Client was 30 min late to our call, and says I'll join "now", 5 minutes into the call, his phone rings and he says wait a second until I'm done. Never shows up. 😐🔫
On the bench with no project in site. Spent the entire week doing research and developing financial model and projections for real estate portfolio in the works with my brother and two close friends.
Is a client hitting on you at the end of case dinner inappropriate? The case is over and I'll never see them again but it still felt like they were crossing a line.
Thoughts (when) on sharing with project partner that I am actively looking for a non-consulting industry positions. I'm currently a key resource, for a summer go live. No offers yet, just interviews
To all my PWC FB peers. To quote an ACN post from when Deloitte had their layoffs...I know we fight on the project battlefield, but good luck during this difficult time. Know we all stand w/ you.
Honest question here-hw do I work better with Indians who come over frm India(on-site) to client?My patience with them is at an all time low since they jst dnt gt the methodology & hate owning anythng
How many 🐟 here strictly eat halal? Do you tend to be more flexible in official outings or client lunch/dinner?
When you realize you’re basically an expensive Google to your client and your client really likes to Google.
I love when my male Art Directors make a point to tell me allllll he’s done/has to do on our project. Even though he could see I’ve been in the Google doc late/early, too.🙄
What is EY policy on staying a weekend in the city you are traveling to? Are you allowed to expense the hotel?
Any recs for shoe brands that offer something in between dress shoes and sneakers? (Eg Cole Haan, Swims, etc). Have a super casual client but a fairly traditional biz casual home office.
VP to me: "you look like a punk, get a haircut" Me: "can't, I spend all my waking hours with a certain client!" VP: "if it grows on the job, get it cut on the job!" Best advice I ever got from a VP
EY People: anyone had luck booking hotels through their Starwood Ambassador versus Amex Travel? Would be so much easier to just email her the month's plans but I'm worried about the expense police.
Do y'all shop to 'stock up your pantry & fridge' or shop 'for the week'? I'm a little confused. Trying to be conscious of my spending but I've also noticed that I buy 2 bags of chickpeas, a 12 can pack of coconut milk from Costco, 4 packs of milk cos I don't want to go out every week and I have 2 kids. I do buy fresh vegetables every week and a half or so. But this sort of a buying system is making it hard for me to track how much is my weekly/monthly expense! Am I the only one in this situ?
I'm trying to give back to community by creating an internal project that some college seniors can contribute to. I need to get buy-in from my leadership. To do this I think I should create a (cont)
Traveling for leisure for the first time in a while. Thrilled, but couldn’t help feeling some slight irritation that I couldn’t expense snacks at the airport. You think I can afford $11 for almonds?!?
Y’all send help the client is reporting that the system they run key reports out of is Microsoft Word...
What can/can’t you expense when traveling? If you take an Uber to a restaurant for a meal, is that Uber ride expensable?
Got referred to a role at Microsoft- can any Microsoft recruiters tell me what that process is like/how likely I will even get the role. (In Texas/USA)
PwC 5th year Advisory Partner here. Considering a regional leadership role at EY. Is anyone here that can tell me pros and cons of switching to EY from PwC? Culture, Talent and Growth etc.
Received an offer from EY Australia- I'm currently on H1b here, I don't have any ties to the US but not sure if moving to Australia is the right choice. Anyone have any reviews?
Do you tell your SO, close family, or a few close friends who your client is? Or do you stick to a more vague description like a large European oil company?
How do you go about finding the right therapist? I’m going through them all on several websites but all of the ones I resonated with are not accepting new patients. Also, which gender should I go for? (I’m a gay woman and always defaulted to female therapist, but maybe it’s good to have a male perspective on things?)
Do others pad client KPIs? Nothing substantial, but general number of impressions, earned media, etc.? How common is this amongst PR firms?
Was thinking about going back to school to get my Masters in HR. Any advice on how to get started to prep for GRE and a masters program in general?
Does anyone here work for Dalberg / worked for them? I have an interview coming up and would love to pick your brain. Thanks!
I've been using https://www.contactsplus.com/ to maintain my customer co tact entries. Give it a look if yall have had customers shifting jobs and companies.
Found out that the other AE on the team I work on is making a significant amount more than me. How do I approach my director about possibly increasing my salary to be equal? For context, I technically have been an AE longer as she recently got promoted from AAE. She’s also new to the team I work on and from what I’ve been told, will be doing the exact same work.
Accenture Global Annual Bonus and Individual Performance bonus? What’s the difference between them and how hard are they to meet criteria for? Thanks :)
I just want to thank my last boss for laying me off because he “didn’t think he was getting his 115k salary’s worth”. Now I’ve literally doubled my income freelancing. 😉🙌🏻😉
Career reinvention. Ideas to transition from change/culture/comms work to some new industry- new practice- new skill. But what🤔? Ever used a career coach to reinvent urself? Recommendations TIA
Waited on hold for an hour with JetBlue to cancel a personal flight, just to get disconnected in the middle of the call. Now I’m back to waiting again😭😭
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