Benefits of wearing masks: 1) Reduce spread of Covid and save lives 2) By reducing spread, we can open up the economy sooner and get people back to work. Note: we didn’t wear masks during the flu season because Covid is 10x deadlier. Any questions?
Recently got spg Amex and hit the bonus for the 125,000 points. Was planning to combine my accounts to my Marriott number. Has anyone done this and will the spg points from the Amex then post properly
To put the Coronavirus in perspective, one of the things I keep seeing to attempt to downplay the severity of this virus is the stat of the mortality rate: 3.4%. See comments for more context.
has anybody got this brain fog after covid? can you share your experiences? I’m having a hard time doing anything that requires too much mental effort. Feeling very confused.
If you could go anywhere in the mainland US for a week (covid safely) while working remotely, where would you chose?
Happy 2021 everyone!! If you stayed in town over the holidays and assuming no work, what did y'all end up doing in the last week? As someone who doesn't live with family, I haven't been able to find much to do here during covid times (which took out the causal City / nightlife / dinner outings with friends). I have been to several lakes and trails over my 3 years here but found them underwhelming. Arbor Hills Preserve is probably the only decent place. Suggestions? TIA
Any current/future residents of NYC rethinking moving there as of recent? Have always planned on doing a 1-2 year pit stop in NYC but feeling wary due to COVID, rise in [reported] crimes, CoL, etc. Not sure if I’m just overthinking news I’ve read (EG: the recent death of the Deloitte SM) but would love to get others thoughts and opinions.
Boyfriend tested positive for Covid, we live together. I’m negative, but keeping my distance. My younger brother also got it, and he lives with my mom. So Christmas is cancelled. Anyone have ideas on how to still celebrate on your own? And no zoom calls. I hate those.
I am planning to go on a 4 day vacation including the weekend in April. I want to travel outside US. What are some good places that you suggest?
Since bashing the government (during any administration) is par for the course, worth mentioning that the COVID test kit site is amazing. Takes 20 seconds to submit the order. Very well done and easy.
My Marriott 2020 nights just doubled from 36 to 72. Probably will be corrected by did it happen to anyone else?
Help me out, everyone seems to be having much milder symptoms with Omicron. Is the hospital capacity issue due to people panicking and going to the hospital despite having mild symptoms or because staff are out with illness? I don’t understand how the medical system is on the brink of collapse right now. Maybe I have a skewed view of Omicron based on anecdotal experience?
Another early Covid hero losing the battle.
Anyone on a flight tonight from ATL -MCO?
How do you manage to get covid test done in the 24 hours window? PCR takes time and none of the labs I reached out to does rapid testing.
What’s everyone’s experience been with required predeparture covid tests in the us through major pharmacies, like cvs and Walgreens? Are results coming back in time for travel?
I originally accepted a new job with the intentions to move to the new location after COVID ended. I now have family obligations that I need to attend to and can’t move in the near future. So I now have to look for a new job, what do I say during interviews? I’ve only been here 3 months. Another option is to try to boomerang, but I got a good pay and title bump by leaving. I’m 24 and don’t really know what to do.
Does anyone know which automotive companies offer H1B visa. I’ve applied for my Canadian citizenship but it is taking forever.
Best suburbs in ATL?
LL.M tax student, foreign trained attorney with 4 years of M&A tax experience in Mexico. Tips for applying to Big Law. Is it possible? Are there openings for foreign attorneys?
A friend has offers for Bain and BCG Dubai at the consultant level (joining just after his MBA) and he is confused on which one to take. Any thoughts to help him make a decision? Things he cares about are total compensation, career progression, mobility/ transfers to other offices and casework focus on tech (if any).
Spending the New Year’s holiday in Annapolis MD. Will be there for about a week. Any family-friendly recommendations on fun things to do? (The youngest in our group is 16). We’ll have our own car so we also don’t mind a good drive somewhere.
Marriot lifetime platinum members: does your account say you’re platinum premier elite? Mine just says platinum elite, but I thought we were to be grandfathered into platinum premier elite.
Do I get lounge access if I fly business class international? Even if I have no status with for example, Delta.
Hey guys. I have a technical interview with AlixPartners restructuring and turnaround team. This is for their summer intern position. I didn’t come from a restructuring background. Does anyone have an idea of what might get asked in the interview? Is it going to be very restructuring specific or some general accounting/ finance/ operational sides of topics.
If I quit at the end of August to get an MBA, is there any way to still get my bonus? I mean... it is for the PREVIOUS year’s work, amiright?
Any mamas flying Delta the next two weeks? I have 8 drink vouchers expiring 1/31 and would love to share with some deserving mamas - y’all need it! 🥂🍷🍸🍾🍹
Do accounting firms have client development/relationship manager roles? If yes, do those people still have billable client hours? I am a career coach working with a CPA who is considering a pivot. My client wants to do pitch a role like this to their current firm but wants to know more about how this looks at other firms. If you do this kind of work - what does your role description entail? How is your success measured?
This holiday break has made me seriously consider leaving the Big 4 and going to industry. Anyone left Big 4 cyber for industry recently? Any regrets or things you miss? Is the pay better?
What are some wellness initiatives your companies have started (esp during covid) that has had a positive impact on y'all? We already do yoga and meditation sessions, need more ideas!
I work for a startup and recently a headhunter working with another company reached out about a role. Turns out, this company is invested in my current startup and is also an advisor to my current company. I have no intention of quitting right now but want to test the waters and see what kind of offers I can get. Would be a good idea to apply at this company? Would they "warn" my ceo about the fact that I applied?
Binge watching Futurama and honestly can't stop crying like a baby. This show hits you right in the feels.
Deloitte fish, for those who got selected in the h1b (seyfarth), how does the process to file the petition look like? They asked for my docs 2 weeks ago and never heard from them since. They dont reply to email or update the portal either. What should I expect now?
Hello, I am CCO/ECD for a small London agency you've probably never heard of. We do have a few "big" clients and are reasonably successful. If it's helpful, I am very happy to answer any questions you might have and offer a perspective from someone running an agency.
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