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Switch to AX dyanmics or work on .Net projects? As a fresh candidate

I have been working in a company for four months on .net platform as a junior software developer but now company wants me to switch to AX dynamics. I am confused whether to remain on .net for at least ...
4
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1answer
182 views

Client asking for a fee to contact a potential client found through them

I'm going to explain: I'm a freelancer who collaborates with a couple of companies. Because of reasons, that I don't know, one of them lost a client1 and I would like to contact them by myself, as a ...
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0answers
131 views

Boss accuses me of stealing his money

I work in a small company (~10 employees). A few days ago my boss asked me to get his credit card from his car at the parking lot. This happens, from time to time, so I can make some purchases for the ...
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1answer
96 views

Is it OK to use icons in online resume?

Following this question, is it OK to use icons from font awesome like fa-github, fa-linkedin, fa-trophy etc. Note that these are different from emoticons.
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0answers
79 views

How to deal with a person laughing all day

In an open plan office there is a person who works several bays away who spends their day laughing. Loudly. Repeatedly. The closest term to the behaviour of this person is that they are an office ...
0
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3answers
157 views

How to make colleagues work with a deadline while having little authority?

I work as the assistant for CEO of a fashion company. I delegate tasks from the CEO to other employees. There are a few people who cannot work with deadlines and always push their work to another day. ...
2
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1answer
149 views

Professionally and politely dealing with an untenable situation in contract work

Preface: I am new to engineering after thirteen years in academia, and I've noticed the standards for professional and polite are very different between the two situations, so I'm not sure academic ...
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1answer
80 views

What are some workplace perks/benefits which don't cost the company anything? [on hold]

My work is looking for some ideas of perks/benefits for employees that doesn't cost the company money. For example: flexible working hours, flexible lunch hours, working from home when possible etc. ...
0
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3answers
327 views

How can I best handle a situation where my boss wants to be the only person to answer emails?

My boss tries very hard to make sure she is the one who always replies emails sent to both of us. And if once in a while I happen to reply the email, then her pet reaction is - "oh I see you have ...
0
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3answers
176 views

Should I wait for a response to my counteroffer or check in? [duplicate]

On 7/22, I received an offer for a role as junior QA analyst by a company that I'm very interested in. Before listing the offer details, the CTO wrote, "This isn't a formal offer but would you be ...
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0answers
56 views

Contract push out 3mo due to resource needs yet I need to move on [on hold]

I am working as a sub on a contract that says 5-6mo engagement. the customer may need to push out 3mo due to internal resources not available till then. this puts us past March. i have other ...
18
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5answers
4k views

Desk is hurting my wrists. What are my options?

I recently changed jobs, and am now working as a postdoc in Belgium at a major university. The desks in our department are not adjustable, and they are too high for me (75 cm). Furthermore, the ...
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2answers
381 views

I told the interviewer I already accepted another offer but I still want to be considered [on hold]

I had an interview today with a company that I really wanted to work with. The interview was superb and I felt that they really loved me and they basically said as much during the interview. But after ...
-4
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0answers
77 views

Balancing family and new business pressure [on hold]

I am an unmarried working young male, recently turned twenty nine, who is planning to start their own business in software development for community development, i.e. mainly not-for-sale software. The ...
3
votes
4answers
629 views

How should I ask about a significantly lower annual pay increase than my usual?

I am working for a small private company for last 6 years. I previously recieved 11%, 14%, and 24% pay increase for last few years, but this year my salary increase suddenly dropped to less then 5%. ...
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votes
2answers
173 views

colleague who doesn't want ES6 JavaScript Next [on hold]

How do i deal with a colleague who doesn't want to bring the new version of JavaScript into projects. Current scenario: Team Size: 3. Team members are the decision makers. Using ES6 the only ...
0
votes
5answers
560 views

How to use personal accounts like Github on work computers?

I'm a software engineer and I use Github for all of my personal/open-source and work related stuff. In my new job, the IT department insists on giving us laptops without full admin access and I ...
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2answers
272 views

Value of an unrelated degree for a software development career [on hold]

I am interested in knowing whether (in particular) a big company would value a software developer with a degree in a development-related field more than a software developer with an unrelated degree (...
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2answers
160 views

Leaving the family business?

I work for a company owned by some of my family members. They offered me a FT job a while back, and truth be told, I didn't really want to accept it because I knew it would probably not be a good fit ...
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votes
2answers
80 views

Change in nature of Job and work domain

I have an experience of 6 years in IT sector like Oracle, Honeywell and Deloitte (Quote to Order team & Project management operations team), but I always wanted to start my own manufacturing ...
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4answers
319 views

Where on my resume should I include a membership in a club that is related to my profession?

Member of Dreamland Computer science society. Should I write the above line under Hobbies section in my resume or under the Awards and Honors section?
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0answers
61 views

On site opportunity - Manager Discussions [on hold]

In India, sometimes employee get to work abroad, which we call as onsite opportunity (generic term). From a bunch of employee, a few will be selected and one will be shortlisted to go and work at ...
6
votes
6answers
458 views

Address the team or address the employee

There's a team lead who chooses to address the entire team whenever there is a problem with one employee. It's usually trivial to tell who is being referred to because the issue will be with something ...
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votes
3answers
175 views

Workplace discrimination by boss [on hold]

I am working in a large software company in U.S and have relocated to a new assignment in a new place in North-East. In the workplace i find that my boss is very friendly and accommodating to white ...
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votes
4answers
243 views

Employer has assumed I resigned with immediate effect - am I entitled for pay for my noticed period? [on hold]

I am in the UK. I gave notice of my resignation via email but did not state when my last day of employment would be. I had been suspended earlier that day pending investigation. The content of my ...
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votes
3answers
336 views

my coworker sits on chat all day / how can i ask for a payrise? [on hold]

My co-worker is my senior and she spends all day on chat. For the last year, I have done the work of a manager even though I am very junior and I have even done more work than my senior co-worker. ...
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votes
0answers
73 views

How to identify job titles or keywords that require a specific skill set?

