Why won’t AA let me book business class flights with points if they’re available to buy cash? (Qatar flight on AA site)
Is it worth getting the Bonvoy card? Travel 3 nights away, always stay in Bonvoy hotels. Have been using Chase Sapphire only...
Booked flights (United and American) to hawaii in July for my fam of 4. Likely won’t travel due to Rona. What’s the best thing to do with the tickets? Reschedule now? Reschedule later? Cancel now? Cancel later? 🤷♀️
Any tips for intern salary negotiation? Need to relocate for internship in Pennsylvanian. No Home or travel assistance provided.
Anyone know the alt key shortcut to open the activate sheet dialogue box (ie right clicking arrows in bottom right of window)? The a is underlined, so it theoretically had a shortcut at some point in time...
Silly question but are Marriott hotels opened? 🙈
I am 59YO. BS in MIS, MBA in Entrepreneurship, 5 years in corporate IT as developer, 1 year for Big 6, ran own consulting company for 7yrs, sold it, started two other small businesses, grew to 30 employees - still own them but have manager, went back to IT consulting, consulting gig ended in full-time job offer 5 yrs ago. Healthy, full of energy, don't mind travel.
Not feeling challenged. Not sure where to go from here. Sent resumes out, but no luck. Back to school? Any ideas?
First place you want to go travel to?
What’s JNJs Marriott code?
I thought this group would appreciate this outstanding bed making by Marriott Tampa Westshore. They actually “made” the bed and left it like this. 😂
Going on 15 hr international flight next week. I hate long flights. What do you guys do to be able to fall asleep?
So i see seat availability for business class on American Airlines on expert flyer but when I call Etihad to book the seats they don’t see business class seats. Any suggestions or ideas? Flight is this weekend.
Avis at Lax sucks a fat one! Been waiting for the shuttle for 20 minutes to take me to the airport.
Happy Thanksgiving to my colleagues in the United States! As per an idea from a previous post I created a Strava Running Club for our bowl! Feel free to join here: https://www.strava.com/clubs/FishbowlRun If someone wants to create a separate Cycling club feel free! (I don’t own a bike.) Take care and let’s share our achievements! 🏃🏻♀️ 🏃🏻♂️ 🏃🏻
I am an Indian citizen leaving in Canada with a PR. Also have a US B2 tourist visa.
Can I travel from Canada to US to visit my friends for the holidays?
Checking if anyone tried this recently?
I flew for the first time at the weekend and felt comfortable doing it even though I was so nervous before. I flew delta because I knew they’d leave the middle seat blocked and picked a flight which was empty. It was an a321 and maybe had 50 people on it! Super impressed.
There should be a tax rebate for TAX payers. Our Pan and Adhaar is already linked so whenever we purchase anything we should get it without any extra tax. It should apply on everything including flight, railway, bus, cab, food items, groceries, clothes etc. We middle class working professionals are most extracted even before we get our salaries our tax is deducted. We pay taxes honestly and we deserve tax concessions.
Anyone have experience flying with pets on Delta? If they’re small do they have to remain in kennel the whole flight?
Does getting promoted matter for MBA programs? Been in consulting for 1.5 years and I might quit end of 2019 because I'm sick of travel. Problem is it doesn't look like I'll be getting promoted....
Additional Posts in Consulting
When did you stop feeling so anxious about work in the early stages of our career? 4 months in, and it seems to be getting worse each week for me....
Hi all! I am not yet a mom (didn’t know this bowl was out there) but I posted this (photo) in the women’s bowl to get perspectives from women who have given birth after 40 and your experience. Would love to hear the range from folks first hand…
FYI, my Dr said 40-44 would be relatively easy for me not much concern on her part, but after 44 we may have to be more vigilant… I just turned 42 and we’re not currently trying but are considering to start this year
Hi, I used to work at KPMG and contributed to FSA dependent care and FSA health accounts. I can’t seem to find access to the funds, I’ve called HR several times but haven’t been able to get through. Can someone please guide on where I can find this information? Thank you
Can any NDV women share any advice or tips for thriving in the agency world? Particularly with having hard conversations with superiors about accommodations you need to perform really well? I have ADHD/autism, and the more senior I get, the more I struggle with certain things. There are simple tools a company could provide me to make me significantly less disabled, but I often find myself belittled/ dismissed when I try to have those conversations. Is there a better way to have these talks?
