I’m not a shy person, but I’ve always had issues speaking in front of groups. I grew up with a lisp (which I’ve since overcome), but I still stumble over my words a lot. I think COVID has exacerbated this a lot since I’m not able to see my teammates or read their body language. I’m a scrum master, so leading calls is sorta in the job description. Any suggestions on how to become a better professional speaker?
what do people think the impact of COVID will be on job security in the consulting industry?
My roommate is denying to pay his share of rent he supposed to pay also which he has been paying till Dec 2020. This is not due to COVID but we had an argument using common places in Jan 21,until then he was paying his share of rent $1100 which he agreed to pay for the master bedroom which is quite large that he is occupying, after the brawl he is saying he can pay only equal share of the rent $1950/2 =$975, he also wants the extra money back that he claims that he extra paid. How do i solve ?
Need recommendations for things to do tonight and tomorrow night in Boston. I am on-site - Boston downtown till Thursday. First time in Boston. I will most probably be solo (may be 1-2 coworkers but not sure). Want to explore the bar scene, and meet random people (like it used to be before COVID). I know most night clubs are closed on weeknights, so looking for next best thing. M, 30s. Tia.
Hey everyone, so my sister and her boyfriend have both gained about 60-70 pounds since COVID started. I’m getting very concerned for them and I’ve seen firsthand how they’re developed awful eating and drinking habits and they hardly ever exercise. I’m very concerned for them, but I have no idea how to talk about it with them and not make them angry or hurt. Any advice on how to have this difficult conversation?
Anyone letting their hair grow out and donating to charity after COVID ends? I haven’t gotten a haircut since before the pandemic and don’t feel safe to get one until it is over. For people who have donated hair before any organizations you would recommend?
People are saying it’s rare to get covid if you’re vaccinated (most recently 1 in 1000 breakthrough cases for MA) but isn’t that directly attributable to far less testing done now? I can understand it’s rare to be at risk for hospitalization, but do we really know how many people are asymptomatic and still spreading?
What were the first covid-19 symptoms you felt? I might be paranoid here.. itchy / sore throat and just feel tired.. like wiped out of all energy.
I sent in mail message to recruiter directly, and they do not get back. Is it because I’m not a good fit or most recruiters are laid off during this COVID-19? I mean, some positions seem like perfect fit for me.
Am hearing Deloitte USI is planning to open office space in Chennai and other regions across India as part of post COVID back to office plan, how true is this information? Deloitte USI
In case this helps anyone in here who doesn’t already know. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. https://nypost.com/2020/04/03/how-hungry-nyc-residents-can-get-free-meals-amid-coronavirus/
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
In the past two weeks my work has picked up 10x what it was previously. Now I’m working 70+ hr weeks and often my projects are submitted nearly before deadline since I’m shuffling multiple at once. My team is understaffed and there’s no plan to hire people due to COVID-19. How do you manage to tackle the day instead of let it tackle you? I feel like no one knows how much I’m suffering since I’m WFH’ing and try to relay positive emotions over FaceTime or messages.
COVID looking at the nationwide protests like
Coronavirus is still lurking behind the scenes. News reports are so vague. They Don't even break it down by state?
Second year lateraling to a new firm and changing practice group - do I have any ground to stand on as far as negotiating bonuses? (Signing, Covid, year end, etc.)
COVID-19: Implications for business. https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/risk/our-insights/covid-19-implications-for-business This is very good and will be updated regularly
COVID has me planning my next car purchase. Currently have a VW but want a bigger car with 4WD. Deciding between Sierra 1500 (or new F150) or Jeep Grand Cherokee. Any recommendations on nice looking trucks/SUVs?
Anyone else on a project in or around San Jose? What's there to do around here, other than watch paint dry?
Is D flexible in allowing moves to cities away from their home office e.g. Aligned to NY, wants to move to San Diego
I was offered a job to lateral to a boutique firm doing real estate transactions (I'm a 2nd year) for $130k base salary. No hourly requirements. Too good to be true?
My husband and I are in 2nd month of trying to get pregnant. Been on BC on and off for the last 15 years. Taking prenatal vitamins, watching ovulation, watching diet, any other suggestions?
Should I fly American or Virgin from BOS to London next month? Timing and price are all the same. No status on either airline so I’m in economy. ✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️
Due to the labor shortage, pandemic, and poor upper management decisions, my ops team cannot support the commitments we made to our clients. I worked hard to build relationships and get their business only to see it crumble. What a mess. Is anyone else having the same experience?
Does anyone have any experience recruiting/working at Sia Partners? Was just approached for a senior consultant position, and would appreciate any insight Culture, type of projects, WLB, career progressions, anything else
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
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%
Guys need your opinion. I am working as an analyst. I am supposed to be promoted next year Current ctc : 7.25 lpa I am holding an offer of 12.5 lpa with same designation Should I wait for my promotion or jump into the new ship.
What's y'all's best way to get from LGA to Manhattan (Times Sq specifically)? For work, but I've heard lga is a shit show to leave. I guess any tips from TS to JFK as well, flying out from there.
Are there any examples of former Black consultants making it to C-Suite at a company? In business school, they say MBB is the C-suite factory but has this been true for Black people in the C-suite?
Hello everyone, I have an interview at docusign with a solutions engineer for technical consultant role. Does anyone have any experience, tips or insights on how to prep for the interview? Thanks in advance
Does ACN reimburse for lunches while traveling?
Is there an appropriate timing to tell the firm that you are pregnant?How many weeks along?
Was told I’d only have one round (4 interviews), each split 50/50 on case/behavioral. This is for an Associate position and will be interviewing with AP/P/SP level. Is this typical? Since I see most people have multiple rounds.
Where’s the best consultancy to work at for digital people? Who has a great culture and supports there people? Convince me why I should work at your company.
Really not liking the culture and teams I've been on. I'm 3 months short of a year and want to leave to another firm. Would this look bad?
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