Capgemini 🐠- are you at actuals or fixed per diem? Also is usage of corp card mandated and audited?
Any benefits on taking Acela vs regional Amtrak from NYC to D.C.? 30 mins faster isn't much...
401k or Roth IRA? Should I be prioritizing the Roth IRA first when I'm younger? Even mix?
Benefits assistance, please! Context: 25F, unmarried, no dependents & no parents 1) Firm provides AD&D of $20k at no cost. Can purchase voluntary AD&D up to $500,000 for $3.50/pp. 2) Group LTD 60% replacement of first $150,000 of earnings for $4.57/pp. Inexpensive I know, but is this worth it for me? Or are these future considerations?
Being proposed on a project with someone I’ve filed an HR complaint against. Pursuing the opportunity will put my health at risk, manager was not supportive. Advice?
PwC Partners.....can you explain the big operating model change that was announced that had no bearing on staff. Why announce it then? What benefits can we expect?
May is Mental Health Awareness. My memoir is being published this month.”My Crazy Summer: God, medication and me”. It tells of the stress of working in consulting and shows there is hope and light at
Moms specifically at Deloitte, I am 8 weeks pregnant and planning to tell the team right after July 4th weekend. I had a question on the administrative/procedural stuff - do I have to let anyone else outside or project team know? When do I have to start thinking about paper work? Who should I let know about the maternity leave?
I have some shoulder pain and it’s affected my ability to workout for a while. That is starting to affect my work, health, etc. Any suggestions for a good way to exercise w/pain like this? Cont.
Can someone post the eligibility requirements for ACN's (Advanced Degree Former Intern) Tuition Reimbursement Program? I received an offer that I may be eligible to participate, but not sure what would disqualify me. Thanks in advance! :)
Is there a timeframe on when I need to update my HSA? I left my old company 2 months ago but haven’t found the time to update my old HSA. I rolled over my 401k
Does anyone have any info about the program for very long-tenured IFS staff, where the firm will pay for your health insurance after you retire if you meet certain tenure requirements? Something like, if you’ve been with the firm for over 30 years by the time you retire. The firm may have discontinued this but some people are grandfathered in. Anyone have details?
Failed IVF for a third time. Used up my lifetime insurance allowance, and each trial now costs $23,000. Eating through life savings and don’t know what to do...
What are peoples opinions on work from home? It seems to be an unpopular opinion but as a junior I despise it. I work 3 feet from my bed, I find the barriers of a phone/email between me and a senior to add a huge amount of stress to my life and I think it’s stunting my career development at my firm because I can’t build relationships as effectively. I’ve never at all had mental health issues before but now am really starting to feel burnt out and anxious most of the time. What do you think?
What percentage of your salary do you/ should you invest in 401k? And how did that change with age and experience?
What are the insurance rates like at the like of Deloitte, Accenture, etc compared to Tricare Reserve Select in the Guard/Reserves? Trying to decide if staying Guard/Reserve is worth it.
Anyone done sperm analysis in NYC when you and your partner were on a diff insurance? And it was bc your female partner had a known fertility issue? M or F respondents welcome. Thanks !
Working an expo / benefits fair: what have you done that has worked in getting people to your table, and peaking their interest in an appointment? (Details continued in post)
Insurance Defense Associate new to group. Just finished first year on the defense side after 6 years on the Plaintiff side, joined 3 weeks before lockdown. WFH with 6 and 2 year old. While billing 2k in a year with kids at home all day is nuts, you will not get better balance in a small pltff firm. Small firm partners are allergic to WFH, and can't afford to be flexible with when an associate gets to their work. The support of a larger firm is what has kept me alive this past year.
6th year L&E associate here and thinking about transitioning to a position with better WLB. How do you go about getting a government job and are they flexible about WFH, at least a couple of days a week? Recruiters reach out all the time, but always about other firm positions. Tips/ advice much appreciated!
I teach beginning elementary ELs. As we prepare for remote teaching, the administration doesn’t plan to distribute any technology. How to I help families and non readers access activities?!?
How honest are you when you meet with college students who ask you for your 'honest opinion' about a career in banking?
People on FishBowl be like: “Hey 🐠, I’m 33 and just got a $2.5 million inheritance. I’m thinking about going back to get my MBA, but I also want to retire and move to a foreign country. Also just found out my wife’s been cheating on me with my brother. What should I name my first born child? 😀”
Howdy 🐠 My wife has an interview with Gartner for a Manager, Strategy position within the Global Strategy & Operations Team. Any advice?
Do you stay at a good firm with a good reputation where you are siloed in a back office role with no growth or go to a lesser known firm with less track record and opportunity to learn and grow? I’m in an extremely operational role and want to leave but the benefits down the line could be grand. How do you evaluate a decision like this?
Did you know? “Women receive ‘negative personality criticism’, such as being called bossy or told to ‘watch their tone’ in around 75% of performance reviews. Men, on the other hand, rarely do.” From https://cultureplusconsulting.com/2018/03/10/gender-bias-work-assertiveness-double-bind/
“Black Consultant to Black Consultant”: What is the best level for someone at your firm to exit at in order to get better offers elsewhere? OR Would you say that there are healthy opportunities for upward mobility for Black practitioners at your firm? (Y/N & Why?)
From a comp perspective, what position / YOE is the most optimal time to leave consulting?
My manager is an idiot who does zero work, and I can't remember the last time I saw her in a suit jacket or even wearing dress shoes at client meetings
Switch to Big 4 Corp Dev from Big 4 M&A Strat Consulting or continue M&A Strat Consulting path w/ MBA or PE/IB in mind?
I have a phone interview tomorrow with Goldman Sachs for entry level Financial Analyst position. Can anyone guide me or give me tips on how to prepare for it?
For people who live alone, how are you staying motivated? I’ve been feeling more depressed lately and really need some advice to get through this whole wfh thing
Qq - I recently noticed that I am missing an old (not current) i-797 approval notice. I have the scanned (soft) copy but not the original notice. Do we need older notices for any future filings (e.g. green card, AOS filing, naturalization etc.)? Wondering if I should order a copy or not needed.
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