I was told by a PPED in NY today that the reasons I'm not up for partner is needing to lose weight, not being female or a diversity candidate, and not having the right family image (married with kids)
TFW you are so engrossed in your phone you realize you walked in and sat in a stall of the other gender's restroom ....then panicking to figure out how to leave.
Starting full time at McKinsey in November. Curious to know what it’s like for fellow gender non-conforming folk, as well as non-binary and trans folks at the firm (or as consultants in general!) Are there any trans/non binary people at your firm/office location, regardless of your firm? Just trying to gauge what kind of world I’m stepping into.
Once, a M friend said "men are stronger than women, I could dominate you right now" and at the moment I didn't know what to say cause he was in fact bigger and stronger than me. But this is something that bothers me still... I think people in general, regardless of gender, have different abilities and it is not a matter of comparing but rather understanding how best to use them, for yourself and for the society. It pisses me off to know ppl can think like this, and he is actually a good friend
8/26 Careers webinar on investment management https://www.linkedin.com/posts/the-gateway-to-leadership-foundation_mmi-diversity-inclusion-webinar-series-activity-6831647299899293697-_-ll
Another win for diversity!
I'm glad we're having these conversations about race, gender, wages, etc in an reasonable way that doesn't involve flagging posts. As a black female it's hard to ask coworkers directly what (contd)
Accenture, BCG, Deloitte & E&Y all signed up to be in the consortium for eliminating the gender pay gap. All the sudden I'm feeling the urge to switch firms!
I don’t get these gender reveal parties. If it’s a boy they are happy, if it’s a girl they are happy. Just get a party and be happy ... lol
Do men generally note how much of an impact gender bias can affect a woman’s career? Do you see it frequently? Do you see that we can work harder and more scrupulously than men and get passed over?
Does anyone have a way to help me learn and better understand gender issues? ( a good youtube video to watch- a PD link, anything. ).
One of my favorite things about consulting is county of origin diversity. Can we do a quick poll here of various CoO represented. Put your flag and have the fellow nationals upvote!
Considering an influencer diversity role at Marina Maher. It would be a higher role than I have now, but wondering about culture?
How do you all think remote working is influencing gender dynamics in your teams? I wonder if/how relying on virtual comms with no in-person interactions will help or hurt things.
Advice on dealing with clients who want to do diversity-centered messaging without donating to any causes or benefitting BIPOC in a tangible way?
“39% of our new hires and 11% of our senior leaders are women.”@Mckinsey http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-a-company-to-achieve-gender-diversity-the-ceo-cant-do-it-alone-1443600381
I’m interested in switching to diversity consulting or something tied to inclusion work. Any insight into what companies/types of roles I should be researching?
I have a controversial observation: Facebook seems to be using recruitment process managers to get diversity hires. I've looked at all the RPM hires over the past few years and every one of them seems to be a woman, most commonly a woman of color. I'm all for diversity, but this feels out of balance. Am I wrong?
Hello, I am dying to know the average age and gender ( even non Binary) of people in this bowl. Just curious , I will start - Female 33Y
My final interview at EY was cancelled and no information was provided as to why it was cancelled. Should I be worried? Or was it just a scheduling conflict?
22 years old with about $20k in cash (15k combined in Roth and 401k). Where should I keep my cash if I want to save for a downpayment for a house? Should I just put it in a low cost index fund?
Microsoft Teams. Why?
Of McKinsey Chicago, BCG Chicago, and Bain Chicago, which has the best WLB? Particularly for the entry level role?
How difficult is it to pivot out of healthcare? Applied to be a business analyst for current company (1.5 years in) but am more interested in different industries. Thoughts?
I’m separating from my wife before we can start the divorce next year. This year I’m going to file taxes married filing separately and expect to pay a lot to IRS (salary increased and got allowances for office relocation besides the type of filing). Is anything I can start to do to minimize the tax impact later? E.g maxing out 401k and HSA will help?
Anyone who’s not a creative recently start at a US agency where they are sponsoring your work visa? Trying to figure out if the TN - Management Consultant visa is still possible and if not what the best visa is if I don’t have a ton of awards/press, or am able to transfer within the same company. TIA
Looking to relocate to the south-east U.S. to be nearer family. Anyone know of any good agencies/clients hiring senior roles at the moment or will be soon? Ideally one that's going hybrid at least. Fully remote also good, but would like to be in the SE so going to the office would be at least an option. And yes, I've looked at LinkedIn, Indeed, Google etc.
So I am looking at data from Levels.fyi and the comp for Lyft devs is MASSIVE but I haven't seen any of it!
EY GDS is hiring for Business Process Management Roles (Experienced) for Business Consulting practice. Skillset: Pega Platform. DM for if you are interested and need a referral.
What is the equivalent of a corporate strategy role at a start up? And what’s the end goal for the corporate strategy path?
If I started my GC process this year when can I hope to start MBA with a green card? Not a citizen of one of the exception countries.
For big 4 M and above. Reached out to independence compliance desk about reporting cryptos exchange accounts and here is exact language for response: "as of now bjtcoins or other cryptocurrencies are not reportable l. Bitcoin wallets will be reportable in the future but that is also not in effect yet. We have not received information on when these changes will be taking place. For the short term, you do not need to worry about reporting them."
Who would you want to include in your union? Which levels would be exempt? E-suite? G-suite? Directors aren't managers—or are yours? Who makes final decisions and who has to just live with them?
Do Mid Tier firms have similar exit opportunities as Big 4? I am moving to a mid tier as a Sr and want to stay until Sr Mgr at least, but curious about exit oops after that.
When does the CSP 80k SOB promotion end?
🐠 fam, are there any resources for people who have lost their income, therefore losing health insurance but need meds? Contd’
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