Anyone else have a lot of shame about their career? I’ve been successful, but have jumped around a lot, worked in toxic environments with poor managers, acted immaturely and just got laid off due to COVID. I wish I could go back in time and have a much cleaner career.

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I’ve been on the bench since being laid off in May due to Covid. I continue to get interviews and final rounds, however nothing solid has closed. How screwed am I?

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I was just told that my role is being eliminated in early November. I’ll know about severance tomorrow. Is it worth having an employment attorney look at it, or should I just take what they offer?

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Got laid off from my first job after graduating college & living home right now with family. Not sure what direction to go. Was doing a structured finance role and not sure if this is something I still want to do. Any suggestions on other positions in Finance/ looking for areas with growth and potential.

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Anyone else read the MS memo on no layoffs in 2020? What do you think? I'm skeptical of their ability to follow through, especially if the market spirals downward into a long-term recession

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Are there layoffs at your company?

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Should we expect big layoffs in 2021 especially in trading and other business lines? (Banks like Citi/MS who pledged no layoffs in 2020)

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Us white people need to put ourselves in colored people’s shoes. How would we feel working in a predominantly “colored” work environment where everyone wants us to act “colored” (whether Black, Asian, Latinx)? How comfortable are we going to be day by day when being yourselves mean no promotion and could get us fired? When our fate depends on another race who gives favoritism to their own race? Colored people are the most resilient people in corporate America. The true backbone of our success

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Have there been lay-offs at your company? What are severance packages like if any?

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For those who were in the industry in 2008- how did you handle the markets crashing, waves of layoffs, and your workload while not letting stress get to you?

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An emergency meeting to cut rates is almost unbelievable. What will you guys be doing with your free time once we get laid off bc recession?

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Those of you that got laid off, hows the job search been?

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Is anyone else worried about potential layoffs in the industry due to coronavirus?

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Can anyone help me? I just got laid off , my background is in FP&A and Operational Risk Management

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One of my friends refused to take up finance as a career due to the layoffs.

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A layoff was HSBC's natural next step after such a horrible year, but this is steep. Almost 10% of their workforce, wow

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Trading layoffs? If I’m an analyst/associate is there any reason to worry?

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Just had a client put a big m&a deal on hold indefinitely. Seeing this as a broader trend- investors selling, freezes on new deals. Worried we’ll see layoffs in our group soon. Anyone else?

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Is anyone else’s job on fire rn? This crisis has created two distinct groups- people laid off and people working literally non-stop. My boss is hounding me on 5 remote work apps, I have no escape

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I am an FP&A professional with 10 years of experience, I recently got laid off due to Covid-19. Any help will be appreciated

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How are COVID related layoffs being perceived? Are firms understanding given the idiosyncratic situation, or will a gap in your resume still be held against you?

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Jack Welch is a complicated figure to me. He's definitely a pioneer in the industry, but he definitely created the layoff culture we have today

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Anyone heard of any layoffs?

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Are there any agencies that have not gone through any layoffs, furloughs or pay cuts, hiring freezes etc? Shops that are, so far still financially functioning as normal? I know squarespace is one.

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What are your expenses/time horror stories? Has anyone gotten fired in relation to expenses? Compensation withheld?

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Has anyone ever been fired for not working more than 45-50 hr work weeks? When you’re really passionate about your work, you’re willing to extend to do whatever it takes to do your job well...continue

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how many fee only fiduciaries have fired themselves,after a bad year(2007-09).If being a fiduciary is truly putting our clients best interest first, how can you truly be objective when you're mng acct

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Anyone here ex-EY have had issues in getting their severance? It’s taking more than a month or more after the separate date to get the final severance amount. Is there is reason for this much delay? Or is it normal?

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Does anyone know someone who has been fired from their firm for political activism? Please state why and the context.

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Laid off or Furloughed? Live in the NY Area? DM me for a part-time role to help pay the bills!

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Has anyone heard of a former employer talk poorly about someone, which in turn resulted in them getting fired from their new company months after being hired?

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Just got laid off from my job due to restructuring... as an Aussie worker in NYC on an E3 visa being laid off for the first time, im lost...any leads and advice is absolutely appreciated

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Left a super toxic marketing team, it consequently fell apart. My boss was fired then the director quit. Started a new job and have 0 stress and a very nice team. 👏🏻 The 👏🏻Grass👏🏻 Can👏🏻 Be👏🏻 Greener👏🏻

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Guessing the layoff rumors are true.....

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For those who have been laid off, what does it look like right before? (like HR schedules a meeting with you?). I have this really bad pit in my stomach. No trolling or sarcastic stuff please.

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Has anyone ever been laid off / transitioned out because they weren't promoted to the next level within a specified timeframe? How did you approach that topic when interviewers ask why you left?

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Are layoffs and furloughs over? What does the wind tell you

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Was on the beach for 7 months until I got laid off! Got severance on top of it! Got a job offer before severance was done - so I was double paid for a month #winning

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Anyone else out there concerned that the market is going to go bear and we’ll be back to the days of endless layoffs and starving for projects?

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Have you ever been fired? NOT laid off. Fired. How badly does it impact your career? No matter how ridiculous the reason is. Important note: I am employed. Just paranoid.

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USA has been hit with the largest amount of layoffs in our industry, since I arrived here 10 years ago. What a f*** is going on? Is Trump the reason?

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What should the rules be about asking out a more junior woman at the same company? I’d like to but am concerned with getting fired

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Has anyone been fired here and applied elsewhere? If u still have good references will the firm you're applying to - do they find out you got fired?

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Any recommended headhunters in Toronto for ex-MBB ?

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Secrecy is Poison - everyone should know everything at a company, including salaries and financials. Obfuscation only serves people who serve themselves. Thoughts?

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🐟 friends - What's the best hotel (all-around - location, price, etc) you've stayed at in Hawaii? A bonus would be to maximize Amex platinum perks too 🙏🏻

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Anyone looking to move to FDD feel free to DM for a referral

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industry role at F200 corporate or stay in B4 and wait for more opportunities?

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Does anyone have any advice on how to communicate with an attorney who struggles with communication and comprehension? I work with someone who often misreads (not misinterprets) information and has a more or less stream of consciousness writing and verbal communication style. It is difficult for me to understand him and he often confuses facts. He’s my equal, so I don’t have authority to send him to training and I am working on a joint project with him. Any advice on how I might reach him?

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Despite hating unions I would legitimately like to unionize staff at kpmg right now. Pay is so low

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At what point is your utilization considered too high?

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What are some healthy “take out” options for the road? Hope to maintain a good diet while back on M-Th travel

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🤦🏽‍♂️ When OP is stingier with upvote ❤️ than your partner is with bonus 💰

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What is a good salary for an executive producer? NY or LA.

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Just got upgraded for my flight to the Bahamas 🙌😎🌴🌴🌴

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Who's working today?

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Which firm(s) has the best deals on Tumi luggage? Deloitte or MBB? How about Briggs and Reilly?

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Anyone here done a alt weekend alone to Seattle? Any recommendations? Thanks!

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How do you all travel n fast? #noob

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LGA travelers: will I save any money using Uber over a taxi from LGA to financial district? Thursday night ride around 9:30

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5 full years in and I made lifetime gold Marriott status. I feel like this is an accomplishment and wanted to share, but no one else really cares or gets it.

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