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Don't feel involved as a junior developer

I am in a team of two and I don't feel like my lead is making me involved, she doesn't let me review her code, she assigns me tasks without taking my opinion, she writes documentation without sharing ...
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Backstabbing, incompetent and lazy interns

I’ve just been made president of my startup but because the budget is low I had to hire two interns. The president I’m replacing decided to select the interns I was going to work with which meant I ...
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Mailed Equipment to Employer after Leaving Company?

I amicably parted ways with a company. The tracking receipt shows that the package was delivered to the mailing address on the label I received from the employer. I haven't yet received an ...
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Recruiter not disclosing where he got my phone number and resume from

Background Normally when I am open for changes in my career I update my CV on some carrier or professional networking portals like LinkedIn, Indeed.com etc. If something interesting comes up through ...
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My boss told people I am pregnant without my permission

I work at a daycare, and because Fifth disease was going around, I had to disclose to my boss that I am very newly pregnant (Fifth disease can be dangerous in the early stages of pregnancy). This ...
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Coworker refused to to their assigned task; how to mention that in upcoming meeting with boss?

A while ago, I was asked to coordinate measures needed to complete a task. The task was set up to support an important customer C. One sub-task would have fallen to coworker X, who was the only one ...
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How to annouce a first name change in the workplace?

I am currently going through the application to legally change my first name. I don't identify with my current first name anymore and it is not representative of the person that I have grown into. I ...
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Asked my boss if he can avoid scheduling me after 6:30pm

I have been at this company for 3yrs 7 months. Before the schedule was made, I emailed my boss asking him if he could please not schedule me after 6:30pm because I don't know when my car will get ...
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How to ask manager if I am about to be laid off?

My company has many offices in USA and the rest of the world. Many teams or individuals work partly or fully remotely in this company. Many people have quit the company over the last few years and ...
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Is it really fair to negotiate for lesser notice period

I am switching jobs and I have a 3 months notice period at the current workplace. My future new employer wants me to join with in 45 days. I have resigned. And I am still negotiating with my current ...
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Salary, hours no new contract?

My boss has offered me to go salaried at work after I gave my resignation in. I sad yes to this and stayed however I have not signed a new contract and am still on my 32 hour pay horly contract, we ...
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Should I add my personal dreams in my life to my portfolio as Software Developer?

I hope I am posting this question on the right website. I am making a portfolio as a professional in software development and I am wondering whether I should mention my life-dreams. For example, one ...
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Pull requests taking a long time to be reviewed and no other work? What to do?

First I would like to mention that I don't know if these times are typical for pull requests to be reviewed and approved. I am a new graduate who recently joined the company a month ago. I've had 3 ...
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Is my jealousy of peers valid and how should I manage it?

I am a software engineer at a non-tech but very large engineering company. I am one year into a new-grad program. Relative to my new-hire peers, I feel like I tasked to do a lot more and I have to ...
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Music too Distracting and Loud in the Workplace

I work in a mail processing plant and the music is too distracting and loud. Every night it feels like I'm walking into a dance hall. I informed my supervisors and Health and Safety representatives ...
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Suggestions on job hunting for a new CS graduate [on hold]

I just graduated from my CS masters degree and am trying to find job. I have no prior work experience and I am in a pretty confused state about what I should be doing. I was told to do leetcode by a ...
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Not sure whether I'm really so bad or people's expectations are unrealistic

I joined a consulting company and was staffed on a project. I have several years of professional experience, I'm not a recent graduate. I worked as a consultant before, so it's not like I don't know ...
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How to deal with coworker not clear in tasks?

In an industrial company, I work in a team including a software maker. This is a very experienced person, and he has a great knowledge. We are working on a project, and I have a task to do after him. ...
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Why is the average age of Software Engineers less than 33? [on hold]

Based on StackOverflow's survey, why is the average age of Software Engineers (that participated Stack Overflow survey) less than 33? I have friends in various industries ranging from Accounting, Law,...
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Compensation for saving large sums of money

I am on the brink of saving my current employer approximately $2 million per year is it appropriate to ask for some type of monetary compensation beyond my salary?
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How to respectfully refuse to assist co-workers with IT issues?

I work in a small company and I've helped out my colleagues with small IT issues in the past. However, we just hired a dedicated IT company that is meant to take over all IT issues. My manager has ...
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How to address a suspicion that my co-worker is not reviewing my work?

On each project we submit drafts for peer review. Whenever one particular colleague of mine performs a review of my work, she always returns it with no comments. I always get comments from everyone ...
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Confirming resignation after resignation letter ripped up

I have handed in my notice giving the required 1 month but my MD has asked me to reconsider. I have been asked to attend a meeting to discuss my role and new salary, hours, holiday etc to see if I am ...
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How does a remote worker complete Form I-9?

How does a remote worker in the US complete Form I-9 given the employer's corporate offices are in another city and/or country? I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification and supporting documentation ...
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How do I, an introvert, communicate to my friend and only colleague, an extrovert, that I want to spend my scheduled breaks without them?

I'm an introvert and as an introvert I like to take a break by spending some time alone. My only other team member is an extrovert and wants me to spend time with her. Initially our personal ...
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How to proceed if you detect a business mistake that has been done and repeated for a long time?

