Hotel recommendations in LA where a young, active Aussie consultant can stop for a weekend of pampering and pretending she's not a peasant? I have a ton of Marriott points but fine to spend $ too.
Booked a hotel via Amex travel for a business trip and Bonvoy does not want to give me the nights. Does anyone have a solution for that?
Is United States Passport holder a good gift for someone who's been waiting for Green Card for a long time? Or this is a bad idea?
Anyone ever been asked for proof to use corporate rate? I’ve been traveling for the last 3 years and for the first time Marriott wouldn’t honor my rate without proof. Trying to decide how to handle???
Working remote, house was was too noisy, office too far. Went to hotel lobby half a mile away instead and it felt normal again...
Do airlines pay fines for flight delays unrelated to weather? If not, that would probably solve the issue. Thoughts?
Has anyone that is now in public accounting or at a law firm worked as a clerk for The United States Tax Court? What were the pros and cons? I am in public accounting now and I am considering an offer there.
A friendly reminder to LGA folk — that stupid on-ramp adds 15-20m to your travel time. T minus 45 so here’s hoping the TSA haven’t messed up CLEAR and precheck.
Hotel says sold out M-Th, but it’s available if I️ book M-F. What are the repercussions of on Monday saying I️ want to check out a day early?
Best non-leaking water bottle to travel with?
Most intriguing country for leisure travel and why? (mine's currently Japan - blown by the people and their honesty)
Got on a direct flight that ended up being delayed 2 hours past when my connection would have gotten me home....Thursday man...
What is the executive order mainly expected to do - stop new visa applications or stop travel into the US for existing visa holders, or both?
Sprinting around the hotel room to get shit in my suitcase and make it to the client on time. I never learn my lesson and pack Wednesday night 🏃🏽🏃🏽🏃🏽
What celebrities have you run into while travelling for work? Me? Sat next to Erin Burnett on a NJ flight and literally bumped into Plaxico Burress at a NY bar.
Reached a net worth of $50k today. 3 years ago I graduated $30k in debt and had to open a credit card to cover my moving expenses. This job is a grind but I’m grateful it’s enabled me to achieve this.
Worth it to pay the 550/year for the Amex corporate platinum once travel resumes? Looks like all the point multipliers are stripped compared to the normal platinum so my initial thought is it’s not worth it
Anyone here works for IRS Seattle office? Looking to get out of B4. Currently a manager in investment tax. CPA, no law degree. Would like to get a general idea of how to approach the application process. Nothing seems to be open currently.
Do you spend your entire per diem? Or do you prefer low-cost food options (chipotle for example) and save the rest of the per diem?
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
Exit opps for 🐠 doing SAP work: Considering move to Industry - What kind of roles & salary range can I expect? Currently a M on path for SM in next 6 months. FWIW - Southeast.
What am I worth in terms of TC? SDE, 6 YOE, background at a startup and 2 mid-level companies, MS degree. Assuming I'm desirable enough for interviews at a handful of good places. Not based on a previous salary, just objectively.
Where do more boutique firms (like Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger, Huron, zs, slalom) rank in comparison to big 4 or Accenture or ibm? I know mbb is top tier but I feel like everyone else is debatable
Tonight, I’ll be interviewing the CEO of Twilio—Jeff Lawson!! Ever used the text your driver feature on Lyft? That’s Twilio! This book is about leadership and harnessing the powers of your developers. Very interesting read for anyone in or out of tech!! Join me and other members of the fishbowl team at 8! https://joinfishbowl.com/live_bdowyq
What are some exit ops for finance transformation consulting? Work sounds interesting but not sure what opportunities await when I decide to leave consulting
The pains of being on remote projects for 5 months: my fat ass can't fit into my dress pants anymore
Compared to consulting, how much more challenging / demanding is an equity research role?
Do you think it’s better to go to immediately go a firm that’s beyond your skillset or work your way up to that firm? For example, going to a T2 firm as an experienced hire having never done consulting without or starting at a smaller consulting firm and then going to T2/MBB?
I know how the exact salary of the cohort of homegrown senior consultants at a B4 for the same role that I’m applying for. how much more should i expect for experienced hires for this same role with same YOE?
Anyone familiar with The AES Corporation? How is the culture there? Specifically around diversity. Have an upcoming interview- some red flags doing some internet research. Appreciate any insight.
An interviewing company hasn’t offered me the job yet but is asking me for my visa documents so their counsel can take a look. I assume they want to see how much time is left before extending offer. Has anyone been in this situation yet? I’m a bit wary of sending over personal legal documents when things are still up in the air
Looking to apply to Product / Program Management roles in tech, are referrals needed to get interviews or is it possible to get picked without referrals?
I’m applying to the pre-MBA MBB programs but am undecided between a non HSW M7 and Tuck with $. Does listing one school over the other have an advantage?
Missed out on firm arranged free flu shot. What is the next best cost-effective option for flu shot. I have one of the better insurance plans which I suppose can cover
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