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>> No. 4012 Anonymous
14th December 2012
Friday 9:36 am
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Applying for JSA links
http://pastebin.com/5vJCh4HQ
http://www.urban75.com/Action/Jsa/jsa2.html
Both are a little out of date.
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>> No. 13507 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 12:12 pm
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This is a bit ridiculous isn't it? Penalising people with degrees.

Is it worth just lying on my CV and saying I don't have a degree? Anyway they can find out? What would be the best way to do it?
>> No. 13508 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 1:36 pm
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>>13507

Is it an apprenticeship or vocational scheme? In which case they only get funding for providing education to people who don't already have it.
>> No. 13509 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 3:52 pm
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>>13507

Would you turn up at a food bank and lie when your cupboards at home were full?
>> No. 13510 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 8:46 pm
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>>13507
I don't think it is ridiculous when their stated mission is to help people without degrees - why should you jump the queue when you've already had that opportunity?

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>> No. 13647 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 1:22 am
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Am I not able to claim benefits at all?

On monday I am set to be made redundant, I will likely take a redundancy package of 13k. This plus savings will bring me to roughly 16 ish.

28 years old, have been paying rate 1 tax past 2 years and live with my girlfriend in a contract just signed - this has me eligible for 'New Job Seekers Allowance', but on the calculator it amounts to 20 quid a week.

Is that the only support I can get with my rent and bills? The one silver lining of this is that I thought I could put some of that pay towards something such as a house deposit in future.
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>> No. 13661 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:28 pm
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>>13660

It might if they had any way of linking it to you.
>> No. 13666 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 6:21 pm
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>>13658
Where'd you work in China? Enjoy it? Would you go back?
>> No. 13667 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:15 pm
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>>13666
Shanghai.
Enjoyed it more than being hikikomori living with my parents.
I don't imagine I will ever set foot in mainland China again.

I didnt hate it at the time, but I look at friends who have worked consistently in a single company in the UK for a decade and feel like my time has been spent suboptimally.

I'm also pretty sure I have complex PTSD from all the job precarity, and international relocation (five countries in five years), and such.
>> No. 13670 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 7:29 pm
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>>13667
Would you recommend it as an experience? I guess it's pretty difficult to put down any kind of roots in China, but I know a few friends who seem to like it enough that they go back.
>> No. 13671 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 9:29 pm
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>>13670

There's definitely a lot of opportunity there, but I wouldn't have wanted to settle. Generally Westerners will fall into 3 categories: Staying less than a year because they can't adapt to the BS, Marrying and staying forever, or staying 2 years and then moving on to the next thing.

It seemed like the govt was becoming increasingly hostile to foreigners when I left in 2018, and I don't imagine things have improved since COVID. I know a married couple that left in Feb and then just never returned.

Definitely a good thing to do for a while if you're youngish and have nothing more engaging going on.

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>> No. 13662 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:30 pm
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Any HR or hiring folk on .gs? Is it worth seeking "endorsements" for specific skills on LinkedIn?

Is it worth using LinkedIn as a whole, for that matter? In what contexts might it be useful?
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>> No. 13663 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:42 pm
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LinkedIn makes me sick to the core. It's like entering an ultracorporate hellworld with no connection to reality. Full of #ThoughtLeaders and #ChangeManagementCoaches, all presenting this ultra-sanitised 'aspirational' image of a world where the only joy in life comes from work, and everything is squeaky clean.
>> No. 13664 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:52 pm
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>>13663

I agree, but I view it from a ruthlessly pragmatic perspective. Job alerts, making the occasional cold contact with people who have similar research interests, etc.. I've actually made some decent use out of it in the few years I've had one.

In theory, there's nothing that you can do with LinkedIn that you can't do with e-mail and mailing lists, yet for whatever reason some people are more open to being contacted on there. Maybe there's an informality to it, the ability to see a human face, it doesn't get buried in work e-mails, or any/none of the above.

