Just rounding out the COVID impact on consulting based on posts: Who did layoffs?
Anyone experience private equity buyout? How did the legal dept do in the reorgs and layoffs that follow? Very likely my currently public company will be bought by a PE firm soon. I am a general corporate counsel but I am the only one in legal supporting public company-related work. A chunk of my work would disappear if we go private (but I don’t mind that part TBH). But think that may put me on top of the list to go if the new owners need to cut. Should I start getting my resume ready now?
What I don’t get is when firm leadership talks about inclusiveness but all they focus on is racism against African American. What about when African American discriminate against Asian? I don’t recall we have firm wide all hands meeting about that. https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/coronavirus/irate-subway-passenger-sprays-asian-man-with-air-freshener-over-coronavirus-concerns/2316216/ https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/briannasacks/teens-minnesota-kicking-asian-american-woman
Anyone in the New York area aware of positions within Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? Friend is looking for new opportunities after getting laid off at her startup.
Now that I’m happ(ier)[still in my learning curve!], have switched lanes and am making a plentiful salary—due to the confidence boost from this site, my S.O. is now exhibiting the same “symptoms” as I was while I was with my former employer (I was formally state government & fed up—not even miserable).
My SO is an attorney of 8 years. First seven was healthcare/medical malpractice sort of stuff. Towards the end, HE HATED IT. LOATHED IT. This was also when COVID hit. He hated it SO MUCH
I’m being shadowed this Friday by my manager due to my performance… my managers keep forgetting to put me in product training classes and how to navigate system classes and I’ve brought it to their attention, but they keep forgetting about me. I’m scared I’m going to get fired because I know nothing basically… even though I’ve told them I don’t know how to do certain stuff many many times.
I was laid off from my job awhile back and I have a gap through temp jobs I was doing. How should I display this on my resume? Leave the gap or say contractor or temp.
Which one to choose betwern KPMG and Accenture .Accenture is offering higher pay but heard they fired most of the people. Should i go with them and also heard there is no bench policy in Accenture. Please advise.
My daughter is a college student fresh into her career. She previously worked for T-Mobile in sales/customer service. She resigned from this role after 3 years for a better opportunity at a tech start-up. She was with the company for 3 weeks, today they called her and said they could no longer afford her salary and would be letting her go. They are paying her a small severance and also allowed her to keep her equipment and office set-up. Does anyone know of any opportunities that are available?
If coronavirus was an ice cream flavor.
Suggestions on how to spin a layoff to a recruiter or new employer? Want to stay in the game.
I lied on my resume and said I have 10 years of experience in HR. Everyday I don’t get fired I consider it a win. I have no experience. Lol Please help!
there is a 17 y.o. singer with my face and my style that has millions of fans... and I just got laid off my job lol
Anyone around the Philly area want to be friends? Recently got laid off, and don’t have any friends around the area so yeah🙃
I’m so anxious about my BIL’s fiancé’s bridal shower. My in laws - the entire side has decided Covid isn’t really a thing and have been living their lives like normal since May. None of them have it as far as we know, but my MIL is insisting they have to have a wedding this year and have to have a shower for his fiancé. I totally get that, but I don’t feel comfortable being around them
Has anyone taken leave as a result COVID-19, whether under FFCRA, EFMLA, or something else? How does it work with billable hours and salary? I am looking into it because I will never be able to meet my billable hour targets while helping my Kindergarten child with remote learning.
Need info on SAP Job titles/levels at Microsoft, Out of Desperation during Covid I joined Deloitte as a Consultant (one level above an entry level Analyst) with 5 YOE. Microsoft is offering me a position of Software Engineer. I don’t want to make the same mistake as I did when I joined deloitte but the next level Software Engineer 2 requires 8 YOE so a little confused here on what job title matches my YOE and skillset
Changing careers at 52! I’ve been an academic librarian/tenured faculty/graduate library director my entire career. Was laid-off due to COVID and decided I really want to be a software engineer. I’ve been accepted to a few grad programs and need your help! My final choices are Boston Univ’s Metropolitan College MS in Software Development and Va Tech’s Master of IT w/ a Specialization in Software Development. Have any of you graduated from these programs? All opinions/advice welcome.
What would you do? I’m 7w pregnant and don’t want to tell anyone yet. Have an upcoming shoot (6 hour plane ride) and agency said anyone can opt out for coronavirus fears. I’d hate to miss it. Help!
CEO just announced through a message in our general Slack channel that someone was just laid off today because “his implication wasn’t sufficient and his results unsatisfactory.”
We’re a 30ish employees tech startup and this has never happened before, how would you feel reading this message out of the blue?
