TFW when your SM announces to the team that your manager is leaving the project while the manager is out on PTO. -_-
Starting to get more involved in the project sales process - any recommendations for books or resources to develop skills in this area?
HALP! I'm getting a promotion soon at a global agency (Head of Digital), CEO asked me to put a stucture for a huge teleco client to manage social & digital paid/owned... any recommendations?
On the phone with a client or buyer , what’s another way to start your response to their question other than “good question...... “
Anyone witness slackers who got into companies you have no idea how? Had a coworker who does jack chit at work besides chatting on Facebook yet lands at a faang company? I guess if he brings the same work ethic he will be spit out for sure. Or maybe he just had no interest in doing project work.
Every SM or partner when they say this project would be the best career building opportunity ever!
If have you been in a project doing/competing for the same work with other consulting company... How was your experience?
Accounting manager at my client makes $20k more than me - experienced manager at big 4...🙄
A client, a restaurant chain, wants to do an internal campaign where corporate employees thank and show appreciating for store employees. Good/touching idea or condescending?
I'm working on an account that consists of 3 other agencies, each one has it's own project manager. One of the lead PMs developed the timelines for 2019 campaigns and all the rest of us are to (contd)
📣 I'm a social strategist with 5yrs experience looking for a new position in Atlanta. Do you know of any agencies hiring? Also any tips on client-side roles would be helpful. 🧩🎯📈
How bad is it to quit your job without an offer yet? I hate getting up everyday bc the work environment is so toxic. Asking for a new project isn’t an option either. Been working through the night
Perks of being laid off and working local: no more flight and hotel reminders, no more shitty project, less politics and back biting. After 10 years I can say I have a life now.
We are here to guide clients: but this is not always the case when your client believes they are the target audience for their product. How do you convince them that they are not and trust the agency?
on PTO today. ate a gummy after lunch. remembered right after it kicked in that i had a client presentation in 15 minutes. with the cmo 🙃
I’m supposed to roll off next week because my work stream is ending so I pinged an md and said I’m free for a new project in a week. Today, I’m reading the new sow and I find out that the project is keeping me on a few more weeks. Pretty messed up that I wasn’t told about this in person. Do I have to stay?
I forgot to expense something from a few pay periods back on my last project. Would it be wrong if I expensed it now? It was a cab from the airport to the office
Does it make sense to open a HSA if I'm going to leave the country in 3 years and don't fall sick often?
From Todd Gibbons, BNY Mellon CEO Through diversity and inclusion comes understanding https://www.linkedin.com/posts/bny-mellon_through-diversity-and-inclusion-comes-understanding-activity-6672643580982558720-ktc5
I am doing something I have never done before, but these are extraordinary times, and call for extraordinary measures. So...looking for “a few good men” that can hold a conversation as we WFH.
Hi ladies! Looking for new opportunities, consulting is burning the candle at both ends of the wick right now, and I’m looking to grow my career in a more sustainable way A bit about me: - 3 yoe in consulting, focus on business ops & supply chain - degree in Supply Chain Management and Information Systems - located in NYC, open to remote - open trying something new - quick learner, organized, loves process improvement - ideal environment: supportive team, adequate onboarding time, good wlb
Has anyone else felt physically sick from stress/overwork? I’d been dizzy, with headaches and stomach pain for weeks, and had debilitating chest pain today (couldn’t sit up) Went to the doc last week and bloodwork is normal; been doing counseling but that still hasn’t helped.
Yo anybody still waiting on their Kellogg interview invite? In Chicago, so requested off-campus, and still no news 😖
Struggling with anxiety...anyone gone to a medical professional for this? Do you just go to a primary care doc first and then get a referral?
How much notice is required before taking parental leave at BCG? Is there something required per rule or is it more just best practice to give 60/90 days notice to give folks time to plan/schedule around it?
When is it best to leave big 4 Investment/Financial Services tax in terms of years/level?
Do you think firms will update expense policies to allow for reimbursable overtime meals in the remote environment (rather than only allowing reimbursement for meals consumed on site)?
I’m new to investing and putting money aside for retirement. I started putting money into my 401k for the past 2 years (though I may need to increase the amount since it’s half the IRS limit). I looked into a Roth IRA but I don’t qualify- where else can I put my money? I have emergency funds already covered. Thanks.
Question - is Bain CTL equivalent to EM or PL at the other two? Also when does the promotion window open and close at each of the 3 firms?
I made final round of interviews at Amazon several months ago but didn’t get an offer because I wasn’t willing to relocate. Now that Amazon is allowing remote work should I reach back out? And if yes, how? They said in their closing correspondence to let them know if my circumstance changed. Do I mention I have a new job or since it’s only been 5 months don’t mention? TIA
I had a final round interview with Blackrock about 3 weeks ago and haven’t heard anything. I’ve reached out to the recruiter and hiring manager for updates but nothing. Is this normal? Just confused why they can’t tell me I’m cut or they’re still deciding…
Hey everyone - from an EEO audit perspective, I’m not sure how to classify our Solutions Consulting (pre sales), Customer Success, and Partnerships teams. All are commissioned employees so my gut says Sales Workers but they aren’t direct sales so that part thinks Professional. What are your thoughts?
Any good recommended books on how to build a scalable product and team? I'm looking for recommendations for two areas: 1) in general laying the groundwork in a startup to have the tools and especially processes in place to scale, and 2) tactical focus on building a SaaS project. I've been promoted into a management role from Dev roots, so need to learn more PM processes to be an effective manager in day job, plus would like to start building my own SaaS solution.
Anyone have flight booked with chase points but are trying to cancel now? The airline is allowing refunds on cancellations but I'm not sure how that works with Chase UR points.
When I was in industry, I started presenting to SVPs as an intern. Now my manager says I’m too junior to present to an SM on the client team (I’m a level 10). This is a little upsetting
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