Never been on the bench. Always been 90+% utilization rate. Can I just be on the bench so I can study for CPA 🤣😭
I have the next 20 days off from work and in an extreme lockdown in Germany. What can I do to stay productive, learn, grow/ build a hobby from home? I'm 25 and do not want to waste this vacation doing nothing at home
How is the proposed tax holiday going to work? You don't pay taxes now but owe it by April 15 2021?
Deloitte my S&A offer has 23 vacation days. Will I actually be able to use any of that? Does it count against my utilization? What’s the cultural expectation around using PTO?
On the bench, my last 2 weeks, currently high, eating fruit, & watching Netflix. What did you do with your last two weeks at your previous employer?
Can anyone tell about what is Repurpose Bench BU. In offer it is mentioned that I am designated to repurpose bench BU as a software engineer.
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Can't wait to go on my vacation
Anyone know when holiday layoffs are being scheduled for this year? First week of December or end of January?
What’s worse? One week notice or two week notice then go on vacation for those last two weeks??
Any recommendations for where to stay and things to do in New England in early Oct? Looking for a couples getaway type of vacation
Looking for vacation spots using points. Where would I get the best bang for Marriott points. I’ve heard Thailand has some great resorts from Marriott. Any others spots around the world?
What do y’all do while on the bench?
Anyone have experience using MS Teams chat over Southwest in-flight Wi-Fi? Not planning on being “that person” attending a meeting on a plane, just responding to any MS Teams chats that come my way so I don’t have to take PTO.
I work at Deloitte Federal. I love Deloitte just not serving federal clients. I’m on the bench with and I’m a recent campus hire with limited exp. What should I do?
To those who’ve made their exit- how do you know it’s the right decision post hoc? I can’t tell if I’ve made a horrible mistake for my career, although I work less and make more
Cold calling agencies. Is it weird to google/LinkedIn a specific person (HOP, say) and dial by name, directly call them? Agencies are massive and receptionists (if there is one) won’t direct you to a role. They want a name. For freelancers trying to network, this seems to be the only way in if you have no contacts there. Any thoughts or advice appreciated.
What’s your price to quit right now expressed as a percentage of your total comp? Curious how this differs across firms.
Hey Fishes- So my parents got B2 Visa on March 2020 to come for my graduation in May. But due to covid, they couldn’t travel. The visa has duration of 5 years. I heard somewhere that if you don’t travel within 1 year of obtaining visa, you can’t use the remaining visa? Is that true?
Has anyone signed up for the Forward medical service? Curious to know the thoughts on it
Just received an offer from Big 4 audit in a major city. But I don’t have driver’s license…
How do you feel about LGBTQ inclusivity at your current firm? Is there still a rampant culture of an old white boys' club?
Happy Friday again Fish! Please DM me if you’re looking to make a switch to BCG and want a referral, there is a huge push for EHs right now. I’ve had several friends join who have been thrilled with the first few months, and several referrals currently in the interview process. I’m more than happy to help: - Connect you to friends who’ve come in as experienced hires from Various consulting firms (big 4, S&, ATK, etc.) - Hop on a call to discuss resume /behavioral prep - Share interview tips
How bad are the crime and safety issues in San Francisco? Any recommendations on neighborhoods to live in or avoid? Moving with my partner from a very safe city, and the news and crime maps for SF are a bit disconcerting, to say the least.
Has anyone made the move to Uber, specifically the operations and logistics manager position? Received and offer with less salary (but decent equity) and trying to weigh options and lifestyle.
Anyone who went from tech/product to MBB? How was the transition and did it work out as expected?
Hi folks! While we get through this quarantine, if anyone of you is interested in learning classical Carnatic music virtually(via Skype/similar) from a qualified and experienced music teacher, please-
I have an interview with a "biglaw" firm tomorrow afternoon-- any last minute tips or advice from those who work in big firms? I'm a 6th year associate and have never worked at a firm with more than 5 other attorneys. The interview is going to be with a panel of "at least" three partners and the pressure is on.
Does anyone here failed interviews from B4 a few times before getting hired? please share your experiences/path/solutions here. US only please.
Are any health insurance companies giving dividends? Surely, they had fewer claims than normal in recent months?
Do people throw other people under the bus a lot in big 4 ? is it it a lot in public accounting in general
Does it make sense to recruit for positions 3 months before being promoted from associate to senior associate? Would you guys advice against this and think it’s better to wait until the senior promotion? Or just tackle it now and not wait? Needing some advice.
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