Just don't scroll through the newsfeeds, unless you've meticulously curated it or enjoy reading mindless corporate propaganda.
>> No. 13665 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 4:21 pm
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It's an absolute shithole full of shitlords. It can help for getting random recruiters to contact you, but not much else - the endorsements aren't worth anything.
>> No. 13668 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:40 pm
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>In what contexts might it be useful?

1. For cyber-stalking work contacts or women you're talking to on dating apps.
2. Once you have a high-skill career with experience so you can laugh at offers for consultancy work.

If you're looking for the kind of work LinkedIn was designed for at the moment then you're better off just applying for public sector jobs. At the very least once you beat the thousands of other applicants you won't have to worry about immediately being made redundant.
>> No. 13669 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:52 pm
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Linkedin is facebook for the underemployed/unemployed.

Have you ever had any significant job leads obtained from Linkedin? Have you ever had any significant interactions on Linkedin that has resulted in an improvement in your career?

I had an account from 2007 to 2019 when I deleted it in a huff.

With respect to businesses: if you're not the buyer or the seller, you're the product.

Better to use your offline social/professional network, you can get as many leads from mates on facebook, and be diligent in a job hunt on job boards (especially specialist job boards).

During my last job hunt I applied for >300 positions in a 3 month period. I had about 5 interviews. I only submitted a one-page CV and cover letter for each. If there was any kind of corporate application system that required me to set up an account and pick my high school subjects from drop down menus I didn't apply thinking correctly that I wouldn't be considered for any such position.

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>> No. 13598 Anonymous
18th November 2020
Wednesday 12:55 pm
13598 Just got 5 people sacked at work (1/3 of the firm). Feels a bit weird.
Hi gents,

Just woke up to a message from a colleague that he'd been suspended with pay, along with 4 other people including me, from our accountancy firm. He's fairly certain we're on the fast track to the sack. Excuse me if I ramble slightly.

We have a slack chat (yes, this is predictable) that I set up a few years ago, and that we got complacent about using in work outside of Microsoft Teams to coordinate, and sometimes vent about our boss. Over the years we became less careful and more vitriolic, and finally I was furloughed on a weekend and didn't go back into the office due to pandemic, leaving my work computer locked and logged on with a slack window open somewhere. Dum dum duhhhm. Everyone on it gets a call from HR warning of suspension, apart from the newest guy who gets terminated.

So, 2 of them are elated. They described it as being in a toxic relationship and suddenly having it ended for you. The 3rd guy was on the ropes with his relationship with our boss, who wasn't happy with his output and has been looking at sacking for a while, while the fourth guy is newly joined, basically trusted that he was being let into something secure, and I now feel very bad about him. We have contacts, we can provide references, so he's going to be able to get something else. Since he was so new he's been terminated for 'rude messages' apparently, officially 'misconduct'. Personally I was already looking for jobs because I've just hit my 2 year and that was my limit.

I'm about to go for a joint and buy a beer and sit watching Star Trek while it all seeps in. I've changed the password and deleted the workspace so nothing more can be collected, if anything was. I hope to god the boss has got some screenshots otherwise I might be tempted to ask for proof and be a dick about it. Anyway, he probably has so he can pass them on to HR. How does one prepare for a meeting where you know that someone you have absolutely no respect for is going to try and make you feel bad for mocking them? Also, if I'm on furlough and the HR lady is calling me on whatsapp, am I under any obligation to answer?

He's literally got 1/3 of his staff on line for the sack. He heard a few weeks ago of a woman who had £250,000 worth of client turnover and was doing the whole thing herself on Xero, so now he thinks "I have a million quid turnover, surely I can do this with 4 people", forgetting that she has dictated the client relationships and records processes from the start, whereas half our clients are builders or mechanics whose idea of good recordkeeping is to make sure that only half the crumpled receipt is covered in splotches. It's all going to end in flames for him, the remaining seniors are leaving as soon as their 2 years are up. Everyone who's been suspended is prodding at the idea of whistleblowing (our boss engages in dodgy practices) now that we have nothing to lose. Also leaving glassdoor reviews.

