Feeling depressed because I just did a more realistic budget calculation for a March trip to Spain. B/w the need for refundable flight and hotels (I normally do airbnb and don’t care about refundable flights, and I don’t have enough miles and can only get us partial coverage at 1 hotel out of 2) plus covid tests, the trip is about $1000-2000 more/pp than I anticipated. I don’t think my SO’s gonna want to spend the money to go..Should probs look into backup intl locations 😭
Anyone here work for Carbon Black that can help me understand how things be going since acquisition and Covid? Been reading good bit of mix reviews.
I am a customer consultant and I am now really stressed out due to covid, I want a change in my life trying to learn aws. Preparing for SAA-C02 i need some help with practice exam and also on a decision of which stream to proceed with now Devops or sysops. Any leads much appreciated.
As the post-COVID workplace is transforming the core essence of what’s most important to recruiting, retaining and developing talent (employees, consultants, hybrid type work), what are the core one or two “MVPs”- - (Most Valuable Professional-Personal) ‘essentials’ you require for your ideal career-life design blueprint?
Thoughts on how dating evolves after isolation ends? No touching or kissing, stay 6ft apart, many reports to check, std, covid...
Got visa with an annotation “NIE under all PP on novel coronavirus”. That’s enough to enter, right?
Have any of you taken FMLA leave due to a positive COVID case for a member of your household? My husband just tested positive for COVID and I am not sure yet if my 2 toddlers have it. In any event, even if they are healthy, they can’t go back to daycare for awhile so childcare is all on me. I’m wondering if I should apply for FMLA leave so I don’t completely crash my hours, but I am also not sure whether this situation qualifies for FMLA.
Are folks facing rental rate increases in COVID? My apartment folks sent me a rate increase of 1% in Atlanta. With no increases in salary, I think I should negotiate. Thoughts?
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Anyone with India employment knowledge/experience? Looking for insight into the following: - How common is life insurance as an employer provided benefit and has anyone tried to get quotes on this recently? I’m being told by our broker it’s impossible to get anyone to quote on this now because of COVID but I don’t have a very high opinion of the broker… -contract recruiters in India. I’m looking for multiple contract recruiters (English speaking). Any leads??
Has anyone gone moved to from finance to tech and enjoyed/regretted it? Lost my job to covid and my options right now are between a vba developer for a large asset management firm (creating dashboards) and a QA engineer for a start up (I can code quite well). Is this goodbye to Finace if I take up the latter?
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
I feel like anytime I hang out with friends now all they want to do is ask be about covid...
Are online masters degrees worth it? Looking at ones in data science. I have a business undergrad degree. Should I consider coding bootcamps or wait until covid is done and go back to school? 1 YOE
Just got told I’m being let go. I have had long Covid but have been finishing all my assignments and meeting all deadlines. My work hasn’t suffered as result, although they are are insisting this is why are asking me to leave at the beginning of the holidays. What are my options? Advice, suggestions, comforting words welcome. Feeling a bit lost.
Really low (day 1 of my periods) andI’ve been stressing today on things that are outside my control. Have my birthday coming up, and i’ll be 35 soon. No bf, no man, no marriage in sight. The clock is ticking, more so as i have large uterine fibroids, so not just my parents, even my gynec wants me to hurry up. Have been alone cooped up at home for more than a year now with no end in sight thanks to COVID. Dating is bust too. So all in all really lonely. Any words of encouragement?
McK 🐠: Moving as a lateral soon. Has anybody negotiated having their GC expedited and filed within a year of joining? Also is there any impact to the GC program due to COVID-19 (pause or delays)?
Being underpaid & was hoping to get a raise this year but won’t be happening due to COVID. Need to switch, is it better to switch among Big4 & MBB like Deloitte etc or go to a boutique firm? PS. I’m grateful that I’ve a job right now
Trying to get some data points for potential negotiations, what kind of signing bonuses is NYC BigLaw offering right now in this lateral craze to senior associates in M&A support specialist groups with typical high demand right now. Anyone's firms giving them retention bonuses to stay?
Sr. DIgital Strategist Opportunity - for NYC agency. P&G brands - fun categories. Salary to $115k. 4+ years of experience. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks so much and looking forward to connecting. The person you’ll report to is great!
I got offers from top consulting firms in Berlin and Amsterdam. Any ideas what factors to consider in my decision?
I’m trying to reckon with what I’d describe as a culture of fear surrounding partners/leadership and the unconditional respect they’re often given. I’ve seen some whack behavior from partners that just goes unchallenged. Is it mainly politics? Faith in their vision? Precedent?
I’m looking to buy a used Audi Q3 (in about a year when the used car market cools down.) for around $32K. I will be getting my banked bonus at the same time for let’s say $18K (after tax). Audi offers 1.99% APR for used cars. How much should I put down on the car from my banked bonus, considering the APR is so low? - (first time buying a car)
Investment advice for non-Americans living in the US? Im Canadian and on a temporary visa, unsure if I see myself staying in the US long term
Help with an offer at pre-IPO tech unicorn. Current: 112k base, 15k bonus, 3YOE Offer: 120k base, 16k bonus, no sign-on, 70k RSUs vesting 25% after 1 year and 7% each quarter after that. I’d like to ask for 135k plus 10k sign-on since I’m forfeiting 5k bonus and another 8-9k in unvested 401k. Is that reasonable? I’d be ok with 130k and 5k sign-on
When is the appraisal cycle takes place apart from annual performance bonus in pwc india ?
Anyone have a test bank for the Azure 900 cert or have any recommendations on how to pass it asap. Also looking into AWS cloud practitioner
People complaining about salaries, bonuses, and lack of promotions are exactly why I don't bother killing myself for work, i.e. Excessive travel, 700% utilization, extra BD work, etc. Not worth it.
Is it necessary to open a reimbursement account ? Just curious to see whether your reimbursements (mobile phone reimbursement) would be credited to your salary account in case a reimbursement account is not available.
Laid off a few weeks ago from AFS. Is anyone willing to refer me to a position at Deloitte GPS, Guidehouse, or Booz? Experience at AFS mainly consisted of Fed contract pricing, change management work, and digital transformation strategy.
In my late 40s and I'm ready to retire. Really tired of this rat race and stress. Am I alone?
Fishies - does your agency provide benefits related to individuals or couples looking to start or grow a family through surrogacy? Any sort of insurance or monetary support?
Can anyone at mbb shed light on studying for gmat while balancing work? I received an offer to join M pre mba for end of jan. I’m studying for gmat now but can feel myself burning out (as I just finished interview prep + straight to GMAT). I’m afraid I’ll have even less time when I start at M though...how did others do it?!
I’m being considered for an internal role at BCG. What should I expect in the interview process?
If you had a month + break between jobs, where would you travel that is safe for a solo female POC? Ideally in the US, but open to other locations.
Is it possible up upgrade an international British Airways flight with AA points if I don’t have status?
Any tips for prepping on a move to a new role? Starting new role at Accenture (tech delivery), coming from industry, no idea what to expect. I mostly worked on smaller scale projects, a lot of them internal. I have a month, so can do some prep work (courses, network, books, etc) to not be fully lost. Don't know where to start (client work, all the new technologies used, multiple industries, pure size of the organisation). Also, should I add any of my interviewers on LinkedIn? Is that normal?
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