Hi All! I have a valid & stamped H1 until Mar'22. Planning a vacation to home country (India) in Nov/Dec as I don't have to worry about getting it stamped. My employer would probably file for extension sometime in Nov. I guess I'm still ok to return to the US on my current Visa/797? There's a chance the extension might get approved during my stay there & I might not get that new 797 mailed to me. Can that create an issue in immigration if I just show the current stamp/797? TIA!!!
Fellow H1Bs (at Deloitte) who have crossed 6 years - what is your advice on following if I get let go - 1. Severance discussion : (how to get more time versus money) 2. Discussions with immigration 3. Immediate visa transfer to H4
Meeting with a recruiter at one of the FAANG companies. I won’t be able to move jobs because of H1b /GC at least for the next year. Any idea if I should start off with that or should I just try to understand the work that they have been doing?
Have to be out of country for 8 weeks with only 5 weeks of PTO and project getting over right when I am leaving. What is better for H1b - to be on bench or unpaid leave?
Are we still seeing h1b transfer rejects with big4, FANG or other large consulting firms? Considering a switch.
Anyone here requested a letter from a past employer for a green card application? If yes, could you please share what format and details you put in it? Thanks!
Has anyone recently moved from EY India to US on L1B visa.. I am having queries regarding the visa process.
Paid the visa fees back in India and got the reference number. However when I enter the bank reference number in the Receipt number box, it says "no records found". Do the record take time to process?
Any experience in FHA loan with low down payment on H1B? I do read that it's not considered Public charge
YOE-10 My LWD in TCS is 20th Nov and I had my H1B stamping initiated before I resigned but due to embassy issues I am not getting visa stamped. Also my ASSOC promotion is due and has already been delayed by 6 months. After resignation I am being told that I will be sent immediately as soon as visa is stamped by embassy which I know is true but project is not ready to promote me in near future. I also have offer from Accenture with 22 LPA. Pls advise what wud hv been ur choice.. onsite or switch?
Is it worth staying in consulting to get your green card? Or should I use consulting to go into tech and worry about gaining a different experience over getting a green card?
Anyone move to the US on an L1B and go through the green card process? If so, how long did it take (from date of arrival) and any tips / watch outs?
Hi everyone. A PDM specialist here. Joined Deloitte 5+ years back as ‘Senior Solution Engineer -On-site’.Later in June 2017 all these ‘on-site’ folks got rebranded as PDM. Slowly started to realize how PDM is getting sidelined as a ‘discountable’ group. Sometimes I feel contract jobs are better than being at PDM , but obviously tied up with D for visa related issues.No career progression so far and don’t see any positive changes in the near future as well.I think it’s high time to call it a day.
Immigration Question for BCG Folks: Is it possible for the firm to file for your Green Card as soon as you join or do you have to always wait for a stipulated time period, before they can do it for u?
Hello Team, I just got my I-140 approved. So ready to get off the current job but I also know that I need to wait for 180 days before I can make the switch. As an Indian citizen, waiting for GC is not an option either. I might get an offer soon, should I be asking the new firm to wait until few months before they start filing H1b? Or is it okay if they start the transfer but I will quit only after 6 months?
My current H-1B with PwC expires in July 2023. I also have an approved I-140 from over a year ago. Green card isn’t close since I’m an Indian citizen. I’m switching jobs and wanted to check if the H-1B transfer with my new company will give me a fresh new 3 years (up until Oct 2024) or up until the end date of my current H-1B (July 2023). Recruiter isn’t sure and is checking with their immigration firm. I haven’t found anything definitely online to validate their answer when I get one. Thanks!
Folks, my wife (on J1 visa with waiver issued) and I (on H1) are planning to travel to Puerto Rico or Hawaii in December. However our visa stamps have expired but I have a valid I-797 and she has a valid DS-2019. Has anyone traveled to PR/ Hawaii in a similar scenario?
Thoughts on CAIA? Difficulty, hours studied, study tips, overall experiences, etc.? I’ll be sitting for Level 1 in September. Currently work in the fund of funds space - moving over to my firm’s hedge fund research team soon so CAIA seemed like a perfect way to get knowledge in the area beforehand. I’m almost one year out of undergrad (econ background) so a lot of the CAIA content is new to me
Can anyone recommend a good external vendor to process leave requests and accommodations
Anyone looking out into the next earnings time window for plays? COVID only really impacted portions of Q1 so Q2 should reflect the massive impact of COVID right?
PwC moms, looking up the paid parental leave policy. It seems like even though I will be eligible for 26 weeks of leave, only 8 of these will be paid. Is that right, looking for guidance here.
Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me, you’ll get a lot of opportunities and have a blast. PM a link to your book and I'll tell you more.
Can you get back Virgin Atlantic miles spent on booking a reward delta international flight if you cancel the flight due to coronavirus?
Is Alaska Airlines a good airline for points accumulation? I’ve been using American Airlines for the past few years but feel like the fare is so expensive and takes so long to accumulate bonus points.
Anyone have advice for verbalizing your value proposition? Not specific KPIs from projects, but general description of what you bring to the table? I’m an ex MBB generalist; I still struggle with this
How do you signal to FAANG companies to look at your LinkedIn profile? Only get other consulting firms viewing it/ reaching out for ops.
Hiring a NYC based ACD copywriter specializing in emerging tech. Lots of exciting AR / VR / video projects to work on. Healthcare experience preferred. Please DM your portfolio to be considered.
Is anyone interested in joining a large regional firm in our healthcare audit practice ? Audit and consulting. Boston firm but remote fine. Firm is work from anywhere model. Amazing culture and leadership. :). PM me.
Hi! I want to exit out of consulting with almost 4 years under my belt. I’m mainly looking for product manager roles but debating going into SWE (after studying). I’ve applied to so many roles externally but rarely get call backs. How can I increase the number of interviews I’m getting or be seen as a competitive applicant?
Is there a (recent) ex-Accenture MD that took a principal role at Deloitte or PwC be willing to DM? I have started the interview process at these 2 firms and would like to understand compensation, culture, independence etc. thx
I have had 3 bosses in my 2.5 years at my agency with a 6 month gap of no boss. No one is looking out for me and my promotion I have been promised. I have a meeting with HR. Help! What do I say?
Hey Big 4, has PWC, EY, and Deloitte committed to a "no travel until Jan 1" comment yet?
I want to connect with people who have completed or are pursuing MS in any field after completing PGDM/MBA from K
After getting laid off 2 weeks ago, I fired off about 20 resumes to different places. I have not received any feedback at all. Any ideas how to get past the computer and in front of someone?
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