H1B folks, I am in between switching jobs. New firm has filed for H1B transfer in Premium, awaiting approval. I have my i797 with current firm approved until 2023, but pending passport stamp. Have to visit my parents for a week or so. Is now a safe time to make that 1-week travel from Visa standpoint? Of course, I will have to get stamping done as well.
Fun fact for those that are lending USDC stablecoins: apparently, one of the perks of the new BlockFi rewards credit card is that they add 2% to your yield. 7.5% + 2% = 9.5% interest Let's hope their engagement with the state of New Jersey goes well.
Which American express credit card is the best to have in Canada? I just got approved for the Aeroplan reserve card, and not sure to go with this or flexible rewards or cash back!
Currently on F1 OPT got my H1B approved in OCT 2020. Am I allowed to travel to India for two weeks in March. Scheduled a visa interview for the first week in March (Chennai Consulate). Will there be any problem while reentry due travel ban??
🐟 fam! I have a connection of about 40 minutes at Denver airport. Will I make it? Flying United for both legs if that helps.
Planning a 3 day trip to Alaska in February to see northern lights. What is the best city to travel to for it. Any tours I could book? Any day activities I could do? It’s going to be a surprise trip for my husband and usually he is the one making reservations for our trips and finding things to do. How can I make this memorable for him? Please help!
Leaving the company. Losing my points if I don’t cash them in or transfer them. Know how long before they close my account and the points are unusable? I was hoping to take them to my new company. But who knows how long that will take to set up.
Damnit Obama. Delaying my flight out of ORD.
Anyone have any good strategies for taking interviews for other firms while maintaining your travel schedule and demanding meeting schedule? Sneaking around can get exhausting and feel sketchy
Anybody sign up for Altitude Reserve/will sign up in the next few days? Curious on more data points beyond r/churning
Noob question, i have around 100k United miles for round trip to India . Which provides better bang for buck using miles to book economy ticket or use the miles for upgrade
Flying Delta for the first time in a while. Definitely a different crowd and a pretty nice aircraft. Delta stepping up. Usual United flyer
Who's got the most fishbowl points?
This has probably been brought up before, but has anyone left big consulting for a startup boutique firm? Thoughts, comments, points of concern?
Has anyone experienced American Airlines cracking down on hidden city or skiplagged flights?? AKA making you pay the difference in ticket price for stopping at your destination rather than stopping at your “connection”
What is the best Hilton in Orlando. We have stayed at Hilton Orlando and love it but am wondering about the others. Lake buena vista or bonnet creek or Waldorf? Or maybe doubletree? We are looking to stay for 5 nights on points and would need connecting rooms. Looking for a good pool, decent restaurants.
I applied for Chase Reserve credit card but was denied for insufficient credit history (3 years). Any other great travel credit cards I may have a better shot with? Thanks!
Change the fucking meals Delta !!
Accenture folks- assuming you all use CWT to book flights.. Any JetBluers know of a way to avoid missing out on the extra JetBlue points you get from booking flights on their website?
Would you consider working as a contractor while on the bench with your current firm? 🤔 Unethical? Too risky?
What is skadden corporate law like for women? Is it true that it has a boys locker room culture? Are associates expected to attend all the social events?
Currently interviewing for PM role at a marketing tech company. Is it a bad proxy if this company's product mgrs and software engineers all come from non top 50 undergrads and have no brand name employment history? Or is tech related stuff just different vs. strategy
How difficult it is to switch jobs on TSS visa in Australia? Is it as difficult as switching on H1B? Is it worth moving from US (on H1B) to Australia on TSS visa?
Anyone ever reached out to the CC directly for a low performing team member who was rolled off around promo time? C here, A on project was horrible, and I know our M is too nice to say the truth
How many points for a fire alarm causing everyone to evacuate the building for an hour at 1am?
Hi, any inside of a typical salary for a team leader of midsized quant teams -around 30 people?
Anyone take CFE?
Craziest stories about people getting fired?
Has anybody on a TN visa (or other temporary visa) started a US retirement account? 401k, IRA, etc? I’m currently putting my savings in a normal investment account as I don’t know what happens to retirement accounts if I have to leave the country. Any advice?
I've looked in the APRs and found nothing so to fishbowl I go. You work 4 days 9 hours each and take one day PTO. Do you bill 4 hours PTO to get to 40 for the week? Or 8 hours PTO since full day?
Has anyone opened a new FF account just to get a new status match? Silly that I singed up for one two years ago just to get status for 3 month -.-
Hey there! I’m looking into a move from academia to industry. Higher education is a hot mess and my job has no formal growth opportunities. I am not paid competitively for my role or location. Plus, we just got our first raise in 8 years! It was about 2%. I feel like my passion is no longer serving me and the future I want to pursue. Tips for making the switch? I just had my final interview for an IFS research position at PwC.
PWC SDC/AC or IBM which is good interms of learning, WLB,Hikes and other benifits? Got offers from both and package is also almost same,but ibm offered more joining bonus compared with PWC. Thanks in advance for your inputs
When you sign up on bonvoy credit card, does the 15 elite nights get credited when you get approved and sign up for the card? Or after you spend the $x amount to earn the benefits?
This is so unbelievably sad hearing it’s one of our own who was battling the virus both for pts and for herself. For the sake of all of us we should recognize the impact this virus is having on our mental health as well. It made me think about about how we need to support one another and talk things out during this tough time. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-doctor-suicide-coronavirus.html
Have an interview with an AI company next week. Role is in sales. Recruiter suggested i read Prediction Machines since I have a very introductory knowledge of AI/ML. Since there’s limited time, what short books or podcasts/videos would you all recommend in lieu of prediction machines?
Anyone applied or worked at McAfee? Would like some background or info on what’s company is like and comp package beyond base. Have a 1st round next week for a Strategic and Biz Dev role.
Common knowledge to not give past salary #s when negotiating but what’s the protocol when your previous salary was way higher than what you know they will offer? (Was in-house, going back agency side)
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