Any use Advocate Capital or something similar to finance client costs? If so, what was your experience?
Has anybody made the transition from the agency to the client side? What was your experience and how did you approach the search? Thank you!
Did anyone suffer from hemorrhoids? How did you manage the weekly travel and did you discuss with your boss/client to set expectations? Asking for a friend ☹️
Working under a manager who is heavy on playing favouritism game. The project partner doesn't have full visibility on resource level performance. How would you handle this situation?
Anyone working at Nike that is able to talk about open opportunities in project management?!
3 regional and 1 intercontinental return trips in my first 3 weeks of work. Client needs babysitting and is demanding. Is it normal to feel like I'm struggling?
New manager joined a project and is micromanaging like CRAZY. Project’s culture before they joined was very hands-off and we were trusted to just do the work. It’s definitely rubbing a few of us the wrong way, but since they’re our “boss” do we just have to suck it up? Any advice?
Does anyone travel with a portable monitor? I hate working with one screen at client sites/hotels
When's the best time to take PTO ... when you're staffed on a long project or on the bench
How do I get off a project without potentially getting laid off? Joined the firm 3 months ago, but my project is terrible. I can’t sleep, work 60 hours, developing anxiety and low-key depression just thinking about my next day of work. How do I tell the manager/partner I want out? The client is very important to the firm. But Im done, there’s no other option. Please help, im really going crazy and can’t be there for another month.
KPMG people - when you’re on a project in a city where you don’t need a rental car (I.e. New York where you uber everywhere). Can you expense your uber to get food or does the uber come out of perdiem
8 o'clock meeting in the client site, caught an early flight and planned to get some sleep on the flight. The fucking baby next to me started crying his lungs out. FML.
@creative resource managers/creative services mgr. when your freelancers finish your project, ask them how it went, or send an email with a short survey. Just as you ask staffers to rate freelancers.
Is it okay to apply to an agency in order to work for a specific client? If so, should cover letter focus on passion for said client or focus solely on the agency?
Associate here : How do I pitch an analytics project to my existing client. I know they need reporting and analytics capabilities. How do I approach them ?
So why do people hate staff aug roles? How do you know if you are in one? I’ve been asked to be a communications lead with the client but wont have any staff under me, just going to counsel the client. Is that staff aug?
Would you take a 6 months contractor TPM role with Amazon (really good project/experience) through TEKSystems?
client has been having serious issues getting into shared docs (gsuite) million pdfs/excel sheets later, finally says: maybe it’s my browser? do you use internet explorer? should i switch to chrome?
My current SM is actually awesome (and no this isn’t the first week on the engagement) what’s wrong with the project?
When the client tries to convince you that their current strategy is not just copying their biggest competitor
Raise your hand if you're still at work! 🙋🏻
Anyone have any advice or resources for negotiating an offer at a tech company? Coming from ad agencies, I’ve never had to negotiate for things like stock options, bonus structure, commissions, etc. I’ve always just had a base pay! it’s so foreign to me! Help!
Planning a 5 night trip to San Juan , Puerto Rico in March. Hotels seem super expensive, any airbnb recommendations on where to stay, which neighborhood is fun and safe. About us: Mid 30s couple not into nightlife, prefer more laidback options
Have a graduate job offer for Microsoft but it isn't exactly the role I want. Would switching departments etc be easy?
FDD S1 Salary in NYC?
Got offer from a top 10 PE firm, but it’s a senior position in Corp accounting. Base comp increased by 13%. Currently M1, not sure if should I take the job for money or should pass because it’s a step down on title. Hours are about 40-50/wk
I am in a permanent sub job and trying to get my classroom management under control. Is there anyway you can be a nice teacher? Or should you always be tough and then nicer?
Has anyone left a senior co role at b4 and moved to a smaller firm as a consultant and regretted it? Pay is better but would rather be doing this at b4?
So the public unions have tried to divert funds for new students, wishing to attend private schools in Calif... any other states preventing school choice?
Which firms have unlimited PTO?
What to do if a friend lateraled but is not happy after a few months? When I spoke with them, I was super honest about the pace and the culture, but they do not seem to be happy with respect to those things, even though I told them. I am not sure what to do. Any advice? I am worried about losing a friend. Thanks in advance!
I’m creating comp benchmarks to make a case to leadership that we need to increase our base pay band for an associate position we’re hiring (I am currently a manager at a tech startup). Would love it if people who recently got an offer from a tech company in the corporate strategy / BizOps team could comment their base offer and YOE (ideally looking for 1-3 YOE comps) and the company. I want to fight to pay my associate more!! Thanks all
Is it unethical to get those free at-home Covid-19 tests? I have insurance, seems like there might be others with more need?
🐠 sans children: you’re first call tomorrow is 7:00a. Not Zoom. Given your normal routine - what time do you set your alarm?
Ppl who got married in COVID with itty bitty or zoom ceremonies — how did you make it feel... “big” enough? Not in attendees or $ spent, but life significance. (Cont’d)
Looking for an L&D intern (paid internship) in the SoCal area - comment if you’re interested or know someone who may be
Hi 🐠’s! What’s a good business case for a security consultant to pursue MBA? Need to try and have firm pay for at least part of my masters from M7 :(
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