Laid off back in Feb, Since then, decided that I won't be held ransom by the marketplace so i decided to start a consulting business. Sometimes challenges are opportunity #hanginthere

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Related Posts

Anyone working in Insurance Tax (Premium/State/Excise/SUT/etc.)? I’m feeling undervalued and burned out. I have been in my role for 5 years and I’m making 80k. I’m a top performer and on top of my defined role I also train new hires, manage the interns, and serve on several committees. Is this what I should be making as a Specialist? I generally enjoy what I do and the people I work with. Do I need to jump ship?

like

Accenture vs Deloitte exit opps for tech strategy? Which brand is better in this space?

like

Hi Guys,
I have 4 offers in hand-
1. LnT infotech- offering a Senior Consultant PM role with 19.8 lpa + 1 lpa joining bonus
2. Trantor Inc- offering Senior Salesforce BA role with 20 lpa (fixed)
3. Iopex tech- offering Senior Salesforce BA role with 18 lpa plus onsite opportunity
4. Rubrik- offering Senior Salesforce BA role 20 lpa (fixed) but its a 10 month contract role

Please help me decide which company to choose on basis of career growth, job security and work culture

YoE- 5.5
CCTC 12lpa

like

Working in boutique strategy consulting- rounding about 1.5 YOE out of undergrad. Thinking about IB for the skillset and easier exit ops to VC and PE. Am I too old for analyst positions? Do I have to get an MBA? Thoughts

like

As a strategist, how hard is it to go from healthcare to CPG?

like

Anyone ever obtain fluency in another language after becoming an attorney? Is there some kind of certification? I am not a native Spanish speaker but I am pretty decent and im interested in obtaining fluency as a personal interest and because I feel like i could help more clients & be more valuable to employers.

I've spent several months alone in a Spanish speaking country as well as dated a couple of people (there and after returning) who spoke little and no english respectively.

like

What are some good next step sales roles that I can transition into from a BDR role? I’m not looking to become an Account Executive and wasn’t sure what other lateral sales roles are there 😩.

like

Hello All. I have been in Support for 15 years and I would love to advance into a technical leadership role. I'm pretty open to any possibilities: Customer Success, PM, QA, etc The question is how? I have a mentor at my workplace who works in my "dream" department, I have reached out to hiring managers for various positions but am always told "you aren't a good fit." And the odds seem stacked against me. Any feedback on what else I can be done as I truly want more responsibility and advancement.

like

Anyone hiring in Houston? About to get laid off from technology sr consultant role. Willing to travel as much as necessary (when possible)

like

What is the best way to demonstrate proficiency with Python (and other more "real" AI/ML technologies) to help move from an RPA team lead role to one in analytics/AI?

Already have some programming skill, but no professional experience. I have hobbyist experience, and could make a portfolio on github or something. Or I can just list Python in my skills as Intermediate, which is probably a stretch.

RPA is fine and I can easily get a cert or something, but I think ML is better long term.

like

Was laid off in Sept. Unfortunately we will be seeing many more coming. It's what happens in a recession. Unfortunately I now also have my age against me. Not in a mentally good place at the moment.

I currently work in Tech Consulting on the software implementation side with 2 YOE. I don’t see myself long term in this area and am interested in pivoting to strategy and potentially business school along the way. Does anyone have advice for the best way to prepare and land a role for someone who doesn’t have a strong strategy background?

like

Hi, I'm almost at the end of NP. I've two offers in hand with different roles and similar packages.
1. Product manager at EY
2. Product analyst at Livspace.

While package is my second priority, role and job security is more important.. My aim is to get into product manager roles and I've been waiting for this since forever.
Which one should I go for after considering the pros and cons?

Hello Everyone,

I am working since last 8.5 years. But my prosperous growth is very average. To overcome that i also completed my MBA ans BA course but it's just another piece of paper in my case right now. My basic Education is Electrical Engineering and i work with an OEM. Starting was a struggling phase, did't get the very good start. Thought of changing domain too but always felt short of opportunities. Trying outside India but no luck there too. I want to be into management, suggestions?

like

Life insurance agents!! I’m in the process of getting licensed now, what are some tips you have for me just starting out ? How long did it take for you to start selling? I’ll be doing telesales only , let me know your way of selling and why it works best for you. Thank you !

like

Any tips or suggestions on what kind of questions to ask during an informal coffee chat with an employee of the company I'll be applying to? This person is not on the hiring team, but it's a small company so I'm sure they'll talk with the hiring team after.

