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How to make sure I'm assertive enough in contact with subordinates?
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You don't need to be "bossy", but you certainly need to inform that employee of a few things: Such behavior is a major signal to the client that your business doesn't know what it's doing. You will ...

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As a contractor, how do I ask my employer for a new laptop?
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If you're writing Haskell and you're not making enough to cover living expenses and a new laptop, you are being severely ripped off. I would approach whoever is paying you and explain that your laptop ...

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Should I end contact with a employment agency if I have a tentative offer from the same target company?
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You should not cancel contact with the employment agency until you have accepted the Company's written offer and passed background and credit checks (if they do them). Never cut off a potential ...

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Called into a meeting and told we are being made redundant (laid off) and "not to share outside". Can I tell my partner?
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Unless you are in a very special situation (specific employment contract, maybe national security), yes, of course you can tell your intimate partner (with their assurance that they do not tell ANYONE ...

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The need of reserving one's ability in job interviews
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I would suggest not trying to guess what the interviewers want to see (i.e., whether they want to hire someone with more/less knowledge than themselves). Be yourself. If your knowledge and personality ...

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