Analyst got laid off from Accenture due to COVID, asked to reapply to a specific role that got cancelled due to COVID leaving me with a 4 month gap. Unemployed now and looking to make ends meet. Penn State 2017 grad in biz/IO psych, graduated after psych program at Yale to working in healthcare tech/IO/fin tech brand strategy, worked in client facing Wall St based investment management and Accenture working directly w leads on RFP/SOW scope/resource mngmt/financials. Grateful for any help/advice

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Fellow Penn State grad - DM me happy to refer your to something at Deloitte if there’s a role that’s a fit.

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Also worked as a Relationship Manager for Accenture’s venture capital side and did a lot of project work with pharma/healthcare companies. Love the people/sales pipeline side of things!

Hey AC1, thank you!

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