Questions tagged [complaint]

Questions relating to expressing ones dissatisfaction with a situation in the work environment

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How do I bring up being misled about my job role during the interview period?

After interviewing for a job in a new technology that has great long term prospects, I joined the company despite relatively low pay. After joining the company, I was assigned to different technology ...
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How can I approach management when asked to work without a software license?

I need to use Windows at work and I do not have a valid license. When I talked to my boss about this he said I don't need it and to use it the way it is. I would rather not keep ignoring the warnings ...
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Is it appropriate to ask about the negative aspects of a company in an interview?

If I am interviewing for a position at Company X, is it appropriate for me to ask the interviewer what they don't like about working at X? For example, say I were to ask the interviewer, "what is your ...
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Non-technical project manager, how to repair poor relationship with subordinates?

I am a project manager for a design firm. When I initially started, I was to do an assessment of the company. However, the project manager at the time and one of the senior executives did not want me ...
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Has my employer breached my confidentiality? [closed]

I contacted HR today about a grievance I wanted to log because of an ongoing situation. Rather than reply to me directly, the HR advisor forwarded the email directly to one of the managers who had ...
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How to deal with IT help desk that does not acknowledge requests for help?

Whenever myself or my colleagues contact the IT help desk, there are a series of systemic problems, namely: Not acknowledging receipt of the request Taking no corrective action and unilaterally ...
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Hiring discrimination?

A couple of years ago, I interviewed for a job at a large corporation. During the interview, some interview panel members exchanged "high five" and would comment "that is the kind of experience we are ...
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What can I do if the company owner dismisses my sexual harassment complaint?

A male coworker made sexual remarks about me. One of the managers saw and heard it but did not confront him. The company owner has a very violent temper, so out of fear, I did not report it. However,...