Do we need to file for a new H1B amendment or LCA if I am going to be starting on a new client? Given that we are all WFH and there’s no need to be at the client site anymore ?
Moms specifically at Deloitte, I am 8 weeks pregnant and planning to tell the team right after July 4th weekend. I had a question on the administrative/procedural stuff - do I have to let anyone else outside or project team know? When do I have to start thinking about paper work? Who should I let know about the maternity leave?
I'm about to kick off my first video project (4 pre-roll videos) and I'm super nervous. Any advice?
How can you tactfully push a client lead to encourage change from a direct report of theirs? I have a great relationship with the lead and the report, but the report is dragging on business processes
First time needing to edgarize a document (my practice is ECVC and have a client doing a Reg CF raise). Am I right in assuming that it’s just converting a Word doc or PDF doc into an SEC-specific format? Any recs on service providers? Would love a cloud-based self-serve tool and understanding of how pricing is supposed to work.
Took a freelance writing gig with a big agency, went through several rounds of work. Now, getting radio silence from the producer as they are “waiting on client feedback”. (Cont’d)
My former firm lost a multimillion arb in a case I was handling prior to my departure. I recommended against trying the case, but still find myself oddly plagued with guilt for the client. Anyone experience something similar?
I get too distracted by reddit, youtube and google to make WFH a viable solution. I’m also struggling to focus on work when I see client tasks as inconsequential in the face of COVID. What do?
My client a publicly traded medical VIP concierge service, heavily pushes their mental health service I placed request for my spouse when asking about their virtual network, I requested an AA male therapist hoping for peer to peer engagement 2X intake person said: “a colored therapist” I’ve managed this w/clients who were aware of problems￼ this client’s outwardly unaware & will expect a review; had my client lead inform the client as a delivery & conversion flag How would you address?
Client keeps inviting me to meetings but not the EM or anyone else on the team (who needs the information in the meeting). Should I keep forwarding invites to him/her or just let them address it?
What does your firm do for evening meals if you work late? Most of our offices bring in a meal couple of nights a week but will no reimburse if in town and working late at a client.
On a project full of new hires like...
Folks, I just got promoted and joined this group. How should I approach selling consulting services? I am delivering services and not had much success farming given the client environment. How can I start hunting? Any steps or tried-out resources I can leverage? Help out a fella trying to do his job better 🙏
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...
Got asked today best way to gather our own (agency's) 1st party data. My first thought is develop our own pixel to capture user data (ip, email, device ID) and store that in a database, then use it later for targeting through a LiveRamp or similar. No idea if this is right or there's a better way or where I'd start my research. Anyone want to point me in some sort of direction?
Well-off client not over their spouse had previous counsel that didn’t know their head from their ass. So client is micromanaging us since we substituted in. Just got an email from client: “I need you to work this case like it’s your only case.” Oh, ok. If you pay your bill like it’s your only bill.
I have a job, and I’m grateful that I do! But it makes me extremely unhappy. I’m talked down to constantly, our client treats us like we’re dumb and they have no trust for the creative team, and I’m constantly anxious. How do I find a new gig during these (forgive me for saying this) unprecedented times? Or what do I do/say if I want to switch accounts within my agency? I need some advice from other women who’ve been through this and succeeded at finding something that makes them happier.
My client just told me that their company will fail if our deliverables don’t get the job done 😅
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.)
Anyone have insight into Guidehouses Energy Sustainability and Infrastructure sector? WLB, project opps, culture?
Is it safe to go for visa extension (dropbox appointment) at US consulate in Mumbai given we have all the necessary documents including NIE letter from employer?
Is your rank / service line important for H1B specialty occupation? (Ie. Do consultants have higher chance of approval than auditors?
Is it fair to ask for the sign-up bonus or extra equity in lieu of the 2021 bonus ($25K), unvested RSUs ($20k), and educational reimbursement I will need to repay ($24K) if I change jobs before the year end? It’s for a new manager role in the industry and I don’t want to sound like a clown asking for a $70K sign up on the $160K base comp…
One of my employees is the only one in the firm who knows how to use a critical piece of outdated software. I overheard them speaking about accepting a job interview. Should I get them to train another employee?
Stay safe Chicago.
Prob been asked but how do you best use Bonvoy points. Debating 60k/night in Iceland or saving up for 85k/night Ritz in Caymans (or something like that). Generally what level to spend the points?
If you’re on a local project in the burbs of your city would you opt to stay in a hotel 2-3 nights a week... or would you commute 1.5+ hours (one way) to/from home?
Does anyone have insight into compensation bands for consultants in the communications or public affairs fields? I see a lot of posts about salary for Cs, SCs, Ms, etc (wayyy more than what I make!) but I know ranges on here include some career disciplines that are typically more lucrative. I can’t tell if I’m in range for the offering I’m in or if I’m severely underpaid.
Awkward Questions from Client: So you're out of CO right, do you smoke weed? ... No, and not appropriate in the middle of a meeting
Asking for a friend: What’s the interview process for a FSO Manager in EY joining the DnA BI team like? Has anyone been through the process recently? Thanks EY
Is it worth getting PMP, Scrum, CSCP?
Booz Allen: sorry for the repost but I need to add details. 4 years consulting experience, MBA, doing general management consulting. Need info so I can negotiate my salary increase.
Any tips on reducing/hiding cords in your home office? As you can see current set up the cords are bugging me. Fiancé loves the desk in the middle of the room.
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