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Manager asked for home address without giving a reason. Should I have provided it?

I'd be worried. It's not clear if they have a legitimate business need for this information or, once provided if it would be stored and protected appropriately. In my experience, contact information ...
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Manager asked for home address without giving a reason. Should I have provided it?

Steve asked if I trusted him. I usually terminate abruptly these kinds of discussions with: "I do not even trust myself" - while smiling puzzled, friendly. It is very difficult to fight ...
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Is it legal for my company to force me to use my personal computer for work?

Is this legal? Yes. Is it scummy? Yes. Does it often happen that Sales get all the flashy stuff and the back-end team get left with the scraps? Yes. I've seen this happen at many organizations. It's ...
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Manager asked for home address without giving a reason. Should I have provided it?

In my company of roughly 2000-3000 people (in Germany), there is a proper reason for this: due to GDPR, our HR cannot give the address or birthday or anything of that kind (i.e., personal information) ...
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Is it legal for my company to force me to use my personal computer for work?

Legal? Yes. Ethical? No. Your first mistake was ever agreeing to use your personal computer as your primary work computer. They took advantage of you because you're young and eager to get yourself ...
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Manager asked for home address without giving a reason. Should I have provided it?

Steve asked if I trusted him. That's a weird thing to say. It's quite possible that they wish to surprise you with a welcoming gift. If you're in-office then I am curious as to why they couldn't ...
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.NET developer test

It's very common for companies to use bought-in test suites. They have better things to do than to write their own tests. Hirenest doesn't seem to claim to be certified, from a quick look at their ...
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Is it legal for my company to force me to use my personal computer for work?

The hierarchy doesn't seem to think much of you or the importance of your work. One avenue others haven't touched in answers is to talk to your IT support team. Their recommendations usually hold ...
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Is it legal for my company to force me to use my personal computer for work?

This could be 100% legal unless there is something in your employment contract that specifies that your salary must be higher, and your company must provide you with a brand new computer. This ...
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1 vote

.NET developer test

The last job I got I applied for on 2 seperate occasions, and the second time they had just recently switched to a new company to provide their external coding test, while the first time around they ...
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