All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
2answers
56 views

New manager between my boss and me

I was hired half a year ago as an IT manager responsible for a geographical region. I report to the global head of IT. I'm the sole responsible for the strategy definition, setting the processes we ...
3
votes
3answers
150 views

Boss is telling me to download a software but they didn't provide me a work computer so I'm using my own. Can I refuse?

I got this full time job 2 months ago. Its work from home for now cause of Corona. I am a full time employee and not a contractor. From the Philippines. They didn't provide me a work computer so I've ...
-1
votes
2answers
128 views

How relevant are HackerRank-alike certifications on CV/LinkedIn?

The companies nowadays use HackerRank/LeetCode style questions as a major part of their interviewing process (whether is's good or bad is for another discussion). Let's call it a day. I am not an algo-...
7
votes
8answers
4k views

How to get employees to respect leave policy?

I have taken over the management of a child care center. The problem that I am hoping to address at the very least is staff who calls in sick very late in the night the day before. We have about 20 ...
0
votes
2answers
283 views

Late to a team meeting what is well on its way, should I join late or skip?

Our global team have a monthly townhall Zoom meeting where couple dozens of people join and our team lead(s) would gives organizational announcements and updates. Since it is a global meeting, the ...
0
votes
5answers
851 views

I have 2 job offers A & B. A starts soon and B starts in summer. Is it ok to accept A, starting working and quit before B start date?

As the question says. Not sure what the consequences may be in terms of legal and effect on career and networking down the line.
2
votes
4answers
796 views

How to write a forced resignation letter?

The university that I work at is asking me to resign in lieu of termination. I have basically been told that if I don't resign I will be terminated. My manager and HR have asked me to send them my ...
0
votes
1answer
313 views

Your employer approaches you with a raise offer. Is it appropriate to negotiate if you aren't satisfied with the offer?

Posted in Personal Finance originally, referred here. Quick background - I am an accountant for a small labor union. The lady that runs the pension department is due for retirement and it is openly ...
3
votes
2answers
255 views

Your employer approaches you with a raise offer. Is it appropriate to negotiate if you aren't satisfied with the offer? [duplicate]

Quick background - I am an accountant for a small labor union. The lady that runs the pension department is due for retirement and it is openly discussed in the office that I will be filling her role....
3
votes
2answers
592 views

Potential employer requests to prepare a project I did for an interview, but I'm too embarrassed to show any

I applied for a backend developer position and the potential employer requested to prepare to introduce the architecture of a project I did for an interview, with drawings or such. I skimmed through ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

How should I ask my manager to assign work to me

Actually recently I have been selected to new project. But my manager is not giving any work to me. I don't know how to discuses about this with manager.
17
votes
8answers
5k views

How to improve a software product in difficult conditions

[Short version] The software department is heavily under pressure for bad software quality and performance and too little delivery. In addition, the CEO has gets angry easily and is killing motivation....
12
votes
5answers
8k views

Forced to move to the new Company

I worked at company A (banking company) as an IT Developer in developing internal company applications. However due to government regulations, banking companies are prohibited from developing internal ...
-2
votes
4answers
382 views

New employer keeps changing contract details [closed]

I have just been offered a job and I accepted it on the spot. Here’s the problem, when I applied initially they were offering a full-time contract with a certain pay but after being hired I was told ...
2
votes
3answers
339 views

what are some volunteering opportunities for Electrical Engineers?

I am a recent graduate in 2020 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and I have been searching for a job for about 6 hours a day for the past 5 months. I am in the US and if this trend continues I ...
0
votes
2answers
525 views

I work for company A and Company B is happy with my work. What if I ask company B if they're hiring?

The thing that compelled me to ask this question here is this image/meme: Now, if I work at company A and we have a client company B, and I work as an outsourced staff for company B, and if I ask ...
7
votes
2answers
530 views

Is it OK to contact a recruiter when the company has already rejected your application?

