Tag: germany

135 How to handle unwanted attention from "fans" in the workplace? 2018-02-28T11:43:32.550

133 How do I know I'm not unknowingly messing up my software apprenticeship? 2017-02-06T18:06:27.263

107 Dealing with expensive office traditions 2016-07-14T13:11:25.507

92 How do I avoid giving up my password to coworkers? 2017-08-24T08:59:42.430

88 Employee died unexpectedly - how should I act towards the deceased's colleague? 2016-06-10T11:42:04.207

77 Xenophobic email sent by a senior colleague. What's an appropriate reaction? 2015-04-22T07:48:43.520

76 How can I deal with having an open-door policy when I'm extremely sensitive to noise? 2017-05-08T07:43:19.700

72 Is it an alarming sign, if a company's hiring process for senior/lead developer doesn't include a coding task? 2017-03-17T10:58:49.967

72 Should I point to an error in my bonus calculation? 2018-01-23T08:10:40.423

66 Hair length as part of the dresscode 2017-04-18T07:53:41.600

65 Should I always give way to my colleague just because of their age? 2018-01-26T06:48:50.177

63 Why do salaries of software engineers reach a peak beyond which they no longer increase with experience in Germany? 2015-05-04T06:06:20.727

63 I was let go because I internally fought against unlawful overtime, how do I explain that in interviews? 2015-11-05T15:30:22.120

62 How can I politely ask potential colleagues about the negative aspects of their company? 2017-05-30T11:31:19.627

61 Company pushing me to sign records about working hours while I was on vacation 2015-09-10T20:08:51.030

59 Received request for letter of recommendation without being asked. How to handle? 2016-08-17T14:55:04.160

58 Is it common to require employers' acceptance for private software developments? 2016-05-24T07:16:44.457

51 Want to negotiate pay raise even though I'm leaving in six months 2016-03-02T13:17:55.037

50 How to mention gaps in CV due to compulsory military service and test preparations? 2017-11-21T09:08:42.440

48 The company is probably dying. What should I expect and how can I prepare? 2014-10-14T08:39:11.473

48 How to convince managers to let me work less hours for the same pay 2015-11-27T08:06:28.047

45 Protocol on important meetings when you have a cold 2017-02-05T15:15:28.470

39 Friend got overpaid but doesn’t report it - is it my obligation to report it? 2018-03-01T13:23:22.203

36 HR never sent me a contract so I didn't give notice and now they want me to start next week 2016-09-01T08:04:50.873

31 Should I argue for higher salary in exchange for less parental leave? 2016-03-17T15:56:13.127

29 Can I ask my admin to wipe my profile when I leave? 2017-09-06T08:17:55.340

25 Can I refuse to do an external project when my company is not a consultancy? 2017-05-09T11:39:07.697

24 How do I respond to management ignoring offensive and/or highly inappropriate clothing? 2017-10-08T06:56:32.227

23 Team member takes holidays. Should the member delegate work, or the team leader? 2014-03-24T13:03:56.340

22 Should I tell on my colleague for not keeping to assigned work-hours and abusing work-hours as break time? 2015-06-03T06:58:51.783

20 Should I tell my employer that I am running for a political office? 2014-01-10T17:35:13.123

20 Asking company for pick-up service 2015-06-08T17:06:57.697

20 Coworker using a demanding tone? Reality check 2017-08-14T07:57:16.007

17 Is overtime always paid in Germany? 2015-05-03T06:41:27.767

17 Having to give money for kitchen stuff 2017-09-07T17:45:36.447

16 My employer thinks I'm not allowed to work overtime but I am, is it expected that I correct him? 2015-12-07T11:48:46.173

15 Showing Gratitude for "Free" Carpooling in Germany 2014-07-31T12:41:50.133

15 Am I allowed to perform a background check in one employee in Germany 2016-12-28T02:24:02.930

15 How can I convince my (public) company to provide me a second monitor (as an apprentice)? 2017-08-02T09:18:52.507

14 How the working-hours system work in practice? 2014-12-03T17:16:49.947

14 The benefits I can ask for from companies in Germany? 2015-05-02T08:46:28.423

14 Manager wanted us to use personal devices 2017-01-13T17:31:54.063

14 Is there a law about sick days without medical certificate in Germany? 2017-03-21T07:37:41.013

13 How does the process for applying for jobs look for a PhD? 2014-12-03T21:30:18.973

13 Should I accept an interview for a new job when I'm close to finish to my apprenticeship? 2016-10-13T06:33:05.940

12 Project Manager doesn't take application from Nationality X, because there are "too many" 2017-01-08T00:13:46.457

11 Invited for "a day in the office" after interview, what should I expect? 2017-02-10T08:06:26.807

11 Dealing with aggressive co-worker while feeling weak 2017-03-15T08:29:39.517

11 No office access card six months into the job 2017-09-22T15:01:22.900

10 What is different about how references work between Germany and UK/Ireland? My ex-manager doesn't want to give me a reference and I don't understand 2014-11-18T13:43:13.660

