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Certification bonuses at Big 4 firms. If you get certified and take the certification bonus. How long do you have to stay so you are not required to repay the bonus/study class cost back to firm?
There's a rumor that my firm is transitioning to unlimited PTO sometime soon. What happens to the PTO already accrued? I have planned family/medical leave in spring that I have been saving up for (firm only offers 1 week parental + 5 weeks STD) and so far what I've heard is leave + unlimited PTO = complicated. Has anyone been in a similar situation? Or at least experienced the transition from accrued to unlimited?
I once had a co-senior who was proud that she graduated magna cum laude in undergrad (I didn't bother asking what school). Yet she did not know how to do the test of reasonableness of payroll expense.
New staff wondering how my firm requirements compare to the average. Anyone care to weigh in? Supposed to get 50 billable hours/week from next week until April 1. Then 55 billable hours/week for the last two weeks
Does anyone know of an app like Zocdoc or service for gyms/fitness? I am a total beginner and would love to find a local gym wt a trainer, nutrition plan etc. Im googling but it's painful. Advice?
Do we have any corporate discount codes to use for personal trips, like for hotels and/or car rentals? Thanks in advance!
Why do couples elope and have a wedding later?
Who’s taking audit recently? Any tips ?
Is it a bad idea to go into industry as a senior, mostly to experience that side of the business, even if you have plans to get back into public later on? Or is that standard now-a-days
What’s the most anyone’s gotten when jumping firms from staff 2 to senior in tax? city is helpful too
Spent over 3 hours with several guys over EY IT help line, trying to fix an excel issue. Besides not getting my excel fixed, now I lost my access to shared drive and email thanks to their "help"....
Who's ready for Cubs v Dodgers? 😎 #flytheW
Proudest moments at work: keeping my composure when my clients say things that should always prompt a "That's what she said."
Someone just advised me to apply to the army reserve after unsuccessful application of work permit. Any advise on things to consider with this option?
Is there a hiring freeze in PwC advisory?
I’m a college senior looking for FT opportunities. Is anyone willing to refer me? I’ve done an internship at a bank, an internship at a boutique consulting firm and 3 internships at Deloitte in consulting. Thanks in advance!
Does anyone have children with birthdays in the summer? My daughter’s birthday is right around the 4th of July so that’s what we were originally going to have a party, but I don’t know if I want a gathering of people at my house. It’s her first birthday and I feel like a failure if we do a zoom party, but I want her to be safe too. I also have no clue what it’s going to be like in July to decide on it now, but want to send the invites soon and tell people
Anyone was raised as a bilingual or currently raise kid as a bilingual? Any tip, advice, things to avoid? My wife and I are both immigrants and would love to raise our kid to be fluent in both languages (english and vietnamese).
Need help: I had an interview with Google last week which went to be quite different than what recruiter told it to be. I want to tell this to my recruiter but I’m not sure what to say, can you please suggest how can I talk to him.
How does vacation cancellation work? What am I ok to ask for? Had a trip booked and got put on a production that happens the same week.
Not wanting to leave nyc, what are the best exit opps at FAANG companies? No tech experience - more interested in product or strategy. 4 YOE in strategy consulting.
Delayed a work paper 3 days before filing. Client is not happy about doing more work 40% my fault, 60% their fault. Will I get fired?
After three years on a project, I'm about rolling off. My client manager called me aside and said he wanted to talk to me as a friend. Basically said I've coasted for 3 years...contd
Just saw someone from Big 4 mentioned CPA Bonus. Someone please let me know what it is? thanks.
Have you tried the baby carrier minimeis? The one where you carry the kid on your shoulders? Any thoughts?
Applied to a role but after submitting I noticed a significant typo in my resume (one date on my previous role had the wrong year so the dates don’t line up) Would it be destructive to quickly create a new email and apply again to the position? Company uses greenhouse so I can’t edit my application retroactively.
Asking to wait on promotion to senior to mid year unless I come up with a proposal (because I’m exp. hire). What are some proposals I can give to demonstrate I deserve to be promoted?
We are planning not to check gender of our baby so my default is “the baby” or he/she interchangeably. Heard a man refer to his baby as “it” and I was mortified. Is this normal?
Fellow FBers: anyone have an analyst role open at Accenture? Really don't want to get stuck on a local project that I'm being proposed for right now.
Can you think of any other infectious disease as contagious as covid? If sounds like the chances of contagion is 100% if you are in the same room with someone with covid and both are not wearing masks. What other disease is this contagious? This is madness