Is it easier to take vacation in transactional vs lit? I’m in lit and because our cases can take years, we don’t get coverage for vacations beyond our case team and we’re expected to wait for a lull to take time off. But just when one case gets quiet, another heats up and I can never find a time when all my cases are quiet. I’m wondering if this is different in corporate since it’s easier to onboard people for coverage. Specifically interested in specialist groups but any answers are welcome!
Has it ever occurred that EY HR system count sick days as our PTOs. My recent sick days at all counted as vacations in EY vacation calendar and my sick day time stays as same.
Came across the concept of “cash envelope stuffing” on youtube. Seems like a pretty good concept to avoid overspending on each category of expenses. I am trying to get some ideas to incorporate this concept using multiple bank accounts/ cards. Where I allocate a set budgeted amount of money each month, to each bank account tagged for a specific category (groceries, vacation, emergency fund, etc). Is this something you have tried or have any ideas on how to go about it? Do you recommend this?
Should I feel bad about spending ~1k in food this month? I've been all alone this holiday season so food is my only comfort...
Planning a 2 week vacation in August - Ireland or Germany? Haven't spent significant time in either.
What differences have to seen between consulting and industry in regards to optics? I.E don’t tell a person you’re going on PTO it looks bad, don’t question certain persons opinion etc
With my manager our I’m effectively manager for last week and this week. And having sat in his shoes I have come to the conclusion I don’t want to become a manager. How do I walk the thin line of pretending I want to get promoted so that I do well in terms of bonus / raise but not have to go to the lengths of continuing to pretend I enjoy this responsibility while I search for a new job?
7 days until vacation
I'm a new hire and have no idea what to wear for the office holiday party. Any (serious) thoughts?
I put in my two weeks at my current firm but the manager is asking me to extend by one week to cover for someone that is going out on PTO during my last week - should I stay for an extra week or dip?
PwC New York Metro holiday party invitation just went out. No longer allowed to bring +1s. Brutal.
At what level is it ideal to move into industry from a salary and worklife balance standpoint? Currently a senior consultant and thinking about jumping to finance
Has anyone attempted to or actually yoloed by billing 2k hours for the year then just going awol on an extended vacation until the next year? Put that unlimited vacation time and those minimum hours to the test. Honestly can't see why I should essentially do work for free after hitting hours.
As a new grad who has been at a company for just a couple months, how free should I be about using my benefits - taking time off etc?
KPMG or ZS - Comp is similar. Both are Strategy Consulting roles. Please suggest which one would be better & why. TIA! Edit - Relocation & Joining Bonus is 8k for KPMG. ZS offer has no such component. Only difference.
Looking to exit big4 as a tax manager 1 in nyc. I mentioned to a recruiter im looking for 155k base and was told this is beyond what their clients offer. I thought this was pretty standard but maybe I’m optimistic. What is the standard salary range?
A&M fishes do you feel pressure while taking vacations as your comp is tied to billable hours? Also what’s the policy on remote work, can people work from another country (eg. Canada or Europe ) for a few days if they are supporting during US work hours. Big 4 is strict about international work location, so just curious.
Step out on faith - Current big4 Strategy consultant looking for an opportunity to pivot to an MBB role. Any partners looking to hire a MBA with a diverse background? I can provide email.
How did you structure your resume? List each project with impact/value…or summarized? Any tips are appreciated
Searching for hobby suggestions/ideas. I’ve been struggling to focus lately and it’s been difficult for me to focus on my usual hobbies (reading, building an app side project etc). Ideally, looking for a hobby that can help with de-stressing and decompressing during my unwind time after logging off in the evenings; not something super strenuous. Thanks in advance!
Shifting back to India soon for personal reasons to work in a startup - any major differences between the work culture in India vs in US that I should be aware of?
I’m leaving Big 4 as a S2 and my parents are disappointed that I’m giving up my full career potential... My counselor at the firm is also saying I’m selling myself short. Did anyone else feel (cont.)
Is it reasonable to ask for a larger signing bonus if the firm says you’re not eligible for a discretionary bonus the year of joining, because you’re starting 4-5 months into their performance year?
Anyone here exit to PE post b school? Did you have PE experience prior. Am hearing even I go to hsw, you need PE experience to get back to a PE vp. I’ve heard just a few few shops hire mbb finance project folks
Anyone have any insight into Greenberg Traurig’s compensation and bonus structure? They seem to be one of the few AmLaw 50 firms with little insight into minimum hour requirements and bonus structure.
Do you spend your entire per diem? Or do you prefer low-cost food options (chipotle for example) and save the rest of the per diem?
Los Angeles, associate production manager position open… hiring ASAP￼! Do you live in Santa Monica /LA area? Are you interested in Project Management and transitioning to PM? A friend has an unique opportunity￼ available for the right person to get it on the ground level at a well-known incredible Pharma agency… GSW LA, a Syneos Health Company. -No previous Pharma experience required (but it is a plus) -Please DM me, or respond to this post with your info, NO Recruiters please.
Just received a verbal beat down from the client for something that is specifically listed in our agreement as theirs to own. Headed to dinner to mainline some wine. 🙋🏻♀️🍷
What professional organizations in this field are you a part of or do you recommend joining? SHRM,ATD,OD Network?
Just wanted to post a data point for a startup VP role I am interviewing for. Series B startup $250k base 0.4% equity vesting over four years, worth $350k / yr at latest valuation Any other data points out there?
How likely is it to internally transfer between Big 4 advisory practices that have zero overlap in transferrable skills? Trying to get into B4 valuations by self studying for CFA/teaching myself the required skills and networking, but unsure of what my realistic chances are since I have no relevant prior exp. Assume my engagement reviews are stellar, can this happen?
Has anyone in B4 ever tried to pass more than 4 cpa exam tries through your firm? Asking for a friend.
After having a pandemic baby, grinding non stop for the last year and dealing with massive understaffing cause everyone is finding new jobs - i’m done. Anyone have success talking a leave of absence at their agency and then rolling into contract/freelance work?
Does anyone have advice about helping your kids through video conferencing anxiety? My 6 year old normally loves taking, happily volunteers to speak at school assemblies is completely freaked out by classroom zoom discussions. Says that “talking on a computer is weird” and he’s anxious to the point of tears.
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