Any tips on working out before work and healthy eating/weight loss. I switched from OTF after work and got a peloton but have found I am not nearly as motivated. I thought I could work out on my lunch since I am WFH but it’s just not happening and then I’m tired after work plus CPA. My nutrition has also gone out the window so I really need any tips I can get as I just am not feeling good.
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...
Saw an email coming for EY reopening the India offices from October 4th, but professionals to WFH till December. I hope they never make it mandatory for people to work from office. I stay outside of the office location cities and would never want to relocate.
What is Ropes & Gray doing with its wfh/flexible arrangement when attorneys do go back to offices?
Was a bitch? My coworker routinely asks me how I am doing, what I’m working on, if everything is ok, joking that I’m starting my week on Wednesday because I’ve been remote for two days, etc etc. I find it distracting and invasive so today I told them to please stop asking questions that put me on the spot. Was I a bitch?
Has anyone else also not worked out since WFH was mandated… so like for over a year? I’ve been constantly low energy for months and want to slowly get back in the habit since I think it will help. Problem is I don’t feel too comfortable going to a public gym just yet. Any suggestions?
Confession - I don't want to go back to office. I'm happy working from home and find no solid reason in stepping back. I hope the flexi work culture allows permanent WFH - I don't have a "good enough" reason, but I don't want to go (isn't this good enough?) It's been 1.5 years now, too comfortable to step out from my PJs to jeans.
Is anyone successfully negotiating permanent WFH despite roles calling for relocation? Any insight on how to navigate? This is for big tech/FAANG companies
Moving to NYC next year, and my SO is based in Seattle. He is very keen to spend more time with me in NYC, even suggesting living there while remote working is still a thing. I’m a little hesitant bc we’ve only been dating for 2-3 months and it would feel like moving in tgt. Also not sure if i should be looking for a studio or 1br for more space but at a much higher price tag that i have to pay for. Any thoughts?
Anyone work remotely and also have a remote supervisor? In an office environment where 90% of the team is working remotely, I’m trying to understand why the supervisor can’t also be remote.
Has anyone done new hire meet and greets in a remote setting? If so, were they useful? What went well and what went poorly?
Deloitte is work from home flexible for the foreseeable future. 30-50 percent colocating. What are other firms doing?
Any budget friendly WFH chair recommendations? Was looking at a gaming chair, but bad reviews have put me off.
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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.
Would PwC cover my orthodontic visits? Do they give new joiners a monitor/ desk/ useful goodies to work from home? What about WiFi costs?
Anyone interview with Salesforce for a Functional Consulting (CPQ and Billing) role? If so, can you please describe the interview process / how many interviews?
Anyone here work at Salesforce in San Francisco? Are you guys still working from home or are you gonna be going back to the office anytime soon?
Have an offer in hand with 50% hike, non big4. KPMG is willing to retain me at 30% hike and I want to stay with KPMG. If I accept this 30% hike will I be eligible for bonus and increment which is rolled out in Oct (Start of new cycle)? Also pls share your exp. post you accepted a counter offer from yr current firm, were there any issues involved?
I’ve been on the bench for months. Finally getting on a project and I’m super anxious on the start day. Any tips to get back in the groove/rhythm.
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
Considering an influencer diversity role at Marina Maher. It would be a higher role than I have now, but wondering about culture?
Everyone and their mama has been raving about air fryers. They said it's a healthier alternative to deep frying. Any recommendations? I want one for my holiday meals. I am currently looking at this one on Macys. https://www.macys.com/shop/product/crux-6.3-quart-digital-touchscreen-electric-air-fryer-created-for-macys?ID=11304871&pla_country=US&CAGPSPN=pla&cm_mmc=Google_SH_PLA_Cookware-_-GS_Cookware_PLA_Crux-_-293719126716-_-pg1050674350_m_kclickid__kenshoo_clickid__KID_EMPTY_1546922786_61770717587_293719126716_aud-37409341359
How do bonuses work if you took parental leave during the year? Do hours get prorated or do you still need to hit the normal threshold?
Let’s say you sell a 3yr long project in September. Do you put the 3yr project in the CRM or break it down? Breaking down is complicated, but full deal close ruins reporting. Firm can’t decide.
@snyk Does anyone work at (or know someone that works at) the company SNYK? If so, what’s it like being in sales there?
What are some reasons to decline a second interview? I recently interviewed for an Internal Audit role but I didn’t feel like the pay range matched the job. This IA role is for a small credit union and you’ll be the only IA. It’s a new role they came up with this year as different departments would have a a role at different audits. Their pay range is 65K - 75K DOE.
Data strategy question: My Fintech organization has 2 banking products, both of which have similar features, but one caters to smaller banks and credit unions while the other focuses on the top 100 banks in the US. The product and engineering teams for both these products operate independently and rarely use any common technology vendors (except AWS, our common infra partner). Does it make sense to have a common data strategy and a single data lake across this products? What are the benefits?
How have you retained the will to keep going on your current trajectory? I’m currently on track for promotion and doing well, but I’m struggling to muster the energy needed to keep it up. Just bored
Lots of post about kids so I’ll offer one that’s been on my mind. Why more than one kid? I grew up with a sibling. She is my best best friend but as I’ve gotten older realized we were more of the exception. Lucky that we are same gender (which I do think impacts closeness), that we are close in age, and just clicked like bffs. Have since met so many sibs with non existent and toxic relationships. More kids = more expense. After passing on genes and getting love of a child, why have more than one
Anyone know the secret in getting an interview at McKinsey? I know potential hires typically get noticed at Deloitte through referrals and direct emails to the recruiter, but what about McKinsey? Are the applications online a black hole as well? I know an incredibly smart TS SCI Full Scope Poly professional and I think they would be incredible at McKinsey but not sure how to advise them. Any tips?
Someone sent me a copy of their resume and I know there test scores are inflated. It’s not my resume so I don’t care what they do but curious about how inflated test scores are detected when applying
Need some advice. What arguments would you put forward to make it clear that you want to take up a role that aligns with your profile or career goals. I am being pushed into a SC type to role
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