AMA making 140k total comp while working ~20 hours a week on a work from home project with a roll off date in 2021.
A friend 🐠 was fired for accidentally sending confidential info to the wrong client and is worried about her chances of landing a new gig. How much should she tell the prospective employer about it?
Has anyone rolled off a project due to poor leadership and mal intent from management? If so, how did you approach the topic?
The staff on my project just got asked to be a FB ambassador. I'm thinking this might indicate a life/work balance issue. Do I need to give him more time off to get more hobbies? (Maybe tennis?)
Salary research: Client side Marketing Managers in the Boston or nearby, what do you make? I have 10 years of ad agency experience managing and negotiating campaigns of all kinds. Thinking $100k+.
How do you all handle the schmoozing with the client and also your firm leadership? I find it mentally exhausting at times and just want to go back to my hotel.
What is the general consensus on men wearing turtle necks under sport coats. Is it too casual for client meetings? Does the color play a factor?
I feel like some SMs are brainwashed by the client. One I am working with doesn't like people leaving or wfh or going to the home office. Dude I gotta go catch up on my PD work.
Got a client solutions role at Facebook but also a strategy & product analytics opp at NYT. If strategy & product is end goal, is NYT a better choice? Scared to give up FAANG
Got a freelance gig but I’m new to the freelance world and client is asking for an hourly rate. It’ll be about 20 hours or so and doing design/direction work. What would be a good rate?
Someone please help out at FS Analyst based out of Chicago find a project. Great reviews on first project
Has anyone left Consulting for FAANGU and been happier with the work-life balance? On a shitty project, stuck long hours in a broom closet & I keep romanticizing a standing desk & sleeping in my bed.
What are Deloitte’s PMO Cyber jobs like? Really interested in project management but I’m non-technical
What firms have teams in place that consulting the engineering/construction or capital project space ? And what are those teams?
People who like their current project - please share what you're doing to give me hope / reason to stay in consulting.
Need advice, moms. My son is almost 2. I quit D to take a PM job at a client that I’m quite good at but it’s not totally satisfying - reason was really that I just needed time to be at home (contd)
ECD: Make it white. ME: Ask was 4 pop. ECD: White. ME: But- ECD: WHITE. U r incapable. I’ll handle. Later: ECD: Big miss w/white. Client wants pop. C’mon. U r better than this.
Client site/hotel is 1/2 mile from college roommate's house (800 miles from where I live), who I only see 1-2x/year. Drinking golden monkey w/ him & his fiancee for 2nd time this week. Life is good.
Anyone been able to get baby to sleep 12 hours without CIO? I feel horrible letting baby cry for >5mins. Baby is about 3 months and has 2 nightly wake-ups (7P-3A, 3A-5A, 5A-7A)... any advice?
How does everyone feel about people that "earn" their status through credit card spending? Came up in conversation about points with a family friend last weekend
Hi! Rookie here. Wanted to get thoughts on splitting my salary and send some amount to my wealthfront cash account instead of sending it to traditional bank account.I want to use this savings for(1/2)
Do you think it’s overkill to send a sample of my work product (wiped of client info) to my interviewer? I interviewed last Friday and sent a thank you. It’s been 10 days, they’re still interviewing..
Was told I had to leave a Marriott hotel last night mid stay due to a fire alarm compliance issue. They credited 6k points and gave me a room at a nearby Marriott property for the night. Con’t...
I just watched the San Junípero episode of Black Mirror and the closing song was Heaven is a Place on Earth. Then I tuned on Pandora and THE SAME SONG STARTED PLAYING ON IT I’m freaked out now.
Any big 4 peeps who work in San Fran? Which service line are you in and do you actually get to work with startups?
I’m curious to see what the average pay for a campus recruiter in NYC is. I’m one year into this role, came in entry level, and already got promoted, but I want to make sure I’m getting fairly compensated. Any other recruiters here?
WFH Home office setup stipend - How are your companies doing it? I know BCG gvae $250 and Bain monitor/keyboard + $150 for ergonomics, curious about other consulting firms
Selling GMAT prep! Manhattan books are like new, Advanced Quant is brand new, and I’ll throw in the practice pad and MBA Game Plan book for free.
So, Trump is giving corporations a 20% tax break and is taking away the tax benefit of contributing to your 401k. So he effectively took our money and gave it to corporations. Take that middle class.
Hello 🐠, I’m building a site where you can find travel recommendations from your friends and family! It seems like I’m not the only one who asks around for word of mouth suggestions (looking at the posts on this bowl 🙂). With all of the travelling that we do (pre/post covid) I know you all have great recommendations from personal, flex, and work travel. It’ll be launching soon so please sign up if sounds like something you’d use - I’d also love to get your thoughts! www.travoshare.com
Did your weighting between salary and "interesting work" change over your career? Have heaviliy priotised the latter in my early years and not sure if/when I should rebalance
Interview questions: it’s been a LONG time since I interviewed for a role. What’s a great question to ask the interviewer (besides the usual job specs and details)? I never know what to say...