What’s everyone’s summer (May-Sept) working hours - assuming you don’t have a 6/30 year end client. The partners expectation is 8-6:30 and logging on from home after that some days. Is that insane?
I’m going on my first travel project. What’s the best way and tips to earn the most reward? Would appreciate any suggestion
I am rolling off a project sooner than expected. Project wants me to go through the amendment but I don’t get the point but the time I know my result it will almost be time to roll off.
Has anyone transitioned into product management? I would love to hear your story! I have 8 years experience in project management but I don’t know how to pivot. I don’t think I want to pivot internally because I’ve heard negative things about our product management teams. I’ve been thinking about moving into project management at a SaaS company but that is proving to be hard since I have no SaaS experience. Would love to hear anyone experience on moving into product management.
Lots of us are skilled at delivery but most sales books seem to focus on the pitch and closing... What are your best resources for learning to develop and nurture strong, lasting client relationships?
On the bench 3 weeks because rather lame project that was set to start this week was delayed. Just got pinged for a really cool project that starts 4/18 but other project now starts 4/11. Do I wait?
Note to removal defense lawyers. Bond approved last Tuesday, one week before today’s merits hearing. Client couldn’t get out of jail because bond payments in central Ohio can only be made on Tuesday and Thursday. Luckily, Judge continued hearing so client can be placed on non-detained docket. Lesson is to know when bond can be paid in your area to try to avoid future problems.
Hi Fishies - have a bet with friend: what is the avg base salary of someone in BCG who is 2-3 years out of MBA (e.g project leader)? Does it exceed $250k base?
Is it okay to wear polos with logos of prior companies you worked for to work at the Big 4? Does it matter if you're on a client vs at the office?
Biglaw, capital markets, major market fwiw. Closing a big deal tonight and was told to order in a nice dinner on the client to celebrate. Price range you would spend on this? Would you get dessert? appetizer?
I'm a 'Consultant' who's worked as a Product Owner / Agile team lead throughout my career (3yrs) . This does involve client facing day to day activity . But I'm wondering where my career is going? Are delivery/POs really consultants? And is being a PO the right path to product manager, if I wanted to go to tech?
Im in strategy at Accenture. Is there any chance they'll let me get staffed on a non-strategy project?
Hi, I have got offer from PWC India, Mumbai location. What are the chances that I will be deployed to a domestic client location project? And also if it's a critical data project like of banking what are the chances that they will ask for work from office at client location even if it's WFH these days? YOE: 5.5 years Technology: ETL development
About to enter my first engagement next week, any tips/advice to really kill it? It’s a fairly large team and project so I want to find ways to really distinguish myself and stand out!
Any Deloitte 🐠 looking for a project? Need a BA or C with very strong excel modeling and Tableau skills for an immediate opportunity. Would love to staff within the family.
Get on a strategy S&O project now, try and transfer in, and give up promotion to SC in DD next year? My friend is telling me to target SC in DD then transfer, but i have an opportunity now to be on..
I think my client is gas lighting me. I submitted workpapers and when they told me to look in them to review comments it looked nothing like what I submitted.
Is a breakaway from Tech consulting to economic development possible? What are your stories or stories you’ve heard? Thanks for all advice/opinion. 2 years in after college with recent promotion
Lots of lay-off convos going on... anyone ever heard of (and utilized) the “engineer your lay-off” approach authored by Fianancial Samurai? Curious on thoughts / results.
How do you calculate your day rate? (Sorry in advance—I know this has been posted before)
Has anyone started utilizing therapy to make sure that you’re in the happiest/most useful mindset in this demanding job? Do most firm’s insurance cover and will the firm know (worried about stigma)?
Has anyone in the US on H1B/L1 moved and not reported the new address to USCIS? How big of a deal is this? Should I be very concerned?
Baby just turned 6 month and I have been back to work for a month. Current company (in house) provides no WLB and I am thinking of going back to PA. SO thinks I am out of my mind, but I really need PA flexibility. Any advice?
Just lateraled and looks like I’ll be taking on a sizeable privacy practice from an associate who left recently. Any benefit to CIPP and CIPM training/certification as a lawyer? In DC if that matters.
Anyone feel like maternity leave affected their raise and bonus? I don't feel like my numbers were adjusted and feel like I am getting the run around
I’m applying for an industry job and the company has no parental leave benefits whatsoever. Even FMLA is just unpaid 12 weeks and require 1 yr of service. HR rep literally said “my kid is 18, I don’t
Anyone can refer for Deloitte usi - Java Backend position? Having 4 years of experience in java, hibernate, MySQL, sqlserver,
Is it true Mck on hiring spree?
How many people are waiting for bonuses before leaving their current firms? I’m at PwC and our bonus will be given on 10/1. I’m pretty sure my entire team between director and senior plan to start interviewing after 9/15 or 10/15. Are there any other firms who have yet to pay out bonuses yet? Wondering how hard it will be to find something in a couple of months.
Have seen a lot of referral threads on here. Since most of us have at-will employment couldn't we be fired if our firms found us soliciting other firms? I know it's unlikely but still seems to be a
Two weeks have been passed since my initial start date with new employer... and I’m still waiting for H1B transfer 🙏
Recently accepted an offer but I got another one later on with better pay and benefits for the same job. How common is for people to withdraw from accepted offers and how do you address it? Will that affect possibilities to move to that company in the future?
Interview with EY as experienced hire in Program Management. Will they ask behavioral questions or is it more conversational?
Does anyone use Root insurance? I’m intrigued by the low prices (my quote is about $85 vs my current $150 with State Farm) but am concerned as to whether it’s legitimate. More specifically if I ever do get into a serious accident are they reliable? This assumes same coverage for both policies.
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