Matthew E Cornish
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  • Cardiff, UK
I fear I am being set up to be fired by my direct manager. How to save my job?
8 votes

I would ask for advice from HR - as on the face of what you've written it appears your manager is bullying you. gave me an official warning for something I didn't do retracted my scheduled ...

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How to bring up inadequate compensation as a reason to jump ship?
7 votes

Is it okay to bring this up when the interviewer asks why I am looking for a new job? There's nothing wrong in telling an interviewer, if they ask why you're looking to work with them, that their ...

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Mobbing by changing job requirements outside skill set?
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6 votes

The one-to-one meetings you have with your manager should be a time in which you're able to raise any issues affecting you / your work. It appears that while you may feel you're working out of your ...

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How can I communicate to my employer the urgency of a raise request?
6 votes

Of course it's always a good thing to be honest with your line manager if you feel you can do so. However, you may wish to consider speaking with someone in human resources / personnel who may then be ...

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Applying directly on employer website after rejecting recruiter offer for similar position
5 votes

Firstly you have done nothing wrong here. If you have already applied for the permanent position and didn’t mention in your application why you’re applying directly for the same role then I’d suggest ...

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Salaried Employee Being Dinged For Tardiness
5 votes

Arrive to work before 8am If this is the only issue your manager has picked up on then make sure to turn up to work a few minutes early each day.

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How do I tactfully ask a colleague to not take extended phone calls in our open plan office?
5 votes

Simply walk over and gently say I'm sorry but can you please take this call into one of the side rooms, thank you. Be nice about it. Yes, they might be lazy or flaunting the rules. But they ...

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Is it good to allow other team members come and do personal discussions regularly
3 votes

I'm sure culture has a large part in this but in general terms communication between team members is vital in enabling them to work together more effectively. If that means sometimes talking about the ...

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How to request a different location after a job offer
2 votes

I guess technically you could accept the offer you've had at Stansted and then wait to see if you get anywhere with the Heathrow position. If these positions are for the same company / organisation ...

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How to deal with immediate senior member who is ignoring her work?
1 votes

I'd say this is your time to step up and take some lead in matters that she is slacking on. So I agree with @Wesley that you must do what the department head is asking of you. If you don't then that ...

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How can a back end or full stack developer highlight their portfolio site is only meant to showcase their work?
0 votes

I think you're better off using GitHub, or similar. That said, a well structured website can act as a good calling card, or sign post people to other places such as GitHub, LinkedIn etc.

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How do I choose an effective pair of safety boots for my workplace?
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Ideally your employer should be giving you advice on this; if they're not going to give you the safety equipment you require. I would imagine you have someone on site who can answer this question for ...

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Hired in a number-crunching function but want to try Sales
0 votes

I think bharal has it covered to be honest, though I can't comment so... you might want to see if it's possible to ask for a secondment into sales. It's common for larger firms to allow / offer people ...

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