How to take advantage of per diem budget? eg, Amazon gift cards from Cvs, Starbucks gift cards etc. Also is it allowed and these transactions be tracked by the firm?
Looking to get into consulting? Any suggestions or opportunities anyone can assist me with. I have 5+ years in the Healthcare sector and wondering what part of consulting will best work for me.
Hi ladies. I need some advice. I'm currently out on maternity leave, to return in about a month. I was just informed my male counterpart in my department will be getting a promotion by our new boss. This is really a slap in the face considering I've been trying to fight for equal pay since last year when I found out another (former) male counterpart of mine was making 40k more than me. What would you do in my situation? Demand to know why I wasn't considered? Leave?
How often do you convert your after tax 401k contributions as part of the mega backdoor?
New to US: wife covered by my firm health insurance, but she's starting a job that offers her similar cover. What's the play here? Thanks
Did anyone start contributing to a 529 account in their mid 20s? Even if they’re single w/o kids (but obviously expecting to have kids in the future)? I like the tax benefits and have some income I can allot to that after my current investments/savings/needs and wants. Just not sure if there are other things I should be considering…
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
It seems that common advice after getting your emergency fund, is to max out 401k, then IRA. But 401k limits are relatively high at $19500. Is that really where I should be putting all of my money prior to investing in my IRA, or should I invest only what my employer will match? I feel like if I aim to max out 401k limits, I’ll never touch my IRA.
Hi 🙋♂️ I’ve been working in life sciences and healthcare strategy for a while now, and want to specialize in healthcare data science/ medical data analytics/ epi data- any thoughts on top tier masters programs to help?
What are the biggest risk factors to your firm? From my perspective, it has to be the pension liability
I just realized the company I am about to jump ship to doesn’t have a 401K match or any contribution programs. Would this be a deal breaker? The base salary is a 20% increase. Offer is due @ 5pm today
Fishies, I need your help. I received an offer for $160k from guidehouse. I’m currently paid $133k at EY. I don’t particularly love my practice as it is testing and the new practice with guidehouse would be IT strategy. EY has gotten me comfortable with the reimbursement for fitness, phone and internet and the promises from Kelly Grier of “really good bonuses and raises” this year. What would you do?
Switching over to Deloitte. What’s the cell phone purchase/reimbursement policy? Is there a steep discount if you buy it through Deloittes portal?
Should I quit advertising and work for my families successful business? It’s less money (for now) But I can make my own hours and have a better work life balance, and a closer commute when pandemic is over. And a strong chance to be in charge with my brother once my parents retire. I’m 26 living on my own, no kids.
How would you change your life if you woke up tomorrow with a million dollars in the bank? It’s not really enough to “retire” if you have 50 more years to live (maybe you could make it work through) but it’s enough to give you a lot of freedom to make new life choices.
Those in HCOL areas. If a year or two out from buying, are you prioritizing home down payment savings over retirement? Currently max 401k, debating on max IRA or put towards down payment
Recent grad: would you prioritize money to pay down a $45K student loan debt or maxing out 401K at 6%?
Had my first miscarriage late last year. 8 weeks pregnant now and saw baby on sono the other day however, at times I don’t “feel” pregnant. Like my boobs don’t feel sore and don’t have intense food cravings. Maybe it’s all in my head but how do I stop from worrying about a 2nd miscarriage? ☹️ My next appt is in 4 wks and I wish time sped up so I could feel more in the clear.
Moving from elementary to middle school. Looking for advice on anything from classroom decoration to classroom management & behaviors. Any help appreciated!
How are the international support projects in wipro? Like in terms of work culture and learning opportunities Any hope of onsite? Client name is Estre laurde company (ELC) Technology : SSIS, SQL YOE: 5.5 years
Done the first round of 2 Interviews last Wednesday for technical account manager gcp, rrk and leadership + googleyness, waiting to hear back anything from the recruiter, shall I wait to be contacted or should I write to the recruiter this Wednesday? How long does it take to have feedback in this case?
Saw a post on women in consulting bowl about a kid saying hate you and some moms providing great suggestions. I didn’t have family growing up (grew up in an orphanage) - any books/ideas on how to
PwC folks- does PwC pay for freezing your eggs? I’m 35 and starting to think I should think about it. Ugh. I really want to get pregnant soon.
Would you take a connecting flight with your main status airline to accrue points? (1 hour layover in Charlotte). Or take a direct with an airline with whom you have no points/status?
All - looking for a referral to the product development and procurement fellow role at Mckinsey. Please dm / comment. Would appreciate your help.
When you thought you went to a market paying firm but they took months to match the salary raises and are making them effective as of OCTOBER FIRST 🤨
Hi all, would love to get your opinion on an estimated market rate for a employee like me, as I’m thinking about asking for a raise in January but haven’t done this before. 1 YOE TS/SCI Full-Scope Clearance 1/2 thru Masters program (Analytics Georgia Tech) Been lead data scientist on team for 5+ months 2 AWS and Tableau cert (sorry had to throw that in there lol) I know this is a tough task without all the context but I’m currently making $95k and that seems to be the lowest on my team.
New to this…with Amex Platinum what is the best / most economical use of your points? I see you can cover charges on the card as well.
Hows the consultant culture in the west coast? Getting tired of east coast (weather, culture, life)
For those in relationships: What’s your age and how often do you and your SO text/talk on the phone? I’m assuming if y’all live with one another y’all will prob text very little on a daily basis (pre-covid).
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