Was brought onto a project in red status 2 months ago. Last month client sponsor (SVP) was fired. This week my project MD was transferred off the account. Project still red. Pretty shook right now.

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You’re a consultant. This isn’t your fault and Don’t worry about it. This isn’t your problem. Just keep your head down and work hard and don’t let anyone key in on you.

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The good news is that nobody thinks the mess is your fault, and nobody expects you to single-handedly fix everything that the SVP and MD couldn't handle. Use this chance to learn what went wrong and resolve to prevent or fix those kind of situations in the future. Why is the project red?

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Stay strong OP and don’t overthink and support the team as much as you can to cross the finish line . If it’s your first project which is in such status then it’s a learning opportunity.

sounds like a great place to learn hr skills

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