Second year Consultant who came from a benefits broker. I feel like I am very much still learning the ropes of consulting. Was asked to help on a deck for proposal work for something I have no background/knowledge in. Told by the partner that I wouldn’t be creating content just story boarding and managing and organizing in the deck. The manager, familiar with the proposed solution, however seems to be annoyed with me that I didn’t create content. Not sure what to make of this?
I am looking for moving forward in my career. My background is as follows: - bachelors in environmental health and safety engineering (EHS) - masters in safety sciences 6.5 years work experience - worked in distribution in EHS for a year - worked in EHS Consulting for 3 years - currently working in insurance consulting in risk management Want to get opinions on next move. Living in TX now. Insurance pays alright but my last raise was less than inflation rate and salary growth is low.
Anyone find it worthwhile to get the PMP? Any benefits in terms of new job or project opportunities, compensation, promotion potential, etc.?
Have a male friend who had been extremely helpful when my parents were sick (neuro related). He’s a recent neurosurgeon, we’re friends since primary school but we havent spoken for a decade since we lived in different coast. In the last 6 months we speak a lot due to his expertise in this health field and generosity to follow up regarding my parents health. What can I send him to thank for his help all this time? Any nice gestures. Fyi platonic only, he’s married
Hi fish. I’m hoping to exit to health tech or digital health, and I’m looking for any leads. I’ve got 2 YOE. Let me know if you might be able to help!
Has anyone started on anti-anxiety or anti-depression meds due to covid? Has it helped in any significant way? My mental health is really suffering and I’m considering medicating but so worried about all the possible side effects 😞
So I’ve been a nurse for about a decade ( med-surg, ER, Trauma etc) . A recent law school grad ( didn’t take a bar yet because I am not mentally ready to sit for one). I am currently a Risk Manager at a huge healthcare system and my work overlaps with the hospital’s claims and litigation department. And I am building a network of connections. Medical Malpractice is what I want to focus on later. Where does one start best? Defense? Plaintiff? I heard good things and bad things about both.
I keep hearing healthcare is a poorly paid industry. What are well paid industries? Cyber seems to be one... what else?
If my firm allows both traditional and Roth 401K, which one should I invest in? 27 years old, $90k salary.
At what point should I consider purchasing an investment property? Here’s my breakdown with my 131k/yr salary: Maxing out Roth 401k (balance of 145k), Roth IRA (balance of 8k), HSA (balance of 4k), then do 10% to ESPP, then send about ~$500/month to taxable brokerage (balance of 35k), and keep 20k in HYSA.
Any other accounts out there think the 1.9T stimulus is being spent on the wrong things?
I'm joining one of the MBBs soon. What are all the perks, benefits I should take advantage off? Phone plans, memberships, etc? I'm curious about what other Top 6 firms receive?
Received a verbal offer from a recruiter congratulating me on clearing the final round. However did not receive a written offer or what the TC package would look like. They have started the right to work checks and the investments / pension plan declaration. Is this normal? Should I send across any documents or wait for the written offer to come through (not even sure if the terms offered would be favourable!!)? Anyone faced a similar situation / have any advice on how to proceed? Thanks!
Junior, had a health-related break from working for 3 months. Any hot tips on getting back into the groove creatively?
Best firm for financial tax in Seattle area? In terms of the team vibes, company culture, growth opportunities, benefits and pay, work life balance.
Anyone have experience with CSR trip insurance? Need to move up flight back home given the impending hurricane. We’re here now. What’s the process? Airline or chase (booked with CSR points air+htl)?
I got an offer today from a firm that’s fairly new and has about 13 attorneys. Only two of the attorneys are women, and they’re both quite a bit older. I don’t think the firm has a maternity leave policy. How do I find out? I’m a 26-year-old and want to start a family soon? But I don’t want them to know that quite yet.… Advice?
Is the dyson airwrap worth it? I have a curling iron, a rotating brush, and a straightener that kind of do the job. (Though i’m not a pro with the curling iron). Would the airwrap have any additional benefits, other than saving space and reducing number of devices? It’s so expensive I have to justify if I’ll spend so much..
I'm in talks with PwC India for potential offer for Advisory Tech Consulting in banking domain & I'm holding another offer from a Fortune 100 Insurance, Banking & Finances company, but doesn't have the 'Brand Value' in India. PwC India is offering the location Kolkata & other offer is from Pune(my preferred location). Keeping in mind the recent political events(I interviewed at PwC before election results) looking for suggestions from you 🐟es, which one would y'all go for? Brand or Location?
If you had your pick of MBB, which would you join? Running a very informal poll - like the comment of the corresponding firm below McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Very weird watching a presidential candidate explain/defend management consulting in a NYT interview. Even some questions about federal contractors! Maybe people will stop asking what my job “means”
What’s everyone’s favorite zoom background?
Accenture, BCG, Deloitte & E&Y all signed up to be in the consortium for eliminating the gender pay gap. All the sudden I'm feeling the urge to switch firms!
What to do if your Manager (on main client) talked crap about you at a work HH you couldn’t attend? Always had a gut feeling she didn’t like me, so I consider it a growing LT issue
Hi anyone with entry level data science openings? My wife is looking to start her data science journey.
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Heading over to USVI for a 5 nights. Staying in st Thomas (Ritz) looking for recommendations / things to do. Suggestions welcome. A couple of specific Qs 1. Do I need to rent a car? (I would like to visit at John, assuming that's a yes) 2. Reccos for renting snorkeling gears? 3. Are there any amazing dining options in st Thomas that I should consider? Thanks!
Friend wants to join consulting for the pay. I don’t believe she has the aptitude or energy for it. We worked together in a much slower industry, and even there she complained of being overworked. I’ve sent her resources to polish up her resume and links for roles but she’s insisting on texting/long phone calls asking silly questions. Today she wants a resume review over zoom! She comes without having done her homework. How do I tell her I’ve given as much as I can? How do I decline referring?
Been on vacation for a week and I don’t want to go back tomorrow. Spending time outside, chilling with my dog and endless Netflix is so much better. 🙈
Recruiter screen - he told me there are two finalists in the running for the role but he likes my background and wants to get me in the running too, if hiring manager is willing. (Cont.)
Can anyone give insight to typical hiring process for Microsoft corporate functions, specifically for an HR Program Manager role? Salary ranges would be extremely helpful as well!
Hey ladies! I have a phone screen tomorrow. This is my first phone screen since getting my first job out of college so just a little hazy on the etiquette. Should I outright ask the recruiter the salary range for the position or wait for them to bring it up? Also if I am asking about the salary range, how should I ask in a way that’s tactful?
I’m sure this has been asked 100 times before but newbie here. Looking for a recommendation on which airline to use as preferred for points/status/etc... ideally flying out of DCA.
When you explain to your non-accounting friends what the Big 4 is and they say, "oh sounds like the Ivy League for accounting firms" >>>>
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