Anyway, I digress. I've got some jobs to look at now! Feel free to call me a twat for not practising good opsec.
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>> No. 13639 Anonymous
19th November 2020
Thursday 10:07 pm
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Absolutely, but conversely it's pretty pants as a method of authenticating to a bunch of completely unconnected websites. I see the appeal to end users; everyone's logged into their primary gmail all the time anyway why bother remembering passwords when you can just click "continue with Google" and the job's a good 'un? The problems, of course, come when you lose access to that google/facebook/twitter account (or whoever else is providing OAUTH services now) and suddenly you're locked out of a whole range of stuff.

Then again we face a similar problem with sites that use your email address as either a login ID or as a password reset mechanism; a decent authentication system should provide you with multiple methods of access including [login,email],pass [login,email], Authenticator app token, and [login,email], Yubikey (or similar).

Ideally I'd like to see email addresses (and, god help us, mobile phones) removed entirely from authentication systems but it'll never happen as the average user doesn't want to install KeePassXC, buy a YubiKey, and install an authenticator app on their phone.

Big, fat, smelly Whinge well and truly ticked not just for the whinge itself but because this isn't even /g/.
>> No. 13643 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 1:00 pm
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Firstly thanks for all the OpSec advice. I don't think this is a practice I'll be engaging in again.



>>13622

>Get ahold of your attitude OP. Start taking responcibility for your mistakes, stop stiring shit. Most certainly your boss is a cunt - that's none of your business and doesn't excuse your behaviour.

That you boss? Anyway, absolutely my fault, it was both poor form and poor OpSec. I've acknowledged that in the post. Though as regards poor form, my only regret is that I didn't get to package it all up with a focus on the real tangible issues that he (you) could learn from and fix. I said, and meant, everything I said.

>With this account to go on, it sounds like you're the kind of workplace bully with an infectious negative attitude that draws others into poor worldviews and practices. You seem overly concerned with contending social status' of and with work colleagues.

My mentor had been sexually harassed for a decade by one of the partners. That's not really conducive to the morale. The first day I worked, my colleague went over to the window at lunch and visibly relaxed when he saw the boss walking off. The partners were mocked roundly by everyone, it was really a horrible place and I certainly acted out because of it, I wasn't alone. I'll not shirk my share of the responsibility, but they should take theirs.

>I imagine the smiles you get from these workplace 'friends' are really false camaraderie, self-defence and influence mitigation - they'd rather be away of your crosshair than under it, at the less severe cost of their wellbeing.
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>> No. 13644 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 1:13 pm
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>>13643
You been searching for jobs then I take it?
>> No. 13645 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 1:29 pm
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>>13643
On the upside, when the question comes up at interview "why did you leave your last job?" you can answer "my boss was a sex pest and he fired me for helping his victims speak up".
>> No. 13646 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 8:58 pm
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>>13645
Troublemaking little upstart trying to speak truth to power? Instant reject. Such is the way of human resources.

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>> No. 1795 Anonymous
27th May 2011
Friday 6:32 pm
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ITT: Workplace annoyances.

I'll get the ball rolling - having to bring in pastries on your birthday. I know it's cheaper if people bring their own in on their birthday instead of chipping in every time someone in the office has a birthday, but it's still fucking annoying having to fork out on your birthday.
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>> No. 13596 Anonymous
12th November 2020
Thursday 12:59 am
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>>13591
>probably the first in generations to have a job in a slightly more professional sphere

I can hear that you care about this person, and unlike others in the thread, that isn't a bad thing in a professional environment, as long as you haven't tried to/actually shagged her.

Your expectations of her are too high, and you need to give her good feedback to help her change and improve. Her capacity for the kind of work you are expecting her to do right now are too great, which is perhaps why you are finding her performance disappointing. Focus on the positives - start finding, and giving her feedback on the things she is good at - give her a bit of confidence. That will allow you the space to then be able to tell her the things that she needs to improve on.

