On a really tough project requiring cross-country travel weekly. It's been a really tough lifestyle transition to be away from my friends and family.
When you make AA status & they send you these compliment cards you can tear off and hand to the flight attendant or write there name and mail in. What does this get the FA?
When your partner leaves early to "drive down to his other client" 3 hours away, but you heard him telling someone on the phone earlier that he was driving down in the morning...
I need to leave the agency life. And not interested in client side. Anyone have friends/colleagues who have pivoted in other directions? I’m looking for examples of where/how our skills can be transferred.
Client to film director (in front of actor) “Can’t we just put him in Spanx? He’s looking a bit too chubby on screen.”
Has anyone traveling to Canada recently? I am planning to go for four days and part of the documentation is to use the ArriveCAN app which has you complete a questionnaire. One of the questions on there is whether or not you have a suitable quarantine plan, in the event that border control requires you too. I guess I would just extend my stay at the hotel if required, does anyone know if that's an acceptable answer if asked by border control?
Hi everyone! It’s my first time booking a ski package (lodging, tickets, rentals, etc.) outside of using the ski mountain’s own website. I’ve been using the Snowpak travel site to plan my trip, but was wondering if there were any other good ones out there?
I’ve got an informal discussion with a partner at a regional big firm set up through a cousin whose company is a client of the firm. Purpose is to ask about culture etc. with the idea that I am applying there for a specific lateral position in my practice area. I do not have top grades but not awful, from a nationally recognized school graduated over 5 years ago. Is it possible this could lead to a recommendation or some help getting hired or is it impossible to break into even regional big law?
Hello, anyone recently travelled to India (Delhi)? Any insights on the travel situation would be great. Which airlines keep the middle seats empty? Do we need to quarantine upon reaching there?
Help greatly appreciated 🙏
Covering on project I was just pulled into and made a dumb error in front of clients + MD. Got chewed out internally, and am kicking myself for not being as diligent. Feeling super down...
I am currently serving notice period Tata Consultancy , i have told I am not allowed to any leave, i can understand about Earned leaves and casual leaves but what flexi leaves and sick leaves? Please let me what is the procedure to apply and convince my lead if i can take those
Hello all, need some advice. Am currently working for a government consulting agency, but wishing to leave due to the way the project is being managed...I am in at least 4-5 hours of meetings a day, so barely have time to prepare for demos, preparation of slides for the client, nevermind being able to write decent stories(tickets)... Usually have to rush writing requirements, steps, etc, ...
So I have been looking around.
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I'm working as a contractor now and my project is going to end. I'm looking for permanent position to enhance my career. My salary is not equal to the amount of work that I'm doing right now. I have 1 year of experience in Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks. have knowledge in Pyspark also. Can anyone refer me for suitable job role. That would be very helpful.
I am a field marketer. I travel and cover 12 states. HQ is across the US on the east coast. My manager put a surprise calendar invite twice now to go to home office without consulting dates to see if we were available. I stood up and asked to be included on available dates and said I will attend virtually but asking me to be away for 4 additional full days away from my family without asking me is not OK. I already travel a lot and this boundary is super important to me. Am I right or wrong?
Is my perception that Clin. Ops. is the lowest paid role within an Global R&D level right? Comparing to clinical, medical, stats, safety etc
If outside counsel is hosting a multi-day event and invites in house counsel to attend, who usually pays for the costs (flight, hotel, etc)? I’m new to in house.
Looking to create a personal portfolio website for my data visualization and dashboard work with the firm. Is it okay to use screenshots (scrubbed with fake data obviously) from my client dashboards on my portfolio? I would blur out Deloitte logo and such , but it would be great to showcase my work dashboards on personal portfolio just because I’ve done so much solid stuff there. Would this be okay from a legal standpoint or risky?
I'm working on a support project and want to move out of it. So, can one become a self taught data engineer/analyst? If yes, please guide or else suggest some good institute that teaches and provides placement assistance.
Thanks in advance.
Analyst here looking for a project. Just rolled off last one. Great at excel/modeling and make nice powerpoint slides you dont have to double check. Thanks!
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Hi. I really need help. I am interviewing for an information technology position for an associate position. Can you please share what should be the salary range ? I am in NYC.
This is a community to commiserate with other unemployed fish, share job opportunities, tips, etc... I hope it makes everyone in this situation feel less alone.
If you get laid off is it possible to go to a B2 visa and then back to a H1B? Extremely stressed with current situation and having purchased a house recently seems to be adding additional pressure.
For those who are in Pentesting, what is the situation like where you work? Are the people ok? have you been supported for advancing your technical skills, etc? what’s the environment like? i’m looking to exit where i’m at now, trying to get a feel of different places.
How can you jump from IT delivery manager to a job in Google ? What are potential roles/jobs?
I worked FT as a paralegal and went to law school in the evening. I recently interviewed at a small ID firm in employment law with about 9 attorneys. They asked for a writing sample. I dont have anything recent but provided what I had from last yr in a legal writing class, it was not enough for them. I became licensed this May so I dont have an array of motions to pick from. Then they asked for my undergrad transcript, at this point, I am now annoyed They are not Biglaw. Are they going overboard
Any tips for switching from Windows (thinkpad/Office) to Mac (MacBook/Google Suite)? New role does not offer a choice and I don’t start for a month but already miss my keyboard shortcuts.
