Any audible book recommendations?
Any book recommendations for GC of a startup?
Does anyone have any helpful book recommendations for a 3L going into the corporate real estate group of a big law firm as an associate? I know learning will come with the job and training, but a few books to supplement my knowledge would be great. Thanks.
What are some of y’all’s book recommendations? I’m into classics and philosophy. This is my current read.
Any book recommendations for soft skills at an agency/studio? For stuff like giving feedback, meetings, presentations, client interaction, etc.
I was recently hired as an event coordinator/project manager for my company. Are there any online certification courses I could take to freshen up my skills? I would also love book recommendations or trade article recommendations. Thank you in advance
Educational book recommendations! I love to read, please list any educational books you loved, especially related to special education!
Any good book recommendations?
I’m into self help or motivational books right now. Also steering away from anything political just want a good read for by the lake.
Book recommendations for a 27 year old guy trying to figure out what to do with his life?
Anyone has a good book reco on introverts?
Looking for book recommendations to brush up on Revenue Cycle, general consulting skills/framework, or anything healthcare. Currently in EHR implementation and wanting supplemental info to help myself
Anyone has any book recommendations that teach you how not to get overly emotional with work? I found myself getting irritated/ frustrated/ stressed often and I think these emotion gets in the way for me to put out my best performance. So looking for advice
Looking for book recommendations similar to the Caesar’s Palace Coup, Barbarians at the Gate etc…. I learn so much from these types of books because I get invested in the story
Any (light) book recommendations to read- non fictional, not self-help. Psychology, abstract, biography, science, human evolution, how our mind works, etc..
Any book recommendations for parenting an extremely stubborn child? My 4.5 yo middle is giving us such a hard time lately. It varies what sets him off, but one example is: I ask him and big sis to get pajamas on before movie night. Often they come out ready 2 min later but sometimes randomly he’ll say he can’t do it, demand my help, and (when I gently insist he needs to try first) will get so upset that it essentially ruins his evening. he’s otherwise kind, thoughtful, smart, and loving.
Hi Fishes,I have offer from SAP Ariba , Cisco and Philips What would be a better option ? I see average review of SAP Ariba on glassdoor. How is the work culture of SAP Ariba and how it is different than SAP Labs?
Currently an S1 in audit in Dallas. Thinking of transferring to Chicago after this next busy season. Is a car necessary if I stay in audit? Would I be able to rely on mass transit?
any predictions of when the bottom will be? What should we be looking for to know if we are at the bottom?
Ok so I've read or heard about layoffs recently from all big four except KPMG (obviously with the worst being at Deloitte and PwC and then some at EY in specific teams or sectors). Continued below:
who did this? please stop.
Is anyone else paralyzed with fear over long Covid? I’m young and healthy and vaccinated, and I know I can’t stay home forever (in fact we had resumed normal life until the omicron surge, and now we stay home a bit more), but every time I see something about long Covid I just get paralyzed with fear and never want to leave my house again.
Delta cancelled my flight. Rebooked me automatically on a flight for the following day (24 hours later). How do I get compensated by points or vouchers? The booking was for a party of 4.
Desperately want to pull the trigger on another watch but not sure if this is the right time to buy given the economy. Any thoughts or insights on if the luxury watch market may dip this year?
What do y'all think about this?
What are the common challenges or initiatives dealt/managed by HRBP to a sales department/function. If you can share your experiences and how you go about it that be great.
Deloitte open enrollment question - I have the Anthem PPO - do I need to enroll in anything additional for fertility benefits?
Who here is in their early 40s? We have gone through so much to get here. Multiple failed attempts and miscarriages. Finally I'm pregnant and with twins. I'm so happy but I'm also scared and freaking out a little. I am wondering is this bc we are old :( i cant stop calculating that when my kid is 10 I'll be almost 55 while all my friends will have kids in college :( I've known I wanted this but feeling like was I crazy to keep trying at this age.
Did anyone exclusively bottle feed with formula from birth? I’m made to feel like an amoral freak for considering it. I am fully aware BF is best cos of antibodies and bonding etc but I have a previous issue and need to consider formula + bottle as an alt. However *every* article I find or attempt to read up on this assumes you’ll only do it to supplement breastfeeding.
