Has anybody in the UK started their own engineering consultancy? I see this as my next step but I'm struggling to find good case studies on how to get started.
Is anyone else planning on attending the Thanksgiving Parade Thursday? This is the first year my son is old enough to go and I have never been before so I'm super excited! Can anyone recommend a good place to view the parade or how early we should arrive?
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Can anybody provide any insights about citibank project in @Synechron. How is the work life balance here?
Bought a bunch of IKEA furniture in 2014. Kitchen table + chairs, 2 desks, all of it is particleboard. I’m moving cross country soon, and wondering I should keep it or toss it and buy new. Thoughts?
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So I applied for the Amex Gold card and they told me I’m ineligible for the bonus. I have the Schwab cash back card, the free Marriott Bonvoy Bold and Delta Blue cards. What can I do so I qualify for the sign up bonus?
I’m looking to make a shift to sales engineering/solutions architecture roles from consulting in the cloud and infrastructure monitoring space with 3 YOE.
Anyone open to having a conversation about your firm and how to make that shift from consulting?
Any experience with Manhattan Prep tutors/coaches? They’re offering 3 hours for a decent price but can’t find reviews
Asking for market comparison on a regional sales director role in SaaS.
Public company, 8-10 direct reports and a $25M+ territory.
Was curious what is considered market and above market. Base is currently $150k with a $175k variable at $325k. Would love y’alls help.
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What is the Salary + Bonus + Carry to ask for a Principal role at a tier 1 late stage VC / growth fund ?
I’m actively hiring talented illustrator-designers for 1 Visual Design role & 1 Brand Design role - both full-time, remote-friendly. Job links in the comments!
The roles are @ Segment, a B2B data tech company based in San Francisco. We recently got acquired by Twilio and these 2 roles will help shape the next phase of our brand in our ongoing growth.
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Insight on SBA vs Associate base salary/TC at Kearney?
Any other benefits worth mentioning? What about type of hotel/travel accommodations compared to competitors in the region? All insights appreciated :)
Anyone can recommend resources/websites/approach/strategy for searching for a job in Finance Management Consulting in Canada? Looking for Senior Manager/VP/Director role (a step up from the current role). Thanks
Thoughtworks is Hiring for multiple positions.
If interested DM or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org along with your CV and Location preference
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Got an offer to join a pre-seed startup as the 5th or so FT employee at $120k cash, 0.5% of current outstanding common shares. Is that a reasonable amount of equity for the significant pay cut? 10 YOE in product design and tech consulting but never had to deal with equity before.
Is everyone burnt out at this point?
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Not an engineer, so just an idea based on a recurring problem I’ve seen amongst startups. Perhaps you could offer CTO advice/services specific to startup founders that don’t have a CTO.
Genuinely I’d read the e-Myth before making the lead. Having built and exited a PS firm it’s hard work and it’s more than just delivery. I know the delta between the charge-out rate and your take home is attractive, but having done it once if I do another venture it’s going to be product based. But to contradict the above and to quote Dr Pepper: “what’s the worse that can happen?” Succeed or fail, you’ll learn a huge amount.
I started my own IT consulting a couple of months ago. You need to first start by defining your services or products. Then you need to define who may be your clients. Then you need to start making phone calls. Also you can use LinkedIn to contact managers, cto, ceo. It can take a while to get your first client but as they say, the harder client is next one.
Consultancy needs clients. How are you going to get clients? Start with that.
My husband and I started one based in Sweden. We had two big clients lined up before starting. I am an attorney so I wrote the client contracts. Have some solid clients you can lock down, and get a good contract attorney. It doesn’t hurt to have a partner who can support the household with just her income, especially during that first year. Also, find a good business accountant
If you can serve clients in the US you could consider talking to Catalant. It’s a consulting marketplace and if you’re good you can do great, and for the most part they do all client dev for you
A friend of mine started his own last year. Combining several disciplines design/marketing/strategy. Hit £600k in rev after 10mths.
What did he do? Built his brand. Regular activity in the right channels. Juiced up on the credentials. Created a baseline method/proposition that's easy to explain, sell and deliver. Everything he does is in sprints. Hired someone to organise the business admin. This includes BD (big on this), and what they need to find, hire and set up freelancers. On the BD front, an aggressive salvo direct to the right roles. Offered a coffee chat. Went from there.
I helped him a little on the consultancy side as his background is more digital design and engineering.
DM if interested to talk more.