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What to learn about a large company to prepare for interview questions for an Intern position?

I have got an interview tomorrow. I am told that they will surely ask questions about the company. The company is one of the world's largest investment management firms so it's hard to learn ...
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How should I address an interviewee who is more experienced than me?

I'm working in India and have been asked to take an interview of someone for a particular post. I was asked as I am the only one here who uses the technology required. I wish to know how I should ...
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How to deal with my team leader who keeps calling me about project updates even though I am on leave for personal reasons?

I am working in an IT company as a software developer. I work on several projects and my TL is the one who takes the client calls and reports to the manager. The problem is this guy doesn't asks many ...
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Planning for pregnancy and looking for new jobs

I am planing for a job change because it is inevitable (will be looking a job in India). At the same time, we are planning for a baby. Maybe at the time I get a job offer I will be in a early stage of ...
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Real experience with faked relieving letters

I'm from India. I'm 35 and I have 13 years of work experience. My first job was with one of the Indian companies. I worked there for 2 years. I did not resign and literally stopped going to work ...
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How to find out about the work culture at small size organization?

There is campus recruitment at college on Monday. I want to find out about the work culture of the company for which I have applied. I want to know if they have proper work life balance or not as it ...
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On notice period without any offer [closed]

I am on notice period and 30 September, 2019 will be my last day. Currently I am in the process of recruitment with another company and have completed one round of interviews. What should I tell HR if ...
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Lack of tasks and assignments over a brief period of time [duplicate]

TL, DR; I don't have much work and it's causing me to feel guilty when I see other people rushing after deadlines. Overall, I'm looking for how to behave in such a situation. Wasting time should ...
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How to answer “What makes you best fit for this role”?

This happened last Monday. I was interviewing for a Financial & Risk Advisory position at one of the big 4 Accounting firms. Everything went well but I messed it up at the very last question of ...
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Notice period 60 days but I need to join in 45 days

I am in a great confusion, where my heart says to leave but my moral says that today whatever I am because of the present company. Gist: I wanted to switch to a product based company, for that I ...
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How to deal with a manager snooping on employees through security cameras and other technical means

I had a conversation with a colleague over IPMessenger in the office. A few days later the manager made remarks that clearly sounded like what I had said in that conversation. Specifically, I had made ...
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Laid off without even starting the job completely. Getting calls for same job from job agencies. Should I confront the HR about it?

Quick background: I joined a company last month, for a project manager position. For past few weeks I was going through KT with the person I was supposed to be replacing. I had not started actual work ...
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Is it really fair to negotiate for lesser notice period

I am switching jobs and I have a 3 months notice period at the current workplace. My future new employer wants me to join with in 45 days. I have resigned. And I am still negotiating with my current ...
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How can I change company specific job and get into skilled job? [closed]

I completed my Masters of Computer Applications in 2014. I got selected into manufacturing multinational corporation ( Non-IT) with good salary (3.12 Lakhs, 312,000 rupees, per year) from college ...
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How do I request a longer than normal leave of absence period for my wedding?

My wedding is coming up in October this year and I need 5 weeks (25 working days) of leave for completing all the wedding rituals, honeymoon, etc. My fiancé will be leaving abroad for work so I want ...
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Will a company I worked for briefly appear on a background check if I don't include it?

Let's assume I left company A on 5th January (after serving my notice period). I joined company B on 7th January, but I did not like the culture and no seats were assigned to me. They asked me to work ...
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Employer asking for notice period [duplicate]

I am working for a small IT company in Chennai, India. I worked for 1.5 yrs and after that i gave 3 months notice period because its a clause in appointment letter and completed it. During my notice ...
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Company declines to share offer letter over email

I have a job offer from two companies, say A and B. Both the companies decline to share the offer letter over email. They are asking me to be at their office to get offer letter. Is there any catch? ...
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What to do if I have been accused of sexual misconduct?

I recently joined a company. Our training sessions are going on. During pair programming round, to try to make things go faster(as we are falling behind) when I tried to grab my pair's laptop(as we ...
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Company wants to “retain” part of my salary?

