EY people (I’m ex-Deloitte), when traveling for work, how much can I expense for meals? I know i cant expense lunch 🙄, but if I grab a coffee at the airport, can that be expenses? If so, as what?
I need more consultant friends 😑 Friends can’t even afford a weekend getaway that would only cost $100. You’d think by mid to late 20s, that wouldn’t be a ginormous expense
Deloitte - if you use your personal phone for work, does the company reimburse for the plan? If so, how much? Also, if you use your own phone, do they impose any restrictions/controls on the phone?
My boss just called me a 'bloody immigrant'. Of course said in a joke he claims but at my expense as I have a strong accent. The curse of the untouchable old white male is truly alive.
Do any consultants here (that travel) expense/receive tax equalization payments when you worked in a location with a higher tax rate?
Have a fat relocation expense that can be used for pretty much anything... suggestions? Already bought an OLED TV, Bose sound system, premium mattress
Is common to be able to expense lunch on a project? I always have been encouraged to in the past but am starting a project with a tight expense budget and it sounds like lunches won't be allowed
Do any of you guys you meal delivery services like HelloFresh or SunBasket when you travel? Best one? How to expense?
any agencies out there allow you to expense costs for kennel/dog sitter while you’re out on production?
Is it better to send Marriott brand complaints to the specific hotel or through the Bonvoy help center? Which one has more power to reimburse in points? TIA!
Fish Fam Help! Getting corned by my project lead to pay back an expense she approved. Tried mentioning she approved it and was within policy but am getting no options here. What to do?
What is your firms meal expense policy? It sucks we don’t get lunch but are we getting burned on our other meals too?
Anyone here cook while on the road? Wondering if I can keep a portable stove at the hotel and expense groceries...
It’s another Friday night. What are the lonely consultants doing tonight? I’ll go first: Chipotle, expense report, tv in my undies.
Anyone else lose their audit to deduct their business school expense as a business expense? Where do I go from here?
At what point does the value of a degree fall off? I'm in my early 30s, and have five years of experience, and work on a very theoretically interesting project. I believe I'm on track to promotion in the next year. So, I could put in a year of full time school to check the box off, but I'd be sacrificing hobbies and social life (not to mention cost). Is this FOMO or is there real opportunity here?
Is negotiating a raise as a permalancer a thing? I'm going on 2 years. Freelancers don't take part in the company's annual review process and so I've never gotten a raise or bonus. Do I ask to be included in the next reviews? Is a freelancer raise even possible?
My comp talk this year is titled "compensation and career discussions." Probably reading into the last part too much but that isn't anything to be worried about, right?
Is it advisable to transition to an industry job after 2/3 years of Consulting exp? Whats the scope of coming back into the Big 4 at an elevated role after a year in Industry?
I got fired from MBB a few years back. I want to take another shot. Has anyone successfully been fired from one MBB and landed a position at another? If so, how did you explain your initial failure?
How wild would it be if the US really did go back to gold standard. DJT's new nominee to the Fed has said she's into it
Suggested itinerary for 3 weeks in southeast asia in Dec? Solo travel or with a few friends - tbd. Enjoy food, culture, nature. Top 3 countries: thailand, vietnam, cambodia. Should i just do 2 of them
I’ve noticed the majority in this bowl are proponents of VOO. Are there any benefits of VOO over VFIAX?
Anyone in the strategy program at Capital One? Seems pretty interesting. Looking for some insight as far as WLB, comp, etc
Hello partners of consulting firms in Toronto – I am looking for a strategy or operations intern position this summer. I'm willing to work for free. I can share my exp over message. Thanks a lot 😭🙏
Have an interview scheduled with FAANG. Problem is that it’s been only 4 months back I joined Salesforce. If they ask me, why I am looking for change, what should be the appropriate response? Contd.
Most of us consultants travel a lot for work and stay at different hotels. I just realized that I take some of the toiletries home (Shampoo, Conditioner, etc) and end up throwing them away (cont)
Project has spent ~$15k on dinners and parties this week. I feel extremely uncomfortable with this-does anyone else feel the same / how do you handle this?
Any good articles or advice about imposter syndrome? I keep getting positive reinforcement but I can’t help feel like I don’t belong in my role.