I think I'm at age where I'm tired of flings. Need to settle down. But it's hard to find a main when you travel so much and have sides in different cities. Consulting is a crazy lifestyle. Anyone else feel the same way?
Have an early flight (6am) out of LAX and would like to stay at a hotel nearby. I know there are a bunch in the vicinity, but any recommendations for one with easy transportation to the airport?
Getting rid of my Platinum Delta SkyMiles AMEX. Spoke with Delta - it doesn't help my priority for upgrades unless I spend more than $25k on the card. Only Delta Reserve AMEX helps priority.
Anybody see that piece on Richard Spencer's speech to the alt-right? Transcript read like satire but then I saw a video. Is this real life?
Can a L1’s spouse (on L2) renew visa stamp by themselves (without going to the embassy with the spouse)? L1 is in the US but cannot travel to renew visa stamp for medical reasons
3 travel weeks left in the year- WE CAN DO THIS FOLKS. (Disclaimer: I understand some of you have more or less... this post isn't meant for you)
Are airlines doing food/beverage service right now? I have delta and American flights coming up. (FYI - More so curious about the alcohol part of the beverage service.) TIA
Best Marriott hotel for a weekend trip with partner in Boston? Thinking Liberty or Envoy
How do you travel with your face serums & oils?
Getting ready to do hard pull on credit report for mortgage application. My better half is in 700-719 range (lenders will take lower score between us). What do we think is the better option to increase her score—increase credit line at current credit card, apply for new credit card, or do nothing? Thanks in advance!
How is Hawaii right now? Are beaches and restaurants open? As a mainland tourist is it worth visiting to stay at a nice hotel and get some warm weather?
What’s the fastest way to get status with United? Currently starting from the ground up.
Is there any way to find out how many rooms/suites left in a hotel? Trying to find out if I should book before sold out as well as to maximize the chance to get upgraded.
When booking travel, if the site is telling me my preferred hotel is out of policy, should I skip out on booking it since there are lower rates available?
When you book your flight last minute and you get stuck in middle seat right next to the bathroom... yayyy... 😫😫
Do companies run analytics based on MS teams conversations to predict which folks are a flight risk? Every time I mention leaving or complain about work to a friend on the app, shortly after I get some form of incentive to stay or an apology from someone higher up.
What is the air bubble to travel to India during the pandemic from the US? Which airlines are offering flights ?
I don’t get the obsession with bottled water in first world countries. In Spain and Belgium and the GF wants bottled water in every airport, hotel, etc. they charge 2-3 dollars for a small one. 🤪🤪🤪
Post your unpopular opinion. I’ll start: Layoffs are good for firms. It keeps the top-performers, aligns reality with company’s expectations, and as a result, brings better work.
Regarding retirement, the way I understood it the ideal was: 1. 401k match 2. Roth IRA 3. Max 401k 4. Other accounts (eg. HSA if you are elegible, potentially 529 for your kids, otherwise just investing in stuff) Is that right or am I forgetting something?
MBB interview tomorrow. I’ve been studying hard for the last two weeks. Do I go to my intramural b-ball game @ 9pm or study the rest of the night. Confidence level 50%
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
International 🐠..Does Google apply for premium processing for H1B transfers? How fast/slow is BAL in processing and submitting documentation for visa transfers? How long did it take some of you from start to finish?
I teach in a behavior focused classroom and my goal is to help students regulate their emotions and function in a general education classroom. Any tips for getting those gen ed teachers on board?
Any experienced folks out there make the move from B4 management consulting to MBB with no MBA? Currently an M at B4 but considering the possibility of a move in the near future. Would love to hear your experience.
How much house can I afford? Single, I make 136, putting 19.5 into 401k, 6 into Roth, another 10 into stocks, and 2 into crypto/ year. Have savings of 35k and will use my bonus of 20k as well for down payment. decent properties in areas I would consider living start north of 325k. Am I better off waiting and saving more for a bigger down payment, just going for it, or lowering my expectations?
Debating taking a Leave of Absence due to mental health and would appreciate some opinions. Pretty sure I have severe depression, some of which stemming from work. Performance on current project has been impacted by my mental health - think I’d be let go after returning from a LoA bc of it. Either I take a LoA now and focus on looking for new jobs or ride out current project until I can find a new job.
What are your home office must haves? I lateraled to a new firm that is giving me a $500 stipend for home office equipment, furniture, supplies, etc. But I can't use the stipend for anything they have already provided me (keyboard, mouse, dock, monitor). I do plan on getting a printer. Any other ideas?
Okay, regarding plane etiquette, what do you consider rude? I just saw a post shaming a person for closing the window (while at window seat) and sleeping the entire flight. How is that rude?
My friend appeared for Goldman’s Hirevue. After submitting the status of his application changed to “interview “ but haven’t heard back from them yet. It’s been a week. When can he expect a reply? Thanks! Goldman Sachs
The Senior reporting into me has clearly been taking advantage of being semi on the bench even though we are working on a small project. It's 10 a.m. on the East Coast. Wake up, John Doe!!
My team a Arthur D. Little, Dubai is hiring across levels and services. If interested, send me a PM.
Hi everyone 🎅! I'm looking to join online communities (like this one) for people in customer success. Particularly Slack groups. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
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