As someone who never plans/wants to get married or have kids, I know I’ll never get back the money I spent on my friends’ weddings, bachelor parties, kids birthdays etc. I know that and I was fine with it because they’re my friends. But last weekend, I didn’t bring a gift to my friend’s kid’s 8th birthday party. Not cause I didn’t want to, but just ran out of time and honestly I don’t know what 8year olds are in to and I’ll just give the parents a gift cards later (cont)
Did anyone accept a job while pregnant? When did you tell your new employer and how did they react?
Going back to work next week after 4 months of maternity leave and I’m super nervous about it 😔. I’m sure it’ll be fine but I wish that I could stay home a bit longer 😔
Have you been seeing any creativity lately around gender inequity, child abuse, LGBTQ, PETA, guns rights, or other cause related marketing? Why not? Because none of them are trending at the moment?
Posted yesterday about getting into a wreck. My insurance has determined that I was not at fault. So the other insurance will likely pay. Do I ask them to reimburse me for the cars diminished value ??
What is the maternity policy in Big4? In EY we need to work for at least an year and we get 16 weeks paid parental leave+ 2 weeks short term disability leave.
Does anyone know Alex Murdaugh? The South Carolina attorney that’s charged with killing his family and trying to kill himself to commit insurance fraud. I’m interested to know some first hand accounts of what this guy was like lol
Any ideas on how well flatiron health pays? Looking at their manager in product operation and product marketing roles and wasn't sure. Not too much info online and Glassdoor might be old
If I eat a pint of Ben and Jerry's Milk and Cookies ice cream every night but eat 100% healthily otherwise and exercise moderately, is that ok for my health? My life is in your hands.
Real talk 2: if you decide to have children, it’s entirely possible you will not like the child at first (or at various points). It’s a huge decision, and having complex feelings about the matter is completely valid
Can someone explain why should a health system largely FFS still would want to invest in preventative care /outcomes?
Thoughts on Grey NY health teams (I know everyone has mixed feelings on pharma in general) specifically the account departments?
Any good registry hacks? Or discounts to save money for things I’ll need for me , baby or the house?
I’m between jobs, no longer have health insurance, & w/out a definitive start date. Really concerned what my options are going to be if I happen to get sick... anyone else in the same boat?!
Not nearly enough messages. Was a senior when I had a kid...so nice of KPMG to NOT tell me the way to properly submit for parental leave back in the day.
Does anyone maybbbbbe think that this new “spike” in corona virus cases could be possibly caused by these massive riots in every major city? Not saying the riots are bad or wrong, but let’s not kid ourselves and say these aren’t a contributing factor. So when people are surprised at the USAs rising rates, I mean come on...
My husband is a smart guy. But he doesn’t utilize it to his smartness to full extent. Doesn’t take good care of him. How do I talk to him? I always ask him to take care of his health and contd...
What are you passionate about? Any tips on how to reflect on that? I feel like I’m spiraling into an identity crisis trying to think of my “story.” My work experience isn’t in any particular industry, and my personal life feels standard to millennials - food, travel, outdoor activities, art/culture
What do you think will be the impact of this rapid hiring for MBB? MBB is hiring so rapidly. When it cools down, do you think MBB will realize they over hired? Will it become harder for associates (post MBA) to get promoted? Will it become more competitive for Associates to get staffed on projects they want to be on? Will there just be too many consultants at the Firm and a mass layoff? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
Anyone join Deloitte's cyber risk practice as an experienced hire recently? How long was your process and the gaps between the interviews? Seems to be taking a lot longer than I expected
Anyone ever had a couple of off weeks and felt like they're bombing their project after being super successful on prior projects? How did you refocus and regroup/save your reputation on the project?
Recently had my opinion shut down because “as a white male, I was coming from a position of privilege and could not possibly understand”. Excuse me? My skin pigmentation has more bearing than any life experience, education and past hardships and condemns me to being inherently incapable of ever being able to grasp certain concepts?
How long should you wait to send a "what's happening" email after an interview? It's been almost a full week and I haven't heard anything. Should I wait a few more days?
Hi fishes :) Need some suggestions from the PWC peeps. My directorial round with PWC is scheduled for tomorrow. Any suggestions please? What are the probable questions will be? I've asked for 12LPA but they said the budget is 9LPA..I've 6.5yrs of experience as a BA & scrum master (ctc : 6.55 LPA) What do you all suggest? Shall I consider pwc as It's a part of BIG 4 and other facilities and brand-value or capegemini/Cerner india (the pay scale will be higher most probably) Thanks in advance.
Torn between EGVC, L&E (transactional), and funds. Do any of these practices have better exit opportunities than the other? Other things to consider while remaining in biglaw?
Any managers or senior managers looking for new opportunities in private clients? Big4 hiring partner here that will get you with our recruiter ASAP. Can move after 10/15 of course.
Not in GPS, but I do get the emails from Dan Helfich and I just want to say he seems like a helluva leader. He comes across as authentic and genuinely invested in diversity and well being of his ppl.
125% Utilization and 7th position from top right in Q3 scatter plot. I am in Advisory (joined in Aug 2015) primarily concentrating in FSI. Chances of promotion from C -> SC?
My firm is planning to apply for a L1-A visa. Is there any benefit of this if I already have a green card?
What is the best way to select a developer or agency? Submitted a project on upwork and got tons of proposals. Would love some advice on the recommended way to qualify them. Everyone seems to have very similar estimation, experience and a great deal of projects done in portfolio.
How much are you making after leaving Accenture Strategy as a manager in the CEO-ES team if you do mainly operating model work? What position at your new place?
Thinking of going to bschool. What is the starting salary and guaranteed bonus for a senior consultant coming out of bschool at MBB vs Accenture Strategy vs Deloitte S&O?
How are people "networking" now that we are wfh? I mean, you are barely even aware if people still work in the same company. Previously, you at least saw them every now and then at the office but now... They could have fired half the company and I wouldn't know
How is SAT/ACT factored into the MBB campus recruiting process? Does this test score make or break one’s candidacy? Wondering if a low SAT but solid GPA w/ good brand names and leadership experience will be good enough to get an interview
... Back from a week of vacation... Hit me McBee
Taking my little sister on a bday trip to Nashville. Any suggestions on hotel / things to do?
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