Our client backs us into a corner to agree to deadlines, and then makes it impossible to make them (literally just doesn’t show up for reviews, etc). I’m worried they’re trying to make up an excuse -
How privy to talent laws, rules, regulations and contracts are you? Do you try to remember everything, or do you just ask talent a ton of questions for each project to be sure? Or both?
Has anyone gone on secondment? If so, how did it affect your comp and/or bonus at your firm? Were you still receiving assignments from people at your firm? Or, did you solely work for the client?
Does anyone have any creative project manager roles open? I have 7+ years of experience working for various brands/agencies. I’m from NY and looking to move to London by the end of the year. I don’t need sponsorship I’m authorized to work in the UK!)
New auditor here, I see most auditors get booked for 10- 12 hours on engagements during busy season. But heard everyone’s working 65 hours to 100 hours a week during that time. Does that mean almost everyone is eating their hours in big four and midsize firms ? If you’re assigned for 12 hours daily, Monday to Friday, but actually working 15 hours and weekends, do you book 12 hours Monday to Friday ? Or the actual hours you worked including weekends ?
Hi Fishes. Is anyone working For Capgemini with client Philips? This is for Bangalore location. I need some info. Please help
Is it possible to get placed in EY with referal for .net stack... Looking for .net core, api but I don't have much experience in same as my current project is vb.net but I am trying to learn everything on my own. On NP ending soon. It's difficult to crack interviews.
Exp -3.5 in .net
Anyone from the McKinsey Los Angeles office willing to refer me and help with a couple of case prep and possibly fixing my resume?
8 yrs Oil and Gas Engineering and project controls
MBA from Texas A&M
I will buy you a tomahawk steak covered in gold or a dope surfboard if I get hired!
I was just put on a project as travel was shutdown so I haven’t met my team. I feel grossly incompetent and my lead expects me to know much more than I do & gets annoyed when I ask Q’s. Any advice?:(
Wow. Just had to educate a client that tipping min 18% is expected as consulting is a service industry. If you can’t afford to tip, just don’t hire consultants. I’m literally shaking.
I’ve posted this before and I got an overwhelming positive response and request to add more roles so I did.
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How to deal with a difficult client? I guess, I just want to vent. Controller goes through Every request on the request list during our status calls and gets very aggressive/defensive if we ask any questions at all. Almost all numbers in the raw reports we get from the administrator are hardcoded. So sometimes it’s difficult to understand how they got to the number we are seeing in the financial statements. But controller would right away go: “I don’t understand the request”, or
I feel I have transcended both my client and my firm. I am only good enough for Goldman imho.
I’m a lead data engineer in IT consulting with 4 YOE with advanced certs in Snowflake & Azure. Is $155k base high or low? Most utilized & internally involved at my level.
Does BCG still allow first class travel in the US? Or is it economy only for trainings and first class for client work?Boston Consulting Group
Existing client came in to roll his Fidelity 401k into his existing IRA. We call Fidelity together. A rep asks: what's the email address you have on file? Client: fuck_yeah_69@(domain.com)
Are there any long term projects at ey gds or all short term project for 8-10 months. How do you guys manage to adapt each time to a new team or tech stack
What should be the pay for Project Coordinator in Singapore?
CTC : 28 fixed in India
Are any of you using Arduinos in either Robotics or Programming?
I am getting ready to start next fall and am setting up the class around a book, and course, by Dr Peter Dalmis. Is anyone doing anything else?
How do y'all cope with the grey gloomy winters in the UK? Seriously struggling to get rid of my Seasonal Affective Disorder. I don't drink, so turning to alcohol is not the answer!
Ghosting is the worst. Isn’t it better to just say you’re not interested any more? Why do people do this. I can’t even get over it since he might just be busy.
Anyone have a recommendation for a financial advisor, ideally someone who can deal with cross-border assets (UK, US, Canada)?
I've avoided them to date as they seem to sometimes give conflicted advice, but at this point feel I'm probably missing out as I don't have time to manage my portfolio very actively. Advice on roboinvestment etc also very welcome!
