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.
Looking to plan a family resort getaway next spring. Will be first trip/legit vacation in two+ years by that point. May bring our nanny with us to help with our three young kids so we can relax some too. What do you consider reasonable cost for a ~4 day nice resort getaway (with airfare) for family of five + nanny? I know an Airbnb is cheaper but we’re looking to feel a little spoiled. My quick research is something like $5-10k… is that nuts for a four day vacation?
Flexibility and unlimited vacation!
After 2 weeks of PTO, I don't feel rested at all. In fact it made me realize how much I look forward to being retired..
Are there jobs in advertising (or out for that matter) where taking vacation time doesn't feel bad?
Happy Monday - what's going to be the highlight of your week? For me, it will be my firm's holiday party.
How much did you spend per person on holiday gifts this year? Curious what most people are doing. Talking to friends I feel cheap. Although I’m a proud miser and don’t care, I’m just curious.
Was it a weak year for vendor holiday gifts?
Hey all, I remember seeing a email where it states PTO this year will not effect utilization.. But i see it resulting in a low utilization for me.. Both standard and adjusted are at 75%..Can someone please help me understand this.. Thanks
Any recommendations for Marriott properties in Caribbean or Central America to spend points for the family vacation? May. Everything seems to be blacked out.
Where to get the energy/time to job search while on the job? Thinking of weekends then booking a week of PTO for formal/informal interviews
Should I feel bad about spending ~1k in food this month? I've been all alone this holiday season so food is my only comfort...
Do you care about more money at a chill shop or unlimited pto at a shop you’re burning out in, for less money?
People who schedule their wedding on holiday weekends are the worst. I’m not changing my holiday plans for you…
For anyone already dreaming about their next vacation! https://www.turnkeyvr.com/vacation-rentals/florida/orlando/2366586?fm=7&fd=23&fy=2021&tm=7&td=27&ty=2021&adults=7&pets=false
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
hey all, i’m 3 years into my career. some decent work produced, some awards (mostly student). after getting laid off last fall and many many applications and emails sent, I’ve decided to spend time and money on a creative PR stunt to get my dream agencies’ attention. I’ve decided I don’t want to settle any longer, and I’m ready to make the jump to the elite. so people that have made it to their dream agencies: when did it happen for you, what made it happen, and was it everything you hoped for?
Hello, we recently built out a technology team at our company. They are a phenomenal team with great work flow, rapport and collaboration however, most are junior in their career which can make it difficult for our senior lead to step away. They all receive professional dev allowances so we would like to work toward identifying possible future leads and laying out a growth plan. Do any of you have best practices, tips or resources in doing this specifically for tech talent?
In what type of project/assignment have you learned the most useful lesson for advancing your career? Currently feel that current consulting open roles are more secondment roles rather than great learning opportunities.
Dilemma - To travel or not to travel. That is the question. Delta surge. Is it a good time to look for remote or 50% travel opportunities? What’s your take?
Sorry if this isn’t the right bowl! I was fired from my last job due to performance issues. I filed for unemployment and was approved, however my former employer filed an appeal. I’m not even sure what they’re protesting but it’s making me really nervous. What should I do now?
Anyone have insight on remote roles? Pros and cons? How’s career growth if you are primarily internal?
Raise your hand if you feel like you actually DON’T get steam rolled by your CD or higher up during a pitch?
Has anyone in the US on H1B/L1 moved and not reported the new address to USCIS? How big of a deal is this? Should I be very concerned?
Starting full-time @ MBB this month. I’m really interested in recruiting growth equity (GE) at some point. I’m pretty familiar with PE recruiting but not sure how growth differs. Anyone have perspective on any of the following: 1- Does ￼GE recruit on cycles? If so what is the typical timing? 2-￼ Are modeling tests standard as part of the interview process? 3- How are consultants perceived in the industry? 4- Do large GE firms utilize headhunters?￼￼￼ 5- Do large GE firms have operating roles?
Just started at a Family Law firm and am low on work (came from another state so didn't bring my clients with me). It has been a while since I started fresh. I make a decent base salary but I need those billable hours to make more. How long does it take to be busy again!? I've joined an expanding firm and the lead attorney is helping me by giving me tasks to do. Just not as busy as I'm used to (this will be my 3rd week). Just need a pep talk I think 😊
I was unemployed 6 months. Now I’m turning down interviews because there’s so much interest. Clients and publishers are throwing wads of $$$ at me. If you’re struggling, keep going. There’s hope!
I’m looking for a Design or Creative Director at ArticleGroup.org This is an incredible opportunity to take all your experience in advertising/design and apply the same caliber of service to non profit organizations the world over. Brooklyn or LA, but remote for now. https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2658869367
Bain reached out to me. Any thoughts on interviewing with and potentially working at Bain?
Does your blazer have to have a button and be buttoned up when you appear in court? Some of my blazers don’t have buttons.
Hello, My queries is more towards how to deal with counter offer? 1- During screening. Why are you looking for job after having an offer? It took a month to interview you and release offer letter. And many more question on same. 2- After getting 2nd offer letter. How to deal with previous org (1st offr)? Any email body if you can share will be really helpful. Please share your thoughts.
Upcoming case interviews with Altman Solon and Oliver Wyman. Anyone have any advice for either? Haven't done a case interview since college. OW has mock ones on their website but AS doesn't. Any advice about what to expect very much appreciated. 😊
Vaguely interested in the concept of a facial, but I’m sure I’d never make it a regular thing. Is it worth doing if it’s something you’d likely only do like once or twice a year? E.g., are there still benefits if that infrequent?
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