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What to do after being passed over for a promotion [closed]

I was hoping for a promotion in the company I work with. I was quite confident it would be given to me, because those in charge told me I would probably get the promotion. I believe I have done the ...
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Employee abused reward redemption program [closed]

I recently allocated rewards points to each of my employees and let them pick out their own reward. I specifically told one employee she could use 1,000,000 points for her. I just did some checking ...
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How do I explain to software engineers that most of their skills are easily replaced without hurting their feelings? [closed]

As an IT manager for a medium-sized firm, I often have to deal with junior developers coming into my office to ask for raises or improved benefits or what have you, and if I don't give it to them, ...
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“Senior developer” interviewed by junior questions, Or: where is the beef? [closed]

I feel that often the title "senior programmer/developer" is used to entice less-than-senior programmers into a company, while not paying them according to the title "senior" - after all they "don't ...
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How to answer a bad faith job rejection ? (email) [closed]

A colleague suggested me to apply by email to a job at my university. After reviewing the job description, I indeed strongly match the job offer, I even have stronger skills that what they ask as I ...
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Is it okay to mine cryptocurrency with a company machine if I am a part timer? [closed]

I was provided a decently powerful mac book pro valued at $2000 and was wondering if it would be okay if I mined cryptocurrency when I brought the laptop home. Should I be concerned about any ...
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Is it acceptable or effective behavior to not document your code to keep your job as a programmer? [closed]

Just imagine the hassle of hiring a new programmer, that will have to work through files and files of poorly written code, without any single line of documentation.
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How can you cooperate with your co-workers to learn and share knowledge not regarding to your current positions? [closed]

Improving your abilities as a worker can be difficult. If you only learn what your current position demands to, you could end in a position where you won't be able to make your career advance, whether ...
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It is ok to hate a company that did not reschedule a interview? [closed]

A person look for me on Linkedin asking if I would be interest in a oportunity. She worked at the HR department in a Software Development company. When she send me the salary I get very interested. So ...
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How can I get my employer to stock a wider variety of tea? [closed]

The company I work for provides a water, tea, and coffee for employees to drink throughout the day. We have awesome water coolers that provide crisp, filtered drinking water. Our coffee machine makes ...
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Disciplining engineer who embarrased senior engineer [closed]

I am a manager involved in getting project out the door quickly, and oversee several dozen engineers for this project. A year ago, my senior engineer designed a replacement technology for a core piece ...
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How does a headhunter poach employees at competitors' stores, without anyone noticing? [closed]

I work as a Shop Manager in the UK at a multinational luxury clothing retailer. My boss sat down with me and my managerial colleagues as she suspects some employees got poached from our store, and ...
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My employer wants me to work for their other companies for free? [closed]

I have worked for my current employer for nearly 10 years. My employer, since I joined the company 10 years ago, has always operated four separate limited companies. I joined the Company A Limited, ...
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How should I react to strange HR behaviour? [closed]

I've uploaded my CV to job web site. I feel qualified for this jobs, because few months ago I've successfully finished project of the same type. HR woman has replied asking for lower estimate of ...
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Should I mention that I turned down a Google offer in my resume?

I've been mulling over whether I should put this sentence at the end of my resume: I turned down a Google offer after passing all of their interviews for family reasons I suppose an interviewer ...
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Is it appropriate not to complete a re-assigned task so that your colleague who did not do the work cannot claim credit in his or her resume [closed]

This colleague that I mention in my scenario (How to handle being assigned a colleague's work when the colleague does not complete it) have decided to leave the company because he/she have manage ...
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How to deal with teammates who are curt and avoid helping me? [closed]

I am in USA and I work for a big global company. I recently moved to a new team which is in a different time zone in USA. I worked with them in their office for a few days and then began working 100% ...
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Am I being used more than my job role as a Graphic Designer? [closed]

I'm a Graphic Designer in a Digital marketing and design agency startup (8 months experience). I'm the only designer there. There's one person for copy writing and one director who checks my designs. ...
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How can I behave when I will be ignored as a team member after my resignation? [closed]

I'm a software engineer and I worked in a startup for 11 months.Two months later I got a job offer and I resigned from my actual post and I'm still making the award period. After the resignation of ...
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If I lie about a made up competitor's offer to get a raise, will they ask for proof?

Can I approach my employer and tell them that I got an offer from another employer and if they are willing to make me a counter offer in order to get a raise and make me stay? The point is this is a ...
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My employees keep walking out when I try to enforce rules [closed]

I manage a team of programmers, and I'm having trouble dealing with their attitudes towards work. A few months ago they were getting too loose with their lunch breaks, so I told them they had exactly ...
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How do I use my self-taught knowledge to make money while enjoying my work? [closed]

I have been programming since I was 13. I am 34 now. I have always done it because I liked doing it, I dealt with machine learning and many other concepts. The amount of programs that I developed is ...
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“Yearly meeting”, Germany, how common is it to be fired? [closed]

Reopen voters: check this comment. Recently I had some troubles with one of the bosses of my employer company, and I think he is now working on my firing. Fortunately, other bosses are sympathising ...
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Permanent employee leaving immedialty without any notice [closed]

An year into a job role, are there any sort of complications to immediately leaving a permanent position, when in contract employee is required to give 3 months notice ?
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Feeling like a female version of Cassio [closed]

