In the New York Times this morning : https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/05/us/teachers-covid-schools-pandemic.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage
Had my HR screen on Friday and the recruiter wants to schedule case interviews next week but I’m traveling for a pre-planned vacation. Is it okay to ask her to push back the follow up rounds?
If Trump was right about COVID starting in a Wuhan lab, could... could he be right about other things? He might have actually been a stable genius after all.
On PTO during CRT results time. Don't want PTO spoiled by it, good or bad. Ask partner for it so it's before I leave? Or wait until after 4th of July holiday? 🤔
My overdue promotion (PM to Sr PM) is in progress, but processing is taking a while due to company Covid delays. Is it inappropriate to ask my manager what the salary increase will be? (It’s killing me to wait and wonder if it’s lower than I’m expecting)
Surprised it took this long but I had my first major dream of trying to go to a restaurant and looking inside but it was closed because of covid and never opening
Has anyone in partner ranks been able to take an actual, fully disconnected vacation of at least a full work week in the last 18 months? Genuinely curious.
Great vibes with girl after 2nd date, definite potential for more. However, noticed that she adjusted her age by either 1 or 3 years on dating app, and just confronted her about it. She wrote it off due to Covid year, but I find the lack of honesty and real remorse concerning. What would you do?
Has anybody been engagement ring shopping in the last 6 months? Any recommendations on places that are taking (CDC-recommended) COVID precautions?
Getting ready to travel for a shoot. And the covid rules are hella confusing. If I am fully vaccinated do I still need to get a negative covid test to board the plane with major airlines?
If I take time off for mental health reasons , will I Be passed over for promotion? I have my manager and CCs support for promotion, I want to move forward but because of some things that have....
Nyc 🐠- I am looking for a civil surgeon to complete the immigration medical exam. Any pointers for a cost effective option in NYC? Also, I don’t have my immunization records and guess i will have to undertake all the shots again 😩 Last thing I want to do is go into a medical facility during Covid but here I am.
Has anyone gotten into arguments with family members over the science of COVID and taking the vaccine? I firmly believe that it ultimately is your decision whether to get vaccinated, but I’d also be remiss not to share why I think we should trust the science. I don’t think just sitting back and allowing another family to spew out far-right conspiracy theories to other family members is acceptable. And equally, I recognize what I’m doing may not be ok. Perhaps there isn’t an in between. 😒🥴
I had to reject an offer from a company last year due to COVID concerns and not being able to relocate. Would it be a bad idea to reach out and inquire about it again?
VC guy in SF running one of their portfolio companies reached out. I straight up said I’m looking for a job. I’ve now got a meeting with him bolted on to my upcoming holiday to the US. How to nail it?
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Just like how it was (or is) with all things COVID, how long do you think the protests and riots will carry on?
For NICU nurses - from your experience and what you have seen, can a nurse with one year experience working on a general medicine/covid-19 unit land a job in the NICU? What do you think would make someone stand out in a pool of experienced applicants?
Does anyone know if Crowe pays out accrued PTO if you quit? Do they make you leave the same day if you go to a competitor?
Anyone who left KPMG - how long does it take to receive accrued PTO payout? Next pay cycle?
Planning for a family (of 4) trip to either Greece or Portugal in late fall this year. Flight costs are almost same. Any pointers as to which one would provide biggest bang for the buck? We're mostly laid back, don't care for top end luxury, not great hikers. Just looking a relaxing vacation.
Planning to accept another job soon but have a scheduled 1 week vacation starting next week. When should I put in 2 weeks notice that I’m leaving? Is it a risk that they withdraw approval of my long-approved PTO? New job wants me to start ASAP so I’d feel bad delaying start dat over a month if the solution is to wait until after vacation to give 2weeks notice
Just wrapped up a 10 day vacation - didn’t go too overboard on food and stayed pretty active but drank almost every day (not normal for me). Could this be why I’m so bloated and feeling large?
I’m panicking about having recommenders since I switched projects after COVID and don’t feel like I know my current manager super well... how do I go about finding people to ask for recs?? My strongest initiatives don’t have a lot of leadership oversight (applying fall 21)
Do I cut my salary by 50% for an early stage start-up, pre-Series B today? I could be a millionaire in a few years but the salary cut would be very painful for short-to-middle term. How do you make the call? I’m okay where I am, could probably go hard for more pay at year end but was interested in the opp. This calculation feels much different with a family vs single in my 20s. Please help.
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It seems that a lot of women in accounting struggle with finding a relationship in the middle of their career. I’m finding myself to be in the same boat, and am thinking about seeing a therapist to learn to be okay to be alone. I don’t want to use dating apps as it feels forced, and I know I am craving a man to fill up my time and that’s not the way to go. Covid is not helping. Relatable?
Any good book recommendations on finance?
Question for those who know the exit process at Deloitte: If you leave Deloitte (put in your two weeks) do they just pay you for your already earned unused PTO or do they ask you to take it instead of working your last two weeks?
I lost my last job a few weeks before Christmas last year and it took me a long while to find a new one. Ultimately I ended up moving to a new city for a job I was really excited about. However, within the first few weeks I suffered a major medical setback which led to a crippling bout of depression. I am finally starting to feel like a person again but I'm afraid the ship has sailed on my having success in my new role.
What to expect at year end in terms of raise/ bonus? Started in November as SC. Was on the bench for 3 months. Been performing great since I started on project. (Fed practice)
Do you guys have any idea about the structure and compensation at BCG Platinion in WESA ? Is it the same as BCG ?
Full time and Freelance opportunities. MERGE | Chicago or other offices/remote -Digital Designer -Copywriter (Brand) -Copywriter (Pharma) -Art Director w/social experience It’s a great place to work. PM me your book if interested.
I got an offer at Cognizant recently for Java developer role. My current package at TCS is 6.81 with 7.9 years of experience and my expected was 14 lacs. But cognizant is offering 18.5 lacs. Why cognizant is offering more than expected CTC?
You know it’s Friday afternoon with lessons on Canvas due. I’ve had 3 teachers ask for help in the past hour. Happy I could be of help! It made me feel awesome! 💪🏻
Does Accenture Federal have a strong healthcare arm? They reached out for a Military Health position a while back but its unclear to me the work they do in the healthcare space.
55K / 10 years experience (5 in-house / 5 agency) / F / New England One thing lead to another and I’m 3 years overdue for a pay raise and title bump. Will I ever catch up?
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