Just received cousin's invite to her wedding and it's on a Sunday. It's not necessarily a destination wedding but is in a city that neither she nor her family, nor her partner's family lives, so everybody has to fly + get hotels. I'm annoyed because I think it's a but disrespectful to your guests to make them all travel and do it on a Sunday so people have to take time off work Monday in order to attend. I know I don't have to attend, but shouldn't it be convenient for guests?
Can someone confirm: flying United Economy (K) from LAX-IAD-LHR, the LAX-IAD route is 20 PlusPoints to upgrade to biz, IAD-LHR routes are 80 plus points.
Told PM and CC that I'm leaving firm. No one has told client yet. 😳. Client is emailing me about future travel plans. At what point should I say something?
has anyone recently been reimbursed when buying Delta gift cards with their Amex gold 100 airline free credit?
Starting long distance with someone who is a 2 hour flight away from me. Any tips or advice from someone who has been in the same shoes?
Marriott hotel recs in Sydney?
Have anyone taken flight lessons before?
Logan on Time. All prayers to Snow God was in vain. Hopefully last week of travel for this year
Chase Sapphire reserve statement credit benefit is great. Seems like all qualifying purchases made in last 3 month can be redeemed for statement credit using points at 1.5cents per point. And I dont think you lose the points you earned from those purchases after you redeem for statement credit.
Dumb q- will my status with AA carry over to JetBlue? I know you can now earn points with them
Spg or Hilton honors? Currently spg plat but wanted to know if anyone had better experiences with Hilton (service, upgrades, points accumulation mainly)
Just used points to book first class tickets to Hawaii for my boo and I next month! Feels so good to finally fly somewhere I want to go without paying for it!
Some really interesting points on racism
Have been wondering how much FAANG product managers get paid vs MBB for a like to like year of experience. Example, 4 years out of mba one would be Principal at BCG vs level 7 PM at Amazon. What does the delta look like at 8 years? 10 years etc?
Company flew me out for interviews. Paid for the flight and provided an expense form for taxis and one meal. Submitted expenses to them 10 days ago and they said check would be mailed. Nothing yet..
What is the Deloitte Marriott corporate code?
The consulting services teams of big tech (Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, etc) seem like obvious entry points for consultants due to relevant experience, but they get little attention here. Why is that? Do those roles lack good pay, advancement opportunities or better WLB vs working for a consultancy? Do they have the same focus on firm initiatives, utilization and BD/sales as consulting firms?
Deloitte folks - Does anyone make personal payments through their Amex (for the points) and then expense them as personal? Is this allowed?
That HBS further consideration email 😩. Anyone know how many ppl / % get interview offer from this pool?
I got a new job and was told that I can only roll over pre-tax 401k because the company does not offer roth 401k. I have a lot more money stored in roth 401k from my previous employer.. what should I do to keep it?
Confession - I don't want to go back to office. I'm happy working from home and find no solid reason in stepping back. I hope the flexi work culture allows permanent WFH - I don't have a "good enough" reason, but I don't want to go (isn't this good enough?) It's been 1.5 years now, too comfortable to step out from my PJs to jeans.
My salary research leads me to believe an appropriate salary for a Group Strategy Director at a creative agency is $250k - 500k, with the average being $265k. Does that sound right to you? Does the band change for holding company/network agencies vs. indie shops? Would it be reasonable for a first time GSD to ask for $300k?
I have 3 bonus kids and 2 bio kids. I am counting the days until my youngest bonus kid leaves the nest.
At this rate, one of these days Ill just shoot myself in the head on one of these lovely Zoom calls, or throw myself off a bridge with a sign around my neck that says “Deloitte made me do it”
How valuable is having a B4 name on the resume? Currently at a boutique and have the option to join B4 (not KPMG) or industry. Industry would pay more for the first couple years. Wondering if B4 would be the better option for the long run
Starting full time at McKinsey in November. Curious to know what it’s like for fellow gender non-conforming folk, as well as non-binary and trans folks at the firm (or as consultants in general!) Are there any trans/non binary people at your firm/office location, regardless of your firm? Just trying to gauge what kind of world I’m stepping into.
Hi, I’m looking to intern/volunteer/freelance WFH; My background is in Communication and Digital Media: I also can assist you with admin tasks. FYI I speak Spanish, in case you need to translate docs.
Curious of compensation structure for FANG exits.. at M level from consulting. Assuming exiting to SM level to these companies. What is the base to equity+bonus ratio? Care to share numbers?
Which firms are hiring analysts?
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.
Strategy & fish is anyone open to a referral? Have multiple strategy manager offers and want to speak with Strategy& before deciding on another firm. Have heard good things.
My manager told me right before our client presentation to “sound happy” when I present... Apparently he thinks I sound too serious... Not sure how to feel about it.
I can’t resist a good salary rumor. Biglawboiz tweeted today that he’s hearing “murmurs” of another jump in starting biglaw associate salaries to $220k. Anyone else?
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