Kindly refer to this question for more details about me. Multiple offers with varied benefits So, I joined this wonderful company, was happy with my work and everything seemed to be fine. I was ...
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I am writing a program to automate the entire company I work for… but am only getting paid $24k/y when the average salary of my job is $80-$100k/y [duplicate]

Good evening, my coworker, and I are in a sort of dilemma, where we are being paid roughly $13/h, or around $23k/y, while we write an extensive JS program to automate the entire processing operation ...
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I am at the top 7% os stackoverflow, does it gives me an advantage if I disclose it at my cv [duplicate]

Hello at stackoverflow I am at the top 7% of their users. Is that a somewhat good indication about how good/bad I am as a Software Engineer? I mean if I apply to a Hellenic Company as Software ...
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Boss immediately responds to me without letting me finish my question

When I'm in a meeting with several people and I start to ask a question, my boss usually interrupts me when I'm about 70% done asking my question/providing context. When she interrupts, she typically ...
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Deadlines, Unprofessional Coworkers and Contracts [closed]

I recently had a situation in the office where I was working on a dataset all day with real progress being made, only to have the power at my station go out because some other coworker wanted to plug ...
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Writing job duties that I didn't actually do in the resume

A friend of mine had been working in a company for some time, and she wants to include it in her resume to apply for another job. The thing about it is, one of her duties in that company was to ...
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My co-workers knowledge doesn’t match my concept of their roles [closed]

I'm a junior developer and recently joined my company. There are developers and consultants. Some people are just consultants without programming knowledge. I'm working on an important project where ...
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What jobs would allow someone with a Computer Science Degree to work part-time? [closed]

I am a college student who is majoring in Computer Science. I understand that there are very few jobs for people with Computer Science degrees that allow you to work part-time. Even so, I would like ...
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Can I add extra hours to my invoice to compensate for my faster delivery? [closed]

I'm an individual contractor (out of the US) and work on a Time & Material basis. I do knowledge work. My "problem" is that I do things much faster than the average knowledge worker. For example, ...
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My boss is complaining about my personal calls [closed]

I have a new boss last week in same organization. My family called me. After some time he told me 'tell your family when you're in the office to call a lot less'. I told him don't go into personal ...
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Advice on how to handle an equal with less experience bossing me around [closed]

I have a colleague that has been with the company for 2 years and I have been here for 5 years. He has no degree and has been tapped to be the next Test Technician, he has been given the ...
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Asked artist to draw an observation area — she drew a barrel [closed]

I have a project for which I needed a room drawing which includes an observation area, from which between one to three people can observe a number of other people working below them. In response to ...
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Do I deserve a share of product sales? [closed]

My boss has recently made it known that our company is in dire straits. We do have a couple of last ditch clients we are trying to acquire, but the product we are trying to sell is not complete. My ...
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How real is ageism in High Tech? [closed]

How real is age-ism in high tech ? If you are over 35 are you finished ? Could people share stories, tips or advice on their experience with ageism ?
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Held responsabile for not playing a role that I was never assigned [closed]

Just got my review from direct manager, among other things he is claminig my lack of urgency and thus giving me a lower score. After thinking a bit was able to identify the situation where I have ...
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my colleague has piles of papers all over her desk [closed]

How can I convince my colleague to be more organized? I go by her desk and I see piles of paperwork everywhere to the point she has difficulty finding what she needs. When I try to approach the ...
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How to handle subpar developers [closed]

I have co-workers who are supposedly senior engineers, device driver developers, firmware engineers who have been working on Linux based systems for 5 or more years and 20 years or more in total. But ...
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How to request management to provide us a cab?

We (around 10 people) live a longer distance from office location, and coming by public transport is very hard as we need to travel through 3 buses at least. It is also hard for us to travel by ...
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Have I been terminated? [closed]

I am working with a bank in india. I stole money from my friends bag and when the cctv footage was checked by mentor, I kept all the money in her bag and everyone came to know my friend found her ...
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How to deal with a contractor who are present when he should not?

The company I work for has a contractor. This person is here since the beginning of the company, and he works for me. He helped built the framework the company is using so he has some legitimacy. He ...
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How can I learn the best way to call in sick in my company? [closed]

Is it ok to send an email the morning of (or day before) and not show up before getting a response? My manager usually responds later than when i am scheduled to be there. How can I learn the best ...
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Coworker's extended bathroom use [closed]

I work at a smallish (30 something person) company based in NYC. The office consists of 2 floors, with most of the engineers on the first floor and the executive staff on the second. Due to the ...
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Reckless use of very toxic PC cleaner in closed workplace, how to tell them to stop using it? or am i overreacting? [closed]

EDIT:Thank you very much for all the answers, either by giving how to approach my coworkers which is something i really needed or with facts about canned air. Which is looks like i was overreacting. ...
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Which events give stacks of resumes? [closed]

just new to the recruiting job (tech industry in silicon valley). I'm tasked to find quality new grads, masters students etc for software engineering. What are the different places (preferably free) ...
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How to handle getting blamed when you shouldnt have? [closed]

The building I work in has 3 offices with about 2 people in each, and then shared facilities, toilet, kitchen, hallways etc. The kitchen is next to my office, the toilet is down 2 hallways. I rarely ...
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Falsified Time Sheets [closed]

Edited * Question put on hold by community due to specificity of the question. To be clear I am not looking for someone to tell us what to do with said employee. I did edit the Title to remove the ...

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