LinkedIn

Just landed my dream job at MBB starting next month. When is it acceptable to update my LinkedIn? I’m truly excited and I want to post this big achievement already but all the “incoming X at X” posts … more

likefunny

Why do people put “ex-McKinsey” or “ex-BCG” on their LinkedIn headline. Is it a power move? 

likefunny

Give me the toughest advice you've learned so far. Save the woo woo self help crap for LinkedIn.

likefunnysmarthelpful
Share this 🔥 post

I just found out that a on house position at a FAANG that I interviewed for and made it to the last round went to another person. This person does not have big law experience (according to their Link… more

funnylikesmart

Leaving Deloitte for a new opportunity in a few weeks. Real talk, is dropping “Ex-Deloitte” on my LinkedIn bio a net positive or negative in your eyes?

funnylike
Share this 🔥 post

Thoughts on calling oneself a doctor after doing a PhD in comp sci? Saw it on LinkedIn and it seemed weird. Their name is "Dr. John Smith" and they refer to themselves as Dr. John in their … more

funnylike

BCG Platinion is offering 100% what I am making now. But I have another offer from DoorDash that is 30% lower with a good team that I am excited about. How are BCG Platinion's exits? I checked on… more

like

I just got an offer from a tech company making 100K more TC than I do today. I’m in. I got a call from my MD saying they’re giving me a 15K retention bonus. Ugh. 1) I have a feeling they figured out… more

likefunny

So I posted on LinkedIn that our firm was hiring, and a friend responded asking for a referral. They are a great person and friend, but an awful worker…what would you do here? I don’t want to be an a$… more

like

A topic that’s been discussed a lot recently is how a disproportionately high percentage of people in advertising come from financially privileged backgrounds. While aware of this theoretically, I’d… more

like

What are some of your LinkedIn pet peeves?

like

I have a theory. Linkedin bragging about summer internships has taken the place of the lowkey humble brag that existed when law school was in person. Honestly, I roll my eyes every time I see it...an… more

likeuplifting

Is it tacky to put letters next to your name on LinkedIn?

like

I just got a LinkedIn connection request from a partner that terrorized me at my old firm. Any obligation to accept or can I just ignore forever?

like

Sometimes I look up my clients on LinkedIn and I’m SHOCKED at the disparity between their education and work experience, and the garbage work they do that I have to clean up.

likefunny

I still cannot understand the need to post everything that happens in ones life but oh yeah ti each their own. But now is high schoolers posting in LinkedIn about their rejections? I mean I am a millennial but have I reach the stage of “these damn young kids and their (insert grievance here)” ...

Post Photo
likefunny

A person who sexually assaulted me in college works in my group. I see their name pop up on LinkedIn and company communications and I flinch every time.

like

Option 1: LinkedIn BizOps, 150k Total Comp, ~40-50 hr weeks Option 2: Recent IPO Unicorn BizOps, 180K total comp, ~60 hr weeks I’ve been feeling burnt out, but not sure if easier hours are worth the … more

like

When did the super cringe phenomenon of “Incoming XYZ” start on LinkedIn?

likefunnyhelpful

Smile in LinkedIn photo: yes or no?

like

App idea: tinder for networking. Sign up, connect your LinkedIn profile. Open app, swipe on people’s LinkedIn profile. If there’s a match, it schedules a 30 min intro call. It is like tinder + lunchcl… more

likefunny

I’m married with a husband and a kid… late thirties. Thinking of having another kid in a year or 2. Got an offer to work in-house for a big client, but very “middle of the road” creative, definitely m… more

like

I’m ex-Deloitte. Getting a lot of LinkedIn requests from SM/PMDs today. Did you guys just launch some sort of outreach campaign to try to curb attrition?

funnylike

Does anyone else feel that the long winded, self congratulatory “making the partnership” posts on LinkedIn a bit nauseating? After seeing the inner workings of the Big 4 it feels like the popular kids… more

like

Been seeing a lot of people put in their LinkedIn in titles Ex-McKinsey or Ex-Deloitte, would it be weird to put Ex-EY if I ever left?

funnylikehelpful

Advice on how to stop getting jealous when scrolling through LinkedIn feed?

