{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Currently a manager, reporting to VP. There’s a need to fill an open director position, who I would report to instead of directly to VP. I don’t meet the years of experience in the posting, but I have been doing the requirements of that posting in my D2D. I do plan on going to B-school PT starting next year. On one hand I can see how working under a director can be beneficial, where I can learn from their experience and have more time to focus more on my growth while in school. Shoot my shot?", "post_id": "607edfe12784ae0022db3660", "reply_count": 3, "vote_count": 3, "bowl_id": "5f3f2b66eae653002b1576de", "bowl_name": "Career Pivot" }

Currently a manager, reporting to VP. There’s a need to fill an open director position, who I would report to instead of directly to VP. I don’t meet the years of experience in the posting, but I have been doing the requirements of that posting in my D2D. I do plan on going to B-school PT starting next year. On one hand I can see how working under a director can be beneficial, where I can learn from their experience and have more time to focus more on my growth while in school. Shoot my shot?

likehelpful
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

What’s the harm in applying? Most people don’t meet all the requirements in job postings anyway. Can you speak to the VP about your readiness for it?

like

I get how that’s intimidating! But you have a HUGE advantage. You already report to the hiring manager and know this organization well. Use that!!

like

Related Posts

Anyone from ATK (Kearney) know if experienced hire recruiting is picking up? My referral left the firm, would love to chat with anyone about their experience. 2-3 YOE here, top 25 undergrad (if that matters😅). Mix of commercial & federal projects at BAH!

like

What is “market competitive base + bonus” for a small $250M fund for an associate role? Also, for those small funds that give carry to associates, what does that look like?

like

Hey, I have applied to a job at EY for Risk assurance. My academics are pretty good and I'm pursuing ACCA with BCom, with a year of internship experience as well. I have tried to apply but I think a referral would really help. Please dm me for referrals. Would be happy to speak on linkedin as well and send my job ID as well.

like

Looking for a strong resource to join a tiger team focused on managing and supporting large scale pursuits and partnerships in the provider space ($1B+ deals) at Optum. The role isn’t consulting but aligned very closely and hyper focused on closing very robust diligence efforts that are similar to a diagnostic assessment. Preferred big 4 experience that loves PMO and due diligence with a smile. 2nd year BA or 1st year C). DM me if interested.

like

I currently work in a hybrid sales/marketing role. However, I would love more experience in marketing specifically so I can move in to a marketing specific role. Does anyone have a suggestion of books or articles, podcasts, organizations to follow that will allow me to stay up to date on the latest trends but also help prepare for a marketing centric role? Thank you

like

What exit opportunities do I have with 1.5 years of business analyst experience at big 4? Travel is burning me out and I need a switch

like

I’ve got a few interviews next week with PwC Strategy& but they are part of a larger hiring event that seem to all interview with the PwC new equation/professional framework. The recruiter gave me a prep guide but it just says situational interviews..I thought it was supposed to be more case focused? Anyone have any insight or is this how they are interviewing across the board now for consulting roles?

like

“Black Consultant to Black Consultant”: What is the best level for someone at your firm to exit at in order to get better offers elsewhere? OR Would you say that there are healthy opportunities for upward mobility for Black practitioners at your firm? (Y/N & Why?)

like

Little bit miserable in my current role and wondering if the grass is greener. I work exclusively on commercial due diligence projects, and want to know if my hours are typical: Monday - Thursday: 9am - ~midnight, Friday: 9-5, weekends totally off. Is this typical or does my group have unusually tough hours?

like

Any opening for UFT automation. Total exp-7. 2

like

Hope everyone is having a wonderful day so far! Anybody from Deloitte or Accenture willing to provide a referral to my friend/ex-colleague? She is interested in change management or PM roles

like

Do you think agencies are hiring a larger percentage of freelancers to bypass their promises of improved parental leave, which are only available to full-time staff?

likeuplifting

How did you decide which industry exit opps to look for? I see a lot of different types of exits but I’m not sure which one is for me.

like

Best interview resources for program manager position (non tech)?

like

Any fish aware of Olive AI? Got approached by a recruiter for a Solution Architect role. They seem young, but interesting and promising. Not sure if their comp will be robust or not. Curious to see what others know/think!

