Has anyone either been laid off or just switched from Big4 during covid to corporate? Was it difficult? did you still receive a raise? If so, how much?
Is it just me or does this article feel like an advertisement for Borosil company and their MD patting himself on the back? https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/02/perspectives/borosil-employees-india-covid/index.html
The truth about how covid started
I’ve gained 20 lbs since COVID started. Don’t think I can fit in any of my pre-COVID work pants. Anyone else in the same boat?
What "hard truths" or insights has the coronavirus crisis revealed about your own firm and our larger industry? Let's be pretty open and honest here.
Fishbowl = Coronavirus Work-life
So basically our industry decided to massacre all the vendors, big and small, through indifference? AICP calls out brands for owing hundreds of millions in late payments amid Coronavirus pandemic https://adage.com/article/advertising/aicp-calls-out-brands-owing-hundreds-millions-late-payments-amid-coronavirus-pandemic/2245621
What would you do, if anything? A coworker with confirmed COVID19 results (asymptomatic, only lost sense of smell) refuses to wear a mask and continues to go out, even sends her toddler to daycare.
Anyone have experience with bariatric surgery, good or bad? I’m 6’0, currently 270lb (normal range pre-Covid was 220-250lbs) female recently diagnosed with Graves Disease (thyroid disorder) that has me swinging hormonally all the time affecting my mood and emotional coping skills, metabolic hunger signals, energy levels etc. I’m interested in a consultation and feeling bariatric surgery may a tool to provide some “bumpers” on my weight situation. Interested in others experience here!
Advice on how to identify open roles that are primarily remote/WFH but willing to travel when it’s safe? When I search on company sites, LinkedIn, etc. the roles are usually tied to a specific city, but there’s got to be more out there considering pre-Covid travel and now WFH. TIA!
Protests scared coronavirus away!
It’s been a hot minute. Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Sauce (Keto). My pre-covid work clothes are now loose on me. I’ll have to buy a new work wardrobe wherever that may be. I quit my job and am back in school. Goodbye tax, goodbye busy seasons, goodbye billable hours.. 😁
I work 8+ hour shifts in the office as we are an essential business where masks are required at all times. Has anyone else had the experience of wearing a good mask at work and getting excruciating headaches at work that last for a few hours after work? I've already had an isolation period so it's not Covid, but I'm thinking it might be the higher levels of carbon monoxide, as I've tried wearing a different mask and did not have the same problem.
Has anyone ever shit their pants at work or on the way to/from work? I’ll go first... Was on my way to my buddy’s place for post-work dranks when I got the sudden urge to poo. Stuck in rush hour traffic I started sweating. Fast food places were not allowing people inside (only drive thru during peak covid) so I drove around looking for bush to shit in. Found a house with no lights on and nice bushes out front and pulled over. (Cont’d in comments)
Met with my boss today and was told “well you’re way better at your job than we expected...so keep doing that and just that. We might be able to have some more interesting work for you to do in 2-3 years”. Meanwhile...I am BORED TO TEARS!!!!!! And it’s tempting to quit, but I make more money than both of my parents combined EVER have, we had zero layoffs during COVID, and I really do love the people. At the end of the day...I guess I’m just hear to vent and to see if I’m the ONLY one.
I was due for a promotion but then covid hit, and during the peak of layoffs/furloughs, I was given the run-around that we have agency wide promotion freezes, etc. Over the past month, a handful of people have been promoted. I know everyone's situation is different but I can't help feeling snubbed. How do I know whether they are genuinely trying to promote me and can't, versus them stringing me along for as long as possible? I dont want it to come to having to bring another offer to the table..
Has anyone resigned their lease on a covid deal apartment? Did the rent go up significantly? Lease is expiring in November and not sure what to expect from the lanlord since the market is back to pre-covid levels
Who here is seriously considering a career change as a result of industry culture change due to covid?
The New York Times: He Has 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer and Nowhere to Sell Them. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/14/technology/coronavirus-purell-wipes-amazon-sellers.html Sigh* of course someone would try to profit off of others...
Just finished my 3-day orientation for Wilson (for the 2nd time 🙄) and my district is finally paying for me to do the Level 1 certification this school year! I’m very excited but a little nervous about how I’m going to get a student 1:1 for at least 45 minutes? My caseload is already 22…
Can you make Partner on H1B?
Advisory intern in the analytics practice...I want to be a data scientist. Which firm has the best data science / advanced analytics practice?
Chase Sapphire reserve statement credit benefit is great. Seems like all qualifying purchases made in last 3 month can be redeemed for statement credit using points at 1.5cents per point. And I dont think you lose the points you earned from those purchases after you redeem for statement credit.
I created the biggest rift I’ve ever had in my family when I left mid-covid for my first industry job, moved to a new city, started dating what I thought was the love of my life… only to come full circle. I’m forever the black sheep, got fired from a shit job, this city sucks, and he’s a half ass som’bitch that wasn’t worth it. Humble pie anyone? I’ve got a dump truck load over here… for fucks sake
Not sure if anyone else deals with this, but I feel so inferior compared to my friends at medical school or those who went to Ivy post grads. I went straight to Accenture right after college and while I’m so grateful for having a good job, I just feel like I haven’t done enough and will never realize certain financial goals at the rate I’m going. The problem is I’ve never really been good at setting attainable goals and often get discouraged and feel as though I can never be “the high achiever”
Looking to switch to a smaller firm. But the new employer wants me to sign a non-compete agreement, along with NDA and non-solicitation. I'm on H1b so that would severely restrict mobility. Can I
Anyone feel like maternity leave affected their raise and bonus? I don't feel like my numbers were adjusted and feel like I am getting the run around
Do Mid Tier firms have similar exit opportunities as Big 4? I am moving to a mid tier as a Sr and want to stay until Sr Mgr at least, but curious about exit oops after that.
Anyone with green card process experience at KPMG.Kind of torn in between, there was no indication earlier that they may file for me and i went ahead applied for Canadian PR, now in a dilemna whether
What is required to roll off a project at K?
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
I’m 29, at my first serious job, and am getting fired (not laid off). Feel like an idiot, and don’t know anyone else my age who has been fired. If you’ve been fired, can you tell me about it? I’m LA based in PR & Comms.
I have been consulting for a tech company as a data engineer, and I am looking to make the switch to more of a data scientist or data analytics role. Any advice? I will soon have my masters in DS
Hi guys, wanted to know a little bit about the Post Merger Integration(PMI) team at KPMG Global Services. Would be great if you can share about nature of projects, work life balance, travel etc.
I applied for CBS early decision (Full Time 2Yr MBA) and received two emails today regarding the January entry program and EMBA. Is this just an automated email or CBS letting me know I should rather look into the other programs?
On 👻 high alert: over last few months I’ve had 5 phone interviews, was flown in for all-day session of 5 in-person interviews followed by giving a ￼full “case study” preso...crickets for 1.5 wks since
This is not consulting directly, but curious if your state is checking if you qualify for the vaccine when you show up for an appt? I’m hearing just about anyone can show up and get it because my state just asks for ID and Med Insurance card - that’s it.
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