Try to be unemotional when talking to her about what she has done wrong, and learn some techniques for giving good, specific feedback, for helping her to improve. I know two feedback techniques that work - 1. Start, Stop, Continue. 2. Situation, Behaviour, Impact. There are tons of pages all over the internet that talk about those feedback techniques.

https://www.ccl.org/articles/leading-effectively-articles/closing-the-gap-between-intent-and-impact/
https://www.scienceofpeople.com/start-stop-continue/

Talk to her.
>> No. 13597 Anonymous
18th November 2020
Wednesday 11:24 am
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The sun has been getting on my tits this week, which I'm assuming is due to it being at a lower angle. It's either too dark in my home office or it's glaringly bright; there's very little middle ground.
>> No. 13640 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 9:25 am
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>>13597
>home office
Alright, Priti, you know the drill. Tits or gtfo.
>> No. 13641 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 9:33 am
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>>13640
No-one wants that.
>> No. 13642 Anonymous
20th November 2020
Friday 10:01 am
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>>13641
Exactly. With Priti it's her bountiful, bodacious buttocks or nothing.

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>> No. 13535 Anonymous
12th October 2020
Monday 9:29 am
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Take the government retraining quiz and post results.

I got Microbrewer, Non-distructive Testing Technician and professional sportsman.

https://beta.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/
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>> No. 13549 Anonymous
12th October 2020
Monday 4:54 pm
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>>13544

>not sure what the converse of "I like to get to the centre of the issue" is supposed to be

I took that to mean either wanting to understand the whole problem vs "if it works, it works". Presumably anyone who chooses the latter would be a good fit for middle management or purchasing.
>> No. 13550 Anonymous
12th October 2020
Monday 4:56 pm
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I went through it being as difficult and contradictory a person as I could ("I love to plan my day out", "I hate to follow rules/a routine")and got the same as >>13546
>> No. 13551 Anonymous
13th October 2020
Tuesday 12:22 am
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As someone who got the managerial profession allow me to explain your answers:

>>13545
Test and Trace application developer.

>>13550
>>13546
Career unemployment. Be sure to look and behave like an animal to discourage the workforce from complaining of their position.

>>13547
You could review classic movies for Talking Pictures TV or just set up a patreon and do it through youtube. There's probably a need for someone to find all the gems of old.

Get started:


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>> No. 13552 Anonymous
21st October 2020
Wednesday 10:01 pm
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>>13535
That looks like Jez & Ed, a pair of detectives who sort it out proper. Ed is about to nut the bloke in the puffa jacket.
>> No. 13553 Anonymous
21st October 2020
Wednesday 10:24 pm
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>>13541
>>13539
Surely the most fucking ridiculous thing about this is that the government is suggesting that people do this without offering a single thing to help people into any of these jobs.

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>> No. 13517 Anonymous
29th August 2020
Saturday 10:11 pm
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How long do agencies probably keep records of previous employees for?

I want to apply for a job with an agency I left under a cloud 18 years ago. Could they still have me in their records?
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>> No. 13524 Anonymous
31st August 2020
Monday 12:38 am
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>>13523
Oh don't leave us hanging like that.

WHAT ARE YOUR CRIMES?
>> No. 13525 Anonymous
31st August 2020
Monday 9:21 pm
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>>13524

I slept with the receptionist's wife (the receptionist was male, extremely popular, and he kept working there for at least five years after I left).
>> No. 13526 Anonymous
2nd September 2020
Wednesday 4:07 pm
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>>13517
Chances are they don't have the details and nobody from the last time still works there.
>> No. 13527 Anonymous
2nd September 2020
Wednesday 7:49 pm
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>>13526
I wouldn't say nobody from 18 years ago is still there. It could be very likely that the middle aged business support type is still there.
>> No. 13528 Anonymous
2nd September 2020
Wednesday 9:08 pm
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>>13527
If they've been there that long, they'll probably see you for the massive ledge you are.

