What are the best reasons to go full-time after freelancing? I started freelancing a month ago after I was laid off thinking it would just be temporary but I’m really enjoying it so far. My stress levels are lower and the money is better. I have a few full time opportunities in the mix and I’m trying to gauge if I should go back to full-time or stick with freelance. For those who have taken a full time gig after a successful freelance run, what did you base your decision on?
I got laid off during the beginning of the pandemic. Since then I’ve been struggling with drug use and finances. Deloitte hired me out grad school. I’ve been unable to find a job in IT Controls. Any help? I did IT Controls Audit Readiness for a couple years. The market is so niche and being black makes it twice as hard to find work. I really need some help landing a new role folks. I’m 22 days clean!
Am I the only one weirded out by these mass spreadsheets of individuals who have been laid off? Is anyone really looking to these for hiring purposes?
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
Anyone else from EY not hearing back from any jobs they’ve applied to? I was not laid off but starting to look for a new job regardless. Not sure if it’s just me/my resume.
Was lucky to get a job shortly after being laid off. Work’s not hard but feeling burned out cause of bad process, meaningless jobs on top of the pointlessness of everything happening. How you coping?
Have been over 100% utilized YTD until rolling off 3 weeks ago. My practice's leads in the pipeline keep evaporating and now the closest possible engagement is at least 2-3 weeks out. (Cont)
“You need to work more hours to increase your utilization, but be mindful of the hours you’re charging. We need to be efficient with the budget.” Oh... ok.
Welcome to Whose Job is it Anyways! Where the deliverable is made up and the utilization doesn't matter.
Curious - what does it take to get fired in big 4 consulting? Anyone have stories they are willing to share?
More lay-off info in the news. Anyone impacted? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-21/wells-fargo-resumes-job-cuts-in-break-with-top-u-s-competitors
Interviewing w/ IBM Watson Health... Anyone have feedback on the firm / direction? Curious about brand new CEO...firm has acquired a lot in healthcare recently, but also had major layoffs last year
Has anyone been seeing layoffs in their firms? I’m starting to catch wind of industry layoffs. Is recession hitting now?
When do utilization rates reset at PwC?
My friend is looking to hire auditors with financial services background (2-5 years) into a tri-State area fund! If anybody is looking for that type of role, happy to help connect a fellow PA and help them get a big raise and better work-life balance :)
Was laid off by D 2 years ago. Was reached for a position by a recruiter and have final rounds soon. Is this a joke, would they really hire me again? Note I was in Advisory new job is for Consulting.
2 years out of undergrad and planning to apply next year. I had a great relationship with an SM and decent with a partner, but since starting remote work due to COVID I have had virtually no face time with leadership bc of the size of my team and my responsibilities. Mostly just venting but ugh how do I get LORs!!
What web meeting platform are you using for client meetings? I’m currently using GoTo, but considering switching over to Zoom. (Got rid of Fuze years ago, it was crap)
Just picked up Whiskey Bible's #1 rated whiskey for 2021 (and 2020 World Whisky of the year) - can't wait for the weekend to crack this baby open. Alberta Premium Rye Cask Strength.
What do I put on my resume as experience if I’ve only ever worked for PwC? (Intern, Associate, currently a Senior) Should I break out each level as a separate experience item?
Is it advisable to withdraw from 401K savings? In a financial difficulty & trying to assess options where I don't have to ask friends/family. I'm an international, so tax implications vary.
Operations & logistics manager or strategic planning exit ops salaries at Uber? Lot of consultants make the jump!
I have an interview with deloitte for SAP ABAP profile it is powered by cocubes. could anyone please guide me with the technical questions being asked? I have total 2 years 10 months work experience
Stuck in india due to delayed visa processing. HR just asked me to either take vacation time or unpaid time off while I wait. Curious to know if anyone in my situation explored any other options ?
Does anyone know if work extracurricular activities count for MBA applications in lieu of volunteer activities (e.g., Committees advising leadership, mentoring responsibilities for interns, etc.)
I’m a 2017 associate in NYC biglaw. I logged approx. 2300 billable hours in 2019. Is that light, normal or heavy in the biglaw market for RE associates at my level? Thanks in advance for thoughts.
2 years at MBB + M7 MBA, currently in Chicago. Looking to move to a lower cost of living geography. Heavily considering exiting into Tech in the Research Triangle Park Area (think Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Morrisville) . Targeting these firms for BizOps/ Sales Strategy roles: Cisco, Lenovo, IBM, Salesforce, Amazon, Microsoft. Non-negotiable is a focus on cloud technologies - either as a provider or an adopter. Any heavyweights I am missing? (Purposely left GCP out). Appreciate the stress test!
HELP NEEDED: Just got offer for Deloitte HC as SC. I'm from a target MBA with a little over a year in consulting. What's the comp of a second year SC? Want to benchmark offer
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