What platforms have you started using during COVID that you didn't before. Helped at all?
Struggling with the whole situation right now (Covid and a lot happening in my personal life) and generally I’m a bit more “emotional” / have a lot of empathy. Can’t help but think no one would think twice to question my personality and working style (I’m always very effective at delivering) if I were a man......
How is it going with those who decided to adopt pets during covid? Have some of you gotten back to the weekly travelling?
Have a follow up call with a firm that put my offer on hold due to Covid, what are questions you would ask?
Will Chase Sapphire reimburse my flight to Hong Kong due to everything going on with the coronavirus?
About to hit 1 YOE in my first job post grad and have a feeling raises/market adjustments won’t be sufficient due to Covid even though the firm seems to be meeting expectations in terms of the feedback we’ve received from management. Is it a good idea to start applying to different opportunities in case my raise/adjustment isn’t what I’m expecting at year end? Not sure how long the average job search could take...
Do people have recommendations for how to keep up a healthy immune system during the COVID craziness?
I now know 3 people that have died from Covid-19 hear in the US. Everyone, please take this extremely serious and stay home! People are dying and the rates aren’t looking any better.
Anyone here join Orange Theory as a beginner? Pre-pandemic I was an avid gym goer but only really did cardio & weight machines. I’ve been doing at home workouts but I’m losing interest. I’m not super strong or fit and definitely can’t run fast or long as I once did. Im a little nervous going to a group exercise glass being new. Would love to hear people’s thoughts. Im trying to lose covid weight. Are there other fitness studios you enjoy more/made a difference? Thank you!
Has anyone done an overseas shoot during covid? I may have one coming up and my partner is very nervous and doesn’t want to do it. Curious how everyone feels about this and if it’s possible to do it safely.
Hi Everyone! I’m wondering if any consulting firms are actively hiring right now? I’ve decided I want to leave my current company in search of more opportunity. Particularly because it seems as though my promised promotion will be indefinitely cancelled due to COVID (@hiring freeze). Would appreciate advice / tips and if graciously offered, referrals!
Mentally done with COVID. I’m fully vaxxed and will happily wear masks anywhere (hey saves lipsticks and sunscreen), but if we have to shut down again I’m going mad
Trump supporters - if Trump keeps not listening to experts and ignoring the science around coronavirus, at what point does it become his virus?
What are the reasons not to take Dr Charles Hoffe’s research into clotting from vaccines seriously? It seems like a reasonable study to be conducting and curious why pharma isn’t following patients d dimer and platelet results. They already linked d dimers as a bio marker for COVID-19
🎁 Gift giving advice needed: Joined a small growth stage company and given the low morale because of COVID etc., the CEO wants to buy gifts for the leadership team (5-8 folks). What’s a nice gift idea that you all recommend for Directors/VPs?
Trump confessed to Bob Woodward about the lethal danger of COVID in February. 7 full months later, he has a lead adviser in place with no infectious disease expertise.
I can't stop reading BLM news and checking covid counts everyday. It's gotten to the point where I'm struggling to do my work because why does it even matter? The US is a dumpster fire and people are too busy blaming the other side to actually fix anything or listen and learn.
Just got back from (safe) traveling - NY to Boston via Amtrak - and have my covid vaccine first dose tomorrow. Is there any risk to taking the vaccine while potentially carrying the virus (no idea of chances but I’m feeling perfectly fine)?
How many of you took a break from work for more than a month? Does such breaks help? I don’t know if its covid effect on our work style or the 13-15 hour work days. I feel a complete break from internet would be amazing!!!
If I'm Delta Platinum, will I get any sort of status match from American? Usual Thursday flight got eliminated
Was unsuccessful recruiting for top consulting firms during my MBA. I need that money! What is the best approach to landing an interview post MBA? Referral?
Hi Everyone, Can anyone here from Capgemini, want to know something about process of FP&A. I am done with Technical round, Director round, HR round (salary negotiation done) , All documents shared even given amcat test (English+writing). And now from past few days no communication from Capgemini HR, even not picking call and not responding on mail. Can anyone update me is it take time or I am not shortlist.
When your COVID-19 bonus comes through
Interview for a position that I am slightly overqualified for now and lose bonus at my current firm or recruit for potential promoted position in a few months with the risk that the position may no longer be open?
We’re finally going engagement ring shopping tomorrow!! I love the look of diamonds but I just can’t justify the expense at this point in our lives. Any suggestions on alternative stones?
I’m so confused about if business travel is really going to be frequent this fall due to the COVID cases rising….
How much time off is appropriate to take off for a wedding? I want to take 3 days off on either side of my wedding (6 days total), plus a week the next month (7 days total) for my honeymoon.
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
I finally got a job and am very excited..but wanted to understand: Is 20 day PTO and 10 day holiday good? I had grand ideas of getting unlimited pto and working remotely and feel I can’t do this with 20 days The pay is good-ish and I am trying to negotiate on that. Can I negotiate on holidays, or anything else?
What are your best tips when letting an expecting parent know we will not be revising the parental leave policy for them (but we understand they think it’s not good enough)
Can I / How should I put a FAANG client on my resume? Either the name of the specific company or “FAANG company” or “Fortune X Technology Company” or something else? I’d like to know what you think best balances the credit you get for working for one of these companies, would be the least off-putting to recruiters, and obviously would not share information that should not be publicized
Looking to do a 4 or 5 day trip from San Fran to LA on the PCH. I would love some recommendations on itinerary, activities, places to stay, and food!
Do SMs at ACN get an expense account or how does it work for taking clients/teams out for drinks etc? Also is ACN largely back in the office or still hybrid? I’m in NYC for context.
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