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Overlapping of relieving date with joining date

I have worked for 3 companies 1st company from Dec 8, 2016 to June 23, 2021 2nd company from June 24, 2021 to 0ct 21, 2021 3rd company from Oct 6, 2021 to April 16, 2024 (**Overlap) I have given an ...
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Proactively sharing time-sensitive feedback with manager?

My company is in the middle of its annual performance review cycle. As a part of that, I was asked to provide feedback to my manager via a web portal. One of the questions asks about a "growth ...
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is there any way to politely ask HR for a second welcome packet?

I recently started my second internship at a company after working there last summer. I enjoyed last summer's internship, and I received very positive feedback from my colleagues and manager about my ...
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Should I hear from a prospective employer after my physical?

I accepted a job offer in healthcare a couple of months ago. I have done all onboarding, and have my orientation scheduled by HR in July. I went for my pre employment physical almost 3 weeks ago but ...
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How to approach getting permission to remote work outside the US as a programmer for a US based company/staffing company? [closed]

I am a US citizen currently based in New York and just got a job as an android developer (W2, 1 year contract, hourly rate) for a major US company through a staffing company that is also based in the ...
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How do I make an impact in a new job where I feel the team is not supportive and pulling me back?

I have completed 3 months in a new company. I have over 9 years experience some of them as a lead but I joined here as an individual contributor. I am finding it difficult to make an impact despite ...
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Rude behaviour by HRBP during onboarding, should I quit now? [closed]

I haven't completed the first day at my new job. We had an onboarding call where the HRBP (Human Resource Business Partner) was very rude to me. My intuition says that I will be treated the same way ...
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Onboarding HQ requires 1 week to stay in an expensive city

Got a new Job as manager in a startup company. They invited me to do the onboard training in their HQ which is in Paris. I have to stay for 7 working days. Should I expect them to give me extra money ...
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Job title discrepancy in background check

I am currently going through the background check for a regulated role in a financial services consultancy. For one of my previous internships because I was given no title other than "intern"...
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How do I tell my manager their teaching method is not effective for me?

I learn best through demonstrations then dissecting the parts and steps to reach the end goal. This is especially important to me with learning coding methods and the like. However, my manager who has ...
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Omitted current job as forgot to send updated CV and got job offer

I have a strange situation where I was interning with a company for 6 months and they offered me a full time position in . I had applied to another job in July with my CV as an intern showing as my ...
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Listed parent company on resume and background check, check couldn’t verify employer

I got an exciting offer from a company that I really want to work for. Going through the background check now and have a start date set up. At my current company, it is a subsidiary of a parent ...
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Onboarding to new role - collection of PII [closed]

I recently started a new role and received some forms today from HR. They want me to print the forms, fill them in and send them back via email. The forms ask for pretty sensitive information ...
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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 ...
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