For all folks who are travel ready, when do you think travel to the US will resume for project staffing in USI?
Thoughts on giving 2 weeks notice without an offer lined up? I m physically and emotionally burnt out and the team dynamic on my current project is toxic. How long would it take to find another role
Hello! Has anyone taken the PMP prep course offered by Project Management Academy? If so, could you please provide me with a coupon code. Thanks!
I heard a news about few people who are in bench were laid off recently. Is it true? Anyone heard about this? One of my friend's friend who is around 2 years was laid off. She was told by talent team that clients are asking for more experience candidates and they were not able to match her to any project. She is from Salesforce practice. Please confirm if anyone heard this type of news.
I’m in digital planning/buying. Do people need to get a masters at some point to keep progressing in their careers? What type of careers (needed for client side?) is an MBA helpful for down the line?
Hi Folks, Did you hear about PMTG- project management talent group? Is it some new emerging offering. You have any idea about it and your thoughts regards to be a part of it?
Lots of us are skilled at delivery but most sales books seem to focus on the pitch and closing... What are your best resources for learning to develop and nurture strong, lasting client relationships?
Quit my old firm, started my new one 4 weeks ago. On a understaffed first project acting as senior /manager with a difficult client. Thinking about quitting to go back to my old firm. Thoughts? Left on good terms/open door with my team offering a counter offer previously.
Nearly at the end of a vendor selection for a project. In your experience if a vendor that you didn’t select asks, do you tell them which company you selected over them?
Leaving the firm soon - do you guys take templates (no client info with you) to help with your next gig?
How should I go about saying no to internal extra curricular activities on top of client work that I’m not interested in pursuing?
My current project has me standing for 10-12 hours a day on a factory floor. My dress shoes have taken a beating. Can I expense some dr. Scholls insoles or something? Feet are killing me from standing
broke up with my boyfriend weeks ago and have been taking it easy on dating. last night had a sex dream about my client counterpart. Now I can’t stop thinking about it when working with him 🤦🏻♀️
If I rolled off my project and fully transitioned a role to another individual, what is the appropriate amount of time I should expect to field / answer follow-ups related to the project?
When you voluntarily divulge medical information to your team members, is jt expected to divulge said info to client as well?
Anyone worked with menlo consulting? Can someone help me understand why they’d say no to a potential client? Thanks...
So my client is “business casual” but everyone typically wears suits without the tie. How do you guys structure different outfits? I feel like I’m running out of clothes already and need to buy more
When initiating conversations to roll off a badly run project how open are you with the PPMD? Do you lay out the issues or just gtfo. Weighing the options
Had a very early call with the client and foreign lawyers this morning. One of the other country lawyers couldn’t use my telecon number, so I had to set up an impromptu Zoom meeting. In pajamas, no makeup. Firm’s Zoom has no option for the organizer to start the meeting with their camera off for some reason. Client and other lawyers are all female, and they all turned their cameras on in solidarity. I love the supportive women I have the pleasure to work with. Any other Zoom WFH war stories?
Arrived onsite and was waving 👋 at client when somehow Fitbit⌚️ got loose and flew into somebody's coffee ☕️. Client laughed so hard he farted 💩, which made him laugh harder.
Those who got their green card recently, how long did it take from when you first submitted AOS?
Which consulting firms sponsor for a full MBA. I’ll start 1. Deloitte - sponsors MBA - need to work for two years post MBA in the firm.
Folks who are on a H1/L1 visa, how do you handle the income out of a rental property? Do you hire a property manager? How much would they charge approximately and is it worth it?
What have you seen people fired for at your agency/ies? (This is meant to give some lessons for others on here)
Is it a bad idea to go to a super small fund (under 200m)? What would exit opps look like?
What all-in $$$ package is reasonable for an analyst type role at a small PE firm in NYC after ~3 yrs in MBB consulting without previous industry experience?
This may sound bizarre but in a pinch. I have been jumping through hoops trying to get imaging for a new lump in my chest. Everything is so far booked in my area that it’s impossible to get scans same week even if you call first thing Monday AM. It’s now been two weeks since I discovered it and am still waiting on schedules to get tests done. My insurance covers ER visits 100%…wondering if I just do it? I have a busy life and really just need answers.
Taking control of my sexual health this year but I’m quite nervous about getting an IUD. What if it’s uncomfortable or my partner feels it during sex? Please share your personal experiences with me, have they been overall positive? Does it shift depending on how rough/ lengthy your partner is?
Is going to a small firm actually worth it for WLB or is it just taking a pay cut to have substantially the same hours/stress levels? Considering a move to a smaller firm for mental health but not sure if it’ll end up being more of the same. Are there things to look for when looking into smaller firms?
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
Does your 401k loan transfer to new job or do you have to pay it off completely before leaving your old job?
What is the EY FSO-Finance Transformation practice like - does anyone have insight? Also, EY in general - benefits/culture/upper management? I heard about the flexible vacation, how does that work exactly?
MBB energy practice in Houston: (1) how busy are you (2) how big is the practice (3) what kind of projects do you typically work on (4) are you hiring?
How is tech consulting in big 4 different from other consulting firms like ibm, capgemini etc?
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.