Is it helpful for a non tech to get into Project management etc... doing CSM certification etc. Pls guide.
Do you know of any companies that are similar to Toptal or BrainTrust? Basically where once you get in, you don't necessarily have to go through full interview rounds for each new client? I'm not referring to the big consulting firms, but more for independents.
A pharma client requires a urine drug test. Will my ADHD meds make me test "positive"? If so, is there a chance to provide my prescription to a medical officer to clarify? (cont)
What's the pay range to ask from Amazon if you're accepted in a Project Manager kind of role and you come from big 4 consulting as a manager? Is 160-170K a good range to give? Too high or too low?
Hey folks! Hope everyone is safe and sound. Who is working on billable work and who is on the bench ?
Any solutions architects here? If so, how did you get started in consulting. Best project/ worst project.
Hello Fishes - Could you please guide and share your experiences on how to crack or approach onsite in Wipro? I have recently joined on B3, been a month and on bench. My current manager has clearly stated of NO on-site opportunities with our team. Thank you in advance 😌
Monday on the bench: Offers support. No one bites Tuesday-Thursday: Same offer. Same result Friday morning: Well that was an uneventful week... Friday @ 3: Build this proposal by tomorrow morning 😑
As a PMO, do you usually create the test plan for your project or is it done by the requirements/functional lead?
Why do managers ask you to do shit after you’ve already rolled off their engagement? Like bro I have a whole different engagement to worry about I don’t have time for you
Been on the bench for almost a month now but have 2 weeks of training at St. Charles next month. I've emailed SM, volunteer, BD work, & use shitty my scheduling, anything else I should do?
What I want to do: reach through the screen and strangle the client who is being an obnoxious ass while screaming a nonstop stream of swear words What I am doing: "Hey! Happy Friday! Gonna grab some patio beers later? Anyways, just hoping we could get some alignment on this issue" What is this job doing to me.
How far into implementation and execution do you get as a strategist (and what's your specialty). I notice social strategist tend to get way more into the executional portion, even writing copy etc. whereas brand strategy tends to roll off once the briefing process is done. Does brand strategy ever go on shoots or vendor/production meeting and are they responsible for it? Just had an unclear moment where it seemed like I was expected to vet production partners and I didn't realize I should've .
What is your take on consultants being stuck on long projects? It’s like pulling teeth trying to roll off of some accounts. We never get a say in our extension. Will leadership address this?
I wonder if it's a case of the Mondays on the bench or if my motivation will just never return...🤔
Grateful for my support system. I burst into tears during a zoom call with a project leader today. He said the sweetest thing anyone ever said to me in years. A quick catch-up turned into a therapy session.
I teach PreK in a public school. Our state allows PreK programs to nap without masks if proper ventilation is provided. I have 16 children, a minimum of 3 feet apart, no masks, with two LOUD air filters, two tiny windows open, the outside and hall door open, at average in 72-76 degrees. What is your childcare classroom doing for rest time?
Hello! Anyone have recommendations of a good OBGYN in the Fairfax, VA area? I don’t have a gender preference but definitely would like someone experienced because I expect complications with my age and genetic stuff etc. I will be cross posting across other threads too.
Going to grow out my hair super long till end of next year for Covid-19, probably only cutting it after I go back to the office. I reduce risk by not getting a haircut, I get to put it in a bun and keep it away from heat and I'll be donating the 12 inches of growth to cancer wigs. Convinced my hubby to do the same, man bun style. Who's with me?
Taxes. I work in Chicago but interviewing for a remote role with a New York agency. Will I have to pay taxes in Illinois and New York? How has this worked for all of you during remote?
About to get rolled off a project, manager thinks I’m underperforming. Has anyone gotten rolled off before and bounced back or do you usually get fired shortly after? This is the first time
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
PHR or SHRM-CP?
I'm applying/attending job interviews for financial analyst type roles in industry from Big4. I don't really have an industry that I'm really passionate about. I'm paranoid that I'll exit and get stuck in a specific industry. Did any of you have issues moving between industries? How did you manage to be competitive or overcome that issue when changing industries? Thanks!
I have a Delta flight from LGA on Tuesday? Should I cancel now and book some other airline?? How's Delta LGA condition?
LA people... Does anyone live in SW? Have a potential project and looking into locations. Long Beach, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach?
When did Marriott get so cheap? I’m staying at a Westin hotel in Houston and the free breakfast for ambassadors includes coffee, toast and water. They also charged me $10 a day for a microwave. I’ve never been charged for a microwave at any hotel… EVER!
Is some vaccine hesitancy coming from people who liked WFM locked-down life? Like, “if I don’t get vaccinated, I have a reason to maintain my remote existence.”
Brand name versus type of experience. Assume experience at the brand name will be less relevant to what I want to do long-term. The “brand” in this case is not Big 4/MBB
Anyone able to refer to Salesforce? I have the position ready, just need a referral. Will give half of starting bonus
Any recommendations on a carry on bag with a trolley sleeve for me to slip on over my roller carry on? A nice larger size one that can fit both client and acn laptop?
Update: LGA term C precheck longer than usual, probably double the standard 5-7 min wait
What is exit opps for tech consulting? I feel like I am stuck that I am not techie enough to become software engineer but can't be a manager because of the lack of experience.
Got offered a SAP analyst role at Deloitte. Currently I am working at Spirit In the accounting department. I work less than 40 hours in week and make 57K. Work life balance is ELITE at spirit. The reason I applied to Deloitte was because SAP intrigues me since I’ve used at my current company and technology as a whole intrigues me and where we are headed with it in the future. How many hours will I be working over at Deloitte? Should I leave my current company for Deloitte if they offer 70k?
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
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