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Can I turn down an accepted offer? [closed]

I have decided to turn down an offer after accepting it. Actually I just said OK over mail and requested for a hike in salary offered in same mail which was not accepted. But I have not signed the ...
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Is it OK to Include Employee's Names in Training Videos for Internal Training [closed]

I am developing Training Videos, basically screen-casts of how to use our site. It is a time entry and work reporting site. Is it OK to show existing employees names in the videos as I navigate ...
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How to Explain Taking the Summer Off? [closed]

We're nearing the summer when internships are crucial for budding developers, and I have yet to receive more than a handful of interviews. I had an internship at a fantastic company last year, but ...
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If I do not get an interview call, should I contact the recruiter to explain how I fit the role? [duplicate]

I applied to a position that I am qualified for, have relevant experience, and a pretty good resume. There isn't a requirement I don't meet, but the recruiter didn't even invite me to an interview, ...
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Is it a wise decision to take up full time role of Scrum Master? [closed]

I'm working as a Java application developer for the past 7 years. I do nothing great. Haven't worked on core concepts such as multi-threading. And haven't worked on frameworks like Spring, Hibernate, ...
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HR telling my manager about an interview [closed]

I have an interview for a company that has an agreement with my company not to take client's but I am only an apprentice. If the company the interview is with ask permission from my company's HR ...
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Salary negotiations after verbal agreement [duplicate]

I had agreed verbally on an offer that was a more than my initial expectation. I am interested if I would be able to ask more of the base salary stating my lost compensations with my current employer....
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How much should I insist on a job? [closed]

I would love to have a certain job in another company, they did the initial phone interview and then nothing happened from there. I think I'm not very good at interviews, not because I get too ...
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How to write a email to boss asking him to hire qualified empolyee to help me in QA dept [duplicate]

I joined as a junior in QA dept then grew to manager,day after day the products of the company get larger and I am unable to conduct all experiments and tasks lonely. So what I need to ask my boss to ...
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How to deal with an bad project manager? [closed]

I am in charge of producing web applications, internal software, and other apps at MEGACOMPANY. I have pretty good say on these projects and can work on what I want within reason but at the same time ...
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Bad salary negotiation [closed]

I had an interview recently and at the end I was asked about my salary expectation. I am a student and this is an internship but I think I didn't manage this professionally. I don't want to get the ...
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How to give negative feedback to unprofessional company? [closed]

I'm a student, just ended my 3 months attachment programme that provide by my school. I have been assign to one of the IT Company that are not professional. I have done well, perform good attitude and ...
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Include temporary employees when calculating turnover rates? [closed]

I'm calculating my organization's 2014 total turnover rate. Are number of our temporary employees separated from the organization because it was the end of their assignment. It doesn't make sense to ...
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Rights When Terminated Without Fair Process [closed]

A friend has just been dismissed from her job for "not being good enough." This fell on her out of the blue, with no prior warning, no development or action plan, and no notice period. Apparently the ...
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Vacation Time and 2 weeks notices [closed]

I live in Virginia. I am a nurse in an assisted living facility. I am planning to turn in my two weeks notice after the Holidays. I plan to work during those two weeks and train my replacement. I ...
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Ex-Employer holding my salary. How can I take it.? [closed]

I recently resigned from a company and that company is holding my salary telling they can't process it because of Christmas. My then manager was the reason why me and a colleague left the company and ...
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Is it better to ask or not send a thank you? [closed]

Recently, a friend had a Skype interview where they, unfortunately, did not catch the interviewer's name, though it was mentioned once at the beginning of the interview. The area is medicine, and ...
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Not receiving hours agreed on in acceptance letter [closed]

I was hired for a job and my acceptance letter stated it would be for 40 hours, however my supervisor has cut hours to 32 without any kind of notice. So I wanted to know is this practice legal??
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What are some tips for apologizing to my CEO for missing a very important meeting? [closed]

So this morning, I went to my office expecting to attend this HUGE meeting (overview and intro to procedures on a large grant my organization has been awarded) and learned, too late, that the meeting ...
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Dealing with lack of work in new job efficiently and professionally [duplicate]

I joined this IT company 3 months ago for my first job as C developer. I graduated last summer as software engineer and to make things clear, this is not my first "Getting in touch" with professional ...
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Recruiter doesn't get back to me until I email her, then gives me an unconvincing response [closed]

A little annoyed and not sure how to move forward, so any advice is appreciated. I applied to a large tech company over two months ago for an internship by giving my resume to the recruiter when she ...
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I love my job, but got a new opportunity in the same field

The opportunity won't even talk to me without permission from my current employer as my current employer is a dealer of their product. It's something I have wanted to do for years and the opportunity ...
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As someone on co-op, should I challenge myself with something I do not have experience with, or try to get a project where I can contribute better? [closed]

I recently joined a software development firm in China - they are small-to-mid-sized of around 20-30 developers, mostly Chinese, and with 5 - 6 "foreign" software developers that are of the most ...
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Job applicants lacking fundamental technical skills [closed]

As a job seeker for an entry level software developer, I constantly have to prove that I can code by answering basic Computer Science questions. I read that this has become a common interviewing ...
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Need you inputs with dealing location transfer [closed]

