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"
KPMGers-Anyone buy a phone using new policy? Firm will now reimburse $480 over 2 years? How is that cheaper than $150 one-time? 🤔
D fishes, I am Canadkan PR holder with H1B I140 approved in US. My client is fine with me working from CA for 3 months. What's the process and whom should I contact to understand the possibility? Without impacting my H1B
I’m on a project I like getting skills I need, but every week I hear about other cool projects I wish I could jump or do both at once. Anyone else?
Analysts and Associates. Don't wear a backpack to the office and don't bring one to client meetings. And by all means don't play Pokemon Go when I see you. It's cute for about three seconds...
Sometimes I have to think about what my client might've been like as a young child or what their mom might be like so I can write a nice, sass-free email back to them.
Answered a client email at 5am today even though I rolled off yesterday. You won't last in consulting unless you find satisfaction in helping truly deserving clients. #dedication
i swear all my work is to just fudge the deliverable to give the client or my boss the end result they want. our work is built on a piling hot bed of BS
Once in a while..buying gift card from restaurant instead of eating dinner and claiming it as dinner expense.. Yay or Nay
Need counsel: Left advertising to go client side last year. Working at a huge company isn’t for me long-term but the money is great, I have more balance and actually raised my kids this year. I have the opportunity to be a c-suite leader at a very small agency on the rise. Super confused. Money will be less, long-term opportunity will be more. Also thinking about having another kid soonish.
Hi! I am the new manager and despite the fact that I know nothing about this project, I’m convinced that if you would all just fill out this Excel tracker on SharePoint it will solve all of our problems￼
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?
If we can expense things like cell phones bills and internet costs, why can’t we expense therapy copays for abusive managers?
Best quote from the movie Office Space that can actually be used in some form on a client deck. I need something to break the monotony.
Anyone know how product managers are positioned at Apple? I haven’t heard too much about PMs there compared to at other FAANG. Is it “true” product management, agile, or more like project managers?
Looking for tips on how to calm my creative partner down when we get negative feedback on a project? I understand negative feedback is a part of the job but they always freak out. Any tips on how to manage that conversation?
Have a senior consultant offer from a Big 4 and a product manager offer from a pharmacy retailer (cvs, walgreens etc), but both are similar roles in digital PM/strategy. Which offer would be best to take to help me eventually exit to the tech industry in a similar role?
How strict is the requirement for Stern that one recommendation come from a current supervisor? Would my project partner be appropriate? I’ve got a great relationship with them but they’re obviously not managing me on a day to day basis.
Hello Guys, Can someone help me with a genuine review of the Yokogawa India, company's culture ? Thanks
KPMG DAS, what sort of base comp bump can I expect transferring into Strategy from Consulting at the Manager level?
The federal stance is shifting regarding the reopening...”He [President Trump] demanded that all of the nation’s schools reopen for the fall semester — until, suddenly, he allowed for some wiggle room.” The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-week-of-retreat-the-president-reverses-course-as-the-coronavirus-surges-out-of-control/2020/07/24/bf680c2c-cdc2-11ea-91f1-28aca4d833a0_story.html
Hey Fam. Spouse & I have been planning to start trying to conceive this year & specifically this month (27 and 28). Has anyone else felt very ready to start a family but when it’s time to start trying, start second guessing if you’re ready and thinking about all of the pros and cons. Should we wait another year? What if we have trouble getting pregnant and kick ourselves for waiting? Will people see us more as just parents and not as much for our successful careers we work so hard for?
This may be a dumb question, but if you have a yearly admirals club membership, can you use the lounge after your flight?
My (white) manager consistently gives me feedback that I’m “very literal” when doing assignments. She asks for something, I do what her directions say, and she tells me “oh you took that very literally. You’re very literal.” Obviously consulting is subjective and we’ve all had managers give vague directions leading to multiple iterations of work, but at what point do I push back? I’ve also noticed her say this about several black colleagues including clients and the senior mgr on the project.
Partners (at Deloitte at least), are you all trained to refer to everyone as “good people” when speaking to them? I find it a bit disingenuous when Partners who I just met tell me I’m “good people”, “do great work”. I just scheduled a first networking call with you, or got pulled in to your project 2 seconds ago. I know you barely know me 😆
First year partner who has always been pretty straightforward with us says, based on what he’s seen, comp and bonuses will be, as good as, or better than ever during his tenure at the firm.
What are your thoughts on APICS CSCP certification? Is it truly worth the time? Industrial engineer with 2 YOE, looking for advise on whether is a good investment or not. Thanks!
Accenture folks in Europe: what is a realistic bonus % that consultants and managers typically achieve in Strategy? Heard that despite a max threshold of 20% most people achieve something like 5%-10%; is that true? What does it take to achieve the max %? Thanks in advance!
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
I have 50 sick days a year. Been with the company a year and never used one. Today, after letting them know about covid symptoms. I used ONE. Im now being asked to show a positive test. I took a rapid one and it was negative but they said it could be false due to my symptoms and exposure to someone who is positive. I need a new job...
Got a consulting job offer from Deloitte and Kpmg. Can I reasonably negotiate remote work from home or is this just not going to happen despite covid?
What is avg experienced manager salary at Deloitte for their Health S&O practice? Interviewing....
Successfully wrapping up a tough client engagement and the partner wants to know how you hung in there
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?
Anyone know how comp works at Fenwick for partners (eg, lock step, eat what you kill, hybrid, etc) , and what first year partners there get paid (or the range if it’s not the same for everyone)? Same question for Gunderson.
At EY , do you have to be there for a year before you can take the 16 weeks of parental leave or is it an immediate benefit?
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