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Can Managers Make You Wear a Uniform? [closed]

I manage a care home and have never worn a uniform only a smart outfit - suit / dress. The home managers for the organisation I work for have now told us that we have to wear a nurses uniform. Can ...
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There is no salary accounts in my company but it companies asking bank statements [closed]

I'm working with an IT company since one year. It has only six employees. We do not have salary accounts. Now I am looking for change but IT companies are asking bank statements but I do not have ...
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Why is HR delaying in giving me an offer? [closed]

I recently attended an interview with one company and cleared all the rounds. In the HR round, I was asking for a salary which I feel I am worth and which I felt the company can pay. The HR person ...
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smoke-free buildings -> smoke-full outdoor [closed]

Most countries have smoke-free workplace, this is really really the minimum acceptable in my opinion, but even with that, I find it very hard to enter or leave a building without entering those toxic ...
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Pay rise within the department [closed]

If my boss is not giving any pay raises this year to the department, does he have to make a statement to everyone in the department?
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Job hunting frustration. What am I doing wrong? [closed]

This post won't be short. I appreciate your patience. About me: I have a BE(honours) degree majoring in computer&electronic engineering. I've worked as a software engineer for a small dev team of ...
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How to handle interviews for a requirement, on which I don't have hands-on experience but have learnt and interested to work upon? [closed]

I am attending an interview with a requirement on some technology which I haven't worked upon but I have read and learnt this technology. I am interested to work on this technology. How would I put ...
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What advantages are there to working in the non-profit sector? [closed]

Are there advantages to working for a non-profit tech company? As in working on site full time for a non-profit organization like an NGO, or charitable cause, like COWOBO. Also, if there are what ...
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why do software companies only typically have one or two related software offerings? [closed]

I really wish there was more freedom and more products being made. Instead of devoting more hours of effort to a product that is already producing money, why not start development on another project ...
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Is there a definitive guide on what consulting is for developers? [closed]

For years I have been doing what I thought was consulting work, basically an independent contractor and those companies would say I was their consultant, but recently I have learned about a guy who ...
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Contract of application migration project (i.e. build software application for another OS) [closed]

I've been approached by a company and they told me that they have a application migration/porting project (i.e. building application source written for one operating system, for another operating ...
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Would it be acceptable like if you don't want to wear a t-shirt for a team video shoot in a large organization for some reasons? [closed]

The full details, if you want to read, are written under this question In short, due to privacy reasons, possible reactions by people who know me, my lifestyle, my background, my shape and my ...
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How to deal with colleague's extreme inflexibility and communication issues [closed]

I'm managing a colleague who is on the Autism spectrum. I find it quite challenging. For example, he's really inflexible. We have some regular tasks we perform, which aren't very important in the ...
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Is it possible to point out to a recruiter his problematic manners?

Once I had an interview at a company for a job with the boss. Everything was great but there was only one thing that made me choose an other company for a nearly identical offer : the man kept ...
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Resigning while in Probationary Period [closed]

I'm from Philippines. I would like to ask if those under probationary period should give 30 days notice before resigning? I have checked my contract and it says that 'to give 30 days notice to those ...
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For the same payrate, what difference exist between employees and contractors in terms of tax [closed]

This may sound silly but I think I may be under a misunderstanding. I understand that employers don't take off tax from a contractor, so they need to do it themselves. If employers take off tax for ...
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Should I enforce the rules or show sympathy? [closed]

I am employed by the traffic police and we are supposed to implement traffic rules. One day I found a man on a motorbike violating the rules. He was not wearing a helmet. I stopped him and asked for ...
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For a Computer Science major would it be beneficial to obtain a Comptia Security Plus Certificate. [closed]

So, I'm a recent Computer Science graduate and landed my first job as an ASP.NET application developer in the government sector. I've been working here for about a year now and i'm liking the job so ...
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Replying positively to a business trip request email? [closed]

I just joined my first company a few weeks ago and they now want me to go on a business trip. I'm super excited for the opportunity but am unsure how to respond to the email request as replying with ...
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What's most important in professional world? Portfolio & Advance Skills or Grades & Newbie Skillss [closed]

I am very much confused in this dilemma and this subject is constant debate in my country. I am a student of Software Engineering at NUST, Pakistan.(A freshman) So basically, the students are divided ...
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Being sent to a company as a contractor after being rejected from that company for another job [closed]

Asking for a friend: A few months ago my friend learned that his company would be making him redundant so naturally heapplied for a few jobs. It was around Christmas time so there weren't many around....
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What are the pros and cons of being paid biweekly vs monthly? [closed]

I have recently moved roles from a company where I was paid on a monthly frequency to a company where they pay on a bi-weekly frequency (every two weeks). I have found it difficult to adapt as I ...
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When should I create my enterprise? [closed]

I'm a young french developer (developing for about one-two years). I'm working at a big company but I don't really feel happy to enrich a society that is not mine (although I put a lot of myself into ...
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Inefficient processes conflicting with my personal standards [closed]

I'm a software engineer working as a contractor for various clients, most of them established and "big" companies. Besides hands-on software development, a big part of my job is to bring in new ...
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Why my e-mail address is still operational even after I have resigned? [closed]

I have been checking my e-mail address, and it still exists, whereas all my colleagues, who resigned during the same period, have their accounts closed. Indeed, my resignation wasn't very well ...
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Is this a promotion or a test? [closed]

