Hey Amazonians. I have recently joined as a VCS (chat) in Amazon. It's a contract project for 6months. Me coming from a science background I have no idea how to keep growing in this field can someone please help me out what to choose next.
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Recently moved here from the US. Naturally, socializing has been quite dire - would anybody be interested in a meet up?
I have 2 Offers Nagarro Software offering me 32 LPA
and Publicis Sapient Offering me 33 LPA which to Join considering
career growth and work life balance.
Advice needed: I was hired into my company right after MBA, but not as a part of the official MBA rotational program. My role has a lot of additional responsibilities than those in the program: I manage one person, publish monthly reports, etc. People in the rotational program have much fewer responsibilities (1 big project/6m). I feel like because of the timing of my hire, I’m pegged to a lower title than my job responsibilities. How can I effectively make a case for promotion?
Rate my offer for a business valuations/litigation & legal disputes support associate role at a boutique firm in Toronto:
- $90k + ~7.5% annual performance bonus
- $5k in clawback reimbursement
- will pay all professional fees throughout term of employment (CPA & CBV)
- SA1 in assurance
- Master of Accounting
- passed CFE, qualify in about half a year
- enrolled in CBV program of studies
- 24 yrs old
If you’re vaccinated, do you still have to wear a mask indoors at grocery store, restaurant, etc.?
Our sisters in the UK are living life, going to brunch and riding in Uber’s w/o having to wear mask meanwhile...we’re here in the US still quarantining 😭 whew chile the US really is the Florida of the world
If you work remote, which I assume at least some (most?) of us do. Is their any amount of money or benefits they could offer you that would make you go back to the office? I'm an SDE for a smaller company and I think it's time for me to move on, they're asking everyone to come back and offering no incentive, I know I could make the same or more working from home for someone else.
Any teachers who are also writers? What genre and do you share your work with others? Anything you would want to share here? I love reading anything written by other teachers!
Looking for free resume evaluation software. Specifically to understand how computers are assessing my resume in hopes that I don’t get screened out in step 1. Thanks!
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- Statistics regarding the pay gap for women in tech
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- How to research your market value
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- How to negotiate salary (new job)
- How to negotiate a signing bonus
- How to command your worth...and add tax
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4th yr M&A associate at a V30 - realizing I absolutely hate M&A - I’m fine with the firm and its culture, but I can’t do this line of work for the rest of my life. What are my options at this point?
Any insight on when H4 appointments will open up in India? Been tracking day in day out but don’t see any.
Thinking of subtle non-fireable ways to get off my current project that won't let me go. Want to help me come up with ideas fam?
I took a modeling test this morning for an interview and realize now I had one stupid error. Really dumb error. 90% of it was done correctly aside from this. Thoughts?
I bought a Seiko SARB035 a year ago and it’s a nice watch. But I’m thinking about selling it and getting an Omega/Brietling/Tudor. Any thoughts on which one? I want a dive watch under 2.5k
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Anyone have success using JobScan or ResumeWorded to pass ATS scanners and land more interviews? Looking to refresh my resume after 10 years.
Has anyone worked with an executive recruiter or headhunter to identify opportunities and support placement into a new role? Any referrals? Specifically in the digital product, innovation or design field.
Hi all, I’m just 3-4 years into my career and I aim to become a CEO of a mid-sized company. In order to navigate there sooner I am looking for advice on what sort of roles or opportunities to pursue, any distance learning MBA options that someone might recommend and any back door entry/secret sauce that you wish you had known earlier. Sincerely looking forward to your guidance🙏🏻
I’m planning to negotiate a bonus structure. Does anyone have any tips or models of bonus / commission structure?
I am a Senior Project Manager for a custom estate builder. We build homes over $50mm in construction costs for the ultra wealthy. I have been with this firm for 15 years and make $350K annual. There is only one partner and the sole proprietor who is essentially retired. They split ~$5MM in profits per year. I have reached the limit on title / career progression in my company - nowhere upwards to go. I highly doubt they will ever partner anyone else into the business. Do I leave?
Working my way up the corporate ladder. I have so many thoughts on leadership and want to initiate changes in the departments I work with. But at this level it's so difficult. Ppl are so resistant to change.
My key learning thus far in my career: Noone gives a shit about your ideas unless you're a head honcho. Real change is brought about from a position of authority.
How do you let go of the need to be liked by subordinates? I have a people pleasing streak.
We’re in the process of redesigning our leadership and executive compensation structure. Both the CEO and CFO have their thoughts based on the seat. I'm exploring bottom-line and outcome-based bonus structures currently. Any feedback, views, questions, or advice?
(if it matters, we are a $600M per year company in the construction industry).
What things have direct reports done that have impressed you? I have one - one of my managers just sent me an extremely perfect mid year review with actions milestone outcomes - bottle necks. So simple and clear to measure success for end of Q4. Thank you 🙏 hiring god who found this employee.
I’m currently considering an offer and am finding that all online compensation benchmarking is falling flat in terms of understanding how I should be looking at comp for this role. I’d value your advice on how to access cleaner comp data and/or how you might look at comp for this role: Chief People Officer for a $2.5BIL revenue ($150MIL net income) global organization. 50,000 employees. USA based. Looking for Total Comp and cash targets/benchmarks.
How do you choose between Exec Education programs at b-schools? Does hybrid matter? Writing an article…
What’s the best way of encouraging young team members to actually disconnect during their time away? I have some individuals that will not take actual vacations, they say, “I’ll have my laptop and phone”. My response is “please leave your laptop at home and turn off teams and outlook phone notifications. If there is an emergency and we have a question only you can answer, we can call or text. we’ve got this.”
And then they teams checking in 2 days later 🤦🏼♀️
How long on average have you all stayed in one position? How about tenure at each company?
Our company is going through a major transformation and there is quite a bit of resistance due to uncertainty and lots of broken promises. Are there any books you would recommend on how to change corporate culture and help employees adapt to change?
Hi all! When your interested in leveling up and want support, encouragement, accountability and insight into your deepest desire and how to get it, let’s chat. I am an Intentional Life Mastery Coach with an emphasis on careers in executive leadership and would love to gift 3 individuals a complimentary one-on-one session. Let me know if you’re interested. These slots fill up fast and I’d love for you to get one and to support you in reaching your soul’s goal.
Does anyone have experience sitting on boards? I’m interested in doing this at some point in my career, but am not sure how to get started and what’s typically required (both qualifications and work involved)
Does anyone have recommendations on an approach to get frequent feedback on employee sentiment across your teams?
I lead a global team of ~70 and growing. Most of the team is deployed to major company initiatives and pressure is high. We do big annual employee surveys, but I'm looking for good ways to get more regular feedback at scale.
Prepping for a CRO interview with the CEO of a smaller tech company (approx 70 employees) experiencing explosive growth. They want someone to run sales, alliances, & marketing, with heavy influence around product development so not really a traditional CRO role. Working on prep and curious if anyone has any ideas around questions I should be prepared to answer? Questions I should ask? Seems like an interesting role that should be a good fit with my background. Other thoughts?
I took the role I am in about a year ago and it just has not been what was promised and a huge step back. I have found a good place and am content but not overly happy with my place in the company. A smaller competitor reached out for a vp position that is a huge step up responsibility wise. There would be a pay raise but not huge so money is not the motivator here. Is this crazy to seriously consider? I hate to burn bridges. I have been told I am on the partner fast track. Thoughts? Advice?
Help me understand why executives lie and gaslight so often. I’m new to this and don’t feel comfortable doing it.
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