Had my Travel to Paris planned for late May. Given the situation in Italy with the virus, what are the odds of this situation worsening across Europe?
Can anyone from KPMG speak to their experience with Federal Financial Transformation? How is the work, travel requirements (if any), WLB, etc? Thanks in advance!
I’m a junior associate in the PE group at a law firm in the Bay Area. I need to spend my quite generous business development budget before I lose it at the end of the year. Any junior PE associates wanna grab a nice casual dinner (no vegans please…)? I’m in Silicon Valley but can travel to the city. DM me if interested. ✌️
Is it just me or the wait times on the platinum elite Marriott helpline insanely long (compared to SPG?)
Anyone else in ATL rolling solo for Christmas?
To the BCGers! What’s the wfh/travel/office breakdown for the London offices? Boston Consulting Group
30 yo gent here... I need to start going on dates with people who travel more ... this going on dates with people in the same city every week has been a big of a struggle. Anyone single!?
Inviting employees from Comcast offices in the United States, Comcast India Engineering Center and more to this bowl Comcast
Client aiming to close a deal on the last day of the working year. Partner is pretty much MIA. There’s a lot of work to be done and I’m only in my first year. I’ve done the ground work, but need him to check I’m not missing anything. The partner is barely communicating with me let alone our client and the other side. Part of me just wants the partner to give me full permission to run this myself (it probably won’t be perfect, but it’ll get done especially with guidance from the other side). Cont
Got a call from a recruiter at OCS, what's the travel like these days? Any push to get back on the road for the technology teams?
Applied for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card 10 business days ago. Haven’t heard back yet. Not happy, How many points?
Has anyone gotten a h1b visa stamping from a different location (eg Canada, Mexico, Dubai, Jamaica etc) to get the visa stamped and travel into USA. I am stuck in India for over 8 weeks now and looking to explore options. No Dropbox appointment seems to be available (or goes away by the time I login)
Quick question - on United, if I upgrade at check-in (as in, I bought an economy ticket but first class upgrade was available for $200), will that additional $200 count towards PQP for the year?
And there it is....the email from United offering me 1K status for the low cost of $1500. Am I crazy for considering it? I’m platinum now.
How friendly are people in ATL/how open are they to making friends? Just moved from Chicago to Dallas with my family and there's a huge cultural difference in terms of how friendly people are.
In the first two weeks of a status challenge. All foreseeable travel is cancelled. Can AA extend or refund?
Hi everyone! I am being interviewed for a Senior Product marketing manager role in a company based in Helena, MT and I’m based in San Francisco, CA. I have an MBA and five years of work experience. What salary can I expect?
I had a first round interview, and they contacted me that day to ask for a second. I now had the second on 11/22 and haven’t heard anything since. I figured with the holiday it would take longer, but do we think this is a good sign or bad?
What is the best way to get projects @accenture strategy, a lot of people are on bench and I am about to get rolled off. Accenture
Thoughts on hosting a networking get together?
Childish Gambino: cool video, awful song.
This guy will make millions of dollars with that crap. Only because he portrayed a sensitive subject.
What's the wildest thing you've spotted in a client's home that you're showing? I swear, some people leave the craziest things out in the open!
Hi. I got offer as Associate (Technology). In Hr round. They said I'll be getting 10-25 % variable pay of my CTC. But it isn't mentioned anywhere in the offer letter. Any inputs on this?
My co's IA dept is very new and my boss has asked me to look into a format for a memo we would write to a process owner to make a process recommendation. Not a formal finding in an audit report but more of a process recommendation. Do other companies have something similar?
I don’t want to lose weight. How can I make people understand this?! I’m healthy, happy and a little bit flabby. I no longer want to pursue the constant “optimization” of my looks but ppl don’t get if
is 18lpa less for BA4 dev in Barclays? YOE - 6.7. Full stack - React, Java, Oracle. Seeing posts with 22L+ for 4 YOE itself. bit confused
Not a confession and a long shot but has anyone been to the Venetian Ball at the Italian Embassy in DC? If so, was it worth it?
Hi Guys I have total 5 years experience in US Tax. From US Tax to Banking I want to switch of profile. I am associated with BDO now.
Team, please suggest. What will be my expected CTC? Total experience - 5.1 Yrs. Current CTC - 6 lpa.
I'm stuck on a credit score of 760. Everything else is perfect except the age of my account which is only 2.5 years. I keep balances low and always pay on time. What can I do to move it up?
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Are there any certs that are good for a middle aged guy who wants to move into strategy consulting? I’m a cyber security consultant and in our business certs are everything. I have the CISM and 27001.
What are favorite desktop keyboards? Is it worth investing in a higher-end model? Mechanical? Ergonomic?
I'm looking to move from industry to a supporting role at a consulting firm. I have an MPA and over 15 years in strategy and client services in Payer/Provider healthcare data and analytics, and COS to President of major health insurance company. What is the best way to make that transition? Should my resume follow the consultant format, even though I do not have traditional consultant experience? Any other considerations? I’m willing to take a lower/more entry level role. Any hope at all?
Interviewed w/ Deloitte Analytics Advisory. Recruiter told me that the team loves me but want to find me a project before an offer and a project should become open in beg. of fiscal yr. Is this normal
I’d like to toss some skin in the market. Not sure the best app to use. I’m considering: TD, Betterment and Titan. Would love your thoughts/experiences, I feel like once I pick one, I’m committed
Has anyone taken an effective professional note-taking course? We really need some org-wide training on how to take meeting notes over here 🤦♀️
CAIA vs CFA?
For those that invested in real estate rentals, how did you systematically approach finding a good property? Realized most of my stock investments was just gambling and I don’t want to gamble on a RE investment. Read a few books but none of them go into how to actually find a good deal/city.
IL unemployment benefits: the state scheduled a call with me to determine my eligibility for benefits. Per the State, Because Accenture tagged me as “discharged” vs “laid-off”, I may not be eligible for benefits.
1) How do I handle the interview? 2) Should I admit that I received a severance package?
What’s everyone’s recommendation for a dual monitor arm and laptop dock? I’d be attaching to a Fully Jarvis standing desk.
Did McKinsey restructure Puerto Rico’s debt?
Best home office chair that is excellent for someone who gets lazy and starts to sit with a hunch? Ideally less than $500
I’m de planeing in Boston. I too should play
I got the last seat on an earlier flight (literally the last row on a 737) otherwise I would be drinking in BOS as well. Have fun!
ALL OF IT
Saw a guy chug two pints of beers in 10 minutes at BOS at around 4. You definitely are not alone
Flight got cancelled in BOS so I got my nails done instead 💁🏻♀️
Heading to flight #5 hopefully this one takes off
Scotch scotch scotch, get in my belly, yum yum yum