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How do I play a major part in organizations success as a Business Analyst

Company aims to become a unicorn by 2025. As a member of the Product team, what would your roadmap be to make this happen? Company is in financial domain and as a IT Business Analyst how can I help ...
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I have been furloughed and told that in order to come back my salary will be cut in half for an indefinite amount of time. Is this okay?

I work for a small non-profit and at the start of the pandemic in the United States myself and at least one other employee that I know of were furloughed. The other day I received an email stating ...
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Promotion/raise during coronavirus pandemic

I am a high-performing engineer with a large embedded software business (hundreds developers, thousands of employees). My manager has told me as such, and I am known throughout the organization as a ...
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How should I address the fact that I'm struggling to work during the pandemic due to anxiety?

I am a software engineer, and I have been in my current position for almost two years now. I am really happy with my job. I enjoy the work that I'm doing (for the most part), the hours are flexible, ...
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I recently got laid off. Is it best to wait for the corona pandemic to pass before applying for a new job?

Backstory: In my country, as in most countries I presume, there is a big shortage of engineers and software people, and companies are desperately trying to reel in as many as possible. (At least, this ...
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Resume: Is it unprofessional to add a Stallman-like “you won't find me on Facebook”?

We hear nowadays that companies increasingly use social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc. to check out job applicants. As someone who does not use any social network (exception: Stack Exchange :-)) ...
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How can we effectively organise Q&A in a teleconference?

Due to COVID-19, the plenary meeting of our ICT department (30 people) will be on Skype. How do we effectively organise the question and answer part? What is the best online equivalent of raising ...
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How to Politely Decline a Dream Job

Summary: I have two great competing offers, A and B. I would like to politely decline A but also maximize the chances that I can get that offer again later, once work with B is done I've been ...
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How to deal with a difficult project and client

I'm currently working as PHP developer on a small web design company. My main function is to develop websites and small web projects. I have good relationship with all the co-workers and my boss. It's ...
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Software Test to SRE career shift

Is there anyone out there who could share about their experience making a shift from Software Test Engineer to a Site Reliability Engineer? Or a SRE who can share about how they got into the field? I ...
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First “real” job search in late 20s. Don't know what to put in CV about 5 year gap

As a student in my freshman year, I got into a very lucrative industry of selling MMO currency, accounts, and in game related services. One year fast forward I have over 3000 monthly customers and ...
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Bringing up compensation question first when previous relationship exists

I am interviewing at a large corporation (a famous cellphone/design company). I am at the point where they say they definitely want to move forward (and asking all kinds of paperwork related questions)...
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How to let the office know the use of open SSH server

I work in a software company where average number of years of experience is 12+. There are quite a few servers that are used by developers and QAs. In some QA machines, multiple applications are ...
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What job options do I have as a combat-injured Marine?

I had to retire from the Marine Corps, after 22 years of service, because I was badly injured by an IED. Obviously, what happened altered the plans I had for a career after retirement. I have a BS ...
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Starting a career in psychology (talent development and creativity) without any internships or other job experience

I've completed my master's degree in psychology last year. The master track is called “talent development and creativity” and I have also done a few courses in coaching. Now I am looking for a job and ...
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Development team not adhering to coding standards

I recently joined a development team at a company and have found that coding standards are not adhered to and seen as unimportant. Development on this team is done primarily in Python and PEP8 and any ...
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Why is it uncommon to be contacted if you don't get the job?

Many times I've applied, went to interviews and then never heard from the companies again. I'm assuming they found someone else but it would be very beneficial to me to be contacted if I wasn't ...
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Rescinded job offer due to Covid 19- already resigned and took time off [closed]

I accepted a job offer with a start date of March 30th 2020. I gave my company notice March 10th, we mutually agreed my last day would be March 13th because my workload was very light and they were ...
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covid-19 UK remote working issue

I am currently working for a company located in UK. As the country has declared a lock down most companies have moved to remote working. However, I am a software developer in my company and it is ...
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A client of mine is not necessarily PCI compliant, and not saying they want to be PCI compliant as part of software rebuild. How do I best help them? [closed]

I'm concerned about my client being Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant. Recently, I was tasked with rebuilding a payment processing component. As part of my analysis, I asked the project ...
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Is there a way to effectively incentivize preparation, prevention, and risk mitigation rather than heroic action afterward?

This is admittedly a mostly hypothetical question as I am not yet a manager, merely a technical lead, so if you don't want to waste time on a theoretical question, this is your warning. Whether it ...
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Does title degradation affect my career negatively?

I am currently working as a "Senior Software Developer" and possibly will be promoted as a "Lead Software Engineer" very soon. My current employer is moving the focus out from software development to ...
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Is motivating someone to over-exertion something an employer should be concerned about, even if unintentional?

This is in relation to a friend who is employed by someone who gave them a real talk about how to keep up productivity and enjoy work. My friend now does lots and lots of work, to the point where it ...
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Workplace wants employees to go to work after being in close contact with sick coworker

I know a person who currently works for a business that is on the borderline of what are considered "essential" by New York State during the current mandates of decreased in-person workforce. While ...
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Niche supplier taking advantage of their position to be rude to my team

I'm leading a project that involves purchase and installation of some extremely specialized equipment. Within this market there are only a 3-4 players worldwide and only 1 that operates in my country....
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When changing my potentially offensive email name using a more professional naming standard, do I have to justify it to my professional contacts?

