Checking into my hotel this week, the desk clerk didn't seem very sincere in asking how my day was. How many points should I demand?
Frm BOS, regular 8 AM flight w/first class upgrade gets cancelled. On 9 AM flight w/10 people on the upgrade list. Check in & rqst for an upgrade. Bump every1 else down and get upgraded to 1 open seat
If you book a king room and get a queen, do you usually get points for the downgrade? Or is it a suck it up bc you arrived to the hotel too late situation?
Tfw the senior partner comes into the hotel gym and does considerably more ab bicycle kicks and dumbbell chest presses than you... #TeachMeOGreatOne
Anyone have ORD United Lounge access that wants to bring in a guest today around 5pm? Hell, anyone down for an ORD United Lounge Fishbowl meetup today?
EY 🐠 in DC/NOVA- have you found a good psychiatrist/psychologist/therapist that is covered through our medical plan? Or tried the virtual options we have via EY? How do you find time w/ the travel?
The guy next to me on the plane listened to a discman. And I had thought that 1996 was the flight number, not the destination.
End of year travel stats? 130k on United 50k on southwest 105 SPG nights 25 Marriott nights Cheers to 2018!
What’s the best travel policy by firm? We have nothing but hoping to be upgraded... Flying coast to coast on economy every week is exhausting... I assume MBB allows first class flights. Big 4?
Weekly travel to Seattle from LA. I live closer to BUR. Diamond on DL. Do I fly BUR SEA direct on Alaska, or deal with LAX SEA direct on DL? Weekly for at least two months.
What’s the best way to make the most out of 55k united miles. The miles to gift card conversion only gives me $380
I am United 1K expiring January 31. Only will make gold this year. Leaving consulting. Worth it to match at the last second to Delta? Is it easy? I hate American so not an option. Other alternatives?
Share stories of people you know who left consulting to go do their own thing (start a business, travel, etc.) and how it eventually turned out.
Do any interview cases actually require you to calculate NPV? I see it a lot in MBA case books and usually just skip because although useful I correctly/incorrectly believe I won’t need to use it and I’m trying to optimize to what I need vs what is nice to have re case practice.
Breaking up in your 30s seems unusually challenging, that too just pre-covid.. i wasted important years of my life after someone very wrong. Feels like im gonna die alone.. 😕 anyone experience this in their life?
Does anyone else feel anxious about recording billable hrs? This is my first agency job, and I feel anxiety/guilt if I took too long to complete something, not billable enough in a day, etc.
Being asked to do a ‘little favor’ by manager. But it has been two months on this meaningless task. How can I say stop? Want to resign the next second if I can...but still on H1B pending status.
I brought over an associate 1mth after being hired at new firm in December. They laid me off 4 days before I would have received half of the referral bonus of 5k to be received half within (cont’d)
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Roth or Traditional 401k: advice is always Roth if you make less than what you think you will at retirement. For my clarification, is that your salary at retirement? Am I naive to think that (cont)
How do you all factor additional perks of consulting (e.g. expensed meals, hotel points, etc.) when trying to compare current package against new offers?
Company relies solely on Editors for client outreach and new work. What form of client outreach has given you the best return?
Did anyone go for an H1B extension visa stamping in the last couple of months? If yes, can you please share your experience - time taken, consulate location (city), did u get RFE/ admin processing, etc.? Thanks.
Since this topic comes up once a week on here: Is having a racial preference in dating racist? (1) it is, (2) it may not be your fault, you could have been conditioned by society to view one race as attractive, (3) no it’s not the same as gender preference, (4) yes this damages our community, basic emotional intelligence would let you realize this, and (5) pick up your phone and Google instead of asking here over and over. There is a wealth of research and history behind this topic.
applied out of state, several skype interviews, then ghosted for several weeks. handful of unanswered followups over a month and finally heard back setting time to talk tomorrow. good sign/in my head?
Any recommendations for salsa lessons? If it matters, I would strictly be going by myself compared to that of partnered lessons. TIA.
Offer from a PE firm. Base - few K more than my salary now, but bonus is 20% a year. Also willing to reevaluate and raise my base at year end. But I have a great reputation in my office. 1
Since my wife and I have been together, I've had platinum status. Lately, we've been talking about me going back to industry. As we walk into another free hotel suite..."I am going to miss this" 😂🤣
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