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13% attrition rate per month in new hires - How to make senior management see the problem and to raise a grievance after I have left
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I know we do not get into legal issues but I am an experienced representative of a British TU that covers the ICT/TMT industries so I do know enough to give some valid advice here. You are already ...

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Should the manager be CC'd when sending username and password to employee
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NO! it is not - this is security and sysadmin 101. Also you do not ever send the user name and password in the clear, in the same document. Best practice is to create a temp password and communicate ...

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How much time should a consultant bill for waking up at 3:00 am and doing 5 or 10 minutes of work?
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Depends what does you contract say? Ideally it should mirror what on call employees get. From when I was with BT 1 Payment for being on call normally so much per week 2 Say what the minimum billed ...

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Can I do anything to get my annual pay raise after I've told the company I'm leaving in a few months?
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As people have said you have shoot your self in the foot by telling your boss informally how ever in the UK context I would do the following 1 Raise a grievance using your companies grievance ...

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What heading should be written in a resume instead of "Technical Expertise" when I am not an "expert"?
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No the original heading is fine. I think your over thinking this in English "expertize" (or expertise if you don't use the OED) can also mean "Skill or knowledge in a particular area" - This is the ...

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How can I encourage our team to have shorter stand-up meetings?
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The Leader/Chair needs to take more control of the meeting. FRom my experience I would suggest. Have an agenda - with time allocated for each item Go through actions from last time Go through the ...

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When is having attended a highly selective school not worth including on my resume?
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It depends on your culture and if you went to a school with a high reputation. I have to disagree with @jcmeloni in some cultures (even ones that like to think they are meritocratic like they do in ...

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Does being on salary only benefit the employer?
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In some cases, it has Class implications if you are on a salary and fix your own hours of work. You are considered in a different social class than blue collar workers. One of my colleagues in BT ...

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What are the advantages to hiring in a big city?
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For Bigger talent pool big cities with good transport links have a much bigger talent pool than the suburbs – you do not have to live in Manhattan to work in NYC. Average talent level is higher - ...

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What problems may come from accepting a job with more responsibilities but the same compensation?
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No - I am sure that the employer says "there are opportunities for growth" but they would say that wouldn't they :-) In a lot of cases you are giving up Overtime - or becoming non exempt. And from ...

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How do I address a cover letter if I can't find out who is responsible for hiring?
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"Dear Sirs" is what I was taught at school (UK) was the correct salutation if you do not know the actual name (but this may be country-specific).

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Things to consider when joining a company recently acquired by another company
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The main Qs you need to ask is 1 Is there anyone in the acquiring company doing the role I have been hired for 2 Is the merger process complete ie have they gone through any downsizing /closing ...

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Notice Period at a Small Business
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I happened to see this at work on the www.xperthr.co.uk site (I work for RBI) The Employment Rights Act 1996, section 86 provides that the statutory minimum notice to be given by an employee who has ...

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How can I deal with two supervisors with conflicting requirements?
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By definition you cannot have two supervisors someone is your line manager do what they say and document it. Or as a professional developer just implement basic validation for email ie somthing@...

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Should a negative online presence be weighed when considering potential employees?
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I would urge caution in this area it varys by jurisdiction but you can get your self in all sorts of trouble - check with an experienced HR person is my advice Screening out applicants by looking at ...

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Is the summer before senior year too early to apply for jobs?
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No you need to lay the ground work now especialy if you want to take part in the graduate Milk Round for the big multinationals. You need to work out who you want to target and those companys that ...

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