Can someone use their magic 8 ball and let me know if people of lower ranks will ever travel for work again? If not I don’t want to do consulting hours anymore
Was told that some boutique firms offer more local projects. Not opposed to travel, just need a little more time at home. Any recommendations for those that pay reasonably well and have a good rep?
PSA when a Westin tells you they’re taking extra precautions and super cleaning everything they mean they aren’t cleaning anything, not changing out dirty washcloths from previous guests, and removing
Best SPG property in Manhattan? Midtown area near Times Square / Grand Central / 30 Rock (excluding St. Regis)
Getting ready to do hard pull on credit report for mortgage application. My better half is in 700-719 range (lenders will take lower score between us). What do we think is the better option to increase her score—increase credit line at current credit card, apply for new credit card, or do nothing? Thanks in advance!
My 60+ parents want to travel into NYC from NJ to bring groceries to my brothers apt. Is this a bad idea and if so, how do I convince them to not go? They are stubborn.
Just learnt FIL is in ICU under observation after contracting Covid. He has other pre existing conditions. Just became citizens this year and haven’t gotten around to doing the OCI card yet. Any guidance in how to get emergency visa or travel to Hyderabad would be greatly appreciated! Are there special flights & quarantine rules?
Can we as a collective stop obsessing about points, status, status match and upgrades? Yeah yeah, we get it, we travel for work
Any signs of MBB travel hours/week changing significantly post-pandemic? Alternatively, are there any particular projects at MBB with less work hours/week, say like a defense gig? I’m really just trying to not scare myself away from MBB, but WLB is very important to me. Currently at Big4 with a fairly nice WLB and I’d love to pursue a MBB opportunity post-MBA for potentially better business experience/exit ops (more Advise work vs implement/operate done at Big4)
I’m saving my RUC for a Delta One flight from ATL to Honolulu. What are the chances of success of getting the upgrade? Trying to decide if I just book the delta one 💺 with miles or chance it.
Planning a trip to Portugal in December (from US) and am a bit hesitant that the EU will block US citizens due to delta, although I am vaccinated. Should I still book or hold back?
Perk of United 1K. Invite to United's private restaurant; Classified. If you are 1K or GS and in Newark, need to allocate time to try it. Good food, drinks and a place to chill. Contd.
Why Marriott has so much long term debt? They have this light asset approach and most of the properties are owned by their franchisees.
Flew Delta Premium Select from DTW > PWG on the new Airbus 330 plane. It was the best experience I’ve ever had, worth every penny 👌🏻
Was so excited about fly day that I walked all the way to the bus for that terminals with the rental car keys 🙈
Looking for moderately priced hotels in Paris - trying to chose between Moxy Bastille and Courtyard Gare De Lyon. Any thoughts on which is better? Want to do touristy things.
Is there a thread of company discount codes? ISO Hilton code (do not judge me my BIL is getting married at a Hilton and his fiancé is going to go postal if we don’t reserve a room now)
Best SPG spots for a honeymoon?
What are you doing for your mother today?
Hi! Does anyone know what kind of knowledge is needed to crack the Data Scientist interview at Google? I'm currently working in Marketing Analytics (primarily using SQL and a bit of pyspark). Apart from mastering SQL, I wanted to know from people working at Google what does it take to get there as a Data Scientist? (I'm very interested in Strategy Ops) I plan to another 6-8 months in preparation and upskilling myself before I even apply. Any help and guidance is appreciated! Thanks :)
Completed first project. Client seems happy. PM provides very little positive feedback saying i need to improve on a lot. Thoughts?
2 YOE in financial services Corporate Strategy hoping to transition to tech, will be heading to an M7 MBA next year. Looking for a pre-MBA internship at a tech-driven startup before then - please let me know if you have any leads!
Frustrated - I am being considered for a role that would be quarterly travel. The rest remote. I’m currently 100% remote now. My husband is against me taking it since it would be a lateral move.
Any company file GC on day 1 in NYC or NJ area or east coast. Maxing out in feb 2022 and on bench nothing is started. What I can do ? Please suggest. Skill set AWS/ DevOps/ Infra.
2y @ boutique strat/intelligence firm. F500 clients. Promoted from analyst to SC. Base only 80 comp 15-25%. Looking for recs/referrals nyc startups in customer success roles/strategy.
Raise your hand if your take-home is upsetting compared to your gross pay 🙋🏼♂️🙋🏽♂️🙋🏼♂️🙋🏼♀️
Analytics folks at a MBB, what’s your experience been like? What level would I come in at with 8 years of experience?
What is right mortgage rate strategy for first time homebuyer - 2.6% with 1.5k lender credit or 2.5 with 1.8k points fee fee. I am leaning towards 2.5 with assumption that I will be able to refinance in future with 2.4 when rates go down further. What would be your choice
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
I'm having difficulty making personal connections with students this year. I teach hybrid, so I have a room half full of students in front of me and half at home on zoom. I have tried playing educational games, I greet them each time I see them, I try to do small talk, I make positive comments on their work, it just isn't happening. Any ideas?
Nothing quite like joining a project and not doing a lick of work for the first few days 🙌
Recruiter asked for my Salary expectation and I gave them a range of about 20k. Does that make me look like I don’t know my worth?
Aspiring to be a management consultant I am currently working with Hyundai as Assistant manager. I desire to join MBB in consulting line I don't hold an MBA degree but have rich experience in S&OP Can someone help me
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