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Questions tagged [india]

If the work setting of your question is in India or specific to India e.g. labor law or work practices and customs, use this tag.

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Using audio cues to encourage good posture

My workplace encourages employees to sit in the right ergonomic position to minimize stress and fatigue related to bad posture. This is completely new to me and my previous employers have never ...
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When company doesn’t achieve targets I am blamed by my boss. Our monthly targets are set up very high

I joined my present company 6 years ago. I had to join without any options as my residency was getting over (my home country is India), and only this company provided it. We started with monthly ...
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How to deal with a coworker who may be depressed

Recently an intern joined me to work on a project. We are the only people working on this project. A month went by and it was going well; he was completing all the tasks in time and has the talent to ...
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Will my work experience from a company will be considered without an explicit experience letter?

I worked at a company for 1.5 years, I followed each term and condition as I was fresher that time and I hadn't more knowledge about How IT sector works regarding documentation. I had given a proper ...
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Defamatory remarks about parents in office premises and outside [closed]

I worked in a bank in India with my elder brother holding the same post(s) throughout our career. We worked first as clerks, second computer operators (A&B), third special assistants (officers ...
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856 views

Taking favor from the management while attending an interview

Most of the projects in Indian major IT companies are outsourced. The standard practice to get a candidate on-board is to follow a series of interviews, one of which could be with the client where one ...
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1answer
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How to make sure that relieving process is smooth for me?

I resigned from my job 3 weeks back. The resignation was a verbal one and upon asking my manager, if any written communication is needed? My manager asked me not to put up any mail as management ...
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3answers
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Informing employers about my unwillingness to take work laptop home

Most of the Indian IT companies, big or small, issue work laptops to their employees, junior or senior. The intention could vary from office to office, viz catering to important and critical issues on ...
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Compensation for working overtime on Saturdays

I work in an American infrastructure firm based in India. We work on both American and Indian projects. My Indian client works on Saturday while our company does not. Because of the clients, I also ...
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Should I mention the new company name of my previous employer, in my CV?

I worked for two years at company ABCD, a decade ago. Around three years ago they changed their company name to HIJK. I verified that they had changed the company name, and had not closed ABCD and ...
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Feeling like a female version of Cassio [closed]

Kindly refer to this question for more details about me. Multiple offers with varied benefits So, I joined this wonderful company, was happy with my work and everything seemed to be fine. I was ...
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2answers
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How should I re-negotiate the compensation for internship? [closed]

I am a 2nd year MBA student with about 2 years of work experience. Recently I had to join this company for a 4-month internship because it is part of the syllabus of the MBA program. Anyway I am ...
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What's the point of asking previous salary of an applicant?

In India I don't know why but most of the HR person usually ask about previous pay. What's the point of asking this? This is not duplicate of How to respond to a direct ask of salary earned and ...
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1answer
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spend “at least 180 hours a month” but spending more than that [closed]

I've recently joined this small company who got me to sign this joining letter that says: ... that an employee has to spend at least 180 hours [ 9 hours a day ] preferably at office premises ... ...
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Approach for leaving earlier

I am currently working as a software developer and was working on a project which was put on hold and its development stopped. After that project went on hold, I have resigned from my current role. (...
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2answers
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HR not providing relieving letter and salary slips [duplicate]

I have worked for a company. Later on I've discussed with my manager about my resignation, and then I have resigned. Since they did not have the internal portal to get the salary slips, HR was ...
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What to write in mail having resume [closed]

What should I write in an email when sending a resume to someone who has given me an email address and asked me to share my resume. Extra question(trivial): Should I attach my resume as a PDF or DOC ...
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I have no proof of employment to show my next company

I was referred by an employee in a startup company as a developer. So without asking any salary details, I joined this company and started developing projects. Now it's been 7 months in this company ...
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1answer
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Can an employer apply to an MNC without a relieving letter from the previous job?

I've worked for 7 months in a company which had a bond of 2 years, working on an overtime and not being paid for it as well as the management being bad, I decided to resign. On putting down the ...
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5answers
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How to handle high performing software developers undermining a senior lead?

We have a situation in our IT services company. We have a capable lead Alice and a couple of high performing developers Bob and Chris. Bob and Chris are with the company for about three years now (...
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7answers
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Intern applicant asking for compensation equivalent to that of permanent employee

A company posted a requirement for an internship position for 3 months. They got an application for the same but during the interview it was found that the applicant already is well versed with the ...
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4answers
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Difference between Internship and job?

I've noticed companies post lists of requirements for an intern role but they expect them to do everything that would be required by a particular role as an employee from day one. This is usually ...
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4answers
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What should I do if the HR of the company behaves this way?

