Is it terrible that I haven’t been at EY for a year and I’m considering a job change? I really don’t like the environment or the hours.

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I hear that a lot from people.

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The reality is that no one cares how many hours you put in or what you do for the firm. All they care about is metrics (utilz, rev). I gave up so many hours of PTO last year and for what? Hoping to please people to get promoted. It meant nothing at the end. So what’s best for YOU and only YOU.

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Think the past year plus has made a lot of people decide to make an earlier jump than they previously thought. I had no plans to leave until relatively recently and think the wfh is a big part of me looking elsewhere

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I am leaving PwC after only 8mos for the same reasons, so I don’t think it’s terrible you feel that way.

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Me too, same here

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Definitely not. Also, do not compare yourself to others or your peers. This work is not for everyone and it’s good that you realized it now. I had plenty of colleagues in audit and they made a switch either early on or later on to another career. They are way happier and never looked back at audit. It’s a good time to look for something you would be more interested in. There are plenty of opportunities, you just need to put yourself out there.

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I left after 9 months. When you know, you know

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Nope, I’m right there with you

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No it happens. Do what’s best for you.

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Was looking at jobs at 4am this morning. After fall busy season (I am in tax) I hope to leave the firm

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That’s pretty common from what I’ve seen. I had plenty of classmates that went onto big 4 with the plan to stay there for 5ish years but couldn’t take it that long and left after about 2 years.

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We had a staff join our smaller firm after only 8 mths at PWC, he couldn’t be happier now.

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There is nothing wrong with it. Do what’s best for you. In fact it’s great that you know what you don’t want.

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It happens a lot. I wouldn’t worry about it. If you still like the work, then I’d just switch firms. If you want to try something new, then start looking at different types of roles that might interest you.

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Q for Strategy& - how to prep for case interviews?

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I’m interested in transferring in from audit after this busy season. What was the interview process like: questions, case studies, etc? I’m looking to make the switch with PwC, but should I apply...

Is it possible to convert h4 EAD to h1b? Asking for a friend.

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Anyone have insight into culture at Guggenheim partners? Specifically on the total return bond team?

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Hi fishes! Staring at an MBB soon! Understand this question has been raised before but I’d love to hear experiences people had with specific online courses for excel and PowerPoint and how relevant they turned out to be once you’ve started the job (eg Wall Street Prep / breaking into Wall Street has been brought up before but is it not “consulting” enough?) TIA!

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I used to have açaí bowls for breakfast while traveling because of per diem. Now that I’m bracing to be WFH for the long run, I want to start making nicer breakfasts to make me happier. Where are the best places to get açaí? Not the powder, the frozen packets

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EY folks- I am expecting an offer and wanted to understand How much time does H1B transfer takes, start to end from attorneys reaching out to you till you receive approval?

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Cheers to the fellow consultants whose teams decided to WFH this week 🎈 & to those who are traveling - you got this 👏🏽

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Seems like jobs openings are harder to come by right now. Think there will be a hiring boom early 2021?

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We have sales people in Canada and the US, the Canadians make 150K CAD and down here it’s 150K USD, the Canadians argue they should be making 30% more than the US colleagues to be equal bc of the exchange! I explain the salary is dependent on the market data for them in Canada, WHERE THEY LIVE, and you can’t compare it to the US employees and the market data down here. Overall they are both in the 75th% for total comp. for their industry. Am I wrong?

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I fly a lot. What’s a good credit card for that?

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Started at current firm in middle of the year last year. I will not be getting any kind of a raise this year--I wouldn't expect much but shouldn't SOMETHING be given? Will have to wait 18 mos. Common?

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Which agency did the new Hilton campaign with Anna Kendrick? Best I’ve seen from any hotel brand recently.

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What are the different firms’ 401k matches? Any other benefits you appreciate or think your firm is lacking in?

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What’s the procedure for quitting? Who do I notify? Currently on a project though

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Taking a 4 month old on a cross country flight (NYC - SFO) Any tips on flight prep/time change/feeding times etc? Should I apologize in advance to other passengers?

How much time do you spend lesson planning on the weekend?

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How does Fuqua release its interview invites? Does it happen throughout the day?

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Slalom D.C. 🐠, what is the culture like there? What type of work/industries you focus on? I’ve heard good things but nothing specific about D.C. and i gather Slalom varies quite a bit by market.

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