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Change agency is the work of proposing, promoting, and implementing change in the workplace.

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Our work-week policy changed drastically. It used to be a perk. How to let them know I'm unhappy?

My company used to have an amazing work week schedule. We worked 4 x 10 hour days instead of 5 x 8 hour days. This was amazing, and definitely a deciding factor when me and my wife were deciding where ...
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How to discuss potentially dropping a Client I (and others) have a moral objection to

I work for a digital agency, and my team (that I lead) is set to inherit a long term client. Trouble is, a member of my team expressed a moral objection to working for this client and now that I have ...
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Should I tell my team / manager that the current mobile application is bad?

Some background information: I recently got my first full-time job as a Junior Mobile Developer (23 years old). I have been working in this industry for the last 4-5 years either as a freelancer or ...
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Unable to persuade colleagues

An issue I've been running into a lot is that me and colleagues are discussing how to do a certain thing in the field of software development, e.g. security. The team leans towards a certain approach ...
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Growing from one-person-team to multiple people

At my workplace, I used to work alone for quite some time on some projects. Fortunately, now there is money and (hopefully suitable) people to take some from that work off me. I will still be around ...
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How to train customer service team to better describe issues

We run the development team in an agile mode. We have agreed that we will have a place called the "Inbox" so that people in the customer service team can report bugs or important issues so we can ...
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How can I get my supervisor to consider hiring someone he has declared as unqualified?

My employer has a software developer opening for which a friend of mine would be a great candidate; in fact, she's the best, most knowledgeable programmer I know (I'm a developer myself). ...
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I like my job, but dislike the type of clients and work we choose. How do I change this?

I took a job at the beginning of this year at a digital agency. As the title says, I generally enjoy everything about the job, except for the type of clients we work with... The longer-standing ...
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Getting Policies Changed and Implementing Standards While Being Ignored

Note: My apologies for this question being so long, but I feel it necessary to explain the situation in full detail to provide maximum understanding. There is a TL;DR summary at the end for who just ...
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Employment Agency Referral from boss who fired you [closed]

I was surprised when my new boss said I was not a good fit anymore but wanted me to train my replacement and if "appropriate" I would be given a week's severance if the "transition" went well at the ...
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How should I deal with constantly changing directions/tasks/requirements from boss?

We have a small team (9 total, 3 of whom are admin assist types and 2 of whom are part time specialists), and I'm in charge of this small but strong crew. The team is great, very professional, ...
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Proposing new initiative (in this case for data analysis)

I am starting a new role, that is (technically) not IT related. I would really like to enhance what's going on with this team by building some dashboards to get around using some of the archaic ...
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Is it ethical for me to ask my manager to change my work location?

I am working for a company which is based out of a different city, I have moved to the city and it has been 2 months and more since I have moved here. I am not able to adjust to this new place and ...
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