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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

Contact your university. If this is part of the course, there should be someone at your university who is in charge of ensuring that the placement is conducted correctly. Contact them and explain what ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

Fact is that as one person you are not going to change how the company with 500 developers is working - unless you manage to work your way up to vp of software development in 20 years time, but there ...
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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

You are being taken advantage of. Write a memo to the manager, detailing exactly what you need and when you need it by, and make it clear that you "cannot" come back until he signs off on ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

So is it okay to quit this job just after a month of joining? Depends what you mean by "ok". It's certainly not illegal as long as you follow proper process and don't break any contracts or ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

I have my six month review of my new role coming up with Tracy. I really dont know how to approach this. Despite everything, I dont want to throw Jane under a bus, for her sake but also mine as I dont ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I don't know where you are, but around here it's standard to have 1-3 months of "trial" or "probation" period for jobs. This period is meant to give both you and your employer a ...
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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

I would definitely suggest contacting your university about the situation and circumstances. And, follow what they say to do. I understand that you took this opportunity because you needed it, and ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

Yes, leave quickly and don't look back. And if I were interviewing you, I would listen to you explain, even complain, if you could tie it to code quality and maybe come equipped with a couple ...
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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

Document. Make your request via email. In that email, tell him the hours you've worked thus far, and tell him what you need from him. This will memorialize what has already happened. If there is an HR,...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

Based on your side of the story, it doesn't sound like Jane is benefiting the company much. If you have documentation of Jane's poor performance/attitude, tactfully bring it up to Tracy. Tracy should ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I did it once- and at a company that would be many people's dream job. The culture was just not a fit for me. It took weeks to get me code access, I was prohibited from talking about my work ...
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How would it be perceived by future employers if I had quit my job just after one month in, due to the work culture not being suitable for me?

I did exactly the same. Worked for one month, took my money and quit the next day. There was a toxic culture in that company. I think it was a good decision. Before and after that I've had long-term ...
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How can I persuade my manager to change my project?

How can I persuade my manager to change my project? You can't, you're entry level. The manager needs a data entry position filled and is filling it with you. You have no leverage to change this ...
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No feedback from manager regarding a request for a pay review

As you say you have been at this company for 5 years, you should be aware of how the manager works and how the director works. If you know that the manager has a tendency to let things lie on his desk ...
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General Manager avoids signing agreement and is never present

Step 1: Contact your university. If they have this requirement, then they have someone who is an expert on the rules/regulations surrounding the requirement. Find out who that person is and let them ...
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