Manziel
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What if a company contacts you around your recruiter?
41 votes

saying that they were unable to afford to hire me with the recruiter costs For me this is a red flag. No matter what you think of the whole story in other aspects, I would not join a company that ...

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How to tell your boss that you don't want to use the expensive MacBook he bought you, as you are used to Linux/Windows
9 votes

I can completely understand that using a mac is breaking your productivity. I feel like a complete beginner everytimer I touch my girlfriend's macbook even for the most simple things such as searching ...

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Why are developers averse to maintaining software? They quit at the end of a project or leave if they find they are doing maintenance?
5 votes

Matthew's answer has already covered most of the issues with maintenance work although I would call some things a bit short-sighted by future employers. A good Java 7 developer can easily learn the ...

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What can I do to mitigate wrist/other pains, allowing me to spend as much of my week sitting at a desk as possible?
3 votes

There is probably no single solution to your issues. Fortunately there is a number of quick wins to help: Ergonomics Adjust your monitors to proper height. Check your setup. I personally prefer a 3 ...

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When working remote due to COVID-19, should we communicate in writing or using video?
2 votes

I cannot talk much about always remote as I have never done it. In fact, until last week, remote work was something that only very few at my company did at all (and those only occasionally). Going ...

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Promising job offer at seemingly good company, with a terrible online (Glassdoor) presence
2 votes

Online reviews are a difficult thing. There is little incentive for people leaving on good terms to write reviews but a lot of people leaving on bad terms are writing bad reviews. For example, we as a ...

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Is it problematic to only have one core responsibility from a career development perspective?
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I would say it depends on what exactly you are doing. Aspects that are likely to hurt your carreer in the context of working only on a single project Single technology This technology is exotic Low ...

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