Does anyone else feel like it’s a bit slow at their firm right now or is it just mine? Apparently lots of people on the bench here...
Ad copywriter who’s freelancing outside of agency world, who do I ask for a reference/review from when finishing up a project? Project leader (who I had minimal interaction with) or day-to-day contact who is lower ranking but actually worked with me beyond the initial interview? At an agency I’d go straight to the CD, but this is a consultancy that doesn’t have that sort of structure.
Level 10 NJ resource, looking for a project asap. Can do (or bullshit really well) just about anything. Have done a bunch of BA and PMO roles since joining in 2015. Low LCR, frugal traveller. Help?
Any advice?: Just finished long term W2 freelance role (since Jan) + I also have a small 1099 side project that‘ll be finishing up in 2ish wks. If we are talking >10k on 1099 (i.e. not enough to justify filing for SCorp) + <160-200k on W2 — is there any real tax advantage of opening LLC vs paying me directly outside of the “protects personal assets if ever sued”, etc? Technically I *could* open LLC quickly b4 invoicing- but dunno if worth $ to do so for such small amount of 1099 coming in?
How big of a discrepancy should there be between what you’re being paid and what your agency is charging the client hourly for your services? Or does that not factor in at all?
Do y’all constantly keep track of what you’re doing week to week to make it easier to update resume at end of project?
What are my entry opportunities in MBB? I’ve done mostly tech consulting, project management and most recently M&A strategy & execution, non MBA (couldn’t afford one)
Very low since I recently got rolled off a project and been on bench for a bit. I don’t know if should start looking for other jobs.. Any words of wisdom for folks who went through a tough patch?
Hi fish. My company is looking for a social media manager. It's a client side start up located in Jersey city. DM me for details if interested
At Deloitte now. laid off last year while on medical leave. Landed a new job with the help of a senior mentor and vouched for me not knowing my medical limitations. I just had to take sick leave again on the first project out of the gate. Dr is recommending 40 hours a week which will not fit the requirements of my director role. I feel like I need to switch roles to a non client facing role to be realistic in my health limitations. How do I make the switch and have the convo with w my mentor?
Why do people always talk about age? for ex client kindly ask me if I was a millennial, trying to guess my age, of course I tell her. But why people always ask? I don't want to tell people my age :(
A little bit sad that I'm rolling off a project tomorrow because that means I probably won't see the Grindr boy I've been hooking up with at the hotel since the beginning of the project again 😞
It's my first time travelling for a project, I was wondering can you expense travel to different locations on weekends rather than your hometown.
Intern just asked me if I'm trying to get on an international project. I don't have the heart to tell her such an opportunity is nonexistent
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Hi moms! Looking for recommendations for ergonomic chairs <$300 (and other devices) that can help with pregnancy back pains while working a ton of hours at the desk?
Told an intern at my firm in a different group that reached out to try and join my team that he should be prepared to work 60-70 hours. He smugly laughed and said everyone he knows at our firm works that many hours (we are a B4 and it’s certainly not the case). Then he proceeded to tell me he leads a 10 person workstream. Then he asked me to refer him to managers to get him transitioned into our group. Posting so others can also get a kick out of this.
What kind of meeting is it when an agency recruiter asks to meet in person instead of a call and hasn't disclosed if there's an opportunity available yet? Do I ask if there is/what the opening is?
Anyone here who has been or going thru arranged marriage prospects, at what point in the course of talking/ meeting do you bring up exclusivity? I am talking to this guy for 3 months given COVID we are not able to meet, but he also seems really into me, we talk everyday and go to sleep talking to each other, but recently I think he is talking to others too and my parents also want me to talk to more guys if I can’t finalize on him. How do I handle this gracefully?
Looking for a referral for my wife who wants to get into consulting. Whip smart woman! We have very few contacts in consulting though. Would it be possible for anyone to generate a referral? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
That moment of regret when you wait until the last possible day to start your expense report.
Any suggestions regarding the recording of lessons? What’s the most efficient way to record and upload to google classroom for my virtual learners?
Anyone ever not have precheck printed on their boarding pass even though you have your KTN entered with your account? Just happened to be at DTW. Guy at the counter says sometimes it just sometimes 🙄
Partners, a program manager running a large, newer account (with a lot of potential) is rolling off, and I have been asked to be the replacement. Any advice for taking over a new team at a new client?
Is it a better idea or accept a post-grad return offer after internship or take my chances and recruit with other firms?
During interview, are there any questions on clients? petition was approved for client A and now working for client B from same worksite. Does it call for amendment with new 797A?
I am a 26M and my job is 100% remote going forward. I want to move to NYC from LA (always wanted to make the move) and I’ve always lived in LA, but have been to NYC many times, so I am fairly familiar with it. Have a couple friends there, but if I were to make the move I’m worried it would be tough to make friends and have a life outside of working from home. Not too interested in changing to a job based in NYC now, but open to it later. Any advice/tips? Anyone do something similar? Regrets?
Looking to resign in about a month. Really need a mental break from the corporate world. I’ve amassed about 2-3 years worth of salary in my investments to hold me through for however long. How bad is it if I took 6-18 months off to pursue hobbies and possible other career paths (content creation/vlogging) while being unemployed before applying to another job in industry? TLDR; I’m about to quit, how bad does a 6-18 month employment gap look when looking to apply again to the workforce?
How long does marriage based immigration take? Is employment to allowed while the application is pending?
1st yr here, & I’m struggling to bill 8 hours/day. I went into the job ready and willing to work 8+ billable hours a day, but I find myself getting burned out by billable hour 6/7 everyday. Any tips?
I’m looking into switching docs and going towards more holistic medicine. Has anyone tried Parsley Health? It it worth it? Alternatively any NYC regular docs that practice holistic medicine?
I found out I’m getting promoted to manager, but still interviewing for manager positions (industry). Should I bring up the promotion during my interviews?
Risk/ IT Audit Opportunity at EY. DM me if your profile is a match and you are interested. JD as below: 1. Experience in System and Process Assurance, ITGC, ITAC, Third Party Assurance, SOC reviews 2. Knowledge of IT frameworks - ISO, NIST, COBIT is desired. 3. Pre and post implementation review of ERP like Oracle, SAP preferred 4. Candidates with certifications - CISA, ISO 27001 is preferred 5. Knowledge of DevOps and Cloud Security Assessments on Azure, AWS and Google cloud is preferred
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