What percentage of your yearly income do you spend on your car? Car - TC - City 2016 Chevrolet Malibu (19K) - TC 210K - San Francisco 10%
For haters here: I mean everyone would love to work for FAANG & live in San Francisco. The only reason you are not doing it is because you can’t get a job there. True?
Is 350k (household income) enough in San Jose? My wife and I right now make 270k in Chicago. Everyone I know has been advising against moving to Cali at that income. Though?
Do you think San Francisco is a good place to live if the cost isn’t that high? Purely from demographics & culture perspective?
Would you be offended if your long distance bf comes to San Diego for a horse race but can’t ever seem to come visit you in Los Angeles...?
Which of these places would you move to and why? 1. Los Angeles 2. Miami 3. New York City 4. Denver 5. Seattle 6. Palo Alto 7. San Diego 8. Portland
Comparison of Total Household Income (base salary): 275k SF Bay Area vs. 210k San Diego vs. 185k Dallas Which would you choose?
If you had offers in both New York and San Francisco for the same pay. Which would you pick and why?
Least stressed city to work in consulting?? I’m reevaluating my life and thinking of relocating from the east coast because WLB and constant hustle is taking a toll. Looking into Denver and San Diego.
Considering moving to TX. Which of the four main cities is best to raise a family, considering COL, schools quality, property taxes, and compensation levels? Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, or Austin?
Just heard today that childcare is re-opening on Monday. It’s a re-enroll or lose your spot situation. Wasn’t ready to make this call so soon! Would you go back? Have an infant; in San Diego, CA; SO and I are WFH.
Looking to move from Chicago to California. Any recommendations on walkable/bikeable towns with reasonable (for California) cost of living? Excluding San Francisco proper. Thanks in advance!
San Francisco consultants - how do you enjoy living / working in the area. East coaster here who was presented an opportunity in SF
So we’re working remotely until who knows... can I move across the country to San Francisco from NYC? I want to be closer to family but don’t want to spook my employer. I would keep working New York hours - but does the distance really matter anymore?
Anyone stay at Stash Reward hotels? I have one right next to client and wondering if it is worth accumulating points as their boutiques are awesome.
I'm done with this dating drama. I'm going to ask mommy to find me the one. Just lettin y'all know
Does MBB care if someone is at ACN consulting vs ACN Strategy? Do they prefer Strategy folks over consulting folks?
So KPMG immigration is asking for a letter with job responsibilities... my former boss says he can’t sign on company letterhead.. can HR usually provide experience letter with responsibilities?
What do you think when you send out your resume and the person replies with “Let me discuss with some colleagues and we’ll be back?”
Interviewed (via Zoom) with an out of town firm about a possible lateral position in mid-March. They were extremely positive, hinted at an offer, but stated it was a timing issue with COVID (understandable). Checked in a few times, silence for months, wrote it off, but was informed recently go before the Hiring Committee early next week. Assuming it goes well, is it appropriate to ask to fly down to meet others/ learn more given the passage of time?
I work hard. I do good work. People like me. People say I help elevate the internal creative bar. CCO recognizes the creative passion. But client is only interested in playing safe. Continues...
I just want to go to a music festival and consume questionable things and become friends with randos. 😭
I waste so much time trying to navigate the job pages of a firms website. How do you all find the positions that you are interested in?
Recommendations on charities that pick up donated furniture and other items? or “junk” removal in the city? It’s been incredibly difficult to find charities to pick up furniture and other items during the pandemic. Moving out of state and just need to get rid of things- preferably to those who need it
I understand this week has been hard for everyone . But, the continued ranting is getting out of control. It’s as if nothing will make any of our staff happy. There’s a business being run here.
Is it advisable to re-negotiate salary at job 1 after accepting job 1, but job 2 makes counter offer that is $2000 more? Wondering if this will make me seem flaky?
Interviewed 2 1/2 weeks ago, pushed back their decision 3 times just to email me this. How do you appropriately respond to get clarification/express frustration
Do any of you have non-accounting exit opp aspirations? I'm not enjoying public and idk what I want to do after
Hope those who live in and/or have family/friends in Houston are safe. Your perseverance is unmatched.
Can someone with a DPOA change the beneficiary to their parent's annuity contract to f*ck over the original beneficiaries and make themselves the bene?