Any tips on getting a start date for a new job moved up or holding over in the meantime?
EY GDS job confirmed. Got selected for a senior consultant 1 role. HR is saying that I can get maximum of 20Lpa fixed and 10% variable, no JB. Are they low balling me? I am joining a supply chain consulting role
Need some honest advice. I accepted an offer but haven’t signed the offer letter. I didn’t negotiate my salary because they offered me $2k more than my previous salary. I was super excited to get the offer because I’ve been out of work for 3 mons. I didn’t factor in inflation. Is it too late to negotiate now? What’s the etiquette? I have never in my life negotiated my salary bcuz it’s always higher than my last. Thanks in advance!
Will we return to the office at all this year? Logistically, I don’t see how you’re going to get 100’s of people up and down the elevators with social distancing.
Is a 601 waiver required for having done unauthorized work in the US? Client is married to US citizen, and applying for GC overseas. Never overstayed, but did work illegally here in the past.
I am the only woman attending a lunch with a potential client. Men said they are wearing sport coats. Is a blazer optional for me, or mandatory?
How do you break through the initial hell/hunger to get into intermittent fasting? Sounds dumb but I haven’t made it past the first few days before scarfing down a bigger breakfast than usual 😭😭😭
Big 4 VAT Senior from South America looking to relocate to the US or Europe (no expertise with other tax countries). How hard it would be? I'm willing to accept an entry level position in VAT, TAX or Audit.
Nice thread on origins of Mughals.
I thought it was a common known fact that Mughal is a Persian version of the term Mongols but it seems it is not.
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Is it wise to tell a different story when applying to one MBA program vs another if you have competing interests? (Example: stressing interest in banking to Booth vs stressinginterest in tech to Haas)
Hello NYC group! Any delicious restaurants I must try? I’m always ready to discover new eats around town!
Does anyone have a handyman and/or painter they would recommend? Looking to get some work done on my condo in the loop - change some appliances, lighting, paint etc. Thanks!
How can I find a good workout plan for myself? I have been a beginner for way too long. Either I give up because I don’t see results, or I give up because I push myself too hard and end up being sore for days on end. I don’t know how to find a balance and stay consistent with any routine
Hello IBM folks,
Can someone share the recent trends in GDP and PA distribution for the previous year?
Is it still 10-20% of the eligible bracket? OR it has improved from the past ?
Best buildings in DC with pool? Looking for good soundproofing, on the newer side, very well kept-up, good management and amenities. Condo bldg would be okay too. Ideally on the yellow line.
Would love to hear how some of you ladies got your start in this industry and how you ended up where you are now. How have things changed especially for women?
Anyone heard of MicroVentures? Looks like it’s more of a crowdfunding but have access to pre-IPO stuff?
Is IBM have fixed band of salary. Because HR is saying they can not pay beyond their 'pay band' though you have higher amount offer from other company (NTT data)
What should be done in this case?
(Expecting honest help)
Has anyone used good recruiters - individuals or groups, instead of applying directly to firms? Any recommendations would be great :)
Additional Posts in New Business. The good, the bad, the ugly.
I’ve seen a lot of agencies bring in freelancers for new business work (either production or concept creating). Would you ever consider bringing in a new business consultant or pitch expert?
We got a new business email that reads, “Interested in quadrupling my business in six months. Contact me if you can help.” If there’s a marketing firm that can do this, please contact me too.
What is the pandemic version of "let's grab coffee". as a biz dev person I am struggling with how to make that initial connection. I offer up calls and/or zooms. Let us know if you have a good tip on how to break the ice with new biz/ get new potential clients interested.
Any McCann NY new business fish in here? I see you have an opening and would love to get the inside scoop.
We've focused on networking and self promotion through a monthly newsletter for our new business process; sprinkled in with a tiny bit of RFPs. We're considering doing a mailing to targets. Thoughts?
Hey! First timer. I’m moving over into biz dev and am trying to get a better handle on how you all do this thing!
Is there anything you wish you knew earlier on? Any tips for this new comer is very appreciated
Any new biz roles open in NY? I’m looking for Account Supervisor level! I’m struggling to find New Business roles in general, I feel sometimes it can be such a niche search. Any tips / words of wisdom?
Hi all! Just introducing myself. I’ve become a Bowl Leader here in the new biz bowl. Looking forward to it! This bowl helped me tremendously when I switched from prod co sales to full service agency biz dev. Great group! I’m now biz dev director for a production/post/animation facility. Please comment with a bit about you and your role. Thanks!
Anybody care to share tactics for negotiating rates with procurement? Know they’re bluffing to drive all competing agencies down, but not sure what leverage we have to push back.
I’ve been working on a pitch that continues to get delayed and it’s poorly managed. The RFI was due in July. Then days AFTER submission I received an email from the consultant saying we now had until August. End of September rolls around and frankly I had forgotten about this 100-page beast. They want a meet and greet….the following week. The day before the meet and greet we get a list of questions (that aren’t easy softballs). Now 2 weeks later and nothing. What a gross feeling this process is
Hi all! First : shout out to the folks who sold the super bowl clients! Question for all. What tools are you using for biz dev? For finding clients specifically. We are a video production house so our needs may be different but we want to grow direct to client work as well. I know of winmo, agency access and agency source. Any other online tools you are using? Thanks!
Hello! Curious if anyone has any thoughts on new year new business resolutions. Maybe it’s the fact that 2020 sucks but I’m already planning for the new year. I’m going to try and schedule time better for outreach and social media marketing. I tend to be too reactionary with my time.
Quick Q - how are your comp plans structured ? Not the amounts but more how do you handle recognizing revenue of multi year deals?
I find myself looking for a new role in agency / production company biz dev. I co-founded a creative production agency back in 2010. Grew it to a staff of 80 FTE, creating strategic content-driven campaigns for brands, tv networks, streamers, platforms, publishers etc. We developed and produced original TV as well. Around 2016 we positioned the company for sale and then sold in Jan 2019. After going over to the acquirer in 2020, I’m now free for the first time in a long time. What to do?
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