Now that the CDC says no masks needed indoors if vaccinated, is anybody concerned what that means for kids under 12? I’m assuming that the honor system isn’t entirely going to work (I.e., some unvaccinated people will go maskless). I don’t want my 5 and 7 year olds around unvaccinated unmasked strangers, but it’s also a bummer to stop taking them places. Not that I was taking them that many places, but the occasional grocery store, shoe store, etc. seems riskier now.
Has anyone seen the Trolls holiday video on Netflix? Agree or disagree that it is okay to show in class?
Alright so there’s a thing called reclaim my status. If you had a reason why you lost status in the last year or two like COVID, baby, new job, etc. You need to submit some basic documentation and they give you that status for 3 months with a DRASTICALLY lower threshold to make the status permanent and even higher tiers are much easier to obtain during those 3 months. Google “reclaim my status Delta”
Debating on investing on our first rental property. We were initially thinking about a rental in our area code (northern virginia) but all ideas/threads on here seem to indicate renting a beach front property on airbnb would be a win-win. Get mortgage covered over the summer and use it as a vacation home during winter. Is it that straightforward, what are we missing? Any reasons why we should not invest in a beachfront and instead stick to original plan? Tia!
Everyone I know who was crazy safe during COVID round 1 is now sick. I think it’s because they didn’t get any exposure for so long. If we have another lockdown, what does it mean for public immune system ability to fight other viruses?
Got promoted to senior but did not get a raise to go with it. Firm keeping salaries flat this year due to COVID-19, but I was shocked when I found out promoted staff wouldn’t be getting a raise either. To me, this whole thing rings hollow because the firm has told us multiple times that they were projecting flat growth for the year when compared to last year (which was one of the best in firm history). So it pisses me off that they shot their mouth off about how great year last year was...cont
Florida hits an all time high in new cases, and his solution is to punish schools trying to protect their students and families???? https://www.wfla.com/community/health/coronavirus/live-gov-desantis-holds-press-conference-in-cape-coral/
Hey fellow moms! I have a toddler 2.5 yro and getting a lot of questions from family and friends about gifts for her for the holiday season. Any recs on what you loved for your kids around that age?
Is it normal to take time off during your notice period? Especially if it was something you already have approval for before you resigned?
EY- can vacation be taken in 4 hour increments? I want to take a half day one week because I need to leave out of town by 2p. Is that okay to charge 4 vaca and 4+ of other work?
What are your plans for the holiday weekend? I'm currently at home watching Chernobyl (I'd highly recommend the show for anyone looking to replace their GoT fix).
How to handle anxiety from Covid?
Now that many are returning to classrooms, does it worry anyone that thousands are coming into the country after testing positive for Covid and not even being quarantined or detained?
"Why do you encourage us to not take vacation?"... Let's engage and not answer this question because we want to run you into the ground
Remember when COVID was a thing?
Talent Acquisition teams: Are you all swamped and behind in your ATS processing right now? Asking as several colleagues and friends are actively submitting REFERRED applications for well-matched roles--but not hearing anything from HR. Is the need for talent real or is it overblown in the media? Or are a lot of TA people simply drowning at work or out on vacation right now? Tx for sharing if you are able! I'd like to give people some hope!
Covid Progression 1) Wait for Herd Immunity 2) Just protect yourself with the vaccine 3) we need to incentivize people to get vaccinated 4) don’t worry that the vaccines don’t work, still get them 5) we need to ban the unvaccinated from society 6) “I got my twelfth booster shot” 7) “the unvaccinated are killing people” 8) “are we justified in getting rid of antivaxxers from a utilitarian standpoint?” 9) “please step on this train sir” 10) gov labels anyone against lockdowns domestic terrorist
Has anyone gone thru program manager, google cloud PSO interview recently ? Care to share some insights please.
