Tag: ethics

780 Is it unethical for me to not tell my employer I’ve automated my job? 2017-06-27T11:39:31.720

241 Provider is "cheating", but I don't want to disclose how I found out 2016-03-01T17:46:02.520

226 Did I overreact to my boss asking me to get him coffee? 2017-04-25T23:06:19.653

215 Interviewer privately warned me against taking the job 2017-04-21T01:52:59.420

202 My employer is forcing its employees to defraud its customers, how should I handle this situation? 2016-02-26T12:27:23.690

165 How can I increase focus when doing something boring? 2017-07-21T09:27:23.570

140 Is it ethical to read programming books on the clock? 2013-05-28T15:21:27.137

128 How to disclose negative information about a candidate when I'd rather not reveal its source? 2017-02-28T12:24:11.233

125 Why do I never get a mention at work? 2016-11-03T11:21:35.193

125 Asked to secretly obtain coworker's knowledge before he gets fired 2017-09-01T07:05:35.973

122 How can I respond to an employee who objects to working on certain projects on ethical grounds? 2013-10-17T22:45:43.010

116 Placed on work schedule despite approved time-off request. Is it unreasonable to push back on this? 2016-10-10T16:26:14.463

113 Should I go to an interview I don't intend to accept the job (if offered)? 2012-06-12T22:37:51.923

111 Is it OK to lie to a customer to protect them from themselves? 2016-11-22T12:45:44.140

107 Is it unethical to not hire somebody because of their body odor? 2016-08-10T19:28:26.787

106 Is it rude to eat/drink in front of a colleague who is fasting during Ramadan? 2015-06-18T17:22:26.163

105 Is it ethical for an Employer to use personal (financial) information in negotiating salary? 2016-05-16T13:06:02.993

102 Is it unethical to quit a job soon after receiving my annual bonus? 2017-06-28T14:02:23.247

101 What are the possible downsides of answering an "anonymous" employee survey truthfully? 2015-04-07T13:10:13.967

98 How to return a fake watch "gifted" by a client 2016-08-12T15:32:09.587

91 Is it ethical to write answers to work-relevant Stack Exchange questions on the clock? 2014-01-20T21:58:38.960

90 Possible repercussions from assault between coworkers outside the office 2016-11-08T17:45:49.980

87 How to let clients know that they are being spied on 2013-10-25T15:27:23.620

84 Doing Inefficient Work vs Eliminating Own Position 2015-11-30T16:58:52.050

84 Should I stop flexing my working hours? 2016-06-16T08:24:52.487

81 Company policy violation due to browser history syncing 2016-09-01T19:53:47.057

79 How to maintain a good relationship with boss after declining work on project that conflict with my views/ideology? 2017-11-20T15:22:43.007

77 Handling interview with manipulative colleague from past job 2017-05-25T14:58:31.200

76 Is there a dress code for women in software industry? 2014-07-14T08:11:06.970

76 How to answer professionally to coworkers who tease me because I am vegan? 2016-05-09T14:46:40.383

75 How should I tell an interview candidate "the whole truth"? 2014-08-14T14:59:10.473

73 How to leave a job for ethical/moral issues without explaining details to a potential employer 2016-10-24T12:05:10.837

73 My manager asked me to hide project costs. Is it unethical for me to comply? 2017-07-27T13:05:41.003

72 I broke an appliance at a company-supplied house -- should I turn myself in? 2016-04-27T11:42:58.933

71 How to handle a boss asking me, an IT admin, to monitor an employee's activity on his computer? 2016-02-25T16:53:03.843

70 Is it unethical to give interview hints to a friend? 2017-06-15T14:33:08.817

69 How to convey I'm innocent when client thinks I'm responsible for missing data? 2015-02-04T16:39:28.463

68 How to Say "No" to my manager if he asks me to take his exams for him 2015-01-06T11:22:35.420

67 I was told to hide in another room from an auditor, is this acceptable? 2015-10-20T08:43:06.770

67 Invited to staff photoshoot, but I'm resigning soon 2017-12-11T01:08:01.637

67 How to deal with a candidate that cheated at the initial test? 2018-01-16T16:22:47.583

61 Blacklisting resumé liars 2013-10-22T14:23:15.290

60 How do I resign when I know my employer will lose a big client when I leave? 2013-06-04T23:45:25.883

59 How can I convince management to offer training to employees? 2014-03-13T13:43:33.310

58 Do I have to relinquish my PC password to my former boss? 2014-04-30T17:29:30.383

57 How can I approach management when asked to work without a software license? 2014-08-25T20:02:00.777

56 Ethical to report a critical software bug; the project is due in three weeks 2015-07-11T21:22:50.370

56 How do I approach my boss about licensing concerns he has already dismissed once 2016-08-09T13:19:11.973

55 Is it unprofessional to move to a company which is physically near my old one? 2015-10-20T08:22:13.687

55 What to do for bereavement when someone hasn't died yet? 2015-12-08T03:32:08.230

52 Using gym at workplace during work hours 2012-12-06T09:05:00.273

52 How do I prevent my manager from abusing a contract specification that breaches my privacy? 2016-05-12T09:06:01.837

50 How can we minimize potential problems caused by employee's personal beliefs? 2017-06-20T07:57:08.350

49 How to answer my boss's question about my ex-coworker's current employer 2016-10-11T07:58:56.513

48 How do I communicate in a Japanese Work Culture where the norm is to be less direct? 2014-03-27T07:03:50.773

47 "Conspiring" to leave the company, along with another coworker 2015-08-31T22:19:55.570

