What’s the most points you’ve gotten from a hotel for anything that wasn’t a stay/purchase?
Friday motivation: just booked three summer trips on points and miles for me and my hubby, including business class flight to London. Bright side of waking up at 4:30am on Mondays 😊
Did anyone get the SPG announcement email saying the accounts merge is going to be official come August? Does this mean our SPG points will start diluting??
With Michael Thomas out, who would you replace him with in a PPR league today, TY Hilton or Emmanuel Sanders? Like Sanders but worried about Brees after 4 weeks off.
Does Chartis have alt travel? I know they have a different travel schedule than big 4, so wondered how that works
How is westin resort at Cancun ? I received an offer from SPG for a discounted 5D/4N stay and trying to decide if I should book it. Thanks!
Can anybody shed light on why I got bumped? I booked an award ticket (class YN), which I thought removed you from upgrade eligibility unless you have the Chase United card (have the no AF version).
When you send an email to ask questions, and in bullet points of exactly what you're asking, but you get questions back. I don't have time for this shit. Just fucking answer the god damn question.
Could use some structural layout help for a deliverable: Creating a one-page report that reflects a product offering, its benefits, and its significance (the ‘so what’) - currently only having multiple bullet points for each as the content, but think it’s not suitable aesthetically for a presentation. Any suggestions for how I should best format it for exec management? This isn’t a PPT.
Who's in downtown Chicago tonight? Staying at the Westin on Michigan ave for the next couple nights
Does IHG do a status match with either bonvoy, Hyatt or Hilton? Any contact or link I can request on
Consultant life: subsisting on Starbucks and 2am McDonald's runs. Living out of hotel rooms & conference rooms.
Flying for personal reasons this weekend and the Delta flights I have been on lack any sort of urgency to get us to the destination. Is this normal at Delta or during non-business hours in general?
I just got an Oreo with one cookie half facing outside in....how many points should I ask for?
Have a quick question around DD capabilities of two strategy firms. Opinion on the strength of the commercial and Tech DD capabilities between OW and EY-Parthenon. Your honest view points on which is stronger?
Using free rental coupons from National for a long weekend with my wife in Savannah/Hilton Head in a couple weeks -- what type of car should I reserve? Thinking convertible, but maybe premium car...
Ladies!! What are we buying for fall? I need inspiration!! Bonus points if you’re petite and curvy too ☺️💖
Reconsidering my Marriott loyalty after the merger and data breach. What is the best hotel program to go after for 2019?
Looking for moderately priced hotels in Paris - trying to chose between Moxy Bastille and Courtyard Gare De Lyon. Any thoughts on which is better? Want to do touristy things.
I am seeing a lot of people in my network leaving Deloitte recently… a lot in SM / PPMD cohort. Looks like ACN and PWC are really on huge hiring spree….
My tech client wants a “Think Different” type of manifesto ad that will run for a year and magically increase their diversity hires while publicly making them look like (cont’d)
I recently had an interview with a Publicis agency and didn’t feel as if I was able to fully grasp the work/life culture or company culture as a whole. Anyone work there willing to give their thoughts on the overarching company?
Tie or no tie for video interview?
Thoughts on Prosci or SHRM-SCP certification? Which would be considered more valuable or highly regarded? Currently focused on Change Management but have a HR background (industry experience / area of study in college).
Is the a black market for rewards points? I want to get rid of my delta points for either American or Marriott points
Big 4 -> Software Sales? So I actually start in advisory with a diff b 4 firm tommorow as an experienced staff, I got contacted by a company that sells accounting software mostly close automation etc. they have big clients and got series D funding, I think I’d be a good fit but I don’t know how to judge these huge life decisions when they come so quick. I don’t HATE what I do now but I hate the cpa stuff and I think I might leave, thoughts?
How many of you have heard the “well i made this when i was your age...” & how do you objectively reply to something like that? Trying to lobby for better comp... (asset management)
My fiancé is on H1-b and his parents’ US tourist visa expired. Is there any way to expedite the visa process so that they can come to US for marriage functions? I am a US citizen if that helps at all.
Are you at a disadvantage recruiting for PE as a second or third year MBB out of undergrad as opposed to first year? Or do PE firms value the diligence experience more?
‘‘‘Tis the season for the layoffs
Best way to reduce taxes on severance pay? Receiving bonus and severance, tips for saving money. Open to charity etc. I’m afraid that most of this will go into taxes. I will max out my IRA.
I feel for all of those being laid off. Truly best of luck finding something. One thing I realized as a millennial in consulting is job security is non existent.
Does anyone here hold a non-CFA designation (CFP, CAIA, FRM etc.) and what kind of role/position do you have?
Just interviewed for this job that sounds superficially good but I think will take me back to the work I did 10 years ago but will pay my target salary and will have a fancy title (VP). I don't really want to do this but I need a job, have run out of UI and don't want to deplete my savings to nothing waiting for the perfect job. If offered, should I take it and continue looking or will it look bad? Changed jobs within 1 year once already. At least this job would be spinnable for what I want.
Hi guys, I have been offered Grade C2 for IT Analyst position in Tcs. What does grade C2 mean here? Can someone please explain?
Question about Covid screenings. About to do a shoot. They’re doing a rapid antibody blood test that you have to pass before you’re let on set. But I thought that these only detect covid 1-2 weeks after infection at the earliest and aren’t useful for screening. Any experience/thoughts?
Brutal 2 weeks. Weekend of work. SM micromanaging. Pick up someone's slack and they 🔨 your head. What is wrong with this people?
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