Currently working on plan C of a honeymoon as we don’t expect to be able to go Europe in June/July as hoped. Plan A and B were variations of Italy (relax) and Spain (mountain biking). Hoping to use bonvoy points. Any US centered suggestions? Maybe refocusing on golf/warmth/spa/food now.
FTW: W Hotel in Chicago gives free equinox access during visit. Now I only need time for the gym.
Best Marriott near Empire State Building?
SPG fish... 166k points at St. Regis for deluxe room vs 75k points at Le Meridien? Going to Rome for a week and those two are my options... is St Regis worth blowing all my SPG points?
SPG --> Bonvoy. How long before people don't know what SPG means? Any other now-extinct programs that consulting longtimers miss?
Ritz or St Regis for Bali?
Y'all. Hyatt and Hilton are doing instant status matches right now. Go get it. No such thing as having too many statuses.
Planning to go to Cancun during Labor Day weekend. Which Bonvoy property ? Ritz, Westin Lagunamar, Westin Resort & Spa or JW ?
New welcome offer for Amex plat with 100,000 MR on 5K first 6 months compared to CSR 50,000 UR on 4k first 3 months. Is this a no brainer here? Currently have the Amex Hilton and Discover it. Main spending will be groceries, gas, and personal travel. Thoughts?
SPG LOYALISTS: Advice/prep/thoughts on what to do about merger. Please share your strategy and/or plans for the transition. Greatly appreciated!
I have 15 suite night awards available. I booked a stay at Ritz and realized they don't participate in SNA. How can I know which hotels participate in SNA? I want to cancel my Ritz and book at another hotel to get atleast 2-3 nights upgrade.
Checked in at Ritz at 10.45 pm, room had some loud background noise or echo. Called front desk to report and they sent an engineer. Engineer came and said this noise is too loud let me tell (cont)
What hotel branch should I become loyal to? New joiner to consulting and was going to commit to Marriott but heard it’s getting bad..
Hey fam, what is the value of Starpoints? debating between booking flight straight off SPG's site or transferring to the airline and booking award travel? Booking at SPG site gives me a value of .011c
If you achieve new platinum elite status on Marriott this week, how long does that last for?
Anyone familiar with the Operational Excellence & Transformation department at Truist? They seem to be on a hiring spree. Prior to applying I want to know if it's a good jump from consulting/how they are viewed by other consultants. Currently a SA at a Big 4 with 4 YOE.
Anyone interview with McMaster Carr for their manager rotational program? Was wondering what that experience looked like. TIA!
You took away our contribution awards, reduced bonuses, and now you're looking to take away the best medical plan in exchange for a shitty one. "Happy Easter kids"
How far along will you announce or notify the office that you are pregnant? I’m getting several different responses, with pretty good reasons. Does it matter if you are staff or managers or above?
Are there any fellow fish here who 1. Work for an org with an internal coaching program and 2. Have received helpful coaching through the program? I'm putting together a presentation and I need a few positive testimonials. Please share your experiences here! Thank you in advance.
So I’m about a year out and a half out from university and currently work for Cenlar. As time grew in, I really don’t like my job anymore and want to leave. Have been on 30+ interviews but can’t seem to find what I’m doing wrong. Looking for sales support/ops roles within financial services/tech/consulting since I was an Econ major. So far, haven’t been able to land anything and have been looking since January. Any help? This job has really mentally put me in a dark place DESPERATELY wanna leave
Is “Senior” at EY a high level role? I am currently a Senior and this is the first progression point after campus hire. Didn’t get an interview which is puzzling because I have great experience relevant to the posting. 2YOE
Anyone go off Mirena and just feel weird? I have been off for a week or so now and just feel off. Wondering if that is normal or if it’s just a side effect from covid exasperated with thinking that it could be a side effect from going off mirena..
Anyone at Google willing to refer? I want to apply to a role I’m interested in. Thanks in advance! 🙏🏽 Google
Have an offer from McCann Health - let’s hear it - the good, the bad, the ugly ...need help deciding
Hiring a NYC based ACD copywriter specializing in emerging tech. Lots of exciting AR / VR / video projects to work on. Healthcare experience preferred. Please DM your portfolio to be considered.
How does interviewing at other firms work? Do they ask about your previous salary and rating?
Joining Strategy&/PwC soon but have a pre planned vacation. Recruiter had mentioned that it shouldn't be a problem and we can talk as we get closer to joining date to finalize. Has anyone been in the situation before and what do you recommend I do? I'm worried that once onboarded, I won't get my vacation approved
Hi, I have a last round interview at @Accenture UK which is called an Executive fit interview. Could someone let me know what to expect? Thanks. Accenture
Looking for a hungry, energetic healthcare consultant looking to get into tech sales. We are a startup custom AI consulting and dev shop, spun out of a major healthcare automation company. Looking for someone tech savvy, with an eye for real innovation, that wants to drive us forward and be a leader in the company. Not looking for a suit and tie BD with a rolodex....you must fight above your class, find in roads, and be relentless to sell big and fast. DM me if interested.
What do you all do to make non-professional / personal connections? Particularly with the Coronavirus, and being in domestic relations, I wake up, go to work, work out, go home. So outside of law, my interactions with people are only at the gym given that my area is draining— particularly at the moment. Probably a good thing for now; but if we take coronavirus out of the equation, I’m interested what others in the community do to develop personal connections.
If you have a negative balance on your credit card (overpay every month) and use it until you go back to zero, do you still earn points/ cash rewards on your usage. Context: I am trying to see if I can essentially use my credit card as a debit card but still earn points at the same time.
Hi. How do I ensure tax savings on my joining bonus? It will be paid with first month salary but I definitely don't want everything to get deducted as tax. Pls help
Being heavily recruited by Golin at the moment but I’m hearing mixed reviews on the culture. Any current employees with opinions to share? Wanna hear more before taking the bait.
What positions would I qualify for? I currently work as a Sales Specialist for a Fortune 500. My responsibility is indirect management of sales rep effectiveness/readiness for a specific product category. Throughout my career I have experience direct selling, coaching reps, sales training, strategic management of a product category, cross department partnerships. I’m looking to further expand my career into Leadership. What are my options?
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