46 I made a mistake at work that gave my coworker extra work. Should I compensate in some way? 2014-07-03T16:05:12.067

46 Can I prevent my company from modifying source code that I wrote for myself and gave them to use? 2015-09-22T14:39:16.413

46 Boss telling me to make hyperbolic statements, but I find it unethical. What do I do? 2017-06-26T03:11:40.877

44 Is it a good technique to bring a notebook and a calculator to a salary negotiation meeting? 2015-05-21T03:18:45.800

44 Is it ethical to attend a company-organised event after my last day? 2016-05-24T06:37:29.187

44 How to approach applying for a job at a company owned by a friend? 2017-03-31T10:46:57.290

43 Would a hack for a competitive video game look good on a resume, or would it call into question my ethics? 2016-04-20T03:06:45.040

42 Attending interviews "to stay sharp", if you reject an offer, and then apply again later - wouldn't this harm your chances of being hired? 2014-03-27T06:45:20.233

40 What to say when a customer asks if you know something with which you are only partially familiar (in front of your boss)? 2012-12-27T20:21:51.203

39 Do I need to apologize in my rejection email for not picking up a phone call from an employer I applied to? 2015-12-10T14:06:17.183

38 Proper response after finding out that another team works on the project 2015-04-01T12:47:21.560

37 How can we prevent theft of food from shared fridges by coworkers? 2012-11-16T12:45:29.990

36 How can I ask for my salary to match what the person I'm replacing got? 2016-07-24T17:13:13.387

35 Is it OK to leave work early if the workplace culture accepts it? 2013-06-14T23:46:01.233

34 New employee has offensive Slack handle due to language barrier 2016-10-26T13:47:10.447

33 Staffing companies ask to put fake experience: Ethical or Unethical 2017-03-10T15:26:09.740

32 Asked to use CCTV to check fellow employee's hours 2014-09-02T10:57:59.550

32 Plagiarism in resumes? 2015-05-19T13:05:26.283

32 Should I help my former employer advertise my old job? 2017-05-10T11:24:57.753

31 What do I say if my manager asks me if there is someone in the company I would rather not work with? 2014-04-09T16:50:17.580

31 How can I determine if I can reward points for a purchase made with company funds? 2014-08-07T09:10:59.993

31 How to balance scientific integrity with marketing needs? 2016-02-24T17:51:40.527

31 Is it unethical to notify a company about an employee who is seeking employment elsewhere? 2016-05-13T20:59:17.963

30 Does the average candidate have any recourse when they encounter an unethical recruiter? 2012-04-11T03:09:48.903

29 Ethical dilemma: I work at a consultancy. How to handle a client's request to moonlight directly for them, for equity? Weirder context inside 2016-10-17T15:49:46.920

29 Colleague passing off my work as his own on LinkedIn 2017-09-25T09:43:35.763

28 The CEO wants my colleague to work more hours than what we pay him for 2016-10-05T10:43:13.187

28 Is it wrong to use Flexitime if it can leave me without needed guidance? 2017-07-18T08:53:08.617

26 Bring up a candidate's possibly unethical work experience in interview? 2015-06-01T09:02:48.790

25 Is it acceptable to use pirated software on the job? 2012-04-19T08:16:40.263

25 What time counts when it comes to remote work? 2014-04-23T07:28:05.013

25 Is it ethical to outsource your work without permission? 2014-05-10T01:09:11.303

25 My boss's behaviour seems unethical and possibly illegal. What should I do? 2014-09-11T21:08:58.397

25 How to get donations anonymously in a room 2016-05-02T10:23:11.990

25 Would it be appropriate to ask a colleague out? 2017-01-04T02:32:30.693

25 Is it OK to recommend an essential colleague from a previous job? 2017-06-16T08:16:36.270

25 Employees working around team member due to his personality 2017-07-19T14:16:49.407

24 Ethical concerns when discussing technical issues related to my work, on my personal blog 2012-05-04T12:55:36.007

24 Is it reasonable to set up a hidden camera in one's office? 2014-06-11T19:32:41.367

24 What to do when your manager doesn't accept your vendor's answer about a bug? 2015-06-26T18:58:09.873

23 Preventing Vengeful Action After Complaint 2014-04-13T03:19:03.460

23 Should I report to HR and involve others if I am being wrongly accused of theft? 2014-08-12T03:13:54.063

22 How should I [ethically] divide my billable time, when my work is mutually beneficial to multiple customers? 2012-07-17T17:59:01.990