Am I overreacting? My former boss texted me last night asking if I would be able to work on a landing page project over the night. For some context I left the company a month ago because I was severely underpaid and with no benefits. I’m 30 and I’ve been there for over 5 years paying for health insurance out of pocket and a 50k salary. I offered to help with a few side projects but now I feel like he’s leaning on me again and thinks because I’m so nice I’ll say yes and slave away for him anytime
Risk consulting 🐠, what do you think about the FRM certification? For those that have it, has it helped you on project work and do clients look at it favorably?
How far up the ladder in public accounting can a misanthrope get? Like how long before my coworkers/clients discover that I hate them?
Salary negotiation tips / tactics?
Do I need to put in my 2 weeks after the perfomance bonus pays out to get it? Or will it pay out if I put them in before but am still employed on Oct. 15th?
Which looks better: 1) tier 1 undergrad, mediocre work experience after college 2) average undergrad, equally mediocre work experience after college Would adcoms view (1) unfavorably since they could have landed a good role after college but didnt? I know everyone has their reasons for picking certain roles, but trying to understand how adcoms will view it especially if theres no obvious explanation e.g. going to no-name IB or consulting after college, audit, etc
Hi all! I’m talking to someone tomorrow on the team for a role I’m super keen on. Luckily enough (not sure If this is good timing) when I reached out to them a few weeks ago and confirmed the time for us to connect, a job in their area opened up a few days later. I’m super keen on trying to push my application and ask about the role (already applied but without a referral :() How would you approach the conversation? I’m a little intimidated since it’s at a hot tech company and they’re MBB.
Working on my couch in PJs. Work feels like a big ol’ slumber party with PowerPoint and Zoom. I think I’m adapting quite well to the new normal.
In the final round of interview with a San Fran startup that’s about to go IPO... but I know I’d be also giving up lots of the structures & project flexibility & diversity offered here at big 4. What rationale would you use to make a decision?
Actively seeking a new opportunity and I am slowly starting to feel discouraged due to lack of response. Anyone else having issues searching for employment right now?
Folks with great benefits - which do you value most as a queer person? Folks with crappy benefits - what do you wish your company provided?
SPG Plat w/ ambassador - only allowed to bring 1 guest into the club lounge for breakfast/happy hour? They gave out wristbands, is this normal?
Accountants: anonymous survey collecting salary data. https://joinfishbowl.com/post_vtgfk87fmo
People who hold conversations in hotel hallways in the middle of the night are the absolute worst. I can hear you through the two pillows sandwiching my head 😭
Two years in and I'm still kind of bad at the job, which is hurting my confidence and probably making me worse at the job. I'm trying to stick it out for one more year (will be more like 6-8 months with externship), but curious how others who are mediocre at MBB have found the exit process.
How does 401k works in Deloitte. Is it 25% match only? Isn't it too low? And when does the matching occur?
Me: This project has a complex technical facet that will need a week or two of PT attention from one of the experienced seniors who has worked on this client before, because it has a lot of business context Partner: Here's a fresh staff with absolutely no background on that specific technical topic and also very little functioning business sense. You get him FT tho! So same same.
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