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>> No. 13505 Anonymous
18th August 2020
Tuesday 5:59 pm
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can the jobcentre force me to take a job or can i refuse saying i'm scared of getting the corona?
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>> No. 13506 Anonymous
18th August 2020
Tuesday 6:43 pm
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>>13505
Depends on your reasoning I suppose. If it helps, 'm signed on and used to do care work and now understandably there's a lot of care work available. Unfortunately I'm staying with my parents for the time being who fall in the at risk higher age range, which I explained to the person who called me and that any other time I'd be happy to take such a job, but I'm not risking my parents health when care homes are nightmares right now. She seemed to understand and they haven't pushed anything since, that was a few weeks ago now.
>> No. 13514 Anonymous
25th August 2020
Tuesday 10:35 pm
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Lmao.
>> No. 13515 Anonymous
26th August 2020
Wednesday 3:12 pm
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>>13514
I've done fuck all and so far they've said nothing. Presuming it's just because so many people are using it right now that you can't check what everybody's doing.
>> No. 13516 Anonymous
26th August 2020
Wednesday 6:03 pm
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>>13515
Let's be honest, next year the news is going to be full of outraged headlines around how many people/companies lied about being on furlough, and how many restaurants magically sold 1000 meals a day on Rishi's scheme.

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>> No. 13481 Anonymous
30th July 2020
Thursday 4:42 pm
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This is a long shot, but I've been absolutely racking by brain over a big job application due on Monday.

It's a big job that I believe I'm well-suited for, but it's a rather open, non-specific job description ("willingness to learn", "junior staff will be supervised by senior staff", etc.).

I've been contacting my thesis supervisor, old colleagues, friends, everyone for feedback on my CV and cover letter, but everyone is busy and only a few have offered opinions.

It occurs to me now I should have got in touch with the people posting the job ad, but I think it's too late for me now.

Are there any last minute review services by HR wonks I can use? I was considering handing over an obscene amount of money for a single session with someone who called themselves a "career coach", but decided against it.

What else can I do?
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>> No. 13482 Anonymous
30th July 2020
Thursday 5:12 pm
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>>13481
You can still contact the employer. If they don't know otherwise you can always tell them "I've just seen this ad, is anyone around to talk about it?"
>> No. 13483 Anonymous
30th July 2020
Thursday 5:35 pm
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>>13481
Which bit of the application are you struggling with?

The CV or the covering letter?
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30th July 2020
Thursday 5:43 pm
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>>13483

It's not that I'm struggling, it's just a high-end application (40k per year academic/scientific job) that I'd really like to get as good as humanly possible.
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30th July 2020
Thursday 5:56 pm
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>>13484
Slip in a £5 note in the application.

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>> No. 13464 Anonymous
14th July 2020
Tuesday 12:11 pm
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Say you worked a remote IT job for a company based in, I don't know, Germany, but you actually lived in Japan via the 6 month visiting visa.

If you didn't pay those taxes... How would they even find out? I have friends who get away with it, but it's all cash in hand...
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>> No. 13472 Anonymous
14th July 2020
Tuesday 8:25 pm
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>>13471
> Sadly they don't work if you work for US company while living outside the US.

I'm double guessing myself there, I think. Technically if you live in the UK and work for a US company then you're self employed in the UK. Although you'd probably have to at least set up a limited company and pay yourself a proper PAYE wage in order to swing this visa, which is all very painful.
>> No. 13473 Anonymous
14th July 2020
Tuesday 8:34 pm
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>>13471
You wouldn't be working for a US company while living outside the US. You'd be carrying out work for your UK company while temporarily in the US.
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14th July 2020
Tuesday 8:38 pm
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>>13473

Technically I'm "paid" by a US based consulting company and I declare taxes in the UK as self-employed. Would that be a good enough excuse to get a "B in lieu of H" visa?

