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Questions tagged [pressure]

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How to thank an employee for working extra hours without making him feel pressured

I am a manager of a software developer who has been working late nights to complete a project in time for a deadline. He is a salaried employee so he does not get paid overtime. I am very thankful ...
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How to convince boss to spend notice period on documentation instead of new projects

Recently I've signed with a new employer and am currently serving the notice period at my old employer. There's a rather long notice period where I live, given my parameters (13 weeks, Belgium). ...
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How to “play” the pressure coming from being the only expert [duplicate]

I recently joined a new company. I am the only expert for a particular technology. They sell products based on this technology, but they have limited understanding of it. I have great potential on the ...
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How to communicate to a client I am unavailable

I have very good relations with a lot of clients I work with (Both in project work as well as support and consulting work). Often clients may try to circumvent the support chain and email/call me ...
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How to deal with being pressured into leaving your job?

I have recently (in the last month or so) come under a lot of pressure from my supervisor, supposedly regarding the quality of my work. He said it hadn't been of the required standard ever since I ...
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How should a teenage girl get ready for a job hunt?

I am considering doing a physical job hunt sometime today (Saturday, 6/11/16), and I am wondering if maybe I need to up my game in terms of my looks? And being as I have no real experience or ...
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Sitting next to boss in open office [closed]

Internee here- I'm all up for a more open plan in an office, but I feel a bit under pressure with my boss sitting beside or behind me. And sometimes peering at my screen to look at what I'm doing. It ...
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Contacted by a recruitment agency regarding a role working for a company that a mate of mine has just left

I am a software developer, and am currently looking for work (preferably looking to move into a Business Analyst role, but willing to consider further roles in software development), as I have ...
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How do I handle an erratic, negative manager?

Background At my workplace, we have a "Matrix Management" system. That means everyone has two people to report to: their Day-to-Day manager who deals with daily technical tasks, and their Section ...
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How do I deal with a slow co-worker whose attitude is affecting my team?

So, I have this colleague (call him Mark). Both of us are software developers with more than a year’s experience (his being two months longer than mine). Since we were hired, he has been working on ...
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Is it okay to switch the company if boss humiliates you? [closed]

I dont know it is a good forum to ask. But i really need your help guys. There are many problems i am facing. First the deadlines of project delivery. Second the constant pressure from the boss. ...
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Pressure and uncomfortability as an intern [closed]

I have been working for 8 months as an software developer intern in a small startup, my first job after graduating from Uni. I would say I had a rough start since I didn't find a good motivation the ...