Seeing Mckinsey winning alot of COVID related work, makes me wonder which pandemic has Mckinsey had the biggest net impact on, Covid or Opiod crisis?
Any recommendations on airlines or hotels for a long call due to corona virus ? Or is it too early to tell when will be the rebound?
Would you travel with your 7 month old from NYC in flight right now given coronavirus situation?
It’s been a hot minute. Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Sauce (Keto). My pre-covid work clothes are now loose on me. I’ll have to buy a new work wardrobe wherever that may be. I quit my job and am back in school. Goodbye tax, goodbye busy seasons, goodbye billable hours.. 😁
Seeking immigration / travel advise. I know we are not lawyers but any experiences / stories would be helpful. Can I enter the US when I have H1B change of employer petition approved but employed with my current company and serving notice period? Which company’s I-797 form do I show immigration? Do I tell them about switching jobs, etc.? My new company lawyers are not providing clear guidance on this and suggesting against travel due to COVID in general. Thank you.
My work was very understaffed prior to COVID. I hope the healthcare industry learns from this experience and increases staffing appropriately.
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.
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Do people realize that it is risky for an employer to have you on payroll if you aren’t vaccinated? If you get sick, they have to grant you leave and all that. So beyond the other staff, it’s risky to have someone employed and risk they end up with Covid because they will be short on labor. So it’s not unreasonable for an employer to require a vaccine to protect headcount.
What practice areas (if any) would be a natural move for a mid-level commercial real estate/finance associate? I started trying to leave my firm in February and, at the time, was super in-demand. Now, with Covid, commercial real estate is slow & I think I'll be stuck where I am for at least another year if I don't make a practice area shift. Are there any other practice areas where my experience would be valuable?
Has anyone taken an unpaid leave on H1b without leaving the country? I am just really burnt out with work, kids and taking care of my wife who is recovering from a severe case of covid. Would love to not work for a month. She is on H4.
Favour to ask: I'm building a virtual learning platform to help lawyers overcome some of the barriers we are all experiencing in our legal practices right now in the post coronavirus normal. I would really appreciate your feedback to a short survey (less than three minutes to complete) I've put together as it will help shape how the platform supports our needs in the coming year. And yes, once you complete the survey, you can get beta access to the platform itself. Survey is here: lawtrp.link/launchsurvey Thank
Partner poll - is COVID causing you to fundamentally rethink whether you want to stay in consulting? Cannot stop thinking about using this disruptive moment to hang my own shingle and do something completely different - buy/start a small business. 22 years in consulting. Partner 7 yrs. Young family.
I’ve had a few friends die tragically in the last couple months - only one being COVID-related. I’ve been dealing with lots of grief and I’m trying out BetterHelp to talk through some stuff. Haven’t had an appointment yet, but I set my account up using my firm laptop and now I feel like that was really dumb. Am I an idiot?
Quick update for those who might be curious about the situation in my school and our lack of COVID precautions. I often comment on here about how my school stayed in person all year last year with almost no difference from a normal year. No mask mandate, no teachers or staff masking. 10% or less of students masking. Very few vaccinated here. Results: we have no students, staff, or family members in the hospital. Very few cases either. Two months of this now.
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?
Since the start of the pandemic, I have been fairly safe and really haven’t gone anywhere (I think I went to TJ Maxx once in a moment of weakness lol). My family on the other hand hasn’t taken any precautions and actually did contract COVID. They keep telling me I’m paranoid and need to start going out but with COVID being worse now than it was back in March, I rather just not. I just want them off my back and wish they would respect my decision to not expose myself like I respected them.
My kitchen when all the weddings I was supposed to attend are postponed due to coronavirus
Long post alert. Also, confusing post alert haha. So, I'm going to be divorced in the next few months and have 2 kids who'll be with me. Ever since this situation has been finalized, I'm becoming very conscious of our spend & have been tight about it. Covid has helped. But I noticed that even my grocery store bills are pretty high...like a single run to Meijer is $125+. Costco is like $200 or so. We've always had fresh fruits, nuts liberally used in our house. [Cont'd]
Is anyone at Merkle wondering where David Williams went? I swear he just disappeared at the beginning of Covid and never came back. Is he ok???
