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I have an offer to a commercial real estate company in hand. My current brokerage (residential focus) wants me to pay $3000 penalty since I’m breaking the contract and leaving. I’m financially struggling and 3k is a big number to pay now. The new job will be paying me $2000/month up until the first year only. Is it wise to pay or stick around in residential sales just to avoid that penalty?


Hello, I am in low income housing and have been in the field as a property manager for 20 years. Money is not the greatest so I am looking to venture into commercial property management or real estate. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.


How do you know when it’s time to move to another agency? Do you think it’s important that a strategist works at a few different agencies to get a sense of the various approaches?


Just got an offer for AWS Program Manager role! I have 4 YOE and currently still a consultant at Accenture trying for promotion to manager next year. If you were me, would you make the move?


I’m curious about salaries for tax technology consulting (or whatever the equivalent is) folks at other firms. I’m currently at 74k as a TC1 in MCOL. HCOL or CS backgrounds at my level make a tad more.


Hello: does one need to take the Series 7 to work as a Private Equity Associate? Series 79 is painful so I want to get ready, in case I pivot to a PE firm in a near future. If anyone can educate me a traditional path from IB to PE, please send me a message. Thanks! 😊


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What are PWC Acceleration salaries for Experienced Hires? Associate level?


Can someone tell me what is GME doing? Is the endgame really a thing? Sorry, I know a lot of people don’t want to hear about it anymore.


Ex-boss, now external, offered me a role. Offer is not “official” but it’s a serious offer. Was asked to consider joining so I can go through the HR/recruiting process of a formal offer. While I would leave to work for them, I’d prefer to stay if I was offered the same money at current firm. Should I or can I talk to my current manager about a raise while mentioning this unofficial offer? I don’t want to burn bridge with ex-boss by going through hr process to then decline if current firm matches


Republicans are scum.

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What are working hours of HR in Mindtree? At what time do they start their shift!


I can say the same thing for myself 😂

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Hi Everyone! I’m a newly promoted S1 in a Top 10 in NYC. I’m trying to join KPMG right after 10/15 in their federal business tax group. Is it too early to apply and ask for referrals, or should I wait till we’re closer to 10/15? I reached out to KPMG recruiters on LinkedIn, but no response yet. Thank you all!


Aside from the regular 9-5 job, what kind of side hustle can you recommend for extra income?


Considering net worth pricing. We provide inves mgt/fin plng for fee only and biz consul as project fee. Would like to combine under net worth fee for some prospects. How are n/w fees calculated?


🐠 who did an MBA, how many hours a day did you put in for academics and what grades where you targeting (A, B+, B, etc.)?

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I am into Indirect Procurement (Sourcing & Vendor Development) in Samsung and doing procurement for manufacturing plant.
Majoy SKU which I procure are MRO, OPEX & Capex.
I wanted to switch for better salary but not getting options in Noida.
Can any one please refer me to good company.
Open to IT companies also.
Year of Experience - 7 years
CTC - 6.5 lpa
Current location - Noida.


Is Nihilent ltd a good company to work for? I've heard they don't relieve easily they've bond wherein they mention that it'd take 2-6 months to relieve an employee after one resigns.
Also, they force employees to go to South Africa and don't pay enough for one to lead a standard Life there. Please suggest.

I am full stack java developer currently working with JP Morgan having offer from Citi pune as AVP in LOB credit risk and HSBC pune as senior consultant specialist in LOB security finance. The role offered to me in both is same as per my experience. Which organisation i should i consider to join having 9+ years of experience. Also HSBC is paying more than citi. HSBC is offering me more than citi. 1. Job security, increment and bonus in HSBC ? 2. Increment and bonus in Citi ?


Hello Fishes,

I have 6 YOE in Python Development. Got offers from:

Virtusa TechChef (Intuit client) - 25 lpa fixed
CGI - 22.5 lpa fixed + 1.5 JB
EPAM Systems - 22 lpa fixed
Persistent Systems - 21 lpa fixed + 1.5 JB
HCL - 20 lpa fixed + 2 JB

I am looking for better job security and WLB.
Can you guys help me out, please?

Is Medium a worthwhile institution to pay for?


Who is your inspiration?


IBM Consulting What would be the impact of Borris Jhonson's resignation on Indian IT companies and onsite and visa related stuff?

Capgemini Infosys Wipro IBM Consulting Tata Consultancy Amazon IBM Oracle


Hi can anyone suggest me in terms of salary scale which stack among these are at a higher level .Net plus Azure or Python Django plus Azure?


Hi, I’ve an interview for applied scientist position II with Amazon. It is a phone screening round with ML questions and there is also a coding question. I wanted to know what kind of coding question should I expect? Would it be leetcode based?
Any tips on preparation is really appreciated. Thanks!

Maybe a weird question, but is there any company from where people do retire in IT in India means work till 60 years of their life?

Any suggestions apart from TCS because the pay is minimal here so asking


I was put into PIP in my first company. I believed my manager said that it's only for improvement. I signed it. Later realized it's a termination plan. So I quit the company. But after 5 years I got a call from my First company HR for another role, I was happy to take that opportunity. But later HR called me and said they couldn't proceed for some reason. Am I black listed because of PIP? Please share your insights


Hello Folks,
Can someone please help me with a good Resignation letter format.


I am really interested in transitioning my career from backend development to UX/UI designer. But is it really feasible to do so ? I have heard that it pays way less and the transition itself is not easy. I am passionate about the designing work but I am having a hard time figuring out if it will be financially satisfying. I am a Java backend developer with an experience of 6 years and a salary of 20LPA. I would really appreciate suggestions from people who have some helpful insight over this !


I got an offer from another organization of almost double of my current ctc, my current organization offering me a Manager post in Abroad and asking me to withdraw my resign, it will take 4-6 month in visa processing, I am left with 30 days out of 90 days of my notice period. Should I accept the offer? Can my visa get rejected even with the job offer? Would it be a good decision to not take double salary for next six month.. as visa processing can take time and in this corona time its mor tough

Is work from home ending In your company???


Can anybody let me know salary range for 7B, 8 and 9 band in IBM


Hi Fishes,

I am in dire need of a switch but in ncr location facing package limitation.

Current profile - Test Automation Lead (experience with selenium , UI path, UFT)
Current CTC - 24 lpa
Expected - 30% standard hike

Can anyone please refer me or provide any pointers on which companies can offer around 30% hike with my current CTC

Thanks in advance!


Hello Fishes,

What should be an ideal base with 4yoe and MBA background in working in FAANG companies in India?

Role- program manager

Hi team,
I am looking for a change in a product based company.
I am a backend dev with 6 yrs of experience earing 25lpa. Please suggest companies with good working environment and accepting applications.


Angular vs React

Hey..I am a .net developer with 8 years of experience…no experience in frontend languages…wanted to learn now…which one to choose… Angular or React

I have no experience in either of them…

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