Any tips / tricks on leading effective meetings? For client workshops, but also more generally, in meetings like daily standup calls with project teams. How do you make them more effective?
Client owns several life insurance policy’s with high death benefits set around age 90. Saw commercial on Fox News and wants to sell. How do I find someone reputable to sell policies too? Houston, Tx
Married with a kid (preface), and on a long-term project where I have a very active social life in a great city...kind of miserable when home. Anyone else? Ready for the judging if you must....
Hey friends! What are some strategies for managing onsite interview logistics while on a demanding project? (E.g. what are some excuses for taking off Mondays and/or Fridays?)
Is the Manager/Project Leader title equivalent to VP in iBanking since they’re the first promo for MBA hires? While it takes 3-4 years to reach VP I feel as if it’s more guaranteed if you stay, while in the 2-3 years it takes to get to manager lots are counseled out.
Haven’t update personal resume in awhile, how should I structure consulting projects - Project scope and 1-2 lines under per project?
Female immigrant here. Have zero interest in following American sports. However I have a major social event setup with the client and partners to go watch the Red Sox game. I do not know that I can contribute to the conversation or knowledge around the game. Any advice on how to navigate the situation and still end the game not feeling like a moron?
Hi all! I am feeling stuck in my job as a first year in audit. I expressed that I am not interested in audit and want to consider switching service lines to my coach but nothing happened. I have been on the same client since I started and do not see myself rolling off of it in the near future. How can I get to consulting or advisory from audit? My background is in accounting and finance. I want to stay at Deloitte but am not getting that help I need to transfer. Please advice me on what to do.
Can you be on more than one project at a time? Like if you have a project that only takes up like 10 hours a week, can you get onto another project to fill the remaining hours? I know your coach is supposed to be your project manager which is why I wonder if it’s maybe not allowed?
Hello all, I’m currently an Associate Project Manager in the tech/product space. Here I’ve been gaining experience with agile/scrum methodologies as well as the entire SDLC.
Im looking to break into Product Management (Spotify, HubSpot) and I’m wondering if anyone feels an MBA would be worth it?
For background, I am a recent business grad (dec 2021) and I do have previous internship experience in project management, tech, and some marketing.
How do you access your client folders/binders/Caseware at the client site? VPN, Citrix, copy of the files on your laptop hard drive?
what kind of work/project opportunities are there in B4 within its “Accounting Advisory” sectors?
For McK PEI, how impactful does the Personal Impact story need to be? As a 1st year, I have a PMO role at a mega-cap tech client where I managed client relationships, owned deliverables, and executed against our timeline. It’s basically staff aug PMO, but still feels fairly impactful.
Im just not sure how to objectively define impact?
What is the appropriate way to provide your two week notice? Should you have a conversation with your coach or project leads beforehand, or should you just go on your internal company page and hit that resign button and go through whatever processes you are prompted to do?
What steps do you take before after submitting your notice as a general practice?
How does an account team get better at writing briefs? How can our team help them help us?? We always get multi paged briefs—it never feels like a strategic approach and message has been figured out and delivered to us. We’re just given all the information ever about the client and their objective and then we have to go figure it out
How did you manage the conversation with your project leadership? On a long term project so at some point will have to notify the partner / clients but not looking forward to it...
It’s my first day back on a travel project and it has been such a rough morning. Have a great day everyone!
How many of you are also having a tough time finding good workers for your project and teams? Seems like it’s still really tough to find good candidates.
Deloitte folks, what happens if you just sell / lose the corporate iphone you receive and keep your own personal iphone using the sim card you were given?
Heavy’s the head that wears the crown... fellow MDs and Partners, how do you deal with the amazing amount of pressure and stress of running your practice? Every day I feel so incredibly exhausted...
I thought consulting was a good fit due to the broad work and generalist entry role, but now freaking out that I don’t have a “path” or know what I want to do post consulting. Any advice on coping?
~9 days in Portugal with toddler this summer. Looking to stay in 2-3 places for a few nights each, ideally by the ocean and some activities close by. Thoughts on which 2-3 to prioritize? Thx!
If you had an urgent client need / request that needed to get done ASAP right before an internal meeting at your firm for which you are the organizer / presenter (workshop with my practice), how would you best handle the situation? Do you push back to the client or cancel your firm mtg?
Can we all agree, there are some racist officers that are making this worse, and there are some rioters that are out there just for the chaos and making it worse? No one should paint either side with a broad brush. The debate lies in these bad elements, not the whole, stop generalizing!
Would any veterans currently with consulting firms be willing to do a resume review and if warranted an internship recommendation? Thank you
Besides advertising, what else do you do to stay creatively fresh?
Ummm i eat dinner, do laundry and creatively make a cocktail to prepare for another 12 hr day?
Assuming that by Dec 31 I will have maxed out my 401k and put say $50,000 in the market, what should I prioritize? I always try to max out my 401k first to get it out of the way and then invest in the following months...
$0 at Kellogg, $70K at Anderson, TBD at Columbia and NYU. Goal is to pivot from strategy consulting (current) to genera management. Went to NU for UG so would be returning to old stomping grounds. Would you pick Anderson?
I’m considering a move to a new city. What do you suggest I focus on when I schedule some in-person visits to the locations on my list?
Children of immigrants, do they (we) identify themselves with the country they were born or where their parents grew up? My grandparents moved from Japan to Korean, parents were born on Korean and moved to the US and yours truly was born. Do i identify myself as Japanese, Korean or American? *confused*
Looking for a referral to Amazon for an privacy industry specialist role. I have over 3 YOE of experience at a Big 4 firm and industry. Will share resume if anyone can assist.
I hate that I get depressed before my period every month! I was fine yesterday, but suddenly I feel lonely and want to cry. Then my period will come and I'll feel okay mood-wise. I'll be in pain for a couple days and have regular energy for a week or so. Then super horny for a bit. Then I'll be tired for a week and back to the top. This cycle really disrupts my workout routine and eating habits. It's so frustrating! I'll be fine in a few days, but just needed to rant. Happy New Year! 😔
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