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How to deal with incompetent lead?

To convey your message, make the fixes you need to make and, via documentation, make it clear what you changed and why. To any reviewer, it should be obvious the changes have been made by a different ...
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Struggling with Team Dynamics: Dealing with a Critical and Ambitious Junior Developer

It sounds like your merge request process isn't working well at all. If merge requests become a source of conflict, they become a grossly inefficient process (because arguing about something in ...
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Struggling with Team Dynamics: Dealing with a Critical and Ambitious Junior Developer

"it would be nice if..." or "We need to...". Okay, not great, but resonable. At our meeting, she revealed that she had held a higher position in her previous job Yikes. Throwing ...
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Struggling with Team Dynamics: Dealing with a Critical and Ambitious Junior Developer

Eight months ago, our team leader and I hired a junior developer for our squad What exactly is your role on the team? From the following paragraph I infer you to be one of the "mid-level ...
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Struggling with Team Dynamics: Dealing with a Critical and Ambitious Junior Developer

Redirect digressions. "It would be nice/we need to...": "Great idea. Open a new Jira ticket for that so we don't forget it and we'll put it into the discussion/planning cycle with ...
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"Senior" colleague wastes my time by trying to re-invent existing systems

The only people who can fix this problem are your managers. It seems like you should talk to them about your concerns. Maybe you have and nothing happened; maybe you are reluctant for other reasons. ...
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"Senior" colleague wastes my time by trying to re-invent existing systems

A potential solution is to build in all of B's capabilities into A. I tend to do something similar so I don't have third party issues to worry about later down the line, or things breaking when a ...
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