I've worked from home since March of 2020. I am nervous to go back to the office. I know it will be an adjustment to get to a hybrid schedule. But... I'm also really relieved. I think that WFH has negatively impacted my marriage. I know things won't go immediately back to where they were pre-Covid. And I'm nervous about not seeing my toddler as much and how my dogs will do. But I'm excited for this new chapter.
Everyone I know who was crazy safe during COVID round 1 is now sick. I think it’s because they didn’t get any exposure for so long. If we have another lockdown, what does it mean for public immune system ability to fight other viruses?
Has Pe mega fund on cycle recruiting started yet? Heard rumors timelines may be slower this year due to covid...
My Covid antibody test was negative but I swear I had Covid before.....I don’t understand this virus
Haven’t had my nails done since pre Covid. My cuticle are grown out, it’s bad and I’m scared to go to salon. But I have an event in less than two weeks. I am afraid they’ll push and cut my cuticle and I’ll get a million hang nails. Should I go twice in two weeks and ask them to ease into it. Or should spend first week prepping my nails/cuticles and then get them done right before the event? I am not good at doing my own nails.
The greatest alarm has come from scientists, epidemiologists and health experts: "To be a week into these restrictions and already be talking about abandoning them is irresponsible and dangerous." https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/03/24/coronavirus-strategy-economy-debate/
Not Covid related, but: Cities you moved to and felt hard or easy in making new friends?
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
Prior to COVID I was planning on transferring from LA to NYC this summer. That got put on hold but it looks like NYC is getting better now (especially compared to LA). Do you think it would be worth it to make the move now?
Would love some opinions, moms. Because of covid, I’ve kept my kids home since March 2020. I predict we will not have spent $5k on dependent care in 2020 that we elected last year. Almost but not quite. It’s open enrollment time, should I elect the some amount for 2021?
Got a new work phone during covid so they didn't ask for the previous one back. Got a new job and they still didn't ask for the previous one back when I resigned. I want to give it away - is there a way to remove the company management services?
How easy is it to switch offices (from one city to another) at your firm? Signed an offer pre-covid for an office across the country and now really wishing I could stay in place. (Start date was pushed back so I haven’t moved yet.)
What have been your best covid19 pm practices?
Got promoted to senior but did not get a raise to go with it. Firm keeping salaries flat this year due to COVID-19, but I was shocked when I found out promoted staff wouldn’t be getting a raise either. To me, this whole thing rings hollow because the firm has told us multiple times that they were projecting flat growth for the year when compared to last year (which was one of the best in firm history). So it pisses me off that they shot their mouth off about how great year last year was...cont
My office is about to start coming in next week. While I’m so excited to see my coworkers and to be around people again, I’m kinda nervous about COVID. I’m vaccinated but this delta strain is worrisome. 🥴
Very specific question - Canadian and European spouse travelling to Canada from Europe. However, spouse’s ETA not approved. Embassy told us all we need is proof of marriage and my citizenship (CDN passport) to travel. Asked embassy about ETA and they said “we don’t have an answer you should be fine”. Anyone with experience dealing with this during COVID? Should we try and fly?
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?
Anyone who’s going through the GC process while also simultaneously working & pursuing a part time MBA. How has your experience been?
Looking for some help with negotiating a low ball offer with another big 4 for a manager role in the same high COL city. The first offer was lower than my current salary...
Do Bonvoy points always expire after 12 months, regardless of what tier you make? Coming off of IHG and those did not expire at EOY.
Have anyone done contracting negotiations before? I've interviewed for co A & B and co A extended an offer today. The offer does not meet my current salary. Co B's interview structure is 3 rounds and I've finished my 2nd round today. The recruiter mentioned that since I am a contractor my current salary is incomparable as they will provide benefits, etc. Is this true? I have 2 yrs of contracting HR exp from fortunate 500 co’s & OMW to get my SHRM-CP. Appreciate your advice in advance.
Have a friend looking to fill a Product Marketing Manager opening at a rapidly growing fin tech startup called Origami Risk. CHI, DEN, or ATL. Anyone interested? Happy to pass resume along.
Anyone laid off from Deloitte been getting interviews? (Not for tech roles but more finance) im getting traction from head hunters but not much from firm website applications
I need perspective. I was scheduled for a bunch of spa services today before a vacation. Early in the morning, a spa lady calls me to reschedule. I tell her I can’t reschedule due to my job. She replies that she remembers me mentioning that from a previous appointment she “helped me rescue.” She never acknowledged knowing me prior to that comment. I was offended as it came across as judging my stress level and availability based on a service I received years ago. Did I get unreasonably upset?
I'm a very logical guy who tends to respond better to semi-academic self help books than to therapy (although I do both). Anyone have any recommended reads on anxiety disorders including PTSD?
I need to reschedule an interview by a week due to some urgent personal reasons. First round. Will it hurt my chances?
Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.
Tell me I’m not the only one finding it SO hard settling into a new job that’s completely remote, within a pandemic? It’s been 5 months and I’m struggling so bad.
Can you buy delta global upgrade certificates from people or have other people apply to reservation? If yes, happy to do business (for my honeymoon!)
Are PwC human capital salary bands aligned with advisory bands? I.e. does a manager in IFS make the same as one in management consulting?
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