Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-02/millennial-women-see-return-to-trading-desks-as-key-for-careers?srnd=premium-asia&sref=4ZGeBqkb&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=business&utm_medium=social&cmpid=socialflow-facebook-business&utm_source=facebook “You miss out on absorbing that problem-solving around you -- the unofficial lessons you get” This has been a big concern of mine recently. Not necessarily a woman-specific problem, but as an A2 hoping to be promoted this fall, I’m nervous I’m losing important time to learn. Any words of wisdom?
Who’s been a mentor to you? What were some most valuable lessons you’ve learned from them? I ask, because many Producers I know have lacked true mentorship.
I got my year end review and need “another 6 months of consistency” to get promoted. I know my bonus is lower than the median for my pay band. Should I ask for a pay raise / larger bonus or just wait for promotion in 6 months so I don’t rock the boat?
I f..... hate job interviews
Anyone try to teach your kid to read? Our 5yo has been home for the past year. So I am trying to get her started on “teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons” to get her ready for stuff she missed by not going to preschool. Struggling a bit coz I am an immigrant and never learnt this way either. Any video resources that will help me and my 5yo?
Trying to make my Work From Home life better and trying to figure out which headphones to buy that will work well for music as well as zoom calls. Over-ear preferred. Reviews seem to fa for Bose and Sony. Thoughts?
Anybody fly through MCO today? Wondering if news about security delays is real or just political hype
Is BCG still on a hiring spree?
what credit card is the best for points? currently have southwest but don’t like how you can’t travel abroad with them
It's funny that there have been so many Uber haters who relentlessly criticized the company for making taxi drivers go broke...yet I am not hearing any staunch WFH supporters worry about tens of thousands of facilities management and maintenance professionals whose jobs will all but disappear if people do not return to their offices.
I am really tired and I think I’m burning out. I love my job, my account, and my team (for the most part). Working from home with 2 kids didn’t really hit me until I had to start picking up slack at work. I had found a good balance. But now I find I’m short with my older kid, house chores have gone undone, or work suffers. I had a review recently and I’m well received but the window for a raise or promotion has passed and they will look into it during the next open window (continued)
Those of you who have left PwC before - I’m resigning soon and I anticipate being put on garden leave. What do I need to prior to resigning to ensure I still have access to my 401k/wealth builder money, etc etc?? Appreciate any guidance!
Do you buy gifts for your significant others family on Christmas? When In the relationship did that start? I’m asking cause I don’t celebrate Christmas but don’t wanna be rude. We’ve been together for awhile and his family never buys me anything so I never thought much about it except this year his mother is getting me a wallet and now I feel weird.
An executive director was projecting his computer today and got into some technical issues. Hence, everybody in the meeting got to see what he was watching last night - "how I met your mother" 😬😬😬
Did not make Google hiring committee due to 2 borderline interviews. Phone interviewer (American guy) gave me a strong feedback, 5 on site interviewers, 2 Desi guys gave me borderline feedback, remaining 3 American guys gave me strong feedback. Google requested a follow-up interview and the additional interviewer provided good feedback as well. I am not sure what's wrong with me, every time I interview with desi interviewer, I tend to screw things up.
Anyone ever transition from creative to account? Thinking that if I get laid off I might go after those roles too. How’d you get them to give you a shot?
Are folks able to get visa stamping appointments in countries other than home countries? I am an Indian currently residing in the states and looking to get appointments for my renewal in countries other than India as it's been a mess to get an appointment in India. Anyone in the same boat?
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