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11 views

Which company is best to join as a fresher service based or startup [on hold]

I am MTech from CSE branch and a fresher. I have 2 offers one in service based company and other one is startup though package is same for both. I am really confused which company should I choose. ...
4
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1answer
116 views

Connecting with CEO or management on Linkedin

I recently started working at a company and was considering connecting with my higher level management that I work and interact with on a weekly basis. In my case they would definitely recognize and ...
0
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0answers
88 views

Losing interest in my current company [on hold]

I've been working in a company for over 3 years now. I joined this fresh after graduation when I still didn't know what to do. Now, it seems like there's not much to do here and I'm not gaining any ...
4
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5answers
1k views

How to handle an insubordinate employee faction when I can't replace them?

At my workplace we have a small faction of insubordinate employees who think they can do whatever the like and do not allow new hires in the same department to integrate into the team. The tension has ...
0
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0answers
60 views

Forced to work at another company location [on hold]

A year ago I hired in with a company that pays well and has great benefits. I felt quite lucky to earn a position here. However business has gone down progressively since I hired in, and now my ...
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1answer
81 views

Questioning an issues turns to Gossip [on hold]

I work in a facility with disabled adult's I am an employee One of are employee's daughter-in-law came to our facility to work and she was telling everyone about her marriage and problems. She began ...
2
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2answers
66 views

Should I apply for the same position again, or send an email, or do something else?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but I am asking this question again based on my very specific circumstances, and am hoping for answers tailored to my situation. I applied for this ...
11
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6answers
494 views

My boss asked everyone to remove their role explanations from the LinkedIn profile. Is this okay?

My boss recently sent out a company-wide email saying something along the lines of: ...Moving forward, we want to ensure that we omit strategic business information from our communications. So in ...
2
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1answer
166 views

Would it be silly to list three equivalent certifications on a resume?

I'm talking about this: https://www.lpi.org/3-in-1-advantage-take-two/ So apparently the are 3 Linux certification vendors (Comptia, LPI, and SUSE) that are issuing identical exams (the LPI ...
11
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5answers
4k views

After a phone interview, is it okay to ask HR what the technical questions I was asked during the phone interview were?

I recently finished a phone interview and was requested to come in for a second interview on Tuesday. I just finished scheduling the second interview for Tuesday. I was asked 4 technical questions ...
5
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3answers
163 views

Is it typical to see the Non-Compete Agreement only after signing the offer letter?

I have a job offer letter from a company that I am being asked to accept and (electronically) sign. My concern is that the offer letter refers to certain documents (Employee Confidentiality ...
6
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6answers
1k views

Boss is forcing me to go to a team social event when I would otherwise be on annual leave [duplicate]

Not really sure how to start with this so I'm just going to jump into the facts. I must give 5 days notice before I take any annual leave Annual leave is lost and payment is not given in lieu if you ...
3
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1answer
179 views

Why do companies often require me to enter my CV data manually in addition to the one they received with the application?

During the past few months of unemployment and hunting for a job, I noticed that quite a few companies, after I apply to a position via their website, require me to log into their online portal ...
3
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1answer
247 views

Can I earn money while receiving unemployment benefits?

To me it seems reasonable that someone who is unemployed would earn extra money by tutoring, mowing lawns or other odd various odd jobs. However are earnings like this allowed when you are also ...
19
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8answers
3k views

Is it reasonable to want to format work PC when resigning? [duplicate]

I resigned from my job as a developer today, giving one month's notice. I mentioned that on my last day I would format my PC and reinstall Windows to provide a fresh computer for my company to use if ...
0
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2answers
147 views

What should my job title be without coming across as an AH [on hold]

I've been working in my dad's company for over a year now and it seems like it's going to stay that way for a while. Therefor I think it's about time for me to think of a title that suits my job ...
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0answers
83 views

How much hike can I expect while applying to a company? [on hold]

I am having 7 years of analytics data science experience working two reputed companies and passed out from a tier-1 college in India. I did not make too many jumps in my career progression. How much ...
16
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8answers
7k views

How to deal with pornography in the workplace?

I work in IT and whilst configuring emails for an employee I found several memes/joke emails containing pornography which have been circling between employees. What is a good way to handle this? ...
2
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0answers
203 views

Married man dating a co worker [on hold]

My coworker is dating another coworker but he is married and had two kids, everyone thinks she is nice and they just talk business when is not true. She wants him to get divorced so he can marry her, ...
4
votes
1answer
154 views

What can I share with an interview candidate (whom I referred)?

If I refer a friend/colleague for a job opening, how much can I share with them beyond what's in the public job description? Obviously, no trade secrets or IP. What about the job "family" information ...
0
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0answers
123 views

My boss is forcing to change to night shift [on hold]

My boss is forcing me to change to night shift, which I had told them I couldn't do because I have a part time job in the afternoon, which he already knew about ever since applied 3 years ago. Can he ...
0
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3answers
586 views

On last day manager made changes to the program that broke it and wants me to come back to fix it

I just finished a 5 month contract where I was hired as a program to make a program. The program is part of a bigger project. On my last day just as I was handing over everything, my boss had me show ...
4
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3answers
403 views

How to deal with a lying customer?

I'm a freelancer and deal mostly with web, a client of mine has hired me to deal with a monthly newsletter: improve the deliverability and the message itself, I signed up for a popular online service ...
1
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0answers
62 views

Legal review of contract with restricted stock [on hold]

I'm considering a contract with a very small startup. The compensation is largely equity-based, as opposed to salary. I understand the offer and have strong trust in the other owners (I've worked with ...
1
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2answers
333 views

Doing work of someone in a higher position

I have a concern. I am a Software Developer, lets say that I don't consider myself a Junior Developer, but I am not an intermediate either, lets say I am on the transition from Junior to Mid level ...
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0answers
87 views

What is hourly pay rate for senior Java software engineer or architect in Italy? [on hold]

What is hourly rate for a senior contract software engineer or architect in Italy? How does Italy compare in terms of rates to other european countries?
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1answer
149 views

Decisions/Personal hardships regarding future as a student/software engineer [on hold]

Ever since I graduated from high school and started university, I have problems deciding how to proceed with my future career and education. I am currently enrolled in a Computer Science course and ...
45
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10answers
7k views

Are puzzles an effective part of the recruitment process?

