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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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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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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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Ask politely for the contract

I got an offer from a company. They asked me to sign the offer as acceptance and send it in 24 hours. It had the compensation, role, probation period and the evaluation process after probation. I ...
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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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How to list Higher Secondary Certificate education on my LinkedIn profile?

I am from India, and we have the 10+2 education system here. The "+2" part is termed as the Higher Secondary Certificate(HSC). I am updating my LinkedIn profile for the first time, and have decided ...
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How to explain this short stint in an interview [duplicate]

I was working for XY. In month 4, the egomaniac CTO called his nearly 40 employees to the meeting room just to humiliate me. He made me connect my laptop to the projector to revert a change he ...
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Officially 5 days working but we work on many alternate Saturdays to get things done

I am planning to join a Indian Software Company. But I am not comfortable with working Saturdays. How do I make them understand that I am not comfortable with Saturday's working. I know, its not ...
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Relieving letter in lieu of 2 months salary

I worked in a PSU bank for 4 months and resigned in 2011. I served 1 month notice period out of 3 months notice period. Since then I haven't worked anywhere. Now that I will be joining another ...
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Not getting the relieving letter. Need it urgently [duplicate]

I am facing a difficult situation. I worked in a company for above a year. In July, last year, I resigned from the company to pursue my higher education plans. Due to my highly hectic schedule and ...
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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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Do registered companies consider experience letters from non-registered companies?

I am currently working as a Java Developer in a non-registered Indian company, and wish to move to a registered company soon. Do registered companies consider a candidate's experience in a non-...
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Unable to get the relieving letter

When my father passed away I had to leave my job. It was very difficult finding a new job, but finally I got an offer from another company. Things did not really work out at that second company, and ...
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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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As a computer engineer, is being assigned to testing bad for my career? [closed]

My company hired me for developer's position. However, as they don't have a project, I was moved to Testing. Is this a bad move for my career?
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Does “one month's notice period” mean 30 or 31 days? [duplicate]

Certainly confusing. If the appointment letter specified days, great! But organizations resort to 1 month or 2 months notice period here in Asia. A few questions regarding this: Is 1 month = 30 days ...
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Is it acceptable to present a “safety moment” on excessive use of headphones?

I work in India for a US based company. Employees are encouraged to present "safety moment" before certain meetings to encourage / promote safe working habits and to keep the work environment safe. ...
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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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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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How do I go about recovering from the ordeal of an employment scam? [closed]

I have been a victim of employment scam. Back when I was looking for work after graduation (was desperate because of no internship and poor grades), I joined a well-known Indian IT Services company ...
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Can I tell my manager that I don't believe him?

I have some signs that my manager is not giving due credit to my work. To come out of that I requested him to send the mail for any work assigned. He politely told me that, that is not required and ...
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IC role at a smaller company

I work for a Fortune 500 company and recently wanted a change. I interviewed with this company that is doing some good work and got an offer. The pay/benefits and the work they do is good (in fact ...
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How should I re-negotiate the compensation for internship? [closed]

I am a 2nd year MBA student with about 2 years of work experience. Recently I had to join this company for a 4-month internship because it is part of the syllabus of the MBA program. Anyway I am ...
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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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Is it ok to turn down an already accepted offer? [duplicate]

I got an offer from a software development company. I have to serve a notice period of 60 days with my current employer, so they agreed to wait for me. Now, about 30 days later, I have got an offer ...
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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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Asking for release from account [closed]

I work in a service based company from India, which provides software solutions to many clients across the globe. For every client (or account), some resources (people like us) are allocated. Our ...
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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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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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How do I ask management to find my replacement quickly and shorten my notice period?

Currently am working at a Company for more than 2 years . I have applied for resignation . Company is in search for candidates . I am already approaching my notice period (63 out of 90 days) . ...
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Sexist body language of interviewers [closed]

I am an Indian female. The situations I have described below are with regard to Indian citizens within India. I have attended a few interviews in the past. There were certain things that the ...
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Employer not accepting my resignation and Threatens me by Not giving Relieving Letter [closed]

I'm so badly upset now! I'm working for a small company in Chennai, India for around 3 years. I was having a good relationship with my Team & management in the past years. But when i decided to ...
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Can I get the relieving letter from a previous employer, two years after resigning?

I worked for my previous employer (Company X) for 8 months. I served the notice period and was given a provisional relieving letter at the end. My current employer (Company Y) was ok with the ...
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What to do when company violates terms? [closed]

As a salaried software developer, I've been working in my current company for last 2 years. My bond was for 2 years, In my service agreement it's mentioned that in case I want to leave, I have to give ...
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I was out of work for 2 months, I have a firm offer now. Does that improve my chances of getting another offer, before I join?

I was wondering if somehow, subtly, I can let recruiters know that I already have an offer (on my resume/ LinkedIn headline etc.), would it improve my chances? Because it has been my experience that ...
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Application rejected because of bank statement [closed]

I am from India. I have 4.6 years experience. Recently I have resigned from the startup company and got selected in a big reputed company but during my background verification my application got ...
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Should I inform my Manager about my Future Studies plan

I'm working as a Software Developer from 10 months and also preparing for ICWA. I have my exams in a few weeks and I need 2 weeks leave to attend them. Should I inform my Manager (I have to as I need ...
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Employer refuses to give relieving order/letter? (India) [duplicate]

This is my first company and I have been working here for almost a year now. It is a small company of about thirty employees and we mostly communicate verbally than through email or other means. When ...
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Relieving date of Current employer overlaps with joining date of future employer

I work in the Indian IT sector. My last working date with my current employer falls on October 1st. Since the other company's annual cycle closes at the end of September and I was asked to join during ...
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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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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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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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India - Are Salary Advances Taxable? [closed]

I work in India and our company has announced salary advances for people who were affected by a recent natural calamity. Other companies too have announced similar ex-gratia incentives. It is ...
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Relieving letter and joining issue

I have reported in to company at their Bangalore location. But I didn't realise that they might consider it as 'joining' the company, as there was no work on that day. Now, on the second day, I ...
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As a deaf person in a country that doesn't have a lot of accommodations, how do I search for a job where my disability won't hinder my success? [closed]

I was born with profound deafness in India. But can read lips and communicate effectively. I'm a programmer. However, I'm a 1 to 1 person and this is an disadvantage in India. people aren't patient, ...
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Offer Letter declined after giving a salary break up [closed]

I was interviewing for a position at a major Indian software company. Everything went great and HR collected all documents from me and gave a package that they are willing to offer along with salary ...
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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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How do you negotiate a salary when you've lowballed yourself in your current job? [duplicate]

One of the first questions the HR of your potentially new workplace asks is how much you make currently, then add 30% and this becomes the salary you're looking at at your new place. I didn't know ...
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Tech lead position in a new company - Not enough experience

I was recently interviewed in a multi-national company for the post of senior software engineer. I got through the interview process and selected for the post. However, upon receiving the offer letter,...
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What's the point of asking previous salary of an applicant?

In India I don't know why but most of the HR person usually ask about previous pay. What's the point of asking this? This is not duplicate of How to respond to a direct ask of salary earned and ...