Unfortunately was just laid off. I’m taking this as an opportunity to look forward to new experiences and people to work with. If anyone knows of any Producer gigs, I’m now available. I’m agency side.
Anyone looking for a freelance graphic designer or illustrator? Just got laid off, and could use something to hold me over.
Just been invited to a career in consulting night by Bain about 4 months after I took the tests for a referred application. Is this just fired out to everyone or is this indicative of something more?
United Airlines is cutting 30% of it's workforce by October 1st. Apologies if this was already posted. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-united-airlines-job-cuts-20200505-542kkmykdfbvjdefti6d3tbb7i-story.html
If you get fired from Deloitte (or similar), what would they say in a background check? Would they say “would not rehire” or something like that? Anyone have any issues with this?
My partner and I are thinking about moving to NYC! Are there any CW jobs there right now or is it totally oversaturated from layoffs?
A flat fee project contract is currently about a month over the expected end date, and it’s still going. Is it reasonable to ask for the remaining balance now vs end of project which was what was agreed upon?
It’s restructuring season. KPMG, GT, and other firms have begun announcing layoffs. Everyone should take some time to polish off their resume. It’s a cold world out there and loyalty means nothing to your employer. Here’s to hoping that everyone lands on their feet and I’ll see y’all in a happier future.
Heard that you are not likely to get laid off for being unstaffed if you got promoted in the last performance cycle, anyone know if that's true?
Holding Co HR people please answer: Why do you blackball people who were fired from an agency in your network from working at other agencies? What if it was a just a bad fit?
In other news: Deloitte is full of trolls that are trying to convince you you're about to be laid off.
Risk of getting fired as a new experienced hire in HC with solid 3 ratings and tons of impactful PRD, but on the bench for too long?
Informed today that, unless we win some new business in the next 90 days, I’ll be laid off. Thoughts on when I should start to make alternative plans? (Con’t)
Would you tell your younger self to go into advertising? I’ve already experienced anxiety, sexual harassment from my male bosses, and a layoff...
If the big4 has an up or out model, do a lot of senior managers get laid off? Not everyone can be a partner/principle. How long can someone be a partner/principle for?
I know of someone that got away with working for two different Big 4 firms at the same time for nearly a year before one of them found out and fired him. Curious if there are any others out there?
Back again with a question for the McKinsey folks! 1. Is it true that if you are internal (specifically PD) you are not eligible for a performance bonus? Just base and the 401K profit sharing? 2. I know McKinsey offers a percentage of your salary into a retirement fund. The recruiter painted it as a range (from 7-12%), but other fish in the main consulting bowl said it’s either 7 OR 12% (no in between) based off of if you’re client facing or internal - which is true? Continuing below:
Gonna start new project after 5 months on the bench. It's a miracle they haven't fired me 🙌
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
Have you ever had to go to the bathroom really bad in the middle of a client meeting, and how did you deal with it?
Enough with the politics and racist shit, lets ask the real questions. What's everyone's bench, dead lift, back squat totals?
Been in MBB for about six month, I can’t seem to get use to the 65-70 hr work weeks 😣 even an easy day leaves me exhausted. Anyone else feel this way?
Is advertising a den of thieves where we just steal concepts from creatives? I saw David do something similar with their Coke print ad. Man, I don't know what's up with the advertising industry anymore
Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities
What’s general turnaround time from final candidate interview to decision / offer? Friend I referred for a SD role has gone through the process (2 Partner interviews, 1 SD interview) with the last interview occurring about two weeks ago. She hasn’t heard anything from HR and HR hasn’t responded to her emails asking on status. Not sure if that’s par for the course or an indication she got dinged.
What are people’s thoughts on the future of WFH within consulting in London? Hybrid Model / Full WFH / Back in the office or client site full time?
What are the range of salaries for a Sr. Buyer who does the contract during the Procurement process? Remote so any range would help. I was a logistics specialist E-5 in the Navy, then was a Manager at Amazon for 3 years, now I have 2 years with contract experience through IT software purchase. I feel I'm being underpaid, and would like to see what some of the salaries are. Thanks, Mike
I have 2 years currently remaining on my H1B and don’t have I140 yet. Am planning to start applying to places, but I see a lot of posts about how companies are saying no to folks who have contd..
I’m honestly afraid my boyfriend is drinking too much and I’m not sure what to do about it. Most nights it’s 4-5 beers or so. He honestly didn’t drink that much before meeting me a year ago but at that point he honestly couldn’t drink much because of his living situation and wasn’t making very much. He got a new job that made more and moved in with me and since drinking has become a lot more of an issue. He’s never that drunk, angry when drinking, or driving. I’m just a little worried about it.
McKinsey dads: what’s parental leave time at your firm? Is there a minimum tenure requirement to take the leave?
Hi Fishers, What can my expected CTC be for a PO role at Servicenow? My current profile is 6 years experience with 19 LPA. I have couple of offers with 23LPA and 25 LPA.
I work for a MSP and a cloud reseller in business dev (proposals), presales and marketing (developing win wires, POCs etc.). I'm looking to work for an ISV or CSP (Azure, GCP, AWS) in Cloud partnerships or a Biz Ops role. These appear to be more strategy focused from first glance. I'm seeking guidance on how I could get my resume (and experience) to speak to these roles. What are some themes that stand out to you all in these roles? Thank you!
Any 🐠 works for LEGO? Saw a job post and would really appreciate it if anyone will be open to share the culture/experience!
Help! Any experience or tips for how to find super flexible child care? Does it even exist in LA? Im full time, my husband is freelance. He can take care of our baby when he’s not working...
Canadian professional (B. Ed, M.A, Ed D * Candidate) looking to move to USA to work in a college or university. I'd need a sponsor. Bring a wealth of experience. Does anyone have a lead? Thought? Hint??
Any firms hiring in the healthcare space? Was laid off due to covid-19 a few months ago and would love some help getting back to work. Thank you In advance for the help/suggestions.
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.