What happens if you’re an associate and you’re fired for “performance” suddenly. You had a performance review the week before and their was no talk of this. How do you perceive this?
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Those that have been laid off recently are you speaking to an employment lawyer at all? What are the reasons to / not to?
For those who survived layoffs and crises before, what things and actions made a difference? How'd you come out stronger? Did you pivot into something new entirely?
Which Big 4 has handled Layoff, Bonus, Hikes etc during Pandemic ( From March of this year till date). Also which Big 4 would be good Firm to join in future ? I am from Tech Consulting services , please vote. 1. Pwc 2. EY 3. KPMG 4. Deloitte
“This global pandemic is exactly what our industry needed.” Okay...now repeat this exact phrase to the hundreds already laid off and all the ones to come. 🤯 https://www.campaignlive.com/article/took-global-pandemic-draw-line-sand-adland-sorely-needed/1678340
For those of you that got coached-out/fired from PA, what was the conversation like leading up to it?
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?
Can we talk about the failure that is vision 2020? I dunno about yalls office , but here in the south. We've had employees laid off , list multiple clients , and are now trying to pass stuff to India
Sorry to hear this, CP+B’ers...have some friends there who are safe for now, is this the last of layoffs there (CO and LA)? http://www.adweek.com/agencyspy/cpb-cuts-3-percent-of-staff-in-boulder-and-l-a-as-part-of-larger-restructuring/143982
hey all, i’m 3 years into my career. some decent work produced, some awards (mostly student). after getting laid off last fall and many many applications and emails sent, I’ve decided to spend time and money on a creative PR stunt to get my dream agencies’ attention. I’ve decided I don’t want to settle any longer, and I’m ready to make the jump to the elite. so people that have made it to their dream agencies: when did it happen for you, what made it happen, and was it everything you hoped for?
BBH executive layoffs?
Senior agency leaders, honest question: If we didn’t have to hand over so much revenue to our holding companies, would there be fewer layoffs?
Almost afraid to ask after the heavy layoffs I read about last year, but any thoughts on Cadwalader NYC’s funds group?
For those companies / roles with unlimited pto, how does a payout work if you leave and /or are laid off? Receive nothing or some set amount?
How do incompetent, toxic Senior Managers not get fired when everyone who's ever worked for them has complained and/or quit while working for them? How do we get them gone??
I’d be curious to hear about people’s chargeable/billable hours. What are your goals vs actual, best/worst years, etc. I’ve only ever worked at one regional firm so my knowledge is fairly narrow.
Seeking to transition out of the current industry into cloud computing. Spent the last 2+ years learning and acquiring experience in AWS, CI/CD, Jenkins, AWS Pipeline, GitHub, and Terraform. Honing Bash and Shell scripting. Picked up certifications as a PMP, AWS Cloud Practitioner, and AWS Solution Architect Associate along the way. Already have an MBA. What is the best way to break into the cloud and/or DevOps community?
Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
Donald - You're fired!
What are the potential benefits of working at a deals oriented firm (e.g., LEK, S& Deals, EY-P) as compared to the more traditional Big 4 MC type roles at the post-M level? Really struggling with putting in the hours for the deals centric role as I’m not 100% sure of the longer term payoff (besides short term slight bump in comp).
Audit Senior 1 trying to exit to a start up where I get to juggle many roles.. anyone have advice on how to do this?
Hey All, Got a ride with a Lyft driver today who was a veteran and just lost a friend. Drive was fine, but am worried about drivers mental health. Left a tip and the VA help line # in the comments.
What are some post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the leadership programs from big pharma, but haven’t seen too much else
I'm supposed to be working right now, but ended up looking and applying for jobs instead. Who says procrastination can't be productive?
Where is everyone getting holiday party dresses this year? Feeling over RTR but don’t know any other good options...
Interview Anxiety tips? When I’m iffy about the company/role it’s non existent. When it’s a FAANG I’m dying to get into and an absolute perfect fit for it’s unbearable.
How is things for experienced hire in cognizant for Associate - project in Salesforce Vlocity? I have very basic knowledge of Vlocity and have been offered position in Vlocity technology? How is the growth and work culture for someone coming from other comapany as experienced? How much is probation period , how good to join in need to consider job security as well in congnizat?
PE is notorious for being difficult to get into unless you’re coming from IB. However, there are success stories for consultants breaking into PE even without an MBA. Which got me thinking, how difficult would it be for a healthcare management consultant to land a spot at a healthcare-focused PE firm?
Does anyone have any “I made it” items they would get themselves to celebrate a big milestone or promotion?
Vacation Question- Westin vs W (Paris)?
What’s generally standard among FAANG companies for offer acceptance once one is extended? If anyone has experience with this, is it one week or is it more flexible? I am trying to schedule final onsite with two companies and hoping I can get timing to line up (in the event I am fortunate enough to have offers).
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