Help. I just graduated and started as a new hire, and I can’t figure out if I hate consulting, hate my current project/gig, or plain just hate working
I just noticed that I have a “touch base” scheduled for 9:15, then a “check in” at 11:00 on the same project. I’ll let you know what the difference is when we circle back.
Get on a strategy S&O project now, try and transfer in, and give up promotion to SC in DD next year? My friend is telling me to target SC in DD then transfer, but i have an opportunity now to be on..
Has anyone been legitimately impressed by a CMO or other senior client in a meeting? In my experience, these people are great at articulating their brand priorities but don't always think critically
Staffed on a project beginning the 17th but still haven’t heard if it requires travel. If it does, this would be my first time away from my 1.5 year old 😭
How would I go about making the transition from project management to production? Any PMs turned producers mind sharing their insight with a recent grad currently freelancing as a PM? Thanks!
Should I send a client a goodbye email on my last day? I was heavily involved in this project. Feel weird not saying something. Any advice?
All, my contract with westmonroe is ending on the 14th. Please let me know if your firms are hiring project managers
if the new project requires you to commit for X amount of years with the client how can they enforce this? i’m sure it’ll be harder to switch projects, etc. but if you decide to leave the firm what can they do?
Planning to switch companies but I'm currently in a consulting position on the bench. I'm worried if I give 2 weeks notice that I'll be let go immediately since I have nothing to transition, but I also don't want to screw over my current company by getting assigned to a project then leaving without notice. Am I just paranoid?
I feel like tax is not for me and want to get out before I get too far! I’m three years in and am a HUGE people person. I love connecting, leading, teaching, helping, and get none of that in my role at PwC. I stare at excel sheets all day and try to figure out wtf the associate did compared to last year. Does anyone have thoughts on a Career that would be good for someone like me? Does anyone know anything about project managers? Or something like that? Hard to replace my income I guess too... 🥺
Welcome to all teachers who are already using or those just thinking about starting a writing workshop in their classrooms. This is the place to share your questions, answers, successes and challenges. I am a Teacher Consultant with the Indiana Writing Project and have used WW in my high school classrooms since 2009 and am always eager to learn more. Please join our conversation and share your best beginning of the year WW activities.
Have you ever suggested a male colleague present your pitch to a client you know to have historically shown resistance to ideas presented by women because you just really want to win the work?
Anyone ever feel like they have “writers block” but with design? I finished a 2 month project designing a website with multiple iterations using client feedback. They’re asking for another concept for the site and I’m not sure what else to create. How do I handle this?
PowerPoint gurus - I’m helping a client find short term help for an important presentation. Please DM me if you are good at storytelling and slide design. You will be compensated for this work. This will be a 3-4 day part-time engagement. I’m at a small tech focused firm, and don’t have in-house designers as yet. Plus I don’t want to spend hours building slides. Nothing illegal or fishy here. Thanks!
Dad sent me a copy of his 1980 employee manual from Arthur Anderson. It has references to the client's switchboard, expensing telegraph costs and an example of a handwritten timesheet. Epic.
How much of a cut to expect when going from freelance to full time? I'm already paid W2 in a large global agency for one client only. Want to have some realistic expectations of how negotiations will go.
What’s the best day to schedule weekly client meetings? Definitely not Monday, since you would need to prep on Sunday Not Friday, since it’s Friday and there will be follow-ups from the meeting Wednesday/Thursday??
I was on the bench for about two months for AFS (prj complications / clearance) where I ended up just taking a project that seemed to align with something I wanted. I've been here for about 3 weeks...
S& fishes, if I want to do Pharma & LS strategy, what is the role I should apply to (as a Sr. Associate)? The only role I see open in PLS is in Ops Strategy - does this mean only working on operations in this space? What is the keyword I need to look for - Enterprise strategy? Corp strategy? Or does it not matter as long as I choose the right vertical? Completely unrelated, can anyone tell me if they accept H4 EAD's if the role is not eligible for visa sponsorship? TIA!
Any tips for negotiating your severance for a non-partner role? Many good years at the firm—it’s just not working out of late and both me and my firm are looking to part ways.
Hi guys, I know this has probably been asked multiple times but need a fresh wind of advice. Shall I switch from pre tax to post tax/Roth contribution for reminder of the year? Not sure what’s the benefits are of each. If I anticipate my income to go up, shall I max Roth now?
Another laid off case here. Anyone moving out of US considered keeping the 401K as is instead of withdrawing? Any pros / cons to keep in mind ? Pro I see is no penalty and the fact that it'll continue to grow till I turn 65. Con is that it's a decent size amount in my case and I might need some if that cash if I don't get a job soon 🙄
How do I tell my coach that my depression and crying half the day is why my utilization is lower than expected :( she set up a meeting for tomorrow and I have anxiety
What is the average bonus for an associate?
Dk where this belongs but do any of you have life insurance policies on your parents? If so, how did you approach your parents?
Not nearly enough messages. Was a senior when I had a kid...so nice of KPMG to NOT tell me the way to properly submit for parental leave back in the day.
Thoughts on joining EY Advisory PI or Guidehouse as a manager 2. Salary and sign on are exact same.
Whats the average VC analyst salary
Could anyone please tell me about the recruitment process for BCGDV (BCG Digital Ventures) ? I passed the 1st round and have a 2nd round with a Lead but unsure if there is a case study. Asked my HR coordinator who said it will be 45mins on past experience and competencies but no need to prepare. Still not sure about case studies and if yes, what type? Thank you
How is the culture at Deloitte NYC office (tax)? I am applying for positions and hear it is "cold/unfriendly" culture; is this true?
This country needs labor laws that actually protect workers is when time like this comes, average folks like us don't have to worry to sick about layoffs.
Hello! I have an inital call with HR coming up for a non-technical program manager role and I’m anticipating the expected total comp question. I’m coming from a non-tech background so I’m not sure what would be reasonable. Not sure what L level this role would be (it’s titled just Program Manager). Role would be in the Bay Area (currently live in DC). I’ve got 10 YOE, mostly in the government (3 in consulting). Any insight would be helpful!
What are your thoughts on moving from analytics consulting in pharma (incentive compensation, forecasting) to strategy consulting? I recently made the same move as strategy consulting was something I was looking to explore for a long time but not entirely confident if I made the right choice. 4YOE here
Riots have quantified the the cost of social injustice. Now everyone can estimated the cost and benefits of social and law enforcement reform. Businesses, who essentially run the country, now know that not supporting reform will impact their balance sheet.
Has anyone been to the Amelia Island Ritz Carlton. Using some points for 3 nights. Tried to use Suite Night Awards but web site says they don’t accept or are all booked.
Mothers, how do you keep your life going / live your life for yourself without having all your time sucked up by work and kids? I grew up with a doting stay-at-home mom, so I don’t have many examples of what balanced motherhood looks like. Also, it seems like American society erases your entire identity as a human being beyond “mom” once you have a kid, and I’m not sure how I feel about that. Thinking of having kids someday, but worried I’m too selfish to go for it.
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