Today’s points adventure: Will be about 1,000 MQM short of 150,000 on American (you get 2 SWU or 40,000 points for reaching 150k). Only travel left is an award flight booked for the holidays...cont’d
Indian Citizens - Has anyone done a round trip to India in Qatar Airways recently? I know BA doesn’t allow return trips to the US. Wanted to check if Qatar was allowed under the travel bubble rules
ADVICE NEEDED: I currently work in a WFH recruiter role with an amazing manager, she listens and is very motivating. My job is very very slow pace and a bit repetitive. I got a job offer for 10k more plus a bonus structure but it is hybrid and travel is required. I do not know whether or not I want to leave my cushion WFH job, I got so used to my routine and not doing much. Also, I like traveling to visit family for the holidays which I can do with my current role.
Wanting to go on a trip to Europe (Paris, Athens, Santorini, Mykonos). Anyone used a travel agent? Or planned the trip themselves? Any info would help. Not sure where to start planning.
How do you guys order gifts for people in India locally? I tried Flipkart but it doesn't seem to accept my visa credit card
I need to get my IUD removed and replaced sometime in the next 6 weeks. I travel so I would need to ask for a remote day or week. How should I bring this up to my manager? I have an all male team.
Ladies, how do you wind down in your vacation if you have no travel plans? Need some tips
How are you guys staying sane? I'm close to losing it. Have managed to be okay (with ups and downs) for the past 1 year. But, it's getting a little tough to handle now. I don't want to get on a flight every week, but this life.... This is something else
Any recommendations for a good travel tote with pockets? For vacation use. I just got back from a vacation and the amount of time I spent digging in my tote for my wallet/phone/passport was ridiculous
Best friend from college got laid off due to the pandemic. She is an experienced data scientist/analyst with two years of experience. Previously worked at a big name chain hotel.DM me! Thx!
I am devastated by this draft opinion. This bowl includes many bright minds and we can SUPPORT each other! .Women in consulting, please reply with: -how you personally are planning to deal with this (ie therapy, savings, getting IUD) How you plan to support the women in your life and community (donations, ordering pills just in case) How you think our industry can support (ie Amazon giving all employees $4000 for medical travel)
Best hotel gym in downtown or midtown Atlanta?
Do I need a SIM card for my phone when I go to Bali or will Travel Pass (Verizon) be enough?
Anyone have any baby moon travel recommendations for this summer? Domestic and relaxing, thinking a nice golf/spa resort that isn’t too outrageously expensive...any recommendations?! TIA
Hi guys! Is it acceptable to travel to your home country after you’ve quit your current job, and accepted an offer at another firm, but just need a break? I’m planning to take 3-4 weeks between both these jobs and visit family. TIA!
Has anyone done remote year or know if KPMG approves of it? I barely travel to client sites and can work from home if needed.
Hotel recommendations in Peru? Itinerary still up in the air but looking for recommendations in Lima, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, and Puno.
Had a hotel engineer check out an a/c issue in my room tonight. He was nice & pleasant, but as he was walking out of my room he turned & asked “Are you staying with your husband or by yourself?” Cont
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How do you guys actually deal with the stress from our jobs? And please don't give me the "I work out" or I "Go for runs" tropes..that stuff does not help with the day to day stress of our industry. How do you guys deal with it on a daily basis?
what are yours side gigs?
What salary did you find that you no longer had to worry about money? Basically you didn't have to think twice about buying something you want For reference, currently make 135k in a T2 city but am the sole earner for my family and also have 1200/month in student loans, so still feel like I'm not there yet.
I know this is an incredibly privileged question to ask so spare me the criticism. But I am graduating with no student loans and starting a job in Philly making 95k. I want to lease an Audi A4 (~350/Mo) but my parents keep trying to talk me out of it saying it’s a terrible investment and that I don’t even need a car. I already plan on maxing out 401k/IRA and have an apartment for 1k/Mo. What do you guys think?
When your 3 y/o daughter asks you to bring her a pet lobster from your project in Boston... so you haul your emotional support lobster into the client office and onto the plane.
Flying coach for the first time in 10 years. I didn’t even know there were seats back here Why is this person jabbing her elbow into me? Where are my warm nuts?
I feel diversity and social impact won’t be taken seriously by colleagues until we actually include those in performance evaluations. Not if this person show cultural dexterity on a project but participated in internal/external D&I programs. Thoughts?
At your current stage in life, which do you prefer: a boring project that’s 40 hours a week or a cool exciting project that’s 70 hours a week? Will your preference change in the future?
When will consulting new grad pay catch up to tech? New consultants seem to be getting 120k but Meta NYC is about 200k starting. Seems like less incentive to do consulting over tech now
Decided to leave D for 8k salary bump as money matters a lot to me (I’m from a very poor family). I got early promoted this year and the partner likes me a lot. Am I making the smart move?
Missed a call that I had set up with an MD - 30 min later when I realized, I was drafting an email to apologize profusely and ask to reschedule but a female colleague told me not to apologize..(cont.)
I think I’ve finally realized that consulting absolutely sucks without the travel, expensed hotels and meals
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