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Possibly Inappropriate Question on Performance Review

We have recently been shown our new performance review system and one of the questions asked was "Are you prepared to prioritise [the company] over personal time when necessary?" This ...
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Help/Feedback needed for resume

I'm a 3rd year computer engineering student. Is my resume good enough to get an internship? Please review my resume and help me improve it. My job experience is mainly from my university I did a ...
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Good individual projects for computer engineering students? [closed]

I've just started the third year of my university study in computer system engineering, which is focused on computer-based systems (including MCUs, software, and electronics). I have just finished my ...
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How to start over due to disability preventing me working in my past role

I was a computer programmer for several decades. After a stroke and additional health problems, I am no longer able to continue. Specifically, I have aphasia, diminished use of one hand, and my ...
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How the main task is related to its sub tasks in task management apps?

I noticed in many task management apps that they provide sub tasks to the main task. However, when you complete these sub tasks the main task is not completed. You still have to tick it to complete it....
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Can I back out of an international hiring contract? [closed]

I am currently working in Dubai in a large national company, as a Senior Machine Learning Engineer (SMLE). Here the salaries are good and there is no income tax. However, I recently passed the ...
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What high paying low competition jobs/fields can a recent grad in electrical engineering go into? [closed]

After two years of applying I haven't gotten any job offers despite having a high GPA. What are some industries that guarantee high paying jobs that are easy to transition to with my background? I don'...
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Can i get relieving letter without serving notice period [closed]

I left my previous job with immediate effect due to health issues of my mother. I sent a email that I am resigning due to personal reasons. They did not reply to that email but bluntly proceeded to ...
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Could one understate credentials?

Someone recently posted worrying about being seen as overqualified when trying to enter a new career direction, because they have an advanced degree in another field. This leads me to wonder: Could ...
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How to answer vague "tell me about x" questions from recruiter

I had a job interview today. It was with an internal recruiter who reached out to me over LinkedIn. I feel that I did a bad job at answering most of her questions and was sort of caught off guard. In ...
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Completing hours requirement when providing specific service

I want to ask a question and want to know what's my legal and ethical responsibility. Suppose in the contract (remote job), I clearly specified that I would be providing specific services related to ...
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I'm in the middle of messing something up, what now? [closed]

I'm in a subject matter expert role at an IT company, currently I am tasked with a complex data migration which involves automated reformatting and quite a bit of partially manual, partially automated ...
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Mumbling coworker [closed]

I have a coworker who constantly mumbles under his breath impolite things about me or other coworkers. I find it very rude, because others can clearly hear him, although it's possible he is unaware ...
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Degree vs. Experience [closed]

I'm currently dealing with a conundrum in my job search. I have an advanced degree, but the jobs that require it also often require other experiences I don't have. My current job has never allowed any ...
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Putting "software engineer" on resume if the company is a flat org and told me we were all hired seniors previously?

I joined a relatively high caliber group of engnineers, who were all senior engineers from well known or top companies. However, our titles were only "software engineer", except a few that ...
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Manager asked for home address without giving a reason. Should I have provided it? [closed]

I'm a developer in an individual contributor role. I'm on a team with 3 other developers and one liaison/PM role. We have a manager, who I'll call "Steve". I was moved onto Steve's team only ...
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facing pressure to resign in the government, what should I do? [closed]

I have been under a lot of pressure in the past few weeks, I understand that I am being pushed to resign. We can say that I didn't match my manager's management style, I am overqualified for the job ...
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Shortening Internship duration [closed]

I have accepted an internship on behalf of my college I am only getting graded for 15 weeks but they have given me a 6month contract. I’m looking to shorten the duration to 6months because I want to ...
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What are the best answers to the interview question "why are you choosing to return to this role/work?" when re-entering after taking a break? [closed]

Update - I've edited the question to serve the broader community. New here and please excuse me for the initial rookie errors. I'm re-entering corporate full-time workforce after ~4 years of taking a ...
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How do I repair relationship with Client after we had a misunderstanding over work availability? (Reposted in freelance, can't delete here)

I've reposted this into freelance stack exchange as this is related to a freelance contractor. I'm unable to delete it from here, but I welcome your thoughts and opinions. My client sends me a message ...
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how to manage tasks for a busy post? [closed]

in our company the boss designed one person (the oldest one ) to extract administrative papers from archive this one had also other and very important missions like preparing salaries the problem is ...
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How to address company arranged temporary accommodation in a very inconvenient location

I'm moving abroad to work for a foreign company. The company will provide a short/temporary accommodation until I find a rental apartment. HR department repeatedly asked me which areas I'm considering ...
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I was ghosted by a recruiter after the offer signed [closed]

I went through 2 rounds of interviews. I was offered the job, contracts was signed, onboarding forms completed and the start date was set. 2 days before the start date I get a message that the start ...
Aneska Lotter's user avatar
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How to address a coworker's undermining behavior that affects my performance?

I work as an engineer for a large company in the US and am facing challenges with a co-worker who exhibits offensive behavior towards me. We are part of a three-person core team within a larger group, ...
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What's the term for a pay scale where pay is directly (and only) related to time in service?

