whats the policy around staying over on the weekends(and expense) instead of flying back every Thursday. Im on the east coast and planning to get staffed on a West Coast project. Is it ok to stay back
My manager stood up to the client to make sure I get my month long vacation ! Can this backfire in any way?
EY staff 2 in audit here. Looking to transition into forensics. Could anyone tell me how your day to day is like? What type of work/project you are doing? Travel? Any advice on how to transfer? Thx!!
Got 2 offers, 1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
Got selected to a project where location is not same where I am joining, when manager said lets see when office opens after WFH will they ask me to relocate ? consider it as banking project
How serious do you take your work at the clients? Actually staffed on an IT-Project at an Airline, and the IT staff there is incompetent and pretty annoying. Always starting useless discussions, and complain. I’m at a point where I say (to myself obviously) let them do, idgaf. But wouldn’t make me that a bad consultant? 😤
Any investors have experience in pharma? I have a client looking for Angel investors and their minimum is $250k+, as an investor what are you looking for? TIA
My Senior keeps giving me (A1 newhire) vague and conflicting information for what they want me to work on. I just got moved to this client a week and a half ago to help out with filing, and am expected to go off a simple look at X section and figure it out. Just stresses me out a ton and feel like I cant assist with anything legit. Ill ask for clarifications but it just seems like im going in circles. Were supposed to be filing next Friday and its not looking up.
PM 🐠, is there value-add in bringing on a ‘freelance’ or ‘project’ based Associate Product Manager (mostly at a startup or nonprofit)? I’m currently in a strategy role, but looking to gain tangible PM experience by essentially working for free as an APM. What are some reasons such orgs would be open to bringing me on vs not?
￼ Maybe I’m overreacting but I’m getting super frustrated in my current position. I’m a third-year senior and I’m up for promotion to manager this year. I work on a big client with two male senior manager/director. After long talks about my progression they gave me more responsibility this year on this big client. And now they are having client calls and not including me which I can understand sometimes. But they’re sending emails to our technical department asking questions about a specific que
I have 3 weeks left of my notice period. Rolled off my project today, and I’m now on the bench. Am I expected to do anything?
Hey guys, I am renting a car first time tomorrow for client business. Have a 3 hr+ drive and was hoping for a premium car which we obviously can't reserve through acn. Has anyone tried upgrading and
My counselee does not have boundaries. She expects me to be her best friend (we’re 2 of like 4 women in our offering) and gets mad/rude when I tell her I need to work, or try to distance myself from her and establish boundaries. The other day she made a snide comment in a meeting with the PPMD that I told her I was busy so she went and asked my client and learned that I wasn’t busy enough to chat with him so clearly I wasn’t busy. How do I manage this clueless and disrespectful practitioner?
My peer compiles reports and will send me emails while cc’ing client management—which is fine but she gives me a deadline for the same day and a deadline that she established herself (the report is for a meeting sometime next week). WTF!!!!
Wanna get on a project in Kenya. Anyone know what LGBTQ life there looks like in real life? I did do my homework and know about the (il)legalities of being gay but RL is always more nuanced.
Anyone made the switch and started working for the client ? Wondering if it is a risky move and what to watch out for
Getting a text message from your client at 1am and freaking out bc you think there's an emergency... Turns out he just wants to say hi.....#femaleproblems
College awkward conversation starter "where you from, what's your major?" has just morphed into Management Consulting with "so what project are you on?" Does anyone actually care when they ask that?
Feeling hopeless today professionally. I’ve tried to trooper on throughout this pandemic but today it all caught up to me. Exhausted, mentally drained and just so negative. Feel like all I do is work since covid. Have tried to set boundaries but it’s impossible when people can reach out on my cell. Get taken advantage of regularly for trying to do what right thing to support my teams. I like my job but I don’t know that I can keep this pace and that adds stress too
Is there typically a signing bonus for Deloitte hires coming in at the consultant level? Public Sector Practice in DC.
Any tips for getting my resume seen at FAANG/major tech companies in the SF Bay Area? I’ve already tried going through as many contacts that I know of in the groups I’m interested in. I’m trying to make a jump from PwC manager (8 YOE) in Cyber, Risk & Reg into a project management or program management role on the business side (bus ops or strategy). My background is in information systems and business IT operations/contracting. Microsoft Facebook Apple Netflix Google Airbnb Salesforce
I get interrupted a lot at work now that we are virtual. I don't feel like this happens to everyone else in my team as much, meaning folks tend to let them talk longer. So I've reduced my contribution and talk less. But then others make the same point I'm thinking and would normally have said. So now I just look like a silent non-contributor or someone who gets interrupted a lot. Office/team culture is generally good, respectful and peaceful. How do I change this? What can I do differently?
What’s the best travel policy by firm? We have nothing but hoping to be upgraded... Flying coast to coast on economy every week is exhausting... I assume MBB allows first class flights. Big 4?
What do you all wear for business casual? All of my professional outfits are formal, but my client is digital and super casual. Struggling with how to fit the culture but still stay polished
If I'm forced to use my vacation, floater, etc. towards my study leave for CFE but I have vacation booked for right after CFE, will PwC still let me take that vacation as a "leave of absence"?
I’d like to apologize in advance as this maybe a touchy topic for certain folks. For those that have been in the Big 4 for sometime now (i.e. was hired before this covid induced hiring spree over the past couple months), are you concerned that your market value would decrease as a result of the firms hiring people left and right? In other words, the recruiting has been excessively relaxed now compared to when there was intense competition.
I've been at Deloitte S&O for almost two years. Just got an offer from BCG, but the salary is $5k less. Do I take the offer?
A recruiter wants to set up interviews with me but I’m about to be out on production for two weeks. Any tips/guidance/advice?
Fellow busy bees, best loyalty program SPG/Hyatt to redeem on luxury hotels if yearly one goes to Sydney,Melbourne,London,NYC,Shanghai/Beijing,Hong Kong,Singapore,Munich and Paris?
CFA > CPA > CMA > CVA > CIA > CISA. Discuss.👆
I have a global utility client looking for a category manager in the greater Philly area. DM me if interested.
Looking for recommendations for an office chair, under $300aud. Current use a gaming chair and it's ok for s bit but hurts for a full day of sitting.
3.5 years ago I was given a promotion without a raise. A year and a half later they gave me a raise but it did not put me in the range I should be in for for my level, years of experience and quality of work. How should I approach the subject of another raise with my manager in the New Year? Being so underpaid is really starting to weigh on me. I love where I work so I don’t want to leave. But, I’m also having a baby soon so finances are very top of mind right now.
Am currently on H1b status and have been since oct 2019 (so no h1b visa stamp in passport). I am planning to travel to Hong Kong to get my visa stamping done. Does Trump’s proclamation prevent me from entering the States before 2021?
Is it wrong to be happy that a deal fell through? I know it sucks for the client and other parties involved but my schedule just opened up.
If your team is looking to add another analyst to “take on workload” but your own workload has been minimal, is this writing on the wall for you to find exit ops? I’ve been a good performer, but since Covid started, I’ve had barely any work to do - even including the self starting projects I’ve worked on. This is in industry btw. Thx 🐠
Anyone ever dealt with fraud at Marcus? Had to call three times to get them to even initiate the process, now I have to mail in a written statement, and it can take up to 45 days for a decision. My university credit union can take care of this online in an hour. Had Marcus two years no complaints, but current setting up HM Bradley.
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