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Resident Address in Manchester UK [closed]

How Can I get a Resident Address with a confirmation to show a stay for 10 days in Manchester. This is for the sole Rep. visa application purpose.
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Shared tools always getting lost

I'm part of a small team of datacenter worker drones, and we're constantly wasting time hunting for tools because we can't find what we need. In the case of some tools, I've just taken to buying ...
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Sharing financial details (mainly quotes provided to clients) with other or prospective clients

I'm a self-employed web developer. A little while ago, I made an agreement with a local graphic designer to whom I will provide subcontracted web development services for their clients as needed. ...
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How to tell interviewer that you quit because it was too hard?

First, they notice a short period of work on your résumé, and they will ask you about that. I want to flat-out lie because this reason for leaving is absolutely unacceptable. However, I hear of ...
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I am afraid of dealing people smarter and more skilled than me! [closed]

I have a dream to create a robot making company. I have graduated in AI field and have some ideas about it, but as the robot making is a multi deciplinary work and needs Electrical and mechanical ...
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What can I do to make a coworker's lack of effort more visible?

There have been a number of questions where people have been dealing with coworkers who were not pulling their weight. The common perception seems to be that this is due to lack of effort or ability. ...
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Does the general advice to not date coworkers also apply to employees of companies your company does business with?

I understand that usually, it's not considered a good idea to date coworkers, because it can lead to personal problems spilling over into the office and negatively affecting the company. My question ...
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How to respond to the interview question “how did you respond to harsh feedback about your job” when you have never received such a thing?

I recently had an interview where I was asked "how did you respond to harsh feedback from your boss?" Problem is, I have never received negative feedback from a manager so I did not know what to say. ...
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How can I constructively address the fact that a coworker with the same (senior) title doesn't have the basic skills for the role

I am an in a QA automation position, with the title "Senior" which is nice. I have a coworker, let's call him Sam, who also has a "Senior" in his title. I was happy with my title until Sam came along ...
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As a front end developer, what am I supposed to do if the APIs keep crashing?

As a front end developer, I feel frustrated every time the back end crashes, stops responding to the APIs or makes the front end crash when an API doesn't honor its contract because of missing data. ...
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Received a written job offer but no contract and no start date

I went for an interview last week at a big organisation which went well. The next day I got a call from HR stating they would like to offer me the position. I was so happy, because I've been out of ...
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How much technical skills are needed for CEO? [closed]

Let's consider a genius new graduated software engineer who knows several technologies like Angular/React/ReactNative/NodeJS/MongoDB/PostgreSQL/etc and starts and leads a new startup/company and they ...
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During hiring have to repeat test for a third time after passing it twice, what for?

I applied for a job. During the application process, I was asking to accomplish an engineering test. I passed the test. Eventually I was offered the position but the HR was a bit unprofessional and ...
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Should I fight for appropriate evaluations with an at-will employer?

The idea of being an at-will employee scares me since I am the breadwinner for my family. Recently I received some wrongfully objective lower scores in an evaluation which could impact my annual pay ...
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Signs to look for a new job?

I am new to this company and have been here for a month in managerial role, my manager is also relatively new having been with the company for 5 months. I work really hard.. even when I go home I ...
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Two different HR of the same company contact me. What to do?

I was interested in working at a company that was offering two different positions. The positions were not the same but had some similarities. I was interested in both positions. In each advertisement ...
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UI Designer & Developer wants to specialize in only one field? [closed]

I'm working as a UX/UI Designer & UI Developer. I'm around 28 years old and I decided that before being 30 I want to be totally specialized in one field only. For example to be front-end ...
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How do you deal with co-workers who respond to your emails without reading the whole thing, or don't read them at all?

I'm a web developer (who writes code -- not css/designer). I work in an office, but many managers work remotely, hence the heavy reliance on email/IM. I am starting to notice a trend where people ...
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What to do about negative feedback from manager on my demeanor, without examples?

A couple months back, my manager told me that there had been a few people approaching him because of my rude and unfriendly behavior. He said it was informal feedback and would not involve HR. I did ...
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Boss asked me to sign a resignation paper without a date on it along with my new contract

After messing up at work by calling in sick way beyond the assigned time (my day starts at 9, and I called in at 11) I got a stern talk with my boss and senior programmer. My boss was ready to fire me ...
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Our company wants us to sign-up for a new contract to a new entity. What could be actually happening?

My employer's (let's call him "MyCompany", headquartered in prosperous country A, with international operations) local management (in a not so prosperous country B) informed us that we will be ...
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Can HR be invited to my meeting with boss without me being told in advance?

I was invited to a meeting with my two line managers via email to discuss the customer service standard within my team. This related to a single incident two weeks ago (I only found out this was the ...
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How to handle being late

I hate being late and usually am early, though on occasion I still arrive late. This is embarrassing but today I had a large coffee before leaving for work, and I had to get off the bus to use the ...
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Employer changes working hours from flexible schedule to early mornings?

