I feel like I’m not learning anything at my internship. It’s easy work and good pay though. Should I try to take on another project or multiple to try to gain more experience? But I was told it’ll be much harder and I would be expected to work longer hours and managers will be rough on me. Is this worth it when I go to school full-time as well while trying to balance a part time job? (The internship at D is expected to be part time but they might make me work more).
Recently got promoted to SM at one of the Big 3, how much raise should I expect taking a lateral position at a competitor?
I've never been this stressed about anything at work before. Project keeps extending me each week, leading an effort I have no clue what to do, late input from lead keep causing a ton of re-work
First time leading a team at a client with 0 women in their ranks expect the VP. I find myself getting nervous at the big table and a number of other vendor reps (cont...)
Project Managers out there what are the tasks you do that you think can be automated. Gartner is predicting 80%
Advisory vs consulting vs strategy. What are the differences in comp, exposure, prestige, and exit opps?
Anyone out there combining finances (at least for shared expenses like rent, groceries, vet bills, etc) after marriage? Trying to find the best way to do this when my credit card bill will contain both shared and individual expenses. Also please share if anyone knows what the best offers are at the moment for opening a checking account! I know some places have been offering $200 or $300 to open an account with them. Thanks all!
A colleague shared with me the presentation they have prepared for their promotion case. I worked with them on multiple projects during the year and I can clearly see that some of the claims on the deck are wild exaggeration or lies. For example, managed changes in scope for Project X including contract changes. Plot twist: there never was a change of scope for Project X and the contract is exactly the same. How can people be so dishonest? How far can you go before truth catching up?
Working on a winnable motion in a case with the worst facts for me ever. (Legal technicality). Just gonna go full blown B Rabbit in the last rap battle of 8 mile in the first paragraph. “Yes my client lied. Yes records were destroyed. I do not have the moral high ground. I’m still standing here citing this statute saying dismiss this case. Go ahead and tell the judge something he doesn’t know about me.” *mic toss*
Client just scheduled a meeting for later today and sent a to do for me in preparation. We haven’t agreed on a meeting and we’re in theory on holidays until after NYE. What would you ladies do? A. Do it and not say anything? B. Do it, but write an email back that these things should be discussed in advance? C. Ignore it and write an email later saying I wasn’t online? I actually am home, but I just hate it that they always assume we’re working around the clock and never even bother asking.
Is there a way to restrict character count, or note characters over X number, in a cell? (Ideally, like Twitter where you can see how many over and decide whether to proceed) — or is there an alternate to excel that does so/is meant for word processing (spell/gram check)? Context: client wants a template for copy input/planning that mirrors a defined UI of an internal L&D platform. The platform only shows a certain number of characters before adding “read more” — & the desire is to limit that
I’m crushing hard on the client CEO and Primary Stakeholder - and I work with them nearly daily. They’re both gay and it’s taking every SHRED of my being to maintain professionalism. It’s brutal.
While discussing a possible new role with a mentor. He recommends I expand my specialty and get some functional experience. What does this mean? Or what type of work should I look for?
Got a call from Apple - anyone interviewed for the Global Supply Manager position here? Not too excited about it but want to know more...
What makes a consultant seem insecure?
Junior cap markets associate at a V25 and I'm on track this month to bill 280+ hrs at my current rate and more in October. I'm miserable doing deal work with a group I have shown zero interest in from day 1, but the group I am interested in has been slow over the summer. I dream of going in-house as a mid-level at a non-bank. What are some firms that do company work, i.e., have client companies and do general corporate work for them? Bonus points if tech or energy industry clients!
On a team of all men, all of whom have PhDs. The level of micromanaging is getting unreal especially because I've worked with this client for 3 years and know more about the project. Anyone have advice for condescending team members? Technically I am the team lead but their levels range
How do you go about disclosing it to your partner/team if you’re jumping ship from one b4 to another? Don’t want to burn bridges
Okay, I seriously love the group I’m in - audit. Very happy. Could do it for life. Genuinely. Interacting with another group (advisory) - they’ve really come to like me. I got an unsolicited interview
Tips on coping with an older parent that seems to have mental health issues but refuses to address them or take medications prescribed to him? Currently living at home to give my other parent ... cont
Going to Cabo in April with my husband! Looking to do more adventure travel, but also take advantage of all these Bonvoy points I have. Anyone have any recs for great properties there?
Looking for opportunities in Data science/Machine Learning stack.I have 4 yrs exp in analytics and in total 10+yrs exp in IT. Can anyone please refer for any openings. Appreciate your help. Thanks.
Have a PE-owned company as a client. I’m on a growth strategy case, and the PE folks are really looking to sell this company ASAP. Beyond the obvious “how will this growth strategy boost this company’s EBITDA fast,” what other questions should I be anticipating when presenting to the PE folks?
How do you roll off a project where you are close with the partner but the M and SC create a toxic work environment? The partner is very hands off, but knows about what's going on.
Got an offer for 130k at NTT data services. V confused because I make the same at EY. How’s the promotion and raise opportunities?
So much anxiety about going full-time with Deloitte soon. I am interning with Deloitte now and I still have so much anxiety. Like I’m not doing enough even though I’m also doing school full-time. I keep reading awful things about how the culture is cutthroat and to “suck up” to managers but I’m not even sure how to do that? I’m just stressed I’m not doing enough. I just want to be able to succeed but I’m also so stressed with school and work. Is it really that hard to succeed here? Help please!!
Applying to MBA for fall 2023 intake. 3.65 GPA from T-20 (econ major). My GRE is 328 (169 V, 159 Q). Quant was 70th %ile so aiming to supplement. Have As/Bs for math/econ courses and an A in Corp Fin from JHU. Not looking to retake GRE — any recs on how to supplement the low quant? How are MBAMath or HBS CORe for admission? Thanks!
Looking for a Tudor black bay 58 with black dial on nato? Tourneau in NYC on Madison and 53rd has one. I bought it last night then exchanged it just now for the leather strap. Call them and ask for Semsa and tell her the guy who just swapped for the leather told you. Unfort unless you’re an existing tourneau customer they won’t ship to you Good way to use that $500 chase sapphire reserve rebate for Tourneau. They also have a Tudor GMT Pepsi in stock
Hi ladies! I’m looking for a referral to McKinsey London. Would anyone be kind enough to connect regarding this?
Your thoughts on using a health care savings account with a high-deductible insurance plan. I missed the boat on this, as I am about a year from retirement. But I think it would have been a smart way to get tax-free coverage for the gap years before I qualify for Medicare.
Would you rather work for an older, more established company with lots of employees, average salary and a slow climb of the ladder to leadership? OR Would you rather work for a relatively new startup with 2000 employees, GREAT salary and quick career progression, but alot of learning because it’s a startup.? P.S. both companies are known across the globe.
Currently in the US but interviewing for a UK-based firm and role. The comp level they are throwing around is £250k TC. Is this reasonable for a Director-level role with 12 YOE? My comparator would be wait 18-24mo to become a consulting partner - in the US that starts at $450k/£325k. For the purposes of this question, assume I’m optimizing for initial comp, not long term potential, and not livability, Intl experience, WLB, CoL etc. Thanks!
Peeps I have H1b till Sep 2021 but my passport expired in Sep 2020 and along with it my I94. I had already renewed my passport back in Feb but haven’t left the country since. I read online that my presence in the USA is unlawful and staying here unlawfully for more than 180 would bar me from entering US for 3 years. What are my options ?
Salary negotiation tips / tactics?
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