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CPHPython
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398 votes
9 answers
69k views

Can I talk to my rubber duck at work?

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327 votes
22 answers
63k views

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

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207 votes
20 answers
55k views

Candidate's answer during an interview disqualifies them. Is it unprofessional to immediately inform them of this?

207 votes
22 answers
84k views

How to gently enforce "nohello" to a coworker?

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195 votes
17 answers
50k views

Is it acceptable to do a security test on a company's open WiFi before an interview?

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191 votes
25 answers
36k views

How to attract people to work on very old and outdated technologies?

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191 votes
11 answers
33k views

As a developer; Not getting time to test, receiving extreme deadlines and not being listened to by the manager

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190 votes
17 answers
47k views

I prepared my CV in LaTeX and exported it to PDF. How to deal with a recruiter who insists on CV in Word format?

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177 votes
19 answers
40k views

How to communicate with a manager who forbids me to write emails and denies that I told him things

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166 votes
13 answers
20k views

How do I keep myself motivated when working alone/at home?

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153 votes
21 answers
25k views

How to handle colleagues who are unwilling to write a bug report?

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145 votes
23 answers
64k views

Fired because your skills are too far above your coworkers

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134 votes
9 answers
26k views

Should I count the hours that I wait for my code to run?

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130 votes
12 answers
21k views

How can I build reputation online as a programmer when my work is private?

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129 votes
17 answers
37k views

Laptop turned in to IT support has a document with staff member's name. Is it ethical for the staff member to read it?

118 votes
11 answers
31k views

Boss wants me to ignore a software API license

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116 votes
6 answers
22k views

What should I do if I'm not able to complete a take home task for an interview?

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108 votes
17 answers
25k views

Stressed at work with no obvious source

107 votes
5 answers
28k views

I accidentally did my colleague's work better than he did. Should I say anything about it?

104 votes
15 answers
38k views

My boss wants me to be available during my vacation abroad

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95 votes
13 answers
27k views

How do I convince my employer to match the salary of my new job offer?

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91 votes
19 answers
15k views

What would be the downsides of having a “you break it, you fix it” policy in the dev team with the goal of reducing bugs?

87 votes
8 answers
23k views

Project I was hired for is off the rails due to constantly changing requirements, now it's me on the spot

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86 votes
11 answers
21k views

Do I need to disclose to the company if they did not pro-rate salary in the contract for part time work? [closed]

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83 votes
12 answers
18k views

How to gain motivation to do "boring" work?

82 votes
11 answers
21k views

I'm an EMT - should I offer to provide first aid for my regular office job?

79 votes
5 answers
21k views

Angry email from customer insisting he didn't get a refund [closed]

61 votes
4 answers
13k views

Young professional co-worker thinks she is not performing enough

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60 votes
12 answers
20k views

Trouble with boss shooting me down and telling me to just accept things the way they are

55 votes
7 answers
14k views

Should I ask for commission after saving the company a lot of money?

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