How do you respond to an interview call for a potential project? Like someone calls you to gauge your interest and tells you what the project is. Usually I don't know anything about the project so...
Anyone recently joined Accenture and just hardlock to a project with no work? How long does it takes to get allocated to project ?
I was supposed to roll off of a project this week. But have been extended til end of May. I really am trying to hold out, so then maybe I can take LOA in June? please just send positivity my way because thought the proj isn’t bad, I just feel like offing myself everyday
This week I interviewed my first client CEO; had my client CFO call my ideas and slides “awesome” in front of my engagement partner; had the same CFO tell my partner he deeply respected me as I...
Question: The company that you are working for offers cloud managed services and has been approached by a potential client. What are some areas (or red flags) you would consider before responding to their RFP? ( I started putting together a response but would love to get your insights) Answer: 1) Understanding of current annual spending vs spending if they adopted our cloud services 2) Clients expected growth rate 3) Regulatory requirements depending on industry (medical, fed etc)
My skin isn't the best and with WFH - I have been doing the basics : moisturiser and sunscreen everyday which has really helped. Next year, I'm likely to be back full time in the office and on client site - and I want to do the bare minimum makeup wise. Can someone provide me your "bare minimum" routines and also - makeup/skincare brands! :)
How have you dealt with an average or negative project review? I did good work, but personality clashes definitely reflected in my review unfortunately. How detrimental is this?
Returning to work from leave next week. What would you do on your first day/first couple of weeks if you’re on a completely new team and project?
What is so stressfull about consulting? Is it simply lack of managing client expectations?
IM or SM in this group who need a Business Analyst in their project/ company? Please comment or DM
I want to move to one of the bigger firms like EY, KPMG, Deloitte, and PwC and am not quite sure how to go about it. I currently work as a client engagement manager for a smaller cybersecurity software company with a top secret clearance and a few certifications. Any advice? EY Deloitte PwC KPMG Accenture Booz Allen Hamilton
Had a client asking about blooom.com. I have read some about the company but would appreciate feedback...does a program like this help keep 401k balanced which is outside my advice or promote the DIY investor?
Client is looking to hire in-house and asked my opinion. What’s a good salary range for an IP counsel position for 3-5 years experience? Fully remote.
What would an internal strategy group at a pharma client be typically doing? Meaning what kind of strategic planning would they be doing? Any insights would be appreciated
Brought in at clients request despite not having experience in work stream, found out leadership wanted more senior consultant and was trying to dissuade client. I’m uneasy, like leadership doesn’t +
Hi Fishes I joined EY GDS this month but not liking the work in the assigned project. It is not as per my expectations and not suitable as a developer. I have another offer from Bristlecone. Any suggestions? Should I continue working with EY GDS to have a brand name or switch to Bristlecone company (high probability of good project) Thanks in advance!
Was on the bench for a while (5 months) and just about to get rolled onto a new project in a role I’m not very passionate about and is a lateral move but it’s billable work. I recently got a verbal offer from a smaller consulting company to step into a role that is a huge step forward in my career. I’m going through clearance for my current role and recently learned many are leaving the project to work on other projects so I and one other person will be the only ones left.…
Any tips for getting my resume seen at FAANG/major tech companies in the SF Bay Area? I’ve already tried going through as many contacts that I know of in the groups I’m interested in. I’m trying to make a jump from PwC manager (8 YOE) in Cyber, Risk & Reg into a project management or program management role on the business side (bus ops or strategy). My background is in information systems and business IT operations/contracting. Microsoft Facebook Apple Netflix Google Airbnb Salesforce
HOW do I stop caring so much about this job? I’ve been handed a non-billable project to manage and complete on an absolutely impossible timeline. I can’t stop thinking about how disappointed everyone will be when I can’t deliver and satisfy their ridiculous expectations. Maybe I’m having a bad day, but this is the closest I’ve been to quitting on the spot.
Some day I hope to be a lead account PPED. And I will be the type of PPED who doesn’t want to “review everything before it goes to the client”
Do any fish out there have excoriation disorder (chronic skin-picking)? I acquired this really bad habit while WFH and am starting to fear that I will not be able to kick it before going back on-site. My finger tips are always bleeding to some degree or missing skin lol. Might freak the client out. Would appreciate advice if anyone has kicked this habit.
I have an interview for a position at Slalom coming up for Slalom Emerge and was wondering what I should be expecting. I had a pretty good chat with the recruiter and I'm happily employed as is, but I'm always happy to test the waters. Any insights into the job, interview, negotiations process, working environment, culture, travel, etc.? It would be in the integration area. Thanks!
PA people, when someone asks you what you do for living, what do you say? A lot of people don't know what B4 or PA is so I say CPA and people think I do bookkeeping.
I accepted a huge promotional offer to a manager role in industry. So I am leaving big4 as a senior. My background check just came through and somehow they have my big4 salary listed, even though I’m 99% sure I checked the box they couldn’t contact my employer. Could the company take back my offer for something lower?
Anyone have advice about the process for moving in-house at Apple? Soon-to-be 6th year securities/investigations associate at V20 (lateraled from a V10) with FAANG (but not Apple) client experience who would appreciate intel on process, likelihood of success, and Apple in-house culture.
Is it wrong that I like when people leave or get fired? Not like I get joy from misfortune but I love the drama and scoop
Is Strategy&s life science vertical hiring?
How much are y’all making? How has remote work factored into that? I’ll go first. 63k in Richmond, VA.
Any one joined Deloitte as part of their encore program? Want to know the benifits and compensation joining Deloitte via encore program
Have offers at LEK and Oliver Wyman. What should I be thinking about when making my decision? Comp is the same
MD or MBA? I got into both. I know most will say choose the MD, but hear me out: MD: I'd have to go into a specialty to have a good IRR given my salary & the $200K+ debt. By the time I'd be done with residency the US may be in a single payer system. US doctors make 3x the amount in France and 2x vs UK.. I currently make what a doctor makes in France. That could be the future here, too. MBA: 1 yr. Europe. I'd make about 15-20% more vs. now.
Spending the New Year’s holiday in Annapolis MD. Will be there for about a week. Any family-friendly recommendations on fun things to do? (The youngest in our group is 16). We’ll have our own car so we also don’t mind a good drive somewhere.
3 regional and 1 intercontinental return trips in my first 3 weeks of work. Client needs babysitting and is demanding. Is it normal to feel like I'm struggling?
Any post-MBAs from Deloitte recently laid off that were expecting GSAP tuition reimbursement? If so, did you receive any?
What’s the most wild story you’ve been given as to why an employee can’t get the vaccine / wear a mask per your company guidelines?
What are good classroom norms to estbalish with students at the beginning of the school year?
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