Just booked flight to Hong Kong. Best SPG/Marriott to book on points? Trying to find proximity to good nightlife, restaurants, and public transportation. (Cont.)
Any tips on finding motivation after maternity leave? I’ve never been so uninterested in my job and am instead just thinking of all the time i’m missing with my baby 😕
When you track your travel expenses, do you include booked (and paid) travel for NEXT year as a current year expense or a next-year expense? I have separate excel workbooks for 2021 and 2022 but am curious what the norm is!
How long do into the month do I need to wait to resign, before I qualify for health benefits for that month? Also, what is the typical cobra payment is for a low deductible hsa plan? ...
Can’t decide between an expensive leather briefcase or a regular Tumi for the wear and tear of travel
Making 90K in Texas, it’s my first job out of college so I’m not sure of best retirement plan: should I max Roth 401k or Traditional 401K?
Any other consulting firms sent memos to their employees about new H1B guidelines? Essentially no more alt travel for H1B holders and at least one day a week in the home office?!? :-0
For a taxable account, is there any downside to using FZROX with a zero expense ratio versus a similar but more established low expense ratio ETF like VTI or SCHB?
Are there any good Marriott properties in Vegas? All I’m seeing are convention centers on points
If you book a period end accrual (D exp, C Accrued), when you reverse the entry the next day. Wouldnt you be booking the expense in the period you got the invoice, not the period the expense occurred?
Not so much a meme, but I was parked behind this car. I wonder if this guy doesnt really own a business and thinks a personalized plate with "WRTEOFF" and "Section 179" written in the dirt makes this Jeep Grand Cherokee an "Ordinary and Necessary Business Expense"
Does Deloitte pay for/reimburse CPA License renewal? If so what is the process to get reimbursed? TIA 🐠 Deloitte
I’m curious to hear from people at other firms what is offered in terms of part time work or alternative work options for people that don’t really care about making partner and might want to work part time. I just had my second child and want to ask to come back from maternity leave on a part time basis but our firm doesn’t seem to have anything in place right now. If your firm offers this, what’s the billable requirement, how much of a pay cut is it, and do you still get benefits? Thanks!
Attending a conference and the lead for the event from our side booked a handful of Marriott rooms together (one is mine). Will I be able to get points or elite nights from the stay?
About to open a Solo 401K for my S-Corp and can't decide between Vanguard and Fidelity. Anyone strongly advise one or the other? Does it really matter much?
What are the reasons partners get fired (besides sexual harassment and expense report fraud)? What keeps a partner from coasting and raking in the bucks?
Do new BAs at McKinsey get company cellphones or would they just reimburse the monthly phone bill for a personal phone?
Does Deloitte offer the option to reimburse your personal cell phone plan if you don’t want a work phone?
As part of updating resume post consulting, do you include project specific impact achieved, or keep it generic/high level?
Interviewed with Microsoft last week and anxiously waiting for the final result while my Monday crazies hit hard! Need to focus on workshops and sales calls… please wish me luck! Also, thoughts on level 65 total comp please? Thank you!
Going to tell Leadership this week that I want to be rolled off. Another project has requested me and that project is better aligned to my career. Any advice to have a smooth conversation?
Final interview coming up for EY SC position. I’m absolutely freaking out about the case and technical interview. I’ve never been good with case interviews and they stress me out. Any tips, suggestions, or pointers?
Poll Question: which consultant would you rather staff or hire and why? A. Consultant who has worked with the same client for two straight years, above target utilization. B. Consultant who has worked with 8 different clients over two years, above target utilization.
A recruiter reached out via email to schedule an interview & amongst other questions, is asking - what is my base salary or total compensation expectations. How do I respond to this? Don’t want to low ball myself and also don’t want to scare them
If I book a Marriott hotel with my Chase points (thru Chase portal), do I still get my Platinum benefits (eg free breakfast, points/elite nights, upgrade)? The rates on Chase are much better for me!
Packing for my first trip to client site. Is there anything you regularly forget to pack?
Going on vacation to Europe. Looking for comfortable shoes that won’t hurt from walking all day, don’t look ugly (with nice dresses/clothes), and can perhaps even be considered for wearing to nice places (eg dinner, bars). Probably asking for a lot here but please let me know suggestions! Don’t want to take 4 pairs of shoes for a one week trip 🙂
I know this has been asked before but since FB has no search function...how do people organize their resumes? Project or competency/skills
FTW: W Hotel in Chicago gives free equinox access during visit. Now I only need time for the gym.
Any intel on Boston Consulting Group exec assistant total compensation? Glassdoor says it maxes out at 84k.
How bad does it look to prospective employers to change jobs every 3 years? I've done this since college (12 years ago) and have tripled my salary as a result. Granted, I've switched between the same two companies each time, getting a big pay bump in the process. Now, the other company is looking at bringing me back again (3rd time). The pay bump won't be as big, but much better WLB, less travel, and I'll be able to do what I love. Opinions on this?
I'm the guy who posted about how we won't get rich unless we become a Partner or Entrepreneur. Let me clarify: I'm saying change the mindset. Rather than changing firms for a 15k-30k raise, think
Strategists! My girlfriend’s looking to transfer from client side strategy director to creative agency strategist. What advice would you have for her in terms of finding agency opportunities?
Had a conversation with a fin-tech stealth startup with seed funding. Role is Chief of Staff to COO, and would focus on refining product market fit for pathway to the A round, with a ton of potential for growth. I’m intrigued, and I wouldn’t have to take a big pay cut on salary, but what else am I missing or should be thinking about?
Can anyone help me with sap basis interview in Atos. Interview lined up for tomorrow. Any help will be highly appreciated
Currently interviewing with BRG in their Turnaround and Restructuring division and was wondering if anyone knew whether their compensation structure is similar to A&M's, as in the bonus being tied as a % to your billable / utilization rate? And if so, are there restrictions of any kind, like it starts applying after you hit a title, etc?
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