like

Any Gates Foundation 🐠 who would be willing to chat or make a referral? I’m interested in a role there. Consulting and public health background

like

Hi All, There are multiple openings at Infosys for Java,AWS Developer, Azure Developer, DevOps consultant, React JS Developer & .NET Developer. These vacancies are at different locations all over India, let me know if any body is looking for switch.

like

Any one here from Duff & Phelps (Kroll)? I need reference for an open valuation position. I can provide job ID. Please let me know. Thanks.

like

Hello guys, YoE -3 Offer in hand KPMG - 11 lPA for PMO Role Berkadia - 14.5 LPA for Scrum Master Role Invesco - 16 LPA for Scrum Master Role Which one to choose?

like

Additional Posts

If you request a salary that’s too high does the hirer usually tell you it’s too high and offer you the salary they had in mind or just ghost you and move on to the next candidate?

like

Any ladies out there with ADHD - any time management strategies / resources? I have been having a hard time focusing / being efficient since covid. I do take meds but it’s just not enough motivation. I have a million to dos but don’t wanna do a single thing. Just want to procrastinate

like

Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.

like

Anyone from ATK (Kearney) know if experienced hire recruiting is picking up? My referral left the firm, would love to chat with anyone about their experience. 2-3 YOE here, top 25 undergrad (if that matters😅). Mix of commercial & federal projects at BAH!

like

Marriott asked me to provide the GDY Corp code proof when I checked in. Never happened to me before. I am here for two days - what should I do?

like

Any good resources or ideas of things to do with your kid broken down by age?

Looking to book 3 nights (at a Marriott) online, but the first night appears to be booked/unavailable. Has anyone had luck calling a hotel directly when looking to book a stay where only partial days appear to be available online? Did it help if you had status with the hotel chain?

like

Agencies (in-house or otherwise) who are worth making an effort for in Austin, TX, specifically for project managers and creative operations? Asking for a friend. (FOR REAL.)

like

KPMG is taking the PWC approach to audit layoffs. Low performers will be separated rather than defining a RIF, but we all know it’s a lay-off by another name.

like

Need help understanding this colleague at work, who is really annoying me these days. She just joined my project team. Everytime I call her 1-1 for work, 50% of time I get 'I Dont knows'...

like

Hi all-when did introduce your child to screen time?

like

I've been working towards a T10 mba since before I graduated from undergrad. Hustled at work to get early promotions and the best projects. This allowed me to go from $60k to $115k TC at 1 YOE. Founded a student org at my UG serving URM and stayed involved after graduating, personally mentoring close to 100 students over 4 years since graduating, and the org itself serving around 2000 URM since its inception. 169V 160Q on the GRE Dinged with no interview at HSW Kellogg Booth last R1 (cont)

like

Took a freelance writing gig with a big agency, went through several rounds of work. Now, getting radio silence from the producer as they are “waiting on client feedback”. (Cont’d)

What is your approach to hybrid learning? How are you streamlining information for kiddos inside and outside of the classroom?

likehelpful

What’s the going salary to support a CEO in NYC in advertising? EA has over 20 yrs experience supporting senior executives (MD’s, group heads, CIO’s) in various fields, but first time supporting CEO, in case that matters. Thanks in advance!

like

Any consulting fish planning to FIRE? (Financial Independence/Retire Early)

like

Labor Day is coming up next week, and I'd love your thoughts on how we can recognize workers in this truly strange year. Maybe a mega thread in the Coronavirus Work-life bowl asking what it's been like to be a worker in the year 2020? Could be a cool time capsule to have people from different industries share their stories about what it's like to work through this. Any thoughts that come to mind?

like

Is D flexible in allowing moves to cities away from their home office e.g. Aligned to NY, wants to move to San Diego

like

Gained the COVID -19 (really only 10 pounds) but need to lose between 15-25. Been counting calories and mild exercise but we are interested in trying fasting but know nothing. How do you do IF right? When do you eat vs fast and what are the time frames? Do you eat only certain things on some fasts? Help appreciated

like

What is “market competitive base + bonus” for a small $250M fund for an associate role? Also, for those small funds that give carry to associates, what does that look like?

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal