I thought MDs were going to be staying in the Ritz for Exec Milestones. I just got confirmed at the Marriott?
Looking for a new work bag. I’ve been using a Lo & Sons TT that I have loved but it’s not quite wide enough. Needs to fit: 13” MacBook, small Bluetooth speaker, a few notebooks, all my travel cords...
Is the best way to travel with SO on weekends to fly home, use the companion pass to go to travel destination, then fly back home Sunday and back to client Monday? Or to use alt travel? Better system?
Recently joined a consulting firm and have a corporate AmEx now. I am planning on paying the $95 fee to get the points from corporate expenses. I also have only a chase sapphire preferred. Is it worth picking up a Gold or Platinum card to pool all the points in one place? I eat out a lot and mostly redeem points for statement credit or the occasiaonl hotel room (use Marriott). Don’t do a ton of personal flying. Thanks in advance.
What's it like working at McKinsey Aus/NZ? With everything falling to shit in the United States relocating is looking great and my wife already has friends in Australia. Can anyone from there chime in on work/life balance, cost of living compared to comp, etc? Also interested in tips for traveling/moving there. Thank you.
Do we need to travel at the client location to work in Deloitte India?
Can anyone share their experience?
In GPS in DC and, for family reasons, want to move to Atlanta and not travel. Having trouble landing an industry role. Found a consulting gig with another big firm with 40% travel. Would I burn a
looking to spend a night in NY for thanksgiving. Any recommendation on which hotel to get (using Bonvoy Points)
Does anyone have a contact at Facebook or Instagram that might be able to help me regain access to my deactivated/suspended account? I was hacked Friday night The hackers got into the business account I manage and started using the credit card on file to post ads. I called AMEX, reported the fraud and subsequent ad buys we’re denied. I found a place I could appeal the decision to deactivate my Instagram acct permanently, butafter I hit submit a notification appeared saying they will NOT review
Marriotts in italy are $300 per night minimum for this fall; $900 a night for Westin.. seems outrageous. Anyone know what they were pre-pandemic? Wondering if I should pick a different destination and go to Italy later…
Hi i am currently at a package of 12 and got an offer of 15 lpa from PwC India is it worth to switch? I completed exactly 1 year with mycurrent organisation
Only issue at current organisation is my views don’t match with my test lead and test lead and my manager are on one side should i move to PwC India ? I am not okay for travelling in pwc as i heard we might need to travel to locatio not sure which projects will i get ?
Also i think out of 15 lpa half of it will go in tax so should i switch?
Need to stay in NYC for a few days. Attending a late night show right off of times square. Hotel recommendations?
W, Westin, the Lexington, St Regis are all close but I've never stayed in the city
FINALLY saved up enough for a Leica kit - I was very excited for the CL - but the shop suggested the Q2 as a really great travel camera, and now I’m not sure what to get. Anyone here shoot Leica? I’m looking for a simple to use, compact travel camera. I love the lens -swap on the CL (one day want to own an M and SL kit) - but the Q2 has me thinking…
Have an offer for 2023 summer but don’t wanna stay in consulting till then. Would it be fine if I quit 2-3 months before my start with the PE firm and used that to travel or is that a red flag?
Currently negotiating compensation GC role for a real estate developer based on NYC. They have about $500MM is AUM including new hotel in Times Square, a 10-story B-office building in Chelsea and condominium project still hinder construction in TriBeCa. Anyone have any thoughts on compensation targets?
Just heard delta shuttle is leaving terminal A at LGA....ruining the chicago -->NYC experience for all 🐟...can we start a protest?
Any tips on how to get experience as a management consultant. I was supposed to start my role the week before quarantine (100%travel) then a week after my offer was rescinded. Trying to stay positive
I'm a huge fan of excuses but despite not having my headphones, and the HVAC system at our hotel being shot because of the storm(resulting in the gym being a sauna) I went to the gym! I did it! 😁
Is Olaplex worth it? Seems like a lot of steps and money. Has anyone seen any real difference with it?
I’m working with my leadership to create a list of recommendations to support working parents as well as guidelines for managers of working parents.
1.) moms - What would you like leadership to implemented at your company to help reduce your stress and improve your efficiency and effectiveness as work? 2.) What guidelines would you like manager to have?
Examples: Flexible hours, ability to block up to 2 hours a day, empathy consultations with other coworkers, funding for childcare, etc.
