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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Got a mysterious invite with a senior director to "catch-up" on Friday.....thinking they're going to let me go. Anyone know what sort of severance package I can expect? It's been an amazing 2 yrs

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Why do D layoffs target newer people? I know of several people with great reviews + high utilization but less than 1 year tenure and were let go. Whereas some with several years of tenure but mediocre/good ratings still have a job.

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I’ve been laid off due to lost business. Struggling to find junior strategist positions and agencies that hire at that level, not many do. Should I stick with what I enjoy or consider account?

Staff 2, worked at 3 clients in the past busy season. Around 70% of my feedback are “Often”, 20% “Usually” and 10% “Always”. Shall I worry about being fired?

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Any more word on the PwC Forensics layoffs? It appears to be going on in multiple markets.

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How much is severance usually?

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I also just got laid off! My last day is in 2 weeks. How do I tell someone who just texted me for some deliverables that I don’t want to do them because I’m laid off?

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Is it true that EY just went through a 3rd rounds of layoffs? Have a second round interview with them coming up and would love some insight into what’s going on. Any EY 🐠 that can help?

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With so many layoffs and the strange uncertainty of this industry right now—is anyone scared to death?

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I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?

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Just heard about Layoff's within EY FSO at the staff level. Can someone throw some light on recent developments?

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Is anyone from the agencies in this bowl open to making a referral for a graphic/web designer? My boyfriend worked for a small events agency and everyone has been laid off due to cancelled events from COVID.

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Are there any layoffs in other consulting firms similar to what’s going on in Deloitte? They are firing people even after giving raise and bonus

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Hearing talks of layoffs in federal today. Anyone else hearing this? May be just a coincidence.

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Laid off a few months ago. Going to school full time Fall '19. I don't want the responsibility of another GD/senior role. Can I apply to AMD jobs?

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Fired without severance...haven’t signed anything yet. Is severance something that can be negotiated with HR? I have a call with them on Monday to discuss.

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Why am I not hearing more about Deloitte layoffs that I know are happening? What is the severance package looking like? Are they doing based on performance? Certain ranks getting hit harder?

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Is Deloitte still having layoffs?

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You thought the last rounds of layoffs were bad? With continued political instability / uncertainty under Drumpf, companies will stop or slow spending on consulting and a bunch of us will get fired...

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Fellow European, tough question for you. With unclear future career plan, from MBB would you join INSEAD as a non sponsored consultant ?

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For those of you who spent the time and money to get the PHR or SHRM certifications, do you feel that it actually strengthened your professional capabilities as on HR professional, or did you just do it to fit into the “HR Professional” crowd?

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I want to dispose my office chair and i live in Newton. Anyone knows if i can leave it curbside or where i can check for the details?

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I’ve been at my current company for 6 months and my direct manager is exiting the company. I’d like to ask if I’d be considered for the position but am not sure how to go about it? Is it worth it when I’ve been with the company such a short time? I come with expertise and background for the role but haven’t built the rapport at this company. How do I facilitate the conversation without seeming selfish?

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