I just barely started at my firm and got staffed on a project which requires travel. My firm only allows me to expense hotels on a personal card, everything else goes on the corporate Amex. I’ve had a venture one card for 2 years now but am thinking about getting the chase sapphire reserve. Kind of lost here - any advice?
Hey Big 4, has PWC, EY, and Deloitte committed to a "no travel until Jan 1" comment yet?
How do you all keep your goals organized? For example, I want to travel more this year, take down my debt, and buy a home. Would I focus of taking down my debt first, then saving—->travel, then simultaneously buy a house? Unsure how to keep track of everything I want to do. Makes me feel like I won’t accomplish any of it because there’s too much I want to do.
Something is wrong in Miami. I’ve flown out of MIA 2 times in the last month and I have seen over 10 women appear to be in terrible pain. They weren’t able to sit down at all while we waited to board or during the flight. What is going on down there? Coronavirus is devastating Florida.
This is by far the worst hotel ever. How many points you ask? They don't even have points! Air conditioning, no? Noise, yes? Can I call reception? No, would need a phone for that (if you ask me what I
Any way to quickly get to Silver Medallion status on Delta if I’ve used a status match within the past 3 years? Can I buy MQMs?
Divorce question: As part of divorce settlement, my ex owes me $50k in credit card debt. Their lawyer offered $0.50 on the dollar to settle by lump sum today. The debt owed to me is currently accruing 18% interest. Would you take it? Why or why not?
Amex platinum hotel credit says per calendar year. If I just got mine in the mail, can I use the hotel credit before December then again next year? Trying to figure out if I should find something to use it on before year end or not
Flying in and out of a city just for an hour client meeting, bill the full day for travel time.
Have you ever negotiated your travel schedule? N00b to being in the road and PPD wants me to do a 10hr west to east coast flight plus a few hours driving to get to client site.
If two Delta Diamonds are on the upgrade list and have purchased the same fare class at the same price, what would be the next tie-breaker? (Assume no certificates are being used)
What's the likelihood of getting an I-131 advanced parole approved if you travel overseas while the application is pending? I heard stories that some people still got theirs approved after traveling overseas
Looking for opinions on splitting travel costs! My brother, sister-in-law, and I all split a single hotel room (2 double beds) on a recent trip. Should I end up paying 33% or 50% of the hotel room?
Anyone else feel odd when separated from their spouse post-pandemic? I have always been wildly independent - solo travel, full life, separate friends - but after being in the same space nonstop during the pandemic, I find it so hard to leave him for work or personal travel. I even miss him after nights out with friends! What is wrong with me? Anyone else?
Why do the housekeepers close the drain to the tub everyday? I don't get it, no matter what you have to let the water warm up, and secondly who would take a bath in a hotel bathtub? ewww!
If you have a negative balance on your credit card (overpay every month) and use it until you go back to zero, do you still earn points/ cash rewards on your usage. Context: I am trying to see if I can essentially use my credit card as a debit card but still earn points at the same time.
My Marriott in Tampa had a film covering the window and zero natural light. How many points can I get?
I am having an informal job interview tomorrow at a different firm for almost 30% more pay. Any points I should keep in mind because I would be switching to them with only < 1 YOE from my current place?
A) I accidentally missed a phone interview for a job I am genuinely interested in and I don’t have a good excuse. I got nervous last night, couldn’t sleep forever, and then overslept. What do I do? B) How does one go from accounting to Sales? Anybody? Any one I can connect with or get tips on a résumé?
Hiring a NYC based ACD copywriter specializing in emerging tech. Lots of exciting AR / VR / video projects to work on. Healthcare experience preferred. Please DM your portfolio to be considered.
Would like to hear your suggestions on this. How do you successfully network after joining a new company and are 100% remote (for now) ? From my past experience, I've found that not all of us are welcoming nor helpful 😔. Joining Deloitte HC, but would like input from others. TIA!
Points for New Years in Tremblant.. anyone ever stay at the Westin there? Thoughts / recs on alternate options for snowboarding trips ?
Is it smart to buy a cash-value life insurance policy? I have a term life policy already in my name, but this second policy is to be able to use this cash in 15-20 years.
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What credit cards do you all recommend for travel points/rewards? I don’t travel for work so this will strictly be for personal travel but still looking for all the tips and tricks. I’m booking a trip soon and want to start taking advantage.
does anyone feel that the exercise culture in consulting can be toxic? I’m all for exercise, but I feel like the consultants I know overdo it or spend $$$ to go to fancy exercise classes.
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Any insight on Microsoft WLB? Specifically their Azure/AI team? Interviewing for a Non tech, BA role: " Business Development and Strategy- Operations Architect", fully remote! TiA!
I’m generally not a beggar but figured it was worth a shot: Does anyone have two United Club passes that are going to expire soon and you’re willing to share?
How do I bill for menial tasks? I am constantly under counting my hours because my tasks are clerical/finding this or that/ excel sheet updating. I take hours since I’m new but I bill very low since my tasks don’t seem to match what the client requires. Any insight ? What should I write ?
How easy is it to move between groups at FAANG? Example, moving from AWS to Amazon Music, or moving from Google to YouTube? TIA!🙌🏼
Have an offer from McCann Health - let’s hear it - the good, the bad, the ugly ...need help deciding
Anyone know what the pay bracket is for a Senior Programme Manager role at Amazon? And how senior that role is?
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