Back in the day, I did my own PR, sales & marketing for whatever business idea I was running with at the time. What’s a good remote sales opportunity I can do anywhere in the world that won’t be painful or too high touch? Where I can use my social & business skills (markets, law, cloud, publishing, media, logistics, algos, social media, books, ebooks, design, podcasting, marketing, press release writing, voiceover, journalism) to earn a few extra shillings?
I did my second natural cycle IUI today and the two week wait commences. If it doesn't work, we will be going to IVF. Thankful for remote work as it allowed me to have privacy over my schedule.
How do you handle keeping the kids at home and both parents WFH? Do you take turns? Specifically, do you explain to your teams that babies need tending to throughout the day?
Anyone else realizing that family, friends, and general relationships are SO much more important than accomplishments as a result of covid/WFH?
Art Directors and Designers, what does your WFH work station look like? I’d like to upgrade mine to be more robust than just my laptop.
Is it still a bad time to move to NYC? Would be WFH but wanting to get it over with and get out of parent’s house. Would be coming from FL so assuming it’ll be quite a shock moving there
Honestly want to know if I am being unreasonable. My husband and I have worked f rom home since the start of the pandemic. Two kids 100% remote until two weeks ago when school started back up. I had to stop my work at 12:30pm every week day to make lunch for the kids and also made some for my husband to took it to his office nook. I typically don’t have time to stop and eat myself since I’m down at minimum those 30 minutes and I work in a bedroom so the smell of food in there is not desired…
Back on the market and I’m coming to find two things: 1. Less desirable agencies are the ones who want people back on-site soon, with no wiggle room for remote work. 2. These same agencies want to pay salaries based on COL in the city where the agency is based even if you’re working/living from another market in the interim. Example: Midwest based agency paying Midwest salaries to folks living in places like NY, SF, LA. 🧐🧐🧐🧐
I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.
Good luck to those who are going into their first busy season! Yes, it’s daunting at first - we’ve all been there (albeit, not in a remote environment amidst a pandemic.) My best advice is to take one day at a time (marathon, not a sprint). Remember audit/tax/consulting is not life or death, and you WILL make it through. Have patience with yourself and your teams. Find a mentor! Don’t forget you can always find some moral support (read: self-deprecating humor) in your fellow fish!
Do you give yourself a lunch break when you WFH?
Moms out there wfh with a nanny that have an infant any suggestions for them to keep entertained? Mine is 10 months and I need some ideas for sensory play or just new fun activities for them
Imagine if this virus hit thirty years ago. If it wasn't for the internet, allowing WFH and communications, the economy would basically collapse. It could be alot worse.
I interned and started my career all within the confines of quarantine. Any tips for standing out when all you’ve known is remote work?
If I ask for remote after accepting offer from Accenture, will they agree? If they do, will they reduce package??
Was a bitch? My coworker routinely asks me how I am doing, what I’m working on, if everything is ok, joking that I’m starting my week on Wednesday because I’ve been remote for two days, etc etc. I find it distracting and invasive so today I told them to please stop asking questions that put me on the spot. Was I a bitch?
Where do you work and what are your company’s plan to return to office? Is it fully remote, hybrid or mandatory in office? Curious to know if other workplaces are also enforcing vaccination as a condition of employment.
Folks who’ve left ClearView, how is life on the other side, and how long did you stay before you jumped ship? It’s a week where I’m burning, and the fact that I feel so isolated during it makes me want to quit consulting altogether. Would also like to talk to some of you if possible. Never thought I’d say this but I honestly feel unhappy in my job, and I wonder if it is just WFH related - and whether it might get better once the office opens up.
Mamas, have you asked for a roll off or less responsibilities on your current project due to pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness? My client is so critical and demanding it’s caused me to have stress hives and panic attacks. I don’t think I can do my role well pregnant and don’t want the stress to cause the baby harm.
I have a return offer following my internship for an MBB in my home country in SE Asia. However, I want to stay in the US after my MBA (salary, relationship, network etc.). Would it make sense to get offers from T2s to put pressure on my company to enable a transfer? If so, how would I best play this card? I would likely pick any US firm over any MBB at home, given the financial considerations.
did not invest in 401k first half of year. if I put in the required 6 percent per month for each month till.now, will I get the match on the months of Jan to nov? or only the month of nob!?
How much all in can Big 4 MDs and Partners expect after 5 yrs at the level? Director at PwC at the cusp of moving to the next level. Evaluating if I should stay in consulting vs. moving to industry.
Setting up our first small business 401k! Should we be an ERISA 3(38) advisor? What are the pros and cons?
Started a project ~3 weeks ago. So far it’s only been myself & my PM. A new person joined this week. Should I reach out and introduce myself to him? Was thinking an email/quick slack message welcoming him to the team? I know I would’ve liked that when I joined.
Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
B4 Recruiter: B4 have almost identical experiences, so you’ll fit right in. Same B4 recruiter: Even though you’re on the cusp of your 2nd promo, we’ll bring you in at the entry level so that you can adjust to the firm and be set up for success.
Lots of us are skilled at delivery but most sales books seem to focus on the pitch and closing... What are your best resources for learning to develop and nurture strong, lasting client relationships?
So needing to work 45 hours in advisory going forward, "because professionals already work that much" is a really shitty explication - probably won't get a bump in comp either.
Help! Only 9 weeks pregnant but on a high-burn project. The team all works super long hours, but I'm EXHAUSTED!!! It's too early to tell my team I'm pregnant, right? How do I navigate?
If I live in a state without income taxes and am on a project in a state with income tax, does Accenture pay for the taxes as it’s a work expense? E.g. live in Texas, project in California
Any recommendations for good sales courses / books to learn or be better at "how to sell"?
Got invited to ExperienceBain this summer, incoming Kellogg MBA. Does this mean anything in terms of their interest in me or chances of getting an internship next summer?
Am I being overworked/underpaid as a first year associate at a midsize firm in Chicago? ($67,5 salary, 2100 billable hours) it feels like a good starting point but I’m uprooting my life to start here
Anyone go from a big 4 to a boutique? Pros/cons?
Any open positions in the area of Risk Management?? I m Working in Risk Advisory for 1.5+ yrs... looking out for operational risk Management jobs within Financial Services or FNCG domain.. If not Operational, I m Currently persuing FRM to switch in model, credit, market risk...
Anyone who works at DocuSign? Have my first round of interview tomorrow for technical consultant position
My overdue promotion (PM to Sr PM) is in progress, but processing is taking a while due to company Covid delays. Is it inappropriate to ask my manager what the salary increase will be? (It’s killing me to wait and wonder if it’s lower than I’m expecting)
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