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Anyone else here the only EA at their company? I support the top 4 execs and feel very isolated

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Yes, they seem to thin us out pretty good.

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I go to other places and see teams of EAs and am like WTF AM I DOING WRONG lol

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I used to support 3, am now one 1. it was just the luck that my boss and I had a great interview and bod in the meeting. all depends what you ask for when you interview.

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Yes. First agency had over 20, next agency had ten, next had five. Current agency started with three, the other two were laid off. Now its just me. Surprised there was less work after the two were let go, but they created so many messes, its less work to just do their jobs on top of mine. It gets lonely some days. People are afraid Ill rat themto the CEO. If only they knew how little I cared about office gossip, they’d probably all wanna hang!

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I actually like working alone. No drama.

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What are the salaries in the BCG Technology Advantage group? Are they comparable to Deloitte/Accenture or to traditional MBB salaries?

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A recruiter wants me to send a list of every place I've applied to past 6 months bc they can't rep me at those places. Is this normal? I applied to a specific role initially that's not available now

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Is ManTech a good company to work for? Interested in their Project/ Finance Manager jobs for the contract at Pentagon.

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First year in consulting + Quarantine. Time to get back to business.

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what is the annual billable hours requirement for Sr tax manager/manager at EY & PWC?

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Looks like I'll be on the bench a little while longer after what just happened at the Oscars

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If anyone is interested in getting the Amex Platinum or Amex Gold, let me refer you so we both get points! Hit my DM. (Also my gold referral is giving 40k points higher than the 35k points on the web)

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Anyone else feel like they were more appreciated and part of the team when working on-site at a new client? Any tips for trying to build the same rapport with new clients you haven’t met before in person?

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Best MBA program for broad Atlanta exit opps? Just starting to consider it and that’s where I want to end up

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Going to South Beach this weekend. Tons of hotel options. Any recs on place to stay with decent scene, pool, perhaps a cool bar? I thought about W South Beach, but rate is close to $2K per night.

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This month I won a few million after taxes in the lottery. My question is do I quit or keep working so I have something to do and have health insurance? Debating working until I decide what I want to do next? If it matters - 40 in Manhattan.

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Russia has COVID vaccine. Old normal should be back soon.

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Hired at a “big law” job about 4 weeks ago, tho they claimed they weren’t. They materially lied re: benefits, probation, 401k, training, work hours, etc didn’t even put 6 hours into “training me” tho they said they would. Got an out of the blue offer over the weekend in my preferred field. Gave notice on Monday, the partner swore, yelled, belittled me, and border line threatened my career. “Fired me” and said I was done that minute and now HR won’t return emails re: final check. Advice?

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How long were you on the bench in 2017? Number of years of experience?

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The youngest baby boomers are either 54 or 55. In about 5 years all of them will be out. Does feel like there would be a dramatic change in our culture at the big four/Consulting and fortune 500?

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Thoughts on obtaining a CMA in addition to CPA and moving to managerial accounting after PA? Worth it?

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So, I used to write for Sports Illustrated and I’m trying to get into copywriting. I’ve also done copywriting for small businesses over the past two years. I don’t exactly have your typical portfolio and, at 30-years-old, I can’t really stop working and go to portfolio school. I’m applying for jobs, but nothing doing yet. Am I out of luck or do you think someone with that kind of background can get hired by an agency?

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When I present something to partner, my manager always says “ I have not look at it” and take the work from me... wonder if I m thinking too much

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For L1 visa holders in US where do you typically get your visa renewed? Canada or somewhere else?

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