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How do I remind my boss that my raise still has not been applied?

Payroll is a week late with my raise. On the day my raise was supposed to be applied I received my normal pay. I notified my boss via slack and he said he would remind payroll. At the end of the ...
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Seeking examples of fair and balanced IP Rights Assignment agreements

I'm a software developer who's been asked by a prospective employer to sign an Intellectual Property (IP) Rights Assignment Agreement that is written rather onerously in their favor. Because I'd like ...
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Raise / Promotion

How would you feel if you went to your manager, asked for a raise as you have taken on many responsibilities and have achieved great things but the managers says I will hire another person to handle ...
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How many months max sick leaves are allowed in germany (or) how long company take decision to fire an employee who is in long term sick?

recently I got sick and my doctor is still doing diagnosis but unable to find the reason for sickness. its been 2 months on sick note and insurance took over and paying sick benefits I am really ...
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How to exactly ask a company for an abandon project

I want to ask a company if they would be willing to give up or sell me their plans and any other information/data on a project that they had ceased about ten years ago. Although I don't know what ...
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Accepted a job in a new city, but then badly injured my leg. My doctor told me not to move now. What does professionalism require?

I am a software engineer in one of the big tech hubs in Canada who was poised to move across the country to the other. A couple of months ago, I accepted a new job with a firm there to start in the ...
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I'm an EMT - should I offer to provide first aid for my regular office job?

I work a regular boring software job and do EMT volunteering on the side to feel fulfilled. This past week a coworker was choking and though she was fine, the ambulance someone called took 20 minutes ...
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Does hopping between failing startups look bad on a CV?

The [job-hopping] tag reveals that hopping between more than a couple of jobs really damages the first impressions of a resume (the most canonical questions being here and here). But what if those ...
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How to handle product manager that ignores others opinion

Right now I'm product owner of a software product with other 3 developers, an architect and a product manager. I'm concerned that the product manager is too focused on having the product on time, up ...
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Unsure how to talk to management

Recently in one-on-ones, I've been asked "which types of projects would you like to work on?". I've given my answer. Sometimes I'm even given the choice between two options. Each time I'm given a ...
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How to discuss over code review?

Recently we have done a project win React 16 with hardworking and maintaining all coding standard and all latest technology stuff and now when it goes to review, it was rejected with statement is that ...
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My employer has written bad reviews on my relieving letter, he is deliberately spreading bad reviews

My employer is threatening me, he told, he will give negative feedback in bgv, he is trying to defame my image. what action can I take in india
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I am a new employee and HR is picking on me. How to establish myself as un-bullyable early on?

I recently started a job at an engineering company and I am the only female on my team. I have the impression that the female HR manager is trying to put me down. She never does this to the newbie ...
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Got better a job offer but thinking on decline it due to personal issues

I got a job offer from a company A that's substantially higher that what i get paid currently. It's a hike of 49% over the current salary package that i have right now, however, i'm not actively ...
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Employee acquistion from the partnership

First of all, I don't really understand about business and corporate terms. So I'm just referring it as partner/associates/alliance companies. If company A forms partnership with company B (they form ...
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Should I resign before seeing and agreeing to new contract with shares?

Long story short, based in the U.K I worked for a small company. The company got bought out but a much larger company which I have been with for nearly 2 years now. My previous boss has left and ...
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Is it a red flag if the candidate seems indifferent and unenthusiastic during the interview?

I have recently conducted a technical interview for a junior developer position with a candidate who is switching projects within our company. The candidate proved to be quite competent on technical ...
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Fired after 1 year and 7 months as a junior developer for lacking soft skills, how to sell myself again?

I didn't get my contract renewed. The final motivation was lacking soft skills such as: Being able to understand the requirements and asking questions if something is not clear Being proactive and ...
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My manager lied about my Data Scientist job responsibilities—what types of jobs should I apply to?

Background: I was working as a Product Manager for my current company. In that role I provided relatively advanced data analysis for several departments, often used BI software, did some coding, and ...
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Professional way to handle pressure for delivery date from client?

I work for a smaller business (50 employees) and am the only one handling a fairly large project for a client. This project involves upgrading software on their server. They are consistently ...
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Background check and contractor in a company

I am currently doing a background check as part of my onboarding process with a large investment bank in the UK. On my resume I put just the name of company A but I was an external employee. I was a ...
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My boss want to change my working hours, but i don't want to change them

So i have been working with this company for more than 3 months and the working hours on the contract is 9AM to 6PM, so today my boss contacting me and telling me that my working hours will be changed ...
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Is a appropriate to greet someone as they are leaving the washroom?

In the morning, I typically greet every coworker I see with a simple "good morning" or they will greet me first in such a way. Say I'm walking to my desk and a coworker happens to leave the washroom ...
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Adding internships to resumes preemptively

Something that I have noticed on LinkedIn is that people add their internships for the summer before they start them. I have found an internship for the summer but am now looking for fall internships ...
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In an audio-only conference call, especially with lag, how can participants contribute without interrupting?

