Black Consultants

What type of consulting do y’all do? I feel like I’m the only black person I ever see on my projects and I’m wondering if I’m alone? I’m in M&A Finance.

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S&O Finance. Feel the same way.

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Lol there’s like 12 of us in the whole practice. I think 6 are from ATL too😂

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@D1 & @D2 Well, hello fam! Didn’t except black F&EP fam in here, but pleasantly surprised nevertheless 😂

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Same here! I’m in M&A Services and I’m pretty much always the only black person on my projects

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Yo fam, I’m in the M&A services group too. We should link up and connect. Aint too many of us out here in this field

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Healthcare Strategy

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Refer me

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Technology - Cloud Advisory. Last project had hella of us. But others before that one, I was pretty much a loner.

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I know the feeling all too well. Pave the way for the next generation, that’s what I try to tell myself too..

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Cyber. Always the only one.

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Does anyone know if you’re allowed to do internal roles and still apply to GSAP or is there a client-facing role requirement for 3 years?

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tax q. live in CA. for three months was on a project in ohio last year. do i have to file state tax for ohio too?

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Can anyone provide feedback on how to get a cheap / great prices for a rental car this weekend?

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If you recognize a client from a viral video, do you bring it up or keep it to yourself?

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Pal of mine is looking for a post producer for her co in SF. Boutique spot would be a good opp for someone young and hungry. Mid level salary range

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Layoffs

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Would appreciate any input/advice on my financial situation. 26M, current have a net worth of ~ $70k and recently finished paying off $33k in student loans. Net worth is split between $34k in my 401k (originally started contributing to it 4 years ago on a pre tax basis but for the last three years it’s been all Roth 401k, currently contributing 12%), $22k in cash/CDs (wanted to build up an emergency fund), $15k in Roth IRA which i maxes out for the first time in 2019 (5k of that is cash tho),

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Any asset management experts? Why would investors place money with insurance co asset management arms instead of traditional players like Blackrock?

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Anybody have ideas for a virtual team event at the very beginning of a project? Most people don’t know each other and it’s a wide spread of ages, so trying to avoid awkward silences and help people start feeling like a team

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Is the applicant lab sanity check worth it? For anyone who has purchased it, what kind of feedback do they provide on your resume and career goals/why mba sections of the modal?

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How do MBA schools check GSAP sponsorship? Or do they? How would they know if you are sponsored or not besides your self declaration?

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If you have unlimited PTO, how unlimited is it?

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Supposed to be flying back home tonight. Flight is delayed by 3 hours. The next flight out was full and didn't take any standby passengers. FML.

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If there Is a Travel God, what do you think he/she looks like?!

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If I make $122,500 salary and my bonus is anywhere between $20,000 - $52,500, what should I be doing in terms of 401k contributions. I know I max it out to the $19500 limit but I think my strategy needs to change compared to my salary when I first entered the workforce (2014 $75,000). Do I decrease my Roth contributions, do I avoid it all together or do I actually increase my Roth...kinda just brain friend but thinking about it.

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I created a support group on here to discuss mental health issues and give advice to others in PA suffering from depression, anxiety, etc. Would love to have you join! Link in comments.

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I’ve got a bachelor’s in Economics (4.0 bby) but I’ve been stuck in PMO roles the last few years. I feel like I was dumb for not doing something more STEM related like computer science during undergrad. Seems like there’s no Econ jobs that don’t also require comp sci knowledge. Maybe I just don’t know how to market myself with an Econ only degree? Feels like I need at least a masters to do anything with Econ without the comp sci part. Should I just learn a programming language lol

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Had a phone interview with hiring manager last Thurs. Thought the conversation went well and the recruiter said she will be in touch as soon as she gets feedback from the manager. Now it’s Tues and nothing. Is this bad? Or am I just being too antsy? Do I need to chill out?😖

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Does it make sense to make your full 401k contribution in January (assuming you have the cash already)?

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