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Why would my boss ask if I applied for jobs when trying to discuss a salary raise and issues within the company?

Why would my boss ask if I applied for jobs when trying to discuss a salary raise and issues within the company? Is there a reason for this? Is it a bad thing for him, for me? What am I missing, ...
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Paycheck withdraw

I got paid from a Amazon company last week for a total of 350* from working the previous week which was the week of Christmas . I did not show up for the rest of that since i was out in Mexico with no ...
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What can I do when employer changed the job description after I accepted?

Background My background is in credit and risk management and I had one job since I graduated in 2018. I focus mostly on credit assessment, credit review, conducting postmortem credit review and also ...
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Startup titles for two co-founders where one is the official company director [closed]

I've just cofounded a tech startup company with a friend. Our roles are currently ambiguous and we will probably both be working on similar stuff to get everything off the ground. However, I am the ...
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Two job offers with same background check company

I am a graduate. I accepted an offer one month ago and the company is still carrying out background check. Today I received a better offer and I realised the company is also using the same background ...
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Is this job offer a scam? [closed]

Recently I have received a job offer (through linkedin). B2B contract, position of a senior c# developer, fully remote (company is in a different country). I'm trying to verify how real that offer is ...
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I am working in an outdated technology, should I move from this to some other new technology?

I am working in MNC company for the past 1.5 years. As this is my my first job, I was asked to work in a support role. And the technology which they are using is outdated which does not have any scope ...
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If HR and Management are NOT your friend, Who is? [closed]

At the risk of naivety, I ask, what role(if any) in a typical organization/company would be a "Friend" to an employee?
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How to know if a company is legitimate?

I recently received an invitation for a technical interview as a web developer. (I have no previous practical experience. I am self-taught, and decided to change fields. This was after doing a ...
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I mistakenly revealed the name of the new company to HR of the current company [closed]

I am working as a team leader in the current company and have resigned as I got a new opportunity, but during the HR meeting I mistakenly revealed the name of the new company. Can this affect me in ...
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Can company see what I'm browsing when using personal wifi and portable browser with a company laptop [closed]

I'm wondering if the following information can be monitored: Website accessed Logins/Passwords Downloads on a non-encrypted and non-backed-up place of the company computer When using a company ...
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Not getting feedback from the employer

I am working as a scientific project manager in a small startup Pharma company. Unfortunately, I have realized that  I am not getting any kind of feedback from my team lead. The most frustrating part ...
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Does anyone have e-residency? [closed]

I've been told the the startup stack exchange was closed due to not having enough activity and this was the closest stack exchange related site where I could ask a business-related question, hence I'm ...
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Afraid of Decision Making Responsibility / Position [closed]

I currently work as an analyst in a big company, as many of you, I want some rise in my job position (supervisor, boss, etc). However, as an analyst sometimes I feel the pressure and fear about making ...
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Why would a company pays money to clients over the software they sell? [closed]

How could a company pay back some money to clients for selling a software (Is it a form of sue?). Could you explain this? It's not like when we buy something and we get a bad product and then you ask ...
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I found a laptop I used at a company I left 10 years ago, am I allowed to keep it?

I recently unpacked some old stuff from the attic, and found a laptop from a company I left around 10 years ago. Am I allowed to keep and use it? The company never asked for it back, and as I said it ...
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How can I say that I have a played a key role in a company's growth?

Basically I was an intern and the only employee at the company so I was the only front office staff. I was there to open and close the office when the boss couldn't, I would welcome and give ...
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Is it unwise to tell job interviewer that I won't be attending the company's regular social events?

I am currently looking for a job as a working student and I got a few invitations for interviews already. Now I am thinking about stuff that would be important for me to feel comfortable at work as I ...
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Limited company receiving GDPR data breach fine [closed]

Hypothetically speaking, if a European limited company's website is breached and a GDPR fine of 20m$ is fined towards the company. Can the company decide to declare bankruptcy and set-up-shop again ...
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Somebody is damaging my bike at work (two days in a row) - but I don't know who

For two days in a row, yesterday and today at around 4PM I returned to my bike at the company I work and found screws pushed into my saddle. It's a saddle filled with gel and has a big hole in it now. ...
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Can we ask a fact-sheet from an organization we're about to join regarding it's earnings / revenue etc. , something equivalent to a resume?

Most companies insist on a resume during an interview. This resume showcases our skills and achievements. However, shouldn't there be an equivalent document from the company we're planning to join? ...
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Interviewing with a large corporation ahead of possible IPO

While preparing for an interview with a very large corporation, I found out that the company is considering going public within the next year. (I saw this in multiple public news forums, with ...
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How to ask my boss for shares in company?

My friends and I have been working in a startup for over 1 year. They have spent more time in this company and have already completed 2 years of work. During this time, we participate in a project ...
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Must I use my personal social media account for work?

