I got my first full time job back in March 2019. It’s my dream job in terms of work, team + industry. (I work for a travel agency doing their social). The only downside is the PTO. (Cont)
Drove through downtown Santa Barbara last night. Restaurants were doing indoor dining and there were lots of crowds with no masks. What are you all seeing this holiday weekend?
How much money do you need to make a year to afford a $3 million dollar home, pay for 2.5 future children’s private school education, vacation well, and live and retire comfortably? (I have no students loans or debt and $650k in stocks + a modest amount in 401k. I’m 26.)
I feel so stuck in my life (28F). I just want to find my person and start building a life together. I feel like I have nothing to look forward to. I just want to create holiday memories with my new family and instead, I’m looking at another season with my dysfunctional as hell family. I know a negative attitude and comparing myself to others isn’t helping me, but I can’t seem to lift myself out of my funk…
Are there any agencies that cover infertility treatments? I am looking ahead at medical/benefits for next year and considering somewhere new.
Holiday Gifts 2019 Reflecting on this year's holidays. What was one great/significant gift you recieved or gave to a colleague or another Professional that you wanted to show much appreciation to?
Been 60 days since USCIS received my medical RFE. Should I call to ask for progress? Any fish out there that has any luck with getting a response on your RFE within 60 days?
Seeking financial/relationship advice: Long term girlfriend is in medical school while I’m a well-paid consultant. I am building savings meanwhile she has no income and will probably graduate with $200k in student debt. This is definitely the woman I want to marry, but I get anxious as our financial situations diverge from one another. Anyone ever have a similar experience or have tips to share?
PwC 🐟 my rewards summary page shows I have holiday balance of 8 hours. This means that I messed up and didn't charge holiday hours properly last year right? How can I best use this 8 hours now? Cont.
I’ve never been unintelligent, but does anyone else feel manipulated to think so by leadership? It almost feels like a sick game how leadership talks down to AEs...
Is it okay to tell your boss you aren’t feeling well and need to take a sick day because of medication side effects? We are going into the office later in the week and I don’t want her to think I have something contagious. Started new meds and the side effects are intense today so I’m just off my game and need to log off, but not sure if that’s inappropriate or TMI.
I haven’t taken any vacation (other than one day here and there) all year. I’m taking two weeks off at the end of November and just told a partner and he was shocked (presumably at the length). Is this a faux pas?
Ladies, I posted this in the singles bowl but also posting here - do you ask guys for medical reports before doing the deed for the first time? Is there a good way to ask so they don't get offended?
I'm so sick of this industry. I got into Finance because I felt I had something to prove to other students around me... that I could make it. 24 y/o and I can no longer care what others think.
2nd tri. Anyone else order two dishes at restaurants because the things you loved eating pre-pregnancy now have 50-50 chance of making you sick?
I'm kind of sick of every small thing becoming a feedback discussion. I don't think my manager is remotely motivating or helpful, especially when the mistakes are theirs as well.
We just got our oath ceremony scheduled. The appointment letter says “no guests permitted” except for anyone helping with disability. We have a toddler, and no option for babysitter since we have no family here and everything is still closed. Any idea if a dependent minor can accompany us? Tried calling them and haven’t been able to reach a person to speak to yet.
Anyone traveling Delta before June 11? If yes? Have a couple of drink vouchers for you....
Hi all, I am very interested in applying for KPMG’s Technology Strategy and Transformation consultant (recent graduate) role and I was wondering if anyone could share their experiences on working in this department at KPMG (especially in Canada since that is where is located in) and/or ask for a referral if possible. Thank you in advance!
Bear markets are necessary in crypto space so scam projects and pump and dumps can go defunct and legit coins can raise back.
After months of networking and trying to break into consulting, I managed to secure one interview. I was really nervous at the beginning of the interview so I started off a bit shaky and didn’t come up with the perfect structure, but did really well on the rest. Today I got the rejection email and their feedback was that I need to work on the structure. I had worked on my structure for so long and I only messed up because I was nervous. I feel so defeated with no more interviews. Wtf do I do? 😓
Has Anyone been laid off but got another job by telling prospective employer another story because your ex employers policy will not to reveal reason for separation?
What are the salary levels in Big 4 consulting? From MBA stats, intro pay seems to be the same as MBB. But on FB, I’m seeing people say Manager level pay is lower than 1st year Consultant salary at MBB. Which is it?
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
Surprised no one posted this yet but Marriott is extending their status for another year.
I m interviewing for a BSA Salesforce role at Google. What can i expect in first round of Solution Design phone call. What skills do I need to refresh. Any guideline is much appreciated as I am giving an interview after 3 years.
Is anyone’s supervisor giving them a harder time since its work from home. My supervisor is expecting us to turn in more work than ever before.
In general, is the Joining location of GDS (as mentioned in offer letter) remains the same as one continues to work during his/her tenure? Or is it like after one has joined in a particular GDS location, he may be asked to relocate to other locations based on Project requirements?
35 weeks pregnant and just had an interview for a full time job I would love to land. I haven’t disclosed anything, but if an offer comes, what’s the best way to play it out and not lose the opportunity?
I am from public acctg and a Senior for 5 years. I’ve had this conversation on my promotion to Manager and was told I need another year. I feel demotivated and getting frustrated that they do not see me as someone who can be a Manager.
I have to go to a client site for the first time and dress was described as “business casual - slacks and button down”. Does slacks exclude chinos? If so where can I get good slacks?
Non-mbb folks that want to enter mbb. If you had a cross offer from all three, would the recent negative publications about McK influence your decision?
PwC FS - do you guys know how they're determining layoffs? People who are in projects are getting the boot which is scary. Apparently there will be more rounds and this week was just the beginning.
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