Project ended suddenly and had to cancel my flights. How can I capitalize on travel credit? Or do policies restrict this?
How many people are suddenly managing an intern they didn’t ask for because project leadership requested one without any idea or scope of what they’d actually do? 🙋🏼♀️
Anyone here work with diagnostic labs such as labcorp etc? What’s a good book/resource to get up to speed with the ins and outs of diagnostic lab business? Landed a long term project
Realize someone recently asked this in the main bowl, but... Why don’t we have anything in place to track actual hours worked vs. the 40 billed to the client? Could provide many insights
Started a new project in Hollywood. Suddenly went from a solid 6-7 to a measly 3 🥺. Everyone here is so freaking handsome! Haaalp!
Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Fellow consultants, I’m struggling and I know complaining about this will only make me look weak but I need to vent. I’ve been working upwards of 60 hours a week since January and I’m tired. If I was doing meaningful work, it would be one thing but most of my days are spent supporting my client with fire drills that end up not mattering. He’s very reactionary and trying to guide him to hold off or think of other approaches doesn’t work. (Cont).
Hi! Any career coaches who offer a full support throughout job search? -Experience: 8 years of project/program management and communication -Companies of interest: Google, Microsoft, Facebook -Location: Washington DC or VA
Is it ok to bill the time that the shareholder explains the project to me? If so, how do you describe when billing?
My ~60 person group at my firm has only 5 women in it. Is there any excuse at all for this? Every project I’m on feels like the old boys club
Looking for recommendations on a good book/resource on how to manage people, especially when you’re managing teams to achieve tight deadlines and also overall leadership for those teams. Currently on a project with tight regulatory deadlines and feel like I’m struggling to push people without pissing them off. Great learning curve for me and a good read seems timely. TIA!
Project estimated to take 5 hours took me 8. What do I do re billing? Partner I never worked for before.
Show me an account person who says they properly push back on the client and I will show you a liar.
Trouble networking virtually; I started recently, 3 months ago. I am not sure how projects/internal moves work but I was wondering if anyone has advice on networking virtually? I am finding it tricky because I don't know anyone apart from my team & I can't view Talent Marketplace because I am on a billable project, not sure how long it will go. I enjoy my work and not looking to move just yet, I wanted to see what else is out there and looking for opportunities to network with more people.
SEA PAs that you admire the most in terms of “quality of projects - you want” and “leadership know what they are doing in project” => So, you like what you do in relatively sustainable way.
Anyone have any experiences with staff augmentation firms? Found out the client was paying the staff aug. firm, that I work through, double what they are paying me (I keep 50%), despite giving me no benefits. I should have done a better job negotiating. In a fair situation, or by industry standard, what percentage should I be receiving?
Recommendation on shoes appropriate for client facing sessions as well as comfortable? - wolf and shepherd crossovers, taft jack shoes, allen edmonds, cole haan zero grands?
Got 2 offers,1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
If all the top consulting firms made anonymous decks or gave anonymous pitches to a client, eg no branding and the client did not know which firm made which deck, do you actually think that the client would prefer MBB? ￼ Is MBB actually coming up with better/more innovative solutions? I feel like I see many repeat or slightly altered ￼solutions on almost all of my cases, are these really things that people at Deloitte/Accenture etc aren’t coming up with?￼
Staffing For a Project-Based World. What models are you all using when it comes to building your departments to meet the demands of clients who are shifting to project-by-project relationships?
Which NYC big law firms provide solo offices to at least midlevel associates and above that have actual walls (not all glass)? And are not planning to change the layout any time soon given wfh?
What is a typical salary for an SC at D, no MBA in a city like San Francisco? I came in with 5+ years of experience as a C and feel I should have came in as SC. Fighting for early promo this year.
I'm a jcw with 1 year experience here in Chicago. I have a job interview tomorrow. What salary range should I be looking for?
Which firms are back to traveling a decent bit / back to usual? I might not be able to travel until next year with this client and miss it - the travel keeps me going!
55K / 10 years experience (5 in-house / 5 agency) / F / New England One thing lead to another and I’m 3 years overdue for a pay raise and title bump. Will I ever catch up?
15+ YoE with a mix of tech / analytics strategy + hands on AI/ML implementation both at boutique and Big 4 + program leadership (managing 20 - 30 person cross-functional teams). Would aiming for $350k TC be too high? What are potential exit ramps?
Thoughts on Smartly MBA smart.ly it’s completely free and more selective than HSW (7% acceptance rate)?
Best rewards credit card?
Can you make Partner on H1B?
Do you tip the housekeeping staff at the hotel? If so, how much? And do you expense this or consider it part of your per diem?
If I put in my notice right before the holiday weekend, will they ask me to leave that day or should I just wait till we get back?
Does anyone know of an organization that I can join that has international benefits information? I have tried IFEBP but they do not have information on Africa or India. I am looking to stay up to date on best practices in these countries.
Is there an appropriate way to turn down an assignment because it is non-billable? Two of the partners I work for keep asking me to write client bulletins and articles with them, which is great, but now I’m starting to worry about meeting my billable hours requirement.
Updating my resume for potential pre-MBA internship.. what's the best way to show that I'll be attending bschool? Would GMAT score and fellowship be appropriate on it as well? Thanks!
A contact in my network reached out and is requesting a referral for a role they are not qualified for. How to respond? Don’t want to burn a bridge or be offensive.
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
How many sick leaves does ACN have?
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