Hi Ladies, I need some creative ways to celebrate my best friends birthday. Any cool online ideas that a group can do while being covid conscious? I am doing a zoom call with folks but trying to see if there are activities that all of us can participate online and have fun
Anyone fly into JFK recently? What is the covid protocol, do they ask for a negative test or just have you fill out a form?
Ladies, I’ve noticed (pre-covid) that when men introduced each other or even when they enter the room they always shake hands with each other - even if they’ve known them/worked with them for months. But for myself, I may get a handshake on first day but never again. And I find it annoying like do you not think of me as your equal or do you think because I’m a woman I want a hug?? Has anyone else noticed this, or am I taking this the wrong way?
Haven’t traveled long haul international since pre-covid…longing for a 2 hangover flight
Another lie from our car-salesman President. He just said we had the “largest testing capacity in the world”, and that “nobody’s done a better job at testing...” but we can’t test 100 Senators to keep the government running. https://www.axios.com/senate-doctor-mitch-mcconnell-coronavirus-testing-e99282f6-90f5-4e11-8b45-02548f38ab12.html
Play stupid games win stupid prizes https://www.self.com/story/indoor-fitness-classes-covid-19-outbreaks
I am a background check away from putting in my notice. KEEP grinding if you’re miserable and/or have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. This took a lot of ghosting and interviews+offer letters being taken off the table due to COVID. Stay humble and you’ll be next. Take a midday walk and schedule some coffee meetings to expand your network and stay sane.
Does anyone know of where to find remote part time work opportunities for older Indian women? My mom was a part-time after school teacher but has not been doing that due to covid (dad is high risk). I’m having her do some online typing lessons to get her to be a faster typer, maybe find her a data entry gig. She does not want to do nanny’ing / babysitting. She’s a great teacher though and she’s trilingual (Telugu, hindi) - anyone know of where to find opportunities?
Hey everyone, so my sister and her boyfriend have both gained about 60-70 pounds since COVID started. I’m getting very concerned for them and I’ve seen firsthand how they’re developed awful eating and drinking habits and they hardly ever exercise. I’m very concerned for them, but I have no idea how to talk about it with them and not make them angry or hurt. Any advice on how to have this difficult conversation?
I need a part time job to be able to support my family that lost most of their income due to Covid. I’m a first generation immigrant college grad, which for me means student loans and parents with unstable jobs. Any ideas what I could do to make some extra money besides retail?
Some people think CPA is just a title and not worth the effort. Is the Coronavirus going to impact folks without a CPA license now that companies are laying off employees? Curious to see your thoughts
SO is an attorney as well and has been diagnosed with a serious illness. We can’t spend much time together due to risk of COVID exposure so it’s really hard for me emotionally. I don’t want it to affect me at work and faking a brave face is so draining. Just needed to vent, I’m so grateful for this group.
🙋♂️Raise your hand if you think you’ve had COVID but never tested positive or tested positive for antibodies in the last 8 months.
what do people think the impact of COVID will be on job security in the consulting industry?
8 weeks later and I am still testing positive for covid. But since I am symptom free for over 3 weeks I can return back to work. They say I am not contagious...i do have antibodies. But I am still nervous about spreading it.
Going home this weekend - what is the most time efficient (minimal disruption to work) way to get rapid COVID test?
Any pregnant people, have to have awkward conversations with friends about not hanging out? My bff is an amazing person and loves my 2 year old to death; but she’s also out a bars and living life as if it’s normal. She doesn’t know I’m pregnant yet, and is asking for moving help and sleepovers and stuff. Of course I want to help her any way I can, but am also slightly worried about being around her due to covid and being pregnant ..
Coronavirus is still lurking behind the scenes. News reports are so vague. They Don't even break it down by state?
Can COVID be transmitted through water?
Today is my first day of my first IVF cycle. After getting the green light to start IVF based on my negative COVID test, baseline ultrasound and bloodwork, I feel relieved that this day has come after unsuccessfully trying to conceive naturally and with IUI, and even excited now. LET'S DO THIS!
How do Big 4 Experienced Hire interviews differ from fresh graduate interviews? Hoping to transition from a boutique firm I joined after college to the Big 4. Interviewed with MBB during school, however, not sure what to expect as an Experienced Hire. YOE 4, Midwest LCOL. Reason: great pay and WLB, but, not challenged and little upwards trajectory.
So I started at a new role at a known retailer about 2 months ago. I am their first hire in this role, as I have more than 5 years of relevant experience leading initiatives and optimizing process across departments. While I understand it takes time to adjust to the culture, its seems like all I have witnessed is resistance to change. I already feel myself not wanting to be here long, but I'm putting pressure on myself to not be a quitter. Would you stick it out or start looking?
Any must-read book recommendations for folks in our field, especially for the younger crowd (e.g. Analysts/Consultants)?
I have an exploratory call with a recruiter to determine opportunities I’m interested in. It’s a Zoom call. Would you dress up for it?
I am in shock, and wanted to share the good news somewhere! I somehow got included in a salary review 8 weeks after joining my exit opp, and my TC has taken off: -May / Consulting: 130k base, 10k bonus, 0 stock -June / Exit: 150k base, 20k bonus, 35k stock -Aug / Review: 170k base, 25k, 100k stock I am so proud, and excited to see all my hard work pay off!
Anyone have tips to speed up the timeline to get from senior to manager? Got my first promotion early and hoping to work towards another.
Deloitte Human Capital Consulting I am currently a student considering my options for careers. I have an internship lined up for Deloitte this summer in their Human Capital department . From what I can see it is a lot of workday implementation/other hr softwares. This is interesting to me. But I would also like the opportunity to be involved in talent strategy, compensation and benefits etc. But it seems like this really isn’t an option. Could someone please provide insight into this role.
What are some interesting or non conventional portfolios/resumes that caught attention during hiring process for designers/ creatives I’m building my portfolio now and would love to have some inspo
I had a recruiter from EY contact me for a Manager role. What’s the culture like at EY? How’s the WLB? Would you recommend working there or should I run? 😅
Any recommendations on best hotels to book in san francisco? I am visiting next month and will rent a car to visit colleges, redwood forest, big sur, golden gate bridge, etc. Want to be in a good location to all locations and thinking maybe union sq..
does anyone know the time between a first round bain interview and a final round bain interview for experienced hires? Not to hear back, but for the time between the two rounds (ex 1 week, 2 weeks etc.) thanks so much!
Was told I’d only have one round (4 interviews), each split 50/50 on case/behavioral. This is for an Associate position and will be interviewing with AP/P/SP level. Is this typical? Since I see most people have multiple rounds.
Prestige or 30% better take home salary?
Groundhog Day - WFH edition
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Guys, I have got an offer in Temenos as Associate Delivery Manager and in Wordline as Project Manager. Wordline offering 1.5 lac higher than Temenos. Would like to know , in which among these companies, I'll have job safety, Professional growth , benefits , etc... Please advise. YOE : 11
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