I was working with a racist bigot client before covid hit and tonight I'm especially glad I don't have to fly in to see his stupid face in the morning. I'm glad none of us have to go into an office after nights like tonight.
i feel like all hospital rooms should be equipped with video conferencing. Keep friends and family close to patients, even without COVID
This is about to be the first month in my life where I'm unable to pay off my credit card statement balance (about 2.5k leftover) and I'm feeling like such a failure. Any tips on how to mitigate the impact of this and get out of the hole asap?
Anyone ever flying in to ORD should plan for an extra 30 minutes of travel time taxing to the gate 🙄
Do any real people actually want schools to reopen as it stands now? Im hearing so much about it but it feels like a weird disconnected political thing and not a live humans with kids thing. *Obv the goal is to get covid under control so kids can go back safely, this is assuming infection rates stay steady or continue to climb
💳Credit card help💳 Starting a new job in two weeks. The new company does not give a corporate card, so I get to pick my own. If things were normal and I was traveling / spending as usual, getting the CSR or AMEX platinum would make sense. But with things the way they are, what should I do? Work related expenses will be minimal, but Im moving/furnishing an apartment so personal spend will be decent. TIA!
Should you leave a somewhat stable (not so much with Covid and layoff talks) job for an ~8% pay increase at another agency rightnow? Who knows what the other place could be as well.
CLEAR at IAD and DCA. Is it worth signing up? Lots of international and domestic travel coming up. Thoughts fish? Thanks!!
Noob question, i have around 100k United miles for round trip to India . Which provides better bang for buck using miles to book economy ticket or use the miles for upgrade
Have got 400K Marriott Bonvoy points carried over since Feb 2019, when do they expire? If I can’t use them by end of year (if that is when they expire), can I transfer them or use them in any other way?
Long delta delay, best way to get points? Call or online? Why do I say to communicate the inconvenience?
Inspired by the q of what firms are doing right, what are firms doing right for first year associates? Midsized firm, fall 2020 start class delayed to Jan 2021 but some started Nov 2020 to help the business group. Covid meant no "welcome to the firm" happy hour, but I think some got a wine gift box and some got nothing. New fall class just started so I hear the fall 2020/Jan 2021 class is feeling salty/forgotten. What have firms done for first years/ideas to make covid class feel welcome?
Should I cancel travel to Florida this weekend?
Thinking about going to see a mental health and wellness coach or medical professional. COVID is getting to me, is this a bad thing? I feel weak asking for help, but think I may need it.
Should I be worried about covid if my wedding is in December?? I know nobody knows for sure, but just wanting to see what others are thinking!
Hi ladies! Does anyone use Butcher Box delivery? Making an effort to cook more and shed a few covid pounds. Would love to know what the quality of their products are like.
How do you help a parent in India who is so much intro conspiracy theories cause of whatsapp forwards and fake news? They believe that doctors give fake covid report now that elections are over and unwilling to take tests. They don’t believe think covid is hoax just that they get totally lost in all forms of communication.
The added pressure of navigating the application/testing process along with general concerns about COVID have been a lot to handle lately. How have you all been dealing with this and managing anxiety?
I have a car insurance question...can you put a different address than you live at when signing up for insurance? My wife’s family lives in Orange County so wanted to sign up with her OC address and save almost $300-$400. Any feedback is appreciated!
After getting laid off 2 weeks ago, I fired off about 20 resumes to different places. I have not received any feedback at all. Any ideas how to get past the computer and in front of someone?
I‘m planning to move to Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur temporarily for 1-2 years working for a MBB consultancy. I’m struggling to decide which city to choose. Salary seems to make little difference. How would you decide and why? (for context: moving alone from France, late 20th, m)
What's your favorite billing software and why? I'm ideally looking for something that can: *import a billing sheet rather than inputting each entry individually. We draft ours on excel then have it entered. *select multiple clients to add an expense to all at once. *select multiple clients for creating invoices all at once, or the ability to customize the invoices to include necessary replenishment, paying balance, etc. Know any software developers if it doesn't exist?
Feedback I’ve received from clients and colleagues on my leadership and deliverables are “exceeding expectations” on all areas. The past year I’ve not had much interaction with the partners from my team, as I’ve been working with EYP quite a lot as no new projects started when I was available for staffing. I had my YE review last week and the YE feedback I got was “we don’t really know any of his work, he needs to engage more with our team”. Will this affect my compensation and bonus this year?
Weird random thoughts of the day. Do you think it’s possible to make 7 figures in the SAP world? This would prolly take in to account bonus’s structures things of that nature.
Have 12 days of PTO left for the year and have already taken plenty of staycations. Assuming all precautions are taken, is it still heavily frowned upon to take a flight somewhere outdoorsy?
I feel like an idiot. For the past 3 years (26yo now) I have been electing the traditional 401k instead of Roth. I get 25% taken out pretax each paycheck. Given that I’m more likely to have a higher salary (currently 100k now) and therefore be in a higher tax bracket by the time I retire, shouldn’t I have elected Roth this entire time? 😩
Have a SQL interview coming up... They said it will be 3-4 questions that should take me 1-1.5 hours total, and to know "intermediate to advanced SQL, particularly joins and window functions". Any tips for preparing? I can do the hard questions on StrataScratch and am wondering if that's as hard as interview questions will get.
Got to send my passport to the Canadian immigration for the PR, they need me to send them a return shipping envelope as well, what the most reliable / economical model to send this ? Anyone down this?
Would you apply through a diversity recruiting link or an MD referral link assuming you have referrals from both paths?
Compensation thread for RLs only 😀😃. Please list level (A2->S1), city, and increase (80->100).
I was a manager at b4, and moved to a F100 company as an associate for higher pay and different work. Few months in, I’m already acting as a manager on projects, and honestly feel like I’m sandbagging. Do skip promotions or fast tracks ever occur in large companies, or would I need to change jobs again for that?
I was having IT issues when my firm migrated to Microsoft teams. I was getting help and they took control to do their trouble shooting. After fixing the issue, he suddenly video called himself to test it all works. I was laying in bed naked when the cam turned on 💀
For people leaving at around the 1 year mark (starting interviews at month 10). Do interviewers ask how many cases you’ve been on and how long the cases were? Post MBA at McKinsey.
Hiring @Trianz for mentioned positions. Please message me with the Role name and I will share the detailed job description. Thank you.
Is there a timeframe for how long you have to stay at EY after receiving the promo bonus in order to retain the whole amount?
I think I could wfh on a full-time basis. I've got a great set-up, spend zero time commuting, work a lot, and still get plenty of sleep. Most importantly, I finally got my Nespresso all set up.
Got an offer from Accenture Interactive as a senior specialist but wanna get an understanding of what the general perception is of Accenture Interactive vs Accenture? Also avg base salary?
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.