Questions tagged [austria]

Questions about the workplace that may specifically relate to cultures, customs, or laws in Austria.

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Who should pay for accidental damage to private work equipment?

Several years ago I purchased a mouse with my own money to use for work because I can't stand using a cheap mouse all day. Yesterday, a colleague accidentally spilled my own glass of water over the ...
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Sending a photo of my bank account card to the future employer

I accepted a job offer for a student support position in a major bank in Austria. As expected, they require me to send some documentation before I start working there. What surprised me is that they ...
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Is Software Development not for me? [closed]

I started working as a Software Developer about 7 years ago. Since then I have had multiple different positions in different companies. I started in the software department of an engineering company ...
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When do you enter and leave your office? (Europe) [closed]

Upon finishing my masters degree I moved to Spain for personal reasons. I was lucky to find a job very fast, the workplace is great and coworkers too. However I noticed some cultural differences at ...
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Home office in Austria working for a German company [closed]

If I were to reside full time in Austria but work 100% (full time not contract) how do I resolve the potential double taxation problems, specifically social insurance and income tax. I'm a UK citizen. ...
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Bad collegiate career - explain details to employer?

Background I am from Austria and currently pursuing my master's degree in mechanical engineering. I will finish in about a year, then two years overdue (for people who pay fortunes for education this ...
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Mobbing (bullying) between production operators [closed]

Firstly, this is a special, not a general question about mobbing (bullying). My mother was without a workplace for a long time, now after two years doing nothing she finally found a place to work at a ...
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Boss delays decision that will decide what I will do the next year of my life

UPDATE 2: As expected, after approximately a month he did not grant it to me -saying he'd fear others doing the same. In my opinion that hints at a whole lot of other problems, but oh well. UPDATE 1: ...
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How should I deal with bullying while looking for a new job?

I'm working as a (female) IT technician in a worldwide company (located in Central Europe, Austria). I've been here 1.5 years. I'm turning 21 this month, so it's my first job. The basic work is okay, ...
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Keep getting rejected by interviewers [closed]

I'm currently living/working in Austria, and I'm Egyptian, and that's for two years. I got about 7 interviews in the last two years, face to face, and I got rejected. They never say a reason, even ...
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How can I improve communication with my superiors?

I'm Egyptian and currently working in Austria under a work permit which is restricted for 4 months, the length of the contract. If they are happy with me, my employers will prolong it. I started 2 ...