Best quote from the movie Office Space that can actually be used in some form on a client deck. I need something to break the monotony.
We are here to guide clients: but this is not always the case when your client believes they are the target audience for their product. How do you convince them that they are not and trust the agency?
*Post discusses infant loss* My daughter died soon after her birth earlier this summer. I took 2.5 months off and am back at work now. I’m doing ok being at work because we’re WFH. I can take breaks, I can wear fuzzy clothes, I can cry when I get a firm birth announcement without anyone seeing. We’re supposed to start back at the office soon and I don’t know how to manage that. My grief can be triggered in a million different ways. Any advice from your experiences? (also I am in counseling)
Is it mandatory to come to office post covid situation? I'm new to Deloitte. I want to understand WFH policy..can we do permanent work from home?
Rolling on to a new project and had a call with the SM this morning. Had to text him for follow up questions but no reply for 8-9 hours. Am I being annoying? Overthinking this?
My project has nobody full time on it ( allocated under 25 hours) yet everyone is doing full time work and tight deadline. Is this normal? The client is also not responsive
Shout wipes: for when you're trying to sneak the last piece of pizza from the client break-room and you get it on your shirt because you are not a very smooth criminal
Client I’m on is a nightmare for creatives. A campaign we’ve worked on for a year was just cancelled for no good reason. Happens constantly. Are we all in a doomed profession? Was it always this way?
Fucked up and forgot to cancel my Westin hotel booking when I was told to be remote this week. Got charged for one night. Can anything be done?
Back in the day, I did my own PR, sales & marketing for whatever business idea I was running with at the time. What’s a good remote sales opportunity I can do anywhere in the world that won’t be painful or too high touch? Where I can use my social & business skills (markets, law, cloud, publishing, media, logistics, algos, social media, books, ebooks, design, podcasting, marketing, press release writing, voiceover, journalism) to earn a few extra shillings?
Going to be starting a new job soon (in consulting) after a break when I adopted a dog. She is still learning and I don’t trust her to stay quite through all my meetings. Do you think this is going to be an issue? How can I best manage the situation while we’re WFH?
How many square feet does a couple need in a one bedroom? What’s the minimum, what’s comfortable, and what neighborhoods are good value for apartments that meet those requirements? We’ll both still work from home some days a week, but not regularly
Answered a client email at 5am today even though I rolled off yesterday. You won't last in consulting unless you find satisfaction in helping truly deserving clients. #dedication
Losing focus and desire to work today. Is it because it’s Monday or because it’s week 8 working remote? 🤷♀️
Would like to hear your suggestions on this. How do you successfully network after joining a new company and are 100% remote (for now) ? From my past experience, I've found that not all of us are welcoming nor helpful 😔. Joining Deloitte HC, but would like input from others. TIA!
Thinking about transferring to EY Miami office - anyone familiar with this office/client focus?
New analysts: what are some mistakes you've made over the first few months? Got grilled for the 1st time by a client #feelsbadman
Been an Acquisition Analyst Contractor Support in Huntsville for the past 3 years but moved to Fort Walton area during Covid. I have no contacts here and am struggling to find a position that fits my skill set/experience. Open to full remote or onsite support. Any contacts or advice?
Can anyone please refer or connect me to a recruiter. 1yr experience as a business consultant (contract ) MBA, MSC. Looking for Business Analyst or consulting roles.
Fish fam. Can you share tips to manage the pre-interview anxieties? After you have prepped and prepared what are some tips to go in energetic, positive, adaptable and release control over the outcome?
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
Anyone have experience in both biglaw and government? Started out in govt and always wondered about the pros and cons of working at either (eg. firm has higher comp, more resources and training, more variety of work, gov't has more predictability and stability and public service mission).
How do you respond when companies you interview with ask what your current salary range is?
Anyone work at Grey LA? Any thoughts on the quality of work, culture, etc.? There’s only 1 Glassdoor review for the LA office
Have an opportunity to travel end of July to Amsterdam/Belgium or Switzerland due to limited time. Which one should I pick?
Hi guys! need to make a decision abr 2 offers that I have: 1. Western Digital : Senior Engineer, 20.2 LPA (17.5 fixed) , Stock options, 2 Lakhs joining bonus, Location : Bangalore (temp. Remote), But technology and domain might be narrow 2. : Hyland Software : Developer 2 (R&D department), 17.85 LPA (17 fixed) , No stock options, Premanent Remote Location, Chance to learn Angular as well Common things : 3.2 yrs exp, .NET Web AND Deskop Stack Inputs abt companies r appreciated too!
Boss just emailed expecting team to work over weekend. Already spent 60h this week staring at screens WFH. Should I just ignore?
Just sharing a story. Thanks to months of therapy I have finally become brave enough to quit in May, when my current project is over.
For people who have switched from Big4/Tier 2 consulting firms to MBB, what's the reason you made that switch? Also, how are you finding consulting at MBB better than your earlier consulting gigs? What according to you, is the selling point for the tier 1 consulting firms?
What are the drawbacks of filing a second I485? For context I’m ROW and filed an EB I485 in May last year (Texas service center so still waiting). I am now eligible to file I485 under the diversity lottery program, that would be faster and no need to stay with my employer after GC
My coworker, a senior copywriter, was just laid off. They've got tons of experience. I've seen them churn out 5 individual scripts in an hour. Any leads I can throw their way?
Coronavirus, Brexit, US elections - any predictions of how the market will react in 2020?
My partner feels at unease around my parents. She thinks that my mother doesn’t like her (she adores her) and feels like she doesn’t fit in. I don’t see what she is seeing but I also want to support her. How can I ease her anxiety around my family and make her feel more welcomed ?
Strangest place you've ran a webex. Go!
Zoom interview for a job I don’t have any real experience for. They have my resume. Do I cut right to it that I’m not specifically qualified but eager and able to learn? Or skip over it assuming they’ve seen my background and are still interested enough to interview, fake it til you make it style?
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