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Contractor: Sick Pay and Company Contract

I work as a contractor in the UK and am predominantly employed by one Company with whom I have a contract. There is a clause in my contract which states: In the event that the contractor is unable ...
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How should I approach a company about furthering a science idea I have partially developed? [closed]

I'm a scientist, 52 years old. For 5 years, I have developed a personal research project, in a private room which belongs to my associate. It is about the interaction between living cells and Electro-...
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Can my company remove me from full time because I can’t do closing shifts [closed]

My company decided they want more closing shifts managers but I can’t do those shifts because they end late at night, and you can be stuck there till 1am or later if the next person didn’t show up. I ...
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Unlimited sick day policy [closed]

I am an HR coordinator and our company is adopting an unlimited sick day policy and we have never done that before. is there anyone can share your unlimited sick day policy? thank you.
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What should I do when a new hire is paid better than I am?

The sсribing company I work for currently pays me minimum wage at $14.69. I have been working for them since July of 2021. A few days ago, I was training another sсriber who was transitioning into the ...
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How can I be sure my UK company pay into my pension fund?

As everybody else in the UK, I have to pay some money for my pension and the company has to contribute to it for a minimum of 3%. For what I read, the company has maximum 30 days to send the money ...
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Can my UK company order me to take a picture to show on the website?

The company is building a new website. They want to show all the employees and their experiences on it for marketing purposes. I'm not happy at all to publish my photo and part of my resume on the ...
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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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