Does IBM GBS provide reimbursement for WFH setup ? I heard there will be 45k balance per employee where we can claim broadband and other expenses through bond portal. Can anyone throw some light on this if you have any idea ?
Hi 🐠, need some advice. Was told by my manager that time doing research (for info related to my client) is not client billable and has to be charged to the overhead code. This strikes me as fundamentally wrong, esp bc this is a flat rate project so the hours will just affect my utilization / internal metrics, not how much the client is billed. I asked for a non-billable code that counts towards utilization but was told my utilization is fine even though I’d be billing <40hrs & to use OH code
What are the top accounts within AFS Healthcare that I should look into for projects? Joining soon within the Data Analytics space as a Consultant. Accenture
Which firms are delivering and prioritizing climate and sustainability client work (decarbonizing, sustainable supply chains, renewables, etc.)?
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I have 2 years entry level consulting experience and specialize more in CPQ/Salesforce. Debating if I should stay and get promoted or try and exit for an industry job? What can I apply for? Are there government/healthcare jobs that use cpq/Salesforce? Will they pay 120k+ for someone like me?
Desi ppl , struggling a bit with verbal communication since I moved to US. Sometimes can’t find words during client meeting so do a lot of ‘aaa’s , ‘Kind of’s and ‘sort of’. How can I improve it? I do watch English series a lot and read books but looking for other ideas that may have helped you all . Are there are classes which helps with fluency ?
Accidentally over contributed to my 401k because i switched companies midyear and forgot to cap contributions in my new plan. What is the best solution for this?
Seeking portfolio advice. 23 years old- 95k comp, 20k currently in market through the most basic Schwab index funds and Vanguard ETF’s, already max out 401k & IRA. My returns over the past year have been meager. I want to take on more risk and pick more concentrated investments. Whatever I go with, I want to hold them for the long run with no intention to sell. Any advice?
I’m setting up my 401k contributions and would like to save up more. Do you have any tips if you’ve reached the $19500 limit or on track to hit it?
KPMG folks. I see the mobile expense reimbursement is $65 with an equipment. Is there a breakout between wireless service and equipment or it’s looked at in total? If I’m on a family plan and pay $20, can I get a phone that costs $45 so as to maximize the $65 reimbursement? Thoughts appreciated
Tips on saying no to a project opp? Reason is because I’m about to leave the company soon. Nothing lined up, but working on it.
Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap
How do people feel about federalizing education. This would put teachers on the GS pay scale where federal employees with a bachelor's degree would all have a minimum salary and federal benefits.
For people who have changed companies what is the best company to move your 401k, I am thinking of Vanguard are there any other better options
Me and SO are thinking of joining orange theory. Any discounts they offer for Deloitte, military, healthcare? Anyone have an idea on pricing in Jersey?
Anyone exit from MBB into healthcare VC, either at a firm or corporate venture arm? Would love to know when you exited, how you found the role, and pros / cons
Folks whose h1 was picked in lottery, hav ur lawyers submitted documents to uscis. What documents they need frm client and frm u. What is last date to submit. Mine got picked but no word from lawyers
I am a Senior Consultant on an engagement for a client I would like to work for. The client is back office and the job is front office. Does anyone have any experience with this?
How long do you have to be at your company to qualify for their maternity / paternity leave policy?
I’m currently a mid level art director and have an offer to be a Sr. AD at a good agency. I feel a little guilty and insecure that maybe if I accept this offer I will be biting off more than I can chew since I’ve only been a mid level for a year. Is that BS or am I right to feel that way? On one hand I’m like okay this is basically the same thing I’m doing now but probably more client facing (which I’m cool with) and on the other hand I feel like an imposter. What should I do?
Thoughts on lateraling as a 6th/7th year at a v10 to a knowledge management role for steadier hours and $300k base? for context, I have a toddler and a baby and am the breadwinner. worried about loss of potentially higher salary bumps but I am drowning at work and miss my kids.
Do the other big 4 offer environmental consulting/auditing services? Been thinking to transfer into "Climate Change and Sustainability Services" at EY, but not sure if they'll take me. I'm in tax now.
I have an awesome opportunity to apply for a promotion that would give me additional responsibilities but a faster track to leadership. I am also 10 weeks pregnant with my first confirmation appt next week. I want to go for it but feel bad about applying when I would go on mat leave in about 6-7 months, pending everything is on track with my first appt. Wanting advice on whether to apply or not and whether to disclose the pregnancy?
How do you manage sleep when traveling with a toddler? My daughter just turned two and she had been sleep trained and is an excellent sleeper BUT only sleeps in her own crib. I rock her until she falls asleep and put her in her crib. But this has to be in her room. If I rock her in my bedroom, she won't fall asleep. I want to take a vacation and I'm really afraid that she won't fall asleep in the hotel and will cry a lot. She sort of understands when we talk to her so I can communicate...
So I was given x$ for relocation and was asked to submit receipts. Can I expense my security deposit towards this?
Any recs for where to stay in San Diego?
Thoughts: my colleague passed away this week. He had no bank nomination or will. His personal savings gone to the state and not his family. Observations: Beef up your life insurance
Has anyone had experience with a biting toddler? My kid is the daycare biter (21 mo) - he never bites us or his older sisters so it’s not been a behavior we’ve seen at home since he was about 12 mo. It seems like sharing toys has been the trigger lately, but today he just walked up to a kid and bit them! We’re at our wits end and stressed out waiting for the phone to ring for another early pickup. We role play sharing at home and practice using our words. Is there anything else we can be doing?
What percentage of your salary do you/ should you invest in 401k? And how did that change with age and experience?
Chicago Exp hire in DC: 145k base for SC without MBA; Master from non target school. 5 yrs in consulting? Average?
I gained over 25 pounds over lockdown, went for drinks with colleagues for the first time since March 2020, and the very next day I had other colleagues messaging me on teams and dropping remarks about how they are walking a lot these days to drop COVID weight. It might be a coincidence but probably not. Feels like my weight was discussed a lot behind my back as no one else in the group of people that went out had gained weight.
Best work backpack?
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