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The organization hiring a worker. The worker is known as an employee while the organization is an employer. These can be corporations, non-profits and governments for a few possible classifications.

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What is best way to meet previous employer for just having good relation?

I worked at X company for 5 in Dubai and then moved back to my home country. I got an offer from a different company, and decided to moved back. I am in Dubai now and wanted to meet my previous ...
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Employer spoke about my previous medical leave, have they breached my confidentiality? [closed]

I got hurt at work and have been on the Workpace Safety & Insurance Board (WISB) as a work injury. When I spoke with WSIB, the representative said that my employer mentioned to them a week medical ...
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How to get clearer feedback on direction and level of satisfaction of (new) employer (small business)?

EDIT: I know 2 weeks is a short time period but in Asia employers tend to evaluate rather quickly. Plus due to financial concerns with small businesses a 'highly-paid' (relative to other jobs etc) ...
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Helping someone who did not employ me (or his employee)

(This problem takes place at a university, but I still think it belongs here, as it is more about colleague relationship / work ethics than about academia.) I work as an assistant at a university. My ...
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How do hiring managers view someone auditing a course? [closed]

I'm a graduate student who is taking a full load and I am considering formally auditing another course in addition. The audited course will show on my transcript but wont have a grade assigned to it. ...
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Should I tell my new employer I feel incompetent to do the job?

I'm a software developer with 4+ years of experience. I'm socially awkward and always try to avoid daily meetings in my agile work environment. I'm planning to move out of my current company and I ...
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My girlfriend who works in a call center, got asked to get her boss breakfast on her second day

My girlfriend is an attractive 18 year old who has just started a new job at a call center. It is her second day and her boss told her to go grab him a biscuit for breakfast. It seems like he was ...
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Making a loss when working a delivery job? [closed]

I occasionally do part time delivery work for a local takeaway. They provide an amount of pay for 3 hours. However if I do a large range of deliveries in large quantities, I often find after counting ...
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Two week notice when this Monday (9/3/2018) is labor day [closed]

United States location: If someone has a job that they need to start on Monday that's 2 weeks away (in this case Sept 17th), would a 2 week notice given on Tue (9/4/2018) count as a traditional or ...
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How to ask my employer if a training course I took a while back has a clause attached to it (“stay at x employer for n months”)?

A few months ago I took a 1 week training course where all I had to do was literally accept an Outlook invite to attend it. I did not sign anything. I've now received an offer elsewhere and ...
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How can I get written proof?

I work a part-time job (weekends only) in a takeaway for some extra cash (and free food). I have had years of experience (on and off) within this business and they asked me to come back. Upon arrival,...
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How much money should I sell my personal project e-commerce website source code to my current employer? [closed]

Over the past few years I have been developing an e-commerce website for a business idea I want to establish in the future however can not right now for a multitude of reasons. However my current ...
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Employment Visa

So I have an offer and was handed a contract to me which will be from this August 7th to next year August 6th. I am a foreigner working in this country (Not specified but its in Asia somewhere). Today ...
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Recommendation Letter

I got a new job as an engineer. My previous job was not engineering related. Anyhow, my previous boss wrote me a recommendation letter due to my outstanding performance. Do you recommend I send this ...
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I made a claim against my previous employer underpaying me. Now they threaten my career. [UK] [closed]

I handed in my resignation to my old employer on May the 8th. I started my new job on June the 11th. Later in June, I received a letter saying they won't be paying me. I argued it and it's not an ...
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How to find employers that use a certain technology [closed]

I do a lot of math and science research, and I code exclusively in Matlab, at a research university. I recently started looking around for an industry job but found that nearly all employers ask for ...
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Can leaving a bad glassdoor review for my ex-employer backfire on me?

I worked in a small company in past. I had a very bad experience with them, since before I even joined. They delayed my hiring for several months (so I was basically unemployed for several months). ...
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Username shared with inappropriate website

I'd like to start populating my new public github page with personal projects in order to show it to potential employers, however, I noticed that the first thing coming up in a google search of said ...
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How to deal with a misleading employer?

I'm an IT student and I'm graduating this summer. (This is important because I need to remark my lack of experience dealing with employers, job offers and such). Because of this I've started to look ...
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Previous employer not happy with review of company

I wrote a review of a company I worked at on a popular review site. The review was 100% truthful. I mentioned both the positives and negatives of working at the company. I even said overall, it was a ...
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Legal issues with previous employer [closed]

I started a job in industry after a postdoctoral position in a university. A few months later, I received an email from an administrator (with whom I had issues) regarding some official paperwork. ...
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Was I Fired? Fired, then Boss changed mind? What does that mean? [closed]

After looking a long-weekend on a software project that needed to be out the client asap, I slept in on Monday morning (my schedule has no set hours). By the afternoon, I checked my e-mail and found ...
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Should I re-contact this potential lead? [duplicate]

I feel like I may be verging on harassing a potential lead (the chain of previous correspondence below). I have since completed a benchmark, professional qualification which strengthens me as a ...
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Employing friends or family in the workplace [closed]

I've been running a web development business for around 5 years now and am starting to employ staff members to perform little tasks for me to help make my job a little easier to focus on. At this ...
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OK to send Facebook message to potential employer after not hearing back?

