That feeling when you let one rip and then scramble to double check if Zoom is still muted... and it is
How do you set personal boundaries? One of my colleague is new to the team, so I understand she may be struggling at times to get up to speed. But she is constantly asking me to get on Zoom after work hours (8-9 pm) to walk her through stuff. Even when I told her I’m out busy, she would keep asking when would I get home so I can jump on a meeting with her.
Do you call people via Skype/Teams as you would on your phone (no warning) or do you ping/chat first to ask if they are available to call?
Anyone have a great CFP that works with folks remotely (I.e., via Skype or FaceTime) or in Boston? Looking to learn about the unknown, e.g., tax loss harvesting, 529s and other similar vehicles, etc
Just had a great Zoom breakout room chat with a Bain Consultant who’s an alum the b-school I’m attending (Experience Bain). Asked a couple questions and really enjoyed the convo. Ok to connect on LinkedIn?
Important Zoom Person, “Could everyone go on mute.” Text from coworker, “We can hear you poop.”
I am the lone woman on the company leadership team. This is the 2nd time I’ve scheduled a 1:1 w the COO and he no-showed with no forewarning. I sat on Zoom for 10 mins both times. The purpose of the call was to discuss low morale and my opinions and volunteering on action steps. How do I communicate with him on this? Pretend it never happened and try a 3rd time? Confront it head on?
When you and your manager randomly geek out about VR over Skype instead of finishing up a deliverable - Friday's, am I right? 😎
Anyone else slack off during the week and now you have to work tonight to get stuff done for a Monday morning meeting?
When you always dial into Skype calls because of a broken computer and everyone thinks you're sus :(
Been thinking about investing in Uber ($44.52) and Slack ($34.09)... anyone here invested in one of these two? What’s your take on it?
What are some options for video conferencing with clients one-on-one now that zoom is out? See: https://techcrunch-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/techcrunch.com/2020/03/31/zoom-at-your-own-risk/amp/ I'm looking for secure free options and am considering jitsi, skype and Cisco webex.
Do any other managers get annoyed when a resource works from home and is unavailable via Lync or Skype through significant periods of the day? How do you handle?
How to deal with a spouse that has had it with my relapses. Overall doing great. Used to drink daily to excess for about ten years. Now I have a lapse about once every two years and my spouse hates me and refuses to speak with me. I honestly feel I have come along in leaps and bounds and some slack would be great, I am not perfect but a million miles better than I was. Are they being unfair or am I still a selfish drug addict that needs to give more empathy?
Me on a 6am Zoom meeting
Let's see if anyone can guess how I feel about Monday morning and another week of endless Zoom meetings.
Amazing! What a complete turn around for 🇺🇸 Big thank you to everyone doing their part to get us all back to some form of normal! https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/25/1000171685/half-of-all-u-s-adults-will-be-fully-vaccinated-against-covid-19-as-of-tuesday?ft=nprml&f=1001
Anyone have insights for interview process for McKinsey cyber specialist role. Would really appreciate details on type of cases, difficulty of cases, things to expect in technical round. TIA!
What to do if the toxic work environment causing anxiety and depression?I took couple of months break. After going back, I didn’t feeI any change. In fact, it has increased. I am not sure if i will be able to continue with current work, and prepare for interviews.I want to quit right away. I am in a dilemma, feels like i am stuck in this cycle for ever. What do I do ?
Currently mid twenties, and trying to take financing more seriously and would really appreciate some insight on how to allocate my income into savings! Make about roughly 70k a year (post-tax, no pre-tax contributions). I spent about $3,350 a month (~40k a year on rent, car loan, bills etc), so I have about roughly 30k to save annually. Obviously putting 6k into roth ira, and I need help with insight on how to allocate he remaining 24k between Roth 401k, emergency fund, personal saving, etc.
McKinsey & Company I have my first round of case interviews coming up in 2.5 weeks and recruiter just emailed if I can have a call with her today or tomorrow. What could this mean? Vacancy already filled..?
Any LGBT consultants care to share about their work experience? Being LGBT is awkward to me as I feel the lack of diversity but it's also not common to talk about.
Does anyone here know who pays the most in data and analytics roles in London? Big Tech vs MBB vs Big 4 vs Industry
Exit options from federal consulting?
Can someone explain the rationale behind fed hiring a firm for a staff aug role/set of roles versus a dire-hire contractor?
New to review process. If you’re promoted, when are you notified and do you learn new salary in that conversation?
To the data scientists out there, how much are you making (total comp)? Thinking of switching from general consulting to data science, but the data scientist salaries seem to very quite a bit. Further, most of the data points appear to be US salaries
Interviewed for a job once and had the CMO repeatedly ask me a confusingly stated question after I’d asked for clarity. Once i figured out what he was trying to say, i said (cont.)...
Once in a while..buying gift card from restaurant instead of eating dinner and claiming it as dinner expense.. Yay or Nay
PwC how much does PwC pay or allow to expense for a mobile phone? Is there a fixed allowance for the device (like Deloitte for instance?)
Interviewing for a role at Deloitte Strategy & Ops Business Insights UK. Got a 4 hour long round 2 (video interview) with case study, presentation type rounds. What type of cases can I expect ?
In order to compete, Will companies be forced to downsize or close offices due to competition that has already done this and are bidding way lower on jobs because they don’t have the office expense?
What do you usually do with money you have saved up for a big expense but won’t use for a few years? I have about 30k in a 1 year CD rn and not sure if I should invest it in ETFs or hold onto it in a HYSA after it matures. Saving it up for my wedding in 2.5 years. TIA!
This is so unbelievably sad hearing it’s one of our own who was battling the virus both for pts and for herself. For the sake of all of us we should recognize the impact this virus is having on our mental health as well. It made me think about about how we need to support one another and talk things out during this tough time. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-doctor-suicide-coronavirus.html
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