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How to explain my last year bad rating to interviewer

I got a poor rating last year, however my last 5 years rating except the recent one is quite good. Last year despite decent achievement and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) scores I have got a bad ...
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Difficulty switching company [closed]

I am a Data scientist working in an Oil and Gas company in India for the last one year. Despite of my designation as a "Data Scientist", I was hardly provided with projects in which there ...
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What can I do when my bosses get their expectations higher than I can deliver?

I am 9 months into a startup IT company. I had no programming background, apart from a handful in my graduation. I started programming in PHP and Laravel when I joined. There was a requirement to show ...
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Is it legal for colleges to publish salary information of their fresh graduates without anonymising the company and the graduate? [closed]

I'm an engineering student in one among thousands of private college in India. There are big boards all around the campus and on the college website with the photos of students and graduates along ...
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Avoiding casual greetings with non team mates at office

I am an Indian female working in an IT industry, India. Women workforce in this office is 10%. Usually there are meetings that happen once in a month and some of us attend it. It could range anywhere ...
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How do I get away from overstress of a job change

I am in a service based startup company in India . Although I love my work, I don't like my company a lot. It is a startup company with an occasional ridiculous amount of work. Sometimes, even though ...
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Employer wants to leave me hanging and select the other one co-worker as a software developer

I have been in this company as a trainee software developer for a month now. I am on probation period for training. The coworker joined the company on the same date and he is from the same university ...
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Death stares from a colleague

I am an Indian female working in the IT sector, India. Context: During one of my conversations with a male team member, let's call him Paul, he cracked a filthy joke. Though I pretended to not ...
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It's been a month since I didn't hear back about a technical evaluation which I was selected for; what do I do?

On February 2nd, I got a Google form in my inbox which required me to fill in details such as internship field preference, duration and start date. The last date for filling this form was February 8th....
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How do I handle overtime at work?

I am a newbie (8 months experience) in a coding related, service based startup company in India. Most of the time, I am forced to work overtime, during weekends, and during holidays. Neither my ...
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What are the skills required to have a successful career as a police officer?

I am about to complete my B.Sc degree and I wanted to be a police officer since last 7 years. Now that I have been disillusioned that life can be easy thanks to SARSCOV2, I want to know what technical ...
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Use of office laptop for personal use when working from home [closed]

After the breakout of COVID-19, we have been working from home, since Mar 2019. I use my work laptop from home to carry out my work activities. Most of the time, I work outside my normal working hours ...
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Do I have right to unlock payslip and send to new company HR

I am currently working and looking for job change. I need to provide/upload last three months payslips to my new(next) company HR after completing interview process. I am from India. I am changing my ...
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Regarding my offer letter

I am a fresher and I have received an offer letter but it is not in pdf or doc format and it is simply through a mail. What I should do in this case?? Can an offer letter be a mail only?? Is it ...
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Who should pay for accidental damage if company didn't apply for insurance? [closed]

I've a company issued macbook pro laptop and recently I damaged the screen by accident, after that I have found out that my company never had an insurance against that laptop. Although apple care is ...
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Can we issue a certificate of employment for someone if our company is not legally registered?

I was a co-founder in my friend's startup for 6 months in India. It was something out of passion, not about money. So, the Company wasn't registered legally, all 10 of us were volunteering our ...
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Can employer change your resignation date on their own even on given written resignation?

I recently resigned from my company for which I have worked 15 days and dropped written resignation email stating that I am quitting job on immediate basis. However I logged in next day by mistake. ...
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Company is saying that they will give me offer letter within few days of joining

I am a fresher who successfully passed two rounds of interviews for a company in India and have to first work as a trainee for which I will be paid stipend, and after few months I will receive the ...
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My boss trying to take revenge on me.what should i do?

I am starting a new job tomorrow, but my boss insists I need to finish tasks at my old job or else I can't leave. What should I do? Context My old boss is running his own business on company salary ...
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Accepted offer letter, no communication from their side; what steps can I take?

I accepted offer letter from a investment banking company and the joining date is next week. I completed my background verification and they have sent a RSA token to start work from home. This was 2 ...
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How to approach an all male remote team where efforts of building connections from a woman aren't appreciated?

Prerequisites: Joined a month ago in the technology team (15 guys) and currently I am the only female in the team. Instances - Ignored in a meeting when asked a question. Ignored on chat(s) except if ...
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Should the salary pay date be mentioned on offer letter or appointment letter?

I had asked my H.R. to mention the salary pay date on my offer letter or the appointment letter. He said that no organization does it. I want to know are the companies SUPPOSED to (legally) mention ...
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Is it ok for me to ask a co-worker about their surgery?

So, one of my co-workers informed me today that she was going to be on a week-long leave for an upcoming surgery and would need time to recover. She wanted me to handle anything that might come her ...
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My Ex Employer has been delaying Relieving Letter and Left over Salary

Well, apparently, it seems this sort of extortion/exploitation is quite common in India. I am experiencing the same on my end for the last 3 months. Multiple WhatsApp messages, multiple confirmations ...
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Hesitant to inform my suspected tuberculosis to my employer

I was recently diagnosed with health issue with diagnosis results saying 'Strong Suspect" for tuberculosis. Although my diagnosis doesn't say that I am positive for tuberculosis, the physician ...
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Politely explain new potential employeer I'd like 25 day leave within close to first year of joining

I'm a passionate trekker and have a plan to visit the Everest base camp in summer 2021 (if covid-19 issue resolves). This would require me to take a 25 day leave from work considering the trek ...
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How to handle getting a memo for “not communicating enough / proactively”?

