anyone have a good goodnotes template they use for taking notes / tracking project work on their iPad?
Nothing is more annoying than not just having to sell your client on something innovative but your own leadership
Any account folks make the leap to client side/in-house agencies? I’m so over being in client service, but still love the process. How is it on the dark side?
My firm recently merged with another firm, and it is starting to feel distinctly more “corporate.” All of their decisions are metric-driven now—billables, realization rates, client and matter origination, business development hours. I’m missing the community feeling of the old firm, when I was more than just a number. Any advice on how to adapt? Is this just COVID burnout?
Ever get annoyed at how happy the partners/MDs are at work everyday knowing it’s probably because they’re making $Mlns from the project? If I see one more “Happy Monday so blessed to be at this client” I’m asking for a raise
I start work early to fit my client sched. By the time I pull 10-11 hrs it’s only 4. Starting to get anxiety I’m not working long enough solely based on time of day. Tips on turning your brain off?
Been performing like a high performer on my client up to this point and all the sudden I find myself looking up a therapist and being almost useless to my team (maybe useless is harsh, but I can’t will myself to get basic stuff done at this point). Literally happened within a split moment; in the morning I was taking the lead on calls and sometime around noon, it just hit and hit hard. Don’t know how to explain it yet, but I wanted to come here and vent. Anyone else experience this?
Would you rather be a Cyber SME on a broader project where cyber is just one of many components or otherwise on a project that's 100% cyber focused?
Client wants to claim nanny expenses from 2020 on Sch H but did not withhold any of the payroll taxes or issue a W-2 (seems to have been a cash deal). What is the proper treatment on the client (employer) 1040? Claim the full amount as if they did withhold and somehow get that money from the nannies? Only claim employer half and assume the nannies are claiming on their 1040?
A2 here. On my first repeat client & I'm really humbled by how much I know compared to last year 😭 work papers used to look like gibberish haha
Hi all! New to consulting and I received an offer from Deloitte as a consultant under F&EP within GPS. Any pros/cons to F&EP? How’s the work life balance? I assume it’s project-based but I would love to hear others’ experiences
So I was diagnosed w cancer and have spent the last 6 months in surgery, chemo, rocs, etc. I’ve not stopped working accept for 2 weeks post surgery. My boss has been generally understanding about me taking some time when needed. I took a few extra pto during thxgiv week. Prior to leaving I had several project that I had to deliver, without any feedback I submitted them. When I got back I was given poor feedback &told that “your inconsistent presence is hard to work with”… how do I react?
Social anxiety has made client meetings and presentations physically impossible. Time to jump ship but no idea where my experience can take me. Any brand strat/comms planners with similar experience?
I saw some people here who were denied for lack of evidence of relationship with employer for working at client sites. I currently work from home but could be working from my home office.
Is there a difference of being on the beach and on the bench? My take is that you are on the beach when you roll off a project that has given you a hard time and want to relax a bit. The bench when you really want to be out on a project but cant for som reason. What is you take? Are they just two words for the same thing
Hi , Need an advice and thoughts for the below companies too much confused which to join YEO -5.3 Tech Stack- Java , Microservices Salary - Almost same 1) HCL TECHNOLOGIES 2) Coforge - HSBC client 3)BMC SOFTWARE - But the tech stack is core java and legacy application 4) Synechron - Client interview will be post onboarding Last 3 weeks remaining to complete notice period,would be really helpful if you let me your experience in aspects of wlb, job security, future growth & increments TIA
Corporate lawyers @ year end: frantically trying to sign/close multiple deals while group is super understaffed/spread thin. Random partner in different practice group who you did a 1 off thing for months ago: ‘can you review this and jump on the client call ASAP today?’ 🙄🙄
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It’s a second time I’m asked to pick up unfinished work from a practice team member moving on to a more interesting project.. I’m new to the firm, and having to pick up work that has been already started is extremely challenging for me.. I don’t really know how to avoid getting in such stressful situations. I’ve reached out to my practice lead and hope to have a candid conversation and adequate feedback. Honestly want to gtfo, but it would suck to look for a new job.. maybe Im being dramatic
Ever lose a client then look at the brand’s Instagram account and feel like you’re stalking an ex?
Anybody own a Marriott timeshare? Attended a presentation today and was wondering if it makes sense for people like us who have a lot of points.. which will run out eventually..
What’s the wlb/culture at firms outside MBB/Big 4? Been at Deloitte for a couple years and am ready for something different. Thinking OW, LEK, Kearney, or others you know of.
Have signed a offer from EY-Parthenon in Europe, but had a interview with Kearney earlier today, which I skewed up and didn’t make it to next round. Despite I’m very happy with EYP - it kind of brothers me, should it?
Did anyone take advantage of applying to MBA programs since some universities waived the GMAT due to COVID?
Any recent hires negotiate a bonus due to inflation? I joined a tech company 6 months ago and between inflation and a stock dip I feel like negotiating for more comp is possible, but tough because of how recently I joined. Thoughts?
Any recs for insightful and well written books on entrepreneurship? Friend is trying to launch his own startup so I’m thinking of sending him a relevant book as part of a thank you gift
Anyone know what happens if your credits score isn’t high enough to get the corporate Amex?
My parents have always said put the most amount into your 401k but I only put around 8-9%. I currently have 223k in it at 35. I would put more but I have been investing that money in the market to hopefully use in the next couple of years. Any advice on what is a good percentage. I'm sure most will tell me to max out.
What is staff aug? Explain it to me like I’m a child. Coming from industry, I’ve never heard of it.
How do you know if you actually have inattentive ADHD vs general anxiety? Those of you who do: how long did it take to get diagnosed? I’m at a point where I’m considering getting an official diagnosis from a doc. It’s interfering with my day to day ie I easily zone out and get real anxious halfway through conversations (even short ones) Zoom calls are no better. I often forget timelines & major details esp about people. (I was talking to a friend about someone and forgot we all work together)
Can you be fired from posting sexy pictures on social media? By sexy I meant swimsuits etc.
Late post but I’m thankful for the Controller who made the big4transparency.com website! It may have helped a few souls realize they’re underpaid and looked for greener pastures which then contributed to the movement in the market and therefore the firms’ drive to make compensation competitive. I hope everyone updates the sheet with their adjusted comps in the past few months to make it more recent!
Is there anyone that has taken the FRM within the last 2 years? Planning to sit for May 2022 Exam. Need some advice, buy books from you, etc
Anyone else just start a new position right before WFH and feels like they’re failing? 😢😢
Anyone ever used a ride share app that employs women only? Really wish it was an option to choose gender on Uber... especially for late night rides
Anybody did the apics certification in logistics ? I have the choose between the cslp and cscp but not sure which one I should be doing
Y'all. Hyatt and Hilton are doing instant status matches right now. Go get it. No such thing as having too many statuses.
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