Here's the situation, eight months ago I applied for a job with a company. They really liked my CV/resume and invited me for several interviews over the course of a month. At the end of the interview ...
1
vote
2answers
434 views

Received a recruitment email from LinkedIn contact at my work email address (from CEO of another company) - how to respond?

A few weeks ago, I received an email at my work email address from someone outside my company asking if I had seen a post they had put up on LinkedIn about a role they are recruiting for at their ...
1
vote
2answers
559 views

How to tell my manager that I am not ready for promotion?

I am a developer in a one of the Big 4 tech companies. I used to be very good technically, then I joined my current team, which is using a totally new tech stack. I am learning it and I am doing well. ...
0
votes
1answer
398 views

Manager lied to client. Is it legal? [closed]

Manager informed client that the software was tested even if it wasn’t, then manager asked the team to create a fake test document and send this document to client as some sort of proof. I think that ...
-4
votes
1answer
134 views

Need to apply casual leave application for 5 days at year end, how do I ask

How do I apply for leave for a week at the year-end when my team has three members and the manager isn't approving the leave due to dependency or some vague excuse. Also getting my leave approved at ...
0
votes
3answers
500 views

Client admits he 'adjusts' the sellers commissions

Working on a new management software for a company (<200 people). During the brief with the sales dep, all the sellers voted compact for a statistic form where they would be able to see and filter ...
0
votes
3answers
836 views

Should I wait to leave my company after I finish a big project? What's the best way to do this?

So, I don't like my job anymore. For a few reasons. First of all, the culture fit is just not really there. Second, my job has changed very drastically from my job description after just 1 year. I'm ...
2
votes
5answers
1k views

Ambush meeting for silly plan

This morning I was invited to a 9.30am meeting by my boss (I normally start work at 9am although I am perfectly permitted to start as late as 10am if I so decide on the day and I have no earlier ...
-3
votes
1answer
147 views

What are the most popular recruiters' filters when they decide (not) to contact the candidate back? [closed]

What are the most popular recruiters' filters when they decide (not) to contact the candidate back? This is a question I'd like to ask here, in order to receive answers based on facts and your ...
2
votes
1answer
375 views

Product manager with no technical knowledge is micromanaging engineers to the extent he's not doing his own job… How should I report this?

I'm a lead engineer for a highly technical product, aspects of which cross multiple technical disciplines. From working with him, the PM doesn't know even the very basics about computers but he's ...
-7
votes
0answers
167 views

Javascript fullstack vs Java [closed]

I was layed off due to COVID downsizing and I finally have the opportunity to pursue my dream career doing software development (I was Pidgeon holed into hardware development so my skills have ...
11
votes
5answers
3k views

Should I agree to my manager's resignation offer or wait to be terminated?

I work as a developer for a university in the US. Due to various reasons, my manager feels that my performance is not good enough and that the role is not a good fit for me. He has talked to HR a few ...
9
votes
5answers
848 views

Should you continue the onsite interview if you know you won't get the job? [closed]

The situation is something like this. You are doing an onsite interview, consisting of 4 or 5 interviews. Some of these are technical, and some of these are behavioral. Say you completely bomb a ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

Who would be my reference: my supervisor or my manager?

I'm finishing from my current job, and would like to ask for a reference. Whom shall I ask a reference from: from my supervisor, or from my manager?
8
votes
5answers
1k views

Company now wanting employees to do on call and/or after hours support

I work for a three year old, small sized software development company - more or less 20 employees. The company has used from the beginning strategies of giving employees relative freedom on their work ...
0
votes
3answers
679 views

Just started work, got offer from competitor for 2x the salary [closed]

I have just started working at company A, that uses company's B product. Some time after that i received an offer from company B for salary 2x that i was promised at company A after my test period of ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

How to negotiate for an internal promotion that I applied for?

I applied for an internal job role on the same team and did a full round of interviews to upgrade from engineer 2 to senior engineer and got the offer. I've always had the mindset that I negotiate and ...
2
votes
3answers
309 views

When to start discussing my salary?

