Linked Questions

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How can I convince my (public) company to provide me a second monitor (as an apprentice)? [duplicate]

I am a programmer in apprenticeship for 1 year in civil/public service (in Germany), already programming productive code for the company. I would like to have a second monitor for various reasons like ...
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4answers
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How can I convince my boss that we need better machines? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I request new equipment for the office? My boss strongly feels that if we keep the machines clean which to him means: not installing any unnecessary programs and ...
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Politely asking for a different laptop [duplicate]

My employer has given me a new laptop (Windows) with good specs, but it has been too slow. At home I use a Mac and I think I would be more productive with one at work. The office uses Windows because ...
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Sitting chairs are not comfortable! How should I approach getting better chairs with management? [duplicate]

I work with a medium sized company. The workplace is good till now. However, our sitting chairs are not good. These hurts sometimes. I seen many colleagues are not comfortable in these chairs. I ...
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Evidence to convince management the sitting/standing desk is worth the investment? [duplicate]

This question is specifically speaking to the sitting/standing desk movement. This movement has become very popular in the last decade, now that the majority of careers center on computers... and ...
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How to ask for better equipment? [duplicate]

I just joined a company as a junior data scientist. There's around ten data scientists and the company recently supplied us with very high-end PC's. My issue is that they haven't upgraded the monitors....
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1answer
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Chair and Laptop prediciment [duplicate]

I have recently started a new job in which I have been using my own laptop. I have also been given what seems to be a broken chair in that there is no support on the back. When you lean back on it it ...
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i'm working in office and my office chair is damage. and i ask to my manger but he always ignore me. what to do [duplicate]

I am working in an office. The office chair is damaged. I complained to my manager already but he ignored me deliberately. Every time I request to him to provide a new chair, he promises me today or ...
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How do I persuade employer to buy me a productivity tool that pays for itself? [duplicate]

I'm a permanent software developer in the UK. I started a new job at a startup recently, and requested a software tool subscription that makes me more productive, pays for itself, and makes me a ...
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How to convince manager for better computer accessories? [duplicate]

I work for a big publicly traded company which has a net income of several millions of dollars. After an office ergonomic evaluation, it was recommended that I be given 3-4 computer accessories (...
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Document to convince boss to buy hardware over other hardware [duplicate]

I am looking for advice/guidance (on specific points) on generating/creating a document for convincing my boss to invest in some hardware to make my job easier and more-productive. Background The ...
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How to garner approval for tools to enable me to better perform my job duties? [duplicate]

I've been having a hard time at my current company getting access to sites, tools, and even internal data that is directly related to job duties I am expected to perform. This question sums up some of ...
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6answers
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How can I build a convincing argument to have an open dress code?

I want to try to convince my HR department that in the modern workplace an open dress code (i.e. jeans, t-shirts, whatever) leads to happier (and therefore more productive) employees and appeals to ...
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6answers
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At what point can poor work equipment be considered unprofessional?

I am a junior Dev in germany who entered a new company about 6 months ago. The company seems nice overall, but I am getting more and more irritated by the standards of our work equipment. When I came ...
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1answer
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How can I get a stapler and better keyboard? [closed]

Several weeks ago, I was involved in an untimely accident with a bus. It was tragic and I can't help but wonder if I would have looked better for that bus had I enjoyed the little things in life more. ...

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