I just got fired from my CPA for being a real estate agent on the side. Is that wrongful termination? I don’t see how that creates a conflict of interest...
(3 years audit/advisory experience + CPA + secret Clearance + High performer+ Federal Advisory + Washington DC) = what salary range at your firm?
Having a project debrief soon with the engagement manager, what should I expect and how can I prepare for it?
What’s the best credit card on the market these days? I have one already (Wells Fargo) but the rewards suck. Not sure if I want cash back or travel points so insight on both would be welcome!
Received a Big 4 offer for 66k base salary & 3k signing bonus for an A1 in a HCOL area (Bay area). will raises be adjusted for inflation? And Thoughts on if this is decent offer for SF firms? Thx.
For anyone that started at big 4 as an Experienced hire, what was your experience like? Was it difficult to adjust?
Anyone else can’t focus on work til late at night? There are just too many distractions during the day so I feel like I never get a break.
Just realized I've taken 18 days off since busy season and am taking 11 more off at the end of the month. Is this a bad thing?
i am planning on buying an accounting firm. we want to see if busy season 2018 works out first and then we will write up the terms of the buy out. do I need an LOI yet? if not, then when (if ever)?
I'm an associate and my performance manager is a Partner which from my understanding is pretty unusual. How do I make the most of this scenario?
Is it true that assurance new hires who “show less potential” are put in PCS (private company audits)? A manager told me this but I am not sure if it is accurate...
Working from home with kids living carefree and not paying any bills<<<<<<<<<<<< I need to be surrounded by more miserable people to normalize my work conditions.
What happens when you go over trav meal expenses now that we have Concur? Only a few $ but should I mark one of the smaller charges personal to get under? Mgr/Dir go way over at all our dinners anyway
Out of curiosity what is the current charge hour goals like at other firms mid-sized/Big 4 firms for Associate level now through October 15th? What are budgets generally like on your engagement? Are they “budget conscious”, doable, or generous? If your firm uses an offshore service center, does that give you a seemingly more cushiony budget for review?
"I'm having a long lasting impact on our client and society as a whole, financially as well as humanly" - said/believed no consultant ever
Any recommendations for sandals for vacation? Going to be walking a lot so need something comfortable
Will be doing a video interview for a Sr Mgr role - behavioral interview. Any insights on what to expect? TIA
Does anyone else spend a ridiculous amount of time troubleshooting IT problems at work...? EYD always takes forever, WiFi issues at client...
I submitted my application for Canadian visa online last week and got a letter for biometrics. however, there are no avail appointments for the next 2 wks in dmv uscis ofcs. are walk-ins allowed?
Whats the best practice to be in McKinsey when your goal is to exit to PE? RTS? Corporate finance?
What's different about your routine when you travel on a Sunday night instead of a Monday morning? I tend to not rush to the airport and sometimes even get dinner or use the lounge.
Tfw your flight lands 45 minutes early but no use coz literally every gate is occupied until your scheduled arrival time. #ORD
Has anyone successfully negotiated a higher base salary after you had a given an initial number at the beginning of the interview process and then realized it was below market value? Any advice?
I'm traveling to client site tonight (NYC) just so I can see the solar eclipse (live in path of totality). Anyone else?
Feeling burnt out and considering exit opps. Friends who work in Sales/BD say the hours and comp are much better than consulting. Is this true or only for top performers?
Before I start my post MBA consulting job, I want to invest in quality lingerie for everyday wear - so nothing too crazy, but stuff that’s new, nice, and pretty. Anyone have favorite stores/brands?
Has anyone else developed a bad reputation at their first BigLaw firm, but found themselves happier/performing better/developing a better reputation after lateraling? I’m a mid level but have known since day one that my group’s poor culture means that I don’t see myself there long term. Due to its poor management I’ve had some disagreements with asshole partners, and the writing is on the wall now that I’ll have to leave soon. Is there hope that I can start afresh and be successful elsewhere?
Just had a triplet birth in our unit, completely successful and mother and kids doing great! Such a nice gift right now