Are your students as preoccupied with (and honestly, scared about) the upcoming election? What can we tell them to ease their fears?
My roommate is a school social worker and it actually makes me sad for the kids she’s supposed to be helping. She’s a contract worker for the school making $55 an hour and during Covid her kids haven’t been showing up to their virtual sessions. I’ve asked if she’s tried calling them to remind them of their sessions or tried reaching out to their parents. She said that the kids and parents get email reminders of her calendar invites for their sessions and that’s the extent of her job (cont.)
🗣 Who is the best Director of Digital Production in NYC to work for? I want to make a move but would love to work under an amazing person more than anything else.
Just found out a childhood friend took his own life last night - such a shock and devastating to everyone he knew. Please, please if anyone has these types of thoughts- reach out/ask for help.
I’ll be traveling to Switzerland for the first time. Is it possible that watches are cheaper there or would that really not be the case?
What ist the range of salary for Level 11?
Where do I get Botox done?? I'm in Atlanta
Have a 3 year relationship with GF, she doesn’t seem very happy in the relationship anymore. I personally my am very happy, but she doesn’t feel loved anymore and not attracted to me anymore. We bought a house with together last year, what considerations are there if we do end ups splitting? She paid probably a little more (20% more in down) but the deal is I paid all the mortgage and taxes and bills, it is probably about even now.
I’ve been invited to interview at StepStone Group LP for Infra & Real Assets. Who are these guys? Anyone worked/interned there able to give some insight? How does their strategy compare to a traditional PE Institution (GP)?
Currently looking for Tech consulting/ Implementation consultant/ privacy roles in London. I have both CIPP/E and CIPM.
Please let me know if you know any roles that are available? Or any recruitment agencies you can refer me to
I’m a foreigner on an L1 Visa about to start the green card process, anyone been through the process? Any tips/warnings I should be aware of? And what sort of timeline should I plan for?
Hi fishes, can I buy monitor with well being subsidy? I’ve exhausted my hybrid productivity. :(
Do you also feel like that last mile after 2 months of all nighters is the hardest? This thing I’m doing ends tomorrow at 10AM sharp and I’m not sure I can make it
In IT for 25+ yrs. Feeling discriminated against for the first time in many yrs. Is anyone else feeling a negative change in the climate for women?
Additional Posts (overall)
How do large tech consulting firms work with startups? Both, from a perspective of selling to them or with them.
How did you successfully roll off a disaster client? I have reached the point where I’m okay with leaving the firm if it means I’m on this client going forward ..
WannaCry attack. Isn't crazy that organizations like the NHS and Renault have such exposure? Small businesses are more understandable, but at the enterprise level - really? 🙄
How did you know you didn't want to have kids? For older fish, did you regret it later in life?
I’m a senior analyst and I feel kinda bored with implementation work. I think I’d rather do RFPs and help sell work. Anyone in a similar boat before? Is balancing BD and project work frowned upon?
My client team is treating me to a going away dinner. I’ve been warned my client manager will tear up and I know I will too - they’ve been wonderful to me over my 2+ years with them. What’s an (cont)
How do yall stay motivated. I'm burning out, just finished a 1.5yr project and now I'm already assigned to another with no break in between except for a week of training. Doesn't help that I'm heavily underpaid.
How do people who aren’t smart, succeed?
If you already took an offer and quit, and a dream job comes along - do you tell the dream job you’ve just taken an offer but are willing to renege? How do you handle the situation?
Listening to Mr Brightside as I added a little too much Baileys and Kahula into my latte just to feel some happiness while feeling burnout
I wouldn't dream of brushing my teeth, or dancing with my Swiffer during a face-to-face meeting with my client, but during a conference call? Oh, hell yeah.
Some people say Tinder is depressing bc it means you've given up on meeting someone face-to-face. It's more depressing that every swipe is someone who also gets to vote in the upcoming election.
Did anyone get the AA stretch to platinum challenge? And did they email confirm you with the wrong one?
So, weeks ago I asked if I should ghost on sexting buddy. You all advised not to despite my insistence he didn't care. So I didn't ghost, we aren't sexting anyone but now he's an invaluable friend.
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