Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Got stuck on a horrible project for a year and recently interviewed with another firm in the specialty I am actually interested in.. Keeping fingers crossed.. Team ignored my developmental goals. Just cannot wait for good news, hopefully.. Just want to jump ship affff
I am creating so much documentation I know this client will let sit and rot and nobody will maintain it.
Advisor looking for advise. Sat with a client who is POA for her mother’s estate. Mom is in her 90s. Client was concerned of the potential sell off on the horizon and wants to reallocate moms funds
Hi ladies! Need some advice on a project I’m on where there are two female analysts (I am one of them) and two male leads. Continued...
Friday Time Wasting Topic - What’s the best client perk / discount y’all take advantage of
Anyone know how to create fancy reports from MS Project? Google and colleagues don’t know of any so checking if it exists.
Joined consulting as a pit stop between industry roles. Now client wants to hire me direct. Being an account lead, know how much my company charges client for my services. How do I price my (cont)
My memory is terrible lately. Boss and client noticed during a work dinner, asked how I keep up with my job. I felt very scolded...
Started a new project in Hollywood. Suddenly went from a solid 6-7 to a measly 3 🥺. Everyone here is so freaking handsome! Haaalp!
Current team is keeping a consultant on for 2 extra weeks to train me. Signed an offer letter yesterday, but could take 3-4 wks before getting through background check. Should I tell my project cont..
On my way to LA for a shoot tomorrow. I am sure I’ll check in with client, have internal powwows etc. I want to charge for this day as I will be working but agency is technically closed...
Rolling off for two weeks. Should I enjoy at the beach or find a new project considering it is December?
Fishbowl friends! What's the best way to network to get on a new project when I just switched to a new division and don't know many people?
Anyone have any insight on Data Insights & Automation role at Uber? I had applied for S&O, recruiter contacted me saying I look like a better fit for this role. There’s not much info but seems like a heavy support role. I’m a data scientist (consulting track, so client facing) for context
How many people are suddenly managing an intern they didn’t ask for because project leadership requested one without any idea or scope of what they’d actually do? 🙋🏼♀️
Which firms are back to traveling a decent bit / back to usual? I might not be able to travel until next year with this client and miss it - the travel keeps me going!
My client in a nutshell.
My day consisted of listening to my senior and manager whine about not being as far as they had planned in life and running into a former coworker who left to work at a client and is loving life 🤷♂️
I’m sure this won’t come across well but I have to say it… my husband and I make good money (about $600k combined) and are grateful for it but these Biden tax increases are going to kill us. The truly rich don’t get hit hard meanwhile it sucks to be an upper middle class family. No matter how much I make somehow my take home seems to keep going down.
Stuck on a tech implementation for 18 months now. Part of me wants to quit my job, but a big reason I am anxious to do so is how pivotal my knowledge and experience is to the success of the project.
“Hello — we are a no name agency hiring like crazy. The pandemic isn’t over and we have no idea when it’s going to be safe, but we expect you to come into the office Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri. You get to work remotely Wednesday and Saturday/Sunday. HIT ME UP!” 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
Has anyone ever had experience with identifying gender pay gap/discrimination and what you did to (hopefully) correct it? Or did you get pegged as “that person”?
Any other consultant golfers on here? What are your handicaps and how often do you play? I’m a +1.1 with the new World Handicap Index and generally get out a couple times per week, project permitting.
How hard is it to move to FAANG from a relatively unknown boutique consulting firm? Are there extra leaps compared to MBB or Big 4, or if you get a referral you have similar odds?
Leaving the firm soon - do you guys take templates (no client info with you) to help with your next gig?
I dont see how I could ever not work from home again. if the day comes, going to be so painful
In case H1B gets denied (I hope that doesn’t happen), what countries have you considered moving to besides Canada. Indian national and pending transfer to MBB if that helps.
3 weeks ago I applied to a CM role with KPMG and last Thursday I received an email to fill out the KPMG Online Employment Application as I move forward to the interviewing process and contact my recruiter with any questions. However, no recruiters have reached out to me yet. What should I do? (I applied on my own and am not in the referral program)
A contact in my network reached out and is requesting a referral for a role they are not qualified for. How to respond? Don’t want to burn a bridge or be offensive.
I just got an appointment for collecting my h1b stamp in Jamaica nov 5. Many openings there if anyone needs.
Desi ppl , struggling a bit with verbal communication since I moved to US. Sometimes can’t find words during client meeting so do a lot of ‘aaa’s , ‘Kind of’s and ‘sort of’. How can I improve it? I do watch English series a lot and read books but looking for other ideas that may have helped you all . Are there are classes which helps with fluency ?
Best SPG property to stay in London?
Any tips for someone who discounts good feedback but heavily focuses on the opportunities to improve? So much that I have a fear of getting fired despite receiving overall good feedback. I started a new job earlier this year. The function of the role and industry is new to me. My manager told me he generally has higher expectations than the rest of the organization. Originally, I viewed this as a great learning opportunity but can't help to think I'm not cut out for this and fear the worst.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Free and Reduced Lunch, pensions, health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, caring for your neighbor, and PUBLIC EDUCATION. That’s just a small list of things I’m told I should hate because they’re all socialist. I’m not at all sorry to report that I’m FOR all of those things. Call me whatever you want.
Hello! Anyone have recommendations of a good OBGYN in the Fairfax, VA area? I don’t have a gender preference but definitely would like someone experienced because I expect complications with my age and genetic stuff etc. I will be cross posting across other threads too.
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