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Ernest Friedman-Hill
  • Member for 12 years, 1 month
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196 votes

I've not performed well in my first year as technical director. What should I do next?

193 votes

How do I regain managerial control of my "self-organizing" team?

149 votes

How should I think about joining a company whose business I do not understand?

136 votes

Is it rude to joke that a candidate was "trained well" by their college?

52 votes

Did my colleague use a racial slur, or is this use of the word acceptable?

38 votes

For future employers, how/when should I bring up not wanting to work unpaid overtime?

33 votes

Is automating my job a good idea?

31 votes

Why would company (decision makers) wait for someone to retire, rather than lay them off, when their role is no longer needed?

28 votes

How to bring balance between team members who have opposite work styles and avoid conflicts?

25 votes

Employer revised my salary without discussing with me. Is it even legal?

24 votes

Is it ok to lie to my employer about why I can't stay late?

24 votes

Is it ethical to make my team pay for a team bonding activity after work?

20 votes
Accepted

Is it professionally bad to reveal political orientation in non-political workplace in USA?

20 votes

Employee (my direct report) underperforming due to religious fasting - how to address?

17 votes

How to not be seen as negative when raising design/decision concerns

17 votes

How can I get my name added to a publication I collaborated on?

16 votes

Is it unprofessional to move to a company which is physically near my old one?

15 votes

Employer announces meetings solely via facebook--unprofessional? rude?

14 votes

Introvert who wants to skip social events

10 votes

How to deal with obsessive people?

10 votes
Accepted

Can I keep my beard while interviewing?

9 votes

How to deal with senior employees subverting security tests

9 votes

How to cope with a type of colleague puts his nose into your profession?

8 votes

He said she said

7 votes

Bad reaction to inputs

7 votes

Would a hack for a competitive video game look good on a resume, or would it call into question my ethics?

7 votes

What do you call it when a small team sequesters itself away to make progress on a project?

7 votes
Accepted

What does "RC/CL/aj" stand for in an appointment letter?

6 votes

Problematic COO

6 votes

Workplace Exploitation Problem