In my late 20s and struggling with acne (inflamed white heads). Finally going to see a dermatologist - any advice? Any prescription topical things that have worked for you? Or any other recs?
If you leave while you are studying for your CPA, do you still get access to Becker? (GT specifically)
Is there a Partners only bowl?
How is CGI in terms of WLB and Job Security?
Can anyone recommend any business books for - new in house counsel? I feel like I am totally lost when it come to the business side of the company I work for. I work for a software startup if that helps. Thanks!
How long does it take to complete bgv for wipro? Wipro will release concrete offer letter only after bgv is done. Initially they release only provional sort of offer letter.
Is it advisable to resign before the bgv is complete ?
Someone please compile all the financial tips and advices a fresher must know. Will be very helpful . 🙏
What’s the end goal for you guys in strategy? Is it to become CSO? Move clients side become CMO?
Does anyone have any insight into strategy salaries at Critical Mass in NYC/LA? Have an initial call for a Group Strategy Director position and would appreciate any insight on salary range. 13 years experience. Thank you!
That cute girl in light green suit 😍 spectacles, ~ 2 inch heels , asking for the adhoc cab at 9 pm shift ....
Later got replaced by 3 people 😑 and had to deboard the cab 😑😑 wish could drive her back if had the steering over the wheels.....
Felt like skipped a beat today 😍😍
I'm curious - people who are in relationships. How have things changed between you and your SO during the pandemic?
Any resources to better my knowledge in SAP - almost 2 years in the form and I do not know shit (always been on PMO) - where can I start, I am so lost looking for a mentor to guide me
Seeing a lot of convo in the main bowl about bonuses in the US. They are mentioned on the rewards site but are these really a thing in the UK? and if so what do they look like usually at different levels?
I joined sept 2019 as lvl11, no bonus that year, then covid in 2020, now I’m at lvl 10 and wondering if individual bonus is normal at my level
It's been 1 year at my current company. I've gone thru 3 managers, 2 directors & the recruitment team I'm on dwindle down from 20+ to 10. Recently, my manager was let go & 3 people are trying to do their job. I'm starting to get concerned as this manager had a good connection & communication with our team. Now, we're just kind of in limbo with little communication. I'm hanging on & riding this out but a part of me thinks it may be time to update my resume. Any advice?
I got offer from Deloitte with 12lakhs fixed+10% variable pay,now I got other counter offer as 14 fixed
Will Deloitte revise the package if I show counter offer?
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I've had a few managers respond when I ask for a few minutes to talk: is everything OK??? You're not quitting right? 😂 This year's amount of people leaving for Industry is brutal!
What would you do if you have way less clients than your peers? Do you wait until you are assigned more clients or speak up? I'm a high performer but not utilized to my fullest capacity.
I keep seeing people post about how Deloitte or PWC tech is better - just curious to hear specific examples for this?
for those of you with mentor programs, what do you currently like/dislike about that relationship? what could your mentor be doing better?
First year, I’m scanning the original engagement letters and management docs and comparing them between the original docs but that takes up so much time. Any tips on how to be a little more efficient.
Is it burning a bridge for leaving PA after only less than a year working in the company? I am in the verge of giving my two-week notice.
It's so quiet in the office today!.... I thought, as I worked from home 😜 love working in this season!
I have two question
How often does EY Let go of their contracting staffs (audit)? And Do they extend their contracts at some point in time ?
I accepted an offer from KPMG Canada and we were just asked to choose a CPA pathway. Does anyone know if the MPAcc from Uni is Saskatoon is better than the PEP?
I have four years of audit experience and jumping firms to get a manager title because I can. Even if I do get a manager role, I feel like I might not be ready yet. I have done many audits from beginning to finish by myself, but there will be area I am not completely comfortable. Were you very ready when you were promoted to manager? Or did you just fake it until you make it? What is expected as a manager? I incharged and worked with partners to issue jobs directly because my jobs were small.