Today I overheard a couple coworkers on an unrelated business area talking about a SQL query they were using for two years that turns out is not quite correct. They were talking about what specific ...
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Lying in Wellness program

Our company has a wellness contest to promote healthy lifestyle and well being. The contest is focused around how much physical activity you perform. (For example, 1 mile run = 10 points). The top ...
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Could sharing my salary publicly affect me negatively in the future?

If I was to share my salary history for my entire career publicly, could I get into any strife down the line? The motivation for sharing: I subscribe to the theory that companies actively discourage ...
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How do I represent a senior position at a company without discrete job titles?

Every software engineer* at the company that I work at has the job title "Software Engineer". We do have numerical engineering levels, but they are private to the engineer and to managers. Sharing ...
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I heavily skewed the data by repeatedly submitting the same anonymous workplace survey and the CEO is reacting, how do I come clean?

The company sent out an anonymous survey to everyone. I figured out by clearing my browser history I could fill out the survey multiple times. So I did that to make sure my feelings carried more ...
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Colleagues refusing to use new, more efficient process; how should I proceed?

Current situation I am working in a team where we regularly need to process raw data from our business units. This requires multiple manual steps (export from system A to system B, etc.) which are ...
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How do I word a resume with bad employment history?

I'm 30 and I've been working since 2009. Below is a list of my jobs/dates: Retail, 3rd Key, 2009-2010, quit for another job Hospital kitchen, 2010-2012, quit but they worded it as a transfer for ...
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What's the correct way to adjust a raise for more days of paid time off? [on hold]

I've read some posts about this which suggest converting salary into a daily rate only for workdays. But I've always understood paid time off to be just that - paid. I.e. I'm not working, but I'm ...
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How to deal with being given much too junior tasks?

I'm not a recent graduate, have several years of experience already. I was in a bit of a hard situation, needed a new job quickly. I accepted one and now I discover I'm expected to take over tasks an ...
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Can an employer retract pay/take other action for missed days of a contract after a contract is completed?

I recently completed a 6-month part-time contract as an instructor with a company in the for-profit education space. They don't have a written PTO policy, but generally, we've requested substitute ...
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Deciding between becoming a lecturer or professor [on hold]

I am a senior mathematics major at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. I enjoy teaching and tutoring, and I want to become either a professor or a lecturer. What I decide will determine whether I pursue ...
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small business - incompetent coworker

Please refer to my previous question to see where I am coming from, as I don't want to make this thread too long. prev post So, now that the senior employee left the job and we are still ...
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568 views

Can a job reject a British citizen if they have dual nationality? [on hold]

I have recently been offered a job with a government organisation in the UK. I was hired through a job agency, and one of the requirements is to be a UK national which I am. I got offered the job, and ...
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Why would a company skip an HR interview? [on hold]

What would make an established company hire someone without doing an HR interview (after several on-site technical interviews) ? The interviewers said that there will be an HR interview, every ...
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How to respond when a recruiter asked me how I feel about the interview and told me they couldn't make a decision right now?

I just had my second interview about 10 days ago. Today I finally (the follow-up was expected to come up in 7 days actually) got an email from the recruiter in which the recruiter started by asking me ...
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Am I changing jobs too quickly? [duplicate]

Here is my job history (Software Development): A: 5 months B: ~3 years C: 11 months D: 1 year 4 months (current) I also have gaps on my resume (2 X 6month breaks) between AB and CD. I'm ...
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How do I know if I suck at code reviews?

I’m a senior frontend developer. My career is going great but I feel like Im terrible at reviewing other peoples code. There’s a much higher level of complexity that I can understand when it’s code ...
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How should I face my manager if I make a mistake because a senior coworker explained something incorrectly to me?

I work as a software engineer, in this situation we have two people, John and Mike, John is my boss and Mike my teammate. John ordered me to do a task that I didn't know how to do exactly, the task ...
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556 views

Asking for my original job description 2 years after starting role

Recently there has been a confusion with my role (not going to go into detail as that is a different topic). I believe there would be something related to this confusion within the original job ...
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A short-term job situation in my resume

I have over 20 years of work experience in IT field. I left a job, where I was an IT senior manager for 5 years, to join a startup company. During the interview process I was given a title and ...
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How can I change company specific job and get into skilled job?

I completed my Masters of Computer Applications in 2014. I got selected into manufacturing multinational corporation ( Non-IT) with good salary (3.12 Lakhs, 312,000 rupees, per year) from college ...
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How do I request a longer than normal leave of absence period for my wedding?

My wedding is coming up in October this year and I need 5 weeks (25 working days) of leave for completing all the wedding rituals, honeymoon, etc. My fiancé will be leaving abroad for work so I want ...
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Confusion about job portal accomplishments section

I'm applying for a job at a big company. They have their own job portal. There is a section where you have to input your previous work and education experience. In addition to the general facts like ...
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Should personal projects go on a developer's resume?

I've been trying to get a new job for the last 10 months since I started the one I'm on. The pay is good, but my management has no experience managing a software product (in this case, a company web ...
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How to calculate the cost of stock options? [on hold]

I'm considering working with a startup (not public). As part of my package they have agreed to grant me a 1% stake in the company over 4 years vested every year. This means that if I left after 2 ...

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