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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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Is it ethical to ask my employer to shortlist me in a position within company due to loss of deadline application

I have been working as temporary employee while my company is currently in the hiring process for a permanent position of the same role. I missed the deadline of the application and the feedback, ...
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How to discuss with a manager describing my team as a geek squad it can be taken as offensive? [closed]

I've been seconded to another team within the business, mainly thanks to my IT skills (I think). When discussing a seating change I was invited by the manager (who isn't IT) to 'join the geek squad'. ...