Joining FAANG in a few months as a Product marketing manager, potentially with a new product growth focus. Any ex-consulting PMM/PM with advice and tips on how to ramp-up skills/toolset fast? (e.g, books, podcasts, sites)
Trying to get into habit of reading. Have never read any books and would love some recommendations
General interest include investment, trchnology, short stories with moral, entrepreneurship,business
I’m 21 and want to learn directly from entrepreneurs, what would be the best way to discover and learn about entrepreneurship and starting your own company. I was going to look for conventions near me or networking events. If you could share other ways or youtube channels/content or books to read. Thank you!
Hey guys, I wrote a book! https://a.co/d/9khPkWR Before you start your business, before you spend a dime on marketing or hire another brand strategist, you need to consider something: You don’t have a brand.
Everyone from aspiring entrepreneurs to seasoned business titans believes in the power of branding. But the truth is, most businesses, nonprofits, charities, and social movements aren’t brands. They are tattoos. Preorder for more! Would love your reviews on Amazon and happy to discuss anytime!
Loving this new bowl! Please share your favorite business books with me. Topics of interest are personal finance, career, entrepreneurship, and life-work-balance and joy.
Feeling lost in my career (10 yoe, 9 in consulting). Anyone feel this before and how did you get through it (career coach, books, etc)?
Tips, articles, videos, books on career planning?
I know consulting isn’t a long term career option for me, but I have no 1, 3, 5 nor 10 year plan/idea.
Did you join consulting with a timeframe/plan?
Want to create a reading list surrounding tech/entrepreneurship/wealth accumulation/how to get rich (non-bullshit wishy washy stuff), any recs?
Areas of interest include:Fin-tech/Crypto/E-commerce. Open to journals/textbooks as well as traditional books!!
I am a strategy consulting enthusiast from a middle class family. Don't have the financial stability to take a loan for an MBA and hence had to drop some renouned admits this year ( Think top IIM's) due to family circumstances. I still dream big and request you to provide some insights for my research:-
1) Average expected package of an associate
2) Average experience expected at ZS to get hired at associate level
3) Good books to upskill and ace the consulting case interviews
Suggested books or resources to learn more about strategy consulting? Different analysis, acronyms, etc.
Any good business/consulting books on amazon kindle that y’all have read that has helped you in your job?
Any entrepreneurs out there that feel like there’s a million things no one told you before starting your company? (Good&Bad) 5 years in myself and nearly could write a book with my list of sh*t no one told me… curious to know what’s on your list???
Really struggled with condensing all my interview details over a week into a simple slide deck today. I had only focused on the facts and barely mentioned the so what unless asked. New to consulting and need to improve on written communication. How did y’all improve? Read any books, courses?
McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Can someone recommend a good starting point on how to go around solving case interviews? What frameworks should I follow? I am kinda new to case interview and want to develop skills to solve them. Any books, online sources would be really appreciable. Deloitte EY-Parthenon Strategy& McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
Hey fishes, I’m 21M here. Class of 2020, 3.2 GPA from a top 20 target school for undergrad.
I am 8 months into my first consulting job. What is the timeline for someone like myself? I managed to get some 2020 GMAT prep books but apart from that, I’m not really sure what the direction is. Do I just prep, practice, and take the test? I would like to apply for schools by 2024-2025. Thanks!
I just finished Shoe Dog. It was a great book about Phil Knight’s entrepreneurship journey, but came up short on Jordan influence and brand story. Does anyone know any books specifically about the Jordan brand?
I’ve been reading Walker’s book “buy then build” for acquisition entrepreneurship. Anyone here consider themselves and acquisitions entrepreneur?
I have an offer from TIBCO 34L, Deutsche Bank 34L, Barclays 35L and NICE (ongoing) 36L
I am in Java full Stack with 11Yoe.
My intention to switch - WLB along with the latest tech stack.
Please suggest your views.
Good afternoon, I hope you are all well today. I wonder if there are any companies/employers in London who are looking for a professional talent acquisition candidate right now. I am available immediately and would welcome any suggestions. Thank you and much appreciated. Michelle
I am joining Oracle consulting practice as manager in couple of weeks. Just wondering what are the groups in practice. Do they have different groups for delivery and sales. Coming from big 4 so not very used to this kind of structure. Does anyone has any insights?
How much ZS Associate Pune offers in Data science and cloud role at 11 years of total experience?ZS Associates
Hi. I have applied for the role of Data Scientist - Analyst in Accenture and am currently waiting for further communication from them. Can someone help me understand the interview process and the type of questions that will be asked in the interviews? Accenture
Getting into Tech with a company that focuses on Managed Print 1st and hardware second in the SLED vertical.
Will this experience help me move into SaaS or dev sales in the future? The money is attractive, but looking to sell in the tech space long term. Is MPS as the primary product a bad way to start my tech sales career?
