Freelancing for the first time. How do you respond to what’s your availability when you have more than one project?

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“I have some constraints but I’d like to make this work. Can we talk more about your needs?”

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I always just ask them to describe the project. I don't know why anyone asks this question because it almost never yields usable information. Tell me what you need, I'll tell you if I can do it or not.

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just be upfront and see if theyre open to it

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On a meet and greet zoom with a potential client today. Junior employee and company senior partner. Junior asks if we can supply him with an animator by Friday. I respond politely that we’re not talent management, it would cost him more than hiring directly, and it would shrink our freelance pool for our other project clients. The senior partner sees the sense in this a mile off. Now the question: did the senior partner include the junior in order to get him to ask these sorts of questions?

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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

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Please help me with recommendations to Join Accenture in terms of Job security, Layoff and Variable pay, Work life balance. How much time it takes to get the project once we join?

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Anyone in tech - how do you handle junior Dev dudes who are simultaneously green, and too arrogant to admit they don't know what they're doing / won't admit a woman might know more than them. Had a Dev on my team drop the ball significantly on a client deliverable, but keeps insisting he understands and wastes hours trying to figure out stuff on his own bc he refuses to allow me to explain it to him. If I had the time, I'd just take over and do it myself at this point, but I don't.

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Everyone at my client site is sick 😷

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Have any of you witnessed a situation where a project teammate was underperforming or the client didnt want them on board anymore, which led to them getting rolled off, but then the teammate tried to accuse you or leadership of racism or gender discrimination as to why they were rolled off?

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Extrovert on a project for an introvert. Energy reserves draining. Think it is time for a switch, but love my team and everything else.

Any NY agencies hiring for a Sr. project manager who has media experience - In search of an agency that would value media knowledge that’s then translated to creative/production/strategy and site.

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When I was in industry, I started presenting to SVPs as an intern. Now my manager says I’m too junior to present to an SM on the client team (I’m a level 10). This is a little upsetting

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Anyone here also get really anxious before the start of a project? How do you deal? Thoughts of not making the client/manager happy fill my mind.

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In the final round of interview with a San Fran startup that’s about to go IPO... but I know I’d be also giving up lots of the structures & project flexibility & diversity offered here at big 4. What rationale would you use to make a decision?

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H1b approved after rfe - I’ve successfully moved to industry ✌🏽 no more amendments for every new client/project..

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I'm enroute to an airport to pickup a car to drive to another city to see my client for an hour then flying to another city to see a different client. #caseofthemondays

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What are some common pitfalls of adopting non-enterprise software? (Beyond standard security/scalability/reliability/etc.) Client seems intent on going for a solution that may backfire in the long run and cannot seem to get the message across.

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A lead on my team mentioned she is pregnant and she hasn’t made the news public and just informing me as a friend. we go live in summer, she won’t be due until fall but I feel project might need back up given the crazy hours in go live, should I inform SM or PPMD in confidence and look for an additional member? How do I go about this? Don’t want to betray her trust and at the same time do not want to risk project. Anyone been on this boat before?

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I’ve been struggling with the future of my career lately. I’ve been a business analyst in fed software dev projects for 5 years now. The natural progression would be to become a PM in a similar project. I’ve fortunately been given many opportunities to try out some “lead” roles at my current firm. I’ve tried it...and I just don’t like it. Doesn’t fit my personality or give me any satisfaction. I like working more on the “ground” and learning from developers. But I know I could be making cont.

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A public sector client just referred to me as a “computer toucher”, what off-hand insults have you been called that stand out?

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Curious where other women purchase their clothing and what they wear to client's office, in a business casual setting with casual Fridays.

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I received what appears to be a random email from an executive recruiter at a firm in NY. She has a client but can not disclose who it is at this time ( ie. Non disclosure agreement ). I sent my resume thinking not much of it. I just received an email saying that my “resume did not parse correctly into the Candidate Management System. In order to move forward, I need your ATS compatible resume ASAP. “ Why does this feel fishy to me? Can someone provide any additional insight

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What partners actually have project work right now? Certified in ABS, US payroll, and HCM trying to roll off this call center project that I've now been planted on until april.

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Hi fishes, Can some one let me know the levels at EYP, currently offered a Senior Associate role with 4 YOE.

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Getting Laid 👍 > Getting Off 👍 > Getting Laid Off 👎

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Best exit opps out of MBA programs? Why is everyone so obsessed with MBB or PE? What are some other high paying opps with better WLB that are fun as well?

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When you’re comparing offers how you put a value against benefits like vacation allowance? Just calculate the value of a paid day as a % of base?

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For someone already in T2 consulting with the goals of working at a similar firm post graduation or general Fortune 500 LDP roles does it make sense to take on significant debt from a top mba?

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Recently accepted an offer but I got another one later on with better pay and benefits for the same job. How common is for people to withdraw from accepted offers and how do you address it? Will that affect possibilities to move to that company in the future?

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Any of y’all’s firms hiring in their ESG department?

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Anyone heard of the Zeno workout bench and if it’s any good?

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Amex Platinum Users - How does “no preset spending limit” get reported to the credit bureaus? Just got approved and 6 months ago my credit was around 580 so this is a huge achievement for me, but I’m also obsessed with maintaining my credit score now. Google has not been helpful; too many answers are no answer. Thank you!

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Has anyone here ever dropped out of graduate school? Is that something you mention in interviews or do you just completely erase it from your resume

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For people on an H1B visa, are there any good resources to figure out if I can invest in a Roth IRA and other investing 101s for people on a visa? (From india so not getting my GC anytime soon)

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I recently got married and started talking to my sister in law more often. She addresses me as “Bro” EVERY SINGLE TIME. She knows I identify as female. I absolutely hate because it’s a sign of deeply ingrained patriarchy and I also find it disrespectful. I never address anyone as bro, dude, man etc because I honestly find it very disrespectful. I would rather be addressed by my name. How can I handle this situation? We are still forming a reltnship & don’t want to hurt that process. I’m Indian.

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Is the WLB worse at S& than MBB? How respectful is the former to requests for time off?

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Offer for 110k + promotion to hop to another B4. 40% jump from current comp but high % chance of promotion in a couple months and clearly defined career path/strong support here. Worth it?

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Are there any commercial health care strategy engagements looking for Consultants?

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Confession to top many: I’m no tinfoil hat guy - but I felt machine guns were cool. So I made a trust, got a lawyer, and bought a pre-ban 1972 made machine gun with my internship money.

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When you are switching firms, what do you care about? What kind of questions do you have? Do you ask about where the company is going and what strategies they are taking? How do you ask about culture? Do you ask about happy hours or team composition? What matters to you other than compensation and WLB? I’m trying to be a more curious person, and not just focused on the money

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PwC 🐠 - if you were hired in as an Experience Hire in mid-March, will your salary get adjusted after CRTs, if the current level brought in at changes?

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