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.