Does anybody do a “work uniform” in the office? I’m new in an in-house role at a company that has dress for your day (primarily jeans), and I’m thinking about doing that when we go back (1-2 days a week). I need to buy new clothes post-covid anyways. I’m thinking some casual, but quality, plain black dresses that I can wear a sweater, jacket, blazer (when necessary), shirt, etc. over. Could dress up or down with shoes. Thoughts?
What’s the best way to get started freelancing? Just update my LinkedIn and start reaching out to recruiters? How did you figure out your day rate/hourly?
What is the average salary of a Deloitte Human Capital consultant in the Northeast Region with 2 to 3 ratings?
How long did it take to process H4 and H4 EAD this past year. My SO just got their EB1 denied after multiple RFEs. Now have to switch to H4, as the H1B is expiring soon. We’re applying for an O in parallel. Looking for advise or positive stories to stay hopeful. I have an approved I-140
Nearing the two year mark at EY and am considering starting to prepare for MBA apps. Have had rewarding experiences with great teams so far at the firm but would love to challenge myself a bit more...
Big 4 SCs that moved from US to Canada or any other country, what was your US pay vs ‘new country’ pay Relocating due to visa issues. At 150K USD now, getting ready for a pay cut. What can I expect?
Anyone else in FTO? I have yet to hear of any layoffs despite the fact that we are in FS. Can anyone elaborate?
Planning on traveling to Hawaii end of October, but realized that it’ll have been about 6 months since we were vaccinated. Has anyone thought about travel plans and how your vaccine may not be as effective after 6 months?
If you haven’t watched “Nomadland”, stop what you are doing and watch it right now. Then think about your posts complaining about a lack of salary raises.
Can anyone from Deloitte explain the difference between cloud strategy practice vs cloud engineering practice at Deloitte? Comp difference, career trajectory, exit ops, etc.. Thanks
I have received an offer for a 50% increase in TC to go into a Sales (Solutions Consultant) role. I don’t really want to leave consulting as I left sales 3 years ago to go back to consulting. However my wife and I are expecting and she will no longer work after we have our child. As much as a I don’t want to jump again or go back to sales I’m at an impasse between doing work I enjoy or living (and paying) for the life we enjoy. Anyone experience this dilemma before? Thoughts or advice? ￼
Applied for an SM position at pwc and interviewers mentioned that it is for an SM position as well. But the offer came out as M. Recruiter said it is just a title and doesn’t have any implications but more I look, it does look like an downgrade. Is this common? I am currently an SM and it is in tech consulting area.
Simone Biles showed the world that there’s no such thing as the wrong time to prioritize your health and safety. It might be inconvenient and costly, but it is never wrong.
🐟🐠friends. Theoretically POTUS is scheduled to give the State of the Union or do the Joint address to congress on Feb. 28. What do you think he is going to say? (Points for creativity)
Help! Need some tips on negotiating. Step by step. SC at Deloitte offered at AWS for L5 data scientist. Big raise to $240k TC. 3 YOE+MS. Word of mouth says that this is a good offer for my location (DC). I have a bunch of questions and I'm also looking for any tips for anything I'm missing. -Even if it's a good offer, is there always $ on the table to ask for? -I have a final interview elsewhere this Thursday. Should I start negotiating now or wait until I hear on the other option? ...
I on L1 visa which is expiring on Dec 1. My wife is on L2 and currently pregnant and due on Dec 19. My company has filed for an extension in August for me and thinks that there will be no decision until early next year. If my visa extension gets denied before December 1, does it mean that we cannot deliver our child in US? What is the norms for losing health coverage - do I lose it immediately?
My manager is really ticking me off. He stopped caring so I have to pick up his slack. I get why he is so tired but there's work to do.. how can I protect my hide without throwing him under the bus?
Hi all, I’m planning to take my first exam in NY. I’m hesitating to take it 1-2 days right before the day of my flight (going on PTO) is it risky ? I know some people got their seat cancelled by Prometric. What are your thoughts ? Thanks
If we mandate masks for US citizens who are fully vaccinated why don’t we check Covid status of illegals and prevent them from entering? Heck, they shouldn’t be allowed to enter anyway!!
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