People who got promoted last year - how do you feel about it? I feel guilty given that most people didn’t even get a raise (in the UK). I find it hard to reconcile with the COVID gloom
So umm whose’s going to tell him? Also not surprised over half the people in this pic have caught COVID.
Ladies, I love facials and massages but can’t justify a full-blown spa trip even though I’d love one (2022 or whenever Covid threat is minuscule). How did you consider the cost? Are there R&R trips out there with this kind of pampering that won’t break the bank?
Has anyone broken up with someone over a difference in COVID boundaries? If so, how did you know it was a deal breaker? I’m considering ending my relationship because my partner is too strict (i.e. doesn’t really leave the house for much).
Since the start of the pandemic, I have been fairly safe and really haven’t gone anywhere (I think I went to TJ Maxx once in a moment of weakness lol). My family on the other hand hasn’t taken any precautions and actually did contract COVID. They keep telling me I’m paranoid and need to start going out but with COVID being worse now than it was back in March, I rather just not. I just want them off my back and wish they would respect my decision to not expose myself like I respected them.
Moms, I have a 2 year old and a 3 month old. Everyone on my family is vaccinated. What are safe activities to do with these kiddos in the midst of all this covid variant environment. I thought about the pumpkin patch, hiking, the park, and walks as long as we distance from others. I just get nervous about catching colds or a breakthrough covid infection. I’m not paranoid, just risk averse. The whole family got the TSV bug a month ago, and it was miserable. Just trying to be practical, but not a
Any recommendations on airlines or hotels for a long call due to corona virus ? Or is it too early to tell when will be the rebound?
I find that single male friends of friends are generally very eager when we first met or were introduced (through events, common friends’ parties). I got invited to their hangout bunch / house parties (pre-covid), but the moment we established i have no romantic interest and only friendships, they disappeared and we become barely acquaintance. I genuinely want to keep them in my life as friends. Why is this the case?
I’ve had a few friends die tragically in the last couple months - only one being COVID-related. I’ve been dealing with lots of grief and I’m trying out BetterHelp to talk through some stuff. Haven’t had an appointment yet, but I set my account up using my firm laptop and now I feel like that was really dumb. Am I an idiot?
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Any updates on the Pakistani Covid-19 vaccine?
Has anyone either been laid off or just switched from Big4 during covid to corporate? Was it difficult? did you still receive a raise? If so, how much?
Are virtual therapy sessions as effective as in person? I’ve never been to therapy but want to work on my anger issues because they’re only becoming worse as the Stress from life and Covid become worse. Has anyone started therapy virtually through the pandemic?
People who had covid: Are you out dating as normal and not telling people you had covid? People who haven’t had covid: Are you willing to date people who had covid ?
Quick update for those who might be curious about the situation in my school and our lack of COVID precautions. I often comment on here about how my school stayed in person all year last year with almost no difference from a normal year. No mask mandate, no teachers or staff masking. 10% or less of students masking. Very few vaccinated here. Results: we have no students, staff, or family members in the hospital. Very few cases either. Two months of this now.
What is your firm doing to boost internal networking? How have you been meeting people within your firm but outside of your service line since covid started? Anything in particular you think works?
Protests scared coronavirus away!
Myers Briggs personality test.... have you taken it? Enneagram? Whats your type? INTJ 1w9 here. 👇🏼 clearly why i’m in this role
Any updates on Ogilvy’s hiring freeze? A team really wants me but HR said they can’t hire anyone until January.
Has anyone had a request to terminate an employee after they returned from a leave of absence? What was your experience like?
Fellow desi folks - how do you keep your h4 spouse occupied? We are going to be marrired in january and want to provide her as much support as possible. . She said she wants to pursue MBA but supporting her tutuion fees is currently out of limits for me given im purchasing a family home in mumbai which is going to cost me 4.5cr. How do i bring up this topic without sounding too negative that i cant support her tution fees but can cover all other expenses (living,transport,food,travel,education
Have a week of PTO to move cross country then start new engagement. New engagement manager hears this and says "Great, you'll have plenty of time to help next week when you're not packing." Continued
Has anyone started on anti-anxiety or anti-depression meds due to covid? Has it helped in any significant way? My mental health is really suffering and I’m considering medicating but so worried about all the possible side effects 😞
Anyone exited to AbbVie? Saw a position of interest but curious about culture and WLB, and how much a referral helps vs. cold applying.
Per diem dinner allowance for Orlando at KPMG seems low at $33. That city has become much more expensive especially since it’s essentially a resort town. What do other firms allow?
BCG fish - what is a product manager - pricing role. Got reached out to about an opportunity, but it’s a little unclear what the role entails and what part of the firm it falls under / Reputation
What’s a realistic time frame for after you start the job hunt (e.g., applications/interviews) to the next company, and until you’re actually starting your new job? 2-3 months?
Hey everyone! What is the general compensation range in NYC for a consultant with 2 years of experience in tech consulting without an MBA? Thanks for any info!
Received a denial on my H1B RFE (not extension); PwC law says they did not receive a reason for the denial; is this possible? I have only 1 more attempt at the H1B - would it help for me to move?
Anyone have experience with FDD at a B4 vs more of a specialized firm like A&M? I'd expect the latter to pay more, but curious if the deals worked on are actually different or there would be a diff vibe at an A&M tier. Trying to get out of audit, but not sure it's worth sticking in B4 since not feeling EY at the moment.
I have a gov law job with an offer to go to a great firm as a mid-level associate. Worried that if COVID continues, I’ll get laid off (much less likely at my gov job). Should I wait or go?
Anyone received an RFE on your green card application? EB1-3 applicant here; GC filed in Oct ‘19, received RFE in May ‘20. Unsure about the timeline - would appreciate any guidance. Thanks!
Happy NYE everyone! Honestly a bit of a weird question - but I can’t tell if I got a referral for McK or not. I thought I didn’t but I actually might have? Associate partner directed me to a recruiter & then we had a chat recently. How does the referral system for McK work? More details in thread:
From what I read, EB GC is comprised of following steps roughly: PWD > PERM > I140 > backlog wait time if applicable > I485? How far in this process can I go without endangering my non-immigrant visa status? Can I complete PERM and still renew my TN before filing I140?
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