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Can I open source a project that I developed for my organization at my workplace? [closed]

I have created a project for use in my other office projects and I am the only author of it. My project does not use any code from any of my organization's products or its licensed projects. My ...
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What can I do about unnecessary and irrelevant new procedures being applied to me? [closed]

I am unhappy with the new processes in my workplace which I perceive are cumbersome and unnecessary. I have addressed this with my line manager, who refuses to push back further up the chain. Is ...
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How to counter-offer (negotiate salary) for a job I'm pretty sure I don't want? [closed]

I'll try to keep this to the point (and probably won't succeed, sorry). I left a former employer 8 months ago for my new position. I wasn't happy with my new role and expressed my dislike to a former ...
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How can I encourage my colleague to work harder when they leave early and take breaks? [duplicate]

How am I suppose to ignore this dilemma, if I truly have the company's best interest at heart? I am extremely loyal, objective to a fault. My myers briggs is INTJ, I checked my Enneagram Tritype and ...
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Unreasonable initial screening test for a C++ software engineering job [closed]

I indicated interest to multiple job ads on stackoverflow's job postings and had interviews with some of them. One company reviewed my CV and replied that that they want to move forward with the ...
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One-off exorbitant long commute time makeup - Do I owe it 100% to my employer to sacrifice my personal time? [closed]

Living in a region that experience winter, there are sometimes (infrequently) massive delays in the morning due to snowstorms (or even just a random crash). In particular, my commute time was tripled ...
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Resigning from job [duplicate]

Hi there just need advice. I'm just wondering do I have to tell my boss that I'm leaving before I hand in my resignation?. Or can I just give my resignation with 3weeks notice?.
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Declined my Linkedin request [closed]

We have struck a partnership with a large blue chip. I have had 2 meetings this week with them. For the second meeting there was a confusion about the time of the meeting due to timezone difference, ...
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Should one do data analysis by fake data? [closed]

Is it ethical to use fake data in data science? Namely, I have heard two opinions. First collect data or get it somewhere, do the analysis and report, and sent the report to the customer. Do data ...
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Coworkers flashing with optical mouses lasers during work

I work in a fairly small office room with 4 other coworkers. Two of them sit in front of me facing my direction. From time to time it will happen that as they work they will slighly pick up their ...
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My mentor thinks i am incompetent because of this

Many of us might have faced this irrespective of the profession you are working but hear me out on this and please tell me what can anyone do to improve/ handle this situation in a professional manner....
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Telling a possible romantic interest that I cannot share my current industry contacts

I met someone recently who I originally thought was pleasant, smart and ambitious -- I still somewhat think that of her. The problem is now I realize she is pushing me to give her all of my recent ...
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employer asks about my long term plan after me asking for salary raise

I am a software developer and working on a lead position in a company. I asked my boss, with decision power in the company for salary raises, for a salary raise as I am very below average for my ...
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How should I react if I rejected a candidate but still been considered for the role [closed]

I am having around 7 years of experience and definetely the key member of my team. Recently I interviewed a candidate, and I did not find him suitable for the role and so gave negative feedback to my ...
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Employer to throw away belongings on cleaning rota [closed]

There's been complaints where I work about the state of the kitchen (particularly food abandoned in the fridge), and the response from management has been that there will be a new monthly cleaning ...
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Fired too many times, how do I handle? [duplicate]

I've had many jobs throughout my life and most of them I have been fired . How do I write my resume? Do I include all those jobs? And if I get called for an interview, do I tell the truth? There's no ...
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my father passed away should I expect to see my boss at the funeral [closed]

My father passed away and I've been working for the same company for almost 10 years, should I have expected my boss to attend the funeral or at least the mass?
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Falsely accused from a co-worker [closed]

I received a falsely accused complaint from a co-worker for pushing and hitting her. The accusation in fact comes right after another co-worker complaint about her best friend (aka her direct ...
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Told new employer there's 30 days notice in current company, chief wants me to stay 45 days [closed]

One company just presented me an offer letter. In the interview, I told them there's policy of 30 days of pre-notice in current company. Now, they are asking me to give confirmation on the date. I ...
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Implement Movies and Music Downloads Cache at Work [closed]

I'm administering internet at my workplace for the other non-development users. Being a big company in an otherwise not so IT based environment, we use fibre that is capped at 11MB for access to ...
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Dress code violations [closed]

Customer service is most important in sales. We have teams of 23 people working on the floor and 1 receptionist who has dressed like she really trying to get some attention from one of the 23 men ...
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No more involved in projects due to notice [closed]

My situation is as follows I'm a contractor working for a client. I have been here for over 2 years and I have taken a definite decision to leave. I have about one month till my last day. The company ...
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Spoon and plate noise in the office [duplicate]

What would be the best way to contact HR with a suggestion for having available plastic (or some other material) plates at work to keep noise at a minimum in the morning? It's a open plan office, 1 ...
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How much we are responsible to read our emails? [closed]

This question is related to my other question How to ask my supervisor to read my emails instead of asking me? I used to believe as below and I expect the same from others as well. Reading my ...
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How to deal with potential employer forgetting about my resume?

