Hi there, starting new in private practice. My job requires billable hours. Anyone know where I can find a list of terms and descriptions I can use when I am billing clients? TIA
Does anyone have experience with Neovia Logistics? Currently employed with the same company for the last 11 years but looking to expand my horizons potentially. I’m in a good spot because I don’t have to job hunt, so I want to learn all the pros and cons about a place before leaving my safety net. If you work there, what do you like? Dislike? How is the culture? Upward advancement opportunities? Mentorship and learning? Work/life balance? Etc etc. Thank you in advance for your input!
Advice on changing jobs while pregnant? What was your experience like? Did you disclose before accepting an offer?
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Anyone on here been able to figure out how to play Spotify offline on your Apple Watch without WiFi access? I’m trying out pandora (as it supports offline on Apple Watch) but I don’t love it nearly as much as Spotify. Runs aren’t the same without Spotify!
Has anyone ever interviewed for a PM role without a case study? I’m currently interviewing for a PM position at another company (3rd round) and haven’t seen one yet, so wondering if that’s a thing.
I’m boosted. We have a company party Friday, supposed to see a friend this weekend, but traveling next week. Now I’m getting anxious. On one hand - I don’t wanna jeopardize my trip next week. On the other, I don’t wanna stop living life.
Feel like with this new variant, it’s not whether you’ll catch it, but when. Company is asking everyone to test and be vaccinated, but I’ve heard that doesn’t help much. So sick of being anxious.
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I joined a bank as a business analyst 2 months back. I’m feeling that it’s more of a stagnant task for me though learning is there still i was much more happy with development. Now idk what to do because it’s 2 months, most companies i cannot apply before 6 months or a year maybe!
What shall i do? How to cope up with it? It’s difficult. YoE- 2 yrs and 4 months.
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Who else’s at the Kanye concert tonight?
As a 30+ year old Mom, WFH me has turned into a tween video gamer (actually worker but staring at monitors so same diff right?) who showers twice a month, and maybe remembers to brush teeth/hair daily. Honestly, im grossed out by myself and impressed at how filthy I can get and still pull off a video call
I was accosted last night at the bar when some guy overheard me telling my date I worked at Apple. Lots of expletives and "go back to where you're from" rhetoric. Do people really feel this way? So far, everyone I've met has been so welcoming.
Hello, i m looking into a 7 night cruise but travelling with 1 year old for first time. I want to know if anyone has travelled with an infant before and what you fed them in cruise ? Mostly, i am also worrier about the following: 1. Finding organic milk, 2. Heating food 3. Is it possible to take a small blender and use within cruise ship?
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There is a partner in our office that routinely discusses associate performance with other associates. For example, she will tell Associate A that Associate B isn’t performing and/or hitting hours, etc. Recently, I learned that she has been discussing “issues” she had with my work product two years ago (I no longer do any work for her). Is this something I should bring up? It bothers me that she is talking about me to others.
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Google “mortgage calculator.” Figure out how much house you can afford with the down payment you have and monthly payment you’re comfortable with. Search Zillow and Realtor apps for houses in the neighborhoods you’re interested (hopefully your budget and neighborhoods line up). Set up an auto alert in those apps for when new listings come on the market. Once you’re actually ready to put in an offer, get pre-approved by a lender and find a realtor to take you on showings (you don’t have to work with your own agent but I would/did). The market is HOT right now (at least where I live), so houses often go on and off the market within a few days. Good luck! It’s an exciting purchase!
Following cuz same. Good luck!
The market is weird right now so it’s good you are waiting until 2022. Best thing you can do is create lists of what you absolutely must have vs what would be nice to have. Start looking at open houses in neighborhoods that you may be interested in so that you get a vibe of what houses/people there are like. Kids? Obviously research daycares and school districts, but also what extra curriculars are in the area. Get pre-approved now so that you know what your price range is. Do you want a fixer upper or move in ready? Budget renovations with a cushion. Save as much as possible for a down payment so you don’t have to pay PMI. Buy holiday themed decorations on sale now so that you have them ready for the new place.
The advice on here is great, so I’ll try not to repeat anything already said, but things to keep in mind are that you can change a lot of things about a house but not its location! So if you have a price point that you wanna stick to, keep this in mind. You’ll be surprised the things you learn to live with that you couldn’t picture when you were looking. However, make sure your town doesn’t have weird ordinances that prevent changes you may want to make. Also, once you figure out your price point, make sure you have at least 20% saved. This will make you a more attractive offer if the market is still hot like it is now, and will save you extra costs like PMI etc (which even with lower rates, still add up SO much over time). Finally, get a good realtor that knows the market well and a responsive attorney. Our attorney was non responsive at critical times and we almost lost our house. It made the process incredibly frustrating but luckily our realtor and mortgage broker were both amazing and made it happen. Good luck!!
I second finding a good realtor (and figuring out the skill set you need from the realtor). We asked friends for recommendations and ended up with a realtor who had a prior career in commercial real estate and was amazing on the deal side, but not the best at vetting listings (we were picky enough to do that job). He was able to set up an MLS search for us months before we wanted to buy so we could get a sense of the market/pricing in areas we were less familiar with. Also, when we were in the early stages of looking, our realtor referred us a mortgage broker with whom he worked regularly. The mortgage broker ended up finding us a loan that we pre-qualified for with great terms given our careers ($0 down, no PMI, 2% interest). Definitely recommend getting pre-qualified, especially if you’re buying in a hot market and/or are unsure what you can afford.
Check out the neighborhood at different times for noise, activity, etc. Don’t buy at the top of your budget. Our rule is that we must be able to meet all expenses on only one of our salaries, which will (hopefully) keep us steady if we face any unforeseen obstacles (job loss, illness, etc.)
If you’re at a big law firm, check to see if your firm has a relationship with a bank. I just got a very low interest rate and a loan with only 10% down. It makes a huge difference in what you can afford, especially if you plan to stay where you are and know you’ll be making more money in a year or two.
Second this. Total game changer.
When you know what your budget is and what you're looking for get pre-qualified it makes life so much easier when you're ready to make an offer. Happy future house hunting also if you are not purchasing an older home make sure to pay extra for foundation insurance it will save you a ton on the back-end!