Questions tagged [employer]

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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How can I ask a potential employer to show production code?

In my experience, managers and even employees at a potential employer tend to emphasize the commitment to quality in their company or their team during interviews. I am also routinely asked about my ...
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Are employers allowed to access/search through one's personal email outside work hours?

Recently I have been noticing some weird activity on my workstation (which is password protected) such as Browser Data (History, Saved Passwords, Ignored Prompt Options, Plugin Data, Browser Session ...
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How to request a counter offer in a resignation letter

I had a recruiter reach out to me a couple of weeks ago. I received an offer yesterday and I'm working on my resignation letter today, but was wondering if it would be appropriate to ask for a counter ...
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Going back to previous employer

I have worked for company "X" for 5 years and left the company couple of weeks ago. I am working for company "Y" now, but I don't like the work here and I am trying to go back to my previous company. ...
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What are possible down-sides of leaving anonymous reviews on sites like Glassdoor? [closed]

I recently just left working for an employer and wanted to leave an anonymous review of their organization on glassdoor.com pertaining to my experience working with the organization. What are the ...
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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Recruiter demanding I sign dodgy paperwork after joining job

I recently got a job through a recruiter. Everything has been going well and I've been completing my tasks on time or before. The recruiter who got me the role is working with my employer on a part ...
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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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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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Are employer's reference letters still commonly asked for in R&D (Central Europe)?

I am wondering how important it is to have an employer's reference letter made by your supervisor if he already agreed to serve as a reference person (for your resume/CV)? The circumstances are that ...
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Degrading talk when resigning job. How to handle this?

A friend of mine works as a Nurse Practitioner and is employed under an MD in his private clinic. The MD used to be very professional and approachable at the beginning when he started practicing his ...
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How should I represent working for multiple companies for one job on a resume?

I'm currently looking at updating my resume, and I'm having a little bit of trouble trying to figure out how to represent my current job situation. Last year I started contracting with Company A. ...
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How to approach my current employer with an offer from other company to get promotion/hike?

This is my second job at a mid-size company after my masters in USA. During the interview for the job, my current manager "verbally" told me that every year we will get hikes and bonuses, therefore, I ...
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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 past employer kept my email inbox and assigned it to someone else in the company

My most recent employer, a consulting company in the U.S., kept my email inbox open after I left the company. They delegated its use to the person now running that department. I had been at that ...
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Should I put the fraternity I'm in on my resume?

I'm graduating college this semester with a degree in computer science along with a concentration in information assurance. My question is, should I put the fraternity I'm in on the resume? I hear ...
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Previous employer overpaid me

I'm somewhat familiar with estoppel but I'd really like your thoughts on the situation. Basically my previous employer wrote the wrong name on my leavers form, resulting in me being paid a full ...