How are your “support functions” (HR, marketing, finance, etc) treated? We are second class citizens, with less: training, growth opportunities, inclusion in firm leadership calls/gatherings, etc.
Why shouldn’t same standards apply if you threaten to resign - irrespective of your race or gender or the type of research you do. Pretty sure I’d get fired if I used “threaten to resign” as my mode to get something
So. Much. Diversity.
Hi Eric! What are your thoughts on how consulting firms can do better on racial and gender diversity in the workplace? What are tactical things that leadership teams can do to support their staff?
On a call with the CEO talking about diversity and they compare a person with tattoos experiencing prejudice in the office to Black people colleague experiences... Meanwhile last I checked, a tattoo was a choice and removable. Also depending on placement, you can’t see it.
On salary bowl. Ask for level, gender, $$$, exp for various social peeps. Associate says this 🤦♀️🤦♀️🤦♀️🤦♀️
😂 Funny ass business newsletter on why your companies diversity efforts suck🗑! Check it out. https://diversitygrinch.substack.com
Debating between purchasing a house in Powder Springs vs Woodstock area. We are very much inclined towards diversity which includes some desi crowd as well. Opinions about these two areas will be greatly appreciated. TIA!
PwC diversity training for managers+ focused on staffing teams by picking diverse gender,race,etc. Equality of outcome vs equality of opportunity is not discussed. Equity, not equality, is the mandate
Is having an all-female event in a company setting inherently sexist? Isn’t defining who is allowed to attend an event based on gender the definition of sexism and should not be allowed?
Once, a M friend said "men are stronger than women, I could dominate you right now" and at the moment I didn't know what to say cause he was in fact bigger and stronger than me. But this is something that bothers me still... I think people in general, regardless of gender, have different abilities and it is not a matter of comparing but rather understanding how best to use them, for yourself and for the society. It pisses me off to know ppl can think like this, and he is actually a good friend
Thought: When you see diversity of skin color as the most critical factor you miss out of diversity of experience and ideas. Quite often these overlap, but there are a lot of people out there like JD Vance who come from poor white roots, but because of their skin color they’re assumed to have some magical privilege bestowed upon them by society. Likewise, wealthy people of color are lumped in with their less affluent counterparts. We’re so quick to look at skin color and see the sum (cont’d)
After reading many annual reports, I am really getting tired of the fact that female management board members are always HR. Often that’s the only female member. Gender equality has long way to go
I have an outlook folder named 'crap’ to auto route useless communications from certain people/ groups. That list is now 20+. I guess it’s time to create ‘crap 2’ for diversity
Holy crap, is it common in professional services to openly refer to people as "diversity hires"? I mean I went to the same top 20 b school, paid the same $120k, got the same 650+ gmat.
Looking to connect with Schwarzman Scholars working at MBBOW or in PE. My background: Graduated a few years back, working in BCG back office. Have a significant amount of development sector experience, with a focus on financial inclusion and social inclusion. TIA!
￼I am currently unemployed but I am very curious about everyone’s company signature having she/her or he/him or they displayed. Are companies forcing people to write the pronouns you need to choose? I honestly never understood why somebody that wasn’t in the LGBTQ community would ￼specify￼￼, and I know people are doing it to show support but if I started working again I don’t think I would want to put that in my signature. It seems political. What are your thoughts? ￼
Tired/disgusted about all the gender discrimination and sexual harassment we face at work ? Me too. Post about your experiences on www.hesaidwhaaat.com
How do you handle being asked to support “diversity recruiting” when you don’t actually recommend your firm to diverse talent? How do you manage the optics of saying no and potentially saying no repeatedly?
Accenture, BCG, Deloitte & E&Y all signed up to be in the consortium for eliminating the gender pay gap. All the sudden I'm feeling the urge to switch firms!
What are employee referral bonuses where you work for a senior associate? Looking to test the waters at other firms but would like to also see if I can work out deals with friends on splitting a bonus
Promotion effective two weeks from now on 7/1, too early to change your job title on LinkedIn?
In the interview process for 2 companies. Having a really hard time staying motivated in my current job. I’m feeling so impatient. And want to exit so bad. How do I handle this?
EY-Parthenon (GDS) TSE-IT Team. What does it do? What would be work like? Does it have wfh policy just like EY GDS? Need help please
I’m currently studying health science and going towards a concentration in healthcare management . How do I go about networking to guarantee a good position and is it a good career choice ?
Level unlocked - A big4 partner who interviewed and grilled me for 45 mins said 'It doesn't feel like an interview cos I wasn't able to make you feel uncomfortable' Why am I posting this here - Motivation, fwiw. 4/5 months ago I was probably the most awkward, anxious non native interviewer. Got a McK interview, practiced like never before, failed the final round due to anxity/casing eff ups. Although I failed, gained lot of confidence and have been flying thru tier 2/b4 interviews since.
I induce meaningful learning in my classroom by using concrete situations in the world as a resource to illustrate the learning goals of my lessons.
Anyone know of or is currently at TCS that can speak to the culture and experience there? I’m currently at a Big 4 and had a recruiter reach out to discuss interviewing at TCS.
Currently a first year senior in regional firm. I just got off the phone with a recruiter at big 4 and they want to offer experienced staff position with almost $10k lower salary. Any thoughts?
How much does a partner referral help for boomerangs back to Big 4 in a different practice/service line?
Happy New Year! Although just a change of a digit on the calendar, the fact that we’ve rotated around the sun gives people inspiration for change. What new or altered mindset or actions will you be bringing into your classroom in 2021? 🤩
Hello ladies... Really need your advice on this. I am currently on work visa (L1B) and want to travel to Dubai on the first week of July. Do you know if there will be any restrictions to enter back to US from Dubai?
Do your parent know what you make?
Starting my first job in an agency next week. Any tips, do’s and don’t, things I should know before I start? I’ve been wearing a tshirt over zoom for so long now I’m not sure what to wear when I go into the office.
Been working for 4.5 yrs, at my second consulting firm. I really want a to ask for raise &when I look at other firms the comp convos are $15-$30k+ where I’m at. I’m not ready to switch firms - CONT
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