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How to deal with an inflexible and difficult project lead

Alright, I work as a Data Scientist and here goes my situation. About a month and half ago, I was 'pulled into' an ongoing project led by a Mechanical Engineer also a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in ...
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Should I tell my manager about a passive-aggressive employee?

I recently started a new job. I was interviewed by the manager and three people that would be my peers. Everyone knew that I wasn't familiar with a specific piece of technology, but they decided to ...
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Manager is constantly making negative remarks (often in front of others)

I recently started a new job at a startup (1 month). When I had my first interview with my manager, things went extremely well. However, now that I’m on the job I am extremely unhappy. My boss is ...
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How to respond to a passive aggressive implication of gender bias

I work as a research assistant for a woman who has a Ph.D., when we first met for my interview she introduced herself as (First Name) and since then I have always referred to her as (First Name) in ...
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Interview, gauge possible abusive/aggressive personality?

I currently work with a boss who is very verbally abusive, aggressive, creates drama and scandals every day, shouts at employees, diminishes the complexity or time it takes to do a certain task (I ...
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How do I change my mindset/morality to be more aggressive towards earning money?

For some reason, I cannot ask for more. When applying for a job, I only ask a slight increase compared to my previous job. When I am selling something, I only charge a little bit more than what I ...
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How do I recover reputation after passive aggressively challenging a management decision?

Situation: When I highlighted this some months ago that my company was not compliant with GDPR, the decision was made by management to consider it late June/Early July. I believed this to be a big ...
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Inexperienced manager is making our work life miserable [closed]

At work, we have a manager with no prior managerial experience, at least none in the tech world which any of us would consider reasonable. He doesn't even have a manager title, but we're assigned to ...
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How can I best prepare for a meeting with HR about a coworkers Passive-Agressive Conflict with me?

I work with a male coworker who I'd describe as a passive-aggressive bully. He has angry outbursts daily, several times a day, over every little noise in the office. If another coworker coughs, or ...
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Passive aggressive uncooperativeness

I am an agile delivery manager, and quite good at what I do. Recently switched roles, and now working in a larger organisation. Upon joining my new company I have made an instant impact and slowly ...
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