For people let go for something like sexual harassment or drug use, do they still receive a severance package?

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Not usually. Unless top exec. Sadly

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Is cognizant business consulting different wing in CTS? How is it? How is the layoff in this wing and promotion cycle?

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Was just informed I would be laid off in December. Great times

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Virtusa Can virtusa end the bond period in middle and layoff any employee?

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Scary to think about the impact of our work. I’ve done projects that have led to layoffs, but this is next level...

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Should we tell switch reason to recruiter/Hr as layoff if company has laid off to us? Should we tell truth or does it affect our performance?

Edelman laid off 2% of staff today

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Got laid off. Not completely unexpected but still stings. Everything on the table but difficult to decide path forward. Been doing this so long I never considered anything else. How do you prioritize?

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Is it true that Cooley just laid off an additional 100+ associates? (In addition to their past loyoffs). Seems wild

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Is Big Tech still the desired Exit Opp ? Curious to know if these recent layoffs has changed anyones perspective. Sure has changed mine.

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If your laid off how many job apps do you target to submit in a day?

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What will be the impact of Covid-19 and industry slump/downturn on people working in consulting companies ( specifically layoffs, bonuses, transfers, recruiting)?

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S&P Global Is it wise to join S&P Global during recession time? Can we consider this company as recession proof. Any history on layoffs in the past ..

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What got you fired or almost fired?

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Will tech salaries be readjusted with all these layoffs?

These skills will always be in demand, but curious to hear what happened from dot com bubble folks as well.

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Hi fishes,

Got offers from Nagarro 22.5lpa fixed, EY GDS 20.5 fixed + 10% variable and Cognizant 20.5 fixed. Having 6.5yrs of experience working in the business marketing domain and not into technical.

Cognizant and Nagarro are giving me hometown location where as Gurgaon for EY. Considering the recent layoffs, please share your views which one to join?

@Expert advice

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Can whoever redesigned the new teams emojis be fired, fined or something?

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I would love to get my hand on one of these bad boys. Just wondering if anyone has ever driven one or gotten one in an auction. Definitely high on my list if I ever get the chance to start a real collection. Mazda RX-7 (FD).

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What software do y’all use to capture vital clauses and terms in your firm?? Did you build your own in house or purchase from an outside provider?

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Can I make partner if I'm constantly rated 'average/meets expectations'?

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Biz Lead: “It would be great if you can have the presentation ready by tomorrow.”

AE: We only just met with the client this morning and don’t have all the materials.”

Biz Lead: “Is that a problem?"

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I joined Capgemini on 15 th September. But didn't receive salary. Can someone please help on this. When can I expect that.

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What has been the biggest career mistake you have made? Feel free to share a story if you would like. TIA!

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I used to think my hometown was boring, but after being deployed for six months, there's genuinely no other place I would rather be in. Does that happen often? I moved to my hometown again and feel happier and at peace.

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Hi guys. What type cases am I most likely to see in my upcoming BCG first round? Thanks :)

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What do you do for tops that are a bit too low? I can’t live life in a turtle neck just because I am bigger on top.

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Plaintiff-side litigator here (mid-level), looking to brainstorm ideas for career changes. I’m not sure if I’m unhappy being a lawyer or just unhappy with having gone the litigation route. I enjoy the intellectual aspect of drafting complaints and motions (researching and writing) and I like helping my clients, not so much the discovery process and dealing with all the disputes with OCs. Anyone else felt this way, switched to another type of practice and enjoyed it? If so, please share.

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How's everyone today?

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Hi fishes, dm me with your resume, email id, contact number and job id(optional) if anyone wants referral of Deloitte India.

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Does anyone negotiate the business terms of agreements? My CEO is pushing me to negotiate the commercial terms of a supply agreement. I’ve explained that business needs to do this (CFO, supply chain, procurement, etc) and that while I’ll be involved (documenting the agreement, providing advice, etc) negotiating the commercial terms themselves is not the legal department’s function. Am I wrong here?

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How do I make my work phone (AT&T) become my personal phone (Verizon) when I leave the firm in 2 weeks?!?! Anyone ever run into this issue??

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How much time does it take for the HR round of interview. I have cleared 2nd round of technical interview at Deloitte. It's been 10 days almost and HR said that the next round is pending because of approval from management. Deloitte.

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Mid-level looking for advice on difficult situation. Working for a partner who purposely ignores certain cases (and deadlines) in favor of working on others. I constantly follow-up and send reminders to push the case forward, all to no avail. Partner makes up excuses to push things weeks/months down the road—have blown through extensions and lost any goodwill from OC. Partner is now sending CYA emails and will not respond to OC (only dictates emails for me to send). Ideas for dealing with this?

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Alright confession fam. I’ve complained here before about my marriage. 8 years with a narcissistic-ish partner + the trauma of hearing “I love you” but being treated the opposite. I’ve finally been honest about the pain they’ve caused. He finally “gets it” but also understands it might be too late. Help me convince myself to leave.

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What is the difference between Deloitte S&A and C&M?

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SPG hotel for NYC? W Union Sq/Sheraton Times Sq/Four Points Times Sq ~2.1c/pt, 11 Howard ~1.9 c/pt, Le Meridien ~1.8 c/pt

Bonus paid. I want to buy something cool and expensive for myself. What should I get?

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Working from hotel since morning, and now dont feel like going to the office. Fml

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If anyone is interested in subletting their apt while traveling but doesn't have time to manage it, a former BCG guy launched a startup to do just that! I pocket ~$1,000/mo. Lmk if you want a referral

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Would you rather rent a car or uber everywhere on a project?

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What do you want to accomplish in your career in 2019? After a 35+year career, I will be happily retiring 😎

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Project leadership is implementing a 5-month vacation blackout period over the next year (not all consecutive) due to critical project phases, so I understand. Is this reasonable?

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Very grateful to have a job but I'm just not happy, fulfilled, or feeling it. My managers have been awful and I haven't had an opportunity to grow or learn in professional services.

I've changed jobs every 2-3 years hoping to find more than just a paycheck without working 80 hour weeks. I'd love to find somewhere I really belong with great opportunities to grow and contribute. How do you go about finding more than a paycheck without giving your whole life to your job?

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Flying Emirates first time, but pretty far, and unlikely to fly again. Which US airline is best to collect Emirates miles? Looks like Jet Blue, Alaska, and Virgin. Jet Blue miles seem most useful.

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What's your (realistic) leave consulting price?

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Open Mic:
Whence rent was cheap and time was money
Now one is plenty, other naught.
A race worth winning we are running,
No doubt we’ll find the treasure sought. 💃🏻🕺🏻Am Dm E Am ;)

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Today… I chose gym

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X Æ A-12

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Director has me complying a spreadsheet that details all of our procedure changes please kill me

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If anyone is looking for a new Netflix series, Black Mirror is excellent. Next time you're looking for something to watch, check it out. They can be watched in any order.

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What’s with these phrases,
Drinking from the fire hose. I’m on a fire drill.
Now they use firefighter jargons. What other types of jargons are used? (except for military)

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