Client was at a desired exit, had weekly interactions with the team there, and project ended well. Any recommended next steps, ultimately would like a role there but perhaps not this team.
I’m supposed to roll off next week because my work stream is ending so I pinged an md and said I’m free for a new project in a week. Today, I’m reading the new sow and I find out that the project is keeping me on a few more weeks. Pretty messed up that I wasn’t told about this in person. Do I have to stay?
Starting at a T2 in a few months and need to refresh my wardrobe! I'm a male in my late 20s and current company dress code is business casual. What is office attire like and general travel dress code with client? I only have one nice grey suit and thinking I may need at least one more suit?
When you're talking shit about the client on IM, and accidentally present your screen for your senior manager and manager to see...🙃
Been at PwC's Acceleration Center a couple of months, but have an MBA in analytics, and am currently a doctoral student (DBA) in finance. Previous experience includes small business consulting 2.5 YOE, and A/R controller (1.5 YOE) What opportunities would I be fit for in NYC for a more client based gig?
Why do digital advertising strategy roles ask for writing samples? I’ve come across this requirement a couple of times now and everything I’d write as a strategist is client-specific and confidential🤷
For fellow locally staffed consultants , do you want to go back to the office after quarantine is over? I don’t . Personally the 1.5 hours I save daily commuting is worth it. I’ll add though that previous to this situation, I’m at a very laid back long term client and my manager doesn’t care as long as we show up to the office three times a week. So I may be slightly bias towards WFH. Thoughts?
Anyone out there have/had a baby and worked a job? Full time? Part time/project based etc ? What did you do and how did you make it work?
Has anyone mailed it in on a project and got successfully rolled off without ramification? I’m supporting multiple projects, never asked for one in particular, and I have limited time for it. Everyone else is on it full time so they of course expect the same sense of urgency, but it’s down on the list of my priorities. Replacement staff extremely limited and I’m not going to spend loads of extra hours as I’ve done in the past to save another project. Nobody will ever learn.
Multiple calls today with a male client who dominates conversations, cuts me off, asks follow up questions when I’m in the middle of a sentence etc. How do I show I'm the one in charge??
Hello 🐠, I have been on a project that I do not like, has absolutely obliterated my work life balance, and put me under a lot of stress. Not to say this doesn’t happen a lot in our job, but I have an opportunity to go back to an old client that I loved. My current project leadership knows the date I’m set to roll off, but have been hinting they won’t let me leave because I’m good at my job. I am so desperate to leave and have been advised by multiple colleagues to do so. What do I do??
Folks whose h1 was picked in lottery, hav ur lawyers submitted documents to uscis. What documents they need frm client and frm u. What is last date to submit. Mine got picked but no word from lawyers
How does your team deal with culture clash with your client. As consultants we work in hectic environments and always have a lot of work to do. But when there are dependencies from an industry client week who is very laid back and slow it becomes harder for consultants to deliver effectively. Thoughts?
How do you motivate yourself on days where you feel blah, or are dragging or are hating the project/work you're doing? I'm just so drained I don't even know what I can do as a pick me up
Do folks in business/strategy consulting at large firms use firm-approved project management systems, like asana or monday? When I worked at a small boutique firm, folks were obsessed with pristine project management systems and plans and charts and matrices. Now that I'm at a very large firm, it seems like teams maybe have some ad hoc spreadsheets, but everything moves so fast and client requests are constantly changing, it's mostly fly by the seat of your pants.
Made my first big, client-facing mistake today. Almost made it a year without one, but alas. Embarrassed and nervous about fallout, especially in the time of layoffs. Say a little prayer for me.
Ik it’s good practice not to put client names in resume, but what about their parent company or venture backer if they’re a portfolio company (like “flagship portco”)
Account/Client Services peeps—what do you love the most about your job? What do you dislike? Just curious.
Currently an account person at a creative agency interviewing for a brand marketing role at a tech company. What questions should i make sure to prepare for/have an answer to?
For sign on/relocation bonus - is it typical IB firms put a clause on that? Meaning would they make you pay back if you leave the firm within certain time frame, etc. ? Thanks!
Thinking back to when I was in school. What do teachers have to do now that they didn't 20-30 years ago? What do they need to provide now that they did not have to provide back then? I don't recall buying anything than pencils/paper/folders. We covered our used books with newspaper or paper bags Classrooms were simple, not every inch of wall space was covered in charts, etc. The districts/teachers supplied nothing extra. What changed that teachers have to spend their own $ now?
What is EY’s reputation like in Charlotte and the Carolinas region? I hear they had layoffs around a year ago. Is all of this sorted out?
I was diagnosed with ADHD a long time ago, and because of the low severity of it and the affects of adderall I decided to not be medicated. I think with WFH and Covid times it’s gotten a lot worse for me and I’ve noticed my work performance tanking and my anxiety rising in public accounting. I know this is normal for people in PA who don’t even have ADHD, but does anyone have any advice??
Currently on H1-B and employed. Expecting to be laid off soon. Can I go from H1-B to H4, search for a job and come back to H1-B? (Spouse is on H1-B as well but no i-40)?
Going home to my lil baby daughter!! 😊❤
I’m currently on PIP b/c low utilization and “Performance trends” during my first pregnancy. I’m pregnant again, I was not promoted due to PIP, does that mean I won’t be eligible for paid mat. leave?
Hi all! For an experienced hire as a Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte, what should I expect the salary/sign-on bonus to be at a MCOL city? I have approx. 3.5 YOE (non-consulting), MBA and MS degree (non target school) and also SHRM certified (which is probably irrelevant for the role but thought I’d share anyways). Already did my research but the range is kind of all over the place for experienced hires so just want to have a ballpark. Thanks!
BCG Project Leaders...what's your base salary?
Just finished MBA; my start got delayed to November. I got another job in the meantime. Analyst role, I was crazy overqualified for it, but they’d take me knowing I was leaving in 4 months. Better to include this on my resume going forward, or to have a 4 month gap?
Found this on another forum: how to handle/protect yourself during a layoff. What’s your thought? https://candor.co/guides/layoff/
Let's do a salary thread for parental leave policies: Post your firm’s parental leave policy. Fishbowl will circulate the data once we've reached 25 responses, so make sure to share with your coworkers.
Anyone working for a small consulting firm that can share their experience? i.e workload, responsibilities, industries, comp, etc
Would you cancel an interview (for tomorrow afternoon) when a partner schedules a meeting at the same time?
Wondering what your company's remote work policy was before quarantine, and whether they're working on plans to evolve it once there's a vaccine and we all fully return to offices.
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