Anyone had success negotiating extra points to have the team stay at a hotel for a long term client engagement (e.g., double points for the team)? Trying to negotiate with a Hyatt right now and would love any tips.
At an associate level, do we need to pay taxes on a month-long client engagement in a different state?
The Trusted Advisor - Gain your client’s trust by thinking about someone other than yourself for once... at least that’s what I got out of it. It came highly recommended, and I’m underwhelmed...
How do I get my old project to leave me alone? I rolled off, but they keep calling me in for little things. My new project leads are okay with it for now, but I want it to end. What to do?
Been flying coast to coast for 8 months. Got a great review, should get promoted next year if I stay on this project, but if I stay on for the second release, it'll be another 7-8 months and...
Is it rude to suggest to a new analyst that she needs to look more professional, e.g. don’t show up with wet hair to client meetings (even if on Zoom)? FYI I’m also a female and just trying to look out for these new hires
If all the top consulting firms made anonymous decks or gave anonymous pitches to a client, eg no branding and the client did not know which firm made which deck, do you actually think that the client would prefer MBB? ￼ Is MBB actually coming up with better/more innovative solutions? I feel like I see many repeat or slightly altered ￼solutions on almost all of my cases, are these really things that people at Deloitte/Accenture etc aren’t coming up with?￼
What could be more annoying than getting put on a project that has no chance of seeing the light of day? Working the weekend on it.
My peer compiles reports and will send me emails while cc’ing client management—which is fine but she gives me a deadline for the same day and a deadline that she established herself (the report is for a meeting sometime next week). WTF!!!!
Anyone have an insight or advice about taking on freelance projects while receiving unemployment? I don't want to loose the income I will receive form UE for taking on a small project
Can someone explain the difference between FB’s Partner Solutions Manager and the Strategic Partner Manager? From an initial recruiter call, it seems the SPM provides the consultative product recs while the PSM onboards the client onto that product and tracks performance to provide actionable recs as needed. Anyone know career growth and salary for these two? I don’t want a sales heavy/only lateral growth role like their client solutions manager roles so these seem like good compromises?
On a project where we fly out Monday evening or Tuesday morning and are remote Fridays and Mondays 🤤🤤
Why are your Fridays like at your firm? Full of client work, extracurriculars, or just a laundry/errands day?
Had a dream where a VP at the client knocked on my apartment door asking for an eta on an analysis he requested that is not due until next week... I need a vacation.
Let’s pretend we’re holding companies. I’ll start: No, we can’t hire an extra writer even though you’re clocking 70+ hours a week. BTW, our contract with your client caps billable hours per employee because they know we don’t pay overtime. Here’s a non-billable code you should start using for the rest of the year.
I thought I had figured out how to mostly manage being an introvert and doing this work. Then I went from a project of 15 core stakeholders to one with 45… 🙃🤬😱
Job listing: You must have an incredible creative reputation and internationally recognized work. Can we talk about how awards can largely be a pay-to-play scheme? What if you freelance and the agency/client doesn’t share credit? What if the agency/client doesn’t bother with awards? What if it’s the same circle jerk of milquetoast talent receiving the honors? Every time I see a job listing requiring international awards, it sounds like another agency looking for the right “culture fit.” 🙄
Hello everyone! This is my first time posting since joining this platform. I’m interested in connecting with someone who is open to HR mentoring. I’ve been in HR now for about six years and have never had a mentor. I’ve been relying mostly on SHRM and other people in the company for feedback. Even if it’s for feedback, I would really appreciate it. Thank you!
2y @ boutique strat/intelligence firm. F500 clients. Promoted from analyst to SC. Base only 80 comp 15-25%. Looking for recs/referrals nyc startups in customer success roles/strategy.
How do promos work if you are working on another practices project? Is it less favorable ?
Armanino - RAAS Construction team, anyone knows about the firm; culture; pay compared to B4?
Due to the labor shortage, pandemic, and poor upper management decisions, my ops team cannot support the commitments we made to our clients. I worked hard to build relationships and get their business only to see it crumble. What a mess. Is anyone else having the same experience?
Hello everyone. Is there any BA opportunity for 2 years experienced professional? I am looking forward to work as a BA. I am currently working with a service based company for a healthcare client. If anyone has any opportunity, kindly dm. Thanks
I was told I wasn’t going to have my contract renewed next year. I know I’ll get paid through August, but what about my insurance? Will that go through August too?
Ladies - how do you balance time at your SO’s family vs yours? Mine is closer and easier to get to (driving distance on East Coast), whereas his is on the West Coast and requires a week’s vacation to make worthwhile. Continued.
If you get laid off as green card holder, do you have to go back to your home country? Can I take contract jobs while searching for full time?
I went on the worst date of my life today.. #milestone why is it so hard to date in ATL?
Do Bonvoy points always expire after 12 months, regardless of what tier you make? Coming off of IHG and those did not expire at EOY.
Is our 401k match with Accenture on a vesting schedule? Can't find this information on the live well website
How hard is it to move to FAANG from a relatively unknown boutique consulting firm? Are there extra leaps compared to MBB or Big 4, or if you get a referral you have similar odds?
Decided to give up alcohol this year, simply as an experiment. I would like to see first hand the health benefits. Can anyone speak to how they felt after giving this up?
Where do y’all see the future of M7 going? In the next 20-30 years. Will there still be an M7 or will MBAs be obsolete as more and more elite companies do direct promotion? Will HSW still exist or will the value prop of a brand name be diminished a ton with the continuous rise of tech/AI, etc?
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