Has anyone here struggled with working while depressed? Some days I find myself hardly able to sit at my desk, and I can’t focus for the life of me. I take medication and see a therapist. Most days are fine, but some days feel debilitating.
Anyone have experience in customer success at a company with a self service, usage based CS model? Would love to pick your brain.
Looking for 3rd roommate for 3 BR luxury apartment in manhattan! 9/1 Move in
We are two males in our mid 20s looking for a clean and respectful 3rd roommate to fill a 3-bedroom apartment in Manhattan starting 9/1/2020. We’re looking at places in the $5300-$6000 price range, so your share would most likely be between 1700-2000 depending on how evenly sized the rooms are. Dm if interested!
Anyone here currently work or have previously worked at Sarah Cannon? I have questions about their career ladder/leadership structure.
Got a job in Philly, will have to relocate...any reco for good neighbourhood / community / apartments near Philly with good school district and decent Indian/desi population?
Bring out the 25th amendment!!
Dilemma: I am 1 of 4 workstream leads on a large digital transformation programme. My background is Enterprise Architecture, and I am leading a team that includes Enterprise, Solution, Integration and Data Archs.
If I wasn't so desperate for the resources, I'd roll off 2 new integration archs that recently joined.
They both openly challenge my decisions (which are made in consultation with the team) with vague arguments, speak to me as if they need to "dumb down for the girl", and (continues)
Accepted an offer and now onto background check. What shows up? Do they check employment? Reason for leaving?
What are some of the most complex or obscure industries/market focuses you have experienced and why?
What is the market like for entry level data scientists/ data analyst. I have a graduate certificate in data science and have spent the last 27 years as a mainframe dev so I have great SQL skills.
Saturday Poll re: work bag. Since back to office is in anticipation, what work bag do you use and which brand, assuming you carry laptop to the office?
A. Tote. B. Crossbody. C. Backpack. D. Other.
One of my friend is Btech (Mechanical, 2017 passout). He has two years of experience working as Patent Analyst. He has done Post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Rights in 2021.
He wants to change his career from Patent Analyst to SAP procurement and logistic domain. He has good knowledge in this domain.
He is immediate joiner.
Looking for assistance to start career in SAP domain in one of the reputed company.
Thanks & Regards
Dilbert always has something relatable
Hey folks! I’m a TA Specialist from India. I’ve worked in the gaming industry for most of my experience and have an added experience implementing and delivering TA projects. Looking for a change in a similar role - mix of recruitment and projects. Would you all be kind enough to help with a few references? Thanks
Thoughts on this for the rehearsal dinner for my sister’s wedding, which is cocktail attire? (This isn’t for the actual wedding - I’ll be in a bridesmaid dress.) Is red a faux-pas?
Additional Posts in Partner One
Aside from the exec, are there partner who are fully mid/back office? And if so, what does their income look like?
Partners, how much did you make last year (+ how long have you been Partner and at which firm — Big 4, MBB, boutique, etc.). The usual response is that it’s complex — so trying to ask a simpler qn
Female (or male!) partners - have you gotten work done? Botox? Cheek fillers? Anything more substantial like lipo? I’m considering but trying to gauge how normal it is with professionals beyond just instagram....
I’m ready to flee a sinking ship. Who can refer me as SM+ in PM / Portfolio Mgmt / Technology / cross-industry to another firm. Serious inquiries only.
For partners with kids, what level were you when you bought the house you planned on raising your kids in? Did you buy based on future income (e.g., I’ll be X rank eventually making $Y so I ...
For partners at Big4/ ACN/ other T2 firms:
Does your WLB improve after you make partner but stress levels increase since you are responding for revenue and for people. But in terms of delivery it’s the M/SM/D handling the work and the long hours?
Is that an unfair assessment? Is it a false goal to aspire to to become a partner?
What would you do if you are in my spot? I have an offer for the consulting firm I wanted to go 3 years ago and pay is 15% higher vs staying where I’m at but I like the culture + I am doing very well
Hello Partners, I’m currently a SC at D and started my career here - but went to a third tier MBA school. I have received top ratings throughout my career thus far and it’s my ambition to make it to partner one day. Will the lack of a prestigious MBA deter me ? Or will someone who went to a top 10 college have a leg up? Would like to hear your thoughts, thanks in advance!
Is being located in a tier 2 city (tiny buyer pool) always going to feel like a handicap? Keen to hear from partners who have been successful in a similar situation and guiding principles that helped👍
Partners - what is your advice to be successful as an SD? Starting to have a bit of imposter syndrome set in.
Partners & Sr. consulting leaders - if you were 31 and a Sr. Manager at a company like Accn/Deloitte/IBM and had a shot at going to McK, Bain or BCG as an Associate, would you take it? Pros & cons?
When promoted to partner from MD, I have heard people say you make less your first year as partner then you did as a MD. Because of taxes, Loan, benefit, etc. Is this common?
Hello Partners! I would like to contact a member of the LGBTQI community at Accenture, high up in the hierarchy. There is a potential discrimination case that you may be interested in looking into.
is it a good idea to quit within 3 weeks of joining ? I am getting another offer with a higher title. What could be the long term repurcussions ?
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Public. Closest part of my city to downtown with good rated schools—only reason we picked this neighborhood.
Public school in the city. New York City. Gifted and Talented Program.
I moved to get my kid from private downtown to suburb public - Boston area
Dominion Christian School in reston va. Small school planning to be onsite.
Really interested in this. can someone pls share a summary of pros and cons for each? And is it the case if finances were not a consideration, that private schools would always be the better choice?
I believe that to be true at my school. It’s hard enough to get into in any case, and harder still with fewer seats in 6-8. High school less so, I think. My prep school started in 9th, so that was a natural entry point.
Most interested in people living in downtown areas
Private school. We live downtown and the school is (borderline) downtown. Toronto.
Public. All day, full class gifted. City. Chicago.
Bell selective enrollment/RGC
Lived in the burbs, kid went to a public magnet high school in downtown Dallas (Booker T)
3 miles from city center and private.
Revisiting this thread, as yesterday my kid’s private school rolled out their back to class program.
I was incredibly impressed by how well thought out and planned it was. Quite amazing, and as I mentioned to another parent this morning, makes me confident in my kid’s health and well-being, not to mention continuing education going forward.
Meanwhile my highly ranked suburban public school still doesn’t have a clue, according to my neighbors.
Again, not saying better or worse, but at times like this there really is a value to independent schooling. Note that I say independent, as I don’t know how parochial/religious schools’ administrations work.
And our highly ranked public is fully prepared as well. All-virtual start followed by parents’ choice of virtual vs brick and mortar (elem) or virtual vs alternating day hybrid for HS. Temp check, personal plexi shields, masks required, longer/staggered passing periods, same for lunch, etc.
Which is back to my main point. At the high end, which is what most people here care about, ￼the best publics and privates are equivalent with very few exceptions (eg Chicago Lab, Harvard Westlake). Public is much more economical (even factoring I’m buying into the “right” district) especially for >1 kid but comes with geographic restrictions.
On the economics, cash flow could be the same for good public (down payment, mortgage, property taxes) and private (tuition) but tuition is a straight expense while mortgage principal payments flow to balance sheet.
Downtown Chicago, Private Montessori school ages 6 & 2.