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What's my job name?

I am actually finishing my internship at a company. Right now I am trying to find the name of the jobs that I am doing right now ! I graduated with a masters degree in computer graphics. For the last ...
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New Software Developer Tips/Concerns [closed]

Some quick background - I began working towards a degree in engineering in 2017. Fast-forward to 2021, I was 4 years into my schooling and almost done with my degree. In those 4 years, I was very - ...
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Can I make a career at my current job?

I am currently working as a frontend software developer, but after 2 years working at the company I work for I feel like they are just keeping me at stock, backup or assistance. I didn't say much, but ...
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Work phone as a IT Manager

I work as an IT manager and I have access to the IT systems where 2FA is used. Currently the 2FA authenticator is installed on my personal phone. Is it a good idea to ask my employer to provide a work ...
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How can I tell my boss that my productivity is low due to a conflict with a coworker, without blaming the coworker?

Four months ago, I started a new job and joined a project with a co-worker who has been employed here for many years. We were both brought on as experts, but he has subdomain expertise that I do not ...
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Linkedin "unusually large number of profile views" [closed]

Recently i received a message from LinkedIn where they state that detected suspicious activity, due to an "unusually large number of profile views". This message is vague, what exactly is an ...
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Do you share your grumble about company stuff you don't agree upon with people who report to you?

“Gripes go up, not down.” Say you got a task from your boss and feel awkward with it. You state to the boss you are uneasy with the task, but still, he asks you to do it. Then you take it to your ...
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Are on-call responsibilities for software developers normal or unusual?

I just read this question about potentially giving on-call responsibilities to a team to match other teams at the same company. Understandably, people are opposed to requiring additional work without ...
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Two windows office desk placement [closed]

This is my office plan: The dimensions are in cm. Where is the best place to put the desk?
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How much notice should I give when my contract is ambiguous about what's required?

I have recently accepted an offer for a new role and they want me to start on the 18th July. I am currently in an extended probation period until 17th July. The wording in my contract states: Notice ...
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How to safely future-proof my exit from a dual-job scenario

I'm a Java developer with 9 years experience, living in the U.S. I've been working two, full-time, remote software engineering jobs for over two years now and I'm getting bored at one of the jobs. I ...
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Delivery of message to underperformers

For me I always thought that in regards to performance a direct and early feedback with concrete examples is what is the correct approach or at least what everyone wants. Being a new manager I am not ...
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Can I demand benifits that my research(performed on personal capacity) accepted in a recognized publication?

Recently my research publication got accepted for publication in a reputed science journal. It is based on my work during my graduation and I'm a coauthor with my university supervisor. The ...
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How would you standardize on-call expectations across software teams when they've diverged at the same salary level?

I manage a couple of software teams for a fintech SaaS product. We generally expect teams to maintain an on-call rotation among the devs so that there's someone to contact in case of an off hours ...
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Apply to Junior dev jobs now or work as Cashier? [closed]

I'm debating whether I should apply to junior developer jobs now or find and work on another job like a cashier job while gaining professional dev experience on side gigs. From my past experience ...
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Do I need to prove myself as I did not do the mistake?

If one of my teammate made a mistake in 2018 and it is surfaced now, do I need to prove myself that I did not make that mistake at that time now? In 2018 I was just a developer but now my client gave ...
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Do companies accept employees who have been banned from the Google Play Console? [closed]

I was banned from Google Play Console several years ago. Now I am afraid that companies making mobile apps will reject me because I have been banned so their company account may be banned too as an ...
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When leaving a fully remote job, do I communicate my departure with people beyond my manager?

I've only ever left jobs while working in office. In those cases it's usually sufficient to talk to my manager and news spread pretty organically amongst the people present in the office. Now I work ...
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Working on unrelated tasks

I've recently moved abroad for work since there isn't any similar position in my home country. However the tasks I've been given have only insignificant (to me) overlap with my position at the company....
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How should I request family leave when I will also need maternity leave later?

I started a new job a few months ago, 3 months after I had my first baby. My new team generously waited for me to finish maternity leave before my start date (as I had interviewed with them when I was ...
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Can I use my fake last name in LinkedIn and resumes?

For my personal family related reasons I don't use my legal last name online. I would like to change it, but unfortunately it's impossible to do in the near future. Also I'm eastern European and I use ...
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How to deal with team members who are slow to respond to my messages?

I am a junior and I'm usually blocked by team members who are slow to respond to my instant messages. I had one of these senior team members tell me "Sorry I made you wait" after taking a ...
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Can I ask to be considered for another opening in same group?

I was hired for an Analyst role. A month after my joining, our group published a senior analyst opening. My qualifications (education + work experience) fulfill the criteria mentioned on the website. ...
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How to deal with an inflexible and difficult project lead

Alright, I work as a Data Scientist and here goes my situation. About a month and half ago, I was 'pulled into' an ongoing project led by a Mechanical Engineer also a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in ...
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My contract is about to expire so I'm leaving work chats. Can I leave a message when leaving, hinting I'm available for another work?

