Does anyone have any delta global upgrade certificates they would be willing to part with?
Thoughts on back to the office in September? Am I the only one who feel like we need to just stay out until the worst is behind us with COVID? Even with the vaccine, the Delta variant is starting to worry me with the current RTO plan.
Bonvoy brilliant or business ink preferred? I like the flexibility of UR but seems like I would rack up Marriott points quicker with the bonus category
Hotel recommendations in LA where a young, active Aussie consultant can stop for a weekend of pampering and pretending she's not a peasant? I have a ton of Marriott points but fine to spend $ too.
People who hold conversations in hotel hallways in the middle of the night are the absolute worst. I can hear you through the two pillows sandwiching my head 😭
Kaiser health plan — do any traveling consultants have this? Recently moved to Oregon and it’s the most attractive on paper but is it totally pointless if you travel?
Does anyone know if I have a paid membership to United Club lounges, can I access Marahaba lounges at DXB? Traveling on emirates, status on UA.....
"URGENT: Status Match" - my subject line to make sure Virgin status matched me before my United status expired. Somehow it worked and they matched me within 24 hours. #justintime
When I used to travel for business, my local cab driver would pick me up for airport trips. One of the drivers was from Lebanon. He would ask me jokingly how he could contact Modi to find out why India doesn't compete in world cup soccer or win golds in Olympics. I would answer him all of my cousins are either doctors or engineers. This NYT article reminded me of the good old days www.nytimes.com/2021/08/04/world/asia/olympics-india.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
My flight from DCA-> TPA literally just had to abort takeoff to let a 12 year old boy deplane. Ready for a damn drink!
Has anyone that is now in public accounting or at a law firm worked as a clerk for The United States Tax Court? What were the pros and cons? I am in public accounting now and I am considering an offer there.
I have always dreamt of living abroad. A few years in Europe, and then APAC. Transfer plans fell through with covid, and I’m pretty sure they will be delayed due to Delta. Turning 25 this month and feel like that dream is getting farther away. I’ve always been ambitious, but as I’m getting older I’ve realized traveling and exploring other cultures is what truly makes me happy and that’s what I want to use my career in tech to fund. I know this is a first world problem, but has anyone done this?
Anyone successfully transferred their points and status from Marriott to Hilton or Hyatt?
Flying international today with Lufthansa. I am a United Gold (hence star alliance gold). Lufthansa told me they can't upgrade me even though the seats may be empty. Ridiculous!
Critical question: I'm taking a Southwest flight Thursday night during RPDR. Does their on board TV have VH1?
Hello all, Currently have an official Offer from Booz Allen Hamilton for a Travel System Support Analyst in DC. Although it’s not my “dream” position I still feel compelled to accept it to have BAH on my resume, does anyone have any experience switching career paths/jobs while in Booz? Any opinion helps , thank you ! I’m 23 with DoD experience btw if that helps lol
Is it possible to get an iPad from PwC given the amount I travel for work? I would use it for work on flights which are no less than twice a month. I'm in tax. It is a legitimate business.
How do you charge your time if you are on the bench but also planning on resigning in a couple weeks? I don’t want anyone to give me work but obv want to get PTO paid out when I leave. What have others here done?
If anyone is looking to adopt an amazing pupper, look no further than my girl Annelle (Nelly) (6 yo). I’m trying hard to get her adopted! Super sweet, good with kids and dogs. Not cat tested. Happy to chill all day but full of energy outdoors. 🐾 https://petlover.petstablished.com/pets/public/1159058?awo=Atlanta+Lab+Rescue&widget=false
What would the salary for a Manager 2 in audit, financial services be in the Big 4 in the Bay Area/ NYC ? Hoping to get some numbers before the raises are finalized !! Thanks
S1 audit comp in Atlanta?
Curious-Can you work as an auditor and part time work in a totally non financial position in a non financial Industry like a trainer in a gym, an EMT in healthcare, an agent in media, etc?
Starting a discussion about a promotion and pu bump. I have done was asked by my old boss and had an underperforming direct report. I still accomplished my tasks and helped our corporate team particularly with data analysis for most of last year, and working with a new boss. My new boss seems hesitant about promoting another person in my team. How can I make a strong case without making the aforementioned barriers seems like excuses?
I have a huge crush on an recently-hired intern. I’m married and twice as old. I would never act on it. But.... swoon
Anyone else becoming less productive with continued WFH or struggling in some way with staying focused?
MBB recruiter said I'd hear about my application (whether or not I'd get an interview) by today. haven't heard a word - what should I do? I'm thinking of sending a gentle reminder tomorrow morning, but definitely don't want to look pushy
Is it possible to interview into a role up at another firm, if I am looking at a promotion already (double jump)? Id probably would lack the YOE even though my promotions were consistently fast. Would it be better to just stick around?
I am a part of the AI/ML arm of BCG and I’m sick of how consulting sells this tech. Our pitches like to suggest how disruptive the tech is, and then we use it for low value items. We claim ...
Big 4. Last year was a promotion year for me, and I killed it. Got the promo, the highest performance rating, a 15% raise, and a 20% bonus.
Interesting read on police unions. I feel this could apply to just about any public sector union. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/07/bust-the-police-unions/619006/
Need advice 🐟 fam- I'm in an extended PMO role that doesn't require any brains. I have great work life balance but a lot of free time. Advice on how should I develop professionally? Certifications?
Is this good, I have a product manager offer for a startup for 110K plus 20k sign on and equity. 2 yrs consulting exp and 1 yr software dev internship in college. Is this avg, above avg? Low to med cost of living city
🐠's need Advise. I am tempted to move to another big 4 for better pay. Considering speaking to PPED regarding my compensation before making a decision. As a senior 2 earning 89K. Is that standard?
For those coming up to the 2 year associate mark at MBB, interested to know what opportunities (and compensation) have come their way to tempt them away from consulting?
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