What are some of the biggest mistakes people in our industry make when they’re first starting out?
Hi team ,anyone from Cognizant could confirm what will be exact take home. Thanks for your response.
What do you think we need to do to educate our non introverted colleagues about the differences in our working style/preference?
Does it become more difficult to switch companies when you get promoted quickly in your current job? Asking that I am likely going to get accelerated to Sr Mgr at my current job but.... (cont.)
Can I please get 11 likes so that I can DM!!!!
Currently looking for Tech consulting/ Implementation consultant/ privacy roles in London. I have both CIPP/E and CIPM.
Please let me know if you know any roles that are available? Or any recruitment agencies you can refer me to
Has anyone taken/ hold Snow CIS-Risk & Compliance cert? If so, what was ROI for your career (exam $, study hrs, career uplift/branding)? Looking to take a CIS cert soon and debating between 2 CIS exam I have competencies in (CSA, CIS).
I recently got laid off by PS and my notice period just got over,
I have offers from:
All are offering almost same ctc around 19-22 LPA,
I have 3 years of experience as a backend developer,
working on Spring Boot, REST API, Java 8.
Any help is really appreciated,
Thanks in Advance 😅
What are the best places in Europe to visit in December (with kids)? I'm thinking of spain but not sure if it too rain arround December
How is the Morgan Stanley FAA program? I know that success is based on revenue generated over the 3 years, but does anyone know what the NAA requirements are (if any)?
My 3 year old takes private swim lessons at the local school but his teacher that he’s known for 5 months found another job. His new swim teacher seems nice but my son hates him, asks us nonstop during the week if it’s swim lesson day, has thrown a fit for the first few minutes of every lesson the last 4 times but then seems to have a fun time (I sit and watch). I ask him what’s going on and if the new teacher is mean, and he says no the new teacher is nice but he doesn’t like him...cont’d
Looking for a flatmate (male) for a 2bhk apartment in Riverdale heights,kharadi, Pune. Rent is 15k per head. Please DM if interested
SF newbie here. Relocating end of summer and trying to figure out which neighborhoods i should be shooting for. I like being social, so would ideally be eyeing lively neighborhoods with fellow yuppies. Also trying to figure out if having a car makes sense in the city. Are places with garages hard to come by? Any recs?
So, this is a little awkward, but I recently moved to SD for a fresh start, and honestly, I love this city. My problem is I have been more of a homebody since I moved here and I'm a little intimidated to go out and meet people because I don't feel like I fit in here. I am overweight and this city is full of active, and attractive people. I guess I am wondering what my experience would be if I got out more? I feel like people look at me when I'm in public because I stand out due to my size.
Hi fishes, What is the Accenture's skill assessment test for spring boot about?
Any insight folks?.
Is that usual step for recruitment process.?
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Best books to read when starting your own business, but also embody imposter syndrome & validation issues. Anything from self-help, psychology & business is welcome. TY x
Looking for advice on how to be less of a ‘yes woman.’ I’ve gotten feedback that I should be less quick to say yes or should feel comfortable pushing back on unreasonable requests, but I’m struggling with doing that in practice.
Wondering if there are any resources (coaching, book recommendations…?) that you have found helpful to retrain your frame of mind to be less of a people pleaser and feel more confident being direct or saying no. Any suggestions welcome!
What courses would you recommend (or avoid) to improve my overall management skills? I am reading books, articles and my company provides me with a career coach. I am 38, and don't really want to go back to school. I have my BS in Psychology, but am a Director in Finance. Don't necessary want the cost that comes with an MBA.
I’m too afraid to take ADHD medication but continuing to work in a very type A world makes me feel crippled. I’m really scared all the time and I️ can’t force myself to get things done, I️ always leave it to the last minute. I always do a great job and don’t disappoint my managers but I’m just so unhappy. I feel so misunderstood.I️ was in contract work and I️ think that worked better for me because once the excitement of a new job was over I️ could start on another contract. Tips from fellow Adhders?
I am in desperate need of a coach/mentor outside of my organization. I report directly to the VP of HR and find myself in a tough situation. My team also reports to her and while I have her favor she clearly dislikes some on my team. I recently had two direct reports break down in our 1:1s because of her. Since she is the VP and I report to her I do not know how to navigate this situation. Is there anyone interested in providing some coaching on this?
Happy Labor Day weekend Bosses.
I used to be a strong confident boss lady. My teams love me and folks line up to join my teams. But have been systematically bullied by a male Leader and have lost my mojo. How do you get it back ?
I did marketing in medical field for 15 years and recently started Hotel industry. I have problems with finding a place that matches my energy like same dynamic?
Hello fellow leaders :) I have been struggling to grow out of my current position into a higher role. I have a ton of knowledge about our systems and processes and it feels like I am being kept here because of it rather than being promoted for having mastered my role. My team are high performers within the company and I regularly receive high yearly reviews (above/far above). Looking for some guidance. I currently manage a customer service team (4+ years) for an luxury jewelry company.
