Real-time population density per location to help identify safe places to visit during the COVID pandemic (if you need fresh air or a walk) https://placestovisitthisweekend.com
Who left consulting recently due to Up or Out culture? Did you change your mind about Up or Out post COVID?
Best places for female solo travel? Never done a solo vacay before but have a week off coming up and would love to do something but no one to go with
Did many firms give raises during covid or have firm addressed upcoming raises/bonuses that may have been forgone? Trying to get a general consensus
Question on H-1B and LCA. 1) If one lives in New Jersey and works in New York and LCA is already filed and confirmed for H-1B, do they need to file another LCA with home address now that they work from home due to covid? 2) Also, for state tax withholding, HR might need to update “employer work location” on HR profile. Does that require filing of H-1B amendment - maybe it is considered employer address changes? Does it require another LCA? Stick both LCA on wall?
Someone tested positive for COVID-19 in my office today. They’re only shutting the office down for one afternoon for “deep cleaning” and not requiring any self isolation. Is this normal? Has anyone had a similar experience?
Between Covid and protesting, how are you all staying sane in all this? I can’t focus on anything and I feel so much guilt on top of all the other stress.
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Do you feel like the COVID19 and the 2020 recession hurts a lot more than it did in 2008 (especially since we haven't reached the worst yet)?
Any ideas that people have on how to network/break into circles of tech startups? Long story short, joined a tech Fortune 500 company a little over a year ago as an entry level analyst and things have gone downhill with COVID (limited growth here but got exposure). Looking to start new with a startup as I grew tired of the ethics of a larger corp. I have no network as it stands in tech startups, don't come from a target school (although I graduated with honors) and at a loss of where to start.
I left my consulting role of my own accord earlier this year (pre-COVID), primarily for WLB reasons. Notably, I was always rated a “top performer” and left on very good terms. I did not have a job lined up because I wanted to get out of the rat race for a bit and enjoy life. With the job search severely tougher than expected and repeated, explicit offers from my former partners to rejoin, I start to feel tempted. => See below...
Has anybody changed locations from SF or NY to a Lower COL city like Chicago during COVID (specifically in tech) and had their salary adjusted down? If so, how much was the decrease?
Donate you computer’s unused processing power to help fight Covid-19 https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/discover.action
Advice please: Clerking after litigating for 5 years. Escaped ID early for a small commercial firm. Got solid trial/hearing experience at both firms. Lateraled to top biglaw firm in area to escape toxic screamer partner after 2 yrs. Lateraled to another biglaw firm for family reasons. After 1.5 yrs, covid killed my practice so I clerked to pivot. Most firms are interested but say I’m too senior/too expensive. Others dislike my moves. Thoughts on possibilities as a 7th yr litigator? In FL fwiw.
Had my first hook up in almost 2 years over the weekend and now I think I have covid. How’s everyone else doing?
Let's not forget an unsung hero https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3115445/remembering-li-wenliang-wuhan-doctor-who-warned-world-about-coronavirus
20 year road warrior here. My wife & I made it work through teamwork & commitment. My weekends were spent at home. Doing family things. I know a guy who (pre COVID) traveled every week, yet found time to do 200 mile weekend biking trips with his ‘crew’. Almost every weekend. His family vacations always seemed to include a 500 mile bike race or some other extreme event. He is now doing this in Europe (according to IG). How do spouses put up with that?
For those who had COVID and lost your sense of taste, did you lose it completely or were the flavors just less strong?
Is there no status match for Marriott? Diamond on Hilton so I was hoping to match there if possible…
jetblue cancelled my flight due to "weather" and "crew". but the snow was days ago. if it's mostly crew issues, what can I do?? this is gonna mess up my work
Any other IL 🐠 who worked in NY also get double taxed? Anyone figure out how to get around this? Just got off the phone with IL and it seems like every state can have their position and we just pay2x
Would anyone move to a different firm that is unstable but gives a promotion plus 50% increase for same job?
Middle initial in email signature? (Since we’ve established that including “MBA” in one’s email signature is unbecoming.)
Hey folks, I’m about a year into my new SE career and looking to continue to invest in professional skills. I’ve obviously been thrown into the fire learning the sales side of things, but what areas (technical skills, certs, books, etc.) you all would recommend I look to invest in? I’ve been looking at some beginner coding boot camps and scrum product owner certs, but interested in what you all have done to further advance your career
What is the typical vesting period of a retention bonus? Was offered one but not thrilled with the terms - doesn't fully vest for 18 months. 👀
[Promotion & PERM] Scenario1: The firm already sent PWD and did the market test for Manager level, but before they got to file in the PERM, you're promoted Senior Manager. Q1. What's the impact of a promotion from Manager to Senior Manager on the ongoing PERM? Does it void the PWD and Market test? Would need to start over? Anyone went through this? Scenario2: The firm didn't file PWD yet: Q2. Could they anticipat the promotion and start PWD and Market test for SM before your promotion?
Is there a time when people generally “start” work remotely? Back when I was a summer before the pandemic, I commonly saw people go in between 9-10 am but I didn’t know what the norm is now that we are remote. I see emails at 8 am and I’m not sure if I’m expected to respond then or not. Also if you are on a deal where some of the members are in NY and you’re in the Midwest, are you expected to go by their times and be on when they are on?
Anyone at okta willing to chat. I’ve used the product before and was impressed and now I see an interesting role I’d like to hear more about
Given all the recent buzz about expected large raises around the big 4, I’d like to level set on the average salary for a 4th/5th year female senior manager in federal tax ( credits & methods group) in the Midwest - Chicago/Minneapolis/Detroit market. Anyone willing to share a range if they work in a similar area of tax / similar level? I recognize all groups vary greatly in salary expectations, so looking for input specific to my area. Current expectations set at 140-160k. Reasonable?
Outsourced IA /RA vs. Internal Audit - how’s the job differ? Why choose one path over another? WLB? I have 2 offers one at a consulting firm and one at a bank, just trying to understand the big differences as both seem like potentially good roles and comp is comparable. Also at the consulting firm I met a few people that left industry for consulting (which seems counterintuitive for me coming from external audit). Can someone help me understand why go back to consulting after industry?
What is everyone thinking about sending their kids back to school in a few weeks? From a safety standpoint, I want kids to stay home, but from a learning and mental wellbeing standpoint, obviously kids benefit most from physically being the classroom. I also don’t know how parents are going to manage working from home as well as monitoring their kids throughout the school day. (Let’s keep this respectful)
Currently interviewing and looking for inputs on the salary range for Senior Consultant (S1/2) in EY Business Consulting - Supply chain based out of Houston, TX. No MBA. 3.5 YOE (No B4 experience).
Having my performance review soon. Have not met my billable hours last year due to lack of work. I have been very proactive and constantly emailed partners to inquire about more work. I will be a 4 year associate this year. Thinking to negotiate my level/compensation. Any advise?
MBB is known for fastest progression to Partner in 6-7 years and SIGNIFICANTLY better comp compared to Big 4. That said seeing some of my Big 4 friends make it to SMs in 7 years so MBB needs to amp up the meritocracy based promotions. Curious what would be the comp for a 1st year consulting partner in Big 4?
I’m seeing a lot of posts where leadership has been committed to making changes, but one thing I’ve noticed no one speaking about is transparency in pay equity. Ensuring there’s diversity in hiring future employees is great, but what are they doing to support pay equity with their current BIPOC employees. How can we ask leaders to release this type of data?
Big 4 is a high school ! I like to play :)
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