I just cancelled my Chase Sapphire Reserve card. I transfer my credit to my freedom card to not hurt credit score as much. How long must I wait to open up the Sapphire Preferred card and get the sign on bonus?
How do people feel about federalizing education. This would put teachers on the GS pay scale where federal employees with a bachelor's degree would all have a minimum salary and federal benefits.
KPMG vs Capgemini Invent? Which do you think is a better choice? I’ve been offered a similar level role with similar compensation in both. Working within FS and data consulting. Long term I’d like to move to a tier-1/ tier-2 consultancy. Thanks!
I'm thinking of leaving Big 4 to go to a boutique firm. I have 2 years of experience. They are bringing me in at the Senior level. Smaller market. Ill be doing consulting on tax credits. They asked me for a salary range- is 75k-85k reasonable? or is that too low?
How has your WFH experience during the pandemic impacted (or not) your sense of loyalty / willingness to sacrifice for: - your team - your client - your firm
Messaging a partner from two projects ago as I’m on the bench. Is it okay to ask for proposal work or if there are project needs? Not sure what I “can” ask for
Show of hands; who has been laid off because your agency lost a big client? Also, when you interviewed for your next job did you feel comfortable saying that? And do other agencies understand?
Are folks getting RFE on H1 transfer to Big4? My question is specifically because initially your office location is the only one mentioned coz you don’t know what client you will be assigned?
When you show up to client site and no one from your team or client team is there, how okay is it for me to wfh for rest of the day? No one tells analysts when they're taking PTO or wfh I guess 🤷♀️
Has anyone who lateraled to Littler from a firm that pays market or close to market been able to negotiate a salary match? What about a signing bonus?
A flat fee project contract is currently about a month over the expected end date, and it’s still going. Is it reasonable to ask for the remaining balance now vs end of project which was what was agreed upon?
Anyone get promoted mid year After receiving the bonus/review? (No pay increase for the promotion)
I have an 84 year old client with about 100K in GIC's expiring in 2 weeks. I want to be cautious and put aside some cash for medical bills should he fall sick. What do you guys do with clients 80+?
For UX/UI designers. When a client is looking to redo their website what is your process like? Lately I’ve been working on a lot of UX web projects but haven’t been getting the full project brief. When we get a client asking for a redesign we’ll have a kick off call to help us understand the client objectives and goals. From there I’m usually the one to audit their current site and see what’s working and what can be better optimized. we also think through the site navigation. But is this enough?
Fun fact that consultants will appreciate: The weight of the Liberty Bell equals the number of billable hours in the year. 2,080 lbs. Can anyone else “wow” us with a fun fact?
What are some industry (Tech/Retail) roles that are ideal after 2-3 years in Tech consulting? I have a Comp Sci background but I don’t want a Dev role. And I’m not looking for BA roles in banks.
[1/2] Hi all, I apologize because I know there have been posts on this bowl with similar subject matter recently, but I really need advice. I am at a risk of losing my job at the end of this month if I don’t make some changes to my work performance, specifically meeting my monthly billable hour requirement. My work and my work product is not an issue - my partner has repeatedly commended me on everything I produce, but my billable hours are seriously lacking.
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
Homework... it’s my worst nightmare in the classroom. I have to give it but have flexibility in creating my own policy. Please share what you give, how you collect, and/or grade!! THANKS!
Planning on having a child. My period just ended this past Saturday. Any advice for how to time if trying to get pregnant?
If I want to jump to strat consulting, Corp strat, or top MBA from tech consulting, does a strategy rotation program sound like a good idea or is it a step backward? Currently senior analyst (cont)
I wanted to flag so others can know, I live in mcol and I just received an offer for 120k base and a 15k signing bonus. I have three years of experience. I asked for a signing bonus and a 110k salary. If you are a senior, you should definitely be applying and just see what comes up. Crazy the market for seniors right now
It’s been a grueling 18 months, for everyone. There’s a unique story I’d like to share and it’s my own but I have to believe it’s not only mine. I was privileged enough to be able to WFH during the pandemic and change jobs to a fully remote job during this time. The isolation has become so complete, with the lack of connection and professional rapport or daily respect/clarity thru slack convos and sporadic zoom - I’m at an all time mental low barely able to start this Monday morning.
Anyone else really pack on the pounds during work from home? I really blew up - probably gained 40-45 pounds. I feel so bloated and sluggish all the time and none of my clothes fit anymore. I hope I’m not alone.
Tips on negotiating an offer? It’s much lower than what I want (would like to ask for at least matching my current base salary) + no signing or relocation bonus, which I would like Do I just ask for each thing I want individually? Never done this before!
There is an uncanny amount of activity on this bowl right now. Are you folks proactively looking to get out of consulting due to COVID-19’s impacts on the consulting industry?
I am 5 months pregnant and was put on a performance improvement plan that I don't believe is warranted. What do I do?
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
Does any of the firms have guidance around when travel is resuming and what would be the new frequency?
My last day at my current job is Wednesday and I’m not starting my new job until 10/4. My health insurance ends on midnight Wednesday. What should I do for those 10 days in between? Seems ridiculous to pay for COBRA for only 10 days.
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.
Have an offer from an IBank but don’t want to switch. Salary is 3x my current - how should I leverage it? Will they fuck my case for future promotions if I do leverage it?
What can I get for a friend who’s on an intensive travel schedule? Wanted to make him a “traveler’s survival” kit
Me and SO are thinking of joining orange theory. Any discounts they offer for Deloitte, military, healthcare? Anyone have an idea on pricing in Jersey?
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