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Why employers don't want to hire less experienced and skilled programmers

I came across this question: How can I overcome “years of experience” requirements when applying to positions? Last week one fat MNC interviewed me. 3-10 was the expected experience. I had 33 months ...
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0answers
13 views

How to market\showcase the work you are doing

I work in a software development firm & feel my work is not appreciated as much as it should. Over the period I have seen people (does not work) who highlight their work are the ones who are more ...
4
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2answers
102 views

What time counts when it comes to remote work?

I'm getting back into the world of work after being disabled for 10 years and got a job as a software developer. Because of a disability I work from home. I'm starting again at a junior developer ...
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0answers
40 views

Without serving the complete notice period, how can I get relieved if my company is not ready to sell the notice period?

In my current organization there is no clause of buying or selling the notice period. Now I am supposed to join my next organization without serving the complete notice period, how can I do that? The ...
4
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2answers
450 views

Is it common to have HR sit in during performance review?

Is it common and generally accepted for HR executive to sit in during a performance review? I don't agree to have the HR sit in because the presence of a third party may have impact on what can or ...
2
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2answers
61 views

How to go beyond the manager professionally whenever it is required?

I am working as developer in the current firm. We are developing a application for the organization. However for requirements and for other clarifications we need to approach so many other teams and ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Elec Engineering vs Comp Engineering vs Comp Sci, which is right for me? [on hold]

After looking at colleges and preparing for life beyond academia, I have realized that I don't truly know what I want to do as a profession. I know I would like to do something with programming, but ...
6
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4answers
98 views

Should I be the birthday organizer?

Some of the teams at our company celebrate birthdays as a group. Our team and another team are in the same group, but we do very little together. A peer suggested that if we celebrated birthdays as ...
1
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2answers
119 views

Should I accept tasks for another company?

I work as a programmer and my usual tasks are HTML5 games. Since those are not that common, sometimes I do other things, including some web development, even though I hate it (I'm the only one here ...
3
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2answers
127 views

Tactful, diplomatic way of communicating with graphic-design ignorant boss

I have been a graphic designer for over 20 years, currently working under a Graphics Director, whose boss is the Department Manager, whose boss is the VP of Marketing. The VP is recently hired, and ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Random enforcing of company policy [on hold]

We have a company policy that specifically states that immediate family members, while not forbidden to work together, cannot work in a manager/employee relationship. However, my supervisor and her ...
2
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2answers
136 views

How should I approach reporting a discriminating comments to my company?

My co-worker had really made very discriminating comments about me. My other co-workers find it too bad. But the situation was nobody including myself reacted against it. I want to send a this ...
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0answers
63 views

How to respond Manager? [on hold]

Manger asked me for the cell number of co-worker who was in different location. I didnt had her number , so replied I need to find out the number , once I get it I'll let him know :) Is there anything ...
10
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3answers
1k views

Full day training in a remote location - hotel accommodations [on hold]

One of my staff members is being asked to travel to another city for an 8 hour training and then return the same day with no hotel accommodation with the following schedule. Leave office at 3:00 am ...
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2answers
139 views

Am I entitled to the salary in the job advert [on hold]

I have been offered a job but the contract shows a different (lower) salary to the advert for the role. What rights do I have to recieve the advertised salary? If I question it, does the employer ...
1
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1answer
248 views

Have I made a mistake by sharing my news of an offer during a take-over when having been told not to?

I am a contract employee and a new company is taking over. I was offered a better position with the new company but when I received the verbal offer I was told not to tell anyone. I have received the ...
2
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4answers
124 views

Do recruiters have to say where they get their contact info?

I've increasingly been getting recruiter emails at my personal email address, and on occasion even my work address (!). As I've never personally reached out to these people or companies, and I'm not ...
0
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1answer
121 views

Handling rumors about project priorities

We are working on the firmware our company's new device. Yesterday we heard some rumors from the head of hardware department about a trade show next week where our CEO wants to show the hardware to a ...
0
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0answers
103 views

Dealing With Noisy Co-Workers (In A Noisy Office) [duplicate]

I've read through some of the existing Questions here (such as Noisy office, how to tackle? and similar posts), and I don't see this being specifically addressed - feel free to point me to better ...
0
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3answers
232 views

If I study so slowly that my CS degree takes 5-6 years, will anyone value it? [on hold]

I dropped out of high school and went on to study in open uni. I had a year before my conscription for a 3 year service, and I planned to study during my service to make the best of a horrible ...
2
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3answers
216 views

How to manage re-engaging a job search after only 1 month at new job

I find my self in a situation where I need to start a job search just 5 weeks after I started my current position. I am nervous that have only a 1-month tenure one my resume is going to make me look ...
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1answer
85 views

How should I handle subjective evaluations? [on hold]

My boss isn't a great manager. He treats anyone who doesn't work for him a lot better than his employees. He barely communicates, barely praises, doesn't pay attention, doesn't check in to see how ...
4
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3answers
286 views

How should I approach job search in a country where racism/discrimination is accepted and/or not actively tackled?

I am planning, within the next 12 months, to move in with my wife in her country (Central-Eastern Europe), and thus I would need to start looking for a role there. I am aware that in their end of the ...
1
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3answers
211 views

Should I replace an AV accessory that was lost by someone else?

