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Questions about the workplace that may specifically relate to cultures, customs, or laws in Malaysia.

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Rights to Refuse Travel During Pandemic

I'm a programmer in Malaysia. I wrote a software module that will be used on a cruise ship that departs from Singapore and returns to Singapore, without going anywhere else. My employer is requiring ...
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Transition from intern to permanent staff

I am interning in an Actuarial Consulting firm and will end around March this year. I intend on securing a job in the same firm as the internship is my final semester. How do I approach my supervisor ...
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Does bereavement leave cover all family deaths? [closed]

Last Saturday, my grandmother passed away. It really makes me sad and I will not doing my best work when I return to work. I had to help with all the funeral arrangements, and it tires me. Also, I'm ...
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New employer buying out old contract - is it usual to pay personally and be reimbursed?

During the interview session, the hiring manager has told me that she will buyout me in order to join the company ASAP. However, the HR Department has then advised me that it would be appreciated if I ...
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Confessions of an incompetent worker. How to cope with colleagues hating me and failing in self improvement?

As the title above explains it all, yes, I suck at my job. Almost 2 years into my job as a system engineer for the IT department of a manufacturing firm, I can confidently do about a portion of my ...
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How to reject non-work related tasks from my boss's fiance

I'm asking this question for my friend as he is not familiar with forums/discussion panel sites and this takes place in Malaysia. He works as a graphic designer in a small event company (not more ...
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Does interviewer use you as a survey for job searching website after finishing interviews? [closed]

After I went about three interviews, I notice that 2 of the companies just somehow ask me what capability, strength, the normal typical interview question. I answered them, and they will contact me ...
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My superiors (directors of company) are actually targeting me twice into a dilemma that I will need to resign [closed]

I am actually in a very bad situation, I will try to explain as clearly as possible. I started my internship at this startup company and then following up as a permanent staff last year. I am ...
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How to ask to change location of interview?

I got an invitation for an interview in Kuala Lumpur, but I am in Sabah which is about 1600km away across the sea. How do I reply the interviewer email asking to change the interview to my local ...