“Dropping sick beats they call me DJ Nanna” makes me laugh every time I see that commercial
What is the maternity policy in Big4? In EY we need to work for at least an year and we get 16 weeks paid parental leave+ 2 weeks short term disability leave.
To con't the conversation on engagement rings💍 - what do they symbolize to you? My BF and I got into a discussion about this last night. He views them as an investment and an "asset" on the books for his future family. He also has grandparents who had to finance their trip to America by selling their jewels. I see the ring as more of a gift to the future bride that is an expense that can be sold for money if needed, but isn't an investment. I'm fine w/ lab grown, he is not. Thoughts?
Question regarding Salaried Employees and sick days. I’ve never worked in a company where, as a salaried employee, I had to deduct SICK days from my PTO. What are your practices?
Housing market is pretty good; I'd like to buy a place but wonder if it's ill advised since I haven't paid off all my student debt yet and there are rumblings about an impending recession
At a former company, they let you expense $20 for working 10+ hours in a day, but you could never use it because it would always be rejected. Recently started at a new firm, and I had a rough week last week (two 14+ hour days). New firm has a similar policy, so I asked. Was told not to submit the $20 reimbursements. Just as I was about to get frustrated, he told me I should get dinner for my wife and me. Only rule was to keep it under $100. Don't like working 14 hour days, but this was nice.
...I wonder what normal people feel in life. I wonder who I would have been if I weren’t so sick.
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?
What expense have you gotten away with
Does your firm reimburse mileage related to driving into the office to work overtime on a weekend? EY does, how about the other firms?
For those with HSAs, are you actively using the balance to pay medical bills? Or are you holding on to those funds and paying bills out of regular savings/checking? Is there an advantage one way or the other?
My boss treats me like his secretary. I’m the only woman on the team, and he makes me handle HIS expense report twice a month, all the new hire onboarding, and just about anything he thinks his male employees are too busy to do. I’m a seasoned IT professional with two decades of experience and can code in 15 different languages. This frustrates me to no end but the exposure I’m getting to new tech skills is amazing so I can’t just walk away! Suggestions on how I can get him to respect me?!
Any advice for business finance for a newbie? Just started got my LLC and looking for advice with the financial/expense/tax side of things
Sick of biglaw but I want to stay one more annual bonus season. I’m seriously burned out and would like to shift gears but I’d like to leave after ending my 5th year. I am potentially looking to just try and hide/keep my head low to avoid work as much as possible/“slack off” and wonder how possible is to do that for a year without getting fired? I aim to maximize vacay time, and just in general try to avoid any work I don’t absolutely have to do.
Personal finance question - where should my money go first? 401k - half the limit Mortgage - 2.8% 3 months expense cash - want at least 8 Buy a car - lease is ending Furnish empty house
Can i expense airbnb if I choose to stay there?
For those with an HSA, what docs do you keep for your current medical expenses so that you can cash them out later? Is it the receipt? Is it the bill? What is the best way to store those to keep them organized so you have them in the future?
Been on FMLA / short term disability for 3 months and doctor recommended 1.5 months extension. My firm refused the extended leave but we’re unable to provide reasons what the under hardship for the firm is. They are pressing me hard for alternative ada accommodation (anything but continuous leave) so I can get back to work. If not they will terminate me next day. Is it legal?
KPMG folks. I see the mobile expense reimbursement is $65 with an equipment. Is there a breakout between wireless service and equipment or it’s looked at in total? If I’m on a family plan and pay $20, can I get a phone that costs $45 so as to maximize the $65 reimbursement? Thoughts appreciated
What is the normal interview process for consultant coming in through experienced hire process? I was told 5 separate rounds of behavioral and 1 single case. Is that right?
Anyone from or live in San Diego? Great beer selections everywhere but where do you buy bourbon?!
Fishes, I am a new joiner at EY. Got mail from Insurance team to update the dependents. Also I have added the Top Up plan of 15Lakhs for which the premium was around 25k. How is the premium deducted from salary. Is it one time or is it done quarterly. Appreciate the help on this.
Anyone have a recommendation for a wireless router, my Asus AC1900 has been having problems recently. Live in a Chicago hi-rise with the wiring built in, just need a router to make the connection. Thanks!
Back again with a question for the McKinsey folks! 1. Is it true that if you are internal (specifically PD) you are not eligible for a performance bonus? Just base and the 401K profit sharing? 2. I know McKinsey offers a percentage of your salary into a retirement fund. The recruiter painted it as a range (from 7-12%), but other fish in the main consulting bowl said it’s either 7 OR 12% (no in between) based off of if you’re client facing or internal - which is true? Continuing below:
What's your go-to lesson?
*don’t hate on me- I am an immigrant came to this county when I was 25, today I am 37 - over the last 12 years I have been able to save roughly ~$500k in cash and another ~$200k in 401k. Haven’t bought a house yet….no investments in stocks…single income…what has been your journey; how much have you been able to save and invest ….
Marriott and SPG members can link their accounts, Match elite status, and transfer points 3-to-1!
Had a lateral interview that seemed to go well, with an invite for a second interview just 4 days later. Said they'd be in touch. After one week I followed up writing sample. They thanked me and said they'd be in touch "next week" (which was this last week). Never heard back. Any advice on what to do next? Don't want to be annoying, and don't know what a typical time-frame is.
Thoughts on Grey NY health teams (I know everyone has mixed feelings on pharma in general) specifically the account departments?
Best SPG property to stay in London?
McK folks - How often do you get good feedback? I've been talking to McK and they seem really big on feedback culture at McK. What's the best piece of feedback you've got until now ?
What happens if i485 is denied? Do I lose all benefits of i140 such as visa extensions and priority date?
My Brother in Law is looking at contracting as a 10-99 consultant for a Healthcare IT manager / sr manager position for a client on a long term contract with the VA, managing a few dev teams. Any insight into what he should ask as his hourly rate?
Tie or no tie for video interview?
What’s the weirdest (SFW) thing huge done while on a WFH conference call so far? I just cut my toenails while listening to a client talk for 30 minutes.
Been interviewing with Delloite for a role in Risk and Financial Advisory - cyber risk infrastructure team, want to know if this a good area and what is work life balance ? Would be good to know what I am potentially getting myself into. Deloitte
Currently interviewing with Google and working with a recruiter in a specific function, is it frowned upon to keep applying to stuff if it’s relevant to my experience (outside recruiters function)....
Does anyone know anything about the real estate advisory practices within the big 4? Which are the best firms for it, cities, ect.
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