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ObscureOwl
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171 votes
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Unpaid suspension due to management error

54 votes

How to deal with a colleague who's taking all the nice/important tasks

45 votes

What should I do about a new employee who didn't mention their second job or planned leave?

34 votes

Customer wants me to fix support requests in real time

28 votes

How to warn candidate at interview without management knowing

25 votes

When in the interview stage should I tell companies my office requirements?

22 votes

How to convince engineers to lead?

20 votes

Should I share a somewhat confidential document with my now ex manager? (They had access before leaving the company.)

20 votes

How to demonstrate technical leadership skills in a situation where my inputs may not be welcome?

17 votes

Is CC'ing the manager in first e-mail regarding urgent matter considered escalation?

17 votes

How to deal with an employee who is requesting a demotion?

10 votes

Did I mess up by mentioning my gaming habits in a job interview?

9 votes
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Got promoted to a software engineer II and now have $2500 to spend on professional development. The amount resets in February, so short timeline

9 votes

Former Coworkers Keep Sending Me Small Requests for Tech Help, How to Respond?

8 votes

Company assumes I am proficient in a system written in programming language X because I am proficient in programming language X?

8 votes
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My boss want to change my working hours, but I don't want to change them

8 votes

How to get my colleague to work with our new Supervisor?

7 votes

Unreasonable standards for safety

6 votes

Meeting new CEO for the first time, how to respond?

6 votes

Employer asked me "What can we do to make your professional life better?"

6 votes

How to deal with a coworker who keeps turning up the heat over things beyond my control?

6 votes
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My trainee shows symptoms. How to tactfully send her home at the time of the corona epidemic?

5 votes

What do I do when a newly-hired manager occasionally dispensed praise and accolades towards me?

5 votes

Netherlands: should I tell that I have depression, will that affect my compensations?

5 votes

How to deal with recruiters who won't set specific times and who want to just call whenever they want

5 votes

Issues with estimating deadlines and communicating setbacks

4 votes

Why for my Senior all my ideas are Garbage because I am a Fresher?

4 votes

Scrum Master uses random number generator to assign task numbers to the sprint. Is this how Agile software development normally works?

3 votes

As a front end developer, what am I supposed to do if the APIs keep crashing?

3 votes

How can a resume be formatted for better automatic import into job application webapps?