Long post alert. Also, confusing post alert haha. So, I'm going to be divorced in the next few months and have 2 kids who'll be with me. Ever since this situation has been finalized, I'm becoming very conscious of our spend & have been tight about it. Covid has helped. But I noticed that even my grocery store bills are pretty high...like a single run to Meijer is $125+. Costco is like $200 or so. We've always had fresh fruits, nuts liberally used in our house. [Cont'd]
United Airlines is cutting 30% of it's workforce by October 1st. Apologies if this was already posted. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-united-airlines-job-cuts-20200505-542kkmykdfbvjdefti6d3tbb7i-story.html
My work was very understaffed prior to COVID. I hope the healthcare industry learns from this experience and increases staffing appropriately.
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)?
Partner poll - is COVID causing you to fundamentally rethink whether you want to stay in consulting? Cannot stop thinking about using this disruptive moment to hang my own shingle and do something completely different - buy/start a small business. 22 years in consulting. Partner 7 yrs. Young family.
Just checked in for a flight tomorrow AM. Slowly feeling like the pre-COVID version of myself
It's been around 14 weeks since I filed my tax returns along with a new ITIN application for my wife through an in person appointment at the local Chicago office. My profile is still not available on the "Where's my refund" page. Called the ITIN helpline couple weeks back and they said neither application was in the system yet and this could be due to covid processing delays. Anyone else facing lengthy delays for ITIN / tax refunds. Thanks!
So umm whose’s going to tell him? Also not surprised over half the people in this pic have caught COVID.
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Any updates on the Pakistani Covid-19 vaccine?
People who had covid: Are you out dating as normal and not telling people you had covid? People who haven’t had covid: Are you willing to date people who had covid ?
Recommendations for travel destinations in the US at the end of October / early November? I have a few weeks between jobs, concerned about getting Covid in another country and not being able to come back on time. I don’t want to do hiking or national parks as I’m a young woman traveling alone and don’t think I would enjoy lots of hiking by myself. Am vaccinated
For those who’ve had Covid, did your cough come and go? I’m having pretty bad coughing attacks in the morning but resolving itself by midday. Hoping it’s just allergy symptoms but wanted to see if anyone had a similar experience that turned out to be Covid
Are virtual therapy sessions as effective as in person? I’ve never been to therapy but want to work on my anger issues because they’re only becoming worse as the Stress from life and Covid become worse. Has anyone started therapy virtually through the pandemic?
Folks, this is David Bossie, the man overseeing the Trump legal challenges. But get this, not only does he NOT have a law degree....he doesn’t even have an UNDERGRAD degree....😑😑 What he does have, though, is the coronavirus.....
I’ve gained 20 lbs since COVID started. Don’t think I can fit in any of my pre-COVID work pants. Anyone else in the same boat?
Egg retrieval for IVF tomorrow! COVID test came back negative and did the trigger shots last night. The hcg trigger that goes in the butt caused much consternation but ended up being a breeze. NO injections tonight yay!
Not to start a political debate… I am not anti vaccine but have not wanted to get the COVID vaccine. I think I will be getting the vaccine tomorrow. Anyone else feel conflicted who originally really did not want to get it, but was kind of feeling forced to get it?
About to go to a concert with the big bosses. Haven’t gone to one since Covid and still a little anxious socially. Any tips on how to conduct myself?
Looking to return to Big 4 as a consultant now that I have some experience; however, I’m not sure if the reason I’m not getting any interviews is because of covid or what’s on my resume/lack thereof. Has anyone gotten hired at Big 4 during this time and have any help or insight for me? Thanks!
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-22/bosses-are-clueless-that-workers-are-miserable-and-looking-to-leave?srnd=premium Wonder what the numbers would be for consulting - naturally higher because the tenure is low to begin with but curious on what it would be above that due to the pandemic and WFH.
Currently going through egg freezing at 36 and having a ton of regrets over not doing this earlier. I wish I had people in my life who were more honest and practical vs. Optimistic about having ‘plenty of time’ left and encouraged me to do this 4+ years ago. I’ve always known I’ve wanted kids I just haven’t ￼￼met anyone yet. Here’s to hoping I only have to do 1 round because this shit is so expensive, even with my company’s benefits 🥺
Is anyone familiar with Uber strategy roles and salary expectations? Applied for a Sr Associate role and the salary is ridiculously below expectations and what I earn now.
What’s a typical salary for an acd in philly?
I’m about to report my boss to HR around some inappropriate comments they made. This was during a team meeting. i’m in industry. Our boss is new- only two months with the company. The other manager and I have been there for six months. is this career suicide? My boss is very close with the leader of our group so it’s unlikely that she’ll get fired. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼ me and my other manager are going to go to HR today to discuss what was said. They were sexist and racist comments.
I am thinking of applying for Strategy& - Organization Strategy position. Does anyone happen to know what the interview process looks like? Esp any tips on case studies would be greatly appreciated
HIRING: Exposure America (exposure.net/new-york) Role: Jr Designer Candidate will work in close collaboration with Sr AD to develop shoot concepts, art direction and design across agency clients with a focus on a beauty/makeup brand. Good knowledge of photoshop/indd is required. Must be interested in beauty and youth culture. Our studio is based in Tribeca NYC and in-person is required 3 days/week. Salary: 45-50k+ TBD on profile. Email Portfolio or website to email@example.com
Things to do before putting in notice? So far I have: spend fitness subsidy, transfer Amex points, spend tech subsidy. What else?
M2A FS salary? Anyone
Consulting career is ruining my marriage and relationships with kids. I'm obsessed with promotion and don't feel close to my family anymore. I need help
Has anyone completed a case study with IBM? How was it? This will be my first! Any tips would be great.
LBS vs CBS? For context: Sponsored MBB (US office, non-NYC). Want a big city school. Could potentially stay behind in NYC after but not married to it (odds go up for staying in the broader Northeast). Probably wouldn’t stay in London unless I had a really compelling reason. Somewhat interested in tech but that’s not why I’m going to b-school. Given all that: Mainly interested in commentary on the school experiences themselves!
What is the best credit card I should open? I currently just have a costco citi credit card and MasterCard debit card.
Is there any consulting companies in the US that sponsor new hires (for example data science consultants) for a H1 visa or GC?
Just sent a resume for a referral to HR and he answered me “sorry we have targets so for a few months we will hire only women”. Thoughts?
Fis 15lpa ( includes 10% variable pay ) plus 1lakh joining bonus. ITC Infotech 16 LPA fixed. Ey :14.5 fixed plus 50k joining bonus Which to join ? Considering wlb , career growth. Need quick response guys. My lwd is 29th sep. Yoe : 3.5 yrs. Tech stack: Java and springboot.
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