I have 4 years to Project Management experience. How to shift from Project Management role to Consultancy ? Which companies can be targetted that is currently hiring?
Anyone else join a new project and realize you will never know what tf the client is doing. I’m very confused right now.
A junior requested to be reassigned from my project because I let them know they were under performing and delayed a project deadline due to inaction. They've let me know that I've made them feel pretty bad and does not think I'm a good manager. However it has been a consistent issue with this individual (lack of initiative, motivation, sloppy deliverables, and does not ask questions when they are unclear on an ask). I have tried to make space for them to ask questions and take initiative (cont)
New to WD- client was supposed to request a “sandbox refresh exemption” but I just got the “down for maintenance” screen. Does this only happen for tenants being refreshed or for all regardless?
4th year going into my 5th year and am leading discovery and case management on a case with a $5 million budget (yeah!) with a rocket docket. Starting to understand why partners have no time to do substantive work: it’s all answering client questions and managing staff, associates, and reviewing partners. Any tips for the transition? I’ve never been too demanding from my colleagues and usually just pick up any slack myself. Now I need to motivate others and give direction.
The partner in my department ‘threw me under the bus’ with an issue on a case which was outside of my control. Without going into detail, it was a big client and she was saving herself. Understandable but naively, I was expecting better.
What the what?! 6 hour delay in DFW, missed all client meetings. Guess I'm a real consultant now?
What's the best way to project e-commerce apparel sales? Is it average monthly orders x average order value?
Anyone have any experience with filing taxes when you earned money out of state? (i.e. Project was out of state) Should I just use H&R Block?
How do any of you write an effective resume, when we have to keep mum on project details / results?
Does anyone else not feel professionally satisfied? I’ve accomplished everything I really wanted. Got into dream schools, the firm I wanted, client groups, transfers, etc. Every promotion has come and ratings are great. I should be comfortable and satisfied, but then I feel like I can always professionally accomplish more? Yet I look around I don’t see many “better” options and / or alternative paths.
Worst city you've had a project in
Can I / How should I put a FAANG client on my resume? Either the name of the specific company or “FAANG company” or “Fortune X Technology Company” or something else? I’d like to know what you think best balances the credit you get for working for one of these companies, would be the least off-putting to recruiters, and obviously would not share information that should not be publicized
Story of my consulting life -> client: "you didn't do what I asked." Me: "hmm I believe we did, let me double check." Client: "well I don't see it." *checks clients computer, has wrong version open*
You are supposed to Sr Resource for the client, this client director in the meeting assigns you some crappy chores like creating ppt, reviewing some shitty record which could have been done by an
How does everyone go about pricing? Project rates? Hourly rates? It’s hard to find that sweet spot between pricing yourself out and selling yourself short. Sr. copywriter/ACD in a midsize market.
Question 3 Select the types of opportunities that exist in Mercury? 1) Chargeable; Auth Project; Non-chargeable - 2) External; Internal Advice; Auth Project - 3) External; Internal Advice; Continuance
Interviewing for Director role at an unknown fed consulting firm with 80M in revenue/250 employees. What should I expect/negotiate as far as profit sharing, commission sharing for winning work?
Working at a B4 and trying to get a return offer in a different group from the one I’m interning with. I’ve been networking crazy, but the recruiter says she has to see if my profile matches first. How can I take matters into my own hands to pivot?
When your COVID-19 bonus comes through
We are picking up two Havanese puppies this weekend. If you have pet insurance that you like, could you let me know the provider. Thank you.
I am on a stay-cation from my firm rn and it is honestly the best week of my life…already dreading returning to work next week :(
Why do lower level positions (below SM) in accounting roles at the Big 4 make significantly less than advisory/consulting roles but when you get to Partner it evens out?
Appropriate comp for Oracle Cloud Financials Manager at Accenture? 4+ YOE in Oracle ERP in industry, 8 YOE overall. Midwest city, non-target MBA. Thanks in advance!
Looking to plan a family resort getaway next spring. Will be first trip/legit vacation in two+ years by that point. May bring our nanny with us to help with our three young kids so we can relax some too. What do you consider reasonable cost for a ~4 day nice resort getaway (with airfare) for family of five + nanny? I know an Airbnb is cheaper but we’re looking to feel a little spoiled. My quick research is something like $5-10k… is that nuts for a four day vacation?
Some call it quitting on your team, U.S. Gymnastics are calling it mental health issues. I'm calling it something more specific related to sports psychology: the yips. It's bad athletic performance having the yips, but when continuing can turn you into the next Elena Mukhina, backing out is the right call. Alternate history: Simone continues on, manages not to break her neck, but absolutely s**ts the bed and is criticized for taking the US off the podium when knew she wasn't on her game.
Need advice - make 75k right now but found a watch for 1500. Do I get it? Have maxed my 401k this year and haven’t spent too much on other things
Good morning, I work for Solugenix placing top notch candidates at companies throughout the US. I just started at Solugenix so anyone who needs any assistance either finding a job or looking for candidates please let me know. Thanks and have a great day.
I’m studying for the SHRM-CP with the Mometrix (study guides, online course, and flash cards), however I’m super overwhelmed with all of the information. What are some best practices to ensure I grasp all of the concept ? Any advice would be much appreciated!!!
Morning 🐟 Has anyone here gone on an all inclusive vacation using Costco Vacations? Would love to know how it went for you? Thinking of going to Cabo over the holidays in December.
New to this…with Amex Platinum what is the best / most economical use of your points? I see you can cover charges on the card as well.
Looking to visit San Juan (Puerto Rico) for labor day as a solo traveler. Anyone else planning to be there around that time?
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