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1answer
32 views

Leave job because employer cannot afford requested salary

would it be unethical to leave work if they cannot afford my demands? In my contract I am tasked to be an iOS dev but lately I have been asked other responsibilities like web and android development. ...
2
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1answer
63 views

Realized made a mistake when I took my last job. How do I approach other companies after rejecting their offers?

Six months ago, I had three offers on the line, and I chose the one I thought was a better fit for me. However, this company was horrible and had some ethical issues going on. As an accountant, I ...
1
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2answers
46 views

How to handle the assignment which I don't like but which I can not escape?

I am working as a Senior Developer for US based Organization. In order to develop and deliver the project, we have to have discussions with many other departments and key persons and have healthy ...
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0answers
44 views

Good Junior Android Developer Interview - What to expect? [on hold]

I am a self taught Android Developer with my own start up for Android Applications and 2 years of College experience (CS). I recently was put through an employment process with a company for a role as ...
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3answers
224 views

Too much verbosity in text messages

I'm working with another student as part of an organization at my university, and we've been texting each other lately. Through these conversations, I've realized that she is very verbose in her ...
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0answers
79 views

bullying an in the work place [on hold]

When your co worker is bully you an being disrespectful an the boss is down with it talk about all your business to other coworkers cut your hours when you call them out on messing up the time sheet ...
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2answers
92 views

Exact meaning of some specific employment terms [on hold]

I recently secured a position in a relatively new company. The employment letter that I received had a list of terms of employment, one of which is: The terms of this letter, together with such ...
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1answer
53 views

Difference between Software Configuration Specialist and Software Engineer designation [on hold]

I’m interested in software development in Dotnet. Currently I have 2 offers in hand. Company X is giving me designation as “Configuration Specialist” and company Y is giving me designation as ...
16
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6answers
3k views

Uncomfortable race comments in workplace

I work in a small office. We've had the same cleaning lady for a number of years now, and when she comes once a week to dust/clean my office I'll chat with her. Recently she's made a few comments ...
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0answers
89 views

What makes someone unique as a software engineer? [on hold]

So I'm entering the job market soon in Germany as a software engineer. Now I came across different titles like 'senior software engineer' or head of development and so on. That made me curious as how ...
4
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1answer
176 views

How should I describe my employment in a startup that failed on my resume, to a recruiter or at an interview

In a nutshell I describe my last position as a "start-up that stopped", slightly flippant I know but if's difficult one to describe. A number of recruiters, when fishing for leads are intent on ...
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1answer
187 views

Can a team lead force an employee to change careers? [on hold]

A colleague of mine held a position which was in her career path. But the higher-ups deemed that the position had "no visibility" (i.e. no visible positive effect) to the team. So they slowly ...
4
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4answers
247 views

Professional Growth in a Startup courting VC's

About 3 years ago I joined a young startup, one of first hires. I was brought in as the VP of Software (where I was the first/only software guy), and the company has really taken off (I was employee ...
14
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4answers
3k views

How to ask for a decision after an interview?

I am really interested in working for the particular company but think that it does not make sense to wait any longer. A substantial amount of time has passed and I have already other offers. Is it ...
6
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3answers
907 views

Should I ask for silence in the office?

I would like to know how to tell in a polite manner to two or three people in my office that I need silence to work. We are 8 eight in our office and unfortunately I'm the only one introverted ...
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0answers
77 views

Manager's interview [on hold]

I recently applied for a manager's job within the call centre I work at. I successfully got past the group assessment to an interview. I personally felt the interview went very well but I was not ...
2
votes
3answers
214 views

How to properly ask for a reporting server?

I took a new job to help with work place productivity. I am finding it very difficult to ask for more efficient methods to be enacted. The major issue is creating dashboards. Hours and hours are spent ...
2
votes
7answers
320 views

How to handle the aftermath of a huge mistake [duplicate]

So I accidentally left a line of code in our application that caused a major accounting display error on the application and slowed down our clients' workflow for the entire day, forcing us to ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Handy role title for someone managing the development and requirements processes [on hold]

We need to recruit someone who has experience in software development processes, i.e., from requirements management to delivery and maintenance (but not operations and systems administration), maybe ...
2
votes
2answers
267 views

Second interview with different department what does it mean?

I had a phone interview. Then after that I was called for in person interview. The position I applied was for financial support analyst which doesn't require much of programming knowledge. The hr ...
22
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6answers
5k views

How to handle a silly assignment in internship? [on hold]

I'm currently doing an internship at a medium to large sized company, think 100+ employees, spread over multiple countries to give you an idea. My school has sent me a bit of a silly assignment, ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Question about an upcoming business trip with a contractor and a potential position in the client company

Let's say I work for a company called BobSoft, they're a consulting company with a contract with CharlieSoft. BobSoft is sending me to a training class out of state in about 5 weeks, but I see that ...
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0answers
111 views

Have been trading for 2 years; how to mention in my resume? [on hold]

I have been trading in share market as a trader for 2 years, so how should I mention in my resume about my current profile? Could I mention that I'm self-employed?
0
votes
1answer
114 views

As a contractor paid by the hour, is it okay to ask to work on weekends to cover the days I'll be on vacation? [on hold]

I am a contractor and I'm paid by the hour. I requested a 3 day vacation set a month from now and in those three days, I won't be paid. Is it okay to ask to work 3 Saturdays from now to that time so ...
2
votes
3answers
143 views

How do I highlight my best GitHub repos for potential employers? [on hold]

I have a few projects on GitHub that I'd like to be readily visible to potential collaborators and employers. But I also have a bunch of of public repos that I've used for one-off document sharing, or ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

Do recruiters look at SATs?

