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7 views

there is no salary accounts in my company but it companies asking bank statements

Working with it company since one year. It is limited to six employees. We do not have salary accounts. Now i am looking for change but it companies are asking bank statements but i do not have. What ...
0
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1answer
13 views

repetitive interviewing at large selective tech companies

I've got about 15 years of experience in software engineering, and have worked for a handful of employers at this point. I've done my fair share of interviews at this point as well. Like many ...
0
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1answer
50 views

How to handle pressure when I am not fully in control of the issue (and it is beyond my skills)?

I am responsible for delivering different final product/service requests to Team A (usually Customer Sales, Business Developers, sometimes the CEO himself) using in-house-built Software that is ...
0
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2answers
21 views

How to list McNair Scholarship research on resume?

My husband received a McNair Scholarship; part of the benefit to the program is what they call a "Summer Research Institute", a program under which he was given funds to design and carry out research ...
0
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1answer
43 views

my recriutment agency told me i have job offer 2 weeks ago

Two weeks ago, my technical recruitment agency told me that I would receive a good offer from an expanding company. I am in touch with the recruitment agency. They told me that the company is ...
-1
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2answers
31 views

How to express creativity in a technical CV/Resumé

I'm updating my CV/resumé (I work as a software developer) and one of the comments I had from someone I asked to review it was that it didn't suggest much creativity. While it expressed by technical ...
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2answers
51 views

What would you think is better to learn and work considering IT market needs and my experiences

Firstly, I want to mention that I'm information technology enthusiast. And I have multiple working/learning experiences in different fields of information technology. But, now I see that I should ...
3
votes
4answers
175 views

How to work under pressure?

I'm studying Computer science (second year ), I Applied for a part time job at MacDonald 6hour 3 day per week, I thought that will not affect on my study but I started to feel tired and the work was ...
0
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1answer
141 views

Is it always good to “try” to apply?

My problem is language. My dream would be working in the UK, anyway although I have no particular problems in writing and reading, I have some lacks in spoken english. Right now there is a nice job ...
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0answers
52 views

How to write a bio for a job application?

I am going to have a job interview with Google next week and the recruiter asked me to send him a few things including my "bio". I have already sent him my CV, so I wonder what exactly should be ...
16
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6answers
3k views

What to list under a job where I achieved nothing (and the business went bust)?

I spent about one year - my first job out of college - at a quasi-startup company, which went bust soon after I left. I believe my contributions were negligible and had no major influence on the ...
-2
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0answers
146 views

I haven't been paid for a month now. Is it time to stop and leave? [on hold]

I recently got a job at this place that just opened up. I sent my resume, but I didn't hear back from them. I then went down to the shop a few weeks later. At the time I didn't know, but apparently ...
-2
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0answers
59 views

How to blend in at a new (my first) work environment? [on hold]

I joined as a trainee at a US based Software(Big Data) startup. Their development center is at my city and they outsource most of the work from here. They hired me as a Java developer and put me on a ...
-2
votes
0answers
91 views

Career Advice needed - am I damaging my long term career chances here? [on hold]

I feel my career has taken a down turn and need some advice on how to move forward from here - well here's my story in brief - I started off at a prestigious company and spent 8 years there - gained a ...
1
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3answers
381 views

How to explain to employer that I don't owe him anything due to (lack of) company policy?

