For the ones who speak Spanish or a second language: do you guys feel it has been an advantage to be put in interesting projects? Translating, communicating with client, etc?
Worst conversation ever is telling an analyst the client isn't happy with their work when they have no idea it's coming. Sigh. On a Monday.
On my resume, when discussing my support for a given project, is it okay for me to say “for a defense client” and just stay at that high level description? Or should i only say “for a gov client”? Thx
Any ideas for a team appreciation activity after a particularly difficult project? We do a lot of team dinners so any more creative ideas would be appreciated!
Just got taken to a cigar bar and breathed in 3 hrs of cigar smoke at a client dinner. Really really sad my job is killing me
For the love of god, give some sort of vocal feedback or conversational engagement to your reps and people presenting shit on the other end lol I’m on the client side and I know calls are whack but man I feel for all the reps and presenters when they ask for questions and people are just dead silent lol. It’s already tough enough presenting in an empty room show some empathy and be a human for a second lol
Hi All- no question, but just sharing a (potentially very obvious) tip that has been working for my anxiety: cutting back on drinking a lot. My project has slowed down over the last few months and with the pandemic and everything it’s been easy to have a few drinks every night and then a few more on weekends. My anxiety went through the roof over that time period, in large part due to different life factors. But after taking a week off from drinking at all, I’ve been in a much better headspaxe
Making the switch to Deloitte Jacksonville office... what should I expect as far as team sizes and client base.. I know it’s a small office.
Go ahead & turn off your camera if you must eat during a video call. Pretty sure no one wants to watch you chewing. ESPECIALLY W/OUR CLIENT DIALED IN !! THANKYOUVERYMUCH
Feel like I have a strong and proven history of founding/leading/driving student organizations (HS/UG), initiatives and project teams, and at this point, it comes fairly naturally. However, I want to pursue an MBA to learn how to think and execute strategically. To ultimately combine my ability to launch and drive with a strategic/growth mindset. Is this a legitimate foundation for an AdCom story? Cont.
Hi everyone, just wanted to share a site that’s been really helpful to me for building mockups for my portfolio & client presentations! It’s called https://artboard.studio , it’s a free/subscription mockup creation site that (for me) has taken all the miserable hassle out of finding good mockup templates, buying them, versioning a million times in photoshop, etc. It costs like $12-13 a month but has been well worth it to me. Hopefully it’s helpful to some of you as well
If I'm planning to resign but want to leave the door open for a possible boomarang in a couple years, what conversations do i need to have? Good relationship with my counselor, rolling off my project
About to move to a job in industry. Couple Qs: 1) telling my coach, then director on the project, then my RL/Coach in a joint meeting, that work?; 2) give notice immediately after signing the offer?
Anyone have success bouncing back after being rolled off a project? Got the 👢 from a project that was underbid & got scope creeped. The roll off is constantly dogging me. Feeling pretty discouraged.
Set to roll off an awful project in 3 wks, I've started lining up next project. Had a feeling I would be extended so I never brought it up. Now that I've been asked to stay, whats course of action?
I want to take my parents for a cabin remote stay as a vacation. I want to see where it is suitable for my desi parents? If any of you all have taken your parents for a stay? I am currently located in central jersey. Any suggestions?
https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEBft-gYBZ_qeUKhkz_pO6gIqGQgEKhAIACoHCAowj8n_CjDIrfkCMILSxQY?hl=en-IN&gl=IN&ceid=IN%3Aen. Not sure how legitimate this news is - but even if it is, I think this still does not mean those in the US can travel to India for getting a visa stamped and come back, right ?
imagine learning about the consulting life as an undergrad, going through the brutal recruiting process, landing “the dream job” where you get to travel, explore, and develop yourself. Then suddenly...Corona hits. And your first day is you in bed waving hello to the HR rep on a zoom meeting in your Superman tidy widys
First time mom here - does maternity leave count toward total years of work? Also, how does it (or does it?) show up on background checks when looking at years worked at a place?
Trying desperately to roll off - please share your tactics! I really outta shut my mouth as in not contributing anymore to meetings - so they will find me "useless" and roll me off
Had a (Zoom) training today with some fellow junior associates where talked primarily about diversity in our firm. 1 associate (a man) characterized women leaving the firm after starting families as their "independent choices", which I understood to imply that there is nothing wrong with the profession and women leave because they want to focus on families. The group spoke up and rebutted this but it got me thinking - Do partners feel the same? Are partners thinking about (cont.)
Hey friends, I got RFE for the H1B asking for description of my job and how that ties to my degree and distinctive skill set. I am an analyst, generalist consultant. I studied chemistry and economics
When getting internally referred at Deloitte, what is the interview process like? Need to get out of this shithole ASAP
Any prior military MBB🐠? I am prior military officer, have an MBA (public school), and joined a big 4 firm in a non-strategy role. Would it still be possible to make the jump? Does the military pipeline still work with additional employment? Had some family commitments that dictated my post service transition.
Accenture people, do we charge time for going to volunteer events? I'm on the bench and have been volunteering a lot but don't want my time sheet to be a lot of unassigned time
Any change management / culture change practices are hiring? 7 YOE in org design, looking for new opportunities
Applied to a role earlier this week and the hiring manager for the role viewed my LinkedIn profile today. Since I haven’t gotten an email yet from them regarding a potential interview, would it be worth reaching out to the hiring manager on LinkedIn? Or is it better to wait to see if they reach out to me over the next few days?
I just applied for a United Airlines status match with my AA Executive Platinum membership. The application was rejected since I had already applied for a status match in 2015. Is there a work around
Deloitte 🐠- mulling an offer from D. I’m being brought in as an SC. Is standard vacation for that rank 25 days? Additionally, does use of PTO count against util%, or do you use an effective util%?
WFH on global projects is slowly killing me. Just fly me to Asia wtf. Anyone else in this situation?
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.