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1answer
16 views

Proposal used a request for bid

OK shame on me twice. My expertise is narrow field that found me rather than I found it. But is pays the bills. In my field I deal with large complex systems. Not once but twice an (ex) friend ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Is a manager repeatedly asking a question, ranting and leaving no room for response bullying?

I'm engaging with a manager in a stressful situation and there appears to be significant quantities of coffee being consumed. (I'm post-coffee) I'm interested in calmly talking about the problem and ...
0
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1answer
49 views

How to deal with former co-worker adding his name to a website I originally developed?

I used to work part-time at a company developing their e-commerce website, under the "supervision" of another employee who is significantly older than I am (I'm a university student and that was not ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Differences in Interview questions when interviewing with different management levels

Following along : This Question, I have researched my panel interviewers on the company website as well as on LinkedIn. I am interviewing for a entry level position with a financial institution. Two ...
9
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5answers
2k views

Should I mention an interesting but failed task in my resume as an achievement?

I recently implemented a very interesting feature - centralized logging system with the help of Logstash, Elasticsearch and Kibana. But after a few days I had to revert it, remove from the project, ...
3
votes
5answers
190 views

How to diffuse misunderstandings and rumors about me in the work place? [on hold]

I am working for a US-based consulting firm. They have employed me at their client location based on corp to corp contracts. My employer is vendor to client. I have to report to a manager on the ...
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0answers
85 views
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1answer
46 views

One column or two column resumes [on hold]

I will be applying for graduate student internships for summer 2015, and I am interested in making a good quality resume. I am planning to use latex to typeset it. Most companies, such as JP Morgan, ...
10
votes
3answers
221 views

Overloaded, delegated work, now accused of “offloading” my responsibilities. How to address criticism?

I am a relatively new manager in a highly matrix'd organization (multiple managers/accountabilities per person) and over the past six months my own functional team has been chronically suffering from ...
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0answers
47 views

Payment liabilities to employees volunteering time / work [on hold]

I have some employees who arrive early and / or stay late because of transportation / commute problems. They insist on working because they do not like sitting around and claim they are willing to ...
0
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5answers
139 views

Submitting resume in microsoft word doc format or a pdf generated by Latex? [duplicate]

I am a graduate student and am planning to apply for an internship for Summer 2015. After looking at the websites of various companies offering internships, the most common file-formats acceptable ...
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7answers
177 views

Is it acceptable or effective behavior to not document your code to keep your job as a programmer? [on hold]

Just imagine the hassle of hiring a new programmer, that will have to work through files and files of poorly written code, without any single line of documentation.
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Switching to another department in same company in early career

It is my very first job after a long education and I was doing it for a few months now. The department I work now is not a bad one, in fact I like it. But now, another position in my company in a ...
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1answer
43 views

Benefits of Senior/Lead level positions and Business Case examples [on hold]

I've been tasked with creating a Business Case to add Senior or Lead positions to our department which sounds easy enough, but I have a few hurdles. I do not have access to a good chunk of our ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Can I greet my boss with “Hey, boss” [on hold]

I mean, I just want to make the conversation more friendly, so sometimes I greet my boss with "Hey boss" or "thanks, boss". Is it ok?
0
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3answers
75 views

Job offer contingent on continuing education [on hold]

Do situations exist where a position is offered but is contingent on the applicant continuing education (Masters or other)? If not contingent, how is the pursuit of an advanced degree usually handled ...
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1answer
118 views

Should I mention on my CV that I want to get a buy-to-let house?

I am changing careers and therefore will be starting from the bottom again. The new job I am applying for will be in a business call center for a bank and I am hoping to work my way up again. A goal ...
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1answer
55 views

IntelliJ personal developer license. Can I use for developing for another company? (complicated) [on hold]

my case is following: I am a developer (D), I bought IntelliJ Personal license. I am also self employed (SE), but I bought license for me, personal. Is it legal to use this license when I am writing ...
3
votes
3answers
160 views

How to resolve an issue with air conditioning at work? [on hold]

At work, the air conditioning grid is quite noisy (55 Db), too much air pressure. I asked to solve this to the technician but he told me there was not a solution since he cannot control air pressure. ...
3
votes
2answers
209 views

Is it normal to shake hands with co-workers at office events? [on hold]

I may be socially awkward/ignorant here, but is it normal for coworkers, who work with one another every single day, to shake hands to say hi/bye at company events? To give one instance, a group of ...
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votes
2answers
108 views

How does at will employment work in the context of a (demanding) entry-level position?

This article seems to summarize well the implications of at will employment: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/employment-at-will-definition-30022.html I am a recent graduate and the majority of ...
2
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2answers
83 views

Suggestions for handling a panel interview - special considerations

I have a panel interview for an entry level position with a financial institution at the end of the week. Aside from the usual preparations such as the following: Researching the company and the ...
7
votes
5answers
447 views

Is it a good idea to tell my programmer colleagues that I actually code for fun? [on hold]

I'm part of a small software development team. It happens that one of my greatest hobbies is actually, software development. In my free time, I enjoy contributing to several open source projects.When ...
3
votes
2answers
204 views

How to deal with a manager who stonewalls me? [on hold]

Let me first say that I have read How to proceed when remote boss doesn't answer emails . This has some great information, but my problem has gone a step further. Let me first clarify that I have two ...
0
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1answer
120 views

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 ...
6
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1answer
129 views

Duration of Notice Period in the US and in the rest of the world [on hold]

Out of curiosity, I read some of the threads here and what really suprised me were the discussions about the notice periods of only one or two weeks. I'm from germany and so far, I always had notice ...
1
vote
1answer
121 views

Salary Negotations

I am fairly new to the concept of yearly wages verse a hourly rate. Or when it is appropriate to ask for more money. Here is my situation. I was working at a startup company for a year making less ...
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votes
0answers
80 views

Not Received Salary from Last 3 Months & Terminated without Notice - Sales & Marketing professional [on hold]

i m a Sales & Marketing professional working In Hyderabad, India Based Laboratory From one year. Company People Not paid me my Salary of last three months Neither given me appointment latter ...
2
votes
3answers
135 views

Is it OK to contact the hiring manager of a company that asks for an interview?

