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Missed Meeting - Acknowledge in an E-mail, or Ignore?

Since COVID and work-from-home, I have had some trouble with keeping meetings straight. Up until today, I had one meeting I was a bit late for (entirely my fault) and one small one that I missed (due ...
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Ho do I list a certification on my resume that I've prepared for but haven't earned yet?

How can I include certifications that I have prepared and studied for but not yet earned on my resume? I am currently preparing to obtain certifications for AZ-104 (Microsoft Azure Administrator) and ...
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job title for my half technical half managerial job

I have B.Sc in Computer Software Engineering and because my passions were located somewhere between software engineering and industrial engineering or management science (such as Business Analysis, ...
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New job with no training or support

I was contacted out of the blue by an acquaintance of mine in December 2019, who thought I would be a perfect replacement for her position. I aced my interview and was hired in January 2020. She had ...
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How to handle deadlines with manager?

I am a coder in a startup right now and we handle tasks step by step. I am switching context for codebases and change languages a lot and I like it. But I guess I have a problem. In a meeting with ...
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How do I apply again to a company where I was rejected?

I applied for a very interesting job last year and unfortunately, I didn't get it. I did the first interview with HR, the second with Head Of Risk Management, and went well. I had the final interview ...
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Career shift in finance. Seeking guidance (non-finance welcomed)

I'm in my mid-30's. Currently I work as an investment specialist at a brokerage firm based in St. Louis. The pay and benefits are enough for me and my wife to make an average living for now, but not ...
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Position offered and title to be used is different

I am being offered a position as AWS Developer. I am expected to lead in this position. My Offer letter only mentioned role as "AWS Software Developer" It's a public company (not a start-up) . I ...
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How to handle authority who doesn't let you grow because of insecurity?

Long Version I work in Indian IT industry here we have off-shore [India] and on-shore [Abroad] culture for companies from abroad. On shore [Abroad] people have the most influence and they are key ...
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Professional alternatives to a photo for a profile picture

If I don't want to use a headshot or other photo as my profile picture on work apps like WhatsApp or Skype, what would be an acceptable and sufficiently professional alternative?
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How to deal with a junior developer who doesn't play well in a team [closed]

I recently joined a company in February 2020. In my job, I was given time to learn with resources such as free Youtube links, whilst helping junior dev's. One of them is really 'self-confident with a ...
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Received an offer from one company and waiting to hear from another [duplicate]

Recently I received an offer from company A. However, I am also waiting to hear back from company B, which would have higher salaries and benefits. Both places have interesting work. Originally ...
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How to raise red flags when you don't have much political capital yet?

I joined a company a few weeks ago. I'm a team manager responsible for several projects managed my PMs. One of them is sponsored by very senior stakeholders at my company. The stakeholders and my ...
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Should a resume be titled as if you have the position already?

A friend of mine will soon apply for her first management position, and she was coached by a professional resume writer (who I don't know). That coach recommended to write the resume with the title of ...
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Leaving current job, HR asking for name of new company of employment. Am I entitled to keep that private? [duplicate]

I was blessed with a new job opportunity which I have taken. Having put in my 2 weeks with my current employer, I am being asked by HR to fill out a pre-exit-interview survey. One of the questions ...
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New potentially chronic health condition means I may not be the same engineer as before

I am fortunate, I work for a large and stable company and in general, management is fair, I would even say more compassionate than not. Since the beginning of the year, I've had an issue with chronic ...
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I am upset about not getting a promotion. Should I stick it out, or ask to be transferred, or find a new job? [closed]

TL;DR: I am a software developer and I am upset at not being promoted. Should I stick it out, or ask to be transferred to another department, or find a new job? How to communicate my disappointment to ...
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How do I communicate that I do not want to collaborate with coworker anymore

I am quite new to this company which has a very small department for my particular profession. Everyone in this department comes from other professions and they have poor knowledge about it. There is ...
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What are some good practices on when to click “Mark as read” in work-oriented chatting softwares?

What are some good practices on when to click "Mark as read" in work-oriented chatting softwares? As a result of COVID-19 era life style and the increasing prevalence of remote working, I receive ...
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I wanna leave my new 2-month old job. What valid reasons can I give to the interviewers?

I work as a Software Engineer (programmer), kinda in a senior level but not in paper, like I still have a senior or supervisor. There were multiple companies which got interested in me and they didn'...
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job offer with start date

I have been offered a job with a start date of 2nd of June which I accepted.I was told company would get in touch on 29th of May with details.I have not heard back from Company. What should I do.?
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Returning to work but unsure about COVID-19 precautions

I have to return to my place of work (based in UK) to carry out essential jobs after working from home for some weeks. My employer has forwarded around a presentation to those having to go to work, ...
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I need an opinion on what happened during my exit [closed]

I entered a company in the middle of May. Because I am a new hire, it was explicitly mentioned to me that I am under probation. I was told to leave last week. This was what happened during the exit:...
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Etiquette for going under a desk next to a woman?

