3 YOE in Federal PMO work and feeling burnt out constantly. What are some good companies to apply to as a Project Manager?
Is it rude to suggest to a new analyst that she needs to look more professional, e.g. don’t show up with wet hair to client meetings (even if on Zoom)? FYI I’m also a female and just trying to look out for these new hires
I have an 84 year old client with about 100K in GIC's expiring in 2 weeks. I want to be cautious and put aside some cash for medical bills should he fall sick. What do you guys do with clients 80+?
Cute client guy was definitely flirting today. Bumped into him at lunch, he introduced himself and invited me to eat with him but I had to decline to make a meeting :( What should I do now?
Where are the office Halloween zoom pics???
Anyone from North Highland have a few minutes to connect and share your experience? Recruiters reached out on LinkedIn and I want to learn more about the company, culture, project and people. North Highland
How many calls have you had on Teams/Zoom/Skype/Webex etc? I'm wondering how many hours of my life were spent on "can everyone please go on mute" and "let's take it offline" 😬
Co-worker just messaged me on Slack - it's her first year with us - CW: "Hey, how does holiday time work? Christmas is a saturday. Do we get the week off?"
[1/2] Hi all, I apologize because I know there have been posts on this bowl with similar subject matter recently, but I really need advice. I am at a risk of losing my job at the end of this month if I don’t make some changes to my work performance, specifically meeting my monthly billable hour requirement. My work and my work product is not an issue - my partner has repeatedly commended me on everything I produce, but my billable hours are seriously lacking.
I have 10+ years of experience Agency side, but looking to move Client side with remote work. I've applied for a number of roles either directly on Client sites or via LinkedIn, but haven't even received anything other than a straight rejection at the first stage. Wondering if anyone has experienced similar and overcome it/any tips. My resume has a number of large Agencies and global clients on it, with (IMO at least) some nice success stories, but wondering if I'm missing something obvious.
Best practices on how to turn down a project without burning bridges? Had several project meetings with SMs trying to staff me (currently on bench), all long term so can’t do multiple. How do i break the news to the other Seniors while leaving the door open for future ops (enjoyed all the conversations)?
Me with my video off on a 6:30 AM Zoom
Have a call on Friday with the CEO of an environmental entrepreneurship non-profit. It could lead to a professional opportunity and maybe even billable work I can refer to my firm down the line. I’m going in with an open mind but little concrete information on his entity and goals and ways I could get involved. What questions would you ask such a person?
I’m a 2017 associate in NYC biglaw. I logged approx. 2300 billable hours in 2019. Is that light, normal or heavy in the biglaw market for RE associates at my level? Thanks in advance for thoughts.
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
Just got into a full time grad program for international affairs that starts in January of 2021. (completely changing careers). I need to stay working at my firm until then and possible after to get the billable hours for my CPA. I passed all 4 exams and I refuse to give let that go to waste...... how do I tell my employer I'll be going to school in a way that they'll still let me work part time? Extremely nervous they're just going to let me go.
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
If we were rejected for an internship position is it still okay to contact the recruiter for a jr position?
Meeting with a VC partner and HR head for coffee/ discussing a role. Unsure what to wear. East coast, if it matters.
Fishes, from your personal exp., if you get a call from the company HR to talk more about the role you applied, how certain/ time frame you could look at for interview with the team?
I am all for giving back but some people cannot afford to. One client has 1m in an IRA with no other liquid assets + 80k credit card debt. Called today wanting 70k for home improvements.
Comp for manager at Bain & Company ?
Any partner working in Frankfurt, Germany interested in hiring non German speaking entry level consultants ?
I found out this week during an exit interview that a senior male ex colleague had been regularly sexually inappropriate, physically and verbally for over a year to this individual.
First vacation in a year coming up next week. Help me be motivated to work the rest of the week 😅
A company called DASH technologies reached out to me saying I pay 16% of first year salary once I get a job. They said they will get me interviews. I have been working on my job search for a long time. What are your thoughts on these types of staffing agencies. I can get interviews on my own but no offers. I'm applying as a Software Engineer/ Web/ Fullstack.
Anyone from Bain’s healthcare / pharmaceuticals practice willing to chat, or know someone who may? Wanted to know about projects you do and through which route I should come in as an experienced hire (generalist or specialist) thank you!!
Love it when the leadership realizes that the presentation was supposed to be unbranded 9 months into the project and 30 status reports later😳🔫
Are there any attorney roles that are collaborative? I’m a transactional associate and there are aspects of my job that I really enjoy, but I can’t stand how solitary it is. (I don’t consider client conference calls collaborative haha) Long-term, I need to be in a role that requires more team work/collaboration/social interaction...but the longer I work as an attorney the more I feel like I’ll need to leave legal practice to get that. I’m wondering if there’s a legal option I haven’t considered
Hey fishes, could you please tell me how many interview rounds are there in PwC SDC for a Manager position? Any insights would be helpful. Thanks in advance!
Is there an unspoken code that MBB doesn’t discuss salary? I feel like visibility into their whole comp package isn’t accessible at all
Is moving from consulting to capital markets common? Will that limit my future exit opps?
PI campus hire(undergrad) here, want to go for M7 MBA after 3 years at EY, is that generally too early?
Anyone willing to grant me access to the 5th annual pharma pricing, reimbursement & market access this year on Sep 28 - 29? Thank you!
Microsoft Teams is driving me crazy. I feel like I’m always at work. Yesterday I was at a family bbq and I was constantly getting pinged. Every time I get a message notification I feel like I’m about to have a panic attack.
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