0
votes
0answers
3 views

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

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
6 views

Mention a private partnership for a Master Thesis on a CV

I am currently involved in an Engineering Master Program in some european country (see Note) and I will soon begin the last year of my program during which I will spend approximately half a year ...
-2
votes
0answers
21 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
33 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
61 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
39 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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
28 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
votes
1answer
66 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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
54 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
41 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 ...
10
votes
4answers
800 views

Mentioning personal qualities on CV

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
557 views

How to politely bring up that I need more work

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
votes
1answer
156 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 ...
-5
votes
5answers
321 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
97 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
137 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 ...
6
votes
2answers
131 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
vote
2answers
128 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
votes
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 ...
-7
votes
1answer
224 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
121 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" ...
-4
votes
1answer
168 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 ...
4
votes
3answers
174 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
140 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
196 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
331 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
181 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 ...
87
votes
5answers
11k 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
212 views

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

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
107 views

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

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
151 views

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

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
181 views

Building new relationships with womens [on hold]

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.
6
votes
2answers
252 views

Will not having a reference potentially hurt my future career chances, despite not wanting to return to my current field of work?

I am resigning from my job at a small company that I've been at for only about four months. I am quite young and have spent the two years prior to this job dealing with health issues, so this job will ...
15
votes
4answers
446 views

Dealing with noisy neighbors (who don't work for our company)?

I work for a small group that rents a few offices from one of those companies that rents out a floor in an office building and then sublets individual rooms. Our group is part of a larger company ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

How do raises work for extended contracts? [on hold]

Background : I am working as a contractual, and the recruitment firm assigned me this job and I accepted. My contract ends soon, and the recruitment firm informed me that I was offered a contract ...
3
votes
2answers
137 views

How to encourage decision-makers to communicate their viewpoints more openly?

I am a newly hired C-level worker at a very small company (less than 30 staff) and am part of the decision-making body. It is my first time at this level of responsibility and here is my first ...
-1
votes
1answer
99 views

Should I ask a recruiter if they are still interested? [duplicate]

I was contacted on linkedIN by a recruiter at a big tech firm about a month ago saying how they are in the process of hiring new grads, and she asked for my updated resume. I sent her an email with my ...
1
vote
3answers
239 views

When do I apply for a job during my last year of college? (Computer Science Major) [on hold]

I am currently attending a 4-year university in Southern California. This next year will be my final year (Computer Science major). When is the best time to start applying for jobs? Some details: I ...
-3
votes
4answers
325 views

coworker very sarcastic and negative demeanor [duplicate]

Someone I work with is a huge smart aleck. It's really annoying and we just got a new employee and he's harassing him too. For example: other: "Where do the build files go to?" him: "They don't go ...
-4
votes
0answers
53 views

Is it bad practice to interview for other jobs if you have already accepted anothrer job? [duplicate]

Is it bad practice to interview for other positions if you already accepted a job offer?
-2
votes
0answers
28 views

best apps, methods to track & manage projects or tasks (solo developer) [migrated]

First off -- I'm not entirely sure this is the best exchange site to post this question so I apologize if it is not, please direct me where it would be more suitable. I am the only developer at my ...
-3
votes
0answers
77 views

Post Interview Review [on hold]

I have applied for a promotion at my current job for the first time and the interviewer just sent me an invite to what seems to be a review of my interview. As far as I know, none of the applicants ...
54
votes
6answers
5k views

What's the most appropriate time in the recruitment process to reveal that you're transgender (in the UK)?

I am a transgender person looking to switch jobs from the one I am currently in to one where I can work as a woman, completing the set of places I need to be accepted in order to live full time as my ...
-3
votes
3answers
287 views

How can I deal with a very lazy co-worker? [on hold]

I'm working as a software developer at a startup in Istanbul/Turkey where there are only 2 full-time developers (including me) and 3 part-time staff (tester, developer, ux designer). Yesterday I had ...
-5
votes
0answers
162 views

Control freak co-worker [on hold]

I have a co-worker who is always "micromanaging" me and our peers. Worst of all he refuses to do any of the work we partitioned. The only reason he gets away with his bias of avoiding work is that he ...
-3
votes
1answer
121 views

How to deal with a situation where my colleague thinks being simple is more important than being correctly organized in my documentation [on hold]

I have a common shared task with my colleague where we need to get some work done by another team that has jumped in to help us with some dead lines coming up, since the 2 of us don't have the ...
-4
votes
0answers
44 views

how to deal in a situation which demands to chose between being well organized and being fairly organized but quick [on hold]

i work in a fast paced environment and we have really tight deadlines. theres always a gamble between being organized and being fast. I am unable to do both with the standards i keep for myself for ...

15 30 50 per page