Hi all, curious to know if you’ve heard of my company SparkOptimus. We are quite famous in the Netherlands apparently (acc to colleagues and clients lol) but want to know if the mojo is true in the wider Dutch consulting community.
Anyone out there working on electronic trading systems? Trying to figure out the market rate for early career software developers working on these types of systems (~1 YOE)
Is the dress code for consulting gradually changing? For the past 1 year, we were asked to wear business casuals to all the clients.
I know my client needs an Accounting Manager. I know this because they’re startup med device company that has their books in complete shambles. The current accounting team isn’t very strong. How do I let the client know that I would be interested in joining them? They’re not actively recruiting for any position but I know they’d benefit from it. Serious responses only :)
Moved to the DMV area been watching basketball by myself. Have any recommendations where I can watch the playoffs and meet people who like basketball? The wizards are out so going to a wizards game is a nono.
I cleared HCL interview... YOE 8,domain - SAP... I hv offer of 16.5L fix pay. How much can I expect from HCL? HCL Technologies
How do RSUs/equity work? I received an offer that includes $20k equity. I'm not sure if this is good, or low, as I don't really know how the payout is calculated or given. Can anyone advise?
Any industry or consulting fish able to comment on transitioning to investment banking associate? Have an offer and am worried about the hours and intensity. Have enjoyed the people but associates have told me to expect 80-90 hour weeks and on call.
Reposting: anxious q- should incoming juniors start thinking of backup plans? Were offers revoked in 08/09? Or start dates pushed? Would be starting at a V10 in lit if that helps. Thanks all.
I've seen a lot of Republicans invoke restrictive abortion laws in Europe as if Europe is somehow what we should aim to be. Part of the reason they have such restrictive laws is because everyone has access to healthcare and has an opportunity to get an abortion before a certain point. That's not the case here. Also, do we really want to be like a place where non-white people are legitimately treated like second-class citizens and excluded from government programs and even welfare?
I’m a recent grad struggling to look after my health when I’m stuck in a cubicle 10+ hours a day. How do you juggle a healthy lifestyle with long hours at a desk?
Any current opportunities for SAP functional consulting work, big 4 preferred but would consider others. 3 years of deployment/support functional experience in R3 ECC 6 with PP/ME/QM. 10 years exp as end user previous to that. I do have my bachelors in Information Systems. Shopping around for advancement opportunities in a down economy 🤣🤣
When you interview for executive level with a startup in series D what do you ask to guarantee you are not walking into a mess? Do you ask for financial statements, cap table, etc?What can you ask for
Happy Friday! What’s everyone drinking tonight?
What kind of recruiter are you and do you enjoy it?Just curious. I started off in campus and am still in campus
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Anyone use lead company motivatedprospect.com to buy leads ? They have been emailing me s ton lately. I also have been getting Bombarded with shady seo and lead generation companies on linked Constantin joitescue. He had
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What have been your biggest challenges/frustrations as an independent, one person office in building your business?
As a young professional I find myself wondering what happened to loyalty? My parents worked in a time where you worked your way up at one or two companies over 20 years.
6 week cram sesh for CFP. Any recommendations?
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We have a meeting room that's being under-utilized, holds ~12. Thinking about cc businesses for SEP/SIMPLE and individuals for alts w/ an invitation to a monthly lunch seminar. Has anyone tried this?
what is the song of the decade? what songs from this decade will still get played 15 years from now?
Has anyone heard of The Colony Group? Are they a reputable RIA? I’m interviewing with them now and in a career switch so I want to make sure they’re reputable especially on the private wealth level.
Do any of you use your wholesalers for markting efforts? If so, what are your best practices?
Anyone receive a Certified Divorce designation? I'm surrounded by divorce lawyers and have received many referrals.
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