Follow-up question to: Resignation letter: general tips and what to do if boss is not on site? and Put in my two weeks or wait?. [I would suggest reading these to understand the background.] Yes, I ...
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0answers
47 views

how to fill out W4 when i'm getting $1600 extra income a month [migrated]

Aug 22 was my last day at a job that paid $76,000 / yr. After that that job is supposed to pay me $400 / wk for consulting for $1,600 / month. At the new job (which I started on Aug 26) I'm making ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Mention a private partnership for a Master Thesis on a CV

I am currently involved in an Engineering Master Program in a European country and I will soon begin the last year of my program during which I will spend approximately half a year working on a Master ...
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0answers
42 views

Is there a good tool for versioning Word documents? [on hold]

Where I work, our source code resides in TFS allowing changes to be tracked easily, people can diff between versions, you get mails when something changes,etc.. However, the user stories we get come ...
3
votes
2answers
110 views

CV : english for technical terms

In my CV I currently mention some special fields I have experience in. I am interested in an job offer in these fields. The problem is, as I'm french speaking the fields in question are translated ...
5
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1answer
227 views

Correct way to do an impossible task in written interview test

I had a programming test where was asked to do a particular problem. However, there was some kind of mistake in a problem as I was able to see that there can't be particular type of inputs for the ...
-3
votes
1answer
77 views

Does good work-life balance always mean less pay and growth? [on hold]

When I am looking for a good balance between personal life and professional life at my next employer, must I always expect less pay and growth than I would find at a job where there is no such ...
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votes
1answer
45 views

How to update my LinkedIn profile after relocation?

Recently I relocated to different office for the company I work for and there were several duties added to my duty list, but my position internally essentially didn't change. I am thinking that I ...
0
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2answers
139 views

How to remove ambiguity from the meaning of an “executive” title in a corporate context?

I have seen the word "executive" being used for completely opposite levels of seniority: Someone is a "senior executive" means that one is a director or senior manager at a business. Someone is a ...
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votes
1answer
88 views

What Next for a Software Developer? [on hold]

I'm in a state of confusion and it would be great if I can get some professional advice. I've been a Software Developer (Microsoft Tech Stack) for the past 10 years. I feel like I'm losing interest ...
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votes
0answers
43 views

What kind of management skills should a manager mention on CV/resume skills section? [duplicate]

Many CV/resume advice websites mention that it will make recruiter's life easier to put a "top skills/areas" section on the top of the resume, or an ordered skills section, emphasizing the ...
9
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4answers
941 views

Mentioning personal qualities on CV [duplicate]

I've noticed that a lot of CVs contain a segment that looks something like: I have fast learning skills, out-of-the-box thinking, high motivation, loyalty and dedication. I am a hard worker and a ...
5
votes
3answers
721 views

How to politely bring up that I need more work [duplicate]

I am working a salaried position at a small software firm. Currently I am on a team that is working on a large program that is broken down into small features, which our project lead will assign to ...
1
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1answer
231 views

Bored due to lack of work in my new job, only three weeks in

I just started this new role at one of the big banks in my country. I was promised when I took up the offer that I would be learning and developing my skills. But it's 3 weeks in, the manager that ...
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votes
5answers
357 views

Is it unethical to recharge batteries at my workplace?

I have recently moved into a new apartment in which I have to pay for electricity. To save on my electricity bill, I have been charging my phone at work rather than at home. I am also thinking about ...
12
votes
5answers
1k views

Is it unprofessional to listen to music while at work? [on hold]

Even with headphones on with the volume on low, would this still be considered rude or unprofessional? I'd like to listen to music to help me get through my work but don't want to get told off for it. ...
2
votes
2answers
108 views

Verbally accepted commencement date

I told a company that gave me an offer that i could start at the specified commencement date but nothing was put in writing, no contracts signed (Being a contract role - they asked for payroll company ...
2
votes
2answers
155 views

What are the things that I should mention and avoid in the introduction e-mail to my team in my new job? [on hold]

I am joining my first job after my graduate studies. My manager asked me to send an e-mail to him with my short bio so that he will use it to introduce me to the entire team. I would like to mention ...
5
votes
3answers
175 views

Which name should I use on an application form when applying for a job during gender transition?

I am a person who starting gender transition which includes looking for a job where I will be able to interview and work as my correct gender. I have not yet legally changed my name; I won't be able ...
1
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2answers
135 views

Apply for a position with a company via a recruiter. Can I apply for a different position with the same company by myself?

