Hello - Any suggestions on a good way to get started assisting DP in order to learn the craft/business?
If we did a scientific study on the impact of the quarantine, re: mental health outcomes (depression, suicide, domestic abuse, overdoses, etc), we need to take into account the improved outcomes....
Time to get to work at 9 on a Sunday to try to finish off an engagement while the manager and partner both go on 2 weeks of vacation.
Stayed at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC this weekend, and while on Wiki reading about the history, was disappointed to learn it was sold to a Chinese insurance company. How is this even possible? Cont...
This might be different by firm. Partners, is this a good or bad year to make partner? Comp will likely be lower for P’s next year than, say, two years ago. But will buy-in be lower as well? Is this a good “buy low” year for making partner?
I was recently put on a 30day plan, busted my ass on it and was let go during covid. I’m beyond hurt and I feel very targeted and it never felt fair. What else could I do? I’m embarrassed and I recently came across one of the women who never liked me on social media and all the feels felt fresh again.
Do Big 4 firms ever match a competing salary if you’re going to another Big 4 in hopes that you’ll stay? Have y’all seen this happen? If so, what was that convo like?
What is best practice on using shareable client case studies of your work as an asset for a job interview?
A friend, a freelancer of some years, got a perm job as ACD! Never held that title before (a hang up for agencies apparently). He’s a PoC. High salary. ELATED FOR HIM! Gives me hope, It’s possible!
Any recommendations for best homeowner's insurance providers? I've heard horror stories of persons not being able to claim on big ticket items like roofs etc. from providers like State farm and Allstate. The only one that's been recommended to me so far is Nationwide so looking for others to compare quotes. TIA!
Moving: My SO and I love Chicago but hate the winter, lack of access to beautiful outdoor scenery, and the taxes. No kids yet and don't want to have "what if" regrets later. What's a good city to move to? Things we love about Chicago: amazing food, music scene, comedy, diversity, plenty of interesting things to do, ok COL compared to other big cities. We're considering Austin, Denver, Portland but having a hard time narrowing down / also open to other places. Thoughts?
The ramen kick continues. This time I made a non-traditional ramen inspired by Taiwanese beef noodle soup but using ramen noodles and techniques. Made everything from scratch!