I was recently pulled into a meeting with the HR and my engineering manager where I was told that I am not communicating well enough with him. I even received a memo for the same. To give some context,...
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Job-oriented training at training institutes - Under which section of the resume should this be mentioned?

Some graduates and students do job-oriented courses or internships by paying a fee. Under which section of a resume should these job-oriented training / internships be mentioned?
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Didn't Hear from HR after Selected in Interview

I was selected for a particular post in a investment banking company. We had 3 interviews, 2 being technical and 1 being HR. They didn't say I was selected but only told that they are positive about ...
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I am moving to another country and not sure how my current job translates to the job roles in the other country

Currently in the Us, I am a Team Manager and the job requires me to do technical project management as well as people management. I am in charge of deliveries, strategic planning around initiatives as ...
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How to point out a lack of software devlopment strategy without sounding like a skeptic?

I work as a junior engineer at a small company of a few hundred people. I am the first hire in what the company says will be the new big data department. This means that there are no processes in ...
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Difficulty retrieving pay slip from company CEO

Six months back, I used to work in a company which was a start up located in India. I left the company around April 2020 (during pandemic). Due to that I couldn't collect any certificates. After that, ...
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How to politely state that a software requirement is infeasible? [duplicate]

I work as a software engineer for a small software company. One of the things I've observed is that a lot of the system requirements that come my way are based on the whims of the boss and never ...
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How to deal with confused project requirements and timelines?

I am 2 months into a new job as a software engineer. One of the things I've quickly realized is that confusion about requirements and time lines is the law of the land. To give some more context, the ...
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Internship during Master in Technology

I need to do an internship during my post graduation in Computer Science. Can anyone guide me on the procedure of How to arrange for an internship from a good company, that will increase my chances ...
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59 days passed and Full and Final settlement

I hate to write this but I really need your suggestions. I joined a company in November 2019. Everything was going fine until in July 20th I received a phone call from HR that 20th July is my last ...
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Omit unpaid internships on resume

I worked as a remote unpaid intern for less than 3 months. It has been more than three years since the internship. Is it ok to omit the internship on my resume as I only have an offer letter, the ...
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Company is not releasing me and trying to hold me illegally

I have resigned from company A after working for 20 days. In the offer letter that I had accepted before joining, there was no mention of probation clause (probation period being 3 months) Now that I ...
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How do i justify myself to a prospective employer why I'm quitting a job that i joined two months back?

I'm an indian and i finished my graduation in 2015. Then joined a service based MNC in feb 2016 and worked there for a year and half. I quit the company(Aug 2017) in order to pursue higher studies. ...
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Employee serving notice is refusing to take up new tasks and HR won't let me fire her

I am new to management and managing a team of 7. A month ago, an employee I manage decided to move out. All the knowledge transfer was complete in the first 2 weeks. I had assigned some long pending ...
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Software company asked me to resign because of lack of funds to pay salary - What reason should I tell in interview?

I have worked with this company for 10 years and I was performing well. Due to this virus the company stopped working on the on going projects and said they will work on only those projects through ...
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Saying I'm done for the day when leaving office

I just got a new job two weeks ago, the workplace is very formal. Before leaving for home, almost everyone asks the boss: "Can I leave?" or "Can I close?" which I find very awkward ...
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What happens when company accuses you of fraud? [closed]

One of my friends friend(let's call him Harry) who I know is accused of fraud from a company he worked some time ago. What happens next, will he be able to continue work at some other company? Of-...
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How to politely tell colleague to use respectful tone in emails

Once in a while I come across situation where I get email from colleagues (who are not my bosses or superior. In fact in most cases, I am at relatively senior position to them) where the tone is more ...
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Advice required on career - updated with recent status

Career details I have completed B.Tech. 20 years back, and worked in a single Indian software company these 20 years, in mainframes initially, and later, with diminishing requirements in mainframe, ...
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Role of team members in increasing the team capacity

So, I am in a team where everyone is overloaded with 1-2 hours of work every day. This has become the norm and everyone has accepted it. And yet, there is a lot of backlog in the project. So, the ...
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Buying an expensive keyboard using company's WFH funds

I am a student and recently got selected as an intern in a big tech corporation. The corp announced that the internship would be virtual (work-from-home - WFH) and we along with all the regular ...
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No task been assigned by manager

Daily we have to fill timesheets and details on the project/task we have worked on upto hour level. Somedays I don't have any task that have been assigned to me. I have asked to my manager to assign ...
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HR Forcing to submit documents prior to give offer

At first, I have received call from Company HR to asking if I am exploring new jobs and normal things about my carrier. Then after confirmation, there were two rounds of interviews over phone and ...
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Manager not agreeing for notice period buy-out even though mentioned in offer letter

I belong from India. I have been offered a new job and would like to end my current notice period early. In my offer letter it's mentioned that - "After confirmation your services can be terminated by ...

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