Has anyone here committed to a partner who has significant debt? My partner of over a year has >$300K in debt from med school. She has since quit medicine, due to a toxic culture that sounds worse than biglaw. In the last year she started earning enough to refinance her loans into a 10-year horizon. I am fortunate to be debt free and am saving aggressively with the aim of making a down payment on a NYC apartment in the next 5 years. We would like to get married before owning property (cont)
Any designers work for video game companies (EA, TTWO, etc.. ), I understand it's a totally different industry, but how did you get there, how's the culture/work?
What’s better being at a small consulting firm working with people you like and solid culture but lower pay. Or going to a bigger firm (Accenture, Big Four, etc.) with more competitive higher pay?
Has anyone worked at, is currently at, or knows someone who worked at Cassiday Schade and willing to give feedback? Looking at pursuing a lateral move but want better insight into the firm culture.
I’m in consulting because in my undergrad business school culture it was either finance (non corporate) or consulting. Industry was seen as failure. I never gave it second thought. Anyone else?
Recently left consulting and moved to a high growth mid-sized startup. I’m struggling to get acclimated to the culture and my anxiety has gone up. Has anyone else experienced this before, any suggestions?
Could use some 🐠 advice here! Two outstanding offers: - KPMG: Procurement Consulting Practice - Accenture: Business Intelligence Practice Both offers are comparable. What’s important to me: project variety, culture, growth, and wlb. I understand there are trade-offs, but which firm would be the best holistically. Any and all feedback is welcome!
PwC CMAAS. What is the culture/work like.
Have any of your associations put out a climate and culture survey to your union members? I'm hearing that there are many districts that have surveyed their members anonymously regarding assessing the climate and culture within their school community. If so, would you please provide me with a list of possible questions that you would deem to be appropriate and effective to gauge any possible issues? Naturally, the questions need to be without bias and completely anonymous. No Google forms.
How is the wlb at A&M MAS? Not expecting it to be a 9-5 by any means but want to make sure I’m not stepping into some crazy culture. Any insight would be helpful.
Guys, any idea on CDK Global? Do they pay well? What about WLB, work culture in Consulting (Bangalore location)? TIA
Can anyone speak to the WLB and general culture in Direct Lending / Private Credit? ( Golub , ARES etc)
How effective is the "crack the whip" model of management? New manager seems to love it, but I don't think our team is actually getting more down (and seems to not like the new culture)
Kinda disturbing how intensely some folks ordering the iPhone X are being attacked online. Why does it matter if others want a phone? It seems to be another manifestation of the culture wars.
Hey Fam - KPMG recruiter reached out with cloud profile opening and I wanted to understand how big is sales pipeline and work culture
What is the difference between working in consulting in SF vs. NYC? Looking to relocate after UG, but want to make sure I'm making the right decision. I'm thinking about WLB, network, exit opp, culture, price, quality of life, etc.
Can someone tell me what the human capital group at Accenture is like? Culture, opportunities, travel etc. Also - what are the levels like please and thank you in advance!
Deloitte Digital folks: When‘s the best time to apply to junior roles? Only have a year of experience and every role on the career page now is for SCs/Ms, directors, or specific school hires.
New parents - how are you balancing work and childcare demands? Please share your tricks!!! It’s been 14 months since our first child and still struggling. Been waking up 4am to get work done, but plans often get derailed with unforeseen circumstances with childcare needs. And not to mention burnout with long days of staying up, for childcare, home and work routines. Context - male here, M, working spouse, 14 month baby, started daycare for few months now, no immediate family support to help.
Hi everyone!! I wrote a children’s book about an Anchor named Andy who discovers his purpose during his maiden voyage into the sea!! Check it out!! Andy the Anchor https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736977202/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_24JRPH077A6ABJHA2RY4
Tips for how you’re accumulating wealth with absolutely no financial inheritance/intelligence from parents? I want to retire early but am late in the investments game. I have a Roth IRA invested in a target date fund, max out my HSA and invest in REITS and ETFS, and contribute more to 401k when I have leftover $$. What do you guys do? Am i missing any smart moves here?
4mo pregnant and having one of those hell project days where all I want to do is slam my computer shut and pour myself a Hendricks and Tonic and slowly melt into a puddle in the sunshine. ... Anyone got any good nonalcoholic coping mechanisms for these days?
Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
Hey, anyone have experience with boutique turnaround advisory consulting shops? (E.g., Getzler Heinrich, Novo Advisors, among others) How does pay look versus larger RX (Alice, A&M) Versus MBB?
My sisters coworker is a confirmed case of Covid - do I need to alert my own coworkers? (We live together which is why I’m worried but unsure of etiquette)
May not be the correct bowl, but: how much do chief of staff positions at Wayfair in Boston pay? I’ve always been curious what this position entails too
What exactly is “Client Partnership” role? The description sounds strategic and fancy but I have a hunch it’s more like running after clients to beg for their time.
In July I missed my promo to SM. A woman has been preferred even if she was underqualified (my MD's words), as at Accenture we have quotas for women. I'm interviewing with Deloitte, they told me I'll help building the practice. In the meantime I was assured by my MD that in December I'll get the promo. I don't really care changing company, even if I've built a network, I don't think I need to wait if I can. Your thoughts?
Any FAANG companies here? 👀
Tax savvy people, i have questions. my employer reduced everyones salary during the first 6 months of covid, but offered a “bonus” (aka back to normal rate) if you were required to travel during this time. How will the temporary salary cut + travel bonus affect my filing? Idk I’m feeling petty
Any whales here open to hooking it up with a referral to their SA at the NYC or Manhasset AP boutique? 😂 Seeking a Royal Oak... without any purchase history. 😥
Interesting perspective on a group who gets left out of the diversity conversation. https://www.diversityinc.com/9-things-never-to-say-to-white-colleagues/
If Donald trump works from Trump Tower two days a week, is he remote and WFH? As his client, I am not ok with that since his billable rate is really high.
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
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.