Alix Partners 🐠, do you like what you do? Recruiter reached out, I’m going to start the process, but I’m curious about the specifics of restructuring vs. generic strategy consulting, cont.
How can I find a new coach if I just started? When I first got assigned my coach I asked to have a call and he never replied and doesn’t seem interested in getting to know me or care about me
Is there any way to minimize food wastage while traveling? I’m a small person and don’t eat much and always end up throwing out half my meal bc of large portion sizes. I know you can’t donate (cont)
All this internal “this is the time to be super creative and bold with your ideas” is making me hate my job... I can’t do another covid ad. I’m sure brands will just stand in solidarity to provoke emotion for themselves... How is everyone staying motivated and inspired in this business?
How do you get off a bad project? I’m not learning anything/no career progression and there are other projects that interest me.
Any info on Parthenon-EY in Dubai? Are they competitive against other strategy firms? Work life balance? Pay? Any info would be great!
I’ve been told that I need to be more confident when I speak. Now when I speak, I start thinking about how I’m being perceived then I get tripped up and the cycle continues. Sigh. Anyone have tips?
Anyone else cringe when they see Capco folks titling themselves as Strategy Consultants on LinkedIn?
Quote of the day: “By increments so exquisitely gradual that they might have passed unnoticed, I could have ended up being totally untrue to myself and living a life I hated.”
What is the salary range for senior accounting positions in DMV area with McKinsey experience and clearance?
Traveling to Boston in a couple of weeks. Any hotel/place recommendation that’s good distance from gay district (South End?), Cambridge, and maybe center of the city?
Your take on: “Neoliberals run on a platform that the government doesn't work, and when they get elected, they make sure if it.”
Anyone else have this weird internal strife working here? Like on one hand, I genuinely do not enjoy this gig - long hours, office politics, constant evaluation. On the flip side, I’ve been told all through university that I’m working “the best job out of college” so I feel compelled to stay. Anyone else face a similar sensation?
South system peeps. For PL and Pr are we graded against just the specific cohort or the entire bunch of PLs and Pr ?
How is WLB at Booz (especially compared to Deloitte GPS)? My wife is considering a switch into consulting there, but is concerned we'd never see each other again.
New fish to this bowl...hi ladies! Wondering how many of you have met your SO at work. I find it incredibly difficult to meet men that are emotionally available when I’m out being social. Is it me? 🙃