Any good recommended books on how to build a scalable product and team? I'm looking for recommendations for two areas: 1) in general laying the groundwork in a startup to have the tools and especially processes in place to scale, and 2) tactical focus on building a SaaS project. I've been promoted into a management role from Dev roots, so need to learn more PM processes to be an effective manager in day job, plus would like to start building my own SaaS solution.
A partner called me from SF to NYC to discuss the deck for a client meeting on Wednesday. He just 'forgot' to tell me he's working remote for today and tomorrow..bitch!
So are senior leadership just yes-men/women? Has anyone encountered a scenario where they had senior leadership push back to the client?
I’ve been asked to create slides on the art of the possible for a client. What does “the art of the possible” mean?
I am interested in exploring opportunities with firms that allow remote employees. Ideally about 50% travel to client sites in the financial services sector. Anyone aware of good firms with similar
Have a creative (male) who seems to bully our account person (female). It makes me uncomfortable to watch, and it’s usually because he’s redirecting frustrations about the client on to her. Any advice on how to tell him to lay off?
I've recently joined Deloitte India as a Consultant. One of the Associate Directors is forcing me to move to the base location ASAP. I'm not fully vaccinated and have my own inhibitons. 3 back to back deaths in my family due to covid. But he is not ready to understand any point and wants me to move. It's really taking a mental toll on me. What should I do?
Working for a small RIA on 1099. I receive about 80% payout AUM and the firm covers port mgmt, marketing, and a client service rep. However no other benefits such as office, health, 401k, bonus. Stay?
I have an offer from Accenture AI, Kolkata as Data science consultant level 9. They are giving close to 80 percent hike on the fixed part. As they are offering joining location as Kolkata, my question is how stable is Kolkata location? Hr is mentioning about Hybrid model and you will wfh most of the time and this location is project approved. Any one eles who are joining Accenture AI at Kolkata location? Accenture have a hire and fire policy. How much there AI unit affected by this?
I'm not ready to commit to serious dating and a relationship, but I also feel like everyone I meet either works for my employer or my client. Idk how to date über these circumstances.
Having the last week off has really shown me the toll this client has taken on my life in 3 months. My last client, I would have been bummed to take a week off, this one... Dreading going back on Tues
Cut from a project, covid19 impact. If you need experience, pm, diverse industry, technical and business.
“Why are you so cranky right now? Cheer up, the sun is out today!” -PM to Creative Director 10 mins after telling him the client killed a project he spent 3 months working on due to budget cuts
starting my first project next week! I’m flying to client site for the week, any tips on packing? necessities? I’m so nervous I’ll be underprepared!! Thanks in advance :-)
senior consultant level at EY in tech transformation PM work - how much will WLB vary by project? Been on the same project for over 2 years with low hours and incredible team culture, but expecting 25%+ raise if I leave D
As an analyst* I have to do the printing. I'm gonna tape the top of each paper of the reportout to the bottom of the page before it so the client has to unroll it like a scroll. *glorified secretary
Have you guys ever done little work and get really good feedback from the client? I feel that the work I have done is not the best but apparently the client is likes it? I have also being very anxiou
Unpopular opinion- maxing out your 401K is overrated. I would rather have the money for other investments that I can access now ( ie real estate). Thoughts ?
For those who have been in recruiting and have pivoted into a different career path, what did you transition into doing instead?
Industry accountants in Boston - how much do you make? I see LinkedIn recruiter posts for senior accountant positions for 90k-95k plus bonus with 3 years of experience. Is this BS?
Mentee of mine has 2 offers out of undergrad: Accenture Strategy OR Microsoft Consulting Services (seems like IT/tech implementation, not product role). Said AS offer comp was much higher. Thoughts?
Interviewing for a PM role at McCann. What are everyone’s thoughts on the agency as a whole? Work / life balance? Culture?
American looking to land a job in Paris or Amsterdam. No visa sponsorship required. Any agencies looking for an English copywriter? Any third party recruiters I should try to meet?
My Indian Passport is expiring on June 1,2022 and I’m planning my India trip in December and getting my visa stamped too. Will it be an issue while traveling back to US in Jan first week since validity of the passport would be less than 6 months. Anybody faced similar situation? Any suggestions?
So I’m about to start a job with a new company soon, but a recruiter from one of the Big 4 just reached out to me about an opening. Should I proceed with interviewing, etc even though I haven’t cont..
SM interviewing w PwC and heard they are adding a level and time to Partner will take longer. Truth?
I have 10 years of experience at early stage startups and am interviewing now at mid size companies. They keep having concerns with my lack of experience on a larger team... what’s a good response?
Good poisoning from hotel restaurant and AC is broken in room.... how many points do I ask for?
🧐Up for debate: who gets the largest pile of scraps of PE/VC due diligence (or pure strat) work after MBB: OW, LEK, ATK, S&, EY-P, or Deloitte? What order would you put?
Hey fellow fish 🐠 Looking to make the jump from tech consulting to big tech and would appreciate insight as to what are common consulting exits in terms of roles/work/comp. Currently a senior at EY with a computer science degree and swe/data science experience. Thanks in advance!
Got an offer for a job that will start in February of 2022. I’m planning on giving my 2 weeks soon and taking a 2-3 month break before the next position starts to just relax and take some time off. I’m young now (mid 20s) and I don’t think I’ll get a chance to take several months off between jobs again after this. Will this gap in employment be a potential issue down the road? I may be thinking too much into this, but would like some advice. TIA
Has anyone bought a standing desk converter and used EY’s quality of life program to get reimbursed?
How many of you put out your resumes just to see what’s out there? Any findings from skill set to pay? I put myself out there recently and it was enlightening from salary to skill sets needed
What is the best objective source for determining whether to get the COVID 19 vaccine? Looking for sources and raw data and documentaries. I’m not looking for opinions I am looking for references to a variety of medical authorities. I have masked up this whole time but admittedly have not done any research other than what I heard in the news. So now I plan to approach this as an objective question to answer like I would any thoroughly researched legal question.
How do I tell my coach that my depression and crying half the day is why my utilization is lower than expected :( she set up a meeting for tomorrow and I have anxiety
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