Is it rude to suggest to a new analyst that she needs to look more professional, e.g. don’t show up with wet hair to client meetings (even if on Zoom)? FYI I’m also a female and just trying to look out for these new hires
Folks, any advice on applying for jobs at a previous client? As a firm we have great relationships with the senior client leadership and I am afraid that the GEP and my RL will eventually find out when I submit my job application. On the other hand, if I tell my RL prior to applying, I will probably end up towards the top of “people to be laid off” list.
Any tips on starting a side project to boost my chance of getting hired as a PM without technical experience?
Hi ladies! Has anyone ever had a mental breakdown on the client site? I almost reached my breaking point after dealing with a psychotic PM for 7 months yesterday on the site and cried in the bathroom.
Hi. I have accepted offer from Accenture and I got link for countdown portal. In the portal my project/dept is showing as "RAiSE" and location as "IDC/Bengaluru". Anybody have any idea about this department "RAiSE" in terms of growth and opportunities?
Want to improve my verbal and written communication skills. I hear reading more would help but I don’t read as much as I used to. So I’m wondering what books would help with that? Should I just read books that tickle my fancy like suspense and true crime novels? Help! Welcome to all book recommendations.
Hey guys! Has anyone made the pivot from Merchandising to Project Management? I’d love to chat as it is something I am looking to do. Thanks! :)
Just got off a two hour workshop with a client and was too scared to say anything and speak up even though I probably had good points. How do you get over the fear of being wrong or sounding stupid? I feel like I let my team down.
Any recommendations on courses or books on how to improve verbal and written communication skills?
Transitioned from my first job (in-house at large tech company) to a boutique firm where "quality" is king. Problem is, every partner/client has their own idea of what "quality" is. Feeling like I'm starting over brand new, and the stress is really getting to me. Everyone at my old job told me I was at the top quality-wise, but the partners at the firm all tell me it's going to be 2 years before I'm really confident/comfortable. I'm a 6th year. Is this normal? Having bad imposter syndrome.
Any suggestions on resources to improve communication, specifically verbal? Books, podcasts, YouTube channels, etc. Got some feedback that I need to improve my ability to 'speak to my audience'.
I want to be better at Branding & Brand Strategy (not communication strategy.) What books should I read?
My client requested me to leave the project (after been there a while) due to my nationality. What do I need to do besides making a formal documentation with my firm? (details continue)
Do you have a recommendation of trainings or books that help to improve verbal communication skills?
Women! Do u think you are at par with your male peers in terms of salary and title? If so, how have you negotiated that?
Monoco Coin with Visa card? Use this link to get $10. Anyone buy the coin? Seems promising get.mona.co/IVWT/mpako51AIJ
About to go into salary negotiations for a new job, are the negotiations based on total comp or just base? Should I be asking for a base higher than my current TC? Or TC higher than current TC
Anyone here who started their consulting careers later in life? Always seeing posts about how young people make it to P... wondering about the other stories. I started as a C at 29 (yes, unfortunately, I fall into the bucket of exp hire hired at a lower level...), made M at 33. Doing well but also feeling like I’m already too old to aim to be a P. Hoping for some perspectives.
The best private school (best on ranking) in my area is an all girls school (K-12). What’s the pros/cons of sending my daughter to an all girls school? My wife and I both grew up outside of the US and have not experienced single gender schools. Looking for any thoughts /personal experiences. Thanks!
Out of curiosity why is KPMG consistently made fun of and considered the worst of the big 4? I've been here a year and love working here, the people and work make me happy to come in everyday
Has anyone ever had two W-2 jobs at two different FAANG companies at the same time? Were there any company policies against it?
Got laid off a month ago after 1.5 years despite great snapshots and utilization. Was just offered a consulting position at a much smaller local firm for $5,000 less than what I was making before
I received a $500 visa gift card and want to get something nice for myself. Any suggestions?
Is it worth it to get a professional certification like SHRM/PHR? Not many of my colleagues have one and it’s not a requirement for my role, but I’m curious if it’s worth it in the long run
Thoughts about taking paternity leave piecemeal? I.e one month full time then a 2-3 days a week for the rest of the two months so I can work while taking care of my child?
Got a new car in NJ last month. Temperory registration expires tomorrow and dealer citing delays due to COVID for new plates. Says I will not get for next 2 to 3 weeks but can drive as cops understand delays due to COVID. What do I do? I need a car to be able to drive my kid around.
I’m all for the whole movement and COVID-19 climate, but I’m tired of my social media being mainly about that. I wanna see bikini pics damnit
Help & suggestions please. I don’t have parents and recently had a kid. I am having trouble in recovery and my daughter is a preemie. I am going back to work in December but can’t send kid to daycare due to health. My aunt who raised me wants to visit and help me out , see places too. With the travel ban going away , can she get a visitor visa so that I have someone reliable in the house along with the new nanny. Are visitor visas possible to get now ? MIL is another option but she is aged.
Any resources to improve healthcare domain knowledge? My firm put me into the HIA practice and I don't have prior experience in it
Benefits assistance, please! Context: 25F, unmarried, no dependents & no parents 1) Firm provides AD&D of $20k at no cost. Can purchase voluntary AD&D up to $500,000 for $3.50/pp. 2) Group LTD 60% replacement of first $150,000 of earnings for $4.57/pp. Inexpensive I know, but is this worth it for me? Or are these future considerations?
Walked thru my B-school library today...I noticed a "Consulting" section...it was just 20ish books but cool to see. I graduated in 2006. Were "consulting" related classes at your school?
Does anyone have any insight on interviewing, culture, and salaries at Compass for the Sr. Associate level?
It’s been a grueling 18 months, for everyone. There’s a unique story I’d like to share and it’s my own but I have to believe it’s not only mine. I was privileged enough to be able to WFH during the pandemic and change jobs to a fully remote job during this time. The isolation has become so complete, with the lack of connection and professional rapport or daily respect/clarity thru slack convos and sporadic zoom - I’m at an all time mental low barely able to start this Monday morning.
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