Thinking about moving to a big city with the following preferences. I am thinking about Dallas, philly, or Chicago. What’s your experience living in those cities? Is there any other city I am missing? Appreciate any input! 1. Growing economy and population 2. Great food scene and things to do as a young professional 3. Relative LCOL can’t afford housing in NY, SoCal, etc. 4. Diversity of culture especially Chinese culture presence
The best private school (best on ranking) in my area is an all girls school (K-12). What’s the pros/cons of sending my daughter to an all girls school? My wife and I both grew up outside of the US and have not experienced single gender schools. Looking for any thoughts /personal experiences. Thanks!
I was told by a PPED in NY today that the reasons I'm not up for partner is needing to lose weight, not being female or a diversity candidate, and not having the right family image (married with kids)
Lol. Glad to see DE&I leadership at Disney is so diverse. https://www.cbr.com/disney-diversity-councils-bob-chapek-bob-iger/
Starting full time at McKinsey in November. Curious to know what it’s like for fellow gender non-conforming folk, as well as non-binary and trans folks at the firm (or as consultants in general!) Are there any trans/non binary people at your firm/office location, regardless of your firm? Just trying to gauge what kind of world I’m stepping into.
When it comes to recruiting, is it good for the industry when the first word out of HR is "diversity" and not "talent?"
Another win for diversity!
So. Much. Diversity.
How do you handle being asked to support “diversity recruiting” when you don’t actually recommend your firm to diverse talent? How do you manage the optics of saying no and potentially saying no repeatedly?
How are your “support functions” (HR, marketing, finance, etc) treated? We are second class citizens, with less: training, growth opportunities, inclusion in firm leadership calls/gatherings, etc.
What's the worst case of marital infidelity you've witnessed at your firm? Offender's gender and level within the firm, + how you/others who knew reacted and handled it?
Is there a woman out there who is bothered by someone addressing a group as “”you guys.” Your opinion is the one that matters.
TFW you are so engrossed in your phone you realize you walked in and sat in a stall of the other gender's restroom ....then panicking to figure out how to leave.
￼I am currently unemployed but I am very curious about everyone’s company signature having she/her or he/him or they displayed. Are companies forcing people to write the pronouns you need to choose? I honestly never understood why somebody that wasn’t in the LGBTQ community would ￼specify￼￼, and I know people are doing it to show support but if I started working again I don’t think I would want to put that in my signature. It seems political. What are your thoughts? ￼
One of my favorite things about consulting is county of origin diversity. Can we do a quick poll here of various CoO represented. Put your flag and have the fellow nationals upvote!
Quick vent: I really hate when people aren’t inclusive! I invite my roommate out all the time with my friends and we have a great time. I haven’t received a single invite back. She definitely has more friends than I do in the area so it would help me out a lot to be invited & included to form a friend group. I even tried to invite myself and still no inclusion. Ugh.
Best consulting firms for real inclusion?
Anyone have first hand experience working at Ryan, LLC? Pay/Culture/Leadership/Diversity etc..
Thoughts on Prosci or SHRM-SCP certification? Which would be considered more valuable or highly regarded? Currently focused on Change Management but have a HR background (industry experience / area of study in college).
I know my client needs an Accounting Manager. I know this because they’re startup med device company that has their books in complete shambles. The current accounting team isn’t very strong. How do I let the client know that I would be interested in joining them? They’re not actively recruiting for any position but I know they’d benefit from it. Serious responses only :)
When you have a project contract where you get 25% at start, 25% half way and 50% at the end, when do you usually expect the first check? I usually request it before I start work, (cont)
Further confirmation why Accenture Strategy sucks. Leadership just announced $4K “raise” for M and SM to “close gap” vs market pay. After lousy raise and bonus in Fall, this is a slap across the face!
Hi Fishes, I am holding the below offers in hand Accenture 22.15 (17.5 fixed) +1.75 Jb LTI 21.7 (19.5 fixed) +1.5 Jb Capgemini 23 (20.7 fixed) Please let me know which is the best considering the wlb and culture Yoe 8 yrs Skillset informatica PC, IDQ
Has anyone actually interviewed with Guild Education, specifically for the client services role?
Looking for insights into / feedback on datadog. Just got pinged by a recruiter and looks like they are a pretty solid firm. Any thoughts on prospects / company culture etc. this opportunity is with their marketing team. Thanks!!
Was trying to schedule an interview, but the recruiter didn’t get back to me with a time. I sent a reminder. No response. What do I do now?
Has anyone successfully caught an associate falsifying time? I initially became suspicious because the amount of office chit chat I’ve witnessed and nature of social media postings (frequent bar trips midweek) wasn’t adding up with his alleged hours billed. I pulled his time and it’s hard to say if it’s falsified or if he’s just incompetent - and I don’t want to go to my other partners if I’m not 100% sure. But it’s hard to believe he honestly spent .8 reviewing a one page order.
I am truthfully too busy on my project right now to meet up with people and sometimes even reply in a timely manner. They’re not consultants and I’m not sure how to explain this over CONT
Assuming you started out of college in consulting, do you include internships or other companies? I have more than enough to easily fill the whole page w ACN, thinking about removing my internship
I got laid off and 3 weeks later a SC from HR sends me an email about an opening at the firm. Should I apply???
Best cash back card to use in conjunction with CSR? Thinking about freedom unlimited (1.5%) but not sure if other cards are worth it. Don’t spend enough on groceries for the blue
Looking to break into life sciences consulting coming from a insurance underwriting background, Econ degree, and good amount of knowledge in biomedical sciences(considered pre-med). Anyone willing to chat and provide more info?
Planning a last minute trip over thanksgiving ideally to a beach with our kids under 5 years (from the east coast). Any recommended locations, including specific kid friendly hotels? Thanks!!
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
How valuable is having a B4 name on the resume? Currently at a boutique and have the option to join B4 (not KPMG) or industry. Industry would pay more for the first couple years. Wondering if B4 would be the better option for the long run
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