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Pradeep bhatt
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Was just wondering how much did they agree for finally and did u take up the job, my friend too got an offer, and though she negotiated hard she had to settle for 4.25, she has around 4 yrs exp.Is this far too less.They were saying big or branded companies don't pay high sals like small companies it seems


Negotiation of salary requires a different skill. My friend with 3.5 years of exp was able to get 6 lakhs from IBM. hehe.

If you want more salary join BEA(5 years exp get 12 lakhs, he was working in oracle before), Tavant.

Iflex doesn't pay much but lot of onsite (more money than work in India).
 
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Hi ,

I was offered for 4 (it is max) but I refused the offer. 4 in banaglore equal to 3 in hyderabad.

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Varun Khanna
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:

If you want more salary join BEA(5 years exp get 12 lakhs, he was working in oracle before), Tavant.


How is the work in BEA, any idea? and I have heard there isn't any onsite opportunities?
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:


Negotiation of salary requires a different skill. My friend with 3.5 years of exp was able to get 6 lakhs from IBM. hehe.

If you want more salary join BEA(5 years exp get 12 lakhs, he was working in oracle before), Tavant.

Iflex doesn't pay much but lot of onsite (more money than work in India).


So what do you suggest, she should reject the offer or work for the brand name for less? If you were in such a situation what would you do?
 
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Originally posted by jyothi godavarthy:



Was just wondering how much did they agree for finally and did u take up the job, my friend too got an offer, and though she negotiated hard she had to settle for 4.25, she has around 4 yrs exp.Is this far too less.They were saying big or branded companies don't pay high sals like small companies it seems


She should take up the offer if there is on-site. Does she have any other offer. IBM has lot of onsite opportunity.

2 years back I had offer from TCS and abc. I joined abc because they paid me more. Later I realised that if I had joined TCS there could have been on site opporunities where I could have made a lot more money. My biggest mistake in life.
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
2 years back ... biggest mistake in life.


Good to see that I am not the only one
 
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Originally posted by Varun Khanna:


Good to see that I am not the only one


Varun
You have gone abroad many time, right?
 
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Originally posted by jyothi godavarthy:


So what do you suggest, she should reject the offer or work for the brand name for less? If you were in such a situation what would you do?


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Pradeep,

TCS onsite pay is very less(atleast in UK). You got to be bachelor to
save some money.

Cheers,
Anand
 
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TCS onsite pay is very less(atleast in UK).


But they pay the full Indian salary (even on H1).
[ May 20, 2004: Message edited by: Varun Khanna ]
 
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Originally posted by Anand Chowdary:
Pradeep,

TCS onsite pay is very less(atleast in UK). You got to be bachelor to
save some money.

Cheers,
Anand


Yes , I am a bachelor that is why I am mad at making a wrong decision. It is all over for me.
 
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
It is all over for me.


When are you getting married?
 
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My current job does not have onsite, I have changed many companies, so I cannot change job for 2-3 years.
 
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Originally posted by Varun Khanna:


When are you getting married?


I havent even thought about about it.
Varun, how many kids you have?
 
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Originally posted by Varun Khanna:


Good to see that I am not the only one


Did you also get an offer from TCS?
 
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Did you also get an offer from TCS?


yeah
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Hey guys sorry to interrupt..it appears that you have good idea about companies..I would like to ask which one is better as compare to deloitte (Mastek Dc mumbai) and IBM Global..pune.
On following point:
1.Exposure for tech and market value
2.Onsite oppurtunity
3.Work environment.. like setup..9-12 or 9-6
4.If again market gets down..layoff
I got offer from both and too confused which one is good, however IBM paying 3k more than deloitte, I hv 5yrs of exp

Thanks..
 
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I would like to ask which one is better as compare to deloitte (Mastek Dc mumbai) and IBM Global..pune.


I think Deloitte is famous for consulting, not for software.
Go for IBM Global.
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
2 years back I had offer from TCS and abc. I joined abc because they paid me more.


Joining the gang of fools
 
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Originally posted by Sidharth Kumar:
I got offer from both and too confused which one is good, however IBM paying 3k more than deloitte, I hv 5yrs of exp



both are good...

IBM does not have much work and as usual like any other consultancy, deloitte has enough work..

Now after 5 yrs exp.. if you have got opportunity to join IBM then I will suggest take some rest and join IBM as IBM and Deloitte pays almost same salary. And long term onsite chances are more in IBM.
 
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Thanks for your advice..I was under impression that onsite chances are more in deloitte..but since IBM is purely for software its possible to get LONG TERM onsite chances.
 
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After how many days does the offer come(IBM said they will courier it) after the final round is over and you have passed it.
 
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Originally posted by jyothi godavarthy:
After how many days does the offer come(IBM said they will courier it) after the final round is over and you have passed it.


5 days after the final round.
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hi! can someone tell me whether teams from ibm participate in corporate sports tournaments?
 
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ramesh nellore wrote:hi! can someone tell me whether teams from ibm participate in corporate sports tournaments?


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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