Hi all, just found out I’m expecting a little one but I’m nervous about staying in public as I don’t think it’ll be beneficial once the kiddo is born with the late nights of busy season and stresses of the job. Is it worth it to look in industry? If so, would they get angry that I’ll basically go in maternity leave in 9 months? Also, if public is better- why? I just don’t see benefits of being in public anymore. Also, I’ve been a senior auditor for 1 busy season if that helps. Helpppp.
Stuck in between two projects. One home other international. Home management want me home but the per diem demands otherwise. Stick to home or chase the moolah?
Unmarried freelancers: what health insurance do you have or recommend? Just left the f/t life and ever need to adult efficiently.
Can you smart folks explain to me the pros/cons of a regular 401k vs a roth 401k? Yeah, I'm aware I can google, but wanted to ask you all instead.
Going up for promotion next year. Will it impact me to be on maternity leave for the last 2 months of the performance period or will the rest of the year speak for itself? To wait, or not to wait?!?
What maercury template did you use for tax software reimbursement? Getting an error under the "Business Travel" template.
Best resources to learn about financial planning? I’ve been allocating a portion of my income towards 401k and some mutual funds, but want to become more knowledgeable (considering major future expenses such as house, kids, etc). Any recommendations on resources would be greatly appreciated!
What’s a good way to learn about investing and how to build a decent investment portfolio? I max out my 401k & have some rental properties. Have 100k in a high-int acct I don’t know what to do with
I am reviewing a benefits package for a potential employer and it states “Employees are 100% vested upon enrollment”. Does this mean the ER match is vested as well and i dont need to wait 2-3 years?
Pros and cons of rolling over 401k from old employer to an IRA vs new employers plan? Other than the usual limitations in options etc.? Considering moving it to something like schwab IRA
I thought at 100k I’d feel like I could max 401K, rent AND feel comfortable with savings but it seems like that really won’t happen till 200k. Anyone agree?
Wife got a LinkedIn message from a recruiter for a position that she's extremely interested in, BUT she's currently pregnant. How is this percieved considering she'll take maternity leave in 6 months?
What is your firms maternity leave policy before and after leave? How is the transition back handled in terms of rating for the year (ability to keep later years rating? Pro rated, etc?)
Client needed insurance as part of FP we did in Jan. Has dodged all calls and emails since then and refused to do med exam. Emailed just now to ask how he's doing and to review his work benefits...
I make 95k a year, paid off all my debt and now have ~40k in savings (not including 401k). Currently living at home and think I want to rent an apartment now. Was looking to buy but I’m not ready/don’t think I make enough to do so in a HCOL area. Take home pay is about $5k after taxes. Is it dumb to get an apartment with $1.8k in rent? I think I can afford it, but curious to hear thoughts from others.
I’m a 27 year old attorney with 2 years of experience. Due to a very strange set of circumstances, my small firm is downsizing- leaving me in a position with WAY more responsibilities than I feel I have the experience to handle. The pay bump is sizable though and I’m sure I can get up to speed, at least in the substantive aspects of the kind of law the firm practices... Any advice on jumping into the deep end??
Im a 2nd year tax staff at one of the B4 with 1.5 years of experience. I’m looking to explore other PA companies but the positions ask for 3+ years of experience. Do I have a shot when applying with
Do any of you live in a city other than Dc? How often do you travel back to dc? Ever get staffed on dc projects and have to travel back? Is that an option? Looking at moving to ATL. But want to
Received an offer for an industry engineering position - Recruiter said the position is budgeted at 90k. Should I negotiate? Don’t want to loose the position though. Does budgeted mean they won’t budg
Any recommendations for some with a Biomedical engineering background but work experience in IT implementation and product management in the life sciences to transition to life sciences consulting? I’m looking for an exit opportunity out of my current role and would be interested in connecting if anybody would be willing to connect. Thank you!
Just got laid off this week from a big 4 firm and am currently looking for a new position. Prior to knowing that I was getting laid off, I started talking to some recruiters and had an initial round of interviews for a role. Next interview should be next week. Should I, and if so, at what point, tell them that I’ve been laid off?
Hey married folks! Just a survey or u call it curiosity.. how do u handle the finances between you and your spouse? If you both earn almost the same salary. Would u split the rent, other expenses etc? Or keep one person salary for rent and another ones for savings ?
My current client has expressed that they wants to hire me and I think it would be a good exit for me. Any etiquette or tips on how to navigate this situation? The client sent me the link to the job posting and I've applied there.
Would really appreciate your advice: pre-covid I was in talks to join 3 of the big 4. Covid happened and they decided not to move forward due to the uncertainty. Now, I have interviews with Guidehouse. I’m a BA at a no name org and would really like to move on. If I decide to go to Guidehouse, how easy/difficult would it be to go back to private sector consulting vs. public sector consulting, assuming I am doing private sector consulting now? WWYD?
Any thoughts on quitting without a job offer yet? it's not ideal, will it be a deal breaker? I’m actively interviewing, but my current job forces me to work pass 12am everyday which leaves me no time
So I reached out to someone cold on LinkedIn to talk about a role I’m really interested in and surprisingly they responded and set up a call. This is my first time having a cold call like this, does anyone have any tips on how the conversation should flow, what I should ask etc?
So how are we doing financially this year? Are we meeting revenue goals? Really would like a good raise this year.
Looking to break into big tech (FAANG, etc.) from GPS consulting. Is there anything I can do while in GPS to make myself a good candidate or is the solution just go to commercial and/or get an MBA?
Making the most beautiful status update deck ever.. last week of the project, status is Green and % completion is at 100%.. can I feel some love, fishes ! 🤩
Any vets who joined through ACN’s JMO program get laid off? Thankfully none of my buddies did (yet) and hoping it stays that way. Good luck my brothers and sisters