I have been hanging out with data scientist(s) and I'm amazed how accurate data scientists can predict events based on bits of information. How much personal information do you share with them if you value your privacy? Is it even worth being their... read more
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There is so much being discussed on this board. Looked at other boards for financial companies and nothing compares. Why is that?
What can one infer if your bonus was higher then last year but you did not receive an increase in your salary?
Very s-xist place to work. Complaints are quieted or people get a slight 'coaching' if they report. Then the victim is picked at by the horde of people who support this vile culture. Worst perpetrators of this culture are other women.....they dress... read more
Equities Trading first year VP get paid more than 200k base? That’s too much...
The latest is that all the areas are completing an "Operational Excellence" exercise, documenting functions across their customer facing, business operations and support areas. The project is supposed to last 3+ years. The communicated goal is to... read more
Today I used the bathroom at work and could not stop laughing at some of the messages written. What are some of the best bathroom stall messages you have seen at work?
Anyone hear that the 1k bonus was the only one coming? I heard they’re doing away with bonuses this year. Really hoping that’s not the case; a lot of people depend on those!
In my GT&O organization (heavy back office ops LOB) we have seen a new level of executive disregard for forecasted volume, being severely understaffed, and micromanaging productivity 5 levels down. Many many signs point to a line of business sell off... read more
Wealth management firm Merrill Lynch has blocked all of its clients and financial advisers who manage money for clients from trading Bitcoin over fears of instability relating to the cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported... read more
Find Lawyer =“cease and desist” letter to the former employer. This letter prohibits the former employer from releasing any information other than your job title and dates of employment. If you have been tagged and having problems finding interviews... read more
very bad working conditions being imposed in india offices, exploitation and poor pay, under threat of layoff.
Posting this to help move down the troll posts from Albany and other weird postings. It feels like a deliberate effort to bury real conversation about layoffs and other issues. Still hearing end of January and March for the 2nd wave. Also any MyWork... read more
The last 3 weeks I noticed that several people are working while sick with respiratory complications possibly concerned to use their sickdays, I have seen this scenario several times at other organizations, but never thought I would see it at this... read more
I have tried Zelle before with friends and coworkers and they found it extremely hard to set up and accept payments. It was so difficult for people accepting the payments that they would either not charge me or made me cancel the payment and give... read more
I was let go do to a small issue. As a contractor, to I have any recourse? I never even got to tell my side of the story.
What are some of your predictions for the year 2018? Topics may include but should not be limited to: Revenues / Profit Layoffs Sales / Acquisitions / Mergers Sr. Leadership Dividend Stock Price Total Head count Scandals Fines / Penalties Work life... read more
People are claiming some companies (ATT) are funding the bonus with layoffs. Would you feel dirty for taking the money if that were the case?
I guess we aren’t getting it since the paychecks were posted and no sign of the extra $1K....anyone know anything different??
Bank of America gives pink slip to hundreds of techies in India offices /
Hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas full of happiness and joy. Don't forget to tell your special ones how much you care for them.
Local Americans dont seem to have any job security whatsoever. What do H1B on FTE feel?
Seems like a lot of folks are thinking they will get an extra $1000 this year thanks to the new tax cut. How do you plan to spend the unexpected $$$?
So just saw this online. / What the hell does this mean? In the past I have gotten significantly more than $1000.00. Bonuses are not guaranteed, but... read more
I was already told 15 of us in our department were going to be laid off Any chance you'll share the department with us? No need for the location, but at least give us some idea? Also, isn't it sad that there is barely a week that goes by without... read more
...but didn't break into the top 100. Says a lot about banks. /
Boss did not accept LinkedIn but bosses boss did. Should I be worried?
I would like to nominate i.emoji as troll of the year. Keep it up.
Major layoffs end of March and some end of January. Be prepared!
I am planning my team’s Christmas party this year and need help coming up with a list of songs. Can you please provide any suggestions? Th party will last 4 hours. I was thinking each hour will have the best hits from a different decade: -1st hr:... read more
The level of incompetence and laziness is rampant. Countrywide is back. Metrics and quality reviews are challenged until the reviewer finally bows their head and makes it green. Everything is smoke and mirrors. If one questions, like the Red Queen... read more
Would you accept your manager’s Facebook friend request?
BAC takes the division of labor a step further. It ensures that it is not totally dependent on any one individual in all areas so that anyone can be replaced like a spare part at any time. Hi-tech and any form of productive creativity cannot flourish... read more
Always a pleasure.
I really thought my decade of experience at Bank of America would put me ahead of the crowd when it came to getting a new job. Now I see why so many former employees come crawling back as consultants over and over. I was terminated over 5 months ago... read more
Seems like nowadays there are constant reports of s-xual harassment in the news. Is it still possible to ask a coworker out on a date without worrying about being accused of s-xual harassment?
I like it. Keep it up. Especially in the evening. As always I read it before going to bed.
Previous manager who laid off multiple people on my team apparently got laid off and showed up at a job interview at my new company. Fortunately the individual lacked the required qualifications and was passed over. Karma makes me smile.