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What is everyone's target "end game"? Partner? Controller? Own practice?

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GT 1- I worked part-time at BDO when my kids were little. I’m now at Deloitte and working 100% although I might cut it back to 80%. Before I was hired I mentioned that I might want to cut back a little. I’m just so tired of having no life for 4+ months out of the year. There’s a manager in our group that’s 75% and a senior manager who is part-time as well. You can find part-time, not sure how common it is. I think it’s easier to do in tax. I started out in audit and tried part-time back in the 90s and it just didn’t work, but then again I was only a senior


Hey I’m curious as well - can you really stick to the 75-80% during busy seasons?

I’m there! Partner at a mid sized firm for over 24yrs. Good comp top to bottom, good work life balance. I’ve developed a great client base and love what I do. Even more than helping my clients I love to help our staff achieve their goals, both personal and professional. Could have retired years ago but I’m only 57 and I love helping clients staff and community. I will step down and retire in about 8 more years but not because it’s my goal, just the right thing to do for the younger partners at my firm. The key is finding a firm that’s pays for performance and results rather than pushing hours. If you’re good at what you do and are not happy, then why are you there and what is your plan to make it better. Life is too short to waste much time at a job you don’t love.

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I work hard so my dog can have a good life


Wholesome goals ❤️




Controller at a nice country club. Free golf membership and a solid 9-5


Doable at RSM

Dude I’m 23 I have zero clue


@AA5 - wait... that’s the position I’m in

Buy rental properties and live off rental income so I don't have to do sh*t


Wow RSM 8 so insightful! Have you heard of low income rentals? Did you know shelter is at the bottom of the pyramid of needs (IE demand is inelastic)

Stay at home Mom with no kids


Financial freedom


Work here until I don’t want to anymore. Then figure out what I want to do next, and do that.


Become a high school chemistry teacher, slowly find out I can’t pay my bills, buy an RV with one of my students, start making millions, get involved with the cartel, then wake up and become partner.


A beach somewhere outside of cell range with a cold beer in my hand and my wife and kids around me


With 5G, the zones of beach that meet your qualifications will be limited and probably won’t have liquor stores close by. Pending geospatial analysis for confirmation.

Moving to Europe where the work days are only 7 hours and they take a month off in the summer


France baby, France!

A six figure something with regular 40 hour weeks.


Go back to school, get a PhD, become a professor. Actually starting that dream this fall!


Senior Associate 7: At what level did you leave to become a teacher? I want to do the same thing too.


Partner baby


This one woman had a post in confessions that she’s been sleeping with a partner for a few years now. You guys should ask her for advice on how to meet this end goal


FIRE before I'm 50.


I need a FIRE mentor


Lottery ticket


I’ve lost loads of money on CLNY. How is it working there? So much conflict in terms of deals

Nursing home fox


Assurance Associate




Governor of small fiefdom after the zombie apocalypse.


Just trying to make enough money to start a small farm. Maybe even go the full homestead route. Sounds a lot more fun than this!


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How many first year analysts here started as interns? What did you guys do to get those jobs?


Maybe we should implement something like automatic posts refresh? I got a notification about "someone like mypost" but it isn't displaying at the post title...


Post with company


Nice! The post animation looks good!


Post for push testing


Just made the move from KPMG's advisory risk practice to Deloitte's cyber risk practice. Largest and most established within the big 4. What do y'all think? Received a good pay bump as well.


Timesheets are submitted, inbox has been cleared and out of office reply turned on. Have a Merry Christmas everybody, enjoy the well deserved time off and take the opportunity to relax! 🎄🎁


What's the per diem at your firm?


Greatest fear - becoming like everyone else on my weekly flight...


People at Southwest gate lining up while people are still deplaning. Uh, do you understand how this works?


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