I get too distracted by reddit, youtube and google to make WFH a viable solution. I’m also struggling to focus on work when I see client tasks as inconsequential in the face of COVID. What do?
Going to San Juan, PR next weekend from Jersey for 3 days, anyone know if I’ll need to take covid tests? Also staying at La Concha, any recs would be appreciated!
What’s etiquette for going to a happy hour (social distanced) for laid off coworkers? Was due to covid. My wife is going to one tomorrow and was wondering do you get a card or gift card?
Have you cleaned out your closet since the pandemic started? I feel like there’s a lot of unnecessary stuff in there now....and I am thinking minimalist for post-COVID couture. What are your classic go-to’s?
I've seen that some lab levels can accurately predict mortality of COVID-19. What are you seeing in your practice?
Hey everyone, so my sister and her boyfriend have both gained about 60-70 pounds since COVID started. I’m getting very concerned for them and I’ve seen firsthand how they’re developed awful eating and drinking habits and they hardly ever exercise. I’m very concerned for them, but I have no idea how to talk about it with them and not make them angry or hurt. Any advice on how to have this difficult conversation?
My district has a COVID-19 Compliance Tipline. While I don’t have need of it currently, it is good to know it is there. Does your district have this?
Does anyone know how people who already filed their AOS (i-485) will be affected by this? I'm vaccinated but my AOS was filed in March along with medical examination and I'm concerned this will delay the process even more :( Will we get RFEs after October 1st? https://www.natlawreview.com/article/cdc-issues-new-covid-19-vaccination-requirements-green-card-applicants
How do you guys deal with frequent brain fog? Ive always had it a bit on and off but lately I've felt almost lost in some work meetings because I can't retain anything. I don't smoke weed, I rarely take low dose of anxiety medicine, drink socially and I'm pretty healthy on most fronts but I did have COVID almost a year ago. What else could cause this?
Reporter: "You held rallies in February and March....." Trump:"I dont know about rallies. I really dont know about rallies... I havent left the White House in months" He held 6 rallies since February https://people.com/politics/trump-claims-he-hasnt-left-white-house-in-months-during-covid-19-crisis-reporter-corrects-him/
Interesting study.. After vaccination was readily available - more COVID hospitalizations fit the “mild or asymptomatic” (52% from the dataset) compared to 64% before vaccinations were readily available. Median age 71 years old. This study suggests that A. Vaccination has brought down severity and B. People are going to the hospital/ICU when they don’t need to
Currently working at Accenture as a C (promoted Dec ‘19), but I know I ultimately want to make the jump over to Deloitte. I am on track to be promoted to M in the 2021 promo cycle and I know Deloitte would likely knock me down one level either way. Due to COVID-19, it seems like it doesn’t make sense to jump ship for at least another year while things get back to normal. Any thoughts on if it’s better to wait it out and leave after making M (but how long after?) or try to leave earlier? TIA
Yay!!! No more masks for the vaccinated in most stores! Even more excited to go to Costco than usual 😇
Can COVID be transmitted through water?
I feel terrible for seniors/elderly trying to get Covid vaccine appts online. I am splitting my time living between Florida and Illinois and signing up for the vaccine in either state is a nightmare for people who are not very computer savvy. I have been helping seniors who had problems figuring it out. If you have the time, reach out and help others. I have seen immense relief and a weight lifted when people get an appointment. Plus, helping others makes you feel good! 💪
Just need to vent: my friend refuses to bring up the topic of covid and how it will likely effect her wedding. She’s just moving forward like we aren’t in a pandemic and it’s becoming exhausting trying to be supportive and excited for her when it feels like she’s living in a fantasy world. She just had us purchase bridesmaids dresses and I can’t help but feel like it was a complete waste of a few hundred dollars. I feel bad for having these thoughts but I’m over it.
Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?
Damn ATL back at it again with the sexy weather
Somehow managed to get an interview at Netflix after a number of follow ups and referrals. Please wish me luck. 😓
I would love a post-busy season bonus, even an extra $1000 would go a long way and would be a nice way to say "thank you"
Moving to the DC area, but looking into two different types of programs:1.) Georgetown Flex MBA 2.) MPH Johns Hopkins. I’m working a remote commercial position in pharma, but am wondering if any of two programs will help me in securing a role in a tier 2 consulting firm? In the long-term would like to stay in pharma
Does anyone know Alex Murdaugh? The South Carolina attorney that’s charged with killing his family and trying to kill himself to commit insurance fraud. I’m interested to know some first hand accounts of what this guy was like lol
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
My client a publicly traded medical VIP concierge service, heavily pushes their mental health service I placed request for my spouse when asking about their virtual network, I requested an AA male therapist hoping for peer to peer engagement 2X intake person said: “a colored therapist” I’ve managed this w/clients who were aware of problems￼ this client’s outwardly unaware & will expect a review; had my client lead inform the client as a delivery & conversion flag How would you address?
There is truly nothing like going through the shock of layoffs and then seeing your closest coworkers still here at the end of the day. Hold you peeps close today folks ❤️ 😔
Hello! I have a two part question: 1) is it worth it to obtain an SHRM specialty credential if I don’t have the broader SHRM certification? 2) has anyone gotten the People Analytics or Talent Acquistion credential? If so, how valuable was it from a learning perspective? Do you feel it significantly contributed to your knowledge in either area? Thank you!
Phuket best Marriott/spg hotels?
I’m being promoted to Manager this November but recent got offer from a fintech. In money term the manager base pay is 5k greater than the new role but i’m negotiating to match the offer with my Manager salary. Should I wait until promoted or move asap? I dont want to continue working in external audit so trying to pivot to data analyst role/IA in the fintech before moving to full DA/DS position… but thinking the Manager promotion would help negotiate salary in the future.
Does PHR certification help in India, as this is globally recognised how much valuable is this currently in indian job market. Do we got some good offers or its another certificate just to add to CV after so much of investment & time I don't want to get this wasted !! Need suggestions ??
Hey could use some honest opinions on this because I’m still in shock. I was preparing to give in my resignation + 2 weeks from EY on Monday to jump ship to Deloitte. I accepted the offer from Deloitte on Friday, and I just got hit with a bomb today that my brother has cancer and we have no idea what stage it’s at. Should I just rescind my acceptance from Deloitte? I don’t know how it would be taken if I start at a new firm and immediately need substantial flexibility and time off.
Pay at flatiron health?
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