Anyone gone through the H1b stamping process recently in India (Mumbai or Chennai)? How long did it take?
Anyone else hoping for that H1B this year?
When did Deloitte file your H1b extension? My first three years of H1b will expire in august next year.
I am offered Manager position by PwC USA Advisory. So far my experience with HR / Onboarding / Compliance and Immigration Team has not been so great. No response on many of my important emails.
I am afraid that will I have same kind of experience even after joining the firm. Or it will be better once I am part of the organization.
Hi anyone from india offered and visa process started. If yes please share offered date, PWC contacted date, cos received date, biometric date, visa stamped date. It will be helpful for the people who apply from India. Right now there is an delay in process, so sharing the details will highly helpful to others. Please!
Scheduled L1A visa appointment in a different city in the same country, is this ok? There are no appointments in the city I currently live in. Very nervous as the visa appointment is next week.
When is a H1B eligible to initiate H4 ? Also what's the suggested time (when) for such initiation? Please help
Hi all! I recently made a change from HR to legal. I am now a paralegal II - Immigration specialist making 65-70k hourly base for a fortune 100 company. My office is situated in Missouri. Was this a good offer?
considering buying first home: Spouse and I are on visas (H1B & O-1) looking at house in tier 2 city in the US. Specs: 630 k townhome, no property tax for 12 years, have down payment, and ctd...
Hi fellow immigrants. My partner and I are in the process of getting a visa, and we need an agent and as many contacts as possible for intent letters. Anyone that can offer some help? We're experience enough, hot agencies, hot cities, live work, real interest from NY agencies... Is just that we don't know people in the US yet. Any help would be appreciated.
Sorry if this has been answered already - is premium processing available for h1b transfers? If not, what are typical wait times - will be filing from NY
My assistant just asked me if I would need to apply for a visa, since I have plans to travel to the "foreign country," Hawaii. Sigh.
H1B amendment for current client got rejected today after an RFE. What to expect next? Anyone been through this?
I’m a foreigner on an L1 Visa about to start the green card process, anyone been through the process? Any tips/warnings I should be aware of? And what sort of timeline should I plan for?
I have been offered a job at KPMG within cyber security in the uk. Originally it was a 25% hike offer. Now I have received a 8% hike at Deloitte as part of the current performance cycle along with a 5k bonus (great incentives every year) The only thing is KPMG is offering this in a @kpmg regional location where I’m based plus the disadvantage is I need to pay 2500£ for my dependent visa costs which I can save if I continued with Deloitte. Seen Lot of negative comments about KPMG. Any thoughts ?
Are there ONLY 60 days to find a new H1b employer if one gets laid off while on H1b with green card in process? Isn’t difficult to find a new H1b sponsor these days? What will be your strategy if you get impacted in the near future?
I am at Big4 UK (London). Recently, I started to suspect myself to have Asperger’s. I haven’t seen a doctor yet and I haven’t been officially diagnosed. I was always understanding that something is not “normal” with me but I didn’t know about Asperger’s. Let’s assume I go to a doctor and officially been diagnosed. What are the pros/cons to disclose it to my employer? Can they fire me because of this? I am on visa in this country. That’s why don’t want to risk it at all. Thanks for help!
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What companies would you consider if you wanted to be a product manager in DC? Considering moving there but don’t know if there’s much tech opportunity..
Hi ladies - anyone purchase a shark vacuum? They have a new one that self cleans the hair trap - something I could only dream of before!! #LongHairProblems.... Any notes on performance?
What is the deal with Associate Director? It seems like an in-between level that may be the worst of both MD and SM.
Would another firm hire you as a senior if your current firm isn’t promoting you? Especially going from a mid-tier to the big 4.
I like my project very much and team is fine too, however, the work pressure is a lot and the performance expectations aren’t constant and keep on changing which has lead to manager questioning my ability. I have 3 offers lined up, should I make the switch or put in more efforts in current project?
At a happy hour, I recently learned that developers hired around the same time, and even some in a lower position, were making significantly more than I was. I had been told in the past there was no more room to give me an increase.
Would you even attempt to negotiate for more money or would you take that as a sign of being undervalued and lied to and look elsewhere?
