Every year people share their Spotify year-end wrapped in our Slack channels.
And each time it reminds me how incredibly homogenous the creative dept is. No hip hop, no country, no Latino vibes.
All Bon Iver and Taylor Swift for days. Anybody else?
How's the medical insurance for parents in Mindtree? Is it worth or should I opt for external health insurance? Could anyone pls guide? Parent is nearly 60 now.
I heard zoom has a filter that makes you look better (inaccurate description I’m sure). Anyone know how to find it?
1 month long enough for Italy, Greece, and Turkey? Contemplating taking 2 months, but I found a first class ticket on my miles. I guess I could break the trip up and go back. Something is bound to go wrong at work, but everything is via internet and zoom now.
I had a bcg recruiter reach out and decided to go through the recruiting process at PL level. Have first of 2 rounds coming up in a few weeks. Was told it’s via zoom, is it going to be traditional format just remote or some computer generated thing I keep reading about?
Zoom pic is dhoka
Hi friends - need a suggestion. My mother got critically ill due to Covid and has been in the hospital in India for over a month with added complications. Hospital charges are through the roof and it is a long road ahead of us. Are there financial aids, options available to explore to meet the expenses? We are salaried people and parents are retired. We are exploring loan options and wanted to check with this group for other creative ways to manage. Thanks a lot for the help!
Good People—Please join me and Kai Lawson (Community Leader for Women In Advertising and an all-around amazing frolleague) this Friday at 5 pm for a Zoom Happy Hour! Zoom link here. https://zoom.us/j/98417353005.
Can you enter industry in Medical Affairs with a strategy consulting background? I’m a MD.
What does it look like when you call off at your school? While I haven’t needed to use a sick day if we don’t use them we lose them. Is a mental health day a sick day?
We want to have a happy hour for this bowl on Wednesday - does anyone have a Zoom Pro or business account that is willing to share the love so we aren't capped at 40 min?! Want to see all of you!
Really want to hop on a plane to India to be with parents. Both are sick with viral right now. And both are doctors. What do I do? Any suggestions? Anyone else losing their heads over this?
I started Adderall and have been drinking a ton of water, over 120oz a day. My throat feels thick, not like an alrgic reaction almost like a strep throat feeling and my ears are popping. This started when I started my douse, anyone experience this or am I just sick
Dealt with my first suicidal patient over a zoom call today. They're fine, but man such a hard thing to do over Zoom
Hey everyone! I need some advice. I’ve accepted an offer for a new job, but I’m in a bit of a rush to get out of the position I’m working right now. I start the new job July 18. My job now doesn’t care about their employees, and it’s a health risk for my family and I due to unsafe COVID policies (i.e. forcing you to come in even if you’re sick, making you use PTO for COVID even if working from home, etc). Is there anything short term I can do until July? Or should I stay until then?
Does anyone have any recommendations for PPO vs. EPO medical plans with BCBSIL? Trying to figure out which one works better across Chicago based on the number and quality of available providers.
Can we reimburse medical bills from India on our US HSA card by uploading hospital bills/ medical bill receipts.
Anyone interested in medical education/communications? My company is hiring across all departments and levels. DM me for more info! Happy to chat.
Med Tech 1 in Microbiology department at Rush University Medical Center for $28.60/hr. M-F, 1st shift. 2 years experience as Med Tech 1 in Molecular department at Quest Diagnostics. Yay or nay on the offer? Quest currently pays them $25.88/hr plus 15% shift differential because they’re night shift.
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Looking to build out high quality influencer gift boxes - any recs for packaging companies?
Just signed my offer letter with AFS yesterday! Yay! Reached out to my recruiter today but I haven't heard back yet. What can I expect as far as the timeline goes to start? Aka, when I can put my two weeks in here and get sweet freeeedom. Thanks, fishes! Accenture
Sorry for another relationship / guy focused post but could use the unbiased advice. I’ve been in a relationship with my college boyfriend for 5 years (I’m 26). He’s incredible in pretty much every...
Received an email from a recruiter about a confidential search. I’m pretty sure I know what organization as well as the Director of HR and some other contacts. Disclose that to the recruiter or no?
Are your parents proud of you? My parents are not proud at me at all. They think that the only way to make money is to become an entrepreneur or start my own company. I’m more of a follower and I like structure. I was wondering if any of you guys have experienced something similar?
Any idea when offices will be reopened for Capgemini Bangalore? Are most offices planning to reopen on regular or hybrid model?
I am looking for analytics opportunities in m&a. It seems that EYP’s TSE - Operational Analytics is a good fit for a person with data analytics skills and accounting background. Anyone from this group would be willing to chat and share their knowledge/experience? Thanks. EY-Parthenon
Found out today someone I've been talking to and thinking about asking out has a boyfriend! 😖 Back to square one it is! 🤷🏽♂️
Can someone give me a real answer (more than just "it's KYC stupid") as to why it takes 2-4weeks to open a bank account for an institutional client?
What do you like to listen/watch in the background during the work day? I like having a little noise but don’t want to turn on my normal music or random tv
Just heard that my district will have classroom and live-recording learning. I’m thankful because I now can feed my family, my newborn and a recent-sponsored wife! I’m scared because I’m almost 50 and I’m afraid I might catch the virus and die leaving behind my 1 month baby and a wife who is not legal in the state yet! The USCIS or Trump’s dept. thinks she’s not good enough to be in the US!! We applied for green card and SS card since August 2019!
