Advice for conducting virtual interviews? Do you show the interviewer your paper over zoom? Can you get away with keeping some notes nearby to glance at during the interview?
McK 🐠, have my first round case (zoom) coming up in a few weeks. Any idea what the % pass rate is for moving onto final round, and the final round pass rate too?
Tried Facebook Rooms yesterday for a call. It was good until the sound cut out. Hangouts has terrible video quality. Zoom has a 40 minute limit for the fee version. Skype is so 2019. What’s your video conference platform of choice including Pros and cons?
At my 1st industry job. Another analyst starting the same time as I is annoying the heck out of me. He never shares information, and always just repeats what I said in group messages, emails, zoom meetings (and prompts me to go first). He even stalks my calendar and compares the schedule overlap with our manager’s to figure out my meetings and schedule🙃. He also pushed me under the bus (he didn’t do a task even though i reminded him, yet he said I didn’t do it either together). Just here to vent
Breastfeeding on a zoom call. Yay or nay? Was awkward in the call today. With webcam on. No one said anything but can tell from the faces the bewilderment. 5 people call. 3 women and 2 men. Kept up to point and wrapped the call quickly. I am one of the males btw.
When you send 2 enumerated, short questions over Slack and your colleague responds with a paragraph answering neither 🥲
Watching the Golden Globes suffer “WTF is zoom?” and float zoom screens of actors in their homes next to each other....I feel for them. And also realize we have a weirdly useful skill these days.
Looking for inspiration: what’s the best virtual event you’ve seen so far? (Loving random slack groups and of course Fishbowl!)
Question: I am in California and we use Google calendar and my client, based in Phoenix, uses Microsoft Teams. All their recurring meetings (initiated by them) are still showing on my calendar at the same time instead of moving it forward by an hour. Did anyone has this problem?
Does anyone have suggestions for virtual happy hour games/activities? What has your team been doing, and what has worked best and gotten the most people engaged in participating?
How do I tell my manager I'm leaving the firm? First time quitting a job and I don't know the etiquette. I assume a Zoom is better than an email. Do I tell him where I'm going and why? Do I tell other people too or let him do it? Any important details to take care of?
every time zoom asks me how was my meeting experience, I always have a desire to click bad. Not because of zoom, just because of the meeting itself
Google Classroom and Zoom was on the fritz all morning. Lord, I have never worked so fast at multitasking of talking to a few students on Zoom, the rest of the students through Go Guardian, texting parents through ClassDojo, and calling parents. I was only able to teach math and science 🤣
For those complaining about not getting your freedom.. zoom in and take a look at the ones who lost their lives to this virus all over the country. Link: https://static01.nyt.com/images/2020/05/24/nytfrontpage/scan.pdf
If your team is working from home, do you check their Skype and ping them every now and then to make sure they are not leaving their desk? I don’t like it when people are not immediately available.
Hello All, I was visiting Fishbowl's LinkedIn account and saw it was highlighting particular bowls. Would it be OK to ask for the Women in Tech bowl to be highlighted? The reason being is October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I'd think this would be tie in really nicely. Maybe we can have a "paint fishbowl pink" initiative? I'm trying to get one done at my work with Pink Zoom backgrounds, etc. Thank you for your attention!
Just read about Salesforce takeover of Slack for $27.7bn (54% premium and 26x sales NTM), and the subsequent reaction of Salesforce stock -10% Salesforce is trying to compete with Microsoft, which offers teams bundled with O365 for free, however, the PF rev is only 40% of the MSFT commercial cloud business The price seems exaggerated, but given the massive potential synergies + impressive unit economics of slack, why has the market reacted so poorly? Was it a bold move from Salesforce?
Skype ping noise = ptsd
On a call today: “Why didn’t you remind me of this?” Me (in my head): “I sent you an email, ping, Slack’d you, calendar invite, and was about to send fucking Hedwig the owl." Me (actually): ...
What firm are you at and what are the maternity leave benefits? We only get about 3 months using parental leave and short term disability paid at 100%.
Anybody EY-Parthenon who can refer me for an appropriate role? Below are my credentials - 1) SC at Deloitte (Previous Employer - ZS Associates) 2) Total exp: 5-6 years in Commercial Analytics and Strategy consulting 3) Education - Masters in Business Analytics Happy to talk more on a dm/call/email.
How do you reckon a couple manage expense and savings when they get married - as in if I were earning 150k and my husband 100k should we both contribute like 2000$ toward monthly expenses each and 1000$ toward common goals and have a personal savings on the side? What are some best practices and lessons learned that you all can share, any help is deeply appreciated. I am very nervous about finances post wedding.
Considering switching from B4 audit to FDD in either B4 or Houlihan Lokey. Spoke with someone at PWC who said they usually do 50-60 hour workweeks. Anyone at HL by any chance that can tel me about their work schedule and culture?
I know this probably not the best bowl but I’m curious to hear about potential gift ideas for my wife’s upcoming birthday? She’s currently 7 months pregnant and since we’re all still WFH it is what’s making this more challenging given the usual choices of excursions / shoes / clothes etc not really good options.
I thought the layoffs were a joke. One my my teams just got let go yesterday. Heard it is only impacting Consulting not Advisory.
Passed the CIA. 🍾 I'm rolling deep in the letters... CPA, CFE too. What should I do next?
Anyone looking for SAP Hybris/SFCC/ Magento BA/Project Manager/ Tech lead architect roles? We have a bunch of openings at Boutique consulting firm. Please DM me for more info. Salary won't be a concern for sure as we mostly work for US clients.
I’m trying very hard to break into tech within marketing sector. Can anyone help and direct me to the right next steps? I started finishing up couple books about product, and applying to jobs for a year now
Quick question: is a GBP 100 000p.a salary at a FAANG a good salary when considering London? I would be emigrating. 7.5YOE leaving MBB as a female; and suffered growth set backs many times.
Trying to exit into FAANG but know it may be a long shot involving a handful of rejections. Meanwhile got approached by a number of recruiters for a) smaller emerging startup <but need to shift geo>, and b) major banks for in-house strategy. I’ll proceed with interviews with a) since it will give me a flavour of tech recruiting, but should I even go through with interview process for b)? Thoughts? Fyi, have not interviewed in 4+ years!
What's Alvarez and Marshal like - comp, culture, types of work? I've seen some fellow MBB Partners go... But not sure what's the draw
Senior Consultant at Deloitte - Life Sciences R&D group or Senior Manager at Pfizer - Strategy & Consulting group? If salary is about the same, what’s better title/ trajectory/ exit ops for someone in pharma R&D
Who else drank their per diem dinner today 🙋
Attempting to renter the workforce after a 2 year hiatus due to health issues followed by the pandemic. During this time off I had minor success running a small business, but not enough to pay the bills. I have 3 YOE, 1.5 as a Loan Officer, and 1.5 as a consultant within compliance and Fintech. Please let me know of any fully remote positions, or hybrid positions based out of Chicago or Milwaukee. I live in Dubuque IA, so for in office work it would have to be in Dubuque. TIA!
What does growth look like for a typical recruiter. What’s the next step in their career? I’ve been a recruiter for 3 years now and thinking about doing an online MBA while still working.. is that a good move?
What do y'all think the chances of getting hired by a European office of a Big 4 (not one from my current employer) as an American citizen are? I'm guessing slim...
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