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Assuming you're not a troll, OP applying for a part time grad student job in a Fintech company in one of the major centers for finance....and now I wonder what I should wear. Treat this as you would any other formal job interview. Wear a formal business suit, including plain shirt and an inoffensive tie (No cartoon characters). Wear good, formal ...


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Content-wise, they should be listed if they support some of the statements in the resume. I.e. it tingles my nose when I read in a resume that someone presents themselves as "strong team player" and then list, among the hobbies, "tennis player" or "chess player", since in those sports there is few to null team aspect. If they instead list sports such as "...


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I'll take the dissenting opinion. Yes, athletic roles are fine to list on a resume for someone in HS/College - As long as that job in some way demonstrates a quality that a hiring manager would think important. For instance, if I was looking to hire a Junior Dev, and got an application from a recent grad that said: Athletic Experiences: Captain of HS ...


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paid or not If it was paid, yes. If it was not, then definitely no.


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No I'm of the opinion that the "Experience" section of a resume should be reserved for employment history. I might be OK with something else being included here but I would need a very compelling reason for doing so and I've yet to come across one. Most of the time, extra-curricular activities will go in their own section. Even if the activity is directly ...


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If you are submitting the resume to Sports related fields, then yes. If not, then no. Save your experiences as team capt. or team work in general for the interview.


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Keep your composure .... never let them see you sweat.. Buck up .... show what you have done and prepare a write-up on design and/or lessons learned technically .... With a few weeks left make something work even on a small scale. God luck ... you are not alone ...


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This is a failing of theirs, but you also have to take some responsibility. They should not have given you almost half a year's worth of work and then just expect you to deliver on the deadline. Someone should have been checking the status every few weeks at the very least to see how things were going. If they'd have done this then they would have picked up ...


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Let them know ASAP where you stand Let your supervisor know immediately where you stand on the project in terms of your progress. It won't feel good, but it's the best thing to do. It will only get worse for you if you hide the truth, and you may be surprised by how things turn out. They're usually not as bad as we make them out to be in our heads. ...


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It is very late for you to salvage this project and, perhaps, this employment situation, and as some of the other answers provided some ideas which might help, I'll rather provide some guidance so that you (or someone else) can avoid this situation in the future. First, and most importantly, you need to have open, honest, and frequent conversations with ...


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Is there a chance they would have given me a project beyond my ability, which I cannot complete? That chance is actually pretty high. It is very difficult to estimate the complexity of a software project before you actually start to look into how you are going to implement the details. It is next to impossible to estimate the complexity of implementation ...


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You should already have asked for guidance at the very beginning, when you felt it was overwhelming - but better late than never. Immediately reach out to your superior / manager and make them aware of the situation. Ask for their guidance and suggestion on how to move forward, and what to be done / focused on to be completed in the time remaining. Is ...


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Well, this is very unfortunate. In my opinion, a lot of innocent people are hurt by the kinds of crazy laws that are apparently being used against you. And, it's natural to feel angry in this situation. That's fair enough; in my opinion, you should be angry. Indeed, I'm angry on your behalf. However, what you mustn't do is let that anger control you: Do not ...


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What do I say in this open court hearing in order to save my reputation and keep my current job. I suggest you analyse what you have said that may be considered sexist, and show to the court that you understand why it may be considered that way. However, you should make clear how your prejudice has a reason to it, but if that reason is not firm enough or ...


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What you should say: I apologize for not realizing that some of my statements may have been more controversial than i thought. I did not intent to relate this statements to any professional capability of my co-workers, but I understand that some of my statements may have been seen as generalizations with a disputed statistical reasoning. I will try avoid to ...


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Your attitude in that meeting is of vital importance. You need to be sincere and apologetic. DO NOT be sarcastic or defensive, or make any attacks at all towards the complainer (if they are there). It's probably best to minimise your interaction with them as much as possible. Your general tone should be "I was making some general lighthearted comments ...


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So I want to subscribe parts of the rest of the answers: Be careful what you talk out loud about in the workplace, don't make assumptions (what if the woman you're talking about is not the one who denounced you?) and speak properly (woman vs girl/female). Now, to help you achieve your goal (keep job/rep) there's one thing the other answers got wrong for me: ...


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I do admit I did make subtle remarks on the status quo of females in the workplace. The first lesson is to not discuss topics of gender, race, religion, politics, ethnicity, etc. If you don't engage in these conversations then you are removing any possibility of your receiving any repercussions of these types of conversations. As to what you should do in ...


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What do I say in this open court hearing in order to save my reputation and keep my current job. You simply answer all questions fully and honestly, and give your side of the story. There's not much else you can do here. I have a court hearing at the end of this working week where I will discuss with my rival contemporary who at this point remains ...


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