Tag: management

321 My manager told me I should feel comfortable about telling him if I want to leave the company. Should I tell him? 2017-05-09T20:30:43.627

311 What is a 'friendly' way to let managers know that having good developers is a privilege? 2014-01-16T02:05:28.543

260 Coworker is easily and often offended and doesn't want us to mention offensive topics like facial hair 2016-09-08T13:26:03.027

241 Fired by an Intoxicated Boss 2017-01-17T14:41:26.777

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

184 How to deal with an employer who refuses to allow attribution in software 2017-03-07T21:20:05.097

167 Given an ultimatum, threatened with dismissal 2017-05-11T06:48:32.090

157 How should I behave when I deleted data that shouldn't have been on my computer? 2017-02-23T14:48:36.337

155 How to explain business priorities to a programmer? 2015-06-02T10:09:22.273

147 How to manage an "over worker"? 2017-11-20T16:07:30.023

141 Someone I manage keeps cc'ing my boss 2014-12-09T17:05:41.110

140 How do I tell my boss I successfully did something they asked not to bother trying? 2017-10-04T17:45:33.693

140 Supervisor commenting on appearance. Inappropriate? 2017-11-28T06:02:07.280

136 "Offensive" bumper sticker on car 2016-05-21T12:34:18.270

135 Project Manager asks for complete 100% confidence everytime committing code 2014-03-05T16:02:51.010

132 How to deal with an intern's lack of basic skills? 2017-01-03T19:02:36.957

131 Fair treatment for employees always late due to public transport 2018-01-08T11:40:55.783

130 How to react when employee is not interested in career development? 2017-03-15T19:51:24.257

129 Why do companies not want to hire over qualified people? 2014-07-14T10:59:43.333

127 How to handle a coworker pretending to be my boss? 2017-04-18T01:31:57.210

119 Boss wants to replace a good colleague because he's afraid he's likely to leave 2017-03-09T11:56:32.800

116 Is there a diplomatic way to explain to a manager that they're pushing without any leverage? 2015-09-16T02:48:20.643

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

116 Constantly pulled onto different tasks/projects, becoming exhausted 2017-06-14T15:30:55.747

114 How to objectively counter "You are the first one to complain about that."? 2016-02-10T13:00:48.140

113 Higher up doesn't carry around their security badge and asks others to let them in. What should I do about this security issue? 2016-11-14T17:38:24.363

113 Should I decline a gift from my boss (the new owner of the company)? 2017-08-01T14:48:43.167

112 Can HR/Boss Require Your Username and Password? 2015-05-13T18:18:04.597

111 How do unlimited vacation days work? 2016-11-10T14:03:23.857

107 Staying late for appearance? 2015-08-04T18:06:03.067

107 What would you say to bosses that think programming jobs are interchangeable? 2016-01-04T04:41:55.060

106 How can I approach my boss after I feel blackmailed with him threatening my wife's employment? 2014-08-13T12:55:07.733

103 My manager thinks showing up early doesn't show as much enthusiasm as staying late 2014-07-07T12:01:27.773

103 Colleague shared pirated material. Is it appropriate for our manager to make me tell the colleague to remove it? 2017-07-20T13:02:10.787

98 Junior Developer doing well but management wants to fire him 2017-03-28T15:29:37.107

97 My manager wants regular one-on-one meetings: is this bad? 2016-07-20T03:19:37.087

94 How to deal with a boss who has lost touch with modern software development? 2014-05-01T11:56:06.780

92 How do I deal with a subordinate that insists on providing too much detail? 2017-06-09T15:14:35.930

83 How can we protest a deadline that is too short? 2013-03-21T06:54:43.283

83 Lost my temper with an underperforming employee and he quit 2015-09-13T17:50:33.250

83 Coworkers quitting under special circumstances -- should telling our manager be one of my options? 2016-11-16T19:08:01.647

83 Finding balance between freedom and productivity 2017-09-20T08:27:25.980

81 How do you explain to your boss they're wrong without making them feel threatened? 2013-06-04T17:13:12.377

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

78 My CEO wants permanent access to every employee's emails. How do I explain that this is a terrible idea? 2016-10-14T11:23:22.467

77 My facebook wall is bothering some colleagues at work, do they have the right? 2013-05-09T01:57:56.633

75 How to encourage employees to lock their machines when they leave their desk? 2015-11-03T02:43:59.773

75 My boss is taking a leave of absence and leaving the company to us 2017-04-06T19:44:00.103

74 A new coworker is working too much and management doesn't understand it's neither normal nor healthy, what can I do? 2017-11-22T14:03:25.003

