cst1992
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How should I maintain a professional relationship with female coworkers?
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As a fellow Indian, I'll offer this: Education here works in the way that till you're in middle school(fifth grade), boys and girls are made to sit on common benches, and interaction between them is ...

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Is it strange to ask someone to ask someone else to do something, while CC'd?
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I've had the reverse happen where I work. The HR manager forwarded some documents to me, and CC'd my boss, X. The email read: cst1992, please discuss these with X. They were sent by Company Y. ...

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I received a dinner invitation through my employer's email. Is it OK to attend?
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Apart from the answers above, there are a few points that I see. They sent you an email to your company email address but they don't know which company it is. Usually in events like this(conferences, ...

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Employer counteroffer is high, how to say no to new employer after I signed a contract
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First of all I'd like to say to you that you made a big mistake - sign a contract with Employer B, and not discuss it with Employer A first. What you should have done is agree to sign the contract ...

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How to address my boss asking to be CC'd in on every single email I send?
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It seems you have a XY problem here. The real problem is that your boss doesn't(or cannot realistically) stay upto date on all of your work. Attacking the superficial problem(i.e. the approach of CC'...

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Ethics behind leaving company - is salary increase by competitor enough reason to leave?
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I have done freelancing as a type of self-employment before, so I could offer an angle for you to look at. As a self employed person, your income is not stable. So it's important to evaluate what the ...

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How do I stop my co-workers from teasing me with another co-worker?
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I'm assuming that you and your co-worker are of opposite sexes, since that's the most likely scenario this happens in("Do you have a crush on her? ;)", you get my point). If it's bad, you could ...

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Should I ask what I should prepare for the test?
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I couldn't comment on whether or not to ask the recruiter what to prepare for the test, but I could tell you that since they asked you to analyze the 'company website', that's your best bet. There ...

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How to go about jobhunting when you only want a job so that you can get enough money to move away?
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Let's look at this from a different perspective. What would you do if I just gave you $5k to keep and make a fresh start in NYC? Would you do it? Chances are you would - what you really seem to want ...

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Resigned from organisation. Don't want to work during the notice period. Is this ethical?
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The 'ethical' part has been answered in other answers, but I think what you're really asking is 'help me get out of here with the least amount of trouble/pain/hardship/time wastage/...'. I suggest ...

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Should I hire the friend?
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Relevant to the concern at hand, I'd like to add something: My father is the highest-paid employee who's still an employee at his company(others are either the owner's relatives or the owner himself)....

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