I’m in PA school now but in the process of interviewing for what might be my dream job in medical imaging industry. If I get the job pay will start around 120k at a large company with room for growth. If I stay in PA school I will have around 120k in debt and will probably work in vascular surgery. What would you do? It’s literally the second week of school for me, I have my 3rd interview for the job next week

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If you are only a couple weeks in, I would go with the dream job. Happiness with your job is worth it!

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There are many ways to work in or around healthcare and earn a comfortable salary. Everyone seems to disregard the stress, time commitment, and debt that come with PA school when they talk about what a wonderful career is. Plus, the burnout doesn’t disappear after school. It’s hard leaving a career once you’ve invested so much time and money toward it. I wish I would have explored other options, and am finally doing so after 6 years in practice.

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Update! I didn’t get the job and am still in PA school

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Skip PA school now so they can replace your spot for someone who doesn’t have the dream job with a great salary.

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You should probably figure out if you actually want to be a PA. The work load of school / clinicals is not worth it if you’re not truly invested in the profession. And if not, then you took the spot in a program that someone else who actually wants to be a PA should have had.

I’m curious- what was your choice!?

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Hi guys,

I was asked to upload all my docs in Ibegin portl post my interview and salary is also discussed with HR. When I took follow up with HR, they informed that I would get the offer letter by 27oct. It's 3rd Nov and still did not receive offer letter. Calling HR for a follow up but he is not responding call. Though I portal I can see my docs are verified and state changed to 'Evaluated'. Should I expect a response or move ahead. Kindly advise.

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hello fishes i’m based in apac, just interviewed for consultant and got through round 1. just wanted to know if the subsequent rounds of case interviews is gonna be similar in difficulty as in round 1

What’s the salary band for a senior associate in pwc ac bangalore - management consulting ( Ops Transformation) ?

How much does a campus hire who joined in 2020 and is getting promoted to SA vs lateral hire earn ?

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Hi Fishes,
I am going to have a salary negotiation round in Tekion.
This is my first switch so wanted to understand what all factors to consider.
CCtc : 11 lpa
Expected : 25- 30 lpa
Have one offer in a different org.- 21 lpa

YOE - 4 years
Role : PM
Also fellow pm with similar experience, pls comment your salary so that I get an understanding of what’s the market trend.

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Hey FSP-cleared folks, what’s your total compensation?

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I'm tired of being told to prepare for easy to medium level leetcode problems and getting straight up DIFFICULT ones in interviews. I guess I just have to expect difficult from now on no matter what...these aren't even FAANG companies.

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Which came first: the decision to get an MBA or the career you want to move into?

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Rising 2nd year at corporate boutique. Major market. 170k base, variable monthly est. 20k, EOY subjective bonus. Big law = 200+25 I think. Is the range I am in competitive? Billed 2500+ last year.

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Accepted into b school while simultaneously interviewing for other companies. Is it bad form to renege on b school if I receive an offer?

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I got an offer of 25 lakhs (1lakh joining bonus +5%variable pay) from Siemens technology and services for role assistant scrum master for PAMC division ,my current CTC -15lakhs fixed pay and YOE- 9.5 years , is it good offer and howz the WLB and annual hikes ?

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and please refer me if you any one aware of openings with NodeJS and Angular

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Hi Fishes,
Could you please tel me the salary range for senior associate with 6+ yoe ? Currently received offer for 17.25 fixed + 25 joining bonus.

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Is this bowl essentially and specifically for non-white/race minorities in the business? I'm a white immigrant in the U.S., so I guess I'm in the wrong place?😊 Not sure since there are a lot of different categories of minorities.

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Anyone has been offered the same?

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I had a first round interview @iqvia days ago, but didn't get any response yet. Is it just normal to take more than a week? Or is it find to contact recruiter? I tried to send thank you email to interviewer but ot was blocked..

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Hi, I am looking for any suitable referrals. Lost my job 4 months back. Previous LPA was 8.5, couldn’t expect more than this as I have already gap of 4 months. I did PGDM in Operations management. Have 4.4 years of experience in Procurement/ Supply chain management and Software Implementation.

Any help is welcome

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Anyone else going through background checks with pwc?

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BOA or NOMURA ????

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