Need some advice here - currently at a boutique shop (less than 40 employees). At first, my individual premiums were fairly reasonable. When I got married last year, they increased significantly - ass… more
I would assume most places pay for education courses if it pertains to your job or for different position within your company, but how much do they cover? All or just some?
I am curious about what military leave policies other consultancies and financial services firms have in place for active reserve or national guard members. More specifically related to 1. deployments… more
Do you think it's worth it to pay for dental insurance? I think it's only like $150 at my dentist for a cleaning which I only do twice a year so unless I need major work done... I feel like ju… more
Did you office give you Presidents Day off, or was it any other Monday for you? I had the day off but my wife and kids didn't which was kind of weird so I got a day to myself! Man is that rare.
How many vacations do you take a year? Do you take the full amount of PTO you have, or are you too busy to use it?
What's your office's policy on Covid sick leave? Are you guaranteed 2 weeks? Our office only allows us 5 days, or until we test negative, whichever comes first. It doesn't seem right to me… more
If you work for a company that offers things like a gym on company grounds, free catered lunches every day, a meditation room, etc. would you be willing to take a pay cut? How often do you think you&#… more
Are we required to come back to work after paternity leave? I will start MBA program end of August and I think we will be due in September so would love to take paid paternity leave for beginning of M… more
I'm up for a promotion at my company, would be moving to marketing manager. This is the longest I've been an actual employee somewhere corporate (and not just a temp.) so I'm wondering if … more
Didn't really know where else to ask this- I have bad anxiety and get really really nervous when I need to talk about important things or "present" something. I have been with my company… more
I'll be going on maternity leave in a couple of months, but I work for a startup that doesn't really have a distinct policy. I figured I'll plan on 2 months since that's standard, but … more
I think it's pretty lame that you have to prove you have some sort of mental disorder for mental health benefits to be covered by insurance and even then, there's a high deductible (for me at … more
I read that many companies are moving to unlimited PTO because studies show that employees with unlimited PTO almost never take a full week off at a single time and are using less and less of their PT… more
How long is KPMG's parental leave? Is it the same throughout all big 4? I believe ey has 6 months leave.
What are unusual, fun benefits your firm offers? My firm will pay for a Kindle or Audible subscription and up to $30 a month to cover the cost of a book. Love that! I'm just stockpiling audio book… more
Question: how much are you willing to pay out-of-pocket/ in cash for a good therapist? In the event they don't take insurance or your insurance doesn't accept them but you'd really like to… more
Hey everyone! I work for a manufacturing company. We hired a Financial Analyst who just started last week. On his 2nd day, he called in sick. He apologized and said he would make it up by coming in ea… more
What benefits/perks does your company provide? My company acquired a new plant and the new employees are complaining that our benefits suck. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, 5% 401k Match, 11 Holiday… more
Just curious, how long did you have to work at your company before A) earning PTO and B) being able to take advantage of PTO?
Anyone know how to go about finding a reliable tax person?
I have strong doubts about H&R block online tool (pwc gives a us a discount). Over the last 2 years, my taxes have seemed really high, where we pay hu… more
How much are people paying for their Gympass memberships at their firms? Interested at Gold and Platinum levels.
Assuming anyone still travels for client work: Do you have a daily meal allowance for client travel? If so can you share how much?
Do you have a life insurance policy through your work? Or is it better to just get your own? I have my own but wondering if there's any benefit to going through my work?
Do I have any recourse on my HR department giving me the wrong information on my health insurance plan? I started my new job in aug and the company’s health insurance plan year is 9/1 to 8/31 but thei… more
My company offers a couple of different healthcare options- is paying for dental worth it?
Curious to know if most places offer paid maternity leave? Seems like it's still the old sucky situation where most will give you the time off but it's unpaid and you feel like your job is in … more
I came to Detroit on a work trip this week, but I'm stuck here for the weekend because my flight got cancelled and they can't find me one before Christmas. At first I thought spending Christma… more
What are some benefits you wish your company offered or did better? We switched insurance plans to mostly accommodate the CEO's wife and I'm honestly expecting a company blow up. 😬
Any advice? I'm trying to schedule PTO in the new year, and even though I've earned that time and I'm planning well in advance, it's been made very clear that taking PTO is deeply frow… more
What's the most unusual benefit you've ever had?
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Do any firms offer 4-day work weeks?
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I feel like I don't take full advantage of my benefits...this is the first year I'm actually using all of my PTO. How do you all make sure you're taking advantage of everything your firm o… more