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Working as a replacement and want to quit [closed]

As mentioned in title, I am working as a substitute for a person who went on a maternity leave. It will be now 9 Months for me to work here. The colleague of mine will return in 7-8 Months. I want to ...
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How can I get a promotion if I am difficult to replace? [duplicate]

In my current role, I am "irreplaceable", by which I mean it is very painful to replace me, but doable. It would take about 8 months to train someone to take up my role. I want to move away from the ...
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How do I make it clear to my employer that I want to give 4 weeks notice to our client? [duplicate]

I work as a contractor for a major company in Western Europe, since September. By contractor, I mean that I am employed by a company, which sells my time to a client (the major company). I am not ...
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Should I write a recommendation for my replacement on the resignation letter?

Say that I'd like to quit my job because I found another one, I'd have to (goes without saying) write a resignation letter. Imagine now that I happen to know the perfect candidate to replace me (has ...
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How to notify employer about another sick leave after I already had one recently?

I work for a company that provides IT services to a corporation. About 6 months ago I had a surgery done. Following the surgery I was on a 2-month sick leave to heal up and rehabilitate. Now it turns ...
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How long is it appropriate to fill in for a resigned colleague, while not being paid for it?

I am working at the position (let's say Position 1) at a small company. Recently a co-worker from the Position 2 resigned after a few weeks of working and I was asked to do his duties. This is a job ...
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I fear I'm about to be replaced. Is it okay to ask about a new position in my company?

I'm a part time IT Assistant at my company; Well that's my official title anyway, as I mostly fell in to the role of Web Developer/Web Master. My supervisors recently asked me to post a few job ...
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I am the replacement for my friend, should I warn him in advance?

My friend casually mentioned that there is a another position at the company opened up and I'd be good for it. I thought it was a great idea and went straight to boss about it. He thought it was great ...
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Replacing a computer programmer. What are best practices to pick up where they left off?

This is not my first time coming in after a previous contractor got half way through production of an application, only to have him leave suddenly. Before I get in a rut of doing it the best way I see,...
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I'm an ex-intern and I have a friend I want to recommend for my position

I recently declined a part-time return offer for my internship. However, I have a friend who is looking for a Summer job. He doesn't have the same technical skills as me but is very clever and would ...
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Taking the position of a far better paid colleague moving to another post

I'm a newly hired in a big French high-tech company, as a software developer. It's been almost a year now and everything is fine so far. I've recently finished a project and got moved by my manager to ...
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Quit Contract (Industrial Placement) [closed]

I am student, and I have successfully started a placement year job (working in a company as part of my degree). After 10 days of working, I have observe that what the company is working with is not ...
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Is finding a replacement a favor or a duty?

A bit more than a year ago, I agreed to do freelance work for a client. There were no contracts or anything, it was on a friendly basis. The client gave me a lot of tasks and I always gave him high ...
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How to cut off helping an old job, colleague, friend? [duplicate]

So I just recently resigned from my position as an IT manager. I will be starting my new position tomorrow. I believe I left on good terms with the president of the company. And I do not want to ...