Recommendations for ergonomic office chair? Wfh is going to go on for awhile so want to invest. Budget is about $300

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I had the courage to be on a scale today. I weight 8 pounds more than I did before WFH. Any tips? My main issue is wine I think and popcorn as well as sweets, but mainly wine.

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I’ve had really bad ADHD for my whole life and this pandemic has made it worse. I’m lucky in that my meds work well enough that I never miss external deadlines, since my fear of failure reliably triggers my hyperfocus last-minute. But I have trouble starting new projects until late night night before it’s due to someone else. An office gave me structure, which helped, but WFH makes my time infinite to psychologically procrastinate. I work hard and do great work, but I can’t work smart. Any tips?

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Everyone post your WFH setup! Include any tips/recommendations for making your space productive and comfortable.

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Thinking of getting a cat for my small apartment, since wfh all day now. Any advice or tips from other cat owners?

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Started new job, new city, new jurisdiction when COVID-19 hit. Recently reached out to a few partners about the toll WFH has taken on progress and mental health (because 6 months at a new job in quarantine has been shit and no end in sight). I was basically told to get over it because I’m “better than that.” This is normal, yes? Must be nice to have the resources to do your job by the beach or in a huge house with all your essentials while Associates are in apartments “getting over it.”

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Recently I have been struggling to stay motivated. I have work to do, but WFH has really caused a weird interaction between my work and home life and thrown me off. Any recommendations for getting back on track during this weird time?

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Any tips for getting started on intermittent fasting? I think the 8/16 model should be relatively easy with my schedule as especially in wfh environment my family eats dinners relatively early, often done by 6. That would allow me to do a small breakfast at 10am, then eat lunch and dinner with wife and kids. I've also read it's great to exercise near the end of the 16 window, which I can do in the morning then get an hour or two of work in before 10.

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WFH and my gym is closed. I’ve heard FabFitFun has released their online workout video for free during the COVID19 pandemic. Anyone know of other free resources? Trying not to go stir crazy.

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Point to ponder - Using the same resources (Skype,zoom, meetings, calls etc.) that were always available to us, why didn’t we work from home all along and wasted so much time commuting/flying?🤔

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Recently transitioned to being fully remote moving forward and I am getting a puppy! Couldn’t be happier! Any tips for a new furry friend while WFH?!

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Hello moms. Any tips on how to wfh with a very needy 8 month old ? Husband isn’t very capable of taking care of baby so he cleans and cooks. I also am too nervous about getting a nanny. I am in Survival mode with constant arguments with my husband stemming from the stress.

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The sheer lack of leadership from law firm management here is astounding. If you/we have the resources to work from home, why the hell are we not doing that?

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My workplace sent out an email that “it is expected a time will come very soon where you will need to work from home”. Any tips for working from home and keeping focused? TBC

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Recommendations for a standing desk? Since this is gonna be a while a need to update my wfh set up. My back killing me 😑

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Has any female tried to cut their own hair during WFH? Tips?

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What are your favorite places/brands for buying casual dresses? I’m WFH and STRUGGLING with productivity. I’m now “getting dressed” every a.m. in hopes of tricking myself into more motivation. I feel ridiculous wearing my usual work clothes, so I’m looking for dresses/options that are more casual but are still real clothes? Please also share any tips for (1) resetting when you’ve let your life go to hell and are v overwhelmed with fixing it and (2) staying focused + motivated while WFH. TIA!

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Anyone feel like the quarantine/WFH having a serious mental health impact on them? I am more stressed, get upset by the tiniest of things now and am a generally a more negative/pessimistic person. Any tips on how to turn the tide?

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Does anyone here have ADHD and find it really tough to work from home? Do you have any tips for making it easier to focus? I’m usually on medication that helps me focus, but this month there seems to be a shortage of my specific prescription in my area at least, so without my medication I’ve been completely unable to focus on anything. I need help finding non-medication ways to improve focus and get my work done!

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Seriously -how are we going do this? Virtual learning while WFH? I’m panicking...any tips?

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Any recommendations for work from home equipments (other than table, chair ,monitor and printer)? Or something that you found really helpful? Help appreciated. Budget around $200

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Why is everyone asking for recommendations on movies and shows to watch? Does everyone binge watch shows now due to WFH? Aren’t people doing actual work when WFH, or just watching movies?

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I’ve been having a LOT of trouble focusing during meetings while I wfh. Most meetings end and I have no idea what was discussed because I was so distracted. Any tips? 😬

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Tips on how to deal with associates and support staff that have clearly regressed during this wfh period? When is it time to start letting them go?

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Tips to losing weight while WFH?

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This is my second year in PA and first married. Does anyone have any tips how to make it easier on my spouse? I feel like WFH has made it worst b/c I seem “available” but really need to work all day.

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Husb is a hotter version of JT (semi wish I was jk). As the “reacher”, I’m feeling extra self-conscious about my appearance - don’t get ready to WFH. To him I’m a “babe”. Self talk tips to try harder?

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Moving into a 1bedroom apartment and it’ll be my first time living alone! I’m excited to have my own space, but I’m afraid of feeling cooped up and lonely since I’ll be WFH for the foreseeable future. Any advice, tips, or must-have items to make it more bearable??

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With so many professionals working from home due to Covid-19, what are your tips / strategies for being productive when WFH?

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Printer Recommendations? Potential WFH for my office due to COVID-19 and want to plan accordingly.