In a recent peer review I was asked if I was willing to allow company to “retain part of my salary.” The exact percentage was not revealed. They used the word “retain” although they pressed that this ...
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Absconding a company after 1st day of joining

I joined a big MNC and now I have a better opportunity with better skillset with a new company (mid size). It has been just a day that I joined this multinational organization, and currently I do not ...
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Can I resign with only compensation letter and no offer letter in hand

I have received compensation letter with compensation details from an MNC. i have not received offer letter yet. I have not received any document regarding company rules and joining date. HR has ...
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Sudden termination for indefinite time for health recovery [closed]

First of all, this is my first company. I have been here for more than one and a half year. I've been under pressure to take leave for an indefinite time for health recovery due to my poor health. I ...
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Project changed; should I reject it? [closed]

Following up with New job with short project; it's been some time. My current project is getting over. I am being moved to a new project. The problem is that my profile is being changed. I am a 'Qt' ...
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Is sending LinkedIn invitation to top management team a good idea?

Recently I completed my internship at a firm and I was wondering whether it's a good idea to send invitation to connect on linkedIn to the top management including CEO? Or should I send request to ...
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How to answer “write something on the board”?

Recently I was in an interview and the very first thing I was asked to do was "write something on the board" and I wrote "something" which they said they found rude. They also said "are you a robot to ...
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How to respond to single letter replies in IM?

I am working in IT and this question is about my Indian colleagues. This is about chatting over Instant Messaging(IM) like Lync, Skype etc. Sometimes, I used to get single letter replies like below. ...
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How to retract an idea already pitched to an employer? [closed]

I suggested an idea* to my boss. He didn't show much much interest to build it**, so I did it on my own. Now it is on the verge of getting funded with venture capital. My boss is now interested in ...
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How do I explain a 2 week job overlap?

I was working in this Organization X when I got an offer from other Organization Y. The joining for Organization Y was in 45 days but the notice period for Organization X was 2 months. Here is where ...
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Is it okay to strike off expenses in bank statement?

My first employer was a startup and not very keen on documentation. And so I did not receive any salary receipts. My new employer is demanding the salary receipts from the previous employer and said I ...
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My employer faked my resume to acquire projects

I joined a company in India two months ago as my first job. I was pulled into my current project within a month. I am comfortable working as a shadow for the project. Recently I - as well as others ...
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anonymous complaint background checking

I got a job offer in a reputable company in USA. I have gone through background investigation (within USA and my home country-India) and everything was cleared and I was reported to be eligible. But ...
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Avoiding dual employment via loss-of-pay payment

To give a perspective of my problems - I started my career as a fresher engineer in October 2013 in a Global IT giant in India (Company-A) but due to location issues, on 14th of January 2014 I sent ...
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Employer revised my salary without discussing with me. Is it even legal? [closed]

I got a new job 2 months ago and the pay was good given that I will be getting married and need to take of my mother's medical bills. I have a different salary during my probation and a higher one ...
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Developers demotivated due to working on same project for more than 2 years

I am currently managing a team of 10 people for a project which was started 3 years ago, which will run for another year. I am not the manager, I am just the most senior developer (6yrs exp.) on the ...
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In India, is NASSCOM(NSR) compulsory for an intern? [closed]

I am working in a company as an intern, i was about to complete my internship and company is demanding for NASSCOM verification. Is it necessary for an intern to complete NASSCOM verification?
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Dealing with a collegue with habit of spitting [closed]

I am a junior android developer. I work in a startup. I have one colleague in android department . He has a habit of spitting. If he does not like somebody's opinion. He spit on on the floor in ...
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What to do when no company is offering reasonable salary because of the past company?

I'm new in the workforce. I have been working as a designer for past one and half years. The problem is the city I live in doesn't have much opportunity (actually not any) in the profession and my ...
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Joining new company next week and meanwhile expecting for offer letter from an abroad company

I am a software developer, working in India. I received an offer from Company A in India two months ago, and I start at the organisation next week. Meanwhile, I tried applying to Company B outside of ...
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How do you deal with a coworker who seems provoke you constantly?

I just switched jobs (I work on Qt based display codes; currently assigned to fixing assigned issues/bugs) in December. I was assigned to a project; good manager, okay-ish work, a polite client. All ...
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Manager is threatening to grade me poorly if I don't complete the project

Recently I joined a company as an unpaid intern for 3 months during which I worked on a project. My internship finishes this week. This project is almost completed as per initial scope that my manager ...
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Can one work for his own startup while working in some other company with a bond? [closed]

My friend wants to establish a startup. He is currently working in a startup company with two year bond. Simply he wants to know whether it is ethical to work for his startup while working for the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...