Hit my retirement number. Pinged my RP to let him know this would be my last project. He was too busy and said to schedule time on his calendar for next week. Meeting subject recommendations?
I was in a meeting with my boss and account team discussing an overage on a project. We were looking at everyone’s hours, and our UX lead (a woman) had doubled her effort. The work was necessary...
Not sure where to put this, but...how much is the max you spend on a single wine bottle at dinner when expensing dinner on a regular project working for big 4?
Word to the wise. Always keep a mini sewing kit or change of clothes nearby for those days you split your pants down the middle at the client site.
Does thinking about ur project at home count as "billable hours"?Apparently my manager thinks so. The joy of fed consulting.
Anyone have experience getting a doctor's note to carry fewer laptops? Having trouble getting my team to take me seriously when I try to find ways to bring fewer laptops to the client site
When you want to say "hell no" to a dud project but you can't because it'll reflect poorly on your 'initiative' rating 😪🤦♀️
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?
Interviewing for a senior project manager role in Salesforce CSG. Can anyone tell me about the role, culture, WLB, etc at Salesforce? Is WLB and culture really as good as they claim?
Anybody in Cincy? Will be staffed on a long term project there... Looking for some recommendations or at least someone to drink with
I’m working on a project and the account leads are, in every sense of the word, useless, and yet have an incredible ‘holier than thou’ attitude towards telling everyone else what they should be doing.
Urgent: Wanted to understand key differences between EY India and EY GDS. I know generic differences but which is better along the lines of: 1. Financial growth opportunities (hikes/bonus) 2. Duration to stay in the same role (example would I have to stick to same client for multiple years or when can I switch client) 3. Senior Management 4. WLB 5. Is it easier to move from India to GDS or vice versa? Getting Tech Consultant Senior 1 in GDS vs Data Science Senior in EY India. 5YOE/Data Science
When it comes to LinkedIn connections with clients, do you usually send them a request after a project or wait and see if they connect with you?
Are there services that can append anonymous demographic information (specifically age) using only a credit card # processed by a retail client?
How do you conduct your research? As a strategist, do you ever go in the field yourself? Is it just reading the research the client has done already?
How to address a flirtatious client? On all calls there’s definitely some flirting tension as soon as I start my brief. Now everyone realizes & have expressed that it’s clear he has a liking for me.
Which consulting firms would you recommend for working on IoT, Mobility and industry 4.0 type of client engagements?
For you guys who run fee based AUM: Do you allow for HH account consolidation in order to let all client's account be billed at higher breakpoint thresholds?
Does anyone have ballpark idea of salary for a Deloitte Boomerang Manager who had strong performance in prior tenure (2s at YE, every year)?
Anyone recently joined Deloitte?? Please reply .. after Technical interviews I got a mail for my documents.. what will be the next procedure.
Any advice or insights into exit ops for EY's Operational Transaction Services (OTS) or PwC's Delivering Deal Value (DDV)?
I got laid off today and need a new job asap. Would love to connect with anyone looking for a junior writer.
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
Has anyone ever shit their pants at work or on the way to/from work? I’ll go first... Was on my way to my buddy’s place for post-work dranks when I got the sudden urge to poo. Stuck in rush hour traffic I started sweating. Fast food places were not allowing people inside (only drive thru during peak covid) so I drove around looking for bush to shit in. Found a house with no lights on and nice bushes out front and pulled over. (Cont’d in comments)
Is a mental health sabbatical a thing ?
Hi All... I got an offer yesterday from HCL for Data Science role directly hired for a client in UK. Can anyone guide me with proper advice for the below questions about HCL. 1. How is HCL in general? 2. How is the work life balance there? 3. How is it in terms of job security? 4. Do they pay the variable components fully? 5. Do they give any shift allowance? Thank you all in advance.
I was laid off last month and have not been getting any interviews. Would like to know if anyone is hiring at the moment in Consulting? I have been working in software consulting for 5 years.
Would you have gone into consulting after your MBA if you already had pre-mba experience? Why or why not?
Used corporate code for personal hotel stay and they asked me for ID...I showed my badge but they seemed unsatisfied, what else would I show them to prove I work at the company?
Any fish out here that have transitioned from a staff attorney to an associate role? If you have, what was your path and what all did you do?
For those who have kids or have decided you want to start having kids, how did you know you were ready to start trying? I’m turning 31 and my husband and I have been married for 8 months. I’ve always wanted to have kids eventually, but I’m having a hard time coming to terms with how much life will change and the sacrifices that have to be made. Maybe it’s because social media has made me acutely aware of the the mom struggle. If anyone has helpful advice to push past the fear, please share!
For all the PA exit timing questions (senior/manager,etc) from my experience, I don't believe your PA level is most important. Leave for the right role with explicit managerial duties such as (cont)
Salary as analyst/associate to salary when promoted to manager. Ex. Sem, Seo, Social....
On Monday, we'll have like an hour to go into our classrooms to get anything we need to start making lessons for distance learning. what do i need?
How do you land a job at an MBB firm? About me 3 years at kpmg in the cyber advisory sector. Only did a bachelors in CS. What do i need to do/ skill sets to improve in order to work there? I want to do IT/Cyber strategy work in the future.
“What’s your process,” I had never really thought about how to articulate that … but I believe not having a good answer on an interview lost me a good job. Now I’ve heard that some copywriters have branded decks or Google slides to represent their process. Thoughts?
Back on the market and I’m coming to find two things: 1. Less desirable agencies are the ones who want people back on-site soon, with no wiggle room for remote work. 2. These same agencies want to pay salaries based on COL in the city where the agency is based even if you’re working/living from another market in the interim. Example: Midwest based agency paying Midwest salaries to folks living in places like NY, SF, LA. 🧐🧐🧐🧐
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