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Who should I list as my manager on my resume?

When I was hired for my current internship position, I was told that I would be reporting to person X - his name was listed on my offer letter, and he is who I corresponded with before my assignment ...
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134 views

How late is too late to cancel an interview?

Question: How late is too late to cancel an interview? Situation: I started the interview process with two companies, Company A and Company B at approximately the same time, have been through 2 ...
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2answers
152 views

If and how should I raise a warning flag as a non-management employee?

TL;DR As an employee, should I report to my n+2 (CTO) that we are far from our objectives, and if yes, how? I'm working in a software industry. Recently our company decided that our API was too old ...
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2answers
192 views

Should hourly employees be compensated for work events?

My friend works for a company that employs some hourly and some salary employees. They are going to be having a semi-optional (people are strongly encouraged to go) team-building work event in which ...
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0answers
206 views

Can I sue the company for providing misleading info and terminate the employment even when I didn't do anything wrong?

The company L was offering me a lower salary than my previous job. I negotiated and was ready to turn it down if they can't make the salary enough to make a true lateral move. Finally, after 3 rounds ...
3
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2answers
246 views

Colleague tells me I am too old to apply for an internal role

Background info: I work in the Financial Industry, for an American company that has a large presence in London; My team is global, however, we're only 4 people in London and the rest of the team is in ...
2
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2answers
90 views

Will I get a raise in a contract-to-hire position?

Sorry if this question has been asked and if so please share any links with me. Currently I am working in a contract to hire position and my manager through the final company has already spoken to ...
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5answers
5k views

How to explain missing deadlines to superiors?

I was supposed to complete a task and I haven't. This is not the first time. It is entirely my fault and I don't want to avoid responsibility by making excuses, I instead want to own up to my ...
3
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1answer
570 views

What is “20/20 Companies ISO Team SmartLink Plus, LLC”? I was given this business card, even after telling him how well I'm doing with another LLC [on hold]

I've never seen a business card like this, it's so confusing. He was my uber driver and we got to talking about business. Both work for an LLC. I'm a programmer/consulant in healthcare (independent ...
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2answers
236 views

New employer is delaying the Job offer which needs work visa

I was interviewed four months back and offered a work contract two months ago. This job requires me to migrate to a European country. Initial date of joining was 1st of September. When I am serving my ...
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13answers
10k views

Asked to repay costs of training if I leave within 12 months

Very briefly, In the UK, I've been asked to sign a document stating I will repay the cost of a training course if I leave the company in the year following it. Am I being unreasonable to refuse to ...
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4answers
738 views

Hypersensitive Hearing and Whispering

I suffer from Hypersensitive hearing to low decibel sounds. I can clearly hear a phone ring inside whilst outside etc. I don't care about the noise level itself and can easily block out normal to high ...
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2answers
92 views

How to/should I list mentoring experience on my resume and LinkedIn?

I'm a young professional and have participated in mentoring programs offered by my university as an alumnus. Normally these programs involve mentoring students and helping them transition into ...
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3answers
560 views

Is it bad to answer “tell me about your interests” with something generic, for tech positions?

I was recently contacted by a recruiter at a tech company. She wanted to find out what my interests were to see if there were any matching opportunities available for me at her company. I told her ...
2
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2answers
349 views

Employer has postponed my start date with very short notice, without pay. What action should I take? [on hold]

I got an offer to work as a contractor (W2) at a major social network company in the SF Bay Area. The person from the 3rd party agency (the one I will be officially getting my paychecks from) has been ...
10
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6answers
2k views

Coding Interview Assignment - Not sure which technology to use [duplicate]

I have recently applied for a junior developer position at an IT company. During the interview I've managed to be very clear on which technologies and languages I was more familiar with, and all went ...
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7answers
667 views

How to push back on being assigned brainless tasks in a development team

What is a neutral and professional way to push back against being assigned by senior team members to do brainless tasks in a development team? I don't dislike my team, but I am worried about not being ...
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5answers
5k views

Quitting before or after the start of a project [on hold]

I have been at my current job for a little more than one year. I get paid about half of what my position should be, but I got this job right after I graduated, so I still appreciate them taking me ...
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3answers
99 views

Should you group achievements by organization or include them project wise?

