Help! I have my first client meeting, no idea what to wear. I usually do jeans in the office, but feel thats too casual. Suit seems too corporate. Any advice??
I recently appeared in an interview in Deloitte India and it went well. Can you guys tell me how is Deloitte India as an employer? How is the work pressure, WLB, perks and benefits? And is project bonus given? Deloitte India
Exit ops from audit to a non-accounting position? Any tech positions that may coincide with audit? Thanks in advance!
Anyone at VMware willing to provide a referral for a process engineering role? Will DM details
Prepping for an interview series for a Director of BD role...... any particular questions you can think of that I should prepare for?
If at the end of the phone interview for a product marketing role I was told that the base was 90k and I want to negotiate down the road how much more can I ask for ? ( NYC , 1-2 years of experience )
Having trouble getting into the tech field. On my second contract now, the first was only 2 months, it's just not really an involved role. Looking for better experience. I have my A+. But I also have a 6 year gap in employment due to disability. Really only looking for a work from home opportunity. I would be forever greatful if someone was able to help.
My company is hiring for CPAs for associate for our dispute and investigation group. DM me if interested. Preferably have audit experience.
Recently started at GSA as an 1102 contract specialist. Great place to work and pretty happy, but also trying to plan for the future. What do exit options look like for GSA 1102’s with 2-4 YOE? What kinds of roles (and salaries) would I be targeting? TIA
Hi folks, people who are trying to relocate to new locations like Chennai Pune Kolkata, are there any criteria that is taken into consideration while opting for relocation or is it completely voluntary? What if you don't have enough bandwidth or floor strength from your current project in these locations .. do they still allow you to relocate ??
Seeing a 0% increase in anything on my comp statement, is that possible? HC consultant that started in Nov and didn't have a project till after year end ended. 4 rating due to utilization.
Feel like I'm not getting the client exposure I need to really progress. Curious what others have done to break through.
I'm an Oracle EBS developer with 8.5 YOE. I applied for the role of EBS devloper at IBM and also got the offer for the same. But the role I'm offered says - Business Manager Band 8.
To be honest, I'm not even a TL yet but I wonder why this position is offered to me. Does any of you know whether this role actually means Manager (which I'm not looking fwd to) and add some pointers on the nature of job that I would be join if i join?
Advertising copywriters, how do you work with an editor? I’ve got one on a website project I’m working on now but have never worked with one before. They’re recommending changes I think are completely stupid. Is this common? When an editor suggests edits, is it normal to have to rewrite whole sections?
Applied to a paid media specialist position, well qualified. Was invited for a second round interview but before I could attend they reached out to me telling me they had closed the position because their candidate pool collapsed (they all accepted jobs and bowed out). Now they’re telling me I’ll have to re-apply when they re-open the position in the “near future.” Is this pretty much a lost cause? If I was the only candidate left and they didn’t pick me, what would be the point of re-applying?
I just got moved from a branding focused role to performance marketing one, I love my agency but kinda hate the new role. And the boss is blah. HELP!
What are the exit opportunities like getting an online MBA from UNC? - would have have a shot at getting into the MBB, IB, or PE?
Need advice on how to resign as a partner. I am a young partner at a very small firm (~5 partners). Our work has been slow & I am very concerned about the future of the firm & my income particularly (paid set % of firm profit, not based on personal performance). I have had several informational meetings about moving in-house & am pretty far along with one company, but don’t know how long the job hunt will take. Do I owe firm a convo now or only after I find a position? Don’t want to burn bridges
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You all heard it here first. Grubhub fanatics, color theme is changing from Red to Orange very soon!
I have an interview this week for staff position in FDD (Deals Advisory) - looking for pointers, experiences and overall an idea of what may be asked.
Really appreciate even the vaguest of responses.
How is epsilon Bangalore as a company for a QA ?
Need advice. Been with my SO for over 5 years, live together and not married. We went to a sporting event with a couple and they both mentioned how my SO just left me to go socialize with others and everything during the entire tailgate. They mentioned how it’s not ok. I agree but it hurts having someone else point it out. What would others do if their SO constantly does this? My friends want to talk to my SO about it but I feel like that’ll come across in a bad way.
For all tax accountants living in Houston , Texas.
What is your salary/bonus, raise in 2022 %, years of experience, industry or public accounting, degree/ license?