My workplace team has meetings between remote participants using a group phone call. Each member dials into a number which allows them to voice chat with all other people who have called in. The ...
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Interviewer wrongly called and accepted me, then really accepted me

I am a backend developer with good history, knowing little about front-end. In previous weeks I wanted to switch my job. I took 3 days off, and arranged 5 or 6 interviews in those days. Interviews ...
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Is it normal for headhunters to ask for written confirmation that candidate is pulling out of other interview processes before giving offer letter?

My brother is SDE and interviewing to switch jobs and after some unexpected rejections from places he was hoping to get in he finally got a job offer from a company in a different city. He was given ...
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401k to lower tax burden without matching contribution

Employer has suggested to opt for 401k to lower tax burden. I am on work H1b and my employer is not matching contribution.
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Can I ask my senior to respond to my complaints?

I have submitted some complaints to my superior regarding my staff but he doesn't respond to me. Whether I can ask him to respond to my complaints? I work under a Govt Body. I sent through e mail and ...
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Can we get blacklisted if we turn down offering contract?

Im an intern at company XYZ, and on 29 February, my internship period end and before that , HR offer me a full time job (but the process i need to follow is the same like HR recruit a new employee, ...
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Dealing with conflicts in an ERG [closed]

I am a female software developer that is running a Women in Computer Employee Resource Group. We are a very small minority, especially in the company I work for. Last summer, for a social activity, ...
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Can my employer moderate the use of my personal Twitter?

I work for a public entity (public service for a US state government, executive branch), and my field is data science/statistics. In my personal life I am involved in environmentalism, with ...
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How would remaining more than two years hurt my future applications (for a junior dev)?

Recently I’ve been interviewing with this one company (for the sake of this question, let’s call it company A) to whom I applied last December. I was feeling unvalued at work, so in an act of pure ...
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Does referring a poor candidate look bad on me?

(I hope this is safely assumed but just in case, poor does not mean financially; in this context, poor = lacking in some characteristics; below in standards) Two years ago, upon graduating from ...
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How do you address receiving terrible feed back from client regarding a co-worker?

My co-worker is assigned as Team SPOC to a project, my job is client engagement and keeping track of issued POs, we have the same position level. I have asked several times to the Team SPOC to send a ...
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Accepted two conditional job offers with same background check company

I Accepted two conditional job offers from two large investment banks. Both of these companies use the same background check company (First Advantage) Is there a risk the background check company ...
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Goals Missed Due To delay In A Major Project

In preparation for my performance review, I realized that one of my goals became unattainable. I was responsible for an increase in webpage visits; however, a campaign that was designed to help with ...
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How much detail should you give when a candidate requests feedback?

I've been doing interviews with candidates for a development based job and have always liked to be open and communicative. When a candidate requests feedback, after an interview, I've wondered how ...
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How to “sell” a longer orientation in your resumé

I am applying at the moment for an unpaid internship and I have a bumpy resumé: At high-school I was not good at maths and we were not educated in STEM fields except of biology. So I started to study ...
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Invoices (owed to me) always late; also late on deliverables (me to them); past monies disputes; being strongarmed

Let me expand on the title as it is directly relevant: I am 26 and this is my first contracting experience, being contracted by this company. The only stipulation is $70 an hour. This is in Australia,...
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About resume format for one year's worth of experience in developing

I need to know what is all the content needed on a CV while searching for a job, when you only have a year of experience?
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On formal emails, is it acceptable to drop the signature block after the first message?

I recently noticed that the signature block is usually dropped after the first message sent by anyone in an email correspondence. Is this standard convention? Is it safer to always include a sign-off,...
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Is it better to apply to a job through a recruiter or directly?

A few months ago I was approached by the CTO of a company asking if I wanted to interview for a position? This is a small company of around 20 developers. I said I cannot do that right now for ...
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How to handle my startup being acquired before I have even started work?

I am a college student graduating in June, and I was fortunate enough to sign a new grad software engineering full-time offer back in September with a medium-sized startup. That startup has now been ...
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How to convince HR to display only the new name after a name change?

A friend of mine is transsexual. She recently changed her legal name from, let's say, John to Jane. In the company where she works, when somebody changes either their first or last name, the old name ...
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How to professionally handle being asked about A-level grades (University entry) despite having a Masters?

As the title suggests, I have a Masters in my field and a relatively unrelated Bachelors degree. A-levels are the exams you take here in the UK in order to get into University in the first place, and ...
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Left out of team Lunch; how to handle this professionally?

My boss, for whom I have worked for a long time, invited all managers to lunch for their Christmas present at her expense (she says it is a work development tool) but tells me the email invite I got ...
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Can I put my business signature on my personal email?

In other words, include my title and the name of my employer in my personal email signature in my personal email.
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How much equity do I deserve as the sole developer?

I apologize for the length of the post. The last two paragraphs are a more brief summary. I began working with this company a year ago with the assignment of handling general office tasks. Very ...

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