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

47 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 4 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,?

28 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 · 1 day ago
Best answer: Ask your boss for a stamp that causes less noise. This lady must have ADD if she's distracted by that. Maybe you should talk to HR about the complaint, and let them know that you've done nothing wrong.

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

12 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 1 day 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 · 2 days ago
Best answer: Of course it looks bad but you have a legitimate reason. Be sure and tell your employer that your parents surprised you with the "moving" thing, and tell the employer that you are very disappointed that you won't be able to continue working there. In fact, tell him that if there is a possibility of... show more

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

10 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 20 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

Would you rather see Trump or a local dog catcher be President?

7 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 12 hours ago
Best answer: dog catcher

What would you do? And what’s the best way to leave a job with integrity?

7 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 13 hours ago
I currently work a dead-end job with a boss whose expectations are not only unclear, but often unreasonable. The environment is stressful, and many don’t feel respected. As a result, three of my coworkers have resigned over the last few months. I feel like I don’t have a way out because my boss is counting on me,... show more

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

10 answers · Food Service · 2 days 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

Can you wear dress shoes in a commercial kitchen?

9 answers · Food Service · 1 day 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 hard is it to get a job?

8 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 2 days ago

Is it wrong to do this at work?

17 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 4 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!

How do I come back from this?

6 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 4 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 · 2 days 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 · 2 days 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.