BCG India folks, is there any info on how long WFH will go on, or is there pressure for travel already? I'm looking at Gamma C & X specifically.
Trying to follow zero-based budgeting but my credit card payments keep messing things up loll. I have a balance I carry over every month (balance is all from transactions in the current year). So everytime I make a credit card payment it essentially double counts with my costs where i used the credit card to pay with. How do I get around this?
Quickest way to get to PwC office at 300 Madison Avenue from LGA? Uber or Taxi (arriving on Delta)?
There’s at least 3 dead flies lying around my hotel room, and 3 more flying around. Big flies, not fruit flies...I changed rooms. Is this worth asking for points?
What happens if my H1b extension petition is due and I am on bench? Do I have to be on a project for getting H1b extension?
I just turned a C28 boarding position into seat 2A on Southwest this morning. Totally surprised; luck of the Irish I suppose. Onto Boston! ☘️
Just learned about Texas Senate Bill 8 (S.B. 8). What in the actual f*** is going on? https://www.economist.com/united-states/2021/07/24/texass-new-proposal-shows-why-abortion-law-is-a-mess-in-america
Ladies-Given the expense of weddings and buying a condo/house, what are the expectations for engagement rings? Is bling still important? What should my budget be? 100k a year from a well off family
“If I said / did / acted the way the client just did, I’d probably get fired for it.” - Me, multiple times each day 💭
Taking a 4 month old on a cross country flight (NYC - SFO) Any tips on flight prep/time change/feeding times etc? Should I apologize in advance to other passengers?
TO THE STRATEGISTS crafting your next big brief: how about we do something else besides “Inspiring You to be the Best You, Also Passion.” Maybe show your client the FIFTY other companies doing that exact strategy, and tell them not everything can be inspiring. Toyota for instance—not inspiring. Yogurt—not inspiring. How about we not inspire any “passions” or build any “worlds around you” for a while—give it a rest, maybe THINK OF SOMETHING ELSE and see how it goes?
Should I go to Booz Allen as an “Associate” for about 50% more pay? I’m a SA at 70k.. Worst part is that I must move 3 hours away and must be on client site at all times, while KPMG is super flexible and I wfh all the time even before Covid. Also, I feel like “branding” wise it might be a downgrade. What is the KPMG equivalent to Associate at Booz? What is the typical YoE for Booz Associates? Any Booz/ex-Booz folks on here to help give direction?
Just curious how much time you guys spend in client facing activities vs. other admin things THAT AREN' T BY CHOICE. Lately I' ve been like 90% admin crap
Does anyone have a special “legal” keyboard? There’s one that keeps popping up on my social media, and I was wondering if anyone out there has found it worth the expense or if I’m just being impulsive
Do SMs at ACN get an expense account or how does it work for taking clients/teams out for drinks etc? Also is ACN largely back in the office or still hybrid? I’m in NYC for context.
When you’ve been saying for months that the client is playing you and then the client drops a “sorry not sorry" email before Christmas 🤦🏾♂️
Since WFH is in place, To any of you holding an advance monthly season pass, pls check T&C if you can get a refund/consider cancelling it for April, May 2020 etc.
Does anyone need a referral to KPMG US, who does not require sponsorship? If so, email me at email@example.com
Curious of the process when the client and auditor truly disagree on an accounting conclusion. Formal consult with the national office and the result is what it is?
Hello all - looking for an outside consultancy firm/company that evaluates and provides recommendations around talent development (I.e, competencies, talent review and successions planning)? It would need to be reasonable on pricing as well. We don’t have top self budget.
Is it advisable to leave JP morgan after 9 months? My prev org(a big 4) is hiring back. WLB at JPM is great, b ut work here is slow and not exactly what i was hoping for. WLB at EY is worse, but role is good and of course there will be a hike. Cannot decide what to do. YOE - 11
Passed over for a promotion a third time, even after doing everything, and more, you’re supposed to? It’s time to GTFO
5th year associate in biglaw. I interviewed today for an in-house position for a developer but they do acquisition rehab rather than new construction which is more what I’m into. Advice?
Anyone done a masters in Human Computer Interaction (HCI)? If so, what do you do now and would you have rather done an MBA?
Planning to quarantine w my SO in a cabin for a bit, but it doesn’t have internet and they want to charge us an obscene amount to install it. Does anyone have any portable internet solutions that can handle zoom calls, etc?
Hi! For the folks who have recently took the SHRM-CP exam this year, how would you describe the test and any tips you can provide would be helpful!
What is the culture at the Strategy& Middle East offices like? Do people from outside the region integrate well?
Individual from undergrad got an MBB offer and asked what to do to prepare in the time before starting. What do you recommend? Do you recommend something different for MBA's?
What are COVID safe places to travel to? Is it even possible to get away to somewhere warm? My brain needs a pause.
Liking BAH but wanting to get out of public sector. How will recruiters at Big 4 look at me if I come to them with only federal tech experience wanting to do commercial MC? Not interested in b-school.
No promotion at year end but in SOW, projected as a SA. Is it ok for the firm to make more money out of me when I'm not a SA but an associate.
Does Big 4 ever allow foreign national employees to file I-485 through the employees’ own lawyers?
Our black inclusion network shared bios of the newly admitted black partners at the firm. 5 are black women, and none wear their natural hair. Totally respect everyone's right to wear their hair as they choose, but feel discouraged that natural hair still doesn't seem accepted. Has anyone else noticed little/no natural hair at the PPMD level? Do you plan on flouting the status quo as your career progresses?
Moms, have any of you had to cancel work trips (think orals etc.) last minute because baby is sick? We just got back from vacay and baby is running a fever for the last 2days. (Contd)
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