So the hotels and lodges I stayed at in Crater Lake and Ashland were unbelievably expensive! Is $350/night a typical rate for these places? At the lodge, dinner with wine was like an extra $70 which…
Just got back to Palo Alto, CA from Ashland Oregon! So nice to visit Ashland and Crater lake! First time I've seen so many people from all over the country in one place in forever!
Does anyone live in West Town? How is street parking? Looking at a condo there but there aren’t alley spots included. Between Chicago & Grand, Damien & Ashland.
Any thoughts on the Pulaski Park area? Considering a condo NE of Division & Ashland. Not far from the good stuff on Division but the intersection seems a little seedy. Safe for a single F? Trying …
„Since the beginning of this country, riots and violent rhetoric have been markers of patriotism. When our Founding Fathers fought for independence, violence was the clarion call. Phrases such as “Live free or die,” and “Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God” echoed throughout the nation“ https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/06/riots-are-american-way-george-floyd-protests/612466/?utm_source=feed
How hard is the CISSP compared to CISA? How long did you study? Any recommendations for study materials?
For all the schools going remote/hybrid in the fall. How much do you think it will really affect the social parts? Won’t people still hang out, just in small groups?
Hubs is starting to interview for senior legal roles. Hasn’t had a haircut during covid, and it’s curly and fantastic. Looks awesome. Does he need to cut it to appear “professional?” (He was laid off in April, so we’re getting anxious)
Happy holidays, my fellow introverts, loners, misanthropes, holiday-haters, and all other categories averse to extended time with family and crowds!!!! 🤓🍾🎉
I started a new job as an acd but didn’t leave my job at my old agency where I’m only a senior. They’re in two different cities and I’m remote so I can pull it off, I think. No overlapping clients either. Am I playing with fire here? TLDR: holding down two jobs simultaneously
Currently make $175k as a newly promoted Manager in big city and have an offer for a Project Manager role at a huge retailer for $120k but in very low COL city (where I have a house and want to live long term). I know I want to leave consulting (hate it) but not sure if I should jump at first offer...
Fish Fam - I have a friend working on CPT currently. She completed her masters here but did not get selected in the H1B lottery. She then started doing another Masters (part time) and is also [contd]
Ever have an intern who has terrible luck? One of our inters had a sheet of ice fall from an apartment building and crush her car. Then she bought a used car and the brakes and battery went out.
Looking for summer internship opportunities for BA with Salesforce exp currently in 2nd sem for MS
Currently KPMG Strategy, thinking about moving over to ACN “Strat”. Will be a level up from where I am, KPMG Strategy M to ACN SM, which is a nice bump in pay. Probably would be KPMG D in 2 years, so this accelerates me a bit. Other than the compensation, any reason why NOT to do this? Looking at a 25-30% base pay bump.
How have you asked about WLB in interviews that doesn’t allow for an answer to be subjective?
I’m going through a heavy interview process rn (3-4 lined up). How should I go about coordinating? See if I can schedule multiple on one day or *cough* be sick
been in downward spiral since COVID, struggling with being alone, loved the travel, teams. got depressed and angry. Dreaded work. In the process got to drinking 4 up to 15 drinks most days. Gained weight. Didn’t care about living. Have tried to stop over and over. Last week I woke up with a bloody nose and for the first time cared. I don’t know what changed. I am 7 days sober and I am starting to feel like the me I remember! I am proud! I am thankful! I just needed to share!
What time do you get to the office on Saturday vs everyone else? When I was at PwC it was all early birds (7am) and out by 2. BDO seems it’s all in after 9, still out by 2, and work from home later.
Is resume paper worth it? Have an interview on Thursday for internal strategy manager role. I’m planning to bring extra copies of cover letter / resume, should I print on fancier paper?
I am new to United Silver and I purchase economy tickets. Is the best strategy to check in exactly 24 hours ahead and switch my seat to an open economy plus seat?
Is pwc taking H1B transfers for associate level? I know they don’t want candidates that needs work authorization, but not sure if H1B transfer would be a different story than entering a candidate in a lottery (like apply for H1B from the very beginning).
Mom is getting a big orthopedic surgery in a few weeks. She has some risks and I’ve not been sleeping. BF needs to be down in Miami the day before the surgery for work, but could fly back the day of to support me. He just booked his flights and decided to stay down in Miami through the weekend to hang with his business partner’s friend who sounds like a smuck (throwing HIMSELF a bottle-service “baby moon” wIthout his 8month pregnant wife). Is it ok I am upset?
Can anyone comment on Houlihan AFR (Accounting and Financial Reporting) vs the Big 4 practices? Have an upcoming phone interview but not sure if it’s an opportunity I would really take.
Salary for senior at Ey? Tech consulting
I have worked in the HR space for the past 9 years, however most of my experience has been in Talent Acquisition. I do want to move into a People Operations/Generalist role. I’m planning to go for a HR certificate but unsure if I should go for a PHR or SHRM. Please advise!
Prepping to ask for a raise as a female strategist in Toronto with 8 years industry experience. Making $85K with decent benefits and vacation. Any suggestions on what to ask for and how to ask?
Question to BCG Platinion fish: How is business growth YTD, utilization, busy or not, hiring or lay off, etc. Thanks,
Is it worth it to get a professional certification like SHRM/PHR? Not many of my colleagues have one and it’s not a requirement for my role, but I’m curious if it’s worth it in the long run
FCB NY is having a summer internship program, beginning June 1st. Can we expect other agencies in NYC to start hiring then? People who live in NYC, when do you expect things to return to normal?
How does everyone cope with work stress?
Has anyone gone through a merger before? What areas were hit the most in terms of layoffs?
Will Marriott do any sort of rollover? I will have quite a few nights over 100 and want to try to make sure they’re not wasted (other than gathering points)
3rd interview tmrw afternoon. the role will be more focused on research/consumer insights than strategy per se. They have me doing a “work session”& I’ve been obsessive about what to expect. Advice?
Hiring for two lead roles on our Connections Planning team @ R/GA an Associate Director - CRM focus a Director - Social focus https://joinfishbowl.com/post_5ijbm
Hi All, a slightly tricky question on when I can move to US - wife is in US and expected to have her PERM / I-140 approved in 3 mos. I am currently working outside US and have a valid H-4 visa. I was thinking of traveling to US when she has I-140, apply for H4 EAD, go back to my country and continue work. Once have H-4 EAD, leave job and move to US. Is this feasible or do I have other options so that I can reunite with wife asap after I-140 but also not have a big unemployment gap. I am ROW
As a seasoned consultant with extensive experience in SharePoint and modern web development, what should be the expected compensation (base salary) now that I’m getting into Salesforce (as developer)?
PA employees should join a Union