I have 6 months off (December college grad) before I start as a full-time IB Analyst. Planning to travel but are there any habits/skills/productive things you would recommend me doing before starting?
Plane rerouted back to ORD mid flight bc they discovered they didnt have any oxygen masks.
How many points
Best Bluetooth NC Headphones for long haul flights
I'm taking my flight to India and I'm going to get some new headphones. I'm between the Bose QC35II and the Sony 1000XM3.
From what I have read...
Air Canada is offering refund options for a flight that got cancelled last year due to COVID-19. What’s the best option? Get a full refund, add it to aeroplan points, or transfer to AC travel voucher?
Do you bring a phone holder for navigational purposes for your rental car each week? If so, can you recommend a product? Tired of holding phone in hand.
Ladies who travel frequently - any tips or tricks for the 1 quart liquids bag rule for TSA? I’ve seen that some don’t put their liquids into a bag anymore, or some get away with using a bigger baggie?
Does PWC and Deloitte have dedicated application security pen-testing team? How much percentage of the time you guys travel? Do you work from home or based out of any particular location?
Folks who fly in business/first class to India how do you handle the expenses? A round trip for a family of 3 is at least $10k. Do you have/use any hacks? Opening up a new credit card every year doesn’t sound feasible.
Diamond w/ Delta & have 0 status w/ any other airline except w/e basic United status Marriott gives. New project in Chicago, worth it to switch or just deal w/40 min layovers in Detroit/Atlanta?
What would be the first place you want to visit once we are allowed and it’s safe to travel? For me - it’s Spain, I can’t wait to go back!
Would anyone like to meet up for coffee or something and see if we click? To possibly hangout sometime? A little about me I’m 35, single, no children, love things like skydiving, travel, live events, museums, horror moves, stand up comedy, architecture, design, working out, staying healthy and fit, very open to trying new experiences. Things I don’t like gossipy judge-mental people, penny pinchers, or anyone too stuck in there ways to try new foods, things etc.. life is about living..
Planning a trip to hilltop towns of Tuscany. Plan is to have a rental car with us for the entire duration (2wks) and drive around vineyards and check out the local and agri-tourism scene. What’s the best way to rent cars in Florence or nearby? Prices look really steep for auto transmission cars ($3K) for the total trip. Any recommendations on do’s or don’t’s?
Has anyone traveling to Canada recently? I am planning to go for four days and part of the documentation is to use the ArriveCAN app which has you complete a questionnaire. One of the questions on there is whether or not you have a suitable quarantine plan, in the event that border control requires you too. I guess I would just extend my stay at the hotel if required, does anyone know if that's an acceptable answer if asked by border control?
Anyone in Rio from March 1 to March 16? Traveling there for work but would like to meet new friends for weekend travel and dinner/drinks during the week. 31/F
How bad is security at DFW around 8 am on Mondays? Alt traveling and trying to figure out how early I need to be there
I’m about to start full-time in a group that travels a lot. What are the best Airline/Hotel rewards programs to apply to?
When quitting a commission based job, what typically happens to the commission - do companies pay you what you’re owed, or are you forfeiting all of that money the day you leave?
I’m in travel nurse recruitment - commission is paid out weekly over the course of their contract.
Which hotel in Houston? Hotel Icon or Le Meridien or Magnolia Hotel or Marriott Marquis?
Having us travel is egregious now. No formal comm on COVID-19 since last week? Our leadership needs to act swiftly.
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I guess many of them already got the performance rating and increament.
What percentage hike you all got for Successful/excellent ratings?
4 years experience. 3 years after masters. Getting paid 108k plus 8% in healthcare analytics consulting. Work in NJ no travel . Am I getting under paid ?
Anyone else in their 30s and still can’t figure out if they want a kid or not? 🙋🏼♀️ (or just me)
How often does anyone feel burned out? At what point does anyone say enough of this shit after feeling ignored by your company? Keep in mind that this is work at home.
Does McKinsey‘s dental plan cover Invisalign?
