When you hear your manager discussing how he "isn't too thrilled about the idea of a project in Dubai..." And you fight the urge to jump up and down screaming "PUT ME IN, COACH! PUT ME IN!"
When your client sponsor was previously a consultant and thinks they can manage your team 🐢
I have a coworker on a project who is not contributing their fair share... I'm afraid I'm already viewed as too aggressive in the group so I haven’t been vocal about it. I think I may stay silent.
When you email a deck to the client and someone forgot to take off a former client’s name in the template footer. #askingforit #catchmeifyoucan
Tips for declining but not really declining a project? Think I may have committed career suicide already...
Flying from my client site to Kentucky for the Taylor Swift concert. Nothing like getting ready for a concert at the airport...
First project is international. #baptismbyfire
I was talking to a first year at a different consulting firm who mentioned that even as a first year, he gets plenty of project staffing options. Is this the norm? I got pigeonholed early
When your Midwestern client discovers the remnant henna on your hands from your friends wedding and thinks you have skin disease #cantmakethisup
When it's your second day on the project and you already get screamed at for trying to be helpful
What are some of the oldest tools or technology you've seen at your firm or a client that needs desperate upgrading?
Have a strong feeling the lead on my current project is about to be replaced. Laying low.
That moment when your client tells the engagement partner of your project that if his son weren't married he would try to set you up with him...
Do you think I'll be able to use ubers and taxis as travel for all future client travel ? Don't want to get into it, but have some license issues and don't want to be driving.
Opinion: relationship (unspecified degree of commitment) with someone on your project team...yea or nay?
What's more common for you? 1. using network to get on a project you really like. 2. HR staffs you on something without any prior communication.
Why do people talk on obnoxious calls in the middle of the team room? Self awareness, please. How is this not a lesson you learned, I don't know, by existing more than a day on the planet?
Just Interviewed someone (2-4 yrs experience) & asked: How good are you at excel? Best response - ?
Trying this no fap thing and 7 days in. 💪🏻.
Shout out to KPMG for the summer bonus of meat!
I just got laid off from Deloitte but I’m positive this will lead to something way better.
have been depressed and this week was pretty bad. i told a few coworkers about medication and i feel like i reveal too much at work because these are the people i see often. how do i stop opening up?
Reading the meeting agenda 10 seconds before the meeting only to find out you have to present... And still killed it
F/ 43/ NYC/ 300K
First year, I’m scanning the original engagement letters and management docs and comparing them between the original docs but that takes up so much time. Any tips on how to be a little more efficient.
I put most of my net worth in index fund. Shall I be wary now in the age of coronavirus?
In self-contained 2-4th. Student Green mucus runny nose. Teacher says he was at the doctor on Monday. It’s FRIDAY. Our job is very hands on. So tired of this — where we who are concerned about our health are expected to sacrifice our well being.
Hot take: consultants at MBB have big egos and seem to promote the idea that they're the "best of the best" not realizing that, in 2021, the "best of the best" works in "tech" typically as engineers and consultants are actually just overworked also rans with oversized egos.
I feel really lucky having made it to Google, despite my average school/shit gpa/ex no-name company . I literally never thought I could get into Google, but I did. You can definitely do it if it's something you want! Keep at it
Anyone start at MBB as a lateral and just feel underwhelmed? I always felt MBB was the holy grail but have found the leadership style among many of the MDPs so off-putting. At times it’s like working in the court of a deluded emperor
Just hit 30 days with no alcohol and feel amazing. It’s been an absolute game changer for my mental health management. Not for everyone but if you’ve been thinking about going alcohol free for a bit, totally recommend. Especially if you find alcohol impacts your highs/lows with depression.
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