Hi hivemind, I would love to seek your advice regarding career development in Mktg org. I've been with Google for 7 years and all in Business Development/Partnerships with 2 different teams (currently a tenured L5). I recently have an opportunity to be a PMM, but will likely need to repeat my level as my manager is an L6. I love the opportunity to try different things at Google but some of my close friends kept telling me that it's a downgrade from where I am

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I have been an L5 for 3 years (interrupted by 2 pregnancies so actual perf record is 2 years, not continuously). That said it felt like forever. I would love for folks in Mktg org to give me some insights /advice on how easy /difficult it is to be promoted to L6 quickly and what is it like navigating mktg politics?

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Does anyone see their target promotion date updated in RPM or is it still blank?

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I am on a credential program in California ... Intern eligible waiting on student teaching however, i am looking to relocate to Texas. Would i be able to apply for internship in the state of Texas?

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I need genuine pieces of advice please. I’ve been on a project that have brought me a lot of stress and lately medical issues, I just had another panicky attack today where my left side was numb for a good hour and my heart was racing. My husband asked me to quit but idk why I am afraid. I have a 1 year old baby that I am taking care of as well. The PM on the project told me that she would roll me off once she finds a replacement but it has been 1month now that I am trying to keep my head up ctd

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What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too

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McKinsey 🐠- does the firm hire managers from Big 4 firms as EMs instead of Associates? What’s the best time in the recruiting process to push for this?

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Snow in NYC tomorrow fun fun. How many travelers will hunker In hotel all day and how many go in to empty client office ?

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In need of a suit last minute for an interview then wedding this weekend. Does anyone know of any places in /around Chicago that do same day or next day suit tailoring that are not crazy priced?

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If you get an offer a few days before you have a final interview (or while you're waiting to hear back), is it okay to ask for some time? Or do they expect you to answer right there? i'm in the final round for 2 different media positions in 2 completely different places (NYC and NC) and things are moving really quickly for both. the NYC job is my dream one but they're both offering $40k so i'm conflicted. any advice would be helpful lol

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People of Color — do any of you use a “white person voice” to try to better impress people when you’re interviewing or are in meetings?

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My boyfriend and I are looking to go to Boston the week of Labor Day. This will be both of our first times looking for recs on things to do and where to stay (Marriott) and recs on food?

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Is it just me or LGA is the worst airport ever ?

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About to get an offer from Grant Thornton. So excited! Can anyone share the benefit? Work phone? PTO? Maternity Leave?

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EA Compensation Can we start a thread to evaluate what the market looks like for comparison? I’ll start: Company type: Big 10 Region: Midwest Support for: 3 partners, 1 MD and 2 National service line leaders Comp: $67K Curious if my salary is in line with industry.

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10% salary increase to jump to industry as an A2. Is it worth trying to negotiate for more?

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Any male Asians , feel that they have been passed up for a role because they are Asian ? Feels like the Asian man dating effect spills over into corporate culture . Or am I alone n over thinking it?

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Anyone hear of ISG? Interviewing with them on Friday.

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Which of the Big 4/Consulting firms is swift with the Green card process? Tired of the indifferent and lethargic attitude at mine and looking to switch now

I am all for equal rights and inclusion and diversity. If we are going to have real change. I need some insights from women fish. Why is it if the internet is down, computer or TV is acting up, it is my fault because I have a penis? This holds true from a diverse set of females - my mother, wife, daughter, etc. When is this inequality going to be addressed?

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Interview Question: Understanding how many layers we usually have for interviews, how do you flex yourself when you are pitching the professionals to get the position? Do you usually repeat the same history told on the previously round or try to present “new assets”?

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2.5 years at Tier 2 or 3 consulting firm 🤷‍♂️ and looking to transfer to MBB (preferably). I know 3 people at M, is it weird to just hit them up and ask for a referral?

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