I was recently asked for an interview (this past Friday) after submitting my resume to a job portal for some company. I got back to the HR with my availability, but she hadn't emailed me back even ...
21
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2answers
3k views

Two Weeks Notice During Holiday Vacation

I may be getting a new job, but I'm concerned about when exactly to put in my two weeks notice. Here's how the vacation works for both companies: Current job Holiday Vacation: December 23 - ...
7
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1answer
166 views

Can prospective employers generally find out if a candidate was fired for cause?

In the US it's pretty common for prospective employers to contact a candidate's previous employers to verify employment (dates and job title, at least). In the US, lawsuits are common enough that ...
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0answers
126 views

Happy hours at work , How can a company justify happy hours in the office on week days? [on hold]

Is it a normal practice these days at software companies?
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0answers
208 views

what do i do about my boss holding a part of my paycheck because he thinks i made to much? [on hold]

Can my boss hold my paycheck if he thinks i made to much money that week? what do i do? My boss will only give us a part of our paycheck if he thinks we made to much money that week. We get paid ...
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0answers
49 views

Carreer gap between 12std and joining college [duplicate]

I have completed my intermediates in March-2000.Due to my family situation i went for an job as an attender in an arts college until 2006 July, Since then with my friend's help i wrote entrance exams ...
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1answer
141 views

Boss decisions are pushing backwards our product

Long story short, last Friday my boss told me we needed to release a new version of our ship application as soon as possible that day, without previous noticing. I told him it wasn't properly tested ...
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votes
2answers
72 views

Which is best way to apply to a company? [on hold]

I am a fresher and I am trying to get a job. I have applied for several companies like TCS,amazon,hp, etc., Is it better to get a referral of a employee in the company and forward our CV from them or ...
-1
votes
1answer
147 views

Not receiving hours agreed on in acceptance letter [on hold]

I was hired for a job and my acceptance letter stated it would be for 40 hours, however my supervisor has cut hours to 32 without any kind of notice. So I wanted to know is this practice legal??
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votes
2answers
128 views

Use Moto 360 to reference Q's for interviewer [on hold]

I have an interview for an internship at a large bank, I have 4 interviews with different VPs (Software engineering, technical team leader, systems managers). I have questions prepared in Google Keep ...
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votes
2answers
171 views

Do I accept an offer from a company that I am not likely to join? [duplicate]

I have a complex situation brewing here and I do not know what to do right now. I have an offer letter from a company, that I got extended till the 15th of this month, which was termed as my last ...
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votes
2answers
91 views

Can I get a programming job out of college with IT internship experience? [on hold]

For the past two summers I worked doing IT internships, as they seemed interesting and the pay was good. However after thinking about it more I realized what I really enjoy is programming. I'll be ...
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votes
1answer
100 views

I am currently employed by a DOD contractor who holds my secret clearance - what if I get another job (at same time) that requires a clearance [on hold]

Sometimes I work multiple contracts - If I currently have one that hold my secret clearance - and I have another position that requires a secret clearance - how does that work - will I have to give ...
-4
votes
0answers
188 views

How minimize the effect of an nonconsensual nude posting of oneself in the workplace? [on hold]

First and foremost this is not relevant to myself if your wondering. However, in light of cases such as this one. If you don't want to read it it is story about how a judge's ex-husband posted nude ...
2
votes
3answers
314 views

Is living at work normal when completing a project on a tight deadline? [on hold]

I dropped out of school a few months ago to work at a tech startup without realising how demanding the job would be. The company culture is passion-first. I'm frequently told I'm doing great work and ...
-2
votes
3answers
170 views

How should I handle Resumes with coded Projects made entirely by me? [on hold]

I am looking to go to certain job sites and submitting my resume/cover letter/reference letter. However, these jobs are either software tech jobs or dev jobs that normally ask for project experience. ...
-2
votes
0answers
73 views

Should I do a coding-test after Second Interview or put my energy on freelancing [closed]

I have a day job and which is very reasonable. I am now starting my freelance career along that. But I am recently approached for a senior software development Post. After two interviews, they want me ...
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votes
0answers
182 views

why would a janitor falsely accuse me of inappropriate behaviour, causing my termination? [closed]

A janitor at my (former) company complained in writing to their boss about inappropriate behaviour on my part. I was a software engineer there. The VP of Human Resources told me there was a ...
-3
votes
3answers
93 views

Should I forward an email from a different project answering the same question? [on hold]

I used to work on at one company, on one project, Project A. Now I work at another company on another project, Project B. None of my old coworkers are involved with Project B in any way. I was asked ...
-2
votes
0answers
92 views

Employer refuses to pay earned wages after quitting job [closed]

I was hired for employment and required to file 1099 form to work full time for employer and quit without notice. How long can employer refuse to pay for wages earned? I have not received any wages ...
5
votes
3answers
289 views

Returning bonuses received while job hunting

So, I'm scheduled for an interview with a company that aligns well with my field. Today I received notification that I was getting a raise, as well as a Christmas bonus. Knowing that I am actively ...
5
votes
3answers
553 views

Leaving employer in the middle of a “big project”, offering to help part time

So, my boss and I have had a rocky relationship from the start. While he recognizes my ability to get what he needs done, he likes to micromanage my progress, which I do not respond well to. It's a ...

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