Any good books on how to be liked or get along with others? Looking back in my career, I’ve always had friction my manager and disliked by more than one coworker. It very may well be me and I want to change. I think I have issues with authority and grew up as an only child, if that’s relevant. 30’s F
Hi ladies! Question for you all: do you have any tools/books that you recommend for career planning? Now that we are in QT and not traveling I would like to sit down and try to get more focus and clarity on what I want out of my career and beyond. Prior to consulting, I was involved in non-profits, professional development networks, etc. and that has dwindled due to the adjustment in consulting and would like start developing myself that way. Any recommendations? TIA.
Please recommend online resources/books to help understand the basics of investment and personal finance. Based out of Canada, if applicable. Thank you!
Can anyone recommend me insightful books which can help consulting/career but not with titles like “how to be a successful manager” etc.
Any good books/resources for a 1st year commercial finance associate? I keep feeling like I’m thrown in the middle of deals and I don’t understand the big picture of what’s happening. I suppose I’m looking for an overview of the life of a typical deal or something along those lines. I just want to find my footing a little faster. 3-months in I still feel pretty lost.
Favorite resources (books, YT videos, podcasts, etc.) for beginners looking to get into personal finance? Looking for something easier to consume so I don’t get disinterested
Best books to read about strategy consulting?
One of our older advisors is about to retire so his book will be split amongst us junior advisors. What can I do to pitch myself to him and to management to earn the bigger accounts?
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?
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?
Any recs for new or under-the-radar finance blogs, books, programs, etc. to read/watch while isolating at home? I think I've read everything on my usuals list. Nothing to do but work more...
About to start my first PM job after consulting. Any tips to get myself prepared and ramp up quickly? Books to read, courses to take, etc.? Currently doing ops consulting, no tech background.
Question from a newbie consultant - What are some good online courses/ books to improve consulting skills?
What skills to study / learn that are relevant to M&A or Strategy consulting? Have been studying a lot of valuation, econ, strat, finance, M&A. Books / courses / topics you recommend?
Came from a developer background. What are some business books that can help me get better on the functional consulting side? Have nearly zero formal business education.
Notice there are so many people with debate experience in consulting. Kinda impressed. Any highly recommended books related to debate or communication in general?
Hello! I am looking to get into Product Management. Does anyone have any advice on the best way to get into it? Best certifications to take? Any books or courses as well? Any insight would be helpful. Thanks!
Is anyone running a small nonprofit on the side in addition to consulting? I am planning to start one to carry out some of my passion work. (Any books, courses, places to start?)
Hiya! I was wondering if anyone here has any good recommendations in terms of books or learning material that I can pick up to learn about sales and marketing relevant to the consulting industry?
I feel like my kids 1st grade teacher is being too strict, but I'm not sure if this is normal or I'm being sensitive because it's my child. E.g. she gave him 2/10 for his math homework because he doodled on the page, colored in the circle that has the page number, didn't draw the word problem neatly, wrote his last name under the name line, and says some of his numbers aren't legible. All his answers were correct, except one where he forgot to fill in the blank. Is this normal? X-posting
Just finished the FRM part 1 😕😒😖
Hi all, my H1B got approved today and I am waiting on the actual physical notice. In parallel I have a L2 EAD extension request in process. My H1B is valid from oct 1 only. Can I withdraw my L2 tomorrow? Is it okie if I am out of status for nine days? I am worried that the L2 will get approved. If it does get approved, what do I do?
Job Opportunities in PDX? Anyone know people looking for new jobs in PDX? I am sourcing candidates in PR (Director) and integrated marketing (A/C Supervisor) and other roles. Would love any referrals! S.Towers at bolywelch dot com
To get points for flights/car rentals/hotel/all travel using your credit card do you have to go through a portal or do you get them automatically regardless of where you book as long as you use your card when booking?
Hi everyone. It's a bit awkward for me to say this but I'm looking for copywriting intern/ jr copywriter/freelance roles. If anyone knows of a place please let me know. Thank you.
How much experience do you need to be seriously considered for jobs that ask for “5 years” experience? I have 1.5 years of Big 4 experience. Do you typically include the 2-3 years of college (basic bookkeeping) level accounting jobs / internships as experience as well? (Including college part time accounting jobs gets me closer to 4-5 years experience - just not sure if that’s generally viewed as “valid” experience)
Anyone else nervous about the future and not being able to retire at a reasonable age. How do you determine how much you need for retirement? Late 30s family inc. is $200k planning on kids as well
Interview pitfalls: freelance vs full-time? I'm usually a pretty good interview but a freelance contract is a bit of a different ballgame. Any lessons learned worth sharing?
Has anyone moved from audit to recruiting within the big 4? How did you do it? How is the job?
Does anyone know of where to find remote part time work opportunities for older Indian women? My mom was a part-time after school teacher but has not been doing that due to covid (dad is high risk). I’m having her do some online typing lessons to get her to be a faster typer, maybe find her a data entry gig. She does not want to do nanny’ing / babysitting. She’s a great teacher though and she’s trilingual (Telugu, hindi) - anyone know of where to find opportunities?
Prob been asked but how do you best use Bonvoy points. Debating 60k/night in Iceland or saving up for 85k/night Ritz in Caymans (or something like that). Generally what level to spend the points?
Re lateral hiring: who can you expect to conduct an initial screener for amlaw50 firm? Secured an initial interview and just waiting for more details. Fingers crossed!
What in the actual F American?? Wtf???https://www.zdnet.com/article/american-airlines-made-a-sneaky-decision-that-may-appall-customers/
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
TMW you hug a client and then awkwardly decide you really should have just shaken hands...
What is director round in PWC ? Is this technical round or Project related questions only ? Help please
Anyone that has taken the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification recently, can u talk about the study materials that was most helpful and provide some tips on the test?
Which Big 4 has the best benefits?
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