I am applying for an associate in-house general counsel position in the Midwest, and I am confronted with the age-old question of “desired salary.” What are your suggestions and theories on how to answer?
Biglaw first year deferred from September to late January with a $10k advance. I had to incur $11,000 in credit card debt to live, & right when I started work, had a medical emergency that ended up costing me another $3,500. My paychecks have been smaller due to paying back the advance and prioritizing maxing out my 401k and HSA (my credit card debt was interest free). It was depressing working these hours to mostly just pay needs and my debt. Today I paid it all off! Woooooo! I feel so free.
Thoughts on ABS trading at a BB? What type of transferable skills do you gain if HF isn’t your desired exit?
Does referral (a random one e.g. from someone at MBB whom you don’t personally know), make a difference in applying for roles with MBB?
Anyone decide not to BF right out the gate? Please no judgement I have made no decision yet. Halfway through pregnancy and already tired of sharing my body, and husband and I want to share feeding duty equally (ie not with me pumping / being attached to baby). I realize there are significant benefits to BF which I wouldn’t take lightly in the decision just hoped to hear from anyone else who opted out from the start.
Fishbowl, we’re looking for an Account Coordinator to join our Culver City, CA team, and to grow *quickly* into a more senior strategy or technology role. DM for more info.
Anyone feel like maternity leave affected their raise and bonus? I don't feel like my numbers were adjusted and feel like I am getting the run around
How important or useful is it to maintain my CISM cert? 20+ YOE, settled role, do I really need it?
I have an offer for a senior associate role at a $1B private equity. Currently a manager though, so a downgrade. Getting pay rise. Pros and cons of losing title?
$75k + $10k bonus for senior financial analyst role in NYC - should I take it? It seems a hell of a lot better than my $60k role in audit. Currently an A2.
Which company should I go for, Deloitte India(not USI) or IBM CIC? Both are offering almost similar package, Role is more of Senior UI Developer (React Js).
Does what I contribute to an employer 401k affect how much I can contribute to my own Roth IRA/IRA or are the max contributions counted separately? I’m looking to contribute the max to my Roth for the first time but don’t want to accidentally over contribute. Any advice is appreciated :)
Vaguely interested in the concept of a facial, but I’m sure I’d never make it a regular thing. Is it worth doing if it’s something you’d likely only do like once or twice a year? E.g., are there still benefits if that infrequent?
Heading into benefits open enrollment and beginning to receive current provider renewal percentage increases (medical and dental) as well as market offers from other providers. Curious what other employers have experienced and hoping to receive successful negotiating techniques. My company is too small to receive claims experience data from the provider. What % increase did you see for a small to mid size company?
Leaving the firm and the country. What do I do with my 401k? Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Don’t plan on returning to the US anytime soon and I’m in my late 20s.
I see that PwC has an annual $5,250 tuition reimbursement benefit. Is it pretty straight forward to get approval for? I’m an experienced hire thinking about joining the company. I am currently doing an MS in analytics and was wondering if I’d be able to apply this benefit towards future semesters of my degree.
Word to the other newbies like me. ALWAYS choose PPO over HMO for insurance (if you have the option). The extra cost is so worth it for the quality of your healthcare and your stress levels.
Fresh year two manager. Should I give it a shot at sr mgr role by taking advantage of the hot job market?
Any recommendations on online masters!not an mba, and poor undersgrad gpa-2.8.would prefer anything related to computer science, math or stats
Does anyone know the average comp for a CRM Consultant in Accenture out of NYC? Or other tier 1 cities?
Anyone have any advice on whether it’s better to roll over a 401k to a Roth IRA or a new company’s 401k when leaving a company?
First year associate here - really freaked out by FS layoffs and think I might be next. How am I supposed to find another job after 6 months?
This country needs labor laws that actually protect workers is when time like this comes, average folks like us don't have to worry to sick about layoffs.
Hey all, was anyone else in the recruitment process for ADQ. I had two positive interviews then I got ghosted. Want to check if my experience is unique
Running my first client meeting today with MD in tow and already delivering bad news to the client... how do you prepare and deal with the stress
I am 30 and just got promoted to Senior manager. I think I am doing well but I feel I am driven more by pessimism, imposter syndrome, and fear of getting fired as opposed to a positive mindset and the desire to thrive in my career. I feel like I am suffering from some sort of a mental issue but wanted to throw it out here and get some advice to deal with this from the fishbowl fam as opposed to going to therapy. Thanks in advance for your responses!
What is the best monitor for WFH?
My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.
Actively looking for an HR generalist role! Does anyone know any roles opening up soon in your companies? My background: have a BBA in HRM, MSHRM, and SHRM-CP certification. One year and a couple of months in EY’s People Advisory practice, and some HR internship experiences. I’ve done work with the talent team on my projects in the past. I’m looking to go internal ASAP so let me know if you have advice or know of any roles opening in your company 🙂
Anyone in SLC want to refer me to an apartment? I know some places give a credit on rent for referrals.
My cousin got into UC Berkeley undergrad for comp sci and I am incredibly proud of him. I wanted to gift him a MacBook. I wanted to understand if MacBook Pro 13 is good enough for comp sci folks or should I be looking at MacBook Pro 16?
Just joined McK as a BA from a master’s with 1 yoe. Can someone help me understand how the comp progression looks like? I heard your TC becomes your base next year. I know we get reviews twice a year, but does comp adjust accordingly as well? What’s the ballpark comp figure from 2nd year BA to EM (assuming I get it)? McKinsey & Company
Is it correct that at EY there are no levels among Partners? Of course, as you get more tenure you comp increases and you likely get leadership position, but there are no specific levels at EY like you have at MBB Partners (e.g. P, MDP, SMSP at BCG).
So I got a new contract working remotely. No guarantee it will get renewed come December. However I'm tired of living in DC thinking about renting an air bnb in atl for a lil bit but unsure if I want to give up my apartment I have a 1 bed room den for 2100 900 sq ft which is unheard of. However the wharf area can get dangerous what should I do. Wait it out?
MBB 🐠: what is the business development and internal firm initiatives expectation for associates/consultants or PLs? Is there a percentage you can provide?
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