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Alexan
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709 votes
10 answers
141k views

Potential employer flew me out for interview, cancels return flight

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287 votes
8 answers
53k views

Why is it important to gain "visibility" in the workplace?

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243 votes
14 answers
73k views

I've killed my colleagues' characters during RPG session, now they won't talk to me

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158 votes
13 answers
25k views

Is it my responsibility to learn a new technology in my own time my employer wants to implement?

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150 votes
18 answers
24k views

Trouble understanding the speech of overseas colleagues

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147 votes
6 answers
31k views

Hostile work environment after whistle-blowing on coworker and our boss. What do I do?

146 votes
12 answers
50k views

Engineer refusing to file/disclose patents

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140 votes
11 answers
39k views

Talking to colleague with short skirt - how do I not come off as a creep?

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136 votes
14 answers
32k views

Should I force a slower developer to change tool to try to increase their velocity?

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136 votes
15 answers
34k views

Candidate brought parent to interview

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127 votes
11 answers
37k views

Last employer continues to pay me

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123 votes
7 answers
19k views

Recruiter wants very extensive technical details about all of my previous work

115 votes
14 answers
26k views

Why is it bad to show you are desperate?

109 votes
15 answers
21k views

How to stop co-workers from teasing me because I know Russian?

109 votes
19 answers
26k views

As a software developer, can I 'retire' for a few years, at 32 years old?

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106 votes
19 answers
31k views

Can I criticise the more senior developers around me for not writing clean code?

105 votes
18 answers
25k views

Confessions of an incompetent worker. How to cope with colleagues hating me and failing in self improvement?

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102 votes
2 answers
1.8m views

How Should I Indicate Language Proficiency on my Resume?

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99 votes
10 answers
14k views

When working remote due to COVID-19, should we communicate in writing or using video?

98 votes
13 answers
35k views

How do I prevent employees from either switching to competitors or opening their own business?

95 votes
15 answers
24k views

My co-worker is secretly taking pictures of me

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94 votes
15 answers
14k views

Software development: Is it appropriate to tell my boss and coworkers that it is difficult for me to discuss specs verbally?

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83 votes
5 answers
9k views

Received an invoice from my ex-employer billing me for training; how to handle? [closed]

75 votes
11 answers
19k views

How can I use my masters degree to get a higher salary?

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71 votes
3 answers
17k views

Why do remote US companies require working in the US?

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71 votes
6 answers
16k views

Should I tell my manager that I'm not able to work on the weekend for religious reasons?

67 votes
6 answers
308k views

How to respond to "Why are you looking for a new job?"

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65 votes
12 answers
157k views

Do Software Engineer contractors really make more than salaried engineers? [closed]

63 votes
8 answers
17k views

Junior developer struggles: how to communicate with management?

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61 votes
3 answers
19k views

Feels like I am getting dragged into office politics

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