For anyone missing a whiteboard while WFH: I picked up a big dry erase mat from Staples that I mounted on a wall. It doesn’t clean off as easily as an actual whiteboard but it does the job. They al…
Anyone here struggling to get new meetings? A thread for posting what services your company offers and maybe we can help make some connections to get into new accounts.
What are HR folks seeing as an average cost for payroll providers? I'm going through demos with Paycor and would like to know what a reasonable breakdown is for payroll, time & attendance, onboarding, etc. How do you measure? Cost per employee? Any help is appreciated!
I'm trying to find a meaningful online sexual harassment training that I can assign to all our employees. Ideally it would be something that each year will automatically assign employees to and send out reporting on who is not compliant. We are a small Company and it seems most of what is out there is for very large organizations with 1000's of employees. Anyone have any suggestions?
Looking for basic sales starter pointers for consultant who wants to move up. How did you get started? Pipeline building?
Cocreation is something I as a customer like very much. Especially when you can give input, discuss and it gets implemented or taken into account. I was wondering: how do you create a Cocreation community that gathers regularly? Do you have multiple groups? How do you manage them al if you’re a small company?
Applicants including pictures of themselves in digital resumes. why is this becoming so common? Is there a source of advice out there suggesting applicants should include photos of themselves when applying? Personally, I strongly dislike the practice.
I need to approach a manager who has received several comments that there is perceived favoritism. They have a team of hard, strong workers who have been with the company for years. A great new employee was hired several months ago with a strong technical skillset. The manager constantly praises this employee in front of the rest of their team, and consistently says comments like, "(New employee)" is the best person EVER to do this task!" making colleagues feel like their previous work in successfully getting that task done for years is unvalued. Any advice for how you would approach the manager, or how you would advise the employees who are submitting complaints?
Has anyone ever de-coupled compensation from titles? With covid/ uncertain economy we can’t afford to give raises, but I’d like employees to see career progression and personal growth as they are working their a$$es off
With the holidays right around the corner, what does your organization do for their employees? Luncheon, gift cards, party, etc. looking for different ideas.
How do your companies recognize technical (e.g., STEM) accomplishments? I’ve heard of old school things like fellowships and “Distinguished Engineer” titles. Wondering what other places do now. I’m struggling to see where my path leads if I don’t want to be a people manager and instead focus on becoming a top technical IC instead. Are there clear paths for that anymore?
Hey gang - what non-monetary retention strategies have you seen work? In the COVID-19 world, raises seem unlikely. What are some ways we can reward the good ones?
What is the best message when informing the rest of your company that someone was terminated? The backstory is that this employees performance has been struggling, he was put on a PIP, and in recent convos, he’s said that his role isn’t for him. As he is getting terminated due to performance, it feels more amicable now that he knows it’s not working and that he needs to find a new job. Thoughts on message to the rest of the company?
Do Experienced hires typically get a signing bonus? Specifically, if you are 1-2 years post-mba, might you get a similar signing (eg $35k+) as MBA hires?
Looking to sell and/or give away my full set of Manhattan Prep GRE books (2019) to some 🐠 in the Chicago area. Pls take them off my hands!
Morbid topic but have to be prepared. Married with no kids. Company insurance policy covers our outstanding debts. How much life insurance?
Folks who are in PA and started in your late 20s: is your confidence damaged from starting later, or are you happy to have had experience in other walks of life?
PwC, my RP just confirmed we will have bad news soon too. Does anyone know whether that means layoffs or small bonuses?
Are there people who believe strongly in their religion, but are also socially liberal & feminist? In my limited interactions with other Desis, I’ve seen a pattern: liberal people reject religion entirely. And religious people are more conservative with their politics and views on women. Specifically I’m Hindu and believe strongly in equal rights for women, LGBT people, and other “liberal” things. Are there others out there like me? Or who have observed contrary to the pattern I’ve seen?
How long do I have to stay with EY so they can't clawback at my singing bonus when I leave ? I am only 3 months in and I'm ready to quit !
So many people in consulting have let their careers become their personality. How does this happen and how do I not let this happen to me? Young person here.
Ok the Ford Explorer ad is so confusing and drives me crazy. I see it 5 times a day on YouTube and still don’t get it. Am I missing something? This explorer.. wait, there’s another explorer? Whaaaaa
Has anyone recently filed 485 under EB1C and ported an old PD? What were the processing timelines like? Heard 485 is getting delayed due to 140 not getting approved.
Looking to rent a car to drive from east coast to Chicago next week. What is a good car to rent that is reliable, fuel economy. 3 other ppl tagging along. 2 adults and a kid
On a date off of tinder, when is an appropriate time to go in for a kiss? First date? Second? Marriage?