Norwegian living in Norway with my Canadian GF. Planning to move to Canada due to her visa running out. SC at Deloitte working mainly as a Solution Architect + DevOps Engineer, but also experience with Cloud Strategy and IT DD's. Should I be able to find a company to sponsor my visa, or is my best bet an internal transfer? Any other tips? Thank you in advance!
Keep getting visa issues (canadian looking in big tech in the US) and had offer rescinded after employer realizing I need H1B. Any advice?
If you get laid off is it possible to go to a B2 visa and then back to a H1B? Extremely stressed with current situation and having purchased a house recently seems to be adding additional pressure.
When based in a city like NYC with multiple hubs, how do you think about the airline to chase loyalty on?
Just got an offer for a Sr. AWS DevOps role at 145K, I will be working remotely 100% with maybe 5% travel, if any. No bonus with this company. I have over 8 years of DevOps and AWS, all AWS certs . Should I be asking for more $? Thoughts on the offer and how much more $ I should be asking for ? Current location is kinda irrelevant since I will be working remotely.
Can you actually pay your taxes with credit cards to get bonuses? I am assuming for the sign up bonuses. I owe a pretty large tax bill every year and would like to pay with credit card then pay that off at the end of the month.
I’m sooo sick of Marriott from the Bonvoy situation. Anybody have luck transferring to Hilton or Hyatt, getting status match?
Got to HKG early. Between priority pass, Amex plat, and Star Alliance Gold I have seven lounges to visit. #firstworldproblems, #fifthbowlofnoodles, #unitedclubsucks, #alltheintangibles
My H1B visa transfer with EY has been approved. We have received the e-approval. Can I now resign or give notice at my current firm? The guidance apparently is to wait for physical copy of the approval before officially resigning. But that date is uncertain and I’m afraid I could get the physical copy a day before my start date or a week after that. I’d like to give my firm around two weeks notice and I am scheduled to start on 27th Sept. Thoughts? As usual, radio silence from my EY recruiter.
Just got my Chase Reserve approved. Does chase allow you to downgrade your preferred within the first year?
Talked to SO about wanting more effort from him, he said he believes in giving what he is receiving & doesn’t chase. However I like to be pursued and feel wanted. Is this a situation of just wanting different things? Or should I start putting in more effort to pursue him and see if it’s reciprocated?
Going to Honolulu the week before July 4th. Looking at rental cars and every single company I've looked at (Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National) shows no availability?? Will things open up as time gets closer or am out of luck
Expecting my first child in a couple months. Parents in India have been dying to come to the US but unable to due to the visa restrictions. Anyone know of any exceptions to the visa restrictions that may apply or any other workaround? (Besides staying in 3rd country for 14days) I am above 21, married, US citizen. Parents gave up their green cards and are on tourist visa 😔
Should I get a job offer before applying to day 1 CPT or apply for the visa first and then start looking for jobs?
My credit score dropped 18 points for no reason. I froze my credit 3 weeks ago. No new credit inquiries, new loan and only $500 on one credit card. WTH? Is that happened to anyone?
Cleared first round and my on-site is next week. It just came to my notice something about visa sponsorship in JD. It states “This role is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.” I have H1B but I would need H1b transfer and GC sponsorship. Can anyone help me out here.
Is the chase sapphire reserve worth the fee?
What do you do when you're on the bench? Apparently I'm being picked up next week, but my team hasn't sent me any prep materials. I'm helping for 2-3 hrs per day, but the rest of the time......nada.
What would be the most useful certification for a generic data analyst to obtain for maximum exit opportunities?
Senior, pregnant and worried about busy season because half the seniors in my practice quit in the past two months. Directors have said to seniors “brace yourself”. I am already stressed and high risk and off my ADHD meds and struggling a lot to get work done. Is it worth taking maternity leave early and “screwing over” my teams? I feel guilty. Doctor suggested to take medical leave if I am struggling. Need advice 😢
Finally watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix. It didn’t say anything that we didn’t already know about social media and big tech, but it’s still alarming and worth the watch. The biggest question I have after watching is why do people still romanticize FAANG? Is just purely the money and prestige? Are we selling our soul for a highly regarded exit opportunity? Just curious.
Does anyone know how long is the H1B processing time right now ? (For new visa). My case was received on May 21st - Still have not heard anything.
How likely is it for an analyst at a top economic consulting firm to lateral into an MBB or even a top 5 strategy consulting firm?
Looking for a Tudor black bay 58 with black dial on nato? Tourneau in NYC on Madison and 53rd has one. I bought it last night then exchanged it just now for the leather strap. Call them and ask for Semsa and tell her the guy who just swapped for the leather told you. Unfort unless you’re an existing tourneau customer they won’t ship to you Good way to use that $500 chase sapphire reserve rebate for Tourneau. They also have a Tudor GMT Pepsi in stock
Regional model - do they actually hold you to that during staffing? My project team seems to be from all over but didn’t know if this was unique.
Would anyone at RSM consider referring me for a Business Transformation Mgmt Consulting Internship? I can provide as much information as needed, and would greatly appreciate it! Thank you!
What’s big 4 to another big 4 experienced sm signing bonuses looking like in FDD, right now?
Any considerations when disclosing to the firm that your wife is pregnant? Debating when to share the news...
What’s OW’s reputation? Kind of like MBB? Please no Deloitte Harvard jokes, tks we suck I know
Any Deloitte fish here willing to chat about reduction in hours due to medical/disability?
Has anybody made the switch from Big 4 consulting to MBB? What was the interview process like, and how did you prepare?
Anyone just getting tired of their partner on a whole new level with WFH? I feel like we are getting into spats more, I'm getting more resentful of the lack of even workloads/effort, and to top it all off these tensions are literally invading my personal space! Not looking for advice really. Just wondering if anyone else is feeling partner fatigue more now than the Before Times.
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