Started a new job. Today. In the midst of the coronavirus. Was working at a startup with no sizable income and is on halt now. I feel extremely lucky. Good luck to all, not all hope is lost!
Do you think post-covid that companies will ever keep their tech employees in NYC? I’m a software engineer for a financial company and already am probably one of the last people to RTO if/when that happens. But now I’m thinking that this situation has proven that they don’t need to take on the costs of having SWEs in a HCOL city if all of us can WFH/work from a LCOL city with same results. Kinda bummed bc I’m a new hire and I never even got to move there... should I lower my expectations?
Has anyone had any luck reducing rent with current landlord or actually broken their lease? Resigned pre COVID and now everyone is getting 2 months free on a new lease. Would probably save by breaking the lease and moving to a better area that is also cheaper. NYC based
Lots of new testing in the next week. The number covid cases is about to go way up. But the mortality rate is also about to crash.
Can we get these people to waive their right to priority COVID treatment? If they’re actively going out saying give me covid or freedom they obviously care less about covid than those staying safe
Had our first Zoom happy hour for LGBTQ+ in Advertising last week! Tips: Frame it around a question or a problem to facilitate meaningful conversation (we talked about how to pivot Pride during COVID)
Has ghosting gotten worse during covid?
Hey guys, I had a question- My job location is Seattle and currently due to covid and work from home, I am in Texas. If my H1B FY22 gets picked up (currently on F1). Do I have to return back to Seattle or I can continue to work from Texas? Know there is 90 miles rule in place but not sure how stringent it is. Please can you let me know. THANKS!!
Italy lost 133 doctors/dentists while they were treating Covid.. No other disease killed this many medical professionals for treating them in such a short time. Please take it seriously. Anyone who tells you masks don’t work is an idiot. I get news from my home country too and no one understands why some people are claiming masks don’t work here. Culture of anti-science among some groups of people here are real and detrimental to everybody else.
I’ve been living in my parents basement during COVID and it has relapsed my anxiety/depression. I decided to go back to where I actually live (NYC) and my parents are helping me move. We have it planned to be as careful as possible with Covid. Tonight my brother sent a mean text to me saying I was being stupid and irresponsible. His concerns were valid but his text was extremely harsh and mean. Now it sent my anxiety off the charts 😩😩
We are all having such a tough day over here. Kids are super emotional, hubby and I didn’t sleep well last night, and this whole Covid thing is sucking the life out of all of us. Hugs to all of you out there feeling the same way.
Got an appointment with a dentist / orthodontist today but have been second guessing going due to General Covid concerns. Anyone felt similar or have advice?
I understand that weddings are hard to plan and it’s hard to plan anything right now with COVID, but you telling me you think I’m going to go to your wedding just because it’s family and you think my 1 year old daughter will be there is freaking insane.....gosh I wish I could just tell her that we won’t be going but it’s my husband’s family and I’m done intervening. He gets to tell them in a month or so if it’s still bad
He is doing something about covid. He's waiting for it to disappear. One day he will be right
Might be an unpopular opinion but I’m not terribly thrilled with the new Halo Top ad. I’m all for body acceptance but part of the reason COVID hit the U.S. so hard is because of co-morbidities like obesity. There has to be a line btw “real” bodies and not celebrating a state that causes so many medical issues - Ie overweight without the medical definition of very obese. Do you think brands have gone too far in the other direction?
So he tested positive days before the debate. Then miraculously tested negative. Then days after, he tested positive again and ended up in the hospital. After the fact, in his town hall with Savannah Guthrie, he said he never tested positive until *after* the debate. I’m sure it was all totally above board… and naturally, Trump says Meadow’s claim is fake news. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/01/trump-tested-positive-covid-before-biden-debate-chief-staff-mark-meadows-book
During Covid lockdown, can I do WFH from India till lockdown is over? Currently in US on H1B
In one month we cleard out a 5000 sq ft office space and turned it into a lab running high throughput COVID pcr tests (600 per day rn).
I hope this’ll Hollywood continues direct to demand releases after COVID19 ends https://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjefferson/new-movies-being-released-on-demand-not-in-theaters?utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bffbbuzzfeedvideo&ref=bffbbuzzfeedvideo
Got a situation here. Signed an offer from Deloitte (I counter offered, they approved it), and just told my PwC partner that I received an offer from a competitor. PwC offered me a thiccc retention bonus that is hard to reject. What would happen if I tell Deloitte that PwC offered me this and I choose to stay? Any implications since I signed my offer letter already?
Hey fishes, Publicis Sapient is hiring for below profiles, dm me for referrals. Exp required - 2 years above.
Partners/seniors/mid-levels - how do you decide the type of assignments you give to juniors? When I get an assignment to “take a stab” at something I’ve never done before, what are you expecting??
If you’ve been laid off during COVID or in the past, do you tell everyone you know or just people who can help you? I have been laid off due to COVID and tried to tell most people in the industry so I can find work, but I’m finding it emotionally draining to tell each person in my life, including every friend, relative and neighbor, that I am unemployed. Sometimes I just say everything’s fine when they ask me in order to save face and avoid their pity. Is this normal?
Started a new job and these are the investment options available on 401k. I’m 30. Suggestions on how to spread it out?
Corporations are using inflation as an excuse to raise prices and make fatter profits — and it's making the problem worse
Random question but can someone detect if you use a local screen recording tool to record a zoom call?
Are firms still in a hiring frenzy? August/September seemed to have crazy lateral and upward position movement. I want to make the switch over but not sure if it's still as good of a time, or if I should wait until after the holidays.
Those of you who have been fired in the past, what was the reason and was it a blessing I disguise?
Hi Everyone, I am working as a Project Manager-Automation at American Express also managing Risk and Governance throught the project lifecycle. Currently looking for an opportunity to work at Noida preferrably or Delhi NCR. Total experience of 6 years. Let me know if there is anything.
For those of you that left or interviewed for a program manager position in tech (faang or non-faang), what TC were you offered? Trying to evaluate an offer.
So what kind of roles do managers go to that seniors can’t go to? As a manager, I’m getting manager of accounting interviews. Why is it worth staying an extra year and a half to be manager? What other roles open up?
do your parents know your salary?
Looking to buy a bunch of nice wine bottles online (~$50/each or so) for the Christmas holiday. Whats the best place to buy bottles online? Looking for half a dozen or so
Got two offers 1.ey gds(home location)--data modelling and sql 3. Dell(permanent wfh)--sql and power bi Both providing 12.5lpa Which one to choose? Eoy 4 years
EY recruitment process - all interviews done, last hurdle independence check done. What is the typical time to offer decision? How would you assess the HR approval process to get a bc approved?
Does EY pay for the CFE exam and Review course?
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