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How to exactly ask a company for an abandon project [closed]

I want to ask a company if they would be willing to give up or sell me their plans and any other information/data on a project that they had ceased about ten years ago. Although I don't know what ...
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How much equity do I deserve as the sole developer?

I apologize for the length of the post. The last two paragraphs are a more brief summary. I began working with this company a year ago with the assignment of handling general office tasks. Very ...
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How to pay per lead? [closed]

One of our strategic partners has good contacts and sometimes he present us with people to do business with them. What would be a fair way to pay for this intervention? He doesn’t do any other ...
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Preventing theft by employees in our supermarket [closed]

My question is regarding a supermarket business which is run by my dad. Recently, I saw him upset and asked the reason, and he told me that there was big loss in the market inventory in just 5 month, ...
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Building a new tech department in the company

In my current company, we are undergoing an engineering team restructuration because we are growing from 50ish to 100ish engineers only this year. The current structure does not work anymore so we ...
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How can I convince my boss that software development needs to be done in teamwork?

I'm a software developer in a 30 person company specialized in financial technology. I started to work here early this year. Over time I heard that the company tripled their employees in the last 3 ...
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small business - incompetent coworker

Please refer to my previous question to see where I am coming from, as I don't want to make this thread too long. prev post So, now that the senior employee left the job and we are still ...
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Should a Chief Technology Officer be making a Business Document or a Requirement Document?

I am the CTO at a mid sized startup. Still a guy in my late 20s exploring this new role that I have gotten upon my shoulders. Currently we don't have a tech team, I handle the work outsourced to the ...
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Leaving small business job

I have been working for this small business for little over 2 years now. We had only 5 employees, two left last year and another one gave 2 weeks notice. She was a senior-level employee (over 15 years ...
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My business partner does not want to participate on the business activities, how should I proceed?

I have started a business together with another partner as an equal in terms of earning and effort. There's no written contract, just a gentlemen's agreement. We are an IT software company, so we don'...
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I don't know what my business is about, how should I go about learning the basics? [closed]

I'm an Engineering Student, I've made a product, and I want to market it. Apologies if this is in the wrong group. I've spent ages on all the video learning websites, trying to understand how to ...
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Should I share with a new service provider a bill from its competitor?

I understand the new service provider is probably looking to make sure they match the services and value my company is currently getting from their competitor, but should I share an old bill with them ...
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What is the difference between a Board's Committee and a Management Team with similar responsibilities?

I have come across many resources that suggest a Board of Directors may benefit from being made up of committees, such as: Remunerations Committee; Audit Committee; Marketing Committee; Budgetary ...
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First business - how to send sales taxes/income taxes [closed]

I created an LLC a couple of years ago and put the business to the side for a while. I am about to begin the process with it and had some tax questions. This business will most likely always be a ...
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New entrepreneur wondering how to introduce my multi-industry business [closed]

After I graduated college I started a company developing SaaS (software). One year later and I have expanded my company to not only generate income from the SaaS licensing but also from developing ...
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New job boss talks too much detail and loses me

For the last few years I've been self employed as BI contractor using a particular tool. That market has dried up and I've taken a perm role an information Architect. I knew this role was a bit of a ...
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Travelling with a friend or relative on a business meeting to foreign country? [closed]

I have a face to face interview with a company in a foreign country. The company will provide me with flight tickets, airport transportation, visa fees, hotels and meals for one day interview and 2 ...
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Replying positively to a business trip request email? [closed]

I just joined my first company a few weeks ago and they now want me to go on a business trip. I'm super excited for the opportunity but am unsure how to respond to the email request as replying with ...
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How to send managers for basic software development process training? [closed]

UPDATE: This situation pertains to my current one w.r.t. potential partnership with co-founder. It also however relates to previous situations in which the company I was in was trying to address these ...
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How can I ensure the safety of my new business? [closed]

I purchased a domain for a to be mobile application and website creation business. I'm an application developer and not a business professional I am aware there could potentially be taxes and ...
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I got a weird offer to work at promising startup. Should I accept? [closed]

So here is the thing. My friend has offered me 3-5% at VERY promising startup. It has already 10 elite programmers and their plan is very cool. It's actually very low-level startup and they are ...
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Way to look up a CEO's salary at particular companies? [closed]

Does anyone know a good resource I can use to search for companies and then find out the salaries of it's CEO? I'm trying to find out what CEOs at small healthcare services and technology companies in ...
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How to pass a business opportunity to a company and ask for money

I had an interview for a company that does UX analytics for some major global brands. It went OK technically - I think I could do the job (3rd line/tech support for their JavaScript library) - but ...
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Job title for someone who inherited a business [closed]

What job title is appropriate on a resume or on LinkedIn for a person who has inherited a family business, completely owns it, and handles more or less all the day to day operations for it? Owner is ...
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How do companies open offices in developing countries? [closed]

I've been interviewing for dozens of software development companies in my city which is located in a developing country. The companies are run by people that reside in my country and share the same ...
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Reaching out to Marketing for experience when I'm an Engineer

I'm currently an engineer and am thinking about starting up my own business on the side (still an idea but in the process of creating the MVP). My business would bring zero competition to my current ...
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Creating technical individual-contributor career progression [closed]

I work in a technology company that spans tech and biotech, and we are trying to define the growth career for career-technical employees within the company. We have a clear managerial growth path ...
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How can I tell my boss that I can't attend a company team-building trip?

I have recently started my first job out of university. In my first week, I had to travel to London (HQ) for 3 days for training. The annual Christmas week, also in London, is currently being planned. ...
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Should I add line breaks within 78 characters when I send email? [closed]

Should I add line breaks every line in email? Nowadays, people use wide range of devices such as mobile, table and laptop. If I add line breaks in email, line will be broken in the middle of the ...
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Single Customer Business

I work as a web developer for a marketing agency (roughly 20 staff), recently I have become increasingly concerned that we only service a single customer. I have mentioned the risk to my line manager ...
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Is it ok to show partners (company) you have money?

We are a new company looking to work with larger mature firms. Considering we are a startup, we have had rejections from large companies who we actually wanted to buy products from. I believe they ...
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Asking for the budget is considered rude?

I'm a web developer and I'm about to start my web design agency with a couple of friends, I've asked for advice on how to get started and also looked online on how to start a business. I've seen this ...
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How do I ask for a business role after an engineering internship?

I'm in college currently, about to wrap up in Computer Science, with a large engineering focus. Currently, I am a software engineering intern with a large company (1200 people at this office, many ...
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What is the most efficient way to learn a business domain/business processes as a new employee? [closed]

I recently started a new job (software development) with a much richer business domain than my workplaces for the past few years. I'm wondering, what's the best way to figure out the domain? EDIT: ...