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Mr. Businessguy is already digging his own grave, and its entirely his own fault. Do not interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake. You need to realize that Mr. Businessguy is building a reputation of blaming others for his own problems. He is blaming HR for not going to training. He is blaming finance that he got late, and there is a paper trail ...


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Lucas' answer has the correct basic idea: Mr. BusinessGuy is blaming everybody else for everything, and this pattern will be obvious to all involved. However, being the target for that kind of abuse is not easy, so you should have a talk with Mr. FrontEnd about it. Something like this: Lately Mr. BusinessGuy has been complaining about you. I want you ...


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You don't need to bring your coworker into things at all to bring this up with the appropriate people in your company. It's very considerate of you to be concerned about your coworker's health, but you don't need to mention him or any assumptions about his schedule or other behaviors. I would even suggest that you not mention the coworker's schedule (it ...


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I agree with everything that has been said by Stig and Lucas, but wanted to share a personal story. In one particular company I worked for, I was Mr. Front End guy. In order to protect myself, I kept a meticulous paper trail. I kept all my emails and communication, etc. Most of the company leadership was at a conference when Mr. BusinessGuy tried to assert ...


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Problem: Company is using junior to de-value my position. By claiming that the junior level be able to do at same level as mine. Ask the junior if he thinks that he can do the job as well as you. Hopefully, he will cay that he cannot. If he does, tell your manager to ask him. Your manager may not believe you, but he will have to believe the junior if he ...


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As the supervisor and team leader, your job is not only to write code but, more important, to lead your team. You coordinate their work, check its quality, keep them motivated when work is hard or boring. Leading a team requires different skills from programming. You should take part of the time you spend learning technical skills and instead learn ...


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In the US when bidding on a government contract there are two types of resumes that are included in the proposal: key personnel, and example personnel. A key person is one that the company is committing to the project. If they win the contract that exact person will occupy that exact position for a specified number of hours for a specified duration of time. ...


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I would think that if there are no protections for you spelled out in the contract it would be hard to force them to compensate you for your expenses. However, you may want to contact a lawyer to see if they may be able to help you. It may be helpful for others to answer if you add what country you are in.


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Your question does not mention if you for yourself came from the Western corporate culture or you are a native Thai. My answer assumes that you are a Westerner who's working in a Thai company. If it is otherwise, please comment or update the question. Working in Thai company requires understanding the Thai corporate culture. One of the most important ...


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