With stock market performing well, I am entertaining earlier retirement and definitely refusing to travel regularly since finding life at home since COVID lock down. How are you adjusting your retirement plan / career path post COVID world?
Ayy got an RPU for Christmas!
Makes the flight back to client site this week suck that much less
Why is American Airlines popping?
Thoughts on West Monroe’s M&A practice? Looking for insight on culture, projects, and policies (travel, per diem, etc)
Hey, I received an email with the learning calendar for April and it has list of training’s which are held at different locations. Is this similar to AYDE and if we enrol for it, would Deloitte bear the expenses of our visit(travel+stay)? Thanks!
Exploring a line… have some questions:
1) Coming from industry exec level, previous Big 4 , high tech, legal experience, top of my line. Possible to join at Principal level? Any tips?
2) Age limit to make principal (some do, you have to be in no older than 50)
3) What to know about the company culture?
4) Benefits - what are they, how are they? And approx% travel nowadays?
Looking for a life partner for my sister-
Height : 5'2
Mother tongue: Marathi
Currently employed with Accenture, 8LPA package
The problem is we are unable to find the kind of guys who would be compatible with her in our community..
She is fun loving, out going, amicable person who has lots of friends and is able to make new frnds quickly too, adjusts with anyone , and is high on career aspirations. She loves to try new eateries and food and loves to travel.
I have a lot of Marriott Bonvoy points (7 figures) and my wife and I would like to travel somewhere for two weeks.
Assume for brainstorming that anywhere in the world there is a Marriott property is an option. Category 8 peak rates work too. Have fun with this. What are some destinations and hotel options?
I'm looking for the new Chief of Staff for a travel tech startup... If anyone here is interested please, let's get in touch to talk more about it.
The company is located in Austin Texas, but the work can be done remotely.
I'm a co-founder of a midwest travel tech startup focused on allowing you to plan travel faster, easier, cheaper . . better. We're running a little incentive/hack for booking your first trip through Tempore, this could either be in the form of flights, hotel, or rental car. Plus we have access to proprietary discounts and concierge support.
The last 18+months have been extremely challenging as a travel startup, and would truly value the support/opportunity (no fees whatsoever). Link below!
What is like working at united healthgroup remotely for Customer service and claims rep? How is the training? Any recomendation on how to suceed in this role?
If you joined consulting out of undergrad prior to 2020, do you still like your job now that it’s fully remote? I started in summer 2018 and loved the travel, hanging out with team, happy hours and cool events to balance out the demanding work environment. Now I feel like this job is lame and I dont even know what my clients look like and just talk to a screen all day. Being “young”, I feel I should be doing something more exciting even in the Covid world.... anyone else?
Imagine getting everything late from client and creative team and hoping everything would be okay mid-flight. I sense a digital-based nuclear bomb is on the way mid-flight.
Best SPG hotel in Chicago downtown?
Why isn't remote learning in school not an option in the middle of delta virus surge? Is there a political angle to it?
Travelers, can employers track items you expense as meals? Wondering whether including items like travel size body lotion/toothpaste when buying grocery/snacks in client city is a big deal
How many EA/AA/ABPs travel with their execs?
If so, what company? Do you ride biz? What do you do when you go with them?
For BCG, I've traveled 3 times but not a lot of our team has. Can ride biz since it's billed to case and mostly traveled for team event or dinner. One time, we even stayed at a 5 star hotel so that was a nice perk!
been in downward spiral since COVID, struggling with being alone, loved the travel, teams. got depressed and angry. Dreaded work. In the process got to drinking 4 up to 15 drinks most days. Gained weight. Didn’t care about living. Have tried to stop over and over. Last week I woke up with a bloody nose and for the first time cared. I don’t know what changed. I am 7 days sober and I am starting to feel like the me I remember! I am proud! I am thankful! I just needed to share!
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Just finished day 5 of letrozole today and have ovidrel and IUI coming up in a few days, first time doing all of this - any last min pro tips for me or my husband? Nervous but trying to relax 😅
I have less to no sense of humour. I just do my work. Take care of my parents and occasionally likes exploring hill stations & Street food. Pretty simple & boring life in one sense. Very minimalistic and contented life in another sense. 0 past relationship. I do watch standup comedy occassionally though.
I see girls like guys who are ambitious and good sense of humour.
