TFW when your SM announces to the team that your manager is leaving the project while the manager is out on PTO. -_-
Received an offer from McKinsey & Company and am super stoked to join, but I’m getting quite criticized in my personal life for the decision mostly because of the public image of the firm. I get where they’re coming from, but figured most of the consulting industry was like this, not just McKinsey, and strategy work is what really interests me. Any tips on how to deal with it?
Hired as a Director into consulting but the client wants me to become "Chief of Staff" to his functional area. Should I consider that a demotion or promotion? Didn't really sign up for staff augmentation. Large part of my team is inept and the program is failing in areas. (Paper Lion title I never really had a chance to direct anyone.)
What's working and what's not in advertising? What would you love to see change in the industry? Please take this (anonymous) survey and let your voice be heard, so we can start a meaningful dialogue. Thanks for being part of the change! Share with others that work in advertising, PR, or marketing (agency or client side) and encourage them to take it, too. The more diverse responses, the better!
Asked my coach who to talk to regarding asking D to match an offer and he told me not to even ask (for reference I would go to PPMD but just started new project and have no relationship). Who should I take this up with?
We are here to guide clients: but this is not always the case when your client believes they are the target audience for their product. How do you convince them that they are not and trust the agency?
I was recently offered a very well paying position with a very well funded startup by an ex-client of mine. The benefits are phenomenal, as is the salary. The issue is that this is overseas (Asia)....
I need to learn how to do Time Series forecasting in R this weekend for a project. Does anyone have a favorite YouTube video or resource that got them up to speed quickly? I haven't done this type of analysis before.
How easy is it to transition from project/program management to product management? Any tips?
If I’m thinking of applying to a client I worked on in tax do I need to let anyone know before I apply? Is it okay to wait if/when I receive an offer?
When I was in industry, I started presenting to SVPs as an intern. Now my manager says I’m too junior to present to an SM on the client team (I’m a level 10). This is a little upsetting
EYers is it appropriate to ask your counselor for LOR if you’ve recently switched and only known them for 6 mon? Other option is a manager who i work with on and off on my current project for 8 mo..
Is there supposed to be a process to determine if a project is a good fit? Feeling as though my firm regularly throws people onto engagements who have skillsets unrelated to what the role demands
Folks whose h1 was picked in lottery, hav ur lawyers submitted documents to uscis. What documents they need frm client and frm u. What is last date to submit. Mine got picked but no word from lawyers
Looking into applying to a sport tech accelerator: still in the idea generation phase but missing a coder. Anybody with passion for sport & experience in coding (+ interest/time for a side project)?
Interviewing for a senior project manager role in Salesforce CSG. Can anyone tell me about the role, culture, WLB, etc at Salesforce? Is WLB and culture really as good as they claim?
Panicking and need some guidance. Currently on a project where I serve a SME for a specific system for overall gap analysis across modules. CAL however has somehow looped me into leading discussions in areas I have no experience in. Fortunately there is time to buffer and align expectations on Monday. How could I convey being extremely uncomfortable with leading the discussion and also save face? Only caught wind of what was actually happening when I digged into the invites provided
Any advice on applying for a STD just before starting a new project? I don’t want to mention anything before it’s approved but also feel extremely guilty
What should I request for Mother's Day? And why is it always Mom's job to come up with gift ideas, even gifts for herself? Wish my husband and 12 y.o. would put some thought into it & surprise me instead of asking me to pick my gift every year.
Does McCann Health have their own bowl ?
Hi everyone, I’m hoping to learn the salary range for a managing director at PwC, and the breakdown between base and bonus. Can anybody help?
Found out today that one of the most promising senior in our office is leaving tomorrow because he didn't get his visa. Why we can't keep talented people here in this country?
it’s wild how much casual racism there is in the HBS threads. maybe the reason you didn’t get in despite your top stats is that your essay pointed to the same type of low EQ that goes with complaining about how unfair it is.
Hi, I’m a Manager at a Big 4 firm. Do a lot of change management, talent strategies work. Am looking to go into MBB for a smaller firm feel. Can anyone be so kind to help me with a referral? Thank you
Accenture CN peeps, my manager has not been able to staff me to a project for 2 weeks now after my release from one of the projects where the role as as good as content manager’s. I had voluntarily asked for my roll off as the role was just to upload come content on various platforms. They tried allocating me to some internal project but I asked them to staff me on a client facing project. I want to know what is the impact of all this on your performance or relationship with manager etc.?
Have any of you tried remote work internationally for short periods (<2 weeks)? I know most consulting companies are not okay with permanent international remote but what if I do it as a short sprints abroad with majority of time in the US
What city should I move to for a month (February)? Only requirement is that it must be in the US and must have reliable internet for remote work. Preferences: (1) Some place I don’t need winter clothes (2) Some place walkable / won’t need a car for the whole time. I’ll go with the most liked suggestion
Hi, I’m currently on parental leave and interested in doing some minor side huddling like case coaching or college essay editing etc. Something consultants can do well and easily. Are there known websites/ forums to offer these services and get connected to clients?
How to MBB pitch unsolicited proposals? How do MBB land new clients? Aside from the usual account management approaches Eg onsell/upsell/crosssell
FDD PWC recruiter told me the salary for SA was 110-115... Is this normal? It sounds a bit low.
Anyone take the VRE starting from Fredericksburg everyday? My husband and I like the town but wondering if this ride will be too exhausting. Will come off at Union, so no transfers.
Have to book 3 personal trips coming up all on delta. Is it worth opening a delta skymiles card or should I just use my chase sapphire rewards?
Any tips on landing interviews with a FAANG company? I have been applying for years but I never get a response
Does anyone here work at Crowe? What is the salary range for a healthcare senior consultant? YOE - 3 + MBA. Location: remote. Travel: 25- 40%. Also interested in other opinions of Senior consultant salaries at other firms. TY!
Hello everyone, I currently have one semester left before I graduate with my masters in cybersecurity. I have one internship experience with NJ homeland security and I am currently looking for full time roles in the cyber consultant world. I can use some advice or guidance!
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