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Was offloaded a colleague's direct reports and duties as she was ineffective. She's leaving and boss won't assign duties back to replacement

I was the first choice for a Supervisor position at my company in a different department but my boss would not release me as I was needed on an essential business project. The project ended ...
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How to avoid sounding arrogant when explaining that your more-senior replacement lacks the necessary skills?

I was tech lead on a complex project for nearly 2 years and was eventually transitioned off of it after I got promoted. One of my senior coworkers ("Joe") was assigned to replace me on that project. ...
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Found my Job Position Listed on a google ad

I work for a small company with only myself and my senior as the developers. We mainly do web development and we have one other person who does mailers basic html. We create the css templates, I doubt ...
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Replacement - What questions to ask?

I am a software development manager and I have resigned. My boss has interviewed a few candidates and shortlisted some candidates to have a chat with me. I was not in those sessions. My Boss has asked ...
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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 ...