Suggestions on resources (books, courses, etc) for improving the following? Effective communication Management and mentorship Working well with people with different working styles Negotiation
Any tips for developing a book of business, particularly in management-side Labor and Employment? For example, any networking groups or organizations that have been helpful (and were they legal-related, general industry, or community groups like Junior League or non-profit Boards)? I’ve talked to some of the male partners in my group, and many of them got lucky through pre-existing relationships (college friends, brothers-in-law, etc.). I need to expand my network but want to maximize returns.
Hi all, I’m looking for ways to develop myself professionally. I would love recommendations or tips on how you continue education in your field to stay relevant and continue to learn about different marketing strategies. Any tips on really good conferences, programs, classes, books, would be so so appreciated. I’m currently a senior manager for local marketing activations on a planned path to become a director. Thank you!
Hi 🐠- I have a data analytic background, and am joining a consulting firm’s fraud group. I don’t know much about accounting - any books/good sources to brush up on to get some general knowledge?
Hey friends, I’ve taken on our agencies community manager as a mentee, and am working with her to help her navigate working her way to becoming a Strategist. I’m developing a curriculum for her, but I was curious what things you wish you knew as your were starting your path in strategy, as well as what resources/books/influential thinkers you’d recommend me integrating into it? Thanks in advance!!
Question from a newbie consultant - What are some good online courses/ books to improve consulting skills?
Any tips for a new manager onboarding a new employee? (1:1 cadences, feedback frequency, types of notes to take throughout year, balancing workload, etc.) Any good books to pick up?
Hi Ladies! I’m transitioning to a manager of a team I’ve been leading. There’s been a lot of turnover with the team and I feel like I’m having a hard time getting the team to see me more as an authoritative figure. For example, when I ask for volunteers on a simple task, no one replies. Should I just resort to assigning rather than asking? Also are there leadership books you suggest that I could read up on? Thank you!
What are the best approaches you have used for stress management? Any recommendations on books and best meditation videos on YouTube or purchased?
Are there any good movies or novels that show skill development - like follow through? Self-management? Money management? I read a lot of self help books so I know a lot of the theory, and books peppered with examples help, but I feel like most 1 paragraph examples don’t five justice to how hard it may be to change a behavior.
I want to become a better people manager. I haven’t ever gotten any formal training in this and now my career will demand it. Any training, conferences, books you good folks recommend?
Looking for pharma-specific market access/product launch/life cycle management books/textbooks! Total rookie in this space. Thank you!
I’m looking to book a few leadership and management trainings or coaching for my CDs and ACDs. Any recommendations in New York? Something that’s not team bonding activity.
Any good books/reads to learn aspects of Account Management / Engagement Management in context of tech consulting?
Any suggestions for anger management books?
I was asked by a friend for a few management consultant books (similar to liar's poker in the finance industry) to check out. The only one I can think of is Peter Drucker's Adventures of a Bystander (good but not too much consulting)... any suggestions! 😁
Any recommendations for good business books (preferably on general management or economics)?
One of my personal goals this year is to become certified. SHRM seems to be the most popular option, and I'd love to hear your suggestions! Thank you in advance!
I’ve been through 5+ weeks of interviews with a company that will IPO next year and they did a bait and switch on me with the offer: it was advertised as “Head of” and then during the offer-walk-through-meeting today they said “oh btw we changed the title to ‘Senior Manager’ for this role”. They offered me a salary I made 4 years ago as a manager. They offered stock options with an exercise price TBD 1 year from now…which is when they’re hitting IPO. Is that normal for stock options?
Have any Legal recruiters helped place a junior (1-2 yr.) Staff/Diligence Attorney mainly focused on PE transactions/M&A at a V20 firm into a traditional partnership-track junior (1-3 yr) Associate position at a peer firm’s similar practice group? Any suggestions to approaching these lateral opportunities?
What is the order in which you Max out your retirement saving accounts? I currently do 401k up to the match, then $19.5k limit towards 401k, Roth 6k limit, and now thinking of HSA.
Advice for my 3L friend looking for a post-grad job at firms in Florida? Goes to a top school, on journal/published, and interviews well, but can’t seem to find any firms hiring right now. Is it just the market?
Do you think this will change our culture permanently? We already so high tech and low touch- I'm scared it'll make it worse.
So this might be a better place to post this and ask this question: Uncle D has announced explicitly that most people won’t get a pay raise & bonus this year except for those promoted and high performers. Amid this crisis, are companies including other big 3, MBB, FAANG, boutique consulting firms still giving high raises and issue stocks? Can you share the impact from your firm?
Hi! Does anyone have advice / resources for interviews as an investment analyst or chief of staff at a VC? Would really appreciate it!
Have an offer for $110K pre-tax in consulting and have the option to choose between Boston, DC, Seattle, and San Francisco. I prefer East Coast but which cities would allow me to save the most versus the least? Trying to understand cost of living in these cities, 27M Single, just FYI.
Interviewed with a non-F500 for their CorpDev team. Received the offer letter but it says "Business Development" instead. Should I be concerned? Or are these terms generally used interchangeably in the industry?
How do you track your time spent reading and responding to emails? I don’t want to run a timer each time I open outlook, but I feel like I’m losing hours of billable time every day to one-off emails that I would never individually bill for.
Question - Can we work as a case prep coach and get paid in India? I am on an H1B and understand you can’t have another job in US. I am no longer working with BCG and this is acceptable under moonlighting policy of my employer. If anyone has any experience, will be great! Thank you!
I heard a news about few people who are in bench were laid off recently. Is it true? Anyone heard about this? One of my friend's friend who is around 2 years was laid off. She was told by talent team that clients are asking for more experience candidates and they were not able to match her to any project. She is from Salesforce practice. Please confirm if anyone heard this type of news.
Fishes - Appreciate any insights on prep for an upcoming interview with Uber for a strategic planning role. Thank you.
Interested in getting some tech certs (Togaf, ITIL etc) and PM extra (agile, scrum) etc to broaden and deepen knowledge. But can only find super expensive ones!? Any advice?
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