My freelance contract is about to end. There are work chats to collaborate with other companies(API providers) which participated tests several times with me. Is it fine to leave a message similar to &...
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Contract extension with short deadline

Company A (my current company) offered me a contract extension. I had a 1-year contract and they offered me another year. I am waiting news from company B which may offer me a permanent contract with ...
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Huge raise but required to stay for 2 years [closed]

Throw away account and keeping details brief. My current employeer is trying to stop exodus in my department. As an attempt they are offering substantial raise, which would put me slightly above ...
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Handling Employee Who Would Rather Complain Than Learn

I was recently promoted to manager and I have this employee who, to put it nicely, is... difficult. They interned over the summer for the past few summers and didn't seem to enjoy working here, but ...
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How to deal with dangerous co-worker? [duplicate]

I'm nineteen, female, and stuck working at a very unprofessional outback horse boarding place. I live in a bush town that's on the cusp of small and medium. The employees (4) all live on-site and work ...
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How do I politely coexist with a help vampire?

I'm a senior developer at my workplace. A coworker in my sister team… isn't. They're also a textbook help vampire: they face an issue, they don't understand it, they miss the error message, they ...
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Answering How can we support you

Nowadays many job applications ask questions as We are actively recruiting for a diverse and inclusive workforce so want to ensure we do everything we can to support your application. Please let us ...
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If a job that I applied to through a recruiter is reposted through another recruiter and the company's website, can/should I reapply?

I applied to a job posting through a recruiter. They told me they would submit my application and provide me feedback. They then fell off the map completely, and didn't respond to my follow ups. The ...
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How do you diplomatically call a situation 'very bad' in a resume-like document?

I need to list in a resume-like document how a system I've worked on was so misconfigured as to be ludicrous (like I cannot describe the level of incompetence that led it its state when I found it), ...
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How to note that I worked for company's supplier on resume?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm creating a resume to apply for a large company "A." My last job was at company "B," a small, but high-quality supplier of components for ...
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Should I mention that a previous manager promised me a promotion when applying for it?

My previous line manager was always enthusiastic about my contributions to our workplace. Privately, he told me in review meetings that the next time a suitable promotion came up it was essentially ...
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Is corpo more stable source of employment than domestic company in an event of war? [closed]

In an event of war is it more stable to be employed at big, international corporation, that has thousands of workers just local branch, but can potentially bail from the country to prevent losses, or ...
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What do you put for company location on a resume/job application in this scenario?

So I work for a company that's located in city A. My position was originally physically located at this company in city A. It was then changed to remote after COVID hit. However, my company purchased ...
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Is it unprofessional to order food after an interview?

I'm applying for a restaurant that also is my go to breakfast spot. The interview is early in the morning and I was thinking of knocking out 2 birds with one stone and ordering a bite to eat after the ...
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Car share price

I've got a bit tricky situation and would like to get some advice, tips or suggestions. I usually get a lift to work and back with a colleague. Our work is 11miles away. Because we work night shift ...
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What to do when as a lead, you are imposed a team or strategy you do not agree with?

I was hired by a company to perform as a technical lead in DevOps/Automation, I have been asked to scale up further, for which I have asked for other devops profile to be hired to help me. My direct ...
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I was offered a project management job recently but I realized the products they are building do not have market value, how can I handle this?

The product they are building is for the healthcare system with the major target on healthcare workers. They are focused on communication, collaboration and scheduling.
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Bonus component in salaries in UK IT companies

Do most UK IT companies offer an yearly bonus on top of the base salary? I ask this because it is common for US-based companies to offer a bonus in addition to the base salary. The bonus is linked to ...
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How to convince my engineering manager that their design decision isn't the best [duplicate]

I recently started a new position as an iOS dev at this new startup. I know how to create fairly complex applications using Apple's frameworks UIKit/SwiftUI etc... I have always heard about RxSwift/...
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Is having to do repetitive work all day a sign that my organization is under-staffed?

Is having to do repetitive work all day a sign that my organization is under-staffed? I have an advanced degree and my job is basically pressing the same 12 buttons repeatedly all day and writing ...
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Company substituting the notice period by paying my base salary

My current organization has 3 months notice period and I have resigned from here on 1st week of June. So, according to that my last day will be 2nd of Sept (Auto generated on company portal). I do not ...
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How do I safely decline a political/controversial promotion as a woman?

I've worked with my current employer, a large tech company, for 3 years now. The job is good in general, pays well, etc. My division (about 15% of the company) started a new program to encourage women ...
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Should one quit their new job if they have not yet been given any assignment?

I have a degree in mathematics, but I like to code and in my short carreer (around 3 years) I have always done IT-related works, but never in companies whose main business is IT. A couple of months ...
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Is there any cooldown time between contracts?

I am currently working on a Spanish company, I been hired to substitute a person, that person comes back to work in 4 days, according to law I can’t be working with the person I’m substituting, so, ...
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How can I protect myself from a sexual predator at work?

I’m an eighteen year old female, and I just started my first day at my new work placement as a farm-hand. I spent 2 weeks searching for a work placement so I was very excited and grateful. I’m afraid ...
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How to add group talk in my CV?

I recently gave a presentation on the research that I have been conducting with my group. It was a group talk. We all talked for 3-4 minutes, for a total of 10 minutes. This talk was the end of the ...
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