If firms go exclusively remote, I have zero reason to remain living near “home office”. Likelihood we’ll shift to that model, and can live wherever?
How do you all think remote working is influencing gender dynamics in your teams? I wonder if/how relying on virtual comms with no in-person interactions will help or hurt things.
Anyone having a hard time to focus on the job during the day too? Sometimes I just lost myself in a task or meeting (Too much time in WFH doesn't helped) Any tips or advice to overcome?
All clients need to explain conference call etiquette when WFH to their employees. So far I’ve heard people washing dishes, talking to their spouse and kids, making lunch, and playing with pets...
How can I set the stage this year to negotiate a lower billable hours expectation instead of a raise? As a woman I'm hesitant to be open about my reason: I want more time at home with my kids. I lateraled to this firm a year ago for WLB and they are indeed flexible on WFH which helps. Salary is a bit below average for mid-size firms like mine in my area, and I didn't get a raise or bonus this year because I didn't hit the billable target (1900). Ideally I'd keep my salary but go to 1600 hours.
If WFH became a permanent option and you didn’t have to go into the office or travel to client sites, would you stay in the city you’re currently in? If not, where would you move to?
If I ask for remote after accepting offer from Accenture, will they agree? If they do, will they reduce package??
How do you deal with back pain? I tried all things that could potentially help like getting lumbar support, ergonomic pillow, stretching steadily throughout the day etc. I'm seriously concerned if it will be what blocks me from moving forward in my career. Typical hours ranging 60 to 70 and i know my back will only keep getting worse during WFH and it's out of control. TIA.
Moms out there wfh with a nanny that have an infant any suggestions for them to keep entertained? Mine is 10 months and I need some ideas for sensory play or just new fun activities for them
What are your strategies for completing work efficiently? How do you figure out how long projects should take? A consistent piece of feedback on my yearly reviews has been that I over-bill & spend too much time on assignments. It’s something I actively work on, but I still have no concrete sense of how long I should spend on basic tasks (e.g., drafting a motion to dismiss). My firm is right to expect that I manage my time better as a mid-level associate. WFH has made my time management worse.
How do the 🐠 that live in small apartments escape after wfh? I live in a big house and still feel like I'm at work all the time after long periods of wfh.
Anyone in Hell’s Kitchen? Just moved in and looking for coffee buddies to to have some breaks during WFH :)
How can I not be awkward at conferences where all my remote coworkers that I've never met will be there? I have an issue with awkward silence and not knowing what to say or how to act.
List on companies that hire remote workers: Not 100% of their roles are remote, but they have a whole bunch of options across the spectrum divisions.
Remote meeting tech: What are your recs for external mic/speaker? I’d bought a Jabra 510 and had issues with the mic sound quality 🤨
How long do you think the wfh can go after most of the population will get the vaccine? Do you think that once we’re back to normal consultants will start travelling again as before or wfh will still be encouraged?
Hello 👋 I’m investigating activewear trends at the moment, I’m really interested in knowing what brands you’ve turned to during the pandemic / wfh. Ive a short 2 minute survey link below and would love if you filled it out! 🙌 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf0m49RBsiCACBf-PmpCB5AeQvzSYpqfu16ui34LcJcIVrOHQ/viewform
Any insights into telecommute roles in UnitedHealth in Tennessee and Georgia - job titles at Manager and Director level? Does it mean work from home?
How many sick leaves does ACN have?
McKinsey Analytics: how much M&A work do you guys do? are there people devoted to M&A or are teams organized differently? currently work in B4 analytics and looking at MBB firms.
What is the salary like for junior in house counsel positions (2 years of experience) at Amazon and how does it grow over the years?
Recruiters: for junior roles that disclose compensation up front, is there ANY negotiation after an offer? Have you ever rescinded an offer bc of negotiation?
Question - Can we work as a case prep coach and get paid in India? I am on an H1B and understand you can’t have another job in US. I am no longer working with BCG and this is acceptable under moonlighting policy of my employer. If anyone has any experience, will be great! Thank you!
Some really interesting points on racism
Do those from MBB and BB banks have best shot at B School? I rarely hear about T2s and Big 4 getting into m7
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
Base salary/bonus/stock/signing bonus/title/YOE?
How can I become more “okay” with being an average performer? I’m two years out of school and have been considered a high performer so far, but it’s taken a toll on my mental health and I feel anxious most days. I’ve realized that the cost of being a high performer outweighs the benefits, and am trying to loosen up and be more comfortable with coasting on occasion... I’m what people may consider an insecure overachiever. Has anybody here ever had the same feeling?
Anybody else sick and tired of other team members forgetting procedures and disrupting workflow? 😤
I’m about to report my boss to HR around some inappropriate comments they made. This was during a team meeting. i’m in industry. Our boss is new- only two months with the company. The other manager and I have been there for six months. is this career suicide? My boss is very close with the leader of our group so it’s unlikely that she’ll get fired. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼ me and my other manager are going to go to HR today to discuss what was said. They were sexist and racist comments.
I am actually in a very demanding project and my nanny can’t watch my baby anymore. I can’t take him to daycare as I immunocompromised. Can I request for an unpaid leave of absence? Would that be covered by unemployment or any other option I can explore? I am lost :(
Hertz SPG status match with points double dip is a game changer. Deuces Avis. 5 Star for Plat. Pres Circle for Plat100.
Have any Legal recruiters helped place a junior (1-2 yr.) Staff/Diligence Attorney mainly focused on PE transactions/M&A at a V20 firm into a traditional partnership-track junior (1-3 yr) Associate position at a peer firm’s similar practice group? Any suggestions to approaching these lateral opportunities?
Soo conflicted 🤯🤯🤯 Have to pick between A&M PEPI and EYP today. Both firms are great and I’m not able to decide where to go.
Have you dated a man with a child? What are healthy boundaries between your S/O and the mother of his baby? I want to be understanding but a part of me knows that there will always be something “more”
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Recently relocated to a new city (MCOL) from HCOL, got a big salary bump, was thinking about saving money and got a really cheap studio. But I hate the place so far for 1) I can hear noise for everything 2) The place is too small 3) emotional depressed for living in such a small place. Should I pay 1.5X rent to get out here and get a nice place?
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