I am almost 32, been w my partner for years & want kids eventually. In a perf world, we’d start trying at about 35 or so. I want to get a promotion before any leave & think I’m on path to achieve that by ~35. If willing to share, I’m looking to hear experiences w freezing your eggs (for better or for worse). A few friends had fertility problems, unsuccessful IVFs, & now I’m paranoid. I know everyone is different & I’m not looking for med advice, but would like to hear others’ experiences on this
What is the percentage salary increase you were given at your agency for a performance based promotion?
I have 8.5 yoe in Mainframe Development. Infosys Banaglore HR told me they can offer me max 14.68 lpa where I have 8.6 lpa now. I have my promotion pending in a month and then it will become 10 lpa.Is this something they can offer max ?? They told this is the max package.Want some insight. TIA
First year level 9 (consultant) expecting to hear about pay raise this Wednesday (will be minimal) I am leaving the firm and new offer wants me to start on 11/26, should I ask to start 12/4 so I can..
I'm currently a second year analyst heading for promotion at a T2 firm. I'm also interviewing with MBB in the coming weeks. My goal is to apply for MBA programs in a year or two from now. What would be the best work experience for my applications? Would it make more sense to stick with my firm and start taking on more responsibility as a consultant / associate? Or would it make more sense to start from square 1 at a better brand (MBB)
Didn't get promoted and the more I think about it, the more upset I become. Had a good year, helped fill in gaps, took on roles to help lead internal initiatives, led/managed teams to success, and worked looonnnggg hours to the point of burnout. Leaders also know how much I was working. I didn't expect a promotion because I had low expectations for my firm, but I'm still pretty bitter. Should I ask why? Was I too naive and ended up giving too much? Or is this a reflection of my work/value?
I’m planning on asking for a raise for the first time in my career and I want to list out my accomplishments but I don’t want to seem cocky about it. (cont’d)
Ever make sense to switch firms in non-promote years for an almost identical role? If so, under what conditions does it make sense: x% raise, title promotion, culture fit....what's your threshold?
I've been passed up for promotion. I know that if my mental health had been better this past year, I probably would have been promoted. Spent too many days just trying to survive rather than excel. 😡
Leaving Deloitte for a better consulting firm & a 50%+ raise. Thank you to D, if they didn’t pay me raises 1/10th the size of competitors, I would’ve never applied!
The belief that you should be able to move from HCOL to LCOL and not have to take a pay cut is ultimate in socioeconomic and geographic privilege and outright entitlement. Nobody is going to give LCOL a raise to move to HCOL. The work you do is the same, you produce the same value, bill the same rate as peers in another geography. Take a pay cut or give LCOL a significant raise.
Looking for some guidance/ input regarding salaries... What's a good general range for a promotion to Marketing Manager who would be overseeing all national (USA) marketing for a Global company? In-house, 4 brands, based out of our LA office. Thanks!
Who still goes to firm happy hours? Raise your hand because I do NOT want to go today and could use convincing otherwise
I live in a HCOL city and am still not being paid enough to save/live . I have all of the tools/ skill sets to leave consulting and go into big tech . Before going out to market myself and get a new job should I even ask D for a raise ? I’m frustrated because I’m adding a lot of value to my current engagements and I think I’d have a good business case for a raise. On a side note I see people leaving left and right here which is not a good sign!
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?
What’s the biggest salary bump/raise you’ve had that didn’t involve a title change? Does such a thing even exist? 🙏🏼🤞🏼🙏🏼
A consideration in any early promotion should be anonymous feedback from those directly under that person. How any firm thinks a person should move up early without considering if the people they lead think positively of them is odd
Raise your hand if you’d like to quit your PA gig now and do something different with your career.
Facing a career decision: do I take the pay raise, or the position that I'm more interested in?
Help: The 2 interviews in this round are a week apart, I just had the 2nd interview and realized I didn’t send a thank you note to the 1st interviewer… is it better to only send to 2nd interviewer or send a one-week late thank you note to 1st interviewer?
2% bonus.. lol
Any thoughts on Cloudflare? I’m interviewing for a biz ops position but have minimal exposure to their market.
I wish I could travel back in time and work on the Street during the 80s. Not exactly stand up gentlemen, but it looked like a hell of a lot more fun.
Both my husband and I have been remote since April 2020. We’re both very independent and do things alone here and there but I feel like working from home for so long has caused a bit of co-dependency. Recently, I’ve gone into the office a few times and I’ve noticed that I have a lot of anxiety about everything when I’m in the office - from work, the commute, my husband, how he’s doing, what he’s doing, etc. Has any one else dealt with this?
Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?
I’m making 130 TC post MBA in NYC. I’m not unhappy about my job/company but it feels like there are a ton of better paying opps I could switch to. Am I right to think that? Would you be looking to move elsewhere in my position? Ive been in this role 1 year mainly doing market opp work
Uber + Uber Eats to hotel timing on point
How do you list your consulting extracurricular activities on your resume? Like being a part of a diversity council, accomplishments for internal initiatives, etc. Been out of college for 1.5 years and my resume needs an update.
What are some of the best books you’ve read about people and investing? Such as dealing with people (business psychology almost) and then investing (real estate more specifically)! I am looking for books that give practical advice, not just big picture theory and motivation.
Hello Fishes, How’s the salary payout put on hold when putting resignation in EY GDS? For example, If I’m putting paper after 20th of this month(September), will I get salary this month? Or will it be on hold for full notice period? Also, after the separation how long will it take EY to process the Full & Final settlement?
Hey folks. I’m resigning from my first job out of college this week. Any tips on things that I should put in my checklist? Save payslips, take advantage of benefits, in-person with EM and Partner, then email to them and HR? Best practices in navigation this would be appreciated!
Why won’t more employers offer the opportunity for international students to join them? I just convinced my startup to sponsor me and I’ve been leading the process. All I had to do was register us on E-verify (FREE), and hired a law firm to help us with the H1B which will cost $7K. I still have two years of stem OPT on top of that. I thought the process was way more complicated. Not sure why some firms say they don’t accept international students when the process is so straight forward.
Thinking of going to bschool. What is the starting salary and guaranteed bonus for a senior consultant coming out of bschool at MBB vs Accenture Strategy vs Deloitte S&O?
Where exactly is the TSA pre line in EWR terminal C? The last few times I’ve flown out of EWR, it’s been so confusing ...
Does anyone else feel like their burn-out cycle is shorter? It used to take me about 2 years of grind before I hit a burn-out phase where I needed to do some serious recuperating. It feels like I'm at 3 months now, or even less. I've already spoken to my wife about building quarterly mini-vacations into my schedule just to keep my energy up. And by burn-out, I mean you're at the point that every single ball you are juggling can drop and you get fired and almost see that as a blessing.
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