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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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I resigned abruptly within 5 months of joining..will it affect my future employment?

I am thinking of doing an MBA but i am unsure as to whether it will affect my future employment? How can I minimise the risks of this hurting my future career prospects?
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Relieving is approved from HR side but he applied own terms and conditions for F&F due to COVID-19

I resigned from my current company (a German MNC) on 16 of March 20. Yesterday, 14 of April 20 was my last working day as per my job contract. My HR relieved me on 14 of April, but he applied some ...
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New Joining delayed due to COVID-19

I was offered a new job before the virus outbreak. They had emailed me the offer letter and had promised to sent the contract early this week. They were also pushing me to join as quickly as possible. ...
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New employer postponing my start date by three months due to COVID-19

I was offered a new job before the virus outbreak. The had emailed me the offer details with salary, stock options, insurance etc, and had promised to sent the contract early this week. They were also ...
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How can we handle work-from-home requests from trainees/freshers in this coronavirus pandemic? [closed]

Background: All the proper preventive measurements are being taken in the building All senior members are reporting to the office, and talk is going on to allow work from home (WFH) for all So ...
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How can I push back against my manager and HR trying to extend my relieving date?

I have been working for the past 2.8 years in an Indian Corporate Company for a low wage. Now I got a very good offer from another company whom also supports me with good technology. So I spoke with ...
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Company refusing to take basic precautions on COVID-19

My friend's company is not taking basic precautions on COVID-19 (i.e. hand sanitizers, asking employees to take time off if they are showing symptoms, etc.) Basic protections are not provided for ...
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How to apologize for responding late to an internship offer?

I had cold emailed an organization a couple of months ago in May to ask for an internship, and while they did not have openings then, they did contact me this February about an internship offering, ...
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I've been assigned to a project I have no clue about. What do I do?

I was moved to a new project yesterday (I know it's a little early to judge). Anyway, I have zero clues about what is happening. The manager is very uncooperative which might be because his boss ...
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Salary deferred to next month

I joined this company on 10th feb. The company remits salary to only three banks and I didn't have my a/c with any of those so I had to open a new a/c. However I forgot to share my new bank a/c ...
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Consequences of Signing on a blank Paper [closed]

What are the consequences of signing on a blank Rs1000 Non-Judicial Stamp paper? What worst could happen?
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Can an employer make me sit in the company after my resignation mail even though I don't want to serve my notice period and pay out instead?

I have started my career in a company which I have been working for the past 2.6 years. I got a new offer from another company where the pay is very good. So I told my manager that I need to get ...
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Is 90 day notice period standard in India or it raises red flag about company?

Is 90 day notice period standard in India or it raises red flag about company? This is for associate business analyst role.
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How to get over constant comparison?

I am 25. I constantly keep comparing my life with that of my peers. Most of them have moved abroad and some who stayed have gained good career progression. Perhaps if I had chosen to move abroad I ...
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Company is asking for my documents, salary slip etc but not told me status of my application yet

I was interviewed by a company through 3rd party (Elitmus job portal) after 2 days I checked my status on Elitmus as "Not selected". Now after a week HR personally mailed me to fill a 4-page ...
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What do you do in case you have worked for 4 months don’t have 5th month salary slip but have experience letter of 5 months?

I have worked with a consultancy for 4 months and my Team Leader misbehaved with me so I absconded and after 20 days I have written a resignation mail to my HR. For that month (5th month) I didn't ...
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How do I ask co-worker out on a date?

I have developed strong liking towards my co-worker for the past week since I met her and I cannot stop thinking about her. Although we only chat about work during work I want to ask her on a date. ...
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Changing programming language after 10 years. How to convince the companies to hire me as a programmer?

I have worked with C++ for quite some time. I have worked with Qt also. Meanwhile I also worked with Python. I am a jack of all currently. I have now started learning MEAN stack. I am excited about ...
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Company says they will give offer letter only after I join them

After finishing my interview process, the company which is looking to hire me says that they would give me the offer letter only after I join them. They keep insisting that I give them my joining date ...
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My employer has written bad reviews on my relieving letter, he is deliberately spreading bad reviews

My employer is threatening me, he told, he will give negative feedback in bgv, he is trying to defame my image. what action can I take in india
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Can I ask my senior to respond to my complaints?

I have submitted some complaints to my superior regarding my staff but he doesn't respond to me. Whether I can ask him to respond to my complaints? I work under a Govt Body. I sent through e mail and ...
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Is it rude to joke that a candidate was “trained well” by their college?

I was interviewing candidates for an associate role. I found that the candidates were doing very well in the interview and most of them were very well behaved compared to candidates from another ...

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