Hi All, I’m the bowl owner here, just wanted to mention that we are 50 members strong, hence I though we can do an anonymous introduction to mention where do you work, and where do you live… and what do you expect out of living in Pune city in terms of your career.
About myself, am working as a project manager in Citi, though I have moved to Mumbai from Pune during COVID to find a better opportunity here, I wish to move back to Pune in near future for better WLB and opportunities.
I graduated during Covid with a double major in business administration and business management with a minor in marketing and magically ended up in sales because I needed a job. I’m about to take a data analytics course to make an attempt to break into that field. I’m currently looking for a mentor to help guide me during this time. Also, if anyone is willing to look over my resume and give me tips on how to make it more presentable for recruiters in DA that would be very helpful. Thanks
Hi guys I have an offer from Accenture and no issues in terms of CTC, job profile or other things. The only thing I am skeptical about is the job security. Do they really get rid of employees in a regular basis or the covid situation was a one time measure? This would probably be the last switch in my career and security would be of utmost importance to me. Please advise
Is anyone else paralyzed with fear over long Covid? I’m young and healthy and vaccinated, and I know I can’t stay home forever (in fact we had resumed normal life until the omicron surge, and now we stay home a bit more), but every time I see something about long Covid I just get paralyzed with fear and never want to leave my house again.
Just arrived to Sydney from Chicago with my wife and 2 sons both under 2. Escorted to hotel quarantine and spending these 2 weeks trying to figure out if I would/could/should make the move to Sydney permanent. Wife and kids are Australian citizens. Made a list of pros and cons- cons column is empty - the only concern is work. How are you folks doing with COVID economy? Are there significant downsizing? How’s the projected technology consulting pipelines down here?
Anyone know what the COVID vaccine roll out for Toronto is? When can we expect to get it and is there a website to register?
I would love to get this bowl/forum up and moving again!
How is everyone in the ServiceNow space doing these days with covid ?
Hey friends, lots of vaccine scheduling available. While the state's website is pretty slow, I highly recommend checking out Kroger's website. Its chatbot style, but it works. It might take a few searchers for it to work, but keep clicking and there should be appointments available. Also pro-tip, use different ATL Metro zipcodes, it sometimes works better even if your looking by distance: www.kroger.com/rx/covid-vaccine
So I just had 2 tables fight in a restaurant. Table A coughed and table B said oh covid and laughed. Happens that table A is Asian and table B is white.
Table A assumed the joke is because they are Asian and table B says no, everyone got covid not just Asians it’s just a bad joke; who is right?
Table A escalated to a fight and had to be both separated and asked to leave. Who is right?
I keep getting surprised each month by our firm financial reports indicating we are relatively on track with our pre-Covid budget, while also watching our overall billable hour numbers for the year continue to go down. So, it is really 2021, when our 2020 backlog AR won’t be rolling in, that I should really be planning to hunker down for?? Seems a bit like the disconnected stock market to economy.
This some next level stuff! I know it’s CNN but still.... Young people are throwing coronavirus parties with a payout when one gets infected, official says https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/us/alabama-coronavirus-parties-trnd/index.html
Which one is the worst time (from economy and job security perspective )?
9/11 or 2008-10 recession or COVID-19 ?
Anyone else going back to the office a lot heavier than before? Did not realize the extent of my COVID weight gain until I had to put real pants on again. Am feeling so discouraged and shopping is a hassle now that I don’t know my size and stores where I am still close at 7:00. Recommendations for good but stretchy work-appropriate pants (not leggings) would be appreciated …
What is the current way of working at MBB firms in London with COVID? Do you go into the office much? Do you still get the occasional office outing/fancy dinner etc? Is it purely work from home? From someone considering transitioning from IB to consulting because of how mind numbingly boring wfh has become and how much I know MBB look after their people.
Are directors still charging the same rates for remote shooting? Given covid restrictions we can’t fly him to where we are at.
Older workers and COVID unemployment... bogus firings and more. IBM is called out specifically here. The EEOC found that IBM engaged in “systematic” discrimination against older workers and there’s an open class action lawsuit. The stories in this video are appalling. If you are young, pay attention. You may be older one day - if you’re lucky. This can eventually come around to you. https://youtu.be/sjr27_K8SWc
When do people start traveling with a baby and what kind of places are preferable. Planning for post covid times if it ever happens.
What are your thoughts on flying right now? Trying to get away but also scared to fly because of COVID. Is it irresponsible?
I have two offers : a) IB first year analyst at a BB firm 50k base; b) 70k consultant role at a life science consultancy - is it stupid to go for the IB ? For reference, the 20K extra translates into 1K after tax monthly income
To all consulting 🐟 who are working or are specialized on the chemical industry:
There is a new bowl for us!
