What are you thoughts on splitting shared expenses 50/50 or proportionate to income with SO? What if both make over $175k but there is still a significant % delta (30%+)? Mid 20s, bought a condo together (split 50/50) and will likely get engaged soon.
Where to stay in St Thomas? Marriott properties all look ridiculously expensive in $ and points. Any other suggestions?
Tax savvy people, i have questions. my employer reduced everyones salary during the first 6 months of covid, but offered a “bonus” (aka back to normal rate) if you were required to travel during this time. How will the temporary salary cut + travel bonus affect my filing? Idk I’m feeling petty
A get that people want things to be back to normal and offices are starting to open back up, but delta clearly seems to be picking up and we will likely have to roll back very soon. Feels like we are back in early March 2020 when Covid hit the US and we took much longer than necessary to respond
Is zika still a concern in Mexico and the Caribbean? Anyone travel there with a pregnant significant other recently?
Starting at McK (NA) next month and my training just moved from in-person to virtual - are you all seeing a decline in business travel because of covid concerns? I'd heard that a lot of teams had started to travel over the past few months
So I realized I love every apspect of consulting but the travel ( assuming pre- Covid ) what forms should I look into?
Desi junta - with the real estate market being crazy would you guys still rent or buy(visa uncertainty toh forever hai hi)? But with houses priced 20% or so more than last year and people paying over asking not sure what everyone is doing. Would appreciate some guidance and insights on your thought process
My wife and I are vaccinated. My sister and her husband are not bc they say there’s no long term results on the vax and they’re family planning. Mow they’re coming into town late summer. I don’t feel comfortable meeting up with them, not sure how to put it into words. Help.
Has anyone ever used their Amex card to pay for something personal that's $200+? If we pay it back then it shouldn't be a big deal right??? Asking for a friend....
HELP!! I left the firm last week and totally forgot to make a payment on my Amex card($1,000) Just login to Amx account and the account is cancelled. I just made a payment to pay off the balance. Cont
Contemplating booking my parent's hotel for an upcoming vacation so they get my Platinum benefit (would call the hotel and say they would check in before me)... concerned I would have a work (cont.)
How is spend at Marriott calculated? Just the nightly rate? Or the final bill that includes all sorts of tax?
Forget Glassdoor. The government publicly reports the salaries of H1B visa employees. http://h1bdata.info/index.php?em=&job=&city=&year=All
Looking for recs for best bang for the Bonvoy points hotels outside the US? I found the Rayong Marriott for only 17,500 points (not sure if it’s nice in person) but that’s what prompted this curiosity
Still in bed in the hotel and haven’t even started getting ready, because I know tonight is going to be a hella late night.... 😞
Had to attend to a friend who had a brain hemorrhage. LESSON LEARNT: If you have been having prolonged migraines for more than a couple of weeks please try to get a CT/MRI done to rule out anytg cont.
Just started at a tier ii but received a MBB offer slated to begin in 2020. I lateraled from another tier II so it would be 3 consultancies in 6 months... any advice to handle?
Trying to get some data points for potential negotiations, what kind of signing bonuses is NYC BigLaw offering right now in this lateral craze to senior associates in M&A support specialist groups with typical high demand right now. Anyone's firms giving them retention bonuses to stay?
When is a referral bonus paid out? After signing, after starting, 30 days after starting?
Anyone have wireless in-ear headphones/ear buds recommendations? I want to be able to talk on the phone/travel with them but also run so I don’t want them to be noise cancelling or fall out easily.
Anyone else experiencing texting fatigue during the pandemic? I love my friends, but after a full day on zoom calls the last thing I want to do is talk or text about the minutiae of everyday life. I feel like once a week or every couple of days is a happy medium for me. I know my friends mean well and they’re great, but the constant texting is wearing me out! Curious if other people feel this way?
I think I want to have a baby soon and husband is onboard .. might start trying by year end BUT I’m worried about career progression and I worry how we will manage everything. We both work in finance and busy season is tough. My parents are around so they can help but just looking for advice from super moms on how they manage it all
I’ve had countless interviews at a few agencies, all with 4-5 interviews taking months at a time to continue to receive the email “we went with another candidate but everyone loved your experience and thought you’d be great”. I feel so down right now, and I keep thinking it’s me. How do you stop feeling so discouraged? I’m still at my current company/role, I’m just not happy at all so looking to find something/someplace new.
Sales managers, what are some of the things you wish you could tell reps but can't? What do you wish you could tell inside reps that want to move into field sales but may not be able to, or what do you wish people would ask you?
Would it be weird if I reached out to someone who sort of triggered my interest in a career path? This someone has an internal C level position at my company.
What are some strategies you used to explain the project and work experience you do during interviews? I have the issue where I know how to audit any account, I can teach others, but conveying that clearly in an interview is an odd challenge for me.
Has anyone worked at, is currently at, or knows someone who worked at Cassiday Schade and willing to give feedback? Looking at pursuing a lateral move but want better insight into the firm culture.
Shifting back to India soon for personal reasons to work in a startup - any major differences between the work culture in India vs in US that I should be aware of?
can you appeal a prescription insurance claim? I was not told it would cost me over 2k just for 90 pilIs I do not need (theyre anti inflammatory meds, instruction says "take as needed")
Thoughts on leaving before finding a new job? Feel like I don’t have the time to really search for something new. I have about month and a half of PTO payout at 24 years old and have a decent amount saved up.
Would anyone be willing to chat who made the jump from big 4 —> tech —> MBB? I did not have a great experience in tech and looking to pivot back into consulting. Went to a non-target undergrad but 10 YOE at good firms.
Should I ask for a raise? My 6-month review is next week and I’m thinking about asking for a raise. I’ve never asked for one before and normally would never think of asking for one until at least 12 months but in the last couple of months my role and responsibilities have enhanced significantly. I don’t have much experience as this is my first job in advertising (comms background) and I don’t want to come off as naive or ignorant! Any advice would be welcomed. Thank you!
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