Question about staffing. For projects that have no signature but are very likely to execute (80-90%), is your organization willing to risk staffing and kick the project off? (I.e pipeline projects).
I’m considering starting a side business(non accounting/tax etc). ppl in the firm might potentially be my target client group. Is it against any firm policy to reach out to ppl in the firm as client?
McKinsey-my friend interning (Chi office) is having a really good time. Requested local project, has really good hours 9-6, and is basically breezing through it. Is this the norm? (I don't work there)
I'm freelancing a fun project mostly for exposure (some $) but the way my client is treating me it's not even fun anymore and I'm not even sure I wanna be associated with the damn thing
Let’s pretend we’re holding companies. I’ll start: No, we can’t hire an extra writer even though you’re clocking 70+ hours a week. BTW, our contract with your client caps billable hours per employee because they know we don’t pay overtime. Here’s a non-billable code you should start using for the rest of the year.
Best consulting terms that aren't actually a real word, used in a sentence. "We should robustify the project plan and executize our messaging."
Sunday scaries...want to hear how everyone gets ready for the grind on Mondays, especially with meetings that start at 8:00 am. I hate taking away from family time Sunday nights. I’m struggling with WLB, especially with the “always on” culture and constant client asks/deadlines.
Good idea to accept a counter offer of 15% when over >50% of original project team has left in the last month?
Honest question here-hw do I work better with Indians who come over frm India(on-site) to client?My patience with them is at an all time low since they jst dnt gt the methodology & hate owning anythng
I feel like every dude I've followed in advertising has one solid client (or less) and then just up and starts an agency. Where are the women starting shops that I don't know about?
Goddamn, I don't want to compromise my integrity but my engagement manager and my manager are pressuring me to eat billable hours because we're over budget and we don't want to anger the client. Fts.
Must have had a bad oyster... Puked three times during a major client meeting (in bathroom). Amazing how in consulting it just isn't acceptable to be 'sick' save loss of an arm or death by explosion.
When it’s your second week on the project and the client is already asking if you’d accept a job offer from them 💁🏻♀️🙌
I’m going on my first travel project. What’s the best way and tips to earn the most reward? Would appreciate any suggestion
What is the process of an RFP and winning a project? I am a senior con interested in learning the process of getting business to come in eventually. Is this always done between you and the client in a silo, or are there sometimes competitors in the room as well?
I have seen a lot of interest in PM roles in this group. Can anyone explain the difference between product and program management? Is product more strategic vision and program is basically glorified project management?
If Donald trump works from Trump Tower two days a week, is he remote and WFH? As his client, I am not ok with that since his billable rate is really high.
What’s everyone’s summer (May-Sept) working hours - assuming you don’t have a 6/30 year end client. The partners expectation is 8-6:30 and logging on from home after that some days. Is that insane?
Are you folks happy with your decision to make a career in sales? I’m young working in tech sales, but also have my bachelors in psychology, and could see my self happily going for my masters maybe even PHD and being a counselor.
Prepping for AWS Cloud Practitioner cert. Any suggested on sample test questions that best represent the exam?
Wasted 2 years and good health working at Deloitte, never getting strategy work. Now I'm too burned out to do MBB and will never be able to break into strategy. Fml 😤
What are best consulting firms that emphasize work life balance and personal development (e.g not working most weekends, not working 80+ hrs/week, LOA opportunities, coworkers with interests beyond $)
Anyone decide not to BF right out the gate? Please no judgement I have made no decision yet. Halfway through pregnancy and already tired of sharing my body, and husband and I want to share feeding duty equally (ie not with me pumping / being attached to baby). I realize there are significant benefits to BF which I wouldn’t take lightly in the decision just hoped to hear from anyone else who opted out from the start.
Need YOUR advise. I have a concert tomorrow at a sold out stadium concert. We’re in a Covid surge here with Delta, I am vaccinated but high risk. Should I cancel? Tickets weren’t that expensive. Just not sure how I feel about being with 20K folks. Especially wit the new data from the CDC.
Big project, 2 SMs, the other SM is such so insecure that it’s hilarious. Tried to get me rolled off by bad mouthing me. Some real petty house of cards stuff everyday with this person. PPMDs, advice?
Headed back to a client site for the first time since February 2020. What do people even wear anymore?! I feel like a kid playing dress up. Help.
MBB can you give your salary progression by level? Sponsored MBA from Accenture Strat - looking to see if I should turn it down for MBB but want to know what the numbers look like
First time negotiating salary with multiple offers. I would appreciate if you can provide any advice on negotiation tactics. Do you disclose your other offers? Can they rescind their offer if I ask for higher compensation? I am trying not to come off as a newbie that they can lowball me
Anyone have success renting a one-way car rental for the upcoming weeks? All major car rental companies are showing as sold out no matter which location I select- which I find strange. I tried post holiday dates just to see but no results still. I’m not trying to go cross country, just NE to SE.
Has anyone been fired in their first year in PA? What did you do afterwards to be successful?
What monitor would you recommend for WFH situation assuming a IB/fund role? Know there is disagreement whether one wider monitor is better than dual smaller ones so would love to hear both perspectives. Some wider ones that have been recommended to me were Dell Ultrasharp 34 curved USB-C and Samsung Ultrawide 34
Given take home assignment after 30 mins interview with product director at c3.ai. AI based Bank customer churn system. Any advise thoughts or contacts that could help?
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