It's kinda bullshit that a lot of us worked hard to get into consulting and now have to deal with layoffs. While others are enjoying safe decent paying jobs even though they slack off.
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
If you were to be laid off or fired today. How long do you think it take the average person to find a née job?
I have to give my notice today. How can I do graciously and respectfully? I’ve no hard feelings against the place, it’s just time for me to move on but I know I’ll leave them in a bind and I feel guilt over that. (I’ve also never left a job before, I’ve only been laid off. 😳)
hi 🐠family, I need your help. I was just laid off and I've never written a cover letter before. all the ones I can find online are very generic and I don't think will help me stand out. continued..
Former KPMG fish, when you got severance, was it lump sum or paid out like your normal paycheck?
After getting laid off 2 weeks ago, I fired off about 20 resumes to different places. I have not received any feedback at all. Any ideas how to get past the computer and in front of someone?
Anybody get laid off in NYC? Can't imagine losing my job and being forced to pay this ridiculous rent
If anyone deserves to have layoffs, it’s those folks in TSA - Bunch of lazy people standing around and whiling their time chatting.
Laid off bc of lack of work, told I have a few weeks to find a new job BUT have been getting assigned new projects since then. Wtf do I do?
Has anyone come back from being put on a PiP? My colleague just got one and is freaking out - her manager is overallocated like crazy, the other two media planners were laid off, and she’s the only one left standing. Her boss says she’s making too many mistakes - but they’re so short staffed. Any hope, or should she start looking now?
I recently got laid off and decided to go freelance. First agency that reaches out to me for freelance work... the one that had just let me go 🤷🏼♀️
What are the reasons partners get fired (besides sexual harassment and expense report fraud)? What keeps a partner from coasting and raking in the bucks?
I feel like I’m in the twilight zone seeing all this turnover/layoffs and practitioners firm jumping
For all fellow fishbowlers that were laid off, should we create some group to help each other out and use our networks to help out?
Which Big 4 has the least layoffs right now on the West Coast? If so, why? More clients, hired just enough, realistic goals, etc...?
Turned in my resignation today and it felt great. To the fish out there that are still searching - lots of love and luck. And if you can, try to stick it out without getting fired for a job (cont'd)
Got laid off in October, been looking for a full-time gig since. Any helpful feedback is appreciated: www.joshdweiss.com
I got let go from my job while on vacation. Found out through emails removing my access to brand pages and then received confirmation about it. I’m overwhelmed and can’t focus on the positive just yet
Has anyone heard anything about the full time MBA program at UF? I simply want a respectable degree to work in industry in Florida after b4 tech consulting - appreciate any insight
How does your firm manage litigation workflow? Is there team that manages or is it on you to ask for work? If you’re on track for hours do you get to take vacation?
Top consulting firms right there!!
How likely are you to get a job you interview for? At B4 they basically gave us offers if we had a pulse, what are the odds for industry jobs?
Overheard. P1- I workout at home P2- I have a 35lb baby so lifting him counts right P1- you are lucky you can have kids P1- *WTF look* P2- I lost my ability to have babies couple of yrs ago *crickets*
You’re constantly showing up for everyone else, but who’s showing up for you? I started an initiative to coach HR/people leaders because I know what it’s like to be doing all the things for everyone else with little support or focus on your own well-being, growth and development. It’s a lonely game! I’d be delighted to create the space to make you a priority. Would love to offer a free session, or simply connect: https://www.chrisrollins.me/peopleleaders.
Would working for a small firm limit exit opps? Slalom sounds sexy, better pay and no travel, but dong small scale work doesn't sound like a resume boost. Thoughts?
Anyone use a coaching agency to prepare for an interview? I have a phone interview with Amazon
What’s your go-to Slack message for bugging an exec for the 5th time about something they’re a blocker on?
In Jan Im leaving to go to another Big 4 in a similar role. Once I give notice, if I'm asked to leave the same day does this mean EY is firing me? Or will they still pay for term of the notice?
Client trusts me. Confided in me that they are planning to shitcan the person I interface with weekly/daily. I feel for the soon-to-be unemployed...then again, they won't make life hell for me anymore
It feels like this bowl is mostly about jobs, salary etc.. let's change the topic for a bit. For those of you, that have been implementing Workday for a while, have seen the evolution of the UX.. Curious to hear some thoughts/quirks (positive/negative) on the some of the recent changes. I'll go first: The search bar in the middle and the annoying search suggestions/recent searches when navigating between pages, profile, config tasks... What are yours?
Which company has the best comp plan for AE?
Hi Ladies! Personal finance question: looking to buy a place and I live in a HCOL city. If we spend 36% of our monthly salaries on mortgage and have 22% leftover after bills (one kid daycare costs etc). Does that sound reasonable?
FTW: W Hotel in Chicago gives free equinox access during visit. Now I only need time for the gym.
How to travel with multiple suits and not eff 'em up? Do people use garment bags? Or just screw it and iron 'em out on Monday night?
I like working from home mostly because I hate commute but sick of same 4 walls. Go to Starbucks on occasion. Where are u guys working from when office too far but need to get out of house for a while?
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