Nimesh Neema
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Is it unprofessional to wear shorts to work?
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How would you react if you see someone showing up wearing shorts unexpectedly? Keep that in mind and make your decision regarding how to dress up for casual Fridays. The reaction could vary ...

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Multiple recruiters advertising the same company
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Let them do their job How do I respond if 2 or more recommend me the same position? Do I just tell the second person that I am already in contact with them? No need to tell either one of the ...

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Is it legal to join a competing company?
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They need to go through your original offer letter and check if there is any non-compete clause. Some companies may have a clause that prevents an amployee from working with other companies operating ...

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Internship and a full-time job at the same company on my resume
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Distinguish based on title not job description Specify the internship separately from the job on your resume. It doesn't matter whether the job responsibilities changed much or not between ...

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How to handle time-off /days-out from the office in Ireland?
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Talk to your colleagues/HR manager You can talk to your colleagues/HR to understand how things work in the local context (as you are an outsider). How do they handle such chores? (As it appears) you ...

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Limit negativity inside Software Quality Assurance team
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Lack of systematic process appears to be a root cause From your description, it appears that what's causing the negativity is the lack of a systematic process to manage the project. This is turn may ...

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Are professional publications and journal articles worthwhile to include in resume for specialty role in IT?
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Placement is the key It generally never hurts including the information in your resume. However, where, what, and how much you choose to place in your resume is something you can put some thought ...

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I have been invited to an interview even though I'm not in search of a job. Should I attend?
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Having regard for everyone's time You are planning to attend a job fair with no intention to get a full time job. While it's also understandable that you: Do not wish to miss on the opportunity of ...

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Boss has banned cycling to work because he thinks it's unsafe
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Your manager can't dictate the mode of transport that you use for commuting. If he is as much concerned about the safety of employees while commuting, and insists on using (or avoiding) a particular ...

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Should I wait until my performance review to quit?
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Are you certain you are going to quit, irrespective of the outcome of the performance review, or any potential raise/promotions offered? If yes, you can do it as per your convenience (as soon as ...

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Will asking for advice here affect a lawsuit?
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We don't know. Most folks here are not lawyers. And the ones who may be, are not here to offer professional services. Thus, it's likely that you may not get an objective answer. You may however seek ...

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Complain for not getting paid at fortune 100 company?
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It's between you and passthrough company and not you and the reseller. You shouldn't call the reseller. Who at Fortune100 company can I call to complain anonymously? Nobody. This is not between ...

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How to ask my boss for shares in company?
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Is anything along the lines of receiving stock options mentioned in your original job offer? Please go through it again before talking with your boss. Is it fair to ask for shares? Nothing is ...

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Should I warn my boss I might take sick leave?
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Please take care of your health and well being. Talk to your boss at the earliest. Your mental well-being has a much higher priority than work which is a never-ending process. Having an ...

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Is it appropriate to ask management to give me an evaluation?
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Yes, why not? I'm a little disappointed that I haven't gotten hardly any feedback on my work so far. Nothing appears to be wrong here. You have been in the job for four months only, which isn't a ...

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Colleague prefers to roll their own solutions that are completely unnecessary
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You can talk about it. Just ask them that you wish to discuss about a module in the project. Discuss on how they can leverage the Angular's built-in forms API to write more maintainable code which ...

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My Salary is higher compared to other employees with the same responsibilities
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Let the quality of your work speak to justify your pay You get paid for the value you bring to the organization, and if your negotiations were in line with the budget set aside for the position by ...

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Is sending LinkedIn invitation to top management team a good idea?
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Use the Add Note feature when sending a request. Keep it short and simple. The message can vary for person to person, but you should state your intent about wishing to connect. If you simply send ...

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Finding a new job after current responsibilities shifted
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To remedy my lack of skills, I have been doing practice interview problems on my own time, and I intend to increase my own practice and ensure I consistently do it for 1-2 hours a day. Stick to it. ...

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Advice on getting over regret for taking new and more stressful job
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After having talked to the manager and CTO, I understood the counter offer was made because they genuinely appreciated my work ethic and unique skillset, and that it was an accelerated promotion. ...

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Compensation question on exit survey
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I don't see a downside to disclosing this information to my current employer. If it doesn't hurt to share the information, do it. It may help future employees. Are there any other reasons not to ...

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My colleague is constantly blaming me for his errors
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How's the QA process in your organization? Is someone assigned to ensure that the project is free of bugs before delivery to the client. Are you two developers allocated time to perform basic testing ...

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How to draft a recommendation letter for myself to be approved by the department head?
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The contents of the letter depend on a lot of factors. What purpose are you going to use this letter for. Is it going to be for a job? or an academic endeavour? Maybe you are looking to make use of ...

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How to answer "write something on the board"?
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“write something on the board”? Was this the first question asked to you during the interview? It's an open-ended question, and it could be argued at length if was a good question for an interview. ...

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How should i ask my boss about remote work that he promised?
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Ask for it over an email. Just keep it simple. Hello XYZ, I would like to work from home on [so and so date] as agreed a month ago. Let me know if my presence in office is needed on the day and I ...

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Negotiate start date for a new job based in London
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Get in touch with your recruiter and get clarity as to when or how soon are you expected to join the job? And how far can the joining date be pushed if you are thinking about taking a break between ...

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Should I report a leak of confidential HR information?
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Yes, and please do it anonymously. In other words, I lose nothing if I don't report it, and I might lose something if I do. You should definitely consider reporting to the concerned people (CTO, ...

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I lied on my resume. How should I reach out to my manager?
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As very well noted in other answer and comment, talk to your potential manager ASAP. Do not wait until your meeting next week. Be prepared that confessing about the lie will most likely lead to ...

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My new job is a bad fit. I want to leave after 4 months
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I don’t know if I should be honest with a potential recruiter about my motives for leaving my job only after 4 months. You can be honest with the recruiter(s) without bad mouthing about your current ...

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Coworker demands silence in a rude way. How to react?
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We are new there and we didn't want to start from being rude. How to react? If this is the first time that has happened, the best that you could do is to stay quiet. Do not react impulsively and ...

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