Will i have any success in AM setup? I have some inferiority complex. How to gain confidence.
I have an interview with paytm for mobile application automation profile. Can someone help in telling me what questions can be asked? I hv 5 years of experience and 2 years into Appium.
Is anyone here an “intuitive eater”? Half way through the book and interested in hearing traveling consultants experience with it.
A client poached me to go to an in-house litigation job. I will be working 100% remote, out of my hone. How do I do this without going insane?
Whoever said UX pays more than advertising is a bald-faced liar. The offers are 30–50% lower than an equivalent-level ad role. I paid 17 grand for UX school only to get contract offers for $55/hour. This is in NYC and for big companies.
For those of you that got married and parents were not initially on board how did you navigate through it? Caste, religion, language , and culture are not the issues. I am actually not aware of the issue but SO’s parents are not on board.
Looking for a Salesforce referral for a CSM role. Could anyone assist please? I don't have enough hearts to DM.
How have others pushed out advertising for positions or joining talent pools without over saturating the targeted groups? What has been your process to find a good balance?
How important is it to nab referrals to jobs that you are applying to? I know some people in tech that say it’s really important to land the first round, but is it the same in business? Also re: recruiter DMs/emails, do you have an advantage in the interview process if you are reached out to, or is it just something they do on a mass scale during hiring frenzies?
Currently thinking about exit opportunities, 1.5 YOE
On a lighter side, flat sheet or no flat sheet on your bed? I hear people are getting rid of their top sheet bedding.
How easy it to ask for a title change if your responsibilities have changed? Is it easy for a leader to make that change off cycle?
when your parents start getting on your case about studying for the CPA....... I'm stressed enough ok give me a minute
Starting to incorporate both life insurance and LTCI. How to approach life/LTCI combo products? What do you guys look for in these products? Or should you buy the two insurances separately?
Omg these tax audit WBLs are torture. 1.5 hours of monotone voices with crowded slides. Can they make them any more boring?
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Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?￼
Have an option of connecting through either: Detroit or Atlanta every week going to the client and returning. Which should I choose? Flying delta.
Does anyone know whether international students are eligible for educational expense deduction when filing taxes? I Graduated in May 2015 and have been working in US for 7 months.
Advice for someone trying to enter healthcare consulting from hospital work? My friend is a registered dietician working inpatient at a city hospital. Holds a masters degree and I feel like her industry knowledge would be useful to any project, but she doesn’t have the consulting “buzzword” experience to get past resume scanners.
I was interviewing with consulting firm, after clearing the final interview, I got laid off from uncle D. Now firm X is conducting a background check. If they find that I am not employed would they
Flight scheduled for tomorrow night, trying to standby on earlier flights - is it possible to get the standby fee waived at the desk, or do you have to pay that no matter what? United / Silver status
Where's all the pretty single women in NYC live - Brooklyn, Queens or Manhattan? Primary search criteria for my apartment hunt 😊
Auto swipe left on coworkers?
Which firms have had layoffs within the last 6 months? Was it contained to a particular practice, "sub-group" or other characteristic? It seems like a lot of firms have been making cuts....
Which are high risk high reward plays remaining in stocks now. Everything is almost back to precovid ATH. What stocks or sectors you are going to put money as stocks goes precovid levels.
At a small medium sized start up and a few coworkers have confused me with the other Asian male co-worker. We look nothing alike. What would you do in this scenario? Even if they keep on making the same mistake. Not sure if it helps, but they are in Nashville, so few Asians around.
I am in cloud engineering. My current salary is 140k and this is my milestone year to become manager. I have been getting offers from non FAANG companies but capped at 150- 165k. All roles are typically through service companies and of cloud engineer profile. My dilemma is that I don’t know if I should exit to lesser known firms since brand is of some importance to me. 1. Are the salaries being quoted normal for cloud ? 2. Is it worth leaving at this point of my career or should I make the move
How much should an entry level consultant, making 70K a year, be putting towards their 401k?
Do you complete the invitation to self-identify gender, ethnicity/race when filling out a job application, or avoid?
How rare/feasible is it for consultants below manager/partner level to jump from 1 MBB to another? Feeling a bit disillusioned with my firm but not yet ready to leave consulting.
Since everyone is grounded- share a funny travel story. I will go first. I went on vacation to the Arctic and forgot to pack snow pants. I just had jeans and the gym pants I flew in.
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