When should I start COVID panicking about my indoor, early Spring 2022 wedding of 100 people? I live in the tri-state area
I’m planning to visit my parents after 2 years. Last time I went home, it was with a fiancé - that fell apart during COVID. I feel like a failure going home and can’t believe this is causing me so much anxiety. I want to feel happy about meeting my parents and friends after so long but I’m so not in the zone to deal with comments and questions about him. Anyone dealt with this before? Any advice is appreciated!
Would anyone buy a restaurant? There's a decent restaurant near where I live selling for what appears to be a pretty low price (assuming due to COVID). I'm really tempted to give it a go, and I have the finances to "weather the storm" until vaccines are out. I would of course go over their books before moving forward, just curious if anyone's had a positive experience?
How long did it take you in your career to get real bookworthy projects in your portfolio? I’m a Jr early in my career, fighting to get a good FT role, but have been running into places that’ve said the roles are heavy on website copy, emails and other stuff that I’d never put in there. I want to shoot big but want to be realistic. Been stuck freelancing (some good places) since Covid started and trying to break into full time, but am afraid of getting stuck.
🐠 who got Covid, do you know how you got it? Can you please share what you did that exposed you to someone with an infection.
Anyone in D.C. or Baltimore looking to connect IRL? I grew up in central MD, lived in NoVA for a while, moved out of the area to other parts of the East Coast+West Coast and am back here for now. A lot of my friends from here are either married, moved out of the area, avoiding going out cuz of COVID, or hermits. 44/M
I get it’s scary times and people are trying to be cautious. But if you are waving at me from a far because I am walking on the same sidewalk as you do, pausing and hiding away if you see me coming, or looking at me like I am a dirtbag, I hope you get the coronavirus for treating others unkindly. We are in this together and I am not trying to get it as much as you are. Rant over. And I didn’t really mean I want you to get it. I am frustrated what seems to be just rude gestures.
In my town, we have been getting daily email notifications from the school district informing the parents of new Covid cases, usually it’s 1-3 new cases per email/day, the last email earlier this evening, 22 people (students, faculty, and district employees) tested positive!! Infection is spiking bc of the holidays. I am so glad we made the decision of keeping our kids home for virtual classes instead. How is the situation in your town?
My ex wife was ranting about the latest season of American Horror Story and I jokingly said something and she responded by stating, as a matter of fact, that Eisenhower negotiated a treaty with Aliens so that in exchange for 5,000 citizens each year, we get peace with Aliens. She’s also anti-vax despite having been hospitalized for 4 days with COVID. I’m speaking to a lawyer this week, but am I unreasonable to think this thinking and behavior is grounds to modify our custody agreement?
Suggestions for November 2021 Baby Moon locations? Looking for somewhere where covid rates are low
Have an on-site with KPMG in NYC next week (Friday). What’re the odds it gets cancelled due to COVID-19?
I bet the US Government would get Covid under control pretty damn quickly if major corporations suspended campaign contributions in light of the economic environment.
During Covid I lived with my parents a few months after living alone for 5 years (distance 3h by plane). I realized that not only I love living alone, I dont see myself at all marrying or having kids. I like to do to my things the way I like, to eat when/what I want to etc. That's it! I know I might turn to be a older and lonely man, but that's how I see my future.
Superstar Rajinikanth has been confirmed to be exposed to Covid-19. The virus has been quarantined for 14 days.
Omg I'm an enthusiast. Covid dreams come true
Does anybody have any data on likelihood of dying from covid vs likelihood of dying from the vaccine? I got the vaccine, my friend didn’t and she keeps arguing that it’s more likely to die from the vaccine than getting covid. I tried researching but couldnt find a comparing data. Help!
Why does everyone put Tech / FAANG on such a pedestal, claiming it’s better than MBB. Sure, the comp and WLB may be better, but you won’t be doing as meaningful and impactful work e.g. Govt Covid response, Gates foundation projects, industry defining projects in the space of a few months etc
If COVID has taught me anything, it’s that I don’t trust anyone to keep me safe. Especially some of you losers in the bowl who don’t have a brain and refuse to believe this virus is real
Hi, I’m currently on parental leave and interested in doing some minor side huddling like case coaching or college essay editing etc. Something consultants can do well and easily. Are there known websites/ forums to offer these services and get connected to clients?
11 hrs on a workday can expense dinner but 4 hrs on a weekend or holiday can expense lunch. Am I supposed to be working 7 hrs every workday or 1-2 hrs every weekend 🤔
How can I improve attention to detail? C here and made three careless mistakes on excel sheets (important data) in a row today. Feeling like I’m gonna get fired
I have cleared 2 technical rounds in Wipro.Its been 2 weeks since i completed the technical interviews.The HR told i will be having a salary discussion.Does wipro take this much time for salary discussion?Wipro
Has any of you been outsourced and underpaid a slave salary? How do you deal with the trauma of knowing that the work you have been doing for so long is actually worth so much more? I'm sorry to use this bowl for this kind of conversation but I'm having suicidal thoughts and sadly my only other option is also been outsourced.
Need advice! I have been for Acn for very long but resigned recently. I have not started on the new job yet. I felt happy when I accepted the new job. Recently, anxiety is creeping up on me. Self doubts like Have I made a wrong decision to quit? Maybe I should have waited for the performance bonus? Will the new job be too tough for me to handle? What if the new work culture is bad? What if I do not excel in the new company? Maybe I should retract my resignation?LOL Continued in the comment...
My firm is about to apply for my i140 and my wife who's on an h1b just found out that her company won't be able to file for her gc. Can I file for her h4 ead along with my i485 application?
This baby is competing with my Bose NC headphones. The baby is winning. (No fault or judgement to the mother.... I feel bad for her, she's a trooper).
Black Consultants; I’m trying to assess how much “diversity” has actually been respected: How visible have your roles/work been? Have you been promoted? What service line are you in? Have you had AERT/Performance Reviews statused in retaliation? Have you been pressured to participate in after work activities that compromise your religion, personal, mental health,etc. ?
Genuine question and attempt to understand: for those of you who are upset or unhappy about more robust efforts at diversity and inclusivity, can you explain why these efforts upset you? Or worry you?
Is there a standard for Tier 1 vs 2 city. I am assuming Los Angeles is Tier 1 , what about OC/Irvine and San Diego. Some websites say San Diego is Tier 3, is there an official standard.
Role I applied requires me to relocate to Austin , offer will come soon. I said yes to moving to Austin . But I am located in Florida and don’t want to move. Is there any process that I need to follow to ask for remote work from Florida itself . I don’t want to ask HM/recruiter to cause any impact to my offer .
Deloitte is hiring like anything it seems. Do u want to rejoin Deloitte? Is this good time to join back?
How easy is it to transition from project/program management to product management? Any tips?
With 16 weeks parental leave at EY, 1yr no travel after after maternity for ACN, and all the distractions of workers with children, firms should show some love to the yeoman single or childless people
TFW when your SM announces to the team that your manager is leaving the project while the manager is out on PTO. -_-
Have an interview for an SAP Level 10 (I think if not 9) role for Accenture Federal? How much should I expect the offer to be?
What are good interview questions for a junior-mid PM? Want to understand how organized and detail-oriented they are. Also reliable/trustworthy. Hard without a personal reco! TY
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