How much of this job is making up useless work so it looks like we’re being productive for the client?
What happens if you miss Jury Duty due to client commitments? Any advice on how to get out of it is greatly appreciated!
I hate the cultural norm that makes drinking and eating rich food almost mandatory for client entertainment and/or team bonding on travel jobs. Any tips on how to stay fit and stick to a healthy diet?
Would you rather travel every week or have a 90 minute commute to a local client client without any per diem or travel points???
BCG Fish. What is the main difference between coming in as a Project Lead and a Principal?
Any advice on skills that can help you become a better candidate than other applicants? I work in Operations and would like to get to the sales/client side of finance.
Currently dealing with a medical problem and needing to go to the dr’s once or twice weekly. Unfortunately not always able to get convenient time appointments. What’s the best way to navigate with project leadership?
My project is remote for a couple of weeks thinking of working from Spain where family is instead of working from home. I don't want to transfer though. Anyone been there done that?
How to deal with having 4 PPMDs and 4 SMs on a project? There is no clear chain of command and I’m inundated with questions all day. M here with a SC and two C staff
Do Deloitte project SMs/Partners/Directors know if one of their project staff is getting canned? Or is it a decision made purely by the office/region?
Potential agency boomerang having a hard time making a decision to stay brand-side or go back. Need some advice! Do I leave the brand, being "the client," fun work, great WLB, as well as the most toxic work environment I've ever experienced and meh pay? Do I go back to agency lead a new team with significant responsibilities, forget about WLB, sell my soul alongside smart people, get great pay and benefits? PS: I'm a mom and brand-side for 5 years. What do I need to know!? Thank you!
Colleague of mine got her rating yesterday- I'm positive she's going to quit and screw us over on this project because she is feeling some sort of way about the firm. Can't blame her but thanks mgt :/
Question 3 Select the types of opportunities that exist in Mercury? 1) Chargeable; Auth Project; Non-chargeable - 2) External; Internal Advice; Auth Project - 3) External; Internal Advice; Continuance
I often think about the client/agency as very similar to going to a restaurant. The agency beunf restaurant. Some customers want to pick something off the dollar menu. Others a gourmet meal.
Would you pick WLB over interest? First project here, not interested at all in the topic and not really caring for it but the WLB is amazing and the clients are super nice. 8 hr days, never any weekend work, manager is always supportive. But I have zero interest in this work and scared to move to something with worse WLB.
If you’ve been at the same client b/c you’re constantly winning work there, does it help when it comes time for promotion? I heard it’s generally the fast track to a promo but not sure if it’s true.
Started at a new firm 3 months ago, first two months was swamped staffed on a huge deal, (my only file) did my hours everything good. July: deal was supposed to close did not due to regulatory stuff but my work stream is done and over and am now really really slow, asked for work to people I had worked with to help them close - nothing, staffed on a new deal , client on vacation so everything is on stand by. I’m freaking out don’t know how to reach to partners/senior associates (ctd in comments)
Doing an informational interview with a Deloitte audit kid (1-2 years out of school). Audit / assurance people, how did you make the jump to advisory? he is looking for TS / M&A
I’m so anxious about my 485 case. The RFE for medical records have been received since March 2021 and there has been no update since then. I’ve talked to Emma and Tier 2, they just say it’s with in normal processing time, which can be up to 33 months. Not sure if there is any better way to know more about that processing status.
I am seeing a lot of remote roles by Facebook did anyone have any luck in landing them? Did you guys approach a recruiter or just apply online? The last time I interviewed with Facebook they ghosted me after I said I needed H1b transfer. Does anyone know their policy now? I’m planning to apply for data science/data engineering / product roles if that helps. Thanks in advance!
Those in HCOL areas. If a year or two out from buying, are you prioritizing home down payment savings over retirement? Currently max 401k, debating on max IRA or put towards down payment
Has anyone here interviewed for Accenture’s product analyst role? Have an interview coming up tm and would appreciate any last minute advice. I really don’t know what to expect but have been studying the cracking the pm interview book
Sick for the first time in 2 years because I spent time with extended family and their kids. What is it about kids constantly being sick?? I spend 2 days around toddlers and my immune system takes a vacation.
Is there any reason to lateral from one big 4 strategy practice to another other than a comp bump? Working on great projects at great clients right now with a good network, and up for a promo. So not sure I want to risk leaving but didnt receive a raise due to firm performance. Am pre mba and have already switched big 4’s once....
When you leave Deloitte, how long do you have to use your AMEX points if you don't want to get another Amex? I have the rewards account
Is Director at PwC equivalent to SM at the other Big 4? If so, why are SM at PwC seemingly paid more than SM at the other Big 4?
I have been working in HR since 2004. I have a bachelor's degree but it is not in HR, it's in a medical/technical field. My entire career in HR has been on the job training and I have worked besides people with HR degrees doing the same things they do. What extra skills do you think your HR degree gives you that you wouldn't have without the degree?
What’s the difference between a program manager and product manager at Amazon? Is comp different?
Seeing some people just roll out the bed and show up on zoom meetings. I think this will come in handy to remind them to shower and change, ‘hopefully’? 🤦🏻♀️😂
Hello, we recently built out a technology team at our company. They are a phenomenal team with great work flow, rapport and collaboration however, most are junior in their career which can make it difficult for our senior lead to step away. They all receive professional dev allowances so we would like to work toward identifying possible future leads and laying out a growth plan. Do any of you have best practices, tips or resources in doing this specifically for tech talent?
What do DEI people actually do? Besides give the (mostly false) appearance of diversity within the agency?
I was laid off for the first time last wk and I feel completely empty. Does anyone have any advice? I've been talking with recruiters, trying to find connections, but it all feels hollow and hopeless.
Am I underpaid? Analytics Sr. Consultant (semi-technical role) w/ 8 YOE, age 31 - Austin, Tx. With Finance BA and Econ MA from mediocre University. Salary-$90k, no bonus/stock/etc.
Has anybody heard of a green MBA? Does it have any value if you want to break into a sustainability-oriented field?
What are some post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the leadership programs from big pharma, but haven’t seen too much else
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