Linked Questions

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Coworker stalking us with company camera [closed]

I have a co-worker, this one is the wonderful sort that shirks about, can't do more than one task at a time, and decided to report every wrong move by anyone else in the cubicle farm. The worst part ...
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3answers
614 views

How do you explain to your boss that the training they have planned are actually below the skill level you currently possess?

I have an IT background. Web developer to be precise. I recently completed NoSQL certificate, and am comfortable with RDBMS queries. I recently joined a finance team. My boss loves Excel. She ...
6
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3answers
848 views

Work mate who isn’t sharing load [closed]

Within my team most of us have an area of speciality (sometimes this overlaps) but there are some basic daily tasks that we all share - our instructions being that we help each other out. There’s a ...
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4answers
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Lazy, arrogant and unskilled coworker [closed]

LE: This is not a duplicate of What can I do to make a coworkers lack of effort more visible because: . I think the other question only addresses part of my situation (the subjects of that question ...
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4answers
1k views

Problem with co workers - Seniors, but don't work as they should [closed]

I work in an Agile/Scrum environment. We are a small team. We start sprint (two weeks) as all teams do, plan work and do it. There are some seniors in the team that basically don't (won't) work. ...
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3answers
921 views

Intern I am working in pair with is slacking and disrupts our work

I am two months into my last internship as a Software Engineer, and the workplace is fine, except for one other intern, who I happen to work in pair with. We work on our own project in the company, ...
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1answer
1k views

My coworker showed up late and is now sleeping. Text my boss or hope she wakes up on her own? [closed]

I work in a home health environment. My shift starts before 6 AM and ends at 6 PM. The other staff was scheduled same time as me, but showed up 30 minutes late due to her alarms not going off. That's ...
5
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1answer
905 views

Colleague Playing Dirty - Stealing Best Team Members for His Team Alone

I have a colleague who's great when it comes to talking but is actually not very good in the work he does. This guy has the support of the management and is ready to do whatever it takes to make his ...
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4answers
415 views

What can I do to motivate my colleagues when I'm not a manager?

I feel I am a very motivated and proactive person. I don't need too much of a push to get things done. My colleagues in my team are very different and I don't feel they're proactive or try to produce ...
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3answers
879 views

What are reasonable concerns to have in a company culture that is not meritocratic? [closed]

I've been working at a start up company for two years and am wondering how I and other employees should respond to a company culture that doesn't reward hard/good work. (I am working at a small ...
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2answers
2k views

deal with a coworker who just didn't seem to get it

We have recently hired a new mid-level QA person, and the in the first few weeks, he did fine and seemed to catch up decently in training/learning of the product. When we finally assigned him "real" ...
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3answers
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How can I deal with a very lazy co-worker? [closed]

I'm working as a software developer at a startup in Istanbul/Turkey where there are only 2 full-time developers (including me) and 3 part-time staff (tester, developer, ux designer). Yesterday I had ...
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3answers
1k views

Asking not to work with a lazy colleague

I work in a huge company in a relatively large team of people and every week we perform small weekly projects in teams of 2-3 random people. Now recently I am being planned multiple times with ...
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2answers
616 views

“Smooth” coworkers you cannot talk to [closed]

The situation is as follows: There are groups of 2 people, every group has its own workload to be done at the end of a working session. One of the co workers chooses "smooth" strategy to perform ...
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4answers
538 views

Is it appropriate to give feedback about my lead to my manager? Or should it be done directly?

I work as a software engineer on a team and we have a tech lead who has been on the team for several years. For the past year, we recently have changed our technical stack (frameworks, etc) for our ...

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