Half a year ago I started a new job. They gave me the salary I requested, even a bit more. I couldn't have been happier. In the meantime I know that this salary is a salary for working extreme work ...
-2
votes
1answer
204 views

How to get up to speed in a new web development job when there's no documentation?

I just arrived in a company to code in PHP and MySQL and I'm trying to get familiar with the codebase. I see the source code of the website and there is no documentation, no comments above the ...
6
votes
4answers
738 views

My team lead is leaving, no one expects me to take their place, but I want it. How can I put myself on the table?

My team lead is leaving the company, there are currently three people in the team including me. The other two team members are both more experienced and better qualified than I am, but they aren't ...
4
votes
4answers
830 views

Performance review based on leave days

Edit: I believe my question has been misunderstood. I have probably not formulated it correctly. My company gives 6 weeks of vacation and we work 4 days a week (30 hours). The question was not related ...
-2
votes
2answers
666 views

How to tell my boss that I hate some of the work?

My manager is very supportive but sometimes he gives me some User Acceptance Testing (UAT) testing to do which I hate doing, it’s related to my job description but i just hate that part so much! What ...
1
vote
3answers
747 views

How to deal with a vengeful boss

I have a question. I now have to undergo a punishment due to a situation that happened with a client of mine. My boss said that i did not give the client the correct solution or complete the ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

What things to consider while writing resume and cover letter with no experience? [duplicate]

I am about to start applying for jobs in IT as Web developer. I am pretty new to it. I have never applied for job in my life. Moreover, I have never work before anywhere including IT. I do have ...
0
votes
2answers
360 views

How to deal with confused project requirements and timelines?

I am 2 months into a new job as a software engineer. One of the things I've quickly realized is that confusion about requirements and time lines is the law of the land. To give some more context, the ...
0
votes
2answers
311 views

How to set a quarterly goal for a novice back-end web developer

I am a back-end web developer who has just a year of experience, and I need to submit a quarterly goal to my company. I want to improve my Ruby on Rails skill, but I don't know how to make it a ...
0
votes
1answer
528 views

Working for competitor company competitor in same building where I was fired 8 months ago

I worked at supplier A until 8 months ago who is a direct competitor with supplier B at a large manufacturer C facility. I was let go from A because I messed up my job and wasn’t great and serious. 8 ...
10
votes
3answers
1k views

How to diplomatically turn down useless meetings?

My boss hired a person some time ago to "optimize the way we are working". Let's call him Mike. Mike reports to a peer of mine. Now Mike expects me to meet him again and again for him to &...
-2
votes
1answer
295 views

I was offered a promotion and then another company made me an offer that was even better

I have been at my current job for 2 years and I was just notified that they want to promote me to a lead of my team. What a great opportunity comes with a 15% raise . At the same time a company I ...
2
votes
2answers
437 views

What educational qualification/work experience do we need to join engineering/R&D at German automobile giants?

This might be a serious off-topic question, but I could find no more suitable site on SE for posting up this question (I had expected atleast a site on automobiles!). I'm an engineering aspirant ...
1
vote
1answer
169 views

How should I give an accurate job title to my voluntary work?

I recently did some voluntary work for a large NGO, and I would like to add this to both my CV and LinkedIn profile. The issue is that I have no idea what an appropriate job title might be. They asked ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

Reference jeopardizing new role?

I have recently been offered a job and I was asked to give a character reference and also a reference from my last employer. My character reference replied immediately but my former manager is taking ...
-3
votes
2answers
425 views

Rude interviewer? [closed]

I had a bad interview at a company I kept wondering what was in his mind why interviewer didn't tell me his name. Also was it rude of him to not tell me?
30
votes
10answers
10k views

How to positively describe a negative behaviour or event?

The management of my company wants people to be positive all the time. Don't complain, don't call out mistakes, don't criticise, be constructive. In general this is OK, but I am being asked to discuss ...

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
544