Thoughts on staying on a client that you have been on for a while with a manager you like or taking a new role with cooler, new work with a team you don’t know? Is the grass always greener?
PAS team at EY: any insight on project pipeline, team culture, and pay? Mainly interested in salary range for Staff and Senior in Workforce Advisory (Chicago) Thanks in advance!
Gambling to get $500 amazon gift card to take a later flight, will take it, no real rush to be at client today. Let’s see, giving up a biz class seat. Might end up in a middle seat with checked bag😂
Long stretch - my educational background is Business Psych at PSU and social psych program at Yale - I’m an analyst with a background in brand strategy and project support. I am really into marketing archetypes, brand reputations, psychology of experiences. I’m analytical but also creative and a huge people person. Anyone out there like me who’s found their calling? People tell me sales, UX design, etc
I am in state and local government practice. I’ve been considering MPA and wondering if the curriculum would help me gain a better insight on client’s business. Would you recommend it?
My team: can we have a call with you? (4:30pm CT). Client: no I have a meeting and then I'm gone for the day. (Me: lol smh)
New to B4 consulting but how bad is it to roll off a project earlier than your end date? Would my RM even allow it? Just trying to understand how much independence I really have and also just the culture of staffing
Tips on saying no to a project opp? Reason is because I’m about to leave the company soon. Nothing lined up, but working on it.
My project is requiring a lot of time commitment during early hours and evening and it’s getting hard to pick up LO from day care. I wanted advise frm ppl who have hired help for pick/drop off.
Professional looking and warm jacket for men that goes well with dress shirt? I walk about 15 minutes to the client site and the weather in Chicago is unpredictable at all.
Happy Friday fellow comsultanites! Friday is like putting your first foot into the proverbial weekend hot tub. List something you’re pumped to do with your precious time outside of client pain
What’s the weirdest (SFW) thing huge done while on a WFH conference call so far? I just cut my toenails while listening to a client talk for 30 minutes.
Best or most unexpected soft skill tips you’ve ever gotten? I’ve missed a lot of our soft skills trainings due to client obligations and would really like insight into the tips I’ve missed
How is everyone organizing Jira? A project for each product or offering within a product or just a single backlog. The startup I work at have one backlog set up for the product but I find things get lost. The engineering team then have their own Jira projects where items from the product backlog get moved into it, refined, broken down into smaller tickets, and then scheduled into sprints. I can’t help but think this is hard to manage.
I had milestone in 2020 & 2021 C to SC. Both yrs good ratings, 6/6 ONL flags, Coach's F/b in iRPM - 'xyz is working on next level since last 2 yrs'. Strong support frm Project, 2 Awards. Still NO PROMOTION Talent f/b to coach - 'Scatterplot cut off didn't meet, can do better next yr' MD called today - 'You are doing good work, want to reward you 1.5L bonus with 12 month retention policy' I said - 'I am 100% sure I would be returning it if I accept, hence I decline this' Wats his next step?
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
I heard you speak at the ad age small business conf. where you said you didn’t have a client yet. I was wondering how did you get your clients? Previous relationships? They sought you out? Search?
Hi fam - visa question, I may get a new project for 8 weeks at a new location. Will I need to file an H1 amendment if I am going to be at the client site for less than 30 days? Thanks!
What is the “client-side” equivalent role for producers? Does it even exist? How would a producer go “client-side” instead of an agency?
Anyone from Accenture T&O know if you’re hiring?
Anyone else tire of the “plant mom” and “dog dad” me too conversation? It seems to be more frequent. For example, company says, “Parents, please share pictures of working from home with your kids during Covid” for a diversity and inclusion project. Undoubtedly someone responds, “what about my plant babies? 🤣”. I don’t want sympathy but I find it childish. Just give us the courtesy of understanding that plants and pets are not the same. Stop “me too’ing”
Anyone know if they’ll be hiring for SAE/Brand Manager roles in the fall? I recently started a new role but it seems that it’s more of an entry level and I’m not being as challenged as I’d like to be
What are some scenarios that would cause the USCIS to deny someone’s H1B after being selected in the lottery?
Any moms out there? Finding it really tough to work in consulting and be with my kid for only a few hours a day. Luckily I'm local, but not sure how long that will last.
Supremely generalized but is WLB best to worst A strategy > EYP > S& correct? Interviewing with all three and my priority is the least try hard culture with nice people
Key West vs Miami for a baby moon in December / January? Any Marriott recommendations for a low key getaway in either location?
Hello Friends, Can an employee get Promotion or hike during Notice Period ? Thanks in Advance for the answer.
Am looking at exit opportunities and researching FAANG. Curious to understand why anyone would join Amazon which has the worst benefit of the FAANG? Can anyone share what’s better at Amazon that I am not aware of? Amazon and Facebook on sites lined up in January! So researching now!;)
Has anyone recently gotten their H1B visa stamped in the Toronto consulate? How long did it take for them to return your passport?
Anybody have advice on how to improve on behavioral interview questions. Starting to sound rehearsed and stuff
Growth or stability? I declined an interesting job offer because it required to move to another city and leave behind the “stability” that my family enjoys now. But I kind of regret. Age plays a role
HELP! Recently promoted M1, and a very low-performing staff is threatening to go to HR with harassment allegations as a means to protect herself from getting fired. Suggestions?
I have the older United cc. If I wanted to get the explorer card to take advantage of bonus points could I just apply for it or would I need to cancel current then apply? TIA
I want to confirm, Canadian with 1 shot (second scheduled for fall). I can travel to Greece with a negative PCR test? This is what I see in the guidelines but want to check against others’ experience. Will see if I can get a second vaccine before then but can’t count on it.
Working at Amazon for 2 years 3 months. 1 year 9 month as CS associate and 6 months as CS RS. I am play on leaving on my king and applying elsewhere. Please suggest best companies to apply and what salary I can expect with my experience.
Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense
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