I swear one of my clients just stares at their Skype list of contacts waiting for me to get online in the AM so they can ping me.
When you try to cite a tax reg in Skype for Business and send a kissy face and a flower instead...fml.
Do you always log on to Skype? I hardly ever do, only for calls. should I be logging in?
Shortest (Substantive) Hearing? I spent hours preparing a motion and the weekend preparing a reply brief for the judge to come out (well Zoom out), call the case, and say “I’m happy this motion was filed so I can revisit my prior order that I granted by mistake.” Uhhhh, ok. Thanks.
This article points out that most companies are forcing their employees into the office just to be on Zoom all day. This is why I haven’t gone back in yet. Thoughts? https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/27/return-to-work-in-person-hybrid/
Is there a way where you can have a zoom lesson while doing an interactive pear deck? Is there a way to do a poll?
Hot take - with zoom, there will never be a snow day again, it will be a Zoom day. I loved snow days growing up - better for kids though... more learning
In a meeting I said, “creatives can be savages sometime.” because of their unruly behavior towards internal teams, pushing deadlines, or throwing tantrums. I was called out and chastised by a junior creative for using the word “savages” in an unacceptable manner because the word is slur to non-whites in a zoom meeting. I am a BIPOC creative. Am I the asshole?
Zoom drinking games
What’s everyone’s favorite zoom background?
I hate using Microsoft Teams.
So I had a Zoom presentation to a partner and a manager. The whole time the partner had a smirk on his face. Even the manager noticed. He didn’t understand why he was smirking and I said maybe
McKinsey Employees: is this article accurate? https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/my-bosses-at-mckinsey-made-us-get-on-2-a-m-zoom-calls/. McKinsey & Company
In 2020 I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I have a number of seizures a day but don’t knowwhen I’m having them (EEG detected it). I started on meds and am feeling much better, however the only way to know if meds are 100% working is to go to hospital for 3 day EEG. I’m supposed to try to live my daily life as much as possible during EEG so I need to work. But can’t do zoom calls. I hadn’t planned on disclosing my diagnosis to my boss but now feel like I’m backed in a corner here. (Cont in comments)
Hi Everyone, Pandemic life is wearing on us all. The only thing that gives me resilience and strength is meditation. There’s a new free meditation workshop starting this week via Zoom!
When everyone is getting more than they’re full of Zoom meetings, what are some other ways to keep employees engaged, connected, and feeling like they’re part of something important?
Had a very early call with the client and foreign lawyers this morning. One of the other country lawyers couldn’t use my telecon number, so I had to set up an impromptu Zoom meeting. In pajamas, no makeup. Firm’s Zoom has no option for the organizer to start the meeting with their camera off for some reason. Client and other lawyers are all female, and they all turned their cameras on in solidarity. I love the supportive women I have the pleasure to work with. Any other Zoom WFH war stories?
How accurate is this person's experience at McKinsey? Sounds absolutely brutal! https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/my-bosses-at-mckinsey-made-us-get-on-2-a-m-zoom-calls/
Best exits in Atlanta? Tech consultant with 6 yrs of consulting. What compensation should i target?
When the client pressures you into naming a date the audit can get done, and later that week you discover multiple serious issues that will require extended testing 😬
I don't get the point of getting an MBA. I feel like there's nothing b-school can teach you that you can't teach yourself... and networking is feasible without the help of an overpriced university.
I am due to take 2 weeks parental leave sometime in the next month and have an offer lined up. Is it better to tell the new place I would prefer to push my start date to take my leave and join two weeks after (accounting for 2 weeks of notice when I get back)? Would that be burning a bridge with current firm (taking leave and giving notice as soon as I am back)? I want to avoid losing 2 weeks of salary during that time if I can.
Moving to Philadelphia. Can anyone shed some light on how much I should expect in terms of salary as a second year in external audit? I’m looking at top 25 firms.
Pulled an all nighter for the hell of it... has anyone ever done this? How did it affect your client work? Were you okay the next day?
Thoughts on cyber exit opportunities from B4 to tech or defense firms with 2 years of software security experience and active sec+? Have heard work life balance and hands on experience are more common in industry
All I want is HBS and to make Partner at MBB, followed by a leadership role in banking. I am such a basic brown girl. I tried a couple of Finance jobs, but as soon as I landed in consulting I was like stability and prestige, hallelujah. My parents didn’t even pressure me. So basic.
EY TAAG professionals, what is your experience. Team culture, type of projects, flexibility and hours. What is your experience?
Are MBB/consulting experience + technical masters (e.g., data science, CS) ever complementary when looking at exit opps, or are they too different to overlap (or, in other words, will the former have been a waste of time if pursuing the latter)?
Anyone working in PWC AC Kolkata office or anyone aware of the work culture & Employee benefits etc. Pls do let me know in the comments section. I have recently received an offer from the same ..So wanted to know
Anyone successfully taken money out of 401k or IRA to use for downpayment? Is this a smart idea? I keep hearing for tax purposes it is but would love some insight and guidance. Currently have 15k in cash for downpayment but feeling a little uncomfortable with having just straight cash money and looking for options. TIA
So there are people on my team who are fully dedicated to project management. But they send emails with typos and schedule meetings at the wrong time. Like wth!
Boarding the flight to ORD for the third time. Delayed 4 hours already. The one day when I had an approved early departure time to go home. Cmon Chicago. Help me out here.
Does PWC and Deloitte have dedicated application security pen-testing team? How much percentage of the time you guys travel? Do you work from home or based out of any particular location?
WHERE IS MY RAISE
Has anyone gone from Big 4 to a small no name accounting firm? Are you happy you made the move? Are the decreased hours worth the drop off in resources, client prestige, and technology?
Hi Fishes, I have got an offer from Wipro, was hired for an immediate requirement for some project named ELC. Does anyone know about this account? I confirmed from the HR that it is a support and development role and has only day shift. Just doubting the shift, I can't work in night shifts How is the work life balance in Wipro? Does they provide any reimbursement for WFH peripherals like Accenture does?
Has account management relinquished the role of brand custodian to planners, and is planning now the most highly valued and trusted client partnership? I’m my opinion (one guy with 35 years experience) a resounding YES.
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