In this new job i work with all men, mostly sales guys who make a lot of money. They respect me and listen to me. It’s so tough for me because I’m always trying to read into everything, for survival. My one boss said today when I mentioned I’m struggling to read the political environment and that I’m learning its usually really nothing, all in my head... he said, “you’ve work mostly with women, huh?” Not sure what to make of that.
I'll start with a topic. I'm a female manager. On my first day of new manager training, a guy at my table said, "how come all female managers I know are such bitches?" No joke.
Keep getting feedback im too nice at work, and frankly i agree. Tips for how i can improve? I have no idea where to start.
TLDR: Advice on more management responsibilities at a new company
I start at a new company (mediumish firm) next week and will be fully managing the accounts I work on. I will also be leading not only a team of multiple direct reports, but others on the client teams. It’s more responsibility than I have now, but I feel ready.
Still, I’d love the best advice you’ve gotten as a manager or what you wish you knew when you were first stepping up to more leadership responsibilities!
Hello everyone. My firm is growing and hiring a lot of Legal Secretaries. Many of our Secretaries have been with us for 20+ years and we’re realizing our onboarding/training for new hire legal secretaries are dated. Anyone able to share their onboarding and training process for their new hire secretaries, further insight would be greatly appreciated.
I’ve been building my career at nonprofits , working progressively senior positions. I currently manage the entire tech operations function for a 45M dollar org but with a nonprofit salary. Any advice to transition to the for profit space? Transferable skills include data analysis, business development and project management.
Does anyone have to complete a Criteria Assessment during the interview process? I had a nice conversation with the hiring manager yesterday and at the end of the interview he tells me that the next step is a test. I feel like I went back to the 90's. I checked online and it looks like an IQ test. This sounds to me so retrograde. After this test, if I "pass" I guess, there will be 2 more rounds of interviews and a in-person panel. I am tired of these length process, what would you do?
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Not every man (or woman, or person) has an executive assistant. Unless you’re being snarky and he is his own executive assistant.
Sometimes a person will ask another person for help because they’ve seen that person succeed before, because they are friends or peers, or for other non selfish or non sexist reasons. Don’t bucket every request as an automatic no.
My juniors, both men and women, ask me for help on administrative tasks all the time - and most often I walk them through it so they can do it on their own next time. Sometimes my seniors ask me, and I do it too. Situation matters.
Sharing another perspective. Not everyone here works in the same industry or at the same scale, but we encounter similar problems. The more women we can help fight off culturally ingrained misogyny, the better.
This! Also, stop referring to your womxn coworkers as “girls” or “gals” please!
First of all, is it a cultural thing? I find that language is used a lot more in certain pockets of the USA. Still never okay, but you need to know what you’re dealing with when you address it. If it’s more of a regional dialect thing, it’ll be a harder habit to break in someone else. I am a direct feedback person, so I’d probably just say “I’d prefer if you addressed me by my name or title in the workplace.” If it’s verbal, when she says “ladies” cut in and say “analysts” or whatever you’d prefer. It will probably take only a few times of being called out for there to be a change.
Nope. My male Senior Partner will do the admin and schedule meetings, follow up on requests and generally be our b*tch when he seems the team is over stretched and crunching. It’s leadership, and how we support our teams.
Explain yourself, please. The cute quips are fun, but let’s have a real discussion about this. I’m genuinely curious to hear your point of view - let’s discuss!
It depends. If he’s helpful and useful to me then I’ll happy return the favor.
It’s all fun and games until you’re the one asked to get coffee and take notes. 😕
I was the only female at this company I interned with and of course I was the unspoken- but designated- note taker and team leader on all projects. It was annoying, but the boys I worked with could never produce the same quality that I could. How do you break the cycle of being the “note taker” when you’re the only one who can do it right?
Exactly. They are playing incompetent about this on purpose so it will jack up your capacity and not theirs
Working in HR as a female is soooo hard when it comes to this. I’m constantly asked to do admin work that we have a receptionist for.
It irritates me that fewer men work in HR but the majority of the HR men I know are in senior positions? Not fair
I think what the poster is speaking of is not falling into chauvinist gender norms at work where we all should be equal. Don’t allow men to have you over functioning because as women we are defaulting to doing the “womens work widgets” for lazy men who feel that all women are immediate subordinates to them in ANY situation.
Correct me if I’m wrong?
My two cents. Just say no.
I think the author’s description of any woman doing any admin work ever as being on a patriarchy drug undermines their point.
Men do admin, women do admin. We lead and support our teams. Doing so isn’t inhaling a patriarch drug and the tone of the post and follow ups are rude and counter productive.
Respect all of these comments and appreciate all of the great women that are posting here - but as Im reading I wonder if the fact that some of us don’t see eye to eye on this is type of thing is contributing to sustaining this type of dynamic for us
There is no disputing that we are still challenged with pay equity issues amongst others so we have to pay attention or at least consider the contributing factors and the underlying dynamic she’s speaking to here if things are going to change
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