Who left consulting recently due to Up or Out culture? Did you change your mind about Up or Out post COVID?
My utilization has been so low since COVID closed off the offices. Should I be worried? Should I reach out to my relationship/career coach? Change to another group/line of service??
Anyone been tested for covid at judiciary square? How long was the wait and how long did results take?
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What’s everyone’s long term outlook with living in the city? Lease finishes end of July and thinking of moving back closer to fam. Feel like COVID has flipped consulting and living in the city permanently with the move to wfh
Can I leave my wife off the mortgage application? The reason I ask is she's currently not working at the moment (specialized nurse that finally had enough with COVID) but still has student loans. Trying to find ways to improve our DTI. Edit: Just saw someone ask something similar in the consulting bowl. I am not that person. On just my income, we're looking to be under 36% DTI.
I got the covid booster and the flu shot (on different arms, but they can be on the same arm). As someone that went through the IVF process fearing a breakthrough case and positive COVID test result that would cancel the cycle, this is going to give me peace of mind going forward. CDC planning for pregnancy bulletin on the COVID vaccine:
No masks and social distancing? I will continue to take precautions even though am vaccinated.
I’m in Tax and completing the mandatory GAM WBL. Usually, this course it presented at ETU and can be described as three monotone panelists speaking for two hours without any inflection whatsoever. This year, due to COVID, it’s presented as WBL. However, instead of a new and interesting format, it’s just a recording of the same humdrum blithering. Except now, I get to listen to it with my children fighting in the background.
What do you do if you’re a junior associate working from home but get sick (not covid, common cold). Power thru and do as much as you can? No crazy upcoming deadlines but a few deliverables here and there
Does anyone else feel unfulfilled in their job, but you’ve decided to stick it out because of the COVID market?
Are there any consulting firms (specifically customer experience/transformation) that have said they won’t require travel/100% on-site office work post COVID?
I am feeling some depression due to COVID and I want to move back to Hyderabad to be closer to my parents, but I'm worried about looking for jobs outside. Any advice?
What kind of cell phone/internet reimbursement programs do your organizations offer? Any WFH stipends or other COVID related perks you've seen? I keep hearing from sellers they get all these things covered but no one else in the organization does, yet we all have to work from home and pay for these things anyway... like I'd for sure have a phone and internet even if I worked in a different field, job, etc...
My 4 YO takes riding lessons at a small barn outside of the city. I hopped on a horse there recently for old time's sake, but haven't really ridden in years. A casualty of the legal profession, along with the rest of my hobbies from my former country life. His instructor asked me if I'd be willing to get back in the saddle. Part of me is like, this is the change I need. It will help me lose this COVID-15lbs. But I'm also terrified and I have no idea why. (cont)
Just read the sad news of the death of 1st AD John Nolan. (See wheresspot for thread) While I hope be didn't contract Covid on either of the 2 sets mentioned prior to his illness and death, if it comes back that he did, we need to have a long hard chat about what went wrong. Condolences to his family. Truly horrible news.
Someone tested positive for COVID-19 in my office today. They’re only shutting the office down for one afternoon for “deep cleaning” and not requiring any self isolation. Is this normal? Has anyone had a similar experience?
Any ideas that people have on how to network/break into circles of tech startups? Long story short, joined a tech Fortune 500 company a little over a year ago as an entry level analyst and things have gone downhill with COVID (limited growth here but got exposure). Looking to start new with a startup as I grew tired of the ethics of a larger corp. I have no network as it stands in tech startups, don't come from a target school (although I graduated with honors) and at a loss of where to start.
Lost retainer beginning of pandemic and haven’t been able to get replacement (Covid/Moving Out of State/ Other Priorities). Top teeth have shifted back to some extent, bottom teeth have built in retainer so haven’t moved. Back at parents home now and want to fix this mistake, what are realistic expectations? Full Invisalign program ~ 2-3k, Orthodontist to give me some break since we’ve already paid X thousand, some middle ground? Just want to try and be prepared on fair expectations.
I got selected for interview stage at a FAANG... Even before interviewing, the recruiter is asking for my comp expectations. I dont want to throw out numbers and ranges, but looking for advice here on how do i structure my response to let them know i would like to have a competitive salary as per industry standards (i know for a fact that their base salaries are 30 to 40% more than what i make now ($137k). The reason i dont want to let them know what i make now is so that they dont lowball me
Any CLT 🐠? Looking to make a move there. Have kids/married so not looking to live downtown. Any recommendations on areas to live within 30 minute of airport?
It’s 2020, are men still expected to pay on the first date or is it acceptable to split 50-50? Not trying to start a whole debate on modern gender dynamics, I just need practical advice.
I am 10 days into my H1B grace period with no leads. Are there any suggestions for next steps?
Had a recruiter that said they’d reach out by a certain day on if I made it to the next round of interviews but I haven’t heard from them yet. Should I keep following up orrrr take that as a no?
I’m interested in furthering my career and I’m considering studying for the PHR or SHRM-CP exam. For those of you who are certified, do you have any advice and recommendations on which one you think might be better?
I accepted a huge promotional offer to a manager role in industry. So I am leaving big4 as a senior. My background check just came through and somehow they have my big4 salary listed, even though I’m 99% sure I checked the box they couldn’t contact my employer. Could the company take back my offer for something lower?
When chatting compensation plan after my first full year, can I negotiate more? If so, how? Stocks are great and all, but I want more out of my base pay. I’m at Amazon BTW.
Anyone hiring post audio, sound designers, or composers? I know a very talented person looking for a junior role.
I always thought it was strange that agencies rarely let candidates know the client until they are towards the end of the process. My position has way more job security than others simply because I work for a CPG client. Those in the same role on other accounts (e.g. airlines, hotels, fitness) have been furloughed or even laid off just because of the nature of the industry their client is in. Do we think agencies will have to be more transparent and let candidates ultimately chose the client?
Need help on weighing an offer: Currently SC at 115k ~ (+25k retention), offer from Capgemini Invent at 170 for M level.. not sure on sign on bonus. Worth the switch? Any reviews of capgemini?
I am hoping some people can help me here. My SO is in this horrible pit of depression and they are pushing me away. They have all these colliding events in the last few months: father has Alzheimer’s.
Post final interview: it has been over 8 days and the recruiter told me that they are still making decisions. Is it likely that they’ve extended an offer and waiting for the person to accept/reject and I’m the second choice?
Hi All I am a Key Account manager at a company that manufactures and sells PPE. I moved to London a year ago and have built up a great pipeline and grown the company I work for exponentially. I am looking to move into SaaS sales or into the general tech scene in London as there is more room for growth and earning. My question is , how do I go about making the move into software or tech when all jobs require experience in SaaS. Do I have to take a step back in my career back to SDR or AE?
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