I work in a 7-attorney firm with a national presence. Partly because I’m only a few months in, I work a roughly 8-6 day. I’m also new to billing and often find myself working all day and billing just 4 hours. Whenever I bring this up to the partner, he says it’s good we’re not over billing our client. We don’t have minimum billable hours so it doesn’t matter much for the firm’s sake but I think I’m missing out on learning the important skill of billing my time. Has anyone ever experienced this?
Hope everyone had a good start of the week! I have a quick question regarding MBB referal. I’ve been working for almost a year at a life sciences consulting firm with a PhD in STEM. Recently I've been considering to move to MBB due to project types, team dynamics, client interaction, etc. I've talked to friends in McKinsey and bcg (former case partners), they are very willing to refer me but they are relative new. And they recommend me to network with partners to get better chance.
What would you call independent consultants employed by the client to verify SOW adherence, identify risks to on-time delivery, and provide subject matter expertise? Client engagement manager?
In IT and often the only female in my group. Client just walked into meeting where I'm sitting with few others and won't stop checking me out. Creep alert! Feel so uncomfortable. What to do?
When being considered for a project (long term), would you tell the engagement leader about your upcoming maternity leave? Has anyone here been rejected for a role after they communicated about parental leave? What is the right thing to do?
Hello everyone, I trust you are well! I need to create a project plan to migrate everything in my current QMS to a e-QMS, software. Does anyone have a project plan template that is customized or similar to a e-QMS migration? Thank you! I appreciate very much your help!
What’s the breakdown for the frequency of project work? Eg. commercial forecast, buyside diligence, corp strat, portfolio opt. Etc?
Is anyone client facing and live far away from an airport (90 min - 2 hours)? Found an amazing home opportunity but am nervous about regular travel resuming and being that far from an airport. Tips appreciated!!
Have your project leaders announced travel halt due to coronavirus? If not, Are you thinking about raising that concern with your leaders?
Hi bowl, I'm not okay today. I woke up feeling off, then my project told us that my workstream is ending this coming Friday. I feel like an after thought, I feel so anxious and so tired. I know I should eat today but I just want to lay down in bed and disappear. I'm sorry for this post, I just needed to write this and cry as I do it.
Hi all. Today, I had to take a project out of a team's hands, solve it for them, tell them how to do it, and gave them the ideas to make sure we are okay for a presentation. Good call or not?
What is a good email subject to ask for coffee meetup to someone you just met once at a client?
Anyone with a black belt? ASQ vs IASSC? For ASQ, how did you submit project work as a project since the work is confidential?
TFW when your SM announces to the team that your manager is leaving the project while the manager is out on PTO. -_-
Has anyone started traveling yet? Client’s city has not had an outbreak and I’m slated to travel soon. I’m fairly nervous and refuse to fly so looking at driving 5-6 hours. I also have a young kid and my husband works lengthy hours so I’m pretty apprehensive but don’t feel like I’m at liberty to decline travel.
Hi guys From my parent company I have resigned and I work for a client.My parent company did not inform my client that I am leaving .Now my client is asking why are you leaving? I said because of compensation and now client is saying ,should I ask my parent company to resolve my issue? What should I do? My parent company did not increase my compensation for 1 month after putting my papers? Any suggestions?
Left the client at 3 PM EST, won't get to my a
I was thinking of pivoting to an ESG related position. Does anyone here have experience working within this service line and/or have any advice/suggestions (I.e obtaining certain certs , etc.)? Not much info about ESG experiences within the big 4 online but it does seem interesting given the ambiguity around it. Thanks!
So I just got to my 3rd round interview, now meeting with whole accounting team individually through Zoom, is this a good sign and is there anything I need to be aware of?
Received MBB offer, which I’m very grateful for. I have a medical degree with some work experience. I want to stay in healthcare. I like pharma/biotech, provider systems but also early stage healthcare investing. Certainly open to consulting long term. Few Qs: is the promotion pipeline any different for advanced degree folks? What sort of exit opps would be available to someone like me post MBB? Would my skill set/knowledge base be uniquely sought after, or not really? Thank you for your help!
Has anyone received a 221g during H1-B stamping interview? What are the possible reasons for receiving it and how can one best prepare to avoid it?
Just found a position at NASA that sounds promising, but now playing the imposter syndrome game 🙄
Is it standard for companies to let you know where you fall amongst your peers during annual reviews or is that just a big 4 thing? I feel like it’d be more motivating to talk about personal progression and improvement areas than to define your performance against everyone else’s. I know you will always be judged against peers, but HR doesn’t need to disclose that
Can I know How many days it takes to release offer letter from Accenture after compensation discussion.
What do you get for parents expecting their 3rd child (second of same gender)? My sister in law is expecting and struggling to do something more thoughtful then just money since we are due with twins a month after they are due.
Can any B4/ACN (non-Strat) MBA share their applicant stories? I’m worried that it’s a death sentence for ORM targeting T10. UGrad: Average state school, business GPA: 3.95 GRE: 324 (will retake)
Anyone seen 60min report bout Halyard/Kimberly Clark surgical gowns not passing strike thru tests? We changed to these few yrs back at UCSF to save costs and complained bout this. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-investigates-medical-gear-sold-during-ebola-crisis/
Hi all! My holiday party is this weekend, the dress code is “casual holiday attire”. What would you wear?? I can’t decide!
Brand new Deloitte USDC looking to shift to other Big 4. Want to experience core consulting culture and not DC’s. Any advise? Does it look bad on the resume?
Last day with the firm! Taking time off before b-school starts. Anything I should do on my last day!?
Best SPG in Memphis? Going to wedding at the Peabody in the fall and looking to use points. Any ideas?
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