Is ADD a valid intellectual / development disability? Asking because NY will now let people in that category get covid vaccinations.
Our school is preparing for a student initiated “mask off” tomorrow. Students are planning a little civil disobedience. Any student not wearing a mask will be sent home.
Personally, I applaud them for standing up for themselves.
Our administrator is intent on seeing it fail, but such is the game...
Has anyone else encountered this?
As of now how many days in a week shell is calling employees to office? Does it provides wfh in regular days like when there was no COVID situation,on need basis?Shell
Moved into a doorman building for the first time on a covid discount. I didn't realize how well off all the other tenants would be, its a bit unnerving.
How long is it sustainable to talk to someone without meeting in person due to covid? I find myself getting bored because the meeting in person is what determines whether we actually vibe.
Do I have a drinking problem? I live alone. I cannot wait for wine at 6. I work my ass off sober 12 hrs a day. Then I drain 2 bottles of wine. I wake up parched and confused and do it again. I did not have Excedrin yesterday and had to shuffle to Rite Aid to get it. Plus a xanax to chill. But I WORK and produce and never let anyone down. Is this OK? I just work, drink, sleep, repeat.
Since Covid happened, I keep seeing posts about people working longer hours from home than at office. Well has anyone actually achieved the opposite, which is working less hours? You save time on commuting, meaningless meetings, coffee breaks, random questions from coworkers, etc. This question doesn’t apply to parents with young kids.
Can we do a Coronavirus company update thread? Post here if you or your company has changed compensation, laid off ppl, etc
I currently not doing great in my current organization. I have 5+ years of experience. My package is 5 lpa. I lost my both my parents in 2021 due to COVID. My condition is very bad financially & emotionally. Requesting all fishes to please help me with some referrals if there's any vacancies. Thanks in advance.
Experiencing some of the COVID symptoms and live in NYC. My anxiety is through the roof I’m convinced I have it and afraid it will turn ugly like many of the stories we are seeing. Anyone else? 😔
Just received an offer letter from a tech company based in CA. Only a “background investigation and reference checks” are listed as the contingent portion of the offer, nothing about testing. Does anyone know if they are required to explicitly say whether or not they drug test in an offer letter? Genuinely curious especially with Covid right now and the last place I want to be at is a clinic.
I’m a first year transactional associate. I love tattoos, but so far have been getting mine in only places I can easily hide. I’m getting tired of that, though, and want to start moving onto my arms and lower legs (I’m a woman, and I do enjoy wearing dresses to the office especially in the spring and summer).
I don’t really face clients except on Zoom, and even post-Covid I don’t see that changing due to the nature of our meetings.
Would love to hear people’s thoughts.
What are your thought in job hopping? I feel like recruiters are reaching out daily to offer a newer, higher paying position at competing PR agencies. Does it look bad to switch large agencies every 1-2 years? The pay raise is over 10k but I feel like this may make my resume look unattractive in the future since I switched companies during COVID.
I’m starting a live virtual race series to boost spirits and raise money for covid relief efforts and would love for you all to sign up! More info here: livevirtualrace.com
This is a fact that fans of Trump either chose to ignore or just don’t give a damn. I find it embarrassing that people are enthusiastic about a man that proclaims that he beat it ( with a heavy dose of privilege and tax payers money) and mind numbingly claims that ‘don’t be afraid of covid’ ?
This is the reality people that our president don’t like to tweet about
Lot of fear in the market right now (understandably so). The situation in Ukraine is awful and the potential consequences are scary to think about.
There are some who want to sell in fear of their investments falling further. Do not do this. Hold and continue to buy more. Continue your 401k contributions, and add whatever you can afford after every paycheck into your brokerage. Those who sold the covid crash were often late buying back in.
This is the dip you're worried about.
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Anyone here dual citizens of the US and Canada? If so, are you double-taxed?
I am considering getting a dual citizenship for unique strategic needs.
P.s. Canada and USA do have a tax treaty but it doesn't guarantee 100% prevention of double taxation
BDO Los Angeles L4/L5 interview questions. Has anyone recently or know the common interview questions? Are the interviews technical or more relaxed?
Hey Fish friends! I’m an certified admin with 3yrs of experience. I’m looking to get more SF certs this year. My question is: what is a general IT cert that you can get as an admin to make yourself more marketable? I was thinking PMP or PMI-BA but I was curious if anyone here had other thoughts.
What will happen if i accept the offer letter from HCL and will not join later? Will they take any legal action on me?
Please help this is my first switch.
