TFW you volunteer and clean up a laggy 20MB excel file for a client, reducing it to 1.3mb by removing formatting from empty cells, and client refers to it as file ‘you sent’ to shift blame for content
Currently on a project where I have some free time to complete some certifications. Which certifications would you recommend? I'm in technology consulting.
have some bench time coming up as i end this project. what's the best way you all have spent bench time?
What are the ethics of using projects made for a company as an in-house designer on your portfolio? I remade a good portion of our website this year and I’d like to include it but I’m not sure what the thoughts are on that vs. a freelance project.
When you think about an agency being a good or bad place to work, does it depend on the client you’re working on, or the culture of the agency itself?
HH with the new project team next week. Going to ditch sports jacket and put on a baseball hat and casual jacket. Reasonable?
I recently came off a project in which I didn’t perform well and am dealing with daily feelings of insecurity in my current role. Very akin to imposter syndrome- advice for how to be confident again?
What's the craziest story or legend you've heard about in PA? For example, there is a legend about an intern at EY using their hands to ladle soup at a client while the CFO was standing next to them
For those of you who had covid - what was the experience? How long did you take off? Was your team/client understanding? Were you rolled off your project? How did your firm support you?
A client just told me they were definitely not seriously considering "those McK-wannabes'" response to a new proposal... she was referring to Deloitte. Is this a common perception?
My tech client wants a “Think Different” type of manifesto ad that will run for a year and magically increase their diversity hires while publicly making them look like (cont’d)
Any interested interns amping is?? Looking for anyone interested in Creative/Design, Project Management and Account Management. Recent college grads are ideal. This is a paying gig, about 3 months in length. DM me if interested or you know anyone who might be!
Will start at Deloitte within a month within GPS Advisory. Trying to get into a Analytics/Product/PM project within Health sector (FDA, HHS, state or local). Open to USDA, Commerce, USPTO, etc. Not too keen on DOD or anything similar. I have experience in SQL, Tableau, and Python and coming in as SC. Anyone got a project I can join or tips/strategies to navigate into a the clients I mentioned earlier. Private message me if you have an available project!
What is your client onboarding process? Do you do a welcome kit, with a letter, any gifts?
CA attorneys: I have a client who got a court order that the kids are supposed to visit with him (kids are in another state) and now it appears that the kids may not follow the order, client already paid for their flights. Any suggestions on what to do? Ex parte? File the order in the other state to enforce the order? Hold the other parent in contempt? Thanks!
Is tech sales really worth the hype? I know the earning potential is much higher, but coming from a consulting background is it really hardcore sales “cold calling”, or more client management and building on top of preexisting relationships? I don’t have prior sales experience and trying to gauge the risk. Thanks!
I do good work and I get top or second to top rating, but I keep Netflix open on one monitor only when in the office. Never at the client site. Never had an issue in 3 years, but...
Is expert consultant interview at BCG different from generalist? I have about 3 years of experience and looking for a consultant role.
Just me or is it really difficult to create circles and lasting friend groups after 30 here? Moved here in 2019 which at the point was getting my bearings, in 2020 was layoffs and lockdowns and this year was also layoffs and regaining. Eat dinner solo a lot and it sucks. But also just getting people (man/woman no difference) to say yes to casually going and getting food and various places is like pulling teeth.
Trying to find awards show categories for a globally activated branded holiday. Any thoughts greatly appreciated :)
Would you go to industry for a paycut? I’m a S2 in NYC making 118 and an in house position is offering 105. I’ve only heard of jumping for a raise, never for a cut but I know we are being priced out in the market right now. Heard market rate for seniors in NYC is 95. Just trying get some WLB
Interview with MD and D coming up, what questions can I expect? Any good q to ask to topics to stay away from?
Anybody have tips on how to see a therapist if you’re expected in the office 5 days a week and there’s nowhere private to take a Zoom?
Are there any companies out there looking for a Senior Creative project manager/director?
Hello everyone, I am currently applying for entry level marketing positions in Europe and UK. Can anyone please provide me a referral at Unilever?
Question for fellow HR reps - What information about the former employee/contractor you provide for verification requests? 1. Only verify job title, start/end dates and pay rate. Do not comment on other information to avoid liability. 2. Verify job title, start/end date, pay rate and any other information requested such as termination reason and rehire status. 3. Verify job title, start/end date and pay rate. Verify other information only if incorrectly stated by the former employee/contra
For a flight NAM - Bangkok, what airline is best (Emirates, Qatar, Ethiad) for status match with US airlines (Delta, United, AA)?
Hey Fam, quick urgent question - Has anyone here travelled to India on e-tourist visa over the past month? My wife has an e-tourist visa approved on Oct 22, and we have an Air India flight booked in a week from SF -> Delhi. Just wondering if e-tourist visas are now allowed via the air bubble pact between India and the US? Thanks a lot in advance for all the guidance!
Damn. Ted got fired.
Hi guys - need some advice. I received a really good offer from FIS for a senior consulting position. I gave my notice with my current company (a boutique firm in real estate tech) and they asked me to reconsider for several reasons. I know they will not be able to meet the salary compensation but they do allow for a lot of flexibility and family-feel. Taking the new role, I would be learning a completely new software and in a new industry (treasury). Am I making a bad move?
Anyone working in public policies or sustainability domain here? Particularly in the tech world? Working on an ESG project and need some advice!
SPG recommendations in downtown Philly?
Senior Copywriter looking to move up to the ACD level. Preferably in a west coast market. 7+ years experience, been in a senior role for 5 and 2 Cannes-winning projects in the past 2 years.
Any AAEs make a really big mistake their first few months in? I made mine a few weeks ago (created an estimate with client paying too little by accident) and am just now realizing it. Any tips on
When people say they work 80 hours, is it true billable 80 or is it inclusive of travel and some admin time. MBB folks?
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