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
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
I have more than 10 years of experience in project/program management for large defense contractors. I’m thinking of switching to consulting work. What level should I target?
Dear men: stop asking your female peers to schedule meetings for you. It’s a bad look. Just sayin’.
This week SUCKED and i spent the entire trip home talking myself into thinking positively. Told myself next week would be great, my mood picked up, and then I saw an email from a client that has already f’d my Monday. 🍻 everyone!
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
When presenting to your clients (normal day-to-day....not proposals), do you always use the client templates?
Made my first big, client-facing mistake today. Almost made it a year without one, but alas. Embarrassed and nervous about fallout, especially in the time of layoffs. Say a little prayer for me.
How do I know if I’m just stupid or my mental health is affecting me? I’ve recently found myself struggling at work. It all started when I had to prep slides for a client training shortly after I rotated into a new seat. I spent a lot of time reading but couldn’t understand anything. Then there was another research task which I also struggled with (reading but not processing) that made me doubt my capability. I had depression/anxiety last year but thought I recovered. (cont.)
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.)
Has anybody hopped over from an MBB/T2/B4 type of firm to a boutique? Thoughts /perspectives? Would appreciate either a push off the ledge or a pull away from it. Generally fed up with the long hours, lack of project variety, and the firm’s small practice and lack of focus in my interest area and wondering if things would improve at a boutique that specializes in what I want to do.
If the agency gets a brand client that I know is unethical can I ask the CD to not want to be involved with the specific client?
I recently Accenture just been few months, initially my training started in Java domain and then suddenly they put me in a development project and the technology is PHP. The KT session was not upto the mark and not getting good resources to study , also having an offer from KPMG KGS for analyst in Risk Advisory service. Should I make a switch?
I have an offer from Accenture AI, Kolkata as Data science consultant level 9. They are giving close to 80 percent hike on the fixed part. As they are offering joining location as Kolkata, my question is how stable is Kolkata location? Hr is mentioning about Hybrid model and you will wfh most of the time and this location is project approved. Any one eles who are joining Accenture AI at Kolkata location? Accenture have a hire and fire policy. How much there AI unit affected by this?
If TCS Hyderabad offices are opening to work from office and I am assigned with Adibatla (of Hyderabad) location which is 30 away (4 hours travel everyday) from my own property, what are the options I will have to undo it..? Note: I am new joinee and yet to get a project. *Except the option of switching the job to other company*
To those that have used applicant lab to craft their essays - how useful was the brainstorming section and how long did the whole process take? I'm worried that I'm spending too much time ahead of jumping into essays but should I just trust the process? I'm applying for R2 fyi.
Do firms hire MBA grads as generalists only or is it possible to join a specific practice? For example, the customer strategy practice at big 4 or MBB
After all the rounds of interviews and then submission of documents there has been no communication from Deloitte even after 1 month. Deloitte HR team doesn't seem to be professional
Have a DE interview next week and just spent 30 mins cracking that two-sum question, how screwed am I
I am moving from first to third grade this year. I love using the theme of Dr Seuss. Is this an appropriate theme for a third grade classroom?
Interviewing for a product manager role for a ML based product. Other than ML and the industry this product his, what else would I need to know and learn? Really want this to work out.
Any advice for someone (a friend) looking to transition from film production to advertising? Having a ton of trouble getting even an interview for a junior role - even the most junior account roles are asking for 1-3 years of agency experience. TONS of transferable skills and super eager/great attitude, just hitting a wall. I suspect all it’ll take is a break by one of the many people he’s met for coffee, but any advice or words of wisdom would be appreciated.
What are good interview questions for a junior-mid PM? Want to understand how organized and detail-oriented they are. Also reliable/trustworthy. Hard without a personal reco! TY
Hello fish! Any idea about Affirm Inc. ? I got reached out for an analytics manager role. How’s the WLB, career progression? Also, will exit opportunities be severely restricted to FinTech when I want to move? I’m pretty sure the recruiter is gonna ask me for my salary expectations during the first call, can anyone share a salary range and breakdown? Thanks a lot!
I bet the US Government would get Covid under control pretty damn quickly if major corporations suspended campaign contributions in light of the economic environment.
Maybe it’s my experience, but I’m rarely asked to go on a shoot. Which kinda bothers me. We somehow make it work so that the necessary ppl (budget wise) go and I give them what I’ll need from the set. But wouldn’t it make more sense for the CWs to go and get what they’ll eventually need (interviews, etc.)?
Anyone buying a house in the current visa environment? Was holding back, but now I am like WTF, this is never ending, if things go south, I can sell it.
Hi all! Will any kind fish be willing to read my resume and give me feedback? I’ve been applying to different position but haven’t had any luck. Someone mentioned it is too specialized but I would love that a new set of eyes could read it to make it more appealing to consulting recruiters. Would really appreciate it :)
Is it worth it to mention that you received an early promotion in a job interview? Or is that too much of a brag or irrelevant?
Anybody else tired of brands jumping on cultural memes/events and then thinking they totally crushed it? Example, Mikes Hard Lemonade doing a video with the lawyer who recently went viral for accidentally using a cat filter on his zoom call. Aren’t we beyond these type of gimmicks yet?
To all the 🐠 who serve/d our country and their families - thank you for this holiday weekend. 🇺🇸
Call with recruiter from Google this week for a post MBA position. How should I prepare?
Mandating the vaccine and or an increase in insurance for unvaccinated. Thoughts? https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2021/08/25/expect-to-pay-full-deductible-if-youre-hospitalized-with-covid/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/03/business/vaccine-mandate-employees-microsoft.amp.html
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