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Can a company increase notice period for any reason, while serving?

P.S - Please note that the question mentioned in this link is not similar to my situation, as my situation is better than that, and I don't want to go for the lawyer thing before trying other means. I ...
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Do I need to keep updating job portal profiles, or pause till I try to switch jobs again?

I have been hired in a new company. Before that I used to upload updated CVs in multiple job portals (like Indeed, Monster, LinkedIn, AngelList, etc.) everyday. Now, do I need to keep updating these ...
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While serving notice period, an offer was given and revoked. What now?

I work in an IT firm in India. I have been serving notice since January 25 to my current organization. Two days ago, they gave me a generous offer and I revoked my notice period based on that. Please ...
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Company offers less money during probation, and agreed upon salary after probation

I have 2 years of experience in IT Industry. I was interviewed by a Product Based Startup. Initially, they asked me if I wanted to learn or get more package. I said that, since I am in the learning ...
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Company wants me back, but does not offer written counter offer

Please go through the question here. Due to the reason mentioned in the link, coupled with some other reasons like no salary hike for a year despite handling multiple roles (development, team lead and ...
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Manager faked my experience to get projects from a client

PLEASE NOTE :- The answers given here does not answer my question, as it does not mention the problems that I have been through. I am in a very similar situation as the OP of this question. Unlike the ...
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Termination after Promotion [closed]

I got promoted as a manager in May 2021. Just a week after Promotion my new manager start harrassing me. Consequently I spoke to the director and raised my concern to him regarding my manager's ...
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How to deal with a non-employee who is working in our project and the manager is okay with it

An employee recently left the company (say Company 1) and joined elsewhere (say Company 2). The new company (Company 2) that he joined has allowed permanent work from home. So, he completed some of ...
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Too afraid to change current company [closed]

I am being underpaid, the salary credit is always delayed, I am paid for like 10 out of 12 months (most of us have delayed payments), and there is no career growth at all. Some team leads and managers ...
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Is it wrong to be honest to the manager about a messed-up project?

Recently, I was shifted from one project to another. The project was developed by a small team of a small company, who could not continue the project because of resource crunch, and hence the project ...
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Should I discuss with manager before resigning?

I am planning to resign from my current job. This is going to be my first resignation so I am not sure how to go about it. In my current job I have 90 days notice period with option for buyback of ...
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Should I not leave my company when it is making progress? [closed]

I am working in a SAAS startup, which is around 4 years old. Most of the people there have no interest in the quality of work, rather they want more projects (more money in fact). Also, the pay that I ...
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I received offer proposal but not offer letter yet due to winter holidays. Should I resign now?

I am from India. I recently got a call from recruiter that I have been finalized for a job after successful interview rounds and he told me that he would be marking DOJ(Date of Joining) as 1 month ...
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Should I accept an offer, where the company sends only some basic details of joining, via email only, and the rest by call?

So, recently, I got an offer from a company. The offer sounded great. The package was good benefits were great, insurance, bachelor savings and all. But, all of this was done through a phone call. I ...
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Talking to my employer about pay raise

I am a Indian female, residing in India. My job is in the IT industry. I have been working as a contractor for the last 2 years, i.e., I am employed by a company X but work for company Y. This is a ...
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Is it wise to help other company poach employees from my current company?

Recently I had an interview but I was not selected at that firm. After a few days, the employee from that firm who referred me asked me if there are any developers with a certain amount of experience ...
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Is it advisable to share memes in sign off email on last day of work?

So recently some of the folks from our office left the firm. I work at a mid size multinational IT firm. So what I have observed is some folks have shared some memes in the sign off email on last day ...
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Do leadership silos have a chance of being removed when the product stabilizes?

Background: I've worked in an Indian startup where the engineering VP was directly in control of his team of 11 members. Even if he appointed team leads, they never had any decision-making capability ...
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Prospect of pursuing online degree in my off-shift hours with new job which has flexible work hours, how to approach to discuss this with management?

I am trying to pursue an online degree which may help me plan future prospects of my career but I have to do a tech job alongside to afford the course. The problem is the company work hours are ...
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Colleagues misinterpreting my rapport as flirting

I am Indian woman, working in one of the metropolitan cities in India. The sector is Software industry. There were two different instances that occurred over a period of one year, but both are similar....
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How likely is it that my unfortunate incident will be revealed when I request a reference from my former employer?

