bobobobo
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How can I professionally resolve a work conflict with my teammate?
10 votes

"a healthy level of trust" - It seems you're hopeful of this "trust" at the outset that in reality takes weeks or months of working together to build. You're talking about confidence in you as a ...

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Is there an effective way of dealing with nepotism at work?
6 votes

Social fabric is complicated. The other answers state, more or less, that there is nothing you can do about it. Grin and bear it, as it were. As I understand it, the cause of nepotism is an ...

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How to deal with a talented but direct/unfriendly team member?
5 votes

Here's my opinion. You should not miss the opportunity to have great in-game art. You should try to harness this person's capabilities as best you can. At the same time, what Sean is saying, is ...

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How should I respond to an inappropriate question in a job interview?
5 votes

This is what I would say: "I'm single." Then close my mouth. As a job hunter, you should be on the look out for red flags in your employer too. Do you really want to work for a company that ...

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How do you handle an interview for a candidate who is performing poorly?
3 votes

It depends on what type of "mistake" you're talking about. Small mistakes (like not knowing some bit of crystallized knowledge, or getting a single answer wrong) shouldn't cause you to write off the ...

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Is it okay to ask how many women are on the team I'd be working with?
3 votes

Just ask to meet/see the team you'll be working with. The entire team. Say you're interviewing with 3 people and the time for "questions" comes. At that time say "I'd like to meet the team." ...

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Does keeping one's desk extremely clean appear lazy?
3 votes

I'd file this under be yourself. Keep it neat enough that you don't offend anybody in your office (if you get comments on how messy your desk is, especially from a manager, you should probably clean ...

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How do I get a coworker to stop chit chatting?
1 votes

"Putting your foot down" does not have to be condescending or rude. Just say in a cheerful tone "I'm busy right now." And say this every single time he disturbs you during working hours. Eventually ...

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How can I improve my verbal communication to make it simple and crystal clear?
1 votes

Your original post: How to make my communication simple and clear? It was observed that I am able to communicate anything successfully to others what ever I want. How ever it is not simple and ...

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Customer thinks that I'm female due to a name mixup. How should I correct them?
0 votes

I think the best way to go is a combination of 2 things: 1) Always sign either just your firstname, or use Firstname Lastname. Never use Lastname,Firstname as a signoff. 2) Just leave it and ...

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Best approach to dealing with pranks
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If they involve you in the pranks, just tell them you don't like pranks and they annoy you. If they don't stop annoying you, complain. There is no way to have a bunch of pranksters both consider you ...

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