I have few questions,
1. What is the requirement to get promoted to Specialist programmer L1 to L2 and how much time it takes to be promoted? Is there any specific timeline?
2. What is the % of hike is given post promotion?
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Band 9 in IBM vs P6 in Larsen & Toubro Infotech . Better fixed salary in IBM. Which one to choose, need help !!
Why does USDC supply chain send some to DU, while other OPs don’t. Wouldn’t we all benefit?
If you’ve been referred to Deloitte before can you be referred again by another person for another opening ?Deloitte
how is the wlb and work pressure in siemens? Is it chill environment? Is there anything as work hours (monitoring) like complete 9hrs everyday?Siemens
Is there a way to look for specific TS&A projects in MyScheduling? Coming up to a month on a bench and struggling to find BD opportunities or chargeable roles.
Came across an interesting game that allows people to share accomplishments, troubles, and what you're excited about for the future. It's been a crazy year.
Rose (best thing that happened to you this year)
Thorn (some trouble you had this year)
Bud (what are you excited about for the future)
My rose - i finished my incubator tech course and was able to launch my wine beta app.
Thorn - job hopped too many times this yr and felt like i wasted time
Bud - excited about the launch of Vinyo
I have cleared Wipro's technical round and HR round is scheduled today. I have 4.2 years of experience in IT and I am from Power Platform Domain. My question is how much package I can expect from HR and which position(B2/B3) they will offer me with 4+ year of experience. My current CTC is 11 LPA.
Thanks in advance.
Anyone have experience with PE value creation interviews? Would love to DM and seek advice! Thank you in advance.
Bought a suit from suit supply end of feb 2020. Trying it on again and the suit jacket sleeves are just short - they did lengthen them to the fullest but it still seems short. I haven’t worn it yet, anything I can do?
People that started in finance young: any regrets? I feel like I'm wasting my 20s working +60hr weeks, while my friends in other industries have plenty of free time...
Those that work in Change Management, how do you like the work? What drew you to that type of work and what are the drawbacks?
What are the best pieces to include in your "book"?
BACKGROUND: I transitioned from medical copy editing (7 years) to medical content/news writing (2 years) to pharma/medical copywriting (1.5 years). I'm currently a senior copywriter for FCB working on a new drug launch. I've created the Day 0 splash page (US), brand style guide (global), HCP and patient Day 1 & Day 14 emails (US), and an HCP Thought Leader Liaison slide deck. My journey has been non-traditional so I don't have a book per se.
HR question. When switching companies and the new company has a 30 day waiting period before health insurance starts, how do y'all handle insurance coverage? Cobra wouldn't be an option as resigning doesn't qualify.
Late Feb/early March: Miami, Bahamas, Punta Cana, or Aruba for long weekend with boyfriend? Flying from NYC so want an easy direct flight. Details in post!
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Did anyone make it to Bears in Space at Akbar or Hot Dog at El Cid yesterday and are also facing the repercussions today? 🥴
Where do go to find other LGBT Professionals for potential dating? I’m not elitist, I swear, but I’m learning that folks in service or entertainment have been not so keen on me declining going out on Sunday nights or 2:00 p.m. dates on a Wednesday. It’s also kind of exhausting to explain why I can’t FaceTime during the working day given that I’m on client calls for a majority of the day.
Hope to see this bowl grow kitty girls 🌈
Hey there, gay fishies of LA. Recent transplant from Chicago and open to new connections. Maybe a happy hour meet up sometime? I’m in Weho (groundbreaking) 😎
Probably a long shot, but anyone looking to rent out a room or sublet their apartment for a short period of time? My wife and I just moved back to LA, and we’re looking for a short-term rental until we buy a home. She’s 33, and I’m 35.
Anyone going to DTLA Pride today?
A professional couple (ages 42 and 53) in Long Beach looking for other couples for platonic friendships. We are two relatively successful guys, very secure in our relationship but we don’t have a lot of friends. Neither of us have any family near by. We are looking for a similar couple to be friends with, hangout and just be there for each other when needed.
Y’all still out here? Haha
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Varsity Gay League has been a great way to meet folks. I play in the kickball and tennis leagues - they are way fun and pretty social. DM me - happy to meet up for drinks sometime too.
Following. I’m not sporty, but the usual recommendation is to join a gay sports league. Would love alternatives.
The sports leagues are not that sporty - like kickball and dodgeball are 100% social almost no one cares about actually playing well or winning - just have fun - don’t dismiss them without trying. I’d say half the folks on my teams are the “oh but I’m not sporty” variety of folks.