First time investor in the US. Any suggestions on books / blogs to read to get smart. Where do people typically invest given all the client related policies in place for consulting firms?
Has anyone made an exit from consulting to product management? I would like to do this but don’t have much experience. Would love to get advice on what training or books I should focus on to get a general background.
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Anyone have any suggestions for accounting, finance, or data analysis books or online material to prepare for an MBA? I’m accepted to LBS but my background is in entrepreneurship so I know a lot of random stuff but I want to be prepared for the required core courses.
Any tools/podcast/books to help with self awareness, brand management and networking?
I know skills alone not going to help going far. I feel like this is a Desi issue, especially with women - it feels so wedding to create your braves, talk about your work etc, networking is really hard too! Do you feel that too?
Anyone here successfully navigating these? I'm a manager in a consulting firm and feel like my career has plateaued! I recently became a mom too, so add that to the mix
How do you prepare for consulting interviews? Any particular books or blogs? Brush up on any particular methodologies/cases? (Contd.)
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)
I am an aspiring entrepreneur and want to start a business in future for sure. I have a few ideas but nothing concrete, or close to being a start up yet. I work in tech, but a generalist - have done sales, delivery operations etc. trying to get experience in as many areas as possible before I go on my own. I dnt know where to start the journey. Are their any books or other material I can read/reference to think and plan about my entrepreneurship journey. I m in mid 40s based in t2 city US east.
Anyone transition from consulting to product and have any real practical advice? I’ve read many boards, blogs, and books but maybe something that you learned in the process that would be helpful?
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
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!
Any good business/consulting books on amazon kindle that y’all have read that has helped you in your job?
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?
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?
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What books would you recommend for understanding human psychology / personalities? In a people oriented industry like consulting, I imagine it really helps understanding human behavior and building self awareness. For context, young person in consulting here.
Hi Fishbowl Community,
I am making a career switch from Marketing/Account Management into Consulting. Would appreciate if someone can share their path into this field and how they went about finding a case study partner to practice with? Any great books/ or recommended online programs/certifications would be helpful too!
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)?
SC to SC hike% in SCNO practice? Anyone?
Just heard from several friends there that Facebook / Meta is entering a hiring freeze. How is it going there? Is this a bad health indicator for the company? What's the employee morale levels following the announcement?
My husband and I have 1 car - around $6K left on a 0% APR loan. I have worked from home the last 2 years while he goes to teach in person, and the lack of freedom is getting to me. We are thinking of getting a 2nd vehicle. Do you have advice/do’s and don’t’s? Vehicles aren’t a great investment, but they are so necessary in our car centric society for mobility.
Anyone running a search fund on here?
My profile is not getting updated in monster, should I change my email id and number. Some of the companies have my profile with the old email and number, so I will have a chance to create new profile. What's your suggestion
Is McK and BCG good places for a career in econ development work? From assoc through partner?
I wonder why we are having too many frustrating meetings for every small thing, instead it could have been an email....
Heard promotion at google cloud was fairly faster than the other organizations a couple of years ago because it was still new. How about it now? Did it become slower? Do you need to play politics to get promoted?
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Which firms provide patient access services for health systems?
Is there an easy way to research this?
What’s an appropriate rate to charge per word for a publication like VentureBeat or TechCrunch?
Thoughts on this dress for a formal Christmas banquet?
(Non work related)
My agency is just now launching d and I but no talks of equity, how should equity begin to be discussed in a way that isn't some new foreign concept to agency with probably 3 to 5 pct black/Hispanic
Looking for a job as a MEAN stack or node.js developer
Any openings in Capgemini?
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Long shot but thought I'd ask. Any Mumbaikars here know of a safe, clean, and reliable storage service towards North Mumbai. Something similar to Cubesmart, ExtraStorage here in the US?
Bhai nahi hai?
How much do u think your SO’s Family is important in a marriage? Seem to like this girl but her family/relatives seem to be from a very different socio economic background. Concerns me a bit. Thoughts
Has anyone applied for Global Entry via the consulate - VFS process? I was of the understanding that it was DHS website + PSK site in India.
Can you change employers when your extension petition is in progress and I-94 expired? Technically in the 240 day period after I-94 expiry?
Planning to get an engagement ring soon! Should I consider buying in India (or Dubai) or do so here in the US?
Started watching ANEK, first few minutes and the racism towards NEers is real…just in case anyone is wondering.
What are some good dating apps in India? Asking for a friend. 37M. He tried matrimonies for last 4 years, no luck.
Thinking of carrying some local beers for my dad back in India. Has anyone successfully carried alcohol from the US to India in their checked bags?
Flying Etihad FWIW.
Would love some advice: I have a younger brother (17) who did his most influential years of high school remote. He has a fairly low gpa (below 3.0) and not many honors/APs, but my parents are saying community college is not an option. I have no idea how to help him with this process. How can I help? What should we do to position him for success? Is there anything we can do? We’re in the US already and his counselors have no guidance…
People on H1, if you get promoted in your company and the location doesnt change, does that require an H1 ammendment?
Has anyone used usmobile eSIM for International data in India? Does it work? Any other recommendations?
Bloody hell - was interviewing with 2 companies. Both were going well and then they suddenly realized they have to do a H1 transfer and both backed out. Why could they not ask me pre-interview? 😡
My wife and kid treating me with Father’s Day specials today 😋 Hope you are all having a fantastic Father’s Day!