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66 votes
4 answers
32k views

When does accepting an offer to stay with my current firm make sense?

55 votes
9 answers
7k views

Are there humorous, less-confrontational ways to negotiate a starting salary?

45 votes
4 answers
33k views

In interviews, how should you respond to behavioral questions to which you have no good answers?

38 votes
4 answers
6k views

How do you diplomatically say that something cannot technically be done?

37 votes
5 answers
25k views

Should you reply to every email that directs work to you (even if not your boss)?

32 votes
8 answers
81k views

How do I politely ask about the "urgency" of a work request - i.e. what date should it be completed by?

27 votes
6 answers
3k views

How much humor should I display in an interview?

24 votes
4 answers
8k views

What if your interviewer specifically asks for your salary range? [duplicate]

24 votes
4 answers
7k views

Why do some companies prefer consultants over salaried employees?

20 votes
1 answer
32k views

Responding to emails with CC recipients

19 votes
4 answers
12k views

What is the best protocol for courteously declining a job offer?

19 votes
5 answers
780 views

Is "What are things your organization has done recently" a risky interview question?

19 votes
2 answers
5k views

Curious about the wording of my salary in the offer letter - what does "annualizes to a rate" mean? [closed]

18 votes
5 answers
50k views

When emailing my boss, is it OK to use his first name in the greeting?

16 votes
4 answers
2k views

What would be a good response to "Do you like spending special time with coworkers"?

15 votes
8 answers
2k views

Mistake for my coworker to respond in kind to his boss?

15 votes
2 answers
45k views

How should I deal with an employer who doesn't honor a phone interview time?

14 votes
3 answers
2k views

How do I argue for a 3-day, 30 hour workweek?

12 votes
8 answers
3k views

Should I give up my window seat to my more senior , experienced colleague?

12 votes
5 answers
10k views

How should I greet co-workers?

11 votes
1 answer
4k views

Allowing a potential employer to contact current/former employer "After acceptance of conditional offer"

9 votes
3 answers
13k views

How do I prepare for phone interview with technology VP?

9 votes
3 answers
3k views

If I applied to two jobs, and verbally accepted an offer for one already, do I notify the other one of it?

9 votes
6 answers
2k views

How do I advise a habitually tardy coworker?

7 votes
6 answers
4k views

Is it risky to invite a senior member of the company to coffee, if I'm an intern?

7 votes
1 answer
211 views

Is it better to avoid emailing bad/negative news, if you can use phone communication?

6 votes
3 answers
299 views

If I claim to have excellent verbal skills on an "additional information" section, is it OK to list a standardized test score as proof?

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do I negotiate a higher parking allowance as an intern?

5 votes
2 answers
207k views

How do you send a job acceptance email?

5 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the best way to deal with a coworker next to you who interrupts frequently? [duplicate]