like

I don’t understand LinkedIn. When did everyone decide that it was necessary to post long think-pieces announcing their job movement and career decisions?

likefunny

I got challenged by a partner for not having a presence on LinkedIn. I have 700+ connections but I don't post or repost stuff because honestly it takes effort and I don't believe that my POV i… more

like

Is it corny to post on LinkedIn that I’ve accepted a job with Deloitte? I have 4 YOE, I see it for internships and partners usually which neither apply to me. Thoughts?

likefunny

I like seeing others succeed.. but I can’t take people posting on LinkedIn that they “are pleased to announce” their new internship. Like they just signed with a SEC football team as a 5 star recruit… more

likefunny

Would it be cheesy or ok to create a post on LinkedIn for getting promoted from A to C? A lot of my connections seem to be doing it & getting hundreds of reactions on their post. I’m just not sure… more

likefunny

Agencies still do creative tests? Saw this one on LinkedIn [agency redacted]...has anyone ever taken one/gotten hired after? Are they more helpful for hiring juniors? Are they just scraping for free ideas?

Post Photo
like

Do you guys reply to all the LinkedIn recruiter messages you get? I always ignore since I’m not looking to leave just yet and feel like it’s spam but I feel like it might be beneficial to start sendin… more

like

Does anyone else cringe when they see all these interns or first years post these long posts on LinkedIn about how honored and proud they are to receive their offers...

likefunnyupliftingsmart

Have you personally made a statement about blacklivesmatter on LinkedIn? Why or why not?

likefunny
Share this 🔥 post

Does anyone else hop on a video call with attractive people and immediately start stalking them on LinkedIn?

like

What will it take for a brand / agency to utter a peep about the genocide and apartheid against Palestinian people? Saw some heartening signals last summer about a social awakening among typically amo… more

like

Exchanged maybe 10 messages with a guy on bumble. Was turned off by the convo so I unmatched. All he knew about me was my first name (super common) and that I worked in law somewhere in a major metro … more

funnylike

I am sure this applies to many of us- doing the work of an SC and sometimes M. Being paid as an analyst and titled as a C in the firm. What title do I put on my Linkedin during/after jumping ship?

likefunnyhelpful

Best advice to contact a C-level executive? I have emailed, called, left voicemails, texted through LinkedIn for over 3 weeks. I can not get in touch with this person. I know they need assistance for … more

funnylikehelpful

Related Posts

Anyone have insights into working for Cisco? Got a decent offer to move over there. It’s management level from deloitte to similar level there. About 20% pay increase, plus WFH and 25% max travel.

like

Got a big raise in salary from getting promoted to senior but still below industry average pay? 🙄

like

Just getting into consulting, have a masters in finance, so no MBA but similar. Would it make sense to still get MBA down the road or can you jump to MBB without t if you have a few years exp and MSF?

like

Doesn’t make sense why I work on a client project with other consultants and my firm is the one who has to use the client’s laptop/email and the other consultants use their firm devices. Who else?

like

does your skype have a professional headshot? if yes, what was the reason when you decided to put one?

like

What are other firms policy on vacation? Or time off? EY depends on level. Which I'm sure others as well Seniors get 18 days (vacation and personal days.) And 10 sick days I think or maybe 6 lol

like

Been feeling burned out since mid-2020 never really recovered properly, on a pretty screwy assignment right now and just received a verbal offer to a promotion with better comp elsewhere doing similar work. Why am I not excited at all? I think the pandemic or Accenture has broken my will to work.😭

like

Been at my company for 7 yrs & a 2nd yr MGR. Make 110K base + bonus. Like the job, no stress & I hardly trvl. Wondering if I should leave for higher pay but not as much flexibility. What would you do?

like

How’s the benefits at S&? Is it the same as PWC?

like

I graduated with my bachelor's in HRM and I'm wondering if there are any certifications or trainings I could do before I lock down on the SHRM-CP. I recently became HIPAA certified for my company and that got me thinking about what else I could do to add to my resume. Looking for good stepping stone certificates.

like

Have an offer from a French bank (BNP, Credit Agricole etc..) in their IB group as a first year analyst. Was recently promoted to Senior at a Big 4 in consulting. Is it worth it to start my career over in IB at a firm like the ones stated above, or should I stick it out in consulting and apply for an MBA in a year or two?

