I just want to hear the explanation for why staff who started during COVID are doing so badly on average (and I have heard this from every level including staff themselves) from the pro 100 percent work from home people. If you agree it’s real, what is your solution? If it can’t be fixed, are we just accepting that the people we expect to backfill our positions aren’t going to be ready?
What is your school doing to protect teachers from covid? F2F all year with up to 25 students in a small classroom and teacher and student cases climbing in my building. I feel very vulnerable.
Republicans were complicit in 400,000 unnecessary American COVID deaths to spare Trump embarrassment.
MAGA friends, why does every conversation with you about COVID and the US Covid response include a claim that it’s China’s fault? Let’s say I grant your premise. How does COVID being China’s fault make the Trump response seemingly better? There are a number of things the president has to respond to that he did not directly cause - are you suggesting we don’t want someone capable of responding to events they did not have a hand in crafting?
For those doing production in COVID, how large were your crews? How many at location vs on the actual set?
Want to buy property in / near NYC. I know with covid prices in the city (I’m assuming the 5 boroughs) went down, while prices outside of the city went up. Is that enough of a move in the market to make it worth it to buy in the city (and not in Long Island for example)?
Befor Covid, were any of you working moms who had to travel? I’m in audit and I’m so nervous about having kids and having to spend the night away from them when they are little.
Pre-Covid - being told that they can give you a 2.5% raise only due to limit policies - does that mean it's true, or that you did a terrible job and only getting a slight increase because you asked?
Do you feel like the COVID19 and the 2020 recession hurts a lot more than it did in 2008 (especially since we haven't reached the worst yet)?
after 2 weeks of self isolating without presenting symptoms, is it safe to say I’m in the clear of COVID or is there still risk?
How is your agency handling client-related travel, as it relates to coronavirus? We got some email from WPP, but it doesn’t seem like enough. What steps are y’all taking? Any insights to share?
Quick vent: fiancé and I were going to put an offer in on an apartment we loved before all of this Covid stuff happened but changed that plan to rent to buy starting Aug to be safer. The sellers just told us they accepted someone else’s offer to buy. We, especially me, were in love with the apartment but we were too risk adverse to buy now bc if Covid and fiancé working at a startup that had layoffs in the beginning. Just sad bc we’ve been looking for two years and this was the perfect place.
Back to our regular scheduled programming the coronavirus, please wear mask for our southern and western folks. T shirts are optional.
Urgent multiple requirements with TechM at Hyderabad / Bangalore / Chennai, other locations can be considered provided they are ready for relocation post covid restrictions. 1) SAP ABAP min 5 to 25 years of experience profiles Interested can share profile to email@example.com
Just read the sad news of the death of 1st AD John Nolan. (See wheresspot for thread) While I hope be didn't contract Covid on either of the 2 sets mentioned prior to his illness and death, if it comes back that he did, we need to have a long hard chat about what went wrong. Condolences to his family. Truly horrible news.
Anyone mind sharing their average monthly electricity (kWh) usage since covid? I’m in southern CA, 2k sq ft house w/pool, 2 adults working from home (no kids). Summer months are around 1,700 kWh; other 9-10 months average around 400 kWh. We replaced HVAC post-summer and hope to see improvement this summer. Thanks in advance.
We want to go to Thailand with our 1 year old in Nov; however, we have been told we are crazy multiple times. We would hire nannies once there, but obviously it’s a bit scary with COVID (though when we mentioned the trip to our pediatrician, he seemed more concerned about the 20+ hour travel time. We are flying business, if that helps). Could anyone provide perspective on how you might consider whether to cancel? Should we do something else (e.g. Europe, Mexico, etc.). The trip is 2+ weeks long
Help. Feel like since covid the work is extremely transactional, I’m bored, and all of my coworkers are leaving.
Honest opinion on the COVID vaccine mandates? No judgement on my part; just want to know the heartbeat of the community?
Is it worth deferring MBA enrollment to next fall (if possible) or starting the application process again in a few months? I’m concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on the b-school experience.
I’m currently on PIP b/c low utilization and “Performance trends” during my first pregnancy. I’m pregnant again, I was not promoted due to PIP, does that mean I won’t be eligible for paid mat. leave?
I have been assigned 50% staffing but my Project manager expects me to put in 100% time as I am not staffed on any other project. Is it fair for him to expect this? I am upset as this affects my utility rate.
Anyone leave consulting to go into executive recruiting? Just had a call with a firm for a senior role (essentially one level below partner), they offered some pretty impressive comp numbers if you hit their targets. I'm wondering if this is a legit opportunity, and want to get some perspective
Rejecting an offer. What’s the best way to do it? Love their work, the interviews but $ is not enough to justify the move. Help. 🙏
Any solutions architects here? If so, how did you get started in consulting. Best project/ worst project.
Its time to bring out the pataguccis for zoom calls https://www.instagram.com/p/CULW3NKJjGI/?utm_medium=copy_link
Classic IAH to ORD delays, able to make a prior flight due to it being delayed. Middle row back, but at least I save myself 3 hours of loitering. Little wins
Is the interview process to get into IBD harder or easier than top consulting firms like BCG/McKinsey/Bain? Where do the truly smart people work nowadays?
Anyone quit B4 before lining up another job? I’ve been interviewing for a couple of roles and haven’t gotten any green lights yet but I honestly dread the thought of going back to work tomorrow.
How do u approach debt with your spouse? Spouse has no debt (parents)& while I mitigated my costs, still came out w/ 150k. Have 70k left since married. Should they help pay? Big pot or separare accts?
Donald Trump is the literal representation of a clueless consultant trying to BS his way through client presentation for which he knows nothing about.
Latest episode posted! “Generals in the Making” is a gem of a leadership book and should be required reading for any early or mid-level professional. The book is an engrossing examination of how four army generals of World War II, each a major player in their own right, navigated the uncertain and tumultuous pre-war years in their careers. sphttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/black-market-leadership/id1523238553?i=1000533915181
Got an offer to join a startup, originally meant to take on the Chief of Staff role, but unfortunately title has been given away to someone else. I’m still interested in joining the company though, and have license to come up with my own title. Any title suggestions? (Won’t be a managerial role)
How much would it cost for a cab to take you from SFO to Japantown? Flight will get in around rush hour, if that matters.
OH (from a colleague) at the Warriors game in the beer queue: "they say that's $60, I say that's 60 SPG points." 🏀🍻
Does anyone have experience with exiting to brand management after 1-2 years in consulting? Is it feasible? Or do you need an MBA? Which companies?
Any junior people that consider themselves Gov budget experts or have similar experience in here? My boutique is hiring a senior analyst. We do CDD and strategy work and have great hours.
Unpopular opinions: the hybrid model is the worst of both worlds for people in hcol cities with no kids. You have to be close to the office where the commute doesn't suck but you also need a place big enough to have an office. Any covid rent discount is way more than offset by this
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