Looking for input on a career decision. Me: 9 YOE, homegrown manager who is currently doing a stop in industry. I have an offer to return to consulting (M&A). My end game is pure strategy. Do I take the offer or wait for the opportunity to interview for pure strategy? My take is it’s more difficult to lateral the more senior you are in your career.
Interviewing with founders of a small shop. I want to ask them in a professional, sincere way if they had to let go of people during the pandemic. Is that bad to ask? “What steps did you take in order to protect job security during client loses?” Is possible. Bc I know some places were able to keep ppl.
Is there a good book/website to prepare for data based analysis/case study interviews? something that talks about problem solving by deriving insights from data sets, finding KPIs and building reports
Any Accenture 🐟 working in digital health/therapeutics strategy? I'm looking to learn about the team and the types of engagements you work on.
Unpopular opinion: I don’t think Simone Biles should step down from competing because she took the spot on the team from other qualified individuals who would kill to compete. There - I said it. Before you come for me, I respect her mental health and understand why she is not competing, but at the end of the day she took a spot from someone who had been training and would kill to represent the US at the Olympics. I get the pressure is on, but step down before to let someone else take your place
Had a 3rd round interview with PwC (Partner) and they said they would either want to have another interview with a team member or will “move forward with next steps”. This was last week and recruiter hasn’t gotten back to me yet. Manager position. What does this mean? Bad news? Trying to not be disappointed yet 😭
Going to start trying!! What are best resources for prenatal/ pregnancy health? (Not about trying to conceive... got my bases covered there) And any pregnancy musts?? thank you!!
Used an excuse Monday for one interview and have another on Friday but feel like I’d be super shady to come up with another “my pipes burst” thing. Do I just take a personal day or other suggestions?
How's Edelman NY? Getting hit up for Health which I've never done. It'll entail moving from advertising to PR/earned creative as they call it, and the Health category. Didn't sound like hard sell pharma, quite a bit of branded video content. I searched on FB, sounded mostly negative culturally (employee fired during Pride month, political, creatives better watch their backs, climate denier) with a few who love it. Figured I'll ask if anything's changed, if it's even worth ... considering.
After you’ve connected with a consultant on LinkedIn what’s the best practice for asking someone to give you a practice case? To balance respect someone’s time vs coming off as transactional. Should you first ask for coffee chat, then later a case or can you ask for a case in your first “chat”? I am prepping for MBB interviews but I know consultants work crazy hours so I don’t want to take up more time than necessary - what would you prefer? What is the best practice?
I have interview in TCS Then got mail to send documents After that I upload the documents in tcs ibegin portals I replied over mail also but didnt got any response Any suggestions?
Just got the vaccine by driving 3 hours to Fresno from the SF Area. I hadn't been able to get an appt in Santa Clara Co. despite having a Tier 1c health condition. I made the appointment online yesterday, when I saw that almost every pharmacy in Fresno had at least a dozen appointments open every day this week. I feel a bit guilty for going out of area to get it, even though I was honest about my address. Why is Fresno swimming in vaccine when it's impossible to get in the Bay Area?
Hi All, Hi I had a TP1 interview with HCL which was a technical round. Now I have another meeting scheduled named TP2. Does anyone know if this round will be technical or managerial round? Thanks
Any tips on how to improve the quant section of the case interview? My arithmetic is okay but I have trouble coming up with the quant structure (good and quick) McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Does anyone work at CVS Health in Northbrook and commute without a car (I heard you can take the L/metra + shuttle)? What are the best neighborhoods to live in for the easiest commute but still fun for a single mid-20s person and what’s the estimated commute time?
Question: what are the chances to get re-hired after a year if you leave your job for 1 year to move to a different country to take care of your spouse who is having mental health problems? My husband works abroad and with the travel ban he is unable to come to UK. He needs me over there but my company doesn’t have an office in his country with roles open. And I’m not fluent in the local language.
Any advice on how one should prepare for a partner round interviews or is should the preparation be pretty much similar as the first rounds?
Advice needed! Have just been asked to Freelance with W2 form. Without any benefits. Is this even possible? Would I lose my eligibility for Unemployment insurance once the gig ends? I was laid off from my full time agency job 2 months ago and have already freelanced as self employed on an LLC since. Seems like they’re being tight and taking advantage of the current climate.
12 weeks today. I was hoping I would be able to get DNA genetic testing today but my insurance still hasn’t approved the testing. I have up until Friday to see if it’s approved if not I can get another test but it’s a 90% detection rate ($300). The other test is 97% and out of pocket it’s about $3K. How would you guys proceed?... Just take the $300 test if the other isn’t approved in time?
Anyone consider executing to executive search firms (egon, Korn ferry, SS)? Anything to be aware of in terms of good time to do it, comp and WLB expectations, as well as whether it’s not a good industry for our kind of people as it may become repetitive and close you off from other opportunities? Thank you!
Curious to know which airline frequent flyer programs fellow LAX travelers have status with. I’ll go first: Delta Platinum, Alaska MVP Gold 75K, and United Silver here
Director is having a baby - I’m thinking of buying a small gift for her before she goes on maternity leave any ideas?
So I got upgraded to Marriotts Premier Platinum Elite level. Any idea what this means besides getting a gift from them in the mail?
More than likely receiving an offer for a more technical position than I’d like in my career. In short, I think it pigeonholes me into a role I’m not comfortable with and have little interest for. How do I politely reject the offer when it comes through?
Hey! Just moved from a top tier consulting to Amazon as a Non-tech Sr. PM (level 6) with people management responsibility. How should I negotiate my salary? Base 2 years cash bonus Restricted stock
For people on an H1B visa, are there any good resources to figure out if I can invest in a Roth IRA and other investing 101s for people on a visa? (From india so not getting my GC anytime soon)
Interviewing with a B4 firm for a consulting role. They keep rescheduling (about three times now) the interviews with two PPMD...is this normal? Never had to reschedule this many times before. Already had one interview, but waiting on these next two.
Is it dumb to negotiate an extra 5k to base salary? Fam is saying I should have negotiated more or not at all
So...thoughts on the rumored Uber layoffs?
Any advice for someone looking to transition into a full HR Generalist role from Recruiting. I’m currently a Campus Recruiter with about 5 years of HR experience (Coordinator- Higher Ed). I received my PHR certification in September 2020 and sitting for my SHRM-CP in two weeks. I’m having a hard time transitioning into a full Generalist position.
Is this normally a more expensive time of the year to fly internationally? I’m trying to book tix they’re all coming in pretty high. Maybe Coronavirus influence, fewer flights = more demand?
Planning to visit India later this year, and also need to get my visa stamped (current stamp expired in 2016). I have an I-797 number from the approved extension, and another one from an amendment...
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
I’m new to consulting. Spent my entire career in industry where I worked on a closely knit team. My work style is to befriend my coworkers not only because I like to work with my friends, but also so I don’t feel bad when I call them on their sh** for not pulling their weight. I am the fulcrum and counterweight combined. I now find myself being taken advantage of and am too uncomfortable to confront slackers on an 18mo project. How do I find balance?
I’m a Army reservist and retiring In a few years. Will be getting healthcare at age 60 for the rest of my life. Does it make sense to put money in a HSA?
Started working after undergrad with salary of $60k. Raise each year about 15% for the last 7 years. Even though 15% a year seems good, I still don’t seem too satisfied. Is it just me?
Anyone who works at a law firm taken off for mental health reasons? I haven’t been there a year yet so don’t have FMLA and this is the worst timing with the economy.
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