Philosophical question (not trying to be political, just a genuine question I’ve been grappling with): do you think being pro-choice and pro-vax mandate are logically inconsistent? Both are sincere views of mine, but upon further reflection I haven’t been able to think of a way one position could be completely defended without undermining the other. Goes the other way for pro life/against vax mandates as well. The fact is, they just feel different to me, but I’m not sure why. Thoughts?
Returned from sick leave and found out from other people at the office I totally messed up on a project that I worked on prior to sick leave. Now that my reputation has been ruined and facing an upcoming negative performance review. No one at the office stood up for me despite of positive work done prior to COVID or wants to hear what I have to say. I m bothered by this gaslighting practice both professionally and personally. I felt I was designated as the scape goat. Continued.
But kids are “immune”! 97,000 Kids Tested Positive For Coronavirus In Last 2 Weeks Of July : Coronavirus Live Updates -
I gained over 25 pounds over lockdown, went for drinks with colleagues for the first time since March 2020, and the very next day I had other colleagues messaging me on teams and dropping remarks about how they are walking a lot these days to drop COVID weight. It might be a coincidence but probably not. Feels like my weight was discussed a lot behind my back as no one else in the group of people that went out had gained weight.
“A new study suggests that almost half of those hospitalized with COVID-19 have mild or asymptomatic cases.”
Would you live in fidi if there was a covid discount? In early 20s and worried it’s a very quiet / boring area but have found a nice luxury building discounted wifi lots of amenities.
Question about Covid screenings. About to do a shoot. They’re doing a rapid antibody blood test that you have to pass before you’re let on set. But I thought that these only detect covid 1-2 weeks after infection at the earliest and aren’t useful for screening. Any experience/thoughts?
What are the best virtual tools for CM? I've used intuition and visual assessment prior to COVID. Now we find we need to more trust on how the client views the change needed (or not recognizing the need).
Bf just tested positive for COVID and we’ve been more careful than 95% of people that I know 🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️ is 2020 over yet
How do people feel about this? Last time I checked, snitches get stitches. But at this point there is more at stake? Coronavirus lockdown: Would you report people who break the rules? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-52525463
This probably looked like a good idea when one of Bernie's staffers plugged it into a spreadsheet as if it was an 8th grade math problem with one variable. Trouble is it's not an 8th grade math problem. Does anyone seriously think Elon Musk would stay in the country and happily hand over 40% of his total wealth to fund tax collection shortfalls caused by lockdowns that he was a vocal opponent of? Apparently Bernie and AOC think so. https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahhansen/2020/08/11/bernie-sanders-renews-call-for-a-billionaire-tax-this-time-to-fund-medicare-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
I don't want to get vaccinated. I have debilitating anxiety, asthma, severe allergies to everything under the sun and afraid of a reaction. I have recently recovered from Covid too. I hate how ostracized society friends work everything is making me feel about this decision, which I know is only an inevitability at this point because my family is overseas and I can't not see them for the rest of my life. Anyone else in the same boat as me? PS. If ur here to bash on me keep it moving.
My parents are flying back from Seattle to India on Sunday. I don’t live there but taking them to see the city before their return. Where around Seattle downtown can I get a COVID test that can give the result in 24 hours.
Fish in restructuring: How many hours are you charging per week since COVID? When do you expect to travel again?
How many here have had Covid? If so, how old are you, what symptoms did you have, and how long did they last?
Anyone dealt with covid after being fully vaccinated? I have had both doses and now have covid. I feel terrible, have a high fever, and cough that makes it hard to sleep. Tips on balancing work? Corporate associate with two closings this week.
It’s crazy to think that there have been more reported coronavirus deaths in the state of New York than Asia, Middle East, Africa and Oceania combined.
Those who are still not convinced that these are drastic times which call for drastic measures, read this: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/a-chilling-scientific-paper-helped-upend-us-and-uk-coronavirus-strategies/2020/03/17/aaa84116-6851-11ea-b199-3a9799c54512_story.html
Today marks 6 months since my dad died from Covid. Thinking about all of you who lost loved ones during this difficult time
Anyone else have a personal and/or work space that’s just absolute chaos? I haven’t managed to keep my bedroom/office clean for more than 1 day since COVID (granted it was also messy in the before times). Every surface is covered in laundry / dishes / papers / tech / cosmetics. God forbid my webcam ever shifted from it’s usual position and revealed my quarters to my coworkers (or clients!) Pls tell me I’m not alone in being a fairly well-adjusted adult with the bedroom of a teenager :|
So are desis kind of immune to covid-19?
Why does everyone put Tech / FAANG on such a pedestal, claiming it’s better than MBB. Sure, the comp and WLB may be better, but you won’t be doing as meaningful and impactful work e.g. Govt Covid response, Gates foundation projects, industry defining projects in the space of a few months etc
Anyone here trying to plan a college graduate’s stay at home graduation celebration? What are your ideas? Beyond a nice dinner, champagne, zoom w their friends and maybe balloons I’m not sure what else to organize. Any ideas v appreciated!
Seeking portfolio advice. 23 years old- 95k comp, 20k currently in market through the most basic Schwab index funds and Vanguard ETF’s, already max out 401k & IRA. My returns over the past year have been meager. I want to take on more risk and pick more concentrated investments. Whatever I go with, I want to hold them for the long run with no intention to sell. Any advice?
Do people need to get stimulus checks is their job was not impacted by covid and they continue to be employed?
Mom justgot diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Without treatment, the doc says she's got 6 mnths. She wants to enjoy the time she has left and not go through chemo, etc. Any advice frm others with exp?
I know we all love the work from home (or do we?) but does anyone actually miss traveling for their consulting engagements and all the fun that goes along with it? The late nights at the office then the bar and random hookups and excitement and all that? Sure it’s a grind but I think I actually miss it too. Maybe I just miss seeing people at work or seeing people at all. I wonder if we’ll ever get back to that.
Has anyone exited from Management Consulting in KPMG to Microsoft Consulting services? Keen to hear of opinions primarily around quality of work, WLB, Pay, bonus and work culture. Any opinion/ view is greatly appreciated.
Help & suggestions please. I don’t have parents and recently had a kid. I am having trouble in recovery and my daughter is a preemie. I am going back to work in December but can’t send kid to daycare due to health. My aunt who raised me wants to visit and help me out , see places too. With the travel ban going away , can she get a visitor visa so that I have someone reliable in the house along with the new nanny. Are visitor visas possible to get now ? MIL is another option but she is aged.
Debating between purchasing a house in Powder Springs vs Woodstock area. We are very much inclined towards diversity which includes some desi crowd as well. Opinions about these two areas will be greatly appreciated. TIA!
Would you ever do business with Trump?
I have the weirdest of the dreams some times. At times it's very random or Deja Vu moments or with people who I've spoken to or thought about earlier in the day. But the rest is just batshit crazy like celebrity drama in space, house fire, serial killer/rapist chase around the house with all my female friends/relatives, and today was this horror show where my boyfriend and I and some couple are trying to fight this spirit and I get possessed in the process and start attacking them 🤣😭 (1/2)
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
Any tips for technical interview at Snowflake?
After talks with my regional marketing team (RMT), each of us feels that we deserve a raise and have been underpaid since we began. We are the most productive RMT, we drive global scaling with our work as examples, and train up our counterpart teams across the globe. All of this with half the team members of the other teams and within two years of our existence. Does anyone have guidance or advice on how to raise this type of issue, and how to seek a raise both individually and as a team?
Can anybody shed light on why I got bumped? I booked an award ticket (class YN), which I thought removed you from upgrade eligibility unless you have the Chase United card (have the no AF version).
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