"I have no idea what it's like to have my life circumstances affected by my race or gender but listen up because I've got a really important take about discrimination"
Hi everyone! I'm looking to leave the consulting world but don't know where to start. I live in the DMV so everything is government and/government consulting. I'm looking for a place that has an international presence that will help me expand my world view. Also looking for a place where I feel that the intersection of my race and gender is a welcoming attribute....done with the microaggressive attitudes that leads to psychological torture the consulting world has to offer.
Help discuss pros and cons. I have a case that's based on a previously litigated matter now brought against another D. I can bring it in State Court where other D was or I can bring it in Fed Court through Diversity. I trust State Court judges in this court and the filing fee is alot less. It might be removed anyway so should I just file in Fed Court?
I just watched the KPMG boss video and honestly I feel it can be interpreted in different ways. You can tell when a person says something to intentionally hurt you and when they can’t just fathom the implications based on how people interpret it. As we learn to work in an increasingly diversity focused environment I pray there’s room for forgiveness. Mind you I am a person of color. I believe in second chances and I don’t think he should have lost his job. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9253165/KPMG-boss-QUITS-video-showed-telling-paid-staff-lucky.html
I’m bored. Let’s matchmake. Age + gender: Your Profession: Profession you want to date: What are you offering:
I've gotten at least 3 'final reminders' from HR to complete the Self ID survey. Can't help but feel it's because of my last name...sorry, not gonna be a diversity box for you to check.
McKinsey has 42 new "affinity" APs... Of which only 3.5 are east Asian... Of which 1 is female. Ughh. McK won't include Asians in affinity week (recruiting events) and we're not included as an an option on the application... But they want to celebrate the 9 south Asian and 3.5 East Asian APs to get credit for dIvErSiTy eFfOrTs 🙄
Might be a paranoid mom question - my 16 month old is starting daycare next week. So far, I’ve had virtual interviews/meet and greet sessions with the daycare staff. Today we went in for our in-person orientation and I noticed that my child is the only non-white kid in his class of 8. Not entirely shocking, but in my head (and having seen pictures in their catalog) I was hoping there would be a little more diversity. Should I be worried about my kid feeling left out because he looks different?
Does working for Partners (particularly Boomers) of your respective ethnicity or diversity demographic feel like the ultimate haze? Do you feel like they haze you worse than your non-diverse peers?
Just want to put it out there: if you are a POC interviewing at a low-POC firm (esp in smaller markets), don’t be discouraged or judge on that alone. We are making huge efforts to increase diversity.
Your thoughts on Inclusion champion?
Anyone familiar with The AES Corporation? How is the culture there? Specifically around diversity. Have an upcoming interview- some red flags doing some internet research. Appreciate any insight.
How would you suggest combating the “diversity hire” stereotype in your firm? A lot of managers at my firm don’t want to work with “diversity hires” because they think those people got a large advantage in the application process and aren’t as likely to be qualified as a result.
Funny how now that “diversity” includes “white women,” agencies and companies can’t hire them fast enough. Where was the diversity when it included African Americans and Latinos?
How does Bain & Company do with diversity?
Where are we on voting rights? https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/30/business/jamie-dimon-voting-rights-jpmorgan/index.html Huge client of our firms - we can talk a great game on BLM and diversity but can we be strong enough to stand up and speak out publicly in defense of voting rights?
How did you cope with gender disappointment? I feel so guilty for not being excited but I just dreamed of having a girl and found out I’m having a boy. It sound silly
What’s up with the new boarding pass scanners For Delta flights in ATL? They are so extra or is it just me
Looking to move to New York. What are some neighborhoods I should check out with a good balance of culture, nice apartments, convenience, food, etc? (Large 1 br/bath under $3600)
What kind of salary should I expect in London with 1.5-2 years experience? Planning a move and trying to figure out what to ask for/how to budget. Would really appreciate any insight.
K work: I charge X amount per court appearance (flat fee)+ hourly billing. (Criminal) COViD 19 has allowed for telephonic appearance. Do I bill for appearance (as if in person)or put it under hourly?
Dealing with $12,000 debt on credit card. What is your best advice for fixing my credit score / paying it off.
What can you do for a client that wants to retire at 58 but has all her funds in 401K or IRA? Looked @ 72T but based on the highest of the 3 calculation methods it will only produce 1/2 income needed.
Ex-kpmg employee here so can’t post in that bowl but does anyone here know how pension plan works? I was vested based on time with firm but does the money stay there til retirement or can you request lump sum payout and invest it how you want? Thanks!
Anyone here spend the first couple years being in the career path you were sure was not for you? How’d you turn it around? I’ve done 3 years at a top firm and get good performance reviews but I do not like the job at all. Prepping for an exit. Just looking to hear inspiring stories about restarting
I haven’t been working this year, in on client site and the client has chill timelines and I take advantage of that. I’m gliding through working 3 or max 4 hours a day, I don’t report to anyone on my project except my client and only give boss updates once a month. Do you think he knows of what I’m doing? What are the ways in which I can continue doing so without getting caught? Feel like I can milk this opportunity till wfh continues
Mom is very sick. Have any of you travelled to India during the entire h1b process? Could you enter back safely with an expiring opt? Mine expires in July. Have not heard back on h1b petition yet.
Most awkward Uber stories? My uber driver showed me a picture of her baby. Um, it was a doll.
MBB recruiter said I'd hear about my application (whether or not I'd get an interview) by today. haven't heard a word - what should I do? I'm thinking of sending a gentle reminder tomorrow morning, but definitely don't want to look pushy
Hi Fishes, cleared all rounds of interview for Enabling Areas, I have 15 YOE, how much can be my ECTC and what role/designation should I expect ?
Anybody have a Delta drink voucher for someone who is desperately hungover and spent way too much at a bachelor party over the weekend? TIA, compadres
Not going into the details but I had a pretty terrible experience with a recruiter from another big 4 recently. I passed the initial SM level screening and the recruiter is supposed to setup interviews. They asked for time a week ago. But given how awful my conversation with the recruiter was I am wondering if I should ask them to schedule the next level interview at all. I’m worried that the recruiter will not be cooperative in the next stages of the interview. Any suggestions?
Anyone lateralled, either internally or externally, from a M&A group to a coverage role? Thoughts?
I recently just got surgery on the ankle. I will be on crutches up until the first day of school. I am 3 floors up. No elevator. Moving classrooms or taking more time off is not an option. Help!
Dilemma: company in my dream category asked for my hourly rate. Role is mid-level, reporting to Sr. & ACD. I don’t want to price myself out but also don’t want to go too low. (Cont)
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