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Also, those non-reimbursed out-of-pocket expenses are tax deductible at the very least.
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Also, those non-reimbursed out-of-pocket expenses are tax deductible at the very least.
Doesnít mean much if youíre a student making minimum wage.... standard deductions are like 12k now.... likely making less than that or around that if youíre working part time as a student.


Well he wants the job cause itís a top level company... but he isnít desperate
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Some of the top level companies absolutely suck an egg to work for. BTDT
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If anyone is knowledgeable in the consulting biz, PM so I could give more info on the specific firm .
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Imo if he has an offer in hand already it's probably preferable to do a video interview since he doesn't have to spend as much time interviewing for a company that doesn't seem like they're too interested. Is the offer in hand a bad one? I'd probably just prefer accepting that one unless it's substantially worse than a potential offer at company B.
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FWIW, if I didn't have an offer in hand and was EL I'd just deal with it and pay out of pocket to travel. Seems like employers are starting to see they can do a lot to minimize costs to interview EL employees and still have them flocking the doors - hence the one-way video interviews that HR only has to watch snippets of instead of phone screens. I'd much rather prefer to work at a company that tries to make the interview process reasonable for the interviewee.

Had an offer in hand for both a company that I paid out of pocket to travel for (~2 hours one way) and one-way video interview and one that I had a phone interview for followed by a prompt in person. Have to say how I was treated was one of the deciding factors for me.
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Doesnít mean much if youíre a student making minimum wage.... standard deductions are like 12k now.... likely making less than that or around that if youíre working part time as a student.


Well he wants the job cause itís a top level company... but he isnít desperate
What is a "top level company" in actuarial?
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What is a "top level company" in actuarial?
Yeah, I used to think all the large employers were the top-level ones, but then I realized that some are, but some are not.
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What is a "top level company" in actuarial?
the answer to your question is in your question itself
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