Do Nagarro have suffiecient projects with them. They are doing very aggressive hiring, also i am hearing from people that they are on bench from 2-3 months. Nagarro
My technical skills are java, springboot. Just wondering whether do have suffiecient projects so that i dont spend many days in bench.
Hi everyone, happy Saturday!
This career move might seem a bit odd, but I am looking to go from engineering (structural) to strategic marketing. Has anyone ever made such a jump? I have been taking some online courses in content marketing, brand management, and digital marketing. Any advise, recommendations, or referrals would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
I’ve been a nursing assistant for 35 yrs I just got a new job as a Lead care manager working from home but this job is not what I expected I want to find a new job working in a hospital or doctors office as a receptionist or administrative assistant or something but I have little experience does anyone have any ideas they can help me with please thank you
B4 FDD/TAS or FP&A at a high growth startup with a lot of responsibility? Any insights? Which would have better exit ops?
What are the reasonable options for staying near the GDS Gurgaon office if one is travelling to the office for a day from another state?
What is the best tool for hiring teachers?
Any paralegals and/or legal assistants that may be interested in 10-15 hours of freelance work over the next couple weeks? I’m an employment attorney and HR consultant with my own virtual practice and I am in need of temporary support over the next few weeks.
Can you please suggest which would be better in terms of WLB, flexibility, growth, job security.
YOE: 4.4 years
Tech stack: Azure data factory, data lake, Azure databricks, Logic App, SQL, Pyspark (basic)
KPMG India: 16 fixed + 10 to 20% variable
Optum - 16 Fixed + 15% variable + pf (offer letter is not received yet)
LTIMindtree: 11 LPA Fixed only(can revise the offer based on the latest offer)
If you have to leave the office for 2-3 hours for a doctor appointment, do you use PTO or sick time, or do you take it as a long lunch and come back to make up the hours? What if it’s more regular medical appointments (e.g., once a month)?
I have 2 years of experience in ETL development. looking for a job change in ETL Domain using Informatica BDM, Powercenter.
Experience in developing End to End data pipelines in information BDM.
Notice Period: Currently Serving ( LWD : 16 September 2022)
Skills : Informatica BDM, Informatica PC,IICS, Hadoop, Hive, SQL, Unix Commands, Oracle DB, Python, Spark Tuning, Blaze, Pyspark
Certification: Informatica Cloud Data Integration Implementation Practitioner Certification, Aws
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Has anyone here been on roaccutane/isotretinoin? I have always had persistent mild:moderate acne, which got a bit better when I went on the contraceptive pill. Would love to know if it worked for you and any side effects!
Me and my husband have always had differences due to how my MIL teats me. It grew worse when his parents came to stay over after our child was born to support us. Even though I am equally educated and earn much more than him, I always receive secondary treatment by MIL. I always have had to face constant tantrums, and she loosing her temper on me for things which are not her business e.g. methods on how to feed the child, how long my phone conversations last etc. TBC..
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I told my boyfriend I loved him and he didn’t say it back. We’re going on a romantic trip abroad in a few weeks and he said he was planning to wait till then / for a special occasion to say it.
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What do you all think of so many women being Epstein’s enablers and victims? Are we women our own worst enemies?
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I'm losing my mind. I desperately want to roll off my project, I hate it, gives me anxiety. But i signed a contract about a year and half ago to buy a new build home & won't be starting the underwriting process until the home is done some time in Sep. My lender/RE Agent said I can change jobs as long as I make the same or more. I can have a one month gap between jobs. As a senior analyst, 3 YOE overall, is it too risky to quit? I can't handle it anymore & i don't think I'll be able to roll off.
Anyone here tried Testosterone creams?
Had my sex drive drop off a cliff after I had my IUD out, and my energy levels have been steadily declining, and my obgyn thinks it my testosterone levels as they were pretty low on my blood tests. She suggested off-label very low dose T cream to help bring them back up.
Would love to hear about any experiences or perspectives.
Today my manager totally over-wrote my template with changes that don’t answer to the clients needs that they expressed i meetings that he never even attended. Also, I had showed him the templates and
I love planning events like weddings, baby showers, proposals, etc. are there any companies out there I can join and make it a side gig? Any suggestions welcome. I don’t know I could start my own at the present
I just found out my friend is pregnant and I’m so happy for her because she’s been trying for over a year! Wishing all of you trying the same positivity soon!
I’m feeling very lost. I recently (3 months ago) moved to a large tech company strategy role after having worked at a late stage startup in a strategy / BizOps role. I feel overwhelmed at the large company and I feel like I’m lost in the shuffle and not producing value or owning anything. It’s hard to bond with people too (it’s fully remote) and I am completely missing the sense of purpose I had at my last role. Does anyone have advice?
Where do you get good second hand bags from?
1 month in and seriously questioning whether I can emotionally take the stress on top of being gone M-Th. I want to stick it out for a year for resume. Any tips? Should I tell counselor?
Looking for some advice. I recently broke it off with my bf of 2 years. Loved him a lot and we had started discussing marriage. We even met each other’s families. (Continued)
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