How do entrepreneurs deal with burnout? A colleague of mine recently reached out to me to share that he was experiencing some burnout and lack of motivation. I shared that I feel the same, but off and on. I was wondering how others deal with this? I was telling him that I was thinking about taking time off to do a fellowship to experience something new or simply taking a few months off. Any thoughts?
Can anyone speak to experience with the AWS Fraud Prevention team in regards to day-to-day, WLB, and career trajectory? TIA!
Have an interview with PPMD in Deloitte UK lined up(tech consulting).Looking for advice from goods folks in the bowl.This is for Manager position.
I have a portfolio presentation round for a data scientist profile. Please suggest how to prepare for this
I have tables in multiple sheets (cannot put in one) i want to create one consolidated pivot table using all these tables, I tried to use “multiple consolidated ranges” option, but the pivot table is coming in the form of ‘Column’ and ‘Rows’ instead of actual rows and columns (see image) Any solution? TYSM
What terms or words are currently the most overused in business, finance, recruiting and/or consulting?
Thoughts on getting Willy Woo’s subscription for price forecasts and on-chain analysis? I wouldn’t hesitate if it was priced at $20/month it’s listed at $50/month rn
My firm just hired a new, young (male) associate. He was barred a couple years before me (a May 2020 grad/barred Jan 2021) but did unrelated legal work for one year, then worked at another plaintiff’s firm for a year before making the jump. So he has some relevant firm experience, but the other firms’ operations are different. Anyway, I basically have to do both of our work, and he’s sooooo casual about it too. I partially feel like he can only get away with this due to workplace sexism. (1/2)
Turns out: all those cool places I thought people were working from are all fake Teams backgrounds.
If you achieve new platinum elite status on Marriott this week, how long does that last for?
Hello fellow agents! I am new to Fishbowl. I am trying to get this thread thriving just like our housing market.
If there is any questions for me, or if you have a referral (I pay for referrals) I am licensed in Arizona and Washington state!
Currently studying for the DP-100 exam. Any tips/tricks for studying? I'm currently using the MeasureUp practice test, taking a Udemy course, and looking through the self paced study material.
MeasureUp: a lot of really obscure questions and the documentation references aren't great.
Udemy & Self-Paced Doumentation: very high level and the practice questions are too easy. I could answer most without following the material.
Also, there isn't a lot of overlap between the study materials.
Hi mom's, a potential FTM here. I'm currently 16 weeks pregnant, over 35 and just got my AFP test results. Can someone please confirm if an AFP of 39 ng/ml is considered normal? I don't think I can survive the weekend not knowing! I have survived a loss previously and my anxiety is through the roof right now. Please help a girl out...
Looking at the market as a whole. What should be the expected salary range for a customer support manager in the technology field?
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Introverts crave connection too. Social interaction energizes all of us—some of us are just more easily overloaded by it.
- Adam Grant
Anyone dreading when this pandemic would be over? Working from home is such a nice change to all the unnecessary noise
Anyone on here who wants to practice being social ? Sometimes I wonder what else to chat about besides weather? Sports are dead at the moment and political views can divide so what other topics do you discuss with coworkers?
I dislike (and am bad at) small talk, prefer not to share details about my personal life, etc. How do others navigate team dinners without seeming aloof? So far I simply ask “talkers” questions.
Glad this bowl is a thing
A bit extreme, still relatable
Hi fellow introverts! Just made a bowl for Animal Crossing, the perfect game for an introvert; so peaceful and chill. Join us neighbors!
How do people handle large conferences & the ask to network when it makes you very uncomfortable & exhausts you far faster than your peers. What’s a conference you’ve attended that’s been good to you?
Do extroverts/type As realize there is a difference between being shy or timid vs being introverted?
Why is the road to everything paved with conversations I have to have with other people? Roar.
After traveling the whole week, it feels great to relax and stay in. Wouldn’t trade it for anything else.
Going to a big party to meet my husbands friends, small talk advice? Everyone will be drunk and I’m not a big drinker.
Networking tips for introverts.
How are the introverts faring in social isolation. I’m still enjoying the me time but it seems I might be in the minority by now 👀
Have several 1:1s scheduled tomorrow with a manager and some peers at a new job (industry). Trying to not be too nervous & I already wrote out questions I want to ask to get to know them better & their jobs better. But I’m still freaking out a little. I want them to like me and for us to get along. Tips to calm down?
I have a love-hate relationship with DU.
Not sure if this has been posted yet but this is amazing
I really want to be an extrovert. I love partying and love to be the center of attention (when it's good), but I just succumb to awkwardness and speechlessness when I am put in such a situation. Contd
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