The following situation has happened to me more than once. I go to a job interview, a manager says "I will be your manager". I start working and guess what? After just a little while, he installs ...
I have a coworker who does the following. All day long he demands to know (10-15 times per day) why I coded some feature one way or another. He insists there is a right way of doing things and that ...
I've been contacted by a Human Resource Management (HRM) company on LinkedIn, inviting me to a "short chat". When I asked which company they represent, they told me this can only be revealed during ...
There are some of us who love to dream, we thrive on new projects and starting fresh is unbelievably invigorating. I live to innovate and start something new! Solving problems and starting to ...
I'm working on the tech side of a company, and the business side sometimes asks for things that cannot be done. Yet, I never want to say "XYZ is impossible". Maybe it's possible but it would take 20 ...
It seems that some companies (as many as one in five) are now permitting/encouraging employees to bring their pets in to the workplace with them. Some are even claiming that pets in the workplace can ...
I asked in a comment to an answer to the question Security clearance jobs: will security make it hard to get work done? whether real life agencies are as enamoured of the polygraph as their portrayal ...
Following on from discussions related to Jacob G's question Encouraging a culture of punctuality and some related discussion in the site chat, I'd like to ask a closely related question: I've worked ...
The people who are in charge of my workplace don't really understand what computers are capable of, mistrust them, and generally have a great deal of difficulty using technology. This is a problem ...
Objectively speaking, the only party that would not benefit from everyone knowing what everybody else earns (specially people in similar positions) is the employer. Yet, there's a stigma about it. ...
I found out that what fuels me to do well at work is positive reinforcement from bosses, colleagues, and customers. My current job at a start-up is very demanding. My boss doesn't have time to give ...