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Accused of cheating during the technical video interview

I was accused of cheating during a technical video interview in a well known company. When the interviewer asked me questions, I was taking a moment to think, and looking up up an down to think, and ...
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When writing cover letters and reference letters, is it better to have no addressing or wrong addressing?

When applying for a company, I have found that it was quite chaotic in terms of getting the right person to address as well as the right physical address. I am wondering what is worse between no ...
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Does the Manager's manager need to know disputes in teams?

I was reading about conflict resolution and I read a good approach, if a situation is considered as a conflict that wont resolve by itself, is to start with the manager calling an informal and private ...
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Received a copy of my contract that has pages missing

I've just received a copy of my contract I signed back in April 2018, and it appears that the document was scanned and uploaded but there's pages missing. The copy of the contract I received from my ...
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Unintentionally on camera in a recorded meeting - want to be edited out

I attended a company Teams meeting for training that was being recorded and after a few minutes accidentally turned on my camera and was unaware. Needless to say, it's unflattering! I looked rather ...
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Will the company rescind the job offer if I request to start at a much later date (2-3 months later than the original date)?

I accepted a conditional job offer; no official start date was given unless I meet all the requirements. However, through my email exchanges with the HR manager, the company would like me to start in ...
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A past long-term client reached out from out of the blue with a full-time, salaried job offer one week after I started a new job

One of my past freelance clients (Company X) recently reached out to me to discuss a job offer for a full-time, salaried position. The real dilemma is that I just started a full-time job with a ...
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Is it okay to leave job without notice if the contract ends?

I am working on a project and my contract only lasts for a few more weeks and so it is unlikely to be finished by that point. Working from home has been really tough for me and I’m not enjoying it. I ...
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How do you point out that someone made a terrible mistake? [closed]

What do you have to say in the most professional way? "Peter, did you write this bit of code? It sends several MSSQL request to the db and you're not batching it. Did you write it? You deployed ...
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Is mentioning someone else's mistake and then mentioning your own mistake later toxic? [closed]

Is mentioning someone else mistake and then mentioning your own mistake later own toxic? I made a mistake, but it was because someone made a mistake by not doing what I told him to do long ago and I ...
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Negative feedback but the other person is unaware of issue [closed]

This is a question for managers. When someone in your team approaches you to complain/give negative feedback about a team member does it matter to you, and how you handle things, if they have not ...
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Am I being set up for failure? Filling the gap

I started working in a FAANG company about 7 months ago as a software engineer II, and my team of 5 (including the manager who is also a tech lead) is onboarding a feature that requires engaging with ...
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When post job-relevant news on LinkedIn

I attended a course paid by my company and I'd like to share it on LinkedIn. Is it relevant at which time I do the post on LinkedIn? Is the day after on a friday evening still ok? Thanks for your ...
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Engineer asks for a title change and raise with a change of responsibilities

We have an internal startup of a new kind of specialized service, staffed with resources from a larger engineering department. One key Engineer of that startup is leaving the company and her role ...
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Ask again for a document in email

I want to write an email to a person that I already contacted to remind him about an application deadline, and that I need a document from him that I already requested but still got no response and ...
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Manager wants me to learn different field of work

I'm Full stack developer. I have been hired as the same by my current company. As the company is not that big my manager wants me to learn dispatch process as there are very few team members for ...
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Standards for Git expertise, how to express it on CV

What are the commonly-accepted forms of expressing Git expertise on a CV? I feel like someone who is extremely proficient in Git including the terrifying deserted depths of rebasing, submodules, ...
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Germany: Big back payment from employer [closed]

I'm in a kind of ridiculous situation right now, but I can assure you that it is real =) I noticed that my employer forgot to apply my last raise, which was at the end of 2019. In addition to that, my ...
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Interview task: Find a potential customer who is interested in a product

I had an interview with an employer working on a software-based vehicle solution. Before going further in the interview process, he gave me a task to find out if a potential customer (automotive OEMs) ...
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'We' vs 'I' on website for app [closed]

I'm not really sure where to ask this, but I'd like this question to be approached from a business perspective so I figured let's go here. Suppose I develop an app, as a single developer. Now I make a ...
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How to list a secondment on my resume

I've been asked by my employer to undertake a secondment to another division. The understanding is my existing role will be filled on a temporary basis by someone else. Should I note this as: Manager -...
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Is the extreme don't-ask-us-just-google-it mentality safe? [closed]

I'm still a student, but I've been working in a hospital as an "IT developer" for almost two years now (one day a week, since covid homeoffice). I totally understand that they don't have ...
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Who decides on new employee to be remote or not? [closed]

I am the lead of a small team (3-5 people), so the responsibility of hiring new employees of my team is on my own (of course technical and cultural-fit parts of the interview), so the on-boarding. On ...
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Old foe is now my boss [closed]

Questions 1-Is there any way of arguing that gets me out of this new boss that sounds reasonable and professional? 2-How can I keep upper management informed about my dissatisfaction, even if I manage ...
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Are job recruiters subject to the do-not-call-list law? (the FTC regulation) [closed]

This is in regards to US law. I know that if I register my phone number on www.donotcall.gov, it's illegal for telemarketers to call me to advertise products or services. What about job recruiters who ...
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How to manage emotions (low mood) while accepting the suboptimal design? [closed]

I am developer and I am the first one who sees that the some design decisions (in which I participate and which I implement later) can be bad from the technical point of view, i.e. they increase the ...
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After completing a contract they are asking me to shred hundreds of pages worth of documents. Should I ask to be paid or take it to pros?

