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I feel trapped. I hate consulting, hard work, corporate life in general. I have so much student debt after MBA school that I have to take these high paying jobs that require a lot of effort but I just don’t think I’m built to do this forever. I don’t spend much on other things but it’s scary what happens to my finances if I make a major purchase like a house, have a kid, etc. Not sure if I’m asking for advice or rambling

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What’s the rental market like these days? Has the price on 1/1+den places downtown dropped?

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Typical price to charge for scoping a project? How do you predict hours?

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Client not making us travel rn is going to kill my vibe next year when I have to travel like a peasant

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Just heard from a recruiter at Slalom Consulting and sounds like a potentially intriguing opportunity. What can you Slalom🐠🐟🐡 tell me about culture, comp, and the role of tech at the firm?

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Any examples of high achieving individuals who are also fun as people? Struggling bc I feel like as my career gets better the less fun I become.

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Anyone use edgenuity? I'm starting Monday with students, never been trained, no guidance. Don't know how to set expectations if I don't know. ice breaker ideas? I'm not in my classroom.. media center.

Started a new job a few months ago and it’s been a big adjustment. How bad of a sign is it that someone at the same level as me (who’s been around for longer) has been asked to approve my work?

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KPMG Strategy 🐟, what's a realistic base + bonus look like for Senior Associate coming in with 5.5 YOE (mostly relevant) and a target MBA?

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Thoughts on getting an MBA if you’re already in Product? 6 YOE, TC is ~250k (base + equity) so not sure the ROI would be significant just for comp alone. However, my goal is to be a product leader or even a GM of a business line at a software company, and the branding/network of a M7 MBA sounds like it could be useful.

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Client: “We need this TRIANGLE. The project timeline says 1 month but take your time, we’re worried about it being right, not about the speed.” ~~~ 5 days later, outside pressure, and a sudden change of heart on what they want ~~~ Client: “The SQUARE has too few sides!! Be ready to present the final SQUARE tomorrow for sign off.”

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Any leads for Data Consultant? Looking for growth opportunities. Career Snapshot: 5+ years of experience. Certified Scrum Master, End to End Agile Project Management, Building Solutions, Data Storage telling, Insight Generation, Dashboard Design & Implementation

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The hustle culture is killing me. Working until midnight everyday with no salary raise this year. Is it time to move? Just heard Deloitte people are getting raise this year.

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This guy I’m seriously considering a long term relationship with just told me he has suffered from ED since his 20s (now early 30s). He’s even had a surgery and worked through anxiety. Now, he needs to take a pill before having sex. I played it cool when he told me but I love sex - the hot and passionate kind. With this new info… I’m in a bind. We’re going on a week long vacation together and haven’t been physically intimate with each other before. I don’t know what to expect or how to be 😞

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Would getting a masters hold a great value in the tech industry? I currently do cloud and devops engineering work, and I have debated in getting an mba, masters in data/computer science for about a year now. The big milestone I am facing now, is that I am not 100% sure if it is worth spending thousands on getting a masters in our time, since we can mainly learn everything we need through via certs/ online resources. Any suggestions or recommendations?

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Am I too greedy feel kind of depressed. Been looking for 3ish months now and currently 12yoe making 123k. Main focus is development and main language is Java. Looking for 190ish and I did get couple of offers before but due to timing didn't get to accept them. I did interview AWS tpm but didn't get it. I do have TS sci but don't feel like taking the full scope for MS cleared positions. Just feel down recently. Should I go for the full scope or try lower my req and learn more tech then hop?

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If I make 90k base, what percent raise should I make a lateral move for?

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Has Anyone had any experience with training therapy animals to enhance the classroom experience? If so, what advice can you give about your experiences? Thanks so much!

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Nightmare situation today at my first Zoom trial. On Friday, the court said trial would begin at 1:30 PM on Monday. We informed our clients and all our witnesses to be ready at that time. Never got a Zoom link, figured it would show up Monday morning. At 9:01 AM on Monday, we get an email saying, among other things, “Defense counsel has not appeared for trial.” Then, another email came immediately after that, with a Zoom link included. It’s just me and the paralegal in the office at this point.

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Advice requested (23, SC): Extremely interested in career where I blend technology and healthcare, focusing on pandemic planning and pandemic response (cont)

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