10 How to deal with an internship certificate draft full of obvious spelling mistakes? 2016-05-19T05:20:33.000

10 "Pharmacy box" for employees 2017-02-10T15:46:30.497

9 My boss tells me to send a copy to him of all emails sent from a colleague 2017-06-21T15:00:13.203

9 How can one ensure getting paid while working as an unofficial, black-market employee? 2018-02-22T00:49:37.870

8 Splitting 30-minute break 2014-04-25T11:59:06.030

8 Is the advice "Don't state your target salary" for new jobs applicable for engineers on the German job market? 2014-05-09T08:54:07.703

8 What does it mean to be invited to work for three days after an interview? 2015-05-08T09:57:49.853

8 How to avoid looking as a slacker? 2015-06-04T17:22:50.220

8 Using a Post-it note instead of an accompanying letter when sending documents 2015-09-25T10:55:19.443

8 Translating a foreign-language Letter of Recommendation 2016-07-26T13:33:29.277

8 Dealing with cultural change in an old department 2016-12-14T15:34:23.997

8 Is it legal to employ only interns? 2017-06-19T09:21:39.710

8 How to handle losing job due to lawsuit against old company during interview? 2017-12-11T08:59:26.677

7 Inability to get to work because public transportation failure 2015-02-19T08:56:53.687

7 Are there automatic salary increases in Germany? 2015-05-29T19:13:25.503

7 Want to Resign, but Bosses are Out of Office Today 2016-02-12T08:42:58.787

7 Am I as an apprentice required to take my work-laptop with me after work and be on demand? 2016-10-11T10:33:44.573

7 Invited to the Christmas Party of an ex-employer, how to show my best side? 2016-12-19T13:55:53.723

7 Extended opensource software as a side-task, how to ask my boss about to contributing it back to the community? 2017-01-15T13:04:23.077

7 In Germany, can a prospective employer discover how much salary I have today? Can they ever know? 2017-03-21T18:53:12.893

7 What are the long-term consequences of being a member of the workers' council? 2017-08-05T17:41:20.727

7 Home office in Austria working for a German company 2018-02-19T09:50:10.037

6 Should I tell my colleague he might get fired? 2014-09-20T19:20:29.520

6 Duration of Notice Period in the US and in the rest of the world 2014-12-16T07:39:28.387

6 How productivity or working hours are measured in software development jobs? 2015-06-10T17:45:55.637

6 How to formulate an USA-style recommendation letter to be used optimally as a German Work Certificate (Arbeitszeugnis)? 2016-01-19T10:24:31.723

6 How to introduce myself in 10 minutes? 2016-05-15T13:42:41.847

6 Breaks in Germany 2016-06-21T20:31:02.367

6 Must I limit my expected salary to a maximum percentage increase over my current salary? 2016-07-10T21:48:25.813

6 I suspect headhunter company is lying to me. How to contact customers directly? 2016-07-19T10:51:56.793

6 Improper addressing from recruiters in Germany (software industry) 2017-05-14T20:38:25.413

5 Is fluency in english enough to be able to apply for a software developer job in Germany? 2015-06-24T03:17:56.240

5 Applying to Full-Time Positions But Wanting 30 Hours/Week? 2015-07-06T09:05:09.367

5 Should I refrain from preparation for self-employment in my employment contract? 2015-11-16T13:30:54.407

5 How early does it make sense to apply for a job? 2016-01-03T19:19:45.123

5 Intern implicitly forced to work long hours (Germany) 2016-03-18T12:34:11.210

5 How should I address wearing a piercing to my boss after three months of working? 2017-06-07T18:46:17.187

5 Purse stolen during fair - who is to blame? 2017-08-28T13:49:17.480

5 How to approach employer to bring assist dog 2017-11-21T11:56:16.250

5 Company wants back a miscalculated salary 2018-02-27T13:54:06.103

5 During an interview, can I say I'm leaving my current job because of my new team? 2018-03-06T11:46:42.720

4 Training position after one year of full employment 2013-02-25T08:22:51.087

4 Why are German employers so reluctant to hire part time software developer? 2014-05-18T11:33:32.063

4 Is there a job in the industry closest to computer science academia? 2015-06-03T20:12:40.220

4 Who is at fault if drink on desktop ruins electronics? 2015-12-04T09:05:22.013

4 How to Ask for proper supervision (and is that even necessary?) 2015-12-14T08:34:43.070

4 Why would interviewers ask graduates if they want a master's degree? 2016-01-28T17:28:31.113

4 I want physical work against burnout syndrome, how to do it without face loss? 2016-05-05T23:51:06.887

4 Interview question: "And why did you move here in Germany?" 2016-06-18T23:04:35.293