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.
Trouble networking virtually; I started recently, 3 months ago. I am not sure how projects/internal moves work but I was wondering if anyone has advice on networking virtually? I am finding it tricky because I don't know anyone apart from my team & I can't view Talent Marketplace because I am on a billable project, not sure how long it will go. I enjoy my work and not looking to move just yet, I wanted to see what else is out there and looking for opportunities to network with more people.
It's been a month I joined new company. No project allocation happened. Still Im getting calls from good companies to attend interview. Shall I attend interview? How to process if I got offered?
Help. Working with 2 supervisors on an offering they are both experts in ... they both have visibility into my work... how do I reach out to one of them about a potential new client without getting into trouble if the other finds out? I have my own preference on which I think is best for the job but feel stuck as they both can impact promotion of me
Hi fishes! To any fellow FP&A ladies in the room: Just joined an FP&A team with no prior FP&A experience... What makes a strong, high performing FP&A analyst? My background is in project management for finance, model governance and RRP consulting; graduated business administration, major in finance. Thanks!
If you sent a subordinate an article that you thought might be related to their current project and they responded with, “Thank you. Very Interesting.” Would you consider that rude? Edit: I am the replyer in this scenario
Rolled off a horrible project due to budget constraints, one week on the bench, and just sold a dream role for myself starting Monday. It's been a good week 😀
Any advice for feeling totally out of your depth on a new client and project type? It’s been 2 weeks and I’m still trying to get my head around the sheer complication, scale, terminology (contd..)
Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Folks whose h1 was picked in lottery, hav ur lawyers submitted documents to uscis. What documents they need frm client and frm u. What is last date to submit. Mine got picked but no word from lawyers
If all the top consulting firms made anonymous decks or gave anonymous pitches to a client, eg no branding and the client did not know which firm made which deck, do you actually think that the client would prefer MBB? ￼ Is MBB actually coming up with better/more innovative solutions? I feel like I see many repeat or slightly altered ￼solutions on almost all of my cases, are these really things that people at Deloitte/Accenture etc aren’t coming up with?￼
I just joined Accenture, and I was told that I need to ask my manager for permission and justification for a Mac. Do I need to wait until I’m assigned to a project, or should I just ask my normal manager? Also, am I good to just start downloading tech (Python, Sublime, etc.) I need for my job, or do I have to wait for that?
The long and the short of it. I was laid off a couple of months ago, the clients on the account I ran loved me. Can I hit the client up about freelance? The non-solicitation part in my severance package mentions something about a year (which hasn’t passed yet), but still I’m no lawyer and it’s mostly mumbo jumbo to me.
Was extended but haven’t done any work this week so far. Haven’t been briefed on the new project. Still billing this week, right? Think they do weekly here, not sure tho.
Anyone work out of a van/truck camper for a long period of time? Probably going to be on and off not traveling for months by the project and love being outdoors and traveling. If so, how was it and what do you do for internet?
Is a CAPM worth the trouble? Or should I just wait until I’m qualified enough to get do the PMP?
How do we use the 35K point Marriott vouchers from the 2 free night promotion? I tried booking a vacation stay and Marriott took the 70K points directly from my account instead of using the voucher.
Marcus by Goldman just sent me an email, the day after I funded my HYSA with them, to let me know they are dropping the rate from .6 to .5. This feels like a con. Anyone else have this happen? Might as well just bundle all my Amex accounts and switch to Amex HYSA since it is currently at .6
Are companies looking to hire more minorities and people who identify as LGBTQ+? I saw a post about a job listing for a Big 4 and it said it had a strong preference for people who identify as LGBTQ+ or a minority racial group. Does this mean they have a higher chance of getting the job? Not trying to start any political debates, I’m just generally curious.
What is the bonus structure at your law firm? Associate hour requirement at my firm is 1850, for every hour over that you get your billable rate (i.e. if your rate is $200/hr you get $200 for each hour over 1850). To me this seems like its just overtime pay. Is this typical?
As we navigate the numerous challenges and roadblocks that come with being on a visa in America, what are some things you wish you had to support your mental health? Looking for ideas as I am in the process of designing a program that can support international people in dealing with these issues ( including me).
Hello ladies... Really need your advice on this. I am currently on work visa (L1B) and want to travel to Dubai on the first week of July. Do you know if there will be any restrictions to enter back to US from Dubai?
When based in a city like NYC with multiple hubs, how do you think about the airline to chase loyalty on?
Have a ton of Aeroplan points saved up. Debating whether to save them for travel or use them for an Apple Watch. Any tips? Is it generally better value to use them for travelling?
Can anyone smarter than me help me figure out why I was charged NY income tax as a Texas resident? I was hired in August and paid out a hefty signing bonus that was taxed at the New York income tax level because the firm incorrectly mapped my home location there. None of my work was performed there and I don’t live there. Now the firm is refusing to payback the paid NY taxes?
Has anyone filed a police report with LA county that have video evidence and the faces of the criminals? Any lessons learned? I recently got my bike stolen and I want to make sure the footage I have gets seen by an officer.
I finally got a data scientist interview and the amount of preparing and studying you have to do is crazy
What do you'll tell a recruiter when asked if you're interviewing with other companies? If you're interviewing with a competitor but nowhere close to the final round, is it worth mentioning?
So, super weird question: Others often consider me the "smartest person in the room" but I love being challenged and called out when I'm wrong. Is this weird? Is there a term to describe this (other than obnoxious)? Asking here because for some reason in our culture it's super taboo to talk about how smart we are and we're all supposed to pretend we're less intelligent than we are too avoid looking arrogant or making others feel inferior.
Do you guys share your salary with peers in the company to see if you are underpaid? In my group almost everyone knows each others salary. NY FSO
I just moved to a foreign country and I am really in need of a job. I applied to a big 4 and spent weeks making it through interviews only to get turned down, because they wanted someone with big 4 experience. How can I get big 4 experience if a big 4 isn’t willing to hire me? I feel defeated.
I am a automation test analyst at TCS with 4 years of experience in automation and functional testing in various domain. I am going to have my interviews for Deloitte. Can anyone please give me ideas of questions and tell me the level of difficulty? What is the hike that I can ask for?
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