Informed today that, unless we win some new business in the next 90 days, I’ll be laid off. Thoughts on when I should start to make alternative plans? (Con’t)
Any H1b had a leased car and had to leave country due to Visa rejection or layoff? How did you manage the lease termination? Did you pay the remaining lease with penalty or did the dealer do any concessions?
Heard S& has laid off +30 people in the Middle East. How are other firms doing in the region?
Heard that you are not likely to get laid off for being unstaffed if you got promoted in the last performance cycle, anyone know if that's true?
How do I have the conversation with a Partner about writing a letter of rec for a PhD program? Will I put myself a risk of being laid off if I express interest in continuing my education?
Was lucky to get a job shortly after being laid off. Work’s not hard but feeling burned out cause of bad process, meaningless jobs on top of the pointlessness of everything happening. How you coping?
I’m at 71k now at 1 YOE. Is there any good reason to take a pay cut for a new job? (Assuming I don’t get laid off or fired and have to scramble for cash)
Does anyone else feel like their burn-out cycle is shorter? It used to take me about 2 years of grind before I hit a burn-out phase where I needed to do some serious recuperating. It feels like I'm at 3 months now, or even less. I've already spoken to my wife about building quarterly mini-vacations into my schedule just to keep my energy up. And by burn-out, I mean you're at the point that every single ball you are juggling can drop and you get fired and almost see that as a blessing.
Anyone else having crazy layoffs this week? 😞
What's the earliest in someone's tenure you've seen them fired from MBB and why? (Looking for validation that the feeling like I'm doing a sub-par job, but trying to be coachable, 7 months into my job doesn't equate to getting fired in the next 5-17 months...)
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
Just got told by managers that my performance hasn't met their expectations. High performer last year. Am I getting fired?
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
It is very difficult to do my job and think creatively when I’m living each day in constant fear of being laid off. I’m grateful to have a job, but damn, sometimes I feel like I’m coming apart at the seams. Happy Saturday, everyone.
Was laid off by D 2 years ago. Was reached for a position by a recruiter and have final rounds soon. Is this a joke, would they really hire me again? Note I was in Advisory new job is for Consulting.
Biglaw senior associate - I had an underpayment penalty last year. With the big bonus coming end of the month this year, what should I do? I feel I’m going to under pay again. I’m a w2 employee
Was sitting at a green light to take a left turn and a dude on a bike just rammed into me. Says my bad and drives off. Left a nice scratch and dent on my car door. I have a toddler in the car so couldn’t chase after him. What’s the best course of action? No police nearby and too late for him to be caught.
Just got an offer letter for a full time designer position with a $16/hr base rate. LOL (I’m recently graduated looking for a full time but C’MON give me a break, I made more at my first internship!)
Help: The 2 interviews in this round are a week apart, I just had the 2nd interview and realized I didn’t send a thank you note to the 1st interviewer… is it better to only send to 2nd interviewer or send a one-week late thank you note to 1st interviewer?
I am currently on STEM OPT and planning to ask my company to apply for H1B for me in January. I was wondering what happens if I switch jobs in January - will I be able to switch H1B sponsors as well? Very new to the whole H1B process so any help appreciated!
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was asked how he’d meet his future capital needs. He replied, “Mere paas Ma hain, Jack Ma” (I have Ma, Jack Ma), a reference to a famous line from the Bollywood film Deewar, in which the character says a person with a mother — Ma — has all the riches one needs https://restofworld.org/2021/chinese-investors-lose-out-in-indian-tech-ipo-boom/
Poll: When will the Big 4: A) reopen offices B) have mandatory return to office Please include your city in your post.
Weird combination of de-facto self-promotion under poor guise of advertising Becker’s products PLUS humble-brag of winning the EWS award. Gotta love it!
Anyone familiar with comp range the Senior Program Architect role at Salesforce? Also, thoughts on Nvidia and comp for an engineer role?
When it comes to airlines I go where I'm appreciated thus far JetBlue, Southwest, and Virgin America (now Alaska Air) have been my go to airlines. You couldn't pay me to get on United, Delta or US.
Are Peloton bikes (and the app) really worth it? Do they ever go on sale? I’m considering purchasing one since I love spin. I am reluctant to return to the gym because of COVID. What makes Pelotons better than other brands?
Going to MBB from Tier 2...worth the switch?
Have one night in wine country without accommodations planned. Anyone have insights / experience in Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance vis a vis Westin Verasa Napa?
Anyone have any insight into the ES&I practice at Guidehouse - WLB, type of work, culture, etc.? Thanks!
I have recently switched from Infosys to Capgemini. I'm already missing Infosys a lot, I have joined infy as a fresher and salary is the only concern there. Somehow i feel infy as home.
Is end-of-year bonus season a lost cause at this point? (In a firm with no layoffs or pay cuts yet).
Do you check emails on the weekend because of covid wfh situation/generally? Or check email but wait to reply on Monday unless an urgent response is required?
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