Interviewed with a firm three weeks ago. Reached out to see where they were in the hiring process and the managing partner just emailed me back asking to set up a ten minute phone call tomorrow. What could this be about? Offer? Thanks but no thanks??
I recently gave my small firm notice that I am leaving and moving to another state. I mentioned that I am considering starting my own practice in the new area, and the managing partner suggested that I transition to an “of counsel” position at a 1099 hourly rate (remote) while I got started. I thought the rate was a bit low, but I’m not sure what to compare it to. Anybody have any experience with these arrangements? Any advice on how to structure? Or if it’s worth it? Any input is appreciated.
Do other firms have policy where you can’t solicit your coworkers to leave? Recently left BKD and got an exiting email from managing partner says: it has been a while since you signed the contract where it states you can’t solicit colleagues to leave. Just want to remind you of that. Also my coworker got reminded in person when she was having exit talk with the group partner. Do you guys have similar policies?
Strengthening Relationship with Managing Partner After Rocky Start I switched firms in mid Dec. and took up new area of practice (insurance defense to coverage). I was recruited for the position and sold on the training I would get. Instead, I found a stressed out and unsupportive partner who did not have time to train me or the tact to let me save face when I asked dumb questions. I’m now taking charge of my own development, but I still have a frosty relationship with the partner. Advice?
I was let go from my position yesterday. The managing partner, who did the letting go, said it as because of poor development and bad work product. Yet, only in December, I got a solid raise and excellent bonus for my size firm. Between then, the partner had made unsupported claims of bad work (e.g., claimed I used the wrong code in a letter bc it wasn’t the one he told me to use but the one the documents supported). Never dreamed of being “fired.” All partners are holding the party line and ...
Have to tell my managing partner that I’ve accepted a different position after 3 years at my current firm. She heavily relies on me and I’m handling a large number of cases. Really struggling with the guilt...
Job Not Providing Structured Training which is what made the position attractive during recruitment. I’m learning everything by myself and moving at a glacial pace. I’m upset, demoralized, and isolated. My managing partner is overcommitted and seems to have forgotten that I was promised 1-1 mentorship. I don’t want to go back to my old firm, but I am super salty. I asked a question my first day and was met with, well that’s a disconcerting question (it was about client docs) Any encouragement?
Our mid-size (35 lawyer) Midwest law firm is creating a new position for a Business Operations Manager. We have historically managed ourselves through a Board. No managing partner. This new position is a non-attorney professional. Thoughts on appropriate salary?
Any advice for trying to transition to attorney role after passing bar? Working at a firm in a non-attorney role and doesn’t seem like the firm has a position for me, despite my positive review and consistently positive feedback from associates and partners alike. However, when the idea that I’d be leaving came up, the managing partner said they’d hope I would go to them first. Thoughts?
Does anyone feel like they can’t ask the firm to pay for e- seminars/training in this cost-cutting situation? I wanna do so, it’s a relevant course, not too expensive and so far my firm seems to be doing OK (hiring and pay freezes but no redundancies) but I just feel the managing partner will be low key irritated (she is fairly calculative imo and rightly so) and I really don’t want to get in her bad books. Am I just overthinking?
Just need a quick moment to vent! Two weeks ago, I applied for an associate position at a family law firm. I received a response almost immediately from the managing partner, who asked if I was available for a preliminary Zoom interview the very next day. The Zoom interview went exceedingly well, and I was asked to come in for an in-person interview the following afternoon. At the end of the second interview, the managing partner briefly explained the compensation... (CONTINUED IN COMMENTS)
How is Gartner to work for in an executive managing partner role? What is the typical compensation in that position?
“The client has authorized 3 hours of billable research and 1 billable hour for writing the memo, that should be MORE than sufficient to research the position of each circuit on this asinine issue that I thought of at 3AM this morning because I couldn’t sleep so I thought of ways to ruin your life instead!!!! Xoxo managing partner.”
