Veteran Bowl

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For all whose previous firm had a very different set of perks...

I am a veteran with relatively little business experience and currently navigating through consulting mainly in generalist roles. Realistically, how long do you think someone can perform work as a gen… more

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If you were or know and care for a woman in the military, RBG is the reason her/your family gets dependent benefits (Frontiero v. Richardson). She is also the reason she/you didn't get automatica… more

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Spent 6 years active 3 in ranger regiment as an infantry officer. Im debating joining the national guard or reserves because my job doesn’t give me the purpose I got out of the military. Any advice o… more

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Army reservist here, my Sgt just told me the unit is mobilizing under title 10 for Covid related operation. I have seen the group order, however, I’m still waiting for my individual order to be cut. H… more

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At what point do I make my resume more than 1 page with prior service experience? Should I? I’m passively taking interviews. I’m in DC, couple years post-MBA with >, currently in an exec cert progr… more

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Post-MBA. Beginning to believe every year in consulting is a year wasted on low-value general skill sets rather than real industry experience Any recommendations for vet-friendly leadership rotation… more

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Does anybody have any experience with the Facebook recruiting process? Post a referral for a program manager role, I just had a coordinator contact me and say they won’t count any of my time as a mili… more

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What are realistic positions/companies for me outside of consulting? I am a Manager with five years experience in Financial Services-business transformation with a history degree.

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Anyone have success building out a Veterans group at your firm? Working on it now hoping for it to eventually lead to active recruiting of Veterans.

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Blows my mind that lots of the kids fighting in Afghanistan right now are younger than the War on Terror itself

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To all the post-9/11 veterans, it’s a somber day that unites us all in the reason we fought. It’s easy to forget - especially with the younger generation having 9/11 be a history lesson rather than so… more

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Have any consultants here gone independent from a larger firm doing tech (ERP) work? I would like to talk to another vet who has made the decision to go independent to contract with clients through a … more

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Any tips for how to maximize property damage insurance claim? I'm 1st time landlord and my single tenant in Seattle unfortunately overdosed on cocaine+pills 5 days before found in kitchen. :( … more

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Any vets in PE willing to have a chat?

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POV: You’re fresh out the Army and on a Teams call your new manager picks up his cat and slowly strokes him during the meeting. My brain can’t handle this life

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Does anyone know how many days of consecutive orders need to pay to incur differential pay at Deloitte? I have been out for a month plus and they didn’t ask for an LES

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Has anyone here used VA Education benefits recently? Here’s the deal- I want to take some classes online but don’t know where to start or even if the VA/GI Bill will cover them and do they pay BAH- I’… more

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Do you guys know when will your firm start hiring again? Will get out this year and may have 6 mons training to be reserved and desperately looking for Audit/Advisory job but I guess I just not gettin… more

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Biden dips pouches

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When you finally realize you’re getting old... Today is the 24th anniversary of my enlistment date in the Army. Several of my teammates were in diapers or not even born yet. Damn

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Any PwC veterans want to sit on a zoom panel I’m putting together next week? 9/1 from 12:30-2pm PST with a university’s veterans services center / veterans club. Hosting this with our recruiting team.… more

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Any veterans out there working at MasterCard US? I’m a British Army veteran joining in a few weeks and it would be good to build up my network.

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Have service related PTSD or anxiety effected your clearance level at all?

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Anyone watch The Unit? Thoughts?

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Got a call from my unit saying we are mobilizing last month,m. However, I still have not yet received the actual order yet. My platoon Sgt the mobilization date is not determined yet..... is this norm… more

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Considering going back in the reserves (was enlisted USMC, now thinking Coast Guard reserve officer. Anyone gone back in the service after a long time out? I've been out since 2013.

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Army fam. In my ROW, 74D in a non-chem unit so dead end for me. What’s a good MOS to reclass to that’s in demand, can rank up quickly and would be easy to go on orders, ADOS, etc. when am sick of clie… more

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Bought my condo but may need to move soon. Wasn't expecting things to move this fast and I haven't owned the place for a year yet. Anyone ever been in this situation? Should I rent it out? Ca… more

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I’m currently in the process of buying a condo but I received orders for BMT and I won’t get back until the end of October. Can I legally delay the purchase of the home so that the buyer doesn’t back … more

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Anyone here a member of the VFW? I kinda want to join just because the bars remind me of the old days

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Has anyone ever served in their respective state naval milita?

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Is AMEX annual fee waived for reservist and NG or just active duty military?

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Anyone heard of Northrop Grumman? Are they military friendly?

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Is ManTech a good company to work for? Interested in their Project/ Finance Manager jobs for the contract at Pentagon.

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Hi all! I need some advice. I came in at a lower level than I wanted and turns out, I did a shitty deal at negotiating. I’m up for a promotion (title but not salary bc of COVID) - when salary increase… more

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What to do health insurance-wise when 100% T&L disabled? Do I just use my private health insurance through Deloitte? Or should I be using anything provided by VA?

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Any Reserve/NG people on here taken on company command while working in the PA/consulting? How did you handle it and any advice? I feel like audit can get pretty intense at times and it’s hard to bala… more

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Does anyone else miss deploying? Yeah it sucked but also had some good elements.

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Don’t forget: we get a free year of LinkedIn Premium as military / veterans. I’ve also reapplied like 3 times and have gotten some 4 free years of it free. Surprised they haven’t closed this loophole … more

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