I feel like showing up to the consulate and saying you're self employed in the UK and going to work for a US company for a few weeks unlikely to go over well and that you'd have more luck if you had a proper limited company with PAYE payroll set up.
>> No. 13475 Anonymous
15th July 2020
Wednesday 8:02 pm
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>>13474
>saying you're self employed in the UK and going to work for a US company for a few weeks unlikely to go over well

It really does not. The only issues I've ever had at the US border was when I was in this situation. It was bona fide too, my company in the UK had employees, accounts, etc; we were doing a couple of weeks work on an installation - temporary - but it's the only time I got stopped at the border and then taken off to an interview room. Terrible and frightening.
>> No. 13476 Anonymous
15th July 2020
Wednesday 10:19 pm
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>>13475

If you're going over on a visa waiver you should just say you're visiting a client, it's never failed me in maybe a dozen work trips (knock on wood). It's a really stupid grey area where meetings are fine but actually doing work that money is changing hands for requires a work visa.

Or if you're really paranoid just go in via Las Vegas and get a connecting flight the next day. Just try not to max out your entire expense budget on blackjack and the drugs every damn cab driver will oh so subtly hint they can get you.

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>> No. 13444 Anonymous
29th June 2020
Monday 4:03 pm
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Not sure if more suited for /job/ or /emo/ but here goes.

I've noticed a girl that 'ghosted' me off a dating app has applied for a job I'm recruiting for, which would make me her line manager.

Her application is actually pretty good but I'm worried it might be awkward if she knows I fancy her.

For context, we arranged to meet up and swapped numbers just before the pandemic, but then she tried to reschedule and never replied to my response suggesting another day.

I'm tempted to text her letting her know that she's applied for a job I'm hiring for, but I'm worried that this would be inappropriate and could get me in trouble.

What's a guy supposed to do in a situation like this?
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>> No. 13446 Anonymous
29th June 2020
Monday 4:20 pm
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>>13445

We're a small organisation (around 10 staff) so we don't have a proper HR department, and to be honest I dunno if I would be comfortable telling them about this.

How would I be exposing myself to risk if I ignore it?
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29th June 2020
Monday 4:20 pm
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>>13444
>I'm tempted to text her letting her know that she's applied for a job I'm hiring for, but I'm worried that this would be inappropriate and could get me in trouble.

lol
>> No. 13448 Anonymous
29th June 2020
Monday 4:28 pm
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Arrange the job interview at a restaurant or other date setting. Two birds with one stone.
>> No. 13449 Anonymous
29th June 2020
Monday 4:37 pm
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>>13446

If you give her the job, you could be accused of favouritism. If you don't give her the job, you could be accused of spite. If she gets the job and an issue crops up down the road, whatever contact you had with her on the dating app could be used as evidence of your amorous/malicious intent.

Just tell your boss. As soon as you tell your boss, it's his problem, not yours. It might be mildly embarrassing, but it'll be far more embarrassing if it comes out later and it looks like you were hiding something.
>> No. 13450 Anonymous
29th June 2020
Monday 9:06 pm
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>>13449
Not the OP, but I get the feeling that if she doesn't get the job she won't complain.

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>> No. 13404 Anonymous
13th June 2020
Saturday 2:20 am
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On balance, would you say that you prefer having a male or a female boss?

It's a controversial topic but I got to talking about this at work today. I'd honestly never thought about it before but a lad baffled me with an admission that he never gets along with male bosses as he feels there is a macho-rivalry that goes on. Same with the other one on the call who said that she prefers a male boss as, in her opinion, female bosses are more controlling - she was quite adamant that she would pick a male boss every time.

I definitely prefer a male boss and had assumed it was the norm to prefer the same gender. I wouldn't be comfortable talking to a female boss about my problems and you can't have the same 'matey' relationship where you both take the piss or engage in friendly insubordination. Personally, I can't think of a single instance where I've had a happy relationship with a female boss and it's probably irrevocably influenced my view, I've found them quite incapable of having my back or speaking honesty and therefore I can't respect them.

