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Lightness Races in Orbit
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476 votes

Manager has noticed coworker's excessive breaks. Should I warn him?

221 votes

How can I prepare for getting hit by a bus?

215 votes

Coworker is trying to get me to sign his petition to run for office. How to decline politely?

86 votes

UK based, new US employer changed contract on first day. How to handle professionally?

78 votes

How do I handle young interviewers making snarky comments about my age?

64 votes

How can I get a socially awkward team, which lacks good interpersonal skills, communicating more effectively?

44 votes

How to politely tell recruiters you're only interested in jobs in a specific location?

32 votes

My manager wants regular one-on-one meetings: is this bad?

31 votes

How to react to an unusually informal first contact from a recruiter

22 votes

Informally degraded from a Lead role / Bad contract

22 votes

How to behave with women in my company when it's International Women's Day?

20 votes

My boss wants me to attend a meeting every day before work hours

19 votes

My employer (client) wants me to work in “ghost” mode

19 votes

Coding Standard - haphazard application

17 votes

How do I ask for help with a problem that has gotten over my head?

17 votes

Why is diversity in the workplace important?

17 votes

What to do when you're expected to respond to a mail involving several people, but you've expressed your position in person in the meantime?

15 votes

Why is it so acceptable for software engineers to job hop? I'm tired of constantly recruiting them

14 votes

How to communicate by phone that I won't consider an internship position?

14 votes

What is the most professional response to being asked to do something you were just about to do?

12 votes

A friend/coworker and his wife are employed at the same company. He found out she's cheating. What to do?

10 votes

What to tell the senior staff about dietary restrictions of my team, for a welcome party?

9 votes

Should I do my work as my boss says, if I know of a better way?

9 votes

Coworker has a borderline-NSFW ringtone that is disturbing. How can I get him to change it?

9 votes

I want to join my Ex Employer....Need suggestions

8 votes

Is it right to ask candidate why he is applying for developer while he was a leader?

8 votes

Is it okay to ask for reimbursement for an interview even if I got an offer?

8 votes

How should you gracefully leave a company you helped start?

7 votes

How to respond when being asked by my manager about a coworkers plan to leave the company?

7 votes

How do you figure out if you're on a Death March?