Lot of international or impactful resumes I see, mention the achievements or duties performed group at organization level under Work Experience section. Example: Organization name - Work done ...
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3answers
260 views

I clarified with my manager in a one-on-one what my title was and it still hasn't been changed in the system, is it appropriate for me to call it out?

I have been the same title at my company for a few years now (at least 3 years). Our company has moved to a leveling system for software engineers and my title was evaluated to be at level 2. While ...
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3answers
140 views

Leveraging a New Part-Time Job to Transition into Full Time?

I have recently been trying to transition into doing full-time work at a company as a junior developer but have had some issues I am seeking advice about. I have applied for about 100 jobs so far and ...
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1answer
399 views

A colleague wants to leave if I would ever leave the company. How would you interpret this? [on hold]

A coworker said to me that if i would ever plan to leave the company I must tell it to her because then she would also leave. I think this is a bit weird. What do you think? How do you interpret this?
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2answers
556 views

How to get my next position of managing 50+ people? [on hold]

All my life, I managed no more than four people. I'm looking to lead 50+ people, I know it will require time and may take several steps, the question is what can I do to control my career, and get ...
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0answers
393 views

Are senior/lead developers expected to be solution architects? [on hold]

TL;DR: Are senior developers meant/expected to be solution architects as well? (PS let's not even talk about security yet) I have noticed a trend in the past several years especially for "agile", "...
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4answers
728 views

Am I Right to Consider Myself a Junior Developer?

I have been doing freelance development work for almost 4 years now. I started in college (graduated with a business administration degree, never taken a CS class, got into programming as a hobby and ...
2
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1answer
361 views

how do I set the record right? [on hold]

I was in a team for 6 months and i did a good job. I switched teams recently due to various reasons. The performance review was done by old manager and his comments aren't true. I believe it is a ...
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7answers
2k views

How do you know if a developer is doing their job too slowly?

My company is composed of an iOS developer, an electrical engineer, a tester, two firmware engineers, an algorithms developer and a backend person. As you can see, it is diverse. The iOS app is ...
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2answers
191 views

Is a full stack developer job worth the stress/effort? (Full stack vs backend vs CTO vs entrepreneur) [on hold]

Considering the fact that a full stack developer needs to have strong skills for devops, backend, front end, business modeling, networking, infrastructure, basically strong skills for the whole stack, ...
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3answers
1k views

Started a new job a week ago, I want to leave

So I started a new IT job just over a week ago. The interview went great, I met the people I would be "working" with and reporting to. At the time, they had a contractor in that was doing all of ...
2
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2answers
199 views

How to list these jobs on a job application?

Last year I worked for a school district under a contract. I worked for two schools, but it was one job. This year I am working for the same school district, but this time I’m a substitute teacher. I’...
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4answers
844 views

How to respectfully flirt with an intern? [on hold]

I'm a project leader in a small (a few dozens employees) Spanish IT company. In one of my projects there is a 22yo female intern (I'm a 29yo male) who I'd like to flirt with. I noticed my attraction ...
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4answers
325 views

Is it appropriate/legal to work on personal laptop even after the employer given a work laptop without the knowledge of employer? [on hold]

So I have a personal laptop and coincidentally it's same model as the laptop provided by my employer, so is it appropriate/moral/legal to continue my work with my personal laptop without the knowledge ...
4
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1answer
421 views

Stuck in a toxic environment, Co-worker unjustly fired and don't know what to do [on hold]

I've been working a job at a startup for almost two months now, and I've been getting more and more uncomfortable with my work situation. My boss is often difficult to work with, and recently he had ...
1
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2answers
151 views

Is it unprofessional to connect on linkedin with your interviewer after the interview but before any next step is discussed?

