Solo vacation ideas for 5-7 days (woman)? Late August, US-based but open to most places. Desperately need some time off from current client projects
Has anyone else had to deal with a pay raise push back due to covid? My partner and I were promoted in the sense of a title change in the fall, and given a partial raise mid-spring and told the rest will come when the agency is more settled... But in that time they've hired 15+ more creatives (mostly intermediate or senior). We've been hesitant to try move because we love our work and team, have a good work/life balance, and know we're secure here during covid.
PS We're in Toronto!
I am going to join USI as SSA on 30th May. Due to some personal issues, I requested HR to provide wfh else I could not join USI and they hv provided it for an year on email and i hv to go if needed which will be told in advance. I asked to update the offer letter but they didn't. Do you think I might need to go to office if I join some project ? The HR told that the email can be used as a proof. Also, can I claim travel reimbursement when I am asked to come for few days?
Hey Witches! I have an offer from Infy and another offer from product based company.
Infy is giving me X whereas the other one is offering X+2 lpa. Shall I go for counter offer with Infy? Do they entertain? If anyone has done so, please enlighten me.
Also, I have got chandigarh location in Infy, any idea what sort of project are there?
In product based company, I'll be working on there some proprietary application.
I wanted to understand if Infy can renegotiate and projects in Cdg location.
Anybody know the difference between management v. operations consulting in the fed-gov space? Which one is more project based as opposed to staff-aug?
Medical bills exceed the policy. We found out at-fault party has equity in his home. Do we do a policy limits demand wherein we ask for a contribution as a requisite to our acceptance of the policy limits or a regular demand and wait for the insurance company to extend the policy and thereafter ask for a contribution?
Hey everyone! I started a new bowl for people with disabilities in tech and allies! Feel free to join. You don’t have to have a disability to join. It would be great to have people from all different backgrounds in this group.
I just joined a MM fund as an associate... I have a birthday trip quasi-planned for December. What are y’all thoughts on taking vacation on the buy side. At McKinsey, it was very easy given u could just take time after the close of a project.
Disappointed with the 2.42% raise in Austin market. I joined the company in June 2021. My manager resigned in October 2021, new manager got assigned this February 2022. There were no self evaluation sent last year. The numbers were already decided by my manager’s boss and the HR and my manager was just a communicator. When asked, got a response that business is affected due to shipment/container price hikes, chip shortage, Covid, war, inflation, etc.
Any idea on the virtusa Citi Bank project, I have been offered for the managerial position and looking out for some real time experience from the guys who are already into the project
Any biotech project / program managers in here? Considering exiting to a late-stage clinical as a project manager, but not sure if it’ll actually improve WLB or if I’ll still just be herding cats all day.
I work no less than 10hrs/day and my boss just told me to put 8hrs in my time card for the client to see. Not sure if this is ok. Is this normal? Should I not do that?
Anyone ever run a lift survey study with Adobe? Have a client who uses them as their dsp and got sold the moon by their rep..programmatic is not even 1/3 of the whole campaign
I swear interviewing for other jobs isn’t easy when you are the only point of contact involving a client. Smh
Hi! I am looking for a IT Project Manager role. I do have my PMP and about 5 years experience, any ideas/suggestions?
Should I be thanking interview teams after not getting the role? Honestly sometimes i just wanna cut em off esp after a final round & hints that I had gotten the role 😂 Also was busy w client work lol
Fish - Anybody responded to medical RFE late August and have heard back? Texas center and no updates for me.
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Been interviewing for a while and no luck so far :( I have had multiple onsites and nothing has worked out. Feeling stuck in SAP implementations. Any advice from other fish on how to get out of SAP?
What are my exit options? I’m in BAS and am starting to get worried I am not gaining the best experience here
Is optum a good company ?
Trying to gauge the leg/non-leg ratio in this post. Like if not-leg.
Note: If you don’t know what a leg is, you’re a leg. If leg leave angry spiteful comment below.
Yesterday an associate I work with on a big case asked me if I was available to join an hour-long call with reviewers that I usually don’t join. I said yes, assuming maybe she just wanted me there in case questions came up that I might be able to help answer. She starts the call and immediately tells the team of reviewers (25+) that this week I am “leading the call to talk about [topic].” The topic is not in my bailiwick on the case. I’m pissed she put me on the spot like that.
