If you’re familiar with the NYT 1619 project, they say slavery was a primary cause of the American Revolution and fight for independence. Since that’s the case, isn’t it indefensible that our firms close for this holiday and we as a nation still honor it? How can we claim to be inclusive when we celebrate a holiday meant to commemorate a war fought for slavery?
Any Myrtle Beach, SC hotel recs? Me, wife, 3yo and 5yo. Beach front and kid water amenities a must. Reading reviews are driving me crazy... lots of great reviews mixed in with a few horror stories
What is the extent of details revealed in a background check? If I left voluntarily vs was let go - does that show up in a background check? Long leave of absence say 6 months (health or parental leave or just personal leave) - does that show up? Which specific teams I worked with or what kind of projects I worked on? Past promotion dates?
Is timing your pregnancy to miss busy season on maternity leave considered rude or an unspoken "dont"?
A couple years ago, I was asked to cover a female coworkers job duties while she was out on maternity leave for 6 months. I covered 90% of her work with our client and was drowning. They specifically gave it to me as the only other woman on the team and she was my same level. She came back from mat leave and got promoted, we were same level, same YOE. Everyone else in our group was promoted who was eligible. How would you have dealt with this? I was devastated. Just now getting over it.
Have a vacation planned to Panama next week. Would you cancel? I don’t travel for my project. So I’m interested in hearing your thoughts. For those traveling what precautions are you taking?
Curious to hear the feminine perspective on this post. Someone mentioned using seeking.com presumably for the more traditional sugar daddy/baby dynamic. But several other commenters said they use it do regular dating, and that many women on there are using it to filter to successful/financially stable men for ltr. Do any women here actually do this and if so has it been worthwhile? I’m tired of Bumble/Hinge but I don’t know if this is a good step or not? Or are there other dating websites you’d recommend https://joinfishbowl.com/post_h1fxsshrrt
Austin parents, what was your agency parental leave like? Who has the best and who has the worst? Curious to know how the big agencies in town compare.
Struggling a bit. Former private practice attorney working in ediscovery for a few years as a director and now consultant. Pay recently got cut 45% in a comp plan change. Wanting to get out of ediscovery and not sure where to start and also 11 weeks pregnant. Worries that I’ve kind of screwed myself kn a pigeon hole. Anyone successfully navigated out and back into midsize practice?
Need some recs on where to go for Christmas. Would like to spend 3-5 days somewhere in the states with good food, good holiday vibes, etc.
Desi fam anyone with aged parent (singular) in India (Mother or Father) how do you deal with it ? Are retirement homes still taboo?
Hi, is permanant wfh option available in Deloitte? I have a small kid and want to know whther they allow work frm hme as I have an offer from deloitte.
What does PTO look like at OW/LEK? How many days and can you actually use it all? Oliver Wyman LEK Consulting
Considering leaving my firm due to having to work vacations. I have attempted to take two vacations since starting with my firm, and each time it has been scuttled due to partners giving me huge projects while I’m away. I have been super burnt out lately and needed a week away. Do your jobs respect your vacation time? How to do you set boundaries?
Any suggestions for environmentally conscious resorts or residences that are kid friendly and nice, but don’t have to be luxury?
Ever since I started working in tax, it's just not been possible to rest. I've taken time off, but my mind has constantly been worried about work and been feeling anxious. I've been feeling drained and just totally fed up. I'm seeing work pile up, but I have little to no motivation to keep doing it. How do people disconnect when they take PTO? What's the point of resting, if you're gonna be immediately tired after coming back. I feel this damages morale so much in the long run.
Any single moms who raised boys? My first kid, I grew up as an only child with no brother, and really clueless as to how to raise a boy. I’d have an easier time with a girl since I kinda know how
Planning on buying a vacation home and renting it out when I’m not using it. Anyone with Airbnb’s or the like have issues with cleaners/maintenance from afar? It would be a plane ride so hard to check in that things have been done properly.
Happy Monday!! Just a quick reminder to NOT feel bad for taking time off. You deserve it! You only get 1 chance to live your life. There are no do overs. This is not a game! 🚨Motto for the rest of the year: Working to live not living to work. Side note: you’re replaceable at almost every company but not replaceable to your family.
I am currently on bench. 2 ex-Ms who I like very much (they don’t know each other) have kinda put dibs on me for Jan staffing. This wasn’t really done with my consent. How do I navigate turning them down?
Sinai Chicago - how long is the hiring process? What type of drug screen? Pay range for Practice Manager with 10yrs exp in multi specialty?
If you broke down your total compensation, what's your hourly rate, billing 50 hrs. a week?
I’m halfway done with paying off my credit card. I’m so close to August (my pay off date). Any ladies have any success stories of credit card payoffs? Need some motivation for these last 2 months 😭
Why does trying to figure out my remaining vacation balance on mypeoplelink always leave me feeling like an idiot?
Is it essentially futile to apply to FAANG jobs without a referral? I found a role at Apple that I think fits pretty well with my background-- but don't have anyone I know there, so am wondering if applying through LinkedIn is a very rare shot in the dark.
At what salary point did you feel “content” if ever? At $90k, and I’ve always figured once I got to $200k I’d be “good” and chill out, thoughts on that?
Would you leave a Senior Consultant role at EY (PI) for a Consultant role at Deloitte (S&O)? Offer on the table, 20% salary bump.
What is the best headset to use with my laptop (not Mac) to take zoom or teams calls? Or do most of you just use the speaker mode?
Besides decently high pay (compared to other countries), freedom (speech, voting, "opportunities"), diversity (primarily coastal states), what are some other good things about America? Wanna be grateful, but America's deepest flaws have really been exposed this past year (racism, government inefficiencies, struggling health care systems, expensive health care, gun violence, poor grade school education systems...). Don't see these getting better anytime soon
Anyone from IQVIA? I just wanted to check something. I gave 2 rounds of interview and got selected. The HR asked for the documents for further process, I submitted them in the second last week of May. I still don't have any update on it. I called them thrice, Then I dropped an email to HR asking for an update, and the worst part is the HR neither replied to my email and when I tried calling yesterday, the HR deducted call. 🤷♂️ What should I do? They didn't release my offer letter too! 💁♂️
I propose a new type of advertising. It's where advertisers honestly communicate selling points for products consumers want to buy at a fair price and they exchange their money for the products
Amazon reject for behavioral interview after passing tech screen 😩 Not sure where I went wrong. Thought I crushed the interview. Oh well, on to the next one.
Recently got an offer to join the Core Business Operations with Deloitte Canada as an Analyst. Much appreciated any feedback on type of work, culture, WLB, travel, schedule.
Does anyone have free materials or websites they use to study for the PMP or get practice tests from?
Question for the folks here that have recently gone through the visitor visa process for India: what am I missing?? I created the visa application form online and submitted it back in October for my dad and younger brother but is there a timeframe for when we hear back? The site is a cluster and I can’t figure out what I need to do in the meantime or do I just wait to hear back? Is there a step by step somewhere that someone can lead me to? Thank you and I owe you one!
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