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As this post is now over a month old I will assume that the meeting has taken place; however, if it has not then this meeting can be very constructive given the following premise: You are not calling the meeting to chastise anyone, but instead to bring attention to the fact that the information was published and available to a general public in a way that ...


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There is a lot of literature about how to measure the quality of a hire. All I want to do is ask a simple yes/no question There IS a lot of literature on job-performance measurement. And, I expect, none of it will ever suggest that one yes/no question will produce accurate or useable results. Even companies who perform elaborate, time-consuming "360 ...


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Please double-check the contract you have with the agency. You say you're a full time employee, but I want to make sure you're using the correct terminology. If you're indeed an employee with the agency, you can file a claim for "wage theft". https://www.ontario.ca/document/your-guide-employment-standards-act-0/filing-claim If you need assistance, ...


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If Canadian employment law is anything like US law, you appear to not be employee but instead an independent contractor of Agency. An employer has a legal obligation to pay you per a given schedule, at a predetermined rate of pay -- that is a privilege of employees. But again, it seems that you are not an employee. You signed a contract. Did it specify ...


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I'm going to refer to "company-between" as the consulting agency (or consulting company) and "company-client" as the client company. It's unclear what your employment status is with the consulting agency. It sounds like you are a contract employee with the consulting agency, who themselves has you on a consulting role with the client, ...


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Just to clarify, I'm going to call company BETWEEN the Agency and company CLIENT simply the Client. I'll also call the receipt a tax invoice. The Client has engaged the Agency to provide them with an additional resource, you. The Agency has you, from my reading of your question, as an independent contractor. Your last role sounds like you were an employee of ...


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So you have 100% test coverage on all systems in your company? Your security team have found no issues at all on any systems? Nah. I cannot believe this. So; you can work on the following; Improve test coverage Improve CD/CI processes Improve software security. If you don't have a software security team, become one Talk to division/area managers about their ...


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Think about it as an opportunity to show leadership and vision. Work on pet projects but pick it in a way such that it would be meaningful to the company. May be improvement of product features/technology or development of an app for existing features, automation, etc. At some point someone will ask you what you have been doing all this time and you should ...


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I do not believe there is no work for a software developer in a company of that size. If you are supposed to manage yourself, start doing that. Show some initiative. Go talk to colleagues, starting with mid-level managers. Inform yourself about their processes and needs. Come up with ways how you can support these and bring value to the company. ...


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As others have pointed out, there are various reasons you should act as if you are not leaving, including that you are not certain to leave before you finish training the interns. However, even if you had no intention of leaving the job, other events could occur that would leave you (and, if unprepared, the company) unable to train the interns. It even ...


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Are you so certain that you will be successful in your own job hunt? You seem quite certain that you will have a better job to move to in less than 9 months of job hunting while also holding down a full-time position. If you really are quite certain that you can get a job quickly, then telling your boss about your intention of leaving is less costly. It's ...


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This is not an uncommon struggle especially among individuals who feel a distinct connection with the work they do and the people that work for/with them. It's a good sign in a manager that you care for the individuals under your charge. In this case, the problem is the ownership you attach to your responsibilities here. You really shouldn't be promising ...


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Option 4, look after the best interests of the company. Until you have accepted a job offer you should continue to act in the best interest of the company which is to continue with the practice of identifying and recruiting the best possible candidates. Your job hunt may take longer than you expect, or another opportunity at your current company may come up. ...


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