like

Anyone want to sell me their CFE books ?

like

Is it Layoff Week? Mullen + R/GA + Leo Burnett + Digitas + WPP's GTB...

like

Big 4 to industry - what was your experience?

like

How can I check to see if I am eligible to sit the CPA exam?

like

Loving PTO while on the bench. Work phone and computer haven't been looked at in over a week. Am off the grid as far as work is concerned

like

Facebook Designers: How long did you prepare for your interview? I’m interviewing for product design at Facebook. I still have to get this next interview scheduled, which is really several back to back. How much time did you spend preparing for your interview? How far out did you schedule those interviews? Also, anyone willing to do mock interviews with me?

like

Hello, We are a growing company of 250 employees. We are considering Performance Management solutions. I would love get feedback on anyone's experience with any of the below solutions? Kazoo Engagedly Perform Yard CultureAmp Thanks!!

like

Is it easy to go from small local firm to big 4?

like

FB Fam please advice! Started out of school in Jan. Met an ACC PPD on trainrides to client who offered me 75k after a couple of months.. I'm torn! I love my team n culture but I make 58k with NE taxes

like

Additional Posts

I am am Asian woman. I started a discussion about how we could improve our diversity and inclusion efforts on my UX team. I offered a possible solution. Out of a team of 14, only 4 responded, 2 female in support, 2 male with lukewarm and hostile responses. The silence is deafening from the rest of the team (all male). I don't want to be here anymore. I attribute this to being in Utah, majority white. Is it like this everywhere? Or if I change jobs, will it be better?

like

Why’s it called FAANG and not like FAMAG or something? In my opinion I hardly ever find anyone who’s able to switch into Netflix whereas Microsoft is still a top tier tech firm and is always hiring undergrads and even non tech folks

like

Is FRM or CFA a better certification?

like

How much can you ethically alter your title on your resume? My firm is struggling and moving many consultants to “customer success.” I’m worried I won’t get interviews after the title change. 1YOE

likefunny

What was your raise from supervisor to manager? Any promo bonus? NE consulting.

like

Question for Clifton Larson: what’s the salary for a first year tax associate?

uplifting

Looking for advice on firms with true work life balance. I am in mid management with technical skill in Oracle Hcm cloud and previous ebs.Would you go big 4 or boutique firms

like

Crazy long security line this morning in terminal C at IAH. I had my driver take me to terminal E when instead when I saw it. I deliberately avoided E say first for the same reason. What gives?

like

PwC 🐟, I'm thinking about returning to the firm after a year and a half with someone else. Do you know if the firm honors seniority for former employees with respect to PTO and other benefits?

like

Getting ready to study for the CAMS exam. Do I need anything extra besides just studying the study guide and practice exam over and over. I’ve read online about people using AML assassin; is it worth it?

like

Do people with 4-7 years of strategy and transactions experience at Big4 also join IB as MBA associates after an MBA like the career switchers? Or do they come in at a higher level given the finance and M&A experience?

like

Does anyone have mother of the bride/groom dress store or website recos. I’m trying to help my aunt shop for her son’s fall wedding. No clue what styles to even look for, I’m a total newbie at this! TIA!

like

Interviewing at Deloitte this week (health plans industry) , wondering people’s opinions on their culture from those who know both Accenture and Deloitte?

like

How would a remote first semester affect my chances of getting an MBA intern offer at MBB? I’m going to Booth in September. If I have an option to do the first semester remote, I’d consider it, as long as it’s not going to kill my chances of interning at MBB. I’d love perspective from someone who has gone through the target school MBA recruiting process.

like

Just had an interview and was never asked “tell me about your proudest professional achievement/greatest success” even though every interview report said that was a question asked. Worried that this might put me at a disadvantage. Am I overthinking this?

Best WFH tips for my tiny apartment bedroom? Going stir crazy

like

What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?

like

Our poor med students. They're exploring emergency medicine but can't see half of the patients

like

I was gifted with 4 new desktop computers for my classroom! I teach 3rd and 4th grade learning support! Any suggestions for free and/or inexpensive academic websites?

like

Have you done any telehealth on zoom?

like
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.