I work for an education oriented non-profit and recently we started letting people take A/V and photography equipment in exchange for a copy of the final product, so basically for free. I'm in charge ...
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1answer
111 views

Trust of Team Member [duplicate]

I had joined the new org and I have this guy who is reporting to me, who is very hardworking and talented and very open, I had started trusting him and planned to promote him in next 6 months. But ...
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0answers
13 views

Reason for downvoting should always be clarified in order to help improve question [migrated]

I suppose this may belong to meta but I am unable to post there, so please move it there if you have the permissions to do so I have been following this site for a few months and also asked a couple ...
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0answers
64 views

How do I account for career gap of 2 years? [on hold]

I have done my 10th in 2006 and than passed 12th in 2010 than passed graduation with 72% so there is two years gap in my studies. I have choosen the subject which are not my cup of tea the science ...
2
votes
2answers
270 views

Why do small start-ups provide internships? [on hold]

I have seen a lot of intern job at small start-ups at Angel list and other job boards. I think since they are small start-ups, they generally don't have enough resources and time to train students. ...
2
votes
1answer
85 views

How to improve one's chances for career advancement within a family business? [on hold]

I work at a large family-owned business which has deep historical roots and traditions. I enjoy the work and the environment, but there is a very common (and I guess obvious) issue in here: Somehow, ...
1
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1answer
101 views

Confused about my position in this company

I've been working in this company for six months, and it's getting more and more confusing as the time goes by. I'm working in a geo-spatial consultant company, which is related to GIS, laser ...
1
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2answers
127 views

Work intensity, how much is optimal? [on hold]

In my work I try to create value 100% of the time. I see that the average employee dedicates a much more inferior amount of time, say 70-80%. Today, I'm not really convinced that the 30-20% ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Is it fair to ask for a raise to compensate for exhausted restricted stock units?

I've been at my job for about 3 years now. My employer gave me a decent starting salary and an excellent signing bonus plus moving expenses. They also gave me restricted stock units (RSUs) that vest ...
1
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1answer
76 views

Applying for a job while out of school

I graduated high school last year and have not gone to school since. I don't have any plans at the moment for going to college, I want to work full time instead. My goal is to become a software ...
6
votes
4answers
387 views

What is the right approach to talking to the boss about an inefficient co-worker?

I've been working at a firm for about 7 years. The work load has been steadily increasing in recent times. Just recently, I got posted to work with another co-worker. I have known this person for a ...
4
votes
2answers
154 views

Incomplete studies. Should it be included into resume? [duplicate]

I have completed 225 credits (out of 250) for my Bachelor's degree programme back in year 2008 and due to financial difficulties, I have withdrawn from the programme. Prior to that, I was awarded with ...
0
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1answer
135 views

Leaving a job after 2 weeks [duplicate]

I am an IT professional with 12 yrs experience. I have always held all my jobs for 2 year or more. Two weeks ago I joined a software company that is hiring in large numbers. During the time I also had ...
0
votes
3answers
267 views

How to handle vacation handover when I cannot trust anyone in my team? [duplicate]

I have trouble taking longer periods of vacation due to the fact that many of my specialist knowledge and experiences are unique and I have not trained anyone on those skills. One of the main reasons ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

How to note salary when I can't indicate part-time status?

Some recent positions of mine were part-time, but salaried (i.e., not for an hourly wage. I was hired for a certain number of hours per week, but often worked more). Some online job applications are ...
4
votes
2answers
192 views

Omit a doctorate from resume if overqualified?

I have a Ph.D. and recruiters have told me that employers will view me as overqualified for certain positions and will therefore not consider my job applications. I'm considering omitting my Ph.D. ...
1
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2answers
66 views

How do I represent startup experience on my resume? What would be an appropriate title to use?

I am working in a 10 person startup. We will be running the pilot project for our idea over the next few months. I want to write about the work that I did am doing in the startup on my CV and since we ...
1
vote
3answers
59 views

What is the process with recruiters for a third party?

I am currently about a year from completing my Bachelor's in Software Engineering. I was recently contacted via email by a recruiter for a third party. They said that they found me via LinkedIn, and ...
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0answers
54 views

Public Government Jobs [on hold]

Are there jobs difference in between working for the US Government and Local Government and if so how or why ? City Jobs ? County Jobs ? State Jobs ? Federal Jobs ?
2
votes
2answers
821 views

Is it a bad idea to apply for a job online late at night?

I have recently applied for a job online on totaljobs.com. I sent a copy to my email address, and I realised that the time was 2AM when I applied! Do you think this will frowned upon by my ...
0
votes
2answers
81 views

Is it considered unethical to apply for a internship using an ID card that was just to maintain student status

I am a college dropout student who was enrolled for a under graduate course last year but later dropped out. Now, I am studying myself full time using books and online videos. I am also planning to ...
2
votes
4answers
263 views

Is it advisable to tell my colleague that he is getting fired?

Yesterday, my manager told me that my colleague would get fired. Then I asked my boss for the reason, and he gave an explanation. After we finished the conversation, I continued working. When I came ...
1
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0answers
72 views

Should I remind recruiters about my job application status?

I uploaded my resume through a job recruitment website (for an review/writing position online). A few days later, someone contacted me asking my Skype details, so he could have a chat with me and see ...
-2
votes
1answer
78 views

What are common job titles for roles that helps to improve cross-functional business operations? [on hold]

As I am starting my new job search very soon, I wanted to know what kind of titles are common in the job market for roles whose main function includes cross-departmental responsibility. My current ...
-1
votes
2answers
64 views

Startup without an upside potential?? How to ask for stock options [on hold]

I've got hired by a startup and currently I'm under a "short term work" contract for a few months until the 1st performance review, later they thought to give me a permanent offer. Recently the owner ...
2
votes
1answer
175 views

How to approach new job salary negotiation when current job pays nearly half of industry average?

I am a business analysis/BI manager at a small-to-medium sized company that has seen huge international growth. I progressed here since finishing my higher education and have built some seniority, ...
0
votes
2answers
136 views

I underquoted my current salary so ended up with less salary at a new job. How do I recover from this?

I underquoted my previous company salary so ended up with less salary at a new job I already started. How do I recover from this ? (being happy with what I have now or going back to the boss). I guess ...

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