Ever hear of a temp-perm role in industry? The company tries you out for a few months before hiring you as an official employee. They won't pay benefits until I'm an official employee but in the(cont)
Currently contributing 18% to savings (8% 401k and 10% to savings account) and also paying $2250/month for grad school. I have a healthy savings balance and am not expecting and need to use it anytime soon. Is is ok to cut back on what I put into my savings account while I’m in school? Feeling stretched thin and have always had the impression it’s bad to not be contributing to savings regularly. Thinking if I’m paying for school it’s ok to be less aggressive with savings. Looking for input.
Working an expo / benefits fair: what have you done that has worked in getting people to your table, and peaking their interest in an appointment? (Details continued in post)
My wife doesn’t invest her money in stocks, mutual funds , CDs. She just has a 401k and all her savings go into a savings account which basically yields nothing. I coax her into investing and have often told her about inflation over the years and lower of compounding but she is too scared that investing would take her money away. You guys have similar issues and how have you dealt with it ?
I’m paying $1600 a mos for my benefits and that’s with a $9k family deductible. Is that what you are paying too?
Working 2 full time jobs while remote. One makes 75k the other makes 85k. I only plan on using the 85k towards living expenses. What would You do with the other 75k? Go all in on 401k? Save for a house in the next 4 months (already have 35k saved for a down payment)? Diversify between crypto, taxable brokerage, 401k? I’m also debt free.
I'm worried that my school district will run out of money to fund my pension. Does anyoe else have similar fears?
With per diem coming down the pipeline for Deloitte fed/state... what’s your card of choice?
Left to another firm. For my 401K, I have 2 options. Rollover funds to new firm or withdraw all funds in cash. If I were to withdraw all the funds, how much would roughly would I be taxed + penalized?
Stuck here. Offer A is 5 days a week in office, commute is not too bad, 95k. Offer B is hybrid two days in office, commute sucks, 100k and better benefits. Really great vibes with the entire team at offer A even though the company is a bit old school. Offer B more progressive company, but I 100% felt like I was the back up's backup and they waited for their top picks to reject before my offer. I know for a fact I was Offer A's first choice.
Pension vs lump sum Does anyone have a good online tool that illustrates the differences in easy to read analysis to present to clients? Thanks!
Any new parents, did you decide to circumcise your baby boy? Why and why not? I am conflicted, It’s not required in my culture , No one in my family had done it but looking at some benefits I am not sure if I should get it done for my newborn.
I have ~$52K in my 401K. How does that compare with others? I’m almost 27 and have been thinking more and more about withdrawing some to pay off college debt.
Any thoughts on Dublin? Mid 20s male here from India. Would love to hear any perspectives on the immigrant experience, gay life, quality of life in general, healthcare etc. If it's helpful context - I've never lived away from home. Thanks in advance!
I currently work a temporary position with the federal gov. My husband and I have been thinking about starting a family soon. I’m concerned maternity leave may not be on the table due to the “time limited appointment”. The confusion is people’s time limited appointments keep getting extended and some have been there for 1+ year. I’m concerned about the scenario where we get pregnant and then my appointment ends… I’m also nervous about how job hopping will look because I just started in June.
My benefits page shows that the before tax contribution and Roth 401k contribution can both be matched by my company (up to 6%) which do I choose ? I thought Roth wasn't matched?
Hello Fishes, I have been offered Assistant Director role in EY GDS. What are the roles and responsibilities and benefits associated with this role and how different is it from senior consulant profile in IT? Skill- SAP YOE- 12 years
Purchased a basic AA ticket for my wife... those things are rough... very restricted. Only part of my status that benefits her is the priority boarding and I think the gate agent just let us have it..
Dang I got another no show and this time it was for a phone interview at Accenture. What are y’all recruiters doing over there? 😩
How adamant is ACN with taking back bonus $ if you leave the firm? I got $10k relocation bonus 10 months ago, have to pay it back if I leave before 12. 😭
Do you stay at a good firm with a good reputation where you are siloed in a back office role with no growth or go to a lesser known firm with less track record and opportunity to learn and grow? I’m in an extremely operational role and want to leave but the benefits down the line could be grand. How do you evaluate a decision like this?
I am looking for a technical cofounder. Ideally a full stack with strong UI skills. My stratup is in a mental health / wellbeing space. I have an MVP and looking to build beta. It is a full time role and I am looking for someone who'd be willing to dedicate themselves to that as much as I do. Are you such a person or do you know someone who is? Please connect with me here www.instagram.com/yourlifestartup/
Went on a job interview. Went really well, then nothing. Recruiter will not respond to my emails. Do I follow up with the CD, or is that creepy/desperate? It has been months...
Innocean in SoCal is hiring for lots of roles... all levels of Account, Social Media Strategy, Social Community Management, Producers, Media Planner, CRM Strategist, Presentation Designer, QA Analyst and more. DM me for direct referral to HR innoceanusa.com/careers
I’m being promoted to Manager this November but recent got offer from a fintech. In money term the manager base pay is 5k greater than the new role but i’m negotiating to match the offer with my Manager salary. Should I wait until promoted or move asap? I dont want to continue working in external audit so trying to pivot to data analyst role/IA in the fintech before moving to full DA/DS position… but thinking the Manager promotion would help negotiate salary in the future.
I got referred for test engineer role in infosys. Is it the appropriate role for 3 years experienced candidate?
What is the WLB in the payment industry like Visa, Mastercard or Amex. Is it a good exit
Does anyone know how to stop credit card companies from sending their offers? I get a stack of the same ones every other week when I'm home and its annoying to keep shredding them every time.
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
Made it to the final interview at a pretty good company for UX Design. Was super excited for it, but didn't make the cut. What do you all do to recover from rejection? Any tips? (Do you prevent yourself from getting attached in the first place?) Also, how do I identify my shortcoming in the interview process so I know what I can improve on them for the next?
Just finished a case presentation with 7 interviewers. Should I send a thank you email to all (I’ve already sent thank you emails to two of them from interviews earlier in the process)? They were all extremely nice so I just want to make sure I do the right thing.
Curious about how many hours plaintiffs litigation attorneys work on average per week. I’m a defense attorney and billable hours don’t make for the best work life balance. Thanks in advance.
Has anyone here tried an expedited appointment for L1A visa recently? Have you got the appointment? How did you justify your emergency?
My company offered to pay my way through the CFP program, on the contingency that I will pass and also stay with them for 10 years after the fact. Is this normal? It seems unfair to make me pay them back down the road if I decide to take a better opportunity. It’s a small business that is worried I will leave.
Does your average t15 applicant also spend 300+ hours for the application process? Between GMAT+essays+others I've easily sunk in over 300hrs already this year. Anyone know how common this is or am I just trying hard?
Moving from big4 to core strategy firm (read MBB). Have 2 months before I join the new firm. Wondering what I can do to prepare myself, are there any courses, books that would help me gain some skills. I have mostly done PMO, tech implementations kind of work so far. Don't want to leave any stone unturned and want to make it work.
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