OH: (RE: required meeting attendance)
"Ok, fine. I will say yes now but fair warning I may fake my own death beforehand."
An EM and looking to jump to PE. I know I’m probably too old for investing side but operations sound interesting to me as well. Comp does matter and I have good partner support here. Should I wait until I make AP or maybe partner? What’s the career trajectory if I leave now?
Im working in financial services in a product role and looking to transition into tech sales. Does anyone know of any good openings I could leverage to pivot? Maybe even a part time gig?
Just curious if any1 here has opted for BH number plate for their vehicles, whilst being an HSBC group employee (HDPI, HTI, India or any other entity). Are GSC employees eligible for BH number plate? If yes, what was the process like?
I am applying for a position at Amazon Web Services , I am just wondering if it is wise to apply for the role through a referral or through Amazon jobs?
And what are the timelines one we apply on Amazon jobs portal to receive an initial acknowledgement.
50mg of CBD does nothing to me. Normal?
Does anyone have a recommended place to go for suits and custom shirts in Dubai? Any places would be appreciated !
Today is Administrative Professionals Day. Buy your support staff flowers, lunch, a card, or just send a nice note showing appreciation. We couldn’t do our work without them— the real MVPs!
I am interested in getting referrals for Data Science roles.
Total yoe -3.3 and relevant-2.2 yrs.
Please let me know if any leads.
Having a pleasant conversation with my wife. Wife: We should IG live this conversation. People would love it.
Best podcast you use in the classroom beside Serial? Looking to start one with my AP Seminar students after EOC testing.
I need more help
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Great little primer/summary. Basically, the only way out of mass social distancing/shutdown is massive testing. But lifting restrictions before mass testing is very VERY dangerous.
White supremacists, anarchists, Russia, China,et al. troll social media, make fake post, and bots to rip America apart for unique reasons. Many people are trying to manipulate you through social media
Question for the hairy men out there - how do u (or not) clean/trim/shave your hair down under? What’s your preferred method, anyone tried laser?
Checkmate other countries!
Just tossed up 6k into my 2019 Roth IRA 🥳
I’m an Asian American and I recently took my family including my parents to the beach and observed the following:
- while relaxing at the beach, the college kids next to us played “Kung Fu Fighting”.
- we went to a large restaurant and we couldn’t help but notice that Asian parties were grouped together that reminded me of an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm where all ugly peoples were seated at the back of the restaurant.
Am I reading too much into this? I’m honestly getting fed up.
Came back to NYC after spending a few months at home and I am having crippling anxiety. I am not sure if it’s being back in the city or being alone. Any tips for how to be more at ease?
Best standing desk option ?
Was there ever a moment you realized that work cannot be your top priority in life? I have always treated it as such but am increasingly starting to question myself.
Las Vegas - my agency laid off three from my small team yesterday and I am crushed.
Losing clients because they're scared. And now we're WFH. How can I keep try and keep my team together? Any ideas?
Can anyone recommend a good moving company? I’m moving out of my 1bd apt in NYC to Nashville, and the quotes I’ve been getting are astronomical.
Got my manager a nice gift! 😊
How do you organize your work? My firm is in the dark ages in terms of scheduling assignments. I get email after email. Cc’d on stuff that have no action items for me. I have rush assignments as well as regular assignments from numerous people. Everyday I am sifting through emails to compile my to do and priority list. Today it took me 2 hours of wasted time just to make a to do list. I had 150 emails. Can anyone give me tips on how to be faster and more efficient?
Is it common knowledge that if you are a US citizen that filed joint taxes with a noncitizen, you don’t get the stimulus money? I just learned this and it blew my mind. ~1M US citizens getting screwed
Why time do you go to bed now?
Just in case anyone is in a financial pickle... if you really need to pull cash you can pull your Roth IRA CONTRIBUTIONS without tax penalty. Granted it’s not a great idea to pull from your retirement, but if you’re in a bad enough spot, know it’s an option. You can always make more contributions later when you’re in a better position but don’t pull earnings because you’ll pay taxes on that. (Unsure if this is truly good advice so I’m also curious about everyone’s thoughts please)
Feeling very burnt out lately. I go to the gym regularly, eat well and get adequate sleep. Any tips for cooling down after work, making the most of my free time and not feeling so burnt and exhausted?
Amtrak rewards extended ayy
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