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Failed to meet the timeline, my collaborator asks for my help and covers his mistakes

This is a project involving a lot of companies and teams. As a contractor working for company A, I finished my part, so I am not going to get more money from A. However, Bob from company B failed to ...
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What to do about code review? How normal is this as I am new?

I work for a company where code review is not treated very seriously as far as I can tell but I am also not sure what the purpose of it is. Currently it seems as though code review is mostly a ...
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Bonus agreement vs shares

I am in negotiations with a company about a full-time job. Instead of 10% shares however, they are proposing a bonus agreement where I would get dividends and if the company is sold, a bonus equal to ...
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How does it look to ask for a transfer to a new site?

My family lives in an expensive area that has lost its luster for us in the past several years. We want to move. The group I work for has employees at other sites and some who work remotely. I am ...
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Got a little snippy with Boss should I apologize

I got a little snippy with my Boss because we agreed to hire someone and then he starts asking questions or pushing back on it after we agreed to it. Anyways I snapped back and told him if he wanted ...
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How to professionally handle family members expressing complaints over resident food choices?

This question might fit better in Interpersonal Skills SE. Please comment if you believe it should be asked there instead. Someone works full-time as the only Registered Dietitian (RD) for a 130 bed ...
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Colleague I “hired” watching football - am I responsible?

I'm doing an internship as a software developer in a startup. When I had the job interview they told me they always need programmers and asked me whether I know someone else from my uni who would like ...
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Helping a colleague that does not give credit back

We are a 2-developer team and a PM. My colleague is new and his skills are lacking with regards to his position. As result he is getting a lot of help from he. My problem is that when it comes to the ...
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About to lose my job for the third time due my poor communication skills, what should I do?

I admit I have a problem. Clearly I do, as I am about to lose my job for the third time. I don't think anyone of my team or the organisation that I work for likes me, and I am not sure what to do ...
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Muslim colleague is uncomfortable with 1:1 meeting and work culture - to what degree should I accommodate?

A female Muslim employee recently joined my team. I work in IT - cybersecurity as a the technical lead / team lead. She is considered to directly report to me. I am in the USA. As a manager, I believe ...
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scrum - how should we discuss approach of user stories?

I am part of a 6-developer scrum team and we do sprints of one week. To be able to get an story in a sprint, we like these stories to be clear-enough (ready) before we start on them. Typically, this ...
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How to mention unfinished or short studies on my resume?

I'm trying to apply in the field of data analytics and have experience in the form of studies, which are mentioned on my resume. I recently had an interview and became apparent that it could be ...
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Does Medical Engineering or Rehabilitation Engineering fall under Life Science Engineering [closed]

I need to specify my specialization for a job application. My specialization is Medical Engineering, more specifically Rehabilitation Engineering (designing/developing systems that can be used in the ...
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My IT career so far, need advice to move from Low Code profile to Full stack Developer

#VeryLongPost #MyITCareerSoFar #NeedAdvice Hello everyone!! I am kind of stressed about my career so far in IT and little worried to figure out how my future would be and wanted to share my IT career ...
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1answer
694 views

How do I navigate an interview when the interviewer is late?

I am currently interviewing for a position. I was asked to either join a virtual interview room or call for an audio only experience. I joined the interview room ten minutes early and when my ...
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Should I supply my references to a recruiter before the interview [duplicate]

I've applied for a really good role through a recruitment agency. The recruiter has asked me to supply the names and phone numbers of 2 professional references before he will submit my cv to the ...
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extreme teeth and stomach pain with work in a few hours [closed]

I had an appointment for my braces today and I am now having extreme teeth pain (I have a new wire and chain bands, very painful). I took medicine and it has been a few hours since so they should have ...
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Advice on Staying Motivated During Interviews Elsewhere

Recently, I decided to leave my current employer due to some reasons I'll try to hurry through: Toxic & abusive former manager demoted me without cause, I think this was due to scapegoating a ...
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Was hired as Full stack developer but got to work in Low code tools [duplicate]

I was a Java plus AWS developer along with handson experience in UI development in my previous company for 5 years. I switched to new company where I was hired as a full stack developer but the work ...
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Contract changed without permission

Before I state my question I would like to say that I'm not requesting legal advice. I've already reached out to a law firm regarding possible legal options. I work through a contract agency as a ...
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How late can you decline an internal job offer

I am working in finance / insurance in a rather large company and joined about 2 years ago. I have been quite unsatisfied with my current position for a number of reasons but I think the company ...
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Disclosure of other employment

A friend I used to work for at a very small company reached out to me and asked if I would be willing to help them solve critical bugs and defects in an old application that they use and support. They ...
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Accidentally not really side-stepped a recruiter

I was talking to a recruiter about a possible role with a company and she said she'd put me forward for it. The recruiter works with that company but not for that company, and there has not been any ...
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Location changes during interview

I applied for a role in the city I live. The role was announced on Indeed, and the location on the job description was the city I live. During the first phase of the interview, I heard that the role ...
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2answers
411 views

Give references right away or not?

I'm a software engineer, and am in the interview process for a project that I like. The project is outsourced - we'll be working for Company-A, writing software for company-B. Company-A is waiting to ...
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181 views

Job application form submitted after deadline [closed]

There was an on-campus internship opportunity at my college.I got the mail and deadline was 10AM 15 June.I misunderstood it as 10 PM.We had to fill a google form and attach our CV.Nevertheless I ...
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478 views

What should be explicitly stated in the contract if the job is going to be done remotely?

