Currently diamond w/ delta. Moved to Chicago...status match to United or American? I wish neither but need direct flights.
Anyone fly NYC to LAX? Starting this commute weekly next week. Have status with delta. What's the best airport to use? Any chance of Delta One upgrades for a Gold Medallion on this flight or never?
What do you think of the new travel policy? When flying from Singapore this is still a huge gamble… but at least the company is more accommodating now, which is a welcome move.
Recently downloaded the United airlines app and can’t see my mobile boarding pass. Am logged in under my Mileage Plus account but it only gives me the option to get my boarding pass through email. Customer service was hot helpful.
Any Global Services 🐠 looking to get rid of United GPUs? Please PM me! Flight in two weeks. Thank you! 🙏
Hi Fishes! I’m a newly promoted S1 in tax at a Top 10. I’m trying to join the Big 4 post 10/15 (preferably KPMG) Does anyone have any tips or suggestions to make it in? I had an interview with EY two weeks ago (before I was officially a senior), but never heard back, probably because they were looking for a senior lol. 😭 Thank you so much everyone!
Have an average book at best. Somehow an okay agency hired and then fired me. I acquired lots of credit card debt in a short amount of time. Now I don’t feel I’ll get a chance again. I really don’t want to work menial job again but that seems it will soon be my only option.
I’m so confused about if business travel is really going to be frequent this fall due to the COVID cases rising….
I have over $1k in United vouchers that will expire at the end of the year. Platinum Elite. Worth calling to see if I can get expirations extended? Gonna be hard to travel at all this year..
Is there an comparison between big 4 titles ?
Has anyone filed a NIE for travel from india to usa when one of the parents passed away due to covid ? I and my siblings are US citizens and mom has valid visitor visa. What all documents did you use to justify the exemption? Any pointers. Thanks !
Thoughts on this graphic? Does it make you (re)consider your views on risk from delta variant?
Anyone have one of the Delta AMEX cards? Worth it? Why? Like the companion pass option, but not sure I can justify one over other premium cards (CSR, AMEX Plat)...
Any stories about how the independence policies at Big 4 have practically affected your personal finances? Would also love to hear how consulting business is affected by not overlapping audit clients
Perks of GT over a big 4?
Any suggestions for managing sleep with weekly cross-country travel? The 3 hour difference & long flights are killing me. I'm always either struggling to wake up or struggling to fall asleep.
Got an offer to move to another B4 strategy practice with a title & pay bump (15%). However, most of the work is in an industry I hated working in (financial services). Is it worth making the jump for a year if the ultimate goal is FAANG?
Do Deloitte project SMs/Partners/Directors know if one of their project staff is getting canned? Or is it a decision made purely by the office/region?
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
Business Tax Services at KPMG vs STS at PwC vs Quantitative Services at EY (Fixed assets, r&d, cost seg, etc). I am looking to make a move. I was wondering is there any growth within the quantitative services team? Is it a boring job? Which Big 4 has stronger Business Tax Services practice?
I'm falling apart mentally due to stress causing issues on my mental health, but I'm trying to stay strong because I desperately need a promotion.
Does anyone have a suggestion or could point me in the direction of a potential volunteer speaker who could speak about mental health issues and self care to a school board and staff group, virtually? (I’m a school attorney)
Opinions wanted-Does randomly calling on students using a random generator create an emotionally safe classroom? I had a very quiet class last year where no one wanted to answer (Precalc) and I called on the students randomly and that caused anxiety among some students. I want it to be safe to answer, but of course I don’t know the students previous classroom experiences with other teachers. What are your best practices?
West Monroe Consultants/Senior Consultants in Chicago: what are your thoughts on working for the company, the culture, benefits, and compensation?
Any suggestions regarding the recording of lessons? What’s the most efficient way to record and upload to google classroom for my virtual learners?
I have a numberline up in my new 5th garde classroom it goes from -35 to 155 do I need such a long numberline? It is currently split up on different walls and wraps around corners.
What are the most lucrative exit opps for a generalist/strategy consultant at big 4 public sector consulting with security clearance? I’ve heard positive things about Google and Amazon/AWS and about some of the big defense firms (Lockheed). Is it actually possible to boost comp by 50% or so on exit from big 4 in this space?
Doing benchmarking for the Women’s ERG at my company, anyone willing to share if their employer offers egg freezing benefits and if so what it covers?
Anyone from the Deloitte KC office? I’m curious if there is an ITS practice there and if so do you know anything about the size, culture, etc.?
Women consultants: how do you deal with heavy good ole boys- type client sites? Specifically not allowing yourself to be disrespected and sticking up for yourself and your expertise or developing credibility in general in these settings? Would also appreciate advice from guys. Two months into a tech engagement. Very few women around me and the guys around me typically tend to either infantilize women if they can or believe competent women to be “b****es”?Role itself is pretty interesting.
Currently interviewing at a startup and a new position opened up that I really like. Would it look bad to ask the recruiter if I can also be considered for the new role?
Counselor and SM on engagement say they'd recommend me for a promotion to M this year. Should I keep my hopes up? Or is it just a mid-year kumbaya coz I'm still S2 with 6 years of exp and master's.
I’m a senior accounting student and I have the opportunity to interview for a matter management internship role at a law firm (activities involved in managing all aspects of the corporate legal practice. ) Would this be a good opportunity to get me into risk analysis/ FP&A one day?
What happens if you’re an associate and you’re fired for “performance” suddenly. You had a performance review the week before and their was no talk of this. How do you perceive this?
I’m burnt out on taxes; I wanted to do 10 returns a year, if that. Looking at an accounting manager position with KPMG, from the job description, looks like just accounting and financial reporting. Does anyone know if that is true. Also, how’s the culture at KPMG? Looking in the STL area.
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