Had a trip to Mexico booked last year for New Year’s Eve with SO, we canceled when covid really was up ticking in the fall and received vouchers for everything. We rebooked a month back assuming covid was tamed but now with delta I’m really nervous. I’m vaccinated but the reports rn with breakthroughs aren’t great. We would be leaving for Mexico this coming weekend. We don’t have time to rebook given the timelines of our vouchers. I can’t decide if we should go or just eat the trip at this point
Anyone with exit opportunity stories or experiences? How long did you stay in consulting, how much did you make, how much did you make with the new opportunity, what roles, etc
$20k in credit card debt due to emergency medical bills this year. I work for a mid-sized firm, and our insurance refused to cover some testing that the doctors said was vital. I’ve appealed twice.
Applied to McKinsey via the referral portal. Been a week+ and haven’t heard back. Is it safe to realistically assume it will probably be a no?
Would you leave as a senior associate to be in a director role at an energy company “chief is staff” reporting to CEO and CFO. Leading investor relations?
What do you’ll think of the Blockfi credit card? I am being offered the card. Would you take it and use it as your primary card?
Any MBB folks willing to do a referral?
Anyone ever date someone in their client city but later felt like they were just in for it for the free meals and hotel stays? 🙁 50-50 on what his intentions are and not sure what to do. Advice plz.
I have always dreamt of living abroad. A few years in Europe, and then APAC. Transfer plans fell through with covid, and I’m pretty sure they will be delayed due to Delta. Turning 25 this month and feel like that dream is getting farther away. I’ve always been ambitious, but as I’m getting older I’ve realized traveling and exploring other cultures is what truly makes me happy and that’s what I want to use my career in tech to fund. I know this is a first world problem, but has anyone done this?
Flying international today with Lufthansa. I am a United Gold (hence star alliance gold). Lufthansa told me they can't upgrade me even though the seats may be empty. Ridiculous!
Do any of the top consulting firms have analytics roles (preferably not super technical) that don’t require weekly travel?
What's your favorite in flight drink?
I have an offer for a senior associate role at a $1B private equity. Currently a manager though, so a downgrade. Getting pay rise. Pros and cons of losing title?
Anyone can refer for Deloitte usi - Java Backend position? Having 4 years of experience in java, hibernate, MySQL, sqlserver,
How is spend at Marriott calculated? Just the nightly rate? Or the final bill that includes all sorts of tax?
Ladies, how do you keep yourself physically together during WFH? I feel like I’ve let myself go completely and I just realized my husband probably feels the same. What are you ladies doing with hair, nails, makeup, wardrobe, working out, etc?
Rolex Sub, Sea-dweller or Deep Sea? Haven’t tried the latter two in metal and concerned that 43mm and 44mm maybe too big for my wrist (7 inches). But love the last two more. Can I wear it at work?
What professional advancement options are there for a classroom educator like myself? Are advanced degrees necessary, and are there opportunities outside of becoming a school principal? I’ve been teaching a few years now and I don’t plan on leaving the classroom anytime soon, but I want to know what my options are for later on in my career. Thanks!
Hope it’s ok to share this here — figured we all love dogs and might have some Alaska miles going stale 💜
Has anyone seen or discussed this Petition for SHRM must support Black Lives Matter & the LGBTQ community? I’ve grown increasingly concerned and disappointed in SHRM’s lack of vocal support for employment protections for LGBTQ+ and black and brown workers, especially as a black woman in HR. It seems like SHRM is overly focused on what is absolutely “legal” and not what is right. I’m of the opinion HR professionals must not only be “legal” but have a relevant and compassionate stance
Unvaccinated people need to stop with the “but if you’re vaccinated why do you care” argument. Unvaccinated people are akin to drunk drivers. Even if I am sober and wearing my seatbelt, a drunk driver could still cause serious harm to me, my family, and those I care about. An unvaccinated person has a higher likelihood of catching and spreading Covid to others because they are cowards who care only about themselves. You are harming other people.
I took a new role in a digital transformation (IT consulting) boutique and I'm beyond confused on my first project. They know i do not understand this stuff, but aside from looking at these slides and google searching literally every client data request document, what can I do?
Anyone ever received a DHS Tentative Non- Confirmation for I9 e-verify? It's for a new job and I'm worried. I think its because I changed my immigration status from that when I entered. Context: Entered US 2015 on F1, worked briefly on OPT in 2017, then been on H1B since Oct 2017. Never left the country since entry. Filed AOS as dependent of greencard holder Jan 2021, did biometric June 2021 but EAD yet to arrive.
Partners/Dirs, when you need something tomorrow morning and you know I'm on a project, pls tell me during the day, not 9:30pm!
Does anyone else feel like Olympic campaigns are seriously subpar this year? (One exception being the skateboarding FB ads by Droga). Normally I feel like there are at least several great campaigns you see over and over and this year I literally can’t even bring many to mind. Wondering if the cause has been covid production restrictions, or less money pumped in due to fear of the games being cancelled, or brands feeling like the Olympics shouldn’t have even happened. Thoughts?
What does each firms performance review process look like? I’ll kick off - we have individual case reviews after each case and each 6 months we have a formal consensus review process where all seniors in the level above you discuss each candidate and their rating / promotion decision if they are up for promotion. We also have these mini consensus reviews at the 3 months mark as well within these 6 months to discuss off cycle promotions. What do you like / dislike about yours?
Anyone at Droga5 who can provide a referral?
Currently interviewing for a designer role at Tesla - wanted some advice. The hiring manager has seemed uninterested and always dropped off interviews early and without answering any of my questions. He also mentioned that he's lost 4 designers from the team recently (red flag!). I think it'd be a cool role, but it sounds like I'd be the only designer and there's not a ton of support, BUT if I do well - lots of room for growth and promotion. Plus internal transfers after a year also an option?
Wow. Just had the most detailed dream about missing a connection in PHL due to issues with the terminal buses that was so vivid and detailed it took me way too long to realize it didn't happen.
Simone Biles showed the world that there’s no such thing as the wrong time to prioritize your health and safety. It might be inconvenient and costly, but it is never wrong.
Has anyone had success with using a wireless doorbell in their classroom? Thinking about trying it with 5th grade. Thoughts?
Planning to visit India later this year, and also need to get my visa stamped (current stamp expired in 2016). I have an I-797 number from the approved extension, and another one from an amendment...
Cheapest rental car company for a trip from Reno to Las Vegas for one week. The cheapest I can find it is $400
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