Ladies at Accenture - what is it like working as a woman / opps for advancement? I see a lot of lip service for inclusion and diversity and I want to know what is real versus PR. I’m considering a move from Deloitte.
Brothers and sisters, I wanted to share this with you in hopes that the next time you’re asked to speak at an event, that we use this to push for diversity.
I work in one of the big four and while diversity is preached every other week, I rarely see people like me in leadership positions. Anyone feel Same way?
I’m having a meeting today with a partner on ways to refresh D& I (Diversity and Inclusiveness) initiatives in the new office i just joined. Would appreciate ideas on some of the areas to talk about and events to host
Is it just me or does the general tech bowl seem rather bro-y / anti-diversity? Seems like anything that is posted about improving diversity gets a bunch of commenters trying to shut it down (or talking about "lowering the bar")
I've gotten at least 3 'final reminders' from HR to complete the Self ID survey. Can't help but feel it's because of my last name...sorry, not gonna be a diversity box for you to check.
Any women here in hetero relationships in which your male partner is less ambitious/sharklike/wealth focused than you, with lower earning potential? I’m torn between a lifetime of programming telling me I’m settling vs my belief in gender equality and understanding of the benefits of a partner who might put my career first. I’d love to hear how others experience this “non-traditional” dynamic and how it’s worked in marriage once you combine finances and work together toward shared life goals.
Anyone else experiencing toxicity in remote startup environments? Greater abuse of time and personal freedom, less encouragement of empathy from leaders, delusions of far greater diversity accomplishments, lack of clarity and communication… How to clear the air and establish structure from afar… or GTFO?
I feel, as one of 6 black copywriters in advertising, I should be excluded from all mandatory diversity training. Am I wrong?
How much do Diversity and Inclusion Directors make in big law? What about other management positions in "big law"? Thoughts on switching to something in management from associate/partner? Has anyone made this move? Any insight appreciated!
All this stuff with Kapernick and taking a knee and all that has got me wondering if we could participate in "corporate disobedience" to protest our agencies' lack of diversity.
LEK London fish, what are your thoughts on the level of diversity in the office? L.E.K. Consulting
I am all for equal rights and inclusion and diversity. If we are going to have real change. I need some insights from women fish. Why is it if the internet is down, computer or TV is acting up, it is my fault because I have a penis? This holds true from a diverse set of females - my mother, wife, daughter, etc. When is this inequality going to be addressed?
Do your colleagues discuss BLM at work? If so, how does that make you feel? #blm #workingwhileblack #blackprofessional #diversity #coworker
What's the diversity scene like at ATK??
When agencies post pics of their white staff, and boasts that they’re all about diversity, I call BS. A diverse house doesn’t mean the IT person or the receptionist- unless they’re also creatives!:)
GT’s D&I event is today... it’s so uncomfortable listening to so many old white men try to talk about diversity. Do better, GT.
Been working in the multicultural space for quite some time. I do love it, but there is a part of me that believes that I can make a bigger impact in a GM agency. We need some diversity. Thoughts?
Would you be turned off by a guy who asks you out on a coffee date and then has you pay for your own coffee? I ordered at the register first (he ordered right after me) and when the cashier asked if we were paying together or separately, he said separately. He has a high paying job
I feel terrible. My mum and my husband both told me I am fat and need to lose weight ASAP. They were not trying to insult me, they both really think they have my best in interest. I am a mother of 11 months old twins, am still breastfeeding and currently have 11kg more than before pregnancy. I was always skinny and before pregnancy wore size 8. I feel so bad for hearing that, and feel like a failure on all levels.
Hello! Will a fellow special education teacher in an elementary school, self contained classroom, share their classroom schedule? What time does the teacher have their lunch and what time does the teacher have a planning period? I know it’ll be different for everyone, but just trying to work out a schedule! Thank you!!
How many of you are asking about status and miles at Delta? 🤣🤣 This is one of the 3 bullets that came from Delta COVID email.
Happy Sunday fishes Please anyone guide how to switch to Consulting and Strategy roles in big 4, Accenture consulting etc. I'm currently working as a consultant with 1.5 yoe after mba (total 3.5). Any strategies/interview preparation suggestions from all the consulting fishes here 🙂 Deloitte USI Deloitte India EY KPMG PwC India Accenture EY-Parthenon
Hello GDS Folks, I am currently on bench. When I asked about the projects to my counsellor and senior manager they told there is no projects available for my skillset. I didn't get any further communication. I am not sure which technology to learn to get the project. How long am I allowed to be on bench?. It's been a month already.
Thoughts on the show Blackish? Diversity, Culture, agency life all covered. Would you say an honest reflection?
Do any firms still require business formal attire while in office (not when meeting with clients or going to court)? COVID might muddy this a bit, but still curious.
Will a firm to which you lateral reimburse you for a 50k bonus you have to pay back for leaving before the year is over?
Do you personally think it’s ok to travel while wfh without reporting it, given you’re obviously still getting your work done?
I am student teaching in a special education classroom this spring. Teachers– what was your experience? How did you survive financially & emotionally? I came straight from a para position, so it’s been an adjustment being in the teacher role. For some reason it’s easier (so far).
A student walked into my classroom with this today, and I can't tell you how badly I needed it. 🥰
Is anyone interested in casing together or looking for an accountability partner to get interview ready? Would love to meet in person after office hours. Live in downtown Chicago for reference.
Video call (Zoom) or phone call for informational coffee chats with a LinkedIn connection? Not sure what’s the norm these days.
Has anyone here (MBB or similar hours) ever attempted to do a masters part-time? I feel like it’s out of reach for me unless I stop working or switch jobs, but would love to hear other perspectives.
Anyone find their career taking off during COVID? I’ve become a more confident speaker because I’m more comfortable at home and that’s been a huge plus.
Do you think a big 4 company would rehire a boomerang who was a “low performer” before leaving the first time?
IB guys - who on here has secured a position at a PE fund for 2018? What's your plan for then until now?
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