I had milestone in 2020 & 2021 C to SC. Both yrs good ratings, 6/6 ONL flags, Coach's F/b in iRPM - 'xyz is working on next level since last 2 yrs'. Strong support frm Project, 2 Awards. Still NO PROMOTION Talent f/b to coach - 'Scatterplot cut off didn't meet, can do better next yr' MD called today - 'You are doing good work, want to reward you 1.5L bonus with 12 month retention policy' I said - 'I am 100% sure I would be returning it if I accept, hence I decline this' Wats his next step?
Anyone here from Chicago Deloitte HC? Any thoughts on culture, project type, etc. would be much appreciated.
Anyone know how product managers are positioned at Apple? I haven’t heard too much about PMs there compared to at other FAANG. Is it “true” product management, agile, or more like project managers?
New SM at a firm and asked to lead a difficult project with abrasive client that 6+ SMs before me have cycled through and all been rolled off. I don’t have much of a choice being new to the firm… or do I? My thought was to sell my own role elsewhere (have lots of relationships) but the freight train has left the station & being on boarded to the challenging environment instead. Tips aside from - just do it & prove them all wrong? Can’t phone it in because I’m new. Any advice is welcomed
Any tips for a first-timer? I'm just starting and plan on hitting up the grocery store at the client site. Any must-have grocery items you recommend?
Should seniority be by title or length of time spent on a project? eg. Should A2 be delegating up to A3 if A2 has been on project longer but A3 is obviously in their promotion year ...
partners pressuring me into working a Saturday unnecessarily to meet fictitious client demands are why I'm leaving. I'm either going solo or finding an industry job.
McKinsey-my friend interning (Chi office) is having a really good time. Requested local project, has really good hours 9-6, and is basically breezing through it. Is this the norm? (I don't work there)
My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.
Lessons learned this week in travel: have a toiletries bag you leave in your rental car or at the client site to avoid using hotel soaps or having the TSA confiscate your oversized bottles.
New to consulting. How should I structure my message to project leads to try to get staffed. How detailed to I need to be ?
Professional looking and warm jacket for men that goes well with dress shirt? I walk about 15 minutes to the client site and the weather in Chicago is unpredictable at all.
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Long stretch - my educational background is Business Psych at PSU and social psych program at Yale - I’m an analyst with a background in brand strategy and project support. I am really into marketing archetypes, brand reputations, psychology of experiences. I’m analytical but also creative and a huge people person. Anyone out there like me who’s found their calling? People tell me sales, UX design, etc
Returned from sick leave and found out from other people at the office I totally messed up on a project that I worked on prior to sick leave. Now that my reputation has been ruined and facing an upcoming negative performance review. No one at the office stood up for me despite of positive work done prior to COVID or wants to hear what I have to say. I m bothered by this gaslighting practice both professionally and personally. I felt I was designated as the scape goat. Continued.
Which firms are delivering and prioritizing climate and sustainability client work (decarbonizing, sustainable supply chains, renewables, etc.)?
The manager on my project likes to ask another more junior woman do some "admin" stuff, such as book meetings, take notes, and even book his flight!! I really want to help this junior woman not do the admin stuff that much. What can I do?
Hi, One of my friend is looking job opportunity in Project management role. Total experience 4.7 years and currently serving notice period 40 days left. Preferred location Delhi NCR.
A realization: After fishbowl, my second most opened app during the day is the Delta App. I already know my seat, but probably hoping for an upgrade or maybe I just wish everyday is going home day.
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Thoughts on Slalom v Big 4?
Very thankful to have a week each month remote on my project. Let's be real, we don't need to be on the client site every week.
Looking to Recruit Sr. Program Manager in the IT team. $3B global medical device company. Someone who is at SC/M level would make a great fit. DM me if interested
I have an awesome opportunity to apply for a promotion that would give me additional responsibilities but a faster track to leadership. I am also 10 weeks pregnant with my first confirmation appt next week. I want to go for it but feel bad about applying when I would go on mat leave in about 6-7 months, pending everything is on track with my first appt. Wanting advice on whether to apply or not and whether to disclose the pregnancy?
Do people in analytics groups (Quantum Black, Gamma, Lighthouse, etc) get access and exposure to the parent firm's training for general mgmt consultants?
I recently had a 14% increase to my base salary.. however after all the deductions, my take home is about the same... in order to have noticeable difference to your take home would require 50% or smth...
PPD told our team today not to plan on being anywhere other than client site for during the month of December including Christmas to support a client initiative. Promised to have "holiday festivities"
Do you need the original i797 for the H1B interview? My document is still in transit and I have my visa interview in a couple of days. I am thinking of taking the copy of the form, but really worried.
Trying to get into habit of reading. Have never read any books and would love some recommendations General interest include investment, trchnology, short stories with moral, entrepreneurship,business
Thinking about getting a disability policy outside work. Is it worthwhile to purchase the option to increase my benefit by the changes in CPI?
Costco is selling washable black fabric masks by 32 degrees (brand) that are far more comfortable to wear than those medical masks. Highly recommend especially if you are not at high risk.
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Anyone here visit or interview at Stern? What's the culture like? What questions did they ask? Taking all advice...thanks!
Hello! I recently came across a junior credit research role at “Income Research + Management” and I was wondering if anyone knows of them? Specifically, I’m interested in their work/life balance policies, career trajectory and benefits. Thanks in advance!
I went to my boss at work and said, "I need a raise. Three other companies are after me." He said, "Really? Which other companies are after you?" I said, "The electric, water and gas companies"
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