How do you stop seeing travel as temporary and settle into a routine? Or does that ever happen... (from a Staff on their first project)
Briefly mentioned getting 4WD for a rental car on a project up in Massachusetts to the partner, now getting push back from expense team to personally pay for the upgrade. What to do?
Thought on independent consulting? Offer for a small firm for a 6 month project, $100 hour and max 40 hours a week. Plus all travel/misc expenses paid for. Total current comp at Accenture is at 180k.
Switching consulting agencies atm. Currently I earn way below average at 42k€/p.a + car. Next week I am negotiating with another company wanting to employ me. I am actually bringing in a customer with a fixed 2 year project @ 1000€ all-in/day rate (5 billable days/week). What salary should I aim for - and what bonuses? I would love something around the market average of 65-75k is it realistic even though I am in my mid 20s?
if I just don't show up at the client site, would I get fired immediately? Would I get severance?
Anyone work on a commercial due diligence project versus operational DD? How would you describe the difference?
COVID WFH has put me several time zones away from my client (I’m further west and their culture is to start the day early anyway). It’s a new project so I don’t have relationships built up. How much pushback on morning meetings is reasonable? I know the project can’t operate totally around me but these start times aren’t sustainable...
Bridgewater compensation for an investments, management, portfolio, client services associate position? What if you're not from out of undergrad? Are you paid more or the same as a new grad?
Should I fly home to be with parents? Project has me WFH and have a better support system there than where I currently am. I have a N95 mask, gloves, and PreCheck and I am in my 20s if that matters.
Since George Floyd's murder and the sudden Corporate America "wokeness," I (black guy) have been routinely contacted by unacquainted Partners who explicitly state something to the effect "Client X wants diversity, so we'd like you on this deal..." It really comes across as tone deaf and completely patronizing. I appreciate the efforts to diversity (albeit forced), but Partners really need to learn how to not be so supercilious in the approach. You don't have to overtly state that I'm the quota.
After joining HCL I received email with reporting mgr and all details. There Employee Reporting Location is mentioned as "Client Location" Does this mean I will not be working from HCL office, rather some local client office ? Domain is ERS. Can someone from HCL please clarify with their past experience. HCL Technologies
Partners. Were there stages in your career (Analyst, Consultant, Manager, etc) where you felt things weren’t clicking and that maybe consulting wasn’t for you? What did you do to get over the hump and still find a way to Partner? To be specific, I’m currently a C looking to make manager in a year, and there are manager level responsibilities that I’m struggling to execute proficiently (e.g., asking the right questions to the client, driving work with little guidance, etc)
About to start traveling project for first time. Best hotel chain to use to maximize points? And best car rental?
Hey Googlers, I’m going in for my GCP TAM second round on Monday and had a few QQs for you all: 1. For the RRK2 case study if there is a scenario for handling peak time workloads where the client did a lift & shift of a monolithic architecture, is the best suggestion to move them to micro services to enable serverless and auto scaling features? 2. I was told that they’ll give me 15 mins to prep after the case study is shared live, would you suggest I build a 1 pager or is that not required?Google
Hi People@ I am currently working as a Lead Consultant for Genpact Headstrong on BA (Business Analyst) / PM (Project Manager) profile for a Global IB (client). With experience of close to 9 years my current package is 20 lacs fixed. Is this package good for my experience as i see alot of post here of people earling +30lacs easily and also alot of opening in the market for BA / PM profiles?
Joined daily stand up, project team didn’t realize I was in the call and started gossiping about me that they wanted to get rid of me. How would you react? Call them out or observe?
Did anyone see the new Cigna report/research on loneliness? It really resonated with me as I'm on a work from.home project that is making me feel really down and lonely.
has anyone transferred to another b4 due to not being able to roll off easily and friendly at your project at the current firm? how did it end out for you?
Does anyone else feel out of sync when they are back home from the client site? Like shouldn't it be the other way around?!
I’ve seen some of my colleagues update their LinkedIn profile with their promotion. Is it too early for that?
Fiancé and I booked a flight on the same reservation, Delta split us up so we both had middle seats 3 rows apart. Gate agent refused to even try to switch us back I’m platinum, he’s silver. Points?
Anyone go from WFH to going in an office? I WFH a few days a week but may have an opportunity that’s a 50%+ pay increase, but would require me to be in an office M-F. Worth it? Early in my career.
Have a long term project in Raleigh, NC. Where would be a safe and fun place to stay? Single female. Thanks.
I have too many meetings in my day so I can't get into a state of flow for doing my actual work. How bad is it to skip meetings where my input isn't really necessary?
Hi Fishes, Infosys (Permanent WFH) or KPMG india(40k increase in basic pay but infosys having JB of 2 lakhs)? YOE - 2.9 Cloud. Bit urgent. Thanks,
Hi Guys. Any tips for transitioning from Senior Auditor to Financial controller of a small to medium sized business? Just accepted a position and seeing how I can prepare for the transition.
Salary range for Big4 valuation? NYC
I broke up with my girlfriend yesterday. We dated for a little over a year. She was crying hysterically, screaming at me, and told me numerous times that I just wasted her time. I was shocked by her reaction and didn’t expect this type of reaction from her. I remained calm, didn’t raise my voice, and I was trying to get her to calm down, however she just kept screaming. Since I broke up with her at her place, I just walked out and left. Should I check up on her or just let it go? I feel guilty
Anyone done a H1B transfer lately? How long did it take for you? Please indicate if it was premium processing or not. TIA!
How should I ask a recruiter on LinkedIn to help with securing an interview. Already applied online and noticed that there is a recruiter for that firm as a connection
I know tech salaries are lower but equity compensation makes up the difference. But does it really make up the difference if you’re making $200k plus salary in a non tech job?
As an intern, how do you deal with an associate that (1) is overly patronizing, (2) that consistently takes credit for your work in front of the partner and (3) that thinks their work is top priority?
I only plan on staying in consulting for about 2 more years then off for an MBA. Would it be more worth it to take a level and pay raise at a different big4 moving to senior level rather than going to associate/analyst level at MBB? These are my two choices at the moment. I want to position myself best for post MBA jobs in industry. Salary will def be lower at MBB compared to the senior level at big4 so not sure if it’s worth the trade off in experience.
New lvl 9 tech consultant with 4 years of Salesforce exp. with a base of 115k in C&M Been hearing that’s pretty high for my lvl and won’t be getting a raise anytime soon. Is this true?
All-my dad has been guilt tripping me into visiting him. He is 8 hours away driving without stopping. I am pregnant and am not traveling anywhere where I can’t drive non stop - not even seeing my in laws 90 minutes away. I know it sounds crazy but that is where I am. He half jokingly said I could wear Depends. Please tell me I’m not crazy and that it’s okay for me to not go and my dad should be at least somewhat understanding. We don’t have the best relationship.
Thoughts on switching to one of the big banks for a nice work from home 9 to 5 (possibility of entrepreneurial ventures after 5) vs corporate banking - in terms of long term quality of life and future career opportunities?
Currently on my project sick with the stomach flu-how have you 🐠s dealt with being sick while traveling?
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