Trouble networking virtually; I started recently, 3 months ago. I am not sure how projects/internal moves work but I was wondering if anyone has advice on networking virtually? I am finding it tricky because I don't know anyone apart from my team & I can't view Talent Marketplace because I am on a billable project, not sure how long it will go. I enjoy my work and not looking to move just yet, I wanted to see what else is out there and looking for opportunities to network with more people.
Is there a way to run macros in a browser without add-ons? I’m trying to automate closing tasks in PeopleSoft. Client laptop doesn’t allow me to download anything.
hi everyone! I just received an offer to join Deloitte Digital‘s client strategy consulting group at the SC-level for 140k with a 10K signing bonus. Is this on par with the rest of the firm or should I counter with a higher number? 3 Years of relevant experience. Thank you!￼
Rolling off for two weeks. Should I enjoy at the beach or find a new project considering it is December?
Hey. Just completed a kick ass workshop with a great client. Do you guys have cool collaboration capability where you work?
Anyone else ever feel like a completely inadequate consultant? I'm struggling with performance quality on this project because I just feel dumb and it demotivates me to really strive to improve. Possibly also impacted by burnout because I performed well on other engagements and enjoyed my teams more. Just not sure where to go from here to get where I need to be.
How do you all get prepared for meetings that you have to lead and get decisions made? I hate them with a passion and do better one-on-one with a client than a group.
Let’s make a Creative Complaints bowl. A bowl dedicated to venting about what the client/account/pm did today to piss us off.
I have two contract offers: One is about Data Management/Quality project for 6 months, the pay is 5000£ per month, the other is product data scientist for an early stage startup based in San Francisco for 4 months, the pay is a lot lot less (less than 1000£ per month). Tbh, I am not a big fan of data management, and I totally see myself doing product analytics which is becoming a hot skill in DS field. Is it stupid to turn down the first offer and accept the second one? I would love some advice
Fishbowl friends! What's the best way to network to get on a new project when I just switched to a new division and don't know many people?
Help. My supervisor and I work closely together on our project. Partner and SM have told us directly they want me more visible, to build a brand with client, etc. But when I raise my hand to take things on (drive meetings, sub initiatives etc), manager refuses to give up any of the “higher visibility” work so that, in his words, he does not risk himself falling out of the spotlight, he wants to be the “go to”. It’s not that I am not capable (lots of great feedback from him and Partner/SM) -
Ideas for client gifts this year? Typically has been a nice bottle of wine, but only to the clients I had previously shared drinks with so I knew they were wine drinkers.
Hi! Any career coaches who offer a full support throughout job search? -Experience: 8 years of project/program management and/or communication -Companies of interest: Google, Microsoft, Facebook -Location: Washington DC or VA
For those of you who have previously bought a practice, what are some key factors you want to look into when analyzing and conducting due diligence? Specifically for client retention.
Just transferred firms and I feel like a failure. I have no idea what’s going on in the project, feel like no one likes me, and I’m not doing a good job. I feel like just going back to my old firm.
Do yall keep the timer running when on standby? (I.e. not exactly drafting but waiting for emails or dig pages to come in on closing day)
Struggling to understand how this manager still has a job. 1) zero client interaction 2) doesn't know how to research technical issues 3) misses stuff all the time and I catch their mistakes.
Need to talk with a Quebec licensed Attorney about a T and E issue￼. Client resides in New Jersey and has a Power of attorney for her mother in Quebec and is executrix of her mother’s estate under a notary will when she dies. There has been some discussion of setting up an inter vivos trust with distribution of the assets upon the settlors death. The current will is to be scrapped. I need to discuss the technical issues involved.￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Realize someone recently asked this in the main bowl, but... Why don’t we have anything in place to track actual hours worked vs. the 40 billed to the client? Could provide many insights
Recommendation on shoes appropriate for client facing sessions as well as comfortable? - wolf and shepherd crossovers, taft jack shoes, allen edmonds, cole haan zero grands?
I spend my days without showering, just eating junk food and watching puppy videos. What the bench has done to me..
I’m 30 years old and have been running my own (small) agency over the past two years, working with local businesses. I’ve got a solid book of client and spec work, with creative ad copy. I’ve also written for Sports Illustrated, so I can write anything from articles to ad copy. Before that, I worked in communications at a few law firms. Now I’m looking to work at an ad agency as a copywriter. Honest question: is it a reach to pursue that? And, if it isn’t a reach, do I apply for entry-level?
What’s the difference in severity between messing up enough to get rolled off a project and enough to be put on a performance improvement plan?
Posting for my cousin - Deloitte 🐠 can anyone share their timeline from offer to h1b transfer? She is looking to take 2 weeks between job but not sure if it’s an issue. TIA!
Fellow consultants, I’m struggling and I know complaining about this will only make me look weak but I need to vent. I’ve been working upwards of 60 hours a week since January and I’m tired. If I was doing meaningful work, it would be one thing but most of my days are spent supporting my client with fire drills that end up not mattering. He’s very reactionary and trying to guide him to hold off or think of other approaches doesn’t work. (Cont).
Anytime I get approached for a role and my Manager says that it’ll be “Quick”, “Hard”, and “Fast” I get super anxious and my heart beat spikes a bit. I think it’s major Imposter Syndrome.😩
Taking a class from a Harvard extension school does not justify writing Harvard in your LinkedIn bio and misleading ppl who only read the top of your bio 👎
Delta Medallion - NYC based and will be close to renewing plat this year. Miles run or take gold/miles and get a head start on next year?
after a case interview today i realized one of the points i made in my recommendation contradicted one of my other points. in my follow up email to the interviewer should i address this and correct myself, or just let it go and not bring it up?
I want to start looking at exit opportunities but want to first prep and be ready for the interviews. I plan on moving to MBB or to junior PM roles. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! TC: 100K YOE: 1 Location: NYC
Im someone with a "business" background (supply chain, procurement) that went to work for as a consultant for tech consulting firm after finishing my MBA, but now having trouble finding a project. Got my PSM 1 cert, but not sure what else to do. Not a technical person, never coded. What would you recommend someone in my position to focus on? I'd like to remain on the project management/BA side of the business. TIA!
How long did you try to conceive before going to a fertility specialist? I’m 33 and have a child.
So angry about my compensation yet here I am doing tax returns at 3 in the fucking morning. Why am I like this?
How do I know when I'm ready for SQL interviews? I feel pretty comfortable with different joins, window functions, and subqueries, and I feel like that's been enough to do everything on Leetcode and StrataScratch. Anything other topics people would recommend reviewing?
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Thinking of taking the cpa exam. Been out of school for over 5 years .. not feeling super confident. Any cpas here who could give any advice?
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