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Looking for a job change having 2.5years of experience on Microsoft Azure.
Will appreciate any lead.
Thank you in advance!
Hi everyone, looking for a connection at Apple for a public relations role? Anybody willing to chat?
Favorite travel food containers for liquid blending or lunch storing? Seems weird to put dishes in the luggage but it’s time to change the road warrior food game. Any tricks/tips?
Do you tip room service if a 20% service charge is already included? I never know if I should give extra or not
I interviewed with a company in Financial Services based in New York. The interview wasn’t structured (they’re a start up with around 100 people). I am to transition out of Consulting and they had me do an “exercise” which was basically fixing issues for them, after completing the guy had no other questions and then proceeded to email me to jump again in the meeting because something broke and he needed to fix it. I felt so offended and felt used, am I crazy?
This is going to be an amazing community of professionals who strive to continuously improve themselves and upskill as per their career choices.
We are professionals who find opportunities cross borders. We are not limited by physical boundaries.
There are various remote-first companies chiding remote workers. We are professionals who want to stand out and work with companies abroad.
We are professionals seeking global opportunities and exposure to various cultures.
What is the difference between Big 4 “Deal Advisory” and Investment Banking/M&A services a bank would provide? I assume there is some overlap?
What did Hubble look at on your birthday?
Are you team shoes or no shoes in the house? How do you politely let guests know not to walk around with shoes in your house?
If I get an offer and company asks for confirmation and after giving confirmation I get another offer while serving notice period and I choose second offer in that case will there be any complications? Please suggest
Any biotech project / program managers in here? Considering exiting to a late-stage clinical as a project manager, but not sure if it’ll actually improve WLB or if I’ll still just be herding cats all day.
🏆What's a recent win, career or personal, that you can share to inspire others?
Hello people, can someone please refer me for senior test engineer or lead roles in gaming QA?
I have a total of 5 years of experience
Any recommendations for good apps, podcasts etc for running? I am looking for a digital coach to take me through intervals of walking and running with music and motivational speak. Any suggestions?
Anyone looking for a apartment in Philadelphia? Would include an already existing roommate but rent is ~1100 a month and you’d have your own bedroom and bathroom. Apartment is in center city area.
Soon to join Deloitte UK and wanted to know what tech to expect? What phone and laptop will I get? Is it acceptable to use your work phone as your only phone? (I do this currently at PwC)
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What is the deal with sleep? I can’t remember the last time I had to set an alarm. Am I ever going to sleep in again?
How are those of you with spouses or partners who do not have paid jobs or vocations coping with saving for retirement?
Favorite vintage TV show? I’ll go first - I liked watching Dick Van Dyke show growing up. The commercials were fun then, when Dick would pull out a Kent cigarette and make a sales pitch. The show was great with Mary Tyler Moore.
Highly recommend Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us and The Movies That Made Us - fun documentaries that will walk you down memory lane.
Moved to ACN from a lower tier firm that had much better career trajectory. Thought ACN would be better - it is not. Lots of jr people with little exp are peers. I get paid well but $ is not contd
Does anyone else have a literal count down going for when you can retire? I’m at 851 days.
Hey, all you folks who started when I did and actually became execs while I still flounder, have you used professional résumé writers and exec recruiters?
If so, would like to hear your experience/would welcome referrals.
If you were born in the 1970s, as of January 1, 2020, you have lived in 6 decades, 2 centuries, and 2 millenniums, all before the age of 50! #generationX
I think age says a lot in consulting in terms of career success. If not MD or partner at a firm and not crossed 300k base in consulting by 40, likely missed the bus! I sure did and feel like it. 42 with 260k base non-md. Thoughts??
My parents just turned 80 and are still living in a big house. I think it might be time to think about going into a fun style retirement community. My dad is open to it. But my mom is pretty against..
Any family games so far that are hits with your college kids who are home for summer break now? 😊🤷♀️
Feel like I’m tired all the time. Any tips for managing energy levels? Do all of you work out every day?
I’m shifting from consulting to coaching as I find helping people overcome challenges in some area of their life far more fulfilling. In order to provide the best service, I would like to conduct market research interviews with professionals and consultants who ideally are:
- in corporate for at least 15+ years
- struggling with a some challenge
- has had therapy or coaching in the past
Everything is confidential. I am looking to start as soon as this week.
Need your advice: I'm an M and in the past couple of years I've only been deployed on short-term projects. I'm currently on the bench, my EM is ghosting me and I'm put on internal initiatives (cont.)
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