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Instantly regretting transferring to new team

After a couple weeks into my job another manager unexpectedly reached out and asked if I wanted to transfer ... a few days into the new team ... Couple of weeks into a job are barely enough to ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

One possible benefit for the company is that it saves them time: there is no negotiation back and forth, and if you don't like their offer, they can drop you and give the offer to the next candidate. ...
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Am I being ghosted by a recruiter?

Is this normal process timeline or am I worrying too much? There is no "normal processing time". Sometimes decisions are made in days and sometimes it may take months. Many factors related ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

Given that they were upfront about it, I think it would be appropriate to just ask them — provided you frame it as a way of learning about their corporate culture, and not as a way of trying to ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

"No negotiation" is a farce. If they want you bad enough, they'll negotiate. This is a way to get candidates who aren't sure of themselves to accept low offers. If they are told that the ...
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How to bring up time lost due to my vacation and december shutdowns in performance reviews?

If you were on planned leave, it should be accounted for the expectations of your achievements, and the code freeze/ shutdown is organizaion-wide activity, so that should also be considered while ...
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Software Industry is collapsing, and I'm uncertain about the future

Mobile development is undergoing significant changes, with hybrid technologies gaining momentum, and platforms like Flutter and React becoming more stable. While as developers, we understand the need ...
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SOFTWARE ENG/COMP SCI advice needed please - Failed two subjects

You tagged this Australia, so I will explicitely say my experience is in Germany, in the industry. Any other country's industry and especially academia can vary wildly from my experience, so if you ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

They publicize a salary range per position, but once they extend an offer, it's a "take it or leave it" situation. This applies to equity as well, although I won't be told the details of the ...
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Am I being ghosted by a recruiter?

In the end it is important to understand that recruiters, at their core, are salesmen. They have very different personalities then the engineers they seek to place and often times are not capable of ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

This is absolutely normal in many locales and industries. It befits everyone by saving time by cutting out negotiations. Often you just want a qualified worker, you don't need a genius or a prima ...
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Is it normal, as a vendor, to perform software development on a customer application that a different vendor develops and supports?

how should I go about discussing my concerns with my own management team Forward the email to your management with a short note explaining that you think the contract is finished. am I fussing about ...
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How to bring up time lost due to my vacation and december shutdowns in performance reviews?

Your review should be based on how you worked during your working period, and should not include PTO or office shutdowns. There should be no need to discuss anything about this. Just focus on how you ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

If the salary are non-negotiable are the pay increases too? If they are going to play hardball on the salary then I would play hardball on the increases. If you refuse to negotiate on the pay then I ...
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SOFTWARE ENG/COMP SCI advice needed please - Failed two subjects

Would they care whether you failed one or two subjects at the start of your degree ? No. Generally, Not. Would employers care about this when I go for a job in the software engineering area? No. ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

You need to know what you are worth, that’s all. If you pass the interview, and the company passes the interview, then an offer will be made. The simple cases are an offer where you instantly say yes, ...
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During the interview process, what are the benefits of a "No Negotiation" policy?

In theory A Company with such a Policy would usually expect to offer a premium salary in the first instance. If you think of it like putting a multi-offer on a Home - you put in your highest offer ...
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How to bring up time lost due to my vacation and december shutdowns in performance reviews?

Performance is a metric of effort delivered over a given time period. Performance is not a metric of total effort delivered (unrelated to time). Therefore, your argument that a shorter window make it ...
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1 vote

Software Industry is collapsing, and I'm uncertain about the future

This is not the first time this has happened. Back in March of 2000 the dot-com bubble burst. It was horrible and lots of companies went under and lots of people lost their jobs. Yet with enough ...
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