In interviews with Gartner consulting. Any rumors out there on what the culture is like or pay range for Managing Partner role?
FYI- We are hiring a Media Buyer (TV/Radio experience required) and a Copywriter! Remote/WFH with no plans in the near future to return to office.
Can anyone recommend a wireless drawing tablet? I’m not a designer but picking up that role in my freelance gig and my track pad is starting to really cramp my hand. Thanks!
My firm recently removed the CPA requirement to make manager in FDD stating that it is following the market. Being a CPA is definitely better than not being one but will it hurt my exit opportunities if I decide to not pursue my license? Do companies outside of public accounting even care that much about having your license / are others seeing this same trend?
Is it easier/harder to recruit for mckinsey implementation vs a generalist role for mba full time recruiting? I kinda like ops work, but wondering if there's any issues with supply & demand re: hiring.
Offered a Sr manager position with a retail company & want to negotiate: Base pay (+~10k) Equity (none included right now, hoping for +$30k) Green card app in 6months Would I be asking for too much?
Hi folks! I’m currently a PM intern at a big Chicago agency but I’m looking to transfer into strategy. I don’t think I will be getting an offer from my current agency as it seems they are focusing on hiring more senior level management. Is anyone hiring or does anyone have any leads/ someone who could refer me for a junior position? It would be much appreciated as a fresh grad. Thanks!! 🤠
Whats the deal on rebounds? Managers who left right before being made senior manager? What do those guys call themselves and more importantly what role should them aim for?
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Thoughts on Jabian consulting? Up for promotion in July, and got presented to interview with Jabian. Working on getting to Capgemini Invent right now after my promotion. Jabian is offering a much better salary but its a boutique firm. Should I consider Jabian, or go to Capgemini Invent and get better exit opportunities?
Anyone from Globant, Pune? Can you please share the hiring process/ duration for a Business Analyst role?
Is a Sales Operations Analyst for a tech firm a good exit? Unsure of what that all entails but seeing a lot of job listings for that type of role
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
I know my client needs an Accounting Manager. I know this because they’re startup med device company that has their books in complete shambles. The current accounting team isn’t very strong. How do I let the client know that I would be interested in joining them? They’re not actively recruiting for any position but I know they’d benefit from it. Serious responses only :)
What are some good exit companies/roles for someone with a risk and compliance background (industry and consulting). Looking to stay (ideally) in FS, fintech, or tech
I don’t love excel but I like strategy. I can do the analytics but definitely not amazing at it. Is it silly to go into a tech growth strategy role from consulting? Should I pivot to something totally new?
Moved to a new role where I need to use excel a lot more than I previously have. Can anyone recommend good courses to sharpen up my skills/improve my speed?
I don't know why this is the case and maybe it's just my agency but it seems like the people who are most eager to send out "internal trend email digests" be it cultural trends, social media changes, creative inspiration or whatever always seem to be people who are grossly failing in the primary role they were hired for.
I recently accepted an industry exit offer at 2 YOE. I have taken vacation for the last two weeks and am meeting with my talent manager today to let them know. They think we are meeting to discuss the pipeline for next week. Any advice for the conversation? I have enough PTO to last until my start date in mid August. Can I expect to take all of it?
Is Pepsi Strategy good to exit to and what are the exits? I’d be joining as a Strategy Sr Analyst. 3YOE, I’d ultimately like to join Consulting again just in a different practice area so want to make sure the exit is a good one.
Considering leaving Bain with 2 years in SM role, HSW MBA, and 11 years since undergrad. Google role is non-technical Cloud Strategy. Unsure of title or level at this point - called "lead" but contact indicated flexibility. Would be remote in a non-SF/NY location. Mgr indicated it was technically an individual contributor role though I would be managing 2 people. What comp/level should I expect (Assuming L6?)? What is the significance of the IC role if I'm technically managing 2?
