When doing background checks before you get an offer do they look at employment history or just criminal background? My friend has been unemployed for over a year but just received a job offer. He was fired from his last job and has been stating he still works there. How likely are employers to find out that he was lying?
Would you rather get promoted or laid off at your current firm (and collect a sweet severance package)? Why/why not?
Layoffs at The Martin Agency today. This part of this business sucks (I wasn’t one of them but several of my close friends were).
So many new hires coming in. I just don't get it, with all the layoffs that happened a few months back and a bench so deep..
Just got laid off.
Saw exited out being used. Coached out is already neutral enough. Just interesting that we don't call it what it is. Released, fired, let go
This is just weird. (Layoffs a week or so ago)
NDA’s are bullshit. I get if you’ve got work that’s confidential etc etc. (but how many of us are designing the new laser beam eye implants for iPhone?) But mostly they are just used to force people not to talk shit about things they absolutely should be talking shit about. Think how successfully they’ve been used over the years to silence women who were paid off after suffering abuse. Or you’re forced to sign them to get severance packages. It’s just one more myriad of ways workers get F’d.
Anyone hear about layoffs at GT?
How does everyone who was laid off or pushed out for “performance” feel about the mid-year raises and work from home bonuses that the firms are paying out?
Are jobs in Accenture less secure than the big4? I am hearing a lot of chatter around bench and how people are concerned about getting fired. Curious to hear real stories from Accenture employees.
Hearing layoffs at Burnett?
Is PwC still continuing with layoffs?
Those of you who have been fired in the past, what was the reason and was it a blessing I disguise?
To my fcb chicagoans, would you rather celebrate town hall (yearly company party) or save the money so there's no layoffs? You pick.
R/GA has already won 23 pitches this year?? Got the impression on here it was the land of constant layoffs. https://www.aaaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/May-2018-New-Business-League-US-Final.pdf
If you got fired, would you care?
Partners: Do you recognize the sacrifices juniors make? (Not at all critiquing. Just curious if you think about the effects of your decisions or whether you realize that this is simply not an analysis one can do given the needs of the project, for example. Also don’t mean to victimize juniors. Just too many uniform experiences suggesting juniors are seen as a backstop to all inefficiencies that roll down hill).
Moving into consulting. Any tips on how to manage travel with marriage? Does anyone fly their spouse to their client site to help with the distance? Thanks in advance!
I'm in the final round of interviews and last Friday, the recruiter asked for my availability to come in. I immediately responded with my schedule and still haven't heard back yet. Bad sign?
Hello, after 3 years of working in a company today I just promoted to the senior software engineer. my salary changed from 140 to 152 (8%) increase. I was expecting at least 15% increase. I always think my salary is below the average and they don't appracite my work as they should so. So I decided to share it with you to get your insight.
Has anyone filed taxes after a 401k/IRA withdrawal under the CARES act? Seems like Turbo tax does not accommodate the change yet, so I'm wondering how ppl have done it (if they have so far)?
I feel stuck. I’m realizing I joined the right company but the wrong department and role. I thrive in a team and my role doesn’t have that nor is there any one on my “team” near my age. What to do?
Know this will probably be a sensitive topic but what are classroom Thanksgiving celebrations typically looking like for toddlers this year? It’s my daughters 1st year in daycare and they’re coloring hats to represent the “first feast” between the Pilgrims and Native Americans and I absolutely hate this. Thinking of not having her participate but also wondering if there’s something else to offer up as a suggestion that the daycare can do instead that’s culturally more appropriate.
Anyone tried or have a Tonal? Thoughts? How are the class? Do you feel fitter after using it? How long are workouts? How often are you using it? Is it addictive and fun like peloton? We have a peloton, which we love, but aren't disciplined enough use it consistently. Need to get back into the fitness game now that the pandemic is over. Like the gym / classes, but the time saving aspect of at home workouts is great and better for us right now with baby. Might get this as gift for hubby.
So I was diagnosed w cancer and have spent the last 6 months in surgery, chemo, rocs, etc. I’ve not stopped working accept for 2 weeks post surgery. My boss has been generally understanding about me taking some time when needed. I took a few extra pto during thxgiv week. Prior to leaving I had several project that I had to deliver, without any feedback I submitted them. When I got back I was given poor feedback &told that “your inconsistent presence is hard to work with”… how do I react?
What's a realistic OTE for commercial AEs in this hot job market? Selling Enterprise grade solution. $50k average deal size with 3-6 month close cycle? Many asking for $250k OTE (125/125)? Feels too high..
I have an offer at another consulting firm, but have been reached out by my target industry exit opp for a role with comparable salary + more benefits. Problem is role doesn’t post until Sunday, but they are looking to expedite my interview and start date is Nov 1. Is it reasonable to defer the existing offer for two week or more? I really want to give this industry role a shot but also not lose out on the offer at hand if things don’t pan out next two weeks. Any advice on how to message?
Would you take a 6 months contractor TPM role with Amazon (really good project/experience) through TEKSystems?
Hi Guys Does anyone knows about Virtusa ? They are offering me considerably high offer compared to others but I am not sure as I don't know much about the company or anyone who works there ? Project is Legato Healthcare. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance 🙏 YOE- 6 Skill - Dot Net Full Stack
Recently got approached by a Natural Language Processing (NLP) company for a sales engineer position. What is everyone’s opinion on the viability of this area in machine learning? Any legs or strong prospects?
Anyone take courses/get a degree from Harvard Extension School? Experience? Was it worth it? Are you also able to build a network? Realize it’s not like an MBA, but that doesn’t fit my life now .
As I get into my 30s, I’ve noticed recruiters focusing more on maternity leave than anything else when I ask about benefits. I know that benefit is important to a lot of women, but as a child free person it kind of makes me uncomfortable that they are just almost assuming I want a baby because of my gender. Maybe just mention it instead of emphasizing it? It also makes me assume that companies might discriminate against me in the job process (which isn’t cool for anyone) over a man.
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