This would a fairly significant career switch for me after being at my current company for just over 10 years (with ~100 employees) to join a newish but profitable small company with only 13 employees.

Thanks!

like

I have 2 offers. Impetus : IDW SQL EXPERT ROLE IN LEAPLOGIC. TIGER : Pypsark, Aws developer. Please help to choose between two based kn career growth.

Infosys Impetus technologies inc Tiger Analytics

I’ve got about 20 years cross channel experience in marketing, split between big brands and startups, and I’m considering pivoting into a data science/data analyst role. I know it will initially be a step back in comp but is it at all realistic for a person with certificate level experience in data analysis but a decent marketing management background to expect $150-200k comp or is that mostly for degreed candidates (or not realistic at all)? Any guidance here is greatly appreciated.

like

Can anyone provide a referral for a position in Wells Fargo??

Recently laid off, found a position that matches perfectly.

like

Been on the bench for a month @ M2 level. Chances of getting fired?

like

More Posts

Thoughts on IWC Aquatimer?

Post Photo
like

Doulas and midwives are not covered by my insurance plan. Is that usually the case? Can anyone share how much on average they spent on doula and/or midwife care?

likehelpful

Hi Fishes, As of now I have applied for 3 positions ( 2 with refferals and 1 by myself) in Salesforce company yet all of those show In Consideration as the status. It's been 2 weeks now. Can anyone help me with the process and tell me if I am doing something wrong?

like

Im looking into transitions into Tech preferably level entry IT specialist/support jobs. Can anyone point me in the right direction as far as what certifications to take and where I can find them? I know I need the A+ certification but there’s so many options

like

Anyone know who did the breastfeeding ad that aired during the golden globes? Truly amazing and groundbreaking work

like

Hi folks,

Is it ok to do intraday trading in nifty and bank nifty. Is there any restrictions for staff and senior level

like

What’s a good time window to give when employers ask “when can you start” and you have to move out of state for that job?

like

Best tool to jump start RPA training? Uipath?

Received two verbal offers, still awaiting comp from one, but would love everyone’s perspectives! One is from an aerospace firm, one is from a pretty well known tech company (non FAANG, ~5k employees), both fully remote.

like

Amazon is offering reduced childcare for all workers. Why don't hospitals?

like

Guys... how are you affording rent right now 😭

like

Is it just me, or are apartments in Dallas expensive as hell for their size and for being Dallas?

like

Got offer letter from lti. doj on oct 1st accepted the offer from lti Portal and also submitted required documents after that there is no update from the hr. I tried to reach through mails but no response. Need suggestions what i have to do now

like

Thoughts on analytics platform like Mashvisor?

like

Is it worth it to live in the Back Bay? I'm moving soon and want to live in a brownstone there, have my eye on one, but keep hearing mixed reviews. Any advice? I love the classic New England feel.

like

Friend just mentioned detox juices did wonders for her. However I've read before that detoxing is a fad and isn't really good for you. Anyone else have thoughts on this? Personal experience?

like

McK 🐠: can you pls confirm if McK is currently hiring at EM level in UAE? Also, pls let me know if you’d be open to referring - 10yoe in Strategy consulting with relevant ME public sector / mega projects experience. Thanks 🙏

like

Anyone here from FFO Consulting ?
Please DM.

How was the increment this year?
I heard from my manager that this year's increment was outstanding.
Wanted to know if it's true.

What are all the perks and benefits of working in Comcast Chennai?

Additional Posts in Laid off

Does anyone know what severance pay is at Wunderman? Is it more than a week per year?

The depression is really starting to set in...it feels so impossible to even get noticed, let alone get an interview and then actually get hired. I’m trying to stay positive but it’s really hard.

like

Got laid off on Friday. Not sure how to handle the feelings and emotions. It will feel weird not going to work on Monday. Didn’t even get to say bye to my co workers

like

Got laid off on July2, still no unemployment payments from NYS. Is everyone having that kind of delay? Impossible to get through to unemployment on the phone.

Got laid off today. Ironicly is I have been looking for a new job for over a year. I guess it's good that I no longer work in a toxic environment & no longer for a criminal. Heartburn from anxiety.

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the
Fishbowl app

See what’s happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

A phone with Fishbowl app

Send download link to your phone

OR

Scan your QR code to download
Fishbowl app on your mobile

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Messaging rates may apply

Download app

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Already have an account? Log in

Sign up for free to continue using Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use(New) and Privacy Policy(New)
Messaging rates may apply

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal