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Team member spends a lot of time on social media/youtube/chat [duplicate]

I keep catching one of my team members (who I am managing) on youtube, social media and chat. Our environment is quite relaxed in that sense - we all do this. Hence posting of the workplace right ...
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4answers
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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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1answer
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How to deal with an underperforming colleague [duplicate]

This question is about a retail environment We are a high-profile shop selling expensive premium items. Customer care is obviously a high priority. The colleague in question was hired primarily for ...
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2answers
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Germany: team member abuses sick days; what can I as team lead do about it? [duplicate]

I am a tech lead. I am not leading this guy, because he is in another project. But I take care of some frameworks, and I am a little on the top of his work. Anyways, the problem is this guy keeps ...
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1answer
829 views

How report incompetent colleagues? [duplicate]

This question is not directly about myself, but more on a colleague. We are a small IT company (around 20 people) producing&developing software for a niche industry. Mostly we are developers who ...
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4answers
421 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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5answers
3k views

How to deal with team member leaving too early and not finishing work [duplicate]

I have noticed that a colleague in my team is consistently leaving way before the 8 hours of the day. I am not sure how come this has not been noticed by our team manager. Personally this is ...
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4answers
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Should I report my coworker for falling asleep? [duplicate]

I've just completed my 3rd shift as Night Auditor with ease thanks to me actually reading the training manual, but the person who was supposed to be assisting/training/supervising decided, on the two ...
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4answers
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I think my new coworker should not be asked to stay; do I talk to anyone about it? [closed]

I started a new job as a Java developer nearly 3 months ago. A new coworker "Bobert" started three weeks after I did. I'll try keep the story to a minimum, both for brevity and relative anonymity. We ...
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3answers
762 views

my coworker sits on chat all day / how can i ask for a payrise? [closed]

My co-worker is my senior and she spends all day on chat. For the last year, I have done the work of a manager even though I am very junior and I have even done more work than my senior co-worker. ...
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5answers
3k views

How can I best notify management of a toxic coworker?

My workplace has been dealing with an extremely rude coworker and I'm looking for the best way to describe or document that behavior so I can escalate the problem to management or HR. This colleague ...
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1answer
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My coworker doesn't do anything at work [duplicate]

I am a software development student and I have got a job at a Hardware Company which also makes Software. Currently I have an internship elsewhere and I work there on Saturdays. We work in a team of ...
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10answers
5k views

Working with another intern who does nothing? [duplicate]

I'm working as a software engineering intern at a corporate company. I'm ecstatic for this opportunity and trying my hardest to read code, ask questions, make mistakes and learn. However, I'm paired ...
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6answers
31k views

What do I do if a co-worker is leaving early frequently while the boss is out?

We are a team of 10 people, and one of them is leaving early. They are supposed to work 8:00 hours like everyone else but they are working about 7:30. Our manager is out of office till next month. ...
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12answers
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We're contractors who think the main perm guy isn't very good. Do we say anything?

(I don't believe this is a dupe of What can I do to make a coworkers lack of effort more visible? because that question is about effort, whereas this one is about ability.) I'm a contractor (UK) but ...

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