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Am I responsible for loss of valuable supplies (>usd120k)?

At this point there isn't a whole lot you can do so it's time to have a heart to heart with your supervisor. Carefully document your entire search efforts so far. List all fridges that you have ...
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Am I responsible for loss of valuable supplies (>usd120k)?

First of all, you are not financially responsible for the loss, unless you are a contractor, in which case it may get more complicated. You should check your contract in such a situation to understand ...
3 votes

I'm not Junior/Entry-Level, but Senior Dev treats me like one

Because people's experience and skills vary so much, it's really difficult to correctly guess a specific person's exact competency on a topic. If you guess too high, typically the person's question ...
2 votes

Am I responsible for loss of valuable supplies (>usd120k)?

Send out an email to the other labs. There were 3 fridges that belongs to our lab that were placed in the communal area. More than 10 labs share that communal area with us so we all have access to ...
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My co-worker is secretly taking pictures of me

Unless you have the impression that your boss is a misogynist who you wouldn't want to trust, I'd probably talk to them and tell them that you suspect Jeremy is taking photos of you. Not that Jeremy ...
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1 vote

Confessions of an incompetent worker. How to cope with colleagues hating me and failing in self improvement?

Experience take time. The famous saying that it takes 10000 hours to master a craft is not always quoted in a way that makes it clear that it is 10000 hours of concentrated work on getting better. ...

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