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I think this is a relationship advice question rather than a workplace question. One of the best pieces of advice when it comes to personal finance is to never, ever, talk about how much more money you make than other people, or that you don't need a job. At best it can breed resentment and jealousy. Occasionally it will lead to people asking you for money.


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I think there are too many factors for us to really give you a solid answer. Like how exactly did you respond to the question? Were you like "I make more money with my side job than all of y'all losers do put together!" or were you like "I have a side source of income that pays well". Of course, there's also what you said and what they ...


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Is this normal these days? Pretty much, yeah. And it's not just "these days" - this has been the case for a very, very, long time. I'm not saying you need to brag and certainly not that you should claim credit for anything you haven't done but ensuring your work and effort has visibility is definitely a good thing to do. Is it wrong to expect my ...


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Coding style is important within a team. It's nicer to work on a team where everyone does things the same way and your code looks like everyone else's. If this were the other way around, you'd be complaining about a new hire wanted to do things their own way where there was no real benefit. You'd want to review their changes to make sure it was done the way ...


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I have seen similar workplace situations, normally where the CEO stands in front of the whole company and says how he doesn't need to work here, but he enjoys it so much, the work is so interesting, the people are so dedicated, etc, he still does it anyway. He thinks he is paying the company a compliment and is being inspiring. But most people, even if they ...


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If you want that position, apply for it. If your manager asks why, politely explain that the current situation is that your contract ends in a couple months. As far as you know, you don't have a job after X day. You should also be applying elsewhere. Although i will say... 3 months out from the end is a little early. I'd wait until the 60 day mark before ...


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Sleepy on the job? Sounds like you need to change your routine. Jobs that require us to sit in front of computers all day cause eye strain and mental fatigue. It can be difficult to perform when you just feel "blah". Here are some tips that may help you stay employed: Take walks on your breaks, and stay off your phone or other screens as much ...


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Possible Alternatives You Could Explore: So my question is, how should I deal with him Perhaps you could start thinking of your team lead as a person with their own ambitions and worries, and not just a 'jerk'. It's hard to not be a jerk back to someone you perceive as a 'jerk', but if you can sympathize with them on 'why' they do what they do, it will be ...


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It sounds from your question like you would rather stay with your current manager, over the other job. If that is the case explain to your manager that you're really enjoying working with her and the team, but as the contract comes towards an end, you're going to start considering other roles and this one you've seen advertised has caught your eye. Explain ...


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Your coworkers are doing this for money. Part of that is the satisfaction of putting something of worth into the world: if the employer is paying them, then somebody thinks their work is concretely valuable. Since you're doing this just for fun, it's not totally unreasonable that they infer that you consider this work to be a hobby, not a real job. That in ...


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"I did not take the initiative to tell my coworkers" In life you have to make choices on which information you are telling people, you simply don't tell everything about your life to every coworker. And if something cannot reach the ears of some of your coworkers then it cannot reach the ears of any coworker at all. The fact that you've said ...


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You basically told your co-workers that you're laughing at them. You see the job site like a zoo where the pathetic zoo animals are on display. That's the way it can come across anyhow. It's also really strange for someone to take a job just for fun AND to tell their co-workers. And I'm guessing that the other workers figure you don't need the job so maybe ...


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I am a foreigner software developer in Germany since heck a lot of time. Also I am suppressed on the meetings, but on a different reasons. My language skills are not enough. However, German is different. Here the bosses are tracking your work behind the bars. This is the country custom. They do not have only superficial info from your work details, they are ...


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This is common in places that don't value technology as a core strength. I used to work for a large bank and you definitely needed to be able to sell your work and describe your contribution in business terms. However after moving to a scale up with strong engineering culture things were very different. Talking about how to configure a system would be ...


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The bane of a developers existence is the answer to this: Document everything. When it comes time for the evaluation where you need to show what you've done, then you present your documentation, and don't take "I don't want to hear it" for an answer. In the corp. world you have to be good at selling yourself. That doesn't mean you have to brag, but ...


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I've been in your situation, and the most likely reason for this is that he is feeling extremely insecure. It often happens in this industry that a young developer with good technical skills but not much experience of how things are done outside his company gets promoted to 'lead'. When such a person finds a person with more experience than them, they can ...


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You are very experienced, but you have been only working there for only 2 months, so you are new to the company and to the project. I am using a cross join with where clause, he wants an inner join - which is actually the same. Yes it's the same, but it's a question of style, I for example hate when people do select's like this: SELECT p.name, c.name FROM ...


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You are hired to increase the performance of your company. Apparently you think your coworkers will work harder because you are constantly telling them that you work harder than they do. They won't. Perhaps they are already working harder than you know, as I doubt you really know the details of their full workloads. In short, you're just busting their ...


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