How to Complain About Unprofessional Behavior Without Being a Tattler?

I have recently stepped in professional environment. I am generally a ‘desirable’ coworker and don’t create any problem in the office environment. However, I am facing this distressing situation. A person at the workplace has an attitude problem and he is quite infuriating. When annoyed by something, he slams his keyboard in the desk, curses […]

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I Have Been Posted to Another City, But it is Very Hard for me to Shift to Another City With Family and Kids. What Could be the Best Possible Move?

Question from the Job Seeker I have been doing great work in a Private Company and recently I was told to pack my bags and move to another city where an officer has been fired on corruption charges. It can prove to be a progress in my career but it is hard to see myself […]

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I Keep Hearing About the Term “Perchi System” and “Letter System” During Recruitment; I Despise Such Notions Myself, But How Would You Differentiate a Request From a Recommendation?

Question from the Job Seeker I am aware how hard it is to find a decent job; every day I see deserving people suffering and undeserving people growing. I have asked a number of my relatives to help me find a good job and most of them do have my resume as well – how […]

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I Am Actively Looking For a Job and am in Contact With a Number of Recruitment Agencies. Some I Find Professional, Others Not So. Do I Need to Watch Out for Recruiters Who Might Harm My Profile?

Question from the Job Seeker I recently graduated as an Electrical Engineer and am having a tough time finding a suitable job. A couple of my friends were able to find good employment through recruitment agencies. I also applied to those agencies along with others. For the last couple of days, I have been hearing […]

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What is “Professional Correspondence”? No Matter How Hard I Try, My Boss Keeps Complaining About My Correspondence Not Being Mature Enough!

Question from the Job Seeker I am an MBA student and an intern at a company. My supervisor keeps telling me that my e-mails and telephone etiquette are not formal enough. I have asked him a number of times to help me with it but he always says that he is occupied. One time, when […]

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“Birds of a Feather Flock Together” – Does that Mean I Have to do What Others do Even if it Goes Against My Values in Order to Survive in the Organization?

Question from the Job Seeker I come from a religious family and I’m a proud practicing Muslim; the company I work for is a multinational and being such, employs people from very diverse range of cultures and religions. We have gatherings and parties on a regular basis; however I feel like an outcast because I […]

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