Ladies, I need advice. I’m mid-20s and feeling painfully lost. For most of my younger years, my identity was rooted heavily in my friendships and social life. Graduating college and then obviously the pandemic took a toll on that, I moved home and many of my friends left the city I had lived in pre-covid. Flash forward to the world reopening, I don’t like my job, my friends live all over, I have a nonexistent love life, and I don’t know what to do next
Ladies and gents- when/if you had option for timed intercourse (~15% chance of pregnancy) vs IUI (~30% chance), which one did you/would you do in the time of COVID? Option 2 requires partner and me returning to hospital tomorrow (I was here today). Option 1 obviously does not. Thanks for your advice in advance! This is following second round of clomid, FYI.
My SO got a great job offer in Bangkok and we need to decide soon. I’ve always been very independent and never followed a partner to another city or country. Will it be bad for my career to join him even while there is a little change I can find a job in Bangkok? Not sure what to do right now. Due to covid I recently got laid off and am already not in my home country but have lived here over 7 years. Any advice? Me following him or we both try to find another job in the country we are in now.
Don’t you think this covid19 is exposing some truths about corporate world? Before the industrial revolution most of the people pretty much worked and lived in the same place. The industrial revolution brought in mass manufacture, reporting and punching time in/out at a central office. Now that seems so dated and command and control in this new era of remote work and digital online presence, services and tools. Should we go back to the old ways unless needed?
Help! I am 6’1” tall with long legs and long feet .... and it seems like my “go to online store” for tall pants/slacks (32”-34” inseam) as well as shoes (size 14M) has shuttered (Long Tall Sally). I would love any suggestions for either tall clothes and/or shoes. Even a place to buy custom shoes at this point - I am desperate! My slightly too small size 13 Tory Burch sandals are just not going to cut it during the colder months, even given COVID 🤪 Thanks in advance!
Between Covid and protesting, how are you all staying sane in all this? I can’t focus on anything and I feel so much guilt on top of all the other stress.
Anyone been tested for covid at judiciary square? How long was the wait and how long did results take?
The federal stance is shifting regarding the reopening...”He [President Trump] demanded that all of the nation’s schools reopen for the fall semester — until, suddenly, he allowed for some wiggle room.” The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-week-of-retreat-the-president-reverses-course-as-the-coronavirus-surges-out-of-control/2020/07/24/bf680c2c-cdc2-11ea-91f1-28aca4d833a0_story.html
For those of you who have moved back home(due to COVID or holidays), how has your dating life been impacted?
Just want to thank the people in this bowl for giving me advice on several posts awhile back post-COVID layoffs. Had taken on 2 other (senior) people’s jobs/duties and then successfully managed and executed 3 major projects, I finally asked my new boss (team lead) about a title change and I’m glad I did! It was definitely something he had not thought about but could see the clear reasoning behind it and was willing to go to HR to ask if it was possible.
Lost retainer beginning of pandemic and haven’t been able to get replacement (Covid/Moving Out of State/ Other Priorities). Top teeth have shifted back to some extent, bottom teeth have built in retainer so haven’t moved. Back at parents home now and want to fix this mistake, what are realistic expectations? Full Invisalign program ~ 2-3k, Orthodontist to give me some break since we’ve already paid X thousand, some middle ground? Just want to try and be prepared on fair expectations.
So during COVID time, I see more and more people are shifting their attention to MBA instead getting to FAANG? Sounds like a good time to study amid this hard time.
Was originally planning an October 2020 wedding (nothing booked yet luckily) but now with COVID am thinking of delaying until 2021. Thoughts on when weddings of 50+ guests should start back up in USA?
What is average utilization % in Alvarez & Marsal PEPI for a manager in a typical (non-COVID) year
Some interesting info from the AP regarding cuts to CDC funding and whether protocol / teams are in place to handle Coronavirus. https://apnews.com/d36d6c4de29f4d04beda3db00cb46104
My MOH is probably not going to be able to attend my wedding bc of covid restrictions. Freaking out slightly because I don't have someone close enough to replace her / I don't know how viable her zooming in would be? Any advice / tips?
For those who had COVID and lost your sense of taste, did you lose it completely or were the flavors just less strong?
My organization has told that I need to come back into the office full time after I have been WFH (without issue) since last March. I have a 6 month old baby at home, and my bubble consists only of the people I live with. We don’t do anything, go anywhere unless absolutely essential, etc. my job is such that first responders are in and out of the office and the work building all the time, and plenty of them have caught (and passed on) covid to other individuals. Am I being overly dramatic-cont.
Just received a survey from EY titled application preferences. I was rejected from a finance staff role a few weeks back after the first round pre recorded interview… this survey asked if I’m still looking for a job, start date, and location and practice preferences. Is this common and is EY still hiring? TIA!
1/5 of my paycheck for taxes. I hate life sometimes.
Are people keeping their premium credit cards? Unsure if the fees ($550 for Sapphire Reserve) is worth it given I don’t eat out or travel much these days...
Returning to work from leave next week. What would you do on your first day/first couple of weeks if you’re on a completely new team and project?
Does anyone have any recruiter recommendations for Seattle? Looking to lateral from out of state. San Francisco, LA, Phoenix, or Denver would also be helpful. Thanks!
My district is looking for suggestions on ways to modify our special ed program. Ours is making life hard for our general ed classrooms. Does your district have a model you would suggest?
Fun fact for those that are lending USDC stablecoins: apparently, one of the perks of the new BlockFi rewards credit card is that they add 2% to your yield. 7.5% + 2% = 9.5% interest Let's hope their engagement with the state of New Jersey goes well.
Any recent h1b transfers to EY? Do they file premium processing? How long did the whole process (from accepting offer to h1b transfer finished) take?
Anyone have experience with business visa for india? Do they check with your company and is it easy to get caught if you faked the whole thing?
Ladies, I’m prepping for an interview at a bulge bracket firm. Any ideas on what good/thoughtful questions I can ask the interviewer/hiring manager? I always struggle when it comes to “Do you have any questions for me?”. This is for Financial Analysis role.
🐟🐠Best investment book recommendations (stocks, real estate, fundamental analysis etc.). Any books that will really help me to get smart on investing and stock analysis. Also, best trading platforms?
I feel totally blindsided by the interview I just had. I talked informally with Partner 1 before the interview and was told the position would be in one of the firm’s satellite offices. Then, during an interview with Partner 1 and Partner 2, Partner 2 mentioned that I’d have to move to the state where the firm is headquartered because he believes face-time is really important for training/mentoring. I have no plans to move and really hope this wasn’t all a huge waste of time.
Anyone up to get a drink before the big snowstorm this weekend? M/F welcome. North Cap Hill area. 30M. Looking for chill people, literally only met one new person since covid started.
Former KPMG fish, when you got severance, was it lump sum or paid out like your normal paycheck?
I’m currently a training lead looking for a communications role outside of Deloitte. Any advice on interview prep for a comms role with primarily a training background?
Anyone have their CFE? Just wondering what you have done or plan to do with it and what the test was like.
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