Specifically geared toward other folks working at startups/tech companies- anyone else feeling extremely anxious about all the recent layoffs? I’m starting to have pandemic flashbacks…my company is doing fine, but I think back to March 2020 when my last company’s CFO assured us we had close to two years of runway and then 10% of the company was laid off in April. Sucks to know that your role is always the first to go in times of turbulence.
Lots of venting here, and I totally get it. But any creatives here still actually get fired up about the big idea? 💡
Collab or KPMG?
What is the best digital tool you have used in the classroom and what grade level is it best suited for?
How much are you making as a dialysis SW and what company? Feel like my salary is to low
Hi Fishes, I got an offer from Infosys and my joining date is on March 1st. . Since my current employer didn't accept my resignation as I was in emergency leave, I will need to serve notice period until April 1st. . Will Infosys postpone my Joining date by a month considering this valid reason. Please share your thoughts to take this decision!!! Thank you in Advance!!Infosys
I remember a talk where Warren Buffett noted that, in public markets, among large companies, highly undervalued investments don't really exist. The undervalued investments that might deliver the returns Buffett got in his early years are going to come from inefficient markets that are either small or not well understood.
Question: if you've watched CNBC, old hedge fund managers, and even a lot of Silicon Valley people: How many of these people actually understand defi?
Anyone here that completed Udacity data analyst nano degree program? I feel that it would be a great way to get into the DataAnalytics practice or find exit opportunities in the industry? Thoughts? I am a first year Senior Consultant.
what do you do when you don't want to do anything? i've been going to therapy for over a year, but i can't shake this lack of passion or joy. i work in PA and the days go by fast, life moves quicker, meaning less days to feel sad and empty. seems like everything is a bore for me and i haven't found that one thing that i am remotely interested in. i've lost all passion and don't know the first step to finding one. has anyone been in this place before? how did you get out of it?
What are some good free resources for new consultants joining with zero to little experience? Things like navigating excel with keyboard. Vloookups, pivot tables?
Is anyone here reside in Vancouver, BC? I'd like to have a discussion about the hiring processes and modern sourcing strategies. If you're comfortable with it, we can have a coffee near Waterfront.
Best biglaw firms or lit boutiques in Dallas?
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What are the best data privacy certs to aim for? 4 year exp in cyber risk consulting. Want to move to a privacy related role outside the big 4. Should I go for the CDPSE or CIPP or CIPM?
I want to open a savings account that I can only withdraw money from with a bankers approval or it’s really inconvenient process to withdraw money. Something that’s not easily accessible basically. I heard credit unions are normally good for requests like this. Any insights
What's the latest intel on your firms: who is slow and who is busy? EY (TAS) has been very busy since May with no signs of slowing down and was curious how other firms are looking
We all got this!
I gained a significant amount of weight during the pandemic and now that I’m fully vaxxed, it’s time to work to shed this weight.
I joined a gym because I need help exercising and began going to a group class since I don’t know what I’m doing. The trainer is nice but the class is overwhelmingly gym bro vibes and I really hate EDM music / typical “beast mode” playlists.
Is it weird/rude to have earbuds in with music that I like/hype me up while I’m the class? I’m in the US if that matters.
Does it look bad having a couch in your home office? It’s behind me so when I’m on camera/calls, you can see it about 5 feet behind me. Not one a bad looking one but a modern chaise style with a plant or something near it.
Bose QC35 (~$350). Worth it or nah?
PwC folks - I need good 50 CPEs by end of June to get to 120!total. What is the best way to get there given that you are 100% utilized on client engagements. Any online courses that I can take ?
When going from ACN to a competitor (e.g Big 4) will they initiate the exit as soon as they are informed of the move? Or will they still allow a few weeks notice?
How do you guys expense Starbucks when traveling? Just forego the points and not scan the app?
Do people ever split expense dinner and the tip separately (to save more of your limit)? I've done it and didn't a get a second look but wasn't sure if this is ok.
@MBBs - once you land an interview, does or how much does promotion in prior firm matter? Or is this of minimal importance as long as you can work through cases well and have good fit stories ?
Anybody here pivot their consulting career into analytics without going back to school? Two years out of undergrad doing tech implementation and considering making a change. Would like to hear how others have done this.
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