Via a recruiter I applied for a position to a certain company (earlier this week). Today, I have seen that there is another position in the same company and department for which I would like to ...
11
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5answers
3k views

Is it alright to quit right before a business trip?

Several weeks ago, the small company I work for (about 30 people) declared that there would be an "all hands meeting" for all employees worldwide. However, I have recently gotten a job offer that I ...
24
votes
4answers
3k views

How do I approach my employer about purchasing a canceled project?

Is it acceptable to approach my current employer and ask to purchase a dead project off them? The end goal is to revive this dead project (a Civil Engineering application) and sell it - essentially ...
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votes
1answer
240 views

getting job with fake resume? [on hold]

I am currently working with some company as java developer from past one year. And i handled two small projects alone. I can able to work like a 3 years experienced professional. i am looking for a ...
2
votes
5answers
137 views

How to structure a lot of workplace trainings into a resume?

I am a registered nurse and took many workplace trainings in hospitals during my career (still unfinished). When I put them on the resume, people have recommended that I add them in the "Experience" ...
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votes
1answer
176 views

Tricky Situation in Hiring Process [on hold]

So this is a follow up question to this As the previous one got marked as duplicate hence asking a new question. A week after the interview I sent a mail to the employer asking him about how things ...
5
votes
3answers
188 views

How to get across on LinkedIn that I absolutely enjoy, and am committed to, my company?

I work in a non-client-facing role and only occasionally interact with suppliers/vendors and consultants. Generally I feel that my professional network is very small and thus I want to get to know ...
4
votes
1answer
148 views

Asking about a salary increase to go along with a title change

I've been told that I will be receiving a title change in a few months which entails a lot more responsibility. The promotion is technically a management level position, while I'm currently not a ...
-1
votes
2answers
210 views

Quitting to start my own company [on hold]

I've been working at my current job for over 9 months now, and it's been great. However, I've started learning more about the world of Software Consulting, and I have close to 4 clients lined up for a ...
5
votes
3answers
346 views

Catch-22? Need evidence of employment from current employer for visa to attend job interviews

I have been on phone interviews with a major tech company - an offer would be a significant improvement, both in opportunity for self-improvement, to make a difference, as well as in monetary ...
22
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I get hiring managers to take cost of living into account when they ask for my current salary? [duplicate]

I am working in my home town, which is a small city as a developer, and say that my current salary is around $2000. I was applying in the capital for the same position, but this time I am asking for ...
-1
votes
4answers
194 views

What positive reason can I give for the one year break in my academic life [on hold]

I'm filling an online form for background verification from my new company after getting the offer letter. I have done my engineering for 5years (4years course + 1 year gap). I had a year gap between ...
96
votes
5answers
13k views

How to respond to manager's demand to remove CV from Job site?

My daughter is desperately unhappy with her employer and is looking for another job. Her CV is posted on several sites (like Monster) and today her line manager has told her that she has until 4pm to ...
-2
votes
3answers
215 views

What is the optimal time to leave a first job? [closed]

It is not easy getting a job when all the open positions that are advertised require X number of years experience (usually 2 years from my observation). On the other hand, by staying at my current job ...
-2
votes
0answers
109 views

What is the American translation of my diploma : MEng. or MSc.? [closed]

I'm currently attending a French Grande Ecole (to know more about it, as we are the only country in the world with those kind of schools, visit this wikipedia page about Grandes Ecoles which explains ...
-4
votes
0answers
152 views

How do you deal with your boss who is less competent than you are? [closed]

The newly appointed boss (promoted from within) lacks people management skills, personality, and incompetent on many levels. Often than not, my ideas would get shot down by the boss. I feel I am no ...
-10
votes
0answers
193 views

Building new relationships with womens [closed]

What do you think, is it accepted, to build relationships with womens? I am single and have some pretty female colleague. I know them only sightly, but would like to talk with them more.

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