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How do I stopped being stepped on during group discussions

I'm part of a leadership group of 6 at work where we have to make decisions about the structure of the company (i.e. divisions, etc.) among other things. However, there are few, let's say very ...
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Reviewing old code database, how to start interacting with the dev team?

TL, DR: There was this software product being developed in my company, I needed to review a lot of the codebase. How do I talk to the development team? The not-so-short version: Due to several ...
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I am not getting good vibes from the interviewer for an internship

I just had an interview for an internship the other day and I felt that the interviewer was a little rude and did not appreciate the skills that I possessed. During the interview, he asked me to ...
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What are classic research papers for HRs?

I am looking for research paper related to human resources. In different field it is very common to read whitepapers, but in HR it seems like most people read books. What are actual research papers ...
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Ethical to interview after accepting verbal offer?

Company A offered me a deadline to accept a verbal offer (email). It was pretty detailed regarding salary, benefits etc. I have accepted said offer using email. Now Company B wants to have a final-...
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Coworker thinks code review cost too much time

Almost a year ago I switched to my current job. I have 2 prior years of programming experience but this is my first time working on an entirely new product. I am part of a small team of (5 or less) ...
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What should I tell a customer when my co-worker fails to show up to a meeting?

I'll typically have meetings with customers in which they set it up and invite me and other co-workers. Sometimes I will show up to this meeting and my co-worker(s) won't because they forgot, became ...
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How to keep team morale and efficiency when dealing with poor communication in a mentorship-like relation

I am working in a academia-related field and the type of relationships tend to be pretty much as kind of mentor-students. I have mentored many persons in the past with very nice experiences and ...
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Re-applying for the same company after rejection. Email the prev. recruiter or apply in the website?

Scenario: You apply for a job, do seemingly well in the hiring process, go all the way to the end, but the stars don't align and another candidate gets the spot. A few weeks later another position ...
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How do I respectfully address new company initiative I disagree with?

I have been working at my company for about two years now. We are very diverse in all departments and have been very welcoming to all - several of my coworkers who are female / minority / etc. have ...
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Are workplace reorganizations that result in a change in job duties without employee consent a violation of the original job contract?

There was a reorg at my company and my job duties changed. Pre-reorg I was doing data analysis (I'm a statistician), post-reorg I was assigned non-data analysis duties (more like a business analyst). ...
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How to keep good relationships with two groups, when one wants to force its ambitions on the other? [on hold]

I am currently helping two organisations. One is medium size, growing fast, and established. The other is brand new, smaller, has multiple groups, and will grow to multiples of the first one after a ...
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Raised concerns about a security vulnerability to various managers, for more than a year, with no results. Should I mention it to external auditors?

Our team - I work in financial and operational reporting as one of a team of 3 -- I'm not an accountant or in the finance function as such, it's more like Management Information (or Business ...
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Interviewer Never Called?

I saw a question similar to this one: Basically I received and confirmed via Email a phone interview for 1:30pm EST/ 10:30am PST (different time zones). The interviewer then emailed me and asked to ...
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Relationship with former colleagues

Recently I have been receiving private messages from two former colleagues whom I worked closely with while was working as an intern at my previous workplace. The first guy was my supervisor, he ...
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Is the company wrong for punishing me from my Bradford score?

This year I quite severely injured myself and had to have an operation leaving me out of work for 3 weeks. The company have included this in my before score which makes it much worse. Other than that ...
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Is it bad style to ask for why a previous candidate was not hired?

This is similar to another question but with a bit of a twist, so I think it warrants existing alongside the other question. I am in the process of changing jobs, so I have been applying to quite a ...
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Problem with coworker frequently cutting me off

I am having a problem with one of my coworkers that seems to be getting worse. We are both Senior Engineers of equal position on the same team, working for a large multinational Engineering company. ...
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If you know the market salary for your position is X, what is the salary one should “ask” for when asked during an interview? [duplicate]

I've often be told I'm short selling myself. So now in a new interview I'm wondering, if I notice that market salary, for someone with my skillset, is x (say 3000), what should I ask for? I have a ...
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LinkedIn for jobs [duplicate]

I am 49 and a contractor and am about to start looking for a mid level management role as I sense my current role will not develop further. Is it worth prioritising LinkedIn as the prime channel to ...
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I have received an NDA without mention of salary, is it normal in NDAs? Should I ask that they mention the salary in my NDA? [on hold]

I have received an NDA from a company and inside of the NDA there is nowhere that salary is mentioned. I will work as a part-time employee in the company. Is it regular not mentioning the paid per ...
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Being lied to and used [on hold]

So I started at my job two and a half years ago. Before I started working at a company in Tualatin Oregon, I was told the company had suffered through a hardship, and was in a salary freeze and would ...
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Owner is determining raises based on customer work

Each year the company owner determines raises to go out to each employee. This year I accidentally read a memo addressed to HR that a lot of weight will be given to how "billable" an employee is. ...
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Contract Amendment with Promotion Offer

I have been offered a promotion within my company but the offer letter includes some changes to my existing employment contract. The main one which concerns me is a Mobility clause that allows them ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a raise in Sweden?

