Agency recruiters: what’s the real feeling on going from client-side to agency side? Does any client-side experience matter?
I thought I was ok with no raise and bonus due to Covid-19 but after two months of around the clock work, internal and client facing, I want my checks.
Any tips for navigating client office politics? I’m working on a process improvement project involving multiple teams and one team feels threatened that my client team is taking work from them (and that their jobs will be in jeopardy as a consequence), and they are slowing down progress which prevents me from doing my job. Client execs are aware but have their hands tied. What’s the best way around this?
Being sent to a client in Des Moines …what is there to even do? Any trendy places to eat/drink? Help
Thankful for WFH during my morning sickness. Puking 3x a day is way less awkward at home than at the client site
Debating taking a Leave of Absence due to mental health and would appreciate some opinions. Pretty sure I have severe depression, some of which stemming from work. Performance on current project has been impacted by my mental health - think I’d be let go after returning from a LoA bc of it. Either I take a LoA now and focus on looking for new jobs or ride out current project until I can find a new job.
What are your opinions on having a website? I feel like it could go a long way me an identity. Is it necessary to have one right off the bat or did you wait until you had a solid client base first?
How do I get my old project to leave me alone? I rolled off, but they keep calling me in for little things. My new project leads are okay with it for now, but I want it to end. What to do?
Desi ppl , struggling a bit with verbal communication since I moved to US. Sometimes can’t find words during client meeting so do a lot of ‘aaa’s , ‘Kind of’s and ‘sort of’. How can I improve it? I do watch English series a lot and read books but looking for other ideas that may have helped you all . Are there are classes which helps with fluency ?
How have you all been setting boundaries from work? I've been working 10-12 hour days now since March and I'm just really struggling. And the rest is not because I do not get my work done. My client right now stretches between NY to AZ and Asia hours. So I start at 8:30/9am and do not get off the phone until 10pm, sometimes 11pm.
The Senior reporting into me has clearly been taking advantage of being semi on the bench even though we are working on a small project. It's 10 a.m. on the East Coast. Wake up, John Doe!!
Agile Conflict: how do you manage fundamental disagreements between a PO and scrum master? The two really don’t get along on my project.
Curious to hear what your funkiest project code name was? Mine has been pretty normal: Forest
Hey everyone - when is the most appropriate time to alert a firm you are in a relationship with another co-worker? My SO and I are currently the same rank but one of us is up for promotion to manager this year end. I should also mention we are at the same client but on different projects. We currently don’t see this being a huge conflict of interest but perhaps this is naive thinking. We only recently began dating so that’s why we’re are unsure how to best approach. Would appreciate any insight.
What is the most inappropriate thing a client or engagement lead has ever done (to you or anyone else)? I once had a client (married with kids) rub my leg (I'm female) while we were at a sale dinner
I recently joined Deloitte (experienced hire with 4 yoe from ACN), I’m staffed on a project for the partner that recruited me. The partner told me to record every call (internal and external) and when I asked if just needed notes she said she wants a recording of every one....is this normal Deloitte behaviour?
How’d you get into project management? Want to change fields and find myself more interested in the managing and execution of technical projects.
Is it just me, or is the big 4 sales culture low energy? I get the RFP process is painful, having done it in other industries myself, but the way I've seen most people sell in these firms seems mediocre for the amount of support that gets thrown at these opportunities. Maybe it's the ex-finance consultant in me, but the approaches I've seen in my 5 year tenure so far have me thinking this isn't catering to my strengths and won't be the best move to stick it out to SM/PPMD.
What pair of black dress shoes would you recommend for daily wear at the client site? (Typically just wear a button down and slacks with the occasional blazer)
Hi TCS fishes, please help me know the estimated in hand salary for the offered ctc of 15.5 lpa (14.2 fixed) ? Also the designation is AST(C3A) .. Current YOE: 8 yrs Current ctc: 11 lpa Will it be a wise decision to join TCS with this hike?
HELP. Need to get rid of 60K AMEX points. Any suggestions? No more travel for me and want to close my account before I’m charged the annual fee again
Are there any Big 4 or middle market firms that have national tax/policy (WNTS, NTS, etc.) practices that won’t work you to death?
West Monroe: looking for some insight to the company in Chicago. Recruiting senior managers in healthcare and life sciences and wondering if it's a good landing spot. Have questions/thoughhts (Cont)
Folks - what salary range can you expect if jumping into corp strategy after 2 years in consulting post mba? How much of a drop are we talking here? Currently at 160k..
Thoughts on moving in-house at the end of maternity leave from Big Law? Will it burn bridges at my firm? I’m a mid-level currently on leave, and was just offered a position with a high-growth sister company of one of my firm’s largest clients. A part of me thinks that my practice group leader will be happy to have me there to bring future business his way, but another voice in my head says I’m just fooling myself and that resigning after a 20-week leave is bound to piss people off.
Does MBB have a strong presence in the DC area?
There’s a scene in the 3rd season of the west wing where josh is talking to Leo about wanting to go away on vacation to Tahiti with a woman he’s dating. Josh is reluctant to take time off, as a lot..
I need a mid-level brand designer helping me out on a project through the month of October (should be strong in building layouts with a branding focus). A workload of 4 hours each day. If you are interested please DM with your hourly rate and a portfolio link.
Me as a new hire : *panicked I was going to be fired at any moment.* Me 4 years into this : Maybe if they fired me, it wouldn’t be that bad of a thing for my life 🤣😂.
Having lunch w/ my M & PPMD soon as a new hire, what are your lunch convo etiquette tips? I'm just a low-level consultant, I do not sign up for this.
When it comes to airlines I go where I'm appreciated thus far JetBlue, Southwest, and Virgin America (now Alaska Air) have been my go to airlines. You couldn't pay me to get on United, Delta or US.
Received my Case prompt yesterday AM for my final round interview at a FAANG company. My presentation is early morning tomorrow so wondering realistically how much time should they expect I put into this?
Been on the bench for a week. Fml. Advice?
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