hey all, i’m 3 years into my career. some decent work produced, some awards (mostly student). after getting laid off last fall and many many applications and emails sent, I’ve decided to spend time and money on a creative PR stunt to get my dream agencies’ attention. I’ve decided I don’t want to settle any longer, and I’m ready to make the jump to the elite. so people that have made it to their dream agencies: when did it happen for you, what made it happen, and was it everything you hoped for?
Did havas just have layoffs?
Is it noteworthy to have worked in the creative industry for 23 years -18 in advertising, without ever being fired or laid-off? Are there medals or gold watches for that?
Hey CDs. Let’s say there was a planner with a ton of experience with big brands and this person was getting laid off. Would you take a chance on them as a freelance writer if they were super cheap?
Friend got laid off from Collaborative Solutions today. She obtained Workday certifications while employed there. They are requesting her to pay back the cost (6K) of the certifications. Advice?
What do the Partners on here think of how these layoffs are being handled? Very curious (P1, where are you???)
I’m gonna cry. In the beginning of the SIP my firm let some people go, my manager got fired because she did something stupid, and now a person on my team has quit without notice and I’m stuck
How common is PIP in consulting? When someone is fired in consulting, is it normally preceded by a PIP, or is that the abnormal case? (Talking firms 1000+ people)
I raised some issues in my team, and now all the male members are telling me “no need to interact with us”. And labeling me as assuming things and that they “never said” anything. All my work credit has been taken away and said they will do it, I don’t need to. I feel helpless and that I’ll get fired, these powerful people won’t let me live here.
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
Would you define strategy as one of the safer biz disciplines come layoff / fat trimming time? Been curious lately about the value to agencies.
Deloitte peeps: is there a typical time of the year when people get laid off (e.g., after year-end, before year-end, any time on the beach)?
My firm sent an email yesterday saying their tracking billable hours DAILY. It’s either they don’t think we’re working from home or about to have some layoffs 🤷🏼♀️
If an employee gets laid off due to restructuring is there a possibility they can be hired back couple years later?
Laid off. Applying to jobs. Besides networking, what are the top job search platforms/websites? There’s LinkedIn, indeed, monster and Glassdoor. Anything else I’m missing or which is the “best”?
My fiancé is a green card holder and is anticipating to obtain citizenship within a year. I’m currently on H1-B: Would it make sense to wait for her citizenship before we start my process for marriage based green card? Or would it be better to start now while she is in her green card?
I was wondering whether any US green card holders accepted into M7 programs ever get some amount of tuition reimbursement/funding/scholarships from these schools or are they treated like international students that are expected to pay full tuition. Also, how common does is it?
I saw this article in a page I’m learning through from mynea360.org As someone learning to recognize my own white fragility in order to build racial literacy skill & stamina for a sustainable future, I found it very worthwhile. She doesn’t end on a cheerleading note. For support, I see anti-racism addressed in my health care plan (‘mystrength’ app...stress/ ‘you need to have that conversation’) as well as within anti-discrimination online trainings and state & national union webinars. https://educationpost.org/if-you-really-want-to-make-a-difference-in-black-lives-change-how-you-teach-white-kids/
Seniority is not the position you hold but the experience, value and work ethics your hold, Agree?
Has anyone worked with Northbound Search? I’ve been working with them for some interviews and indirectly feel very pressured by then lol
The recent most billable hours post, inspired me. What is your longest billable day? Mine was 56 hours straight with no break—and the partner was more than a jerk when I was saying no more at the 30 hour point. That was two 24 hour billable days back to back on my time sheet and on the bill, a 360 hour month, and 650 aggregated for two months. And it is one reason (of so many reasons) why this job can suck so much! At least I got a good bonus...
Wonder what Delta thinks about things at the moment? Bet they wish it was still called the Indian Variant.
For those who have been forced out of MBB, I’m just curious — did you end up having to take a pay cut when exiting, or did you get something that paid even more?
I can’t believe I’m saying this but I finally got the exit opportunity from my dream with a 50% increase in compensation thanks to this group for countless help and the ability to connect with so many people. Deloitte advisory is one of the most soul sucking jobs and it’s def nothing beyond staff augmentation. Why would anyone brag about working over the weekend? We’re not saving lives people!!! Glad to be out and hope the grass is greener on the other side.
I have got two offers guys : 1. Kpmg - consultant - 17 fixed 2. Nagarro - team lead - 22 fixed Which company to join , can kpmg negotiate and make it 22l? YOE - 7 Role - PMO Pleas help
Saw this on LinkedIn this morning. I must admit at times I don’t get questioned by just men but women as well who don’t understand why I’m working tirelessly for equality. They either state it’s an uphill battle or “all in my head.” Has anyone been told that gender equality is a mirage? How did you handle the situation? No wrong answers!
PTO - Alhumdulillah
My H1b extension is due for Jan,2019 & I have option to apply in premium. What happens if I apply in premium & get rejection- Will I have to leave country immediately or still have time till Jan?
When being considered for a project (long term), would you tell the engagement leader about your upcoming maternity leave? Has anyone here been rejected for a role after they communicated about parental leave? What is the right thing to do?
Hello All, My friend is looking for a job in private sector. She was giving banking exams. She is holding BE COMPUTER degree (2017 batch) She did certification in manual testing. Is there any chance for her to get a job in private sector as a fresher?
PwC SA what’s your base pay and starting bonus?
Currently interviewing for a role at ACN, passed the HR screen and the first Skills interview. From what I gathered it’s another 30 min skills interview then a video call with an MD. Is this the normal process ? This seems.. so efficient ? Accenture
If you plan to leave your firm and your manager asks you why you're leaving, what do you say? I have a legitimate non-bridge-burning reason unrelated to comp or simply "big tech is better" reason. I have asked for more client facing exposure and haven't gotten it cause weird reasons, which was the factor that caused me to look for exits in the first place. But I'm not sure if I should bring this up. Should I just be vague and say "looking for a new chapter"?
I joined Deloitte in 19’ and don’t buy into the circlejerk that seems to go on both for / against the company - I like being a part of the firm but am underwhelmed with where the recent compensation cycle resulted. I have an opportunity with a small business to get a roughly $45k salary increase, but would have 2 sacrifice the security of Deloitte, wfh and paternity leave, which will come into play this fall as we have a baby due in November. Anyone make a similar switch before or havethoughts?
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