Has anyone taken one of those online executive courses, like the Harvard Extension School offers? Looking to use my $5k of tuition reimbursement and already have an MBA. Worth it? Best programs?
Non-US-citizen, resident aliens - worth maxing out 401k, Roth etc? Might not stay in US until retirement.
Dear Partner who made a huge ask at 4 pm on a Friday before I head out on vacation, Do not be surprised when I quit yo ass.
26M making $155k base and about $185k TC at a large payments firm (Visa, MC, AmEx). I’m also 1 year away from promo which will probably get me to $210-220k TC. Do you think I still need an MBA? A lot of senior leaders in my team have 1 so I’m really not sure at this point. The opportunity costs are high, but I’m well aware of the long term benefits. I’ve also already taken the GMAT and gotten a 740. I’m an Asian male and find the hurdles that we go through for admissions a turn off as well.
My age: 42, Spouse: 53. Spouse retired. Current real estate value - $6 M (Net after loans is $4.5 M) Combined 401K/IRA accts = $1.9 M Liquid/short term assets: $250K. Net Monthly income from rents $10K Monthly expenses $14K. $4K shortfall after rents Estimated future income: Spousal 401K draw in 6 yr (~$5K/mo) Spousal pension in 9 yr ($5K/mo) My MD pension - 9 yrs to vest, 16 yrs to draw- ~$5K/mo My 401k draw - 17 yrs - $5K/mo Options: Retire in 6 years, 9 years or earlier. Thoughts?
Very single and don’t have anyone to go to the holiday party with. Fairly new to firm and don’t know anyone in the office. Should I go solo or find a random date?
Hello, I am 36 and have over 250k in savings. I started saving late (at 32) as I didn’t make much and lived in NYC. I used to be on a visa and had little to say on my salary negotiations. Upon getting my green card, my salary doubled when I changed jobs and I started saving extensively. Today I make around 180k a year and am able to save $4.5k a month and 7% towards 401k. I have no kids and I am looking to maximize savings. Any advice? Thanks!
Everyone from the MDs and Partners to the lowly Associate (me) on my team is emotionally checked out and doing the bare minimum this week. Anyone else struggling with the pre-holiday productivity slump?
How do you negotiate vacation time? For example, if I have a trip already cleared that’s about 9-10 days off in the next 2 months at my firm but go in-house (final round upcoming with me and another candidate meaning it’s at least 50/50), I don’t really want to start and then lose say 10 of 15 allotted vacation days right away. Anyway to negotiate those as exempted? Apologies if a stupid question, pretty new to this process
Boss wants the team to check emails during vacation if entire team is out on PTO at the same time since they want to make sure emails are responded to during that time. Is this reasonable?
My company is changing to unlimited vacation days. Will they pay out the people who still have vacations saved up? They are being super secretive. Has anyone gone through this?
Has anyone else ever thought of moving overseas? Just came back from vacation, so I'm not sure if it's me dreading work or if I really like the country.
Why is unlimited PTO a scam?
Where do you start looking for new jobs if recruiter are not helpful? I’m bit lost in the process…..and not sure how to proceed. I tried to search for like top 50 fintech startup/healthcare startup….any tips? Thank you!
I’ve always maxed out my HSA. Have new plan options for 2022, almost identical for deductibles,copays, etc. First is completely covered by employer but no HSA contribution. Second would be $1680 premium for the year but comes with $2k HSA contribution form employer. Which would offer the better tax savings benefits? Instinct is to go with the second, but unsure tax wise what makes sense
Planning my vacation for December.... What's the max vacation I can take, if include the firm shutdown into the mix??
I am deeply influenced by the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) principles.. wondering.. have people seen young partners (say A level partners) retire after a couple years? How does it affect pension for such partners? Context: I'm trying to retire in the next 10-12 years.. which (if i stay in consulting) will probably be y2 or so as PPMD. Trying to gather some historical precedence info from the expert here!Deloitte
Whats the reputation of the corporate practice at WilmerHale in its San Fran and Palo Alto offices?
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
What’s a normal raise for a first year associate? I made 74K as a first year at a small, local defense firm. Wondering if my raise was below standard.
Thoughts on ad agency diversity data, now that it’s being released? “Across the entire (Havas) organization in the U.S., 6.11% of employees are Black, 10.8% are Hispanic or Latino and 9.66% are Asian.”
Any Business Analyst here with package above 40 lacs and age less than 35 yrs. I just want to make a point that BA's can also earn a lot.. One of my friends said that max you can earn as a BA is 27-30 lacs. After that u have switch either to Project Manager or Product manager. Can someone exp can throw some light. How to earn good if your are a BA.
Anyone here willing to give a referral for Finance/Strategy and Ops at Google? I am African (Nigerian) and I just got my EAD for my green card. Career Profile - Early career in KPMG Advisory, worked in Investment Banking for 4 yrs and I have been in Strategy / M&A Consulting for 9 years with focus on Financial Services & Tech since then.
Hey teachers! Have any of you ever used the program Transmath? It is a math program for secondary students. I am a high school inclusion special education teacher, and this year I am teaching a math class for some of my students using this program. I would love to hear if any of you have used it before and what it looks like in your classroom! Thank you!
Is the work culture at reliance bad?
I’ve been eating the same 2-3 breakfast meals every morning for the past year WFH and need to change it up. What do you eat for breakfast if you’re at home?
MBB fish, how much signing bonus did you get offered for post MBA/ lateral hire? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Preparing to build a presentation for my panel interview. Any tips? Specific content I should have on the presentation besides answering the questions they provided? I’m so nervous and I really want and need this job
Hi everyone, I have been working as a tech consultant for the past 4 years in the same company. I am not growing within my job and I really want to transfer to work for startups. I am on h1b visa and I am finding it super difficult to find startups that actually sponsor h1b/work visas. Any advice ?
Can somebody please refer me to Salesforce solution architect position at Doordash. DoorDash
I have a 2 hour commute home. In an interview for a role, is it reasonable to ask if I’d be able to leave work an hour early every day and do an hour’s worth of work on the train home?
How to know if you’re not made for consulting? Dont see manager promotion happening as I hate people pleasing and talking. I am a huge introvert. A product manager role in tech might be better. Thots?
Any insights on QE in terms of work environment and overall culture? I’ve read your name will be put on a list and sent to John Quinn himself if you bill under 200 hours a month
What is Deloitte’s expense policy regarding hotels and airlines that you choose? Also, how does alternate weekend travel work at Deloitte?
Just accepted a job at big 4, I have 1 YOE experience as a data scientist, plan is to stay for 2 years then go to MBB or masters…thoughts?
If you’re happy where you are and are not necessarily looking to change jobs, what would make you seriously consider going somewhere else? How much more, salary wise (in %), would make you seriously consider leaving? What else would you look/ask for?
At what level in account management do you start getting bonuses or commission on how much your book of business grows? Is this something I should be negotiating in offer letters?
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