Anyone back working on the client site yet? How do you think the Delta variant could impact that?
Do any of the top consulting firms have analytics roles (preferably not super technical) that don’t require weekly travel?
Let’s say someone was to offer to sell the following. What would they be worth? Marriot Gold l Hilton Honors Diamond IHG Priority Club Platinum Elite Delta SkyMiles Platinum Medallion Continue....
Anyone else having problems with AAdvantage? Points aren’t accruing per dollar spent and also have one leg missing while the other leg posts
Not normally something I have considered but would you all recommend getting travel insurance for an international trip? Got a trip to Belize next week and considering if I should get travel insurance. If so any thoughts on the “patriot platinum international” coverage?
Got an offer for plat pro status for $1945. I’m currently platinum. Will this ever be worth it? Is it negotiable? I’m only 15k EQM or 20 EQS short of reaching it. I had spent 15k EQD.
Guns n Roses at MetLife this Thursday. Desifam - I’ve had to travel to India on short notice this week. I have two tix booked for the GnR concert (Axl Rose and Slash back together!) at MetLife on Aug 6th in Section 225, 2nd row. Willing to give away those 2 tix for <50% of the purchase price (which was $180 ea). Anyone interested, just DM me and I’ll transfer these over!
EXP on American. Book a ticket on Delta for the first time. Need to make a change and the hold time is over 2 hours. Seriously Delta??????
Can i apply for NIE before i travel to India?
Do systemwide upgrades work on Finnair? If I have a connection does it take 2 upgrades or just 1?
Anyone been to Patagonia and have day trip recomendations? Also any Marriott (or other) hotel/lodging recs for El Calafate or Puerto Natales? :)
delta one seat mechanism broken for 12 hour flight. Aka can't move the seat back at all or l into a flatbed. Found out after takeoff and nothing they can do. How many points? (Ticket was ~4k one way)
Any advice for how to decline travel? Partner is pushing for us to go but there is a delta variant and I want to be able to spend time with my family without worrying I’ll infect them. The team culture is quite toxic (these people berate each other daily) so I feel uncomfortable speaking up, but I really don’t see a good reason for going there to do work I can do from home.
Now if you’re on a Pepsi shoot you don’t have to worry about what kind of OJ is on the breakfast truck. Hooray! Before you say, well, it’s a Pepsi shoot, of course they should have only Pepsi Co products. Instead of thinking about the actual shoot ahead of me, I’m stuck worrying about craft services, catering, and asking the hotel to swap out their mini bar. Production lead time and budgets have shrunk. I’d rather get the details of the actual shoot right instead of scolding crafty.
About to start traveling A LOT. Do people recommend southwest or United? Flying out of Chicago and equidistant to midway and ORD.
If I already have United silver status (Marriott status match), is it still worth it to get the United explorer card? Up to 70k bonus, $0 intro fee then $95 after (will downgrade after a year to Gateway $0 fee card)
Currently 1300 open reqs still at KPMG. Feel free to reach out for a referral. US only unfortunately. Dm me.
Before accepting offer Check few things like Connect to social media contacts of the company you join and understand work culture. Do some research on division you are joining, it's market growth and prospects. Understand the value and contribution of your division that you are joining. Competition of the products and services your are about to handle. Take home salary and Deductions are explained transperently. Your grade in which you are appointed and level above to understand growth.
Reviewing resumes and I see more and more frequent that people last one year or less at a job and move on to the next. Is that the new norm? I’m a millennial but my last job I was with for over 4 years. Can I ask in the interview why they’ve moved around so much? Or find a nicer way of asking that. I’m definitely looking for longevity not a hopper.
Do you know a reasonable non-union, production designer or props people in the NYC/BK/ LI area?
Anyone willing to PM me with their Marriott Ambassadors contact info? Mine resigned and I need someone to work magic on a property that won’t let me book with points for a family vacation. TYIA!
My in-laws think any woman or black person in a leadership position is there because of diversity and that companies shouldn’t try to put any effort into promoting diversity in their recruitment because it harms minorities as people will always think those minorities are in a position of power only because they were hired because of gender/race quotas. They also think it’s perfectly justified in prioritizing hiring a woman over a man (all else being equal) because of potential for ‘me too’. 😣
Can COVID be transmitted through water?
Best joint for fish and chips in the city? Bonus points if you can also rec any place that does a full English.
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
Hey Fishes, trying to benchmark my salary here… senior associate, advisory, tier 2 city, big 4, 7 yoe in consulting, although less in the current community. What would be a good range?
Incompetent senior is up for promotion this year and is mostly likely gonna get promoted cuz she knows how to kiss asses. A couple people on her projects already quit and no associates want to (con’t)
Did Deloitte have a late-night Uber policy before the pandemic? Joining in a month and also moving and wondering how much I should consider it. For context, my current company had a policy pre-pandemic where we could Uber home every time we worked after 7PM and we could expense meals as well during those days.
If your firm agreed to match the salary/benefits you would get if you accepted another offer, would you stay? What would the downsides be (other than the typical b4 hours)?
Time for a change, so what happens next? 4 years consulting. (commercial & federal), clearance, current salary low $60k. Not sure if it’s time to change firms or get out of consulting altogether?
Are there any good product side exit opportunities for IAM folks in high tech companies like google, Microsoft etc.? What does it take to make the transition from consulting to a Product role?
Is it really low for new partners to start at $150k and the average partner comp being $350k during their time being a partner? Top 25 firm.
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