Questions tagged [human-resources]

Human resources is the set of individuals who make up the workforce of an organization, business sector or an economy. "Human capital" is sometimes used synonymously with human resources, although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view; i.e., the knowledge the individuals embody and can contribute to an organization. Likewise, other terms sometimes used include "manpower", "talent", "labor" or simply "people".

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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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Company offering me the same job again just 10 days after rejecting me in final VP round [closed]

I interviewed with a software company 10 days ago. It is not a very big company and has around 40-50 employees. There were 3 rounds, out of which 2 were technical and last one was a 15 minute chat ...
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How to investigate contractor under a fraudulent identity without tipping them off?

I am senior lead / team lead in the cybersecurity division of my employer located in the United States. I recently hired a contractor to work on pen testing (highly privileged role having access to ...
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How to react after all your work being thrown away due to a merger?

I was hired by a company to develop a product a year ago, I have worked on this product exclusively during the last year and the intention was to move up to a managerial role with two more people as ...
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Potential new employer wants to contact my current employer as part of intrusive background checks

I've got a formal job offer, conditional on the background checks. Because of my sector, the background checks are being detailed and intrusive. The prospective new employer wants to contact my ...
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How do I really know what my job title is?

I’ve worked at a company for a very long time now. I was hired in position “A”, unfortunately when Covid hit, I was furloughed for a while. My boss brought me back from furlough and told me I could ...
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Recruiter keeps messing up offer letter

I got an offer but the recruiter keeps making mistakes on the offer letter. I have asked her to fix it twice and somehow she adds an end date that shouldn't exist. I have reached out to her last ...
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Working without contract in unusual situation

I work in a company that employs people all around the world (remotely). Since it does not have bases in particular countries, their employees are essentially contractors that renegotiate the ...
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What should I do if I have little to no references?

So I’ve been working the same job for about 5 years or so now. In that time I’ve received good performance reviews and small pay bumps! My first boss at this company had pretty bad ethic issues with ...
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When a former company moves their location, do I need to update it on my resume?

Worked for two former companies, each moved cities. Updating my resume right now and noticed that the companies are no longer in the original cities I have listed. Do I need to update the cities? It ...
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Being asked to change my last name (in HR system) to work with IT systems

I've recently started at a new job. Since starting, I've been unable to access an internal IT system I need. Support have told me that it is likely because my email address has an apostrophe. My last ...
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How do I list contract to hire on my resume?

I was placed through a staffing agency for 4 months at a company. The company ended up hiring me full time after the placement contract expired from the staffing agency. I’ve been with the company ...
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How can I give feedback to a job I can't afford to leave right now?

I am in the USA. The long and the short of it: I work for the government. My office has massive turnover for employees that have worked there less than three years. Most employees have been here 15+ ...
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Do I have to state a temporary furlough on a resume?

I am curious: do I have to state my temporary furlough on my resume? I’ve worked with a company for nearly 5 years. During Covid in 2020 I was furloughed for about 4 months and then brought back. I’ve ...
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How to best represent a plea deal during a job search

Long ago I made a poor decision to drive after drinking after being at a birthday party. I was pulled over, arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI). My charge was later reduced to ...
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Coworker watching inappropriate videos

I started working at a new company recently. My coworker who sits next to me watches "adult" videos constantly throughout the day. He doesn't even try to hide it. Nobody else seems to ...
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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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Bradford score help

I work at a place that uses the Bradford score, yesterday I hurt myself at work and I had 3h left to finish and my manager saw how much pain I was, could barely walk, said I should go home but it ...
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Education Verification Question

Attended school from Fall ‘14 - Dec ‘18. Forgot to apply to graduate because I am dumb. Kept putting it off and had terrible anxiety about not having completed coursework and being unable to graduate. ...
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What is the official date of resignation when registered mail was delivered on time, but went to a collection point to be picked up the next day?

I quit on 25th February and sent a letter (tracking with signature) to the HR department since my contract says that the resignation should be in written format. The letter could not be delivered but ...
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How can I tell HR I want to study an MBA and ask for financial help

My work offers study assistance (pays partially for the degree & gives you extra leave) to undertake further education. However, my position is currently a data analyst (I have a degree in ...
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List Academic Credentials in the cover letter signature?

https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/90241/how-should-degrees-be-listed-in-an-e-mail-signature/90245 I am trying to list my academic credentials as a signature at the bottom of my cover letter....
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If an employee doesn't show up to work, how long is typical before the company investigates?

(Not sure if this is on-topic) This is hypothetical and is for the plot of a story I'm thinking about. If an employee doesn't show up for work, how long is typical before the company investigates? For ...
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Performance review without me invited [closed]

I am working in a small tech company and have done majority of the work by myself. There are times that I worked over the weekend or till 11 pm to make sure the project would be completed on time. ...
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New job withdrawn after starting because of background check; what can I ask for?

