When initiating conversations to roll off a badly run project how open are you with the PPMD? Do you lay out the issues or just gtfo. Weighing the options
Useful tip: Try to maintain a file where you diligently update notes about all the projects you have worked on, what challenges did you face, your learnings, client/ manager testimonials etc. This will help you in your next interview. It is not humanly possible to remember every single detail.
So I’m thinking about relocating to Portland since I’m on a long term project there, but I’m a bit scared that I won’t like it there, especially when it comes to nightlife and meeting others/dating.
After 2 years I finally rolled off a stressful project and it feels great! My energy and my over all well being have significantly improved. This morning I feel like I’m ready to take on the world!
In the final round of interview with a San Fran startup that’s about to go IPO... but I know I’d be also giving up lots of the structures & project flexibility & diversity offered here at big 4. What rationale would you use to make a decision?
Got a client solutions role at Facebook but also a strategy & product analytics opp at NYT. If strategy & product is end goal, is NYT a better choice? Scared to give up FAANG
Anyone else exited from traditional litigation to do contract work? I’m currently a BigLaw associate attorney who is considering project contract work with Paragon for the work life balance. I would love to hear from anyone who has taken this path before and bonus points if you’ve worked for Paragon. Thanks!
Hi Folks, Did you hear about PMTG- project management talent group? Is it some new emerging offering. You have any idea about it and your thoughts regards to be a part of it?
Anyone hiring entry level video producers? Will move anywhere to get a foot in the door - had exposure to this world on a project and feel like it’s what I’m meant to be doing.
First year in consulting- Close to chargeability target but might receive a below average rating due to most recent project. Is this enough to let someone go based on your experience?
Whats a good response to a client saying they can just use index funds and go to schwab vs using you at 1%? Do you use active funds? Etc
It’s well known that the difference in work culture in Europe vs US is quite different. Can you comment on some of the differences when it comes to work/life balance, competitiveness, client dynamics
Project poll in Ny FS. How easy/hard is it to find a project right now? Just came on the bench.
Monthly Retainer: has anyone ever converted themselves from project fee to a retainer for a client? pros.. cons? I want to make sure it’s a win-win situation. When should I bring it up? I think Im being phased out due to high project fees.. so a retainer seems like the right move.
Exit options after 6 months in ZS? DAA here. WLB has landed me in hospital twice and my client seems to only care that in my absense, work gets delayed. Also, please recommend any skills one should/can learn on weekends to enhance selection.
Hi all, 3 years into MBB and job was taking the toll on me, and we were unable to get pregnant. I forced myself into an internal role to get some breathing space and therapy, and we ended up getting pregnant. But a few months in, I moved back to client facing and it has been absolutely difficult to spend time at home and keep my wife happy. She is expecting some quality time every day for a few hours, and I am just unable to do that. Its probably a combination of the job and also how I
Looking for an Amazon referral for a project manager role. Let me know if anyone would like to help 🙏🏽
Any nice swimming pool in Stockholm? I’m working there for a 1year project and need to do some sport 🏊♂️
If I rolled off my project and fully transitioned a role to another individual, what is the appropriate amount of time I should expect to field / answer follow-ups related to the project?
Ambassador Elite Status - worth it? I had it years ago but never really used it. And how/when does the intro happen?
Roth or Traditional 401k: advice is always Roth if you make less than what you think you will at retirement. For my clarification, is that your salary at retirement? Am I naive to think that (cont)
Looking for a 1BR in Chelsea/Flatiron/West Village/Union Square. Any recs on buildings? Ideally <$4500
I'm meeting my HR next week after three years of working here, and that's for my exit interview.
Geniuses can you please share some ideas/creative ways to track the following.. Case: have around 25 companies and associated info. Part of that info includes company contact point info (name, email) each company may have 1-8 contacts. Contacts change frequently. Ideally I’d like my columns to be |comp name | contact name| contact email |etc, but the issue is I need to track when people leave a company, can’t delete the data. Rn I have 1 sheet holding comp info, another, contact info.
Portland Metro Locals: Wishing to make the acquaintance of a very bright and industrious creative, well versed in film, layout, photography, television, and typography. A bonus if you have passion
Im anticipating a 40k performance bonus in a couple of months. Looking for ideas on how to spend it. Thoughts?
Is it still a bad time to move to NYC? Would be WFH but wanting to get it over with and get out of parent’s house. Would be coming from FL so assuming it’ll be quite a shock moving there
Will Big 4 let you stay as SM if you don’t want to make partner but are still hitting SM targets? Once you take the promotion BS and partner-promotion-chasing out of the equation SM is quite fun!
SO has been an art teacher for 5 yrs, looking to get out of the classroom. Just completed a Masters in Org Leadership with specialty in Proj Mgmt. What’s a good role for that Exp and Edu combo?
What’s the best carrier if I will be traveling ORD-LGA every week for the year? Been thinking about switching from AA (Platinum Pro) to Delta (Platinum Medallion).
Diet mountain dew is superior to both coffee and tea for morning caffeine intake. It's bubbly goodness is the perfect way to start your day. I picked this up from an old client! 🥤>🍵☕
Has anyone used credit card refinancing or cc loan consolidation? I have some credit card balance that I need to pay off so exploring what the best options are
I have beats headphones but I need serious noise cancellation to drown out screaming baby (colic - I'm not ignoring her). Bose QC20? Help? I want wireless in ear and serious serious noise cancel.
Relocating to Columbus, OH area. Would prefer to transition to Independent. Have over 5 yrs as lead advisor experience and cfp. Could probably transition 4-5m and help with existing book.
Hi Fishes, I have got an offer from Wipro, was hired for an immediate requirement for some project named ELC. Does anyone know about this account? I confirmed from the HR that it is a support and development role and has only day shift. Just doubting the shift, I can't work in night shifts How is the work life balance in Wipro? Does they provide any reimbursement for WFH peripherals like Accenture does?
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