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Staying focused during automatic processes, "It's compiling"
28 votes

My answer depends on the compiler but try this: If the compiler allows for you to view the code, and it's compiling in the background, then you can perform your own version of RDD. While the compiler ...

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Taking advantage when HR forgets to communicate the rules
15 votes

The other answers are perfectly fine and acceptable, but I believe they all fail to take into account OP's feelings of being cheated. It doesn't matter that the other guy is cheating the company, it ...

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Extreme flexible working hours: how to get to know people and activities?
12 votes

Whatever you do, DON'T ROCK THE BOAT! In my current workplace there's flex time and working from home. I've found these two perks to be the best perks to have ever received... It's too late for ...

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Employer to throw away belongings on cleaning rota
11 votes

You don't have any grounds to complain ... You've been warned that there will be a purge, after all, you (the employees) couldn't keep the kitchen clean. Given it's your employer's fridge/room/...

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I found out the "default salary" for a position is higher than the offer I accepted. Should I feel cheated?
10 votes

One point I don't see here is you don't mention your own skill level. Very frequently jobs are "XX-YY range based on experience" maybe in your case the range was 30-50k and the default was 40k and you'...

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Dealing with expensive office traditions
8 votes

So why can't you just get a holiday/day-off that day ? You should be having some holiday days, and it would be bad on their side to ASK you for cakes the day after ... I doubt if it's been someone's ...

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How to react to hostile behavior from a senior developer?
7 votes

So let me start with your yelling friend. He's highly protective of his code. Why would that be ? Are you just as protective and not letting anyone see a single line, or is your code in the repository ...

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Should I stop flexing my working hours?
7 votes

I'm pretty sure they can fire you for this. For all you know your colleagues have negotiated less or different hours than you and you're not following your contract as you promised. I myself am a Dev ...

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How can I address being paid less than my male colleagues with similar or lesser roles in my company?
6 votes

Plenty of answers but here are my two cents: It's not 100% necessary it's gender issue. A male buddy of mine works in an all male office. The recently new hired entry levels make more than him with, ...

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What to do when the interviewer knows my little secret?
4 votes

(Your question reads like there was someone else in there besides you two) If you're not ashamed by your previous career, and you sound like you aren't, then just own it! Not only did he know your ...

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Hounded by upwork.com people after posting a job - how to handle this
4 votes

Just state it right there and there in your upwork post, that you will only consider offers made trough the website and nowhere else. That would make me think twice before skyping you.

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How to avoid getting angry during job interviews?
3 votes

I went to an interview once where the test I was given clearly showed this job had nothing to do with my experience and was a waste of time. I was left alone in the room and contemplated just bailing ...

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How bad can be a bad review among a lot of good ones
3 votes

Consider this: You're browsing the app store, and see an intriguing game with 4.8/5 Stars. Would you dismiss the app just because there are a couple of unhappy users, or would you give it a shot, ...

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Dealing with recruiters who clearly didn't look at my resume
2 votes

I used to get emails like this from this one London agency. There wasn't a 'unsub' button in their emails and they clearly never even looked at my resume pass my email. SO every time I get an email ...

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What to make of bizarre off-topic questions during job interview
2 votes

Those questions aren't that far off. I went trough a set of interviews recently. In one occasion the interview was much more general. Apart from a small programming test, literally 1 page T/F we ...

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Would helping to develop a family member's app detract from its value on my resume?
2 votes

In any case it can't hurt you (unless it turns out to be a virus). None of the developers of Clash of Clans's names are listed as "main developer" or "project owner" yet, their resumes will forever ...

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How to introduce myself in a CV when I share the same name as an unpopular politician?
1 votes

Use First name, Middle name. You wouldn't be lying and later in the process you can sign the forms with your full name. One thing is to have Donald Trump send you a CV, a whole different story would ...

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Asking prospective employer about side job after an offer?
1 votes

Based on your comment, I wouldn't bother to mention this to the potential employer. What you do in your own time, outside of your company industry is entirely up to you. Should you decide to drink ...

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Am I obligated to pass on domain knowledge after being let go?
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Normally I'd say EF the employer for letting you go, and that it's bad management to leave only one person have all the information. Coincidentally though we've had a person of domain knowledge leave ...

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How to politely tell recruiters you're only interested in jobs in a specific location?
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I recently went trough the processes of looking for a job in a different part of the Country. Luckily I had put on my CV "Looking to relocate in New City". I too had my phone number but would not pick ...

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My boss wants to use an older development tool I don't like
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When I first started at my current position they pretty much forced me to use Dreamweaver. I kept insisting on using Visual Studio and at one point I was allowed to use VS while my boss kept using DW. ...

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Are internships the only way to secure a job after graduation..?
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Having been in your shoes two years ago - you just need to be the right candidate for the role. I didn't have any experience, but I did have some projects I've worked, some apps I've made, in ...

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A do-nothing "job"
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Learn a new skill, work as a freelancer, do something productive. If I didn't have anything to do, I'd probably work on some of my own projects. If I were you I'd put up a freelance advertisement and ...

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