Haven't worked since June 6th...one week of vacation in there. I'm to scared to look at my Utilization 🙈
How old was your baby when you had to send him/her to daycare? Did the baby get really sick as soon as daycare started?
Leaving for Mardi Gras in New Orleans on Friday night but I feel like I’m getting sick. Any suggestions?!?!
I was at a client in downtown NYC, and saw some guys very visibly wearing Ferragamo belts. Why wouldn’t you just pair that with a big “Armani logo” round neck shirt too?
I’m actually sick (fever, sore throat, etc) and didn’t go out last night. Would it look sketchy to not go in to work tomorrow?
Saw that Jared and Ivanka broke quarantine to go on a vacation in April. What kind of example does that set?
Ask people to work during their days off or while they are sick makes employees resentful. True or false?
Merry Christmas, hppy Hanukkah, happy Kwanzaa, and happy New Year! Spend time with loved ones and remember to enjoy the time off.
My dad who lives in Asia just announced that he had a medical issue. I’m starting to enter the age where I’m going to take care of him financially. It’s a $2,000 hospital bill which in the US is nothing compared to what it represents there (which he can’t afford). He’s going to be fine! Just wanted to share with this group as many of you can understand what it feels like to support your parents when they’re old, not the other way around. I feel so blessed I can help him. 🙏🏽
Should I feel guilty for taking PTO on a bi-weekly basis? I have a ton and am about to start losing it. I know it’s stupid, but some people are crazy and I’m worried about perception.
Tips on getting comfortable with using tampons/other recommendations? Projected to be on period during vacation at the beach...
Only two more work days stand between me and a week of PTO, margaritas on the beach.. Anyone else skipping Thanksgiving this year?
What’s “the mommy track?” Do moms who have flex hours and take time off to tend to their kids after maternity leave have lower salaries? If not, can I “mommy track” with no kids?
A friend 🐠 was fired for accidentally sending confidential info to the wrong client and is worried about her chances of landing a new gig. How much should she tell the prospective employer about it?
Working on a project on client site with a small team. Work days are a bit lonely, how do I meet new people in an appropriate manner?
Would appreciate any help. I'm alone and need to cook for a sick family. I work ridiculously long hours so I'll have to wake up at 6 to cook. I'm hopeless in the kitchen. Can anyone point me to some quick recipes that don't take too much time? Is getting a crock pot worth it? Thank you in advance.
How do you manage meals/snacks while on the road? What are your favorite products to pack for the trip? Would love links. Food from restaurants makes me sick, fat, and gives me brain fog
Technical and charting junkies: I’m seeing huge ascending triangle/rising wedge patterns (albeit in a downtrend) in what I’d consider industries that were hit pretty hard by covid (cont’d)
Describe your firm's culture. For those of you that have worked for at least 2 of the B4, how are they different?
Hey all! Currently live in DC and thinking about moving to either: Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, or stay in DC. Where would you move/live considering: cost of living, housing prices, and job market. I feel like LA has a rough job market in terms of competitiveness of applications compared to DC/Austin but benefits elsewhere. Feel free to share anything else I should know! Thanks!
For Big4 consultants who work in the government sector with a clearance, are you still working remotely because of COVID or are you required to work in person at government buildings (i.e. pentagon, etc.)?
Any idea what a software engineering role at a PE firm is like? Recruiter contacted me and it sounds interesting but I have very little idea how PE even works, so trying to understand before I talk
What are your “records” for travel? Today 56 minutes bed to gate. (Alarm went off at 5:30, snoozed once til 5:37, drove to airport and arrived at gate at 6:33). F 🐠, no suit today, working at hotel.
For anyone who was recently laid off: I just went though the hell that is “everything unemployment” related and made a cheat sheet on all I learned in the past month - hope this helps someone!
I came here to chew bubblegum and make sick banner ads. And I'm all out of bubblegum. Someone, anyone, please get me more bubblegum.
After a very good interview with a an agency recruiter I contacted her for updates. She replied she was still waiting to hear from the team but I was in her list. Shall I wait or contact her again?
Hey freelancers...I usually raise my rates every 2-3 years. For those of you long-time freelancers, how often do you raise rates? And by what percentage? Looking to keep up with market/cost-of-living and yet, not price myself out.
If we stayed on client site over the weekend and saved on airfare cost, are we allowed to charge Per diem and Uber rides?
What are the general expectations/responsibilities for a manager on a tech implementation? I know it depends on the role but generally speaking for most implementations?
Just wasted 20 minutes trying to figure out how to update my job title on LinkedIn as a promotion instead of a new position. It still sent notification to my network as a new position instead of a promotion. How’s your evening going? 🙃
Starting at a new company in February... woo! Will there be any issues in for their health insurance even though open enrollment has ended?
Is it common to switch from one MBB to other? Feeling kind of let down by the work I’m doing currently.
Looking to take the CISA exam. I have over 5 years of audit experience. How long do you think it’d take to study? Also, what study material should I use? Any good boot camps you’d recommend?