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Was accidentally nodding during a client meeting 😭😭😭😭😭 what I've feared the most still happened 😭😭😭😭😭 feel my career is over sigh

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Just recieved feedback that I'm not aggressive enough and I get along too well with everyone including the client. I don't think its a work quality issue. How to improve?

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What's the path to client services look like?

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I have to communicate to my client that I’m rolling off a project but they’re out of office for the next week. Will email suffice?

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1. Buy a bike for commuting to office. 2. Get client-site assignment for first two weeks of December. 3. Take off last two weeks of year. 4. Cry because you're not fit.

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Any advice for self-care on high-burn project? I have been working for like 14 days straight and there are ridiculous amounts of weekend work. Also it seems like we are mindlessly sending out

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Has anybody dealt with a client moving headquarters? Chipotle leaving denver for California, do they automatically retain EY as their auditor? Does their tax service provider change?

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I f'n love my job, my team and my client. woot woot

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Watching the Comey-thing on projector with entire client team. Don't care terribly much about it one way or the other - but sure as hell beats the SteerCo we'd planned for originally

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Client asks for creative ideas ASAP. We scramble, send over list of (bomb) ideas. Oh, this is too much, can you dumb this down? 😑

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hypothetical: account brings a decent brief with a decent budget. client is allegedly “open minded” and “reasonable”. needs a big idea. offsite brainstorm, where do you go and what do you bring?

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Need to wear an ankle brace for the next 6 weeks at the client site. Anyone else that's been in the same situation - larger shoes or flip flops?

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We've all said dumb things time and time again. But what's the dumbest or most naive things you've heard a client/say ask?

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Has anyone had a client ask you why you were leaving? And what did you say? Me and my client have a close relationship and i feel so bad but it’s the companies fault.

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I’ve fortunately always had projects in large metropolitan cities, but I’ve always wanted to have a project in podunk, nowhere, where I get intimately acquainted with the Applebee’s menu

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After a decade agency side, it’s my first week brand side. I met my creative agency today and am looking forward to being a good client for them. It’s so strange not to have to “impress” all the time.

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Oh, I'm great! I love being on a local project, and watching my roommate enjoy her night while I continue to work... and still not being able to see my friends or SO... it's great! 😭

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Just checked in to my flight. Thank you KPMG for putting the onus on the project teams to decide on travel. There will always be a partner who believes everything is an opportunity to sell more biz.

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Better job security without the possibility of receiving an LoW due to project unavailability, commercial or federal?

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Client: what’s *our* version of the keapernick spot for the super bowl. Me:

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MBB folks - where does the automation and artificial intelligence group fall within your respective organizations?

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Was accidentally nodding during a client meeting 😭😭😭😭😭 what I've feared the most still happened 😭😭😭😭😭 feel my career is over sigh

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25, M, Hindu, moderately religious, non-drinker/non-smoker, non-vegetarian (no beef), California. Born and raised in the US. Open to any locations, looking for F fish to have a real connection with.

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I have a traditional 401k with the current company and also a traditional IRA on my own. Can I open another Roth IRA with bank or elsewhere? just wanted to diversify my investments to hedge.

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How many of y’all are boycotting the NFL this year? 'I said no to the Super Bowl // You need me, I don't need you // Every night we in the end zone, tell the NFL we in stadiums too' 🎤 Jay Z ✊🏾

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Best exit ops in Seattle?

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Heard EY layoffs just started. Any truth?

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At what salary point did you feel “content” if ever? At $90k, and I’ve always figured once I got to $200k I’d be “good” and chill out, thoughts on that?

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had an interview with a director in Industry. It was one of four interviews and she was the second highest ranking. I emailed her afterwards saying thank you and sent some additional documents. cont

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What's a fair salary for a Senior Digital Designer with 4 years experience?

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Been a Management consultant at Big 4 in a specific industry - i am looking to switch to strategy at MBB but not get an MBA. How would you go about this? (2.5 years experience)

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Feeling a little low so decided to post here. I’ve been seeing this guy since the past 2 months. It was going well until the last time we saw each other, things felt a little off. I think it happened

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Any recommendations for an executive coach for 1:1 sessions in NY? Person looking is in a startup C-suite role and looking to discuss challenges / reflect / grow as a leader. Thanks!

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Who's thinking about quitting post bonus?

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Just recieved feedback that I'm not aggressive enough and I get along too well with everyone including the client. I don't think its a work quality issue. How to improve?

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What do you reaaaaally do when you WFH?

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What are some good resources to learn about the F&B industry? I would like to learn everything about it. Is anyone focused in that area and can point me in the right direction? Would also love to chat

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How much do tax directors make at PwC in the Bay Area? Do they get a bonus?

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Hi ladies! I'm looking to get a tattoo behind my ear (or on my wrist) likely behind my ear though. It's a semi colon arrow. My friend designed it these, she said she can merge some designs. thoughts?

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