Client offering you a job can be one of the best endorsements a consultant can have. If I decide not to take the offer and stick to Consulting, will my org leadership appreciate me more if (Contd.)
Is it likely that if I put my notice in the middle of the project, Deloitte partner will pay me a one-time retention fee to keep me here for a short term duration (because of lack of available resource)?
I am interested in exploring opportunities with firms that allow remote employees. Ideally about 50% travel to client sites in the financial services sector. Anyone aware of good firms with similar
I recently heard a client talking about the sex wage gap as if it were real. I declined to engage since I didn't want to irritate the client. However, I thought this had been conclusively dispelled? There is no statistical disparity in pay for the same work between the sexes right? How do you correct this fallacy with a client? Is it worth it?
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
Project team is all traveling into my local city this week, meaning I've slept in this morning and spent almost 2 hours at the gym. It's going to be a good week
I've recently joined Deloitte India as a Consultant. One of the Associate Directors is forcing me to move to the base location ASAP. I'm not fully vaccinated and have my own inhibitons. 3 back to back deaths in my family due to covid. But he is not ready to understand any point and wants me to move. It's really taking a mental toll on me. What should I do?
Been on bench for two months now due to project start delay. Dipping in and out smaller engagements. Took on new hobby in between, now I like my new routine and don't want to be on long engagements
So are senior leadership just yes-men/women? Has anyone encountered a scenario where they had senior leadership push back to the client?
In your opinion, what’s the expected response time for standard emails (not time sensitive, normal client/partner). 48 hours? 24 hours? 12? Depends?
on PTO today. ate a gummy after lunch. remembered right after it kicked in that i had a client presentation in 15 minutes. with the cmo 🙃
I got rolled off my first project bc the client wanted someone with more experience. Now I’m on a project backfilling someone who’s about to roll off his current project (he can’t start the project
SF Producers - favorite audio recording studios in SF or South Bay? Need one that can help kid glove a client that needs to be recorded - in other words - not dealing with a seasoned voice actor.
We are here to guide clients: but this is not always the case when your client believes they are the target audience for their product. How do you convince them that they are not and trust the agency?
I’m working on a food-related passion project with an art director friend! Looking for people in advertising who like to cook and can provide us with recipes and food pics. Interested (or know someone who might be)? DM me!
Got a weird one for you - what's "business casual" for a client meeting? Last time my MD told me this, he showed up in a $2000 sport coat and everyone on client side was in a blazer
Merrill Advisors - I have a client with an account at Merrill and am told that they have a money fund available which insures up to an aggregate of $5,000,000 in FDIC coverage. Is this a CDARs program and they are misinformed or does such a program exist and what is it called? I was told $5mm in coverage with daily liquidity which obviously wouldn’t apply to CDARs. Many thanks!
TFW you have been getting breakfast at your client city airport so often they ask you for your airport employee id to apply a discount...
M here. I’ve done a lot therapy and reflection and realized I grew up believing in traditional gender roles. Although I logically believe in equality, I find myself desiring a traditional “wife stays at home and tends to the house” life. I’m ashamed of it, especially since my SO is a strong, intelligent, highly independent woman who likes to work, and I wouldn’t want to change anything about her.
Is it worth staying in consulting to get your green card? Or should I use consulting to go into tech and worry about gaining a different experience over getting a green card?
Starting a new job soon and have some time off before then, besides relaxing, anything I should do to prepare for the new position?
I’m planning to buy the study materials for the SHRM-CP certificate through Amazon. What are the best ones to obtain?
I used to always want to go to grad school for an MBA but now that I’m working, everything’s clicking and I’m on great projects, with a strong network and have some good years lined up. Continued...
I've an interview scheduled for this week with EY for the role of Consultant - Performance Improvement. For first round I was asked to submit a case study solution. I wanted to know how many rounds of interviews would be there and how the overall process would be like since this would be my first experience for consulting interview. Any suggestions would be highly appreciated 😊
Are many teams travelling again at MBB? Has your firm given any guidance about what to expect in the near future?
Looking to get in to Cyber Security sales. What are some of the good companies to work for? I’ve come to realize that I am not super technical, but I do like to sell, and have great communication skills. Having worked for big 4 in cyber for 5 years has taught me a lot, and would like to take risk getting into sales, and hopefully make a good return. Please help. Thank you!
Quick question...do Indian citizens need transit visa if passing through UK? Flight is from NY to AMS with a stopover in LHR (T3 to T5 transfer). Have US and Schengen visa...online forums are unclear.
What exactly should one wear for a video call interview these days? It seems weird to wear a blazer when it’s the middle of summer and WFH. Help!
I had an interview for an senior mgmt role at a bank and the interview was going very well. Beginning of the interview, she mentioned my resume was very impressive. She also said I was extremely intelligent and that I had a bright future; however they’re interviewing people with over 26 years of experience and would want someone more seasoned. I’m feeling super discouraged. Why bother with my resume at all?
Feeling really down because I just got a gestational diabetes diagnosis. On a really tough project that makes it so so hard to be active, feeling like I’m guilty of causing this, and sad that I have several months of dietary restriction ahead of me. Any advice?
I get the Covid state but what does it say if you are offered a promotion with a less than 3 % raise, no bonus? (Con level Big 4).
What is the best objective source for determining whether to get the COVID 19 vaccine? Looking for sources and raw data and documentaries. I’m not looking for opinions I am looking for references to a variety of medical authorities. I have masked up this whole time but admittedly have not done any research other than what I heard in the news. So now I plan to approach this as an objective question to answer like I would any thoroughly researched legal question.
What is the hike and bonus percentage Consultant got in D USI Consulting?? Can you also mention the rating.
My AA flight got delayed by more than 2 hours. There were no weather issues. Any points for this?
Going outside Iceland (first time) for vacation for 4 days. Should I rent a car (expensive) or is there good public transportation that I can rely on? Thoughts appreciated
Has anyone made the jump from the tax group of an AmLaw 100 firm to a Big 4 tax group? I have questions.
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