am on verge of completing my notice period my ...
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2answers
245 views

How much transparency should I maintain with external customers and other teams?

I have learned from my experience that appropriate transparency should be required while we are working with different teams. It helps for better preparation, sudden surprises and provides overall ...
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3answers
2k views

How can I effectively request to reduce the number of Hours I work per week

I am employed as a software developer with a software company in India. I have 5 years work experience. I have a baby whom I leave at a daycare for 6 hours. I would like to get back home 2 hours ...
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1answer
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How will my employability be affected by my academic performance in a Graduate Degree programme [closed]

I consistently secured above 75% throughout my career, which includes impressive school grades, decent undergraduate grades, and an award for "Best Academic Performance" in final-year undergraduate. ...
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8answers
1k views

What information/guarantees should I get from a company in financial difficulty?

My current employer has been running in to financial difficulties and has fallen behind on salary for a month at times. We were not given a lot of information on what the cause of the financial ...
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1answer
5k views

How to decline an offer professionally and politely which is accepted once?

I am working for Indian outsourcing organization for 5 years. I got frustrated with the recent situations faced with the management and also not happy with the assignments that I got. Hence decided to ...
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5answers
1k views

How can I minimise the damage to my career when giving notice to leave a bad work environment?

I am working for a small software company, located in India, for the last 2+ years and the company is managed by a single person, so he can change the policy at any time without any notice. Recently ...