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What are some unethical things you’ve done at work?

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Glad that's the extent of your wild side! When I was a staff, I heard a story about a (former) manager who got the boot after starting to run his boat payments through his expense report. More recently I personally know a partner who was let go (big 4) for running personal items through his expense report. Silly way to loose a 7 figure career and personal reputation and credibility. I also know of a former partner who got caught in an FBI sting sharing inside info. Another dumb way to lose a great career, etc. All crazy and stupid things to do. Sounds preachy....but we all need to do the right thing at all times. We cant allow ourselves to cross the line. Once we lose our integrity, we are done. On my team, zero tolerance for crossing the line.

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I have seen just bonuses for partners at firms like EY well over the millions so I know that salary is def too low .

Random smaller non-receipt-required transactions charged for wellness subsidy or food. Didn't have my CPA so would charge some of my vacation time to CED (studying) to save PTO. When I became a senior and I didn't have anything urgent and was sitting opposite my staff I'd spend a good chunk of the day surfing the internet. As a staff 2 I came across a small difference in testing here and there, and depending on what it was there were times I just didn't record it as a difference and went on my way because it was immaterial, my senior didn't check support, and I just didn't care.

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Go into director’s office early in the morning to throw away all his pens

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Wow you just made my day. Thank you ! LMAO

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Left work at 6pm

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Went into the partner's office late one night when everyone else was gone and solved his rubics cube.

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A year later and no one ever solved the mystery. I thought he would find it funny but the fact that it was never spoken of makes me wonder if I crossed a line.

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Taken an extra pen from the supply room for personal use. How about yourself OP?

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I’m the person who has to bring pens to work cause I am kind of particular about pens

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This is a trap. Definitely a post by Karen from compliance

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Nope! It's Lauren from Legal

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I sometimes kill the coffee at work and don’t remake a new pot.

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well that special place starts with getting the bottom of the pot...that shit is nasty!

Sat on a different floor of the home office and lied to my team that I was out at another client for the week

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I did this a lot back in the day 😂 sometimes we just need space from these people man

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I (Tax) took Audit’s Friday donuts 🍩

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Sex in a partner’s office

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With? What rank ru and her/him?

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I married my client :)

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No not any longer for sure. He is now a controller, that would be bad for sure.

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DB partner at work has a mini fridge in his office. Opened all the beers. Didn’t take any

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Asked for a promotion 😂

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Helped plan a work Happy Hour for the industry group and the partner that was supposed to pick up the tab had to leave early so he asked me to pick it up. We were nowhere close to hitting the budget for the HH so I took it upon myself to buy 4 shots of Louis XIII before I closed out (for me and the three others that were left at the end of the event).

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That's pretty much top of the line cognac. A symbol of luxury if you will. A small bottle usually runs 4k and a big bottle runs 10k. The bottle itself is made of crystal and can be sold for as much as 500 for just the empty bottle. It's made by Remy Martin. If you ever tried their XO this is right up your alley.

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Sometimes I say “lol” in group chats but I’m not actually laughing out loud 😬

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Lol

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I listened to Tupac on YouTube. Not the "clean" version.

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All eyes on you now

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Charge 0.1 hrs for a 5 minute discussion.

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Is there an FY21 code open for following up on this?

Hmmmm. Jammed through lunch as breakfast!

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I’ve neglected my wife and two kids for the last six years - three years to make partner and three years as partner...

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How do you Right the ship?

I took my partners bottled of vodka he had in the freezer for his late nights. I needed it for my long days. Sorry Eric

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