We’re finally going engagement ring shopping tomorrow!! I love the look of diamonds but I just can’t justify the expense at this point in our lives. Any suggestions on alternative stones?
Why does it feel like all agencies are either totally award obsessed or business obsessed. Is there no agency that can exist with those two working hand in hand? Why must one always come at the expense of the other. Am I just jaded? Idk tbh
🐠s at other firms with a generous dinner expense policy... what would you get every night if you could only choose one thing? Mine would be quality sushi every night 😍
Fishbowl pro tip: When you tap comment field it takes you right to end of a thread. Can prevent tons of scrolling, eg in the Deloitte $56k expense thread.
PWCs new expense system is awful.
Anyone at Guidehouse know if they reimburse CPE required for certifications? Such as for CPA, etc. as well as any membership fees?
Deloitte folks - question on the "fitness membership/fee while traveling" expense; I know it isn't deducted from our wellness benefit but are we taxed on this or is it 100% covered?
Need tips from anyone in the Bay Area. Moving to San Francisco from NYC. Any areas are recommended? What’s the typical rent expense if you live alone vs. with a roommate? Can I go slightly outside San Francisco near Foster city for cheaper rent?
Me and my husband have about 70k saved. Our monthly expense is around 2k . No debts. Monthly income is around 13k. Is buying a house worth 1 million too risky ?
What's the worst expense horror stories you've heard? I've read enough about getting away w/ expensing stuff you shouldn't. But I am curious about the other outcomes.
I should have trusted in you earlier than I did Cathie Wood. Should have purchased a lot more ARKK earlier this year, but hesitated because of the expense ratio. But over the past few weeks, I realize that this actually fits well out into what I'm aiming for in my taxable investment portfolio in terms of allocation.
My job said I can expense AWS Cloud Practitioner certification but I don’t know where to go from here? Do I sign up on Amazon somewhere? Where do I get study material? Etc
I feel like this is a big fat no: I left Deloitte in 2019. In 2019 I traveled to two states for work...is there a way to get Deloitte to reimburse me for the $110 I’m about to pay to TurboTax?
Does bcg reimburse expenses for CFA? Would take the test once I joined but don’t start until new year
For folks who get a company phone, do you keep two separate phones - one for perosnal and one for professional use? At my current company, I just file an expense for my monthly cell phone bill, so I keep my own phone and use it for both work and personal use. About to start at MBB soon and wondering if people just use the company phone for both use? Is it ok/accepted if your checked personal emails, social media, other apps etc.. on the company phone?
Only busy season benefit: save 100% on food costs and that mileage expense.. ready to pad my checking account.
Biglaw, capital markets, major market fwiw. Closing a big deal tonight and was told to order in a nice dinner on the client to celebrate. Price range you would spend on this? Would you get dessert? appetizer?
First time interviewing as an experienced hire. When a recruiter asks salary expectations, do I counter and ask for a range? I don’t want to go high & get dinged but also don’t want to get shorted.
I’m an Analytics Consultant looking for industry roles as a data analyst/BI Developer. I’ve had a few recruiters and job postings ask directly for a dashboard sample. I obviously can’t give them anything I’ve worked on because of client’s proprietary data and NDAs. Has anyone run into this problem before? Did you end up making a dashboard with public data solely for industry interviews?
Looking for some advice. I’m in very early pregnancy, and thus only my husband and I know. My firm is doing a conference with approximately 50-100 people for two days this month, so I still won’t be telling anyone as I’ll only be about 9 weeks. I’m currently vaccinated, and the conference is requiring anyone unvaccinated to take a PCR test prior to arrival and wear a mask the entire time, but I’m extremely anxious to go given the increased risk of Covid and pregnancy. Should I go?
Is it possible to find a good exit in a less populated area? I don’t want to be near a big city — I want a house and a big yard. But every single job that would be a good career move is in a big city. Do good jobs in small markets exist? How do you find them? I’ve considered 100% remote roles, but it seems hard to progress in a career if I’m not physically present.
Many are wondering what’s wrong with ClearView. The problem is straightforward, if the way ClearView is organizing a project such that when one analyst or senior analyst (22 to 24 year old) fails at something, stakes are high enough that an project’s fate depends on it, then ClearView is putting way too much responsibility on its Junior staff, not promoting and severely underpaying them. Maybe it’s time ClearView brought in a consulting firm to ease its org problems
Caribbean vacation ideas with a few friends? Something different than Atlantis. Would like the option for water sports - sailing, jet skiing, and obviously a beautiful beach. Thanks!
Just told my fairly new bf how much I make and he makes 3 times of how much I’m making right now. I had a big career setback because of covid and my salary hasn’t increased for a while. He cares about money and being rich so much I feel like he might dump me at some point. I won’t be upset if he does because that’s on him, but I feel so insecure about how ridiculously poorly I’m doing in life:(. Just wanted to let it out
ClearView Healthcare Partners anyone willing to provide a referral? Applying for an entry level consultant position (PhD). Happy to chat about my credentials, resume etc.
Saving cord blood stem cells… we did not do this with our first and I am somewhat regretting it (no sicknesses or anything just to have in case). I’m pregnant with our second (and it was a long journey to get here) and considering banking the cord blood. I do have an auto-immune disease myself for reference. I’d love feedback, for those that have, do you feel it was worth it?
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
If I’m available for a couple of weeks, is it ok to stay home 1 day without taking vacation? Is there a way HR will find out if I don’t come in?
The cyber folks have certifications of some form or the other. I once heard a partner in cyber say that you must target to get one certification per year. How relevant is it for data science/analytics? If it is, what certifications should we get?
If it's not requested in the job announcement and it's not required to complete the form, do you have to submit your transcript when applying to MBB?
If layoffs were to happen in the industry, who does it usually affect first? Jr positions? CDs? Random positions?
My company has pit a salary increase freeze in place, but I’m starting to hear about a few people getting promoted privately. Are these people most likely getting a title promo only?
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