To those of you who were laid off- would you consider taking a job at a lower level? Do you think this is career suicide?
I don’t agree with her perspective here. However, she definitely fired some shots at Jeremy Grantham and Jeffrey Gundlach. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/stocks-arent-in-a-bubble-but-heres-what-is-according-to-fund-manager-ark-invests-cathie-wood-11612958113
Fired without severance...haven’t signed anything yet. Is severance something that can be negotiated with HR? I have a call with them on Monday to discuss.
How bad is EY struggling? All I see on social media is that the firm is struggling/layoffs. What is going on? Is it just certain divisions or the entire firm?
I have been on my SO’s case about drinking. He is unemployed and has been laid off. He has been having drinks 3x a week. One or two glasses a session. I drink 2-3x a month. I say it is too much. He’s Irish and I’ve lived in Ireland. People binge drink the entire weekend until they fall over. Someone who comes home from work drinks one dram of whiskey every night. This is normal. Americans define this as alcoholism.Do you think this is a cultural difference or actual excessive drinking?
I got fired from Facebook in 2013 and then got a better job at Google (five years now). I want to go back to Facebook, but I'm not sure if they'd consider me again, or if it's even less likely.
What's severance at PDub? Like a month per year?
I feel im targeted due to my ethnicity .. When I raised my concern with HR I'm being threatened with PIP.. How do deal with it? I'm worried being fired.. Where as I been on my numbers for two years.....
Whole family was laid off work so I’m the only one working right now. Really demoralizing. Crazy times
With the W&K layoffs ... 1. Recruiters are getting psyched. 2. Freelancers are even more unnerved. 3. Axe will fall on people phoning it in at other shops. What are your other predictions ? People leave ad game altogether?
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
From reading this app. I realize we have it really well at EY. Deloitte doing major layoffs, KMPG has to come in at the crack of dawn, PwC well the hours..
Anyone who works at Sapient willing to give a referral? 1 YOE at KPMG management consulting as an associate campus hire. Got laid off this month. Found a really interesting associate position that I want to apply for. Willing to provide my resume and any other documentation as well. Thanks for reading!
I got laid off today and need a new job asap. Would love to connect with anyone looking for a junior writer.
Update got fired: Based on previous post to pick up a Lower CTC (offer $$) or not I'm planning on taking a lower money job How's a response to my future hire a year later I got laid off due to covid. I picked up this opportunity to pay my bills (40% lower Money) So had to do this for a while
Laid off at Ogilvy yesterday
Are Deloitte layoffs over after tomorrow? S&O just let go 10-15% of the work force. More to come?
My partner and I are thinking about moving to NYC! Are there any CW jobs there right now or is it totally oversaturated from layoffs?
These are the threads we should frame and hang in all agency lobbies instead! "Just got laid off. Just found out I’m pregnant. Someone say it’s going to be okay, because that seem..." See full post https://joinfishbowl.com/post_2r395j
Hello my people, can you please help take this survey? Trying to gather some data points. I will appreciate it!
Is 1.68 for a townhouse is expensive for house hold income ~600k? we can do 20% down. I am just nervous as we are in the hook for $7.5k mortgage every month including property tax, hoa and insurance. Just can’t seem to decide or let go!
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!
Anyone feel like they are conditioned to always try harder, do better, etc? I'm having such a hard time dialing it back (I want to do this for my own mental health). I want to be okay with just being average, but it's like I'm working against myself...I don't know if it's just a consulting thing, but it's taking A LOT of effort, and I hate feeling like I'm letting ppl down, but ppl let me down all the time lol.
With promotions and salary discussions around the corner for some folks, has anybody challenged their raise or bonus?
Anybody work at Amazon? Are their offers negotiable? My husband got an offer for a senior position in the VA office paying $120k plus $20k bonus plus 13 shares of stock that vest over 4 years. My husband has ~6 years of experience (2 yrs midsize PA plus various industry roles) so the senior title is low but have heard you have to take a step down in title to work at Fortune 25 companies. He likes the offer but not sure if he should negotiate for more because it’s expected?
Can we talk about what having a baby does to your relationship with your spouse? Two months in, and I’m struggling, I feel so disconnected.
I got a breast pump from my employer. It's about to die. Where could I order it online to get another one through insurance?
Trump suspended immigration temporarily to US!
Thoughts on an MBA during recession? Toying with idea of attending grad school to wait out this recession. Stupid or smart? Would take out loans. Any advice from those who got their MBA in 07/08?
Strategy& fish, do you know what the director base / bonus is? Is it comparable to similar roles at MBB?
Final round of interviews with Facebook in a few days (marketing role). Any of you with interview experience with them? Any advice?
Finance undergrad + MBA. No tech background. Pure business consulting experience. Looking to do a Masters of Data Science to make the pivot (may or may not stay in consulting). Thoughts?
Best recommendations for timing offers that may require a move? I have deep experience in 2 areas of cyber, 6 YOE, solid referrals at several FAANG, startup exp and am gunning for mgr+ in DEN/SEA/CHI
Question regarding Salaried Employees and sick days. I’ve never worked in a company where, as a salaried employee, I had to deduct SICK days from my PTO. What are your practices?
Anyone ever had trouble with a doctor not wanting to certify a family member’s condition, in order to take a leave of absence? My brother attempted suicide via drug OD (he was addicted) and he’s been hospitalized for over a week with seizures, psychosis, peeing blood, etc. We have visited him every day, driving 100+ miles round trip. The doctor is giving my father and me grief, saying (quote) “you aren’t providing care, the hospital is” and “there’s no reason you can’t go back to work.”
How do you repeatedly turn down work for one partner or effectively avoid working with a particular person within your firm? Assuming hours are met and your standing is strong otherwise. One partner at my firm is destroying my mental health and knows few boundaries. I don't want to actively transition from our ongoing matters but sure as hell don't want to take on anything new... How best to do this without burning bridges?
MD/ED at B4 M&A Tax have been approach by a recruiter from another B4 about talking with them about being a direct entry partner. How does one prepare a CV for this type of move?
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