Does anyone have any insight into industry jobs that are fully remote meaning you don’t have a home office?I don’t mind travel either. I am in strategy consulting in the financial services (Banking)
Google Classroom and Zoom was on the fritz all morning. Lord, I have never worked so fast at multitasking of talking to a few students on Zoom, the rest of the students through Go Guardian, texting parents through ClassDojo, and calling parents. I was only able to teach math and science 🤣
I feel like traveling every week would be more manageable if we received a remote week every month. I asked to be remote after 7 months of nonstop travel, and I feel so much more energized for travel
Why aren't policies like one-remote-week-per-month more common? Wouldn't that drastically reduce burn out?
My hardly working co worker has fallen asleep leaving me to pick up her slack… 😾 worst part is she is too cute to be angry at… 👿
Why is everyone asking for recommendations on movies and shows to watch? Does everyone binge watch shows now due to WFH? Aren’t people doing actual work when WFH, or just watching movies?
Anyone work at Slack and willing to chat? Looking into some opportunities and would love to learn more about the company culture as well as get a sense of roles/levels. Really appreciate it! Thank you.
Anyone else have someone in their life / work or personal/ who continually brags about “knowing how to set up a zoom meeting”? It’s month three of the pandemic. We all know how to set up a zoom meeting Karen.
Anyone who had a strict dress code in your office or on client site - what do you wear on zoom now? Does no one care, or do you still have to dress up somewhat?
How do you keep your convos in slack organized? I struggle with finding a specific discussion, even when I save it to my ‘saved items folder.’ I find it easier to keep track of emails. So what’s the best way of finding a specific convo within a channel?
Seeing some people just roll out the bed and show up on zoom meetings. I think this will come in handy to remind them to shower and change, ‘hopefully’? 🤦🏻♀️😂
You know it's going to be a productive day when you open your laptop and your Skype tag already says busy outside of working hours.
How do you deal with all of the constant pings? I need some focus time to write emails & create campaigns but my entire team tends to be “on call” with Slack all day and it’s making me crazy. I want to bring this up to the rest of the executive team because we are overboard with the constant notifications and questions/comments that don’t really need to be in slack.
Friday Funnies! 🤣 Starting a new FB tradition to spread a bit of cheer after a year of WFH. Share a funny, happy, or uplifting story that happened this week. Can be work, family, TV, memes, anything that made you chuckle. Follow the format of: "I laughed this week because...."
Have to rework my book. How many of you would caught a junior copywriter candidate some slack on art direction?
Do y’all think Zoom is here to stay? Feel like Microsoft would be able to take them on using Teams video chat function (since most companies have office and teams already). What’s their competitive edge?
How do you remove a message you sent on Skype? I thought it was right click remove message but I don’t see that option when I right click
Is it easy to get a nonconsulting role in Social Impact, Corporate Social Responsibility, Purpose & People? MSHR and SHRM-SCP with 10+ years of experience in compliance, global mobility, people development, workforce strategy and disability advocacy.
Damn. Was lucky enough to land an interview. The interview went numerous rounds, it was super positive, so then I decided I would be 100% honest about something I wasn’t good at, in hopes of being clear that I was ready to grow. Then I got ghosted, and I think it’s because of the said honesty. Feeling low and stupid for ever admitting a “fault” in an interview instead of just telling them that I’m perfect.
EY 🐠! Any insight on complex project management @ EY? Types of projects, clients, team dynamic, etc
The dogsitter just texted to say the dog ran past her into the lobby and now they are both locked out of the apartment. I’m on a flight from LAX, 3.5 hrs to go. Just felt you all should know.
SMs/Ps - what are ur expectations for Cs on ur team?? Why does my SM constantly asks what I’m up to and wants me to present materials to him?? Whenever I present asks super hard questions? Asked for my coach’s name twice now two weeks into the project. I thought u guys know that Cs are doing all the bkgrd prep and not always in front? How do I deal with this micromanage pressure? Already working 12/6, and cannot deal with this.
Thoughts on McKinsey's client selection process?
I’ve been getting a lot of emails and now LinkedIn messages from M7 schools about applying to their programs. That doesn’t mean I actually have a good chance of getting in right? Need to check my ego lol
Does anyone have any insight into how easy it is to jump from one omnicom agency to another, via applying internally?
MCO, 6a Sunday. Must have been a rough night
Had a tough/intense year like everyone else, and I want to get away from the city / work over the winter break. Any beach destinations in the US that are doing relatively good with covid and have warm weather?
Any Midwest SAEs here? Anticipating promotion soon and want to figure out what I should negotiate for
I’ve been stuck in QA for quite sometime and want to get the hell out. Anyone has been in a similar position or have advice?
What is salary range for new SM ?
My teammate is leaving for a new opportunity soon and I will be floating by myself for a few months. Would anyone be able to provide me with any solid books that pertain to our field? I'm open to anything for creative, people manager 101, digital marketing, career motivating, etc. Trying to swim along to find my new normal and be self motivated.
660k net worth at mid - late 30s still feel insecure due to no access to affordable Health Insurance. Health is ok, some dental issues. But, can we really call this a free country if one health issue can bring you on road? What are the options for health insurance if you try a new job and get fired?
How does the SA to consultant promotion work? What should I be doing to prep for it and guarantee it (considering external factors)?
Interviewing for a Slalom industry MD role, managing and growing a portfolio. Anyone know how base and bonus ranges look? (Managing a 20mm industry portfolio?)
Heard rumor EY advisory is doing salary adjustment recently? Can someone confirm please?
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