Tips on how to handle a client who complains to you about your associate? The issue is ultimately a personality clash, rather than a quality issue, but in this case, the associate has very specific expertise and the client complains if an associate without that expertise is involved in the deal. I am also not the type to throw associate under the bus and the preference is to handle it in a way that means the associate can continue to work on the matters rather than restaff it.
Some great thoughts here on today’s client problem imo. What do you all think? Was this always the case? https://digiday.com/marketing/planning-process-gone-window-confessions-agency-exec-lack-client-accountability/
Agency recruiters: what’s the real feeling on going from client-side to agency side? Does any client-side experience matter?
Bain & Company anyone heard about the Macro Trends Group? Any insights on client interaction, pay, wlb etc?
Best way to organize client(s) account management info on Teams? Are you using Excel or Teams plugins?
What are some signs that it’s time to move on to a new job/ career path? I’m not looking at promotion for realistically another 2 years, same timing for pay raise. On a long term project so I’m locked in for another 2 years at least doing the same thing so not learning nearly like I was when first joining consulting. I’m starting to lose sight of my overall goals and what’s the point of doing all this. Please help!
Starting a new job on January 3. Want to leave on good terms in case I want to boomerang down the road. Is it a bad move to put in my 2 weeks on December 17, right before my whole project team disconnects? Or should I at least give them a heads up before I put in 2 weeks? Do I need to tell my practice leaders/PPMDs in advance? I’m a SC fyi. Thanks fam! First time doing this.
A bunch of friends and I have a potential real estate project in Mexico but one wants to obtain funding through crypto. We have financial and legal backgrounds but not much experience regarding crypto. Is it feasible to create a cryptocurrency to obtain this funding and if so, based on experience, how hard is it to promote / get the crypto rolling?
Can anyone describe the client work in AppTech & Emerging Tech group at PwC? Is it similar to C&M at Deloitte? Pros/cons would be great also!
Currently exploring TA/Recruiting opportunities as a lead or manager level as my project is ending. I currently reside in Virginia and have worked remotely for several years know. I have over 15 years of recruiting as an individual and leader, supporting IT, Corporate, Engineering, etc.. Happy to have general discussion as appropriate. Thanks, Emerson
Was given 3 days for a take home test as second round of an interview. Ended up having client work the entire weekend, okay to ask for another day as a result of this or no?
I might be an idiot and this may be impossible but...how do I go about cancelling my delta flight home this week and rebooking my SO to fly to client site&avoid fees in the process? (Partner approved)
God. There is one other black person on the project (which is a miracle in itself), however the partners and directors only seem to have capacity to remember one guys name. My name is now Michael.
Has an ex-client asked you out?
Hi All, I have been traveling for the client project work out side by base location. The LCA for the client location is filled but not approved. The LCA for the base location is approved. (Continued)
Shall I pick up SPG or Marriott now? Both are same now? Had SPG platinum years ago but haven't travel for a while. Now stuffed on a travel project again.
When is it okay to lie to the client?
On project where we are currently expected to work until 11pm when onsite and being requested to be onsite almost every weekend. promised nice little presents in our email but haven’t seen. Advice?
McKinsey & Company Client Delivery Lead HCOL TC?
Here I've two options, please suggest which one to go for- YEO:2+ O1: Cognizant (Current Company): Offering 7.8Lpa fixed + 20k Variable to retain. (No complaint against my current project,team and technology... Though work pressure is there but I am comfortable since I've been working in this project since its initial days) O2: EY GDS: Offering 9Lpa fixed + 5% Variable (Learning curve may be higher) Should I leave my current company or should I stay?
Does anyone else NOT like WFH? If I see another “omgggg I’m in like such a good place wfh I have more time with my cat and children and I do yoga 24/7” post I’m gonna lose it. I miss people and travel.
Staff 2, worked at 3 clients in the past busy season. Around 70% of my feedback are “Often”, 20% “Usually” and 10% “Always”. Shall I worry about being fired?
Want to look at the bright side of being laid off. Any stories of success from being laid off? How was it a blessing in disguise?
Booked on a project until the first week of December, how difficult will it be to get staffed after that considering the holidays?
What range salary would you expect to get for a senior accountant role with good WLB in LCOL area? Second year senior with CPA and some industry experience. Don’t want to undersell myself but also desperate to get out of public.
Consultants switching to IB via MBA, any tips to make yourself stand out during IB recruiting? Feels like my WE is very generic with a lot of PMO/Implementation
You like your project / team. You like your firm You are unsure about the work you are doing. You don’t want to be in consulting forever. Is it worth going to a boutique for a few years to gain more experience in a different area before exiting to industry, given it’s a 20%+ pay increase from current salary? Given I am 1-2 years from manager level.
How do you make WFH work for you? Dealing with loneliness, inefficient communication with team, client, etc. thank you!
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
I have a case study interview on Thursday with a mature startup, what’s the best way to prep for these? Any resources will be greatly appreciated. TYIA
I was just involved in a Teams meeting where it was announced that leadership is now creating a hybrid model. They clearly stated we will not be returning to the office that we left in 3/2020. This was shocking to me! Earliest back in office now set for Oct. More info to come. I was working from home 2 days a week pre covid, so we'll see what happens. I am in MN.
Anyone else playing chicken with their doctors holiday hours? Hoping my biology helps me make the cutoff for Dec transfer.
Mississippi is gearing up to send the police after women who abort pregnancies for their own medical safety if Roe is overturned.
Any tips on how to get into the crypto/NFT/VR spaces as a non-techie? I am a Jane of all trades with an entrepreneurial, marketing, and leadership/culture development background. I’m super excited and passionate about these emerging and disruptive tech projects and I’d love some more insight on how I can get involved with one of these companies.
There’s been a big attempt yesterday to talk about Burisma or how the media gives Biden softball question, but let’s not forget: Trump has COVID and the entire Right wants everyone to show sympathy while promoting “acceptable losses” to reopen the economy
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