Are there any layoffs at your workplace due to the impact COVID-19?

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I’ve had to talk quite a few clients off a ledge to prevent panicked selling. To what degree are you all seeing this? I’m worried this is an industry trend and will lead to layoffs on our ends

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Anyone here at a company that is already laying people off? Or gotten laid off themselves?

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There's a month long gap in your resume because you got laid off. What's the best way to spin that?

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

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Who here has been fired? How did you bounce back?

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Is it safe to hide the fact that I was part of a group layoff and say instead that I chose to leave? Can recruiters find out the truth from my former employer and hurt my chances?

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I’m great once I’m with the client and my clients love me but apparently I suck at prospecting. Going to get fired any day now. What roles are non-sales like but will allow me to stay in the business?

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Looking to potentially go back into the chair (was in management until a layoff). Do not have any clients to start with so would need a salary to begin with. In NY area - where should I be looking?

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If you've been laid off, how upfront are you about it in interviews? Better to let them know right away or further into the process?

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Should people be fired for lack of people skills?

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What are the biggest lessons you've learned from being fired

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I run into a lot of Feds and I always hear: I'm here cuz of the pension, benefits and I don't have to work that hard because it's almost impossible to be fired. This really irks me

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Worked in industry 19 years. 17 years without a single blemish on my crd. Couple illiquid reit's I put professional athlete clients into,in 2008. Fired the clients in 2011,2012 for refusing...continue

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After getting laid off 2 weeks ago, I fired off about 20 resumes to different places. I have not received any feedback at all. Any ideas how to get past the computer and in front of someone?

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Anyone ever tried prospecting when you find out a company is doing a layoff?

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Everyone thinks their firm is better than everyone else’s. Everyone who got fired or left a firm more than likely hates that old firm. Everyone who went Indy swears by sweet baby Jesus it’s the best

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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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Client had $4mm w me, wanted to meet to talk about year end cash. He usually gets $200-500k in bonuses, publicly traded company. Tells me he's leaving, getting a severance package of... $10mm!

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If you come on at Morgan Stanley and fail the series 7 and get fired, can you apply to other locations after a certain amount of time goes on, or will they never allow you to get back on with them?

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Manager tells us 18 people were laid off from Federal on Friday. HC and S&O mostly. Is there any way to confirm this? I do not like hearing rumors.

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Any laid off Deloitte managers out there? I think I'm getting the axe tomorrow and would love to hear your story, severance package, if you negotiated.

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If anyone deserves to have layoffs, it’s those folks in TSA - Bunch of lazy people standing around and whiling their time chatting.

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Somewhat of a recent hire - how hard is it to transfer into a different practice in consulting? Will I get fired for asking?

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Has anyone ever been fired or let known they are fired from people consultant or is it always a partner? Just curious.

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What agency ISN’T going through layoffs right now?

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What are the reasons partners get fired (besides sexual harassment and expense report fraud)? What keeps a partner from coasting and raking in the bucks?

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Recruiter reached out about a role at a company I was fired from as an intern. The role is in another department than where I originally worked. This was 3 years ago.... do I have a shot?

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Anyone (high performer throughout their career) laid off for non-performance related reasons, have you seen a severe dent on your morale and mental health after the layoff? How are you coping with it?

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Got laid off this week—any freelance opportunities floating around for an Art Director? I’ll literally take anything at this point.

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What's something you've seen a manager fired for almost instantly?

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When was the last time there were significant layoffs at your firm? Do you foresee them happening again soon?

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How can I improve attention to detail? C here and made three careless mistakes on excel sheets (important data) in a row today. Feeling like I’m gonna get fired

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I have a friend who unfortunately was just laid off as a bank teller. He has four years of experience, but has never done consulting. Is this something that he could try his hand at? Or do you think that he should have more experience or certifications under his belt first? Trying to see if he can start as a consultant.

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I’m 29, at my first serious job, and am getting fired (not laid off). Feel like an idiot, and don’t know anyone else my age who has been fired. If you’ve been fired, can you tell me about it? I’m LA based in PR & Comms.

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Got laid off - need legal advice on release agreement / severance document. Do y’all have any free legal resources or an org / law firm that I can contact to seek advice? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

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Fairly certain I’m getting laid off in an hour. Been through it once before. Any tips?

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PwC layoffs - overhead there will be another house clearing soon.

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PwC lay-off thread. Group-whole number of layoffs by level + percentage. Advisory FS Risk & Reg - 3 in Feb ( 1 manager, 1 Sa,1 ea) 8 now (2 managers, 6 Sa). Around 10-15% of staff.

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Hi All, I was laid off back in April from an EHR software company working as a Consultant/BA. I’m looking to transition into working in consulting and was wondering if anyone wouldn’t mind checking out my resume for some feedback? I would appreciate it!

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How is the maternity leave and culture at Google?

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You have a male and female and they are the same level on a project. In my experience 90% of the time, why is the male always given the facilitator role?

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If you've stayed 50 or 75 nights at Marriott/SPG this year, go to choice-benefit.marriott.com to select your 50 and 75 night benefits. Had to call to get it - never sent to me.

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Hi everyone ,I have an experience of 2 years and 2months FTE in KPMG ,had done 6months internship before that so total you can say 2years and 8 months and if I have to switch to a advisory solution advisor role,what should be the expected best base salary and CTC . I'm in the technology assurance department(ITGC,ITAC,IRMs) and will be shifting to a similar department in Deloitte.

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For those who have worked at both: what are the biggest differences between the work at B4 strategy vs MBB? Is the work similar in any way?

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Can someone refer me to McKinsey or BCG Boston Consulting Group McKinsey & Company YOE: 3 (strategy and ops at wayfair) Non-MBA Masters in management from Kellogg

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Snapchat salary Sales Strategy & Operations associate and manager?

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Strategy& 🐟🐠, What are the typical interview steps for Director level positions? So they have to do case interviews ?

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Is the Strategy& HIA Payer/Provider interview process 3 back to back interviews campus style?

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Are you able to get a new job if out on disability for a mental illness?

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Received a job offer at Initech. They want to hire ex-consultants. Should I take it? Comp is great, but I do hate Mondays though. If you could just give me your thoughts, that would be great.

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What's your rent to salary ratio? Please include city 😂😂. Cannot stop wondering after reading the SF post.

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#advice #mentorship #creativedirectors Hello, business owners and creative community leaders. Since moving to SW Florida end of 2019, professional life has been a f*ckin doozy (for many of us.) For 15 years I’ve been an art director / brand / designer and can say I’ve done well. After many connections and interviews and tests and hoops I’m not getting hired. Feeling defeated, frustrated — bang head here! Any mentors / leaders that can advise a renewed jump to restart? Thank you in advance.

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What are the benefits of being in a staff augmentation role at a client over traditional consulting projects?

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I am on the bench. If I give my 2 weeks notice will I get paid even tho I am not on anything and don’t have to wrap up any work?

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I was offered a position at a rival company for more pay. Does company loyalty matter anymore?

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I definitely have leanings towards the FIRE movement. Has the WFH environment/dip in market swayed anyone’s opinions one way or another?

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Does PwC have an "up or out" culture in the Advisory practice? How long does the firm typically expect you to stay at Manager

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Hi Guys, Is there anyone from JP morgan to refer me for a data scientist position, the job id is 210126364. Please ping me for more details. Thanks

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