Anybody leave big law for a couple of years to raise your kids and successfully rejoined the legal field? Is big law ever an option again?
Best way to use 100k Amex points when leaving the firm in 2 weeks with no immediate travel plans? Let’s assume Schwab option is off the table and that I live in a delta hub.
What are the potential benefits of working at a deals oriented firm (e.g., LEK, S& Deals, EY-P) as compared to the more traditional Big 4 MC type roles at the post-M level? Really struggling with putting in the hours for the deals centric role as I’m not 100% sure of the longer term payoff (besides short term slight bump in comp).
How does the CSR lounge access work if my priority pass card hasn't shown up yet? Can I use it instead in the interim?
currently in H1B Visa transfer process. when should I resign from my current job (put in my two weeks) and if I get the approval will I be required to immediately quit?
I am on my H1B visa. Do I have to declare any income in INR when I file returns in US. Do I have to pay taxes on it even when Im paying taxes in India?
Can I apply for the same department my wife works in? Or would that be conflict of interest? She works for a big 4
Is your company doing annual raises this year? If so, what’s the typical annual raise (%)?
What lessons, activities, and/or projects have you used with your 3rd/4th and/or 4th/5th Gifted and Talented students during distance learning?
Would you move from D to other Big 4 with only 20k raise (115 -> 135k)? Assuming you need to restart GC process from scratch a year after joining
$20k in credit card debt due to emergency medical bills this year. I work for a mid-sized firm, and our insurance refused to cover some testing that the doctors said was vital. I’ve appealed twice.
Expectations for a raise from Associate to Senior Associate at KPMG? I got around 14% my first year as an associate; 20% too high to assume?
Topic: dating apps. How to successfully navigate them? Do you have a success story and lessons learned from it? (Lol)
There’s a ‘Freelancers Master Class’ thing going around on LinkedIn. A couple of seasoned cd/freelancers put together some lessons in optimizing it all. Anyone sign up? Any real discoveries in the content?
Is anyone’s school system taking any of the lessons learned since last March about education and changing how they do business? Our county is reverting to the pre-pandemic factory model of education. I thought we might have some significant changes in education, but sadly it is business as usual- 7 classes of 25-35 students a day.
Would anyone be willing to chat who made the jump from big 4 —> tech —> MBB? I did not have a great experience in tech and looking to pivot back into consulting. Went to a non-target undergrad but 10 YOE at good firms.
Took me too long to learn this lesson too...
When you're on the bench, do you reach out for work or use the time to relax until next engagement?
Do hotels actually ask for ID if you’re using a company code when booking? A friend of mine gave me her Deloitte spg code and it cuts my hotel price by $100 a night. Thoughts?
I love dogs. Unfortunately, I travel every week for work. Wondering, If there are options which can allow me to adopt a dog. Is there anyone who owns a dog while traveling?
What are some good exit companies/roles for someone with a risk and compliance background (industry and consulting). Looking to stay (ideally) in FS, fintech, or tech
If you had an offer from another company, what percent increase in salary would you need to accept the offer? (Ex: 15% above current salary)
Hi ladies! For those of you who have been in consulting a while, how long did it take you to get promoted after you first felt you deserved it? I'm new to the consulting promotion process and am trying to understand what I should expect. Thanks in advance for your help!
At what year did you feel comfortable leaving private practice for in house? In hindsight, do you wish you had of stayed longer in private practice before venturing out? I’m ~2.5 years and I am considering in house, but worried I might stunt my learning if I leave private practice too early.
Applied for an in-house position last week. I think I am a good fit. Haven’t heard from the big tech company. I briefly worked for the director of that group a few years back at a different law firm and we are connected on LinkedIn. Should I reach out to her? What should I say?
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
How do you all handle stress at work? I’m on a though project and feeling sort of hung out to figure it all myself. My stomach is in knots and I’m waking up in the middle of the night thinking about the case.
Hi All, what are the roles/responsibilities of level 8 at Accenture? YoE: 8 yrs Is the job security bad as I've heard or was it just for the covid period? If the performance is alright, one wouldn't face issues, is it?
Hi, intern here to crash the party... anyone know of Account Management jobs that might be coming open soon? I graduate in December and am frankly terrified — but I am enthusiastic!
I’m interviewing on Monday and the HR rep said the office is “casual so to wear whatever I feel comfortable in” ...how would you interpret that? Obv. don’t look sloppy but also an open range here...
Currently interviewing for a Manager role at Deloitte in their CBO/OT - Payments team. My next interview is with 3 practitioners (40min each) to discuss role and fitness. Has anyone gone through a similar interview process with D recently? Or if you’re an SM/Partner, mind sharing the interview process at this stage?
Hey Moms! Looking to start a family. Two factors (1) I'm turning 30 next year and (2) I'll be a 2nd year SC up for M in S&O. Any tips on timing? Do you know of anyone who has been pregnant their promotion year?
Does your sign on bonus require you to work for the company for at least several years? Any way to negotiate out of it?
Have salaries in advertising really changed over the years/decades? I remember in 1993 at Lowe NYC when the salary list was left on the printer... the CDs were making about $200k on average. That’s 27 years ago.
Any denials on h1b extensions these days ?
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