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How to show that I can program when applying for a job? [on hold]

I am a high school student and want to apply for a programmer job (german job title: "Ausbildung zum Fachinformatiker für Anwendungsentwicklung"; a kind of job where your employer is expected to train ...
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Can I continue to sell a tool/library I wrote in the past now that I got a full-time job or company will not like it?

I was selling a library/framework/tool to companies. Licensing the binaries. Now I got a full-time-job. Haven't started yet, but will start soon. And I just got a request for quote from a company in ...
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Bringing your own computer to work [closed]

I recently joined a startup, and we've been growing quickly over the last year. However, I've noticed that out of all the new hires (mostly sales and support) they are bringing in their own laptops to ...
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Is my first employer expecting too much?

This is my first job as a programmer. I am working using the following technologies: ASP.NET C# HTML CSS Javascript JQuery I work for a firm which develops software for small banking firms. ...
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Which is better for increasing accuracy/visibility of project timelines: a developer and a manager or two developers?

I'm currently a one person development team. My employer is looking at hiring a manager. They do this because, for the more complicated projects, I tend to take a "this is how much I've got done - ...
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Would working for an “adult website” hurt my future employability? [closed]

I am considering taking a software engineering job at a pornographic website. While I have no moral objections to the industry, will it be a red flag on my resume?
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Is it justifiable for a prospective employer to ask you to make a decision without full information? [closed]

The Story I am currently in the process of finding a new job. Several days ago I had two interviews with prospective employers, both of which expressed interest for a second meeting. Company A ...
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Should I judge an IT company by the look of the interior office space? [closed]

I recently attended an interview for an IT company. Though the interview process itself was decent, I was shocked by the rather poor working conditions and interior of the office. A few things stood ...
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Bringing your previous intellectual property to your employer

Assume that in my free time I have developed library X before signing a contract or being employed by company A. I then sign a contract with company A and begin working. It becomes apparent that ...
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Are you obliged to provide old employers with access to protected resources? [closed]

Firstly, a disclaimer. This question is not because I'm a disgruntled employee planning to hide some malicious code which I can later blackmail my employer with. I actually quite like the people I ...