Risk/ IT Audit Opportunity at EY. DM me if your profile is a match and you are interested. JD as below: 1. Experience in System and Process Assurance, ITGC, ITAC, Third Party Assurance, SOC reviews 2. Knowledge of IT frameworks - ISO, NIST, COBIT is desired. 3. Pre and post implementation review of ERP like Oracle, SAP preferred 4. Candidates with certifications - CISA, ISO 27001 is preferred 5. Knowledge of DevOps and Cloud Security Assessments on Azure, AWS and Google cloud is preferred
I’m applying for a new position. It says TAP certification is preferred. Where can I get that??
I heard a news about few people who are in bench were laid off recently. Is it true? Anyone heard about this? One of my friend's friend who is around 2 years was laid off. She was told by talent team that clients are asking for more experience candidates and they were not able to match her to any project. She is from Salesforce practice. Please confirm if anyone heard this type of news.
best advice for someone looking to transition from consulting into tech? Was laid off recently from consulting and have around 1 yr of experience, but haven’t seen many entry-level strategy roles in tech — do folks have any advice?
SM and D 🐠: when you interview a candidate with 9+ yrs of experience for a technical/leadership role - do you expect them to know the definitions of “objects” that they learnt as basics a decade back? or do you give them scenario based questions that solves clients’ problems? Genuinely curious.
My spouse and kid are on H4 valid till Jan 2023 but their stamping has expired. Planning to get stamped when next time go to India (home county). I have offer from a company, should I process H4 transfer also along with my H1? What if my family visit to India after my H1 transfer, can they still stamp using their I797 (valid till 2023)?
Any to-do list app recommendations (editable on both mobile/desktop)? Working at the Big 4 and need something whitelisted on the network. Used to use OneNote to sort items by priority, but my new firm uses G-Suite. Intending to use G-Sheets if nothing better exists.
TFW you wake up, see no work emails, and immediately convince yourself you're about to get fired.
Looking to connect with anyone who has experienced the 4-5 hour virtual interview with AWS. It’s in about a week and I’m super anxious 😣
Anyone interviewed for the Implementation service line at McKinsey & Company? Curious to learn more about the business as well as how the interview looked like. Appreciate sharing your thoughts on this. Thank you!
I have adhd and struggle with anxiety and depression. This year has been relentless. WFH and dealing with stress has destroyed my cognitive functioning. Im not as productive, work quality has suffered, I don’t interact as effectively as I used to. My performance has taken a hit - which my manager has noticed - and I can’t get back on track. I’m really trying. The fact that I’m worried about my job makes things even worse. Any advice for how to overcome this? (Beyond therapy/meds - already doing)
Looking for advice. Have an upcoming tech case study as a final interview stage for VP technology consulting role. There is nothing to prepare in advance. Interviewer will brief me over Zoom and give me the case study instructions. I have the remainder of the first hour to prepare based on the scenario provided. In the second hour, I will present my response to the case study to a panel. Afterwards, there will be an additional time for interview questions and discussion with the panel.
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Recruiters: for junior roles that disclose compensation up front, is there ANY negotiation after an offer? Have you ever rescinded an offer bc of negotiation?
I shop at BR and my client counterpart Shops at BR clearly. Some days we will have on the same shirt.....awkward.
What are the key skills/topics to highlight when interviewing for a corporate strategy analyst position?
Partner demanding to cancel spring break vacation that was approved last Oct. My project got pushed so now my vacay is the middle of UAT. Paid non refundable 5k air and hotel for my family. WTF?
Planning to travel international for Christmas. However, initiated H1B transfer process with Deloitte. Can I travel internationally during the transfer process? I have a valid visa stamp till 2021.
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