HBS back to fully remote classes for a week 😬
List or companies that hire remotely: Not 100% of their roles are remote. But some are.
I wrote a rec letter for one of my legal assistants for law school right before COVID got bad and we all started working remote. Ever since then, this assistant has seemingly been slacking. There’s only so much I can actually see/review without seriously micromanaging her. I’ve spoken to her about her slacking at least twice and both times she just brushed it off. I want to withdraw my rec letter, but I feel like it’s too late. She is leaving at the end of the summer. Should I just let it be?
Good luck to those who are going into their first busy season! Yes, it’s daunting at first - we’ve all been there (albeit, not in a remote environment amidst a pandemic.) My best advice is to take one day at a time (marathon, not a sprint). Remember audit/tax/consulting is not life or death, and you WILL make it through. Have patience with yourself and your teams. Find a mentor! Don’t forget you can always find some moral support (read: self-deprecating humor) in your fellow fish!
While we are in this WFH situation, I like to blast music all day to keep me energized and engaged (when l’m not on Zoom calls). What are y’all listening to? (Spotify user here 💁🏾♀️ and playlist suggestions are welcome)
How do you deal with back pain? I tried all things that could potentially help like getting lumbar support, ergonomic pillow, stretching steadily throughout the day etc. I'm seriously concerned if it will be what blocks me from moving forward in my career. Typical hours ranging 60 to 70 and i know my back will only keep getting worse during WFH and it's out of control. TIA.
How do you all think remote working is influencing gender dynamics in your teams? I wonder if/how relying on virtual comms with no in-person interactions will help or hurt things.
I am really starting to lose my patience with the WFH conversation. I understand that some roles can be completely executed at home, but our office manager just complained that 3 days per week starting in September is too much for them. Their entire job is based around our physical space but all these NYT op-eds about how WFH is the only way has sparked entitlement.
We are a couple in early 30s, no kids but planning to have one in the next year. Currently living in Seattle and working in FAANG. If both our jobs become remote permanently we would like to relocate
If I ask for remote after accepting offer from Accenture, will they agree? If they do, will they reduce package??
Moms out there wfh with a nanny that have an infant any suggestions for them to keep entertained? Mine is 10 months and I need some ideas for sensory play or just new fun activities for them
If I am now a resident of other state but my office is based in nyc, how will I be taxed?Also Since we have been doing remote work is the income now earned in nyc or in the new state?
For those working remote in EST for a tech company with their Dev teams in SF/PST, do you start work late and end late (e.g. 12PM to 8PM)? I will be working remote in NYC with most of my teams in SF, not sure of hours I'd be working...
So everyone I know is experiencing high turnover lately, doesn’t seem like it will slow down anytime soon. How many do you think are just choosing to go freelance vs. another agency? Anyone else seriously considering the plunge? Seems like freelance is pretty much staying remote which would be nice...
I see a lot of posts of overworked people here but anyone underworked too now that we are remote? Anyone working just 2/3 hours a day and still getting great feedback?
What are your strategies for completing work efficiently? How do you figure out how long projects should take? A consistent piece of feedback on my yearly reviews has been that I over-bill & spend too much time on assignments. It’s something I actively work on, but I still have no concrete sense of how long I should spend on basic tasks (e.g., drafting a motion to dismiss). My firm is right to expect that I manage my time better as a mid-level associate. WFH has made my time management worse.
Deloitte is work from home flexible for the foreseeable future. 30-50 percent colocating. What are other firms doing?
What’s a typical Art Buyer salary?
Hi I have recently attended tcs interview. I have cleared technical round. HR called me and told they will give 30% hike. I have asked more than that. She told she need to take senior management dessicion on that. She told that she will call me about the status next day whether they have selected or rejected my offer. Next day when i called her she still says senior management still on thinking. She told she will call about the status. Still i have not received any call. HR not picking up my cal
I have cleared the TP1 & TP2 round of React JS interview in HCL. But there is no reply from the Hr department. I called HR & she told me that it is pending from CHRO i.e. They are waiting for Approval after that they will release the offer letter. Please help me fishy to clear my doubts. 1. How much times usually take to release the offer letter. 2. Is there be any other rounds after technical. Note - HR told me that there will be two rounds only.
Just curious if anyone knows the salary range for Manager 1 or 2 at Big4 in China Shanghai. Also, are they will to pay for my housing if Im from US?
Moving to london soon - curious how much you spend on bills? Internet, water, gas & electricity, council tax, insurance?
I currently work as a personal injury lawyer at a small law firm, 5 years experience, graduated from T30 law school in 2015. Our subject area is pretty niche, and I am looking to branch out. Not big law, but a different subject area, and hopefully something with a better work life balance (have a small child with hopes for more). Open to leaving the law for a compliance/HR/other type position. Am I even marketable for something like that? Am I being unrealistic?
I am currently a fund accountant and am thinking about jumping ship to a new firm. I’m at a small fund and although the culture and WLB are great, I can see that there is no opening for assistant controller coming any time soon. Is it a bad if I consider looking elsewhere when I’ve only been there for a year? I hear it’s a strong market for candidates so I don’t want to miss out on a potential better opportunity for my career. Greatly appreciate any input.
Is EYP really a T2 or the salary compression has changed industry opinion about them ? Their M&A practice does exact same work as PwC DDV for a higher salary ! I don’t see any other difference. EY-Parthenon
Best resource for salary/market research? Trying to do market research on Product Manager salaries in NYC.
Any opinions on working at workday? I have a first interview for a role on the corporate side. Anyone have thoughts on working there or know if I’d be able to keep my workday certs up to date even though I wouldn’t be working in a consulting capacity?
Want to buy property in / near NYC. I know with covid prices in the city (I’m assuming the 5 boroughs) went down, while prices outside of the city went up. Is that enough of a move in the market to make it worth it to buy in the city (and not in Long Island for example)?
I’m making progress in Google S&O interview process but I have a few questions about public transportation to Googleplex from Stanford campus. Are there reasonable options?
Interested in a career in life sciences/health space. What are some potential career options? My background is business with some tech exposure as well. I’d be open to pursuing a masters if there are better opportunities available with post graduation.
Is going to a small firm actually worth it for WLB or is it just taking a pay cut to have substantially the same hours/stress levels? Considering a move to a smaller firm for mental health but not sure if it’ll end up being more of the same. Are there things to look for when looking into smaller firms?
I'm looking for an MBA program that is less party focused and more academic. Any suggestions?
4YOE @Amazon & trying to lateral to a similar role @FAANG. Have my undergrad GPA (3.8/4) on resume from top 15 school but colleague says to take it off (looks silly). If it’s a good school & high GPA, why ever take it off your resume? Even if 10 YOE...can’t hurt?
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