For those who don’t have their CPAs, Who long did it take you to pass the CGFM? How much time did you spend studying for each exam?

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I have both. CGFM only took me a few months for each exam. You can do it!

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I don’t have it but know people who do and aren’t CPAs. They just studied for a few months before the test.

It took me about 6 months to get my CGFM, i.e. about 2 months of study per test. If you've been in government for any period of time, the government environment stuff is pretty easy. The biggest thing is learning the differences between how federal, state, and local do their accounts.

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Any companies that have a clear path to HR Director? Likely not, but curious if any of you have suggestions for making a move into a good company with good support for an external HR Director/HRBP hire into teams? Thank you in advance!

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Hi Fishes
I am a TIBCO Developer with 9 YOE. I am looking for switching my skill set to Mulesoft. Is there any company I can apply to and begin my work experience on Mulesoft?

Hi, i have got offer from wells fargo for designation Technology business consultant.

Can I please know hierarchy level for this designation ( how many levels above fresher position)

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Looking for advice! I’ve been in the banking for approximately 10 years in risk/Compliance. I left my role several months ago and I’m having trouble landing a job in the banking sector. Hiring managers say the interviews went great but then crickets. I am feeling that this is no longer for me. Would a career coach help me pivot to another career. I keep falling back to what I know and it’s no longer working. Thanks!

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I’m an AE that wants to make the switch over to PM. But I also want to leave the agency life some point soon. Anyone have any advice? I’m also not sure how different PM responsibilities are in house vs. an agency

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Hi Everyone! I'm looking to transition from healthcare consulting to pharma / biotech preferably in BD / corporate strategy roles, especially in LA area. Would appreciate if you can share your experience if you have made the amas transition (roles? Work type?). Looking to get a sense of what type of work exists out there.

For context, I've a PhD in Life sciences and 1.5 YOE in healthcare consulting at a boutique consulting firm

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Just curious to know

Any talent acquisition people there in this group.. if so
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2. And how do you decline your offers.?
3. Are you really happy with your domain or any jealous on techies who often switch ?

JUST TO know other side of the HR

#hr #recruitment #talent acquisition #humanresource

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How good is Scaler Academy to get into FAANG?

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If I have no experience in finance. But know a lot from school and my individual research on IB. with a 3.2 as a junior. what are the chances of me landing an internship or even landing a job in the banking industry by the time I graduate. It has been my dream job since I graduated but seems impossible to get in with out any experience?

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Is there any SQL Server DBA / Oracle Application Support position in LTI??

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Is it fair to say to my boss I’m going to wfh due to the awful BO from another person in the office?
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What is best practice for the sequence of people to notify when you hand in notice? Figured HR always has to be the first call but have heard of managers / partners feeling slighted at not being told. Appreciate any advice!

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For those working in the public sector, what is your decision making process for selecting consulting services?

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