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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Asking HR about incentives/ stipends [closed]

I had gone to other country on business visa for client meeting. All my expenses ( staying ,food and traveling) was being taken care by my client. I had gone for 1 month. I got the usual salary which ...
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Who do I contact? [closed]

The company I work for holds a daily call to discuss candidates. These calls are increasingly becoming unprofessional due to candidates being evaluated on factors unrelated to the positions being ...
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manager has damaged future possible employment opportunities with a big employer [closed]

I have been employed by a large financial institution for a couple of years enjoying decent salary, great bonuses (20% of my salary), matching 401 (k), a pension (!!!) , etc, etc. Unfortunately, my ...
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Chronic Illness, Third Degree and Cover Letters [closed]

I am having trouble getting companies to reply to my applications, believe because I got a 3rd degree from Oxford. Unfortunately the underachieving was strongly related to the onset of my Crohn's ...
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what to ask the interviewer in a software engineering hiring interview [duplicate]

I have an interview with Amazon, I passed the first exam and about to have the second assessment. I think it is a good idea to ask them some questions to show them that I'm interested in their ...
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It is ok to hate a company that did not reschedule a interview? [closed]

A person look for me on Linkedin asking if I would be interest in a oportunity. She worked at the HR department in a Software Development company. When she send me the salary I get very interested. So ...
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How should I react to strange HR behaviour? [closed]

I've uploaded my CV to job web site. I feel qualified for this jobs, because few months ago I've successfully finished project of the same type. HR woman has replied asking for lower estimate of ...
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How to go about reporting manager/director? [closed]

Warning long read ahead So I started working at a big insurance firm 6 months ago with the intension of switching to the actuarial department. During the interview, the Manager (Jen) was completely ...
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Is this polite or condescending? [closed]

A supervisor requested that I forward her a log, which I sent her immediately. She then asked for the same in a different format, which I sent immediately. 30 minutes later the supervisor stated that ...
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Arrived at work today and found out there is no running water. What are my options? [closed]

To use the restroom we have to call someone in a building a quarter mile away so they can let us into that building (we don't have access normally). What are my rights, options, if I have any?
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Bonus Calculations [closed]

According to our company (UAE based company) policy yearly bonus given on below mentioned formula 60% of employees performance + 40% company growth My basic salary is 9540 and our company have ...
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For managers: How do you get what you need from the HR department? [closed]

I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard a manager complain, “The HR department included ‘must have college degree’ in the job req even though I don’t care” or “They asked for 5 years of ...
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MBA From Edinburgh Business School in USA? [closed]

I was wondering how this would be looked at in the USA. I've heard in placed where foreign degrees don't matter and I've heard that they do. Can anybody shed some light on this? https://www....
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Can HR in company B tell HR in company A about me? [closed]

I have accepted a job offer at company A, then went to interview at company B and informed them about my acceptance of the offer at company A. Company B said they can't continue with the application ...
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What should my email say when I'm sending a formal Email for Job? [closed]

Is there anything wrong in this message? Please suggest the changes if there are any to improve this message. Dear employer, Look at my resume and cover letter. It’ll tell you all about me. I ...
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Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development? [closed]

Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development?. start up company. no written contract. employer doesn't want to fire anyone at least.
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Got fired for fraternization. What to do now?

I had 1.5 and years of experience in a company and after a lot of struggle I got selected in a very good company which paid good. They sent me to Singapore, and I did something stupid. I was caught ...
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I think my friend was wrongfully fired [closed]

A couple of weeks ago my friend was forced to take a week off because management thought she "was mentally unfit to continue the week." They forced her to get a doctor's note from her family doctor (...
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How can I prove mental harassment due to mind games and too much manipulation? [closed]

I am working in a Startup Company of 10 members. While working for the last 2 years, I observed that my manager and some of teammates are doing lots of manipulation and mind games get a lot of ...
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I said something terrible at the workplace, again. Am I gone? [closed]

So I said something inappropriate a year ago to one of the work girls about how I wanted to get with her friend and she dobbed me in and I got a warning from HR. I've been good since except ... Now I ...
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No response from HR, Whats wrong? [closed]

I interviewed @ relative large tech firm and got an cleared interview. I didnt know if they had more rounds, when HR called me with an intention to negotiate my compensation and so the conversation ...
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Coworker constantly sitting and spending time in HR / director office [closed]

I've had a coworker in the past who was constantly sitting with HR and with the director of the company (mind you this was a 100 people company so not very big), in their offices. There was not much ...
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When are IT departments considered dominant or near dominant coalitions? [closed]

After working in four different organizations as a developer or business analyst role, I have noticed that IT departments and IS departments can be considered second-class citizens, even when they ...
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I left before payday - now i'm being told I owe money? [closed]

First off i'm really sorry if this sounds stupid, I'm just really not educated in this area. So i started a new job at the start of January - after a 3 weeks it was clear it wasn't for me, and so I ...