working for the US firm but left to stay in canada during COVID wfh – I know it’s technically not allowed, but are there legal ramifications if I’m here for awhile? (OPT visa)
This cross-industry Coronavirus Work-life bowl is the same as apple adding a U2 album to everyone’s iTunes. Nobody asked for this.
I really do not understand my company's attendance policy. No sick or personal time and each time you have unscheduled PTO it's considered an occurence. Its super restrictive and during a pandemic you risk people coming to work sick spreading what could potentially be Covid. I just don't get it. I understand they are running a business but it just shows you really don't care about your employees at all but yet you want them to care about this company and the work being done here.
i feel like all hospital rooms should be equipped with video conferencing. Keep friends and family close to patients, even without COVID
Anyone adjusting holiday family visit plans due to COVID? How are you approaching it? Currently pondering what my family will do and how we’ll communicate it to relatives..
Lost retainer beginning of pandemic and haven’t been able to get replacement (Covid/Moving Out of State/ Other Priorities). Top teeth have shifted back to some extent, bottom teeth have built in retainer so haven’t moved. Back at parents home now and want to fix this mistake, what are realistic expectations? Full Invisalign program ~ 2-3k, Orthodontist to give me some break since we’ve already paid X thousand, some middle ground? Just want to try and be prepared on fair expectations.
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
Tired of being shamed by family for the precautions I’m taking to ensure my family, including 2-month-old, are not putting ourselves in any situation that may cause unnecessary risk of contracting covid. Was called selfish for not attending a bday party (ironic), was made to feel bad when I asked family (who had travelled to Florida for fun, gone out to bars/restaurants, etc.) to get tested before coming to see the newborn. Just be respectful of how others are dealing with the pandemic, please!
For every one concerned that the Covid vaccine manufacturers are protected to some point against lawsuits until 2024, that is true. It is due to the PREP Act. However Covid is not the first time it was activated. There have been quite a few since 2005 when it was enacted. There are some still in effect for smallpox, zika and anthrax for example. https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/legal/prepact/Pages/default.aspx
Y’all think Indian Admits will be allowed to defer this year, considering the Embassy/Consulate closures and the Covid situation in India?
Any travel consultants live in Nashville? Thinking about moving but post COVID travel- curious about viability.
I work near Detroit. My district says no masks are mandatory. My Open House seemed like a breeding ground for Covid germs. Plus with of course no A/C it was 110° in my room. Fun.
Twitter might become a very awkward place for the White House. Twitter is going to add misleading labels, including tweets from politicians. https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/11/853886052/twitter-to-label-potentially-harmful-coronavirus-tweets
Has anyone sent out a survey about remote or Covid-19 job burnout/employee well-being that they can possibly share the template questions with me? I found the results for a survey sent out at Deloitte but didn’t have success at looking at some of the questions that were used. Any help would be incredibly appreciated!
Hey fellow moms, curious to know about any exceptionally good or bad policies from companies to help parents navigate covid, parenting and work. My boss asked me for how we could better support parents as winter approaches and younger kids still can’t get vaccinated. Have any of your companies handled things like quarantining with young kids while still working well?
I have an employee who has been out on Mat leave since beginning of October. She is scheduled to come back beginning of Jan. Today I received an email from our employee asking if she can work the following schedule for the month of Jan: two week 3 days on, two off and then another two 2 days on, 3 off. This is due to COVID and not wanting to put the child in daycare (which I totally get). Not being in a situation like this before, how do I respond?
Ladies, I need advice. I’m mid-20s and feeling painfully lost. For most of my younger years, my identity was rooted heavily in my friendships and social life. Graduating college and then obviously the pandemic took a toll on that, I moved home and many of my friends left the city I had lived in pre-covid. Flash forward to the world reopening, I don’t like my job, my friends live all over, I have a nonexistent love life, and I don’t know what to do next
Got an email from CLEAR that my membership is up for renewal soon. I had gotten it free through United 1K (earned in 2019). With united extending status, does that mean I can renew CLEAR for free? No plans of using it anytime soon (S/O to COVID), but don’t want to forget or lose the perk before I travel next...
I’ve really been having the urge to get out of consulting lately. I’m hesitant to leave Deloitte however Bc my husband and I plan to start a family in about 2 years and I know deloitte’s 16 week parental leave policy is rare in the marketplace. Mom’s - do you feel like it’s worth sticking around another 2ish years for the parental leave benefit? (FYI i am newly promoted to SC)
Who gets a very *cool* but totally botched pixy haircut? A day before a hugely important set of interviews? A f*** idiot, that’s who. Grrrr. What do I do now? Slick it back, I guess.
Anyone who can help me with referral at McKinsey & Company or Bain & Company for entry level analyst roles?
How is Big 4 client delivery experience (cyber) + credible technical skillsets/ experience viewed in Google during interviews process? Good/ bad/ null?
BS Psychology w/ Healthcare background, recent MBA. Looking to get into consulting, does anyone have any insight on how to go about it? Tips? Referrals?
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
Have a friend not on FB interviewing for an art director role at hill Holliday in Boston - as a creative what’s the deal there?
Expecting 2nd B4 offer this week, is there anything else you can negotiate besides base salary and signing bonus?
What do you usually do with money you have saved up for a big expense but won’t use for a few years? I have about 30k in a 1 year CD rn and not sure if I should invest it in ETFs or hold onto it in a HYSA after it matures. Saving it up for my wedding in 2.5 years. TIA!
Does anyone at PwC know when we get our shit bonus payout? Sept 29 or Oct 13? Trying to plan my departure.
Both my wife and I work for FAANG companies. As the stock has recently gone through the roof I was wondering if we should try to protect the gains (covered call/put options). Understand we will be giving up upside but we might need to liquidate in about a year or so for a down payment. Any one ever done that? How would you think about the strategy here?
As a male mid-level/senior associate, can you take the full parental leave (10-14 weeks) and come out without impact on partnership prospects? What are questions I should be asking to get at this issue before accepting a lateral offer? Quiz recent junior partners with kids? Seems a bit aggressive but may be necessary.
Looks like market is going down again, lost 2k out of my 401k in a week. Do you guys think we’ll hit the bottom soon?
How much do you guys keep in cash/checking? I have 60k in 401k/ira/investments and 45k accessible in checking. What’s your portfolio looking like?
Are bitmoji classrooms just for google classroom or can you use them in a different platform, too?
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