I have a MS in applied math. I am looking for a position involving computational science skills. I'm not talking about computer science, but numerically solving ODEs, PDEs, linear systems, numerical ...
2
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4answers
493 views

Dress code for garden party/networking activity

Context: North-America, hot summer, urban park, networking party. An international mid-size consulting company is inviting future graduates (Msc in E-business at a top tier school in the area) at a ...
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votes
0answers
69 views

Need Career Advice in IT [on hold]

I am 10yrs experienced working in technologies Informatica, Oracle and Unix. l There are lots of other technologies like Big Data, AWS ,Hadoop , Data Mining etc.. that i am interested to learn. Can ...
1
vote
3answers
234 views

Getting paid for a full month at new place of work [on hold]

I started a new job on the 4th July this month and am due to get paid on Friday. I earn £30,000 per year, which works out to be roughly £1,960 after taxes. A family member said today that I may be ...
3
votes
4answers
465 views

What can I do to improve a difficult coding environment due to lack of documentation? [on hold]

I started a new job a couple months ago. I came onto a project with tens of thousands of lines of C code. The codebase is huge and there is little to no useful documentation. When I need ...
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votes
0answers
109 views

Promised stock options…yet to receive any thing [on hold]

I work at a medical marijuana licensed producer. I started working here 2 years ago, was promised stock in my contract. However it does only say "granted stock options when available" But we have ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Agency vs Client - query regarding whether initial introduction to client is when CV is sent vs when interview is set up [on hold]

Should a candidate who was interviewed by a company via an agency be contacted directly from that company (without the agency being aware within a 12mnth period) - does the "introduction" to the ...
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votes
0answers
52 views

Cessation date in p45 Form [on hold]

I just recieved my P45 form nineteen days later since my last actual working day. I looked in my P45 and found Cessation date in my P45 form is shown 15th, a week later Date. My actually last working ...
6
votes
3answers
262 views

Translating a foreign-language Letter of Recommendation

Background My question pertains specifically to the German Arbeitszeugnis. A similar discussion (though operating functionally in the opposite direction) was asked here for reference for those ...
0
votes
2answers
167 views

Is it OK to indicate in job application that you work on other stuff after work?

I am currently employed, and I am applying for other jobs. When I get home, I work on other software projects, projects that I hope to launch into a startup. Is this OK to mention in the job ...
0
votes
2answers
128 views

Pension hasn't been paid in or is late, what should I do? [on hold]

I received an email from my pension holder stating that my employer has failed to pay the pension in the correct time. I was recently hired after a 1 year apprenticeship at which time I paid for a ...
-3
votes
1answer
206 views

What does “previous applicants need not apply” mean? [on hold]

Like it says in the title - on a job advert, does it usually mean that previous applicants will be automatically considered, or that they have already been considered and found unsuitable?
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votes
2answers
389 views

(Skills) How important is what I said I know? [on hold]

I'm currently making a CV, using the Europass format. There are two fields where I have absolutely no idea what do make out of them: Communication Skills Organizational Skills The first one seems ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

New job - Is it common to ask if they offer a laptop? [on hold]

I signed an early contract with a startup as a software developer, but they did not mention if they are going to offer equipments like a laptop (since I will be doing some work from home). Is it ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Job offer and scholarship

I got a job offer which I have agreed on and i am looking forward to. However, few months ago I applied for a scholarship and recently I received news that my application for the scholarship is still ...
-3
votes
0answers
83 views

Unregistered Company Experience [on hold]

A friend of mine has an unregistered IT company in India. He works from US and hired couple of employees in India to provide offshore support. The salary was paid to employees directly from my friend'...
1
vote
1answer
246 views

Negotiating a salary after internship?

I was an intern this summer and have been offered to continue working there part-time during the school year. I have a meeting coming up to discuss the details...however I have been talking to some ...
-3
votes
3answers
224 views

How to professionally and politely stop team member with out offending from taking participating opportunity from others?

I am working for a US-based organization. We have a team member, let's say his name Anderson. Anderson is a very responsible, hardworking and talented team member. He is senior-most in the team and ...
-4
votes
1answer
204 views

boss has feeling for an employee, and she is keeping her job [on hold]

My husband and I own a business and he has feeling for one of our employees. He told her so in a chat message that she then sent to me. I had noticed that they where getting closer but did not say ...
-1
votes
2answers
81 views

indecision in accepting job offer - when is the right time for talking with current employer?

I work for a French start-up and I am actively searching for a new job elsewhere. It would be my first "job transition" and I wonder how things would/should happen after a successful interview. Is the ...
2
votes
3answers
716 views

took a promotion then quit two weeks later, What to put on resume?

I had a Shift manager position for about two years and then I was promoted to Assistant Manager. The problem is that when I was promoted to Assistant Manager, I quit after two weeks of having the ...
-5
votes
0answers
112 views

family leave of absence [on hold]

I needed an emergency leave of absence to care for my elderly mother with dementia, when my father decided to walk out on her for couple of weeks. My employer shot me down and terminated my ...
4
votes
3answers
437 views

Office is asking for picture copy of my collegiate diploma

This morning, I got an email from someone in our HR department stating that our company is undergoing a government audit of our HR records. As part of this audit, HR (and supposedly the government) ...
2
votes
1answer
231 views

International payroll transfer is not arriving after 2 weeks and I don't know what to do

I work remotely for an international company, they always pay me via international wire and it takes between 1 and 2 days to arrive. The latest payment was sent over a couple of weeks ago, my local ...

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