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Hey fishes 👋
I am a manual tester with 7 yoe, I am looking to move to some specialized testing like automation, etl or performance.
Which specialization is better and has scope for the future? Would be helpful if you could suggest the tool, course or certification to take
Index fund or ETF? I cant determine which is more advantageous, just want to sit and hold similar to retirement accounts (already maxed out). Looking at VFINX vs. VOO. Advice is appreciated.
Moms in NYC - Do you have ideas for first birthday celebrations? What’s an affordable place to celebrate a birthday / cake smash in the city?
Partners (or anyone else that has sold work), at what level did you first sell work? Was selling work even expected of you at that level? And how did you go about it? I’m curious because I think one of the least acknowledged/trained skills in consulting is sales/relationship building and management. I hope the answers here can help others!
Tesla owners, I am contemplating an M3, and have a few targeted questions:
1. How is the experience driving in East Coast winters and on slippery roads? How is the battery power drain in winters?
2. If you cannot install the charging station, how did you find the experience with regular charging? I live in a condo so I cannot install.
3. What are your thoughts on service for longer drives / rural areas and how does the lack of spare tire affect your decision?
Please advise on other aspects.
Anyone have an experience with the Miami office of Quinn Emanuel? Thoughts? How long did it take to hear back?
I’m planning on leaving the classroom at the end of this school year and move to Germany. My parents are currently living there for one more year so I want to take advantage of the opportunity. I would like to enroll in a master’s program or continue work in some capacity—any advice or suggestions for working/studying abroad?
Please share yoir experiences of dealing or working with deloitte immigration team (BAL) for EB2 upgrade, EAD renewals and I485 processing Deloitte .. thanks
What percentage equity ownership do you have in your firm? Is it a “roughly” equal split among partners of the same level, or have the older partners had their equity diluted over time?
What's your experience with reference checks? Do you do them when recruiting? Did your current employee check your references when you got hired?
I spoke to someone in the industry about this the other day and thought it would be interesting to hear some more opinions!
Curious to know on average what Staff Claims Adjusters are making at the big names like State Farm, USAA, Geico, Nationwide, etc. I have been doing this for 4 years, have a degree & industry specific designations - I am starting to feel like I am being underpaid and manipulated not to believe so! 🆘
I’m up for senior manager. It’s important to me that I get it. I am starting to get anxious and like stressed. How do I stop it? The decisions have probably already been made and they will be announced in a few months. I just want to stop stressing. How do I do that? I also have a senior under me that constantly asks me questions. Like I took it today, but going forward I’m going to tell him I’m in the middle of something and to please consolidate his questions in an email. It’s just so annoying
GOOGLE SLIDES ARE TRASH.
Anyone's office celebrate MLK day but don't have the day off? If so, what do you guys do?
Crowdsourcing ideas since my office currently doesn't do anything.
Is there some particular training that partners attend where they learn the most effective ways to drop work on associates at 5pm on Fridays? There are partners who literally give me no work Monday-Friday 4:59pm, but somehow feel entitled to drop crap on me at 5pm every Friday!!!
“Damn. How many times can we say ‘we believe’ in a manifesto?”
“We believe there is no limit to the amount of belief a brand can have.”
Additional Posts (overall)
Physician recommended we see an optometrist to test for red reflex for our 4 month old. Is this something we should be overly concerned about?
Anyone else go through this and willing to share results?
How soon are you all going to have play dates again for your kids? Friend just invited us to a play date but there’s like 5 other families invited as well. Seems too early but wondering if I’m being too over protective?
Four day weekend... Honeydo weekend. If consulting doesn't work out I may do laminate flooring installations. What's your labor day project?
3 reasons to stop being nice at work
Help...my 6 mos old demands not simply to be held constantly but to also be carried around. He is only happy on his playmat or jumpy for 10 min max and then demands to be picked up. If you stop walking he begins to fuss. Days without nanny are becoming pointless voids of time and leave spouse and I with tired arms. I actually look forward to diaper changes as they are more fun. Is this normal? And if so, how long does it last? Anything I can do? Do I just let him cry and he grows out of it?
Have any families considered temporarily taking their infants out of daycare, due to virus concerns? Not trying to panic, but curious on other thoughts/opinions out there.
Done and done. 💉⚾️⚾️✂️. AMA
Expecting our first in about 6-8 weeks. Both my wife and I work at places with strong parental leave policies. We are considering staggering our leaves (I’d take a couple weeks right when the baby is born, then go back to work until her leave runs out, then go out) to save $$ on child care. Would also have a bit of family help during the first 4-6 weeks as well. Any experienced dads think this is a bad idea?
My wife lost the wedding ring and is feeling miserable about it. Any suggestions of a good store ? Budget 1500 max.
How to get free baby stuff for an upcoming baby?
Hello 🐠 s, any young parents living in Forest Hills, NY? Looking at apartment rental options and interested to get perspective on vibe. We have two kids aged 1 and 3 years. Alternate option is Hoboken but the $ goes further here in Forest Hills. Thanks
About to have our first kid! Thrilled and nervous at the same time. And some part of me...is scared things will change between my wife and I. We have so much fun together and have so much we still...
What special things do you do to remind your significant other and children you love them? When I am on the road I will send a small text saying why I love them randomly in the day.
How do y’all find time to make dad friends? New parents here and we’re too exhausted from the week to do anything social on weekends, even as a play date. Feeling kind of isolated in our little suburb.
Taking a 4 month old on a cross country flight (NYC - SFO) Any tips on flight prep/time change/feeding times etc? Should I apologize in advance to other passengers?
Toddler toilet training: my daughter is 2.5 years old and we are late with toilet training with her. Any tips for toilet training? She just sits on the potty and doesn’t do anything. But as soon as we put on the diaper, she lets everything go. We have bought 3 different potty seats, no luck. Both of us are working professionals and a bit frustrated. Any ideas would be so welcome! Thanks
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