I'm 7 months in and doing a really bad job at my current project because I hate consulting and the job itself makes me really miserable. I feel really helpless and don't know what to do because the worse I do the worse opportunities I'll get at this firm later on and then I won't be able to leave. I've been interviewing with some other companies but no offers so far, afraid I won't get any because I'm leaving so soon. Truly feel so helpless and lost, I really want out.
Coming from a big 4 - Can we mention the names of the clients we have worked with over the years when interviewing? I am at a boutique agency now working with some people who came from Accenture and some other consulting companies and I noticed that they will reference their clients by brand name. If it is a past project and you do not give any client sensitive information is it OK to share the names of the brands that you've worked with in your previous role?￼ What's standard?
Imagine your firm region leader bowing out on you right during the middle of a huge client proposal that your team has been working on for months and then citing afterward there is “more to life than winning client work” and that it’s OK to sit out some of the biggest client proposals due to mental health…
Exploring a potential data analytics role at MBB that isn’t part of their general consulting track… it seems more like an internal service that partners with consulting teams and occasionally is client facing. I’m interested in pursuing an MBA in the near-ish future and I’m curious how much this would help my application versus staying in my current role as a B4 consultant?
You’re given a brief for an OOO campaign. Could be cool. How many days are you given before you have to show concepts to the ECD? And to the client? Curious about time expectations at different places.
Slalom 🐠 (or other non-traveling consulting shops) - can you expense the commute to the client if the client’s office is farther away from your house then the slalom office? Any policy around this?
A client based in Japan had sent us a list of some Japanese texts and their English translations at our request which we needed. SM: Copy all the Japanese texts and their translations from document that client sent into a new document and send it back to client (to whom it came from) and ask them if they are correct. Me: Why are we doing that? SM: Just to ensure that we have validation in an email that client sent these translations to us. Me: Facepalm 🤦🏻♂️
Has anyone had a client (agency) just not pay? If so, what steps did you take to get them to do it? They were already late before COVID and now they’re just not responding. Any recos?
Wondering how freelance producers are doing in this climate. I was let go when a project ended. Have heard most agencies are trying to use staffers since clients are cutting way back
Potential agency boomerang having a hard time making a decision to stay brand-side or go back. Need some advice! Do I leave the brand, being "the client," fun work, great WLB, as well as the most toxic work environment I've ever experienced and meh pay? Do I go back to agency lead a new team with significant responsibilities, forget about WLB, sell my soul alongside smart people, get great pay and benefits? PS: I'm a mom and brand-side for 5 years. What do I need to know!? Thank you!
Re-watching the Javy Baez walkoff last night against the Reds and absolutely loved the fire/smack talking in a series where there’s historical bad blood between the two. Which leads me to wonder, is there any sort of sense of rivalry at all between competitor firms? We joke about it through avenues like social media but has anyone actually first-hand experienced a competitive/hateful side to work that they didn’t know existed? (Like when a client is poached or business won from a competitor).
If you’ve been at the same client b/c you’re constantly winning work there, does it help when it comes time for promotion? I heard it’s generally the fast track to a promo but not sure if it’s true.
BCG Fish. What is the main difference between coming in as a Project Lead and a Principal?
How are the international support projects in wipro? Like in terms of work culture and learning opportunities Any hope of onsite? Client name is Estre laurde company (ELC) Technology : SSIS, SQL YOE: 5.5 years
Started at a new firm 3 months ago, first two months was swamped staffed on a huge deal, (my only file) did my hours everything good. July: deal was supposed to close did not due to regulatory stuff but my work stream is done and over and am now really really slow, asked for work to people I had worked with to help them close - nothing, staffed on a new deal , client on vacation so everything is on stand by. I’m freaking out don’t know how to reach to partners/senior associates (ctd in comments)
I think my problem is that I will never care as much about client service as I do about sleep
What’s the key differences between the Account Management and Client Services roles? Both from a career track and responsibilities ￼perspective? (Tomato, Tomato? Lol)
between product managers and project managers.. what does a program manager do? Or are the roles dependent on company?
Just got a call from my Mom asking me how to read a pivot table breaking down the vacation itinerary I sent her 🙈 😳
MBB 🐠 are any of you physicians (medical doctors) out there? My buddy just completed his medical residency but is not too psyched about his career path. He was told MBB might be good options?
CSR or Amex Platinum!??!!!!???!
5th year associate thinking about transitioning in house. Still have student loans. Has anyone gone from big law comp to in house and regretted the decision (because of the pay cut)?
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?
West Monroe Consultants/Senior Consultants in Chicago: what are your thoughts on working for the company, the culture, benefits, and compensation?
How much heads up to you give a firm for a semi emgrecy medical procedure? I had a gallbladder attack and my doctor wants to remove it. It's not quite emgrecy surgery but not something they want to wait too long. My firm knows I was sick a day this week. How much heads up should I give them that I will be having surgery and might be out for a few days?
Received an offer at 25% above my current salary. What are the chances that I’ll give notice and receive an out of cycle pay increase to keep me where I am? Does that ever happen?
Does anyone here hold a non-CFA designation (CFP, CAIA, FRM etc.) and what kind of role/position do you have?
Hi. Can anyone help me with a referral in IBM?
Just wanted help from the community to know answers for below ques- Future of Oracle EBS,APPS.. . Also is there a chance of clearing the interview for Oracle apps and getting aligned to cloud/fusion projects. . . Any help to suggest ways for learning cloud/fusion would be praiseworthy. . Bckg- a 2 yoe Oracle apps dev. Joining Deloitte usi soon.
Have to rework my book. How many of you would caught a junior copywriter candidate some slack on art direction?
anyone ever transition from IT audit and attestation to cyber? if so how did you do it? I'm an M1 with sec+, CISA and currently working on CISSP. I also a DOD clearance.
I have an offer for a final round next week that I want to take - I’m also expected to be at a client site Monday through Friday in another state. How do I get one day off and fly home early?
Currently interviewing at a startup and a new position opened up that I really like. Would it look bad to ask the recruiter if I can also be considered for the new role?
From resume submission to offer acceptance, how long did it take for you to find a new job? Started applying but wanted to get an approximate timeline
Anybody leave big law for a couple of years to raise your kids and successfully rejoined the legal field? Is big law ever an option again?
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