I’m all for Agile, but when you have 4 stand ups for one project... there’s a problem. Trying to coach my team that more meetings isn’t the solution, but not getting through to them. Any advice?
How often does mental health come up during work, if at all, with your project team / colleagues? Stories of those situations and advice appreciated!
Has anyone been kicked off a project before for having a negative attitude? (Client wasn't happy with it) What were consequences?
I am just getting into the business and of course you hear the term "niche" client everywhere. I am curious what your niche clients are?
When you touch down Thursday for your last client meeting before flying home and the pilot says “have a good weekend”....
Any good courses to get better at UML Diagramming / Product Architecture Diagramming? Project requires heavily solutions diagramming on my part, want to learn to deliver beautiful, clear diagrams.
Does your firm require you to file an LCA for every new client location? I've been having trouble getting staffed on projects because of the lengthy approval process.
Parter after final client pres.: "Go home early and take the day off tomorrow" Me out loud :"Thanks! We have been working 90s"Me in my head: "already was the plan, already have a bottle waiting" 👯🍾
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?
How do you all cope with IBS? Had to sprint out of a client meeting early to find a bathroom and I know it won't be the last time.
At client site and up being in calls from morning to the afternoon almost with little time to get shit done. How do y'all handle this? The expectations is that I attend meetings and also contribute.
On the tail end of my first “blue sky”/strategic vision project. It has been one of the best, enjoyable times of my career. Extremely bittersweet feeling right now since my firm rarely wins this
I’m only traveling every other week on my project that is ending in a couple weeks, by the end of this month I’ll be qualified for Gold status on AA, is it worth it to do challenge for Plat?
Just me and a sr manager on a project and we are very different so we don't hang out. Being alone + traveling is wearing me down and I am burnt out 😔 just got extended too feeling miserable
Anticipating an awful review this cycle from a teammate who will outline all my failures on my last project. Not looking forward to explaining everything to my counselor, so anxious and depressed
Just heard the news that opt students cannot Work on client locations? How does it affect employees working for big 4. Most of the projects are in client side? Any clarity on this ?
Starting a new project as the full time project manager. My part time delivery exec introduced me to the client and said that I am “helping the PM” and can “coordinate schedules.”
SC GPS with (S) in DC. 4 years of FM experience, making $88k. Current certifications are not relevant to the job but I can read the client’s mind and lead a group in the right direction. Zero problems (except for the lack of certs). I know I’m underpaid, what range should I be looking for? Hate job hopping but I understand the power of compound interest enough as to know that it’s time. Best skill is analyzing data and pumping out amazing Excel/PowerPoint documents.
Do any Accenture folks purchase client travel flights using a personal credit card instead of a WBSe?
What do you do when your director freaks out and starts over managing you and the senior on the project ? Nothing is in bad shape from my perspective but he is extremely picky about content
Developed a pro-active idea for a client that’s gotten a lot of great recognition in my agency. However, client left us before we could present to them... should I still put it in my book? 🤷🏻♀️
If you’re negotiating when offereda new job and if you’re going to leave before your bonus is paid out, is it worth mentioning and negotiating a signing bonus to make up for some of that lost bonus $?
Mental health is of supreme importance. We need to be there for one another and talk about it. You are not alone.
Missed my flight last week bc I overslept. Pushed the limit on the flights previous to last week. Finally not a shit and somewhat early andddddd my flight is delayed. Fml
I am looking for innovative ideas as to how to explain a sub-par GPA in an MBA application? Have a 3.45, which I realize isn't the worst, but the pattern of my bad grades is not ideal... (cont.)
After 3 months of having to use mobile Skype instead of desktop I can say the only good thing about it is I can ignore messages and people will just think it didn’t go through. Otherwise it’s garbage.
I've been on a Salesforce implementation for 4 months and almost every day I hear someone from the client say "Well I don't know how Salesforce works but..." 🤦♀️
Anyone have any good recommendations for an in-home office chair. Not really looking to break the bank.
Any good ideas for a health tech product/ SaaS offering etc? If one has I would like to listen and join the cause.
EY folks, why does Independence ask that your spouse rolls over their ex-employer's 401k to a current one? What if the spouse doesn't want to do it? What are the options?
Starting mba in the fall. Should I keep working until July/august in hopes voluntary layoffs with severance start or stop working in June (which was the original plan)?
Are we going to have stealth layoffs or normal layoffs? Somehow I think the embarassment of conducting a layoff in 2008 is no longer the case (...)
Tired of leadership focusing on what's not right all the time vs what's going well , very demotivating and frustrating project environment - any experiences and tricks to manage ?
For those jumping to corporate strategy, what comp ranges are you seeing for associate level positions for someone with 3-4 years in mgmt consulting, pre-MBA? Glassdoor ranges are too wide here
As a Senior 3 who's already performing at an M Level, moving officially into an M role - what can I do to be a successful Manager 1 (or perhaps 2)
Media agency friends, What is the average associate media director salary? Please list city. I am in chicago and recently was promoted. Starting salary negotiated = $95k. Is this on the low/high end?