Nothing irks me more than analysts on the bench that take a day to respond to emails. Scrap that, any analysts that take more than a day to respond. Your client's CEO and VPs flooding your inbox???
What do you do with male consultants continuously trying to claim your space on your project? I feel just because I’m a young female manager that by definition I get less appreciated!
Male fish- I’m attending a committee meeting of a client’s board down in South Beach. Dress code is “resort casual”. Any pointers on this one?
Anyone have an insight or advice about taking on freelance projects while receiving unemployment? I don't want to loose the income I will receive form UE for taking on a small project
Up for manager but currently staffed in an Intern-like role, grossly under underutilized and starting to feel the client feels I'm a waste of money (I agree). How do I make the most of my situation?
The Senior reporting into me has clearly been taking advantage of being semi on the bench even though we are working on a small project. It's 10 a.m. on the East Coast. Wake up, John Doe!!
How do I get my old project to leave me alone? I rolled off, but they keep calling me in for little things. My new project leads are okay with it for now, but I want it to end. What to do?
If all the top consulting firms made anonymous decks or gave anonymous pitches to a client, eg no branding and the client did not know which firm made which deck, do you actually think that the client would prefer MBB? ￼ Is MBB actually coming up with better/more innovative solutions? I feel like I see many repeat or slightly altered ￼solutions on almost all of my cases, are these really things that people at Deloitte/Accenture etc aren’t coming up with?￼
Let’s pretend we’re holding companies. I’ll start: No, we can’t hire an extra writer even though you’re clocking 70+ hours a week. BTW, our contract with your client caps billable hours per employee because they know we don’t pay overtime. Here’s a non-billable code you should start using for the rest of the year.
I have a potential client based in EU. What's the best way to go about billing an under $50k project? (Google says PayPal but sounds a little weird to me).
Looking for full-time CD Copy candidates for women’s health and dermatology/aesthetics assignment; primarily DTC. Need the holy pharma trinity of conceptual chops, level-headed supervisor/client whisperer, and willingness to dig into the details. DM for more info.
“oh look a boring line up of 3 cars that all look the same” - says the intern looking over my shoulder at a print layout i have open. (our biggest client is automotive supplier) 🤦🏽♀️
Desi ppl , struggling a bit with verbal communication since I moved to US. Sometimes can’t find words during client meeting so do a lot of ‘aaa’s , ‘Kind of’s and ‘sort of’. How can I improve it? I do watch English series a lot and read books but looking for other ideas that may have helped you all . Are there are classes which helps with fluency ?
How’d you get into project management? Want to change fields and find myself more interested in the managing and execution of technical projects.
I had a major client interview scheduled for today with a very sr client for potential job- it has taken forever to book. An hour before the meeting my Internet went out. I live in a remote area so I don’t have cell service (my husband was out running errands so no car to drive anywhere). I missed the interview and had to followup when it got back on. We rescheduled for wed but I’m pretty horrified. Sent apologies with weak explanation of Internet. How to handle when we finally speak?
Hi Everyone, I have 14yrs Exp, Project Manager, FinTech Domain, 30 LPA. When i am trying to switch, not able to find jobs matching the expectations of atleast 40% hike. Can anyone suggest companies that might be able to pay appropriately? Thanks in advance for the help.
Hi fishes, Need help/refer Working as Project Lead in Pune and having 7.5+ relevant YOE in Perl development Having 8.5 LPA CTC and 3 month of NP. Currently working in financial domain. Previously worked in various domains such as publishing, printing, telecom etc. SKILLS: Perl, python, shell script, Sybase, MySQL, JIRA, GIT, SVN, Jenkins, Big bucket, Control-M, cron tab, HP ALM Job location preference: Pune Looking for good opportunity Thanks in advance
Fishbowl: What is the most prestigious project within the most prestigious division within the most prestigious company within the most prestigious industry? Also, how do I get promoted fastest and make the most money within whatever that is?
That’s going to leave a mark - 25k job cuts globally @ ACN https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8660159/Hundreds-Australian-jobs-risk-Accenture-slashes-workforce.html
SoFi Stadium in LA, opening in 2020 (MSP-LAX)
Was let go as a staff 2 at 77k in September and currently have 3 offers in deciding between them. Would really appreciate any feedback. 1. 3rd year associate at PWC -HIA at 85k. 2. Transformation analyst at a big 3 automaker 83.5k 10% bonus. 3. Product development role at a healthcare startup. 100k 7.5k sign on and 7.5k bonus in 3 months. Potential 20% bonus at year end.
If switching from one big 4 firm to another how does switching over cell phone plans work?
In the event you don’t have enough billable hours/low on projects to fill your timesheet, you ________________
Have a call on Friday with the CEO of an environmental entrepreneurship non-profit. It could lead to a professional opportunity and maybe even billable work I can refer to my firm down the line. I’m going in with an open mind but little concrete information on his entity and goals and ways I could get involved. What questions would you ask such a person?
Chase UR is migrating systems, so they might not be able to find recent rewards bookings. Ask for a specialist if you have that issue - saved me a lot of time!
I just had an employee tell me they are on the verge of quitting due to burnout- actually going to quit but was told to talk to HR for options (we don't have any in place). The manager wants to keep them as they are one of our best employees. Any recommendations on how to help alleviate burnout when the cause is from customers rather than the company? Is it worth it to let the employee leave and spend months looking for a replacement causing more stress/burnout with others?
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
Curious the pay difference. What general pay range (US) can someone with 3-5 years of PMO/functional consulting for SAP S4HANA Cloud & On Prem experience expect at a big 4 firm with an MBA(not that having the MBA matters a ton)?
So.. my husband and I live across the country from my family, including my young nieces. We haven’t seen them since before COVID and are not seeing anyone inside who is not vaccinated in our life, and this has not been a problem. We made a plan to vacation with my family to see them again this summer. My BIL is refusing to get vaccinated. Everyone else is vaccinated. My parents and sister aren’t happy about it but feel there is nothing they can do.
1+ yr in and want to exit at around 2 yr mark. When is the best time of yr to start looking into exit opps? Any tips for this process, esp timeline wise and methods?
Interested in transitioning/starting roles at BIG 4 BEHEMOTH DELOITTE? If you have any interest in potential opportunities or have any questions, please feel free to message me!
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