Lead on 12 week engagement that was short staffed due to client budget constraints; leadership gives poor direction; im burnt out... possibility to exit without quitting? any advice needed.
Anyone looking for Sr freelance broadcast/digital video producers? Just finished up a project and I’m available. I’ll save the full work history for emails but I can be agency or production co. side.
Account management. Project management. Creatives. Planners. Write one word per department that describes the people in it. Or add your own department and descriptor.
What’s your rule of thumb for account and pm percentage on a project? Looking for a swag number I can use to show average account to creative ratios. Thanks!
Has a client ever given you a task or project that you have never done before and they expect you to get it all done on your own? In addition, the task is something they have done before but they want to see if you can get it done with limited time. How would you handle this?
Advisor looking for advise. Sat with a client who is POA for her mother’s estate. Mom is in her 90s. Client was concerned of the potential sell off on the horizon and wants to reallocate moms funds
People who have left or are about to leave with an offer in hand: how did you get your new opportunity? Through a recruiter on LinkedIn? Personal connections/networking? Did a client hire you? I think it would be cool to gather some responses for everyone thinking of leaving!
Hey to the Big consulting firm employees: what’s it like having to find your own project after rolling off a previous. Is it easy? Is it stressful being in the bench?
Do senior managers ever notice when one individual on the team is trying to undermine the authority of the project lead?
Sooo leadership just kinda dumped me at the client site 3 weeks ago and left? The daily calls keep getting cancelled and I can’t get a response by email. What the heck do I do?
I have a friend who just got out of the military- moved to Florida for a role with Northrop. Has been awaiting special program access, but Northrop won’t start him until that happens. Been ongoing for 6+ months...he was able to extend his active duty time and then picked up some full time work with the guard. I don’t know anything about Northrop or the client- but seems very sketchy considering the duration and lack of communication from company. Anything he can do?
I just joined a MM fund as an associate... I have a birthday trip quasi-planned for December. What are y’all thoughts on taking vacation on the buy side. At McKinsey, it was very easy given u could just take time after the close of a project.
Need help fb fam: current project is M-F, 4hr flight away, have to request weekends/holidays off. I fly out Sundays and don't get back until Friday night. Basically a glorified note taker, I hate it.
Working with another consulting firm to deliver a good sized project... The contact consistently has no respect for my time, doesn’t seem to believe that I can do the work and today when CONTD
I want to move to FAANG client. I’ve been here for 3 months but don’t know if it’s a good idea to ask. I’ve hinted a couple of times but they all said they don’t have the budget. Cont.
Am I supposed to care more when something goes wrong? I feel like ppl act like it’s the end of the world if the client does something materially wrong. I just think it’s on the client and move on
One member of the client team yelling at another during a 2 hour Telecon “That’s all in your head!!!”
Do the boutique strategy firms (e.g. ATK) have glorified project management projects or is that more of a big 4 thing
Flight out of Bali is getting delayed due to a volcano eruption. Might be here an extra 2 days. What should we do? Already went to Ubud and Nusa Islands and waterfall hiking
I haven’t been traveling for quite some months now and have lost a ton of weight. Scared to travel again. Food on the road so unhealthy & hard to stay away from the team outings which are sometimes...
I have a weird lump in my thigh and had tele-med. Dr suggested I go in to clinic in person to get it tested but I’m really torn on 2 fronts; exposing myself to sick ppl & taking up precious appts.
MA first year folks: About what % did you see your raise go? Just curious to see where I may stand. Got overall Proficient on eval.
I keep making stupid mistakes on this project (not seeing items already sent or not seeing support buried in files, missing obvious updates on status tracker). I feel like I’m going to get a bad review and not sure what to say to my senior like sorry I’ve been an idiot this week? What can I do to salvage this.
I'm about to produce a project with no agency affiliation, and I'm about to have million questions. Starting with: Who would you suggest I turn to for production insurance ?
For those who believe an MBA in most cases is a waste of $ due to the debt involved. Would getting into HBS may have changed your mind on that?
Flew to Europe to join a proposal meeting. Mid flight get email from a partner that they don’t want the room to feel too “crowded” and I don’t need to join...
Hello! Using points instead of miles for the first time to book travel. If I book using Chase Ultimate Rewards, does my status still apply for free checked bags, group 1 boarding, and upgrades?
Calling all FBers who got laid off for something very specific - can you please share what you did to get fired? I'm intentionally trying to get laid off
Anyone can give some insights on BCG financial services in Singapore? How are culture and WLB there?
Moved here for an opportunity. The "agency" focus is on sports and the first round of layoffs happened this past week. I dont plan to stay to see myself and my department laid off. Wondering where should I go next, Ive got plenty of experience and I'm more than happy to send my book if needed. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Been laid off 3 times in my career. What’s the most someone has been laid off? Is this a sign I need to move to another industry because this doesn’t feel good. Losing confidence and can’t find work