Sharain
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How can I show my boss that aiming only for quick wins is causing more problems than it solves?
6 votes

For example he is willing to deliver a poor product on time so that he looks good in the eyes of his superiors (having lots of on time deliveries checks a lot of boxes for him) This make it sound ...

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How can I professionally refuse the publication of group photos on social networks?
5 votes

Depending on where you are located, you can, by law, deny any picture that includes you be kept away or taken down from the net. Exception is images that are pure crowd (think football stadium) where ...

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Why is it not a good idea to "badmouth" a previous employer?
3 votes

Is it me? Is my perception just off? Can I adjust it? Am I in control of this department's culture? Can I make sacrifices for the betterment of my career? You must remember that you will always ...

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How to deal with a manager who suppresses your ideas and suggestions and uses them for their personal benefit?
3 votes

Might differ depending on country/state, but everything created for your company, or while at work, is usually (by law even) the property of your company. As an example, if you work for Microsoft, and ...

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Is it ok to leave out my country of residence?
3 votes

I would go with 'No'. The reason is simple. If you get a quick yes, you pretty much have to mention about your location to arrange when you are to start anyway. Depending on the job you apply for, ...

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How can I keep a good image within the company when handling internal complaints?
3 votes

Working within IT, where sub departments work with different tasks, I can relate to this completely, and the answer I've got for you is this: Be honest, and provide all the information you can. There ...

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How to get hired again at a company that laid you off or let you go?
2 votes

It all boils down to why you had to leave in the first place. Honesty is key, just like in any other application. You'd want to have papers on why you had to leave, if the reason was simply budget ...

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Exact meaning of some specific employment terms
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1 votes

From the last line (in bold) - Does it mean that they can change the terms of employment on their own without my consent? Yes, that's the idea. It's in fact not that uncommon. How much they can ...

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How effective is it to let the interviewers do the talking?
1 votes

What I learned about interviews is that you try to sell yourself to the company. To hire someone is a huge risk, as it's not just your paycheck that is a cost attached to you, but also thing like ...

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Is it okay to quiz job applicants on their knowledge of a related field?
1 votes

Yes, that is acceptable. During my search for work, I was asked questions regarding knowledge in my field (IT here as well). Usually general things, but still enough to find who was worth looking more ...

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How can I explain leaving a job off my resume/CV?
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1 votes

It's not really bad to have holes in your CV. I got a 1,5 year long hole where I had nothing but a few courses and some training in fork truck driving, but none of them were relevant to my initial ...

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What to do if I have limited work references?
0 votes

In short, any reference is (usually) a good reference. I've never really heard about a company writing a negative reference, instead of writing none at all. The only exception, as mentioned, is any ...

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Should I expect my boss to knock and wait for an answer before entering my office?
-1 votes

Yes, if that is your wish, then your boss should respect that. Your boss might be the one who pay you and give you orders, but they are not really obliged to simply burst in to anyone's office just ...

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