Unanswered Questions

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How can I explain to potential employers that I am unable to provide a relieving letter?

The company I currently work for expects a minimum of two years of service in the organisation, although there is no clause in the contract that enforces this. Working for this company is now ...
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Does my employer own the maintainership and github stars of my open source project?

I created and have been maintaining an open source project on github.com as part of my work for my employer. The project was created during the employment. My employer allows me to open source it on ...
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1answer
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Filing for benefits under the Trade Act

In the US workers who lose their jobs because the work went overseas may be eligible for benefits under the Trade Act. There were substantial changes to the act effective January 1, 2014. Prior to ...
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How to talk to a company as a prospective contractor vs. employee

Background: I am a software engineer. Throughout my career I have been a salaried employee. My brother's company has some imminent deadlines and they could use some extra help with things that I have ...
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Would I be bad to leave a failing startup?

I'm a team lead for a small startup for the past 18 months. I started as a mid-level developer but was offered a promotion, taking on the role as it was an opportunity for me to upskill and learn new ...
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Late arrival to the project wants equal billing; how do I decline diplomatically?

I worked as the lead for a project (that involves other sites) for 3+ years. I got the project up and running. The project is now completed, but I was unwell towards the end of it and writing got ...
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1answer
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What can be done to increase co-operation and engagement within an organisation in which the associates are based in multiple sites?

I'm currently interning in a global investment bank, working in the technology division in the EMEA region. To date, I've noticed that there is a lack of meaningful, sustained interaction between the ...
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1answer
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Company's recruiter forgot to call me for a phone interview. Options for getting in touch with another recruiter?

I recently got recommended by a colleague for a position at a large company, and applied thru an internal channel. My colleague thinks I'd be a fit for the team and the position, but my first phone ...
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Understanding the politics in a re-hire

I was asked by someone, who was a long-time inside contractor, to give them advice on how to be re-hired. They left on certain terms, being cut one day and having no contact with their former boss. ...