How much does certifications matter consulting companies like IBM, TCS, Infosys, HCL, Capgemini, Cognizant etc?
Hi everyone, unfortunately I was recently affected by a layoff at my company. About 30% of their marketing department along with other departments were all let go. I have 3+ professional experience with product marketing, digital marketing, and event management. Im on the hunt for a new job and am fairly new to this lovely city. If you know of anyone looking for marketing specialists or would like to network let me know. Id love to connect!
Has anyone else developed a massive paranoia about getting fired? I’m terrified that any mistake will get me fired. My manager is very emotional in their reactions so it’s traumatized me a bit
SO thinks the best time to move to tech will be during a recession. Reasoning being more RSUs when tech stocks are taking a beating. They are in cloud and believe cloud migration, dig. strategy projects won't be impacted as in layoffs.
Anyone else believe the same or see a hole in their argument?
I recently got an offer from accenture. But I am not sure about job security as I heard accenture has laid off many employee. Need your input on this please.
Tech strategy to reduce staff by about 10%. Target date: Unknown. How: Natural attrition + layoffs. There's always a target, just higher this yr, & due to lower attrit, layoffs are 5-10x normal.
How much is too much reaching out? Some context: I’m on the bench and I spoke to my SM about my availability on a Monday. They say they will find me some work. But I don’t hear from him at all. When do I reach out and how often should I follow up until he actually gives me what I need. The layoffs here at Accenture has me stressing over WBS codes so much.
People do some stupid shit. Does anyone think this associate is going to get fired?
Person posted a pic of a PwC email chain on thebig4accountant for an issued dare and apparently won $300 for it.
Do you get unemployment checks if you get fired?
I got laid off today 🥲 would appreciate anyone who can help refer UX or product designer roles. 🙏
I feel like my agency hired too many people. I’m worried they’ll eventually have layoffs. Has anyone left their agency because they’re worried too many people were hired?
Morning! Being laid off sux, I been down this road 5x in my career it never bets easier.
Dust off contacts and make your rounds
* if you’re in a good position to take time off do some, seems we all need a mental break anyway
I’m finding that a weird side effect of losing my job in this climate is ad agencies taking advantage of my weakened position. They get in touch, proactively or in response to my reaching out, and they want to hire me as they are in good shape. When I reveal I was laid off, the offer changes to freelance or maybe nothing. My work, awards, the fact that they know me and approached me in the first place should be enough. I don’t want to lie about my situation. Any ideas how to avoid this?
Got laid off today. Nothing to do with my performance, mainly about hard to deal with those old timers. Company is being ridiculous. I was a health care consultant, any advice? Thanks in advance.
I joined EY GDS in Jan 2022 and still haven't got any billable project. In such cases, is there a chance that they don't give confirmation once the probation period is over? Is there a chance of layoff?
YOE = 14 years
Any coders here? Does anyone happen to have the AAPC study guide for 2022 and would be willing to sell? Thank you in advance
Has anyone avoided getting a real estate agent to negotiate a lower price/credits worth the commission while buying a house? How did you go about managing the transaction?
My PERM is filed in October 2021 and H1B is maxing out in May (18) 2022. What are the options for me now? What are the positive chances? Please suggest if anyone would have any idea.
Opinions on Huge DC? Originally from the area and always thought nothing but political advertising came out of there.
How much did you give up on alcohol in order to have a healthier life? At what age?
If not 100%, how frequent is it “worth it” for you to have alcohol at the expense of some level of hangover?
New to the country. I need to fill the W-4 tax form and I don't know if I am eligible to any tax credits. Do I have the opportunity to change this later?
We’re going to read Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime during the third quarter. If you’ve taught it, do you have any ideas or resources that have worked well for you?
Hey. For people who’ve moved laterally, how did you deal with the request for references from your current employer?
Got an offer from Google, which is less than my current comp (2nd yr AP at McK). Don't have any counter offer yet. Tips on how to negotiate a higher number?
They keep telling me the California law that it is against law to look at current comp numbers. Leave aside giving me a raise on my current comp
Are there any schools in particular that are really good for non profit careers? I’m planning to apply to business school but wanted to specialize in social impact
Hey fellow asian fish, I’m feeling a lot of emotions right now. I’m finishing up my last semester of undergrad and I’ll be joining consulting shortly after, which is really exciting! (More below)
Just passed CISSP at first attempt and wanna share with all of you :) All my support for those who are preparing the cert, you can do it !!
Folks on the East coast/Midwest, who work on global projects (i.e. delivery centres in India, client counterparts in Europe, etc), have domestic responsibilities like cooking and have kids - when do you workout?!
This past year and a half has been brutal, mainly because I'm unable to manage my time well because I am at work & home at the same time.
Determined to make a change and make workout a regular part of my life - any ideas?
I am a business consultant in f500 company. I hv 8+ years of overall exp ( in firms like BCG, startup and Infosys) and 3 yrs of management consulting exp in my current company. My current base salary is less than 100K(toronto). Most likely I will be promoted to senior cons this year. What is a good range with my experience for consultant and senior consultant level. I feel I am working them for fresher salary.Thoughts?
I am leaving JP because of toxic culture in my team. I have an interview. It's obvious interviewer will ask why are you leaving JP after 1 year of working. What should be my answer?
Which is better for data science, pwc or fractal considering the learning and work life balance
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nope, nobody cares, experience and career level counts when billing
True, to a certain extent. Have some skill certification under your belt.
Certifications are not the true indicator of your knowledge and skills but if you are planning to change your jobs then this will give you an edge over others...having said that you still have to perform better in interview. Certifications also help in revising the core concepts 🙂!
If you are trying to pickup new skills or change your domain in that case certification can be helpful as it will give you idea of basis process and steps involved. It will make the transition easier.
Layoffs are mostly driven by financials and hardly any skill would matter.