Career has stalled over the past 3 yrs and unclear why, or how to fix it. Fired from MBB as an experienced manager. Up til then I was a rockstar - rave reviews, early promos, etc. (Cont.)
Stay humble Strategy brothers and sisters. I’m covering a tech manager that has gone on leave and if I’m not fired by the end of the week it will be a miracle. BS isn’t helping. I need to know things😱
How do layoffs work if we’re all working remotely? For example: Does the direct manager and someone from HR do it? Does your computer stop working immediately? Do they ask you to mail your computer and ID badge in? Is it done via videoconference?
I’m gonna cry. In the beginning of the SIP my firm let some people go, my manager got fired because she did something stupid, and now a person on my team has quit without notice and I’m stuck
If you knew your close coworkers were going to be included in layoffs, would you tell them? My manager gave me a heads up, in confidence, to assure me that I was safe, and I’d be betraying her trust.
Went to HR to complain about horrible manager. Will I get fired or let go? I was just speaking up for myself.
Curious how layoffs have been initiated at other agencies...I’ve heard they’ve been happening on zoom, is a mysterious invite just put in your calendar? Did you get a call from your manager?
Just received a calendar invite for a check in with my manager who doesn’t normally do check ins. Recently been messing up and think I’m being fired and am having major anxiety.
Assuming this causes a recession like in 2008, and many people get laid off, how long to take to find another similar paying job? I’m currently a strat manager in FS. Scared for job.
Is it ok to ask your manager if you’re about to be fired or if you should be looking for a new role?
Agency laid off all producers, is now having BA produce. BA texts laid off employees for vendor recs. 🙄 (the eye roll is at the agency, not the BA manager who didn’t sign up for this...)
For those that got laid off, specifically on the manager level, how long did it take for you to find another role you were satisfied with? I have about 5 months with savings and unemployment.
Hi Everyone, this isn’t meant to b a flex just posting in case some1 needs to hear this. Back in Feb I was fired from a job I HATED. I moved across country for it & was miserable, they paid for my moving expenses so I felt trapped. I found a new job in Mar & have never been happier. My manager & team are incredible! Moral of the story, I know a lot of you have recently been let go - sometimes the worst things happen for the better. I was so scared I was a failure, but it’s gunna be ok 😊
Suggestions on what to do on the first day/week after being laid off? Look for the next job? Yesterday I got one of those vague meetings and my PPMD showed up today with the Talent Manager.
Does anybody have advice on how to tell your manager you’re overwhelmed and ask for help? Since the big layoff, I am working like CRAZY and I’m going to LOSE IT
About to get rolled off a project, manager thinks I’m underperforming. Has anyone gotten rolled off before and bounced back or do you usually get fired shortly after? This is the first time
How to say no to a manager when you disagree about something that affects your long term performance? Don’t want to get fired but plainly the answer is no.
Can a Senior Manager who otherwise has a good reputation, get fired for bullying? If not, will this person still make it to partner? There seems to be a lack of transparency in firms around this
Know this is single consultants bowl but need relationship advice - my SO was fired from their job 6 months ago (I can first hand say the manager was a terrible person and has a history of doing...
I got called back from furlough last week and I feel lucky as hell. Today my manager told me that we officially laid off our social media manager, as well as 4 people from the art department. The “V line recovery” narrative is a myth
Tier 3s should aim for a 1 in FY21 so they can make the same base increase as those who got a 1 this year and are going for a 1 again in FY21.
Hey 🐠! Is there anyone from Tech Strategy on here that would be open to answering some questions? Currently TC (C&M) but interested in strat work.
It appears companies take action when they are publicly called out. Submit your stories in the DMs on this page. Let’s amplify. Ps looking for designers who can help me create a template for posts. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCULT1YAFGQ/?igshid=j742l0rpm35
I am a American Chinese male and I hate it. My family is old traditioned and wanted a boy “to carry on the bloodline”. I hate the thought that if I were born a girl I would have been given up.
Can anyone see their current talent discussion outcomes from mid year? I can only see my compensation statement.
CSR just declined at McDonald's while trying to buy $3 in unsweetened iced tea. The path to $4000 in spend just got a lot steeper.
Is there any public list of which companies already have Workday? Would love to gather a list of which companies already have HCM and/or Financials as I think it would help us all to target companies for exit opps
Any NY 🐠 wanna hang out tomorrow and sightsee in the city? I’m an asian male from LA for everyone wondering 😊
Really lost. I don’t see myself working in tax but that seems to be the only way I can stay in this country. Im so fed up with all the uncertainty around the visa and GC and really struggling to make a decision. 60 day grace period after lay-off is running out. Its so hard to really job hunt with the q on visa. I’ve gotten so many no’s. I have interviews scheduled but don’t have any motivation. Can’t buy flights home either. I feel like a loser and I’m on the wrong path. What should I do?
Are men really the worst offenders with dry convos? I see this in so many F profiles, but then find I have to direct and carry the convo. Don’t get me started w/ how many lead with “Hi 👋 “ on 🐝.
"Training development role" aka the person who makes power points to tell people "click this button" "type 1234 into this box" "select xyz from the drop down"...Never again. 🙄🙅🏽
Funny question, but still - what’s your music preferences? Just realized that in my (rather large) team everyone listens to RnB and I am the only guy who prefers some really heavy death metal