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Asked if I wanted to share a hotel with co-worker [closed]

Recently I've been working projects the next town over. It takes 2 hours to get there. I'm a salaried employee. It's been causing some disagreements between me and the managers. I have been working 10 ...
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Boss stole my project [closed]

I am an IT professional at a non-profit. I enjoy the work I do, and as a person I enjoy taking on interesting and fulfilling projects. Our office building has a small back yard area that has gone ...
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How to add an additional employee to an office? [closed]

We are seven in our office room. The company will be acquired by a larger company soon. In order to buy new computers, the company should say how many people is in each office. The office manager ...
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My employer could not remember my pay or starting/ending dates…and he's my dad [closed]

I had an interview for a Sales position with a highly successful company, and they called me the next day to make an offer. Not surprisingly, and understandably, the offer is contingent upon my ...
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Why is there such a huge difference between listed (base) salary and actual pay?

I often wonder why I can't be paid the amount straight and let me take care of my medical, transport, house, taxes instead of the company. I am asked how much is my salary to which have an answer, ...
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Fired or Not Fired [closed]

Two employees called into boss's office: "Illinois is an at will state, I can fire you for any reason, I tried to protect you, you snubbed me, now get out of my office." Employee attempted to say a ...
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What to do if I mistakenly accept two incompatible offers

I got offers from two companies and mistakenly accepted both offers. Can I now choose whichever job of those two that I want? Are there any legal issues regarding this situation?
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Project Manager in Ice Breaker Team. What does Ice Breaker Team mean? [closed]

I have noticed a job announcement with title Project Manager in Ice Breaker Team in a software company. What does Ice Breaker Team mean?
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My employer refuses to give me a w4 to change my withholdings [closed]

My employer refuses to give me a w4 form because they are mad because i claimed a workmans compisation
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Is it prudent to create multiple online identities for work and personal? [closed]

Would it be considered overkill if you discovered someone had multiple online identities, one which they were using exclusively for work, and the other which was for their personal life?
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How to overcome lunch-break embarrassing incident? [closed]

I was sitting on a table in the lunch room when I started coughing, which to my utter embarrassment resulted in a disgusting sound. Unfortunately, there were other colleagues having lunch near me, who ...
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Should I be offended by my supervisor's behaviour and is this considered hate crime? [closed]

I submitted a complaint about an issue I had with my supervisor, met with her, her supervisor and administration & my union rep. I thought it was resolved until I went on vacation and came back to ...
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Reference says he no longer gives references [closed]

I hadn't talked to guy in a while so I touched base with him to make sure I could still use him as a reference. He said he has been coached to not give references because it opens him up for lawsuits ...
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Does leaving out my address and employer's address in the cover letter make a bad impression?

Frankly, I don't see the point in including addresses. The employer knows their address, and if they need to know mine, it's included elsewhere on the application. It seems like an old-fashioned waste ...
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Can my employer delete my work emails? [closed]

I was put on unpaid 2 week leave with no prior problems in my work after I changed a name on a blog page temporarily without permission. I changed the name just to see if the name was taken by someone ...
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Reference Check and Job Offer [closed]

I have a job offer and they want to check a reference which I don't want to give. Should I refuse to give it? I told them at the beginning that I could though. How would someone typically handle a ...
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Looking for help to make a decision about an offer from a company that seems a bit fishy [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from a company, I managed to pass all the interviews. It was not that hard nor too easy. I also checked glassdoor and the reviews about the company are pretty bad... there ...
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Payslip after leaving the organization? [closed]

How do I get may Payslip as i had left the organization 4-5 months back ? The payslips were available on hr-workways. but as I have the organization my employee id are not working. What can be done to ...
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What kind of headphones are appropriate for a Skype interview? [closed]

One of the initial interviews is often a Skype interview. Audio and video quality are important. What should I keep in mind when setting up my audio devices for a Skype interview? I think speakers ...
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How the questions are identified and prepared for different types of meetings

In workplace or any other place there can be lot of different types of meetings we need to attend. For ex. Meeting related to project performance, appraisal related meetings, trainings for trainers, ...
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Is a breach of copyright a disqualifying factor in security clearances?

If I'm known to have breached copyright in software systems, trade secrets and intellectual property of commercial firms, will that be a deciding factor for being granted government security ...
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Problem working with project partner I picked [closed]

Soon I'm going to turn 16 and in school, I have to start work on a major project which will be very valuable for my end-year certificate. A few weeks back I engaged with a friendly student who just ...
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Negative vibes & environment at new workplace, is it normal? [closed]

I would just like to ask for opinions on this matter. I started working at this company on new year (small company with 30+ staff). During my probation, I started to feel burnouts. FYI, I'm the ...
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Is there a polite way to tell a coworker to leave me alone? (subtlety hasn't worked) [closed]

I work with a coworker who is a chatterbox. He loves talking regardless who it is - clients, coworkers, random telemarketing guys, recruiters, you name it, he doesn't need a reason to start blabbing. ...
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Should a “leader” limit the amount of information (e.g. about root causes) given to the “followers” in order to maintain their position? [closed]

I've a conundrum. I'm slowly getting the grasp of leadership but I'm finding it morally concerning. Let me explain ... From what I understand, a leader by definition needs to have followers. But then ...
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Feedback that an agreed tool is non-intuitive [closed]

