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In Probation, Period 1 Weeks notice officially, Starting a new Job in 4 weeks, I would like some advice - UK

I have recently accepted an offer for a new role and they want me to start on the 18th July. I am currently on probation (Extended) until 17th July. The wording in my contract states: Notice Period: ...
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How to safely future-proof my exit from a dual-job scenario

I'm a Java developer with 9 years experience, living in the U.S. I've been working two, full-time, remote software engineering jobs for over two years now and I'm getting bored at one of the jobs. I ...
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Delivery of message to underperformers

For me I always thought that in regards to performance a direct and early feedback with concrete examples is what is the correct approach or at least what everyone wants. Being a new manager I am not ...
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Can I demand benifits that my research(performed on personal capacity) accepted in a recognized publication?

Recently my research publication got accepted for publication in a reputed science journal. It is based on my work during my graduation and I'm a coauthor with my university supervisor. The ...
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How would you standardize on-call expectations across software teams when they've diverged at the same salary level?

I manage a couple of software teams for a fintech SaaS product. We generally expect teams to maintain an on-call rotation among the devs so that there's someone to contact in case of an off hours ...
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Apply to Junior dev jobs now or work as Cashier?

I'm debating whether I should apply to junior developer jobs now or find and work on another job like a cashier job while gaining professional dev experience on side gigs. From my past experience ...
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Do I need to prove myself as I did not do the mistake?

If one of my teammate did a mistake in 2018 and is surfaced now, do I need to prove myself that I did not do that mistake at that time now? In 2018 I am just a developer but now my client gave me the ...
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Do companies accept employees who have been banned from the Google Play Console? [closed]

I was banned from Google Play Console several years ago. Now I am afraid that companies making mobile apps will reject me because I have been banned so their company account may be banned too as an ...
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When leaving a fully remote job, do I communicate my departure with people beyond my manager?

I've only ever left jobs while working in office. In those cases it's usually sufficient to talk to my manager and news spread pretty organically amongst the people present in the office. Now I work ...
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Working on unrelated tasks

I've recently moved abroad for work since there isn't any similar position in my home country. However the tasks I've been given have only insignificant (to me) overlap with my position at the company....
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How should I request family leave when I will also need maternity leave later?

I started a new job a few months ago, 3 months after I had my first baby. My new team generously waited for me to finish maternity leave before my start date (as I had interviewed with them when I was ...
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Can I use my fake last name in LinkedIn and resumes?

For my personal family related reasons I don't use my legal last name online. I would like to change it, but unfortunately it's impossible to do in the near future. Also I'm eastern European and I use ...
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How to deal with team members who are slow to respond to my messages?

I am a junior and I'm usually blocked by team members who are slow to respond to my instant messages. I had one of these senior team members tell me "Sorry I made you wait" after taking a ...
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Can I ask to be considered for another opening in same group?

I was hired for an Analyst role. A month after my joining, our group published a senior analyst opening. My qualifications (education + work experience) fulfill the criteria mentioned on the website. ...
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How to deal with an inflexible and difficult project lead

Alright, I work as a Data Scientist and here goes my situation. About a month and half ago, I was 'pulled into' an ongoing project led by a Mechanical Engineer also a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in ...
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My contract is about to expire so I'm leaving work chats. Can I leave a message when leaving, hinting I'm available for another work?

My freelance contract is about to end. There are work chats to collaborate with other companies(API providers) which participated tests several times with me. Is it fine to leave a message similar to &...
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Contract extension with short deadline

Company A (my current company) offered me a contract extension. I had a 1-year contract and they offered me another year. I am waiting news from company B which may offer me a permanent contract with ...
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Huge raise but required to stay for 2 years [closed]

Throw away account and keeping details brief. My current employeer is trying to stop exodus in my department. As an attempt they are offering substantial raise, which would put me slightly above ...
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Handling Employee Who Would Rather Complain Than Learn

I was recently promoted to manager and I have this employee who, to put it nicely, is... difficult. They interned over the summer for the past few summers and didn't seem to enjoy working here, but ...
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How to deal with dangerous co-worker? [duplicate]

I'm nineteen, female, and stuck working at a very unprofessional outback horse boarding place. I live in a bush town that's on the cusp of small and medium. The employees (4) all live on-site and work ...
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How do I politely coexist with a help vampire?

I'm a senior developer at my workplace. A coworker in my sister team… isn't. They're also a textbook help vampire: they face an issue, they don't understand it, they miss the error message, they ...
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Answering How can we support you

Nowadays many job applications ask questions as We are actively recruiting for a diverse and inclusive workforce so want to ensure we do everything we can to support your application. Please let us ...
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If a job that I applied to through a recruiter is reposted through another recruiter and the company's website, can/should I reapply?

I applied to a job posting through a recruiter. They told me they would submit my application and provide me feedback. They then fell off the map completely, and didn't respond to my follow ups. The ...
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How do you diplomatically call a situation 'very bad' in a resume-like document?

I need to list in a resume-like document how a system I've worked on was so misconfigured as to be ludicrous (like I cannot describe the level of incompetence that led it its state when I found it), ...
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How to note that I worked for company's supplier on resume?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm creating a resume to apply for a large company "A." My last job was at company "B," a small, but high-quality supplier of components for ...
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Should I mention that a previous manager promised me a promotion when applying for it?

