I inherited a small team of 3 in Portugal who are great but need a bit of upskilling on client communication (they’re often overly blunt / forward for clients in the US market). What would you recommend doing to improve this?
between product managers and project managers.. what does a program manager do? Or are the roles dependent on company?
Just lateraled to a bigger law firm. The team I am on is much larger now and split between 4 offices. My prior firm was great at rationing the workload amongst associates. At my nee firm, it feels like a free for all. I want to make myself known as a hardworking associate but also don’t know how to say no to new work politely. It seems like every conversation I have when I meet a new team member consists of them telling me how much they need my help and putting me on a new project
Laid off 2 months ago - 111% utilization, glorifying appreciation from clients, great mid year reviews, recruiting & learning development internal initiatives. How do I stop feeling worthless?
Imagine your firm region leader bowing out on you right during the middle of a huge client proposal that your team has been working on for months and then citing afterward there is “more to life than winning client work” and that it’s OK to sit out some of the biggest client proposals due to mental health…
Hi Ladies, I was impacted by the COVID-19 layoffs a few weeks ago and let go from my job at Deloitte. I have 2 years experience as an IT Auditor with the big 4 and I am in search of a new job. I’m currently residing in Atlanta Any recommendations on where to apply would be greatly appreciated.
Potential agency boomerang having a hard time making a decision to stay brand-side or go back. Need some advice! Do I leave the brand, being "the client," fun work, great WLB, as well as the most toxic work environment I've ever experienced and meh pay? Do I go back to agency lead a new team with significant responsibilities, forget about WLB, sell my soul alongside smart people, get great pay and benefits? PS: I'm a mom and brand-side for 5 years. What do I need to know!? Thank you!
Would you rather travel every week or have a 90 minute commute to a local client client without any per diem or travel points???
I was recently laid off and need to talk to an attorney about my rights and severance. Does anyone know of a good attorney in the area? Thanks in advance for any help.
How is the business going for all you consultants? Are your companies getting new projects? Any layoffs ?
You’re given a brief for an OOO campaign. Could be cool. How many days are you given before you have to show concepts to the ECD? And to the client? Curious about time expectations at different places.
First year associate here - really freaked out by FS layoffs and think I might be next. How am I supposed to find another job after 6 months?
Getting Laid 👍 > Getting Off 👍 > Getting Laid Off 👎
Almost afraid to ask after the heavy layoffs I read about last year, but any thoughts on Cadwalader NYC’s funds group?
Started at a new firm 3 months ago, first two months was swamped staffed on a huge deal, (my only file) did my hours everything good. July: deal was supposed to close did not due to regulatory stuff but my work stream is done and over and am now really really slow, asked for work to people I had worked with to help them close - nothing, staffed on a new deal , client on vacation so everything is on stand by. I’m freaking out don’t know how to reach to partners/senior associates (ctd in comments)
Has anyone here pivoted from corporate to the mental health industry? Or is thinking about it? Let’s connect and join forces to discuss, brainstorm and keep each other semi-sane while we hash out this pivot!
Has anyone ever considered doing Equity Research? If my interests are healthcare and life sciences, would ER with a focus on this industry lead to better exit opportunities than consulting in this space?
Also, how many times do you receive an “urgent request” before the client goes on vacation? Here’s this important stuff I need done, but won’t be around to answer questions until 2 days before due.
Travelling to Spain next week (PTO). Should I pay for collision damage waiver for my rental car? Worth it?
Is it safe to travel through Dakota? North Dakota specifically, I am brown if that will make a difference to answer. Planning a cross country trip from east to Cali. Please help so I can plan the itinerary
Hi Fishers, Got an offer in Kolkata location..let me know which is the best one to join.. PWC INDIA - 12 FIXED EY GDS - 16 FIXED + 10% VARIABLE + 1L Joining bonus. Domain- Analytics Experience - 7yrs Please let me know i am confused.
What do you think of PwC’s American restructuring by creating “Trust Solutions” and “Consulting Solutions” rather than the regular model of advisory/consulting, audit and tax? I am asking as an intern there right now looking into advisory and they did not let us really know. Also they are cutting jobs they actually want to add 100k workers in 5 years.
Just accepted an offer to work for a boutique consulting firm and lead their PE TDD advisory team. I’ve been second guessing my move and wondering if anyone had any guidance? What are the exit-opps from this role? Am I cornering my career path? Is TDD looked down upon in the PE space and why? What should I know before day 1? For background, I’m currently a data and analytics strategy consultant and took a 30% base raise for this position over a 15% raise internal promotion. anything helps
Looking for advice. Just started new job that allows Roth 401k. I have a previous traditional 401k worth about 50k and a Roth IRA worth about 40k. I’m 26 and make 150k total this year. My new company allows for mega backdoor to Roth IRA. Should I rollover my old 401k to an T-IRA or rollover to my new employer? How should I split my new contributions between traditional and Roth 401k? Should I mega backdoor after tax to my Roth IRA? Thanks in advance.
Hi Everyone, I have an upcoming JAVA interview. Experience 5yrs. What kind of questions are expected? If anyone has any list of questions or link, please share. Thanks in advance.
Bonus scale - do people think it will go up this year or stay the same due to the extra COVID bonuses this year??
My sister in laws firm has no employer contribution in 401k. In that situation, which is better - putting money in a Roth or the 401K?
While applying for extension questionnaire asked if I am legally married. I recently got married but my spouse is yet to apply for H4 visa as consulates are closed. Still do I need to fill my spouse details?
Live in Jersey City. Drivers license expiring next month. Need to get mine transferred from Mass to NJ before renewal. DMV during COVID is giving out tokens at 5am and folks need to wait for 6-10 hours outside the office apparently. Does anyone know an easier way to do this? Driving schools? Brokers? Thank you!
Had final interview at startup with CEO and would-be direct supervisor and at the end they were using language like "you'll be our first [name of role]"... Does this mean I basically got it, or should I not read into it? I'll find out soon anyway, but appreciate any speculation 😅
Anyone interviewing with BCG soon?
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