I was just interviewed for a new job. We left that I would hear back, as often is the case. Normally, it would be acceptable to follow up with an e-mail thanking the interviewer for his/her time. ...
8
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3answers
1k views

Money bag reported missing while manager was out of town. Now he is being asked to repay almost $1,000.00. Legal? [on hold]

I am a store manger at a local Hauling rental. While I was out of town, an employee called me to report missing money bag. (Video footage shows an employee counting $ and placing it in bank deposit ...
3
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3answers
338 views

Can I ask an interviewer what their preferences are before I work on a technical assignment?

Currently, I am in the process of searching for a job as a software developer. In this field, technical assignments are a popular way for employers to assess candidates. I like this process, but I ...
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1answer
356 views

How to handle unfair workplace policies in Ireland? [on hold]

I am pregnant and struggling with insomnia and my commute doesn't help the situation. I asked my manager if I could work at home and he said no. Naturally, I am not impressed with the situation. I'm a ...
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0answers
89 views

What rights do I have as a covering shift employee? [on hold]

I cover a Site Manager for her periods of A/L and any sickness throughout the year. I am on the Company's payroll and she has been told she could be made redundant? Do I have any rights as my job will ...
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1answer
154 views

Should I report to new colleagues company and if so, how? [on hold]

My Colleague has resigned from our company and I’m concerned that her new employer does not know of her actions. She has ‘ghost called’ for several years and always had a way to explain her way out. ...
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1answer
107 views

Need to settle an issue with my manager. How would you approach a discussion?

I had a chat recently with my manager and he clearly has some pain-points, i.e. he is frustrated with something about me. During the recent meeting, he told me that I delayed one of the NN mio. ...
12
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1answer
620 views

Toxic manager gave me poor performance reviews. How to approach with future hiring managers?

I came across this article and it describes my workplace experiences to a T. If you want the full story, I recommend reading that. Otherwise, some quick background: I'm in my mid-20s working in large ...
2
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6answers
752 views

Is it ethical to share information that could get a competitive colleague fired?

I have information that could get a competitive colleague fired. If I share it, I would have to do it anonymously. This colleague has done some very shady things to me in the past. I'm feeling ...
3
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6answers
299 views

how to tell someone to change careers in a helpful way

I've owned several companies, so I have been exposed to variety of scenarios but I'm a bit at a loss here. We have a new intern studying computer science. Interns are a little bit random because you ...
3
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3answers
182 views

Should I say when I can start in my cover letter or wait until interview

I am applying for jobs. For various reasons I am unable to start working until around 2 months from now. Should mention this in my cover letter as I apply for jobs, or leave that information for ...
3
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1answer
139 views

How should I go about finding work while my manager is gone on vacation?

I am a summer intern in a technical role at a company. I have one project that I'm working on, in which my manager gives me tasks/things to add to the site and I complete them. However, my manager is ...
33
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5answers
3k views

How should I deal with my team member who shows extreme jealousy?

How to deal with my colleague who is very good, polite and respectful with me personally but when we are together in a group or with whole team, he is the first one to criticize or embarrass me. We ...
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6answers
2k views

Reasons for a company to offer a lower salary than the standard, without improving their benefits?

This is stemming from another thread I started Company has low-ball job offer, refuse to negotiate, is this a common hardball negotiation tactic? Where a discussion in the comments was sparked about ...
18
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0answers
2k views

New developer can't keep up with branch merges [migrated]

I am the new developer - this is my first programming position. My issue is this: We use git - I cut a branch from our develop branch, then I start working on the minor task I've been assigned. It's ...
23
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5answers
9k views

I cancelled my third-round interview - can I get another chance?

I recently had two very good interviews over the phone with a hiring manager. Both interviews were pretty technical and I suspected that round 3, the on-site interview, would be more of a formality/...
3
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4answers
707 views

Personal skills is not trusted due to help from seniors

I'm still in probation period along with other fresh grads together in a web company. We are often assigned by same tasks but do it individually. After we finish the tasks, our head of department will ...

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