How hard is the PSM (Professional Scrum Master) 1 certification exam?

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Real question is how useful is it

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I cannot imagine it’s that hard given it’s PMO.

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Flacid

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Do you plan on getting your Supply Chain Certs via SCRUM Alliance?

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I am currently studying for CPA exam. However, my Becker studying material is expiring in a few days. If someone passes and doesn’t need the login, could I please borrow it? Thanks!!🙏🏻

Senior leader (director level). Person or color, female, 15 YoE in digital transformation. Base comp $160k, TC $200k+.

I feel like I’ve been stuck in this salary band for the last 5 years. In my interviewing experience, Canadian companies aren’t willing to pay more for full-time employees. Where do I go from here? What companies should I be applying to? I’d consider an MBA or masters if I could guarantee an ROI in earning potential.

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Considering trying to make a jump to another firm. Currently at a tier 2 strategy shop. Should I do case prep the same way I did during MBA or is the interview process significantly different for...

Friends, I am working as Cyber Security Consultant in big 4 doing repetitive config work in shitty UK shift (no social life). Would I be able to switch to product based company or am I stuck in this forever. I feel so lost. This was definitely not part of my plan. Don’t know how just got stuck in this since 2.5 years.

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Do you need cpa for Deloitte manager promo in M&A? Will MBA suffice?

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Hey fishes
I have an experience as product owner / business analyst of 2.8 years.
Can i get a job as product manager or is it too soon.
Like is there anyone who got simmilar role

All your thoughts and feedbacks are appreciated.
TIA

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Have experience in SAP FICA but want to explore Success Factors and IS-U billing. What are some good exit opportunities for both SF and ISU?

Posting on my wife’s behalf - We recently moved to the US and she is currently looking for a good role in HR consulting. She has previously worked with KPMG, McKinsey, Korn Ferry and WTW in Talent and Org. consulting practices in India for about 12 years. She also recently cleared her SPHR certification. It will be a great help if anyone can refer or aware of any job openings in NYC area. Thanks!

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I'm interested in Analytics Consultant role and I'm working as a Business Analyst. Any advice on how to pivot to this new role? Thanks!

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I’d like to get some feedback on what level/roles I should focus on applying to for my next move. I’m pivoting towards sustainability from a marketing/comms background and recently completed my mba. Many of the higher level roles I’ve seen require extensive experience in that realm and the associate level roles are a significant cut in comp. Any advice?

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How is recruitment at your mba? Getting no interview/job here and feeling down

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Left B4 audit at manager for a controller role. The industry grind and smaller company is draining me and feel like I’m losing some of the professional aspect that I liked at B4. Thinking about trying to jump back into an advisory/consulting role but also long term want to try to maximize my earnings. Any thoughts or suggestions?

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Starting as a first year associate in big law this fall and will be taking parental leave in the winter. HR already knows because I wanted to confirm I’d be eligible for benefits (and make contingency plans ahead of time if I wasn’t). Looking for recommendations/best practices for ensuring a smooth transition to and from leave. (No comments re “don’t have a kid when you’re a young associate.” I’m not that young - this is a second career for me)

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Looking for different perspectives - would you leave a job that’s 90% work from home, easy work, great coworkers but no challenge, no growth or promotion in sight for a job with a massive company ($90B annual revenue), fully on site, will be challenging for 30k more in a city you want to live in?

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Got the ft offer for mba level at Bain starting next fall 🙂

I dropped my phone and the screen cracked. Should I get a new phone now or does Bain give you any perks for buying a new phone and I should wait 😂😂

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What are thoughts on quitting to pass the remaining cpa exams before sections expire and search for a new job. I’m not super happy in my current role and with my schedule going out I won’t be able to sit. I’m a senior, and I think I’d be happier in an industry job. Would a gap to take my cpa look bad or like self improvement to another employer?

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Hi guys,
I am working since a year in my first job and I don't feel like I'm getting to learn much here or see any opportunities for growth. I am thinking about learning Salesforce development and applying for specific Salesforce jobs.
Either that or I will join another company as java developer.
Which of the two has better scope in the future, java development or Salesforce?
Any advice is appreciated.

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Stepped into my first CD role and looking to keep my leadership skills sharp as time goes along, as well as hoping to learn as much as possible to be a good leader for my team. What are some great books or podcasts that you'd recommend?

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Partners, has anyone struggled at the manager level being responsible for delivery and oversight of a project, but thrived when you reached the senior manager / principal / director level, when you are partially involved on multiple projects and providing guidance as opposed to day to day management?

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Hi All, I'm a retail banking business analyst holding an offer with Virtusa IBM NTT DATA On the compensation part IBM has matched an the counter offer with NTT DATA (They were providing me the highest in the fixed) Virtusa fixed component is nearly 2 lakh lesser than ibm and NTT data . Could you please help me to understand which organisation to choose with regards to career growth, work life balance, and other factors This will help me to clarify which organisation to choose among both. YOE 5.5

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Does Citi can hire it's consultants from Tata Consultancy services?

Lost baby about 6 months back in last trimester. Had my periods only twice since the delivery. Have to start trying again in a few months and I am starting to get worried about my cycles. How much more should I wait for the cycles to regulate before seeing a specialist?

