I’ve been referred by several friends but did not even get interviews. I was always able to get interviews before. Is it because the job postings are just fake now due to COVID? Or something is wrong with my resume?
I have flu like symptoms, but can’t get tested for covid and getting a doc appt seems impossible. Do I basically need to wait until I’m critical or extremely sick to see someone? Any experience here?
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Condolences to the family of the teacher in North Carolina that recently died from Covid. Sadly-she won’t be the last of our profession to die in the “line of duty.”
Can someone please help me navigate concerns about the vaccine? Literally all I hear from Fox News zombies saying big pharma and Bill gates are pushing the vax for personal profits only and Covid is not that deadly. What has worked with those in the inner network circle? What hasn’t? My pregnant wife who is nurse received both doses and I think a couple relatives believe the baby is going to be a cyborg.
Anyone done the Kellogg video essays yet? Is the COVID question still the same from the 2020 cycle? Would also appreciate any general advice you have for them
Where’s that person at who was saying Biden will say he was exposed to COVID and try to avoid debates? Lmao
I’ve gained 20 lbs since COVID started. Don’t think I can fit in any of my pre-COVID work pants. Anyone else in the same boat?
I was up for a June promotion and now am doing the work sans title due to COVID-19 - now with no promised promotion after 2 years as an AAE. Thoughts? Do I find another job elsewhere, or stick it out?
If you were fired / terminated by a prior employer, when searching for a new job, what would you say if the application / recruiter asks if you got fired or why you left the prior job? Will the reason pop up during background check? Would companies really give you a 2nd chance if you are being honest about the fact that you got fired? (Note: assuming pre-COVID)
INSEAD candidate here, thinking about the exchange program with Wharton. Anyone here currently on campus? I'd love to know how much classes and activities are still being impacted by Covid.
Now that I’m in industry, what’s the secret to getting free expensive meals from consulting firm partners and SMs? My older cousin is at a Fortune 100 place and pre covid basically required steak dinners for pre sales meetings and I want in
Anyone have experience with bariatric surgery, good or bad? I’m 6’0, currently 270lb (normal range pre-Covid was 220-250lbs) female recently diagnosed with Graves Disease (thyroid disorder) that has me swinging hormonally all the time affecting my mood and emotional coping skills, metabolic hunger signals, energy levels etc. I’m interested in a consultation and feeling bariatric surgery may a tool to provide some “bumpers” on my weight situation. Interested in others experience here!
Anyone else feel stuck? I know some of it is Covid but I feel like I take one step forward and two steps back. I just can't get anything to move forward. I had a rough break up, stuck in my job, can't leave the country, no hope that anything will change in the near future.
Remember when coronavirus was a big story?
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
Got promoted but planning to put in my notice. Will I still get the promotion bonus after 2 weeks? Or should I wait till oct 15...
Just got the "went with another candidate" email for a PE gig was into. Folks I met at the firm seemed great - worth trying to establish a relationship as I head to MBA? How?
I’m a recent masters graduate from a certain Mid Atlantic ad school interning at a major agency. If I get an offer at the end of my Internship is expecting a $65,000+ salary in NYC outrageous?
I’d love some help thinking through this. I’m currently renting for $1600 base ($1800 total) and live in the least desirable part of town, and expect it to raise to about $2k/month. I was planning to buy my first property in the city and Airbnb part of it, but it will take me about a year to save up the cash (~$500k starting). Eventual goal is to move more rural but trying to build to FI. I found a property in my ideal dream location for $280k but it needs work, and can’t Airbnb it. Continued
Survey: - Where do you work (industry or profession is fine if not company)? - How many hours per week do you work? - Annual salary? I’ll start: - Securities Lawyer at midsize law firm - Started recently but approx 50-60 hrs/week - $200k base + bonus Confession is I want to feel better that others are working their butt off too for similar salaries :)
Question. My younger brother is applying to a Top 5 business school. They contacted him a few days ago to provide his full work history (he had submitted a one pager with only his last two jobs) because they were evaluating his application. Since I am in consulting, he asked me if that was a good sign because he hasn’t received a rejection. I told him that not at all. That it was SOP and it’s been a few days. But I am older and disconnected from the college app world. I figured I’d ask here
Very niche but freelance moms in the UK - is there a way to get (federal) maternity leave benefits?
Yesterday was a good day. I was really impressed with myself. I woke up at 5, practiced dance lessons, did two water colors, made breakfast and tea, got to work by 10, put in 8-10 hours of solid work and then came home. It’s been ages since I painted or danced. However today, I slept till 7:00, did not work out or have food. Still got to work by 10 and did 8 solid hours of work. Some days are good and some are just okay. And that is okay. Trying to build on my good days and we all can. :)
I got a call for Implementation Project Manager at Amazon Business. Anyone has any idea of the salary range?
Worked within strategy across different industries at a big 4 for almost 7 years and looking to exit to industry. Anyone willing to refer at their firm?
My overdue promotion (PM to Sr PM) is in progress, but processing is taking a while due to company Covid delays. Is it inappropriate to ask my manager what the salary increase will be? (It’s killing me to wait and wonder if it’s lower than I’m expecting)
Hope to learn more if you bought an apt in Manhattan, or if you decided against it (renting/moving to upstate/Long Island/Jersey). My husband and I are considering to have a baby soon and are thinking of buying and living in Manhattan for the next 10 years or so (looking at property under $2M). Please share what you considered as you were making the decision - I hate throwing away rent but also don’t want to trap ourselves in significant financial obligations. Thanks!
Have the last round of interviews in a week with ZS Associates consulting firm. Could anyone please guide me with preparation?
Hi Fishes, Recently I had got an offer from KPMG (less technical, BLR) with 70% hike; So I resigned from TCS with a Wings1 DCA result pending; After a couple of weeks, I got to know my DCA is approved,80% hike in KOL; So I withdrew my resignation... Now since I am staying with my parents and I would be left with some extra time that I can devote to my skill-upgradation; Request you all to suggest me how should I proceed to more tech role?🙏🏾 Scaler academy or any other certifications?
Currently interviewing with Deloitte S&O, what are the salary bands like for a consultant? They are saying they can't bring me in as a senior consultant because I don't meet the 5 yr work experience
Hi Fishes, Have 3 yoe | 5 Ipa Tech stack: Devops + python development + aws stack ( development + devops ) Which position pays more SRE/ Devops / aws developer for 3 yoe. Please share some salary insights. Thanks
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