Anyone here ever witness someone make a full career transition into being a DEI consultant, strategist, Manager or Chief Diversity Officer? If not witnessed anyone, maybe done it yourself? I want to fully transition into the DEI space but don’t know where to start… any advice on certificates or career pathways would help!
Has anyone ever done one of those gender blood tests you can take starting at 8 weeks. I’m really tempted to do it.
With Women’s History Month here and International Women’s Day next week, I’m seeing a lot of content about gender equality in the workplace on LinkedIn. While I support anything that will further the message, it feels icky and downright insulting to see such content come from agencies that I know treat women horribly. I wish we could call them all out. Is anyone else offended by these performative messages?
Have efforts to increase diversity in real estate careers been successful, or do you think there is still a long way to go?
Should I plan a gender reveal party for getting my Marriott Ambassador? So excited to enter this next chapter of my life and welcome a new member to the family! 🍾🎉🎁
For those here who are young and single, how would you respond and what would you think if somebody attractive of the gender you date started making small talk with you at the grocery store or liquor store?￼ I am desperate to meet people in person but not sure how this will come across￼
I don't want people to think I'm just a "diversity hire" because I'm a minority female. Not sure what to do about this. Any input or advice would be appreciated. Thank you
Hello! It seems this bowl is not very active but I'd like it to be. So here's my story: Born & raised in PR, moved to CA for undergrad & have been here since then. I graduated from law school in 2019, followed by a 2 yr bk clerkship. I did the evening program. I really enjoyed law school, in spite of the microaggressions, the late nights, & crazy competition. Love all things diversity in the law. Anyway, currently looking for a position in NYC/DC area. 🤗
Hi! speaking from a purely pragmatic POV, what real reason do Advertising & Tech firms have increase diversity & inclusion? Save for minor ad bloopers, things are flourishing just fine
How does everyone handle PD about LGBTQ+ inclusion, terms, pronouns, language, etc.? We had a session last week and the presenter became political (digs against a certain party, specifically naming our governor) and stated factually incorrect information regarding transgender women in sports. I chose to bite my tongue for fear of being labeled a bigot, trans/homophobic, etc. What would you do?
Hi! Can anyone with kids speak on traditional daycares v. in home daycare and why they picked one over the other. I’m currently expecting and plan to be on maternity leave for 4 months before putting my baby in daycare. I’ve toured both and I’m torn. If it matters I live in an area with minimal diversity…so my baby will likely be the only black baby in her class 😅
Do any of you spend time on HNBA or other affinity organizations? If so, do you bill your time as non-billable, i.e. diversity? And how do you balance your time going to an events/getting involved?
What I see is people hiring people they get along with. I think they all “want diversity” but when they gel with their homeboy that’s been recommended by another homeboy in an interview, it’s (cont)
How do you suggest creative agencies address "forced diversity" requests (demands) from clients or internal management when casting talent?
Well damn. I really felt that part. Oof. Representation rises and yet both gender equity and pay equity lag. Particularly for Black professionals.
New career opportunities on the horizon & I’m looking for places to live in the DC area! What neighborhoods are giving liveliness,diversity, city lux?
Are there any locations that feel like their offices are diverse beyond just having a few black individuals? Like asians, hispanics, indians etc? For me diversity is beyond just black & white...
Weird question, but does anyone else feel like they have a gender preference for a manager based on which parent they liked more?
We are told not to speak about religion, politics and money at work, etc but doesnt this counter the idea of furthering society? Should we instead learn to speak about these with respecting diversity?
Best student loan repayment strategies? i am 250k+ in debt & everything seems pointless. waiting & praying for forgiveness , trying to pay. it all seems pointless
I currently work in India and I'm looking to relocate to Dubai due to personal reasons and looking for job opportunities in Dubai.
I have 6 years of experience in backend development with distributed systems for large enterprises as well as startups.
Any leads or referrals will be highly appreciated.
Anyone know when the Cuomo book on leadership through bullying and harassment is due out?
Is W2 always hourly + time and a half? (I’ve mostly done day rates through my s corp, but wondering if I’m missing out on extra $$$)
Require B.SC.I.T, Computer Science or computer engineering freshers or experienced.
- Job in cybersecurity firm as cybersecurity analyst.
- should know basic knowledge of networking.
- Different type of cyber attacks.
- Presentation skills should be good.
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Opinions on OC&C? OC&C Strategy Consultants
I applied to Salesforce through its career site, it's been a month but the status is still showing under consideration. what should I do?
Looking to move to Canada soon and have been wondering about the opportunities there in terms of Audit, GRC and Data Privacy roles. What realistic compensation can be expected for around 7 YOE? Also, how realistic it is to land an opportunity in the US while working out of Canada as a contractor?
Anyone notice an increased soreness in the lower back after starting to use a standing desk? I didn’t have much of a problem with my regular desk.
Not looking to get into a weeny-measuring contest between firms, just genuinely curious: do you think the name PwC really carries much clout when moving out of consulting? I kind of just took the job thinking it was a solid job where I could hopefully learn a lot and I’d get out whatever I put in, but I’ve heard some people say it really opens doors? Big 4s in general (excluding Parthenon, Strategy&, those groups) don’t carry the same weight that a mbb would to people outside consulting right?
Just requesting insights prefer from Deloitte Digital folks or Deloitte in general. This is in Canada though.
Had my partner interview 2 weeks ago & I think it went pretty well. Been radio silence since then. Emailed the recruiter twice (once each week) but did not hear back.
Just wondering if this is normal? Should I wait & hope or just move on to looking for other roles. Thanks.
For 🐠 with a MBA!! I am currently a FT consultant, and PT MBA student. As I complete my MBA, I am planning on my next career move. I could either stay at my current firm or jump ship.
If you are open to sharing, I would appreciate knowing your salary offered to you and firm name, once you had onboarded to said firm with a MBA.
Planning on getting the Sapphire Reserve card. What should I downgrade my Preferred card to?
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How do we let women get fair opportunities to the top when women bosses themselves allow junior female coworkers to be exploited for their gender to please clients?
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Anyone have taken certificate courses from Harvard Extension School? Are they worth the ‘Harvard’ name?
What high-growth stocks are you looking into? …all these threads about ppl creating their net worth through equity motivates me to invest! TiA!!
Last minute fitness reimbursement from wageworks accomplished...use them before it's too late!
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I remember the time I almost cried in front of my partner because I was working for his shittiest but most $$$ client and he took the whole team out to a Michelin restaurant to make me feel better. Fun times
Does anyone else think social media apps are spying on them? Yesterday my roommate and I had a conversation about Meyer’s cleaning supplies and today I’m getting ads for it. I’m beyond creeped
I want to give upward feedback that my manager takes 10x too long to say anything. But I don't want to get fired. So I will just enjoy these extra long calls and meetings instead.
Planning on getting the Sapphire Reserve card. What should I downgrade my Preferred card to?
Tired of my old office chair and my new position will be fully remote. What is the best home office chair you’ve used for a reasonable price? Bonus points if I can use an EY discount.
Great statement by Merkel!
Anyone else think everything about Denver International with its New World Order/Nazi referencing mural and inward facing barbwire is odd? Not to mention the FEMA camps nearby also kind of weird?