(Not that it matters for the time being, but...) What are people’s preferred airlines? I mostly fly United but may switch to American since I moved closer to a hub. Thoughts?
Best hotel in MSP (for work travel)
For every 10 PI cases you have handled over the years, how many were cases where you actually helped somebody (client wouldn’t have gotten the result without a lawyer) versus how many just added attorney’s fees and medical treatment that the client probably didn’t really need or didn’t really benefit from (just more expenses in their settlement award)?
The real reason you need to be smart to go into consulting is in order to do the math on all those credit card and airline points.
Can I use iTravel to book a personal rental car for myself (assuming that I don't expense the car cost to EY)? I don't own a car and I'm under 25 and I want to take advantage of EY negotiated rates.
I was placed on PIP due to unavailable projects... and right before my pip period was about the end, I got placed on a project. is it weird I was hoping to get fired and get my severance package?
Got staffed on a rural project. What is the best car rental company in terms of points? I’ve heard National is hard to beat.
Have you ever worked in the consulting wing of an end client company? What do you think differs from a traditional consulting company like BCG or McKinsey? Which is better?
Had to evacuate hotel with the fire alarms going off 3 times in the last day. Each time, it ended up being a “false reading” on the alarms, but had to wait for fire dpt to check. 8pm/1am/3am. Points??
Best Marriott property for vacation in Paris?
It's my first time travelling for a project, I was wondering can you expense travel to different locations on weekends rather than your hometown.
New project is in Albuquerque, cool city or nah?
Flight was delayed 3 hours last week and they gave me 7,500 bonus miles after I submitted a complaint. Is this the norm for a 3 hour delay? Any tips to get more miles when this happens?
What government agency client would you refuse to do work for due to not supporting their mission?
A crying child in the economy plus seat next to me on my 5 am flight out of ORD...it's gonna be a GREAT WEEK!!!
Very low since I recently got rolled off a project and been on bench for a bit. I don’t know if should start looking for other jobs.. Any words of wisdom for folks who went through a tough patch?
Hey Freelance fishies! Just entered this bowl and also am relatively new to the world of freelance. I make 3D virtual tours. But I haven’t had all that much luck finding clients. At least not a consistent enough client base. Covid has made it complicated to stop in and talk directly with people and because this service is so visual, my experience with cold calling is that it doesn’t work in this particular instance. But I’m not getting many responses from emails either. Any advice?
Anyone ever use Airbnb in Hong Kong? Taking my parents so seemed like a cost effective option vice 2 hotel rooms. Thanks!
From the day my firm files my green card application, how long will I have to wait to be approved and receive my green card? For further context, I was born in China and only have an undergrad degree.
Hi ladies, looking for positivity during these difficult times: What's your greatest success story as a female boss during COVID?
The Merker Group (legal recruiter) - any experience good or bad? A friend is looking to apply for a remote position but he’s the only contact and we can’t find any meaningful info about Kevin Merker or the involved firm. Thanks in advance!
Anyone else wake up some days and think, "how did I end up here?" I'm so thankful for our salaries and benefits, but being in finance really takes its toll sometimes
For anyone recently approved for an H1B extension/transfer, how long after the online approval did it take to receive the physical notice? It’s been quite a while so I’m trying to understand what “normal” is. Thank you!
What is your 401k contribution in %?
Flying sick is the worst thing ever
How do you handle when someone briefs your direct report into a new project without talking to you? Person who did it is senior to me but we have the same manager so we are sort of peers. The project makes sense for my direct report but I feel undermined and disrespected for not being consulted. Am I being too sensitive? I don’t want to seem petty but I would never bypass one of my peers like this unless something was time sensitive - even then, I’d send a courtesy note as a heads up.
At the mere age of 29, I have managed to get a full 1,000 ❤️ s on fishbowl. Who needs to brag about salary or wealth when you have 🐟 ❤️? 💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯
ACA or ACCA?
Recommendations for getting back into exercising and working out? I get puffed out walking up the stairs these days. Haven’t worked out in over a year and put on some covid pounds. Food is back under control but I want to feel healthy again and less like I’m going to die walking to the corner store. I’m also so wobbly right now with no muscle definition at all. If anyone follows any programs or you tubers they would recommend, please let me know.
Do y’all think Zoom is here to stay? Feel like Microsoft would be able to take them on using Teams video chat function (since most companies have office and teams already). What’s their competitive edge?
When are you recommending pregnant women to stop working? Is your facility doing inductions for low risk women?
For those that joined consulting post-MBA, do you wish you had started earlier or do you feel it was the right time? 2 years in and wondering if I should commit to another 3 years for B-school...
Any college students or recent grads looking for a paid summer internship? Pls DM me! NYC based agency, but all remote for foreseeable future. Internships in Strategy and Creative!
Im a third year associate and I’m frequently asked to give presentations (on new case law, legislation, ect.) during a weekly meeting for my section. There’s a first year associate and a law clerk in my section who are never asked to present. Should I push back on this? Would it look bad if I delegate some of the work to the others? I spend a lot of non billable time prepping for these presentations...it seems unfair that I’m the only one who has to do them.
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