When I first made my professional facing email, I had made some blunders in the naming and had planned to change it when possible. The format of the email in question was "[Verb][Numbers][Verb]@[...
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What should I do when I feel like I'm in the wrong job?

My Bachelor's Degree is in Business Administration. I never really had an interest in Statistics, Finance or Economics as I was keen on looking for a job in Marketing / Management. To this end I got a ...
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Can I be forced to use vacation days due to COVID-19 in Germany?

My manager is forcing me to take my yearly vacation days due to the corona virus outbreak. Is there any way to prevent it? I've been with company for the 4 years and carried over a vacation day ...
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Was I wrong asking my boss whether my co-worker needed to get checked at Employee Health?

My co-worker just flew back from vacations in Ft. Lauderdale and had previously said she needed to get checked at Employee Health before returning to work, but she just showed up. I asked her ...
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Is It Bad Form to Remove a Deceased LinkedIn Connection?

I feel kind of insensitive for asking about this. I am connected to a guy that suddenly died about a month ago of natural causes. I was just looking through my connections on LinkedIn, and ...
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How to maintain engagement with a (newly) remote workforce?

I work on a project of ~50 people, split across 4 sites. To maintain employee engagement, we have various long-running employee engagement activities, including: Team morning teas/coffees After work ...
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Can I file for unemployment due to Covid-19 start date push back?

I accepted a new job and submitted my offer letter. My last day at my old employer was Thursday March 12th. My start date for my new employer was set for Monday March 16. Everything with Covid-19 had ...
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How do I go about applying for jobs that I have no professional experience, yet overwhelming personal experience and not make it sound creepy or bad

I've ran across several positions in healthcare/ living assistance that I would not qualify for professionally. Yet, because I've helped my mom (recently deceased), and now more and more my father, I ...
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How can I survive in a company where everyone's trying to throw each other under the bus?

I joined my company a few months ago. Every time I've asked someone for help with something, they'll both: Email my manager to let them know that I didn't know something, and ask if my manager was ...
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How can I get a potential employer to reissue an offer I rejected?

I went through interviewing series with two companies, X and Y, at the same period of time. I reached and passed the final round with company X, and they issued me an offer with a 48 hours signing ...
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Why are shorter hours such a problem for companies?

Why are companies in general opposed to employees working shorter hours? Shorter hours means less expenses for salaries. And while a lot of the fixed costs for office space and stay the same, this ...
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How to include future position on resume?

I am currently a law student finishing my first year of law school. The summer internship recruiting process is so aggressive that it has created the following situation: I will be applying for my ...
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quitting a job due to COVID-19 [closed]

Although my job can be mostly done at home, the manufacturing company I work at frowns upon it. I have skills to find more remote friendly jobs. Right now our state only has 100 cases so the governor ...
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Girlfriend's salary has been cut by 20%, but she is still expected to work. Is her employer paying any of this?

My girlfriend has just been told that her salary will be cut by 20% 'for the foreseeable future' due to the current coronavirus crisis. We live in the UK, and the government has said that they will ...
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Company asking to resign with two months basic pay amidst COVID situation

I am in weird situation. I work in Indian IT company which has around 3000 employees. I am not on any projects for couple of months now. And now I have started to work from home due to COVID-19. (When ...
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Offered 50% pay cut or redundancy due to coronavirus. What are my options?

My employer's main clients are unable to pay their bills to us, as they cannot work at this time. Therefore my boss is offering me 50% wages until the coronavirus goes away (technically for part time ...
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Is it ok to send a recognition email

Some of my team members worked in a project in amazing way. We managed to deliver on time and these guys worked day and night to achieve that. I would like to send a Thank you email recognising the ...
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new job delay starting due to Coronavirus

I was supposed to start my new job on March 16, after quitting my old job (my last day was 3/1) I have already signed a contract with my start date included, but two things: I asked to postpone the ...
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How to search for Urgently Hiring jobs on Indeed.com? [closed]

I've looked all over the place, and can't find any feature to filter or search exclusively for 'Urgently Hiring' or immediately hiring jobs on indeed. There's a flag for it their system and it shows ...
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Do you think COVID-19 will affect paid internship opportunities? [closed]

Right before the outbreak started, I got a paid internship from the government through my university. I'm supposed to find a company till the end of May but I'm worried that companies might not accept ...
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Resume - working alone

I am working alone on a software development project. I am employed for a year in an academic institution to complete this project. I am the only person working on this project. My tasks include ...
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I work on a side-project with a friend and we spend uneven working hours. How to make sure we both get fair pay?

Long story short, my friend and I have started a side-project and we have different responsibilities in this project. I am the developer, doing technical stuff. My friend is a sales person and ...
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For those who work in Operations Research, what is your daily job like? [closed]

How strong are your math skills? How pertinent are these skills for your daily tasks? What level of programming (i.e. how in depth) would you say your daily tasks require? Any additional insights or ...
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As a tech-founder (with no shares), should i sell my code to the startup? [closed]

i am here to start a small discussion for the given topic, as i am in the position right now and try to make a decision which turns out to be harder than i thought. Back in 2018 i joined a very ...
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Should I delay a salary increase because of the coronavirus outbreak?

Right before the coronavirus hit I got a large raise from my employer. I accepted a match, after getting another offer. The company is on the smaller side and I think it was a stretch for them to make ...

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