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I have 21k in HYSA for emergency funds. It’s okay for 3 months but I want to increase it to 41k for 6 months of expenses by next year. However I want to start using ibonds. Do I dump 10k now into ibonds or do the ladder approach and dump $833 per month while building towards the $41k
What are everyone's picks for out of favor stocks that should exceed their 52 week high over the next year? I was looking at Sysco, Tapestry and Regis (all dogs that should recover). No Tesla, amazon, nio 😁
Generally speaking, is post-MBA consulting and then a non profit founder a good intermediate/long term goal set up for essays? Debated having long term goal as a COO or startup founder. Currently have some non profit experience and want to differentiate myself and craft a story that will resonate with adcoms. Thoughts?
Anyone with a TS/SCI or higher and a desire to do tech strategy work looking for a new gig? Have an opening for a tech strategy role supporting a large-scale digital transformation effort. Cont.
Looking for a reliable taxi/car service from south shore to Logan that I can reserve a day in advance. Don’t want to use Uber/Lyft.
Looking for opportunities in product companies with good WLB in AWS devops profile with 6.5 yoe. Serving NP and available to join in 10 days. Location Pune, but I would prefer permanent remote. If any one has referrals or suggestions from any such good organisations, please share. Thanks
Is anyone NOT working +8 hours on the media team? Are there agencies and teams out there that have been staffed properly?
I have a second round with Bain & Company coming up at the DC office for Experienced Consultant role. Excited, but hella nervous. Recruiter said it’d be 3 separate interviews, all with Partners; 2 case, 1 fit. About 40 mins each. First round was 2 case interviews with Sr. manager & Associate Partner. Been a rough year, so definitely looking forward to this opportunity. I’ve been on the site and going through preparation and materials. Any advice or suggestions welcomed!
Advise on best nursing home in town, preferably south loop, for stroke patients? It seems like Warren Barr is the most popular but I found so many lawsuits and bad press about it
Does anyone else treat their day rate like vigilante justice for what the industry/holding companies did to us while we were full time?
How would you model your future returns for retirement purposes in this scenario: 50 yo w/43 yo spouse. Want to retire at 61. Family history makes wife living until 90 the upper end of reasonable, so need to cover 36 years after retirement. About 60% of net worth is in index funds. About 20% is in my home. About 15% is in unvested RSUs from my employer. Remainder is liquid. Will buy and pay for retirement home before retirement, and use cash from home sale to bridge me until I have to (cont.)
I’m on a 2 month gig with a set project rate. The GCD hit me up saying there’s a new brief they’d like to bring me on and bounce some ideas. I wrote after the kickoff about setting up a new contract since the one I’m on has nothing to do with this new project. Soon after all meetings got canceled saying that the clients are going with a smaller team. Think I dodged a bullet for giving free ideas but wanted to see if it was the right move? Avoid agreeing to future projects?
Is it possible to be in this field and be a relatively non-confrontational person? Or will you just burn out immediately? What kind of character do you think you need to have, seriously?
Medical translator/interpeter here. I work as staff interpeter in a large hospital in CA and am looking to switch to either localization or security /defense. Any advice? Also, what are the payment prospects? I currently make $44/hour.
FTM having a baby in a few weeks. I want to breastfeed (if possible) when I'm home and pump for when I'm not/ for help from husband. I tried to talk to the OB but she just keeps pushing breastfeeding exclusively on me. She then suggested I watch the feeding video the hospital offers and it literally only covers breastfeeding and basically shames everything else. Any good information out there to figure out the best way to set up a good breastfeeding/pumping routine?
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Prepped a partner for a call today that I was taking lead on since I’m the only one who’s actually reviewed or done anything for this case. Halfway through the call, he jumped into the conversation (interrupting me) to regurgitate random things I had told him before the call. This is in stark contrast to other partners I work for (who will open the floor for me to share information with clients or other counsel). Why do partners be so grimy sometimes also how do I ease my way out of workin w him
Honest question to anyone here on here who is prolife: are you ok with in vitro fertilization? If so, why?
I hate the feeling of knowing I could’ve fu**** a friend before they were in a relationship but never got around to doing it and now they’re telling me about the sexual experiences they’re having in their new relationship . I could’ve done so much better than their current partner 🥲🥲🥲
I'm planning to take my tiny dog to the classroom, which doesn't bark at all. I'm part-time MBA student and stay on campus for the entire Saturday. I wanted to care my dog and don't want to drive alone for 4 hrs a day...
Wondering how many of my co-workers are balancing 2 jobs. Seems like I can’t get a hold of some of my senior associates during the day.
I left JP Morgan for public accounting because I wanted a more challenging job 🙄 I regret it so much I’ve job hopped so much idk i
I’m a F dev and whenever I get requirements to build a field for gender and “male” is the first option, I switch it so that “female” is first. Nobody has caught me yet 😈
I wish they taught us in school that it was okay to be a housewife. The pandemic made me realize I hate working and just want to go for walks, shop, vacuum and cook.
I feel like fishbowl is just waiting for some big FT piece to come out on all the toxic things “McKinsey employees” or whatever company they feel like attacking, say.
Weird things happen sometimes. I had a dream last night about my first childhood crush out of nowhere. This morning we just got a new house cleaner. They both have the same name, and it’s not a common name.
Is it wrong to not date ppl below 6’3? I am tall and don’t want to date anyone shorter than me
I don’t know what I want to do but am miserable in my current job and debating just quitting without another job
I only use the handicap bathrooms even when there’s other stalls available. I just like the extra room 😭
I actually don’t find joy in hanging out with 99.98% of my peers/“friends”/coworkers and I would much rather hang out by myself, my boyfriend, or family. Is something wrong with me
Hey everyone. Just want to let you know that you're amazing, great, and worth it. Have an incredible day 💛 ❤️ 💕
Woke up thinking it's Friday and it's Wednesday 🙃
I hate partners
How much do you tip GrubHub drivers?
I will be in my office with the lights off and I’m comfortable never turning them on. Although I love the sunshine my eyes naturally squint and fluorescent lights make me tired. I turn the brightness down on my monitor and my phone.
I think I’m just sensitive to the lights.
Everyone in my department thinks it’s weird.
I’m being shadowed this Friday by my manager due to my performance… my managers keep forgetting to put me in product training classes and how to navigate system classes and I’ve brought it to their attention, but they keep forgetting about me. I’m scared I’m going to get fired because I know nothing basically… even though I’ve told them I don’t know how to do certain stuff many many times.
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