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Are managers allowed to ask you to put your phones away?

43 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 3 days ago
This one time, my manager asked me to put my phone in the “back” (breakroom) because she saw me on it. Is she allowed to do that?

Why are seniors (70+) stealing minimum wage jobs from younger people,?

27 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 3 days ago
I noticed they are taking cashier, janitor, security, and other jobs .Many young people are trying to get those jobs, and the positions are taken.

Co-worker complained about the noise from the date stamp?

14 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 12 hours ago
It is part of my duties to put letters I type into envelopes and to stamp the envelopes with the code stamp so each department is charged the correct amount by the post room. I have done this for 14 years in my job, but the new co-worker, who has been here just 15 months, has reported me for the 'noise'... show more

How soon is “too soon” to quit a new job?

10 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 12 hours ago
Keep in mind this is a customer service retail job, not an office job. I’ve wanted to work at this company for years, and when they finally decided to interview/hire me I got so excited and accept the position without any hesitation. I then realized the job was not what it was cracked up to be in my head. I thought... show more

Is quitting a job after a month look bad?

10 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 22 hours ago
I had recently got a job (in the fast food industry) only temporarily though just as a side when I'm in school and I found out that we have to move by March 28th (this was a sudden decision) so there is really no way I could keep the job. But would it matter?

Burnt out at work but don't feel I can quit?

10 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 6 hours ago
I am a 39 year old guy, I work in a warehouse and hate it. I've worked there for 14 years and I am tried of it. Things have never been great but it's gotten worse. A few years ago, the company I work for was bought out and the company's merged. Ever since, they have cut perks and benefits, took... show more

Can a 17 year old be a line cook in a restaurant?

9 answers · Food Service · 22 hours ago
I’m 17 and in high school. I’m looking into getting a first job and found a few listings in my city for a part time line cook. I don’t have any formal work experience but I have been cooking my whole life. I plan to go to culinary school and become a chef after high school so this seemed like a good first step.... show more

How hard is it to get a job?

8 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 22 hours ago

Is it wrong to do this at work?

17 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 3 days ago
My co-worker reported me because I called her a *****. I was only messing around. How could she take it so personally? Was I wrong to use the B word?

Best answer: That would depends on what your wife is making now. Going from $71 to $97 in Washington DC would not be that much of a raise. Housing there is almost triple what it is in Dallas. If you wife is not currently working, or is making very little, then, yes, it would definitely be worth it!

Can you wear dress shoes in a commercial kitchen?

8 answers · Food Service · 17 hours ago
When I went to TAFE and did cookery in the kitchen I wore dress shoes and I have been told they are not good. If you shouldn’t wear them then why not?

How do I come back from this?

6 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 3 days ago
I was supposed to start my new job at a restaurant today. My first restaurant job ever, I showed up and was sent home for not wearing the appropriate clothing (I'm 6 months pregnant and can't find a button up shirt that fits ANYWHERE) I feel like a complete idiot. I'm going back in tomorrow to start... show more

Which place should I work at?

8 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 1 day ago
I’m a senior guy in high school and I’m looking for a job. I worked at a small grocery store before but I hated it there. Right now, these are my options: Starbucks barista IHOP server Panera bread cashier Shopko cashier Dunkin’ Donuts cashier/barista Which one should I choose?

Email a Resignation Letter or give in person?

8 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 1 day ago
This is a daycare job so its not a super professional work place i guess.

Best answer: You only put in the notice when you have a firm offer and a start date. No start date or offer - no notice to your employer.

Best answer: It's illegal, so no. I worked in a biotech lab that needed to test our new diagnostic tests on blood samples. Employees were not allowed to use their own blood because that law is so broadly phrased.

I'm an engineer from the US and I recently started working in Sweden. I moved there to live with my gf. I started working for a big company and I have noticed some work culture differences. People here are a lot less formal and they don't work as long. Back home it was not uncommon for me to work at least... show more