What would you do?
My company contracts a web developer, we have a set amount of hours for the quarter and pay over if more work is needed.
He never gets anything done. Doesn’t answer emails half the time. The one thing he’s done was take out a blurb that threatened our eligibility for patent renewal.
We have another company taking over in January, but I still have some pretty important dev needs until then and I can’t get him to do a thing. I truly try to give him all he needs.
It is often seen in tech roles that employees are able to do remote work. I wonder how engaged do these workers feel with the companies they work. Are these freelance? Full time? How do you get paid? The startup I work with provides perks and benefits to remote workers in addition to pretty convenient payment solutions (crypto, our e-Wallet, banks worldwide), and therefore I’d like to get to know your thoughts on this!
Folks on H & L visas, how is your job hunt going in the current market? I am on H-1 visa and currently have 3 YOE as a consultant and 5 YOE in Marketing. Haven't heard from any of the positions I have applied to.
I think the attrition rate too high in EY GDS now a days, sad part is people are joining only because of the brand name even though the CTC is low.
How to invest in Direct Growth Funds? I've created a CAN ID using MF Utilities. It asks me to login and proceed but I don't have my login ID generated. Should I wait for more time as my CAN ID was approved only yesterday?
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What's the best way to be supportive of a partner who struggles with addictive tendencies?
Investment focused professionals, trying to get a feel for what you do primarily "home office meetings" verse "kitchen table" type meetings. And does it vary by the company you work for....
pros/cons of getting a top secret? currently have a secret and have the opportunity to get one but idk if I'll be pigeonholing myself as "the data science guy with a ts" if that makes sense
staff 2 for reference and I joined as GPS but not sure if I'd be interested in commercial in the future (and if having a ts would make them be like we already invested so much in you no stay in GPS)
Can anyone help me understand this break-up and what would be expected in-hand salary?
****KGS-FNF**** Hi, I have paid medical insurance premium of 27300 in the month of April 2022. My last working day was 17th October. I have talked with finance team, they told me I will get the 27300 rupees on FNF Today I received mail from KPMG. On FNF , 27300 rupees in not included. What should I do? Need your help guys! KPMG KPMG India KPMG Assurance and Consulting Services
Just bought a new primary residence that needs work. Current home has ~$100k equity after buying in 2019 with <$20k down (appreciated around 20% in the last 3 years, in a major metro area). Would you:
1) Lock in the appreciation & sell now. Use some for renovations/other investments.
2) Keep for another 2-3 years & rent out for a small cash flow (<100/month if self-managing), get a HELOC if needed. Note it would not pass my investment criteria if buying today.
3) other approach?
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Do you use or have you used First Command Financial Planning? If so, what’s your experience with them?
Feeling like my life is racing by being on the road 20 years, and saddens me that when I get home tonight my SO leaves on a business trip.
This week I found an app on playstation4 and Apple TV streaming called Pluto Tv. It’s free and has a bunch of old shows playing 24 / 7. Including MST3K, the Rifleman.
Any male 🐟 that can share the experience of starting alpha blockers? I take it at bedtime and feel like I have a head cold in the morning. Dizzy all day too.
Does anybody have any experience getting a Grandpad or Jitterbug (or similar) for an elderly relative who is not local to you? My Dad is reluctant to carry a cell phone and never uses the flip phone I got him 10 years ago but maybe if it was more basic /easier to use he would (?) I told him if he goes out walking he should be carrying one. He has a history of falling a few times a year and I want him to be able to call 911 if he needs to. I’m a plane ride away. He lives by himself. He refuses
Anyone experience ageism of late?
How many of you have had to curse out our Millennial/Gen-Y friends about calling us old and inept. ￼
Yesterday my younger brother called me looking for good hidden swimming spots in the mountains. He was up there with a bunch of friends and their original plans had fallen apart hard. And I go much more often than he does.
I told him I had map pins that are EXACTLY what you need for these hard to find places. I can send them in 10 mins when I get home.
Reply? Forget it, I'm all set.
Yep, 10 mins is too long. Here I was expecting "Wow! That's fantastic!" How silly of me.
My observation is that it is hard for consulting partners to land the quality public or private board roles everyone naturally targets. Despite there being a significant amount of exceptional talent that could be deployed, there is a big bias against consultants. Everyone wants “operators,” but I feel every board could also benefit from one current or former consulting partner. But sadly, that’s not the way the external world looks at things...
53 here and thinking about the future - looking at a major decision point at 60 and then seeing where I am at that point. Opinions and plans on transitioning to “the next phase”?
For your kids and also to do as a family
We're aiming to live long enough to spend it all. If we die younger there is a substantial estate and only nieces and nephews. I have three topics that I'm requesting your thoughts on before I engage an attorney;
Has anyone here ever tried negotiating “at will” employment terms in the US? I’m curious what specific terms folks have asked for and how the potential employer reacted.
Saw a post today where a young woman opines that 55 should be mandatory retirement age - assumes we are all on boards and wealthy.
Anyone else have trouble separating who you are from what you do? I think a lot of our generation built our self identity around our work. If I take my work away, I'm not really sure who I am.
Is anyone changing their retirement plans based on COVID-19 realities and the future of work.
What’s the next move when you’re this age, at plateau of career, not going any further and burned out, but have to work for at least 5-7 more years? Would love to hear from those who made a fulfilling move.
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