Hi fishes! Just joined an FP&A team with no prior FP&A experience and suffering with a heavy impostor syndrome. Can you please help me with what makes a high performing FP&A analyst? My background is in project management for finance, model governance and RRP; Business Admin Grad - Major in Finance. Thanks!
What to expect at year end in terms of raise/ bonus? Started in November as SC. Was on the bench for 3 months. Been performing great since I started on project. (Fed practice)
What is the most ‘chill’ and least stressful line of service in consulting? Or is it mainly just project dependent? I was on one project for 6 months, boring as all hell but I only worked 30 hours a week.
Has anyone seriously thought about going client side? Or has come over from client side? Any tips on what to watch out for, if moving over? Types of client vertical pros/cons??
Got an offer doing cloud implementations. 72 with 10% performance bonus and 5k sign on. Would be a parallel move. 2 YOE being a junior project manager of data center relocations. Good move or no?
Fishbowl friends! What's the best way to network to get on a new project when I just switched to a new division and don't know many people?
Can you expense mileage when you take public transportation (costs the same as commuting to office) to client’s site?
Alright - for the ladies who found other jobs while on mat leave: when did you give notice - on your first day back? And was that essentially your last day at the firm, or did you stick around for a few days to wrap things up? (The new gig doesn’t start for a few months, so that I can be childcare.) I suspect my firm won’t want to pay me for two weeks to just stick around without a project, correct? Thanks in advance for any anecdotes or helpful tips.
Hi Fishes , Any program/project managers here ? What do you think is the future of technical program management in India ? Is it for mba grads who are comfortable with technology Or should only pure techies get into it ?
The long and the short of it. I was laid off a couple of months ago, the clients on the account I ran loved me. Can I hit the client up about freelance? The non-solicitation part in my severance package mentions something about a year (which hasn’t passed yet), but still I’m no lawyer and it’s mostly mumbo jumbo to me.
Let’s make a Creative Complaints bowl. A bowl dedicated to venting about what the client/account/pm did today to piss us off.
Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Hi - anyone from Microsoft here? I’m interested in an open position: data center project manager. Curious if anyone can give me some info about it. TIA
Returned from sick leave and found out from other people at the office I totally messed up on a project that I worked on prior to sick leave. Now that my reputation has been ruined and facing an upcoming negative performance review. No one at the office stood up for me despite of positive work done prior to COVID or wants to hear what I have to say. I m bothered by this gaslighting practice both professionally and personally. I felt I was designated as the scape goat. Continued.
SEA PAs that you admire the most in terms of “quality of projects - you want” and “leadership know what they are doing in project” => So, you like what you do in relatively sustainable way.
How many people are suddenly managing an intern they didn’t ask for because project leadership requested one without any idea or scope of what they’d actually do? 🙋🏼♀️
Say you're freelancing client side. Decent work. Nice people. Not super demanding. To go full-time (assuming you're interested), what % of your freelance rate annualized would you expect?
Hello Fishes , can anyone help to get a sales job In Dubai or Canada I have 5 years of exp in software sales and project management, in India . majorly handling clients from across the globe.
If your job function is meh but your team and client are great, is it worth the risk of moving to more interesting work with the possibility of a bad team/client?
BCG 🐠 or anyone else who recently interviewed with BCG - is there a new interview format? If so, can someone please share this format. I saw someone mentioned online test, and math test etc. instead of case studies.
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Do recommendations on LinkedIn provide any value to potential employers? Do recruiters look at them? What do recruiters look at on a LinkedIn profile?
Questions about improving writing skills- hi I’m a foreign trained attorney. English is not my first language. I want to improve my writing skills in all aspects. Has any of you taken any writing courses? If so, do you have any recommendation? Thanks!!
Why some companies ask for Scrum master with technical skills when Scrum Master role is non technical. Please share your views
Hi 👋🏻 I’m new here! For people working in big 4 risk assurance, how many clients do you generally juggle at a time and how many hours do you typically work in a week? I just started a few months ago in an IA role for a company after working in external audit. I like the work, but it’s just not a great culture fit and I’m thinking of boomeranging back to public but for IA to get more of that experience.
I've written on my resume that I'm a US Citizen (literally the first thing on the next line after my name) but literally every HR person I've spoken to recently immediately asks if I need visa sponsorship. Is it just something that ATS doesn't screen for usually? I'd hope a human is actually reading my resume. I don't want to be that person that says "yes, it's on my resume" lol
Good place to buy an everyday, cute purse? Previously I’ve bought from Macy’s but was wondering if there are better places that sell quality handbags
Has anybody been engagement ring shopping in the last 6 months? Any recommendations on places that are taking (CDC-recommended) COVID precautions?
Is Deloitte Audit (DC area) a good place to start my career? I am an Intern at GT now, but want to try big four.
Anyone know how much the settlement for the Taylor Bean Whitaker lawsuit was? Just curious about the impact on the company's overall health.
JPMorgan Chase levels? Is it VP -> associate director -> director -> executive director?
Anybody certified in CSCP, CPIM, CLTD, Lean 6S, or other certifications? How difficult was it to obtain? Was it worth it?
What are everyone's thoughts on the link between performance and reward? Will this continue in the future? Has anyone moved away from ratings and if so how does it work? 🤔
I’ve been through 5+ weeks of interviews with a company that will IPO next year and they did a bait and switch on me with the offer: it was advertised as “Head of” and then during the offer-walk-through-meeting today they said “oh btw we changed the title to ‘Senior Manager’ for this role”. They offered me a salary I made 4 years ago as a manager. They offered stock options with an exercise price TBD 1 year from now…which is when they’re hitting IPO. Is that normal for stock options?
In house lawyers for global companies: do you expect your international travel to rebound - ever? I am at a firm where I practice in government enforcement and investigations, and I always saw myself going in house to do this work and travel abroad frequently. Are those days gone because of zoom?
Any GA, NC or SC agencies hiring?
I firmly believe it should be a requirement for all administrators (from APs/principals to superintendent) go back into the classroom for 1 year after every 5 years in their current admin job.
Have a interview with LinkedIn for Startegic Ops Manager. There internal consulting group. Has anyone interviewed with them? Do they give MBB level cases for the interview?
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