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Appropriate response for how long you have been working? [closed]

I am working on an application for permanent residency in another country and the question of how long I have been at my current job came up. The form only has a pulldown menu to pick between and ...
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Why does this hirer keep contacting me every two weeks? [closed]

I keep receiving these phone calls with a hirer who tells me "we have freelancer positions, would you be interested?", and I revocked the first time. Then they contacted me again and had the same ...
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A new colleague is misbehaving with me while my boss chooses to stay dormant [closed]

So here's the thing. I work in Team A and there's a new team member (X) in Team B. Since A-B teams work together this means that I have to work along with X. Now X is a very "competitive" person. ...
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Is this polite or condescending? [closed]

A supervisor requested that I forward her a log, which I sent her immediately. She then asked for the same in a different format, which I sent immediately. 30 minutes later the supervisor stated that ...
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Employer hired the wrong skills, what can I do?

I have just been hired by a start-up as a back-end engineer, along with 1 other front-end dev. They want us to developer a complex mobile application within a short deadline. The front-end is a ...
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What to do when your boss betrays you?

I suggested to my ex-boss to go work for him again. After some negotiation, we agreed on 2 important conditions. Starting from my 2nd week, I started to understand that he was going to violate these ...
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Can you be disciplined for how a work colleague interprets your communication to them? [closed]

I have an incident in my workplace whereby a colleague has made a comment to my line manager that they found something I said strange and they could not understand why I asked the question in front of ...
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Applied for a job, how to reject request to full in an application form? [closed]

I got approached to apply for a job by a recruiter, two people that have previously worked at this company have told me that it's a terrible place to work so I was a bit hesitant but the recruiter ...
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Should all programmers come to office everyday? [closed]

I am a fresh CS graduate. I would like to found a small startup. I hold a small office and want to hire the first 3 programmers. But I have no team work background at all, as it is my first job ...
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Who “inherits” a private corporation if all documented owners have died? [closed]

This is totally hypothetical, but I'm looking for a real answer. Let's say five friends and I file articles of incorporation for a small tech start-up. The six of us are the board of directors. Let's ...
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Is it best to move on after being harassed at work? [closed]

If you read my previous posts I've been harassed and mistreated after returning from maternity leave. How can I stop my colleagues being disrespectful about my personal life choices? I submitted a ...
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Is it OK to re-assign one of my own roles to a colleague without asking the manager?

I used to work at a small company of 10 people. I was assigned a few role within the company that would consume up to 5 hours of work per week or month. We later got a new employee and while chatting ...
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A subordinate complained behind my back, what are the effective ways to resolve this? [closed]

My subordinate went over my head to complain how she isn't growing. She has only has 3 years experience. She also complained thay she expects some reward like a promotion by now given she is almost 4 ...
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Avoiding dual employment via loss-of-pay payment

To give a perspective of my problems - I started my career as a fresher engineer in October 2013 in a Global IT giant in India (Company-A) but due to location issues, on 14th of January 2014 I sent ...
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how hard is to join to the security team on big tech? [closed]

I have always been asking myself , how hard is to join to the most elite team on big tech such as google , twitter , vmware , facebook , amazon . I have done multiples interviews on big tech such as ...
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Can I get a job at remote job in phone service company with low english skill? [closed]

My english is on the level like watching movies and communicate on english-speaking internet communities, but I do not speak english on fluent level and don't have certifications. Is it possible to ...
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Recruiting agencies vs direct applications [closed]

I have always applied for my past and current job in companies with a direct application. For reference, I am currently based in EU. Recently I've got couple of interesting contacts from a couple of ...
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Are companies supposed to send everyone to training courses? [closed]

People are being laid off and I'm a bit worried. I have been with the same company for over 20 years, but they refuse to train us properly. This has been brought up in every review by everybody it ...
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Should I tell a training center about my company's name? [closed]

I am going to a join a training institute to get expertise on some skill. A weird quirk about this is that the trainer might be interested in knowing in which company I work. I am not interested in ...
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Did interviewer think I was asking if he wanted stolen code from my employer? [closed]

I recently had an initial phone screen interview for a lead software developer role (the interviewer would have been my boss if I landed the role). During the phone screen I was describing a custom ...
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How to politely email your subordinates if some of them tweak the program written by you? [closed]

I'm facing this problem since past few days. I won't say that they are doing it without purpose but they fail to report their changes and the part of code written by me starts malfunctioning. How do I ...
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Should I list notable clients on the back of my business card as a freelancer?

I'm redesigning my business cards, and since my last design, I've spearheaded a few projects for some high profile clients (in their respective regions). Is it a good idea to add their logo to the ...
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Arrived at work today and found out there is no running water. What are my options? [closed]

To use the restroom we have to call someone in a building a quarter mile away so they can let us into that building (we don't have access normally). What are my rights, options, if I have any?
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Internship query [closed]

I am pretty good computer engineer, well that's what I believe. I have worked as a freelancer for quite a few time and have a good respect among my peers and my clients. I have been part of many ...
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Game programming career [closed]

I worked last year into 3d games and participated into two titles sports simulation, did some stuff like sounds, skid marks,..etc. I'm into the way of getting fired soon, tasks getting hard and I ...
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Became lead developer - how to lead the team [closed]

I became a lead developer on the project I am working on 15 months now in a small company. I got additional developer under me to help with development. This is new thing to me. So I want to learn. ...
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Politics in implementing a belief for a project [closed]

I have been hired by a phone company to implement Google Analytics for their Android device. With my skills in Google Infrastructure, I can help them create apps using Google products. My goal is to ...
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Any additional tax overhead for employee of two companies (separate payrolls) owned by same individual? [closed]

Country: US Company A has an hourly employee. Now the same owner has started a new company B (with separate entity, EIN, payroll, workers compensation, etc..) in the same state and would like the ...
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How to write a brief description of myself for my first job?

