Today's email response speed: WFH 🐌

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A big surprise challenge in wfh has been my spouse seeing me around the house and expecting me to help out with daily chores and helping with kids then getting frustrated when I’m not able to get up and help. Our whole marriage, when I’ve been home that means I’m not working and can help her out with things, but now that rhythm has changed and it’s hard. Anyone else going through this? Hoping we’re not the only ones 🤞🤞😬

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Hasn’t been discussed in a while, but for those who are higher up the chain or heard things, what are your groups thinking as far as return to office vs WFH?

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How are people coping with the WFH situation?

What are the top consulting firms that are known to allow full-time remote work?

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How is the remote onboarding process for Guidehouse?

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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?

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Which companies and roles are allowing foreign remote work?

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Hi ladies, looking for advice on pivoting my career. Currently primary engineer for a system that supports 25k users across 200+ offices. I'm bored with IT. I'm a Jill of many trades, networking, wireless, voice, etc. I'm currently working on learning various netops tools. I like figuring out how to put pieces together but it's not much of a challenge anymore. I'm working on putting together a 5 year plan to move to 100 percent remote because my husband wants to retire and move. Advice?

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WFH is getting my dogs in the best shape of their lives 😂

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Female 🐠 - has anyone had a laparoscopic myomectomy? Would like to hear how long it took you to return to: 1.) light remote work 2.) full time remote work 3.) traveling to client. Thanks

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Curious as to how other small firm owners are handling transition to have employees work from home? I employ several older paralegals who cannot seem to get themselves set up. Prefer not to lay off.

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For the McK work from home credit, can you expense a lamp?

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Are you offering distant/remote education? How are you doing it?

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I recently left a pretty good summer internship to take a full time job and I regret it. I have been losing sleep over it all summer. And after remote work ends, the job would be in a high cost of living city as well. Due to this, I am looking at switching jobs again. I feel terrible about starting my career as a job hopper. Despite getting interviews at good companies, nothing is making me feel better about this situation. I don’t know how to handle the thoughts racing in my mind.

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Another Job opportunity! Sr Rev Accountant - SaaS 3+ yrs exp. - CPA candidate - ASC 606 $65-82k Remote - per JD - HQ in Colorado

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Hey fishies, anyone interested in a senior product manager role? Growth stage startup in the content creator space, great culture, remote, located in DC. My manager is the hiring manager so I can plug you in! Reach out

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Is anyone else's eyes starting to go bad? WFH - related? I had 20/20 vision and I'm 27... but started to notice my right eye isn't as clear anymore.

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4 month old refuses bottles completely at daycare. I'd rather not reverse cycle, since sleep is already so precious. Has anyone had success arranging full time WFH while figuring feeding out?

WFH today and the house is too quiet, could use some new suggestions. What songs have you been cranking lately? CHINAH - Strange is Better

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Any remote doc review positions out there for a JD (not admitted)? Helping out a friend who has exhausted the online search.

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Question regarding traditional vs Roth 401k decision. I joined a new firm and they allow for Roth 401k and Mega back door Roth contribution. I’m 26 years old with a salary of 135k + bonus and have a traditional IRA (previous 401k) and a Roth IRA that are similar worth (50k each) I’m trying to decide how I should go about my new 401k with my new firm. Should I go with traditional 401k for the tax relief and after-tax back door to my Roth IRA? Thoughts, suggestions please. TIA

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Hi 🐟, I am on an H1B and in parallel my I130 was approved and is current as my spouse already has a green card and had made the application. Will PwC law apply for my green card if I request or should I just do the change of status application by myself?

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What’s a typical salary for a creative director in Miami (10+ years in advertising, but new to CD role)?

Just got word from my doctor: Apparently my kidneys are failing due to some genetic issue. Is anyone else successfully traveling while getting treatment for a chronic health issue?

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For those who have switched big 4 firms, what was your reason?

1.5 hour ‘technical fault’ related domestic US flight delay. Are we eligible for any compensation?

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S2 about to be a S3 in a high COL city making 84k in FDD (top 10 firm) without CPA. Raises are being communicated this week... is it reasonable to counter offer if my raise is not where I want it to be and how could I approach this topic respectfully? I'm really hoping to be in the 94k+ range especially since I've been a key player in my groups biggest client for the last year. I'm considering quiting to pass my exams in the next few months if my raise is not where I want it to be...

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So my interviewer was yawning and kept mentioning the time during my interview. Not feeling good about this.

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Any fish out there willing to share some background check horror stories? I’m waiting on mine to clear before submitting my resignation but can’t think of anything that could pop up to warrant not submitting sooner and taking some time off

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Has anyone ever been confirmed for a project and then told not to fly out yet while they review resources?

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What are some suggestions for a standing desk and chair?

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Retirement question. New industry job. No Roth 401k. Just normal and after tax 401k. What should %s should I put in for each? Can do ~25% of comp into retirement. New Roth IRA? 401k rollover?

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What was your salary when you bought your first house and how much did you spend? Trying to determine if my significant other and I are stretching

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Just got an offer for amazon hardware. I'm worried about the culture. Anyone have experience working there?

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Can you expense anything if you're on a local project?

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Planning a bridal shower / bachelorette party weekend for my elder sister (she’s 28). She wants to have it in NYC, which is where she and I live. I’m thinking bridal shower at Union Square Cafe or some other fancy restaurant Saturday morning, bachelorette party Saturday night (but no idea where), and then casual goodbye brunch at my parent’s place on Sunday AM. Her friends would fly in Friday or Saturday morning. Have never done this so need all the advice / suggestions! Thank you!

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Any Accenture people know if it negatively impacts you to be on an Accenture Federal Services project if you're not AFS? The project seems interesting but not sure how different AFS is?

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Anyone ever just get sick of of the agency politics and the lack of opportunity to be hands on and truly creative? Has anyone walked away and started their own business or freelance?

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Amex Gold or Chase sapphire preferred? Spend mostly on eating out, grocery, and travel.

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Anyone ever get stuck in a bad dream, lucid, unable to wake up? Happened to me last night, eventually woke up screaming in my hotel 😳😱

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