I have an interview scheduled for this Friday but I’m feeling very unprepared. I need more time to think through my professional experiences and how that translates to the role in question. How does it look if I move the interview to next Friday? Would that raise eyebrows?
How does experienced hiring (generally) work in consulting? Are there cycles similar to campus recruiting or is it year-round? Got laid off a few weeks back and the job hunt has been frustrating
Ethical question: would you try to negotiate a raise in current job if you know you’re actively looking elsewhere? Context: had an incredibly challenging year with a huge project that completed successfully. Extremely complex tasks and long hours. Got an award for “disruption” but in summary, the role evolved and now I want to ask for market adjustment /as well as merit raise. I also hate what I do at the moment and can’t wait to leave, but might take months. Should I still ask for a raise?
If you are thinking about going to the client site or the office tomorrow think to yourself, Am I saving lives? If the answer is NO then WFH!
If anyone wants a referral to L.E.K. AND wants a CUT OF THE REFERRAL BONUS, message me instead of the others :D
Ad agency designer desperately looking for an out but I have a possible new job opportunity. Here is my dilemma: Pros.... more money, no crazy client demands, pitches or decks or even prospective clients that will go nowhere (in-house), better benefits Cons.... this is a big one - it’s healthcare I’ve been at agencies with a range of clients for the past few years. Career suicide taking an in-house healthcare job? Especially if role focuses more on growth & performance over design?
Any fish 🐠 here work for a vc or firm that invests in early stage companies through seed funding, or series a etc... willing to chat with me and provide guidance on an opportunity I am exploring with a vc. I connected with a vc that has $1b under management and I am exploring a principal / venture partner level role with them. First time going through this process with a vc and would love some advice. 20 yoe, senior leader with FAANG. Thanks.
Hi fish need some advice. I want to get a job in the finance industry, specifically in quant. I don’t know many people outside of consulting so I’ve been applying blindly without a referral which hasn’t worked. What are some tips to help expand my network?
How are people "networking" now that we are wfh? I mean, you are barely even aware if people still work in the same company. Previously, you at least saw them every now and then at the office but now... They could have fired half the company and I wouldn't know
I dont see how I could ever not work from home again. if the day comes, going to be so painful
what is LEK's return to office plan? any WFH work possible? or 5 days a week in the sweatshop
Any AWS fishies about? Curious about your ops teams. Are you wfh for the foreseeable future or back in the office already?
Two colleagues have burnout and the partner has nothing else to say than „they knew the risks when they signed for the job“!!! Man im glad we are currently working remote or I would have punched that MF in the face. Does Consulting or partner level kill any sense of humanity in us? Im boiling right now🤬🤬🤬🤬 We can do better than this😓
Does anyone have experience with NRI? They're hiring in Singapore, keen to understand fit. Is culture traditional Japanese? Ie hierarchical, staying in office til boss leaves, post work socialising
Need to find my job for a friend: she’s got 10+ YOE in pharma validation and quality. Looking for Philly area job (or remote) that’s more chill/not high stress. Any ideas of roles to look for?
Has anyone successfully made the career move from an HR specialization to an HRBP role? If so, how? I have been working for 7 years in a very niche HR specialization and while I wear many hats on the HR team, I feel like this is hard to express to recruiters or even get an interview for an HRBP role. My niche area has really burnt me out, as it’s very political and I want to expand my horizons. I am already working on completing my GPHR certification. Any other tips?
What is the purpose of a flipped classroom? Some teachers are doing their lessons via video so the kids are prepped before class. Then, what do they do in class?
Anyone in govt services at MBB willing to chat? Feeling like my experience in GPS/my specific area of expertise is putting me in a niche
Have a second round interview with a higher up at BlackRock for an Associate role in products. Can anyone share their interview experiences or can current employees share perspective on working at the company in the current environment?
Help on exploring some options. I have 2yrs 1 month left on my h1b . Not really enjoying currently my work but company is in process of filing my i140. Is it a good time to switch? Or shall I wait ?
Has anyone switched to a standing desk? Do you feel more productive? Was it worth it? Did you switch at the office or at your home?
Looking to buy some disability insurance but since our 'duties' as advisors include sitting in a chair, looking at the computer screen, talking on the phone, how hard is it for us to qualify for DI?
Is Deloitte on a hiring freeze? I see postings for their ara group but don’t know if it worth applying during the current environment.
remote next week and 1 week bench before my next engagement starts. this cant be any better <3
Does anyone have any insights into the case study used for PI wealth management interviews
Currently working as SM2 at PwC and interviewing with KPMG for a D position. Is is a good comparison in terms of designation? How’s the comp for D in KPMG? T2 city here. I have been with EY in the past and can vouch PwC offered a better WLB and culture. Always heard KPMG has better WLB and culture. Is it just a speculation or have some truth in it? Strategic Advisory FSS role, 8.5 YOE, masters.
Flight attendant told me my headphones are banned from the plane because they have Bluetooth capability. I fly every week and never had a problem before. Has this happened to anyone else?
Looking to join McK as an exp hire and recently scheduled for “power round” (4 case/behavioral interviews) in 1 day, is this first round or is the goal to make a offer/no offer decision after 1 day?
Planning to do a PRM or FRM qual. How useful is it to move from Big 4 Risk and reg consulting to industry? Finding it hard to get anything other than non-PM roles
Anyone interviewed for any roles with Amazon FinTech? How's the team? What was the process like and what is the $ like?
What are employee referral bonuses where you work for a senior associate? Looking to test the waters at other firms but would like to also see if I can work out deals with friends on splitting a bonus
One of the SMs is supporting my promotion case but they are lately trying to micromanage me and ask all nagging questions unnecessarily. Unsure how to handle this professionally.
Anyone know average salaries for 3rd year associates at small firms in San Francisco that represent government agencies and non-profit affordable housing developers? The firm has about 20-25 attorneys.
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