73 How can a shift manager discipline an employee when that employee is the owner's daughter? 2016-07-31T20:11:58.847

73 How to respond to, "How long will this take?" when in a new job position 2016-08-22T00:15:08.720

73 Boss hiring new employee for responsibilities promised to me. How can I deal with this? 2017-10-30T15:12:00.607

72 I'm the Tech Lead, my boss is the PM. In case of disagreement, how much should I push my point of view? 2017-11-08T10:58:12.607

70 How to respond to your boss's email about a coworker's accusation? 2016-11-17T05:56:42.817

69 boss smokes and colleagues who smoke get insider info 2013-04-30T15:49:20.100

69 How do I tell my boss to not use Comic Sans as their main email typeface? 2015-08-05T12:51:16.047

67 How to handle an insubordinate employee faction when I can't replace them? 2015-09-03T06:12:19.137

67 Is it really a bad idea to work at a company that misses the mark for perfection once or twice? 2015-10-13T16:59:56.317

67 What do I say to my manager if he asked me about a colleague's raise? 2016-05-16T02:34:50.120

67 How to deal with a subordinate constantly being in semi-professional chats 2017-07-17T10:18:18.210

66 How to proceed when remote boss doesn't answer emails? 2014-04-02T21:34:37.413

66 Why do interviewers ask leadership questions even for "follower" positions? 2016-01-12T15:44:53.547

66 How can I help my direct report to understand he is not being micromanaged? 2016-05-13T16:16:16.073

65 How to deal with an employee who ignores you 2015-01-12T19:55:23.900

65 Does my boss have any say on when my team should take their lunch breaks? 2016-06-29T13:59:13.900

65 Should I do my work as my boss says, if I know of a better way? 2017-04-27T17:43:19.573

64 Refusing to travel 2014-10-22T18:59:28.057

64 Is it okay for my family to intervene when my boss treats me unfairly in the first few days of work? 2016-01-04T14:25:57.203

62 How to respond to enquiries about the company's financial situation? 2017-02-26T21:39:30.417

62 How can I ask my manager if he is upset at me 2017-08-15T16:01:15.193

61 How to handle it when someone drags in upper management to get you to solve a problem that they were the source of 2016-03-07T15:43:21.610

60 We are #1 in our industry. However because we aren't a hot startup anymore some workers leave. How to manage this? 2015-09-03T16:20:46.683

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

59 How can I sell a willing demotion to my management? 2016-02-01T13:26:08.237

59 When do I to tell my boss I'm out of work to do? 2017-05-30T07:58:49.453

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

56 As the 20-year old founder of a startup company, what can I do to get older, more experienced people to take me seriously? 2014-10-14T20:42:15.827

56 Workplace sexism against men vs sexism against women 2016-09-24T05:03:51.787

56 How to handle being late 2017-06-07T10:08:46.970

55 Theft from communal kitchen causing issues across teams 2014-09-24T15:24:36.277

55 How to deal with a senior coworker with potentially bad work habits? 2016-11-06T20:33:26.007

53 Boss not providing adequate safety equipment 2016-03-29T14:45:29.260

53 How to manage a person who identifies as bi-gender? 2016-07-15T16:40:41.847

52 How to handle an aggressive outsourced manager trying to induce employee turnover to get their own staff in? 2017-07-03T10:47:53.153

52 New manager directly emailing team from personal email, yet they do not start for 3 months 2017-11-20T05:45:48.617

51 Why would managers want to keep it top secret that an employee is leaving? 2012-05-02T17:22:36.843

51 Hold an inconsistent manager to their word 2016-09-20T13:05:08.400

50 How can I find out from an interview if the manager is a micromanager? 2015-04-27T14:46:40.510

50 My boss is leaving the company. Should I tell senior management? 2015-10-28T19:28:22.193

49 The boss of my boss invited me for lunch, should I let my boss and colleagues know? 2017-03-01T15:38:40.810

49 I saw a colleague - my ex tutor - spying on my conversation with CEO about salary 2017-04-20T13:17:01.867

48 Manager causing scope creep 2015-11-02T18:00:40.210

48 How do I react and handle this situation with a condescending employee? 2016-06-05T17:05:28.583

48 In a hiring event is it better to go early or late? 2016-09-28T19:30:43.673

47 Deciding how many people to lay off, assuming attrition will follow 2014-05-25T03:54:17.213

47 Boss asked me to copy files from ex-CEOs computer 2014-09-02T14:42:18.717

47 Manager sounds upset every time I inform him of a (minor) obstacle 2015-08-18T18:36:25.580

46 How do you tell your boss that being cheap is affecting morale? 2013-01-24T01:52:05.807

46 Assigned a job I cannot do 2015-07-29T00:31:32.233