Feeling like crap. Long story short, an employee who I am aware is suffering from anxiety and depression went AWOL today. Her manager was worried. I had no idea what to do in this case as everyone WFH in different states and so I called the police asking them to do a welfare check. Before that, I made every attempt to reach her and her emergency contact. No response. Long story short, police showed up and she was NOT happy. She made me feel as if I overstepped. What would you have done?
I messed up in a relationship and I realized it’s my fault and as a result I cry everyday for hours (she left me) and I send her a begging messages here and there but no miracle. This has been happening for last few months I think either I might go in severe depression or go insane. Is there a cure for it?
Just doing a bit of daydreaming here, and I'm wondering what's the minimum amount of money required (realistically) to start up a Hedge Fund?
I have a Product Marketing title (2 weeks new on the job) with deep related experience but lots to learn about how a “real” PMM role works. For example, past me never had the space to create messaging strategy documents consistently for new products. Every launch was different (chaos!). The good thing is I spotted 2 potential mentors at my new company — product managers who used to be PMMs. How do I let them know I am learning the ropes of being a 24/7 product marketer without sounding junior?
Turned down a job offer for loyalty to my current place. Was mistake, and just today learned the opportunity is no longer available. Understand this is my fault but I am defeated and would rather quit
Anyone with a high traffic business (e.g., arcades, hotels, car shops, etc.) that would like a vending machine service? Referrals are welcome as well.
In my third year at PwC in the core audit practice and am interested in switching career paths into (management) consulting. Have my CPA but not MBA. Any advice for how to transition? Switch firms?
Hey guys! Need some advice, pls! I work for a law consultant firm that outsource some of their services on a daily basis. I found a way to save them 100k+ annually by getting service done for a fraction of what they’re currently paying. Same service but lower cost basis. I haven’t brought it to their attention yet, but I’d like to be compensated for the massive savings that they’ll be getting. Any ideas on how I can work out a recurring deal with the company.
Anyone willing to critique my resume for consulting roles? feel free to rip it to shreds. Applying to big 4 and T2 for life sciences, health care, and/or strategy roles.
Are there any vacancies or anyone looking for a flat near kharadi, Viman Nagar, Kalyani Nagar or KP ?
Does Tata Consultancy provides permanent work from home? My tech stack : Java Microservices , SpringBoot
YOE : 6+ yrs
Need help folks, I did almost all 1500 practice questions from Becker and scored up to 90% variably, didn’t spend much time in Sims but when I take the mock exam to my surprise I scored like...
Would it upset you if your parents refused to travel to visit your newborn cos of covid? For context I live in Europe, the borders are all open and the numbers in both cities where we live are very...
Can people from Monitor Deloitte, Ey Parthenon or strategy& go into PE/growth equity? Do pe firms see a difference between these 3 strat arms of big4?
Can anyone tell me about the Consulting the market down in Phoenix area? Who are the big players, the boutique firms, which are good and which to avoid? Just moved here and starting my job search.
Accenture 7.25 + 1.5(variable) - offer accepted
Capegemini 9.5 fixed- offer might come anytime soon.
Which one Would be better?
Considering Work Culture Work Life Balance and Job Security
I am looking for some help on a project supporting my client responding to an IT outsourcing RFP. Management consulting and proposal deck creation experience ideal. DM me if interested.
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Does anyone else feel like having kids is the only acceptable reason to not be in the office 24/7? If I choose not to have children, do I not have any valid reason to have a life outside work?
Anyone here willing to share their firsthand experience of searching for and selecting a therapist? My wife was kind enough to vet a few through our church and her friends, but wondering if I might find a better fit with a therapist who specializes in working with lawyers or small business owners.
Does anyone have experience breaking up w a therapist? I've been seeing my therapist for 5+ years for eating disorder treatment and we've been through so much together, but I don't think she's able to help me anymore. While I've stopped my ED behaviors, they've evolved into OCD, and I'm finding that her methods might be making it worse. I think I want to try an OCD expert instead. But I don't know how to end the relationship. Do I just stop going? Do I explain myself? I don't know what to do 🥺
I've been working from home for the last six months and had this constant urge to eat treats I find anywhere around the house. My two daughters find it humorous, but it has rarely made me feel good. Kindly, what can I do to stop?
