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Moving in a few months and not sure what to tell my current employer

I've lived away from my family for almost 10 years now and I want to move close to them when my current lease ends in a few months. Right now I am working as a software engineer and I think my salary ...
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which VMware certificate is for me? [on hold]

I would like to learn about VMware, right now. I am an IT Admin in small company (70 users). I would like to apply for other lower positions in bigger companies. I checked some jobs on Indeed and ...
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What questions to expect during a junior javascript developer interview?

I was invited in for a chat at a digital studio next week and I'm just going over some example questions etc. The company seems really amazing. They make good looking products (Apps and the like) for ...
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Am I terminated if I won’t sign a probation extension? [on hold]

Am I fired if I won’t sign a probation extension?
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What to write in Expected Salary column during a recruitment process? [duplicate]

I am undergoing a recruitment process for a position in AECOM. In first telephonic interview the recruiter asked me my salary expectations. Since I had no idea about their budget for the particular ...
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Depression when working. What to do? [on hold]

I've been working as a programmer during the last 5 years (my first five years of working experience). When I started working, I really enjoyed it. The problem is that some months ago I started ...
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What to do when employer lied about when they would reimburse for out of pocket expense?

I could add a lot more details to this question but I feel they don't have an affect. An employer told me to buy something. They agreed to reimburse me the next day. Now they're saying it will be a ...
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What language should I be learning? C# or C++? [on hold]

I know this seems long but please, please read it. You could change my life. And please, dont just repond after looking at the question, please read the context of my situation below. Hi. I'm a self ...
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What advice would you give to someone who is new to software development? [on hold]

I am taking a class in college where we have to interview someone from the profession that we are working towards. I am a computer science major, and unfortunately, I don't know any software ...
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What is recommended “good” attire for a male in management at a tech company? [on hold]

I am not asking frivolously. I’m starting a management role in a mid-sized business software company in Philadelphia. I come from a finance company where I wore a suit and tie every day. The younger ...
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If a company is in debt, do employees with equity have any financial obligation? [on hold]

If I choose to work for salary + equity If the company loses and/or is in debt, am I obligated to pay a part of the company debts? Is it common in the startup world?
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Can a company keep your phone number when you quit if you ported it to the company plan from a personal line originally?

I recently quit my job and requested that the company port my number to my new provider. The number was originally ported into the company plan from my personal line several years ago. They are ...
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Mandatory Lunch Meeting [duplicate]

I do not want to go to mandatory lunch meetings. Have you it is an arrogant insult to the timing of everyone at the meeting. If there are seven people in the meeting, and the meeting is an hour long ...
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Do any companies have comprehensive internal documentation that is public? [on hold]

By comprehensive internal documentation, I mean pages / documents that explain how team members do their jobs, and one place that connects all these pages. The purpose of these are to train new team ...
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Manager keep on voicing general opinions which I don't share at work, what would be an appropriate reaction? [duplicate]

I used to have a very chatty manager that wanted to spend some time at work chatting about all kind of stuff. This is more or less normal I think. What was a bit weird was that my manager used to ...
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How to avoid that customers come to local shop to get advice and then buy online? [on hold]

If one runs a local shop, some potential customers come in order to get advice or a product recommendation but then buy the respective product online where it typically is cheaper. How can potential ...
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Worried about getting fired, but would like to give 2-3 months notice

I’ve been at my job as a junior copywriter for nearly two years. The standards where I work are very high and I’ve been struggling to keep up. They are concerned about my lack of progress (despite my ...
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How to diplomatically tell your boss that he needs to find a replacement … or two or three

I realise from the title its a subjective topic, as a bit of background, I have been in this project and this company for just about 5 months. I have a boss who is very good at being the happy, ...
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What is the proper etiquette if a person unexpectedly meets someone he fired?

What is the proper etiquette if a person unexpectedly meets someone he fired? For example, if a person is at Starbucks and meets a former employee that he fired what should he do?
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My department was culled, not sure what to make of this situation

I am the lead developer in a team of 7 (inc. business analyst and a digital designer) for a multi-million pound turnover company in London. The company itself has around 100 employees. My team just ...
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Worked a Job, but wasn't paid, what are my options

I started a new job, worked over 48 hrs, and then they rescinded their offer for employment. I signed their offer before starting work. Are they still required to pay me for the hours that I worked ...
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Really personal info and in very early stage of hiring; how to proceed?

I applied to a tech company for remote work. This is a role I'm interested in, and there aren't many similar alternatives for such role. After the initial technical tests (I scored very high) and ...
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The appropriate gap between interview and starting date

I am in the final year of my study, and I am expecting to finish in the next 6 months. I got invited for an interview to a company recently. The interview was with HR and the agenda was just about ...
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side job for IT security expert [on hold]

I posted this in Information Security, but it's been suggested, that here might be a better place for this question. Just let me know, I'm new ;-). I've been working in IT security since more than 15 ...
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As a vegetarian, how can I deal with microwave ovens smelling of meat and fish?

At my workplace there are a few microwaves placed in the cafeteria for people to use. Proper signage asking people to cover their food has been placed in the microwave area as well as on individual ...
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What to do with an expert coworker who is “stealing the show”?

