Long stretch - my educational background is Business Psych at PSU and social psych program at Yale - I’m an analyst with a background in brand strategy and project support. I am really into marketing archetypes, brand reputations, psychology of experiences. I’m analytical but also creative and a huge people person. Anyone out there like me who’s found their calling? People tell me sales, UX design, etc
What are the best virtual tools for CM? I've used intuition and visual assessment prior to COVID. Now we find we need to more trust on how the client views the change needed (or not recognizing the need).
Advice for finding client-side creative opportunities? Especially where I could work remotely? I know how to find normal advertising jobs, but I think I need a little break from this ad scene/culture.
Anyone know how product managers are positioned at Apple? I haven’t heard too much about PMs there compared to at other FAANG. Is it “true” product management, agile, or more like project managers?
I am in state and local government practice. I’ve been considering MPA and wondering if the curriculum would help me gain a better insight on client’s business. Would you recommend it?
partners pressuring me into working a Saturday unnecessarily to meet fictitious client demands are why I'm leaving. I'm either going solo or finding an industry job.
Any tips for a first-timer? I'm just starting and plan on hitting up the grocery store at the client site. Any must-have grocery items you recommend?
New SM at a firm and asked to lead a difficult project with abrasive client that 6+ SMs before me have cycled through and all been rolled off. I don’t have much of a choice being new to the firm… or do I? My thought was to sell my own role elsewhere (have lots of relationships) but the freight train has left the station & being on boarded to the challenging environment instead. Tips aside from - just do it & prove them all wrong? Can’t phone it in because I’m new. Any advice is welcomed
My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.
New to consulting. How should I structure my message to project leads to try to get staffed. How detailed to I need to be ?
Planning a client dinner meeting where I’ll be five weeks pregnant. What tactics can I use to avoid drinking? Thinking of tipping the waiter to ask for “vodka sodas” that are just water. Other tips??
PAS team at EY: any insight on project pipeline, team culture, and pay? Mainly interested in salary range for Staff and Senior in Workforce Advisory (Chicago) Thanks in advance!
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Very thankful to have a week each month remote on my project. Let's be real, we don't need to be on the client site every week.
Do we need to file for a new H1B amendment or LCA if I am going to be starting on a new client? Given that we are all WFH and there’s no need to be at the client site anymore ?
McKinsey-my friend interning (Chi office) is having a really good time. Requested local project, has really good hours 9-6, and is basically breezing through it. Is this the norm? (I don't work there)
Anyone here from Accenture in singapore or other asean countries? I would like to understand about the hiring process
As I sit here and lesson plan on my day off, I'm wondering how important planning is- especially for us veteran teachers. I mean, I sometimes spend hours on one and then throw it out or change it anyway.
Wondering if anyone had moved to consulting from PhD? Any challenges you foresee in filing green card under EB1A independently. My company is not willing to file for green card at this stage. Any recommendations on lawyers?
Has anyone ever had their luggage lost by LOT airlines? If so, were you able to get any reimbursement?
How strict is Accenture with number of years of experience when determining fit for a role? Anyone a digital finance consultant I could speak with?
Male 🐟: How have you been approaching dress code for virtual interviews? Polo okay or are you wearing a dress shirt?
How to deal with an exploding offer? I interviewed for a company and was very excited for it. 1 recruiter interview & 1 with a couple team members. Then I got a short term offer a few days later, tried to negotiate and they came back a week later with a final offer. Rate stayed the same but was told I need to answer by next day. Honestly the process has made me so stressed. I'm interviewing with another company at the same time and their process feels warm & they take their time answering
Anyone recently finished, or thinking about applying to MBA programs? Trying to determine if I have a good shot at a T25 + if it’s worth it given my current salary.
Has anyone else successfully made the switch to a trading position from elsewhere in the bank? What worked for you?
Thinking about moving from Manager in Federal (GPS) Consulting to Manager Internal services. What salary is expected as a Manager for internal services?
I’m definitely not the only one with sentiment for this statement: 2020 was a year of loss. Our design team was reduced by 75%; when I signed on there were 20 designers and now there are 3! Is anyone else trying to rebuild? What frameworks/tactics will you try? What will you let go of that may have worked in a pre-COVID world? What does selling design look like in 2021?
Iceland in Mid April 1) recommended with a 2.5 year old? 2) hotels to stay in - any good Marriott properties? 3) must do
I have an incoming interview for a bizops role and they will test sql, what should I prepare? I only know very basic sql and they will have a sql case study. Does anyone have an example or some material that I can study for a few days?
I believe I am a nice person. I get a lot of praise from coworkers outside my direct team that I am great to work with. However I get a sense that my direct team members don’t like to work with me or try and compete and brings down the work culture. Is there a way to fix this?
Has anyone had any luck getting chase sapphire reserve to change their flight booked through points? Need to head back a few days earlier than expected and trip was booked through ultimate rewards
Real talk 2: if you decide to have children, it’s entirely possible you will not like the child at first (or at various points). It’s a huge decision, and having complex feelings about the matter is completely valid
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
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