Any 🐠 here with fibromyalgia that have managed to deal with sudden flare ups impacting timeline of return of deliverables? Yesterday and today have been complete washes due to first, all over body pain and today, added brain fog and extreme fatigue. I can’t think, can barely lift a pinky. I have items that I expected to get out but are now taking longer and not getting the focus I’d usually bring. Has FM interrupted your schedule before and how did you deal with it?
If you’re reading this, go drink some water!
This article popped up for me on LinkedIn - does it resonate with anyone else? I feel like so many people I know feel this way, notwithstanding that we should be grateful to be where we are. Is there really no way for this industry to get better as long as we’re client services?
Does anyone have any experience working with a Life Coach/Therapist to help in this industry and just overall? I realize I get in my own way by overthinking and I have trouble executing. Also realizing I doubt myself/ability, so it subconsciously holds me back from implementing things I want to do/achieve. Any recommendation(s) is greatly appreciated!
I’ve been working to an unhealthy degree lately. And I’ve been making the excuse that I have a lot of work right now, but I’m starting to wonder if I’m addicted to it. Part of it is anxiety and perfectionism. But my behavior is now actively harmful to myself and starting to harm my marriage.
How do I stop? I’m not talking work-life balance. I mean, how do I say, “I don’t care that the client wants this tomorrow and I’m not close to done, I’m going to sleep tonight”?
I’ve been struggling with finding the right antidepressant. I started a few months ago but had really bad side effects and stopped (headaches, lethargy, nausea, inability to concentrate). The withdrawal is just as bad. I’ve noticed that I made mistakes when my mind was in a haze and just can’t seem to work. I think I need to find an antidepressant that works for me but I’m nervous it’s going to make work that much harder. Do I tell someone at my firm? If so, how?
Is anyone else experiencing a new wave of covid anxiety due to the stress of figuring out the holidays? Got in an argument with a family member about safety guidelines and testing needing to happen and I’ve been feeling paralyzed by anxiety all day.
People with depression in big law- how do you manage? How do you meet your hours? The lack of support/training and being remote has been very hard on me.
Gripe- there is no room for a sick day in this profession. Big closing coming up. Have a bad cold. Have billed 40+ hours in the last 3 days.
Why do lawyers celebrate a culture of poor health?
3rd yr here in a mid size firm. I’ve been struggling in the mental health dept. I was on leave for 3 wks and have returned to work in June. However, i still feel like a corpse everyday and have zero motivation to do anything. I have noticed my work product declining and I feel extremely burnt out with no hope for the future. I have been trying to get appointment with a psychiatrist but they are either not working or booked up. I want to get better but don’t know where/who to turn to. Advice?
What about legal work is currently causing your mental health struggles?
Mine’s the hours, which is not normally my issue. I billed 230 for June and July and am already at 145 for August. My ability to focus is getting worse by the day, so I’m working longer to bill the same hours and have had to pull a couple all nighters. I burst into tears this morning when a client changed plans and now wants a major project by end of month, on top of my other deadlines next week... I just want to sleep.
Anyone participating in dry January or done similar things in the past? Did you notice an effect on mental health or other benefits?
When covid first hit, I was delighted to be working from home. My hours even improved. Now, because of some triggering events, I’m dealing with horrible panic attacks on the daily. I’m dissociating and can’t focus long enough to get work done. I JUST hit a year at this firm and am going on a one month stress leave. Worried I might not kick this mental state in that time. Any advice as to what I can do while on leave so I can come back focused and ready to work?
question of the day: why did you join this bowl? Since I asked, I will start: I’ve been on a journey of recovery from legal-overachiever-workaholism. Changed jobs, city and environment and still working hard to recover from burnout that is, unfortunately, part and parcel of the legal profession.
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