Independent Consultant Discussions

How difficult is it to find projects as an independent consultant with MBB/T2 experience?

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Where do you find the best independent consultant opportunities? Market sizing, business model assessment, strategy. I focus on TMT.

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Any tips for landing projects as an independent consultant? Any other insights you’d care to share on how to be successful?

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Can clients mandate that you come into their local office, the same way they would their full-time employees? For clarity, I’m not talking about traveling to meet with your client team, do a workshop,… more

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Any data science consultant here who’s struck out as either an independent consultant or started a startup offering analytics products?

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Have you ever worked as an independent consultant with a client who’s dad died and then all of the sudden stopped responding to all your emails and you have some serious questions you want answered ab… more

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It seems like some of the associates worked with me and being silent during my departure from BCG platinion on a racist incident where freedom of speech was questioned left the firm and joined Bain. S… more

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Despite all that has been happening, I really like management consulting and see a future of being an independent consultant. But for now I am looking to make a transition. Any insight into what McKin… more

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Hi all - I am a Workday independent consultant who’s been living in San Antonio for 4+ years. If y’all work at a company that uses Workday as a central platform, I can lead projects to enhance/optimiz… more

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I’m about to get riffed and the independent consultant route seems to be my next best steps. Anyone care to provide some tips on how to handle the process and set my self up for success?

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I’m about to get riffed and the independent consultant route seems to be my next best steps. Anyone care to provide some tips on how to handle the process and set my self up for success?

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Hi Fishes,

How difficult it is to become a salaried employee after working as a independent consultant for few years?

Has anyone moved back to full time employment after working as a self-employed consultant.more

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Hi Fishes,

How difficult it is to become a salaried employee after working as a independent consultant for few years?

Has anyone moved back to full time employment after working as a self-employed consultant.more

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I am an independent consultant (ex-MBB) and I am looking to support a corporate strategy team on a temporary basis eg strategic planning, special projects. My preference would be for FMCG and industri… more

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Hello lovely fish bowlers, any indication for the median base salary for a data scientist in Toronto, 6 years of experience please? Many thanks. This is a major bank, and not an independent consultant… more

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Anyone transitioned from partner firm to independent consultant? How does the comp compare? How does the work/life balance compare?

Appreciate any information.

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Past 10 years, I have been working as a Freelance Senior Marketing Management Consultant. Before that, I held senior marketing roles.

Strategy and Operational Model
Worked for a small number of boutique consultancy shops
In some cases, follow-up proj… more

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Hi everyone! I have just moved to Canada and I would like to understand how freelance consulting works here. Do I have to register a business if I want to be an independent consultant/contractor and p… more

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Hi all. I am a civil engineer with a very good profile in climate change and water resources having 9 years of experience. I have worked with international agencies before and also worked as an indepe… more

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Hi all. I am a civil engineer with a very good profile in climate change and water resources having 9 years of experience. I have worked with international agencies before and also worked as an indepe… more

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Hi all. I am a civil engineer with a very good profile in climate change and water resources having 9 years of experience. I have worked with international agencies before and also worked as an indepe… more

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I have been working in healthcare clinics and health techs for a few years now. I’m an independent consultant. Bust, a friend of mine referred me to a big bank job. The role is of data governance mana… more

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Does anyone have tips to find Brand Strategy clients as an independent consultant?

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I'm an IT independent consultant and received an offer from Microsoft to lead an Implementation as a Project Manager.
I'll have an interview and screening soon and would like to know the compensation for Washington nowadays. AMT … more

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Is it possible to grow career as an independent consultant?

