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!
I’m confusion... I started to count calories/macros to lose weight. Roughly 211... started at like 24/2500 for a 1.5 months.. didnt lose a Lb. Dropped down to 2200 for last 2 weeks...haven’t lost a LB. Working out / cardio 5-6x a week. Sleep is good and stress level ok (outside of the covid norms). Any tips or suggestions?
Yay!!! No more masks for the vaccinated in most stores! Even more excited to go to Costco than usual 😇
Hello everyone, my organisation is hiring for the position of Assistant Manager for Digital Marketing domain. Required experience is 6-7 years minimum. Full time WFH being offered with minimal office visits when necessary. Anyone interested, please DM
The federal stance is shifting regarding the reopening...”He [President Trump] demanded that all of the nation’s schools reopen for the fall semester — until, suddenly, he allowed for some wiggle room.” The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-week-of-retreat-the-president-reverses-course-as-the-coronavirus-surges-out-of-control/2020/07/24/bf680c2c-cdc2-11ea-91f1-28aca4d833a0_story.html
Have a friend in need of remote work (kid with bad lung disease at home, doesn’t want to risk bringing COVID home). He has a bachelors and masters degree in math but no formal business experience. What are his chances getting hired in consulting, and what might be the best kind of practice for him to look at?
I've seen that some lab levels can accurately predict mortality of COVID-19. What are you seeing in your practice?
I did my first videoconference mediation today and my cat knocked over my laptop while the mediator was talking to me. Thankfully I was wearing pants. Any other pets interrupt your WFH?
Am hearing Deloitte USI is planning to open office space in Chennai and other regions across India as part of post COVID back to office plan, how true is this information? Deloitte USI
I’m sore. BF and I WFH all last week and let’s just say coffee breaks got on the wild side. Let’s see what this week holds..
Hey Jersey folks that work in Manhattan. Is your office talking about reopening soon? Will you have the option to still work from home?
Just got offered. Is Capgemini considering permanent work from home set-up for it’s employees? Maybe employees here are receiving emails about it, kindly share bit info :)
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
Gained the COVID -19 (really only 10 pounds) but need to lose between 15-25. Been counting calories and mild exercise but we are interested in trying fasting but know nothing. How do you do IF right? When do you eat vs fast and what are the time frames? Do you eat only certain things on some fasts? Help appreciated
All these NBA teams privately funding COVID-19 test. Which firm going to privately fund their consultants to get tested first?
How do you guys deal with frequent brain fog? Ive always had it a bit on and off but lately I've felt almost lost in some work meetings because I can't retain anything. I don't smoke weed, I rarely take low dose of anxiety medicine, drink socially and I'm pretty healthy on most fronts but I did have COVID almost a year ago. What else could cause this?
Any talk of travel resuming at Accenture ? I am about to join as a Life Science Technology consultant and was hoping to get thoughts on if travel will be what it was pre-COVID (Mon-Thurs travel)? Thanks for your input!
What has COVID made you thankful for? I'm thankful for COVID because if I was traveling, the bees would have eaten through more wall in my office and I would not have known. Yes it's that kind of year. 😫😳.
Currently working at Accenture as a C (promoted Dec ‘19), but I know I ultimately want to make the jump over to Deloitte. I am on track to be promoted to M in the 2021 promo cycle and I know Deloitte would likely knock me down one level either way. Due to COVID-19, it seems like it doesn’t make sense to jump ship for at least another year while things get back to normal. Any thoughts on if it’s better to wait it out and leave after making M (but how long after?) or try to leave earlier? TIA
Going home this weekend - what is the most time efficient (minimal disruption to work) way to get rapid COVID test?
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!
How common is it to take a TC hit when exiting to industry? Finding industry struggling to even match my SA salary (boosted bc I have a mba)
Googlers, what do you love the most being there? What do you hate and want to change? Would you recommend it to a friend to join?
Need to find a new role in the next 90 days. Seeking a job in Investor Relations/BD/Sales within the HF/PE/AM universe(s). Targeting Sr. assoc/VP roles (6-7yoe) . Any potential leads would be extremely appreciated TIA
Stuck here. Offer A is 5 days a week in office, commute is not too bad, 95k. Offer B is hybrid two days in office, commute sucks, 100k and better benefits. Really great vibes with the entire team at offer A even though the company is a bit old school. Offer B more progressive company, but I 100% felt like I was the back up's backup and they waited for their top picks to reject before my offer. I know for a fact I was Offer A's first choice.
If i have an upcoming “Case interview” with a PE shop, curious on what that entails? Obviously a full fledged LBO and strategic analysis of the deal, but curious what else would fall into a PE case study. For context on the ask, they are providing me with a case on a public company at 6pm Friday and want a deck back to them by 6pm Sunday
What is the expense policy for meals while traveling? This is what I see online but it doesnt seem to provide anything besides “reasonable”. Is the policy really that lax?
Jersey city people: any affordable gyms for people who travel so would only go on Fridays and weekends?
New To the Big 4 and having trouble articulating my individual goals on Workday. All suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Need some help deciding on a role. Exiting B4 after 2 years. Moving to either a senior internal audit role or an ICOFR special projects team. IA has less hours through the year but the ICOFR role has their hands in a lot of the business and would allow me to use some automation skills I’m trying to build. Offers are identical. Having a hard time deciding between about 5-10 more hours a week year round for that experience or if I should go IA for the WLB and fact that IA is at every business
What's the salary for an analyst in this group?
For those of you who spent the time and money to get the PHR or SHRM certifications, do you feel that it actually strengthened your professional capabilities as on HR professional, or did you just do it to fit into the “HR Professional” crowd?
Once you obtain your H1-B petition approval (i797), can you schedule the visa stamping appointment/interview with a consulate in any country or are there location restrictions?
Does anyone here have a mentally disabled parent (schizophrenic) that they need to take care of? How do you handle?
I get interrupted a lot at work now that we are virtual. I don't feel like this happens to everyone else in my team as much, meaning folks tend to let them talk longer. So I've reduced my contribution and talk less. But then others make the same point I'm thinking and would normally have said. So now I just look like a silent non-contributor or someone who gets interrupted a lot. Office/team culture is generally good, respectful and peaceful. How do I change this? What can I do differently?
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