That awkward moment when you're sitting in Orals for an RFP and the client says they don't understand what role you've been brought in to discuss...
Any tips for someone who discounts good feedback but heavily focuses on the opportunities to improve? So much that I have a fear of getting fired despite receiving overall good feedback. I started a new job earlier this year. The function of the role and industry is new to me. My manager told me he generally has higher expectations than the rest of the organization. Originally, I viewed this as a great learning opportunity but can't help to think I'm not cut out for this and fear the worst.
Hi Greg - Two questions. 1.What life lessons would you give to those who want to stick to consulting in the long run? 2.Same Q but for those who want to exit + what is the optimal role to quit Thanks
Hello Fishes I have final round ( mostly with Director ) with Pwc for Manager Role . Have 11 years of experience and currently working in Deloitte . Anyone aware of what kind of questions . Thanks in advance
Does EY have Advisory Director titles? I thought they had don’t away with them during a RIF / role elimination.
Been on the bench for 2 weeks. Internal strategy role for a year was offered to me. Should I take it?
Currently a Senior Consultant and planning to apply at McKinsey and Bain. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to provide a referral?
Just found out I made A2 -> SA1 🎉 and received an offer at Deloitte (Consultant level) 🎉 for the same exact salary. Both tech consulting, more IT strategy role at Deloitte. What should I do...?
Help! I’m from a general strategy consulting background (big 4) and have some experience in large scale transformations as well. I know joining tech companies seems to be a good move right now, but I’d like to understand, what are the best types of roles that ex consultants could seamlessly move to? I heard Product Managers, Product Owners, Program Managers, but are there any others? I want to exit for sure but I don’t want to make a short term decision I regret.
Anyone exit to the OCC? Thinking about doing it but seems you cannot apply directly to the banker examiner position. Can only apply to assistant examiner position or non examiner position.
The Banana Republicans aren’t even pretending to care anymore - leaving the Senate floor while Schiff delivered his opening remarks. https://lawandcrime.com/awkward/21-empty-seats-more-than-one-third-of-gop-senators-reportedly-left-room-during-schiffs-speech/
I need a referral in Barclays. Can anyone refer me? My total experience is 3.3 years. TIA.
For those with HOAs and community amenities, are they going to allow guests after June 15? We have a pool and gym in ours that are residents only for now but they haven’t announced opening up yet, so wondering if yours have. Ready to invite some friends over for a bbq!
Bank of America hiring for Testing position of 1-2 years of experience for Chennai location. Base location will be Chennai once office resumes. Interested folks please share your profiles at firstname.lastname@example.org
Align to non-M&A offering but do a lot of work in the space (DD, integrations). B4 recruiter reached out and wants me to provide resume for review with hiring partner in M&A space. Does it work if I provide a bio with summary of M&A projects (client names removed) instead of a traditional resume? Also plan to list education and past experience but primary focus on recent M&A work
How to convince friends that chase or Amex cards are just greater than any other card. I don’t get why people all just don’t have the CSR if they spend any sort of money. Literally pays for itself and then some
Been recruiting for months for what I consider dream roles. Bar level always kept high, but no luck. When did you guys settle? Lower the ball on job prospects or keep chugging in consulting until you finally can get a dream role?
Has anyone gotten an experience letter from the firm? I am in the process of applying for Canadian PR, was wondering if there is some template or I should it come from my manager in writing?
On this day 6 months ago, I left my prior firm. I’m still in consulting but no more waking up in the middle of the night in cold sweats, no more conversations with my gf about how my working hours and stress are affecting our relationships, no more interventions hosted by friends who are worried about me, and no more financial issues. I would have quit after bonus payouts even if nothing had been lined up. Luckily I found something. I’m in a pensive mood - life is good 😊
Feeling like consulting isn’t the best career for me b/c of the lifestyle and I met someone who I hate being apart from every wk. But I always wanted to reduce gender gap, so I feel conflicted/guilty.
Anyone at the PCAOB? How are the benefits? 401k, any pension, medical premiums and provider (BCBS/UHC)? Did you find their compensation package to be competitive?
I’m tired of waking up at 4am every Monday morning... anybody else who dislikes this Monday morning travel?
Does Salesforce have a strategic customer engagement team in their Consulting org that focuses on project delivery? If so, how’s it different from their Advisory services that staffs Program Architects on delivery projects?
How do I deal with a Manager who does not have the skill set or experience to lead the work? Like I see him struggling in front of the client in answering basic questions. I am a SC so what will you guys recommend in this situation?
Any new fathers irritated or rubbed the wrong way about all the programs/benefits/focus on working mothers and very little (if any) on working dads?
Haven't written a resume since I was applying for internships over 4 years ago. Any good resources out there or advice? I'm a little overwhelmed.
How do sick days work? Just realized that 1/3 of my “PTO” is actually sick days (and it’s not generous and you don’t get paid out when you leave). I’m very lucky to not get sick but does that mean in order to use some I’ll have to spontaneously say I’m ill with little advanced notice? Seems like a policy which rewards people for leaving their team in a lurch.
CMV: noise canceling headphones are overrated. It blocks out the background noise and isolates annoying noises like baby crying...earplugs are far superior for traveling.
Buddy of mine wants to get into federal consulting. He’s got an MA and some work experience. Just got a garbage offer at a small firm- $49k. Anyone willing to help him with a referral? I’ve got him in the GH system. I’d you’d be willing to PM your email I’ll send it to him. Thanks!!
I have heard that Air India is not great...but how bad is it for traveling business from US to India
There’s a position I want to apply to at a different company, and it seems like it would fit me perfectly. I went on LinkedIn and saw that there’s one person from my undergrad school that works there with a similar title for the job I want. How do I reach out to him and how much is too much? Do I ask for advice on getting the job/how the job is/ a referral? Should I even reach out?
Looking for some advice. I made 150k on GME but then lost 100k in the hype. Despite coming out net positive I feel like an idiot for being where I started after gaining so much. I recognize I broke a lot of my trading rules and I essentially was trading on emotion which lead to my loss. If it matters my portfolio is about 80k and I make about the same in salary. So this was the most money I’ve ever handled or even traded. Advice?
A startup offered me 700 “Options” in addition to base + bonus. Do y’all think this lets me buy 700 shares in the future or 70,000 (700 x 100 shares per contract)?
If anyone is selling their gold medallion gift from delta, please email me w/ your desired price. I lose my GM status in 2 weeks 😣 Thx. Fakeacct914@gmail.com
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