Tag: professionalism

431 Is it rude to leave an interview early if you have already made your decision? 2012-08-28T17:05:03.363

339 Can I talk to my rubber duck at work? 2017-01-22T12:28:48.890

284 How do I deal with the "30 minutes remaining" problem? 2017-04-21T15:18:48.697

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

235 Does using documentation as a developer make me look unprofessional? 2016-11-29T09:43:59.173

226 Is it reasonable to expect overtime from unpaid interns? 2017-06-17T12:42:01.430

207 Should a new employee be disciplined for not recognising a superior? 2017-09-28T10:03:32.400

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

192 How to deal with a coworker that writes software to give him job security instead of solving problems? 2016-11-01T17:47:53.687

183 How to handle interns' unprofessional behavior? 2017-07-11T16:05:54.450

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

164 How to negotiate salary with an extremely unprofessional in-house recruiter? 2017-02-07T16:44:14.723

164 Should I charge my client the agreed amount for the difficult tasks that I have solved by accident within few minutes? 2017-08-18T16:58:25.790

150 My manager told me to stop helping a (supposedly) underperforming coworker. What are my options? 2016-02-12T15:04:08.050

148 Fired because I was wrongfully accused but now I can prove it 2018-02-13T01:57:23.897

144 Senior architect lashing out when junior developer asks questions. What to do? 2015-12-09T17:40:42.997

143 What is wrong with sharing knowledge with colleagues at work? 2015-03-04T18:12:58.650

143 How do we evaluate a candidate who would not speak to any women during the interview process? 2017-02-18T18:42:07.493

142 Providing post-interview feedback to a candidate who I suspect was googling answers 2017-12-19T14:40:32.123

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

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

139 Is celebrating small victories unprofessional? 2017-06-15T14:08:37.947

138 How to convince company to not go overboard with email signature? 2016-02-19T15:17:24.957

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

132 How can I screen calls when callers refuse to tell me the nature of the call? 2016-05-17T13:47:25.370

128 How can I ask my interviewers for feedback following an interview? 2012-04-17T20:52:11.223

128 Am I being asked to lie in my job? 2017-08-24T09:57:29.907

125 Sexy desktop wallpapers in the office 2015-04-27T02:04:20.720

125 How to deal with someone ignoring meeting room etiquette 2017-11-13T14:41:50.277

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

120 Consequences for leaving an easter egg in code? 2016-06-09T04:22:27.307

119 How do I coordinate the process of pursuing multiple job opportunities at the same time? 2012-04-10T20:28:39.433

118 How can I deal with troublesome Professional Engineer? 2016-03-07T22:24:37.303

118 How do I tell an executive that I am an engineer not an admin 2017-11-01T20:48:19.750

115 How do I give feedback when I know more about the topic than the presenter? 2017-12-12T14:44:23.723

114 How does one politely decline a handshake due to religious reasons? 2015-05-13T18:55:50.277

114 Is it unprofessional to read personal literature while traveling for business (outside normal business hours)? 2015-10-23T12:33:15.570

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

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

111 How to politely ask a coworker to “Google it” 2013-02-12T18:39:58.627

111 Should I feel obligated to work extra hours because of project mismanagement? 2015-06-14T18:19:24.533

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

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

111 How to discuss a project that I accidentally gave a suggestive name to 2017-10-03T12:30:16.187

110 What can I do about a very loud coworker? 2012-09-26T19:36:31.557

110 Could asking questions online damage my professional reputation? 2014-03-21T09:39:10.980

109 Is it acceptable to quit in the middle of a project, when I am the only team member? 2017-07-11T16:51:27.300

109 How do I tell management that I can't work with my spouse anymore? 2017-10-12T03:32:53.777

109 When (if ever) is it considered professional to yell in the workplace? 2017-12-02T18:17:42.563

108 How should I respond to absurd observations from customers during software product demos? 2017-01-05T08:40:52.410

106 A coworker beat me to resignation. How can I resign in a professional manner? 2014-03-10T15:39:15.130

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 considered rude to turn down a job after initially accepting it? 2012-07-18T12:36:47.653

