I should be more sensitive but I think it's fucked up to start a new job and tell your boss after a week that you will be out on maternity leave in 4 months.
Consultant vs specialist track - I’m considering jumping to the specialist track since I enjoy the technical work much more. However, it seems like it’s perceived as a step back. But what are the tangible differences? Lower pay and benefits? I’ve asked my cc but she doesn’t seem to have much to offer. Also, is the culture different? ….I really dislike working with hyper competitive people, most in consulting are great to work with, but there seems to be a solid 30% that are bad humans
Thoughts on this mix? I'm 28. This is for my 401K Investing 5% to get employer match.. What do you think: 30% International stock index fund, 20 % S & P 500 index fund, and 50% small/mid cap index fund?
If i don't plan on staying in the US long term (maybe ~3 years), should I bother with a 401k contribution? Granted the matches are nice to have, but what about early withdrawal fee's / vesting time?
Any NYC fishies with benefits through Progyny?
Has anyone gone on maternity or paternity leave while going up for promotion in the same year that is willing to share story or any impact?
Does anyone work at CVS Health in Northbrook and commute without a car (I heard you can take the L/metra + shuttle)? What are the best neighborhoods to live in for the easiest commute but still fun for a single mid-20s person and what’s the estimated commute time?
Which company manages PwC 401k plans? I’m trying to rollover but support is really not being helpful.
Serious question: Why’d we have to migrate our network logins to FCB Health in addition to our emails? Couldn’t we have just started listing our emails as “@fcbhealth” but logging in as “@FCB”? Our old emails instantly forward to our current ones, so I don’t see why it couldn’t be the other way.
Backdoor Roth or Kill student loans. Interest rates are 0% and .95% (0 will go to 4% soon and .95% is variable - total about 62K) I’ve never contributed to a Roth and now I make above the income limits. I max 401K and also put 16500 or so into ESPP annually (free money)
Any Accenture 🐟 working in digital health/therapeutics strategy? I'm looking to learn about the team and the types of engagements you work on.
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
Question: what are the chances to get re-hired after a year if you leave your job for 1 year to move to a different country to take care of your spouse who is having mental health problems? My husband works abroad and with the travel ban he is unable to come to UK. He needs me over there but my company doesn’t have an office in his country with roles open. And I’m not fluent in the local language.
PwC fish (or others with same setup) - Is there anything stopping me from only contributing to 401k with post-tax dollars and then mega backdooring all of it to Roth? If not, are there any cons to doing so?
Other than contributing to your 401k and IRA, what other long-term investment options would you guys recommend? Any specific ETFs or index funds?
Therapy is so expensive even with insurance. Just tapped into my emergency fund because I really need therapy.
Have a friend who is a dentist with a masters in health administration. Fresh out of graduate school. He really wants to get into healthcare consulting. Will a firm even consider him (contd.)
What would you choose if you were in your mid 20s- A great company in a very tiny city or a relatively unknown company in a big city. Let's assume the pay, benefits etc are great for both.
Does anyone have any advice on owning an A5. I am planning on getting one and wondering if it makes sense on getting tire insurance or Audi care or something. Any input is appreciated. Thanks.
When it comes to project execution, I think I do a good job. But I am very bad when it comes to networking. I am shy, conscious of what I speak and hence don’t speak much..Need suggestions to improve
Laid off. Applying to jobs. Besides networking, what are the top job search platforms/websites? There’s LinkedIn, indeed, monster and Glassdoor. Anything else I’m missing or which is the “best”?
What are other firms' grad school (MBA)support policies? Can you intern anywhere over the summer or are there restrictions?
Had final round interview in person with my top choice company today and think I may get an offer, but worried it’ll be at a lower level or base salary Any advice on negotiating w/o another offer?
60M people need to be vaccinated. Offering them $1000 each would cost this country $60B. Realistically, you can get to half of that population — $30B. One booster shot for 250M people at 80% uptake — $200B. For $30B - $230B, we can end the pandemic in the USA. Worth it? Edited: add in $5M for an MBB to do this math and put it in a PPT for you. And $50M for a big 4 firm to implement, botch, reimplement.
Does delta bump your status down one level even if you don't re-qualify? I just got gold status (made platinum last year) but haven't met the requirements yet
It seems Campaign article on parental leave has made many rethink their attitude on the subject. Shame on you for only changing when you feared for yr reputation. And not when employees demanded it.
At Slalom Consulting or any BIG4, how does the comp during the promotions work? Let’s say I’m getting promoted from Consultant -> Sr.Consultant Is the hike fixed by the higher management or is it up for negotiation?! Thankyou!Slalom Consulting
Do any other careers besides strategy consulting let you explore many industries, enabling you to gain a wide range of experience so that you can have a better idea of what you want to do in the future? I don’t particularly like consulting (at least in my current role) but gaining broad exposure is very important to me, and I can’t find any alternatives to consulting that provide similar breadth.
Thoughts on Zoom? Did a mistake to buy at $460 right after results. And it has been tanking since that day. Cut losses or hold? Thoughts please? Thanks.
Does anyone here failed interviews from B4 a few times before getting hired? please share your experiences/path/solutions here. US only please.
Do recruiters from industry know our levels and progressions? At D, we go from Analyst to consultant. But another firm goes from C to SC. Does it look like I got a promotion when it's a lateral?
Anyone else excited to get 7.5% back on gas in Q1 using the Chase Freedom + Reserve cards? 😂😂😂
Hello org development, what are the best organizational assessment tools for culture/ leadership or innovation/growth orientation are out there? Want to run an assessment for a leadership team but don’t want to break the bank. Thanks
Tax advice for 30 year old - combined household income pretax is $204K, $28K in checking, $72K in 401K (maxed out), $13K in Roth IRA (maxed out till last year), Fidelity Go balance is $43K. Stocks stand at around $9K. I’m assuming I cannot contribute the full $6K to the IRA this year. Anything else I should probably look into?
Who are you supposed to put down as references when applying for a new job? I just finished a year at my current firm and want to leave soon, but am unsure on who to list. Thankyou!!!
Does anyone have insight into this? Which group is the first to have their offers rescinded in a recession if it has to come to it? Internship programs or new hire graduate programs?
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