Slight vent: I had saved up a bunch of PTO to travel a ton this year (long-term project) which obviously got kicked to the dust and I have a bunch expiring this year because of that. Was looking forward to next year (including a family trip that’s been on the calendar for 2 years), but 3 people just left the team, only 1 will be replaced, and 3 more announced parental leave in spring. I have go lives through February and feel like I’m sprinting a marathon and will never get a break now.
Anyone able to extend their deadline for United MileagePlus? I wanted to use them mid next year but their expire in Jan.
I want to hit Marriott Gold before my next business trip (so I can have my trip count towards the fast track from gold to platinum promo)... and I will be there if my 15 elite night credits from my Marriott credit card are applied (opened the card about three weeks ago). Is there any way to speed up the application of those credits? Anyone have any luck doing this via phone?
Delta upgrade certificates are trash. 14 of 16 first class seats available, and yet there are no "upgradeable" seats available! What's the point of selecting the certificates?
Any way to quickly get to Silver Medallion status on Delta if I’ve used a status match within the past 3 years? Can I buy MQMs?
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?
How many of you think your firm puts billability and clients before you and your family’s safety during covid-19 pandemonium? Is it fair to travel? Be in airports? Put yourself and family at risk?
Attending a conference and the lead for the event from our side booked a handful of Marriott rooms together (one is mine). Will I be able to get points or elite nights from the stay?
Here’s a weird one. Fuel dumps are routine for emergencies but I’ve never seen one so low over a populated area. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/17-kids-injured-after-delta-jet-dumps-fuel-l-playground-n1115586
Couldn't find the answer on Google. Is there an Emirates equivalent of SWU/RPU? If so, anyone selling one?
Given a choice between a mid-tier Low COL city and manhattan, which office would you prefer based out of? Love NY but with all the constant travel, would it be worth it?
Indian H1B folks - I had my H1B renewal in May 21. I want to travel to India, what’s the best way to get the visa stamped for return? Can I get the visa stamped in Canada? Or book an appointment with Mumbai consulate right now? Any specific documents required and tips for getting appointments? TIA 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Between blockfolio and Delta which one do you recommend? I'm currently using Blockfolio and find it difficult to keep track of total profit/loss on each of my coins.
Would you be ok to travel if economy opens up May first week since now we have thousands on ventilators with each state?
Anyone have a good office chair recommendation? Really not trying to spend more than $150 but willing to go to $200 if there is a really good recommendation. Thanks!
Is the iPhone Upgrade Program w/ Apples’ monthly expense reimbursable under EY policy? Like for the monthly $60 reimbursement?
Many people are willing to take a down level from T2/big4 to MBB but would you be willing to do it for FAANG?
Has anyone starting trying to get pregnant after starting at a new firm or did you wait at least a year ?
Need advice on what is appropriate to bring up to my manager. My project is wrapping up soon. The last month or so I have felt incredibly burnt out and depressed. I’m not sure if it’s been (contd)
I really hope any stunts capitalizing on Covid will not be allowed to win awards next year...
Has anyone 'traded up' their United status? I'm close to 80K PQM and have heard stories of folks sweet talking agents to get to the Platinum 1K. Last year's tradeup fees was like $3,000 😩😩
Anyone heard or experienced traveling to and from India from the US on Qatar Airways? Have been seeing online that certain people (such as B1/B2 visa holders) weren’t allowed to board the flight from India. FYI I’ve a stamped H1B visa. Any inputs are appreciated.
Ladies, need your help! Currently pregnant and think I want to move forward with getting the COVID vaccine now instead of waiting until after giving birth. I plan to talk to my OB about it, but am curious what your experiences have been. Did you decide to get vaccinated while pregnant? What questions did you ask your OB about it? Were any of you talked out of it (or into it) based on convos with your OB? If you did get vaccinated already, any bad side effects or complications? Thanks in advance!
People in cities like Houston, Philly, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago etc. what’s considered a “good” vs “fair” salary for being 5 years out of undergrad in our profession?
If anyone has spare Delta drink today they don’t plan on using, I’d appreciate it greatly if you’d be willing to share! On a redeye and a bit nervous about flying, wasn’t able to get an upgrade to C+
Best ergonomic chair in the market. Go!
Teachers, how long do you think it would take you to get back into the groove of teaching once all students return to the classroom?
Looking for a freelance media planner for a quick gig. Inbox me if interested. Remote is fine
My younger brother who is 18 years old thinks he knows everything and refuses to self-quarantine. He is still in high school and all of his friends are taking their time off as an opportunity to hang
As we have arrived at the core promo and comp season for many of us, just a shoutout to all of you. Hope you do well and for those of you that decide to jump ship..may the other side be greener. Peace out my fellow cogs...
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