Is it possible to travel to onsite/Europe from same project? Or you need to get release from current project to apply for relocation?
I'm so happy to be raising my children in a decade when we've had breakouts of COVID, monkeypox, and polio. Hurray! Get your freaking vaccines, wash your hands, and keep your mouths to yourself, people.
Which firm has the best hotel discount code? With the PwC code I can normally get 200-300 off Ritz properties but it doesn’t make much of a difference in lower tier hotels
Hey all! I want to learn swimming. Assuming it will only happen in the post covid era. Has anyone else had experience learning swimming in the city as an adult?
Does your company have a Asian professional group? Since we are still in covid mode. What are you doing for the professional development classes / events. So we have done, Ask the recruiter, fireside chats w executive mgmt, events w Naaap and ascend. With everyone still working from home ppl are not engaged and it is harder for networking.
Let me know what other thing ppl are doing to drive engagement ?
Since my elementary age kids starting remote school and our region still hard hit by COVID, two of my clients have checked in to see how it’s going but nobody at my firm has even acknowledged the situation. I’ve always been well aware that coworkers are not friends and kept work and personal very separate but there is a humanity to this particular situation that feels especially depressing when going unacknowledged. Is this just me?
Who else gained the COVID 19 lbs?
FB ladies (or fashion savvy guy)... Purchasing a new work bag and willing to splurge a bit (not Hermés splurge though). Any recommendations? Should I get one large enough to fit laptop when I travel?
Anyone else not getting points / nights for recent Marriott stays? Account activity isn’t working in the app
Anyone want to meet up post covid? Moved to San Diego over winter break and have no friends here
McKinsey Analytics and similar groups - do they travel as much as standard management consultants? If not how much do they travel? Specifically data scientist and data translator roles. Also, can anyone shed some light on the data translator role? Is there any modeling or analysis or is it a pure liaison role?
My toddler’s class at daycare has a child whose sibling tests positive for COVID today. I feel sorry for that family but at the same time, I’m wondering what should I do. Is it better to keep my toddler at home or it would be safe enough to send her back to daycare?
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What are some covid safe birthday ideas? My best friend had a very rough couple of months (got out of an abusive relationship) and her birthday is next month. I want to do something fun and out of the ordinary, preferably outdoors. Any thoughts? We’re both in the DC area too if anyone has specific suggestions! Willing to also roadtrip nearby.
Southwest fliers... my first time today. I got B26. What are my chances of aisle or window and overhead space? Does everyone really line up in exact order or do I need to rush the B line?
Has anyone ever talked to Marriott staff about adding new gym equipment? I’m trying to get a pull up bar put into my current hotel gym.
Hello! I'm currently an associate consultant in the United States. I was wondering if anyone has any tips/suggestions or referrals for a Project Coordinator or Junior Project Manager role? I'm currently studying for the CAPM exam and will apply for new positions in 2 months or so.
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Good to see Workday come to the party and Microsoft maintain their partnerial mindset
Hi ladies, what’s a subsection of fashion/style on Instagram do you wish to see more of?
If today is your birthday, let me tell you..
What are your fave Eid traditions? Have a toddler and spending it away from parents & in laws this Eid. Trying to think of fun things to do to make it special - anything you guys loved growing up?
I’m an assistant for a firm I really like working with. But sometimes my boss does this thing where he tells me some information to complete a task for a client, I write down verbatim what he says and complete the task. Then when I confirm the task before sending it to the client, some of the very stuff he told me to say or do is suddenly incorrect. So he’ll tell me as such and then begin to give me a mini-lecture on why that information is wrong. The first few times he did this I was sure I…
Any good recommendations on online platforms/apps to learn Korean? Ideally with real person to practice oral speaking. Thanks!
Gave advice to client and client is now upset because partner gave contradicting advice 🙃🙃. Happy Monday!
Supervisor said I couldn’t have week off for vacation this summer bc another coworker of higher seniority asked off the same week and two people can’t go on vacation at the same time because of staffing. But this coworker that asked off works different shift than me? He works 1st shift I work second. We have a total of 8 workers and no more than 4 work a day. can easily be covered. This has never been a problem until this year (we got a new supervisor). we’re used to being short staffed anyway
So I thought the Biden administration was only going to be going after the taxes of the big fish and the wealthy? And now they’re proposing major IRS audit regulations that will target anyone who received deposits greater than $600? What happened to the taxes of the middle class won’t be affected? This is 100% legislation going after small businesses. Not that they shouldn’t pay their fair taxes, but there are way bigger fish to fry. Come on.
A project of mine is taking much longer to complete than expected due to unexpected technical roadblocks. Is this normal, or does my boss view this as a personal failing?
Getting in that pleasure reading before university starts soon. This is an excellent book. An anthology of writers touching various topics on food from the industry to politics, economics, biology, society, and culture. The editor is Samin Nosrat, author of “Salt,Fat, Acid, Heat” and the Netflix series.
What perk do you wish that your firm had to support your mental health that it doesn't already have?
What are the best items you've ever purchased during or after pregnancy with an FSA card? Currently thinking about getting a Willow, belly compression wraps (suggestions on which brand is best are welcome!) but not sure what else.
I have so much going on that 60% of things are really being half assed. Everything is delayed. I'm trying to delegate it's just taking time to get people up to speed. What are your tips to dealing more than you really can?
How do some of the Big 4/ACN levels compare to job roles and titles at Amazon? I’m a manager within the Accenture Security practice with strong focus on security compliance and risk. Trying to see which Amazon non titles would be equivalent to or above my Accenture role. If someone has a career path (analyst, senior analyst, mgr, sr mgr, etc) that would be helpful.
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Is it worth it to get a MBA in your mid 40’s?
Turning 45 next month. Not sure if I want to make Partner or if the runway even exists anymore. Don’t want to work beyond 60. Any success stories of a late career pivot?
I am currently a technical program manager, don't see significant career growth in pure program management. Can anyone who have moved from program management to managing a product or a team (with P&L) provide some insights on how you made the switch . Thanks
Feel like I’m tired all the time. Any tips for managing energy levels? Do all of you work out every day?
Advice on handling a boss who dislikes an indirect client and wants you to give them bare minimum work product? The client wants/likes my work, so that would damage the relationship.
Hello I have 20+ years an operational and strategy consulting. Im looking for work please message me of you have opportunities.
Anyone live near Fredericksburg VA?
Need your advice: I got an offer from industry but torn whether to take the role or not. Only reason I was looking was because I've been on the bench too many times (4 times in 2 years)...
Favorite vintage TV show? I’ll go first - I liked watching Dick Van Dyke show growing up. The commercials were fun then, when Dick would pull out a Kent cigarette and make a sales pitch. The show was great with Mary Tyler Moore.
Highly recommend Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us and The Movies That Made Us - fun documentaries that will walk you down memory lane.
I walk/run (mostly run) 5-6 miles a day and noticed my hip is bothering me after runs. Never had that happen before. Sign of aging ?
Yup this is how I’m spending the holidays
I have discovered recently that most millennials and Gen Z don't even know there is a Gen X. They think we are all Boomers. How insulting! Gen X truly is the forgotten generation.
Need your advice: I'm an M and in the past couple of years I've only been deployed on short-term projects. I'm currently on the bench, my EM is ghosting me and I'm put on internal initiatives (cont.)
Hey, all you folks who started when I did and actually became execs while I still flounder, have you used professional résumé writers and exec recruiters?
If so, would like to hear your experience/would welcome referrals.
Just completed the last of my 10 years of alimony and child support payments! On to college education payments :)
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