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Anyone who has gone from B4 to independent consulting that can share their experience? I have a potential opportunity to work for a small firm (3 people max) and work as an independent consultant. Sti… more

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As an Independent consultant, to move on to MNCs, How would be the BGV? As I am/was the owner of all the projects handled for a decade. Apart from invoice raised for the companies and source code buil… more

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As an Independent consultant, to move on to MNCs, How would be the BGV? As I am/was the owner of all the projects handled for a decade. Apart from invoice raised for the companies and source code buil… more

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Having 12 years of experience and being an Independent Consultant for a decade, would like to move on to MNCs. As a consultant, managed teams of multiple companies delivered solution to various client… more

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Having 12 years of experience and being an Independent Consultant for a decade, would like to move on to MNCs. As a consultant, managed teams of multiple companies delivered solution to various client… more

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Thoughts on taking an exec position if the recruit process is already showing how chaotic the place is?

Context: I’m currently an independent consultant. (Ex-BCG) An ex-client is trying to get me a se… more

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I’m setting up my own independent consultant see. What have other people used for health insurance, payroll, 401(k), etc.? What’s the typical cost each month or year? I’m trying to figure out what rat… more

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I'm 26 - offer at 2 top 10 MBA Programs but my manager is asking if I'm willing to do an international project for over a year...I don't know what to do yet alone where to start from I want to do both

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Yo whoever does Papa Johns radio, your spot is running with the slate still on it. Heard it three times this week.

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Wondering whats some notable pitch theater you've been a a part of at an agency?

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Best consulting firms for strategy in the US besides the big 4 and MBB?

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Recruiters: now that talent seems to be in short supply, do you feel like you’re being blamed by your orgs for not being able to find enough candidates?

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Fellow runner 🏃 fish, 3 questions: 1. Daytime/nighttime? 2. Average distance? 3. Your shoe of choice?

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I feel dumb asking this but what is the best way to make friends (twenties) when moving to a new city in this pandemic world? I want to move to a new city but I’m hesitant - in the past many coworkers ended up being friends and those connections formed by being in the office regularly. TIA

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Has anyone gone to SHRM conferences? And is anyone headed to the one in New Orleans this June? What have your experiences been and is it worth the money? I’m considering it to expand beyond the talent acquisition realm and also to get back into some in-person networking but afraid it’ll be a waste of time and money.

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You’re in the position at your company to hire and work with a consulting firm. Do you hire your old firm? Why or why not?

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I laugh a little every time I see a McRib food porn commercial and realize some very talented Weiden creative probably had to art direct this with a straight face.

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New to tech here and I need some help on a product requirements document. Anyone have a template or steps I could follow to complete it? Rather new and want to have something to produce as a draft for my boss.

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What is the difference between a Business development Executive role and an AE Role? I hear people talk about them like they’re different.

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Why have unions become so powerless in recent years? A decade ago, the collective bargaining units would get wage increases that matched or exceeded inflationary growth. Now we are lucky to see any positive integer offered.

Realistically, if they are merely securing my job for $100/month they are not providing value! I can protect my own job, AND pay for a decent retirement with that money saved.

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Good creative recruiters / head hunters in Chicago? Good friend new to the scene and wants to make the right contacts.

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Best consulting firms to work for that will allow 100% remote work indefinitely regardless of what clients do?

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Hi, I’m new on here and don’t have access to certain bowls. Does anyone know how I can gain access to some of these?

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If you could choose any celebrity to do an escape room with who would it be?

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Does anyone know where is the best place to look for opportunities in Business Development or Corporate Development?

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Hi all,
Anyone recently joined barclays pune campus as offline on-boarding
Please connect as I need help with few doubts

What happens if I resign on 2nd/3rd day of joining in Capgemini formally by dropping an email? I heard even credentials don't get created. Is it true?

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Is senior manager level in an investment bank(RBC ) lower than manager level in big 4? If yes , which title will be same to manager level in a big 4?

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Will TCS blacklist me if I rejected an offer after accepting? Due to some personal reasons I can't join

Do you find it shady when people remove their graduation dates on LinkedIn so their age is more ambiguous? Wondering if I should

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Do you all think certain companies may corner your career? For instance, working at Fox News - I’m not political & understand it’s a job - but would that deter future companies wanting to work w/ you?
Open for input.

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Is there any agency in the city doing winter internships?

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Anyone doing automated donations for Ramadan? Looking for recommendations

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