What is considered good practice before leaving a project? Should I reach out to those on the client side individually and thank them? Set up calls? Bcc email?
TFW a teammate asks you a completely loaded, unplanned question during an important client demo.
Really Sick of being a client service person at an agency but I am getting 0 traction from any outside agency media roles ( associate media manger etc.) - any advice or better next steps to get client side ( or not agency side) with 6 years experience?
What are the things one should see in any company before joining ? I'll list few here (unordered)- 1. Componsation offering 2. Work Life Balance 3. Quality of work 4. Stability in project/company 5. WFH option 6. Carrer growth(Both monetary and positional) 7. Product or service based company 8. Leaning opportunity 9. Office Timing(& Flexibility)
Manager. Was given flexibility on scope of project. Determined highly innovative, valuable approach for client. With only 1 month left, realizing the quality of work by subordinates is very poor...
LA based creative agency focusing on esports/gaming also looking for an experienced Project Manager. Familiarity with Basecamp a plus. DM me, local only in office.
On my first project. Spent HOURS making a few slides and going through rounds of edits, just for them to go to the back of the appendix. Taking a trip to Spain but the s is silent
I feel like the leadership on my team never pushes back on client ideas/requests no matter how ridiculous they are. We discuss how nonsensical they are as we continue to say yes to everything. Is this bad relationship management or just what is to be expected in professional services?
Senior admin assistant at the client has been organizing all our meetings. What is a safe drink (coffee/other) to buy for her? I don’t want to ask what she wants because she will refuse it. Options?
Hi ladies! I had a call to find out my raise + bonus for this upcoming year and it went well except for the constructive feedback from an old project. I have improved so much since then but my RL brought up old feedback and was very political about it. It opened up old wounds since I made sure on the next project to address those exact points which I did. It made me feel like I made 0 progress since then. Any advice on how to not feel so defeated / sad? Trying to focus on the positive.
TFW travel delays hit and you wake up at 5:30AM but don't even arrive to the client until 5PM and you still have a full day of work ahead. 😔
Anyone willing to share any experience on analytics project within the OIL & GAS INDUSTRY.. think Shell, Chevron, BP...etc.
If given the choice and being told you are better at Project Management than Account Management... which would be the most beneficial for my career going forward?
Big 4 folks how much of the work at your strategy practices are PMO type of work? I feel like most of the projects in my firm are just being a PMO for hire for a client project. No real strategic work a such. I'm still entry level though so just want to see if this is how the industry will be going ahead.
Delta was offering 3k to give up any seat on my flight, and depart mid-day. I didn’t because I’m not sure it’s within policy. I didn’t have any major meetings/client obligations. Thoughts?
Anyone know a good company that is hiring in Dallas or remote? Looking for consultant, Product/Project Manager, Integration Specialist/developer or similar roles!
Asking for a friend - Has anyone switched from a corporate to the firm that audits them for a non-audit role? Are audit partners from the firm required to inform the head of the client about the ongoing interview before giving out an offer? How does head of client usually handle that information? Any impact if you end up taking the offer or staying? Thanks a lot!
Do big 4 consultants get paid by a salary or by the project I get assigned on? Do I get paid by hour overtime if I work overtime? First time interviewing and may work for a big 4 as a senior associa
Giving away (2) United Club one-time passes for free, expiring Jan. 31. DM me for details if interested. List of United Club lounges currently open: https://www.united.com/en/us/fly/travel/airport/united-club-and-lounges/locations.html Also giving away several Amtrak coupons, see below.
Anyone here on the CMO program team at Deloitte? I’m interested in a role and would love the opportunity to chat about it.
Has anyone exited tech consulting to an engineering role? I know the path is usually the opposite, curious to hear if this is common.
Any suggestions for a weekday mother daughter girls day? (I’m the daughter, 26 yo for reference.) we have a car and are open to an adventure day like kayaking (would love activity/location recs) or pampering (shopping, spa type - again would love recs). Ideally within 1 hr driving distance
Thoughts on using a boutique firm’s offer for a more Senior role as leverage to push myself over a borderline promotion consideration in July? 🙄feels shady but have heard it might work?
At what level can you start applying for top 10 mba programs? Senior or Manager? What type of work experience are the programs looking for? Can it be audit or tax or advisory?
Any Big 4 Seniors (particularly EY) have experience quitting to “extern” at a nonprofit or startup then come back 6-12 months later? Is it fairly easy to boomerang if you’re a high performer?
Do you pretty much have to get hired from a referral at the agencies here, or do you just have to get lucky and find a job posting? I know I’m good enough to get a job, but I have no idea where to find one.
Anyone switch to recruiting? Internal or external and what size is your new company? How are hours and comp? Pros and cons?
H1B folks: Going to India for visa (new) stamping in December. Have come so far but really worried now about getting a 221(g). Any idea on how common that is? What did you do under such circumstances?
Is Ey Gds a good place to work? Mixed reviews online saying its back office function.. is supervising associate in transformation a good profile? Currently 5 yoe in project management
Ladies, FTM here and I’m struggling.. He’s only 3 days old, I delivered vaginally and had to be stitched up and my hemorrhoids are screaming in pain. My breast milk hasn’t come in so we are using donor breast milk to feed him. I don’t know what I’m doing. I feel lost and like a terrible mom cos I cannot for the love of me focus on my kid. Anyone else feel this way?
In one month we cleard out a 5000 sq ft office space and turned it into a lab running high throughput COVID pcr tests (600 per day rn).
I keep seeing posts/comments about people making $150k base salary at the age of 25...where is this happening? And how do I join the party?
Any senior managers or engagement managers interested in a role in org development, operating model consulting in house at a healthcare company message me!
Hi all.. on-site interviews (virtual) for a PgM role coming up!! … any websites or tips / insight to help me prepare? Many thanks in advance! :-)
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