Many companies - particularly in the tech sector - use puzzles of various kinds (including riddles, lateral-thinking questions, and guesstimation questions) in job interviews for potential new ...
1
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1answer
261 views

Ambiguous performance review af a young software engineer [on hold]

My post follows this one: How to make young software engineers improve the quality of their output? Without getting into the details of the previous post, we have a software project which was rushed, ...
1
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1answer
289 views

The manipulating “manager” [on hold]

I am a veteran accountant who also has a degree and experience in Personnel Management. I work for a couple of guys who own four businesses. I've been doing their accounting for years. Recently, I ...
8
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3answers
403 views

Suggestions on ways to handle a cold boss?

I recently started a new job about 2 months ago and it has been somewhat of a culture shock. I came from a place where everybody was emotionally warm. Now though it seems this new place has many ...
3
votes
2answers
395 views

Asking if I'll be paid for an extension to an internship contract

I would like to ask about the professional, polite, and conservative way of making sure that my rights are preserved in my current situation. I've been doing a paid internship over the summer that is ...
42
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7answers
7k views

“Conspiring” to leave the company, along with another coworker

I work at a very small software development firm (6 people, not including the boss) where the accumulating dissatisfaction with the workplace is forcing me to start actively looking for alternative ...
0
votes
2answers
430 views

I'm a director. One team member has complained to me about his manager (whom I manage). How do I address it? [on hold]

I am a department director. I have an assistant director who does the direct management of my department's team members, but I occasionally meet with the team members directly as well, usually as a ...
-2
votes
1answer
99 views

employement verification issues would i still get the job? [on hold]

I need help! im freakinggg out. I recently got offered a positon and when they did a background check of my employment there was a small discrepancy. They did verify I worked there but the dates were ...
-2
votes
1answer
120 views

What is my job role title? [on hold]

Long story short, I am an IT professional that comes from a web development background. I have recently undertaken a new position as a front end web developer (contract) with a small start up. Upon ...
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votes
1answer
124 views

New employer postponed start date [on hold]

the Friday before I was supposed to start a new job, the company told me that I can`t start on Monday and they do not know the exact date when it is possible. I was wondering, if there are any legal ...
-3
votes
1answer
152 views

Linux Kernel and Open Source developers sources of income [on hold]

don't get me wrong: i like the majestic Linux Kernel project and all the Open Source community but my question is really straightforward: How do i live if i become a full time Linux Kernel Developer? ...
-1
votes
1answer
165 views

Should I include certification logos in my resume? [duplicate]

Is it a good idea to add the logos for the certifications I achieved at the top of my resume? Does this look professional enough to seek the attention of the recruiter?
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0answers
98 views

How to Convince Employer in Job Application for different skill? [on hold]

I come from IT background and I am 25 years old, specializing in mobile app development. I am now looking for job abroad and have tried to apply all vacancies available out there, but I never get ...
1
vote
0answers
212 views

What can a felon do to improve his chances of getting a job? [duplicate]

In general, what are some suggestions that a felon should follow in order to find work. In regards to resume, communication, disclosure, and so forth. My specific situation is that I'm a statistician ...
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votes
1answer
211 views

Does any accumulated leave still attract penalty rates if paid out on termination? [on hold]

When I was working I took only 5 days leave out of the 3 years I worked (1 day a year for when I got my flu injection and 2 days off one year to expand my Christmas holiday). When I was made Redundant ...
0
votes
4answers
149 views

Negotiating a salary for a low budget position [duplicate]

I was interviewed for the position X of company X. On the first interview they told me that the position it was for a graduate-junior but I am mid-level to Senior. They asked me to for salary ...
2
votes
1answer
257 views

I want to obtain exclusive rights to a project I proposed that the company is no longer interested in [on hold]

I proposed a BHAG to my employer (whom I've known for years prior to employment) back when I was hired on. She was ecstatic, but my immediate supervisor was not convinced. It has since been dropped ...
2
votes
3answers
271 views

Deciding on a career path in IT [on hold]

I'm in a situation I find pretty typical for a lot of my friends right after they graduate and work for a year or two. I'm a junior developer and for the most part I like my job a lot. However, I have ...
-2
votes
1answer
122 views

Appropriate attire for interview at tech company [duplicate]

I'm concerned about appropriate attire for a female interviewing for a creative marketing position within a relatively new tech company. I don't want to appear overdressed or like I won't fit into ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Decision between two jobs [on hold]

I am a recently gratuated in Fine Arts. My life choice would be painting and a job that pays my bills. Last year I was searching for a job, mostly without success. I was working in a school as an art ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Salary Tax/Income Tax [on hold]

I know tax is related to country rules but my case is more general than technical. Background I have my first job since 1 year and I haven't worked on any other organization before so I didn't have ...
2
votes
3answers
294 views

Why do some companies not allow part time second jobs? [on hold]

I would like to take up a part time second job as a tutor, but our company policy says we are not allowed to do so even on days off or after work hours. I would like to know why companies wouldn't ...
0
votes
2answers
271 views

Accepted for intermittent lead role.But senses serious problems and political pit falls

I am working for US based client in their IT department as a consultant from their vendors. The team consists other team members who are from different vendors and Client own employees. I am ...

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