For any POC creatives, have you ever had to explain to a recruiter why you're considered a diversity candidate? This was the first time I felt like I had to prove my diversity/minority background.
For anyone buying for one - how much do you spend on groceries each week (on average)? Pls age and gender too
“39% of our new hires and 11% of our senior leaders are women.”@Mckinsey http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-a-company-to-achieve-gender-diversity-the-ceo-cant-do-it-alone-1443600381
How would you make the business case for adding more diversity to the workforce. I think we take it as a given that people will support this, but some people need to see $$ and #s to be moved.
The best private school (best on ranking) in my area is an all girls school (K-12). What’s the pros/cons of sending my daughter to an all girls school? My wife and I both grew up outside of the US and have not experienced single gender schools. Looking for any thoughts /personal experiences. Thanks!
On a call with the CEO talking about diversity and they compare a person with tattoos experiencing prejudice in the office to Black people colleague experiences... Meanwhile last I checked, a tattoo was a choice and removable. Also depending on placement, you can’t see it.
Thinking about buying a home in the next couple of years either around the Chicago area or suburbs with access to the city. What’s the best neighborhood for a number of factors such as- diversity, safetiness, property value, school rankings, overall funness? I’m a South Asian man married to a White woman, so the location diversity does matter to me when raising kids. Thank you for all your help!
what professional organizations are you a part of outside of your company? i’ve always been an active part of ENGs internally but not so much externally and am looking for some orgs to join and contribute to! looking for groups focused on mentoring youth, coding, and cultural and diversity.
I’m a partner at a small firm looking to lateral. Many firms that were beyond my reach a year ago are now eager to pick me up. Firms that I should be selling myself to are instead selling their firm to me. (And I am a very confident person; no imposter syndrome here.) Is there some larger diversity push going on? Is it hard for bigger firms to retain female partners? Curious what the market is.
One of my favorite things about consulting is county of origin diversity. Can we do a quick poll here of various CoO represented. Put your flag and have the fellow nationals upvote!
I am fed up of my male cw partner who'd only write scripts involving male characters even though I am constantly telling him that we need to be mindful of diversity and inclusion. What should I do??
Have about $50K to invest. Mostly sitting in checking/ online savings accounts. Where to put the money? Would like to diversity. Average risk tolerance.
Any female partners/MDs here? How did you overcome gender obstacles? Any advice to those of us who aspire to get there one day?
Why diversity is important in the workplace
Advise on handling rates negotiations with BIPOC and non-male creators? I always want to accept first bid and get uncomfortable when my bosses push to undercut rates (especially now when money is tight), because there is a whole history of BIPOC and non-male people getting paid less. I’ve tried to push back but struggle to articulate this to them. (For the record, I’m POC female and my bosses are white males, and race/gender convos are already very difficult with them.)
A lot of companies put out ads or talked about policy or internal changes in response to the BLM movement. I’m wondering if, beyond the immediate ads and statements that were released this actually continued. What are some things your agency has done… or could do to make a real impact in the realm of Diversity, equity and inclusions (DEI).
I’m still trying to process seeing an agency exec well known for dismissing and ignoring POC held up as an exemplary diversity champion for women at the 3% Conference.
Best consulting firms for real inclusion?
How do you list your consulting extracurricular activities on your resume? Like being a part of a diversity council, accomplishments for internal initiatives, etc. Been out of college for 1.5 years and my resume needs an update.
Is just me or now that we’re WFH, when coworkers call your work phone unannounced is it bothersome? Like please ping me if you’re trying to get in touch with me (continued...)
Deloitte Manager 160k base salary (SFO) or Amazon 180k base Salary (Seattle)? Which is a better option? 12 years of overall experience (predominantly consulting). Currently based out of SFO
What are typical exit opportunities for operations consultants? How does the pay change?
Hey guys. I’m the event planner for CLSA at my law school and was wondering if anybody is willing to be on a panel regarding ethics during the coronavirus regarding the way confidential information is sent and received, how you guys use zoom for depositions or any ethical challenges you’ve come across during this time. Thank you!
Salary range at Wells Fargo in Charlotte? Have 10 years of exp. Interviewing for their data team. Joining bonus? Other benefits?
Groundhog Day - WFH edition
One of my employees is the only one in the firm who knows how to use a critical piece of outdated software. I overheard them speaking about accepting a job interview. Should I get them to train another employee?
Can anyone describe the culture at Cognizant? Have the opportunity to join their corp strat team for a several level jump. Wanted to see what it is like from an “enjoying life” perspective.
Regarding Marriott's MegaBonus: If I always fly to the client site on Sundays, is it worth it to stay the first 2 nights in one Marriott and then the last 2 nights in another Marriott just to (cont)
My team at sweetgreen has 2 Senior Technical Program Managers roles to fill in LA + OC. Base + bonus negotiable but could be high $100s to low $200s. Equity is on top of that. DM me for a referral!
Got hit up by a recruiter for a position I'm actually (for once) interested in. The only thing is that I know the people running the business quite well. What do I do?
How do you guys deal with frequent brain fog? Ive always had it a bit on and off but lately I've felt almost lost in some work meetings because I can't retain anything. I don't smoke weed, I rarely take low dose of anxiety medicine, drink socially and I'm pretty healthy on most fronts but I did have COVID almost a year ago. What else could cause this?
what are some good questions to ask to the recruiter for an introductory call about a role you’re applying to?
Going to a wedding in Sharm el-Sheikh in May. I'm limited on vacation days but was thinking of doing Cairo for a couple days beforehand. Good idea? Any better suggestions?
Checking in tomorrow at a SPG property - the suite night awards have not cleared yet. Is there something I can do to guarantee an upgrade?
Hi all, my H1 visa was stuck at transferred to a different office for two month. However, it miraculously turned 180 the past two days and got approved, yes, within 2 days. I was really anxious before this so I just wanted to share it with other ppl who are still waiting for your approval. It will happen soon. Hang in there.
Firm is giving an extra bonus this year. After taxes theyll be just about the amount of interest on my law school loans (so much interest it’s disgusting). Do I immediately use all of it to pay off that interest, pay off one of the loans in full and put the rest toward interest, invest some, or other? I have about 190K total (loans are my only debt) and am of the group that’s fine paying off slower overtime for more cash flow now but w/ interest so high I’m thinking paying itwould put me ahead?!
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