I have recently joined the firm want to know what is check in and if do we need to raise any thing like we do for snapshots.
take a bite take a bite
Networking for new clients - does anyone have any groups to join or suggestions you particularly find useful. I was thinking about joining a few marketing or comms groups in my sector.
How is Insight as organization to work for ?
I remember back in the day when even I wanted a world where everyone was using bitcoin for daily transactions in hopes that it would become legitimate to the general world. The problem I see now is that people want to hoard and not use due to future worth, which begs the question, am I wrong to think this or do you think this is a deal breaker for BTC and cryptocurrency overall future growth?
Those of you who have worked both in India and US - what are the biggest cultural differences you’ve noticed? All else being constant (like industry, type of work, etc)
Anyone been to Peru recently? Leaving Friday and trying to make sense of the covid test requirements. Can I use a BinaxNOW test to get in to Peru?
Can we see our milestone year in advisory?
What can an S1 with 1.5 YOE in AAS exit to that doesn’t involve a pay cut (currently at 129k)? I need better wlb but seems like industry isn’t paying big bucks for someone with my level experience
Anyone make the jump from B4 to Slalom? Focused on Salesforce but want to hear more about this type of transition.
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When starting a new role either at a new company or at your current company how do you approach the conversation about defining your role and level setting expectations with your manager? Also, what are good some questions to ask during that conversation?
Fresh graduate that just joined a small agency as an account executive. Have been here for less than a month but am feeling overwhelmed and extremely stressed due to responsibilities that stretch across various roles, end-to-end. I do copywriting, strategy, reporting, account management, project management - basically everything except creatives, with little to no direction from my supervisor. Thinking of throwing in the towel but am conflicted as to whether this is normal. Any advice?
Anyone have any advice/best practices on the best way to collect feedback in a workshop?
Is Quigley Simpson a good agency to work for? I've heard some negative things, but nothing all that specific. Any insight is appreciated!
I need to create an Account Management training program for my agency. What topics should I cover? What do you most want training on? We may create different versions for different levels.
Duties for PRODUCER vs. DIRECTOR on photo/video shoots?
As an account exec, I'm the producer. I was really lucky for a few years to have a director who helped with every aspect of the shoot - budgeting, scheduling, shot list, even manual labor! That director is no longer with our agency, and our new director is very hands-off.
I'm trying to understand if I was just spoiled with our past director, or if our new director is lazy... or if it's a mixture of both.
Thanks in advance!
Does anyone know if anyone really checks in on what you’re doing on your work computer? For example, applying to other jobs...
...Asking for a friend.
How long were you an SAE before promoting to AS?
I’m currently looking to make a switch from an Account Manager role to a Technical Account Manager. I’ll be entering the negotiation phase soon and was curious what’s the average salary you’ve seen for a Technical Account Manager?
How much does an AAE make in LA? Recent grad with good intership experience. My friend is planning to move there after graduation
I’ve been in Account Management for 2 years after switching from another industry where I did similar work with very different titles/structure, now looking for another role. Any tips on how to make it clear that I’m bringing more than 2 years of experience to the job (hopefully without outright lying on my resume lol)
I work at an in house creative agency for a large retailer. I’m taking over brand side work from another AM.
What are the most effective questions to ask the previous AMs who were assigned so I can take over as smoothly as possible? I’d also like to ask creative teams & clients similar questions. Some questions top of mind to AM:
-What was your biggest challenge
-What are the top 3 things you wanted to improve
-Who was the most CHALLENGING client
-Who’s the most COLLABORATIVE client
Likes to open DMs please <3
Hi Account friends! It’s the start of a new year and I was hoping you all could share any book / newsletter / blog / course recommendations that help keep you up to snuff. Feeling a bit stale and like the last year has been a tactical grind. I want to brush up on modern thinking for our industry - the latest and greatest marketing books, strategy perspectives, creative self help, etc. to feel more alive as we start 2022.
Comment your favs and THANK YOU in advance!
Is working at an in house agency like Deloitte’s 368 better in terms of work/life balance vs working at an outside agency? Is having the “client” be your same company easier or not really?
I work no less than 10hrs/day and my boss just told me to put 8hrs in my time card for the client to see. Not sure if this is ok. Is this normal? Should I not do that?
Has anyone made the move from 72andSunny to Wieden + Kennedy as a Brand/Account person? How different are these departments at each agency? Anyone like one better than the other?
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