Linked Questions

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Is it appropriate to bring up Glassdoor reviews during an Interview? [duplicate]

During interviews, the interviewers ask a lot of detailed questions about my previous jobs and work experience, which I understand. Before interviews I always look up the company on GlassDoor and ...
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5answers
967 views

How to get hints on workplace culture during the interview? [duplicate]

If one gets invited to an interview by a potential employer, how could that person find out about the culture of the department he/she would be working at? Are there any questions, answers to which ...
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6answers
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Should I ask about gender diversity culture in an interview? [duplicate]

I work as a Software Engineer in a large corporation, I'm regularly experiencing sexism from colleagues, as well as managers. It's a contributing factor to me actively seeking a new job. I really don'...
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4answers
786 views

Presenteeism, How should I phase questions to discover if a job has a stay late culture [duplicate]

So what questions would give me answers to discovering a stay late culture. What should I look for with responses that give it away. I'm a single dad, with 2 girls aged 7 & 10 and my wife died of ...
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3answers
401 views

How can I suss out if new jobs will have the same issues as my current job? [duplicate]

I'm in a somewhat toxic work environment - not allowed to take days off for doctor's appointments, I have two managers who tell me conflicting things to work on and get mad when I'm doing something ...
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8answers
491 views

How to find out if a company follows best practices in development? [duplicate]

I've been on Stack Overflow and Code Review for some time and I admire people who help there and provide amazing code reviews. I myself have also quite a bit of experience. Unfortunately to meet and ...
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2answers
292 views

Finding out the project condition and company processes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are specific ways to learn meaningful information about company culture in interviews? I have been working for 3 & half years as a software engineer. It was ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I gauge a company's culture before I begin working there? [duplicate]

I took on an internship at a software company several months ago. When I interviewed and visited the office, everybody was very nice and I felt I would fit in. As time has passed, I think people have ...
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2answers
437 views

End of interview questions: how to diplomatically ask about the background of people working in the company? [duplicate]

Asking about the background of the interviewer is somewhat of a taboo question [1]. However, knowing the background (educational institution, degree) of the people in the company can help the ...
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1answer
259 views

How to determine if company is too “broken” to fix problems? [duplicate]

I accepted an IT job at a well-known company in the media industry. The company itself is doing well financially, mostly due to acquisitions and programming decisions. The business is supposed to ...
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10answers
12k views

How can I politely ask potential colleagues about the negative aspects of their company?

After a series of interviews with a software company, I have been invited to work with the team for one day. During the day I will attend the daily scrum meeting be assigned a low priority bug ticket ...
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8answers
30k views

How should I ask about work/life balance during an Interview?

I am interviewing for a company later today that has the following listed under Expectations on their career website: Some flexibility in a 40-hour work week In addition, their job descriptions ...
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7answers
18k views

How do I ask for 2-3 days per week remote work in a job interview?

I will soon be applying for jobs. I'm still a junior developer with some but not too much experience under my belt. One thing I'd love from a new job would be the possibility to work remotely for 2-3 ...
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7answers
11k views

How to find an employer who is NOT child friendly?

So this is the opposite problem that a lot of people seem to have when finding an employer. I've worked for three employers in the past who advertised themselves as "child friendly" or "family ...
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4answers
9k views

How can I find out from an interview if the manager is a micromanager?

I am about to go into an interview in a few days for a job in the IT field. My current employer is a micromanager and I am wanting to make sure this new employer is not. What kind of subtle questions ...

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