I’m in trading operations. I graduated during COVID and it has been my ultimate goal to become a trader. I know it’s insanely difficult to pivot from back office to trading but I would welcome any advice on making that transition.
Moms, I have a 2 year old and a 3 month old. Everyone on my family is vaccinated. What are safe activities to do with these kiddos in the midst of all this covid variant environment. I thought about the pumpkin patch, hiking, the park, and walks as long as we distance from others. I just get nervous about catching colds or a breakthrough covid infection. I’m not paranoid, just risk averse. The whole family got the TSV bug a month ago, and it was miserable. Just trying to be practical, but not a
Has anyone shot any spots off shore during Covid and have flown English speaking talent from say from Vancouver to like South Africa? Has it been doable during Covid? Any challenges? Just curious
I remember online high yield savings accounts like Ally and Marcus used to offer APYs over 2.00% pre-covid. Nowadays they’re not even more than 0.5%. What the heck, I think the markets have more than recovered, why are these rates still so low.
I’m thinking of doing an all-inclusive vacay late November or early December. Probably Punta Cana or Jamaica. Has anyone been to these resorts lately? How is everything given COVID?
Annoying how the hospitality industry cut corners for COVID precautions but now are still keeping those corners cut just due to it saving money. Think it'll ever return back to normal completely?
I’ve gained 20 lbs since COVID started. Don’t think I can fit in any of my pre-COVID work pants. Anyone else in the same boat?
Anyone wonders what happens if you are working in US as non resident alien and got COVID19? Nobody is going to care? 😕
People that are reaching out to strangers via linkedin: how are you conducting your networking sessions nowadays? Is it still primarily a phone conversation? Zoom webcam call? Or are in-person coffee chats coming back?
Anyone know if companies are doing virtual holiday parties and if so, what are they doing? I’m tasked with planning mine, but if I have to sit on another awkward zoom happy hour I might just explode. Open to suggestions or ideas. My team is spread out internationally, so even sending a stupid “swag” gift is next to impossible.
For those who’ve had Covid, did your cough come and go? I’m having pretty bad coughing attacks in the morning but resolving itself by midday. Hoping it’s just allergy symptoms but wanted to see if anyone had a similar experience that turned out to be Covid
I’ve been on a couple dates with a guy and we got ~physical~ on the second date. Third date is this week but due to COVID reasons I want to know if he’s seeing other people... what’s the best way to ask without thoroughly freaking him out? Usually I wouldn’t care this early but I feel like I need to be aware of his “germ pool” 😂
Want to join a book club where we read classic books and discuss via zoom or chat. Didn’t get to put myself through college, so missed out on this sort of thing - but absolutely loved doing this in high school! I feel like it would be enjoyable to get through the hard reads together. Any leads?
I hate using Microsoft Teams.
Alixpartners fishes - have you started traveling again? Do you foresee your travel requirements reducing post covid
In case you’ve put off getting a vaccine because you’re too busy to leave the house, any New York City resident 12 and older can now request a Covid vaccine at home. https://forms.cityofnewyork.us/f/home
Folks that have recovered from covid which symptoms took the longest to wear off? I just had cough and mild fever.. I’m into week 4 but cough just doesn’t seem to go away, any advice/tips?
Fish Friends, what are the foods and recipes that you've started adopting in the COVID world? I'll start with my super easy flatbread pizza, improvised due to laziness and a lack of yeast and baking materials available. 2 cups of flour and a half cup of water. Add a pinch of salt and a drizzle of olive oil and knead. Then you just roll it out as thin as possible and add whatever you want! Anything! Bacon? Onions? Peppers? Mozzarella? Chuck the whole thing in a 500F oven for like 18-22 min.
If you’re going to shout “shut the fuck up” to your staff during a conference call make sure your skype is on mute first. Amateur hour out here.
What are new hires at EY receiving in ACP? My brother is in final interviews and wants to know what to expect
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-22/bosses-are-clueless-that-workers-are-miserable-and-looking-to-leave?srnd=premium Wonder what the numbers would be for consulting - naturally higher because the tenure is low to begin with but curious on what it would be above that due to the pandemic and WFH.
What would you do if your manager keeps lashing out at you and always apologizing later? The Director tells me to bare with him because he suffers from PTSD from active duty. I think the company doesn’t want to let him go to be carefully legally but I can’t take it anymore. I’ve saved two emails of his apologies and asked for a project transfer. Nothing
Groomed and rode my lesson horse today. What a beautiful end to a busy day. Sleep well everyone ❤️
Canadian professional (B. Ed, M.A, Ed D * Candidate) looking to move to USA to work in a college or university. I'd need a sponsor. Bring a wealth of experience. Does anyone have a lead? Thought? Hint??
From reading this app. I realize we have it really well at EY. Deloitte doing major layoffs, KMPG has to come in at the crack of dawn, PwC well the hours..
I recently received an offer from a new firm. I informed my managing partner ab it. He offered me slightly more $ to stay but still didn’t even come close to what I’d be making. I then gave him my 2 weeks notice and accepted the offer with the new firm.￼ All amicable. I had 2 vacation days scheduled, which the firm knew about for months and happened to fall within my last 2 weeks. While out last week, they then told me to not worry ab coming back in and that I am terminated. Thoughts on this?
Does anyone have a work culture that prioritizes WLB? Sometimes I feel like it's all talk for branding.
PSA for all you jokers languishing at LGA taxi entrance: Have your driver get off an exit or two earlier and take the city streets to the Marriott LGA where a ped bridge awaits. Can save you 60 min+
Any tips on being a west coast consultant and traveling east for a project? Concerned about arriving to the client late on Mondays, jet lag, etc.
How often does everyone check in with their project leadership specifically about their performance on a project? I’m a recent new hire and when I first proposed scheduling recurring check-ins my senior manager seemed surprised so I was curious what the standard practice is. For context, I’m a Consultant in HC consulting.
Will KPMG come for my CPA bonus if I leave before a year after the payment was received?
Quite disappointed that Bain ignored “LGBT” term and instead referred it as “special group” during a Greater China pre-MBA info session, when asked whether Bain has LGBT diversity program. Bain changed its logo into Pride on LinkedIn but can’t recognize LGBT? I know it’s China, but expect Bain to be more supportive across the firm globally.
This headline is not from February, but today. “I think we’re gonna be very good with the coronavirus. I think that at some point that’s going to, sort of, just disappear — I hope,”. -Donald Trump
Is the CVA or ABV valued by big 4 at all?
What kind of experience (in terms of years/deal exp) is expected when applying to Analyst roles at JP/GS/MS etc that have stated they require prior experience? European/UK focused
Soon going to stop bothering w/ Uber. In DC, at 5:45, closest 🚗 was 15 min away. At LGA Term A, 🚗 15 min away kept grabbing my request when others were 4 min away. Who else offers black cars?
Anyone using Cadence capsules to store travel toiletries? Are they worth the cost? Did they change your life? https://keepyourcadence.com/?g_network=g&g_adid=519112124869&g_keyword=&g_adtype=search&g_adgroupid=122606662275&g_keywordid=dsa-1044899231648&g_campaign=BB_NB_Travel&g_campaignid=12081948672&g_acctid=249-729-7672&gclid=CjwKCAjw9aiIBhA1EiwAJ_GTSn0S31AFqzpjY01XGLFCtGn93j9qYAqtIZDlgjpVAxlGrmcHO7EF6hoC8DAQAvD_BwE
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