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?
What constitutes a “notice period” when terminated? Wondering if eligible for severance. Not fired for any of the “causes”. Working in at-will state.
Unfortunately was just laid off. I’m taking this as an opportunity to look forward to new experiences and people to work with. If anyone knows of any Producer gigs, I’m now available. I’m agency side.
So, again my client went with the banner and website design ideas from from their print-based (and cheaper) agency. Now I get to make their garbage. Sometimes I wonder why we bother. #designrant
Anyone worried about layoffs? I saw a post about Deloitte laying off 5000 employees ... I know EY saying no lay off this year but what about other firms?
I’ve been laid off for 6 months+ looking for senior account management roles in NYC. My background is in digital content strategy, performance marketing, and ecommerce.
Hi guys, I am due to start working at EY soon within audit. I will be commuting to the office by train when in the Birmingham office. This will be from Leicester. Usually if a commute is about 1.5 hours+, Mazars authorises hotels. Is there a similar policy at EY? When not in the office I would prefer to drive to clients, not sure if me being in Leicester affects whether they will tell me to suck up an extended commute? Would a mileage claim be from the office to the client? Thanks!
Accenture Strategy layoffs? .....👀
What were some of the worst expense offenses you’ve seen/heard of? Just found out that a teammate got fired today due to severe expense policy violation. I can’t even imagine what could’ve been so bad
This “always on” slack/teams culture needs to end. Timestamped emails after and before work hours should be penalised as signs of poor time management skills and project management efficiencies. I hope we do like germans and labor laws are made for after work hour messaging.
Partner keeps you on the bench for a few weeks given a project is "starting immediately", but gives you an applause award - bribery?
Was lucky to get a job shortly after being laid off. Work’s not hard but feeling burned out cause of bad process, meaningless jobs on top of the pointlessness of everything happening. How you coping?
It is very difficult to do my job and think creatively when I’m living each day in constant fear of being laid off. I’m grateful to have a job, but damn, sometimes I feel like I’m coming apart at the seams. Happy Saturday, everyone.
This is for ACN fish or ex acn fish. The project I'm on (more like a staff aug but we're there to support the client deliver their internal project) isn't doing well. I'm new to ACN - well, big consulting in general, so trying to understand what that means for us, and for me? (Also, for context - I'm one of the 4 SM's on this engagement (it's a large client and we have a 10+ team)). Continued in comments below...
Am I the only one freaking out about layoffs at KPMG? (Can't update profile to KPMG for some reason) We are all on pins and needles waiting!!!
I’m 29, at my first serious job, and am getting fired (not laid off). Feel like an idiot, and don’t know anyone else my age who has been fired. If you’ve been fired, can you tell me about it? I’m LA based in PR & Comms.
If you're on a PiP, is it better to quit just before the end stage, when you get fired, or better to get fired and collect unemployment, but also have a company-based termination on your record
I have been on my SO’s case about drinking. He is unemployed and has been laid off. He has been having drinks 3x a week. One or two glasses a session. I drink 2-3x a month. I say it is too much. He’s Irish and I’ve lived in Ireland. People binge drink the entire weekend until they fall over. Someone who comes home from work drinks one dram of whiskey every night. This is normal. Americans define this as alcoholism.Do you think this is a cultural difference or actual excessive drinking?
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
If you go from h1b to h4, but still have time left on your original h1b visa, can you switch back to h1b easily?
Has anyone transitioned from tech consulting to a product management role? Any tips on how to break into that field?
Hi everyone, Does anyone know about the org. structure at WNS in the Analytics field? I am having 3.3 yrs of exp and am given the offer of "Deputy Manager - Analytics". Can you help me know if the role is fine with respect to my experience? It would also be great if you could help me understand the org. structure or hierarchy of roles over there?
What is it like working in Transaction Advisory at a firm like Alvarez and Marsal versus a B4 firm? What would be the pros/cons career wise?
I just got promoted over a friend and I am really worried about how this will impact her. To be honest I think she is even more deserving of the promotion than me. What do I do to make it better so our friendship isn’t poisoned by this?
Anyone have experience going from healthcare consulting to big tech? What is the best strategy?
Will a sabbatical affect your utilization?
Thoughts on MBA from the Universities of Wisconsin/Minnesota in terms of opportunities particularly in strategy consulting, finance, Corp strategy and Corp dev?
Is Ronna McDaniel (GOP Chairwoman) on the same good stuff that Don JR. And Kimberly are on? This is hilarious: “Joe Biden can’t run from his disastrous record responding to the coronavirus.”. Ha ha ha ha ... ha ha ha ha. These people!
Anyone here from Spotify? Ive seen a few roles I’m interested in but wanted to learn more about the work culture.
Does anyone here hold a non-CFA designation (CFP, CAIA, FRM etc.) and what kind of role/position do you have?
Can COVID be transmitted through water?
That look when I receive an email about a new Teams Channel where I find an update instructing me to sign up for team updates via Yammer and training via Zoom.
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