What is Deloitte open house invite? And what kind of questions can be/should be asked there? Is it an interactive session. Or just like presentation from one way? Can I get to know about the project( support/implement) and role I'll be getting. Pls tell.
Scam artists that appear somewhat legit, but then cracks start to appear in their narratives. In my case, I have a potential client purportedly from Japan who says he said he wanted me to negotiate a P and A to sell industrial storage storage tanks to a business in North America. Now, it’s coming that that business is purportedly an investment firm, with 12 other businesses in a joint venture to purchase the tanks, that wants to send me checks to go into my IOLTA account. Sim. stories?
EY strategy folks: What is your group like in terms of the work you do, duration of a project, competency amongst peers, and pay structure? This is for FSO NYC.
Anyone know how product managers are positioned at Apple? I haven’t heard too much about PMs there compared to at other FAANG. Is it “true” product management, agile, or more like project managers?
I've recently been struggling to figure out what job is next and what I want to do with my career. I have 4.5 yoe, 3.5 years at PwC within tax/tax technology and 1 year within IT transformation, Agile/Change and Implementation work. I don't have many hard skills except for things like excel, PowerPoint, alteryx/tableau/powerbi, and struggling to find something that I want to do. I feel kind of stuck on current project and feel like I'm underpaid. Any advice or guidance on how to figure it out?
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.
Project Managers out there what are the tasks you do that you think can be automated. Gartner is predicting 80%
Got selected to a project where location is not same where I am joining, when manager said lets see when office opens after WFH will they ask me to relocate ? consider it as banking project
Agencies (in-house or otherwise) who are worth making an effort for in Austin, TX, specifically for project managers and creative operations? Asking for a friend. (FOR REAL.)
A colleague shared with me the presentation they have prepared for their promotion case. I worked with them on multiple projects during the year and I can clearly see that some of the claims on the deck are wild exaggeration or lies. For example, managed changes in scope for Project X including contract changes. Plot twist: there never was a change of scope for Project X and the contract is exactly the same. How can people be so dishonest? How far can you go before truth catching up?
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?
“oh look a boring line up of 3 cars that all look the same” - says the intern looking over my shoulder at a print layout i have open. (our biggest client is automotive supplier) 🤦🏽♀️
Do you expense housekeeping gratuity? Uber gratuity? How much do you leave? First travel project
How do you roll off a project where you are close with the partner but the M and SC create a toxic work environment? The partner is very hands off, but knows about what's going on.
MBB and other T2 & T3 Strategy firm MBA folks, how much of what you learned during MBA are you actually using? What are you using mostly/rarely? and for what type of client/industry? Just curious. Thx
What are your opinions on having a website? I feel like it could go a long way me an identity. Is it necessary to have one right off the bat or did you wait until you had a solid client base first?
gonna be staffed in a long term project in NC. what's fun there? open for all tips and info, thanks!
Meeting new client on Monday but going to putting my two weeks notice later next week. Any recommendations on how to best handle clients, new teammates? What sucks the most that I’ll be introduced to everyone get up to speed, and then they’ll find out I’m leaving the company.
On a team of all men, all of whom have PhDs. The level of micromanaging is getting unreal especially because I've worked with this client for 3 years and know more about the project. Anyone have advice for condescending team members? Technically I am the team lead but their levels range
Got a referral to MBB a few weeks ago, but still haven’t heard anything- wanted to know if this was normal?
Replying All to an obvious mistake email should automatically make you ineligible for promotion.
Looking 2 move into industry but most stats on this forum are 4 USD. Directors/partners in the US make 300K-1M - ones here probably make 200K-500K. What salary range is good for senior industry roles.
COVID life has got me in some major frump. What cute clothes are you guys wearing? Looking to update a bit for spring. Still anticipating to be mostly at home though through summer if not longer.
In need of some guidance re: a potential promotion. A senior writer on my team is leaving and I’m hoping to transition into that role (I’m mid level). Last week I talked to my GCD/manager about the writer leaving. We mostly only talked about passing along recos to get a referral bonus. Then it hit me hours later: I’m the one for the job. I set up time to talk to said manager. I have my reasons all set and ready but I’m worried they’ll say no on the spot. How can I best prepare?
I'm a single mom struggling to pay the bills on a teacher salary. Will getting a second job take too much time from my classroom?
Hello fishes! Anyone has any referrals for a fresher's job? My brother is about to graduate but is having trouble getting placed. He has a pretty sick resume btw! Any and all help would be appreciated :)
I sent in mail message to recruiter directly, and they do not get back. Is it because I’m not a good fit or most recruiters are laid off during this COVID-19? I mean, some positions seem like perfect fit for me.
I was supposed to go out of town this weekend but I’ve been up most of the night because I’m sick 🙄🥺 Now I just feel sad and bored, so much for celebrating on being vaccinated 🥲
On a flight (yes, but not for work) and a morbidly obese person next to me is all up in my space - there is no way for this person not to touch me. If people cannot fit into standard seat sizes (cont)
Anyone exit to McDonalds in Chicago? I see a lot of MBB move there; wondering about the pay and WLB like for a manager role in their Digital Strategy Group
How much does it slow down (or speed up) your career if you chose to be a generalist i.e. not specialize in any one area. Do MBB still hire general consultants or is focus squarely on experience?
How we show up by mia birdsong. Im 100 pages in and I feel like my world view has changed. Trying to build up my own community is now my #1 thing
We’re finally going engagement ring shopping tomorrow!! I love the look of diamonds but I just can’t justify the expense at this point in our lives. Any suggestions on alternative stones?
Today is my first day of my first IVF cycle. After getting the green light to start IVF based on my negative COVID test, baseline ultrasound and bloodwork, I feel relieved that this day has come after unsuccessfully trying to conceive naturally and with IUI, and even excited now. LET'S DO THIS!
Best gym membership for a travel consultant? I’m not super into taking classes but would really like to have access to something outside of what is typically offered at the hotels I stay at.
Been on vacation for 3 weeks now and was just assigned to a project for when I get back. Had to log in to sign background checks but completely forgot my password since it's been so long...
Went from wanting to only focus on my career and not even wanting kids to now wanting to be a SAHM while I raise kids and go back into a more relaxed job. Has anyone else had a crazy shift in thinking like that? Been single this whole time, so no one is influenting this
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