104 Is it unprofessional of me to play games before and after work, whilst at the office? 2016-11-24T08:22:39.087

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

101 Firing an incompetent subordinate in the relatively far future: when to tell him? 2016-06-22T14:25:00.390

101 Should I include controversial achievements in my resume? 2017-08-22T17:01:28.867

100 At delivery time, client criticises the lack of some features that weren't written on my quote. How to react? 2016-11-06T20:52:25.813

99 Would it be inappropriate for me to push back on download privileges on my work PC? 2016-04-20T14:23:15.713

97 Should I let someone know I broke the electric kettle? 2017-09-11T09:35:45.373

97 Is it okay to slightly modify a forwarded email? 2017-10-19T07:16:50.487

95 How can I effectively and appropriately communicate to management that I have a skill set needed for an upcoming project? 2015-07-08T14:44:04.893

94 What's wrong about being honest about your career plans? 2015-08-27T16:40:48.543

94 I cry easily when confronted or chastised. How will this affect my professional career? 2016-12-08T13:20:45.247

90 Are such religious references typical for US-based companies or should I be worried? 2016-03-23T11:41:58.417

90 Is it rude to correct a non-native English speaker? 2016-08-03T13:33:12.087

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

89 Etiquette for dealing with people looking at your screen 2015-11-20T16:42:10.603

89 One of my subordinates' child passed away, how can I inform my team? 2017-11-13T16:12:23.777

87 My contract is ending. Is it acceptable to just leave without any talk with the employer? 2017-07-24T12:00:55.377

87 How to answer the question "What do you dislike the most at the workplace?" from an interviewee? 2017-10-19T16:09:27.287

86 How can I politely decline a team lunch? 2012-04-17T10:05:00.523

86 Should I point out that I'm a woman when negotiating starting salary? 2016-06-16T05:48:03.203

86 How to respond to people who overuse punctuation marks? 2017-03-06T10:44:24.447

86 A coworker is asking me to stop sharing links from Bloomberg because he thinks it risks our business. Is he right? 2017-07-19T20:58:44.180

85 How do I go about resigning in a company that doesn't allow two weeks' notice? 2014-03-18T20:19:25.340

85 How to benefit from being able to save my company from a disaster while being laid off cruelly 2016-03-03T19:27:19.483

85 My employer (client) wants me to work in “ghost” mode 2016-07-29T07:02:01.793

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

84 Asking 'Why?' without coming across as smug or unprofessional 2017-08-07T12:30:13.603

83 Manager is asking future employee to do work before start date 2015-06-18T17:40:21.143

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

83 Is being casual unprofessional? 2016-08-18T18:21:42.230

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

82 Coworker trying to play matchmaker. How to politely and professionally defuse? 2015-10-20T18:42:49.003

82 Is it common business practice to consider constructive break times as billable for consultants? 2017-09-13T12:38:50.133

82 Should I remark on errors when interviewing a potential employee? 2017-10-09T15:23:51.430

81 How to politely tell coworkers that their input is unnecessary or unneeded? 2016-01-25T17:01:36.667

81 Can it be seen as negative having applied for a job posting late at night? 2017-01-25T11:22:06.653

81 Is using an informal version of my name in professional contexts unprofessional? 2017-03-06T17:20:54.720

80 What can I do to make a coworkers lack of effort more visible? 2014-04-24T20:57:19.333

79 Co-worker regularly placing his foot on my desk - how to get out of the situation? 2016-03-09T21:13:43.217

79 New coworker puts on disturbing shows and music on the store TV 2017-01-31T10:19:10.170

78 How to deal with a manager who doesn't read emails and calls you out as incompetent as a result? 2018-02-15T15:46:44.930

77 How representative of a company is a bad interview process? 2017-06-22T14:09:19.530

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 do you handle an interview for a candidate who is performing poorly? 2014-01-21T13:38:33.407