It just occurred to me that part of why I like posting on Fishbowl is that no one knows my gender
Diversity? Nope, never heard of it
Would you confront a senior leader on inappropriate behaviour yourself (remarks about gender and race) or would prefer your coach to do that? What would be the merits / consideration that you should factor in?
It blows my mind how much kinder and more supportive the members of this group are than the Big Law group and the Law group more generally. Like men really are trash, huh? Ive seen the same questions asked/posts in both groups with vastly different responses. See this is yet another one of the many reasons diversity matters in the legal profession. And another reason why women should be free to bring of the qualities that make women great to the table in the workplace instead of emulating (cont.
Anyone feel like it’s gender wars in the consulting bowl right now? I know we’ve linked to a couple of them but they just keep coming and the loudness of it is frightening
Our black inclusion network shared bios of the newly admitted black partners at the firm. 5 are black women, and none wear their natural hair. Totally respect everyone's right to wear their hair as they choose, but feel discouraged that natural hair still doesn't seem accepted. Has anyone else noticed little/no natural hair at the PPMD level? Do you plan on flouting the status quo as your career progresses?
I am a POC and have enjoyed the diversity of colleagues that I have met in consulting so far. When I look at websites of PE firms, I see primarily white men from Associate all the way to Managing Director level. Why do you think there are these structural differences? Do PE firms not believe as much in diversity of thoughts/lived experiences? Do you think that consulting would provide more advancement opportunities than PE does for a POC, given the structural differences?
Hi everyone! Curious to hear - how have you been keeping in touch with your queer/gender non-conforming community these days?
New college grad here looking for first teaching job. Which model do you prefer teaching: inclusion, resource (pull-out) or sheltered and why?
Best consulting firms for real inclusion?
What are some Diversity & Inclusion strategies to implement in the workplace ? Additionally, if you are starting a D&I committee internally, what are some key factors to consider?
I’m doing a talk on diversity in advertising. Hit me up with your thoughts and benefits of having a diverse creative staff. Specific examples are a plus. I’d love to include examples (POC, LGBTQ, etc)
Monster India is thrilled to launch T.R.I.U.M.P.H - India’s first ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ event. The event includes: ✔️10+ live sessions by India’s eminent women speakers ✔️ TechnoDiva - Women's only Hackathon to find the ‘Best Woman Coder in India’ & win prizes up to INR 20 Lakhs ✔️15K+ job opportunities in India’s 200+ top companies exclusively for Women, LGBTQ+ and PwD community. Register here : https://www.monsterindia.com/web/en/mmw/triumph?utm_source=fishbowl We look forward to seeing you at the event ! #diversityandinclusion #equalitycantwait
Does anyone know their agency's diversity numbers? Percentage POC, Black, Latinx, Asian, 2+ races, etc. If so how do you think it stacks up to other agencies?
This question is not gender related, yet I don’t want to be ‘mansplained’ to, hence asking here ;) it’s related to taxable income at Deloitte...
NYC vs Chicago - considering moving out of NYC (obvious reasons :-)), though we love the city and like diversity and energy for our kids to grow up (no suburbs). Any thoughts/experience on Chicago?
I recently left an agency because of its toxic environment. There was bullying and gender discrimination. At my next interview, should I be honest about why I left?
CEO from a good start-up messages me on LI saying I come highly recommended for a role they're headhunting and wants to jump on a call. I'm happy with where I am at but want to keep the relationship warm. How should I proceed? Do I accept the call, or straight up say "no thank you not for me"?
EY hey everyone what’s the average green card timing at EY? Given my nationality is not China, India or any other popular countries that get sponsored for GC. Thank you
I have only had male mentors and I really wish I had a female role model to look up to in this field. Any advice for how to network and find a good female mentor? Im up for promotion to manager this year and I want to leave the firm after. I don’t know where to start and I lack the confidence and network needed to change careers. Any useful advice? Thank you!!
Slalom 🐠fam - what are the pros & cons of your firm? I am MC manager, up for mid year promo to SM and do Health/Pharma work. I was approached b/can office was just opened in my city and am (cont)
Hey everyone! I have passed L1 and L2 interviews in Birlasoft, have HR interview tomorrow. Profile - python AWS developer Work exp - 2.5 years, Wipro Limited How much hike should I expect/ask for?
Accenture bench is deeeeep. Especially strategy.
Managers, do you feel it's the stronger performers who are less likely to take advantage (book later morning flights and earlier go home flights)? I've been noticing this a lot from my mediocre ppl.
Been in consulting for 6 years and don't feel intellectually challenged or stimulated whatsoever. Considering a Masters in Finance/CFA over an MBA. hit the books and have real knowledge rather than bs
If you're billing the same rate, you should get the same salary bands regardless of geography.
Am I overlooking something or do most schools not ask about college internship experience?
Just wanted to post a data point for a startup VP role I am interviewing for. Series B startup $250k base 0.4% equity vesting over four years, worth $350k / yr at latest valuation Any other data points out there?
KPMG or ZS - Comp is similar. Both are Strategy Consulting roles. Please suggest which one would be better & why. TIA! Edit - Relocation & Joining Bonus is 8k for KPMG. ZS offer has no such component. Only difference.
Anyone knows if the COBRA insurance coverage bill that Biden signed (covers insurance premiums for individuals laid off) will show up on employment background check for someone who used it?
Is it easy to get a nonconsulting role in Social Impact, Corporate Social Responsibility, Purpose & People? MSHR and SHRM-SCP with 10+ years of experience in compliance, global mobility, people development, workforce strategy and disability advocacy.
How do you deal with crazy opposing counsel? I have one in particular that misconstrues facts and attacks my character in motions. I don’t want the Court to think I’m acting in bad faith but also don’t think pointing the finger back at them is persuasive.
San Francisco here
Looking to get out of public accounting(tax) and into finance role. Can anybody refer me?
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