I joined the mid-sized IT (500-1000 employees) company located in Stockholm, Sweden over a year ago. When the yearly salary reviews happened earlier this year I was missed (because supposedly there is ...
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How to deal with recruiters who won't set specific times and who want to just call whenever they want

I am currently interviewing and usually the first contact with a company is with an internal recruiter. I have found most recruiters don't want to set up a time for a phone screen. They give only ...
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How to negotiate an offer if I'm not actually going to accept it [on hold]

I'm a rather successful senior software engineer with a decent LinkedIn page, and thus I often receive messages from recruiters from other companies. I like my current company and job, so I'm not ...
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Technical disagreements with my boss [on hold]

I have a disagreement with my boss to do with asserting floating point values in unit tests. It seems to me that he does not have a real understanding of the problem. His position: Tests should ...
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How can we train ourselves to know differences between things and different situations if our consciousness is partly damaged? [on hold]

I'm a senior programmer and have more tasks then only programming in the company i work. Recently I'm diagnosed with PTSD and since, also before I was diagnosed my consciousness is not the same as ...
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Is it legal for my employer (UK) to ask personal questions? [on hold]

My employer in the United Kingdom has been requested by a third party (whom we, the company, work for) that all employees complete a security related interview involving personal questions such as if ...
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Former supervisor rejects my idea, competitors implement it and thrive and I got fired for not being experienced enough to deliver new ideas

I was in a job where they expected me to come up with innovative ideas. I had one excellent idea where I insisted on working on it and got rejected like 3 times from my former supervisor. The third ...
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In an interview, is it self-defeating to say you use StackOverflow to find errors in code?

Let's suppose that at a job interview they ask me "what you do if your code does not work?". I tell them that I read the docs to look for the error, I isolate the piece of code that doesn't work and ...
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How to handle “afterthoughts”?

I am not sure how I can phrase it better, but I feel I have an "afterthought" or "on the hindsight" approach of thinking. I am, for most of the time, unable to think of appropriate things to say in ...
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A major investor asked me (the software lead) whether the board should fire my boss (the Co-Founder and CTO). What should I do?

I am the software lead of a startup which while not struggling, is repeatedly missing goals and commitments to clients. Much of this can be attributed to our CTO. Some background on her. She is one ...
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Need help for a Resell application [on hold]

I don't know this is the right place to share my things as I need some help so I have posted here. I have a Resell Application, where user can resell any product to any customer. Delivery is done by ...
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should I write a reference for relative that has problems which could inhibit his job performance [on hold]

Was I was correct in not wanting to write this reference? My sister asked me to write a reference for her husband. When I got the questionnaire, it included if he has an issue with alcohol. In my ...
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How much should I ask my company to donate for my work? [on hold]

I work for a for-profit company that helps nonprofits get donations. I am building a new awesome tool, which if successful will enable nonprofits to receive much more donations (and by extension, the ...
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Interviews scheduled at the same time from a very competitive company and a small company

Two weeks ago, a small company set up an interview and scheduled it for a certain time tomorrow. Late last week, a very competitive company asked whether I'd be interested in interviewing, and I let ...
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Excessive chit-chatting at the workplace [on hold]

TL, DR: Some people chitchat too much. Where to draw the line? How to act? At any company I've heard of, people will often engage in non-work related conversation during work hours. This is normal ...
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Getting a raise [on hold]

I've worked at my work for 2 1/2 years and haven't got a raise from my company. They call minimum wage raising my wages. This is a company where I not only do my duties, but maintenance duties taking ...
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Potential employer asks for transcript as a final step [on hold]

Background info: Junior software developer with 1.5 years experience in Ontario, Canada. I am applying for a software developer role, and the process was quite extensive with a phone interview, ...
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Third party vendor used by my employer mismanaged my account, and I was not notified…is this legal? [on hold]

Third party vendor used my employer, did not notify me of a refund issued, to my account. TPV decided to apply the funds to a future payment without my knowledge. I asked where does it state that ...
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Can it be beneficial to provide links to social networks accounts when asked in a job application form?

I've seen some companies asking applicants in job application forms to provide links to their social networks pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc). This information is always optional. I wonder ...
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Does my work place have the right to make deductions from my wages?

I work at a pub which is owned by a chain in the UK, and I have a signed contract with them. My manager has now told staff that if we make any mistakes made on the till, we will have to pay it back ...
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How to keep in touch with former colleagues

After more than ten years I started a new job last summer, so it´s been near on half a year in my new job. I absolutely love my new job and like my new colleagues. I liked my former colleagues, too. ...
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Should I accept the job offer even if I am getting paid less than my current position [on hold]

I have a job offer from company A which is a start up in its early stages and its not making a profit which is the reason why the company cannot offer a higher salary. They are offering me a salary ...
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Responding to social invitations with autism

So I have been told that there will be a Christmas Party happening at my work. I have autism I really do not like this sort of thing. This is my first ever job and I am really enjoying it. I have ...
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How to handle Social Engineered relationships after Red Team engagements? [on hold]

I'm learning to become a Red Teamer, which simulates attacks by adversaries from multiple angles: Digital/Cyber, Physical and Social. This questions focuses on the Social Engineering aspect of Red ...
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Should I respond to feelers for companies I'm not interested in?

A friend of mine recently did me the favor of spreading the word that I'm looking for a job in an online community of CTOs. I've received a few feeler emails from a few companies thanks to his ...
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After how many rows should one leave the current job/position? [on hold]

In the last one and a half year, I had two rows with my boss. Both times I was thinkinq to quit but somehow I remained in my position. Just for an explanation, by rows I mean exchanging several emails ...

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