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If the work setting of your question is in the Philippines or specific to the Philippines e.g. labor law or work practices and customs, use this tag.

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Boss hasn't transferred my salary yet. How to approach the situation?

I'm a recent graduate and new to the employment world, let alone the startup world, so please bear with me. I need some advice on how to communicate with my boss regarding my salary. I was hired at a ...
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Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development? [closed]

Can an employer stop paying because of slow software development?. start up company. no written contract. employer doesn't want to fire anyone at least.
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Is it really normal to receive penalties if I am delivering slowly on other tasks?

I am from Philippines and I am an entry-level asp .net developer, my job is currently home based right now, and my boss is from overseas, we communicate through Skype only and he had never shown his ...
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How should I tell the company that is looking to hire me that I want one more week before I report?

So here's the deal, I've already gone through two interviews for A and after passing, they told me to submit all the requirements. I'm basically hired ... verbally. Everything would have been fine if ...
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Is it ethical(or legal) for an HR to delay permanent contract and notify your team mates about your new assets? [closed]

I was with this company where I pass the probationary period and they gave me a contract for permanent position after 2 weeks of the said period. Say my probation period duration is until October 1 ...
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Gender honorifics: “sir” and “miss”

Is it offensive if I call older male co-workers that I'm not directly working under for as "sir" while I use "miss" for female co-worker? I feel like using "ma'am" should be reserved for women that ...
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Including the month where I only worked the first day on my resume

I originally ended my employment with a company in the Philippines on June 30th which is what my resignation letter says, but my employer asked me to extend that by a day, making July 1st my last day. ...
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How to avoid a project subtly to avoid interacting with former boss

As you can remember, I have walked away from my former employer, whom we'll call Sid. I got everything that I need, except my back wages and correcting my Certification of Employment on account that ...
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Former employer could not give certificate of employment

I've got a new job coming right up. Only thing is, my former employer could not give me my COE. I've emailed them, texted them, Skyped them that I need it soon. I've also been very clear, that I can ...
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Should I call out former boss for his unreasonable demands to return the equipment in solely his terms even if I am in no position to do so? [closed]

UPDATE: I had a cousin who invited me to his car ride. We are now bringing over the equipment to the office. We will not leave until we see my former employer. I also have a turnover document with me, ...
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1answer
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Am I allowed to disclose to my interviewers that I am looking for a new job because my current company is in financial trouble? (Philippines) [duplicate]

Related to this question: Can I disclose my company's financial troubles when applying for new jobs (UK)? But I am asking for a Philippine standpoint. If I am allowed to, if it is generally in ...
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Supervisor apparently making it appear that our team underperformed and we indirectly caused client not to pay full [closed]

Since I posted my question about how to leave my contract because I was inconsistently paid, I have sought other jobs below radar. The following events have happened: My colleagues came to me with ...
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2answers
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Is it ethical/professional that I associate acquired skills with my employment history in resume?

I am now updating my creative resume for my job prospects. I wanted to highlight my work experience and my skills, but normally, I would have to choose either skills or work experience to show on the ...
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3answers
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Ending contract prematurely due to inconsistent pay

I work in a vibrant startup. I love the culture, I love the environment. But recently the company I'm in ran into a financial problem, and it hit my payroll. At first I just get downpayments to my ...
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2answers
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Should I look elsewhere when I feel I'm getting fired?

As the title implies, I have the gut feeling that things won't be that good in the next three months of my job. Because I have already committed several failures during my first two months of stay in ...
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4answers
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Declining a job offer and added to blacklist

Company A extended me a job offer verbally two days ago (Monday). They promised to provide me a written job offer letter to review and consult with my parents, but they failed to do so because they're ...
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9answers
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Employer demanding I help with recruiting after my one-month notice of resignation

I've notified my employer about my resignation, and it's been one month already, but they still haven't managed to hire an employee that fits my current position. I'm the only developer in this ...
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Employer won't accept resignation, demanding that I finish projects outside my duties

Question: What are the things that I could do if my current employer does not accept my resignation, simply because he wants me to finish the job which I don't think is really my job? Background: ...
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Does listing every achievements in a resume / C.V helps me to land a job? [closed]

Question: Assuming that I achieved many things throughout my life, does listing every one of them can help me to land into my dream job? This includes my elementary awards, high school awards, ...