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Are you facing the pressure that you need to prove you are better than the others? Now due to WFH, the game has changed a bit, such as the chance to meet management. What’s your tips?

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The daily emails from coworkers who are simply trying to seem busy are cringeworthy. No one cares about your daily COVID updates and WFH with kids tips, Karen.

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Working on my CV (not sure consulting is a long term fit for me post mat leave despite increased work from home). Need it to feel “senior” but it’s been a long time since I last updated it. I should drop my GPA and GMAT, right? (Even though they were top notch, sigh). Any other tips to land a C-track position?

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Any recommendations for work from home equipments (other than table, chair ,monitor and printer)? Or something that you found really helpful? Help appreciated. Budget around $200

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Any good recommendations for office chairs while WFH???

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Well, the office closed down. Looks like I’m WFH for the next 6+ weeks. I’m one day in and already have cabin fever. Any tips on how to stay sane/active-ish while practicing social distancing?

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Tips for WFH? I can’t focus.

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This is a me thing, but I honestly never want to hear any tips or judgements about WFH [during a pandemic] unless the author has small children that need constant supervision and care*

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Anyone willing to share a breakdown of how much you spend per month and any money saving tips in London? Me: 950 mortgage, 300 service fees & bills, 300 food, 200 misc, 100 transport (now 0 since wfh)

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Updating the home office. Anyone have reccos on super comfy but still stylin desk chairs?

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Ergonomic chair suggestions please. My upper / middle back is screwed because of bad posture most likely. Don’t think I have a herniated disc yet, but getting headaches because of back tension

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Anyone looking to do a case prep this weekend via Skype / phone?

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Is anyone else falling for someone over this quarantine period purely through text and zoom calls?

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When you say you need to drop for another call then dial into an empty Skype meeting so your status says "in a conference call" but really wanted to finish walking dead. #itsfriday

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HELP. I’m trying to change an outlook meeting series to have a different meeting link than Skype. Just switching the link in the body of the email still allows people to click “Join Skype Meeting” because of course and I’m a newb. TIA

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What is the worst excuse you have heard on zoom/Webex/Skype for people multi tasking and being out on the spot with a question... e.g. sorry my internet went flaky, can you please repeat your question again?

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Looking for a new home Office chair. Between the HM Aeron/Embody or the Steelcase Leap/Gesture. Also open to other suggestions. Thanks!

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Would you ever work out of a co-working space over your regular office or home office? Why/why not?

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I’m trying to record Skype meetings while I take notes on OneNote but the option is greyed out. How do I fix this?

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If I move to a town a few hours away from my home office, how often am I going to be expected to go into the office on fridays? Seriously considering a move to the beach for my own sanity

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Anyone else feeling this way? Setting up my home office and operating well without the typical law firm resources has me thinking about opening my own practice with little to no overhead. (Contd)

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Which interactive online games have you been doing live with friends while on a zoom call?

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Recommendation for nice office chair under $500?

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What is your firm email and message system? Skype outlook ?

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Has any of the Big4 implemented a home office allowance?

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Uber driver started talking now about drones and how they watch every move you make. I rolled my eyes. Then he said they zoom into your hair follicles. And I became engaged because...Hair follicles??

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How much does Amazon/AWS pay for virtual/remote jobs?

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Colleague to me in regards to a department meeting our boss set up “I don’t think I can join this zoom meeting, I’m trying to socially distance myself from you guys”

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Looks like XRB is winning the Binance Coin of the month, followed by Experience points and Dragonchain! Overbought XRB will fall soon as it’s listed before rising again!

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Thoughts on submitting 2-week notice while on PTO?

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Hi all, what firms fully sponsor your mba and do you have to be there a certain amount of time before them paying for your whole mba?

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How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.

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Recommendations for good online high yield savings account. I’m thinking Ally, Marcus, Amex..

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What do you do when increased parent requests start to impact your mental health?

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Going through the interview process - made the mistake of putting down an expected salary early on. Do I have to stick to this or will I still be able to negotiate later on?

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Lets hear any funny/scandalous stories folks have from their holiday parties (past or present). I just heard about someone who got caught performing a sex act under a bar 😂😩

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I am taking my Oracle cloud risk management certification from home next week. Anyone else who took it recently can share your experiences?

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Is it better to have high billables (65-80+) reflecting what you actually work during busy season or to barely hit your 55 but be “budget conscious”?

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How does taking a day of PTO help anyone but Accenture & their own balance sheets? What solidarity is it if they’re not spending all day marching, volunteering or donating the $$? Help me understand

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Burning some PTO in Rio July 1 - 10. Suggestions on things to do / see?

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Never fly DCA-JFK... what a shitty aircraft. LGA shuttle ftw

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Am I spelling my name right? Formatting tips appreciated. PwC OP, B.S, M.S., CPA, CFA (level 1 candidate), CMA, CFE, CISA, GOD

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Found out that the C suite got -$80k/piece for bonuses last year. Meanwhile since February we’ve had two rounds of layoffs and no one in the building has had raises in two years. I am so over this.

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Is there a salary increase/adjustment after one year at IBM (CbD)? If so does your BPM typically reach out to you to discuss this or should you initiate the conversation yourself?

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Do you fly business for personal travel if the flight is 12hrs + ?

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Technical accounting group exit opportunities at big four. (Class, FAAS, tag, etc)?

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