I peel my lips a lot when I’m stressed and anxious. It’s a bad habit I’ve been trying to stop for years and it’s gotten worse in the current pandemic. Anyone have advice for how to stop?
Working with multiple recruiters—yay or nay?
What happens when.... we're still doing distance learning in the fall... and the parents go back to work????
Need 11 💜 to unlock Dm. Please help 🤗
I was laid off yesterday due to change in my departments objectives, does anyone know of any Medicare Advantage opportunities in the Payer Space that align with IT and Operations?
What’s the best snack to eat when high 🤤😮💨
I hate my boss with a burning passion. He is condescending, arrogant, and demeaning. I made the decision this week that I will no longer work with him and am taking active steps to transfer within my department so that I no longer have to work with him. I feel so relieved knowing that I have a plan in place. I am also proud of myself for not allowing myself to be abused by him.
ENBD is the crappiest bank in the UAE. Thank you
Love making to the final round with the hiring manager and then being told that ‘I don’t have the depth of experience that the role called for’. I told everyone that area wasn’t my expertise and was told that it wasn’t a problem. Way to waste my time. 🙄
So I have been an advisor for many years but didn’t start building my own book until 2 years ago. Prefer to do fee based planning and AUM, at 7M now.- autonomy is impt 4 me. Thoughts on going RIA?
Year into consulting. Thinking of starting a family. We are 30. Hubs is also a consultant. Are we nuts? Can we do this? What would you want me to know?
Hey all! I want to learn swimming. Assuming it will only happen in the post covid era. Has anyone else had experience learning swimming in the city as an adult?
Any suggestions on good medium-long term investments right now or in the near future? Can contribute approximately $50k now. Already maxed retirement accounts for the year, and I contribute $5k monthly to a robo account diversified between stocks, bonds and commodities. Have some student loan debt that is under 3% so I prefer to pay that off slowly if I’m earning more elsewhere
Hi I just started my first tech job as an AE. Salary is cool and everything around 65k a year plus commission. Was wondering if anyone has any advice to grow or find other positions with larger salaries doing well in my role and want to continue growing.
Can I get an honest view of the reputation of Accenture vs Oliver Wyman? I have an offer with 40% base increase, potentially 50% TC increase and I'm a bit worried about making the jump - especially since I'm homegrown Accenture.
Down the line I wish to pursue MBA from M7 and wonder if either would have a better impact on my application?
Is it worth joining Amazon as QAE-1 with 16LPA base pay?
Total YOE: 5 years
How more can I negotiate?
Can anyone please advise brackets for a Senior Consultant role in Capco in UK? Glassdoor just gives average but trying to figure out what is reasonable to ask for.
BKNG calls paying - rolled to 1830 weekly
Any advice for how to gently and effectively have the 'you are being rolled off' discussion with someone on my team?
Additional Posts in Diversity & Inclusion
If you were starting a mid-sized company of your own, what would be your top diversity & inclusion goals to realize by the end of your 2nd year? I work for a friends start up and have next to no experience, trying to not screw up too badly.
If you’re a Gen Zer working in advertising or PR, what do you want to see from your agencies in terms of DE&I. Especially for Black History Month? Interested in getting a youth take.
My boss makes jokes about me being from a different country whenever there is a work meeting or a gathering with coworkers, even though he knows where I am from. This usually occurs when I meet new work-related people or for example if I am in a situation that involves ethnic related subjects.
What is this? This is normal?
The first time I ignored that, but now it has become a pattern and is bothering me now. I am south-American working in the UK.
Hi! My buddy, who’s also a consultant, released his poetry book and I thought I share to encourage you all to support him! Please do! https://www.amazon.com/Mahogany-Reflections-Young-Black-Man/dp/1737465302/ref=nodl_
Hope you all Enjoy!!
Juneteenth is just around the corner. This is the first year I get the day off as a company holiday -- not sure if my company is having any programs or events. How about yours? And if not, are you doing anything on your own to recognize/celebrate this day?
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, The New Yorker released the transcript of a previously unpublished interview with James Baldwin, who gave a first-hand account of "Freedom Day 1963," a Black voter-registration drive in Selma, Alabama. Baldwin's descriptions from that day are so vivid and detailed that you can feel the fear and anger of the event. If you have a couple of minutes, I highly recommend you read it.
Do you think diversity training actually works? I can't tell if it's just a way to tick a liability box or if it's actually effective.
Working on introducing ERGs at a company- how did your company decide the first ERGs to start with? How did they communicate the start of ERGs and roll out the structure?
Does anyone have experience with starting a Business/Employee Resource Group? I would really like to start one for Middle Eastern and North Africans as my company does not have one. There are many discussions that could benefit others and opportunities for intersectionality here. TIA!
God imagine working DEI at Twitter 😂😅
How do you deal with your “mentor” being threatened by your performance and gatekeeping information from you? Then turning around and giving you shit for not knowing things… but they don’t tell you anything and there is no way for you to know. My learning and development is being hindered and I’ve felt this for a long time, but coworker just confirmed this is the case. Now that I know I’m not “crazy” for thinking this, how should I approach this?
Looking for a chief financial officer to assist with pre-seed financial development of the start-up I am founding. If anyone would be interested please send resumes to General.BHN@gmail.com
I’ve been given a D&I project for my firm which is ideal because it has always been a passion of mine. In the process I’ve noticed that no one is actually committed to this cause. How do you make management see that it’s not just about writing a check?
Let’s just admit that Linked In is a terrible platform for WOC. It’s just another tool ppl use to discriminate. I had to delete my profile picture and lock all of my social media accounts just to get interviews.LinkedIn
Just thought this to be very thought provoking, challenging some unconscious bias and stereotypes.
I'm in desperate need of tips to get genuine buy in from our predominantly white, male senior leadership to create a more inclusive environment. As is often the case, middle management and below is very diverse and then at Director+ it gets much more homogeneous. So far any real initiatives get shot down in favor of performative actions to post on SM. Is this just how it is, or can we try something different?
I’m trying to cultivate discussion oriented DEI spaces, any topical themes that would make fun and engaging discussions?
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Take it and be sooo good at your job that they can't work without you around. And if it bothers you too much, then take the job and find a new place to work at...🤷♀️
Most organizations I've worked with have hired me after having hired & fired 2 people who where given the position, and I was lastly brought on board as a diversity hire. It used to bug at first, but now I see it more as an opportunity, esp. since my organization has a track record for promoting incompetent people who do not fall under the diversity/minority spectrum.
Yes. Just because someone is part of the emerging majority does not mean they have the skills to do this work. Kudos to you if you do have the skills and desire to do this tough work!
Tokenism is at play every day. And YES be so good at your job they are constantly amazed by you.
I’m looking for a new role in DEI if you want to step back to your old role.