I work in a mature company and I am the youngest/newest one. The team was stable until recent lay offs. I don't know if it was the lay offs, or me not being "a new guy" anymore, but recently I have ...
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What's a good way to foster an environment where colleagues feel free to express their opinions, if I'm not in a management role?

I'm a developer working in a team of around 10-15 people, with almost two thirds of them working remotely. We use scrum, and have daily standups, sprint plannings and other meetings over conference ...
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Remote jobs: why is app in the app store so important? [on hold]

I'm a iOS developer, when I apply for local companies, the emphasis of the interviews are on investigating my knowledge and my skills. So that, I would say, most important criteria to choose me iare ...
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Part of a team which made itself irreplaceable: new management wants a change, how to protect myself?

I’m a member of a team that has been developing a product for our company for years. The development started about 10 years ago and all the people of the original team are still here. I am one of the ...
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How to deal with my manager wasting hours of time with meaningless meetings

There are two similar questions about too many meetings/meeting overload. My question has a third component which distinguishes it from those questions. I have a manager who calls for anywhere from ...
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Confronted about an Amazon review

Back in 2018, my CEO wrote a book. I usually don't read these kind of memoir/non-fiction books, but I figure it would be interesting to get insight into the mind of someone I've been working under ...
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Should I ask them for advice?

I have recently been given 2 offers for jobs that interest me. I accepted one already, but just today I got another offer! I know rescinding an offer is frowned upon and I'm not outright going to. ...
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Is it appropriate to screen out a job candidate because I had a past sexual encounter with them?

I'm hiring for a contract position through an agency. We're a small investment company and I am one of the people this position will report to. The agency sent me the resume of a candidate that looked ...
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Verbally accepted an offer at a company but received another offer

I applied to companies A and B four days apart. I started interviewing at company A right away, and they had a pretty lengthy interview process. I had 4 interviews and an assessment with them, and I ...
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Senior manager passing my own work off as his own

I work for a UK start-up company. It has come to my knowledge that a member of senior management is attempting to pass off my own work as his own, as part of his PhD thesis. The individual in question ...
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Improve conference/meeting scribing skills

How do I improve my scribing skills at conferences or meetings? I can copy down every word but that makes up a document that is tedious to read by executives. I've seen examples and those scribers ...
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Misclassified as part-time when working full-time

Background: Working in the US in Wisconsin. Started at Company X as part-time (9am - 2pm) Transitioned to full-time hours (9am - 5pm) Recently discovered that I was still classified as a part-time ...
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Asking for a Raise [duplicate]

I have been working for this startup company for almost two years with no pay increase. I was the 3rd employee on, we now are over 110. Since I started I have received greater responsibility and now ...
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Should I respond to a sabotage accusation e-mail at work?

I'm currently serving my notice period at my current job. There has been an e-mail sent to multiple people (naming 16 people including me) where an accusation of sabotage is made. I have done ...
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15 months at job, admittedly being underpaid by supervisors. No raise expected for 6-8 months due to budget. What points should I address in followup?

Been with the company 15 months in an expanding capacity since I first started working, new duties and responsibilities etc. Supervisors have agreed that I'm being underpaid, but cannot increase ...
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How to correctly use contribution margin for salary discussion

So, in my company we can pretty precisely tell how much net profit an employee (for example me) was responsible for. My result kind of shocked me, because (IRL) I found out that my salary could double ...
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My company wants to hide the fact that I'm leaving by announcing I'm on a sick leave

I'm working for company A. Company A is outsourcing me to company B, and company B is outsourcing me to the company C, where I work on a project for a client. I'm leaving the company A soon, and my ...
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My account was extended after I quit instead of terminated

At the last working day of my job, I heard that someone requested to extend my accounts to login to some application servers and to my mailbox as well, and the reason given was to support for some ...
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What to do if you are unintentionaly subject of favoritism?

I have the following situation at work. I am part of a team with people having different background age-wise and business wise. Since the beginning of the project It happened so that I took the role ...
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How we open pdf file in overlay in sitecore? [on hold]

In sitecore, when we click on any link, it open a pdf file in overlay in any particular page , but pdf must be download in remaining pages.
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Should I tell a recruiter my other final interview didn't make an offer?

I've been interviewing at two companies. One was moving much faster, so I made the decision to tell the other that I had a final interview coming up and we would need to proceed quickly (which was ...
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Asking unconventional questions in an interview

I have recently been interviewing for jobs again. I have taken the advice to heart that interviewing is a two-way street, and I always have some questions of my own prepared. Apart from interviewers ...
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Asking a previous manager for a reference when they want me back

I worked as an SE intern for about a year at a large local company, before leaving to finish my degree. I left the company on excellent terms, and made it clear that reapplying to the company upon ...
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How to deal with a remote teammate who's not doing their job?

I currently work as a virtual assistant (VA) for a company abroad. There are three of us on the VA Team, and we are all accountable for one set of deliverables per day. Another thing that might be ...
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Emailing Director of Big 4? [on hold]

So, I attended a career fair where I got the opportunity to speak with the Director of Operations of a Big4 company. We had a very fruitful conversation about the company and his management style. He ...

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