Firm Benefits

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Have any of the consulting firms improved their time off recently? I want to move from EY but want to make sure I can keep the number of days off. 25 PTO + 10 sick days = 7 weeks right now as Senior a… more

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Question for BAH fish - are Booz associates/ lead associates provided with firm PDA?

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Which company allows you to take the most maternity/paternity leave? What's the longest you've heard someone from your company taking

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Does anyone have good (or bad) examples of policies/actions firms are putting in place to support employees with families during the pandemic?

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How much stock do you put on benefits? I have two offers with stark differences in benefits. Job 1: role I want, but benefit sucks (2 weeks paternity leave, 20% coinsurance). Job 2: role is okay but h… more

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Should we increase 401k for bonus to save pre tax of reduce it to have more liquid cash?

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If you have a child during your first year of employment at your firm, are you eligible for the firm’s full maternity leave benefit? Or only if you have a child after your first year anniversary? TIA.

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How much paid bereavement leave do you guys get for a parent passing? Trying to get a sense of what the norm is

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I work for a Fortune 500 company, publicly traded. It has no maternity leave, 6 holidays. No sick days (must use PTO). Total of 15 PTO. No summer hours. Is this the worst benefit you see out there? (I… more

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Regarding insurance deductible, I have already met my deductible for this year. If I change employer now, do I have to meet the new deductible again?

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After my spouse switched to my health plan, his company continued to deduct insurance premium from him for 6 months. He received his insurance card for this year only in June (because his company didn… more

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What benefit would you like to see implemented in your firm/company due to the pandemic? How about WFH forever. No mandatory going back to the office.

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Anyone ever work at Wiss & Co? How is it?

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Let’s say I decide to leave the firm and lose access to health insurance benefits (medical, vision, dental). As an American citizen, do I still need to pay for and maintain some sort of insurance poli… more

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What is the compensation of PwC for a Senior 3 in tax? SoCal

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One of my former manager at D, who left 3 years back gave me an offer which is almost 30k more than what I am earning. I am hoping to be promoted PY2021 to be a manager. What would you do if you’re in… more

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As a non-resident alien (foreigner) does it make sense to invest in a 401k? Or just do ROTH and call it a session

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What are you business school sponsorship packages?

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Has anyone taken sabbatical? What was the process and did it affect your year-end?

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Deloitte giving $45/month to employees for WiFi related expenses??

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My firm is sponsoring $5-$10k in certifications for me. They structure it as a reimbursement (so I pay up front) with them giving me a 12 month loan. If leave in the year, then I have to pay it all ba… more

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What Big4 still sponsor a masters in accounting?

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What is a make or break benefit that your firm offers?

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Dumb question but I have UCH PPO plan and an HSA that I haven’t used before. I’m waiting on my HSA debit card in the mail but am going to have an appointment with a doctor before it arrives (cont..)

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What are some additional maternity benefits or perks at your firm (beyond leaves)? I have heard of Amex gift cards, firm-based support groups, free counselling, goodies (parenting books, water bottles… more

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If big 4s changed to “unlimited” pto, would that actually help improve the work life balance we all try to obtain?

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If you could change / add one benefit for your firm that you've had in a previous company, what would it be?

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Are 401k’s really worth investing in these days? What are the % returns you guys have been seeing for the last few years? For those that have been working before 2008, how much of an impact did the ho… more

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My spouse’s employer does not offer any maternity leave. Does KPMG have any sort of short term disability plan that could cover my spouse after the baby is born?

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CPA Firms, what are you sick leave policies?

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My insurance ends on June 30 due to a new job I am starting and I will be in a waiting period for insurance until August 1. I am not electing Cobra because I don’t foresee needing it and also due to t… more

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A1 here. Can you use HSA card for vision care expenses?

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I’ve been informed that I need to do in vitro if I have kids. I would like to so would like to begin the process now while I’m younger. While PwC covers in vitro, if I choose to get pregnant in a few … more

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Partners- with upcoming seniors getting a promotion raise will salaries of the class ahead of them be taken into consideration? Is it possible a newly promoted senior could make more than a 4th year

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Does McKinsey offer anything for egg freezing?

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Companies with independence requirements- does that mean we can’t trade stocks?

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Does anyone have their boyfriend / girlfriend, that you live with on your health insurance? I am not in a same sex relationship FYI. Want to know if I can get my boyfriend on my plan. HR unclear.

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Are all the big 4s 401k matching the same %?

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Are you guys enjoying this mandatory work from home? Or you are so bored and ready to go back to office?

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What company benefit have you used the most during the pandemic?

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