My friend has a 100% commission job. They accepted the offer a few weeks ago because they were thrilled to find a job which explicitly had extremely flexible hours. The employer even told them that ...
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Boss Won't Raise/Promote me for Subjective Reasons [closed]

In 2017, I decided to join this company in which things were weird: I was chosen to work on strange topics I was not familiar with. Then more strange topics were piled on me. At some point, my gut ...
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Appeals process when employer fails to enroll an employee's dependent in health insurance

I live and work in New York City; my employer is a large not-for-profit (thousands of employees). This past November I enrolled in my employer's annual benefits-enrollment period. For the first time ...
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Quick release on my bike was opened without me knowing [closed]

Last Friday (2/7/19) I just finished my 8 hour shift and happily pulled my bike from the break room. As I am biking home I notice that my front wheel isn't aligned properly with the forks and my front ...
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I’m a junior developer on a team which is likely to lose 4 of 6 core developers in the next 3 months due to resignations. Should I leave too?

I’m a junior developer (8 months post college experience) on a team which is likely to lose 4 of 6 core developers in the next 3 months due to resignations. Should I leave too? For a variety of ...
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Got a Software Developer job offer, but didn't tell I haven't obtained my degree yet [duplicate]

TL;DR: I have a job offer but I haven't passed the final oral exam yet due to personal reasons, which I didn't mention to them earlier and now they're asking for a copy of the degree. I live ...
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Junior AI / Data Science Consultant in Financial Sector

I recently got offered a position as a junior AI / data scientist consultant in a consultancy company that works on projects in financial institutions (banks, asset managers, and insurance companies). ...
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Layoffs are coming at my company. I want to volunteer instead of a co-worker. Problem is, I am not supposed to know

About a week ago, I learned that my company was going to have imminent layoffs (think 2-3 weeks) through a friend in HR. It’s not a surgical thing but more of a cost slashing exercise. Hiring freeze ...
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What would be a good project I could undertake that would demonstrate being a team player in a very public way? [closed]

I am a senior software developer and I am a team player through large independent and individual contribution. Other than that, I largely hate it. I hate the small talk, I hate most people's ...
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How should I handle a meeting about my development, when I'm already set on leaving

I've worked for a very small consultancy firm for just over 2.5 years now - I've thoroughly enjoyed working here, and still do. My line manager is the Managing Director who owns the company. Recently,...
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As a contractor, how do I ask my employer for a new laptop?

Some backstory: December 2019 I started as a full-time employee at a software development company. They outsourced me for a German project. There were many red flags and I had to leave. I continued ...
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How long should it take to get a copy of my contract?

I have requested a copy of my contract but 10 days later still haven't received it. How long before they have to / should respond?
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How long is the average time period of a senior/junior web developer in a company? [closed]

I like to know senior/junior web developers how long work in a company in average? Or better to ask, how long they prefer/like to stay in a company? And what would be the main reason if they want to ...
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How can I seem like more of a team player without dragging others along and actually having all the downsides of team play? [duplicate]

I am a senior software developer and I am a team player through large independent and individual contribution. Think of me as a microservice. Other than that, I largely hate being on a team. I hate ...
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Should I keep connected with my mentor from company where I previously interned

I am an undergraduate. In my internship last summer, I did my job well and I could feel that he genuinely liked and recognized me. He was great and I was in a great team. However, I always want to try ...
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Clashed with management, How to deal with fallout?

I am currently an apprentice as a developer in a German company (25 employees). The job started well, but in the last two months things soured. Background: My contract states, that I have to bring a ...
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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 I'm terrible at reviewing other people's code. There’s a much higher level of complexity that I can understand when its code I'...
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How to approach my manager when he's describing our product incorrectly?

Sometime ago my manager changed and the new one never bothered to understand the product we're delivering. Because of that whenever he's giving a description of our product it varies between a bit ...
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How to ask for unpaid salary after resignation

I gave 1 month's notice in my resignation letter. I finally resigned from the company but didn't receive salary the work day after resignation. I asked a former colleague who had resigned previously ...
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How do I approach a difficult conversation with a colleague?

I have been tasked to work very closely with a slightly more senior colleague at work, he is pretty much overseeing everything I do at the moment. I find it very difficult to work with him because he ...
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8answers
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Promising job offer at seemingly good company, with a terrible online (Glassdoor) presence

Location is the Netherlands, if that's relevant. I am searching for jobs as a junior software developer currently, about 2 or so months into the job search. This is going to be my first job as a ...
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Is a bad HR communication a red flag?

I moved to a new city and I've spent last weeks looking for a job intensively. After a long application process with several interviews over several weeks (it's a temporary position, I was surprised ...
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How can I highlight how much better I've made our code and deal with a coworker that disagrees?

I joined a company to help add some functionality to their code. The code is legacy and has been terribly maintained. The technology is ~15 years old. It takes days to track down bugs and problems ...
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Copying software application flow or replicating it [closed]

I worked at an ex-Company where they were creating their own product by almost replicating another renowned Business Intelligence application. I would like whether this may lead to a lawsuit for the ...
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How do I filter out low-paying Job Offers on Linked in

I am a software developer in a senior role and my company pays a good salary, but there still room for improvement. Recently I started more seriously to recruiters on Linkedin. My problem is that I ...
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I graduate this semester. How should I answer “do you currently have a bachelor's degree?”

I am graduating in a little more than 2 months. I have started looking for jobs and sending applications to the ones I am seriously interested in. One of the online applications had a question that ...
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Can an employer take away stand-by pay if I don't miss any calls or work?

I work doing snow removal and my employer offers $200 a week stand-by pay, but just recently I figured out that once I work 11 hours or so in a week my stand-by pay for the week is gone because I've ...

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