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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1.7 years experience but I have 1 arrear

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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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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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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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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An employee fixed with some roles at the time of recruitment, but in field unit works in different role, how does it rectify [closed]

I am a new recruited employee as JTO in a large company in India. When recruitment we were informed that we have to work for technical works in the organization. But now after posting into field ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is this inappropriate to say to a boss?

I am a site engineer. Once, my project manager called me and yelled at me because I was not around when a delivery arrived. I told my manager I was in the toilet at the time, which is a true. ...
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Should you group achievements by organization or include them project wise? [closed]

Lot of international or impactful resumes I see, mention the achievements or duties performed group at organization level under Work Experience section. Example: Organization name - Work done ...
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Will a negative remark in my relieving letter affect my career prospects?

During his tenure with us he was undergoing training in functionality safety and has not added any value to the organization. He was relived from his services immediately after his resignation. ...
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What do if new employer wants the relieving letter at the time of joining, but previous employer will provide it later? [duplicate]

My previous employer did not provide me the relieving letter on the last working day. The HR says they will give me the relieving letter and experience letter after 45 days. My new employer says ...
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I have absconded from a reputed company after 7 working days before signing any offer letter. What could be the consequences?

I joined a reputed company in India, and worked there for 7 days. They did not provide me any offer/appointment/joining letter until that time. I haven't signed any document stating the notice period ...
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Should we mention 45 days work experience to employer?

I am an IT employee, I've worked totally for 3 organizations until now. In the second organization I worked only for 45 days while in third organization I completed 3 years. Now I am going to join ...
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Got offer letter, submitted documents but didn't join, now they are asking for money to return my documents?

I interviewed at this software company say X. I got the job offer letter. They asked me to submit my original documents at the time of offer discussion. I submitted the final semester original ...
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Left the job without serving notice period and now I'm in an interview with an MNC. Should I be worried ? Will they find out?

This is going to be long, so please bear with me. After my graduation, I immediately joined a company. I worked there for about 5 months and I resigned from my job there to go to a better company. ...
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Training my subordinates to be interviewers

I work for a company where there are regular job walk-ins or scheduled face-to-face interviews. A few relevant technical staff would be selected to be interviewers and they would be part of the panel. ...
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Is my job offer sure? [closed]

The HR of a company contacted me and told me that they are very much interested in hiring me and also want me to join as soon as possible. But the salary negotiation didn't go well. Neither they were ...
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How to get coworkers to volunteer for team building tasks at work?

Suppose I am organizing a birthday party for a coworker. This is not an official event. The team as a whole agreed to do it on every coworker's birthday. Someone needs to get a cake (and some other ...
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Aside from the fact that it is fraud, what controls are there to prevent faking a relieving letter?

It is my understanding that new employers in India require a candidate to possess a relieving letter from their previous employer before coming on board. The letter itself seems pretty straight ...
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Can't get into the academy - how else can I reach my career goals? [closed]

My friend would like to become a chef in India. The formal way to achieve this is to get an education at a culinary academy. My friend tried this, but unfortunately he was not able to clear the exam. ...
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Interview - response to refreshments announcement

Scenario : An employer announces a walk-in interview. The number of candidates that shows up would typically be above fifty. Most of candidates would be seated in conference rooms or waiting rooms ...
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I do most of my team's work. How to get the work more evenly distributed? [closed]

I work in a 2-member development team. We have been working at the client's site for a month. I have done about 85% of the project work, and my coworker has done the rest. This coworker refuses to ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation

I joined a company just 3 months ago. My marriage got arranged suddenly and I will be moving abroad with my fiance. When I notified HR of my resignation, they behaved very rude and said they will not ...
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Raise complaint against manager about to leave in 2 weeks? [closed]

Manager is unprofessional, sexist and racist, but he will be leaving the company in 2 weeks. Should I complain about him to HR? A new Engineering Manager took charge of our team about 8 months ago. ...
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What to do if your candidature is being rejected on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color in an interview? [closed]

What to do if your candidature is being rejected on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color in an interview? If you know your interview went well still you get rejected by an interviewer and reason ...
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How do I politely decline a project manager's request to rejoin a previous project?

I previously worked on a project (Alpha) at my present company. Due to personal reasons, I was on leave for a few months. When I returned, I was assigned to another short project (Beta), which is ...
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Handling monetary issues

In a few weeks from now, I would be in a senior position and would be handling a few activities of the team directly. The concern is not workplace per se, but it is more of dealing with money with my ...
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My notice period is much longer than the time prospective employers are willing to wait

I work in the software industry in India. I am planning on looking for new jobs after April. The notice period at my current job is 2 months. However, from my experience, most employers wait for a ...
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What is a No Dues Form in India?

As part of prospective vendor due diligence, I am reviewing the SOC 2 audit report for a vendor our company is thinking of using. In the report, there were references to a "no dues report". This ...