Background: I have an unpleasant history with my previous employer, especially with the HR which led them to not giving me any relieving letters but a letter of termination an year back. I have ...
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Worried about Background Verification

I have resigned from my current job serving notice period. I recently got a job offer from a big IT company. They have initiated BGV and have given me a conditional offer on it. There are a few ...
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During notice period unable to perform my duties due to lack of skills, but willingness to serve notice period

I am from India. I have resigned from my current organization and the reason I have resigned because I lack the skills to perform the tasks expected to be performed. Now, even after resigning the ...
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Will TCS India block my profile for lifetime if I accept offer and didn't join as I have good offer from another company [closed]

I have received an offer letter from TCS Pune and I have accepted their offer. Because if I don't accept in 7 days, it will be cancelled. Now I have some other company good offer over TCS without ...
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Installing organization's app on your phone with "always on location" and tracking permissions

I work at a small start up. At times I am asked to download their mobile app for testing purposes. The end users of this app usually are delivery / riders who use it for pickup and drop up purposes. ...
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7 years of gap after 12th and 2 years of gap between my bachelors degree?

I completed my 12th standard in 2014, after that I wanted to be a musician however my parents didn't allow me to pursue music then I started learning myself learnt basics of guitar and music ...
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Is it okay to ask my manager/team lead of my IT firm that I can’t work under constant monitoring?

I have been working on a startup company in India for a year now. There are some people in my company who like to keep a constant watch on my work. Like asking me the status report every hour, or ...
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Recruiter asking for personal sensitive information to setup interview

I'm an experienced professional and am I'm actively searching for jobs at present in India. I'm seeing a disturbing trend off which I'm unsure how to handle. Consultant firms that are not directly ...
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Company seems a little desperate to hire me, is it a red flag?

I have been interviewing with an Indian IT company (I myself am European; it is a remote position). My initial interview with HR was two weeks ago, then followed a very basic technical interview last ...
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What if I don't want to complete my notice period, Due to Negative workplace behavior? [duplicate]

My company cutting my salary 30% due to covid work from home [this is not just for me it's for all employees working in the company. They said the productivity of employees is decreased. They giving ...
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Is the concept of multiple projects normal in the IT industry?

I am in a service based IT company in India. I have been working on a government project for seven months (say Project 1) . I did almost 50% of the content here, and also, I have to deal with the ...
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Concerns regarding joining as a consultant

Currently: Working as a full time employee at good MNC as a software engineer in India The offer: Working remotely as a consultant at a US based startup. They offer a consultant position because ...
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I was asked to submit the offer letter from a previous company. What should I do? [closed]

I was asked to share my previous company's offer letter to the HR department, during a job interview. Should I reconsider joining this company?
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How to counter these salary negotiation questions with HRs?

I'm a Software Engineer from India having current CTC: 9 LPA (Lakhs per annum) and years of Experience: 4. I've an offer of 14 LPA and serving my notice period. The companies in which I'm interviewing,...
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How to deal with boss who assigns a second project without much information?

I am in a startup company in India, where my first major project is a Govt. based project. I was very much dedicated in that project. However, recently, my boss assigned another project (on top of my ...
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How do you deal with a boss who assigns you work but wants you to learn the technologies in your personal time?

Boss assigned a friend of mine some task which requires learning several different technologies. He's asked him to make progress on the project during office hours and learn the actual technologies in ...
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Current company extended notice period and told me when I resigned

I have been working in this company (Indian IT Service Based Company) since last two years. When I joined, I was told that notice period is of one month. My colleagues were subject to the same when ...
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Management wants to promote wrong employee [closed]

I am leading a team of 7 in which 6 are men and one a woman. Finance and upper management teams have approved 1 promotion in my team. It is a difficult task to pick 1 out of 3 long-timers plus ...
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Resentment towards employer over reduced pay

Background: I work as a mechanical engineer at a startup in India. So basically during the past year, my employer has reduced my pay during lock-down periods by up to 50% while still having me work ...
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Do notice periods stated in the company rules and regulations override those stated in offer letters?

I live and work in India. When I joined my company, my offer letter said we have a notice period of 2 months. However, later they shared a company rules and regulations document where they stated that ...
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How to reject the job offer from this desperate manager diplomatically?

I'm a 3+ years experienced Software Engineer in India. I have a job offer from an org, which has recently launched it's development center in India. It belongs to my manager in prev org. I am ...
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Does declaring a disability require proof even if doctors cannot objectively measure it?

Foreign companies based in India often ask in the job application, if the candidate has a disability. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of them. In my case, I lose sleep and have stomach pain if ...
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Is it okay to use the company hardware for a personal certification exam related to work? [closed]

I have a big Microsoft certification exam tomorrow, will it be okay to use my employer's laptop for the exam? It's a professional certification exam not related to the employer's Microsoft ID in any ...
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Is it unprofessional to send meeting invites on weekends/holidays?

I had to schedule meeting for Monday but for some reason or the other it I couldn't finish work on Friday and therefore I wasn't sure if I should schedule meeting on Monday. But on weekend I worked ...
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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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