I scored pretty well on the SAT and I was wondering if it was OK to list the score on my resume. Or would it be pretentious to do so?
0
votes
4answers
189 views

Post-interview - should I follow up on this email if I've rejected the offer?

To summarise my position: I was approached by a recruiter with a job at a London startup. I stated that I'd be looking for a £45,000 minimum salary (relocating from North West, England) which he ...
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votes
1answer
54 views

Call Center for Technical Support (Contractor) [on hold]

For over 30 years I have worked in a Call Center environment. I have been an employee with this company for a combined total of 9 years. "I love what I do and do what I love". During the past year, ...
2
votes
2answers
243 views

how do I tell my boss I'd like to work from home on a regular basis? [duplicate]

I am unsure how to ask that because I am the most junior employee, and as far as I know no one else in the company works from home. If they accepted I would feel like I am getting special treatment, ...
3
votes
3answers
121 views

Interviewing at the same company after accepting verbal offer

I have received a verbal offer and have verbally accepted the offer for a new position within the same company where I currently work. The written offer is contingent on a reference from my current ...
0
votes
1answer
215 views

I haven't been paid in over a month, and he's now claiming that TODAY I violated a gag order [on hold]

I was recently hired on with a Co, after it took some work getting my first pay from him (claiming it was am accounting error) AND he only paid me for 1 week, claiming an oversight on his part. It's ...
0
votes
4answers
266 views

Uneployment gap at resume because of army: how to indicate that? Should I put army years to the software engineer's resume? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer. My job history looks as follows: Company B, 2009 - present Company A, 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2009. So, there is a time 2006 - 2008, during which I was in the army (There is ...
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votes
3answers
213 views

Team makes excuses about bad software and practices instead of fixing it. How to head in the right direction? [on hold]

At my new job I sometimes make mistakes. Usually these mistakes are because of assumptions I make based on other jobs I've had, other tools I've used, and other software I've developed on this very ...
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votes
0answers
36 views

Difference between an organizational psychologist and personnel psychologist?

I'm interested in a career in Human Resources and/or psychology, and I'm looking at the various options. I was reading about the types of Industrial Psychology and I came across two in particular ...
6
votes
3answers
536 views

Co-workers taking work home for the weekend - how to approach this?

Recently I noticed that some of my co-workers take work home for the weekend to finish and have a time buffer in the next week. Although I can see the good intention in that I can't help to think that ...
24
votes
4answers
4k views

Handed in notice and now owner is being very difficult with me [on hold]

(I am asking on behalf of a friend who wants to stay anonymous) I recently put in my notice of resignation in my current work place after being offered a position elsewhere which I gladly accepted. I ...
3
votes
4answers
442 views

Job requires a programming language that I haven't used but don't see a problem in learning [on hold]

I'm a developer who has worked mainly in Java in back-end software. I've recently sent an email to a software company which is working on a web-based product I'm really interested in working with ...
0
votes
2answers
196 views

Mentioned Client name on CV, would be be a problem during the HR interview?

I'd worked with a leading IT Services company before, now on my CV I have mentioned one of the Client names that I had worked for a longer duration while I was with this company. I've applied to ...
-1
votes
1answer
66 views

Which IT (developer/sysadmin) skills can be valuable in non-IT jobs? [on hold]

I'm currently thinking about a career change away from IT to a totally unrelated field and I'm wondering about what to put on my new résumé. I will be undergoing training so this résumé isn't for an ...
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votes
0answers
37 views

from computer engineer to automobile [on hold]

I am pursuing computer science engineering but always wanted to work in an automobile industry I have no idea what to do ? I cant pursue higher studies cant afford it?
2
votes
5answers
321 views

Convincing senior developers (and manager) to come to the meetings on-time

I have joined my first job 6 months ago as a software developer (a big firm) and I am the youngest person in my team of 11. I like my team very much as all of the members are cool and very helpful. ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

Time off at internship

8 months at my current job and love it. As a recent college grad that hasn't had the funds with previous jobs like I do now, I'd love 3 weeks off for international travel. They are giving me a week ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Does the video-game industry have good salaries? [on hold]

I know that it depends on the job position, location, experience and so but what do you think guys? For example, the best countries to find good companies are USA, Canada, England, Scotland, ...
1
vote
2answers
244 views

How to deal with coworkers not talking to each other

I sit in a office with 2 co-workers (software developers) who stopped talking to each other after one of them made a HR complain about the other one. So now when X needs to communicate or ask a ...
4
votes
2answers
235 views

How do I tell my boss I don't want to keep working extra?

A year ago, I applied for a position that would have been a promotion for me within my company. I didn't get the job, but I was asked if I would be willing to fill in from time to time when some of ...
4
votes
6answers
228 views

How to equalize the opportunity to speak during meetings

I am a board member for a local non-profit where all board members are considered equal. During meetings, when two people begin speaking at the same time, one member consistently dominates. That ...
2
votes
3answers
99 views

How does one show (not tell) community SysAdmin work they've done?

As a developer and SysAdmin, I do a lot of community work (like online community). With development, I can host my home projects on a repo like Github to show it to potential employers. I can link to ...
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votes
2answers
71 views

What are the things to look for in a contact for a software developer working remotely

I may have an opportunity to work remotely from different country for my current employer. If they do offer me a contract what would be the main points (gotchas) to look for in there from a position ...
-2
votes
1answer
161 views

immigrant manager's cultural sensitivity [on hold]

My new boss will be the first-generation immigrant from a third world country. He is a smart, middle age man but , I am afraid, he has a very little "American culture" awareness. In other words, he ...
3
votes
3answers
481 views

working for much younger single manager

I have been given an offer in a nice company: like the technology, package, salary and perks. There is one problem: my manager is 10 years younger than me and he is a single techno-geek who fits right ...

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