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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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Salary appraisal didn't go as planned, discussion with manager seemed to have backfired. What should I try at this point?

You have four potential moves: Find another employer who's willing to sponsor your H1B visa. This is the ideal solution, but I think it's safer to assume that this is not going to happen right now. ...
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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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Salary appraisal didn't go as planned, discussion with manager seemed to have backfired. What should I try at this point?

I know the obvious step is to go and really sincerely apologize to my manager This isn't obvious to me and it's unlikely to accomplish anything. I'd work hard, stay cheerful and job search. It doesn'...
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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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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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Shall I tell the higher up and client that I have depression?

In the US, I normally wouldn't. If you basically have it under control, with coping skills and/or medication, and it just means you are more somewhat productive on some days than others-- which ...
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Shall I tell the higher up and client that I have depression?

From the question it isn't clear exactly how the condition impacts productivity. We are also assuming your new manager is unaware of your condition, although it is possible the previous managers ...
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