English Nerd Moment!
Who is your favorite author to read & who is your favorite author to teach?
I'll go first:
Read = Ann Martin (Babysitter's Club, it's still one of my favorite reads)
Teach = Langston Hughes
BCG Peeps — when are you notifying UG associate candidates if they are getting the second round?
Is your blood pressure and anxiety rocketing or are you normal?
Brb, still busy refreshing emails
Any good books on improving decision making?
I am going to buy the Sony WF 1000XM3 earbuds. Trying to decide which color to buy; black or silver color. Anyone have these? Thoughts on color and which looks better on women?
1.3 yrs into PA looking to exit into HF tax role $100k + 20% of base bonus, NYC. Is it worth it?
Joining an M&A tax group at another firm next month. Any advice for someone coming from a compliance & provision background? Anything I should read/ any useful resources?
What is the typical salary for a customer service agent at Ethos Life Insurance company? Anybody that works there what is your pay?
Considering a new role (currently at VMware but the acquisition has me 😬). What type of culture and reputation does Redis, SoftwareOne or MuleSoft have? I have had interviews with all three recently.
Does anyone else find it annoying having to include the typical caveat when sending docs to the other side (subject to clients ongoing review/comment)? Why can’t it just be generally understood the caveat applies unless you explicitly state you’re signed off/the caveat doesn’t apply?
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What does everyone think about the volume of scripts vs low staff situation? A huge room for error issue? This is what I'm hearing and seeing
I am a newbie in this transport industry, I have a mini bus ( 7 seater) any advice how I should charge short distances?
Should you put thought and effort into the timing of your meals or is that not very important?
Having a few tough days, SO and I are not able to connect as we used to pre baby. I seem to miss this more than SO.Tried making date nights a routine SO is not particularly punctual about it and I ...
Need help dealing with my staff. How do you approach dealing with a staff that complains about every task I give her and thinks I'm focusing on things that don't matter in my comments?
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So, around 2 months ago I was hired by this company as a DevOps Engineer. For the first few weeks, I was involved in architecting one of their products, writing IaaC to set up the environment, and researching about proper SecretOps, pretty much standard DevOps stuff. Since last month they've been assigning me tasks on the backend, and I'm coding on python (Django) for almost a month now. I had good backend experience so it wasn't much of a hard task for me. But am I doing it wrong?
Can’t believe our college didn’t make DB design and implementation a core requirement, anyone else on the same boat? Been having to learn it for my job
Attention Microsoft - Teams call quality is fine. It’s the terrible performance and lag! Can I get a rating prompt for that?
Used to work at capital one and thinking about boomeranging. What’s the culture like? Everyone I know left for AWS
Anyone here that got accepted for discover production engineering at meta ?
I received a last minute call saying that the whole program is cancelled for this year !
When people add percents to their resume, where are they pulling the numbers out of? Like for example reduced costs by $xxx,xxx , or improved performance by 20%, or increased revenue by 15%? If you’re just fixing tickets and working on product feature enhancements (what I’m primarily doing), where do you get the numbers to put on your resume from? I haven’t updated my resume yet to include my current and first job, so it’s gonna be the first relevant work experience I put on there
If you’re a SQL expert, plz plz comment so I can message you about a query I need help with. Thank you!
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I have a technical interview with Google Software Engineering team. Anyone know what kind of questions they will ask? What are the best Google offices in the US or Canafa? are they flexible with remote work?
New here. I am an IT/Technical PM with CSM. Does anyone know of an open PM or Scrum Master position in Atlanta GA or EST time?
What’s the etiquette on putting down past company apps you worked on in your portfolio? Is a portfolio meant to also demonstrate professional project experience or reserved mostly for personal projects and demonstrating individual capability?
I have a BS in Computer Science (2020) but never as confident as the other programmers around me and wasn’t ready for interviews. Maybe just was in my head but what would you suggest to better your skills and be ready for those interviews?
Hey ,I applied 3 weeks ago to Bank of America USA ,with a decent resume and referral. But still did not heard back.Need a human eye who is willing to check my application and help me moving to the next step? Bank of America USA. I'm based in NY.
Today I got a bug report from our customer support team. Our system can technically bill people in increments of a fraction of a cent. When it actually bills, it'll round to the nearest cent.
Today, someone complained that they were charged $x.44, but the system determined that $x.441 worth of services were rendered. They were confused why our system didn't round up to $x.45 and insisted on a fix.
This got through a customer and 2 levels of support before it got me. It was rounded correctly.
My company is adopting Scrum and hiring a bunch of agile coaches to assist with sprints. We got assigned our agile coach that'll be starting soon.
I read a description of what this role is supposed to be for and it sounds like they'll be leading Scrum ceremonies. So they run the planning meeting, the retrospective and daily stand ups. Up to now, I've been doing those and it's taken a total of like 2 hours a week of my time.
What on earth do agile coaches do with the other 95% of their time?
Will AI/ML continue to be hot?
Or will it stabilize like the “big data” craze last decade?
MLE seems to be getting much higher offers than generic SWE/SDE
We're seeking a Manhattan Active SWE. Whose experienced with design and dev SaaS solution. Someone hands on exp with Java 1.8, Spring Boot, Kafka, and Aws. Along with expertise in microservices architecture. Send me a DM if you feel you fit the mold.
I am interviewing with GitHub tomorrow. It's a half-day interview process (4 1hr interviews) and I'm really nervous about it. Any advice on how to best prepare myself? Or, at least, settle nerves?
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