Starting MBB soon and would appreciate any recommendations on preparing myself for success on my first day? I’ve got a number of weeks until I start and will take some time off, but I’d also like to stay sharp and come in feeling confident. Any suggestions are welcome.
Current H1B expires on Aug-21 but extension has been approved till July-24. I haven’t gotten the new visa stamped as yet since most of embassies are shut and appointments are a mess! Is it safe to move jobs without stamping?
URM Black Male. What are my chances for the following schools: Wharton, CBS, SOM, Darden, Stern, Tepper and Georgetown Mcdonough GPA: 3.26 Finance Top 50 UG GMAT: 690 WE: 4 years Big 4 Consulting at matriculation ECs: Lots of D&I initiatives at companies I worked at Story/Goal: I've lived around the world and have worked overseas so I want to get into International Development
Looking for advice on project management software or tools for HR consulting. Our firm doesn’t have anything that is standard or used at all, and while some of us are starting to venture into using Microsoft Teams, I feel like there are so many tools out there and we could be doing things way more efficiently. We work in small client teams (1-3 team members per client usually) and it’s a mix of strategy, tactical, and outsourced HR work. Any suggestions?
What happens if you’re an associate and you’re fired for “performance” suddenly. You had a performance review the week before and their was no talk of this. How do you perceive this?
Has your workload increased, decreased or stayed the same over the last few weeks? My manager has l taken things off our plates so that we can focus on our families and health. Extremely grateful 🥰
Strategy folks - how do you get good at … strategy? Recently started at a startup in a role where I’m the only person under the head of our product team who handles the strategy-focus of the company. He wants me to take more ownership from him and I want to crush it but have no relevant experience here and am still fairly junior. Any books or classes? Or is it just trial by fire.
Planning a 2 week vacation in August - Ireland or Germany? Haven't spent significant time in either.
Gotta love Sundays at the office.
My friend gave birth 1.5 months early. She kept it on the dl due to some finds in the ultrasound. It’s her first child and he’s in the NICU (developmental issue). I want to send her something but am at a total loss. For any moms here, any ideas? Don’t know if she didn’t disclose earlier because the child’s survival odds are rare (his issue is very rare and there’s not a lot of medical literature on it). TIA
How do you keep up on CPE requirements after leaving PA? I’m going into a financial analyst position. What resources do you use and how much do they charge?
Had anyone ever asked for experience letters (evidence of emloyment and resignation) when leaving their company? Should you ask for such a letter for green card purposes?
Anyone ever consider moving to another city for their partner? I’m having such a hard time finding a new job during covid, I’m rethinking it all! Not really but that’s how frustrating it is.
Has anyone used their solo 401k to purchase income property real estate? Just discovered this feature today and want to hear about experiences. And no, I don’t mean borrowing up to 50k for a primary residence purchase. Been there done that. Thanks!
What's the typical sales commission on TCV and Earned Revenue for software services in Tier1 System Integrators you guys comes across?
Been working in PA for 2 years. No prior internships or business related work. Is it okay that my resume is just my associate role with like 15 bullet points? Not sure how to fill in the blank space, and it feels super lame to bring in non-relevant college jobs. Can I include ways I'm involved at the firm like mentorship and diversity initiatives?
I think I'm mentally checking out of work. All the pursuits I was leading (and which were building my case for promotion to manager) are falling through either because of clients having put everything on hold or because the requirements necessitating the work are being waived... my jaw has been locked now for 2 days 😬
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