thoughts on this inclusion thing? As a minority it seems to be a publicity stunt... for the pictures and social media posts... Just confused about why we are still talking about what needs to get done
I'm curious: Does your SO make more/less than you? And what's your gender? Like an option below (there are 6). Messed up earlier so repost.
I confess that this interaction I had @ a recent camping trip w/ my husband, son, two dogs was VERY confusing: I was doing a training session w/my dogs when an older white man stopped what he was doing to watch us. We trained for ~15 minutes. At the end of the training session, the man asks loudly “WHO trained your dogs?” At first I couldn’t process what he asked. I froze. He repeated the question. I curtsied dramatically & smiled. Unconscious race/gender bias? How would you respond?
Not in GPS, but I do get the emails from Dan Helfich and I just want to say he seems like a helluva leader. He comes across as authentic and genuinely invested in diversity and well being of his ppl.
Once, a M friend said "men are stronger than women, I could dominate you right now" and at the moment I didn't know what to say cause he was in fact bigger and stronger than me. But this is something that bothers me still... I think people in general, regardless of gender, have different abilities and it is not a matter of comparing but rather understanding how best to use them, for yourself and for the society. It pisses me off to know ppl can think like this, and he is actually a good friend
My company did an analysis of the diversity of our outside counsel based on hours billed and spend. Women billed more than half the hours but were far less than half the spend 😒
Hello! Anyone have recommendations of a good OBGYN in the Fairfax, VA area? I don’t have a gender preference but definitely would like someone experienced because I expect complications with my age and genetic stuff etc. I will be cross posting across other threads too.
Thought: When you see diversity of skin color as the most critical factor you miss out of diversity of experience and ideas. Quite often these overlap, but there are a lot of people out there like JD Vance who come from poor white roots, but because of their skin color they’re assumed to have some magical privilege bestowed upon them by society. Likewise, wealthy people of color are lumped in with their less affluent counterparts. We’re so quick to look at skin color and see the sum (cont’d)
Quick vent: I really hate when people aren’t inclusive! I invite my roommate out all the time with my friends and we have a great time. I haven’t received a single invite back. She definitely has more friends than I do in the area so it would help me out a lot to be invited & included to form a friend group. I even tried to invite myself and still no inclusion. Ugh.
Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
😂 Funny ass business newsletter on why your companies diversity efforts suck🗑! Check it out. https://diversitygrinch.substack.com
I don’t get these gender reveal parties. If it’s a boy they are happy, if it’s a girl they are happy. Just get a party and be happy ... lol
After reading many annual reports, I am really getting tired of the fact that female management board members are always HR. Often that’s the only female member. Gender equality has long way to go
How do I reach more BIPOC designers? Let me start off by saying I identify as Latinx and I am not trying to tokenize anyone or to discriminate against white candidates. I’m looking to add to our design team and I’ve been really trying to add diversity to our company. Anytime we put out the word we’re looking for more senior design roles the majority of candidates are white males. I don’t want to shut talent out, I just want to make sure our opportunities are seen.
Diversity and inclusion is everywhere. Take the bachelor for example - Deandra, Kiarra, Tammy, Shiann etc., are all part of the show just for the sake of it. Peter never calls them on 1 on 1s (1/2)
Hi Eric! What are your thoughts on how consulting firms can do better on racial and gender diversity in the workplace? What are tactical things that leadership teams can do to support their staff?
The best private school (best on ranking) in my area is an all girls school (K-12). What’s the pros/cons of sending my daughter to an all girls school? My wife and I both grew up outside of the US and have not experienced single gender schools. Looking for any thoughts /personal experiences. Thanks!
Hello, I am dying to know the average age and gender ( even non Binary) of people in this bowl. Just curious , I will start - Female 33Y
Does anyone have experience with NRI? They're hiring in Singapore, keen to understand fit. Is culture traditional Japanese? Ie hierarchical, staying in office til boss leaves, post work socialising
Accenture 🐠 can I expect a pay raise after a transfer out of CD&O to C&M (Tech Consulting > Digital) ?
Curious as to what the views on canibas (medical & recreational use) are in the finance industry. From what I've seen, it's a stigma compared to alcohol, but maybe it just appears that way?
I am a L10 working in the SAP space within CDO at Accenture. I have been at the firm for a little over 7 months and would like to know come the next promotion cycle how I could switch from CDO to C&M.
If I used a recruiter to get into my current position, and I leave before a full year, do I or the recruiter have to pay my employer back the placement fee, or a portion thereof?
Offered a position as Family Office Controller in NYC. They are asking me what I expect for compensation. Don’t know what the current controller makes. Any advice for a range or how to negotiate?
Been @ EY a month (frm PWC) as a sr. D wants to bring me in as a M (random LinkedIn post). What salary range should I expect? I said I need 150-175k. Realistic for 7yrs, 4yr consulting non target MBA?
Dear all , I am looking for a job change as my current profile is IT Executive and I have more than 10 year experience in IT industry. Skills , server administration , network administrator,eps console,ad user management,data security and encryption,hp certified professional for ,laptop ,desktop , workstation and server, backup management,email configuration, firewall manegement,remote support, pursuing compTIA security +
Since I stopped traveling I've gained about 15 lbs. I wfh a lot and have no motivation to do anything except be comfy and watch Netflix. My gf is ok with it, but it's super embarrassing. Need tips pls
Thoughts on Google RTO office date? Will it be pushed back more than Jan 10 with the holiday season and all? Don’t want to relocate if we will be postponing RTO
Anyone have experience moving from a mid-tier firm to B4? What big differences have you found in work load and stress level if any? Is the switch really worth it. Currently A2 and on track to S1.
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
Applying to some MBA-MPP dual programs - targeting HKS, Yale Jackson, Columbia SIPA, and Wharton Lauder. Anyone have an idea on my chances with a 160Q/161V, 4 YOE in impact investing + consulting, 3.6 GPA - stats major, top 20 UG?
Hi All, I need some suggestions. I am currently working in a Big 4 post my MBA from tier 2 IIM college as consultant but the work is pure PMO work which I am doing right now. I am completely confused about my career track and have no idea whether the PMO work will help me or not in long run. Not sure about the exit opportunities from this role? And what if I keep doing this pmo work, where will I land up? I wish to transit into a product manager or may be program manager role.
Speaking of Glassdoor, how helpful do you find their salary estimates? How else do you gauge a good salary?
I run an exec search firm and just got the news that one of the B4 is about to fire 50 “partners” and send them my way / so here we go....
Alixpartners fishes - have you started traveling again? Do you foresee your travel requirements reducing post covid
Does anyone have any insight working for Appian? (Pay, WLB, benefits etc). I have an interview for a Technology Strategy Analyst position but not sure if I want to leave consulting.
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