Flying for personal reasons this weekend and the Delta flights I have been on lack any sort of urgency to get us to the destination. Is this normal at Delta or during non-business hours in general?
In light of everything and the requirement to work virtually, what would you say are the key things firms are doing to ensure project delivery is a success? (I need a slide on this lol)
2nd year consultant here. Partner on the project called me up and let me know that my manager is being let go this Friday, and wants me to step into his role. The manager doesn’t know this yet, contd.
Has anyone from MBB worked at the same client where there is one of the big 4 ? How are the dynamics between the two in that engagement?
Does anyone pass the merchant/credit card fees to their clients when the client pays online?
Someone remind me please, if I book a flight through Chase portal, my elite status will kick in vs. if I book a hotel through the portal I won’t get the points, correct?
Does anyone have suggestions for experienced manager level positions that fit the following criteria in the big 3/4? : little/no travel, challenging/interesting work.
What does your firm do for evening meals if you work late? Most of our offices bring in a meal couple of nights a week but will no reimburse if in town and working late at a client.
Is it just me or is being a manager way easier than being an SC or below? I feel like it’s so easy and mindless 80% of the time. Especially after a project is up and running. Caveat: I have a great tech lead who owns that part and a great team to deliver. Obviously this won’t always be the case. I’m looking for M horror stories
How is everyone organizing Jira? A project for each product or offering within a product or just a single backlog. The startup I work at have one backlog set up for the product but I find things get lost. The engineering team then have their own Jira projects where items from the product backlog get moved into it, refined, broken down into smaller tickets, and then scheduled into sprints. I can’t help but think this is hard to manage.
Any need GPUs for United? $200/ GPU
Hi. I have a question. In a world where COVID is under control, how would you feel if your companies went back to being fully in the office? But maybe others were adopting a hybrid model- some days remote, some days in the office. Would it make you want to work elsewhere? How important is being able to work remote (at a location of your choice, not at client /travelling) a few days a week to your job satisfaction?
Wanted to provide an Amex plat airline credit data point . Booked a flight to PR for $390 paid a part of it with delta gift card. I got reimbursed for the reminder of my credit ($141). Cont.
My flight left on time! Joy! Haha just kidding we have to land because we forgot to empty the lavatories. American Airlines why do you hate us all so much?
Does anyone have a recommendation for a product that helps with potential carpal tunnel? I realize we don’t always work in the most ergonomic environments and I need something to help, esp. w/ travel.
$800 package delivered to the hotel that security can’t “find.” Signed for by them and everything. What are my options??
Flying to Orlando for 2 days alone. Going to hit up Universal Studios and Island of Adventure with the limited express pass for one of the 2 days Any tips for food, etc.? Going to try to make it through without a rental car and only carrying a small day pack. Considering seeing some gator farms, etc., but trying to get an affordable experience given I've dropped 210 on the Universal ticket.
How do you deal with people who are on law review that think they are so much smarter than everyone else?
Anyone taken/ hold Archer eGRC Certified Admin cert? If so, what was investment/return (exam $, study required, career value)? Interested in taking exam soon.
Has anyone been in a situation (apartment / condo) where they had a shared wall with a smoking permitted-unit where there was a regular smoker - did anyone speak to your doctor / receive medical advice about whether the secondhand smoke exposure would be enough to potentially cause medical issues? In this case, there would be a shared wall but not a shared ventilation system - slightly concerned about the smell but mostly concerned about medical issues given the carcinogens in cig smoke
I am currently on maternity leave and interviewing with different companies. Does Any HR professional or anyone know if i can start a job while on mat leave? In a sense double dip? Is it illegal? And yes, i’d be leaving the current job once mat leave is up. Thanks!
Just transferred to the NYC office and realized it’s a whole new beast (people/culture/projects). Any advice is welcome!
What are the potential exit opps from Finance Transformation? Pretty sick of process/tech in Finance function and want to do something more fulfilling 🥴
I've been working towards a T10 mba since before I graduated from undergrad. Hustled at work to get early promotions and the best projects. This allowed me to go from $60k to $115k TC at 1 YOE. Founded a student org at my UG serving URM and stayed involved after graduating, personally mentoring close to 100 students over 4 years since graduating, and the org itself serving around 2000 URM since its inception. 169V 160Q on the GRE Dinged with no interview at HSW Kellogg Booth last R1 (cont)
I just joined consulting and have an offer from FAANG paying the same salary. Do I jump? What will pay off more?
Marriott and SPG members can link their accounts, Match elite status, and transfer points 3-to-1!
Thoughts on EYParthenon? Culture, type of projects, and package compared to top consultancies not being part of a big4?
Has anyone rented workout clothes at the Westin before? Thoughts on the quality/cleanliness?
Any senior level writers looking for a job in LA? have a lead on a gig that requires a team. Message me with your book if so.
Is it a bad idea to join a first time VC fund as a Sr Associate as a PL at BCG? I expect itll be a massive decrease in comp (TC ~300k to ~150-180?). But its a topic thats interesting to me and the hours will be better
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
Omg I'm an enthusiast. Covid dreams come true
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