I want to exit to a GM or Senior ops director role. Currently 3 yrs in consulting, 10 yrs in ops at well-known manuf. firm, CPIM, CSCP, T20 MBA, Ind Eng undergrad. Anyone have recs on how to prepare?
Do you think an MBA is worth it?
Anyone have any suggestions for accounting, finance, or data analysis books or online material to prepare for an MBA? I’m accepted to LBS but my background is in entrepreneurship so I know a lot of random stuff but I want to be prepared for the required core courses.
Are there top consulting firms that take on experienced consultants w/o an MBA? I refuse to get an MBA and not sure if that precludes me from joining a top consulting firm. Thoughts?
Ladies I have been reflecting on something that's been bothering me a lot. Women are not getting promoted to manager fast enough. I am up for promotion this year and it feels hard to get your name out
Is the SPHR or PHR license necessary to pivot into human capital? I have a MBA from a Top 15 school. Any thoughts?
Has anyone ever applied to an MBA program that emails you with waived application fee and essays just to say no when you get accepted?
Any advice for someone looking to transition into a full HR Generalist role from Recruiting. I’m currently a Campus Recruiter with about 5 years of HR experience (Coordinator- Higher Ed). I received my PHR certification in September 2020 and sitting for my SHRM-CP in two weeks. I’m having a hard time transitioning into a full Generalist position.
Going up for promotion this year and was told by my (male) director that I look “too young” and should stop smiling as much if I want my clients to see me as an acting manager
Hi fishes! Need help deciding career path. Currently have bachelors and work in business consulting. I have 4 years of curbed security experience, but no certain. Thinking about getting in to cloud space by getting numerous cloud certifications OR shoot for an MBA from M7. What would you do for a sustainable career? Thank for the input!
RSM, BDO, GT, Cohn Reznick and other mid-size firms, to get promoted to management does your firm require CPA, EA, or do they allow without certification? If anyone knows of a single resource that provides this info that would be helpful !
What is the avg time span between campus hire and first promotion to senior associate/consultant?
I live in a HCOL city and am still not being paid enough to save/live . I have all of the tools/ skill sets to leave consulting and go into big tech . Before going out to market myself and get a new job should I even ask D for a raise ? I’m frustrated because I’m adding a lot of value to my current engagements and I think I’d have a good business case for a raise. On a side note I see people leaving left and right here which is not a good sign!
Is CMA worth to get? Will it benefits when I look for industry jobs? Already have my CPA.
Looks like I'm going to get passed up for a promotion this cycle - many of the reasons being things outside of my control. Finding it really difficult to stay motivated. Any words of wisdom or (cont.)
Just found out I’m shortlisted at Cannes is 2 categories. If we win, can I use that as leverage at my current company for a raise or promotion?(Cont)
"Who was your plus-one to that previous company event? Bring them to the holiday party!" "Yeah I'd love to but we actually stopped seeing eac--" "Anyway can't wait to see them at the holiday party!"
Does anyone have insight about the culture of the higher ed practice at Accenture? Is it a good place to work? How is the team? What is the workload like?
Jfk uber pickup is a nightmare
Growing obsession as I get older is wanting to try out for Survivor! Has anyone ever sent a video in or made it through an interview?
Is KPMG Tax Ignition- Data Analyst the same as the rest of the big 4 tax tech. Do you guys do programming with Python, R, and SQL?
Not cpa related, but if anyone is applying to pwc start internship 2021 and you identify as a minority you can "present yourself as a minority" and a recruiter will refer you to a web page to see if you meet this criteria. Basically it looks like you'll get preferential treatment if you meet the criteria. Firm is really pushing diversity it would seem
Do any real people actually want schools to reopen as it stands now? Im hearing so much about it but it feels like a weird disconnected political thing and not a live humans with kids thing. *Obv the goal is to get covid under control so kids can go back safely, this is assuming infection rates stay steady or continue to climb
Would you take a $50k raise with a title bump at a competing firm or your dream job at a non-profit at your current salary?
Microsoft Teams is driving me crazy. I feel like I’m always at work. Yesterday I was at a family bbq and I was constantly getting pinged. Every time I get a message notification I feel like I’m about to have a panic attack.
Has anyone else had their client send all employees and consultants home for work to avoid coronavirus? Mine did today, Wednesday through Friday! Crazy!
I’m taking the SPHR in less than 2 months and haven’t started studying for it. How difficult is it? I’ve been in HR for 20 years and have experienced ALOT in that time, although there are always employee relations scenarios that surprise me! How much do I really need to study for this? I just can’t seem to motivate myself to do it, I’m so mentally burnt out at the end of the day from a high stress HR job, the last thing I feel like doing is studying HR!
Sarankco is hiring! We're looking for a Digital Designer with an outstanding, conceptual portfolio and working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS. Great company and culture. Visit for full details.
My benefits page shows that the before tax contribution and Roth 401k contribution can both be matched by my company (up to 6%) which do I choose ? I thought Roth wasn't matched?
A brand enters culture when it becomes a verb. Google. Uber. Fedex. Juul. Photoshop. Netflix. Airbnb. Facetime. YouTube. What are your favorites?
I'm actually glad my connection through DTW is late. It gives me time to grab a pizza at Bigalora... seriously one of the best pizzas I've ever had. Maybe I'm weird?
If only I could say this to my current project team
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.