Did anyone work in another industry before coming to Finance? What was it, and how do you feel that experience prepared you for your current role?

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I worked in retail for 4 years. You will never hear me complain about banking hours.

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I worked in insurance for 4 years as a day job to pursue my dream of being an artist. It sucked and I wasn't happy

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Looking out for advice.

Coach just screwed me over.

When I joined the firm I was already an assistant manager in my previous firm. I was promised during the hiring that i come in as a exit level senior con and they would promote me to Manager in the next cycle.

All through the year my milestone year was set to 2023 and I was told I am track during my checkin with manager.

Today the talent review results are out and they have made my target promotion year as 2024.

Feeling depressed. Help!

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Hi all,

I have a 7+yoe and am a senior Consultant in my current organization and I have 2 offers with lead roles as well , Accenture and Wipro. I cleared KPMG interview and only left with salary discussion. Today when I was randomly going through the job description again I realised it's for consultant role. I am little disappointed now . What should I do.. I don't want to demote my self at the same time I don't want to loose KPMG, it's a very good company.

Any suggestions guys will help

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Hi all. I found a position at Facebook / Meta in logistics that seems like a great fit. Anyone willing to help me with a referral? I’m still not at the love level for DMs FYI. Thanks

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Putting myself out there. I’m on the hunt for a remote Payroll Manager role. I have 8 years of payroll experience, ADP Workforce Now and implementing new policies and procedures.

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Does anyone else feel like they get a runaround response when receiving a rejection notification?

I got an answer back after months as to why I wasn’t considered for a position and they state my focus was more on billing operations even though I was able to demonstrate my ability to perform the tasks of the position on a technical interview.

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How do you say goodbye to a team you love for a better opportunity? I got an offer that will pay more, offer more responsibility and growth opportunities, and feels like a great fit BUT I am just so sad to be leaving my team. Of course, there’s also all of the downsides associated with switching companies: proving yourself, unknown culture quirks, etc. I took the interview because that’s a personal decision I’ve made—I always take the interview if the role sounds interesting and this one does.

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Just graduated with Bachelors in Healthcare Management with an emphasis on patient safety/quality. My current position, that I’ve had since before graduation, does not offer upward movement and I’m miserable. I’ve been in healthcare for 7+ years with a very broad range of customer service/insurance/process improvement roles. I’ve applied to hundreds of jobs, had only a handful of interviews, which have all ghosted. What am I doing wrong here? Any advice appreciated.

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anyone applied for/on a non-lucrative visa to live in Spain? with my passport I'm eligible to get spanish citizenship after 2 years of residency in spain (school doesn't count so can't get a masters). a little unnerved about 2 years of technical unemployment, but i am thinking of using the time to upskill and master spanish so that by the time I get my spanish passport i'll be in a good position to secure jobs in the EU. Would love to chat with anyone who's done something similar!

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Any cool exit opps for MBAs in Atlanta?

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Greetings!
I am planning to take up the job of risk valuation and quality analyst.,..is there someone who knows how this role is and also about the growth opportunities.

Also what is the basic pay and how is it working with HSBC

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What is the maximum CTC I can expect from Oracle for 8 YOE for the position of Oracle EBS/Fusion Financials Technical Consultant?

Also please share any insights.

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Is there any hiring freeze for non-tech roles?

Please share the list of available non tech roles from the company internal portal for yoe of 1.5 yr.
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Hi everyone, hope all is well. Is anyone willing and able to offer a referral for AirBNB? A position opened up that fits my experience and would love to have an added chance for an interview.

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Strategy& PEVC vs Kearney Generalist, any views? Also trying to understand exit opps from PEVC. Strategy& Kearney

My friend has following offers from three companies after MBA (two offcampus and one from campus)

1. Finance Effectiveness/ EPM role at one of the Big 4
2. Deal Advisory role at one of the Big 4
3. Organization strategy role from one of the top consulting companies (not Big 4)

Which role offers the best exit options? All the offers from US support teams of the companies.
OS role offers better than the other two (only slightly), but I am interested in a good profile

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Do you find TTP Medium or Hard questions to be most reflective of 700+ level GMAT questions?

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Any Latino creatives in New York? I want to network and make new friends with similar backgrounds ✌️🏻

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Salesforce gurus- I am looking to work for a Salesforce based consulting firm with good remote work opportunity as engagement manager / director of professional services etc . What firms should I target ? Expected TC is 200k. I have Total 15 years of exp in IT and have an MBA.

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Thanks.

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Has anyone gone to HR due to an unprofessional manager? What was the situation and what did HR actually do?

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London, UK. Currently work in real estate finance for a retail/commercial bank. 2+ years exp in debt (mezz and senior). Graduated 2018 from UK target in Real Estate (around 1/5 modules were finance). Looking to get out of retail and move to corporate. Think IB might be a push but MBD at GS sort of think more likely. I’m doing CFI modelling course to get my skills up to scratch. Any other suggestions? I think CFA has slim to no value in my situation but open to hear otherwise. Cheers

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Has anyone passed the exams using solely ninja?

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I wonder how many women have done better at work this year and faced less bias because WFH Zoom calls enable us to hide our pregnancy longer and deal with the symptoms better. Can't wonder if someone is pregnant if you aren't in the stall next to them hurling. Can't see us looking exhausted on a tiny Zoom window like you could at the desk.

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Any Japan recommendations? Taking a month to travel to: Tokyo, Nozawa Onsen, Okinawa, Osaka, Kyoto (w day trips to Hiroshima, Kobe, Nara). Looking for things to do, places to eat, entertainment.

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Thoughs on Marcus No Penalty CDs?

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Johnson controls is good company to work for? In terms of employees friendly

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What would you ask for, if anything, in this situation? Four months ago, me and another attorney joined a company that's in super growth mode. Legal dept was GC and AGC when we joined. AGC and the other new attorney since left for personal reasons. GC and I began recruiting and haven't hired yet. GC told me today he's retiring in a month. I'm not ready to take over (2017 grad) but I'm considering asking for promotion to Sr. Counsel and a $15k raise. Is this ask too much? Too little? Other ideas?

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Hi guys! I’m about to switch my career to Tech/Internet after 5 years working in F&B Operations. Is there anyone here working for Gojek? Could you please help to refer me to the role that i’m interested?

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How do you guys handle cover letters these days?

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Have a few private credit interviews coming up. Curious on if anyone went through the process and can share any tips on technical questions, modeling, case study and general interview best practices for a private credit shop.
Interviewing for an Associate role at shops like Golub, Neuberger Berman, HIG Whitehorse, Ares, Owl Rock etc. Any insight would be extremely helpful, thanks in advance!

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Does anyone else feel that in finance you never really get great feedback on a job well done? You kill yourself getting something finished and it's either not good enough, or its 'good job'

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