How long and difficult do you think it will be to find a new job if you are laid off in the next couple of months or so?
Starting mba in the fall. Should I keep working until July/august in hopes voluntary layoffs with severance start or stop working in June (which was the original plan)?
Any insights on CP+B Boulder? Are layoffs still rampant/has Bogusky’s return changed anything for the better?
Success stories of being unemployed/lost for a year (due to multitude of reasons, not fired) but landing a good job afterwards?
TBWA\CD, Leo, CP+B, Media Arts Lab. This week has been a layoff shitshow. Hope all those affected land on their feet soon!
Deloitte BTS layoffs. Any updates?
Laid off a few weeks ago from AFS. Is anyone willing to refer me to a position at Deloitte GPS, Guidehouse, or Booz? Experience at AFS mainly consisted of Fed contract pricing, change management work, and digital transformation strategy.
URGENT HELP NEEDED: Anyone on H1B who was laid off and then filed for visa with another employer - please comment below if you can help with some question. My 60 days expire on 8/30 so this is URGENT. Please help! TIA
Just got the axe, it’s weirdly nice to be laid off via Zoom and not walk the plank to HR and have everyone see me publicly crying. Time to crack a beer for sure.
Welp. I might not have a job by Monday. Any first year associates miss a deadline and not get fired?
What constitutes a “notice period” when terminated? Wondering if eligible for severance. Not fired for any of the “causes”. Working in at-will state.
Receiving any negative/constructive feedback scares the sh*t out of me. I had a toxic previous job experience with a manager who used any small thing as a means to scare me out of employment. Now at my new place of employment, if I do get a constructive comment or something to work on, a lot of anxious thoughts run through my mind until I can somehow calm down and go back to working somewhat productively again - but I always have that fear of being fired over it. 😔
How do you handle bad references? Let’s say you were fired a few years ago and the agency gives less-than-glowing reviews during employment verification calls, which has road blocked potential job offers.
So many new hires coming in. I just don't get it, with all the layoffs that happened a few months back and a bench so deep..
How many of you are still unemployed from last year lay offs? Interested to learn more about folks who were laid off and what they are doing.
I spend 2 hours a day being productive and the rest of the time watching Netflix/Hulu/etc or napping/eating. Have been doing this for 3 months now and I continue to get positive feedback from everyone. I can do this for another year (duration of my project) and no one will say anything. Had to get that off my chest. Life is so nice/on easy mode these days 😬
Any tips on how to get up to speed on a new project fast? I got assigned to a project that I know nothing about the field. Is there a strategy I should take to get up to speed fast?
People who are in consulting post-MBA: I didn't have to case to get into Booz. How were case interviews for you? Any tips for consulting recruiting during my MBA? Was your Consulting Club helpful?
I had multiple mediations recently. I do management side employment law. Overall I’m walking away feeling like what the heck are we paying the mediators for? I’m tired of the mediators saying they don’t want to hear about the merits of the case. The merits are DIRECTLY tied to the amount of settlement authority I have. I feel like our clients are getting worked way more than the plaintiffs side. Also plaintiffs have followed up every single settlement with “can we get the funds before holiday?”
Has anyone gotten matched to Delta diamond from EP or 1K? In our status match program it shows platinum as the highest tier for matching. Any tricks?
Has there ever been a time when you have done all your analysis but unable to achieve the primary goal of the client? As an example, you had to tell the client that you are unable to achieve $X amount of savings. What happens in these scenarios?
Any S3s in the US without CPA in Big 4 Audit? Coming from overseas with CA qualification / 4 years exp applying for S3 roles, how much of a salary gap is there for CPA vs non CPA senior roles?
Anyone exit to Corp Dev from consulting? If so, how did you like the move? Would love to chat as I’m looking into this.
What's the pay range (base + bonus) for a Customer Success Account Manager at Microsoft. Looking for Canadian salaries preferably but can also use USD as a reference. Thanks.
Has anyone gone moved to from finance to tech and enjoyed/regretted it? Lost my job to covid and my options right now are between a vba developer for a large asset management firm (creating dashboards) and a QA engineer for a start up (I can code quite well). Is this goodbye to Finace if I take up the latter?
(US-based question) If you work in your firm’s NYC office but live in NJ, do you pay NYC city taxes? Any obligation to pay any NY taxes? Or federal + NJ state? How does remote work factor in? And side question: If you’re based in NY but live in Florida for a few weeks, does that save you some state taxes for those weeks? Or is there a cut-off number of days?
Can someone help with preparing for a product manager interview at Amazon? What to keep in mind? Any tips would be helpful
Currently deciding on full time MBA after 4 years (C2) or staying on till SM and making the jump to industry. Any thoughts?
Feeling depressed because I just did a more realistic budget calculation for a March trip to Spain. B/w the need for refundable flight and hotels (I normally do airbnb and don’t care about refundable flights, and I don’t have enough miles and can only get us partial coverage at 1 hotel out of 2) plus covid tests, the trip is about $1000-2000 more/pp than I anticipated. I don’t think my SO’s gonna want to spend the money to go..Should probs look into backup intl locations 😭
Anyone at an agency off of the beaten path, anywhere in the United States, looking for a junior copywriter?
Domestic flyer with status on AA and United. What is the best way to book an int’l flight on an airline like British A? Can I just use my AA # and get the perks and points or do I need to get a BA #?
How long does H1B transfer LCA approval take these days? I know the normal processing time is 7 business days. Anyone got it faster?
Exited to industry and feel as growth is limited - is it a bad idea to boomerang to consulting and then exit again at a higher level? I see 5-7 yoe exits and they seem to be the people who get high visibility roles with great compensation
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