Emerging companies lawyers at Cooleys, Wilson, Fenwick, Gunderson, DLA, Latham and Orrick etc. how much weekend work do y’all do? Thinking of retooling from LevFin; sick of weekend commitment papers.
“It just stresses me out-having ALL women on this project. It’s not even a gender thing. It just... if anything it‘d be MORE sexist to keep the team “as-is” simply BECAUSE you’re all women, you know?"
Is there a better city than the A in terms of diversity, cost of living, weather, airport, and overall stuff to do (nightlife, outdoors)? Some contenders (although doesn’t fit every category) include Dallas, Houston, Austin, Philly, Chicago, NOLA, some FL cities, Seattle, Denver, & Phoenix in my opinion
Is anyone following this post about men not wanting to coach women because they’re afraid of false accusations? I’m very disheartened because I already face gender bias in a very competitive cont.
So. Much. Diversity.
Parents are deciding between moving to WVirginia vs Virginia for retirement to be closer to us based in fairfax, va(ideally be at 1 hour driving distance). They currently in the mid west but WVirginia appeals to them because of low taxes, low cost of living. We are also poc so appreciate some diversity. What are some areas you would recommend both in Va and WV? What else should they consider prior to house hunting? Dad likes to garden/farm as well so looking for homes with large backyards. Tia!
Does anyone else feel depressed, sick and just totally burned out after this busy season?
Got very ill and missed 3 weeks of work (in the hospital) so I missed a lot of follow up calls, appointments, and had no prospecting. How should I explain to people why I missed their appointments?
M here. I’ve done a lot therapy and reflection and realized I grew up believing in traditional gender roles. Although I logically believe in equality, I find myself desiring a traditional “wife stays at home and tends to the house” life. I’m ashamed of it, especially since my SO is a strong, intelligent, highly independent woman who likes to work, and I wouldn’t want to change anything about her.
Is this place for gender/sexual minorities as well? I'm a gay transgender man, but as I'm white, I'm not sure if I belong here.
Frustrates me so much that almost all the partners in Mckinsey regions I see are from Harvard - can’t make that alumni connect. They need some diversity up there, throw in a state school will ya!
For those who received the pfeizer vaccine, how bad were your side effects after the second dose? Trying to decide if I should schedule it for a Friday afternoon so I have the weekend to recover, and avoid having to take a sick day during the week. Just curious about the severity of side effects and how long they lasted. Thanks!
In a month, Ill be celebrating my 30th birthday. Any suggestions on some crazy celebrations ideas?
What do DEI people actually do? Besides give the (mostly false) appearance of diversity within the agency?
Junior working with ex v5 senior in M&A. He consistently asks me to turn major deliverables at the worst hours, think 10 pm Friday/Sat/Sun night “tonight” or “by tomorrow morning” even when there is no closing date in sight. When I push back he says my behavior is unacceptable. The times when I have been able to actually meet his expectations and give him the deliverable for review, he will get back to me with comments at least a week later. Sick of these false deadlines. Help
Incredibly sick (fever, etc.) and starting a new engagement tomorrow. Requires I fly out to LA later on tonight. Feel like death. Do I contact someone on the team asking to fly out tomorrow?
Deloitte is giving mid-year hikes. Is this also happening at other consulting firms, big 4? EY PWC KPMG Accenture
do you think diversity issues are concentrated in creative wings of agencies (like pigeonholing POC in account or HR), or is it more widespread?
I'm 13 weeks pregnant. Any advice on when I should tell my leadership that I'm pregnant? Context: I'm a tech manager and have a team of 10 so will need to talk through replacement and return strategy etc.
Those working in consulting at big 4..are you constantly seeing yourself working 50+hrs during Covid and just being told to keep doing it? To what extent can we push back? Just because we are home doesn’t mean we don’t have family obligations as well... expectations up front are never communicated so I don’t find out I’ll be working long until I start a new client....meanwhile many colleagues are working 40hrs consistently but pay is same.... not a complainer but something’s gotta give
I’m on a project I like getting skills I need, but every week I hear about other cool projects I wish I could jump or do both at once. Anyone else?
Looking to take a family vacation out west in August and my mom really want to go to Big Sky. I really want to do Yellowstone, but I feel like it’s best to stay in the park for a couple of nights to really experience Yellowstone, rather than a day trip in from Big Sky. Thinking we should do a couple nights in Big Sky and a couple nights in Yellowstone. Planning to fly in and out of Bozeman. Any recommendations for Big Sky or Yellowstone? Anyone stayed in Yellowstone?
In San Francisco for 3 days and didn’t have time to do much research. Recommendations for Santa Rosa trips that I could get to easily from downtown? Or general recommendations?! Halp plz!
Best consulting firms in Houston for Healthcare?
It’s so frustrating that we females can experience a variety of symptoms which at a certain age could accurately indicate that you’re either getting your period, pregnant, or starting menopause.
I think I joined consulting because I have commitment issues - scared to commit to a specific industry or area Now I’m looking to leave consulting but I get cold feet every time a role seems too “niche” Interviewing with a great firm, the role is definitely up my alley in terms of skill set, culture, pay, etc. Any advice to help me not be a runaway bride?
Can someone help with understanding the type of interview questions asked at an equity research internship?
Been doing the M-Th grind for a few months now. No sleep, I’m getting depressed, and miss my SO terribly. SM and Manager don’t care since I’m pretty vital to the project. How to make it more bearable?
Those of you practicing in privacy, how deep does your knowledge of IT and comp sci go? Do you feel it is necessary to succeed in the field? Any resources you recommend picking up to learn more in the area aside from CIPP cert?
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