My skin isn't the best and with WFH - I have been doing the basics : moisturiser and sunscreen everyday which has really helped. Next year, I'm likely to be back full time in the office and on client site - and I want to do the bare minimum makeup wise. Can someone provide me your "bare minimum" routines and also - makeup/skincare brands! :)
Grateful for my support system. I burst into tears during a zoom call with a project leader today. He said the sweetest thing anyone ever said to me in years. A quick catch-up turned into a therapy session.
Got offer from Accenture.For me they assigned B. U. as IDC and project name is AQ Connected Vehicle Multi-Ye GDN. Building name is mentioned as :- 999999/Pune. Anyone knows about the project? How is the project? Location will be Hinjewadi for this project?
Im someone with a "business" background (supply chain, procurement) that went to work for as a consultant for tech consulting firm after finishing my MBA, but now having trouble finding a project. Got my PSM 1 cert, but not sure what else to do. Not a technical person, never coded. What would you recommend someone in my position to focus on? I'd like to remain on the project management/BA side of the business. TIA!
If you get fired because you’ve been on the bench too long from not being able to find a project does this constitute being able to receive unemployment until you find a new job?
Any suggestions on how to politely "not ace" a project interview? I can't escape the interview but worried about the project. It's a bit disorganized.
Hi Fishes I joined EY GDS this month but not liking the work in the assigned project. It is not as per my expectations and not suitable as a developer. I have another offer from Bristlecone. Any suggestions? Should I continue working with EY GDS to have a brand name or switch to Bristlecone company (high probability of good project) Thanks in advance!
How do you (politely) tell your clients that they invite you to too many meetings everyday? I’m in 6+ hours of client meetings every single day. I feel like I work for them (I’m agency side for a reason) and it’s challenging to have relationships with my internal team because I’m never around! Not to mention my actual work suffers.
Partner: you will work as an acting senior, but we do not grant you the rank of senior or a raise. Staff: what? How can you do this? It’s outrageous, unfair! Partner: take a seat, young auditor. Me: what about the client who ate all the cookies?
https://medium.com/@josh_nussbaum/blockchain-project-ecosystem-8940ababaf27?source=linkShare-5adc33d4ee6f-1514692467 This is a very good round up of the eco system.
How do you choose the best time and date to schedule a client meeting when you’re given multiple options?
Is there a best practice for categorising your experiences on your external/public/LinkedIn type resume? Do you group it by project or by the type of work you did? Any other ideas?
What counts as prior inventions that should be written in a previous inventions disclosure? I’ve “created” processes that are essentially well known but customized to my client. Does that count?
Trying to decide between deal execution opportunities at Strategy& and Deloitte. I want to do some DD work as well so I can understand the entire post deal landscape better and hopefully my PMI skills improve because of it. Will Strategy& and/or Deloitte offer me those opportunities or will I have to fully transition into DD even if I just dip my toes into a DD project?
I want to move to one of the bigger firms like EY, KPMG, Deloitte, and PwC and am not quite sure how to go about it. I currently work as a client engagement manager for a smaller cybersecurity software company with a top secret clearance and a few certifications. Any advice? EY Deloitte PwC KPMG Accenture Booz Allen Hamilton
Smiling at the client as you press submit on $3,000 expense statement for just a two weeks period...
At my client site 5days a week (gps) , and home office has little to no consulting presence. Rolling off around August and looking for a supply chain related project (commercial). Advice!
the client is being uncooperative and it is stressing me out. just needed to get that off my chest lol
Honest question here-hw do I work better with Indians who come over frm India(on-site) to client?My patience with them is at an all time low since they jst dnt gt the methodology & hate owning anythng
What's the worst attempt you've seen to motivate staff? My previous firm brought in a massage therapist to the office for an afternoon during busy season. Then they told the auditors (who were all out at client sites) that they needed to drive into the downtown office, pay for parking, and that none of this time would be billable, so we'd need to work late
Do strategists ever get fired for being bad at their core jobs - writing briefs? Creatives get fired for this all the time.
Is it worth staying at aloft for double points? Or does double aloft points = normal Westin or W points?
Hey all! How is your firm handling travel? Is it voluntary or they start shifting towards a “no choice” to decide model? Is there any incentive from the firms to start traveling? Financial, PTO?
Has anyone filed a NIE and got it approved for their parents? I just had a baby and my parents are in India .. had to cancel their trip due to the travel ban
Tryin to see which companies are gay-friendly. How’s your company giving importance to diversity and inclusion nowadays?
25. At MBB. Thought I wanted PE but I’m thinking FAANG PM type role might be better now. Ultimately I’d like to start my own business. Where are people who join PE 4-5 years down the line vs those who join FAANG?
Does PHR certification help in India, as this is globally recognised how much valuable is this currently in indian job market. Do we got some good offers or its another certificate just to add to CV after so much of investment & time I don't want to get this wasted !! Need suggestions ??
Working in Tokyo and the only American/consultant. Unlimited expense account. Consulting lottery?
Got a 4.5% raise going from staff 1 to 2 at a big 4. 3 rating ( nobody got above a 3). Is that normal? I was expecting more.
Doing my first very remote online. Any tips? Should I get an external camera vs my laptops?
Does anyone have experience with a son having phimosis? Would you be willing to share what you did for your child—comment or DM?
Do they negotiate salary ?? I just had a salary discussion with HR and trust me I can’t say it was a discussion. Guy was pretty rude!! I don’t know I should join or not !! PwC sdc
Neither of my parents have a 401k, investments, or savings. They have nothing. I want to help them retire at 65 which would be about 15 years away. I’m looking to put about $15k/ year until then into an account for them. A couple questions i have though: 1. What type of investment account would be best to maximize? 2. Once gifted to them, will they be taxed if they receive a certain amount? I have little to no knowledge in investing so I’m open to any other ideas and/or advice.
Why is maternity leave, policy and other women's issues not important as compared to Juneteenth, coed bathrooms, and all the other issues in the media today? Women are half the population and at an average of 2.1 kids per woman, these are major issues. Are we not vocal enough? Organized enough? Not a serious voting demographic? Too grateful things are better in this generation? What is it? Why does 50% of the population matter less compared to these smaller marginal groups?
Craziest stories about people getting fired?
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