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Questions tagged [secrecy]

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How common is disclosing candidate's application to his current employer in France?

I work in company A, and I was interviewing for company B. Company A and B have no ties whatsoever. After an initial interview with the HR, she informed me that the department manager (company B) ...
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Colleague left without notice or explanation [closed]

One of our senior engineers recently disappeared. He left the office on Friday and didn't come back on Monday. We could see his accounts had been deactivated, but there was no official word about ...
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Boss accidentally shared confidental company documents, what to do?

It is an automatic synchronization app. On its server side, it has multiple repositories, between them at least one for which I shouldn't have any access. After I've understood what is going on, I ...
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Is it acceptable to divulge to clients and colleagues in partner companies intent to change jobs before your own company is privy to that intent?

Is it acceptable to divulge to clients and colleagues in partner companies intent to change jobs before your own company is privy to that intent? Note: There is no at-will employment in the country ...
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Is it acceptable to connect with clients and colleagues in partner companies on LinkedIn? [duplicate]

If you for instance are planning to change jobs, but have not yet divulged this intent to anyone within your company, is it acceptable to connect with clients and colleagues in partner companies in ...
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Resignation announcement - boss wants to keep secret [duplicate]

I handed in my notice last week and the CEO has been swaying backwards and forwards on when to make the announcement to the rest of my colleagues. They seem to be worried that this news will appear ...
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Should I disclose I know sensitive information about a company relation that I wasn't supposed to know?

The story goes like this: I am currently interning at one technology company. I am probably going to intern at a security consultancy company. By reading information about the security consultancy, ...
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Adding a home address to an LLC - real home address vs PO box vs private mailbox service

Can someone provide insight on the pros/cons of registering a business using (1) a real home address vs (2) a PO Box vs (3) a private mail service? The company is a small software consulting business/...
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'Don't tell anyone' compromise

Multiple times I've been struggling with the following issue: Say colleague A chat with me about some kind of 'secret' (lets call it, X) about colleague B, and after he/she told me ask me: 'Please, ...
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How to deal with a secrecy agreement when looking for other jobs. [duplicate]

My current position is at a government department, and is subject to a secrecy agreement. I'm looking for a new job. I'm wondering how I deal with what's appropriate to talk about in job interviews, ...