Found out today the slide master we use from the client was from the previous BCG team (we are implementation). Looked at the doc owner and the original doc owner from years back was McKinsey!
Took a freelance writing gig with a big agency, went through several rounds of work. Now, getting radio silence from the producer as they are “waiting on client feedback”. (Cont’d)
I’m very into indian arts culture and myself learned classical dance forms (3), Carnatic singing, and violin, but I am interested to hear about some more arts you all might be engaging in as hobbies or passions. I really like to work with my hands to create something. Right now I’m working on a project to learn interior design using high end, business professional desi design patterns in my apt. What are some other nice arts culture hobbies inspired by India?
Client keeps inviting me to meetings but not the EM or anyone else on the team (who needs the information in the meeting). Should I keep forwarding invites to him/her or just let them address it?
My former firm lost a multimillion arb in a case I was handling prior to my departure. I recommended against trying the case, but still find myself oddly plagued with guilt for the client. Anyone experience something similar?
When your project is the Titanic and there aren't enough lifeboats to go around. Do you grab the baby and save yourself or go down with the ship? 🌊❄️⛴
Moved client side after years at agencies and damn it’s as good as you hear it is (so far). So. Many. More. Women.
How is the wlb in ey considering Morgan Stanley as client? Skill set : Java and springboot .
I am sick and tired of a male subordinate bossing me and other team members around, acting like he owns the whole project, deliverables, me and other team members. Project Director chooses not to do anything about it. Any tips on how to deal with that asshole on a daily basis?
Hello everybody. I am a copywriter with 3 years xp filling in as GCD, AD (I’ve been resizing, storyboarding, picking assets), & client relations manager. At a major agency for major clients. Hold me.
EY leadership has no boundaries. My husband is working in a project where they are in critical phase of testing and delivery of the system. His leadership calls him at 6am in the morning for status updates when they know for sure that he was up till 2/3 am working. I am asking him to put foot down but it seems he is the only one with the required knowledge. Venting ends. Thanks for hearing me out.
My client just told me that their company will fail if our deliverables don’t get the job done 😅
I should stop day drinking, 2020 broke me. Between this project, Covid and trying to adult and date.
What’s the deal with drug testing for weed if you have a medical card? I assume a company/client can’t hold that against you?
Getting recruited for EY’s PCS (private client) dept. can anyone share their experience? What’s the day to day like
Got an offer from Guidehouse as a senior consultant in HIA back in January. The recruiter is MIA and not coming up with joining date and giving reasons like other PRoject team was put on bench and they will be allocated first before giving joining dates to the new hires. What should I do...if the recruiter comes back with the joining date. Should I join? What is the business situation at Guidehouse right now?
Is it faux pas to highlight a few select engagements on my LinkedIn profile? Even if client names/details redacted? I don't see it done much, especially by those in higher grades
As a staff on the consulting side, does anyone else find it awkward to join a zoom call with the client before the manager/sm joins in?
Flying from client (chargeable project) to another city for BD work. Do you charge the project as part of round trip or BD? Scenario is home-> client -> BD -> home. Thanks!
Anyone know if you internally transfer to a higher paid practice line will the salary be adjusted as soon as you start the new position?
Really sad knowing that it will be hard to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas this year due to COVID19...
All this news of layoffs is so depressing. I’m blaming holding company greed. This forces agencies to be ruthless and squeeze employees until they are in the brink of nervous breakdowns.
Hey fishies - I’m considering a role at Johannes Leonardo. Can someone give me an idea of what the work culture is like? Do people work long hours in general? Do people have fun?
EY future colleagues, what’s the range for an experienced SM hire (I assume it’s the same as Senior Director at EY)? SM4 at Deloitte so not sure what SM level I will be getting an offer for next week. How much sign on bonus to expect and annual bonus range?
I had the most charge hours of anyone in my office (over 250 consulting staff) for the 2020 calendar year. Is this something I can/should reflect on my resume that could look good in the interview process?
Currently interviewing with Deloitte S&O, what are the salary bands like for a consultant? They are saying they can't bring me in as a senior consultant because I don't meet the 5 yr work experience
Anyone in DT think that the utilization reports with everyone's name they send to all seniors and above is just a obnoxious shaming tactic ?
WWYD if job option #2 makes you an offer, but dream job #1 is dragging their feet/let you know it might be up to three months before an offer is given; also dream job’s interview feedback was great.
Does anyone know of any agencies that have a decent amount of remote staff? I'd love to work for a cool shop (and am willing to travel a ton) but don't want to uproot completely.
Didn't get promoted and the more I think about it, the more upset I become. Had a good year, helped fill in gaps, took on roles to help lead internal initiatives, led/managed teams to success, and worked looonnnggg hours to the point of burnout. Leaders also know how much I was working. I didn't expect a promotion because I had low expectations for my firm, but I'm still pretty bitter. Should I ask why? Was I too naive and ended up giving too much? Or is this a reflection of my work/value?
Can we not call it TrumpCare or ObamaCare and just call it the Affordable Care Act like it should have been from day one. Stop playing politics with healthcare. People die from this BS.
Anyone keeping up with the immigration developments via the reconciliation bill? Seems hopeful. Thoughts?
Indians from India, why do you get all group-y and like you know better than others just because you all have the same culture from India? Just because we don't get all your inside jokes, it doesn't mean we are stupid.
I’ve been working in the HR space and am interested in pursuing an MBA to transition into Human Capital consulting/ Change management/ Talent technology and analytics. I’ve been seeing a few T30 schools that have a focus in those areas including Vanderbilt, Rice, BYU etc. Would it be better to pursue an MBA program highly ranked in that concentration area or to try to get into a school ranked higher overall? Thanks!
What's the best consulting firms for H1B folks who have studied masters in STEM here? Got a cousin graduating this fall and he needs to know H1B/GC policies.
Why do companies plan holiday parties at 5PM/6PM? Does anyone actually get off work that early
I've found that wfh makes it so I never know when I'm hungry anymore. I wake up right before work, I'm in one spot most of the day, then when I clock out and start moving around more, I'm starving.
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