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Hi, I’m interviewing for a S&O manager role at DD. Would love to see if anyone can offer insights on the case study and tips for the onsite. Thinking about forming a small group to do one or two discussions or prep sessions (over Zoom?) within the next few days to get ready. Already connected with one other candidate to get this started. Feel free to comment or DM me.
Where are some resources for preparing for biz ops/strategy at tech? (Blog, slack,website, courses, etc)
Hair idea for guys who can’t get to the barber! You can wear your hair confidently in ZOOM meetings with this look.
I am a level 3 counselling student. Please note that means their are limitations to my work, there is a supervisor to support me. I was wondering if anyone would like to meet via zoom for a 4-6 week session of 30 minute helping sessions? It's free, and it is confidential. I am a woman, 30, and obviously in advertising.
Let's see if anyone can guess how I feel about Monday morning and another week of endless Zoom meetings.
Hello guys, I have 3.5 yoe in Cisco Telepresence. Have basic knowledge of CUCM, VCS, VMware, WebEx issues. Worked upon TMS, telepresence endpoints, WebEx. Have basic knowlege of DHCP, Subnetting, DMZ, Firewall, routing switching, OSI model, TCP/IP, SNMP ITIL V4 certified. Will complete CCNA 200-301 by this month. Is there any good opportunity for me? I need to get out of here. Please Thank you very much.
Day 3 after a endoscopic brow lift and eyelid surgery. I’m too bruised to go anywhere or be seen on zoom. Surgery was to improve my peripheral vision being hampered by my lids. I didn’t realize how angry-intense looking this happy looking woman had become. Anyone considering this procedure? I don’t look intense anymore.
Just had a great Zoom breakout room chat with a Bain Consultant who’s an alum the b-school I’m attending (Experience Bain). Asked a couple questions and really enjoyed the convo. Ok to connect on LinkedIn?
Strangest place you've ran a webex. Go!
How exactly is Skype messenger monitored? Just key words ? Last month of history or the whole lot?
For those of you living alone, how are you keeping yourself entertained during social distancing? I’m hundreds of miles from my family and the loneliness is starting to get really hard. Zoom/FaceTime calls seem to make the feeling worse, not better. I just feel so isolated. I’ve gone for some outdoor walks with a friend who lives nearby, but otherwise I go weeks without in-person interactions. Any suggestions?
My firm is giving out surprise mid year bonuses to associates hitting the prorated annual bonus cutoff. I had a major injury for which I worked through treatments for about 3 months Jan-March. I didn’t take any time off, but I did set hard boundaries to make it to PT and medical appointments and not overwhelm myself. I’m off by 50+ hours to the target to receive bonus. Do I say something about being ineligible for the bonus or let it slide since it’s a big gap?
I’m trying to figure out what I need to do covid wise for my upcoming Europe trip (first week of August). Will be staying in Italy and Greece and passing thru (only airport) UK and Netherlands. I’m fully vaxxed from the US, will I be ok to enter/connect through these countries? There is so much conflicting info out there my head hurts.
Experiences on switching departments? I’m a mid level AD thinking that I would fit better a strategy team. But start over and be a junior again? Get a lower salary? 🙄 Would love to hear some stories 🙏🏻
Currently remote working from Santa Fe and I love it here. Anyone know what the scene is like for single people in their 30s as I know that the population skews older (like retirees)?
Companies need to not dilute diversity with this whole diversity of thought jibberish - there are real issues re: bias, race, gender and respect in the workplace. Education around how to build better
Is there a way to determine vendor type prior to making a purchase? I’m purchasing our corporate holiday gifts and I’m trying to figure out which CC will have the best multiplier.
(This is kind of an ad, but I started the bowl, so here ya go...) Alright, friends, I'm a huge fan of the Southwest Companion Pass. I've had it for 3 years, and have gotten LOTS of free flights out of it! This year, Southwest/Chase have made it so much easier to earn the Companion Pass by raising the credit card sign-on bonuses. I would be posting this even if I didn't get a bonus from it, because it's been so great and such a money saver. (Continued in comments)
Wow. Amazon allowed me to return an office supply purchase without notifying the sender and will be crediting my account instead of their corporate card. Sounds like an open door to expense fraud...
SaaS contract playbooks: Anyone willing to link to good resources or have some tips/best practices (or links) to drafting & negotiating SaaS contracts? I have westlaw, just wanting to read more anecdotal/personal experience type content you’d get from a mentor. Pref for healthcare tech or subscription based resources but any SaaS would be helpful!
Talked to a guy for a month and then we decided to just be friends with benefits. Since then our texts have mostly been about arranging our next hookup. I don’t think we are compatible in the long run, but we do share some hobbies so I kinda wish our texts have been less superficial. Anyone knows how to navigate this?
My I485 status just changed to new card being produced and i’m just beyond excited. This bowl has been a great support group for me through this process and I just want to say thank you 😊. For those interested in timelines , Filed i485 on oct 30,2020. Biometrics feb 18,2021, EAD/AP - March 8, 2021, Medical RFE - Sept 2,2021. Card being produced oct 5,2021. And I’m ROW
HIRING: Sr. Creative PM - full time Associate Creative PM - contractor Internal agency. Remote. Agency or client side creative management experience required. Health industry. Not pharma. Please message me directly if interested.
I’ve been off my last billable project for about a month, but my firm has had me putting in full days to work on important internal initiatives and business development that are being taken very seriously, and that include deadlines, etc. very similar to the work I’d do while on a project. Is it likely I’ll be laid off if this continues for another couple of months? How long do you think my firm might let me stay employed like this if they continue to have this much non-billable work for me?
I’ve never worked at a firm, only public interest and have no idea how to do billable hours.
Question about mentorship: in formal mentorship relationships (for ex. Where your mentor is a partner you work for and there is no personal friendship or friendliness), how often would you expect to meet/ talk to your mentor? And what kind of issues do you think should be discussed or not discussed? For ex. If I’m facing a particular issue while working with another member of our team, or I think my bonus needs to be extra good this year, are those topics that would be appropriate to discuss?
Are many teams travelling again at MBB? Has your firm given any guidance about what to expect in the near future?
Got a consulting job offer from Deloitte and Kpmg. Can I reasonably negotiate remote work from home or is this just not going to happen despite covid?
It’s so disappointing that people still don’t pay equal attention or importance to mental and emotional health.
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