Why do people have more than one credit card? I like to just have one and build up the points on that. I know people that have cards for everything..
I am a background check away from putting in my notice. KEEP grinding if you’re miserable and/or have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. This took a lot of ghosting and interviews+offer letters being taken off the table due to COVID. Stay humble and you’ll be next. Take a midday walk and schedule some coffee meetings to expand your network and stay sane.
How do you get invited to an underground sex party? I understand that COVID might have put a damper in that scene, but optimistic about life after.
How’s the Royal Hawaiian Resort? Thinking about redeem 5 nights there. Worth it? 20000 points per night .
Haven’t traveled long haul international since pre-covid…longing for a 2 hangover flight
Hi everyone! Any hotel recommendations (Marriott preferably) to stay in Berlin and Hamburg? Thanks!
Well it happened - BIL asked my in-laws (healthy but in the most affected age group) to travel and stay with them to help do errands for them and watch their toddler so they can work. SO is furious.
I 100% believe women should have paid maternity leave after a certain tenure at their companies. However, curious to hear thoughts on the following scenario I saw described on LinkedIn... (cont)
Selling points of being a CPA and CFE going into Managing Consulting without getting a MBA.
SO is an attorney as well and has been diagnosed with a serious illness. We can’t spend much time together due to risk of COVID exposure so it’s really hard for me emotionally. I don’t want it to affect me at work and faking a brave face is so draining. Just needed to vent, I’m so grateful for this group.
I wanted to ask 2 questions 1. I used to hear Bain ME had an aweful culture before they made some major changes, firing leadership etc. and now apparently it has improved. Is it true? 2. Does a Partner 1 in MBB in ME making significantly more than in other firms ( Startegy&, OW, Kearney, Accenture).. Just wanted to know how large is the delta considering avg. performance
Have one week for shopping mortgage for first house. Where do i start, any online sites , credit unions or mortgage agencies that are offering low rate loans. First time home buyer so no clue what to look for. Any tips to work with PMI, points , loan terms.
Key West vs Miami for a baby moon in December / January? Any Marriott recommendations for a low key getaway in either location?
Some states are cancelling testing for the year. Do you think COVID could be the end of standaridized testing?
Men’s hair style/ facial hair, and interviewing at Big4 poll: 1. Ok to have longer hair 2. Only medium/short hair is professional 3. Trimmed beard & mustache ok 4. Only mustache ok 5. Long beards ok 6. Clean shaven only 7. Hair style/facial hair have no relevance
Friend runs a company and hired a VP of Sales to help grow the business. Guy got some relocation $ and was supposed to start 2 months ago. Ever since he said his kid had an accident and from that point on kept pushing the start date back claiming he has to do something related to the accident. He hasn’t sent any proof to HR, has been requested twice claims he will but then doesn’t. And has pushed his start date back half a dozen times. How should I advice him to proceed?
I told my agency when I started that I have a kid. From time to time, kid stuff comes up (sick, school...) and I need to stay at home to take care of him. I don’t actually have a kid...
Currently work at AWS in Business Intelligence and am looking to transfer into Product Management. Looking at MBB eventually. In my experience, most people from MBB have FAANG as their exit op. Why?
Should I stop depositing into my 401k?
Best side project you’ve ever seen?
Hosting a remote training in a few weeks, what are good engaging activities you recommend?
Has anyone interviewed with EY recently? What is the digital assessment they are having? If someone who has taken it can shed some light that would be really helpful! TIA
Do not go to the domestic terminal in ATL. TSA has made it a complete cluster fuck. Precheck line is past the restaurants in the atrium.
Anyone have insight into salary at Charles River Associates? Associate level, thanks in advance!
Does anyone know if you can add someone from another Big 4 firm to your Skype contacts? Tried doing so by adding through “external contacts,” but shows their presence as unknown and can’t send message
I can't wait to hear the feedback on this one: Deloitte is nixing employee affinity groups for women and minorities—fixtures at many large companies—and replacing them with inclusion councils that have white men. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-19/deloitte-thinks-diversity-groups-are-pass
Working from home since march 2020, got promoted December, department had a major reorg couple of months back, responsibilities increased, work increased, hours increased. I just don't feel sleepy anymore, brain is always fired up with work, writing emails in my head in the bedroom post lights out. Anyone else with me?
I think my firm is going to be moving towards global flexibility regarding work from home. They won't force us to live in certain cities with offices. Where in the US is there a beach or beach town that gets all four seasons? Is such a thing possible? I love the ocean, but Fall is my favorite season.
What is the starting salary for MBAs in various consulting firms for the class of 2019? I started at 135k base at D back in 2014.
That feeling when you let one rip and then scramble to double check if Zoom is still muted... and it is
“So we’ve cut their pay, axed most of their friends, what’s next?” “Ohhh ohhh, their PTO, but make it seem like it’s a good thing”
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