Kilisi
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Do I need to relinquish the password to forms I created?
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Do I need to relinquish the password to forms I created? No. You can just say you don't remember them and defy anything telling otherwise. They should have obtained the passwords prior to you leaving....

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Company paying for expensive flights - is there any precedent for re-allocating that money?
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is there any precedent for re-allocating that money? Yes, quietly reallocating funds is sometimes done in order to scam money out of a company or government by unscrupulous employees or groups of ...

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Which is better for India job search, employed or unemployed?
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I'm not familiar with India. In general for most positions except very high level ones from the employers point of view all else being equal an unemployed person is better. They start whenever you ...

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How to respond to interview task where you are asked to complete a whole module
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what can be the best path to approach this without sounding not interested, unprofessional or doubting their interview process? Doing the task set without any drama. Any pushback leads to the three ...

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Accepted a job in a new city, but then badly injured my leg. My doctor told me not to move now. What does professionalism require?
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The professional thing is to keep personal issues from affecting your work as much as possible. So my first recourse would be to talk to the doctor. Explain your situation and see if there is ...

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What should I do about discriminatory notes on candidates' resumes made by my boss?
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I see nothing wrong with the notes. Make your own recommendations based on the resume rather than the notes. Discriminating is a fact of life and business, it doesn't mean you have to discriminate as ...

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How to deal with upper management that's taking advantage of an excellent hire?
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How to deal with upper management that's taking advantage of an excellent hire? Just because he's doing an excellent job doesn't mean he should get special treatment on things like youtube. Rules are ...

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How should I deal with a subordinate who is distracted and not performing well?
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If you see something you perceive to be an issue you investigate and proactively mitigate against it. In this case you're not even sure, so you have a couple of recourse's. Firewall the internet ...

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Gave two subordinates special privileges, get others to stop talking about it?
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How can I stop them from talking about this issue altogether? You exercised a bit of favouritism and it got picked on. Thats normal, time fixes the problem, just pretend it wasn't an issue. As ...

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Are there any published studies showing performance differences between overweight people and average weight employees?
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Fat people not really. But obese people often are addicted and like anyone with an addictive personality there are numerous dangers to employing them. They do not have the self control that others ...

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How can I manage my team to maintain a reasonable productivity when my employer doesn't treat employees well?
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How can I manage my members to maintain a reasonable productivity when my employer doesn't treat employees well? The last half of the question is irrelevant. If employees are not being productive, ...

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How can I push back against a boss who wants us to work four 16-hour days in a hotel?
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When the chips are down and deadlines are looming one person needs to make a plan. Then the rest need to support them and dive in. They don't have to agree wholeheartedly with the plan, but they need ...

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Team being on standby on weekends?
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Startups do expect people to work strange hours when need be. I'd sack the whole team if I had my product down and no one wanted to get it working. The product is critical for a startup, their ...

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Top developer doing more home office than allowed
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I've talked to him before, and he agreed to follow the rules, but it had no effect on him. This means you have an option if you're above him in the chain of command, this is grounds for discipline ...

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Discovered that my new job has cameras in the restrooms
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Inform your manager and move forwards from the response. This is illegal most workplaces unless perhaps there is full disclosure or it's some sort of porn business perhaps. But you cannot ignore it ...

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