Now why would Amazon want to buy Slack for 9 billion bucks? Show you ads for the 4 pack of Hanes boxer briefs you were looking at while you’re sending gifs that mock your boss?
Why are firms so hesitant to fire low performers? It’s horribleeee for the teams that these people are on because everyone else has to pick up the slack
When everyone is getting more than they’re full of Zoom meetings, what are some other ways to keep employees engaged, connected, and feeling like they’re part of something important?
Humanitarian stuff and personal feelings aside, I hypothesize that aid to Ukraine is an spectacular investment from a US policy perspective. Yes, there are short run costs at the pump and clear budget hits in the short term, but I suspect that the prospect of divvying up Russia's annual $100B energy revenue in Europe will do far far more than pay for itself. Plus there's Europe picking up some military budget slack in the years to come. Your takes, armchair economists who've done the homework?
Should I wear a tie for zoom interviews?
Alot of dealerships are offering remote paperwork and financing options. Anyone have any experience with this?
I’ve only ever bought cars in person lol, was wondering about tips for negotiating price via email, webex etc?
What are the tell-tale signs your team/boss is icing you out? Besides not including you in things, not responding to your slack messages, etc. How do you handle this?
9 am company wide zoom meeting
Coworker: “Are you drinking red wine at 9AM?”
Me, drinking cold brew out of a stemless wineglass: “...what if I am?”
Was about to sell my slack shares earlier this week.. wow I got lucky. Will hold these 40 shares
Hey! Are there any art directors willing to chat over zoom? I’m a recent grad and I need some advice about jump starting !
Here we go! ✈️ TSA, crying children, tourists, decks, calls, WebEx, perpetual email chains. Vroom Vroom.
A female friend of mine recently received a settlement in a sexual harassment action against her employer during mediation. Upon receiving her (female) attorney’s final bill she was blown away to discover that her attorney charged her almost five times what the attorney estimated she would charge for the mediation. (The attorney was drinking alcohol during the Zoom mediation and settled for far less than she estimated she would get.) [continued below]
I’m working from home full time and struggling to figure out what to wear day to day. I’m not in court anymore but have regular zoom calls with co-workers and other attorneys. My non attorney co-workers are SUPER casual. Like wearing sweats. (It’s a legal tech company.) Wtf am I supposed to wear during the day so I look nice and don’t feel like a slob but am not overdressed?! Help plz 🙁 (fyi - 29 f, trying not to look shlumpy but also not too mature)
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In case you never got to see the New York Times article about air quality in classrooms, I’m posting it here for you. It makes some very important points about creating the safest possible environment for students and teachers. 1. Open windows if it all possible 2. Place air purifier centrally 3. Don’t place fans in a way where the air is pointed at people
Have a great year and keep yourself and your students safe!
Hi everyone! Would love to get your input on a start up in working on in the work from home space. Can you fill out this survey? You will get a chance to win 300$ to upgrade your home office!
For Fuel reimbursement, we need to give actual bills? What us the process to get 1800 tax free per month
Serious girl talk:
Does anyone have experience missing her period for several months after some major life change? I have a relatively new history of being super sensitive to major lifestyle changes (moving into college, covid hitting, starting work full time) where I stop getting my period for several months. I know I should probably go to the doctor, but just wanted to see if anyone else has experienced this and what you did to get your period back!
What are the market range for communications managers, senior managers, and associate directors in the UK banking industry?
Tried to apply for a role at Standard Chartered UK and found that the salary is so close between Associate and Associate Director. I am confused about the title.
How many years does it take to go from Manager to Senior Manager at Deloitte? and what is the % increase going from Manager to Senior Manager?
Taking a party bus with around 30 people to go bar hopping all night in a couple months for my birthday. Any fun spots you recommend that can easily hold that many people?
Does any one know of a case where some one on visa (H1 B or any other work visa) made it to a Partner. It seems like leaders have confidence in me but will visa be the barrier?
How much CTC can I expect as 6yoe java developer in current market scenario both in product based and service based companies.
How much hikes SAP Labs gives in annual appraisal?
Any idea what was last year's scenario?
Wearing Yeezys to the client site?
What activities do you have your young kids in? I have a very active 3 yo and want to get him more engaged.
I was recently contracting at Amazon as a Technical Sourcer and went through the full Amazon interview loop. The day after interviewing I was told new recruiter hiring was being put on hold, and contracts won’t be extended. The inclined result of the interview I did is good for 6 months. How crappy is it that I plan on starting with another company and will leave when Amazon comes knocking?
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Very quickly ended up specializing in a specific technology in my first year...I'm now trying to switch practices but haven't had much luck. I want to switch firms as a generalist. How do I pivot?
Run by waterfront @ SSF anyone?
Is it smart to switch companies nowadays? Hearing about many layoffs, got 50% higher comp and hot skill at the next company
Had a 100 your week with a small team on a project with crazy client. I can do 60, and I can even do 80, but I just can’t pull a 100+ weekend work 😿
What does SOD stand for?
Real Estate Question: I have the option to buy a home but I’m not sure I want to. Explanation below
Biz Ops role in tech - Can someone please share thoughts on how to prepare for interview and frame resume. Been doing dashboards, forecast models and analytics in excel, sql and ppt for 7+ years as a consultant.
Wife has federal loans tied to her income and makes about 40% of what I do. Worried filing jointly will increase her loan payments so much it will negate tax benefits. Anyone in a similar position?
Hi! I am thinking about applying to a Consultant role in Siemens Advanta Consulting. Anyone who know the culture of the company, what kind of projects can I expect and also work life balance? Thank you!
The manager on the project I’m on has a 7am status call, 12pm status call, and 6pm status call. She also checks in via zoom every 2 hours between the status calls. I’ve never hated a manager so much in my life. Can’t wait for this project to end . Actively working with my scheduling to never be put on a project with them again.
That one friend that gets drunk and talks a ton of women thinking he's SUPER smooth but actually harassing/annoying them <<<<<
I think I'd enjoy smaller manufacturing clients, the kinds with smaller departments, no red tape, and people who leave at 5. I'm in tech so there are opportunities. Anyone have experiences to share?
The worst part about being stranded: All the idiots talking about being stranded. #DCA #ugh
Is WLB better at S& than MBB/Tier2 or worse?
I feel like it’s probably the latter because of Utilization/PwC culture, but want to validate.
TFW the SPG app notifies you about your upcoming hotel stay and you still haven't left to go home for the weekend...
So many space related tv series coming out all at once Mars, For All Mankind, The First. Surprisingly all pretty good.
Recs on the best way to sell my car when trading it in, isn't an option. Not having too much luck on Craigslist.
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