Question: what is everyone’s agency/healthcare offering for fertility treatments? What does yours cover?
Anyone from NYU Stern in the Healthcare field who I could interview for 20-25 mins to learn more about the school? Thanks!
Considering leaving EY for a 300 FTE consulting firm, mainly govt sector, for a strategic talent role (non-client facing). Current Manager in a long-term product management role. Offer is 30% increase, director title, and fully remote. Concerned about jumping to a company I had never heard of prior to LinkedIn connection. Thoughts? 30% too low for this type of jump?
6th year L&E associate here and thinking about transitioning to a position with better WLB. How do you go about getting a government job and are they flexible about WFH, at least a couple of days a week? Recruiters reach out all the time, but always about other firm positions. Tips/ advice much appreciated!
Does anyone have any info about the program for very long-tenured IFS staff, where the firm will pay for your health insurance after you retire if you meet certain tenure requirements? Something like, if you’ve been with the firm for over 30 years by the time you retire. The firm may have discontinued this but some people are grandfathered in. Anyone have details?
How long do you think it’d take to “explore” Chicago? Have opportunity to work remote from US and would love to travel from city to city maybe every year or every 6 months and wondering if a year is enough time to get a good experience out of Chicago
Being proposed on a project with someone I’ve filed an HR complaint against. Pursuing the opportunity will put my health at risk, manager was not supportive. Advice?
Has anyone backed into something with a rental car? I want to pay out of pocket so it doesn't hike up my insurance.
People - really struggling with this - was supposed to move to bay area for husband’s tech job. I can work remotely. But with COVID I’m not sure if we should make the move. We feel the world will move to a remote/ WFH mode. We want to buy a house and settle down before our kid arrives. Should we move to a cheaper city like Phoenix so we have a big house for cheap and 2 home offices. Am I missing anything?
Any budget friendly WFH chair recommendations? Was looking at a gaming chair, but bad reviews have put me off.
Those who moved from biglaw to in-house at a large corporation, have you successfully managed to negotiate working entirely remote?
For those of you not renewing your leases/ moving out of cities, what are you doing with your furniture, etc. for the time being? How are you facilitating your move? Lease is up at the end of the month and not sure if I should renew. Would hate to spend that much $$ if I’m not living there (I’m currently WFH with my parents in a different state)
Am I being underpaid? $100k as a 2nd year litigation associate working mostly on insurance defense/transportation cases with a rate of $220 an hour, expected to bill 2,160 a year at a firm of about 60 attorneys in Dallas. I’m asking for a raise soon, how much is too much to ask for?
I started as a life agent with insurance license and series 6. Looking at getting my 7 and 66 to become more of a true advisor and less of a salesperson. Could really use a seasoned mentor on (cont'd)
Anyone here transition from life insurance and annuities to financial planning? How did you do it?
Good luck to those who are going into their first busy season! Yes, it’s daunting at first - we’ve all been there (albeit, not in a remote environment amidst a pandemic.) My best advice is to take one day at a time (marathon, not a sprint). Remember audit/tax/consulting is not life or death, and you WILL make it through. Have patience with yourself and your teams. Find a mentor! Don’t forget you can always find some moral support (read: self-deprecating humor) in your fellow fish!
First week WFH in a long time. Kids are home so thought I’d go to the office for minimal distractions...nope: (cont.)
My client a publicly traded medical VIP concierge service, heavily pushes their mental health service I placed request for my spouse when asking about their virtual network, I requested an AA male therapist hoping for peer to peer engagement 2X intake person said: “a colored therapist” I’ve managed this w/clients who were aware of problems￼ this client’s outwardly unaware & will expect a review; had my client lead inform the client as a delivery & conversion flag How would you address?
I am really missing being at the client and charming them with my beauty and intelligence. Need external validation! 👠👠👠
What percentage of your salary do you/ should you invest in 401k? And how did that change with age and experience?
Have you cleaned out your closet since the pandemic started? I feel like there’s a lot of unnecessary stuff in there now....and I am thinking minimalist for post-COVID couture. What are your classic go-to’s?
What are the best credit card sign up bonuses right now? I have a large purchase to make and want to maximize the expense.
When your number 1 company gives you an interview right after you receive an offer from your number 2 company...has anyone encountered this? How do you push the date back?
Anyone do the freelance consulting thing post exit on the side ? Any best practice or lessons learned ?
Anyone at PwC in an internal role? What are benefits and flexibility like? Able to work from home?
...I wonder what normal people feel in life. I wonder who I would have been if I weren’t so sick.
Looking for pointers to crack the AWS SAA certification. Currently doing mock exams from Tutorialsdojo and in the 78-80% range. Is this a good estimation of preparedness for the exam?
Any 🐠 have experience with, or have considered, Cornell's 1 year MBA? Already have a masters, 6yrs consulting, but would like an MBA so the shorter time is appealing. Also looking at Insead
401k tax question: Married US Citizen currently working abroad. I will be returning to the US in 2 months. However, prior to returning I would like to max out my tax advantage. Cont.
Hi Ladies, Hope you are all keeping safe. I am an African lady who got admitted (Full ride) to a Top 7 MBA program. I am looking to break into MBB strategy consulting. Can you ladies help me prep?
Looking for input from indy/RIA, wirehouse, B/D, Bank, Insurance folks all in one spot. If you have $50M wrapped at 1% (let’s just assume for this purpose)... what does that equate to for total comp?
How do you manage breakfast when they eat it in class? I feel like my classroom is such a mess before it is even 9 a.m.
L1B to L1A then EBC1 - possible? I’m currently on a L1B at Accenture, based in US which will expire soon and getting extended. Accenture hasn’t been super helpful with my immigration inquires. I’m up for manager and debating if I should do the L1B to L1A transfer or just wait it out until my L1B expires. Do I not qualify for EBC1 since I got my L1A in the country and not prior to transferring with that 1 year managerial experience abroad?
Has anyone taken a 6 month break in between jobs? Been in a really bad rut recently and am thinking about taking some time off to mentally recoup and figure out next steps
Ladies please recommend the best swimsuit that will hold in my belly and make me look slimmer. I’ve gained a ton of weight and have a beach vacation coming up. Please help!!
Ready to start day 2 WFH with my inspiration mug. What does your coffe mug say this morning?
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