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How to deal with an colleague with an extremely strong smell?

This will be very unpleasant for both of you, but the only possible solution I see is having a private talk with the colleague. Ask him if you can have a word in private, and very politely point it ...
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Rude behaviour by HRBP during onboarding, should I quit now?

You should absolutely not quit now, that's ridiculous. There is one person who you perceived as rude (which doesn't mean necessarily they were rude), and that is quite irrelevant to your job 99.9% of ...
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3 votes
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How to deal with an colleague with an extremely strong smell?

I have witnessed the same situation back when I was a student in the university and doing an internship in a department. A teacher from said department simply didn't take any showers. This was very ...
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3 votes

How to deal with an colleague with an extremely strong smell?

Depending upon whoever was in charge (manager or maybe HR), and how much I could safely trust them, just went and informed them in a non-combative, direct, and concise manner that the perpetrators had ...
2 votes

What should I do when I have caught my manager(s) taking my money from me?

Instead of accusing your manager, who has a vested interest against you, you try to get support from some people whose sole interest it is to get everyone their pay correctly and in time: Your company'...
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1 vote

Rude behaviour by HRBP during onboarding, should I quit now?

Everyone has a bad day, sometimes. I wouldn't jump ship only because one person (not even your manager) is rude at day one. Give it some time and get a feel for the company culture. Your team and your ...
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1 vote

How to deal with an colleague with an extremely strong smell?

Get closer to him & open up a communication channel. I was in a similar situation with a colleague. I approached him after a while and mentioned something along the lines of: "Hey XXXX, you ...
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