Pro tip: finding it hard to disconnect while working from home? At the end of the day, actually power down your laptop and pack it away in your bag with your power cords,mouse, etc. same you would if you were leaving the office or traveling. Need to take it a step further? Also disable your email/Skype notifications on your phone so your not tempted to check them immediately. Happy Memorial Day weekend FB!
I don’t wanna join this virtual happy hour. What should be my excuse given everyone should be available stuck at home?
Advice on how to encourage more from a team member that does the bare minimum? They often aren’t very responsive online and a simple task will go on for days with little improvement. This is an individual I’m managing from another consulting firm, so the dynamic is different than your typical team.. so I’m not totally sure if it’s even in my wheelhouse to reprimand when it’s warranted. For weeks now I’ve been picking up the slack. My personality is not to be a hard-ass Manager. Help!
Been thinking about investing in Uber ($44.52) and Slack ($34.09)... anyone here invested in one of these two? What’s your take on it?
What is the acceptable time frame to follow up with someone who is tardy for a zoom call? What’s the allowed grace period? Five minutes? Ten minutes?
I was laid off in April when there was just email and phones. Cut to five months later and I’m working again. Yay. But suddenly it’s all Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides, Sheets. Email is dead. And phones are only for Zoom, Slack, Teams, Slides and Sheets. It feels like I woke up from a coma in a shitty version of the future and everyone else is fine with it. How did anyone adjust to this?
Is there a way to automate money transfers to India in Indian currency ? Currently use zoom and don’t think there is a way
That feeling when you let one rip and then scramble to double check if Zoom is still muted... and it is
Me with my video off on a 6:30 AM Zoom
None of my Zoom meetings have been hacked or compromised, do the hackers think im ugly ?
Y’all be letting these white people see y’all drinking on these virtual happy hour calls?
Hi everyone 🎅! I'm looking to join online communities (like this one) for people in customer success. Particularly Slack groups. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
Friend wants to join consulting for the pay. I don’t believe she has the aptitude or energy for it. We worked together in a much slower industry, and even there she complained of being overworked. I’ve sent her resources to polish up her resume and links for roles but she’s insisting on texting/long phone calls asking silly questions. Today she wants a resume review over zoom! She comes without having done her homework. How do I tell her I’ve given as much as I can? How do I decline referring?
Prepping for my first Zoom call of the day...
I was a stay at home mom for 10 years; had 4 children & helped my husband build a decent non legal business. I started my PI practice at end of 2019. I did great in 2020. Unexpectedly I developed inappropriate feelings for a mentor over zoom. We decided to stop working together and started therapy. I faced my horrible childhood trauma, gained confidence and realized how terrible my marriage is. Husband admits mistreating me & regrets taking advantage but thinks I’m unfair for wanting a divorce.
My boss loves to have every warm body possible in pitch meetings, even people who aren’t working on it. He will slack you out of the blue and expect you to drop everything to just sit there and make the team look “impressive.” Why are people like this? Don’t clients see right through it? Is it actually impressive to have 10+ people in the room if only half of them participate? 😑 it’s such a waste of everyone’s time.
Brutal 2 weeks. Weekend of work. SM micromanaging. Pick up someone's slack and they 🔨 your head. What is wrong with this people?
a recruiter who i’ve worked with before and has connected me to 2 job offers (did not take them), just reached out again. i saw the JD and personally i don’t want to move right now especially since i was just promoted and on a new account. what should i say? i don’t want to waste his time by taking interviews i don’t want or end up taking, but i also know you shouldn’t say no to a recruiter/interview
Partner keeps you on the bench for a few weeks given a project is "starting immediately", but gives you an applause award - bribery?
Offered a senior associate position at Kaufman Hall, does anyone know what their level structure looks like? Pay looks like manager level but description reads like an associate.
Has anyone ever had services done at Planned Parenthood? I need to get a pelvic ultrasound (not pregnancy related) that isn’t covered by my insurance so would be $500 at my current OB... (continued)
Anyone here take a gap year/sabbatical after consulting? What did you do? (E.g. travel, find temporary work, volunteer, etc.)
How should my resume be structured 1 yoe (out of college) in general and for product marketing exit? I've worked on market research and (started more recently) product development/management if that helps
Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?
Does anyone else feel like management likes to make staff the butt of every joke? It’s pretty much locker room talk every time staff spend time with management (lunch, travel, etc).
Visiting colleges this weekend with my high school aged son. Everywhere we go in the Student Union, they're playing classic rock from the 80s and early 90s. Hey you kids. Get your own damn music...
Key West vs Miami for a baby moon in December / January? Any Marriott recommendations for a low key getaway in either location?
If I get one more cross country flight without personalized screens... #hatingDelta #thisIsFirstClass?
I passed my CPA exams, waiting for my license now, will take about 4-5 months. Should I look for a new job now or wait for my license, aiming for B4 audit senior.
Interesting read on police unions. I feel this could apply to just about any public sector union. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/07/bust-the-police-unions/619006/
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
Whats the promotion levels in GDS - US Taxation?
I am in shock, and wanted to share the good news somewhere! I somehow got included in a salary review 8 weeks after joining my exit opp, and my TC has taken off: -May / Consulting: 130k base, 10k bonus, 0 stock -June / Exit: 150k base, 20k bonus, 35k stock -Aug / Review: 170k base, 25k, 100k stock I am so proud, and excited to see all my hard work pay off!
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