As of May 31, 2023, we have updated our Code of Conduct.
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257 votes

Is it normal for a computer science intern to not work with any code or developers?

245 votes
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Being asked to sign a "termination certificate" 6 months after resigning

239 votes
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Response to a bugfix suggestion said to just report bugs (not suggest solutions). Is this typical?

201 votes

Soon-to-be-ex-employer trying to force me to disclose name of new employer

179 votes

Extracting work from people who are on PIPs but who we also cannot fire?

171 votes
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Would it be advisable to email a potential employer letting them know that you are about to take another offer?

171 votes
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Company looks for long-term employees, but I know I won't be interested in staying long

139 votes
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Which party should I notify first when leaving a contract job through a staffing agency?

126 votes
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Company didn't warn me my interview would be a panel interview with 9 people

125 votes
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Am I overreacting to a new rule where I have to check-in my status every morning?

125 votes
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Dealing with "Why didn't you do it some other way?" questions

123 votes
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Having failed to meet the timeline, my collaborator asks for my help and covers his mistakes

90 votes

How to proceed when remote boss doesn't answer emails?

88 votes

I've killed my colleagues' characters during RPG session, now they won't talk to me

74 votes

Is it unusual for an employee to be denied knowledge of where the company's funding comes from?

73 votes

Why should people in high turnover fields like software engineering put in discretionary effort?

73 votes

Should I report co-worker I suspect of embarassing/pranking my employer publicly?

70 votes
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Found out I don't make overtime pay - would it be taboo to charge for hours over 40 without permission?

66 votes
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Had miscarriage, how to deal with coworkers

66 votes

Failed online test for job application, want to request retake

64 votes

Intern with high anxiety

58 votes

A coworker beat me to resignation. How can I resign in a professional manner?

54 votes

Is it ok to use an employers laptop and software licencing for side freelancing work?

47 votes

Prospective employer asking for my current pay slip during interview

44 votes

Simple rules for a successful partly remote policy with about 50% office time

43 votes

Employee demanding company to guarantee counter-offer isn't his last promotion at this company

39 votes

How do big development teams learn from their mistakes?

35 votes
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About to quit my job, on sick leave after realizing my boss is a fraud - What's the best way out?

32 votes
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Make it mandatory to turn camera on in video meetings at work?

32 votes
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Should I wait to leave my company after I finish a big project? What's the best way to do this?

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