Maybe that's me though. Next female boss I get I'll rip the piss out of her and ignore her instructions to see what happens. I assume she will storm off and report me to HR for not embracing her girl-power ego.
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>> No. 13419 Anonymous
14th June 2020
Sunday 12:14 pm
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>>13418

I think that's everyone's experience. It's one of those things everyone has probably noticed by just knows you're supposed to brush over in any context requiring PC.

My work was in the situation a few years ago where me and another lad were the only males, to 8 or 9 females. The rest of the lasses actively requested that in future they try to hire more lads, because the catiness was getting so severe. It's mad that it's something they even recognised themselves but were incapable of just... Not being.
>> No. 13420 Anonymous
14th June 2020
Sunday 12:44 pm
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>>13419
I couldn't care less at this point. I'm a corporate drone, if they dimple or dangle makes little difference to how much I detest filling in the TPS reports... err, ticking off my SSADM blocks... err, [s]story points[s]... err, commenting enough on the corporate GitHub? >>13409 yes.

They are all playing the same game.
>> No. 13421 Anonymous
14th June 2020
Sunday 12:46 pm
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>> No. 13422 Anonymous
14th June 2020
Sunday 2:49 pm
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>>13418
>>13419
I reckon it's just playground antics bubbling up into adulthood. As a lad I might have a (professional) dust-up with someone one day and the next we'll have a laugh over a pint, women meanwhile go into long-simmering psychological conflicts. I'm stereotyping here but I reckon women could do with corporate training in how to properly conduct monkey business.

Still, while a lad team works well I find a male-dominated office somehow lacking something that is difficult to describe. Women have this calming effect and, in general, stop you from living like a caveman.
>> No. 13423 Anonymous
14th June 2020
Sunday 7:09 pm
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>> No. 13375 Anonymous
4th March 2020
Wednesday 8:55 pm
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Let's say you had your time again. How would you go about becoming a successful architect?
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>> No. 13398 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:49 pm
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>>13396
Typical adult gamer, expecting others to take care of his own responsibilities.
>> No. 13399 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:53 pm
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>>13394

Why not just run a keylogger on your laptop, and temporarily block her phone from the internet on your router so she's forced to use your computer for a couple of days? You'll probably get facebook, insta, maybe even a bank account or two.
>> No. 13400 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:56 pm
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>>13399
Why would I want access to her bank account? That'd be crossing a line.
>> No. 13401 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 1:50 pm
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>>13400

I'm not saying you would, just that you could.

Useful for tracking where she's been, though.
>> No. 13402 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 6:01 pm
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>>13396

I feel you.

I upgraded my system a couple of months ago, and the most fun I've actually had with it is the first couple of weeks where I was repeatedly running benchmarks, swapping out the fans, and tweaking the fan curves to see how quiet I could make it without getting into throttling territory.

Still undecided if the pair of 140mm fans I had in the front before were better than the higher spec 120mm ones I have in now, because I feel like they blow a bit too exclusively at the GPU and starve the CPU radiator a bit. If I was to swap them and test it out, I could easily waste a week tinkering without booting up a single game.

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>> No. 12418 Anonymous
16th July 2018
Monday 5:05 pm
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Hi Lads, cadet from the travel-working thread here - I think the MN might be an interesting topic to discuss, especially as some other lads have questions.

I can only speak from the perspective of someone starting a cadetship, so can't contribute much, other than my agreement at the poster saying that it seems to be a good way out for someone without qualifications but a willingness to do the graft.
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>> No. 13370 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 12:14 am
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>>13230

What was your function onboard?
>> No. 13371 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 5:33 pm
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>>13370
physical correspondence technician
>> No. 13372 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 5:54 pm
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>>13371
You mean you were a postboy?
>> No. 13373 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 9:30 pm
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>>13372
No, those are the employees without a degree in Communications.
>> No. 13374 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 9:54 pm
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>>13372

He jests but there are postmen on some cruise ships that wear a special uniform and everything.

Maybe he's the head postman.

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