Anyone have an elderly loved one who developed covid pneumonia and strep? My vaxxed and boosted 78yo mom tested positive last Monday after waking with a 102 fever. She’s still at home but was diagnosed with covid pneumonia and strep, suspected due to worsening symptoms and persistent fever. She started antibiotics today but pretty nervous for her. Trying not to panic but very anxious.
Indian folks - can you not move around once your green card has been filed? The article quotes one person who said he couldnt move from an employer for 10 years or so until he got the GC.
"Getting the long-awaited status change wasn’t euphoric, he explained, because he still resents having been tied to one employer for over a decade, unable to consider other opportunities that came his way."
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How much should I ask while switching?
Current CTC :- 11lpa
YOE:- 1 year 3 months in IT (i know it's less to switch, but many other reasons pushing me to chnage the company)
From Top Nit with a Gold Medal in Btech.
Working on Java back end development along with that did certification on Devops.
Not his biggest fan but he’s also not wrong
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I got laid off today 🥲 would really appreciate anyone who can help refer UX or product designer role 🙏
Please DM for resume
I will have my portfolio shareable sometime this week. 🙏
I am currently looking to transition my career to work in the Risk and Compliance sector. I currently do not have much experience in the domain and it's very hard for me to get jobs in this domain due needing visa sponsorship. I would love some advice on how become an expert and get hired in this field!
I am looking to get any advice/tips on managing people. I just accepted a lead role and it’s my first time leading a team professionally. Thank you in advance!
At work, when they say a survey is confidential, do you believe it and give your honest feedback especially when it is bad?
Is it normal for your boss to still ask you about accounts and logins two months after quitting? Where everything was kept on 1pass!
However the person they hired in my place didn’t do handover at all with me, like not even one question!
Do I have to answer them, they’re actually annoying me with the back and forth questions!
I’m kind of new at my company and recently screwed up with requirements and testing. I feel like such a horrible employee. My colleague isn’t happy with me because of it (it affects her team). How do I come back from this?
I'm really good at taking constructive feedback and hardly ever take it personally but I switched teams early this year and everything discussed as a team, always feels like a personal attack. One of my team members constantly feels the need to call out my work and I get constant feedback from my manager about what I'm not doing right.
I feel mentally tired trying to do my best work and keep them happy at the same time. I don't understand how to think about this in the right light.
How hard is it to get promoted at Amazon from a L4 BIE to a L5 BIE? Any tips? Any help will be greatly appreciated😊
Tell me, i am feeling the group is more about information and workes from USA.
I live in Portugal and i wish know if have people around me.
Thank u, so much!
Hi everyone! I'm currently a store manager but just got a certificate in Coding Bootcamp and am trying to find my way into the tech world. Any suggestions on what I can do to change careers without experience?
Hi all - I am currently switching companies and positions. I lead a team of 30 ICs at a smaller company and will be moving to a MUCH larger company as an Operations Manager leading <10 leaders. Anyone know what that pay range might look like? (Sorry for the lack of detail in company names)
How much is the pay for data roles in the UK? I'm a data analyst with 2 years of experience and a Masters degree in Data Analysis. I have a decent project portfolio in data science. I'm experienced in SQL, Power BI, Excel and Python. I'm eager to land a data analyst or data science role. One of the companies offered me 36K. Is this fair? If not what should I aim for? How much can I negotiate?
What's people's impression on UC Berkeley's MIDS program? I'm considering out back for a masters in data science - I'm currently a data scientist but only in title. My background is already engineering, but I want to eventually get into some DS management or consulting positions.
What a wonderful live session tonight! Someone fell asleep as she had a long day. :)
I appreciate all of you wonderful ladies. Thank you for making this bowl so successful.
Ladies! List your best tips for professional branding. What are some things you do, say? What are some good videos or reads?
I have just passed the phone screen for a job at YouTube (Google) and was wondering if anyone has any words of wisdom for the next stage?
They are very keen to fill the role and I am interviewing again in two days. Has anyone been through this process?
It is for a non-technical role. I am so excited and overwhelmed to have got to this point and want to put my best foot forward 🤞
Hey 👋🏾 I am new to tech. In my first year as a Operations Support Analyst in Jacksonville, Florida and just trying to figure out which direction to go in and what skills would be the most helpful. I really like working remote and thinking about SWE or Solutions Architect. TIA
Someone posted something earlier that brought back awful memories for me. I'm from the Caribbean, living and working in the UK. Well educated and capable. Yet at my old job, if I joined in a conversation one of my colleagues used to say things like, "Wait - the men are talking. Wait your turn." Or even worse, "Hang on, all I heard was, Blah blah blah coconuts!" Or the same colleague would repeat something I said in a hammy Jamaican accent - I'm not Jamaican anyway. Annoyed just remembering it!
Hello! I want to transition to Product Owner role from QA. I have little bit of BA background of requirement gathering and creating User stories. Should I take certification or courses to enhance my Business analyst skill first or take SAFe PO certifications? Any courses out there to be good PO? Your suggestions will be appreciated.
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