I am about to sign a contract with a company for which I'm going to work remotely. There could be meetings once per month, but the rest of the job is going to be done as a home office. This is going ...
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1answer
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Supporting statement, competency evidence, cover letter

I am an international applicant, and I am applying for a teaching job in the UK. In the online application there is a section for competency evidence questions, and there is another section for ...
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New employer contacted my HR for background check, I no longer want to resign [closed]

A company whose offer I had accepted contacted my HR for a background check before I could hand in my resignation. Now I have changed my mind and no longer want to resign. Since I have not told my ...
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Pros and cons of having a workplace promotion policy vs just having employees figure it out?

I was recently hired to be a manager at a new company and during my onboarding I was told that there isn't really a promotion process here and it is expected that worthwhile employees will figure it ...
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2answers
990 views

Can an employer terminate a contract immediately if I disclose I am joining a competitor at a future date?

I have a job offer from my employer's competitor. I am not bound by any non-compete clauses. Colleagues often plan their departures to occur right after equity vesting dates and then pre-announce this ...
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2answers
882 views

Coworker acts like a boss

So I've recently joined the company, and there is a guy who shares same position as me, but older than me by 7-8 years. Our boss is also young; same age as me. So the coworker started picking on me. ...
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Is it acceptable to state in an interview that the work you've done at your previous job left you feeling unfulfilled?

I currently work in the insurance industry handling claims and at times I feel like the work is both too easy and unfulfilling. Now after browsing this site and seeing questions regarding if you ...
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Positive feedback but fired for poor performance

Last week I got fired from a job where I've been working for about a year and a half. There is a head of the department and the team lead. The team lead was always giving me positive feedback ...
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556 views

How to ask prospective employer to pay for relocation and first few months rent?

A company offered me an entry level job and I will be relocating to a new place. I was wondering what the best way is to ask the company to pay for my relocation costs (e.g. moving company) and the ...
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How to tell my manager I have lost interest in job due to I.T. problem

I had been working for a company for almost 2 months. It has been very stressing situation as the I.T has so much problem setting me up that it took 1 month and 5 days just to get me the software I ...
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866 views

How to gain trust and set boundaries at work?

Context I'm looking for a new job and I've recognized a pattern at some of my previous places that I'd like to correct. I usually don't gain enough trust to influence process in a positive and lasting ...
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Management wants to promote wrong employee [closed]

I am leading a team of 7 in which 6 are men and one a woman. Finance and upper management teams have approved 1 promotion in my team. It is a difficult task to pick 1 out of 3 long-timers plus ...
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1answer
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Relocation getting delayed results in missing out on higher pay

I was looking at Jobs in Dec'20 that offered relocation as I wanted to move out of my home country (India). I found a decent job that would relocate me to Malaysia (KL) and my wife and I figured it ...
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2k views

Threatened by senior manager after starting transfer to new department

I recently accepted a new job offer with another department within the same organisation. I told my manager who was supportive and we kicked off the transfer process. A senior manager several levels ...
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2answers
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Coworker hoarding all the fun tasks and leaving the rest of the team with the boring stuff

I have a coworker who is actually a great developer but he claimed all the fun and interesting aspects of the current project. Management jumps at the idea of him getting assigned of these features ...
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5k views

I told a candidate that 'we loved him', was it so wrong

Summary: I've told job candidate "I love you as a candidate, but we can't offer job right away". The candidate expressed reservation about working with me, because I had used the word 'love' ...
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Resentment towards employer over reduced pay

Background: I work as a mechanical engineer at a startup in India. So basically during the past year, my employer has reduced my pay during lock-down periods by up to 50% while still having me work ...
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13answers
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How can I get honest intent about future plans from employees?

One of the senior software developers instantly quit over my company announcing that it will be office-centric again. Management dealt with the concerns about that very badly and lectured employees ...
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How to prepare for possible mass departures over work from home? Not just individual departures

My company recently announced return to office plans. We have 150 employees. Over 100 complaints flooded our suggestion box about the new policy. Management dismissed the complaints with a lecture on ...
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3answers
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What is the most effective way to deal with insolent team member?

I am the leader of a tech team. One of my colleagues, who was only one grade lower than me, not only satirized and antagonized me in public but also questioned or satirized me in the work chat group ...
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Goldman Sachs Operations Full-time VS. AT Kearney Internship Position [closed]

I am a graduate. I have a GS Operations (what they call is middle office trading derivative position) full-time offer. I have already signed this offer contract. And I received a AT Kearney internship ...
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How do hiring managers conduct background check? Or they don't?

Recently I went on LinkedIn to look for job, and I saw that some of the jobs have way more than 100 applicants. I am curious, what is the process like for hiring managers to conduct background checks ...
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The fear of letting go of software development

Have been doing software development, coding and integration for the last 10 years. My company is now offering me a lead position of a development team. As a technical lead here, the way it works is ...
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3answers
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I am leaving my job. Gave two weeks notice. My boss wants a signed NDA. Should I ? What's in it for me?

There was been continuous between myself and the doctor's office manager. I met with the doctor and explained that I could no longer take the manager's beratement and aggressive behavior. He accepted ...

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