I was just offered a promotion to Sr Strategy Analyst and I’d like to negotiate the base comp from $109 to $116 at least. I would love to hear how others have navigated this conversation. My points are: 1. I have both supply- and demand- side experience. 2. I have a proven record of dedication to the company w/ examples. (This is a leadership rotational program so it shows I’m invested in the company.) 3. I didn’t rec a raise in 2020 bc Covid so at a normal rate I would be making ...
Anyone else think Points Guy is hot 😍
Pregnant with verbal job offer - how to negotiate maternity leave? I am only a few weeks pregnant and I have a great job offer. There are two points I want movement on (1) equity (2) maternity leave. The company offers new employees with <1 year tenure 14-16 weeks unpaid mat leave (+ whatever I get from CA state short term disability program which is less than half my salary). This is a 300+ person unicorn company that is really excited about me. What’s worth pushing for here?
Poll: IPad Pro 11” vs IPad Pro12.9” Why: Because I have Best Buy points I need to use in 2 days. How many: $500 equivalent. Use: Just traveling, reading, etc. have a MacBook Pro, so definitely nota supplement to a laptop. Commenters: “you can buy something other than iPad”. Yes, I can but I have most electronic gadgets I need and I rent, so no big appliances. But open to suggestions if there’s something very out of the ordinary from Best Buy. Thank you in advance :)
Checked in and had issues with fridge for a little bit, and fridge was replaced but maintenance was in room for a bit of time. Would you ask for points for inconvenience, or no since they fixed it?
Whats left in consulting if there’s- - no miles - no hotel points - no free food - no client interaction - stuck in front of your laptop in your room for 15 hrs a day What will still keep you motivated?
How long notice period to current employer should be in job switching (if employee is in beach) and what are the important points one should be cognizant about while leaving the firm?
A POEM: It's that time of the year, when archiving is near, only for the review points to magically disappear. #30daystoarchive #wewaituntilthelastday #stillgettingreviewpoints
I received a welcome offer for Amex platinum of 150K membership rewards points in the mail today, a week or two past signing up for the card for the card with a 100K welcome bonus. Is it possible to contact them and get the offer upgraded retroactively? Does anyone have experience with this?
Best way to blow Bonvoy points on a 1 night stay in Honolulu? Considering Ritz, Royal Hawaiian and Moana Surfrider. Any good experiences?
Seeking counsel from investing 🐠: what to do with 10k to invest? I was told using a fiduciary to set up index funds is a sound way to go but I am very new to this world. Data points in the comments.
My place of worship is seeking donated frequent flier points so that parishioners can go on service trips to El Salvador, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexican border. Pls let me know if you're interested
In one year from now, the person with the most 🐠 bowl points wins. But, what do they win? Ideas? Suggestions?
Overheard at the airport today. Older, self-proclaimed “non-points chaser” bitching on the phone about people with status boarding ahead of his Group 3. 🤣 #Overheardattheairport #Status
Do you leave a tip in your hotel room when using points for a personal trip? Do you leave a tip everyday or just the day when you check out? Not used to this US tipping thing
Miss my travel points. Anybody have any ideas for point boosting? Was thinking about flipping high value tickets..
I made a reservation for my family at JW Marriott in India and they found someone dirty clothes and underwear near lamp in the room, the Marriott people came and cleaned the room and offered free dinner I feel really terrified where on their website they say we clean do well and this happened with COVID going on. Should they compensate me with points?
Hello guys. Looking to see if I am getting proper rates from lenders. I am seeing Wells Fargo at 2.72% for 15-year fixed and 3.15 for 30 year fixed both with 0 points. What's everyone seeing or getting now days? ( New home purchase )
Anyone rise to Partner despite major set backs earlier on their career (e.g., fired, laid off, mental illness, physical health problems)? Would like stories as a reminder that you guys are human.
How is cognizant Salesforce practice for experienced hire? Is work culture good enough? How is job security?
Any fish here willing to review a case study for me? Just got it, will have 24 hours to complete it. Two questions around HR Communication planning and how to communicating rolling out a performance management system. Would love a second set of eyes!
Diff between Accenture Consulting and Accenture Consulting Capability Network? Recently got an opportunity for Accenture business Strategy role in Accenture CN. Please help me with your valuable point of views Thanks!
Mck 🐠: Looks like McK hires laterals into AP roles. What are the downsides to being a lateral associate partner? Is progression slower?How about compensation? Typically what years of exp do APs have?
If you’ve been at the same client b/c you’re constantly winning work there, does it help when it comes time for promotion? I heard it’s generally the fast track to a promo but not sure if it’s true.
Hello fishes, How is the WLB, yearly hike, promotions in NTT data, HR told me that they dont give any bonus. How is the growth for SAP?
What's the diversity at GSD&M like? I'm from Texas, went to school in Austin so I know Austin has its own diversity issues-- but missing my home state. I'm in nyc and have only worked here post grad.
What are the stats of the % of people who move to a case study round? To a final round? Just trying to wrap my head around some numbers
Anyone from Globant, Pune? Can you please share the hiring process/ duration for a Business Analyst role?
Is Uber at ORD okay now? Several months back when I took Uber from ORD I waited for 20 minutes because of traffic in parking lot. Trying to decide to fly to MDW or ORD
What to do if even after a lot of preparation, something or the other goes wrong in interviews? 😔 Am I doing something wrong? In the prep, everything goes well. Feeling completely lost.
Time to switch to bonds in your 401k?
Would you jump from a big comfy tech company to an earlier stage startup that pays less but maybe aligns more with your personal interests?
Oliver Wyman how is the MBA sponsorship process like? Any advice? I’ll be coming in as a senior consultant within CCG! TYIA!
Has anyone done an overseas shoot during covid? I may have one coming up and my partner is very nervous and doesn’t want to do it. Curious how everyone feels about this and if it’s possible to do it safely.
Left the country without advanced parole while i485 pending and re-entered as a visitor (i know dumb). Got an green card interview next week. Is it a 100% denial? Or any chance uscis didnt notice.
Hi everyone. 30 min unstructured and 1 hour structured case at ZS associates for a associate consultant position. Can use all the advice/help I can get as I am 23 yo and have never done a case interview before. Thank you in advance!
Tips for how you’re accumulating wealth with absolutely no financial inheritance/intelligence from parents? I want to retire early but am late in the investments game. I have a Roth IRA invested in a target date fund, max out my HSA and invest in REITS and ETFS, and contribute more to 401k when I have leftover $$. What do you guys do? Am i missing any smart moves here?
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