It is very stressful when a company requires you to write content for marketing/advertisement/promotion of the company in your own social media accounts like Facebook and Instagram. Since this is ...
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Pros & cons of being the only developer in the company [closed]

I work in a tiny (~10) company. I am the only developer in this company and have to deal with all the IT related stuff such as servers, SEO etc. Of course, I also program which should be my main task. ...
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what to do when the employee wants more tasks and responsibilities and manager is reluctant? [closed]

I asked my manager when I want to extend my contract to give me more tasks and responsibilities as it is going to improve my skills , but he replied I dont have to ask for more and as I am a beginner ...
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Should I mention the new company name of my previous employer, in my CV?

I worked for two years at company ABCD, a decade ago. Around three years ago they changed their company name to HIJK. I verified that they had changed the company name, and had not closed ABCD and ...
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My job has changed and my performance has suffered in a key area, what should I do? [closed]

I recently had a mediocre performance review. My job has changed as the company has become more "call center" like. I have high ratings with client organizations I serve, co-workers as mentor and ...
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What is the best approach to present your interest for a new position?

I am a software developer and I am looking for a new job. My current work environment is getting negative by the day and being in a panic mode I am desperate to find a new opportunity. As a result, I ...
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Why do companies create useless jobs at which people just sit in the office and do nothing? [closed]

I know how some companies work. Also I notice that some propositions of David Graeber[1] are true. Is it actually true that companies do create useless jobs? Why don't they simply hire more actual ...
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Sitting idle at work

I recently joined this new job, fresh out of college, so basically I have zero knowledge about how the corporate world works. I have been in this project where I have a developer role, and I'll ...
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Can this company be trusted?

I recently got a job offer and went to the office to get my offer letter signed. However, when I asked for a copy of the offer letter, (through email and verbally) I have yet to receive a reply from ...
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Is it normal for a company to require my credit card for relocation assistance?

The company I am trying to work for uses Hogg Robinson Group for their travel management. They are requiring me to add my credit card in order to get a relocation allowance. Are these normal ...
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Is an experience certificate from an unregistered company valid?

I am working in an Indian IT company which is not a registered company. Would an experience certificate from such a company be valid or not?
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Ownership of Money Sold for company share [closed]

If you have ever watched the Dragon's Den or similar shows, basically people go and ask for $100,000 for 20% of their company. What I would like to know is how does this works. Who owns the $100,000 ...
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Help as newbie to a job

The situation: I am a newbie to my new job (IT) in a as it seems, quite decent company in Stuttgart(Germany) where I live.The problem is that at the moment I don't have experience in the job and I ...
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Relocation Agreement [closed]

Moved to the US 6 months ago on a temporary work visa and the company paid for all the costs associated with the move. I have a 2 year relocation agreement in the contract, however I want to quit and ...
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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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People keep leaving the company. How to know if there is something going on?

In the past few months a lot of people (mostly BAs, Account Managers and people in management) have left the company I work for. While this is pretty normal for developers I don't know about ...
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How do I get my freelancing salary from the previous company? [closed]

Currently, I am working as a Software Developer in India. But till April 2017, I was working as a Content Writer in another company. After leaving that job, I took freelancing from that company for ...
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How to manage relationship between two companies

I currently work at company A. I have worked here for over a year and I love the environment, job, etc. During this time, I have also started my own side business that isn't related to company A, it ...
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How can I convince my manager(s) to allow us to install python to automate work?

I joined a large, multi-national company only a couple of weeks ago as an engineer, and the first few days I saw most of my coworkers in the sales department constantly on excel / gmail 8 hours a day (...
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Keeping Training Certifications & Diplomas after resignation

I am considering to quit the company I work for in the coming months. Through the years of my employment in the subject company, I have gained several diplomas and certifications, such as user/...
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When should I create my enterprise? [closed]

I'm a young french developer (developing for about one-two years). I'm working at a big company but I don't really feel happy to enrich a society that is not mine (although I put a lot of myself into ...
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How do I represent a buy out of my team on my resume? [duplicate]

My business unit (X) was part of a large well-known company (Y). Last year it was purchased by a small company (Z) (not very known) and became a subsidiary of (Z) and became X LLC. I moved with the ...
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Does it matter if a company is incorporated in Delaware? [closed]

I may start working for a US company operating in state X but incorporated in Delaware. I've heard companies do it because Delaware corporate law is somehow convenient to companies, but I don't know ...
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Can I Include Video Production work done at a former job in my Portfolio?

I left a video production company 1 year ago. I mainly did all of the pre-production, production and post production work during my time there. The company I was working for previously has closed ...
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How can I determine non-technical information about a company I'm about to be interviewed by?

This company - which is large-ish, not huge but probably with over 100 employees (maybe over 1,000, I can't say) - is trying to recruit me. They're not one of the central players in my field. I want ...
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What looks better on resume: bankrupt startup or unemployment gap? [closed]

I'm a young software engineer who graduated less than 2 years ago from a top university in the country I'm currently working/residing (living far away from my home country). After graduation, I had ...
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What's in it for an alumnus in Corporate Alumni Relations?

Companies often maintain some level of Alumni relations that is in a lot of ways beneficial to the company itself. One of many benefits of investing in an alumni network are: Fundraising prospects ...
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