I work for a contracting agency. I was given a large amount of special papers/documents for a recent assignment. I'm estimating there are hundreds of pages. Now that the job is over my boss has asked ...
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What percentage of technical jobs don't require references? [closed]

A redditor writes: I’ve hired and been hired. Never have I called references if they were provided and none of mine have ever been contacted. Not sure why people ask for them since hiring is already ...
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How to find Interview Questions with actual Answers on Glassdoor? [closed]

lets say I want to see what questions are asked on Company A for position B. In Glassdoor I seem to get a list of 1000 interview experiences for position B at Company A, but I don't see a way to ...
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Is is possible to nip a new micromanager in the bud?

My team just changed managers last week. He's started out being very micromanagey - he'll constantly call us to see what we did with the previous 15 minutes and then say that we need to change tasks ...
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468 views

Frequently getting contacted by my boss after I clocked off [duplicate]

I may be biased because I'm talking about myself, but I get the feeling that I get contacted more often than not, after I punched out. For example, today I asked my boss about some work and he never ...
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Budget responsibility in IT and cloud [closed]

At least in Germany, for years I have observed that "IT budget responsibility" has been an element for more senior people/management(-like) positions. Now within a cloud, every user can see ...
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Talking to my employer about pay raise

I am a Indian female, residing in India. My job is in the IT industry. I have been working as a contractor for the last 2 years, i.e., I am employed by a company X but work for company Y. This is a ...
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Can I factory reset all my devices I've been provided by the company? [closed]

I've been using devices belonging to the company, but provided to me for work - for personal purposes also (phone/notebook) - as agreed with IT department and manager. Since now I'm leaving the ...
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Should I accept the current job offer while waiting for another? [duplicate]

Requesting your valuable advice. I have done few internships. As of now, have one offer in Node.js (Internship to be converted to full time). Timeline - To be confirmed by end of the day or tomorrow. ...
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Is it possible to use something like stunt wire harness to reduce the stress on the back and spine? [closed]

I have lower back pain and my lumbar muscle frequently fatigue due to long time sitting. I just got this odd idea of using some kind of harness system to hoist myself up during working to reduce the ...
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Can a company retract a signed offer due to hiring freeze?

I've received an attractive job offer from a company that has in the past implemented hiring freezes due to covid related events. There is currently a lot of hysteria around the new covid variant and ...
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How to reply to "you're expected to not stay in the one role the whole day"?

I was sent to work at a convention with a team of about 10 other people. The convention was two days and our setup was elaborate. Most of the people I was working with were new to working with each ...
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Timelines of different job applications are conflicting [duplicate]

Objective : I am looking for a data science Internship with the idea of converting to a graduate position once I graduate. I have an offer from company A for an internship. I have to respond within a ...
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Is it ok to use my open-source projects as dependencies at work?

I work at a startup company and we're in the phase of creating some pipelines (GitHub actions) and making our program's foundations stronger. In my spare time, I create a lot of tools for my personal ...
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How to communicate to manager of staffing agency I'm not OK with being sent home early especially when shifts are already short?

I am doing work through a small staffing agency. I am working for a particular client for about 2 months. The owner of the agency is really nice but I'm getting frustrated with how frequently he ...
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Invited to interview but no address

I was invited to attend a face to face interview, but the interviewer forgot to send the address. It has been more than 24 hours. Should I wait a bit longer before emailing him? What should the email ...
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Can one experience be counted twice in resume?

I worked at a company for 4 years. In the first 3.5, I was an individual contributor (IC). In the last 0.5 year I was 50% IC and 50% leading few junior ICs. In my resume, I want to have two sections: ...
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Potential employers [closed]

I would like to know why employers jump and say if you have no social media that a person has something to hide which is not the case what if someone is hiding from someone why would you hold that ...
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Is it wise to help other company poach employees from my current company?

Recently I had an interview but I was not selected at that firm. After few days employee from that firm who referred me asked me if there are any developers with certain amount of experience at my ...
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How to answer "Why do you want to change your job?"? [duplicate]

In a recent interview I was asked "Why do you want to switch/change your job, when you haven't even completed 2 years?". Current role is Consultant at a fintech firm and role applied for is ...
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Is it common to value startup equity on future expected valuations?

Disclaimer: The numbers are made up, but reflect the real proportions. I was offered a job at a startup, which just closed a financing round with $10M valuation and has 10M outstanding shares. The ...
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270 views

Referring a former colleague [closed]

I was recently approached by a person from my past job asking me if I can refer her for a position in my current company. I did referred and She was able to get a job. After interview she did not even ...
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What to ask before the end of probationary period?

There is many of example questions for job interview. But what I, as a team lead, should ask before the end of the staff member's probationary period?
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Do I check what to prepare on my first day of work with my supervisor or the HR?

I am going to start my internship with a company on 6 December (in another 12 days). I am keen to check with the company on the dress code and reporting location. Do I email the company HR or my ...

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