Are there *any* formula moms out there whose kid turned out OK?
I am looking for a job opportunity in software quality assurance. Any referrals or openings would be of great help. I currently have one week of notice period left. Also, I have one offer in hand but looking for better opportunities.
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So I am a PI staff 2 in the west coast. Already in the PIP due to poor utilization last year. Trying everything I can to get staffed this time round but only 50% utilization up until now. (CTD)
Wholesome content: the founder of Zoom did it for LOVE 💕 https://medium.com/thrive-global/the-inspiring-backstory-of-eric-s-yuan-founder-and-ceo-of-zoom-98b7fab8cacc
How do you deal with a led that tells you to recommend an option to the client that you've told him has never been implemented well before on past projects and will create more work for the team?
Feeling that my brain has been on “auto pilot” mode for years. I am Principal in one of the top consulting firms, promoted on fast track basis, so have not been “lazy” and doing good at work. But everything feels the same, nothing gets me intellectually stimulated anymore, and now I feel like if the trend continues, I might lose my ability to adapt and learn new things altogether. Does anybody else feel the same way? (Contd).
Is it possible to lateral to MBB from Big 4? I was an experienced hire with an MBA but had no consulting experience. Now that I have some consulting under my belt I’d like to at least look into the possibility of moving up the prestige ladder and making more money. What does the process look like? Should I reach out to recruiters on LinkedIn or what’s the best approach if there is one?
Amex rewards points are being forfeited because the corporate card balance is not paid in full within 1 month. Can you expense the $35 fee to reinstate the points?
What’s Technology transformation consultant at EY actually work on? Recruiter reach out to me but I’m from the Data Science background, not really sure should I consider to give it a try
My wife is giving birth in a few months to our first child. Should I take the full 16 weeks? Four months seems like an extremely long time. What about utilization and bonus? Getting replaced in projects and initiatives?
Does your firm have a staffer that helps find and put you on projects. Or is it a find your own work or you’re on the bench kinda thing? Curious to see what others firms do
Sitting here, watching Netflix, haven't packed, acting like I don't have to be on a plane in 13 hours. 😏
Tax 🐠, is there a way I can expense Christmas gifts as donations for tax deductions? Like I’m just donating to my friends and family what’s the difference? If you can find a way to deduct this I’ll absolutely pay you like 20% of what you save me, and I bought some very expensive gifts this year
The fall of Deloitte— a few years ago, monitor Deloitte was all the rage on forums like this. It seemed like the top choice after MBB.
Now, S&O is hardly talked about. Do you guys see this as a failure? What caused it? How can they recover their branding? Deloitte
Looking for feedback from the group about the benefits of using an exercise ball as a chair vs transitioning to a standing desk. Costs are an obvious factor in favor of an exercise ball but curious if anyone has seen any health benefits using either. Thanks
Have an offer in industry. It’s a relatively new company that is growing fast and lots of opportunity to move up quickly and make a difference. Salary increase wouldn’t be large but enough to make a difference. My heart wants to do it but there is risk involved - not as much stability as the Big 4 company I work for and I’m supporting a family. What do I do? Follow my passion or stay in the safe zone given things are still up in the air with Covid? I appreciate your opinion fishes!
Burning bridges is frowned upon but, for the 'bowl: what are some of the "best" (🔥🔥) ways you've seen consultants exit a firm?
Looking for another round of book recommendations. Non fiction preferred.
Calypso by david sedaris
Story of more by hope jahren
Permanent record by edward snowden
Reached out for a plum role by recruiter at Applied Material's Global Services business unit. Great rule but not sure of the industry.. long term plan to be playing in SW and new-tech space so..
What are the best consulting firms for Advanced Analytics / Data science work? In terms of opportunities, best clients, most cutting edge work
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Kripke’s Naming and Necessity is excellent if you’re reading analytic philosophy
Depends on what you’re into: if analytic, Parfit’s On What Matters is seminal and recent; Korsgaard’s Sources of Normativity is a great neokantian review. If continental, Thousand Plateaus will keep you confused for at least a few months.