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Recently finished a book called “becoming yellow” that discusses how East Asians’ skin colour ended up being labeled as “yellow” even though it’s usually far from it. Highly recommend! Did not know it was a product of European ignorance and racism
Can somebody help me out? Need an objective opinion on what I’m experiencing at work:
I’m currently in industry (no longer at IBM consulting so ignore my title). I’m a minority, young female professional, 26 right now. Joined this company 2 years ago. There were 4 of us including me reported to the manager. Manager was also a minority. Other than me, there’s only one lady on the team, she’s a senior, been with company for 10+ years. Manager left 8 mths after I joined. Lady retired 6mths after..
If you had offers in both New York and San Francisco for the same pay. Which would you pick and why?
People who leave work at the office mentally every time you leave the office physically ... teach me your ways. It's Sunday and I've been milling over work stuff in my brain all weekend
I am am currently working in Infosys as Google cloud professional. Looking for job change in Chennai location.
Can someone please refer me for any vacancy.
Me, An Amazon employee asking for any discount coupons to shop on Amazon, please help felow Amazonians.
Rollcall: Please post your age, gender and fun fact. Hopefully you’ll find someone compatible. Eg: 30/F/Love to stroll by the lake and river walk.
3.3 YOE as Azure Data Engineer with Infosys.
Help me pick from my offers.
Philips GBS - 14 LPA (+10% Variable)
EY GDS - 14.5 LPA (+5% Variable)
Hexaware - 17 LPA (incl. 5% variable)
Any body joining cognizant recently received any joiners kit (stuff other than IT assets) ? Cognizant
I’m currently at a mid tier (top 7-10) for TAS and my career goal is to make partner. I’m doing well at my current firm, so will I be making a mistake by jumping to a larger firm? Will switching firms drastically change my career progression? Currently have 3 YOE.
And a good afternoon to everyone!
Do you think using “him/her” for “he/she” (ex: “her is playing” “him not here yet”) is something that kids usually grow out of? Or does it need direct intervention? I have 2 students who exhibit this error, who otherwise should be dismissed. Normally I’d just keep them on and work on it alongside other goals, but they don’t have any other goals, and with COVID, and my upcoming maternity leave in March, a more compact caseload would be advantageous.
Any agency hiring in Amsterdam atm? Asking for a friend. Recruiters and contacts would be soooooo much appreciated :)
Question for the group. All our PM groups have their own methodology for roadmap development. I'm trying to help establish a broad, generally used process that standardizes everything for all PMs to document, vet, then move forward. Looking at things like pendo/smart sheets/teams as tools. Does anyone have a broadly used methodology between different groups they are willing to share?
What is your living situation like and how much do you pay? Is living alone worth the high price?
Anyone here tried an at home IPL hair removal device that worked for brown skin? I have medium-dark brown skin and black hair.. would love to find a brand that will work well on my skin.
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How much do you keep in cash (aside from a 6 month emergency fund)? I’d like to know the rule of thumb people follow - just getting into the idea of investing so I have a lot to learn!
You guys think that buying CGC or TLRY now that they’re beaten down are a good Long term play, or do you feel they still have more room to fall?
Who else is going in on BUZZ? 🚀🚀🚀
Wife is going to start graduate school in a couple months, and she will have to take out a student loan. The program will cost around $60k. Is it even worth putting paying a down payment of $5k or should I put that money elsewhere?
Want to buy an investment property in Chicago, fairly new to the city. Anyone has a reliable broker and/or management company that they have experience with?? Any tips on areas based on experience??
Does it matter when I contribute my annual contribution for my IRA from a market perspective? Had I contributed in March would I have been better off than if I had have contributed now?
Received an email from Voyager, starting 8/11 anyone with cash sitting in the account will be able to withdraw it. Will receive email with instructions.
I’m looking at investment a portion of my portfolio into alternative investments. Maybe around $30k to start. Anyone have recommendations or experience with Alt investment vehicles? (e.g., crowdfunded startups/real estate, PE, VC ETFs)??
Thinking seriously about cashing out some of my stock earnings to pay off the mortgage. Looking for advice/suggestions/learnings...
My BOA shows 740 of FICO score but when I was getting my pre-approval for first house the lender said mine was 690 and said “the fico score used in lending approval is usually more stringent and lower”. What does that even mean? Have a feeling he’s bullshitting me but I don’t know enough. Anyone can help?
Is now a good time to refinance? I bought a condo late last year when the interest rates were high. Looking for current market perspectives. My rate is 5% currently
Got a bit of cashflow coming in - should I prepay home loan 3% APR, car loan 2.59 APR or invest in the market. If i prepay, wont reduce monthly outgoings but will just reduce term of loan (car 5 years) and mortgage (29 yrs left). No penalty in my state
Emergency fund, 401kmax, Roth all done. Confusion is if home appreciates, its a leveraged trade on low borrowing, but if it falls, thats bad. Car wont increase in value. Stock market - who knows!
New to investing. What are your suggestions for stocks given the independent restrictions we have?
Hi, not sure if this is the correct bowl. I would like to buy a Theragun percussion device using my HSA funds. From what I understand, Theragun is normally not eligible for HSA but I have a doctor's note saying he is recommending one. Would that make it eligible?
Starting to get into investing and generally a pretty risk averse person so not out here trying to make fast money. What mediums do people generally use to invest? Think I’m too easily stressed to pick individual stocks, but happy to take suggestions for platforms for both. TIA!
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