So I got a call from a junior HR of a reputed company regarding a job opportunity that required my skills, they asked about my current CTC(cost-to-company) and my expectations. I gave them a number x ...
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389 views

How to ask your boss politely if he has some free time

I want to ask my boss if he has some free time. That I want to discus some work. How can I ask it more politely?
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4answers
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Complained about a director - now they are refusing to provide employment verification unless I withdraw the complaint

I'm working in a software company in India where I have lodged a complaint to the owner regarding a director I have had difficulties with. Now I am applying for a position in a new company but the ...
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3answers
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Congratulating my boss on his upcoming wedding

I have been working at this office for quite sometime. I would get a chance to meet my boss the next month, for the first time. There are chances that it would be a one to one meeting with him. I have ...
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1answer
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2 days overlap in my job - india

Please help me. I have 2 days overlap in my job. 1st company - Date of exit 26th July 2018 2nd company - Date of Joining 25th July 2018. I am unable to transfer my PF. I requested me previous ...
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Rejecting religious rituals at office

I am an Indian female residing in India. I am a Hindu by birth and though religious, I do not let that reflect at my office. I am deployed at a client location for the last three months and ...
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2answers
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No appointment letter, yet I have been asked to stay for a 3 month notice period - I want to leave in 1 month

4 months ago, I joined an organisation where there are apparently no policies. They haven't given me the appointment letter. They have hired me for a program management role, but they have made me ...
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1answer
189 views

Why do HRs specially in India not follow up with the candidates after the interview? [closed]

I have had few chances where the interview goes good but the HR reps mostly just don't follow up nor do they reply back to the emails/calls. I am not sure about other countries but it is quite common ...
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1answer
575 views

1.7 years experience but I have 1 arrear [closed]

I have been working in datastage for 1.7 years and I have planned to switch to other company due to my salary being an issue. However, I have 1 arrear (backlog) currently, meaning that I have failed ...
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2answers
550 views

How to change way of being addressed by Team?

I am a Software Team Lead in a private company where I have been leading a team for more than a year. Few members in the team calls me 'sir' and few calls me 'brother' since last year. Even though I ...
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2answers
221 views

Continue working for a company client after leaving the company? [closed]

The current setup for my team is a team of developers that report to a manager (who is part of the company management), we take calls directly from the client and these calls happen very frequently ...
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1answer
668 views

My previous employer made me leave my job, afterwards called it termination/expulsion and my salary is still not paid [closed]

Time line of events : December : Joined A startup as a team lead. January : Got paid late for December month salary at 10th January instead of last payment date 15th. Got paid in half and another ...
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1answer
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Job Change To a IT MNC [closed]

I'm a BE Graduate in Computer Science. My career so far - First role was as Researcher Data Analyst in a database company, worked there for 10 months until March 2018. After that (April 2018) I took ...
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2answers
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How to dodge/answer when an interviewer asks (legal) personal questions?

Indian female here, residing in India. Been attending technical interviews and there were a few where one or two personal questions were popped up right at the beginning. They didn't make me ...
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University asked everyone to upload offer letter to a shared drive folder. Is this legal? [closed]

My university has asked every student with an offer to post his/her offer letter in a google drive link. Almost every company who hire here are US based. Specific US city wise: San Jose, Seattle, ...
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1answer
237 views

Do I need to share with new company that I did a short stint at a new company?

I was waiting for a final interview / offer letter from X company in India. Meanwhile I joined another company Y (also in India) because the offer was going to expire before company X could give me a ...
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3answers
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Management Not Responding To My Resignation

I have been working in a Software company and I have a bond there for 2 years. I have already served for 1 year 8 months. Unfortunately I'm now having some health issues and wanted to discontinue my ...
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4answers
685 views

Salary expectation and negotiation after a gap in career

I am an Indian female who was into software development for quite a few years and later took a break of six years. I plan to come back to the industry now. I have learnt the latest technologies that ...
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4answers
666 views

Is it professional to walk directly to manager or send a email [closed]

I work for a reputed multinational corporation. We have open work area with small cubicles (2-3 person per cubicle). My whole team (me, my team, my manager, his seniors) sits very near to each other (...
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1answer
219 views

How to talk to boss about salary and bonus? [duplicate]

My sister has been working for this pharmaceutical company in India for over a year. While she joined last year, they promised her a raise at the six months mark but they didn't keep the promise. She ...
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3answers
971 views

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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3answers
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How to handle a boss who constantly stares with an angry face in meetings?

Background: I am a software developer with little over of a decade experience in my job, based on India, but now I am working in Toronto through my Indian employer for 3+ years. ( I am a full time ...
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1answer
417 views

Is an experience certificate from an unregistered company valid?

I am working in an Indian IT company which is not a registered company. Would an experience certificate from such a company be valid or not?
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4answers
533 views

How to cooperate with people not willing to go beyond just necessary? [closed]

I work in a big software company as entry level employee. In my team, there are two seniors. As of now, work is not very interesting (mainly documentation). As usual, my team does not like ...
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10answers
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What should I do when colleagues keep commenting on my attire?

What should I do when my colleagues, on finding me wearing new dresses to work, are greeting me with "Happy birthday" everyday in a sarcastic way? I am just mix and matching my attire in a formal way....
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3answers
548 views

Is it reasonable to send warning over a phone going off [closed]

I work as a software developer in an IT service company. Our office has about 50 people. Usually we have our phones on silent mode. Once in a while (approx 1-2 times a month) a phone goes off, since ...
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Hiding last date of previous employment [closed]

I live in India.My new employer expects me to join them after 60 days. My notice period with old employer is 90 days. However, I gave my resignation 80 days before and I have just 10 days more to ...
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Should I agree to accept any further addition of rules to the company policy? [closed]

I have been a senior software engineer in an Indian based company and owners of the company are an Indian as well for the last two years. Recently all employees were given an agreement to sign. Below ...