Hi guys new to this platform. Working i Better as operations analyst from past 1.5 years. Looking actively for a switch to research or entry level management consulting roles.
Any and every leads are highly appreciated
What does it mean when your application goes from under consideration to application submitted with No HR screening.
Is it better to play the long game and be a partner in big 4 or CFO/CAO/Controller/CEO in industry?
Another job well done! 🚶♂️🏠🔥🔥🔥
I am an SC on L1 B individual visa (valid until 2021 without any extension). Up for manager this year, will know in 2 weeks. Transferring to USA firm this year. What is the process, timeline for GC?
Are trial court clerkships a good way to get litigation exposure? I have minimal responsibilities outside myself and could afford to live on the peanuts they pay judicial clerks in pa for a year or two. It's something I kinda wanted to try although I'm about two years out. I currently work in a legal adjacent job bc I got fired and was wondering if judicial clerkship would be a way to help employers overlook that. Any former trial clerks here? Was it beneficial? Depends on goal or judge?
Hey Chicago fishes - any recommendation on where I can go on the north side to pamper myself and get a great pedicure? Used to go to Sir Spa but now in Lakeview and looking for something a little closer. Thanks.
Hi fishes, I am new to IBM. Can anyone share when is appraisal cycle period in IBM? Unfortunately I can't get a hold of my manager to answer this basic question for me.
Anyone else get terrible sick after leaving a toxic job? I left my old job earlier this year. Prior to me leaving, I had been dealing with some stomach issues, mainly due to stress, not eating regularly or balanced. I started my new job in the Spring and this summer, my stomach issue flared up pretty severely. Bad enough that I’m on multiple meds and taken so much time off of work being sick. I guess my stomach was like “let’s wait until she finds a safe work environment and then get sick.”
Anyone looking for a Jr AD? I might be the AD you’re looking for. I’m aiming for west coast (if I had to pick). Also looking for brutal honest feedback on my book.
Here’s my book:
In how much time does Consultants get promoted to Senior Consultants in Deloitte USI in Oracle Offering ?
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Rejoining Deloitte and can someone help me make sense of this? I am about to order my business phone and I am really tempted to just have that number and cancel my personal one. Aka no contacts with any friends and family. Some people move to the middle of nowhere but I guess I just want to remove myself?
Any business analysts hate their job? I hate being the point of contact for things..I am shy but have faked it to make it to this point. But I much rather be the person that does work and someone else explain it - only problem is I’m not technical or anything.
What are the one or two things you do to manage your depression on an ongoing basis? So f’n tired of therapy, meds, etc and still not being better. I really want my life back.
I am increasingly finding it difficult to concentrate on the task at hand. I get distracted easily, lose focus, need constant breaks etc. I have struggled with anxiety in the past which had similar...
Constantly irritated, sad and frustrated. Find it impossible to care about anything that I do or take the steps I know I need to take to get out of it. Can't sleep through the night, tired all day.
Anyone experience a big drop off after taking meds for a few months? I was doing well and then all of a sudden feel almost worse than ever.
I'm 26, single woman, started being afraid of loneliness & having fears of growing up and dying alone, asking myself if i really love me and if life is worth this pain (had depression, have anxiety)
It’s like every guy, I have a shred of interest in- literally ghost me after a couple days of texting. Literally had one guy ghost me in the middle of making plans, I am done with dating apps and thinking I’m going to actually find anyone. Honestly feeling like I’m not good enough 😔.
Any good psychiatrist in Houston?
How to support someone who was recently diagnosed with high-functioning OCD? She’s happy that she’s moving towards treatment and medication, but obviously nervous (as am I) that it will be a long battle and that she’s destined to a less-full life. Would love perspectives on what helped you with your treatment (and what you wish family members did).
Does anyone else ever feel like you don’t want to get help because your depression is weirdly comforting ? The self hate is real and maybe I don’t deserve to feel good
Feeling so unmotivated but don’t want to take up new hobbies haphazardly. I have a history of taking up things and not following through.
Curious if anyone is on Motegrity or similar for IBS related issues? Asking here because this drug is a serotonin drug I understand.
I’ve made it clear to my mom that I want nothing to do with my dad anymore. I’ve also asked her to stop bringing him up. She continues to do so and asks me to come visit when she knows it’ll trigger me. I don’t want to cut her off - but it’s at the point where we argue during every encounter or call. She loves to flip this on me and idk what to do at this point
Does anyone ever feel trapped by travel? I just don’t feel like I really have any real personal time. I get on a plane for 8 hours to go to a city I don’t know anyone in, then sit in an office...
Been having a lot of physical symptoms of stress recently that I've never had before, including breaking out in hives and tension migranes/headaches daily. Not sure if I can go on like this... Feels like my body is in constant flight or fight mode.
What’s the point of it all?
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