Starting at McK (NA) next month and my training just moved from in-person to virtual - are you all seeing a decline in business travel because of covid concerns? I'd heard that a lot of teams had started to travel over the past few months
Anyone at Alvarez & Marsal NACR (Rx) willing to talk about the group, culture, how COVID has impacted the group and how things may change, if at all, post COVID? Finally, what level will someone enter the group from an MBA?
Anyone else feel like their actual work is very disconnected from their paycheck? If I do a great job and create a ton of value for the client I’ll get a maximum of a 15% TC increase YOY (much less due to covid). Similarly if I do the absolute minimum it’s really hard to be fired since I’m in a hot market and they can’t decrease my TC without cutting my base pay (which I’m 99% sure they won’t do). And my raise/bonus won’t even necessarily be indicative of my performance anyways.
What do unemployment benefits look like now? 450/week plus an additional 600/wk if it’s covid related? Is it taxed as income?
Bit of a unique situation. I think my offices FDD team is falling apart. Since covid, 1/1 partner resigned , 2/3 of SM quit, 2/2 managers quit. I’m a bit concerned with deal flow moving forward. What would you do in this situation? Should I try to jump to another firm? Maybe ask for a raise? Honestly I am getting pretty crispy mental health wise
SO is an attorney as well and has been diagnosed with a serious illness. We can’t spend much time together due to risk of COVID exposure so it’s really hard for me emotionally. I don’t want it to affect me at work and faking a brave face is so draining. Just needed to vent, I’m so grateful for this group.
Tax savvy people, i have questions. my employer reduced everyones salary during the first 6 months of covid, but offered a “bonus” (aka back to normal rate) if you were required to travel during this time. How will the temporary salary cut + travel bonus affect my filing? Idk I’m feeling petty
My wife and I are vaccinated. My sister and her husband are not bc they say there’s no long term results on the vax and they’re family planning. Mow they’re coming into town late summer. I don’t feel comfortable meeting up with them, not sure how to put it into words. Help.
A get that people want things to be back to normal and offices are starting to open back up, but delta clearly seems to be picking up and we will likely have to roll back very soon. Feels like we are back in early March 2020 when Covid hit the US and we took much longer than necessary to respond
Anyone know how to get the underlying dataset for the Bing Coronavirus tracker? Or a similar data set?
I’ve been in the same city for too long and want to move, but my agency is getting into a hybrid model. I feel like I missed the timeframe to jump cities during covid and need advice on how to navigate the conversation with my manager. Has anyone been able to do this recently without having to get a new job?
So I realized I love every apspect of consulting but the travel ( assuming pre- Covid ) what forms should I look into?
I need sanity check please. i am 6m pregnant with twins, have a history of miscarriages&specialists urged us to be extremely careful since covid19 can lead to stillbirth. My SO is staying with his parents this week to help with renovation. We agreed they'd follow social distancing rules while SO is living there, but he just told me his parents are spending hours with their friends in closed spaces wearing no masks!Now he has to stay 5 days longer and test prior to coming home. Right to be angry?
How to handle anxiety from Covid?
Wow. McKinsey, which has the biggest public sector presence of the MBB, really hasn't been doing too hot at all in the sector. Its presence is tiny and it's gotten even smaller. Meanwhile it's bungling whatever opportunities it's getting. https://www.propublica.org/article/how-mckinsey-is-making-100-million-and-counting-advising-on-the-governments-bumbling-coronavirus-response
So how do you feel the consulting life is impacting your wellness as you hop over the age of 40, I’m finding under Covid I’m much more healthy/lost weight etc.
The client keeps saying “your welcome.” Lord give me the strength to make it until Christmas.
Hi all! Pleased to say I'll be starting at MBB in August. Anything you'd suggest doing between now and then as I have a lot of extra time and obviously can't travel. Thanks!
Moving to Houston next year. What kind of salary range would I be looking at as a consultant or senior consultant at Deloitte in the Regulatory Risk group? I’m a CPA with PA and industry experience.
My doctor wants me to take a medical LOA. Thinks I’m too stressed at work/have so much anxiety about work that it’s having physical effects (heart palpitations/chest pains/panic disorder). I know I should take the time, but feel bad letting people down while my firm is so busy. What’s wrong with me?
Holding all compensation (base, variable + RSUs) equal, would you work for Facebook vs. where you are now? (consider other things like more work life balance, less upward mobility (?), brand perception, future economic landscape, etc...)
Contemplating booking my parent's hotel for an upcoming vacation so they get my Platinum benefit (would call the hotel and say they would check in before me)... concerned I would have a work (cont.)
Need in-law advice. We’ve been very careful with COVID. Our children are too young to be vaccinated. We are visiting parents-in-law (elderly, vaccinated) and sister-in-law (her and her husband vaccinated, two small kids aren’t but they arrived early and are past incubation period). This is an isolated lake house. Turns out this whole other family is staying in the house. We weren’t informed. They are not vaccinated yet all are eligible. One, a camp counselor, is now ill w/ fever, cough, etc.
My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.
If I got offered a position at a big 4 firm for indirect tax. What do you think the appropriate counter offer would be? Do you think they would accept my counter?
What’s the typical timeline between Financial Analyst and Sr Financial Analyst? Interviewing for the former right now and don’t know if the pay trajectory at Goog would surpass my current one at EY.
Help! Received offer from client which I don’t intend on accepting. I would like to use it as way to bump up my pay internally. How should I go about doing this?
Would you leave consulting (if you hate it) for your dream job and a 50% pay cut? Current salary = average post-MBA salary at T1/T2.
Going hourly rate for UX/Experience Director? Please add years of experience, city, and awards. Used to charge $145/hr but that was a while ago (then, 12 yrs, NYC and Boston, top agencies and financial institutions exp, top notch portfolio with deep strategic, UX, IA, interaction and usability work, some awards).
I am a recent graduate with Masters in Industrial engg. I graduated with a 3.97 GPA but I am unable to land any jobs. Is there anyone who can help me out with a referral or help me understand what to do in order to at least get connected with people from the same industry? I have been applying and connecting with people but no one replies back after I introduce myself. Any help would be much appreciated!!
ITW Illinois Tool Woks is another loser. I'm sharing all active trades. this is another re-opening trade. I opened this at the end of November, and the long is down about 45%. The trade is only down about 15% though as the shorts have been rolled a few times already. Since I have 82 more days in the long, I can roll the shorts at least 7 times and even at $1 each the trade is a small winner. If TIW even goes down another 50% it becomes a decent winner.
Came across a role at Deloitte in Richmond, VA today called HRST Talent Culture & Change Management Specialist. Can anyone give me insight into the type of role this is, day to day, comp, etc?
Hi there!! Trying to help out a friend who unfortunately found herself out of work. Does anyone know about any potential marketing jobs? She has experience in food marketing and financial/bank marketing. She’s located in Chicago and is open to Chicago or remote work. Many thanks!!
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