I have an opportunity to take a contract to hire position with a previous client hotel chain at a 60% increase in my current salary. The catch is that it’s only for 6 mos. If I staff after that, it drops to ~170K, but with great benefits and position. Or I could not; could be cut loose, or move on. Any advice? Hoping to hear a success story, but I’ll take anything.
Best friend from college got laid off due to the pandemic. She is an experienced data scientist/analyst with two years of experience. Previously worked at a big name chain hotel.DM me! Thx!
Had a project interview yesterday and it was pretty mediocre. One of the managers really liked me, the other seemed a little skeptic and wanted work samples. I’ve been pretty anxious since and cont
Have been staffed on same govt project since joining my firm 3 yrs ago...just found out we are losing the contract in 2 months. Should I roll off ASAP? This 🐠 feels scared and unsure about her future
Why is the only advice I've heard on dealing with bad mgmt on a project, "suck it up or roll off"? It's 2018, is that the best we can do?? Office politics and hierarchy are bad for business! Thoughts?
Whats a typical MBB experienced hire Project/Case/Engagement Manager/Leader Signing Bonus?
Any vets successfully transfer from consulting to industry? Been at ACN for almost 2 years doing project/change mgt. Would love to transition to product mgt. Advise is greatly appreciated
On a long term engagement where we could work remote (client doesn't care) Leadership uses "optics" as an excuse, but we all know they have bad/sad home situations. Tips on how to handle?
Go client side (1 yr contract FT, higher position at telcom) or stay in agency (regular FT) to build more experience? First job out of college and just a few months in, but been in a few interviews and about to go on 2nd interview with telcom.
Hi Excel Geniuses - I am working on an excel project plan and need to classify line items as “workstream” “milestone” “key activity” and “activity” based on their indentation. Can the IF function be used for this?
When you accidentally find out you can use fake credit card numbers to place orders on your clients online store 🤣
So does anyone else chuckle at the "You're a 2D character in a flight safety video" guy's existential crisis moment on Delta's new safety video? 😂
"Unlocked" Marriott Megabonus starting to come in for people... 5 stays 10k points, 1k per stay after that.
Seeking advice..Best warm place to travel with a lap infant? Looking to go this week for a week! Based in Dallas! Would like to stay at a Marriott property.. thank you!
Any tips for flying with a guitar in a hard case? I have United 1K for reference, but I’ve never done this before. I’ll check United’s site for what I have to do to check this in but any wisdom/advice on traveling with a guitar is appreciated
I had a client answer his phone in the middle of 20 person meeting (in room) and say "hey baby, just in this stupid meeting right now <15s pause>,love you" all while chewing tobacco without shoes on.
Delta flights - Can a family member board with you at the same time if they dont have any status?
Losing major IQ points on this latest project. Didn't need to go to an ivy and get saddled with a six figure loan for this shit!
Okay something kind of weird happened. Started a new project today with all new people. We met in person today and manager left for home after checkout around 5PM. Three Associates on my team were planning to get dinner, I said I was going to bail to go workout and eat at home. This girl screams at me in front of the whole floor “you are so fake!! you are not going to workout. you’re being fake.” I’m just standing there in shock like what? She’s like “what are you even going to do at the gym”…
Anyone deal with post partum depression or depletion? I’m so foggy (18 months after 2nd child)
Exit opportunity suggestions for a tax manager? I currently earn $100K, but specialize in small to medium sized businesses in a smaller metro area. With zero experience in audit/internal control/GAAP/SEC/SOX/finance, I don’t see how I could possibly land a six figure position in industry (even remote positions from metros that pay more). With my health off the rails after nearly a decade in public accounting, I’m honestly starting to look even at positions in the $70s. Suggestions welcome.
Trying to use my Saks Fifth Amex Plat credit before Eoy. I know you’re not technically allowed to buy a gift card but does it still work/count towards the credit? Anyone tried recently?
If my company doesn’t match my 401k yet, should I still max out my 401k contribution or make personal investments instead?
Team member on project, "You're not like most black people out there..." "How many black people do you know?" I said. "....not that many personally if I'm to be honest." Me: "Oh..👀" *subject change*
Taking a 33% salary cut to go from Tech to VC, banking on equity upside instead + breaking into VC. Stupid or worth it?
Whats the timeline for MBB background checks i.e. when does it start relative to accepting the offer and how long does it take? Accepted an offer with a February start date and want to get it over with ASAP. One last thing standing between me and putting in my notice 🙏
Any of your firms do virtual gifts or corporate appreciation for your teams? We want to do something for our hard working team that is spread out over the nation but not make it an event where we’re stuck doing over zoom. Ideally something like wine delivery just to show appreciation
Remember when we were kids and adults would ask us what we wanted to be when we grew up and we said it was dependent on our exit options?
How long should you wait after your original GMAT before retaking the test? Missed my goal score by 30 points (but was scoring at the goal score in practice tests).
Campus hire. Few months late but enrolling in my 401K and going to do a Roth, as well. I keep seeing that you should “maximize” both. What does that mean? Is there a calculation or common principle?
Hey guys, I had a question- My job location is Seattle and currently due to covid and work from home, I am in Texas. If my H1B FY22 gets picked up (currently on F1). Do I have to return back to Seattle or I can continue to work from Texas? Know there is 90 miles rule in place but not sure how stringent it is. Please can you let me know. THANKS!!
Senior admin assistant at the client has been organizing all our meetings. What is a safe drink (coffee/other) to buy for her? I don’t want to ask what she wants because she will refuse it. Options?
Any good courses to get better at UML Diagramming / Product Architecture Diagramming? Project requires heavily solutions diagramming on my part, want to learn to deliver beautiful, clear diagrams.
Have your clients been more annoying since moving to remote work or where they more annoying back at the office?
Job A - FDD at Big4 Job B - Internal audit at a big bank Same salary, which one would you take?
The more time I spend on this project the more I I want to punch my client in the back of the head. Oh, and my flight is delayed 3 hours for no reason in an airport with no open lounge. Happy Monday.
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