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Anyone here trying to plan a college graduate’s stay at home graduation celebration? What are your ideas? Beyond a nice dinner, champagne, zoom w their friends and maybe balloons I’m not sure what else to organize. Any ideas v appreciated!
Pro tip: finding it hard to disconnect while working from home? At the end of the day, actually power down your laptop and pack it away in your bag with your power cords,mouse, etc. same you would if you were leaving the office or traveling. Need to take it a step further? Also disable your email/Skype notifications on your phone so your not tempted to check them immediately. Happy Memorial Day weekend FB!
What are your worst Slack grievances?
Regular tips and strategies to keep meeting facilitation fresh? I host a lot of meetings every week with my teams and I’d love a way to keep up on new ways to engage people (mostly over zoom). Any great orgs or circles that share this kind of content?
I was laid off in April when there was just email and phones. Cut to five months later and I’m working again. Yay. But suddenly it’s all Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides, Sheets. Email is dead. And phones are only for Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides and Sheets. It feels like I woke up from a coma in a shitty version of the future and everyone else is fine with it. How did anyone adjust to this?
For those who have subpoenaed a witness deposition via zoom, how do you make sure the witness gets the zoom login details and/or make sure the witness is going to show up?
What is the acceptable time frame to follow up with someone who is tardy for a zoom call? What’s the allowed grace period? Five minutes? Ten minutes?
With so many new faces as Community Leaders, how do people feel about doing a zoom Happy Hour next Thursday? This will give everyone a chance to get to know each other, ask me or our CEO whatever is on your mind, and generally connect. Thinking like 730 or 8 eastern for our west coasters?
That feeling when you let one rip and then scramble to double check if Zoom is still muted... and it is
Prepping for my first Zoom call of the day...
How do I deal with a super intense senior associate that is making life difficult? This associate sees no difference between 11 AM and 11 PM, weekend or weekday. They will text me on my personal cell instead of emailing, insist on long zoom calls during which they insist on turning camera on, won’t review anything I send them unless it’s on a zoom call (yes, that is crazy and not the norm at my firm), and is not a good team player (something good? He did it! bad? You did it)! What do I do?
You know what grinds my gears? When SM or above still don't know how to send a Skype call properly and make you type everything in manually... for a daily call, over the next year 😑😑
I'm having difficulty making personal connections with students this year. I teach hybrid, so I have a room half full of students in front of me and half at home on zoom. I have tried playing educational games, I greet them each time I see them, I try to do small talk, I make positive comments on their work, it just isn't happening. Any ideas?
None of my Zoom meetings have been hacked or compromised, do the hackers think im ugly ?
Guyyyyysss guyyyysss there’s a new gay at my office!!! Dont know what to do! Next hookup? Adopt him? Ask him to be my friend? Are we natural enemies? 🤪
I graduated in May 2020 and found myself excepting a Junior Art Director position in Healthcare. I never saw myself in health but with many agencies having hiring freezes I decided to get some experience and save up some money in the meantime￼. Fast forward one year; I’ve added a new campaign to my website and I’m starting to apply to consumer agencies again￼￼￼￼. ￼ Any tips to help me make the transition?￼￼ Any place to avoid? Who have you noticed is hiring again? Thanks in advance :)
When you have been ghosted by your ex, how do you get over the anger and hurt when there is so much you want to say to them? PS: I cheated on her and came to tell her the truth. We went on couple therapy and things were fine (at least what I thought). She then waited for me to travel for work and came to pick up all her stuffs, blocked me from everywhere and just disappeared. She keeps all the payments I making (didn’t change that, her phone, Netflix, her car, etc.) but totally disappeared.
Looking for senior business intelligence analyst for 110k fully remote role. Working with non profit in of NYC. Great opportunity let me know if interested.
Looking for input from indy/RIA, wirehouse, B/D, Bank, Insurance folks all in one spot. If you have $50M wrapped at 1% (let’s just assume for this purpose)... what does that equate to for total comp?
Background:Asia, expecting to promote to M this cycle. Looking for some advice on being headhunted/jumping ship. I’m speaking to HR from another big 4 + a recruiter for another firm for an M role, and it looks like the $ and potentially benefits will be bigger, but I’m not that keen on moving unless the $ is a huge jump. Any advice on how I might navigate this? Have interviews next week for the other roles.
Which other schools have delayed opening F2F until September? Do you think a lot will change in that time?
Just finished final round at a company and will be discussing compensation soon. How do I leverage an offer from a competing firm for a higher salary at the firm I’d actually like to work at?
Clearly PwC is Gryffindor, Deloitte is Slytherin - How about EY and KPMG? I'm feeling EY is Ravenclaw, but also saw people saying colors don't match... Thoughts? Bonus: Is BDO = Muggles?
Spent a year in banking at an EB but had to go back to school because of H1B visa issues. About to start as a BA at McK in the fall. Any thoughts on my ability to recruit for summer 2022 PE Assoc roles? Or do I have to spend minimum 2 years in consulting before making the switch?
For smaller firms without published policies, how do you figure out in an interview what would be their attitudes toward LGBT employees? Aside from legal protection.
What's the situation with sick days? I have all the symptoms. Had a doc appt and was told I should I should act as though I have it and I should rest. The problem is I don't have many sick days left
Who wants to donate Delta SkyMiles to the "I work in Fed MC so I hardly travel and barely have any miles but I'm trying to take my wife to mexico" fund? Cool thanks everyone!
Wife wants to see NYC at Christmas time. I want to be cheap and use points. Is Broadway near WTC area a good spot?
For those who live in HCOL who have purchased a home within the past year or 2....is it normal to spend 40% of your monthly net take home on mortgage/insurance/property taxes? First time home buyer here and even mediocre 2K sq ft homes in bad school districts go for $1.3mil+ here ughhhhhh
Our nanny is taking vacation soon and my mom is watching our 2 kids. A friend’s nanny offered to drive our oldest to/from preschool and watch her over lunch so that my mom isn’t racing around (cont)
WWYD if job option #2 makes you an offer, but dream job #1 is dragging their feet/let you know it might be up to three months before an offer is given; also dream job’s interview feedback was great.
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