I am currently working as a individual contributor with IT Product based MNC and i have been star performer through out my 4 years of exp with this firm. i & my wife work for different ...
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Looking for job while working as intern? [closed]

I am student in my final year and during the last summer I had an internship with a great company, say company X, which turned into a part time job while I am still in school. I get the general ...
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What can I do to improve the chances of my being promoted? [closed]

Yeah I get the concept of hard work, go above and beyond, but that's not what this is about. I've worked in various organizations where it seems like people never quit. If people never quit how does ...
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Should I start looking for a new job? If so, how soon? [closed]

I'm an 18 year old Software Development apprentice in the UK and my apprenticeship finishes soon (2 months). At the end of this there is a high chance that the company I work for will renew my 1 year ...
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Software Engineering industry - In recruiters' point of view, is candidate with MAS degree less competitive than one with MS degree? [closed]

I have a friend who is very interested in embedded system design specifically, and he has been looking for a position in related fields since he graduated with a bachelor degree of Electrical ...
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Should I report a manager that doesn't do the job? [closed]

I'm struggling with a direct supervisor, who just doesn't seem to pull his own weight. Basically my supervisor is expected to be a "working manager", so his time is split between 15% administrative ...
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665 views

Received offer letter without any verbal interview [closed]

Recently I got an offer letter from a company without any verbal interview only by filling up the online interview form. Is it genuine?
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Fairly new position as an I.T. contractor & client is assigning tasks outside scope of contract [closed]

I have a fairly new position as an I.T. contractor. I was hired along with a small group of people at the same time to work on a project. I've never held a contract position before. It's a W2/full-...
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How to include large school projects in CV for Freshers

I am a fresh graduate of Software Engineering and I need help on creating a good CV for freshers. As I have no work experience, I want to include some of our large academic software projects which I ...
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What do employers look for in interns? (Software Engineering) [closed]

second year Computer Science student and I'm currently looking for a placement (preferably in Software Development). I think my biggest weakness is my programming skills, I'm scared I'll get called ...
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To what extent can career progression be damaged by not having formal education? [closed]

If I have strong experiences and major achievements (even some that are recognized as remarkable across the industry), would missing formal educational qualifications still limit my opportunities to ...
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How to receive large interbusiness payments [closed]

My personal company is about to make ou r first sale of a large enterprise software we have developed to a client. We are based approximately 1000 miles away from the company we are selling to. We are ...
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What's the name of the business group within a company that organizes events, trade shows, goodies, etc.? [closed]

As this is something I would like to work in at some point in the future (and have done it a few times on my own initiative), I was wondering what type of roles or business functions (departments or ...
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Polite way to approach boss about salary? [duplicate]

About 2 or 3 months ago I had been hired by a software firm as an intern. Upon talking with HR around that time, they told me that they would start paying me once clients started coming in (it's a ...
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Recourse after recruiter has become unresponsive? [duplicate]

A little bit of background: I am currently employed and not actively seeking new employment. I generally ignore most recruiters seeking to have me interview for those "perfect fit" positions. This ...
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Freelance : discussing code source application [closed]

I freelance for a client to develop a web application, I want to know if it is normal to give him the source code of the application, or to discuss this code line by line with me, what you think about ...
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How to casually inform the recruiter about my current job I have been only for 3 weeks [closed]

I have successfully passed 2 rounds of interview with the company I like to have my long term employment. However, I wasn't really vocal and honest about my current job which i am only working for 2-4 ...
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Starting a job on almost unknown technology ? [closed]

In most of the job offers you see the employers are asking for some previous experience like N+ years in this, N+ years in that etc. At least in the software industry that's a law if you want to be ...
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How to apply measurable goals to manual data processing? [closed]

In my annual performance review, which in general was very positive, I was told I could improve a lot if I gave more measurable goals to one of my teams. In essence, they need to translate ...
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Online resume for a specialist in a two non-overlapping technology stacks [closed]

I am updating my online-resume and given my recent job search experience would like to get an advice. I specialize in two distinct (with respect to technology) areas, lets call them O and N. While ...
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How does the number of masters degrees matter? [closed]

I have obtained two master degrees in 2010 with one in Biomedical Engineering and the other one in Applied Math and Statistics. I then pursued phd study in Applied Math and Statistics, but didn't ...
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Work and travel jobs - which section in the resume does it belong

Which section or part in the resume should work and travel jobs belong to? Summer jobs like beach attendant or officer security. For someone looking for a job in Electrical Engineering, I do not ...
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Should I be mentioning things on my cover letter already addressed in my CV?

I'm trying to draft up a cover letter template for the job search, but much of it is essentially repeating qualifications and internships I've already mentioned in my CV. Should I be mentioning these ...
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Should I tell my manager that I am really stressed with the project

My Father passed away last year and since then I am having issue like depression and anxiety. And the project I am working in is making it worse. I have not slept well in weeks and started to have ...
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Would you attach a certification to a application, when the certification is older than a few years?

Some IT-certifications, like e.g. the certifications by Cisco or CompTIA, expire after three years. Other certifications (e.g. Microsoft) have no expiration-date and are valid lifelong, once they are ...
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How do I deal with my managers' and their inconsistent criticism of my work?

I work in networking support and have 2 middle managers and a project director, I've been in the company for 3 years and change and I've consistently received praise for my performance, capability and ...

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