In a meeting two teams, mine and another one, quite lightheartedly agreed to my proposal to use a common and very popular tool for a project. It is actually a market leading browser-based ...
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Bullying group work [closed]

I am working with a group of 3 people, we are only students and we are doing a project. At our last meeting they accused me that I am liar because I missed some meetings because I was lazy and tired ...
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Should I ask actual motto or goal of our company from boss? [closed]

I work in a company as my internship for one year at this company almost all the staff did not accept me as in staff my boss only directly assigned me the task only and did not allowed me to attend ...
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What does “5 years of experience” mean? [duplicate]

Whenever I see job postings that tell you to have 5 years of experience in a programming language, what does that exactly mean? For example, I have used Python for 5 years but the other day I had to ...
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What are the possible but most likely outcomes when using another companies Profit and Loss report [closed]

As an employee in small manufacturer in the UK, I've recently observed the Operations Director (basically our top dog), making use of another companies Profit and Loss reports during at least one ...
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Colleagues going overboard as they get more envious [closed]

One of my cousins has joined an year old startup. She is full of ideas and expressed it right at the time of interview. The panel was impressed with her. With a period of 2-3 months, she introduced ...
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Is there any specific retention rate at which HR/finance introduce salary increase for all employees? [closed]

In few companies so far I've seen the same scheme - at some point the company pays significantly less than the competitors on the local job market, then staff turnover grows, then salaries for all ...
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Is it a good idea to talk about consequences in meeting about dev processes [closed]

Here is what happened at work. Dev architect came up with new guidelines about coding practices, patterns etc. She presented it to the team. Its noteworthy that most of the team members are seasoned ...
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Job advertised salary of 'up to X' but offered salary was significantly lower, what should I do? [closed]

I've received an offer of employment where the offered salary was £5k less than the advertised 'up to' amount. I do like the company and the upper bound of the 'up to' amount would have a been a ...
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Negotiating salary as undergraduate [duplicate]

This semester I am doing 1 course. Next semester I will be doing 2 courses, after which I will have graduated. The 2 courses I will be doing next semester are general education courses that I have to ...
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Certificate of employment and back pay

I submitted to my employer my resignation letter with a 30 days notice, and informed them to immediately look for my replacement so I can train the newcomer well enough since I may not be able to ...
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Money for survival or passion in suffering? [closed]

I started off as an intern in engineering company before deciding to work a little with them when I was offered the position of a technical officer. I loved this job until I bordom kicked in. That's ...
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Strategies as a highly productive employee without any work? [closed]

It isn't unusual for some to finish their work well and early. That poses a conundrum - should they take the remaining estimated time for themselves or should they take on more work lined up, ...
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Cancellation of resignation after acceptance of resignation [closed]

I have resigned for my organization. They accepted my Resignation still I have one day left for my last working day. Now can I withdraw my Resignation..?
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A generic career advise question [closed]

It is an generic question seeking for an career advise. Please skip this if you aren't interested in answering this. Thank you. HI, I recently attended an interview in an MNC company. Interview went ...
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More work getting assigned, lot of criticism and bully - signifies what [closed]

I am working as a lead in software company. I have been given 2-3 projects to manage simultaneously. I have been spending more than 12 hours in a day. In short lot of work one after the another. But ...
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Figuring out non-existing problems [closed]

Recently I was facing several situations where a colleague was expecting, or “figuring out” a problem that may arise in a process that is to be done and trying to solve it preliminarily although they ...
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How to pace myself for a 40 hour week when I work 37.5 hours now? [closed]

Currently I work 37.5 hours per week. I will be working 40 hours per week soon, a 6.6% increase in hours. Given that I feel tired at the end of a 37.5 hour week, are there any strategies for ...
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How to write a email to HOD of the company seeking support [closed]

Help me with quotes and lines for sending a official mail to all the department heads of my company, seeking a good support from their end. I joined in a new company so everyone should know about ...
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Best Way to Keep Track of Who is in Office? [closed]

There is this huge passive-aggressive feud at my work about the sign-in sheet we have. Employees don't like it because it's at the front of the office which can take some time away to walk up to when ...
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Answering Technical interview problems: To what lengths? [closed]

One of the problems that I have always been pondering about is how to go about solving technical interview problems. For example, suppose I was asked, at an interview: Given an array of integers, ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of telling to the employer that I don't care for the salary? [closed]

Question: I've been thinking lately about the advantages and disadvantages of telling to the employer that I really don't care about the salary. I already tried this on my first job and the result is ...
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Does anyone else feel unmotivated to work anything due to generally low salaries? [closed]

I mean, how am I supposed to be motivated to work if 65%, yes 65% of my salary goes just to pay the rent. And that is for a flat of 19 m2, more like a room, not a flat. I can't even buy enough food in ...
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What do I need to know in the 1st day of my new job? [closed]

I am going to start my new job (an engineer position) in a 25 people company tomorrow. I am thinking to write down a list of something that must be told by others, so that I can ask all those ...
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My manager refused to change my vacation time. What should I do? [closed]

I was approved for vacation but I had to change the date twice due to work schedule on my husbands part. I asked my supervisor if she could change the dates of my PTO both times. However, she did ...

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