Nothing feels better than coming back home, cracking open a beer, and celebrating the last time I travel for consulting. I’m outta here!
Are there any World of Hyatt elites on here? Thinking about giving them a try due to current location having a Hyatt in a perfect location compared to Marriott properties and w/in approved rate cont'd
When I sleep on hotel beds on my side, I noticed my spine curves downwards at my waist to touch the bed. I want it to stay up. What workouts can I do to strengthen whatever affects that waist gap?
Should I time travel? I’m so bored of daily play I’m eager to catch new fish & bugs yet at the same time, I don’t want to miss out on anything lol.
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The meatballs on this Delta flight actually aren't that bad. First in flight meal I've ever actually liked.
Best delta platinum gift?
Any ideas or predictions on when India to US travel will open for Indian nationals? Holiday season is coming up but also COVID cases have stabilized in India. Wondering if Biden would open travel for Indian nationals this year?
Hertz SPG status match with points double dip is a game changer. Deuces Avis. 5 Star for Plat. Pres Circle for Plat100.
Who has tried the Double tree cookie recipe?
Traverse city recs for 2-3 days with a toddler? Best hotel/resort to stay at? I don’t mind splurging, it’s our first vacation as a family of three
United direct flight from Newark to Delhi in May. Does anyone have experience flying this (or from DEL to EWR) recently? It‘s direct online but I’ve heard it connects because of airspace restrictions.
FB fam, pls help me with Best use of CSP 40K bonus: cash back ($400) or redeem for travel? Keep in mind I have 500K United miles and 400K SPG points, so thinking if I really need more travel credit.
Is it worth converting my Amex corporate card to platinum ? I travel almost every week and spend approx 1300.
BETC Paris for Creatives? How is the work life balance, culture, pay and do they hire from outside france?
Worked really hard on some work only for it to be discarded/not get utilized. Super demotivated right now...how can I change my mindset to feel better?
Is it rude to suggest to a new analyst that she needs to look more professional, e.g. don’t show up with wet hair to client meetings (even if on Zoom)? FYI I’m also a female and just trying to look out for these new hires
Best LAX shuttle service? Used Uber for every trip, but would prefer something with terminal pickup. Might as well book both ways elsewhere. Cost not the biggest factor but reliability.
Deloitte: What is the salary band for a 1st yr manager doing tech consulting(cloud)in cities like Chicago/DC/Seattle
If I'm forced to use my vacation, floater, etc. towards my study leave for CFE but I have vacation booked for right after CFE, will PwC still let me take that vacation as a "leave of absence"?
What is the policy of EY regarding leave if an employee gets COVID, my brother is in India and just before he was about to return to US, he found out that he is COVID positive.
🎉🎉 With the news of Pfizer’s potential vaccine and this, I feel more confident that America will beat this virus under a new administration. https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-2020-election-results/2020/11/09/933002962/president-elect-biden-names-13-experts-to-covid-19-transition-advisory-board
I’m interviewing for BCG and had a principal reach out to me for a zoom chat. Is this normal for principals to reach out or is this a positive sign?
Have you ever seen one of the nicest, most talented, hardest working people get fired for no good reason. Really breaks my heart about how heartless this industry can be ☹️
Thoughts on nomad lifestyle? My “home office” is 3 hrs from my parents. I want to see if others have done this success. I have friends that I can crash with occasionally on Thursdays, bus elsewhere.
How valuable is the AWS cloud practitioner and AWS solution architect certifications if I’m coming from a consulting role where it wasn’t applied much practically, even though company is Health IT . I have a high technical aptitude but I’m wondering how much weight do they hold as far as new opportunities if I haven’t used them in work but understand them well enough to speak through the information and pass the certs. Any insight is helpful only been in a consulting 1.5 yr and want to expand
Am I an attractive candidate at all? Or is it silly to think I could jump soon for a comp increase? 1 yoe BAH fed (7 yoe in nonprofit sector before that), currently at 90k. Have some generalist certifications (agile, prosci, working on instructional design). Non-technical, no master’s. Resume is mostly attractive bc of extensive international/cross-cultural experience & DoS experience. Am I still too “meh” with only 1yoe & no tech skills?
Thoughts on exiting to a FAANG L6 Strategy role or waiting until July for my impending promotion to manager? Do we think I can push the start date out to August?
Cute client guy was definitely flirting today. Bumped into him at lunch, he introduced himself and invited me to eat with him but I had to decline to make a meeting :( What should I do now?
Which firms are delivering and prioritizing climate and sustainability client work (decarbonizing, sustainable supply chains, renewables, etc.)?
Combined outstanding student loans for me and spouse $$70k. Do you recommend pay down quickly a la Dave Ramsey, pay minimums and invest the rest, hold out hope for student loan forgiveness or something else? Additional context - own a home in suburbs (2.15% rate, 255k outstanding, and a few 0% loans for couch, computer, Home Depot, 1 child in daycare
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