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Questions tagged [process]

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New employer buying out old contract - is it usual to pay personally and be reimbursed?

During the interview session, the hiring manager has told me that she will buyout me in order to join the company ASAP. However, the HR Department has then advised me that it would be appreciated if I ...
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The employer is taking a long time to respond? [duplicate]

I went for the interview at a police dispatch job in November of 2018 and heard back from them in the beginning of December they were consider a different applicant and will give them a reasonable ...
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Coworkers not following procedure

I have a supervisor and a coworker who just started doing an aspect of the job, since the old person left. It’s in accounting, so I like things done accurately. The previous coworkers in that position ...
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Monopoly of experienced employees in organization

I am working in an engineering organization where overhauling of parts and new parts are manufactured. This organization has history of more than 50 years with ISO certification and each process has ...
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Should I convince a recently recruited colleague to use the technical tools everyone else use?

I've recruited a junior profile, recently. So far, so good, tenacious, learning and willing to stick the hours to do so. However, one thing is a bit irritating to me and the other members of my ...
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Are these requests common before redundancy?

As background, I previously worked in a development role at my current company. A new development role was created last year to solve a set of perceived issues in one of our workflows - due to my ...
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How can I encourage my coworkers to produce better quality code? [closed]

I'm a team lead for a small group of programmers. We share several projects with other teams. Lately the quality of two other teams' code has deteriorated to the point where it is slowing us down and ...
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Help me find name and position title alongside how to ask for a promotion for this position? [closed]

I'm working as a developer in a small software company (not outsource, product oriented, around 15 employees). In our company most positions are mixed, especially in management. Basically we have CEO ...
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Is it ok to ask a question about a specific workflow during the interview?

I have recently received an invitation for an interview by a local bank. It just happens that I am a client of this bank for some years and I am quite familiar with how they work (from a normal client'...
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Why can't I be paid outside of a pay run, when payroll have made an error?

I started a new job back in August and was placed on an emergency tax code for the first couple of months which resulted in paying more tax than I "should". The tax code was rectified in October but,...
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What is the process of updating your home address for your workplace? [closed]

I plan on moving in the next few months to a different state but I will still be employed in the same company. I know this might vary with company, but in general what is the process involved in ...
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What are my option to deal with discrimination on mental health issues during the hiring stage?

I was offered a conditional offer letter, which means that I need to clear all the areas of a background check in order to get the job. However, I did not and after ordering a copy of my background ...
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Is it normal for Configuration Management process documentation to be constantly changing? [closed]

I have noticed a re-occurring pattern when working the processes of my software configuration management group which manages many different software baselines; however, I imagine this problem is not ...
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Reporting low worker utilization

A little background: I work for a large corporation and was tasked to perform a process improvement study on an often overlooked department. This department gets little attention and performs mostly ...
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No process at first developer job - how to dicuss with Management?

Just got my first jr web developer job and I am thrilled!! at least I was - Basically the code has no documentation and the company has basically no sense of process. its me and about 5 other devs ...
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How to handle this recruiter behavior?

I'm a Business ICT student in my last year and I've been contacted by a recruiter but the way he manages his process is disturbing to me. I've never worked with a recruiter before so maybe it's the ...
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How to mention in my resume that I developed a process

In one of my jobs, I was tasked with developing an agile process for the company. The company did not follow a development process prior to that. The new process I suggested was adopted by the company ...
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What can I do about unnecessary and irrelevant new procedures being applied to me? [closed]

I am unhappy with the new processes in my workplace which I perceive are cumbersome and unnecessary. I have addressed this with my line manager, who refuses to push back further up the chain. Is ...
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How can I tell my boss I have not been successful in completing an assignment?

I received an assignment almost 2 weeks ago that I have not been able to complete, due to lack of support, both from inside and outside my company, despite reaching out for assistance both in and ...
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Negotiating the use of a software with my company

I have been working on improving the current process of tracking launches in my company for the past three months. The major difficulty was to define, locate and use the appropriate data for tracking ...
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Best approach for getting company out of a rut

I've worked as a computer programmer, manager, professional for close to 25 years. My new job has great pay and great people but due to a very odd management style (way too many layers) and years of ...
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Does receiving copy of dress code mean offer is imminent?

Had an interview with an company, I feel like it went well. At the end of the interview she gave me a copy of the dress code but she said she would give me a call . Would giving a candidate an copy of ...
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Whom to include in initial meeting to discuss process issues

Quick background: I work on a team of two building estimators/draftsmen for a company that is relatively new to manufacturing Pre-Fab metal buildings. The company is still somewhat figuring out who ...
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How to convince manager to streamline small, complex processes?

We are a small (currently 5 employees) e-commerce company that sells widgets from our website. We are poised for growth, and have been for some time, but there's something major holding us back-- ...
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How to handle a Test Engineer biased to one of our team member

I am a team lead, in a small software development. In my team, there are 5 team members. In our company test engineers and software developers interaction is very much allowed for a faster ...
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How to get my boss to implement a more consistent workflow

I work at a company in software development and I am having a big problem with workflow. There have been a lot of issues lately with making sure the product is bug free. I always feel rushed and like ...
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How can I encourage a reluctant colleague to conform to new processes?

I'm going to make this question as general as possible, as I've encountered similar problems elsewhere, those curious about the specific conditions can read below the break. In ~2 months time, I'll ...
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How to properly dispose of sensitive documents without a shredding machine?

Turns out that the office never had a shredder due to noise concerns and we seldom have work documents that demand such treatment. But one day the unexpected happened, and we had to literally burn ...
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Which rules could help to prevent the endless reviewing loop? [closed]

Here is the situation The developer X receives the task to write the detailed specification document. The specification must be reviewed by the review board consisting of five or about software ...
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Verbal Job Offer -Delays/Backlogs on Processing of Offers [duplicate]

I was interviewed on 29th of Jan 2016. A week after on 8th of Jan 2016 to be exact, I followed up for the result.The hiring manager called me and told me they are offering me the job and that if I ...
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Does “background checks” also mean drug screening?

I got an offer letter from an employer that said my employement is contingent on a successful background check. There is no mention of drug screening anywhere. Do employers have to explicitly state ...
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open books of accounts to new company

I am in a process of several interviews with this company that is direct competitor of my actual one. They asked me as part of the process to reveal my account base, since they want to know if they ...
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How to answer to “I hope this company is building your career” if my honest answer is “No”? [closed]

I've been struggling with a lot of issues at work, particularly in the manner of how we do things. I cannot be too specific to maintain any confidentiality. Let's just say that the company's ...
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How to tell if mistakes are from an individual, or from a process

Today at my job, I just could not shake the feeling that I screwed up somehow. I work as a software developer and I merged about 10-15 branches into another repository today. The only problem was ...
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As engineering mgr, how to encourage more efficient use of time in tech-suppt when customers raise out-of-scope requests

I work at a small company with a very loose structure -- roles are not very clearly defined. It's an engineering company and I'm soon going to take over managing the handful of engineers. Though I'll ...