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Hi fishes,
Can someone please help me by giving referrals to companies. I want to switch
Currently, I m working in IBM labs
And have 1 year of full-time employee experience
And 1.5 years of intern experience
Tech stacks - java, nodes javascript, Linux, python language

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Hi guys, I mailed hr and got Early joining in LTI after that didn't received any mail or induction. Is it normal in LTI

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Hi fishes, can you please provide salary bracket/bands applicable for staff enginner role in Nagarro?

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Hi, I am looking to change career into data analytics. If anyone is hiring, may you send a link or a referral link.

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Can we get work permit to Canada without job ?

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What is personal independence??
Why Pwc asked me to fill all investment details for me and my dependant.
Can anyone please help me on this ??

@pwc

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Deloitte vs. Amazon - What are the pros and cons? Or let's say, Big4 vs. FAANG in general.

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What are people’s thoughts/feelings on the out-of-office/auto-reply when an atty’s attention is focused on one matter (I.e. “I’m in a full day hearing, so my response will be delayed”). My initial reaction was: you’re not really out. You’re still doing your job, your job at the time just happens to be exclusively one case.

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I switched from TCS 3 months back. I can see my EPF amount is transferred to the new organization but not the Pension amount (EPS).
It's totally 0. What's the process of transferring the Pension amount?

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Got the ft offer for mba level at Bain starting next fall 🙂

I dropped my phone and the screen cracked. Should I get a new phone now or does Bain give you any perks for buying a new phone and I should wait 😂😂

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Anyone know if JPM pays for vacation cancellations (due to deal) and if so, how do you go about the reimbursement?

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I'm done getting paid 1/3 of the class teacher pay and expected to teach the lessons. The other Paras in the class seem to think this is normal. I certainly don't get the same respect as the teacher. Am I alone here?

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Could someone provide a Yelp referral?

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Never create net new slides. Use past formats to tweak and upgrade

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Does anyone know the levels for Jr/intermediate/senior business analyst in BMO in the technology space and the associated compensation ranges for them?

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I work in Insurance, but have antifraud background. I received a job offer for AML and the pay is lower, yet I know it is something that interests me more.

I tried asking if they had any higher budget for the position, but its not the case and gross salary is 5k lower than my current one... what should I do?

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So I'm interviewing, have had loose salary conversation (talked about band but not specifics), and approaching the official offer stage. It's become clear the role is something I'm very well qualified for, but their pay expectations for the role are much lower than mine. How do I ask if there is (though from what I can tell there is not existing and we'd have to create) a higher level position in the team in a higher salary band I could take instead?

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Told a friend of mine in tech I was considering moving to BCG. He asked me if I would have to move to Boston.

I followed up by asking what he thought the top consulting firms were. "I'd guess PwC and then McKinsey are the best. I've also heard of KPMG, Deloitte, and Bain, but I don't know much about them."

Just a reminder that outside our bubble no-one really cares about firm prestige etc.

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LEK or healthcare IB?

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Gaaah I got a call for an interview! 🙌 Microsoft 🐠 - anyone know what the base / salary for an Account Technology Specialist is? Are there different levels? I’m at a T2 strategy firm with 6 YOE so a bit worried the base will be a lot lower than my current.

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Has anyone been able to enter EU these days? My gf is trying to join me in Europe. She as a US passport only, so we are worried she will be declined the entry. She got her vaccination completed already too.

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When do you think your firm will require you to be back in your home office city?

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Hi Fishes.
I am new to consulting (1YOE only).
I am interviewing with multiple firms, looking out for best opportunity.
I wanted to ask if I should tell the recruiters that I am interviewing with other firms as well or not?
Was confused to tell or not. And if yes, should I tell them the companies as well if they ask?

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Any firms with good Healthcare practices in Portland, OR? Would prefer more provider-side clients but flexible.

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hello yes you may all bow down to the new lord of this manor, me, a newly minted “Pro”, as the plebeian class calls it.

Now...ROAST ME. GO!

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after seeing all the posts complaining about this student loan forgiveness, i figured i’d help put a face to some of the individuals this decision benefits.…

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3 yrs in and don’t have a go-to person/s nor am I anybody’s go-to. Don’t have a “close knit” network and didn’t find “my group people” and feeling out of place here. Not for lack of effort. Thoughts?

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What “luxury” items / experiences / lifestyle changes do you indulge in? What have you gotten the most value from?

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Is Zillow laying off the entire company? I can’t believe how many LinkedIn layoff posts I’ve seen the past couple of weeks

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Top consulting firms right there!!

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Has anyone successfully switched countries and stayed on their project? My project is a based outside of the US.

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If you have a standing desk- is it worth it to spend ~$1000 on an Uplift type desk if you can afford it? Are they a lot better than $150 desks you can get on Amazon?

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Got dumped again because I travel. Why even bother anymore!?!

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Moving to D.C. for work this summer. Any recommendations on safe neighborhoods close to good nightlife. Anyone have experience with NoMA?

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Chatting up a pretty girl next to me on a flight. 6 year old kid sitting in front and tells us to be quiet... awkward silence for the next 30 min

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