This startup was founded by graduates from my university. A year ago, I applied for a Deep Learning internship, but they rejected my application saying I don't have enough practical experience. They ...
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Tools or processes for managing take-home assignments for interviews [closed]

I work for a small company that builds an SDK for developers to use and provides support to help the developers build workflows and troubleshoot bugs. A good analogy would be something like Stripe. ...
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Can my current boss, at my employer, request the resumes of all that work for her? [closed]

Many of us have been here for years. It just seems strange...as far as I know, none of us are applying for a job. She just wants it to "get to know who we are". Can she not get our information from ...
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Former employer is still advertising my name, photo, biography on their website even after 2 months since I left [closed]

I didn't leave on good terms. I was fired due to not being a "good fit" or not fitting in with the culture of the practice. They had hired someone else to replace me and even had that person work ...
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Am I obligated to share tools I built with my employer? [closed]

I work in a corporate setting and I have put a great deal of work into custom-building specific tools and gathering information which assists me in my job here. I and others have noticed these tools ...
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Worked for my dad's company but now want to apply somewhere else? How do I best present myself?

I think I've made an unwise decision. After I graduated I began working at my dad's company which is a very small company in IT. I did have a lot of freedom initially and learned a lot, but would now ...
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My friend referred me to his employer for a position, but I already have a fulltime job

I was talking with an old buddy of mine who works at a company. In conversation, we were talking about our jobs. Just today I got an email from his employer about an opening. Apparently my friend ...
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is it ok to resign and tell your employer the Job is not a fit [duplicate]

I have just passed probation at my current job after 6 months. I don't really get on with the team, there have been no fights or anything, but the chemistry is not there. I'm miserable in the job ...
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Portal for reviews about potential employers for US[IT] [closed]

In Germany, there is a well known, major portal Kununu to learn about potential employers (reviews). Is there any major one for the US ? If there is not a major portal but several ones, an example ...
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Got kicked out of the office while on maternity leave [closed]

While on maternity leave I was notified by the office supervisor that my office is given to someone else. they packed all of my belongings prior to notifying me. my office will be given to someone ...
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Asking the employer to not employing someone you are not comfortable to work with

So, here is my problem. Right now I am a third year student at the bachelor program. I landed a job of my dream and it turned out so that the employer in the case is my lecturer, he is very young, ...
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Reason employers re-post a job while they are still interviewing candidates? [closed]

Why would employers re-post a job even though they are already interviewing candidates? Is this usually a sign of a "fake" job posting?
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Is there a legal requirement for US employers to have documented salary range for employee positions? [closed]

Pretty simple question that my Google-fu could not provide me with an answer. I queried HR about the salary range for my position and was told there was none. I was curious about how this works.
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What to do after I finish assigned task at work? [closed]

Okay, so I just started my very first job ever. So I don't know what to expect from any of this. I'm a stocker/sales associate at a super market. We're currently preparing to open so we're stocking up ...
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Is a business studies A Level valued by Employers? [closed]

I've just started Year 12 and I've started out on Computer Science, English Literature and Business Studies. I like the two former subjects, but Business Studies is kind of one I've fell into because ...
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Suspended from work over something I didn't do and the boss would not accept my arguments [closed]

I went to my boss last Wednesday morning, and reported that I had found pornography on the machine, as per company policy (in our workplace, it's in printed format, in Comic Sans, unfortunately, but ...
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Would a short postdoctoral training period hurt in the resume of a PhD? [closed]

Let's say that, after a STEM PhD, someone gets a postdoctoral position in academia. But after a few months of -productive- work, they realize that non-academic jobs would suit them better. Will non-...
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How should I keep the name of my current (present) employer (company or firm) anonymous? [duplicate]

I am already working for a company ( a cloud-based software company ) to be precise. I would prefer to leave out the name of my present employer as anonymous if I'm looking to switch jobs without ...
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Transfer of buisness, being ask to resign and to sign new contract

I have been working with a company for around 7 years. They're now splitting the company and moving a number of employees to the new entity, same owners. Now they sent an email saying the employees ...
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Is it legal to employ only interns? [closed]

I'm an IT student, last week I started my internship in Germany. When I arrived to the office, first thing I noticed was that there was no paid employees, only unpaid interns. Employer himself is very ...
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Should an employee express disagreement with workflow of manager during in their annual review?

My company switched managers about 4 months ago. The guy has a great track record and many of us, including me, look up to him. However, he has been changing the workflow of my team a lot. This is ...
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I've been offered a job, but my new employer won't give me a contract until after I give my notice

I am in the United Kingdom and currently working full time for a development company (programming). My boss does not know that I have had an offer from a new workplace. My new employer has handed a ...
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How to tell your boss that you haven't yet started the project? [closed]

I had this interview, and the employer asked me that question. The full question is like this: “There is project that your boss gave you, but you have not started anything, and there is only a week ...
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Is it OK to mention Glassdoor to a recruiter? [closed]

I get these job offers from time to time and sometimes I ask for the name of the company. Some recruiters are more willing than others to reveal the companies name. As an excuse, I say that I need to ...
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Employer Missing My Yearly Review - How To React?

My employer has, for almost 5 months, missed out on my yearly review which was due last November. As a small company we are all extremely busy, however I find it hard to believe they can't spare 20 ...
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Changing job due to unhappiness

I graduated in June 2016 and started working in October 2016 for a big consultancy firm. However, after my short experience with my current employer, I feel terribly unhappy and bored since I almost ...