Anyone else feel it’s wild to be focused on work and client service in the middle of a pandemic and such civil unrest?
Advice on dealing with clients who are super lazy / really rely on you to do everything? Our team delivered everything, but they didn’t know how to apply a filter on excel so asked us to add a filter / other silly asks If it happens a couple times fine, but I’m quickly finding out this client is just pushing all their day to day work to us...I’m looking for guidance on how folks approach / engage these types of clients
https://bit.ly/3f71kOA Hi All! The NYC Advertising bowl is launching a little project for our 5 boroughs called Networking With Neighbors. The industry is a small one and we’re closer together than we think as we WFH. Find your next connection, opportunity or new friend right in your neighborhood or one nearby.
Client: Why arent you working from the latest version of the file!? Me: This is the latest version on the server Client: I mean the one I finished 5m ago and haven't shared with anyone. Obviously!
I’m rolling off of a great project with solid relationships with the client team. If you send a farewell email to clients, what do you typically say?
Open to client-appropriate Halloween costume suggestions: Context: team told to dress up in throwback gear (70s/80s/90s) for Halloween Complication: new to firm, client, and Halloween (at work)
I have a weird question. I am splitting my time in 2 tracks of the same project and each track has its own SM. Track 1 SM wants me to escalate against Track 2 SM for he is delinquent is providing some information. This puts me in an uncomfortable situation as I don’t want to sour my working relationship with Track 2 SM (This escalation will sure blow up) How do you handle these situations?
Statue of Liberty Team | noun : A project team comprised of "your tired, your poor, your huddled masses"; the bottom of the bench
Many POC have expressed feeling as though they don’t fit in when working with predominantly-white teams. POC represent ~13% of the US. Given project teams of 6-10 (average in my practice), this would still result in only about 1 POC per project team if rep. was proportional to population. There would be more teams with 1-2 POC members, but I’m not sure that it would feel more diverse. Obviously raw number of POC is <13% for most companies and should be addressed, but does it fix this feeling?
Spare me the ethical argument, but just found out I’ll be on a project in Chicago for the next four months, is a Canada goose worth it?
I need to get my wisdom tooth removed but I am swamped in client work. Consultants who’ve gotten wisdom tooth removed as an adult, how much time did you take off work? Will it impact my ability to speak or be client facing? My hope is to have the procedure done on a Thursday, September 2. I’d take Friday off, Monday is Labor Day holiday, and return to client meetings on Tuesday. Is this feasible?
I inherited a matter from an atty who left the firm and need to tell the client that everything he did on their matter was wrong. Anyone else have this happen?
I am over 40 and a junior copywriter. I started this new career late and am looking for advice. I don’t mind paying my dues but agencies won’t give m a shot. Should I go client side?
How important is a 5K difference in salary for a senior analyst position between 2 agencies when deciding? I’m choosing the look at it more in terms of the growth of the capability and the client.
I’m relatively new to freelancing, but was lucky enough to sell in a video shoot and travel to be there on set. How do you handle billing hours and expenses in this scenario as a freelancer? Obviously I’ll bill any hours working on the project, time on set and expense my travel. Do you bill extra for the billable hours you lost during travel?
Hi fishbowl! I’m writing copy to get a brand off the ground for a client. How should I price a copy style guide/tagline/mission statement? Hourly or flat rate? Fresh out of college and unsure! Thanks
Conversation started with an exit into internal strategy at my client, ended with me being offered a product marketing management role. Despite same TC, am I being bamboozled for eventual progression?
I feel like local offices will start opening around August but client sites are completely dependent on the location and client (thinking Sept/Oct for many). Thoughts?
I recently saw a job opening at a company that I really love, and would like to apply. The recruiter has posted it on her Linkedin several times, each time with multiple hashtags about diversity. I am straight off the Mayflower white. Does applying look super tone-deaf? Is this an unofficial way of stating that they’re only considering non-white individuals for the role?
PSA: Anyone on an h-1 who may get laid off can apply for a 6 month tourist visa. The visa allows you to stay (and look for other jobs), but you can’t work. Please consult an attorney.
In a Big4 deal Analytics group that’s not premier with no path to partner... should I try to move to MBB/T2 to gain traditional consulting experience or try for tech/FAANG... I just wanna make money
Would anyone working in Huron be able to give me a referral for a rev cycle position? I have 2.5 years background experience within rev cycle at a hospital and currently trying to break into healthcare consulting.
Hi Moms, I had my baby’s anatomy scan yesterday. The sonographer confirmed that all is fine with baby and he is developing good. But my scan lasted for less than 15 minutes and I am honestly concerned if he did thorough testing. And when asked why the scan ended so fast, he joked saying that all is well and he will let us know if things are not as expected. Said he has 40 years experience in doing this and baby was very cooperative during the scan. Curious if anyone’s scan ended so fast.
Anyone a member of health & racquet club? How do you like it? Are the member cruises worth going on?
Is Finance Transformation becoming more popular in consulting? Do MBB or other consulting firms have finance Transformation teams beside big 4?
I am looking for a part time wfh job for Mon Tue and Wed. kindly give ur suggestions !!!
Hi All Please Suggest YoE: 3 years TCS: Position: Systems Engineer [11.5 L CTC (10 Fixed + 1.5 Variable/bonus)] Tata Communications: Position: Assistant Manager [10.4 L CTC (9.1 Fixed + 1.3 Variable/bonus)] Which will be a better option to choose?
I am 22 and started putting money into a Roth 401k due to advice from FB...then heard Traditional is better because our tax rates will be much lower in retirement. What is the consensus here?
I ended up down a rabbit hole of looking at where alumni from the schools I’m applying to are working (T15/M7) on linkedin and a surprising number work as consultants for the NPS. Are these competitive/ well paying positions?
I, a childless woman who does not plan to have kids, am jealous of the parental leave parents get to take from work from choosing to have a child (a big life event). I 100% understand that they are working in a different way by taking care of the baby and being deliriously worn out in the process, but it makes me sort of jealous that unless I have a kid there is no life event that I can take ~3 months away from work to focus on and enjoy, plus have my hours prorated and a job to come back to.
SO has been an art teacher for 5 yrs, looking to get out of the classroom. Just completed a Masters in Org Leadership with specialty in Proj Mgmt. What’s a good role for that Exp and Edu combo?
Anyone know of non-consulting companies with good PTO benefits right off the bat? I currently get 5 weeks, but most companies seem to be at 2-3 weeks, with opp to earn more with 5-10 years of service.
Landed at ORD: we may be taxiing to Narnia, but at least I have time to order Fronteras online and pick up as soon as we deplane. #glasshalffull #stomachAboutToBeFull
Has your car insurance rate gone down since COVID? Mine went from $150 to $100. Still wish it were lower since I barely drive now lol
Ladies, i feel totally behind and like i’m wasting money by not investing. Any tips on how to even start? I honestly feel like I am leaving money on the table but I feel like i don’t find enough information on how to even start. I just want to get rich and retire 😭😭
So my husband and I decided to go back to our original plan and starting to try for a baby next month. My daughter will be 18 months old and it’s been a struggle with work and her in general with covid and no daycare or outside help. I’m down to part time hours already with the intention of her hopefully being able to go to daycare in the summer or fall. I really want to complete my family but worry about not having help with two kids. Plus I dk how long it could take to get pregnant this time
Decided to actual invest in tech and furniture to make WFH be more pleasant. What are your must haves for a good home office set up? I’m thinking of buying a larger monitor and a better camera. Anything else you guys love?
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