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Feeling threatened with new coworker joining team who is better than me
13 votes

Your question boils down to self-confidence and being a team player. If you have contributed good ideas and efforts to the team, then continue to do so. Don't try to out-shine the other person. Your ...

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I don't know who my manager is
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10 votes

HR is your definitive source of information for this question and all others related to the company's organizational chart. If you don't know who to contact in HR, start with the person who sent you ...

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My boss wants to use an older development tool I don't like
7 votes

I am 99.9% sure that, however simple the school website needs to be, either one of you will spend more time writing a website from scratch than if you use a CMS like WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla with ...

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How to avoid becoming unemployable if I want to stay an individual contributor?
5 votes

Not wanting to climb the organizational chart is different from not wanting to grow. Make sure you project yourself as someone who is willing to grow and be a leader, even if you're not interested in ...

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How to ask someone why they did or didn't do something without sounding like a personal attack?
5 votes

You expected them to do it, but did you explicitly ask for it? And if so, did they commit to doing it? If yes, then it's a straightforward chat explaining that they failed to deliver (even if they ...

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What should I do if I can't wear new and expensive clothes for an interview?
4 votes

How you project yourself professionally, and your personal hygiene and grooming, are more important than whether your suit is new. If you're going to walk a lot before the interview, consider ...

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Knowing when to turn away from a job offer
4 votes

Peter M's answer is pretty spot on, but in addition to the two options of take it or leave it, I would add a third option: take it, then leave it. At today's exchange rate, $24k CAD is less than I ...

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What is the right amount of facial hair for an interview?
3 votes

In general, if you're worried about adding something unnecessary to some interaction in order to make a better impression, especially one in which your job is on the line, it's best to leave it out ...

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How to tell CEO they are making a mistake
3 votes

The best thing you can do is present facts, preferably quantifiable, to support your position. And do it in a way that she can understand your basic argument in one minute or less. Remember that the ...

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When to inform colleagues I'm likely to leave
1 votes

At my previous job, I had an excellent relationship with my supervisor, and I let her know I was looking even before I interviewed for my current job. It gave the team a very comfortable time frame to ...

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How difficult is it to get a remote job in the IT field for someone with little/no experience?
1 votes

Flexjobs is a pay-to-use job board for flexible (remote, partial remote, flexible schedule) work. A one-month subscription is $15, which might sound pricey, but the site is legit, it's more than ...

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Boss said I'm being insubordinate for voicing my lack of desire to dress business casual
-4 votes

You run the risk of being called insubordinate again, and this time you might deserve it more, but see if your colleagues feel the same way and will back you up. This needs to be face to face, not ...

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