Got a client who’s asked for a POV on how covid-19 will affect buys across ALL verticals & channels. Of course it’s urgent. Can we please share what our companies are saying? Teamwork time, folks.
have start date at D for 9/25. On project at current firm and haven't given notice due to background check ongoing. Assuming it completes by mid-week is it too short of a notice for my current firm?
Is there a study that proves the effectiveness of humor in advertising? Know it's a general ask, but need some client firepower.
Very low since I recently got rolled off a project and been on bench for a bit. I don’t know if should start looking for other jobs.. Any words of wisdom for folks who went through a tough patch?
Anyone ever make the jump to pharma client-side? The bonuses seem nice but the culture looks like it would be horrible.
How big of a discrepancy should there be between what you’re being paid and what your agency is charging the client hourly for your services? Or does that not factor in at all?
What would you do if you ask a client for a nice email to the eng manager but they tell you to write a note for them that they can forward
Have any of you guys ever rolled onto a client that you just hate? Not necessarily the work but the people themselves… 😩 how do you deal with this?
Just scolded by my client because I wasn’t thinking “large enough” for a certain paid social campaign. They want their campaign to go viral and that they want to target “everybody”. I want to retire.
On the bench for 9 weeks, starting on a new project next week and going on a 2 week vacation right after I join. Am I in danger of getting fired here? Had arranged the holiday 2 months ago and spend
"Is it as Asperger Syndrome, or legit sociopathy....🤔." Serious question I have about a client. Legit can't tell.
MBB 🐠 a few questions: 1) do you also often have these budget problem discussions at the client not being able to fund the next stage or do they know it‘s gonna be expensive? 2) do engagement consultants do BD in between projects or is it a dedicated acquisition team? 3) how much time do you spend on internal initiatives (and if that depends on the rank)? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
D - your thoughts on how adjusted utilization is viewed within the firm. Is that on par to client or way beyond consideration?
Do y’all constantly keep track of what you’re doing week to week to make it easier to update resume at end of project?
Last min requests for proactive decks to show the client ‘we’re doing stuff’ that have to be worked on over the weekend only to be not used the following week are really getting to me. It’s a wonderful way to let employees know you don’t care about them while having mandatory meetings so the company can tell employees how much the agency cares about them.
How do you handle when someone briefs your direct report into a new project without talking to you? Person who did it is senior to me but we have the same manager so we are sort of peers. The project makes sense for my direct report but I feel undermined and disrespected for not being consulted. Am I being too sensitive? I don’t want to seem petty but I would never bypass one of my peers like this unless something was time sensitive - even then, I’d send a courtesy note as a heads up.
Return I’m working in is hedge fund, new client/1st year , in kind contributions, sec 1256 (which I’m not sure I’m totally understanding), organizational costs ect. Receive 40 correction points back. I did my best to correct. Also I set up meeting to discuss I am just feeling very overwhelmed. Does anyone have any advice for a first year?
What happens if you’re an associate and you’re fired for “performance” suddenly. You had a performance review the week before and their was no talk of this. How do you perceive this?
Currently, in system integration space in banking sector, techno functional skills. Never worked with Salesforce product suite. What role at Salesforce would be a good fit? How should I start preparin
Ok, trying to settle a long debate with a coworker. Which is better: AMEX platinum or Chase Sapphire Reserve?
Had an interesting issue this past week. Batch of client data looked normal in Excel, but when imported into our analysis software that we use for larger data sets and their manipulation (cont.)
Stopping through SLC this flyday
Does anyone here failed interviews from B4 a few times before getting hired? please share your experiences/path/solutions here. US only please.
How is Seattle to live in? Cost of living etc. What would be a comfortable salary there ? Not a big fan of cities like SF but more fond of cities like Austin etc. Is Seattle closer in nature to SF ?
Anyone heard anything about Alara Union Station? Google reviews aren’t great but it seems like a really nice building with awesome amenities
I was placed on PIP due to unavailable projects... and right before my pip period was about the end, I got placed on a project. is it weird I was hoping to get fired and get my severance package?
Loose fixture outside hotel room window kept me up all night being blown around in the wind. How many points?
Hi everyone we are looking for someone who can work as ROR Developer role in our Hyderabad and Noida office The job description is attached below. If you like the job description please send your updated resume on firstname.lastname@example.org
Does anyone have trouble getting their SO to be more cleanly? My SO and I moved in together 1 ur ago and I feel like I’m constantly reminding him to do certain chores or pick up I after himself. I’m nice about it but it’s exhausting and a lot of the time he gets defensive or annoyed when I ask. I don’t have high expectations, just doing dishes as they pile and not pleasing clothes on the floor, putting dishes in the sick when you’re done etc. Anyone else had this problem?
Anyone back to travel already or soon-ish? The COVID cases started to increase again 🤦🏻♀️ kinda concerned about potential weekly travel routine
The real reason you need to be smart to go into consulting is in order to do the math on all those credit card and airline points.
Any advice?: Just finished long term W2 freelance role (since Jan) + I also have a small 1099 side project that‘ll be finishing up in 2ish wks. If we are talking >10k on 1099 (i.e. not enough to justify filing for SCorp) + <160-200k on W2 — is there any real tax advantage of opening LLC vs paying me directly outside of the “protects personal assets if ever sued”, etc? Technically I *could* open LLC quickly b4 invoicing- but dunno if worth $ to do so for such small amount of 1099 coming in?
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