Is it unethical as realtors working in an office to block chunks of time off for personal reasons? Some of my coworkers stay in their desks for up to 10 hours, but I've taken up the habit of blocking at least 1 hour daily for lunch, breaks, and other issues that may arise. Do you do this as well or do you prefer to work straight through your day?
I’m an analyst at a small(ish) REPE firm. We’re looking to unroll a pretty comprehensive Multifamily strategy and I’m tasked with hammering it out internally. Part of this is choosing a RE consulting firm to engage. We’re looking for people to gather a lot of data on various markets and create various economic reports. Also other data as needed to make a slide deck. Anybody have recommendations/personal experience at a consulting firm with Multifamily practice?
I am currently a Technology Analyst in Finance looking to break into Mbb consulting . Are there any senior / senior associate consultants here that will be able to speak to about my experience to determine if I’d be a right fit?
Hi, I have 2 offers below,
1. 50lakhs per year in Bangalore
2. €105k in Netherlands
Considering the economic crisis due to war, inflation etc. I am confused on which one to select. Please guide me.
Ritz Carlton South Beach…worth it or nah?
Has anyone tried to get off of Adderall? Although it helps me focus, I do not like how it effects my personality. I’ve been off of it for one week and can’t seem to focus at work.
Ratings from CRT soon and pretty confident I will get rated below what I think I deserve. Once I get the rating is there anyway to negotiate up? I.e saying what I think was missed in my evaluation
Anyone have psychomotor agitation (inability to sit still, restless,etc) - I have this as my most prominent debilitating part of my anxiety and depression and just can’t kick it. I’ve tired everything from working out( which helps for short term), anxiety meds - I’ve taken almost every ssri with no help :(
Question. What debt consolidation service would you recommend? Have some credit card debt accumulated from my wife that I’m thinking of consolidating. Get all kinds of offers in the mail but would prefer recommendations if you have any. Thanks.
Started the ‘banking of my eggs’ for the future process today. Will take about 1 month. Ask any question you have. Happy to answer and share my experience
To the guy that just deleted his post - you're right. An MBA ranked around 100 has a miserable ROI and is only a good option for people that need a box checked, not for people hoping to change careers
Has the Fitbit, Apple Watch etc. actually help anyone lose weight? I've been wearing one for a year. I've been walking regularly, but still rocking the dad bod.
I am a Medical Technologist with a degree in BS Medical Technology. I want to change my career to Business Analyst or Project Manager. I do not want to get another degree. Will coursera courses suffice? Any other tips?
Which engineering is the best and why? I am an electrical engineer and I am sure that my engineering is the best career because it is the most difficult to study and at the same time we are the ones in charge of moving the world.
What would you do if your new company didn't pay your signing bonus on time?
Honest mistake or bad omen?
Question for Nike employees:
Do you get an employee discount on purchase of Jordan shoes?
Any tech companies hiring for product marketing or is the sector as a hole down on hiring? Specifically in northeast (jersey/nyc)
Skill - SAP S4 Hana SD
CCTC - 10LPA
YOE - 4
How much can I target to expect?
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Does anyone ever read meeting notes? Or, it is a medium to merely CYA.
These are very expensive notes considering the time taken to write and review them.
Not sure who needs this, I do.
United following delta in matching elite status into January 2022 https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-extending-elite-status/amp/
What are some of the best books you’ve read about people and investing? Such as dealing with people (business psychology almost) and then investing (real estate more specifically)!
I am looking for books that give practical advice, not just big picture theory and motivation.
Obviously MBB are the top consulting firms, but would people feel different about prestige based on service line? As in, is it better to be any type of BA/EM/etc at McK than doing the “sexiest” strategy work at a B4/tier 2? Would any of y’all at Tier 2s accept any lateral role at MBB? Curious to hear thoughts
How realistic is it to transfer MBB/t2 offer from ME office to a European office (my current country of residence - but not citizenship)?
How do I get out of $275K of student loan debt? Would love to hear from those who have overcome a similar debt burden
I am looking for remote opportunities in SDET/ QA Automation. Please let me know if there are opportunities at your company!!!
YOE : 4
Have anyone dated coworkers in the same client site? Did you keep it low key and not let your lead or other coworkers know ?
Boyfriend though a cup of tea would calm me down before bed- didn't realize there was caffeine in there until it was too late 😳 #wideawake #wantsleep
Anyone else get nauseous when they can’t see out of the window on a plane? Sitting here in the middle (unfortunately) and the person in the window seat just closed it 🙃
So my flight ran out of woodfords before take off 😱
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I think it really depends on your industry job.
The industry job I’m in right now is more hectic than when I was in consulting. I’m part of the strategy team that’s starting up a new digital venture within a legacy company.
No I have way more meetings compared to when I was in consulting. I guess the difference is being key on multiple projects/initiatives vs *just* having a client and firm work. That said, my wlb is still better in industry.
Depends on your role, the company/industry. I have worked with client team members who have busier calendars than consultants and then there are folks with a decent wlb.
In industry now - I feel more in control of meetings on my calendar. Either reject or don’t show up to the useless ones. Nobody cares as long as you have a valid reason. Wasn’t like that in consulting - always became a show of strength
When I was in industry, it was about 50/50. But my client is in meetings all day every day. To talk about what? Idk.
I agree with others- it depends on the industry and role. When I was in industry (left this past fall), I had meetings nonstop from 8-6 and worked from 6-7am until 9-10pm most days. It was in Global Supply Chain / Merchandising for a Fortune 25 company and the job, culture, and environment was unmanageable. I have a much better WLB in Consulting (for now… fingers crossed).
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I have way more control over when and what i want to attend. Heck, i even have focus time BLOCKS! wow wow! 😂
100% you have way more time and people here put way more pressure and go at 3000% miles an hour. You see people online at 10-11pm in industry that almost will never happen
I agree. I feel like in industry you have more useless meetings bit it's compensated by the fact that overall you have less work. In firms you get both the meetings and the 10-hours day.
I believe in less meetings and getting more work done..
Depends on industry. Same role / level in industry or consulting = same amount of meetings. The only difference is who is leading the meeting
Industry often has more meetings. Bigger teams with bigger scope (compared to a 4 person consulting team) and more stakeholders and less clear decisionmaking authority means more meetings. However the bar for work speed and quality is usually lower. So all the meeting time is less problematic. That reduction in work quality expectations yields time savings in part because you're not doing tons of rework for slides not looking pretty enough.
If you are in industry and part of scrum team and have more meetings, then there is a problem with your scrum master or your leaders
Went from 60+ hours a week at KPMG to 40 hours in industry
SCRUM agile was supposed to help with all this, but from what I see it just adds a daily standup and a sprint demo on top of all the other meetings.
People will never let the meetings go.
As a PM now, I’m in 4-6 hours of meetings almost every day….
Like most said here it very much depends on role and company/team culture. Don’t go into industry expecting to work less/be in fewer meetings. There are other perks, but these are not the droids you are looking for.
Meetings galore but I’m starting to force more prescriptive meetings and enforcing this could have been an email!
Also helps to block of times for focus time.
I went from being a people manager to an IC and have way, way less meetings. My WLB is more flexible, but I probably work the same amount. In consulting I had C’s and A’s build out all decks/do financial modeling, I do that work now. The pressure I would say is a bit less as I am no longer “the face” and have a boss who kind of oversees it, so it offsets. Work is way more interesting. But I may go back. Why work similar ish hours and get paid less than what I could be making lol.
Same or more meetings. Less pressure to do the work. And then just hire consultants to do it after 🤷