Mike
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How to phrase that I have no interest in working outside my current location?
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Have a following text at hand: Thank you for reaching out. I would gladly receive an offer concerning an assignment in Galway as I'm not interested in commuting above X minutes a day and relocation ...

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How can I deal with having an open-door policy when I'm extremely sensitive to noise?
9 votes

Please, don't take it personally, but it seems like you have some sort of disability (you took the trouble of finding a medical explanation for your condition). If you were missing a limb, you'd be ...

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Company won't buy licence for software tools
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8 votes

I clearly understand your problem. You can start with kindly but firmly reminding your boss that officially you are not allowed to use the product any longer and surely you won't be legally allowed ...

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Overcoming language barrier with co-worker without making a fuss about it?
8 votes

I believe there is nothing wrong in asking "what do you mean by..." if the topic is really unclear. Also concluding their ideas by "if I understood you correctly, you mean..." or "just for my ...

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Entertaining job offers while being in a good job
3 votes

As I have been in similar situation, I can tell you what I've done then. If the offer seemed reasonable (work environment, industry branch, commute time) I had attended the interview, provided that ...

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Should I quit during probation immediately or first discuss problems with my manager?
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2 votes

I'd rather see your situation as an opportunity to improve the issues within the company and in the long term create a quite pleasant working environment. If I were you I'd do the following: prepare ...

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How to deal with an arranged meeting with an unknown consultant?
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1 votes

You seem to have pretty normal questions concerning the meeting - why not ask them to your boss? Try to arrange a short (quarter to half an hour) meeting with your boss where you clarify your doubts. ...

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Renegotiate salary after signing a contract due to receiving a better offer
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1 votes

I have the impression that you're facing the following dilemma: you want to work for company A (starting date unknown, salary acceptable, location excellent) but use contract from company B to ...

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Should I share all the companies I worked with on resume?
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Why don't you have some sections on your resume, like "occupational experience" where you state company B, and later on something like "other activities / voluntary work" where you state company A, ...

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What to do about inadequate equipment causing productivity issues
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I Have made IT aware of the issues along with my line manager In my opinion you did the correct way to signal the issue. Now you only can live with it, I'm afraid. You can perhaps try to raise this ...

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How do you set boundaries with a coworker who keeps walking into your office asking questions right away?
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Have you considered using pomodoro technique? My teammate is doing that from time to time during busy periods. However, he uses noise-cancelling headphones and has put a note on his desk explaining ...

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Boss favors employees of one nationality
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In the real world the OP has the following choices: if they are of the boss's preferred nationality (which I don't suspect it's the case by the sheer existence of this question) they might do the ...

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