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Some companies say if you buy 3 or more you get a free gift. If I return one or all of them do I usually get to keep the gift? Or will they charge me for the gift? Curious how this plays out
How’s American Express as an organisation for UI/UX designers. Is it true that you have to work during the US hours and it’s pretty stressful. Is it true?
Those who are seriously hunting for a new job. Any tips on where to start? How did you zero in on the right role (industry, function etc) and how did you start preparing? I know the answer will differ but looking for a generic approach/ plan. Feeling lost. Absolutely hate my job. Please help.
Can someone talk to me about lateraling as a partner? I have the opportunity to lateral to another firm. Is it the same two weeks notice I would have had as an associate? Longer/more complicated because of the partnership situation?
Any reco for a clutch that is versatile in color/style? Trying to buy one that is classic but under $500 to bring to a wedding etc
This bowl rn
Need referal for my wife who has 5.6 experience as a embedded engineer. She is not getting any calls from naukri. Kindly suggest and provide any references if available. She is good at c, embedded c and python looking for a change with 2 months notice (negotiable)
Hi I am having offer from JP Morgan 36 30 1.8 pf fixed and 4.5 vp and coforge 43 40 fixed and 3 vp and waiting for offer from GE scheduled hr round tomorrow coforge has sent offer breakup not full offer letter I am only worried about wlb and job security 10 years of experience .net tech stack along with that have 2-3 companies with 35 fixed all offer breakups and 9th aug joining
Anyone have any recommendations for a good computer chair? I have low back problems so I’m looking to get something that’s a little more comfortable than your average chair.
What’s the consensus on tattoos in the insurance workplace? I’m in leadership and considering exploring my options due to recent personnel changes. I work remote and have arm sleeves, and any time I would be in-person I’d of course wear a long sleeve shirt to be professional, but worry about a cuff rolling up and tattoos being somewhat visible. Nothing is offensive by any means.
Hello fishbowl ! I am considering a move to the UK or Europe and wanted to know if anyone could share how the average salary for a Deloitte manager in Amsterdam compares with the UK? Trying to arm myself with some facts to help with planning and decision-making 😅Deloitte
People with kids, how has the pandemic affected their social life and how have they adapted? My 13 year old brother is doing zoom school and has not seen a single one of his friends in person since July. (but plays video games with them sometimes) I am pretty concerned and try to encourage him to see them distanced/outside but he isn’t interested— i think b/c of pandemic anxiety. Is this normal?
I feel anxious like I did something wrong or like something could be wrong when my friends, family, or partner don’t reply to my calls / texts. I just want to know they are ok, but I’m freaking out like what did I do.
Anyone started with new company prior to H1B transfer fully completed ? What are your thoughts on this ?
Moving to LA soon. Office is near Burbank and may have to commute a few times a week. I’m a 28yo straight single M. I have a dog so living by parks would be nice. I won’t know many people other so having people near my age would be nice. Also would like it to be safe, walkable, lively (bars, shops, restaurants, etc). Budget is <$2500. Been seeing Koreatown, possibly WeHo, or Silver Lake. Any other suggestions?
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Deloitte Partner says “The Deloitte structure is one big Ponzi scheme and the current Operating Model shift is the first sign of impending collapse”. Can someone explain what he meant? 🤷🏻♂️
Anyone else keep forgetting it's nye 🤨
Why firm-shaming makes us stronger. Go!
Strategy& Deals — has there been outsized attrition recently from higher levels? Overheard ‘a lot of partners’ have left. Considering joining the team and would help to hear more perspectives.
Has anyone here purchased an external webcam? Looking for recommendations between 30-60 and something that has been a noticeable upgrade from your laptop.
Was having a good work week then it ended on such a shitty note, basic mistake that I shoulda caught ended up making it too far up the leadership chain before getting called out! Anyone else end on a shitty note? I can’t stop thinking about it.
What's everyone's bench, squat, and deadlift?
Anyone been to Alaska for vacation and have any good tips on places to visit / what would be manageable for a week?
Planning a virtual team dinner. Any recommendations or lessons learned for how to make it fun? We have a budget so delivery gift cards is an option
PwC parental leave benefits?
Does utilization matter your first year? Keep hearing im gonna be rolled on something long term and then something month-long pops up in the meantime. Rinse and repeat. Kinda anxiety inducing
Great first question! Show some decency please!
I have a dream that one day the engagement abruptly ends because the client is being converted to an audit client....
What type of consulting is it when you tell the client what to do to minimize the amount of taxes?
Suggestions for 1 week vacation. Designate 2 days for travel so really 5 days to explore wherever I'll be. Would like to go to a different country... looking for part adventure / culture. Thanks 😬
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