Hey Fish, I have a question. The past week I have shortness of breath. Did tests and everything seems to be fine with my lungs and heart. Idk if it has to do with anxiety, doctors said it's a possibility. I always think a lot to myself but I never feel overly stressed about anything. Idk what to do or know what it is. Anyone ever dealt with anxiety? Can you tell me how it feels and if you had to ask for medical help? I just want to feel like my normal self again, I've been crying because of this
How do you repeatedly turn down work for one partner or effectively avoid working with a particular person within your firm? Assuming hours are met and your standing is strong otherwise. One partner at my firm is destroying my mental health and knows few boundaries. I don't want to actively transition from our ongoing matters but sure as hell don't want to take on anything new... How best to do this without burning bridges?
Making decent money and my husband and I are starting IVF. I went from feeling ok financially to pretty concerned. Insurance only contributes 15k that’s it. I’m trying to decide how I feel about taking out a loan. Is it wise? Any IFV folks with a perspective?
Has anyone used a fitness/health/life coach? What was your experience? What was the cost?
Had my Green Card (AOS) interview today for a marriage based application. We did not receive an immediate decision after the interview. One item cited by the officer was the expiration of I-693 medical records (it’s been over 2 years since we filed). Coincidently, as per new USCIS guidelines, they’ve extended the validity of I-693 to 4 years due to covid. I didn’t know this or else I would’ve called it out. I’m hoping this doesn’t generate an RFE. Anyone here with a similar experience? Any RFEs?
How many sick leaves does ACN have?
Have workshop I'm leading in a few hours, have not slept because of nerves and feel sick. Clients love me but I still have so much anxiety. Does this ever end?
How are others handling moving office home when you are in your late 60s? I am re-Vising my practice from trial practice to probate and estate planning with some PI. No one wants to buy any of the textbooks or other trial books or medical books I have. For those of you who also are changing their practice, how dealing with the expense of practice stuff you bought but no one wants anymore? My binders were dropped off at eight at an elementary school. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Health PR fishes, Allison+Partners hiring junior and mid-level folks for growing healthcare practice. Clients include Dexcom (yes, the Jonas Superbowl ad), Dignity Health, Invitae, Health Leadership Council, PhRMA, and more. If interested DM me or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. #hiring
Help! I’m reviewing a contract for a new (in-house, freelance) design gig, and I don’t love these terms: 1) Non-compete for 2 years for same industry 2) Must have liability insurance for up to 2 million while there (didn’t know this existed honestly) 3) Must give 30 day notice if leaving (I’m fine with 2 weeks…but 30 days?!) …Any advice on how to best negotiate any of these? Are they standard? (Note: I posted this in another bowl but curious about this bowl’s take too)
Nyc 🐠- I am looking for a civil surgeon to complete the immigration medical exam. Any pointers for a cost effective option in NYC? Also, I don’t have my immunization records and guess i will have to undertake all the shots again 😩 Last thing I want to do is go into a medical facility during Covid but here I am.
We recently had a child and now looking to do some recurring investment to secure his future (higher education, marriage, medical etc), looking to withdraw 15-17 years down the lane. What type of investments do you suggest which are good from long term perspective for kids ? Or investment for higher education fund!?
I'm at mid-big law. Doing insurance defense. Does the compensation ever get to a point where it's worth it
Looking to Recruit Sr. Program Manager in the IT team. $3B global medical device company. Someone who is at SC/M level would make a great fit. DM me if interested
Which firms have the best maternity/paternity packages? Do any cover some of the cost of surrogacy? I have a medical condition that would make actually carrying a child dangerous, so wondering if some firms offer help in that area (I’ve heard of some covering IVF costs).
Anyone have any tips or insight on NFIP flood insurance vs private? Does it matter what you get?
Anybody else sick and tired of other team members forgetting procedures and disrupting workflow? 😤
Anyone want to comment on EYs working capital practice. Would love more details on the group, culture, projects, and reputation
Do I cut my salary by 50% for an early stage start-up, pre-Series B today? I could be a millionaire in a few years but the salary cut would be very painful for short-to-middle term. How do you make the call? I’m okay where I am, could probably go hard for more pay at year end but was interested in the opp. This calculation feels much different with a family vs single in my 20s. Please help.
A good friend that I’ve worked with in the past asked me for a referral. Last time we worked together wasn’t really great. Do I refer them because they’re a friend although I don’t like their work, or should I say no but risk hurting our friendship? Would love some advice!
Senior consultant salary + bonus at FTI Consulting? Looking at transactions practice. Chicago.
Hey Big 4/ PA fish, when you write financial statements and footnotes for a company (technical accounting work), do you use PDF or word?
I got laid off during the beginning of the pandemic. Since then I’ve been struggling with drug use and finances. Deloitte hired me out grad school. I’ve been unable to find a job in IT Controls. Any help? I did IT Controls Audit Readiness for a couple years. The market is so niche and being black makes it twice as hard to find work. I really need some help landing a new role folks. I’m 22 days clean!
Experienced hire here going into second year since joining without a promotion. Time to leave? I don't see the point of staying at this salary.
Is it generally advisable to wait for the new company to have an approved transfer before putting in two weeks? (H1B transfer) What is the typical/ideal timeline for this process according to fishes here?
1st year M&A associate still trying to figure out staffing. I’ve learned the hard way that asking everyone for work results in being way too overwhelmed because there is a lag time between the ask and
Is a strong candidate more or less likely to get an offer with a referral? Will a referral hurt salary/bonus negotiation?
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
How do you avoid that sick feeling after flying? Not nausea sick, more like sore throat, dry chest sick. I always feel terrible after a few flights
My first cross team interaction was with contractors. I felt like ZS is similar to any other IT company keeping the culture in mind. After a few days, I have had a chance to talk with ZSers and I must say you guys are one of the best people I have interacted with in my career. So empathetic and helpful. Cheer guys. How can we inculcate the same behaviour in contractors?
Mask off: Journalist to freelance copywriter. Started working full-time under contract for an agency that won't hire me. I've freelanced for agencies and in-house marketing teams, but I'm always the outsider looking in. I want to transition to a full-time permanent gig. Interviews seem to go well, 2 agencies went to 3 interviews and nothing. I know I'm totally missing something that agency insiders would understand. Would love advice on navigating uncharted territory. Thank you!
wanted to do m&a Tax. was told there was no opening in my area for m&a but yes in international corporate tax advisory. have an interview next week. did not know this los existed. coming from mid size doing core tax. anyone know about this and what hours/comp/type of work is like? tia
Now that tips + gov fees are baked into Uber/Lyft/Food delivery apps, I’ve become much healthier and learned to cook this year! Bless all of you still in consulting who get more points cause of this though.
For my Raymond James friends--how did you decide between W2 and 1099 channel? What were the main benefits that swayed you to which side? Was it the right move?
When you had your first child, how old were you? What was your household income and net worth? Did you feel ready financially?
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