I'm a newly employed Frontend developer on six months of probation as a consultant, now I'm reaching 3 months, my manager recommended me to another project of same company I work where he sees me in a ...
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How to correctly go on medical leave and claim Employment Insurance due to workplace conditions

For the last year and a half I have been daily stressed at my current workplace, and I don't think I can take it anymore. It's just piled up from the amount of responsibilities I have, my boss's ...
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Working in London in IT without a degree [closed]

I recently had a Swiss Superior School Diploma in Computer Management (Informatique de Gestion in french). It took 2 years with 9 weeks internship in an IT company. I've been thinking about working ...
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My manager is not delegating tasks [duplicate]

My manager and I are meant to have weekly catch-ups when she assigns me tasks and responsibilities. However, for the last 6 months she has been very busy and thus we don't have regular catch-ups ...
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Office kitchen etiquette ( Teaspoons - hand wash or dishwasher ) [closed]

After making a cup of tea/coffee in the office kitchen, I rinse the spoon under the tap, dry it on a tea-towel and replace it in the cutlery drawer. Most (if not all) co-workers put used teaspoons in ...
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Pressure and uncomfortability as an intern [closed]

I have been working for 8 months as an software developer intern in a small startup, my first job after graduating from Uni. I would say I had a rough start since I didn't find a good motivation the ...
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How to politely cancel signed contract because of another job offer before even starting at the company I signed with? [duplicate]

I got another job offer from a different company a week after I signed the contract. I havent started working at the company though and I dont have a starting date yet. (Or if the orientation day is ...
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Should I ask my boss if I'm about to get fired? [closed]

So a little background info on me and the company I work for. For the past 3 winters I've been working for a pretty company doing snow removal, but this year I decided work for them in the spring as ...
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Charging expenses for an room that would otherwise stand empty [closed]

We rent an office with a certain number of rooms, and then rent rooms to projects (or working groups; independent budget entities) within the organization. One of our projects would be happy to use ...
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Financial Institution Background Check [closed]

I plead guilty to a misdemeanor in 2010 (shoplifting). Generally 7 years is enough for the misdemeanor to fall off the record and not show up on typical background checks. I recently applied for a ...
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Is it a good idea to “abscond” if company withholds salary during notice period? [closed]

I recently joined a company, and after working for about a month, I have got a better offer. My notice period is 2 months. My company withholds the salary during notice period, and it is paid only 30 ...
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can't finish my interviewer task on time [closed]

I have an interview for a company that works in software developing and I got a lot of interviews the last one the interviewer give me a 3days to make a small project with technologies that I didn't ...
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Under PIP for tardiness, I got sick,was put off work for 4 weeks, ineligible for FMLA, while on LOA can I be fired? [closed]

Hired April, after4 months receive a verbal warning 4 tardiness I ask to come in 3:30 instead of 3pm I live 50 miles away, late is between 1-10 mins 1x-2x a week, req denied. October got written PIP, ...
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Can I add my University to My E-mail Signiture? [closed]

Would it be professional to add my university to my e-mail signature? The format would look something like this: Alexander Dumas, M.A., PhD. University of Chicago I would like to add more than just ...
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Excellence on society [closed]

"Our scholarship programme's motto is excellence. How would you reflect this on society?" I have been asked this question for a scholarship application I am applying for. Generally the questions are ...
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In group interview, do candidates who are asked more questions than others have higher chance to be admitted? [closed]

In a group interview, the interviewees come from different backgrounds. However, some of them are asked more questions than the others. While the interviewer has to cut down the time to interview ...
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Should I ask what I should prepare for the test? [closed]

I applied for a job that I have no previous experience with, and have passed the screening email round. The email says that I will have to analyze the company's website, which in my opinion it's ...
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hastily took up a job but I dont enjoy it for a reason [closed]

I am currently working as a technical writer in a medium sized company. I have done my MBA in HR and prior to that I've done my btech. I landed up into this job because of the personal crisis. Post ...
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Why are cover letters important? [duplicate]

I noticed that while a lot of companies do not require cover letters in addition to the résume to send, I still tend to find it in several cases. In intern and trainee positions, it is much rarer, ...
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Does a receptionist need permisssion of secretary to transfer calls to a director? [closed]

If someone calls, looking for the director of the company, am I right to transfer the call straight to the director? Or should I first get permission from the director's secretary?
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Does owning jobs really mean owning people? [closed]

I am an American. I had to sign an agreement to become an "Employee" of a temp agency in order to to get a job. The agreement forbids me from working for any one else except for this temp agency for ...
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Is my employer allowed to force me to leave work before the end of my shift? [closed]

If my schedule is posted in advance is my employer allowed to force me to leave before the end of my shift?
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Tricky Situation in Hiring Process [closed]

So this is a follow up question to this As the previous one got marked as duplicate hence asking a new question. A week after the interview I sent a mail to the employer asking him about how things ...
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transfer to another company [closed]

I am a fresh graduate and Im a 1 month old employee now. But I want to transfer to another company... is it risky to accept the job for that company even though you've just filed a resignation letter ...
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A good method to get money from a model [closed]

I have read mathematics and statistics and now a person asked me to optimize a particular problem. I have found solution such that we can maximize particular expressions by some method and particular ...

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