Recommendations for speaking up on WebEx? I get the sense that I'm too quiet. Any tips and tricks to get yourself more vocal?
Anybody else tired of brands jumping on cultural memes/events and then thinking they totally crushed it? Example, Mikes Hard Lemonade doing a video with the lawyer who recently went viral for accidentally using a cat filter on his zoom call. Aren’t we beyond these type of gimmicks yet?
Fuck Zoom meetings. There, I said it.
Midnight - and I want to cry. Not sure why. Still have a job and a place to live. I am well and so is my family. Just laughed my a** off with my friends on a Zoom call. It is strangely overwhelming!
Was told my HMs needed more guidance on interesting Slack with Greenhouse. The How-To guide is below along with the conversation that followed.
Boss: Are you afraid this might make them feel stupid?
Me: I’m to assume they’re unaware of their disabilities?
Today ATL airport south Checkpoint - Sky Priority had lines all the way till the checkin counters.CLEAR helped me zoom past it. Delta offering it complimentary for a Year to Diamond 💎 best offer ever
In a zoom meeting, the client (main stakeholder/daily contact) casually said something along the lines of “if you do XYZ I will chop your hand off” in a half joking way. My manager was there with me and neither of us reacted or discussed this later. I was going to let it go because we already knew this client’s style and did not take it personal at all. However, my husband was very upset and strongly recommended me to escalate this. Any advice? Was I too “thick-skinned”?
Is it appropriate for a client to ask you to use IM (gchat, Slack, etc.) to communicate during the day?
I don't understand the obsession of always having your camera on on Zoom, especially when people call you out on it in front of a group. Or maybe I'm just weird
Had a weird interview on Zoom.
Hiring manager cut me off mid sentence and put up her hand, saying she'd heard all she wanted to hear. Like forcefully, saying "enough enough, I heard what I wanted" in a loud annoyed tone.
She moved me to the next round of interviews. But isn't that weird? Would you want to work for this person? If I can't get a sentence out now, what hope would I have of feeling heard once I work there?
Zoom news. Lotto puts 🤑🤑🤑
Someone from another country is giving us a live demo over skype. The person’s accent is just too hard for me and my colleagues to understand even when he speaks very slowly. How do you guys deal?
A department lead (my level) has a rude communication style on Slack, criticizing work on public channels. However in a live conversation he’s great to work with. I called him out saying I wanted us to stop bickering on Slack esp as leaders and he shouldn’t bring morale down publicly this way. His response was around “I communicate however I want / the employees should get the message straight / they shouldn’t be coddled.” 🤦 What would you respond to that? We’re talking live soon. Cont
Had anyone on here tried zoom tooth whitening? Were you happy with results and how was tooth sensitivity?
I feel so undervalued at my job. I work my ass off and pick up other peoples slack, working above my level and still other people get higher praise. I don’t know what to do anymore. I want to give up.
Do you add people on Linkedin immediately after you have connected with someone in the firm (via zoom meetings ofcourse) to give intros etc.... Does it look unprofessional? I meant you working for that firm and you are connecting with people internally to get a project etc.
I am completely burnt out. Haven't had a proper break since March 2020, and been working crazy hours. Everyday I wake up and need to fight the urge just to walk away from it all.
Just met up with a client I worked with 3 years ago. He said his team uses the process I developed daily. #feelsgoodman
What cities actually got the raised per diem?
OPPORTUNITY: Freelance Art Director. Timing: for the next 2 weeks to work on a pitch for a huge client. Looking for someone who has original YT content on their portfolio and is an avid reader of i-D, Paper, Garage Mags. DM me if interested and avail.
Accepted an offer in industry and can’t wait to quit!!! Waiting for visa sponsorship to complete before I do seems impossible!! That is all 🙃
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Do you ever feel you can’t tell your former colleagues how well you are doing? I worked at ML & now indep. Talking to friend at 8am, I’m at store picking up milk, etc. Friend asks, are you at store?
Is there a graceful way to exit a supposedly months-long gig after 1 week because it just isn’t right? It’s the right move but I feel terrible about it.
Wanted to share with everyone - I resisted from shopping for the first 3 months of 2019. I literally did not buy a single piece of clothing/accessories/home decor items. Feeling pretty good :)
I have a consulting graduate internship that pays $43 an hour with Kaiser. I was told it was the maximum for the region (San Jose). I’m kind of anxious that after the internship period, it may be hard to find a company paying comparable given that this is a graduate internship and not even a full time permanent position. Is this normal? Do most consulting positions start above this pay level anyway?
On my flight in Germany the flight attendant asked people to not be on their laptops, since “no one wants to hear you typing or think about business on a Saturday” 🤣
I'm thinking about hiring someone to clean my house and wanted to better understand what to expect. I've always cleaned everything myself and like it sparkling but I'm finding it hard to keep up so wanted to understand what I can expect and what I should temper my expectations about. Do they mostly surface clean by wiping/vacuuming what's exposed and would I still need to do all the deep cleaning myself? I know each provider might be different but would like to get a general idea from some moms
Tips for moving across country wanted. What moving companies do you recommend? Is it better to move all your furniture or sell it? Currently living in a studio w/ only a few pieces of 'nice' furniture
Hi guyz Can any body refer me to your company I'm 24M working in Cognizant as Program Analyst since 1.5 years and that's my only experience. My field is webmethods SAG but open for domain change also so if any openings at your place do help me out. Thank you
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