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Received an email from my company includes revert with 6 months contract extension [closed]

My seaman boyfriend received an email says please be so kind to revert with 6 months contract extension he is under probation period. What does it mean?
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How do I handle an unclear Work from Home Policy and setting expectations? [closed]

Background details: I am new to leadership on my team. I lead a group of 5 producing data analysis products for various customers. Multiple members of the team are new to this career field and ...
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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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Would this count as moonlighting? [closed]

I accepted and signed an internship offer for the summer of 2024 last spring. I love this firm (A) and i think it would be a great fit for me plus the pay is amazing. However, recently i interviewed ...
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Dealing with people who take equipment home

In the company I am working at they have really high quality equipment in the office. There's really good wireless mice and keyboards in the office. They are intended to be used only in the office. ...
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Using someone’s Powerpoint template for self-introduction

Recently I gave a presentation to a team, and on the first slide I used my colleague's ppt template for my introduction. Now she is accusing me of piracy. Is it wrong to use a general template design ...
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Company wants to see offer letter received from another company to match salary

I love my job but I've been offered a job at a different company with slightly more salary. As I was in two minds to take the offer, I discussed with my current company if there is anything that can ...
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How to convince management that not all software tools should be internally made?

I work at a technology company where we have around 10 programming-capable people. For some reason our management thinks that we should create all the internal tools ourself. By this I mean ERP, ...
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Interpreting daily and total spend for UK employee's international travel expense

I am reviewing the wording in an international travel expense policy for UK employees, and the following excerpt is unclear to me: Total spend for the duration of travel should not exceed <amount&...
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Work from home despite new company directive? [closed]

We have been working from home for 2 years due to COVID-19. I personally set up a home office and workshop, with all tools, debuggers, PC, software, to keep going 100% and more. I develop electronics ...
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How to convince upcoming employees that it's fair to have a Saturday as working day? [closed]

In India, since childhood we have seen our parents, grandparents working 6 days a week and take off on Sundays. When I started my journey with IT companies into the corporate world, I was awarded &...
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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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What would company do to me if I cheat their clients? [closed]

I am working in a MNC since 8 months and get caught cheating when I am giving client interview for getting into client project by using proxy. Will they recover salary back from me for cheating their ...
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How to handle accounts when closing a collaboration

I worked a couple of years for a company as an external consultant. They gave me access to some platforms (planning apps, chats, etc...) and I opened an account for each of them using an email account ...
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Previous client wants details about a past project from my previous company

I have switched my job and now I am working in an multinational company. But, prior to that I was in a startup. There was a government project, which I almost did it by myself. I had a full day of ...
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Discipline for excessive alcohol use outside of the workplace

Hi can an employee be written up for drinking outside of the workplace after hours, but with some colleagues? In this scenario, the employee was out of town visiting the home office. He was invited ...
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How can I get the same exemptions from company policy as my co-worker without causing them trouble?

The company I work for, like many others, had a fairly strict policy regarding remote working (especially from abroad) before COVID-19, but since then they have been more permissive. More in details ...
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Team member regularly ignores "back to office" policy

A while back, the company announced a "Two days in the office" policy after working mostly remotely for the past two years. So every week, we are expected to work three times from home and ...
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How to politely ask why I wasn't told about Exit Interviews

I have under 25% ownership in a small company that is about 12 months from being closed permanently. My business partner hired a new HR person in December. I recently found out that she is doing ...
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Make it not optional (or personal choice) to turn on camera during online meetings while working from home [closed]

I could list a whole list of reasons but I won't, and because I actually had the opposite question that I wanted to ask to this question: Make it mandatory to turn camera on in video meetings at work? ...
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How to address Invoice from freelancer to a company [closed]

I am a freelancer working for a company. I need to send an invoice to them in order to get paid. I am not a company and so I will just write my name, address, mobile and email for my details. For the ...
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How can I ask for a temporary exemption to new policy?

As an independent consultant I communicate with my client through their project manager who is a full-time employee. There have been new policy that was put in place by their finance department, the ...
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What should i do with the company?

I am working in a company as an intern and got a job offer from another company with tentative DOJ, they asked to get resignation mail acceptance to proceed with an offer letter, now they not giving ...
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How do I secure a job offer from this company that I worked for two years during my master studies?

I have been working as an R & D engineer in a company for the past 2.5 years during my study. I recently graduated from university and was hired by the same company as a temporary full-time ...
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Who decides on new employee to be remote or not? [closed]

I am the lead of a small team (3-5 people), so the responsibility of hiring new employees of my team is on my own (of course technical and cultural-fit parts of the interview), so the on-boarding. On ...
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Is it reasonable to require dialling international numbers? [closed]

I'm managing IT support for a business that is in 40+ countries. We have a 24/7 service desk and provide numbers to reach it in several of our main countries but, for most other countries, with as few ...
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Can employee conflict of interest only happen in a direct reporting relationship?

