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Onboarding Email First Contact after Job Application

I applied to a job a couple weeks ago and had not heard anything from the company until two days ago when I received an onboarding email with a link and a PIN asking me to click the link and enter my ...
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Been at a company 9 months, never received training

I was brought on at a company 9 months ago as part of a work study program in France (industrial automation). This is my first job, so I wasn't sure what was normal in terms of being totally lost and ...
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How to bring up coworker being uncooperative during onboarding?

Manager at a new role has assigned a senior teammate to help with onboarding, who has been very uncooperative. At some point she simply dropped out of a call, answered yes when I asked if she would ...
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haven't heard back from the HR Team for my onboarding process

So I already got an offer from them, signed it digitally then sent it back. After that I sent a resignation letter to my current job (First job btw). Went through pre-employment medical exam and then ...
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Vesting terminology/terms for salary negotiation (how much is my vesting REALLY worth?) [closed]

I'm in late stage negotiations with a new employer (current employer suddenly started going downhill, despite being a Fortune 500 company; abusive, rescinding benefits, cancelling bonuses, etc. Rather ...
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Onboarding and provisioning - make and model of phone

I have recently landed a role through a recruiter. For some reason, they are asking for the firm I will be working for what the make/model of the phone I have in order for provisioning. I am not sure ...
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Should I let PO know I wasn't onboarded well

Our company structure changed recently, we got the Product Owner and Scrum Master. When I was onboarded COVID came as everyone went WFH and my onboarding was never complete as Team Lead and everyone ...
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My joining letter is delayed and HR is unresponsive. What should I do?

So, my starting date mentioned in the offer letter is 8/17. My background check was completed on 8/4. I also completed my I9 form and Pre-employment documents. Its 8/13 day I don't have my joining ...
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As a contractor, is it normal to supply your own computer and install the client's (proprietary) software on it?

I had a short term contract. Given how short it was, I initially thought there wouldn't be much of a learning curve or on boarding process. I was wrong. Through out the duration of the contract it ...
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How to deal with a manager taking too long to get me up to speed

I started a new job (at a new company) over five weeks ago as a senior software developer. I have ~7 years previous experience at a different company using very different technologies. So far my ...
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Postponing Date of Joining by New Employer

I received an offer letter for a new position with a new employer. I handed in my resignation to my previous employer, and served out my two months notice period. After my last day at my previous ...
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Do any companies have comprehensive internal documentation that is public? [closed]

By comprehensive internal documentation, I mean pages / documents that explain how team members do their jobs, and one place that connects all these pages. The purpose of these are to train new team ...
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Discrepancy with Employment Date in background check

I recently got a job offer and I'm in the process of background check. One previous employment is entered as Jan 1st 2015 to Jan 1st 2015 which is obviously an error or typo from my side or a system ...
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First month at a technology company job: not a lot do do, feeling useless? [closed]

A month ago, I started a job as software engineer, at a large technoloy company (similar to Google, Facebook etc.). I guess my job level is on the low end of Google T5 or high end of T4? (salary is ...
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Dealing with Poor Onboarding, Unrealistic Project

Edit: this is a not a simple death-march question, because it involves newcomers to an organization and on-boarding. There is an urgent project involved and there is a question about frank feedback, ...
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How to handle Senior developer speaking bad over new colleagues [closed]

I face the issue that one of the Senior developers and actually one of the first employees of the company is regularly speaking bad over new-joiners. First of all it's important to understand, that we ...
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How can we familiarize new employees with the unwritten rules of the workplace?

"Fitting in" in the workplace requires some awareness of the unwritten rules. Often a new employee is left on his/her own to figure this out, sometimes resulting in a less-than-positive experience in ...