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How to ask colleague to stop singing under their breath in the office?
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Every suggestion here seems to be jokingly passive aggressive. I'm not sure that's really warranted and the singer may be doing it unconsciously or thinks he is unheard. As a hummer myself, I would ...

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How to politely avoid answering questions about a possible new job when resigning?
5 votes

A simple "Ah, sorry, but it's a bit personal" will usually clue people in that you're not looking to discuss a topic at length. This answer has the bonus of working in a variety of settings.

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HR representative asks for 10k range, but what's the point?
4 votes

They are negotiating. So are you. Shooting high to land low is a common first-volley tactic. That's why they let you go first. If I want to sell my car for $5000, I would price it at $6000 and let ...

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Is it wrong to ask what the pay is for a job before applying? Or is there a proper way to do it?
2 votes

If you are dealing with a recruiter, it should be fine to ask directly about pay and state clearly your acceptable range. I have had success with that as they only get paid if you take the job and ...

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am I good enough to apply for a junior job?
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Yes, at the right company. A junior job can mean different things at a company with 40 people than one with 1000 people. For some places it is the same as entry level. For any job you're applying for,...

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Is it acceptable to quit with a lot of work still not done?
1 votes

The short answer to your question is Probably, yes. It is acceptable to quit in your position. But that is because in the USA, it is acceptable to quit in any situation. There may be bitterness ...

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Can my new employer stop me from talking about salary?
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It may be legal for them to have a policy like this in Utah as long as they don't explicitly outline the punishment for violation. See below. Several states have laws that explicitly protect wage ...

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Who and when do I ask for the offered salary regarding a position?
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My policy is to be upfront about my needs. Salary would be the main reason I take a job, so salary is what I mention first. If I get an email from a recruiter (or phone call), I consider the job ...

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