The Muffin Man
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Manager asks if a coworker can stay at my house
57 votes

It would be one thing if the conference was mandatory and your manager said your coworker must stay at your house, however it sounds like it's optional and he's trying to compromise with you. He wants ...

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Coworkers constantly make fun of my buying habits
29 votes

Let's put this situation into perspective. A package being received has been traditionally seen as something special, so usually people's gut reaction is to be curious and ask what it is. Your ...

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Job interview - Have I ruined my chances by not completing the technical test?
5 votes

My experience being on both sides of the technical test is that they are simply trying to gauge how experienced you are, where your strengths lie and possible weaknesses. You can tell a lot by these ...

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Dropping hints to executives
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3 votes

Is dropping not-so-subtle hints about things like that frowned upon if it comes up naturally in conversation Without context, no, it's not frowned upon. However, consider a situation where your ...

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How much general CS knowledge is asked in interviews for iOS developers?
3 votes

There's not a standard set of questions that the community has agreed to ask in a particular field such as iOS, Windows, Linux or Web development. A company will ask you whatever they feel is ...

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I shouldn't have the senior title
2 votes

The Senior title and what it stands for varies from company to company. It can mean one, some or all of the following: Time in field Mastery/experience of your position Other, such as the ability to ...

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How to deal with constant anxiety about job security
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2 votes

As others have stated in the comments if there isn't any specific reasons (poor performance reviews etc) then you should probably seek some form of counseling for your anxiety. How to get out of ...

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Leave or ask for more money
2 votes

I am paid the market rate in the area where I live and there are only a few companies which would pay me more for my skillset. This seems like the limiting factor in any potential negotiations. ...

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How can I prepare for a programming interview where I program on a laptop on-site?
1 votes

Probably briefly read up on any JavaScript concepts that you feel you should know more about. Maybe what a prototype is and how it works in the event that the interviewer is proficient in that ...

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Getting out of questionable tasks that are not part of my job
1 votes

the CEO is currently acting the role of the only sales person It sounds like your boss is wearing multiple hats, which probably means other people in the company are as well. Hopefully it's temporary,...

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My colleagues make fool out of me, how can I deal with this?
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As others have said HR might be a good option. Depends on what you want. Telling HR isn't going to change how they feel about you nor are you going to feel like you're respected by them, but if you're ...

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Presenteeism, How should I phase questions to discover if a job has a stay late culture
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I think it's great to be blunt, but there's a strategic way to communicate that to avoid the perception that you're going to be a strict 9-5 employee. Here's what I think you should do Find a ...

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Should I tell colleagues I'm leaving
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I personally wouldn't tell them because you have a duty to give 100% until you quit. Having your coworkers become prematurely demotivated doesn't contribute to that and they should understand once ...

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