Can close relationship be considered a "conflict of interest" only if the parties are in a direct reporting relationship? Can conflict of interest arise if the individuals are in the same ...
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Would it be inappropriate to leave anonymous letters of encouragement around my workplace?

Being the type of person I am, little notes of encouragement are always a nice surprise whenever I find them. So, I was wondering if it would be weird or inappropriate to leave anonymous notes or ...
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Installing organization's app on your phone with "always on location" and tracking permissions

I work at a small start up. At times I am asked to download their mobile app for testing purposes. The end users of this app usually are delivery / riders who use it for pickup and drop up purposes. ...
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Are Referral bonus expected to be handed over or split with with the referree?

Summary: I referred an ex-colleague and received referral bonus. Colleague went through interviewing and negotiation process for a different job posting, after my initial referral, which I did not ...
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Asking a new employer for hours off in first week

I have an appointment which I can't schedule outside of working hours. It is my first week in the job and I wanted to ask my new employer if on a particular day during my first week, whether I can ...
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Simple rules for a successful partly remote policy with about 50% office time

We want to create a partly remote policy - meaning that we expect at about 50% of the working time to be spent in the office and the other 50% can be done remotely. But so far, our efforts to create ...
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What if I don't want to complete my notice period, Due to Negative workplace behavior? [duplicate]

My company cutting my salary 30% due to covid work from home [this is not just for me it's for all employees working in the company. They said the productivity of employees is decreased. They giving ...
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How to proceed with benefits reimbursement? [closed]

In my company, as an employee, I received "benefits" like 25% discount for studying for a master's degree in their university, and for being paid full time for 6 months while doing the ...
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Is it okay to use the company hardware for a personal certification exam related to work? [closed]

I have a big Microsoft certification exam tomorrow, will it be okay to use my employer's laptop for the exam? It's a professional certification exam not related to the employer's Microsoft ID in any ...
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If I published a remote jobs data analysis that I conducted in my free time, could it cause issues between me and my current employer?

I currently work in a software engineering position related to data science. In my free time, I conducted a remote jobs data analysis where I looked into questions such as "What are the most ...
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Is it normal behavior for a company to only pay their author after a certain number of articles?

So, I recently managed to find a company based mainly in Europe that piqued my interest: It essentially focuses on articles and such. I'm still in the evaluation process and I'm currently writing the ...
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Stolen commission?

At my company there is a policy which states that whatever region the deal is signed in, that region gets the deal's commission. I've been watching one of my colleagues working on a deal for months ...
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New company void offer letter-pay and PTO

I started out in a different position at the company I work for. I was promoted in Oct by my boss with an Offer Letter, on company letterhead signed by me. The letter states my salary, various perks ...
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May a company look at the local drives and folders of the employees? [closed]

Some company policies include the possibility to monitor their Technology for security purposes when employees utilize it, including monitoring software to scan and review Company material stored, ...
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Is it normal for hiring manager to reach out to your boss at same company when they haven't made a formal offer?

Just caught up with a friend and wanted to get more takes on this. Friend (Bob) - high level position at his company (director level more or less). Was hired into current group with the promise of ...
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Why company policies don't guarantee work-life-balance?

The adoption of the trend called on-call is high among software companies where they expect employees to work beyond office-hours for things like urgent customer issues, pipeline failures, etc. This ...
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Company is saying that they will give me offer letter within few days of joining

I am a fresher who successfully passed two rounds of interviews for a company in India and have to first work as a trainee for which I will be paid stipend, and after few months I will receive the ...
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How can I get employees to respect the leave policy?

I have taken over the management of a child care center. The problem that I am hoping to address at the very least is staff who calls in sick very late in the night the day before. We have about 20 ...
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Requesting a laptop for work

I've composed a message for my boss, and I will send it later today. But I would like to seek help or suggestions first. For context: My work as a programmer is remote. The company is based in the US,...
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Despite written warning, employees stealing toilet paper from the office

Our office opened back up about 3 weeks ago. With this COVID craziness, the stores around the office have been experiencing another shortage of toilet paper. Although toilet paper is available online ...
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Small remote office not following Covid guidelines

I work for a small company and work in a remote office for my department. When I was requested to return to the office, I was assured that we were following Covid guidelines, by the site manger/...
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Can a company change a policy and enforce it like this? [closed]

If an organization offers an online education policy as a perquisite (after being employed for a certain period) and the policy states that it's free for the employees if they opt-in and they'll have ...
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Does my company own my phone number?

My company does not provides phones or phone numbers as most of our meetings are held over teleconferencing tools (e.g. google hangout, zoom, etc.) but they do require us to list a phone number as ...
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