Consulting and govt work has taken a toll on my mental health. Need to switch careers entirely but I’m back to not knowing what I want to do. What other lines of work can I transfer my skills to?
Pros and Cons of maxing out 401k contribution? I currently Max out, but have been considering lowering my contribution to get match so I have extra $ to invest in side. Yay? Nay?
I am hoping for some advice. I was a young mom (17 when pregnant) and ended up having three kids by 23. I’ve since pulled myself up by my boot straps and am doing well in my career and have seen good trajectory. The thing is, it’s always nagged at me that I never went to college. I don’t want to go to college in the traditional sense but my new employer offers some tuition reimbursement (if related to the job). I’m in tech, specifically software. What should I look into?
Recently lateralled to a new firm and I have mild “PTSD” from my old firm 😶 everything from the way docs are saved on the system, file naming, email writing style, team conventions etc - I keep thinking any small mistake would get me yelled at / be at the receiving end of snarky or passive aggressive emails but people at my new firm are so lovely and far from that. I’m trying really hard to move past this and my new colleagues are probably getting sick of my questions 😂 Anyone else can relate?
Just wondering if interfiling of i-693 for medical makes sense before an RFE is issued. I am expecting my priority date to be current in next bulletin. Does anyone have experience? TIA
Dark lip hair…any long term solutions? Tried laser but it did nothing (might have actually made it worse). Sick of bleaching or using depilatory creams. Open to any ideas!
If my goal is to earn as much as I can (with a grain of salt) but may be moving to other countries in the next 20 years (29F now), what should be my priority to max out? 1. Pre tax 401k 2. Roth IRA 3. HSA 4. Personal stocks 5. Bitcoin
We pay so much tax to the Govt. What are the benefits we are getting? Please read the article.
My spouse is on H4-EAD & her employer sponsor 100% of her medical insurance. I have an extension coming next year & with the huge delays in renewing HE visa we are thinking to add her in my insurance so if in case she lose job she will be covered. Or can I add her later (in mid year) if she loses her job (like a life changing event)?
2nd tri. Anyone else order two dishes at restaurants because the things you loved eating pre-pregnancy now have 50-50 chance of making you sick?
That time when all your kids are sick, you are in between homes and you get laid off. Should have gone down another road when that black cat crossed my path last month.
Pros and cons of rolling over 401k from old employer to an IRA vs new employers plan? Other than the usual limitations in options etc.? Considering moving it to something like schwab IRA
Do any firms provide tuition reimbursement post-MBA? Scenario: I work for firm X. Go to top 10 bschool. Land job at firm Y. Can I request firm Y to offer $ as part of my MBA tuition reimbursement?
New hire- I’m making my employer 401k match, and have money sitting around. Can I put a lump sum into a Roth IRA or something before the year ends?
Tired of grinding for KPMG that continues to be in the news! Tired of giving my health, my weekends, my memories of my kids away for a firm that barely pays and pushes partnership farther away w/ MD
Anyone have luck with Talkspace or online therapy? I signed up for Talkspace, payed, and then was never matched with a Therapist. They refunded me after I reached out but then offered an even bigger discount to give it another shot. My mental health is already strained and idk if I should take a chance with not being matched again. Thanks for any advice and/or help 🐠!
Hey Everyone! I’m new to Fishbowl, but excited to connect. I’m looking to transition to consulting! I’m a licensed social worker with a background in healthcare- utilization management and change management. Any leads on new opportunities? Thanks in advance!
Lots of people sick in the office the past couple of weeks. Quick poll. Did you get the flu shot this year and then get the flu?
Any internet reimbursement program for TCS?
What’s a reasonable answer when a small, independent agency asks what your desired salary is? Info on Glassdoor is limited given they’re all smaller. For context, I’m a junior with just a little over a year of experience so v green. Thanks!
Booz Allen Hamilton rescinded my offer because my current firm will not waive the non-compete clause in our employee agreement. It was allegedly a capability hire, and not tied to a particular project. I work one level above entry level, and really shouldn’t even have such a restrictive non-compete. I’ve already resigned, and would prefer to be unemployed rather than continue working here. • MPH, Secret clearance, 3 YOE in govt consulting (Military Health), Deloitte Alum
What are the best crypto/blockchain companies that are currently hiring besides Coinbase/Kraken?
Venting: Just had a designer refuse to lowercase a word because they “felt strongly” that I was wrong about it. Even after I pulled examples from the client website of the correct usage, and got the 2cents of the copywriter who’s been on the account for 8 years. I had to tell them that they were being inappropriate and just make the change. Finally they did, and then shot me a note saying they’d find time on our calendars to talk about this tomorrow. Talk about what??? Who gets the final say?
What do people think about the John Deere and Kellogg strikes? Feel odd as I have worked with one previously as a former client, and now they are being vilified
I had to design a birthday card for a client to surprise his son (I got briefed on it as a job) other day I had to make an excel sheet look better for other client. An account manager had to search himself and book personal flights for a client. A sr. copywriter had to revise a presentation the client wrote for his personal meeting. I’m talking about senior professionals, awards, used to big productions, in different big name agencies. Is it unusual or also happened to you?
Whats the name of the program at Deloitte that allows you to leave your project for 8 weeks while you look for a job?
How to deal with a spouse that has had it with my relapses. Overall doing great. Used to drink daily to excess for about ten years. Now I have a lapse about once every two years and my spouse hates me and refuses to speak with me. I honestly feel I have come along in leaps and bounds and some slack would be great, I am not perfect but a million miles better than I was. Are they being unfair or am I still a selfish drug addict that needs to give more empathy?
Has anyone moved to Britain from the US? I’m trying to move but unsure about the process. Are visa regulations more lax or am I going to be in a limbo like the US?
Just Sr'ed my first project; my whole perspective has changed and I understand all of the frustration that Sr's like to post here.
Frustrated with work as we all are. Single mom insurance defense litigation for mid sized NYC based firm. Base salary is 136k nominal bonuses. Struggling to meet work demands (deadlines, billable hours) and then also struggling financially. Just curious if what I am making is going rate, am of counsel after taking 6 years off of practice 10+ years practicing. Thanks!
Hey any suggested way of how i should split my investment post 401k max out n IRA? Say i have 50k in saving then around 15k in HYSA, 20k in S&P500 and 15k in stocks? Something on these lines as in what is suggested
What’s the difference between MBB and Deloitte? For example, at Deloitte I’ve done 5 tech implementations/transformations. Is MBB mostly strategy and more interaction with client and their c suites?
Thinking back to when I was in school. What do teachers have to do now that they didn't 20-30 years ago? What do they need to provide now that they did not have to provide back then? I don't recall buying anything than pencils/paper/folders. We covered our used books with newspaper or paper bags Classrooms were simple, not every inch of wall space was covered in charts, etc. The districts/teachers supplied nothing extra. What changed that teachers have to spend their own $ now?
Sending good vibes - H1B transfer approved in two business days 🙌 good luck to everyone!
1. What is the difference in strategy consulting and advisory (hours, work, companies)? 2. Do the big 4 do strategy consulting or is that MBB? 3. If you’re (hypothetically a first year) in an advisory role, can you switch to strategy consulting at another company?
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