During the nearly 11-year history of Going Concern, we’ve been cynical about a lot of things in public accounting but maybe none more so than when firms talk about how great their work/life balance is. The Big 4 and the top midtier firms paint a rosy picture of how wonderful they treat their thousands of […]
Surely you read the story of Virgin going unlimited on vacation. No? Here you go: If the 9-to-5 workweek is a paradigm of the past, then why do so many businesses still cling to outdated vacation policies? That is the question posed by Richard Branson in an excerpt from his new book, The Virgin Way, […]
Note to the uninitiated: don't think you're going to get away with what this lady gets away with, that just isn't how the world works. In Great Expectations: Millennials, Motherhood and Money on U.S. News, we meet Kristin Selvaggio, a senior associate at PwC with an interesting side business that doesn't involve doing tax returns […]
A Fortune feature just declared what we already know: The work-life balance movement for men is coming.
Forget women, what about working family men? Apparently they are the forgotten majority who are lost in discussions about work/life balance that include a demanding job and kids. EY partner and "Inclusiveness Officer" Karyn Twaronite recently wrote this piece in HuffPo asking what about the men? Well? What about them? Thankfully, EY's male professionals increasingly […]