Looking for inspiration: what’s the best virtual event you’ve seen so far? (Loving random slack groups and of course Fishbowl!)
I am the partner leading our local office lgbt group. What should I be doing to engage more with our people during this time? Zoom once a month only goes so far I think but I have run out of other ideas.
Does anyone have advice about helping your kids through video conferencing anxiety? My 6 year old normally loves taking, happily volunteers to speak at school assemblies is completely freaked out by classroom zoom discussions. Says that “talking on a computer is weird” and he’s anxious to the point of tears.
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Has anyone eloped or done a zoom wedding? Any regrets? I wouldn’t mind a small wedding/reception, but I can’t help but think zoom might feel a little lonely/unreal.
I have a direct report that needs an INCREDIBLE amount validation. On our team Slack, they even feel the need to announce that they were first in uncovering a tiny bit of information - “@boss I found this first!” - and they work to make sure they are acknowledged for such. We’ve had multiple conversations about the behavior - there is no need for it. They can be a team player, but can also be very quick to take all the credit. Any suggestions for how to get this person to a more confident place?
If I remove someone from a channel on slack, will they be notified of who removed them, or only that they've been removed?
Does anyone have any insight as to when things are going to go “back to normal” in California in terms of needing to appear in person for smaller status conferences, hearings, depositions, etc. instead of doing it via zoom? I am permanently remote but a lot of my cases are in courts that are a good 1.5-2 hour drive from me and I’m starting to feel anxious about when I’ll have to start going in person for these types of things because of the distance.
We are supposed to have a Zoom faculty meeting next week (not all faculty at the same time). Who would've thought! 😂
My district has told me that I am not allowed to use any live video chats (Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc) with students so no one sues the district. Anyone running into the same problem?
Skype issues anybody?
One thing I truly will never understand is how Zoom became so successful despite the success of so many other meeting platforms.
SF gets a lot of slack for homelessness, dirtiness, cost of living, etc. But is it really that bad? Every city has its sore spots. I find that the good of SF outweighs the bad. What about you guys?
Muslim Consultants Trivia Zoom Call? Who’s in?
Just read about Salesforce takeover of Slack for $27.7bn (54% premium and 26x sales NTM), and the subsequent reaction of Salesforce stock -10% Salesforce is trying to compete with Microsoft, which offers teams bundled with O365 for free, however, the PF rev is only 40% of the MSFT commercial cloud business The price seems exaggerated, but given the massive potential synergies + impressive unit economics of slack, why has the market reacted so poorly? Was it a bold move from Salesforce?
My company requires us to have our cameras on when we are on zoom and sometimes I can’t stop myself from changing facial expression when the client says something dumb🥲 I hope it won’t bite me in the butt on my review
My manager is a woman, and she is always commenting on how I look in front of everyone - and it just gets so weird. Ex: on Zoom calls with everyone, she’ll call attention to my outfit, or to my extensions, or to my make up when it REALLY ISNT THAT BAD! Plus we Zoom with all other guys so it’s like UGH stop making it weird. And it’s never a straight forward compliment - it’ll be like “Hey arent you cold in that shirt?” *attention is automatically on my shirt”.CONT.
What’s the interview proper for a guy to wear when interviewing with consulting or investment firms now (via Zoom meeting)? Shirt without tie good enough or do I need a blazer? For context- just senior associate level
Would it be a bad decision to do a full-time MBA if I am on track to make $400K by the time I would matriculate? 29F. Want the degree but it is a lot to give up.
Any insight on interview questions / questions to ask for a boutique firm interview? It seems like a lot of the conversation is around culture since it is such a small organization as well as having that entrepreneurial mindset. Thanks!
What’s a question you could ask in an interview to determine a candidate’s grit and whether they are willing to put in the work to succeed?
Recently ended a 3+ yr relationship (were both mid 20s and living together for just under 2 years) bc of him buying an engagement ring yet not proposing and waffling about our future. After 2 weeks I brought up that there’s a lot of good in us that maybe worth trying to work on (counseling etc). He wants space first and asked me to not wait for him as he sorts out his emotions and “tries to be happy again” (COVID depression and 100hr work weeks). Then he’ll decide if he wants to try again
A friend of mine got out of UX Bootcamp not long ago. He spent a lot of his adult life training to become an illustrator wanting to work for games. Since he finished bootcamp, he can't find a job.. not even an internship. Any tips to help him get there?
I am not interested in the job that a recruiter had me interview for after my first interview. I would like to keep my relationship with this recruiter and not damage my relationship with this prospective employer even though I don’t want the job. How do I go about this? Keep interviewing and see if they offer me a job then reject? Tell them both now? Tell recruiter? Tell company directly?
Do Business Analysts positions in industry require case interviews? Can anyone provide any personal experience?
What to do if I suspect I’ve been given a different pto policy from my coworkers? I accrue 10 hours of pto at the end of each month of my employment. This was a very fine detail hidden until the end of my negotiation process. I’m regretting not pushing back on it. Do you know of others at your company that have different policies than you do? I’m a start up full of highly experienced people (I’m the least) so I imagine it’s more likely to happen at a smaller firm?
Father of two young kids (both <= 3), we are now considering a third. I’m already struggling to make time given a busy work schedule as a Partner with relevant travel...am I completely crazy?
3 years in industry,3 years in consulting(strategy and operations). Been thinking about entering PE, but it seems impossible to break into given background (not mbb). Thoughts?
￼I received an offer from PWC - consulting services as follows. Is this competitive or should I negotiate it? - Manager level - DC based (non-government work) - Commercial Transformation $175K base, $15K signing bonus, up to 25% performance bonus Thoughts?
how many of you will consider working from home more often when business settles into a new normal? will you also change your point of view when it comes to how often employees work from home?
How much is 1st year SM bonus at PwC? I understand there are ratings, etc, but I also suspect that's unattainable in the first year. Is there any ballpark % that external hire first year SMs should target?
KPMG Strategy 🐟, what's a realistic base + bonus look like for Senior Associate coming in with 5.5 YOE (mostly relevant) and a target MBA?
Looking to join the Federal Government. I am having trouble getting interviews recently and I've been trying for months. Any recommendations/thoughts?
Applying to HSW R1 with my significant other. Anyone else in the same boat or have any tips?
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