I have been in the industry for ~ 20 years, career slowed down when I went part time to raise a family and care for aging parents and when I moved to Milwaukee, I took a demotion. I was part of Covid layoffs and have been applying for an Account Director role. When I looked on LinkedIn, the company has a lot of young people at VP level. How do I negotiate for that after the fact? What does VP mean at your company?
My boss got laid off at the beginning of this year and I’ve been doing both my job and his job on the agency’s largest account. (He was the account director) In searching his email for necessary...
My agency had layoffs & told an AS that they “support” him changing his own title to Account Director for job searching purposes. He’s been an AS for 3yrs here+5yrs prev job. Should I say something??
Recently got a raise (putting me at 68k). Turned down an offer for 75k to stick it out and company said they can’t match. Management sup was laid off. Account director just quit. Need more $$. ADVICE?
Dear fellow swimmers- Just got laid off as Account Director and am looking for new position in Chicago. Appreciate leads you can share - and am happy to connect confidentially. Am a single mom.
Former KPMG fish, when you got severance, was it lump sum or paid out like your normal paycheck?
Got laid off but found a job. Unfortunately I can’t start for like 2 months. Any ideas on jobs I could do in the meantime? Can’t drive so no Uber. Willing to do minimum wage, anything will help
It's kinda bullshit that a lot of us worked hard to get into consulting and now have to deal with layoffs. While others are enjoying safe decent paying jobs even though they slack off.
Is it possible that massive layoffs, already expected, could just mean big numbers but not big pain like 2008 - 2009? Hear me out, the pain of 2008 was that there were large layoffs for months (cont)
Anyone else have a lingering fear that they could be fired at any moment? I’ve received great performance reviews and my partner says I’m doing very well, but I don’t vibe with my colleagues as well as it seems others do.
If you are not married or without your own family, would you move back with your parents if you have been laid off? Or would you dip into savings / unemployment to keep the lights on?
I recently got laid off and decided to go freelance. First agency that reaches out to me for freelance work... the one that had just let me go 🤷🏼♀️
Just got laid off today.... anyone hiring account executives? 3 years experience working across integrated campaigns in multiple industries. Hungry and eager to get back into the weeds!!
If you got fired, would you care?
Hey guys I also got laid off at D. 1 year experience as a BTA>S&A>CCG. Would anybody mind helping a mate out with any referrals? Would love to discuss over DM. Appreciate your help, thank you so much!
I think im probably going to get fired in the next 6 months. Should I just start searching now.
Any creatives impacted by Forsman Bodenfors layoffs? That agency does beautiful, powerful work.
Laid off bc of lack of work, told I have a few weeks to find a new job BUT have been getting assigned new projects since then. Wtf do I do?
I am in a situation where my group is about to be laid off. I have not interviewed for 8 years and never in the US. I consider myself extremely talented in the tech field and have contributed to many well used libraries and frameworks but I can’t even get an interview anywhere I apply. Are there any resources to get feedback on what I’m doing wrong?
Interviewing for Big 4 Mgr level, 8 yrs total exp. for B2C Commerce....what comp is fair?
Any dangers of quitting on H1B approval email/online status and not the physical notice? Manager pushing to put my 2 weeks in but lawyers are saying that sometimes online approval maybe incorrect
What are partners hearing about the need to do furlough/layoffs? Heard of Deloitte and Accenture laid off/furloughs already within certain practice areas
Would you leave a big 4 for a smaller firm that offered you a 70k increase in base salary and 10k sign on bonus?
For those of you living alone, how are you keeping yourself entertained during social distancing? I’m hundreds of miles from my family and the loneliness is starting to get really hard. Zoom/FaceTime calls seem to make the feeling worse, not better. I just feel so isolated. I’ve gone for some outdoor walks with a friend who lives nearby, but otherwise I go weeks without in-person interactions. Any suggestions?
Preparing for product manager interview for FAANG. Any good resources you recommend? Is there a bowl for product management?
Currently make 50k in NJ. I’m interviewing for Amazon for a position that could pay me 65k but it’s in Seattle. Should I do it?
Thoughts on flying Southwest for work travel?
Tips for getting work done when you're totally unmotivated on a project, not liking the sector, team, or working styles? The project won't last forever but until it ends what can I do?
Struggling with jealousy of another woman- Im pregnant and the father is off engaged to another pregnant woman he cheated on me with and I’m in therapy but it’s a total blow to my self esteem and heart. How can I get her off my mind? How can I change my mindset? How can I reframe this so I’m the victor and not the loser?
Anyone have insight into corporate culture at Tesla? I’ve read the WSJ and heard all the insanity - curious about how much of it is noise vs truth
H1B visa 🐠: how do you file your taxes? Visa kicked in on Oct’18 and no I-140 approved yet for context. Can we use TurboTax and the likes or do you use something else?
How much do MBA consultants make? Why would someone who went to M7 choose to be an MBA consultant versus the other careers afforded?
Never have I been able to charge more than 40 hrs on any project I have done (though I was expected to work more). Every day of bench and pto hurts my utilization 😭
SWEs… do you LeetCode even when you’re not actively interviewing? Like just for fun/keep the skills sharp?
More and more colleagues are claiming that bringing a job offer from the competition is the fastest way to get a promotion from mgr to sr mgr and/to MD, do you agree?
Why do you think everything is so busy right now? We’re pretty much sold out worldwide and my friends at McK say the same. What would cause such a large spike in business? People prepping for post-COVID?