My H1B visa transfer with EY has been approved. We have received the e-approval. Can I now resign or give notice at my current firm? The guidance apparently is to wait for physical copy of the approval before officially resigning. But that date is uncertain and I’m afraid I could get the physical copy a day before my start date or a week after that. I’d like to give my firm around two weeks notice and I am scheduled to start on 27th Sept. Thoughts? As usual, radio silence from my EY recruiter.
I need to get my first H1b stamping (COS: F1 to H1). Is it risky if I go to Canada for stamping? I have done my masters in the US and have work experience in the US. Also, can any one recommend which consulate in Canada is pretty chill with visa interviews?
Are there any Houston strategy firms that have a local business model I.e. no travel? Want to make a switch but avoid 10% traveling
Got AA Platinum through firm tie up, and doing BCG United Challenge. Possible just taking the status match on United using AA?
Does Graduation must to apply for work visa in any country? Or someone can apply if he has completed normal Institute course that is not affiliated with any university. Pls suggest.
Has anyone stamped their US H1B visa from Cananda (non- canadians) recentlt? Need to know about the process, any complications etc.
Have 200k Amex points .. all high redemption options I read online are for routes I don’t take. What are best ways to redeem for domestic flights
Does anyone know how I can speak with someone more senior at SPG? The customer service I’ve encountered is completely unacceptable and I’m tired of being put on hold for 20 minutes with no solution
Do most firms allow alternate weekend travel (eg. If it's cheaper to fly somewhere else than home for the weekend, then you can expense the entire flight cost)?
Do you guys usually do mobile check in on the bonvoy app when on vacation? Is there a better chance of getting upgraded when you check in in person?
No work travel in the immediate future on current engagement. AA Platinum Pro status going to expire if I don’t get $2,000 EQD’s by year-end. Think I’ll hit ~$1,200-$1,300 with personal travel. Worth spending $700-800 more to retain status by paying for full fare first class on 1-2 of my personal trips?
Say you’re offered a job that pays $325K, and you can work anywhere within the U.S. (remote job & team with occasional travel to meet team). Where would you live and why? Obviously “it depends” just curious to see the range of responses from this group!
GC holders are not held to the US travel ban. Does that count only when your GC is in hand or i140 approval and AP would work too? Thanks in advance
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.
Have anyone taken flight lessons before?
Us open grounds passes for sale. Two for Friday for $80 each, two for Saturday for $115 each. Flight to NYC was cancelled this morning :-(.
Your flight to Cleveland is on time.
Best alternative to Hilton loyalty? And will they match my status? Getting fed up with Hilton's poor customer service.
Has anyone rented workout clothes at the Westin before? Thoughts on the quality/cleanliness?
Hey! I've always wanted to get into IB (prestige, money, you name it), however now that I'm in a more laid back environment (better WLB, "easier work") it doesn't seem as attractive as before and the pay is quite good for an analyst level (I think the pay is competitive even comparing with IB's pay in my country) . I wanted to know if anyone had the same experience and what were your thoughts (pursue an MBA and leave your comfort zone and "good pay" or just stick with it). TIA!
Anyone have the latest PwC comp grid?
Deloitte S&O Managers - what's your base salary?
For 401k, Deloitte contributes 25 cents for every 1 dollar we contribute. Its matched upto 6% of our salary. How is it other big 4?
Joined back in February. Would I still get a performance bonus? Pay bump? Not expecting promotion but not sure about other two...
If you have 10 days PTO left, can you just serve your last 2 weeks on PTO if you give two weeks notice? Or would you have to take the PTO after your two weeks notice?
When you’re planning for PTO, do you ask your managers if it’ll be okay to take time off those dates or do you just give them kind of a heads up?
I used to think “Go back to your home country” was an insult. Now I actually think it’s good advice. I don’t fit into the bro culture here.
For those who have roommates and contracted covid, how did you and your roommate(s) dealt with the situation sharing an apt? Did everyone just end up with covid? Looking for tips/tricks and how long the whole process took.
Any recommendations for driving lessons? If they speak Chinese, big plus. Want to get lessons as a gift for my gf. Queens or Brooklyn preferred, assuming manhattan not a safe option lol
So.. my husband and I live across the country from my family, including my young nieces. We haven’t seen them since before COVID and are not seeing anyone inside who is not vaccinated in our life, and this has not been a problem. We made a plan to vacation with my family to see them again this summer. My BIL is refusing to get vaccinated. Everyone else is vaccinated. My parents and sister aren’t happy about it but feel there is nothing they can do.
I’m a AA person (Oneworld). does it make a difference how many points I earn when I fly with a partner airline based on where I book? Do i earn the same if I book directly through the AA app/website, or from a partner airlines website (eg Cathay, British, etc)- assuming the ticket price is identical?
Ground stop in DCA...
Hi fishes, Need help/refer Working as Project Lead in Pune and having 7.5+ relevant YOE in Perl development Having 8.5 LPA CTC and 3 month of NP. Currently working in financial domain. Previously worked in various domains such as publishing, printing, telecom etc. SKILLS: Perl, python, shell script, Sybase, MySQL, JIRA, GIT, SVN, Jenkins, Big bucket, Control-M, cron tab, HP ALM Job location preference: Pune Looking for good opportunity Thanks in advance
Had a dream where a VP at the client knocked on my apartment door asking for an eta on an analysis he requested that is not due until next week... I need a vacation.
Anyone here ever worked with a vocal coach? I need recommendations for a lesson or two before auditioning for a pseudo professional chorus group...
Any ideas for a more fun or interesting way to revisit classroom rules and procedures when the new semester starts? I don't want to just stand up and lecture these high schoolers. I know they hate it!
Meeting new client on Monday but going to putting my two weeks notice later next week. Any recommendations on how to best handle clients, new teammates? What sucks the most that I’ll be introduced to everyone get up to speed, and then they’ll find out I’m leaving the company.
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