It’s well known that the difference in work culture in Europe vs US is quite different. Can you comment on some of the differences when it comes to work/life balance, competitiveness, client dynamics
I’m relatively new to freelancing, but was lucky enough to sell in a video shoot and travel to be there on set. How do you handle billing hours and expenses in this scenario as a freelancer? Obviously I’ll bill any hours working on the project, time on set and expense my travel. Do you bill extra for the billable hours you lost during travel?
Partner demanding to cancel spring break vacation that was approved last Oct. My project got pushed so now my vacay is the middle of UAT. Paid non refundable 5k air and hotel for my family. WTF?
Lots of us are skilled at delivery but most sales books seem to focus on the pitch and closing... What are your best resources for learning to develop and nurture strong, lasting client relationships?
Are you supposed to expense Uber that you take out to a restaurant for dinner? I’m assuming not?
If I work in Night shift in Wipro, would I Get any shift allowance or its totally depends on the project?
Hard money loan for a buy, rehab rent project: 168k principal, 8% interest, 2.9% loan cost (4.8k) and 4 points (6.7k) The upfront cost seems a bit excessive to me or is this normal today?
I shop at BR and my client counterpart Shops at BR clearly. Some days we will have on the same shirt.....awkward.
Just had my first experience of being marginalized on a project, all ideas taken or given credit to someone else, and enduring a bromance between the other two consultants on the team. I’m not too...
Accenture Managers & up: does Accenture pay a new phone + plan? Or do they just reimburse the cost of your personal plan. Turning in my one and only phone to D and trying to decide if I need to buy a new one now or figure out a temporary solution until Accenture sends one in about a month when I start.
If I bring my own dinner from home during busy season, can I expense my groceries cost instead of a restaurant bought dinner?
I want to start taking the hijab - going back to work after a break and am client facing. Should I inform my partner beforehand? Anyone who has done that before?
Anyone have a long distance significant other in their client city? How do you deal with expectations to see each other everyday / be out at a reasonable hour to hang out?
Do you forget what the client tells you? I feel like I'm forgetting stuff a lot of times and the client gets frustrated if I ask again. What do you do to retain all of the information they tell you?
Just got audited for expense and they are saying that I'll owe approximately $3,500-$4,000. Has anyone ever gone through this process before? What generally happens next?
Folks who have applied for L1A in the past - what do you respond when questioned about budgetary authority? I understand that this would be the expense budget on my clients which I’m managing, but not sure if I’m missing anything else
Recruiter from ACN reached out for a client and market role. Seems like front end ops work. Can any provide any additional insight? Comp, project cases, culture & lifestyle, growth, etc...
Anyone else tire of the “plant mom” and “dog dad” me too conversation? It seems to be more frequent. For example, company says, “Parents, please share pictures of working from home with your kids during Covid” for a diversity and inclusion project. Undoubtedly someone responds, “what about my plant babies? 🤣”. I don’t want sympathy but I find it childish. Just give us the courtesy of understanding that plants and pets are not the same. Stop “me too’ing”
I have an idea for an app that I want to create which will be health based. Wondering where to get started and how to get the product out to the market. Tips and advices please?
Any openings for AML /KYC Compliance analysts
@snyk Does anyone work at (or know someone that works at) the company SNYK? If so, what’s it like being in sales there?
Anyone ever mooch airline club access off a stranger? Considering standing outside united club and asking solo travelers if I could be their guest...
How do you cope with work in early pregnancy and exhaustion? I don’t have lots of common pregnancy symptoms except cramps and fatigue. The exhaustion is on high today!!! Yawning through my zoom meetings and it’s only 11am here on the west coast. I’m also a team lead so I need to be present on meetings. I don’t know how to cope lol. I slept a lot through the holidays but now I’m back at work. I even overslept for my 8am meeting today 😫😂.
What is the bonus structure at your law firm? Associate hour requirement at my firm is 1850, for every hour over that you get your billable rate (i.e. if your rate is $200/hr you get $200 for each hour over 1850). To me this seems like its just overtime pay. Is this typical?
Everyone says there r great exit opportunities for consultants. The tech companies find the work that I have done unappealing (not a shocker as I've hated doing it) Any tips to get into Product Mgmt?
How can I set the stage this year to negotiate a lower billable hours expectation instead of a raise? As a woman I'm hesitant to be open about my reason: I want more time at home with my kids. I lateraled to this firm a year ago for WLB and they are indeed flexible on WFH which helps. Salary is a bit below average for mid-size firms like mine in my area, and I didn't get a raise or bonus this year because I didn't hit the billable target (1900). Ideally I'd keep my salary but go to 1600 hours.
Looking to do a career pivot - Does anyone here work at a company that is actively hiring for customer success roles? I see a lot posted online but I am not familiar with the companies. Would be great to learn more from someone at a company that is actively hiring for these roles. Thanks!￼
Moving to london soon - curious how much you spend on bills? Internet, water, gas & electricity, council tax, insurance?
What do you do after your interviews? Are you expected to continue networking with current students while you wait for the admission decision?
Serious q: I'm choosing between a two BI/Ops type roles, one in a FAANG in Dublin, one in a less-known corporate in London (where I'm currently based). FAANG pays 70% more and is a more interesting / more senior role, but I'd prefer staying in London where all my friends are / where it's warmer and sunnier. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna take the FAANG role, but has anyone else struggled with this type of career vs. personal life trade-off, and how did you reason about it?
How do you prep for an case assessment using data analytics? It’s a role in industry for a procurement group at an ecommerce company.
Planning to travel international for Christmas. However, initiated H1B transfer process with Deloitte. Can I travel internationally during the transfer process? I have a valid visa stamp till 2021.
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