How can I expand my network to the VC world? I know hanging around Silicon Valley is a great start but I’m trying to find a more direct approach, willing to travel. Any thoughts?
I worked for a hotel mgmt company n was just laid off. What are my options other than finding a job within 60 days? Looks impossible in this market to find a new employer and have h1b transferred cont
Looking for recommendations for a portable second monitor. I currently have a big one that just is too cumbersome. I am looking at something more lightweight, easier for travel, but still large enough to see spreadsheets and tax returns.
Best Marriott or SPG property in Phuket? Ritz isn’t available but most else are. Looking for relaxing beach trip for 3 or 4 nights. Platinum elite but want to go off property for meals too. Thanks!
What tote bags do you recommend for travel? I’ve been looking at the marc jacoba travel tote since it looks roomy. TIA!
Help!! Look what I found at Westin
new design available for plat cards https://thriftytraveler.com/news/credit-card/new-artist-designed-amex-platinum-card/
I have the opportunity to travel a few places domestically this fall back-to-back, but still have a lot of anxiety about the Delta variant despite being vaccinated … what to do? I have FOMO and have been dying to get back to traveling but now that it’s here, I’m hesitating
If I use a free night award at a Ritz, can I still try to use a suite night upgrade or get an upgrade as an Ambassador, or better to just use my points straight out for an upgrade?
Does anyone tip hotel front desk ppl? I stay at the same hotel & have gotten to know some of the staff - they give me upgrades sometimes! I’m just a little shy about slipping a bill over. Advice?
Any initial thoughts on the new Conrad in Tulum? Seems like a good option to burn some Hilton points
Relative to Manhattan, is $435 a reasonable hotel rate for firm travel? There are some cheaper options (Fairfield Inn and such), but would anyone bat an eye at this rate? I don’t travel often. 🤷♀️
Anyone else drinking like we have off tomorrow? Reality is I have to be up at 515am for my flight and I'm not in great shape right now. But as Lil Uzi Vert said "now I do what I want"
Regrettably hit plat on United and AA this week. Should I shift over to delta now? La/nyc based and plan on some Europe travel this year. Flights being taken will be transcon bus for earnings.
In the next weeks/months, I’ll be flying a lot with KLM. Anyone knows if I can transfer points from flying blue to Amex, Miles&More, SPG or Payback? To which other programs can I transfer points? Thx
How has the Uber/Lyft situation been recently?
How many days is it acceptable to have 0-3 billable hours when you know a storm is coming?
Do you think there is educational or academic value in working as a litigation associate? Are there skills that are transferable to other disciplines or parts of life?
Hi Fishies, I am looking for a job change and need referrals. I have ~5 yrs of experience in consulting most of it in data analytics, data strategy, business strategy, business operations. Also MBA from premier B school. Thanks in advance! JPMorgan Chase
How do I get recruiters to connect with me as I am thinking of transitioning to industry?
Why does everyone really want to work in the tech industry? I get the WLB and pay arguments but if your current industry isn't in tech, what would be a good argument to consider the switch?
In terms of positioning vs competitors - particularly strategy focused firms like MBB, could our leading Operational expertise can be coupled with the strategy practice to differentiate us?...
If I sign an offer letter tomorrow but my start date isn’t till February, and then I decide I don’t want to go to that firm anymore, is there any issue with this?
We just got a new parental leave policy. 16 weeks, dads included! Too bad I got snipped last year...
I would like to have a serious comparison of EJ vs RJ payout and try to get to as close to apples to apples as we can get. My office is 80MM with 28MM fee base. I’m looking at my total return st.....
Anyone here who's worked or is working for Manning & Kass? Glassdoor is somewhat alarming but the reviews don't match my impression of the partners I've spoken to. Any input appreciated. Thanks!
Hey, I’m currently working at Deloitte with around a year of experience and hoping to leave in the next year. How hard and what skills do I need to acquire to get Corp strat roles in media and entertainment like Netflix, Disney Streaming Services, Fox (Film, Tv And Sports) ? If anyone have experience in these areas would love to chat
Deloitte s&o 🐳s, how much does your office location affect the type of clients you work on? Are you staffed on local project unless you proactively reach out to projects in other locations?
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