About to start my first project after my first maternity leave. Is mommy brain a real thing? Should I expect myself to be less sharp than I used to be (at first anyway)?
It's been 3 weeks since I joined IBM. I am still not allocated to any project. Is there any way where I can find suitable project for my skill set and apply for it myself?
Dear Client - it's still the same template and the same deck. Thanks for having your meds today! #ridiculous
Fellow consultants - I'm working on a side project and would love to get your input regarding working from home preferences. Would appreciate it you can fill out this survey! https://shopango.com/pages/work-from-home-survey
For folks who are stuck on India during this time.. will you be able to WFH? Legally can you do that? Would you need LCA and how long can you WFH..
BAH 🐟, wondering what comp looks like for a project manager? Currently at 140k with 6 yoe and wondering if they would pay more.
No joke. I just found out one of our ADs takes his Apple monitor home when he decides to WFH because working off his laptop is annoying. I mean, isn’t that why you have a desk...
it feels like every survey about working from home is (poorly) designed to answer the useless question "would you rather work from home or from the office." I submit that the set of people who prefers to have only one of those two options, always and forever, is the null set. which means it DOES NOT MATTER because the correct answer is always going to be "make both possible." you're welcome, HR departments everywhere.
I am so grateful to have a job right now but I am really struggling. I’ve been at D for a little under a year and have been really unhappy with my experience. In particular, my current project and my direct supervisor make me feel unbelievably incompetent and under appreciated. Given COVID, there is little flexibility to roll off. I’ve tried to stick it through but I’m at a breaking point. Any suggestions on how to make the best of it? Or next steps?
Continued to be impressed by the Publicis response. We've had processes in place to support WFH for roughly a week. A process for bringing second screens home, support lines, team checks, etc. https://youtu.be/zz2IsWjT2HM
Hard money loan for a buy, rehab rent project: 168k principal, 8% interest, 2.9% loan cost (4.8k) and 4 points (6.7k) The upfront cost seems a bit excessive to me or is this normal today?
Starting a new job soon and have no idea how to go around building a network when everyone is remote. How should I approach this?
I love my current project and my team but at the same time i feel so underpaid and undervalued. Im USDC and im carrying the team on my shoulders. Im an analyst with almost 2 yoe so i feel i dont have enough leverage to leave. What can i do? How di people get hired by their clients? Deloitte
Have been a PM for my client for the past year, successfully deploying several things. Just got told I will start working with a lower level client associate and I’m being dropped to a BA level...
Do agencies care about spec work? My book is nowhere near where I want it to be. I have one cool project that was produced by my first agency (I was there for almost 2 years). From there I made the
How do firms track LCA violations? Consultant on my team has a pending LCA, but is traveling to client location regardless. Just charging time to his home location. What are the implications?
Going to come in with a very unpopular opinion, but I’m just frustrated. More often than not, we need you to work more than 40 hours. This isn’t a 9-5. And you can’t cut out early or wfh twice a week
Living alone in a new city, I thought WFH would be lonely and depressing. Turns out I love not dealing with coworkers AND I've been reconnecting with old friends on animal crossing. This isnt so bad😂
I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.
Fired without severance...haven’t signed anything yet. Is severance something that can be negotiated with HR? I have a call with them on Monday to discuss.
Say there are two candidates, Candidate A has a 6/10 resume and candidate B has a 9/10 resume. If Candidate A has a referral at MBB, are they more likely to get an interview than candidate B? Or will they be about the same?
Which of these two can get a job quicker? A. The one who resigned and currently unemployed B. The one who got fired
Someone want to explain how everyone in consulting can be this duped... we accept promotions for more responsibilities without knowledge of compensation... that literally doesn’t happen anywhere else. How dumb are we? Ps. I don’t count myself, I’ve never taken a promotion without jumping firms :) though plan on doing it next year - as SM
H1b peeps, Stephen Miller, the author of the immigration "ban" is now working on an EO on work visas.
Anyone know what kind of outlook there is in incentive compensation? I’m going to be doing incentive compensation for a large pharma in an operations role. If I exit with 2 YOE what kind of comp can I expect as a manager or director for incentive comp?
Did anyone recently get Dropbox eligibility/interview waiver in India? I'm getting the waiver which I didn't expect because my last stamping was not in India. Does anyone know if they removed this rule? It wasn't even asked in the questionnaire leading to the waiver message.
I get nervous when I have to communicate project status in huge conference calls. Any tips?
Currently an SC at EY up for promotion to Manager (no guarantee this will occur) and have an offer from Deloitte for SC for a $15k base increase. Would you take the offer or wait for promo decision?
Final FP&A interview tomorrow with the director. Have already had one interview with the hiring manager, and two interviews with the team. What should I expect for tomorrow? Recruiter who scheduled the interview said keep doing what you’re doing and be yourself. Does that mean the team didn’t think I was myself during their interviews? Or am I reading into this too much?
How to deal with jealousy over friends and peers getting amazing job offers amidst my struggle to find a new role? It keeps happening and today my friend informed me he’s leaving for a 35% pay raise. I’m making 50K less than him now and feel criminally underpaid by my lackluster company.
16 weeks and so worried all of the stress I’m under is going to hurt the baby. Between work, my own scary (non-pregnancy) health stuff, the pandemic, my mom (who is a widow and lives alone, basically isolated by choice due to covid) is having health issues, and pressures to keep billable hours up, I’ve been having complete breakdowns. Today I spent almost the entire day crying and now have to make up the billable time this weekend. I really worry abt what effect this will have on the babe.
Seems like this is a good place to get a reality check on what I am looking for in a position. I am trying to leave my current firm. I am a Senior Tax Accountant. Been the only Senior for a year. Currently make $76k. Had a bonus of $4500 this year. Not sure what the bonus is going to be next year (or if there will be any) since they are moving to a new bonus plan that is supposed to be more "fair and generous" We have a Safe harbor 401k plan. So get an automatic 3% contribution to 401K.
Bay Area PwC - what is this I hear of a 20K bonus to keep seniors? Is it true? If so, please share the details! 😁
Former Senior Manager in Advisory here - does anyone feel like it’s a steep wall trying to break into tech industry for any role that has a manager title (e.g., Manager, XYZ Function)? I exited as a Senior Program Manager (IC role), I could absolutely not find anyone in industry willing to trust me managing people. Has anyone felt the same? What’s the reason for this wall? I’ve managed tons of teams and managed their career dev while at Big 4...what am I not seeing that I should see?
What’s everyone’s favorite zoom background?
Is it normal to be “available” during the summer as an a2 going into a3, little nervous about utilization.
EY - ladies, what to wear to the holiday party?!
TFW you are so engrossed in your phone you realize you walked in and sat in a stall of the other gender's restroom ....then panicking to figure out how to leave.
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