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To my EY peeps, theoretically could you be a low performer and not be on a PIP? That makes the whole concept of performance evaluations/ PIPs useless if you are still gonna get laid off

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Anyone know what the day to day work is like for a revenue operation specialist is?

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Is it a dick move to give your two weeks notice on your boss’s birthday (not your manager, but the partner on your team)? Asking for a friend lol

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What is the bonus like for A&M tax first year associate? Got an offer for their federal tax group, 65k. And it seems like they don’t have a 401k matching program. Assuming the bonus isn’t as glori… more

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Do I request feedback from my manager on an engagement I know I did poorly on?

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Recent grads, are spark notes still a thing to help circumvent reading in school lol? Or do you not even know what "spark notes" means?

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So apparently PwC cut starting pay for new hires? Campus hires in Dallas will now be starting at under 50k. Heard it’s the same in Houston.

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Thinking of sending my resume around to companies with interesting offers in my area. Should I still be writing cover letters or can I just send out the resume and call it a day?

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Hours and salary for an accounting position in NYC?

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Is there any opening for an accounting role? Currently in tax and would like to switch to accounting. But not having any luck applying on online openings. If any of your company has opening can you pl… more

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Imagine busting your ass for the next 20 years to climb up the corporate ladder in accounting in the year 2040 just to get questioned by auditors born in 2015.

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I have a virtual interview with Deloitte. Really excited about it. Any tips or pointers anyone can share?

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Prometric has rescheduled my exam.... now 6 times. Why even try to have them?! I’ve been studying for this wonderful CPA exam for 5 months now. Is this happening anywhere else?!

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I collected my CPA bonus in March of 2020. If I get laid off (or coached out) before March 2021 will have to return the bonus?

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Do you call people via Skype/Teams as you would on your phone (no warning) or do you ping/chat first to ask if they are available to call?

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Public accounting firms that are hiring tax compliance staff/associates? Haven’t been laid off yet but the writing is on the wall

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Recruiter ghosts me for two weeks and then sends me the SAME listing via LinkedIn that I've already interviewed for. How are these people so bad at their jobs?

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How to deal with a newly promoted manager on a power trip? His style is "my way or the highway" and the staff is forced to make mistakes/fill out forms incorrectly because the manager doesn&… more

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I have been through interviews with an employer for a controller position. I have been told that a background check and medical test will be done. Does anyone know what kind of medical test may be don… more

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Does anybody here have a part time job on top of their 9-5 to earn extra money? Like bartending, working a retail shift, etc?

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Can I join audit client

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Anyone from EY WFH outside the US? Thinking of doing it for a few days, but not sure if I should tell my team since firm policy states we must be in the country.

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Group photos are always a challenge in the big 3.5

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What firms have paid out bonuses and completed annual promotions in 2020?

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Is anyone else finding it increasingly difficult to put your nose to the grindstone and stay motivated with all that’s going on in the world? Starting busy season and I’m already having a hard time, n… more

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Just deleted a wp I spent over an hour working on... smh ready to just call it a night. Hate busy season.

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What does a “communications leader” reporting to a director at EY make?

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For anyone who recently refinanced their house, what rate did you get for a 30 year conventional mortgage? We are looking to refinance and I’m trying to determine if it will be worth doing.

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Marcum requiring all employees to come back to the office full time as well as go out to client sites, starting October 1. Apparently this is so we can be more collaborative but at the same time we sh… more

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Does your firm give extra money for WTH? PDub just announced they’ll pay $250 after tax, and I know EY already does this (not sure how much), any other firms doing this?

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Smallest thing you’ve ever had a client fight you over? Currently trying to get a client to pay a $5, FIVE DOLLAR state notice from previous provider that the state won’t abate. Infuriating.

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Relocating to Stamford CT in a few months. Any suggestions on the area- food, nice places to explore on weekends, etc? Also looking for an apartment (1br/studio, max base rent ~1,500) if anyone has re… more

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I’m debating so much on whether to go to a small no growth public company in order to get industry experience and potentially come back under FDD/consulting. Its so difficult to decide as I’m afraid o… more

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Does the “constant need to work” mentality lessen in an industry role outside of client service, or is that more or less always a thing. Sometimes I just wanna live my f’ing life.

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Can anyone honestly say “I’m proud to work at my firm” considering all they have done to us these past few months? I do not know a single Big 4 or national firm that has handled this pandemic well.

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Damn I have availability for the rest of the week but I’m crying at the thought of reaching out. I just wanna study for the CPA without any “what are you working on” pings. I know I know I’m terrible.

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Looking at an opportunity with RSM’s tech risk consulting group and currently in Big 4. Interested in a couple of general and tech risk specific items including: 1) how long does it generally take to … more

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Layoffs at EY? Hearing this through the grapevine.

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