So, work from home, mindless spreadsheet work, no more meetings today. Acceptable to have a beer or two while I slog through?
Is it unprofessional to have a bed visible on zoom calls? About to go full time remote but my guest room/office layout won’t really allow me to rearrange the room. I usually move my desk for client calls but it’s annoying. Overthinking it? Does anyone actually care?
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Fun poll: what are the two things you'd hate to run out of while wfh? For me, it's face cream and chili salt.
Does our IT walk ups typically carry mac chargers for loaners? Just for the work day? Specifically the NYC office (not home office but in the city)
Which firms are still letting people expense overtime meals, aka WFH hasn’t changed expense-ability?
Which portable standing desk converters do people have and recommend. I live in a tiny NYC apartment so use my dining table as the office during the day but need to put it away at night.
Best office chair for short people? I am 5’1, work on avg 10 hours a day. I have moderate scoliosis and my back just can’t take this cheap chair I have now :/
Has anyone switched to a standing desk? Do you feel more productive? Was it worth it? Did you switch at the office or at your home?
it’s four years into work from home.. …. your boss still doesn’t wear headphones or mute themselves on calls … . … you’re trying to present your work….. another day, another battle with what you said two seconds ago
So, any NON standing desk recommendations? I don’t really like standing desks. I’d like something that looks decent, that has at least some storage, with a good amount of… square footage, I guess?
Got the blood test, I have the antibodies. My company is WFH through next year. I hate WFH. I am considering renting a WeWork spot, simply to go through the actions of going to work and coming home from work. Is this a crazy idea?
Has anyone purchased a whiteboard for their home office ? Any specific brands you’d recommend. White board wall paint seems to have fallen out of favor - does anyone have experience with that ? Thanks
What advice would you give a early-career new hire trying to navigate inside the inside of a company (onboarding, networking, etc.) in a virtual/WFH environment?
This is my first job, and the experience is super weird as its WFH. What mistakes have you made in your career that you wish had been avoided?
Do you think now we’ll be able to move wherever we want instead of staying by our home office?
Need recommendations - Best electric standing desk under $400? And ergonomic chair to go with it?
Spg/Marriott hotel recommendations in Philly please? Somewhere downtown, close to convention center
Is it normal for a Partner to tell me “you know this will delay your promotion by 6 months” a day before my STD for mental health reasons? (P.S. He assumed I took the leave for mental health reasons although I never mentioned that to him). He also said “people like you leave and never come back so make sure you talk to your sponsors before making any decision, there are people who are excited to work with you”.. the conversation is on replay in my head
Flying to Orlando for 2 days alone. Going to hit up Universal Studios and Island of Adventure with the limited express pass for one of the 2 days Any tips for food, etc.? Going to try to make it through without a rental car and only carrying a small day pack. Considering seeing some gator farms, etc., but trying to get an affordable experience given I've dropped 210 on the Universal ticket.
Had global services, didn’t even qualify for gold the next year, united gave me premier 1K. Anyone been able to status match to delta platinum in this situation without an activity statement showing..
I’m on vacation (only 3 days) - how do I stop looking at my email and thinking about all the work I’ll come back to?!
Does anyone know of any agencies that have a decent amount of remote staff? I'd love to work for a cool shop (and am willing to travel a ton) but don't want to uproot completely.
What are some industry (Tech/Retail) roles that are ideal after 2-3 years in Tech consulting? I have a Comp Sci background but I don’t want a Dev role. And I’m not looking for BA roles in banks.
How soon is too soon to ask for a raise? I know the raises in this industry are usually pretty standardized, so wanted to hear some insight about this topic. Thanks!
At A and C level, pretty much assumed that your second year is your promo year. Same for post MBA SCs. How does it work for M/SM?
What is the day to day like for a role in international corporate banking? Seems like they have different industry coverage groups such as fig, tmt, industrials, etc. How is pay and bonus? Citi and Barclays are the two banks that have international corporate banking from what I seen but maybe other BB banks as well.
Dallas fishes: considering Frisco, Tx to buy a home as I have heard it is all new/nice and to raise a family. I have not lived in Texas. How is traffic to DFW and to downtown? Overall do you recommend
How did you all handle like a family matter or traumatic event that happened while super busy at work? I’m finding myself being very unmotivated and unable to focus, but feel like I can’t take time off.
Have one night in wine country without accommodations planned. Anyone have insights / experience in Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance vis a vis Westin Verasa Napa?
I graduated in May 2020 and found myself excepting a Junior Art Director position in Healthcare. I never saw myself in health but with many agencies having hiring freezes I decided to get some experience and save up some money in the meantime￼. Fast forward one year; I’ve added a new campaign to my website and I’m starting to apply to consumer agencies again￼￼￼￼. ￼ Any tips to help me make the transition?￼￼ Any place to avoid? Who have you noticed is hiring again? Thanks in advance :)
Finishing up my PhD in computational epidemiology. Prior MPH graduate with pharma and provider experience (mostly analytics side) . Companies to target in Chicago or remote roles?
Has anyone received offer letter from Hexaware recently ? How many days did it take after salary discussion
There was a website someone mentioned on here, similar to Scott Flight Deals. Was a great website letting you pick dates and duration and it would recommend trips. Can't find it in my bookmarks. Help?
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