Has anyone implemented a model where teachers observe other classrooms and coach each other?
Does anyone else think the Delta variant will lead to shutdowns and layoffs again? I want to leave my job but fear being the first to get the chop if March 2020 repeats itself. Should I just jump ship already? If it helps, I’m not in travel PR.
I only been at BIG 4 for a year. I am so miserable because I work at PwC and my team is huge and the busy season is endless. I was thinking of transferring to a different firm because I dont feel like I fit my culture so was thinking of moving to a different firm?
Had lower utilization this year than normal due to being rolled off and on different engagements with downtime in between. Nothing performance-related. Even though it was out of my hands (cont)
I am not from USA and English isn’t my first language so trying to understand is my nanny being out of line here. Our nanny has been extremely defensive to any feedback and has comments to an extend she compares everything with me and hubs. Few examples - you eat healthy, I am really jealous what money can buy. Why are you breastfeeding your kid I formula fed my son and let him be independent do you think he is not okay ? (For spending hours on call with LC). Additional screenshots
4 YOE (2 in consulting, 2 in PE). What are realistic comp expectations for Corp dev work?
Geninue question on a subject I don’t know enough about: If someone has a gender pronoun in their e-mail signature (e.g. she/her/hers), does that mean they are LGBTQ+ ?
My manager despises talking about the pandemic and WFH policies, he said to stop asking about it during a team meeting. Anyone else experience this kind of tone in leadership? Shouldn’t they realize it’s going to be a huge topic for years?
FYI- We are hiring a Media Buyer (TV/Radio experience required) and a Copywriter! Remote/WFH with no plans in the near future to return to office.
Been In-House for 2 years now. Doing primarily Employment Law. I was offered a position at one of the Big 4 L&E Law Firms at a smaller office, my salary would be exactly the same I make now. In house has been comfortable but it’s not that challenging and I’m debating if I should go back to a firm. What should I do? Has anyone went back to a firm from in house?
Getting married next month and we’d like to have a joint checking account to cover shared expenses, however I don’t want to miss out on all the points I can rack up by consistently using my delta platinum card (spending thresholds = point bonuses, etc). Any advice out there from points pros that combined finances after marriage?
My fiancé will be moving from India to US. She did her masters from US but moved back due to some personal reasons. What are some options for her work visa? Anyone been in similar situation?
Transferred to BAH from BCG to take a 20% bump and the opportunity to work in the federal space. Initial thoughts - disorganized orientation, decent culture. However, got placed on the bench 😑
Do people on your project teams stay at the same hotel or ever split up? Do any of your team members do Airbnb or non-hotels?
Does EY have any mortgage benefits that we should look into? Any discounts or anything? I'm trying to search... not finding much but swear someone said we did.
Have salaries in advertising really changed over the years/decades? I remember in 1993 at Lowe NYC when the salary list was left on the printer... the CDs were making about $200k on average. That’s 27 years ago.
How long do people typically prep before applying for non technical roles to be successful? The behavioral, case and company research can be quite time intensive.
Which firms have the fastest career path outside of MBB and T2? I know those are up or out and they must be fast. But are there other firms that are known for promoting quickly? What is the average years to partner at your firm?
I'm new to the Fidelity HSA account. If I have all my money in my HSA invested into stocks, bonds, etc. (No cash balance at all) and I suddenly have to pay for a medical expense, do I have to first manually sell the stocks to pay off my medical bill, or will Fidelity automatically sell the stocks for me so that I can pay for my medical bill?
Remember when Fauci said we didn't need masks then said we did but only N95 masks, but then said any face covering will work. Then said if you're vaccinated you need to double mask. Then said you can single mask. Then said no masks if you're vaccinated. Now the CDC says you need a 3rd vaccine shot to "greatly" prevent delta variant. But no, EVEN if you're vaccinated you can get Covid. Like f off. This is not exact science clearly. I have taken 2 shots but now I refuse to listen to this BS.