Is it safe to go for visa extension (dropbox appointment) at US consulate in Mumbai given we have all the necessary documents including NIE letter from employer?
Life of non-immigrants depend on the Visa they hold and it’s so sad these companies don’t have a team where we can speak to someone immediately in case of a visa emergency situation . In EY you need to submit a form and wait for days together to get a reply from a human. Mean time you would have gone through 5 anxiety attacks.
Hi Folks - I wanted to understand..how is H1B 6 years duration counted? Is it strictly by the dates on the petition? In my petitions for example, first one was valid starting Oct 2017 and then I got an extension in 2020 till Feb 2023.. so that just equates to about 5 years and 4 months. So is my H1B only till Feb 2023 or it can extended to allow for the remaining period?
Is Accenture h1b dependent ?
Thoughts on how much in surcharges before an award is no longer worth it? Eying an AirFrance nonstop (CDG IAD) in biz that’s 55K miles (from AmEx) but balking a bit at additional taxes/fees of $350
Got to HKG early. Between priority pass, Amex plat, and Star Alliance Gold I have seven lounges to visit. #firstworldproblems, #fifthbowlofnoodles, #unitedclubsucks, #alltheintangibles
If I was born here what can I do here to get a long term tourist visa to India instead of having to buy a new one every year? PIO wouldn’t make sense because...is my origin India if I was US born?
Good news for many if this bill is passed https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2021/09/13/dreamers-and-legal-immigration-changes-highlight-new-house-bill/?sh=73ed395669a9
I have 3/6 years left on my H1B and my employer is filing it now (switched jobs). Is that enough time?
Any one gotten any updates from EY LAW about H1B decisions ? I got fast tracked and I’m pretty sure it’s been 15 days already
Hey folks, Has anyone transferred their H1B to another employer? How did it go, eg did you need to stop working / leave the country/ anything else? How long does it take? Anyone with a Green card in process - has it affected you in any way? Thanks!
Has anyone been denied H1B after receiving a RFE? I just received one and uscis basically wants to know how my job is related to my education.
Will be leaving and cancelling my Corp card. Need to open an Amex with MR to keep the points. Am thinking of doing Amex everyday since the higher tier cards seem too expensive. Any thoughts?
Hey fishes, do you see JPMorgan Chase calling people back to office in near future? Location: Bangalore!
Anyone else feeling like picking money over creative and craft? Might be a career killer but how bad is it to chase the money and go in house? Some in-house is pretty sweet (Spotify, Square space, FB) while others are blah. Is it okay to ditch agency life as a mid-level when you decide the portfolio isn’t worth it?
Got selected in H1B lottery and thinking of changing firms. Will doing so before approval invalidate my H1B application?
Anyone keeping up with the immigration developments via the reconciliation bill? Seems hopeful. Thoughts?
Why do people have more than one credit card? I like to just have one and build up the points on that. I know people that have cards for everything..
I did my first videoconference mediation today and my cat knocked over my laptop while the mediator was talking to me. Thankfully I was wearing pants. Any other pets interrupt your WFH?
Agree or disagree? A student with a 504 for an anxiety disorder should be required to go to some kind of counseling for coping strategies if mods are required in the classroom.
How do you get invited to an underground sex party? I understand that COVID might have put a damper in that scene, but optimistic about life after.
Interviewing for copywriter position, I applied a year ago and was declined based on my book and site. I updated it, and they liked it this time. Is this a gut check or should I expect the wringer?
Interviewing for a Senior Consultant role at Deloitte for a role in Risk and Financial Advisory - Controllership. Seems to be mostly accounting/finance transformation work. I’m currently making 100k base at EY as a a senior 2. What should i ask for?
Now that i'm back to the classroom, I realize how out of shape/sedentary I have been and I'm absolutely exhausted. How do I get back my energy/ get back in shape... but gradually bc I'm old!!!!
What is your least favorite kind of client?
Anyone from EY WFH outside the US? Thinking of doing it for a few days, but not sure if I should tell my team since firm policy states we must be in the country.
In a world of remote consulting work…. How long can the US maintain its high premium over European and, esp. developing market consulting? Both price tag to clients and significantly higher salaries for the people. I imagine may move faster at Big 4, etc. than MBB, but within MBB the huge cost and salary differentials feel… increasingly hard to maintain (even though I think the differential has actually gotten bigger, not smaller in the last two years). Thoughts?
Intern here. I need ties for work, and Brooks Brothers has a great sale on ties- looking for silk printed ties. Any opinions on them?
How often does your school's wifi crash? We are supposed to be doing most of our work on google classroom still but this early on we've already had two whole-day internet crashes.
What are your worst Slack grievances?
Any advice for someone looking to transition into a full HR Generalist role from Recruiting. I’m currently a Campus Recruiter with about 5 years of HR experience (Coordinator- Higher Ed). I received my PHR certification in September 2020 and sitting for my SHRM-CP in two weeks. I’m having a hard time transitioning into a full Generalist position.
Is it realistic to find a FDD job with ACCA, not CPA in NYC? Which firms could you advise? Thanks!
“If you’re not sweating by first hour, you’re not teaching”, “Don’t let me walk in the room and see you a$$ sitting down”, “ You should leave everyday exhausted” just a few quotes from our new academic supervisor. I find these extremely offensive, but since this is a supervisor any advice on how to handle this situation?
Senior CW w/ 5 years experience in NYC and MIA?
How do you go about disclosing it to your partner/team if you’re jumping ship from one b4 to another? Don’t want to burn bridges
Anyone here Sr Mgr / Director worked for both Deloitte and KPMG willing to share main differences in your experience and in firm culture?
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