Can someone from TCS band C3B or above band working at TCS from long time please confirm how much percentage does TCS gives in quarterly bonus? I heard for bands below C3B TCS gives 100% performance bonus. But, for band C3B or above it doesn’t give 100%. Can anyone please confirm how much percentage it may give. I know it depends on the performance of the employee. But let’s assume the employee’s performance is exceedingly high. Then in that case does TCS gives 100% performance pay in quarter? Tata Consultancy
Posting for a family member in Ottawa who is looking for his first full-time job out of University (BA). He's dependable, hard working, and willing to learn. Open to a variety of roles. Any leads?
Should I be happy about a 6% raise as a staff that’s been in PA for almost 2 years? I work for a regional firm.
Where are the management consultants at MBB?
I have received the CAF candidate application form and documents required mail from KPMG, after this how many days to release the offer? Or is there a chance of rejection at this stage?? What is the process after this?? I called the HR no response... As expected from HR....
When bolding some words/sentences within a cell rather than the entire cell, excel automatically changes the font size of the highlighted characters. Anyone experienced this and know a fix?
In my mid 20s, I’m realizing the friends I had since high school have different values, ideologies, and interests than I do. The more we talk, the more we realize how different we are and get into small arguments/rifts often since we deal with things differently. Most of my friends post college live across the country, but we are significantly closer than the ones in my town. I feel like the only reason we stick together now is because of convenience. Anyone else have old friends like this?
Leading a project with the biggest bully partner I have ever encountered. Don't even suggest talking it out. This person is like a bulldozer. Help!
Hi everyone, I’m currently in the final stages of interviews for an apprenticeship at a big tech company. When I asked for the compensation range the recruiter gave me a flat number.
If they extend an offer should I negotiate even though it’s an apprenticeship? They continued to reiterate there would be options for conversion to full time at 6 months and 9 months.
Any helpful strategies?
Got selected for TCS(haven't received offer letter yet)and they offered 10.5lpa , after few days they came back to me and said that your offer was rejected due to high ctc deviation, Later they told we can give you 8.5lpa. Will they again reachout to me or else they will just forget about me?
Current ctc- 6.3
End user support engineer - 3.7 Yoe.
Could someone let me know the upper pay limit of level 11 at Accenture?
Tech stack: Java, Spring boot, MySQL
YOE: 1.5 years
Additional Posts (overall)
Hi fishes, my parents are visiting US from India in Dec. From where should I get the travel insurance? I know several sites are out there but looking for something real as dad is already not keeping well and i don’t want to take any chances. Thanks!!
Any recommendations for good Indian food in Chicago (nice food and ambience)? In Chicago for the night and would like to have a nice dining experience. Thanks!
New York masala.... great movie!
I am on a conditional 2 year GC. Anyone have have any issues joining a new job during this phase? There is a expiry date for next year but I would file 6mo in advance to remove conditions. Also, would it be a problem if the SS card states valid with DHS authorization?
Quick poll. How many years have you been in the US without a Greencard? I will start - came here in 2002 for school and started work in 2005. It’s 2018 - still no GC.
What’s your story??
Sitting here alone in my apartment in Chicago watching This Is Us and suddenly can’t seem to place a finger on why I am not spending the Sunday with my entire family back home in Delhi
Has any pwc fish here made a permant switch for US to UK via an internal/global transfer? If so, how long did it take for pwc to process the request?
Interesting read 🙃https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/style/modern-love-muslim-hindu-dating.html
Has anyone sponsored their parents Green Card here?
I am thinking of filing for my parents but they are in India. Worried that trump may change family immigration rules with this next upcoming bill. Would it make sense to file GC via attorney or is the process straight forward?
Applied for global entry last Nov. it has been almost 11 months now. Background check in India not completed yet. My wife’s bg check approved in April though. Not that I am in any hurry in this freaking pandemic but anyone else in the same boat?
Any desi 🐠 Have trouble conceiving? How transparent were you with your parents / in laws about it? I’m trying to weigh the pros and cons of transparency with family as we are running into some hurdles on our way to have kids
Given USCIS Fiscal Year already started, they will still be issuing GCs based on previous policies. Does that mean any new legislation such as H.R.1044/S.386 can only be implemented from next year?
Hi folks - what’s a good visitors insurance you buy for your parents when they travel to the US?
Home for Holi.
Happy Holi everyone !!
May all your life be filled with colors and joy this year.
Chicago 🐠, what jewellery store do you recommend on Devon? Just need to get a ring resiged but want to make sure we can trust them with it.
Looking for Good lawyer on immediate basis to take case of Marijuana Possession in Ionia Mi. Any help appreciated
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