I just got laid off from a strategy consulting boutique in the UK that primarily works with PE funds doing CDD/VDD. It goes without saying that the market is terrible. I suspect no strategy firms are hiring and it will need to be an in-house move or if I could stretch it PE/VC. What are people’s thoughts and does anyone have any advice?
Show of hands; who has been laid off because your agency lost a big client? Also, when you interviewed for your next job did you feel comfortable saying that? And do other agencies understand?
Just got told by managers that my performance hasn't met their expectations. High performer last year. Am I getting fired?
Working from home since march 2020, got promoted December, department had a major reorg couple of months back, responsibilities increased, work increased, hours increased. I just don't feel sleepy anymore, brain is always fired up with work, writing emails in my head in the bedroom post lights out. Anyone else with me?
I have 7.5 year of experience in Microstrategy BI tool. I have got offer from Accenture for 15.96LPA and 27% variable pay. I got another offer from infocepts for 16LPA fixed with 5% variable. Could anyone please help me guide which is better to join. As in Accenture I am told that I will have to work in 2-11 shift where I will be getting 10k extra. Infocepts I am not aware of the project they will put me in..
Is it unprofessional to have a bed visible on zoom calls? About to go full time remote but my guest room/office layout won’t really allow me to rearrange the room. I usually move my desk for client calls but it’s annoying. Overthinking it? Does anyone actually care?
Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense
After obtaining CIPP certification, I am starting a data privacy practice group at my law firm. I’m looking for tips on how to get started: what are your recommendations for preparing internal documents/templates, staff training, client development and best practices for advising clients, etc.?
Huron 🐟. I'm interested in a project manager position that isn't offered in my local office. If I apply, will I be expected to relocate or is it flexible?
Hi everyone. I’m looking for new work actually. Currently working but I’m looking for more opportunities as my current role is a contract one. My experience lies within data science, data analysis, public health analysis, consulting, financial reporting, analysis & planning and project management. I’d appreciate if anyone could connect with me or help me out 🙂
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
Is it a bad idea to get a new job this period? My firm is not talking about layoffs at the moment. Has anybody moved from their somewhat secure job?
Made it a year without getting fired, and my reward is google stock vest. What's the best restaurant you've visited in LA in the last year?
What’s the deal with drug testing for weed if you have a medical card? I assume a company/client can’t hold that against you?
Partner keeps you on the bench for a few weeks given a project is "starting immediately", but gives you an applause award - bribery?
Dear Client, I really appreciate you pay for my food when I'm on the road. Happy holiday! Truly Yours, consultant.
I got laid off in august and found a freelance gig a couple weeks later. If the freelance gig goes away will I qualify for unemployment? Assuming I don’t qualify right now, right? (I’m in CA)
Have planned baby moon to Clearwater in March end . Finally pregnant after struggling for 8 years. OBGYN says it’s my decision to travel or not. What would you do ? ( asking cause of corona virus )
What are the exit options in India with ~ 12 years experience in consulting in the US? Due for renewal soon, but just dont feel like getting into the immigration traps of another country.
Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?
When based in a city like NYC with multiple hubs, how do you think about the airline to chase loyalty on?
What would be a good salary for a project manager (3+y exp) in agency environment in NYC?
How do Big 4 Experienced Hire interviews differ from fresh graduate interviews? Hoping to transition from a boutique firm I joined after college to the Big 4. Interviewed with MBB during school, however, not sure what to expect as an Experienced Hire. YOE 4, Midwest LCOL. Reason: great pay and WLB, but, not challenged and little upwards trajectory.
Any recs for where to stay in San Diego?
I will be moving to Montreal in couple of months from Boston. I already have a Scotia credit card with me. Should I start building my credit history by making some purchases here and there. Will it be helpful in any way when I land like rental agreements etc. Any other suggestions.
Align to non-M&A offering but do a lot of work in the space (DD, integrations). B4 recruiter reached out and wants me to provide resume for review with hiring partner in M&A space. Does it work if I provide a bio with summary of M&A projects (client names removed) instead of a traditional resume? Also plan to list education and past experience but primary focus on recent M&A work
Hi there, I'm a recent grad with a masters looking to get into consulting right out of college, was curious if you had any advice on getting to the interview process. I have heard the hardest part is actually getting past the initial application process
If you get fired from Deloitte (or similar), what would they say in a background check? Would they say “would not rehire” or something like that? Anyone have any issues with this?
Is there a resource for understanding compensation at FAANG for positions that strategy consultants tend to exit into?
I think my firm is going to be moving towards global flexibility regarding work from home. They won't force us to live in certain cities with offices. Where in the US is there a beach or beach town that gets all four seasons? Is such a thing possible? I love the ocean, but Fall is my favorite season.
What are some scenarios that would cause the USCIS to deny someone’s H1B after being selected in the lottery?
Absolutely miserable on a staff aug project with a small team and not enough work to go around. End of current extension in a couple of months. How can I tactfully request a different assignment?
Recently got sober and am applying to business schools. I’m concerned it’ll be tough to make friends/networks without drinking or doing drugs. Anyone have any insight on this?
Has anyone done the interview for an Account Strategist role at Google? Or is currently in the role? If so, I’d love to chat!
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