Any book recommendations for business related DEI? Or DEI in general? Not sure if there are any specifically geared towards public accounting, early career, consulting, but those would be a plus.
Was wondering if any teachers had book recommendations for a new kindergarten sped teacher. I want to make sure i’m writing effective IEPs and providing the right modifications for them.
Post your product management book recommendations here! I'll start:
1. The lean product playback
3. The design thinking playbook
What are your go to books!?
🐟🐠Best investment book recommendations (stocks, real estate, fundamental analysis etc.). Any books that will really help me to get smart on investing and stock analysis. Also, best trading platforms?
Aging parents - any book recommendations to help me learn about supporting and helping a parent cope with cognitive decline, dementia, going to assisted living, aging anxiety, and related issues, etc?
Transitioning to L&E in the new year. Any book recommendations to help make the transition a little smoother?
Good book recommendations on the basics behind M&A deals and the DD process? Asking for a friend who is looking to start a search fund and has operational experience but no finance.
Want to improve my verbal and written communication skills. I hear reading more would help but I don’t read as much as I used to. So I’m wondering what books would help with that? Should I just read books that tickle my fancy like suspense and true crime novels? Help! Welcome to all book recommendations!
Taking an extended vacation - anyone have good book recommendations? Fiction, not too dark, easy / fast reads, books you couldn’t put down. Thanks!
I’m writing a lot, but I don’t feel like I’m getting any better. I think I should probably start reading (lol). Some fun book recos?
Anyone have any good psychology book recommendations? I’m trying to learn more about myself and find psychology interesting.
Does anyone have any book recommendations that have helped them become a better consultant ?
What are your book recommendations?
Anyone ever get stuck on “fetching online profile” for warzone? Any tips to fix? I tried a few on google that didn’t work
I got a defaulter mail for timesheet. I am new joinee, what should I do now? Should I tell my manager about this and will it have a bad impact on my upcoming reviews?
What does it mean when you file for weekly unemployment and they ask about any weekly earning “excluding self employment”? What if you just worked on a freelance project for a couple of days?
U.S.A is almost on a verge of recession, how do you think epam will get affect by this since its us based company.
Hi All I have 11+ yoe and have an offer of 28lpa frm one of the big4 my current was 15lpa. My tech stack is middleware technologies. Do you think I should take it?
Has anyone used Tableau or other BI platforms to show metrics on your teams utilization. Certain key fields that helped or maps charts that were visually appealing?
Can you please let me know what Health and Dental insurance you use.
I am exploring to take one for my family so keen on knowing what others are using.
Just reading about Performance Art… seems like a Canadian agency that is expanding globally? That’s really cool. Other than Sid Lee, haven’t heard this story often. Anyone know much about what they do/what it’s like to work there?
As everyone knows rents right now are super low. My current apartment in other units is going for about 30% less than what I'm paying. I've been in the same unit for 3 years but can't justify paying as much as I am. I also don't want to move. Anyone think I can drop the rent by 30% I've never been able to get that low. But we've never had a situation like this.
Hi - looking to invest 50-60lacs in India to get a steady cash flow to support parents. Any investment ideas beyond fixed deposits?
How many days it usually takes for Full and final settlement in Capgemini? It's been 11 days after lwd but didn't receive any communication yet even after dropping mail to f&f team. Could someone help here pls.?
Which Job Offer Would You Pick? I’m fortunate enough to have recently received 2 job offers. Which would you pick based on the following information?:
Job Offer 1 - Salary: 10,000 more per year than Job Offer 2, less PTO than Job Offer 2, better work place culture
Job Offer 2 - Salary: 10,000 less per year than Job Offer 1, more PTO than Job Offer 1, better benefits than Job Offer 1
Job duties are comparable. Feel free to ask questions to help you decide! Thanks for weighing in!
Deloitte Tax Consultants in NYC (preferably those in BTS-PE), how often do you have to go into the office?
How is Optum int terms of WLB, job security, growth opportunities?
Tech stack: Azure data engineer, ADF, data lake, databricks
I had the HR discussion on Tuesday for Grade 26 and he said he will propose for 16 fixed + 15% variable + pf, I have not received any offer/salary break up yet? Is kr a good offer?
My lwd has already passed.(28th Nov)
KPMG India: 16 Fixed + 10 to 20% variable
LTIMindtree - 11 LPA(can be negotiated based on the latest offer)
Anyone in Orlando office? Can speak for your experience with their core tax team there? Like it or not and why?
Anyone working on SAP Success factors modules?
Saturday Daily Quordle 145
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?
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Charleston restaurants/bars - what are some must-do's? Flex travel there coming up. Thanks!
I have two offers.
1. Take a nap and work late before early morning meetings.
2. Work now, drink this evening, and get to bed on time.
Which do I go for?
Some days I just have zero motivation to get my work done. Today is one of those days 🤦♂️ but I have soooo much to do
How to tell if you are a dumb person? I am good at my job, but when it comes to conversations I feel like I say and ask dumb questions. During work meetings and even outside work I get smirks or laughs from things I say. I know I say dumb things sometimes to be funny, but don’t want to be viewed as a dumb person.
Sometimes... I see the delta app in my sleep
Fishbowl fam, I need to buy a new PC for bschool! Need to make a decision today. I’ve shortlisted my choices between Surface Pro and Lenovo Yoga. Open to other recs! Please help!
All of Chicago is clearly drunk right now.
I miss having an expense account.
I’m so glad tomorrow is Memorial Day… not because I don’t have to work, but because my kids don’t have to go to school. I’m dreading Tuesday, I know it might be a touch of irrational fear, but it’s just hitting a bit too close to home for me. How are other parents managing this!
Let’s discuss something tried and true. What’s your favorite and least favorite airlines. I’ll get it started.
Favorite - Delta. On time. Organized. Friendly.
Least Favorite - American. Late
Is there any implementation work in MBB?
Is there a pay gap between Strategy and Implementation?
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Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
Crazy as it sounds, it's a fascinating book about how cod fishing impacted everything from the American Revolution to Basque Independence movements to the Caribbean slave trade. Good, quick read if you are into history...or good seafood!
Autobiography of Gucci Mane
Invisible Influence, the hidden forces that shape behavior.......Jonah Berger
Looking for professional or leisure read?
Love Gillian Flynn
The Disaster Artist was a really great read