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November 26, 2022

Blind Item: Which Firm Is So Committed to Work-Life Balance It Brought a Partner to Tears?

Taking a break from KPMGate/LondonFalling for sec — here's a blind item for your Thursday afternoon that came to us via text message:

[Major accounting firm] Tax Partner starts crying when anouncing firm's commitment to work-life balance b/c she convinced sr. to stay

There are lots of things that can happen at work that could get people emotional — losing your job; letting down your team/firm; seeing business evaporate in a matter of seconds — but a firm's commitment to work-life never struck me as one of those things. It works fine as the butt of jokes or a recruiting script, but in front of people that already work at the firm? Maybe I'm cynical.

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