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How can I deal with a very lazy co-worker? [closed]

I'm working as a software developer at a startup in Istanbul/Turkey where there are only 2 full-time developers (including me) and 3 part-time staff (tester, developer, ux designer). Yesterday I had ...
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Does Business Analyst experience make a programmer more valuable worker? [closed]

I had various workplaces, and my first one was a pharmaceutical company where in the IT the Business Analyst (BA) tasks were divided between Programmers and Project Managers (PM). I spent there five ...
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Older employees refer to me as an intern, how can I let people know I'm a permanent employee?

I work in a branch of a company that has 30 people. One week before I was hired, 3 college students were brought on as interns. As a result, three times in the past couple of weeks I've been referred ...
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Best way to deal with dishonest colleagues [closed]

As a technical project lead, I received a problem report from a Colleague marked as "Critical". Though I could have delegated that to another colleague on a Monday, I put some effort on a Friday late ...
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Influence boss' decision on what role to assign me to?

My boss is undecided whether to assign me to: role A: office (managing spreadsheets, image editing, vectorial drawing, etc.) role B: warehouse stock assistant How can I convince him or ...
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How to expose your need for team interaction without sounding like a slacker?

I have been working at internships on and off for the past 2 years, and at least twice I have been in the situation of having my own project to advance by myself. The first time it happened, I was ...
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Which responsibilities does the senior position infer in the professional workplace?

I am working as a junior, while one of my colleague's title is senior. I am confused by her recent behavior, that makes me feel senior is higher than junior at an administrative level. She tends to ...
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How should I deal with a situation where 90% of my suggestions are ignored or rejected?

I work for a mid-size company and have been there for more than a year. I am part of two teams (TeamA and TeamB). TeamA has 15 members (14 teammates and 1 manager) and TeamB has 3 members (2 ...
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How can I as non-management improve morale and curb infectious pessimism?

I work in somewhat of a DevOps role with a team of professionals that for the most part are highly skilled, competent and easy to get along with. The biggest problem we face as a group is that recent ...
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As a new Team Leader, what should I talk about in an initial, introductory, one on one meeting? [closed]

I've started new position on my company, and I need to get to know the team members (although I'm already familiar with some of them). What items should we discuss in an initial one on one meeting to ...
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Things to consider for a team-based programming interview [closed]

In the next day I am going to be interviewed for a software engineering position, and the interview is going to be a team-based programming exercise.Interviewees are going to be paired , and submitted ...
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How can I deal with a team lead who represents my work as his work?

I am a new member of a small team. I got a project from our project manager. Assigned a team leader with my project. I have done the project and the team lead some times asked whether the project ...
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How to deal with an older team member resisting a team leader

I have been given a small team of 4 developers to create a project. The team varies by title as in we have 1 senior engineer 2 juniors and 1 normal. And then there is me with a title of let's say ...
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5answers
489 views

Different standards for new hires

My department has recently restructured with the initial communicated focus of defining roles to clarify the career advancement goals of the team members. All of us were very excited as we felt that ...
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Should one put one's “Belbin team role” in the CV?

Is it appropriate to put one's "Belbin team role" in a CV when applying for a standard job (as in, one that does not mention such a team role as a requirement)?