Did anyone have to present on a deck they didn't prepare? I was given the material two days before for an hour long presentation. It went well but nerve-racking. Any advice if this happens again?
I am done with all my rounds at S&P Global and shared my documents to HR. No one has asked about my expected salary yet. Is this usual in their process. How much can I ask for an experience of 9 years. How many days does it take to release the offer and what is the slary structure.
Hope you are doing good!
I am going to start learning Azure cloud.
Could you please confirm what are good institutes to learn Azure cloud or some best online courses ..
You suggestions are highly appreciated.
Professionals that moved / transferred to NYC (let’s pretend normal times), is the work culture as intense as it seems? How is it compared to where you moved from?
Got obellow offers:
Deloitte-11 fixed + 2jb
Capgimini 12 ctc
Daimler 13 ctc
Tech - Businesses Intelligence/ Tableau
Which one is best?
I’m Thai and I asked my American wife to call me “Suriya”, which means sun in Sanskrit. I explained that this is because I’m her primary source of vitamin D. She then punched me in the solar plexus.
Is that spousal abuse?
Anyone here have an Apple TimeCapsule? A buddy is selling it cheap, and I need a new router. How's the range and connection quality? Thats my main concern. Any insight is appreciated
Taking FAR a week from Friday snd feeling the crunch. What are a few areas that I should really buckle down on to make sure I fully grasp ?
I’m a senior copywriter playing the creative director role of a 4 person creative team. I feel like I’m being taken advantage of, but also that I’m learning a ton the hard way...cont.
What do you use for invoice templates? The form ones online that you fill in look sort of amateurish (plus usually include their website somewhere on them) and the word/excel templates look straight out of 2002
Salesforce 🐠, does the company have any perks for employees related to children education like providing low cost 529 plan?
If you get an offer and use it as leverage to get a raise at your current agency, how long do you have to stay there? Are you burning bridges if you take the next offer?
Does anyone have any good one day engineering challenges for 8th graders to help tune them in this time of year?
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what are the pros / cons to being “counseled out” after being on the bench for too long? Is there a severance package? Does it affect your track record with the former and new employer?
When a job is posted and people apply, but assigned talent acquisition person is reaching out to specific people for the role - do people that applied usually get ignored? Is that just a formality?
Guys need some advice here.. my roommate has suddenly started roaming in the house without any pants....when confronted he says, it’s the Winnie the Pooh look. What should I do?
Which career path will u choose for yourself and why? Options - 1) CXO of large tech co., like FAANG 2) partner with b4/mbb 3) CXO of a unicorn - like stripe or what Facebook was in 2006/2007, with a huge upside when it goes public 4) start a company of ur own that has a decent shot of becoming successful. All the options will make u rich and yes u only have 4 options.
If a Senior Manager / Director from a Big 4 wants to jump to MBB or T2 (think OW, Kearney, LEK), what level could they aspire for? Consultant is too many levels down, is Engagement Manager / Project Leader etc possible and if so, recommended? Or is the advice not to jump and stick till Partnership at Big 4? (I am in the midst of an advanced round interview at a MBB and at a T2, but the levels have not been discussed very weirdly in both the cases)
What are lucrative remote jobs that have a lot of autonomy with technology consulting experience and entering a top 15 MBA program?
I'm back in the industry. One of my hired consultants (mid level) talked bad about me. What can I do to make his life miserable?
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Maybe news: when flying Delta in COMF+ zone you have access to unlimited well drinks! This was clutch when my 6 hr trip became 20 due to 1st flight being delayed by 2.5 hours, missing my connection.
Current/Former PwC🐠 - have you received W2? Left PwC in Oct last year & haven’t received by mail. Found ADP site (cont.)
I feel so bad for Pence. His job is to defend someone who can't articulate an actual policy AND he can't sound smarter than Trump while doing so
Has anyone bought a quality, affordable (less than $500) standing desk for home that they would recommend?
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