My previous line manager was always enthusiastic about my contributions to our workplace. Privately, he told me in review meetings that the next time a suitable promotion came up it was essentially ...
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Is corpo more stable source of employment than domestic company in an event of war? [closed]

In an event of war is it more stable to be employed at big, international corporation, that has thousands of workers just local branch, but can potentially bail from the country to prevent losses, or ...
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What do you put for company location on a resume/job application in this scenario?

So I work for a company that's located in city A. My position was originally physically located at this company in city A. It was then changed to remote after COVID hit. However, my company purchased ...
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Is it unprofessional to order food after an interview?

I'm applying for a restaurant that also is my go to breakfast spot. The interview is early in the morning and I was thinking of knocking out 2 birds with one stone and ordering a bite to eat after the ...
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Car share price

I've got a bit tricky situation and would like to get some advice, tips or suggestions. I usually get a lift to work and back with a colleague. Our work is 11miles away. Because we work night shift ...
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What to do when as a lead, you are imposed a team or strategy you do not agree with?

I was hired by a company to perform as a technical lead in DevOps/Automation, I have been asked to scale up further, for which I have asked for other devops profile to be hired to help me. My direct ...
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I was offered a project management job recently but I realized the products they are building do not have market value, how can I handle this?

The product they are building is for the healthcare system with the major target on healthcare workers. They are focused on communication, collaboration and scheduling.
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Bonus component in salaries in UK IT companies

Do most UK IT companies offer an yearly bonus on top of the base salary? I ask this because it is common for US-based companies to offer a bonus in addition to the base salary. The bonus is linked to ...
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How to convince my engineering manager that their design decision isn't the best [duplicate]

I recently started a new position as an iOS dev at this new startup. I know how to create fairly complex applications using Apple's frameworks UIKit/SwiftUI etc... I have always heard about RxSwift/...
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Is having to do repetitive work all day a sign that my organization is under-staffed?

Is having to do repetitive work all day a sign that my organization is under-staffed? I have an advanced degree and my job is basically pressing the same 12 buttons repeatedly all day and writing ...
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Company substituting the notice period by paying my base salary

My current organization has 3 months notice period and I have resigned from here on 1st week of June. So, according to that my last day will be 2nd of Sept (Auto generated on company portal). I do not ...
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How do I safely decline a political/controversial promotion as a woman?

I've worked with my current employer, a large tech company, for 3 years now. The job is good in general, pays well, etc. My division (about 15% of the company) started a new program to encourage women ...
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Should one quit their new job if they have not yet been given any assignment?

I have a degree in mathematics, but I like to code and in my short carreer (around 3 years) I have always done IT-related works, but never in companies whose main business is IT. A couple of months ...
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Is there any cooldown time between contracts?

I am currently working on a Spanish company, I been hired to substitute a person, that person comes back to work in 4 days, according to law I can’t be working with the person I’m substituting, so, ...
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How can I protect myself from a sexual predator at work?

I’m an eighteen year old female, and I just started my first day at my new work placement as a farm-hand. I spent 2 weeks searching for a work placement so I was very excited and grateful. I’m afraid ...
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How to add group talk in my CV?

I recently gave a presentation on the research that I have been conducting with my group. It was a group talk. We all talked for 3-4 minutes, for a total of 10 minutes. This talk was the end of the ...
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How do I broach the subject of cost of living with my boss?

I work full time for a state college in the USA. I like my job, and I have a positive relationship with my boss. My landlord is asking me to renew my lease, and rent is going up by 25%. I am slated ...
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Refusal to pay my month in hand due to missing contract [closed]

Looking for advice. I'm based in the UK and I have worked for a company for 22 years. I handed in my 4 weeks notice and asked my manager how much wages I would be due. They told me I would be paid ...
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Fear about people getting better than the leader

I am a senior software engineer who is starting with leading. I was following a course on Udemy where they say, "Don't be afraid that your reports get better than you. You should encourage that! ...
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Onboarding HQ requires 1 week to stay in an expensive city

Got a new Job as manager in a startup company. They invited me to do the onboard training in their HQ which is in Paris. I have to stay for 7 working days. Should I expect them to give me extra money ...
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Coworker just went on a loud sexist rant right next to me

This was on the phone, I don't know who it was with. Might have been a personal call. It wasn't hostile or ragey, just general old man crap about how "women always tear each other down" and ...
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I didn't start work on my first day agreed on contract

Last Monday, I went to office to start my new job. A manager received me and spent the whole morning with me. I had a guided tour in the building and whatnot. Then, my contact sent my credentials ...
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How to organize online connectivity for software developer who occasionally interacts with customers?

I am software developer, but from time to time I interact with closed set of end-users and customers. Sometimes we discuss requirements, sometimes I need to show some things on their desktop, ...
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Team lead often directs question to coworker with less knowledge than me

Background I work in a business intelligence team consisting of 7 people, including our team lead. It has happened quite often that our team lead (let's call him Bob) directs a question to a coworker ...
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Can I be Sued By Former Employer? [closed]

Here is a long rant: I have been working for a company for the last 5 years. It's a small company and when I started, I proposed to my new boss, who's been in business for 21, prior to my arrival, ...
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