My org will be pausing the Employer match to 401k for a few months. What's the best strategy to optimize my investment at this time? Ride along/increase or decrease my percentage?
Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?
GPS people - Can I get per diem for the weekend if I stay at the client location over the weekend instead of flying back to home. I won’t be needing to expense the Hotel or rental car.
Second year Consultant who came from a benefits broker. I feel like I am very much still learning the ropes of consulting. Was asked to help on a deck for proposal work for something I have no background/knowledge in. Told by the partner that I wouldn’t be creating content just story boarding and managing and organizing in the deck. The manager, familiar with the proposed solution, however seems to be annoyed with me that I didn’t create content. Not sure what to make of this?
Just needed to vent. Me: I’m so tired since baby’s been going through a sleep regression lately. It’d be great if you could watch her most of tomorrow so I can get a break
What is your opinion on GARP financial Risk Manager (FRM) certificate? I am considering taking it (as I am FS Risk Consulting), but I am not sure if it really carries benefits. Apparently it is quite a tough study. Is it worth the time or should I invest my time elsewhere? Also do you have learning material you are willing to share :D?
How do you handle students who refuse to do anything and fail the class and then the administration has an issue with the general education teacher about the child failing?￼￼
Any moms here living in WA state and availed the 12 weeks parental leave( baby bonding time off) offered by the state recently?
Any tips or helpful advice for adjusting to life with a newborn? Baby has been home for a week (after a 2.5 week nicu stay) and using the same feeding routine as nicu but still feels overwhelming. I feel like I’m constantly washing/sterilizing bottles and pump parts nonstop between feeds. Any advice to keep my sanity? :) Also, any tips on dealing with post partum emotions? Everyday feels so different/emotional roller coaster
How much do people save, pre and post tax, including 401k contributions? I’m 2 years out of college, no debt, making 90k a year, saving around 30% pre tax a year, wondering how others think about this
what do you wear on production when you’re pregnant? my wardrobe is very black and utilitarian and I don’t wear dresses. also, since everything has been remote, the team is about to find out I’m 7 months pregnant...
Hello! Any advice for a soon to be first time mom? I read somewhere that we need to take four months of maternity leave before the baby is due. Is that true? Going to reach out to PML soon and then HR. Thanks!
Received a verbal offer from a recruiter congratulating me on clearing the final round. However did not receive a written offer or what the TC package would look like. They have started the right to work checks and the investments / pension plan declaration. Is this normal? Should I send across any documents or wait for the written offer to come through (not even sure if the terms offered would be favourable!!)? Anyone faced a similar situation / have any advice on how to proceed? Thanks!
Per diem dinner allowance for Orlando at KPMG seems low at $33. That city has become much more expensive especially since it’s essentially a resort town. What do other firms allow?
Imagine playing the system by living locally while reporting to a diff office - per diem = $100/day, weekends included. Sign. Me. Up.
What is the maternity policy in Big4? In EY we need to work for at least an year and we get 16 weeks paid parental leave+ 2 weeks short term disability leave.
Does anyone have a name for what I'm looking for? Essentially, I'm looking for a resource to give to clients that really need to assess their current benefits and pay structure (and pay equity) in comparison to other organizations in the market and to provide the results and a roadmap of how to get where they need to be in order to retain and attract talent. Something like an HR Turnaround Consultant but I'm sure there is a better name?
Let’s discuss gender pay gaps by assessing our own discrepancies. I’ll start. I’m a 29 YO female, almost 6 years experience total, at a 115 base, guaranteed 126 if I meet utilization, with potential for more bonus. No target school or MBA. I’m happy with where I’m at, but are my male counterparts on here making more or relatively the same?
A couple days ago was emailed by my SM who cc: another SM and our MD on the account. They were thanking me for all the hard work I’ve been doing. Our MD said it was great to see a new team member playing such an important role. I replied bla bla. They then talked about how they world set up time to talk about my future on the project. For context I’m a campus hire 3months in on a tech implementation. I don’t see myself on this project long term doent align with my end goals. Should I express
We have had an extremely tough start to the year. I am second guessing my decision to continue teaching (year 20). What are some options for teachers that don’t involve the classroom or direct sale
Any PwC Managers have any advice on navigating the culture. I joined recently and already had to pull a director aside regarding how she was talking to me?
Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?
I am in sixth year at a top firm in Toronto. I’m considering lateraling to another firm that does very similar work to what I’m currently doing, essentially because I strongly dislike the culture at my current firm. If you have lateraled for a culture-related issue, what do you wish you had asked before signing? Do you think there is a way to truly suss out culture before working somewhere? I have several law school classmates at this new firm so will obv ask them.
I have taken two sections of the CPA exam through California. Due to the 9 month window, I only applied for two sections initially. I just mailed my $50 reapp payment to the CBA. How long does it take to get re-approved so that I can schedule the last two sections ASAP? Thanks!
Rank/Service Line - Rating - Raise - Go!
I’m interested in switching to diversity consulting or something tied to inclusion work. Any insight into what companies/types of roles I should be researching?
Anyone have advice on resume formatting that helped you get a lot of interviews (Project based, task based, concentrate more on profit improvement etc.) ? Not getting many phone calls. Looking to revamp my resume.
Those of you that went off on your own to start a business, what did you do about health insurance? I’m single, 28, no dependents.
I don't get the point of getting an MBA. I feel like there's nothing b-school can teach you that you can't teach yourself... and networking is feasible without the help of an overpriced university.
Received a verbal offer today and the salary was lower than I am aiming for. Do I ask for more before they send over the official offer? What is the best way to negotiate? First time taking a new job
Got a client solutions role at Facebook but also a strategy & product analytics opp at NYT. If strategy & product is end goal, is NYT a better choice? Scared to give up FAANG
We are a couple in early 30s, no kids but planning to have one in the next year. Currently living in Seattle and working in FAANG. If both our jobs become remote permanently we would like to relocate
Is it worth throwing my hat in the ring to be an ABM with 1.5 year agency experience and no MBA? Really want to try something new while I’m moldable, and be compensated properly for my drive and abilities.
Any other teachers having to be in busy work classes these next two weeks rather than planning your lessons -Canvas-Google Classroom and everything else we need to do before students arrive?
I have worked in the HR space for the past 9 years, however most of my experience has been in Talent Acquisition. I do want to move into a People Operations/Generalist role. I’m planning to go for a HR certificate but unsure if I should go for a PHR or SHRM. Please advise!
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