Some employers (for examplethe US government American Airlines) have a pay scale where: The pay scale is transparent (either published to employees or made available to the general public) Pay is ...
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Which jobs pay higher and have greater number of open positions; and is such that it requires skills learn-able in short duration for a beginner? [closed]

I thought to find jobs which pay higher and has greater number of open positions, and is such that it requires skill learn-able in short duration (~ 6 months; at the rate of 21 hours per week) for a ...
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Career gaps and not worked for more than 1 to 1.5 years in any company. Plus I need to switch career

I really need help on this. My resume has some around 2 career breaks, also, I have around 6years work experience in 4 companies. I have seen a couple of HRs and managers, question my stability. How ...
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How to help pen testing engineer improve intuition

I am a manager in the cybersecurity division of the company where I work and am responsible for overseeing internal pen testing of APIs and in house built applications. Many applications and APIs are ...
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Is implementing a "callback" system a viable solution to high call volumes in a call centre environment?

I manage a team handling inbound calls and we are regularly facing a situation where we are missing incoming calls because our inbound volume is greater than our Tier 1 team can handle. It is greater ...
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SF85P Employment history

I have put everything honestly in my SF86P form. I dont have any criminal or financial history. Nor got fired. But, I was wondering if for one of my employments (3.5 years ago), I can write some other ...
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Salary appraisal didn't go as planned, discussion with manager seemed to have backfired. What should I try at this point?

I have been in my current job for past 5 years working under the same line manager in a multinational organization. I was working from offshore office for the past 4 years and my manager was in US. I ...
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How do I define in a positive way my career goal to my boss, when I see that I'm failing?

My career progression since I joined to company is null or negative. Next week I have to define my career goals with my boss. However I just realized that the my project that soft-failed last year, ...
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Sharing HR documents with non-HR employees [closed]

I recently left a job/forcefully resigned, and my unemployment paperwork was shared with a non HR employee who was also not my or anyone's direct supervisor. The information I provided on my Appeal ...
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Equity vesting with unpaid hours

I've been doing freelance work for a start-up, but now instead I have been offered 1% equity into the start-up for the role of an advisor. The vesting schedule is 48 months. The expectation is for me ...
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How do I take advantage of a much better offer in monetary terms if I don't actually want to change companies?

I recently received a very interesting monetary proposal from a recruiter. The whole process is still very much in its infancy, so nothing is certain and there is no concrete offer yet. However, I ...
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Instantly regretting transferring to new team [closed]

I was hired as a software engineer at a tech company. After a couple weeks into my job, another manager unexpectedly reached out and asked if I wanted to transfer to work on [insert cool new ...
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My Product Manager Traveling To My City, Should I Meet Her In Person?

I've been working remotely for a year now for this company. On our daily meeting, my PM said she will travel to my country tomorrow. Is it okay if I reach out to her and ask if I can treat her meal ...
Muhammad Ilham's user avatar
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Can a job change my position and lower pay after hiring me? [closed]

I left my previous job for a better paying job. After starting the new job I realized they didn’t have a lot of work. I have days of no work at all. It’s my third week and now they have told me they ...
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Addressing rude tone at work

I work for a large company. I was in a call and a team mate, who's a contractor from a well known consultancy (I am a FTE at the company) spoke to his peer (also from same consultancy) in a very ...
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Why was my interviewer surprised the interview was short? [closed]

Recently, I was interviewed by a company for a software engineering position. It was a 2-person panel, and according to their website, this should be the only interview. As it was a digital interview, ...
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HR is contacting me months after being terminated

Several months ago I was terminated without cause. To my knowledge there was no specific incident though they probably could tell how strongly I disliked the workplace. Recently someone from HR called ...
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How to set boundaries regarding hours of work with colleagues who like to work late

I happen to be a software engineer with a family, luckily the company owner is a fair and just person who also has a family, but everyone else seems to not have family responsibilities. We recently ...
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When working from client's office, how do you politely decline invitations to after-work hangouts? [closed]

The company for which I am a permanent employee of, has a client in the same city, they've outsourced me for that and I work directly from my client's company office. Often times, I run into ...
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Performance Rating not doing justice to what I did

I started my current job nearly 2 years ago having been hired by my manager from my previous company. They were sacked 5 months ago because their new manager didn’t like their attitude. I have never ...
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Does a Public Trust Check include a SF85P?

I recently accepted a conditional offer from a company that does contracts for federal agencies. They mentioned they will be conducting PUBLIC TRUST background suitability check. They said it's mainly ...
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Am I being ghosted by a recruiter?

Global Software Company reached me from LinkedIn for 6 month Java Internship and I am accepted. She said to me - I am waiting for more details (new office in Turkey, terms on Turkey and dates). We ...
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Will big 4 tell next employer I was put on pip [closed]

Long story short, I underperformed at work and failed a bunch of exams Employed for 6 months Grad scheme Invited to a capability meeting If I am put on PIP, will my next employer find out I was on PIP?...
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3 answers
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How do I relay to my boss that I hate the job site I am assigned

The job site I recently got assigned to (it's actually three sites, one location) is our current primary project with many others starting soon. I don't want to be stuck at this site too long. It ...
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Struggling between Todo list and Calendar [closed]

I'm struggling in using both Calendar and To Do list app. I use Outlook Calendar and Microsoft To Do. I find it a little bit overwhelming to use both to handle my every day tasks. From your ...
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Microsoft interview outcome for manager role [closed]

Microsoft interview final round for M1 position in Sydney Interviews I had 3 rounds of my interview for a cybersecurity M1 managerial position in sydney. 2 of them were with peers & last one today ...
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