Interesting pivot by the media to put out calmer headlines like this that don’t stoke fear and panic. 6 months ago, it was the polar opposite. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-9299725/Two-thirds-COVID-19-hospitalizations-preventable.html
working for the US firm but left to stay in canada during COVID wfh – I know it’s technically not allowed, but are there legal ramifications if I’m here for awhile? (OPT visa)
Do you think flight attendants are being as whiny as consultants in relation to work travel and the corona virus?
Let's not forget an unsung hero https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3115445/remembering-li-wenliang-wuhan-doctor-who-warned-world-about-coronavirus
Has anyone sent out a survey about remote or Covid-19 job burnout/employee well-being that they can possibly share the template questions with me? I found the results for a survey sent out at Deloitte but didn’t have success at looking at some of the questions that were used. Any help would be incredibly appreciated!
I have bad Sunday blues. I feel like I should just take xanax and go to bed. I am in a bad covid cycle of binge eating, starving, drinking too much, then being rigidly “good” for a few days then spiraling into the cycle again. I feel doom and can’t get off my couch. I went on vacation w family and had a good time last week. Back home alone I feel in a funk again. Funkier than Cold Medina. Just wanted to share with someone.
Thoughts on investing into rental properties vs putting money into market? Had 2 HUD rented properties and currently selling them and unsure whether to invest in purchasing another one or just use that money to buy stocks. I’m worried that low income renters will struggle with paying rent due to losing jobs because of COVID. Thoughts?
Ladies, I need advice. I’m mid-20s and feeling painfully lost. For most of my younger years, my identity was rooted heavily in my friendships and social life. Graduating college and then obviously the pandemic took a toll on that, I moved home and many of my friends left the city I had lived in pre-covid. Flash forward to the world reopening, I don’t like my job, my friends live all over, I have a nonexistent love life, and I don’t know what to do next
Twitter might become a very awkward place for the White House. Twitter is going to add misleading labels, including tweets from politicians. https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/11/853886052/twitter-to-label-potentially-harmful-coronavirus-tweets
Judge on multi-party video mediation: "Those kids in the background are the most 2020 Covid thing I've seen all year."
India: Are there anyone who applied for PF Advance (COVID) twice? I’ve availed it once but skeptical if I can apply again. Please shed some light!
Dog owners beware. Well maybe ... https://scitechdaily.com/are-dogs-spreading-sars-cov-2-study-finds-living-with-a-dog-increases-risk-of-contracting-covid-19/
Anyone adjusting holiday family visit plans due to COVID? How are you approaching it? Currently pondering what my family will do and how we’ll communicate it to relatives..
Some interesting info from the AP regarding cuts to CDC funding and whether protocol / teams are in place to handle Coronavirus. https://apnews.com/d36d6c4de29f4d04beda3db00cb46104
Should I be putting any money into my loans at this point? I havnt had to pay them yet with covid. What is everyone doing? Once payments resume again is anyone in a rush to pay them off?
The federal stance is shifting regarding the reopening...”He [President Trump] demanded that all of the nation’s schools reopen for the fall semester — until, suddenly, he allowed for some wiggle room.” The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-week-of-retreat-the-president-reverses-course-as-the-coronavirus-surges-out-of-control/2020/07/24/bf680c2c-cdc2-11ea-91f1-28aca4d833a0_story.html
Was originally planning an October 2020 wedding (nothing booked yet luckily) but now with COVID am thinking of delaying until 2021. Thoughts on when weddings of 50+ guests should start back up in USA?
Are any young healthy people considering going out and getting COVID on purpose? Most antibody studies are showing the disease is far more prevalent than we realized and therefore a much lower...
Anybody have terrible wrist pain and bruising happing on their right (dominant) arm? I have a standing desk and standing chair.. not sure if too high or too low or if a padding issue. I have a mouse
I am the sole income earner in a family of four. I need the health insurance for my disabled son. With that said: I am terrified that I am going to be kicked off my project for not being able to do three roles at once while getting zero sympathy from my managers for my stressful personal life. I work 45 hours per week and that is all I can give.
Is there a status challenge with United that KPMG is offering? I was remote last year and lost my gold status and have been traveling group 3 :(
McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group fishes, how much in bonus value do you get if you refer a candidate and she is being hired? Country does not matter unless it is Euro zone. Thanks!
Anyone applied or worked at McAfee? Would like some background or info on what’s company is like and comp package beyond base. Have a 1st round next week for a Strategic and Biz Dev role.
How much weight does brand name consulting firms have on top MBA programs? For example, is it significantly better to work for MBB firms vs. big 4 vs. well known specialized boutique firms?
What would be reasonable base for Manager (API/ Integration Consulting) with EY ? I am currently with another B4.
Is anyone worried their Amex points redemption is going to drastically drop? I think my Amex points will be worth much less in a couple of months? Redeem points to pay your bill down? Worth it?
looking to spend a night in NY for thanksgiving. Any recommendation on which hotel to get (using Bonvoy Points)
How many of you actually go into work on Fridays as opposed to working from home ? I’m just so tired on Fridays I stay and work from home ( sometimes just relaxing and not even work) bad I know
Hi Fishes, What is the YOE needed for Senior Associate designation ? is Associate designation right one for 5.1 years of experience ? I was interviewed for SA and now they say it’s for Associate. Also how much should I expect for 5.1 YOE Java. Thanks in advance 🙂 Cognizant
Homeowners question. We have an old AC unit that will need to be replaced in the near future. It uses the old Freon that’s been discontinued. Do people usually pay outright for a new AC unit or is there like some kind of insurance we can add on if ours goes out?
Does anyone have anecdata as to whether there is a waiting period (and if so, how long) before maternity leave benefits kick in for laterals in biglaw? I know in other industries, a year is common, but not sure if that is the case among large law firms.
Realizing you have zero skills and no experience when applying for other jobs... Are there any jobs out there in PowerPoint design?!
Hi all, Can anyone refer me (life sciences consulting)? I am a B.Pharm grad + MBA (new IIM) with 2.5 years of prior work ex in pharma R&D (Drug safety/pharmacovigilance). Working as a functional consultant in Deloitte USI since Aug-2020. Thanks!
Anyone been to Patagonia and have day trip recomendations? Also any Marriott (or other) hotel/lodging recs for El Calafate or Puerto Natales? :)
My Delta flight is delayed 3+ hours for the second time in less than 2 weeks. What’s the best way to get compensation? I’m on the verge of Diamond and not usually one to complain, but this is old...
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