This seems silly but it's a genuine issue. Suppose, as a man, I am sitting next to a desk in which a young woman is seated. I need to go under the desk to plug in a laptop/monitor/etc. The lady is ...
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Is learning the business domain generally useless for your career? [closed]

I'm just starting my fourth developer job in 7 years and at least in my area that is not too unusual. I left my past job because of the usual getting a 10% raise by jumping and only a 3% raise by ...
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Employee Complaints of “Micromanaging” about New Manager

I recently took over a bigger office and half of my team were recently hired right before I got here. And I also have a new boss now. This location has been struggling for the past few years with ...
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What could be the reason for republishing the same job ad?

I have found out from google search that the same position I have applied had been published three times in the last three months discreetly. At different sites I found the following info about the ...
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What's my job title? [duplicate]

I'm not sure what my job is called. I was hired in a small software house because I brought them many clients and proved my worth but I have no actual job title. Now I'm creating a LinkedIn profile (...
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Is it better to wait more in this case?

Some weeks ago after one of my job application I received an email from the hiring manager which was saying something like "Hi..., we have looked through your application and we think it is good to ...
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On an hourly basis, do supervisors typically make more than staff? [closed]

I work in the United States in the medical laboratory field and staff is paid hourly, while supervisors are paid salary. However, the salary difference is minimal, and supervisors routinely work more ...
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Include incomplete studies in your “experienced” resume? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked other times, but I'd like to refer to this issue when your resume is substantial and you're well over the "education part" of your life (is it ever over though? :)) ...
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Role of team members in increasing the team capacity

So, I am in a team where everyone is overloaded with 1-2 hours of work every day. This has become the norm and everyone has accepted it. And yet, there is a lot of backlog in the project. So, the ...
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Is it beneficial to take a supervisory role for experience despite a pay cut?

I work as a medical technologist (clinical laboratory scientist) in a large hospital lab and a supervisory role has opened at my workplace. The problem is that the position would result in a pay cut. ...
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Should I tell my manager that I am really stressed with the project

My Father passed away last year and since then I am having issue like depression and anxiety. And the project I am working in is making it worse. I have not slept well in weeks and started to have ...
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How can you say you don't trust your current employer's counteroffer?

Is there a polite way to say that you are leaving work because you don't trust your current employer will follow through with the counteroffer received, that will also not "burn bridges" with the ...
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Interview question - How did you handle underperforming coworker ? Mention coworker disability?

One common interview question is how did you handle a coworker who was not performing well and it was impacting your work ? I work in an IT role in a big company and I faced this problem due to a ...
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How would you judge this interview? Good or Bad? [closed]

So I had a zoom interview and the manager could not get Zoom to work. It was supposed be a 30 minute Interview and I tried my hardest to keep the conversation going. He calls me 15 mins late ...
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Company hasn't gotten back to me 7 days after I made a salary counteroffer

After 4 rounds of interviews over 4 weeks, the company called with a verbal offer of X K last Thursday. It was way lower than what I expected, given that the company has a reputation of paying fairly ...
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Is refusing offered stock options an option?

The company I'm working for (for some time already) offered me and other colleagues employee stock options. They're presenting it as such a great "gift" to us and almost that we should be grateful for ...
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How to deal with a colleague who doesn't want his irrationally low workload to grow?

I'm a new manager. My predecessor was let go, the management wasn't happy with him. There's this one colleague in the team I manage, whose productivity is low and whom I need to repeat many times ...
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Can employer prevent me (remote worker) from working from a different country?

This is a somewhat similar question to Can an employer force you to wear a face mask?. The location is also the same, the UK. I'm a European citizen working in the UK. With the recent pandemic, my ...
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How is anyone supposed to get their first job in IT networking or security?

I just graduated with two degrees in IT networking and security, I have a CCNA and a Security+, and I spent a few years working for my college to tutor other IT students, but every "entry level" job I ...
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Slight Career Advice Regarding Recruiter on LinkedIn For Software Engineering [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone can help me out with a recruiter who contacted me yesterday on LinkedIn for a potential role. The problem is in my response I had a typo and before I got the chance to review ...
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Software company I contract for is unreponsive to my requests for feedback

I work remotely as a software engineering contractor. I believe, and have been told, that I made valuable contributions during my time with the company. However my work for the past three months ...
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How can I deal with a supervisor that constantly blames the previous manager that hired me initially?

I work in a university in the US. I was hired by a person that left last year for a better position somewhere else. My previous manager invited me to join him in his new position and have a role equal ...
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How can I deal with an underperforming peer that does not express interest in following team conventions?

Overview I work on a project-oriented software development team, and we have fairly standard conventions for file organization, naming, code separation, and how to write code in general. These ...
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How do I approach my boss to be removed from a project?

I'm a Full Stack developer and I've been assigned a soul-crushing project that another developer couldn't finish. The code sucks, the workflow sucks and I've been struggling with it for months (even ...
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What to answer when asked to rate team members?

If we're asked to rate each of our team member in a group activity interview, what is the ideal response expected? Will they want something like "equal rating to all members because I value each of ...
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Buying an expensive keyboard using company's WFH funds

I am a student and recently got selected as an intern in a big tech corporation. The corp announced that the internship would be virtual (work-from-home - WFH) and we along with all the regular ...
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Is it unprofessional to include additional explanations in a thank you letter?

I'm writing a thank you letter for a technical position after the interview. I'm wondering if it's unprofessional to include additional explanations for a question that was asked in the interview; a ...

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