Possibly considering a lateral move and looking for recommendations/past experiences working with recruiters/recruiting firms for a mid-level associate (litigation) in the DFW market. What should I be on the lookout for when choosing a recruiter to work with? I have received various e-mails and LinkedIn messages from recruiters over the years, but not sure how to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Just saw an amazing gig for Facebook that I would LOVE to apply for. Any idea of how I can make myself visible amongst a sea of candidates when I have no inside intel on the place?
Advice needed: I’m a mid-level CW at a fast growing agency in ATL. My company found out I was planing to leave; I had a new job offer in hand. They have now offered to promote me to SR CW. We’re chatting about salary next week. What numbers have other CWs asked for when being promoted to SR?
Anyone have thoughts working/living in Salt Lake City. Just got an offer from Goldman in their SLC office but I’m from the east coast. Not sure if a 20k increase is worth it
How we show up by mia birdsong. Im 100 pages in and I feel like my world view has changed. Trying to build up my own community is now my #1 thing
Looking to relocate to the Las Vegas area and trying to get a feel for what pay would be for a dialysis technician with 10years experience.
So thinking of doing something financially dumb.....want to move to the bay area to be around family... Which areas are good for consultants for easy access to the airport but still has some Desi community (sunnyvale/San Jose seem too far for early Monday morning flights when WFH ends)..
MDW without Potbelly is terrible.
Just put in my two weeks!! Wooo hooo what’s everyone’s experiences like ? Pretty lax or insane?
I’m haven’t been as excited about an album drop as I am about these final JFK Assassination documents that are about to drop. I think they’ll prove the CIA did it. FB-What do you think they’ll reveal?
Middle seat Monday... ATL>SAN let's do this!
Thoughts on flying out of ORD this AM?
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I’ll never forget when my stepdad was on his death bed, in a coma and my manager asked if I could still work since they had so much going on. I remember feeling guilty that I couldn’t get myself to work and feeling guilty after the fact for being so distracted. It’s been a year since he passed, I miss him so much and I’m convinced that lady was the worst person I’ve ever met. This among other things 🤮
What’s your story from your manager from hell?
Looking for salaries for an HR Director level in the Philly area. 15 years experience, SPHR and a masters in HR Development.
Hey folks - reaching out for advice. Fmr LS strategy consultant that moved onto a VC/BD role at a seed fund. Was just recently accepted to a state medical school (nothing special but I received scholarship and won’t have to take out a loan to pay for school), but of course it is the opportunity to train as a physician. Given the current economic outlook, what would you do if you were in my shoes? If you didn’t go to medical school, what would you try to do?
If you are a Christian and you’re feeling lost in our industry, this place is for you:
In my early 20s with 50k sitting in a savings account. Curious on thoughts here about what the smartest way to put that to work is? Investment property in Austin, into my brokerage account, 401k?
There’s a lot of personal discretion but figure I’m young with a bit of capital so looking for any advice.
Does anyone have a really good DEI moment idea that I can share! I’ve done all the usual ones - would like something different 👍🏽
Anyone been to India recently and came back? What is the process? Do we need to take permission from the consulate?
If you have connecting flights in India, how do you switch flights? Is it the same process like it used to be or is any special permission required?
Anyone know the salary range at EY for a SC in the PI - Tech practice?
7 years of exp
I like to infuse my water with cucumbers as it helps with my dehydration. Does anyone use any other fruits or veggies? Also I had a gift card for Corkcicle so I indulged in a thermos and mug. I highly recommend both to keep your beverages cold or hot!
I had a phone screening with a recruiter (who is a TD Industries employee- not outside recruiter) I asked specifically when they were looking to hire on, he said a month give or take a few weeks. That was on September 9th. I sent a thank you followup email the next day with letters of recommendation like I had mentioned in our conversation. I sent a second follow up email asking if they had made any decisions on who will be asked for inperson interviews, he said....check comments plz 🙏
I am working in Canada on a work permit and will be getting married in a few months (to a non Canadian). How long does it take to get spouse visa for folks on work permit? Is it different if they don’t intend to work in Canada?
Chances at consulting/Tech PM from Tepper, UT-Austin, UNC-KF, Emory? It doesn’t have to necessarily be MBB, but really keen on T2 consulting/Tech PM
If Marine One ever went down in my backyard I’d do everything possible to rescue the pilots, crew chief, any injured Secret Service men or women, and that’s it.
I signed up for the SHRM CP exam. Anyone have fairly recent materials they’d be open to selling or sharing? Would love to not pay 700-1000 on access to the learning portal or a class. With my masters, I can’t get EY to cover the certification but it’s something I wanted to do this year.
Hi, I am a fresher and want to become a artifical Intelligence Engineer, I want guidence, steps and learning path.
Can I do it in a year ?
Happy to help with a referral to McKinsey & Company since I see a lot of people interested in MBB referrals. Feel free to DM
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My partner of 2 years is leaving and taking our puppy with him. I caught him cheating for a year on dating apps (never meeting up), and it’s time to be over.
I’m relieved for a lot of reasons but I have this horrible fear about living alone during COVID times. Single folks living alone, how are you coping with the lack of physical touch? Any advice here would be wonderful. I’m struggling the most with losing our dog and not having another person around to hug and talk to.
Everyone! I need your help! I was laid off due to a reduction in force certainty impacted by COVID-19! I am based in Atlanta, Georgia and I am currently seeking Business Analysts, Project Manager, Scrum Master, or Product Manager opportunities. Please, any help is appreciated. Thank you.
Should I move out of my apartment in August or put myself in a storage unit to save money / move back home? Note; my workplace hasn’t / doesn’t plan to give a specific time for coming back, and said its “fluid” so it could be sept or 2021...
I have been approved for 6.99% refinance on my 10% used car loan. I owe 4 more years on the loan. I’m too lazy to refinance but obviously I should. How stupid would I be to not refinance? Also, I’m too overwhelmed with work and life in general. Just don’t have the energy.
Love me some eeeeeeeeeel
I am on week 9 of wfh. Since then I have worked from my carpet floor and now I’ve been working from my bed (due to my butt and back hurting). As a result, I am looking to buy a desk and ergonomic chair since we aren’t going back to the office for a while. Could y’all please drop amazon specific links to affordable desks and chairs? No more than $175 for each. Having trouble finding any decent ones that fit this criteria
My Wife works at Dentsu and she’s super anxious about letting them know that she’s pregnant and will need to take leave in December. They have a very generous 16 weeks paid parental leave eligible from date of hire. She would be taking leave with less than 1 year of service at the time and she fears she’ll be fired because she’s not protected under FMLA despite their own policy. What can I say to help relieve her anxiety about it?
For those looking for something new to watch on Netflix...Babylon Berlin..A German series set in mid 1920s around a police officer in Berlin. Was pleasantly surprised at the acting and plot
It’s so hard to Monday this Monday. Kids are home from school and I am drowning with work. Thank you for coming to my Ted Talk and letting me vent. Hope you all have a better day!
In my 10 year career I never teleworked. Until@now. And I absolutely love not being on customer site every day. I wish I could have this lifestyle for a couple more years, minus cOVID of course. Cont
Let’s say the human race dies out but starts over. The new race of humans have no idea what music is, but you can show them 5 songs from the previous world. What 5 songs would you choose?