I have just started my first job in a company as an engineer, I was asked to write a brief description of myself which will be sent to all the staffs. Could you please provide some template? how we ...
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At what point does an illness have no place in the work place? [closed]

How sick does a person have to be before it becomes a health issue in the office? When a person with an air-born or a contagious life threatening disease like Chicken pox or worse not be allowed to be ...
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should i quit my job? (currently a full stack web dev intern) [closed]

I was recently hired as a full stack intern by a small manufacturing company with the goal of creating an eCommerce platform to allow manufacturers to network with distributors. That's great and all ...
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Terminating IT contractor [closed]

Hi we recently took on an IT contractor at a senior level, he did pass a coding test and was interviewed and discussed technologies we used to see if he was familiar with them, which he said he was. ...
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Inappropriate Comments by Manager to Contractor [closed]

What are the actions to take if a direct manager makes inappropriate comments to a contractor? This is a right to work state, which means that an employee can be terminated at anytime without cause. ...
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What are the ethical arguments for not taking up a dream job? [closed]

Note: This is a hypothetical situation. I have completed a Computer Science degree. My dream job is to work for a global software development company, based in central London. Hypothetically, I ...
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How does a person decide whether it is valuable to complete two complementary Master's Degrees back to back? [closed]

I'm using my circumstances as an example. I don't have a strong Bachelors (it's in Math this past year) nor three strong letters of recommendation. I am 25 years old in the USA and have not held a ...
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failed pre-employment drug screen [closed]

If I test positive for drugs, specifically cocaine in this case, am I then required to be tested xxxx number of times in year one and two following my employment or is that the case only if I am ...
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Can my boss ask people if I'm truly sick? [closed]

I work in a store that's attached to another store that my boyfriend works at. He recently got sick for a week then I got sick shortly after. When he returned to work my manager went to talk to his ...
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Wrong email subject but with the correct content

I sent an email asking for clarification of a problem, to a university. The university provides a subject format that must be followed by email senders. The format is something like this: [id - name ...
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IT project Management [closed]

If the workload of resigned person is assigned to another person in the same project what happens to the workload of the person? Explain a technique to resolve the aforementioned issue. Can I have an ...
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Employment gaps [closed]

Should I quit my job to apply for a 4-month full-stack coding bootcamp (lots of good reviews)? It'll leave a 4-month employment gap on my resume. I already have a 2-year employment gap when I quit ...
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How should I react to a selection process with 48 hour coding project, plus an unpaid internship period? [closed]

I connected with a very initial stage (bootstrapped) startup for a remote/international relocation job. I found their selection process very peculiar. They gave me a 48 hour coding assignment. If I ...
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Is it unprofessional to not work one part-time job shift due to family matters? [closed]

Three months ago, I started my first part-time job with a company that lets me work on college football games on the weekends somewhat close to where I live. However, due to the fact that this is my ...
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How to politely stop riding with a colleague who gives me free ride without offending her?

I take the bus to go to work and come back home, but there is no bus to catch when I finish my shift on Saturdays and Sundays. One of my colleagues offered me a ride back once on the weekend, and I ...
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What can I do, applied for many internal jobs [closed]

I have been at my company for going on 12 years, my total compensation is down 70%. My base has remained the same with almost no raises since I joined the company my, I was ok with this since my ...
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Job description clarification [closed]

I am looking at a job opening for "Application Analyst III". What does the "III" mean, and what is the difference between "Application Analyst I", "Application Analyst II" and "Application Analyst III"...
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colleague who doesn't want ES6 JavaScript Next [closed]

How do i deal with a colleague who doesn't want to bring the new version of JavaScript into projects. Current scenario: Team Size: 3. Team members are the decision makers. Using ES6 the only benefit ...
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Bonus Calculations [closed]

According to our company (UAE based company) policy yearly bonus given on below mentioned formula 60% of employees performance + 40% company growth My basic salary is 9540 and our company have ...
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Is it normal for a company to specify the name of the manager?

I am current employed as a bioinformatician. My contract says: "you are employed as a [role],to report to and carry out the instructions of the supervisor [manager]. Based on this agreement, you will ...
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last minute change in interview schedule [closed]

I have had an interview scheduled for over a week. I was told it would take 3 hours by 2 people with the company. I received email that it was changed to 2 hours. It was late evening email. I am ...
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How to develop recognizable programming skills? [closed]

As a recent graduate in Physics&Mathematics. A lot of jobs require programming skills. Mostly require C++. Is there some way to prove that I have the required programming skills without doing an ...

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