Hi. A bit new to audit and have a question on a report's opinion.
I came across a somewhat old auditor report (from a very small auditing firm) that listed several instances where employees misappropriated assets within its schedule of findings, yet the opinion was unmodified. Is this fine? I would think it'd affect the opinion not knowing everything that was misappropriated. Could it be that the auditor felt comfortable enough on how much they identified and that lowered the risk?
I am scheduled for a inventory call next week. I just moved to from Chicago so I don’t have g car here. Comminuted with the Rm that I don’t have the car and she suggested that I reach out to the audit engagement team to see if I can Uber. I did that and given the distance of almost 2hours, the senior responded saying they pretty much can’t reimburse me for that. What can I do since I don’t have a car? Open to suggestions! I really wish I had a car to drive down there but I don’t.
2 years ago I was praying that one day I’d be able to care about and be motivated to do well at work since I just didn’t think it would be possible. Now I finally work relentlessly to do (cont)
How are firms treating their employees during this time? Do you feel as if morale is low (excluding the fact we aren’t face to face with people daily)
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I started at big four and now at a top-10 (not exactly what you are asking). I miss the technology, resources, and caliber of client, but my hours are slightly better and its much more possible to develop your skills broadly and make an impact. I work on many smaller clients that are not as organized and sophisticated but they are also less complex. I feel like the partners are more approachable for sure than at big four.
I worked at kpmg for 3 years and now I’m at a tiny local firm (20 people) heading their audit department. It’s been a huge learning experience/somewhat fun being in charge of all their audit clients but I really miss the resources I had at KPMG, particularly the network of like minded people to learn from and aspire towards. I realized after a year there and not getting promoted to manager that my learning/growth opportunities were going to be extremely limited at my small firm. I now have an offer for a midsize firm to start in May and I’m hoping it will be the best of both worlds.
They were hiring for a senior and manager at the time, and I was right between senior and manager level. I wasn’t sure about the business development responsibilities of the manager role which is why I didn’t want to go for manager. But I’m still performing all the other responsibilities of the manager role, leading the department etc.
They said in my interview we’d revisit the promotion to manager after like 3 months. A year and 3 months later promotion still hasn’t happened. At my yearly review the reason I wasn’t promoted was that I haven’t done any business development yet. However, this expectation was never communicated beforehand - I thought that me being hired as a senior and not manager meant that I wouldn’t be expected to do business development until after the promotion to manager. Needless to say I was pretty upset about that hence why I started looking around for a new job.
The midsize firm I’m moving to in May hired me in as a manager. I’m really looking forward to having a title that actually fits the role.
Small firms (less than 50 people) are ok if you want to work in that space forever but is terrible for exit ops. You just don’t get the same level of clients in terms of complexity. You work on very easy, typically mom and pop, companies. That type of work can be rewarding and there is a need there but don’t expect to jump to a F500 role from there.
If you’re thinking small firm for better hours, confirm that is actually the case. Plenty of medium/small firms will still have you working long hours.
I came out of a 20ppl firm after 3.5 years. I missed the relationship between coworkers and the nice hours (9-5 seldom overtime), but I always wanted bigger scope, challenging project and better exit opportunities so Big 4 is the best spot for these.
As1- it would be really really hard, but it also has something to do with my timing. I jumped in right into busy season as a S2, feeling like crap everyday, cried and stressed with insomnia, had acne all over face and chest. Oh man the stress for the first couple months. Then I gradually got into the drill, got familiar with things with the firm and started to shine after like half a year. I managed to be the top performer even I’m pregnant. Now it’s a year since I transferred and I had all my managers SM and Partners assuring me I locked the promotion even I’ll be at maternity leave.
I think it also depend on the attitude when faced with challenges, I’m pretty optimistic and reminded me why I wanted big 4 a lot. Now I think I really can handle any stress since I walked through the dark path in the beginning. Confidence level def boosted and I don’t regret the decision
Small firms are still a lot of hours, not a resume booster ect