Babu
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How can I stop people from moving my desk chair?
14 votes

This is a problem that I also face. Here the problem is not taking the chair it is they are taking the chair without your permission or at least without informing you that they are taking it. Due to ...

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How do I prepare for a meeting with a senior manager about a conflict with my manager?
14 votes

As per the above description I understand you guys argued seriously and emotions rampup so quickly and it lead to unprofessional behaviour. I can not assess whose side is mistake. But in order to ...

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How should I handle same name email mix-ups?
13 votes

I have faced these kind of incidents many times because there are multiple people who share part or all of my name. The appropriate action for these kinds of accidental emails are, My manager found ...

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Respond to an email which I believe I received by mistake
9 votes

I have faced these kind of incidents many times because there are many people in my organisation with the same name as me. The appropriate action for these kinds of accidental emails are (1) Reply ...

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Prospective employer stating I'm not the best candidate
6 votes

that is a common thing to say? I will say It is is common thing to happen. In reality Employers looking for ideal candidate and candidates are looking for ideal jobs. The basic purpose of Interview ...

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My boss started sending me IMs to my private account. How should I deal with this?
6 votes

The best way to resolve this issue is (1) understand the situation and the need what makes him to act this. (2) Discuss and Provide alternative solutions and come up with agreeable plans. (3) Come up ...

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How to deal with bullying at work when it has become the company culture?
5 votes

After reading entire story I understand the other way of dealing the situation. I understand your situation and the painful journey that you had. It is really tough for any one to deal with such ...

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As an Assistant Manager how do I support the manager when the other team members hate her?
4 votes

Here are the few facts you have to understand. She is Boss: Regardless of whatever the other employees may be thinking about her, higher management trust her and placed her in a senior position. That ...

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How does a Lead prepare to leave a job gracefully?
3 votes

At the end of the day it is Organization problem, not your problem. How ever the below points helps you to leave gracefully. (1) Identify best one among your team and identify gaps and training needs....

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Implications of refusing a 'software engineer' role working for people who were forced to hire me?
3 votes

I believe you are taking the whole episode in wrong way or wrong perception. Every role has requirement of different set of abilities, traits and attributes. In a software field not only technical ...

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How to gain visibility when overloaded with less important tasks?
2 votes

The basic root cause for this issue is lack prioritization. Remember the fact we have limited time and we can not do all tasks. When you have 3 tasks you have to do prioritize tasks based on their ...

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Is it ever a bad idea to let a potential employer know you're talking to other potential employers?
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it is not bad idea. But it is suggested to avoid that situation Every potential employer seeks - Your time and availability for discussions to go through interview process and make offer - Your ...

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Professional reference: previous employer which I turned down the offer?
1 votes

Please talk with your recruiter for A and know below things Can you give reference other than manager? Some times your colleague at the same level, your senior or mentor also eligible to given ...

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Is it a legitimate to add a skill to a job description and then claim a termination for cause when that skill is lacking?
1 votes

I believe below points helps you to deal with your situation The main objective of any organization is to complete the project with in budget, with in defined time line with define quality. But we ...

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Accidentally mentioned the names of shortlist candidates for a job
1 votes

Since you have already left the job with your previous employer the more damage can occur to your previous employer if any. The below points to help you to mitigate the damage 1. Check that Are you ...

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Potential employer asks about other job offers?
1 votes

Most of the organisations asks about whether do you hold an offer and value of the offer for the following reasons To figure it out whether they can affordable you or not. If the value of the offer ...

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Delegation tasks by stewardship to someone who is reactive
1 votes

I aggree with the most of answers of other users. You know that he has reactive. But you have assigned him a task where he has to act proactive. How did you trust him, on what basis you trust him ...

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How to ask current internship employer about potential full time employment?
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1) Approach manager of A whom you report, and express your interest. Emphasize on how much you value the Company A, Specify what are the unique things that you like about company, and how can you ...

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How can I negotiate a salary increase in a new job?
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The main problem here is commuting distance and you want to reduce commuting cost and time. The below are the suggestion which will help you (1) Check with your organisations Compensation and ...

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How can I help a team member who feels threatened by collective code ownership?
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Be neutral: First both are great value contributors to the team. When ever such conflict occurs the first thing in the process of diffuse the situation is be neutral and don't be on either side of ...

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How to deal with an older team member resisting a team leader
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Having team members who are experts and who are very much familiar with specific areas and experienced in the team is good for you. Your work will be easy. Your success depends on how effectively you ...

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How to acknowledge project failures but still emphasize my technical abilities in job interviews?
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I have figured it out solution for my problem and tried when ever I want to talk about project failures. This seems to be giving positive results. Of course the other answers provided to this question ...

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