I started a new job: they gave me a letter offer and everything, I waited for the background check to clear, HR gave me the start date; I asked if the background check came back, and she stated that ...
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Can I negotiate a higher salary using the understaffing to my advantage?

Okay, so here's where I am. When I joined the project in 2019, the team consisted of 4 FTEs with myself as the only junior employee (the others were test leads in Systems Engineering and QA). ...
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What should I do when coworkers are assigned to projects they are not competent to carry out?

Over the last year or so, our team has lost many computer programmers, and we have been unable to fill these positions. In other words, we are severely understaffed1. Due to this severe understaffing,...
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Accused of using offensive language for saying ***** in company chat [closed]

I work in a big financial organisation where chats are monitors. Keywords such as "Whatsapp" are monitored. Long story short, my manager mentioned word "Whatsapp" on company Skye ...
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What are the core responsibilities for a CEO role?

A CEO role's responsibilities can vary depending on how the role was defined by the board of directors and how the negotiation went. But I assume that the CEO role has a core set of responsibilities ...
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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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Job title discrepancy in background check

I am currently going through the background check for a regulated role in a financial services consultancy. For one of my previous internships because I was given no title other than "intern"...
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Dating a coworker with indirect relations to a direct report

This is somewhat of a weird situation to explain. I am a senior, C level executive and am dating somebody from another part of the company. There are no overlapping parts in the day to day business of ...
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I was fired because salary be leaked, could I still do anything now

Someone checked my salary slip when I am not in my seat (and I forgot to lock the screen). After that, he share what he read to my manager, and my manager hate me because he think my salary is nearly ...
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How to convince my hierarchy to optimize my remuneration scheme

I've been self-employed since I finished my education. Recently, I accepted a permanent position in a fairly large non-profit organization. Where I work and live there is a particularly advantageous ...
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Wrongfully accused of lending my security badge to another employee

I work in the cybersecurity division of my employer, in a lead role for close to 9 years. Two days ago, I was working late patching and monitoring our systems as a result of a security incident that ...
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Omitted current job as forgot to send updated CV and got job offer

I have a strange situation where I was interning with a company for 6 months and they offered me a full time position in . I had applied to another job in July with my CV as an intern showing as my ...
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Is my employment contract invalid due to the absence of an explicitly referenced handbook? [closed]

My employment contract explicitly refers to an employee handbook for a number of issues, using the phraseology “see employee handbook”. My employer (a small company) never created an employee handbook ...
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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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Manager wants me to attend a virtual medical appointment at work

I have a telehealth appointment coming up and asked to take the time off work needed to go home for the appointment and then return. This usually isn't an issue with my manager but for some reason he ...
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Rebuked by HR on asking what is a good time to provide my salary expectation

I've gone through the interview process of a company which was largely positive. I got an email from HR asking for some documents, so I offered to speak on the phone. I asked if they were considering ...
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Wrongful accusation of holding fake degree

My friend recently joined a large federal government organisation in Canada. A few of months into the job, she's applying to another job within the org. During the application, she's being accused of ...
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Why can other people work abroad but my partner can't - is this discrimination?

My partner is really going through it at the moment... she works in the UK at a tech startup going through some fairly aggressive acquisition management changes, which are having affects on morale. ...
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What will an occupational therapy assessment during sickness involve?

I fractured my ankle several months ago and have been absent from work during this time. I’ve had monthly HR welfare meetings / calls during this time. In the last call, an Occupational Therapy ...
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Is it ethical for a hiring manager to give only one candidate questions they should expect to be asked during an interview, but not anyone else?

We have a hiring manager that has given one candidate “advice” on the interview process. Meaning, the hiring manager has given the candidate a preview of questions to expect during the interview. The ...
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Why would a company not allow applicants to ask questions during a job interview?

Recently I had a job interview at a German company. Almost the entire interview was about me and my skills. Basically, the interviewers named a keyword from my professional field and asked me what I ...
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Can I be threatened with termination for speaking to HR? [closed]

I have recently received a CAD or Career Advisement Day from my employer. For those who do not know this term it is basically a disciplinary action taken similar to a write up where the employee who ...
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How do I tell my employer for 2nd (or is it the 3rd) time that I no longer want to relocate? [closed]

My employer has offices in multiple EU countries. Two months ago I asked my employer to relocate. Initially at the end of the year. Then at end of September. They agreed and prepared a new contract. I ...
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Is there a minimum number of candidates that need to be interviewed before a decision is made? [closed]

Sometimes certain interviews feel like they're not actually seriously considering me for the role. For example, I had an interview the other day over Zoom. They said they were impressed by all the ...
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As per the current trend Employee Bond are still in Demand in India? [closed]

To all HR are employee bonds are still demand or is there any other option to bound employees with the company? I am from IT Service Sector and having private limited company and my team size is ...
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How to politely reply to someone who applied for a job on behalf of someone else?

So our company had a vacancy for a Senior Finance and Admin Officer. All applications came to my email. One person applied on behalf of someone else. It's the first time I've come across something ...
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