Trying to understand modeling math/mental math better. Trying to break into real estate and more interested in cap rate relationships, how returns change with varying LTV (quick math), irr and equity multiple math. Open to paying for a course or books!!! Thank you everyone!!!
What would you call the lumping of consumer products such as skincare, beauty/makeup, laundry, cleaning? Looking at environmentally friendly / non-toxic products and need to write about it for something but not sure what to call the bucketing of these products. Maybe skincare and household cleaning? Thoughts?
bf is mad at me because I've spent all day cleaning houses and now there's no energy to clean my own
Does anyone have a career coach lead for someone who specifies in UX Design and Research? OR Can you recommend a staffing agency/headhunter that helps act as your advocate?
A parent of one of my students told admin she thinks it's irresponsible that I won't be grading over Christmas break. I let the students know to get any work they need graded in before the break and I'll get it to it during our workdays in January. Apparently that's not fast enough for her 🙄. Is it wrong that I'm sort of pissed off by this? Should I say something?
I’ve never been so excited to sit in a Chili’s
Did anyone visited Mindtree NCR office recently?
Good morning, I was just checking my phone in bed then I dropped it on my face and now I have a bloody lip.
Can anyone explain why KPMG’s article about the Employee Retention Credit is authored by someone from RSM?? Seems weird to me.
Anyone know anything about Ogilvy Singapore?
Any of you have experience working with an ADHD coach through CHADD or expertadhdcoaching.com ?
Trip to DC coming up, any suggestions on things to do, restaurants, etc? I'll be there for a day ♥️
How do you diligence a potential employer besides basic searches? Early stage Silicon Valley biotech company with a handful of public articles confirming its latest funding round.
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If anyone with 1 YOE or higher (non-internship experience) is looking for a referral to EY, DM me. Referring for Staff 2, Seniors, Managers, Senior Managers and above.
What does everyone do on the weekend? I feel like most people I know spend Friday and Saturday going out which is getting kind of old to me.
Has anyone seriously used PrepLounge for case prep, and is it good for networking/referrals?
Does anyone have advice on how to pivot from pwc to strategy&? I’m interning this summer at pwc but don’t want to work in my consulting practice post graduation.
What is your sentiment around early homeownership? I have the chance to buy a truly great property that will probably appreciate a lot in value and my parents would help with the downpayment.
Mortgage payments and property related expenses would take up 60% of my salary for the next 1.5 years and around 30% after. I’m very aware that some people pay this much in rent, but the amount seems scary, and letting go of my current lifestyle will be hard.
Is it worth it to get on the property ladder?
Do all of you really make this much money? I feel like I need to catch up with you all and I am making a very large amount of money for my experience
I fell down bad. Started drinking heavily at the start of the pandemic and now it is affecting the quality of my work.
I’m sober now (50 days) and I’m not sure how to build my reputation back up! Any suggestions?
Who would be interested in a matchmaking google form? Comment or like this post and I’ll take feedback and make one!
Currently making $100k base in LA -- but considering a move to NY, cost of living calculators say ~110 would be equivalent.
Is it reasonable to expect a salary increase transferring offices within the same firm?
What would you consider to be a base salary worth moving for if you liked your current firm $120-130?
I’m working at Management Solutions in my Rome since I have the desire to work abroad I sent my CV around the Europe.
Deloitte called me from Barcelona to schedule an interview with the HR.
The position is in the accounting sector of Deloitte DBS. They told me that the base salary (I’m an entry level) is 18k per year. In Rome I’m actually earning 28k+1k bonus.
Anyone knows why there’s such a great gap in salary? Tomorrow I’ll have the interview so any comments could be helpful. Thx
HELP! How do you handle a client who is racially discriminating? The client is a goverment office in the Middle East and has discriminated everyone from staff to SM level. Client is always right and nothing youll say is ever right because of the difference in our race. The difference on our race was an issue for him. Our project doesnt require you to be a local to be able to carry on. Any tips on handling racially discriminating project ASIDE from going to the partner and ethics committee?
I want to get a MacBook Air but can’t decide b/w the 256 gb or 512 gb. I’ll be doing personal stuff, job applications, classes, and light data science work. $250 price difference which isn’t much, but I’m feeling sticker shock bc I’ve never bought something this expensive before 😬 longtime Mac people let me know what’s best!