I recently applied for a job, providing resume and a written recommendation. When planning the time for interview, i am being asked once again to provide my resume. After asking humbly, i discover ...
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Talking about drugs in the office [closed]

During lunch time in the office kitchen, some colleagues often share how was their weekend by saying they had drinks/pints/alcohol, got drunk and had fun. e.g. "We went to bar X and had drinks, we ...
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The mouth of my co-worker stinks so strongly, that I can't stay 2m from him [duplicate]

...but we are talking a lot, and he is mostly much much closer. I don't know what to do. Now he has left my desk around 10 minutes ago, but I still can feel the odor of his mouth. I don't have any ...
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Salary issue and employer betrayed me [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from good and popular company. I discussed with my current employer about the offer, and he promised to increment my salary immediately. He was also a former-employee of the ...
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Someone in the office drinks water as a defence mechanism [closed]

Someone appears to drink water as a defence mechanism when in trouble in the office. As a point is being raised or feedback given, the person always brings their glass to their mouth and will drink (...
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Contesting fake poor performance [closed]

Worked as a web developer in a start up company for 4 years after I graduated. I was taken to a disciplinary for poor performance after the 4th year when things started to sour with management. I am ...
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dress code IT banking/insurance

What is the dress code of IT leadership teams in banking/insurance UK for men? In my company, one of the largest in the UK, even the CTO wears jeans and a shirt. What is the case for an IT manager ...
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How to combat a lack of a PhD at workplace? [closed]

I was recently hired by a startup that's working on computer vision. Unfortunately, my boss doesn't trust me very much because I don't have a PHD in computer vision (he's a business guy, who has very ...
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Preparing resume without job experience or education degree

Many programmers nowadays learn programming on their own and don't feel the need to attend to college since they've already attained the knowledge. So my question is: Without a job experience in a ...
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Being terminated and last paycheck [closed]

I see in California law that an employer has to give the final paycheck to a terminated employer within 72 hours. I was let go from a part time job where I worked 6 hours a week. I was let go and wasn’...
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USA IT industry - How to deal with coworker who was found to have fake resume? [closed]

I work as a junior QA engineer in a big IT company in USA. My manager informed me that they discovered that one senior (yes, "senior") full-time, QA engineer in my team had actually lied on his resume ...
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How to bypass low ranked staff to get in contact with managers when networking for a job from academia? [closed]

I know most of the questions here are related to workplace, but still this is the most relevant SE community for this question. I am a graduate student in Europe finishing a PhD programme (in ...
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Why do IT departments still dictate what IT employees can use for hardware? [closed]

Are there legitimate business arguments for skimping on hardware and software for IT employees vs. say, giving employees an annual allotment to maintain their own hardware? Or is this just an old ...
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How will you make a webdeveloper resume in 2012? [closed]

It's been a while since the last time I updated my resume. Now it's time to give it a refresh, but even if I have a strong experience and I worked recently on many big projects my resume "feels" ...
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Is it a code stealing situation? [closed]

We are working using LeSS methodology. Area is divided into feature teams, within a team we split items into task. I (developer) and another one worked on the same item, we splitted it into tasks, ...
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Bonus error in my favor [closed]

I'm working in Europe for a big multinational company. I was promoted last year, with an increase on my base salary and bonus. I recently received my bonus for last year. However my company just told ...
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My resume was snatched by someone [closed]

What things should i do because my resume was snatched by someone. Would I report this urgent? Because I'm afraid that that scammers will use my resume to convinced other people. Thank you
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Put on a final notice in one day by new manager [closed]

Okay so I was rehired at my old job and they have an extensive training program. I had to go through the training again even though I had been rehired. I was constantly finished with the courses ...
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What kind of roles/line of work value ability to take criticism and maintain a level head with high cultural awareness? [closed]

According to plum.io I'm really good at those. So in my scoping out where I could add value, I'd be really interested in roles that emphasise those soft skills over social skills, as I'm much more ...
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Way to look up a CEO's salary at particular companies? [closed]

Does anyone know a good resource I can use to search for companies and then find out the salaries of it's CEO? I'm trying to find out what CEOs at small healthcare services and technology companies in ...
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Is it professional for a manager to publicly warn of “serious consequences”?

My manager recently sent an email to my team reminding us to do a certain task some employees usually forget about. The task is very simple: Untick the "Allow Facebook Comments" button before ...
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What should I do if client request my staff personal phone number? [closed]

I am doing Software Development and sometimes we have mis-developments. Some customers request that I give the personal phone number of my staff members to do the claim directly. What should I do? ...
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What do OTE mean at my offer letter? [closed]

My offer letter says -- BASIC: £25,000 - £35,000, OTE; £35,000 - £45,000 open ended /achievable. What is the meaning of this
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What's the best way to go around HR? [closed]

If, for instance, you find (and contact) a senior office (the president/ CEO, VP, CFO, CMO, etc) of a company, and send them a networking query, is this a legitimate way of seeking if there are ...
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is it normal to never have been promoted?

After having worked for over 30 years in hierarchical businesses, it seems odd that Ive never earned a promotion. Ive been demoted at least 2x by having my responsibilities severely trimmed. For ...
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Saying Good Morning to Your Boss [closed]

So for the past 2 1/2 years while working in a law firm, I would enter my boss's office on a daily basis and say, "Hello or Good Morning" only to be stared at (like a deer in the head lights)and ...

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