It is very difficult to do my job and think creatively when I’m living each day in constant fear of being laid off. I’m grateful to have a job, but damn, sometimes I feel like I’m coming apart at the seams. Happy Saturday, everyone.
If you get fired from Deloitte (or similar), what would they say in a background check? Would they say “would not rehire” or something like that? Anyone have any issues with this?
I felt very good following Dana’s Town Hall. Having heard other networks are already facing furloughs and layoffs, did you feel as encouraged?
Any tips on negotiating severance package? What’s typical package for a NY lay off? How do we maximize the money we receive? I’ve also read things on the internet that say “don’t sign it on the spot.”
Has anyone either been laid off or just switched from Big4 during covid to corporate? Was it difficult? did you still receive a raise? If so, how much?
Trump Consults Advisers About Possible Replacement for Chief of Staff John Kelly YOU’RE FIRED! https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-consults-advisers-about-possible-replacement-for-chief-of-staff-john-kelly-1530212632
How many people has EY terminated in the last 3-6 months? I've heard about mass layoffs nationwide and would love to know the truth.
Are Deloitte layoffs over after tomorrow? S&O just let go 10-15% of the work force. More to come?
Earlier, someone posted about being desperate to find something new... I think we should have two posts - one for people employed but miserable, and one for people laid off and searching. Myself?
Big Four consultants, what is your firm’s policy for this year on promotions, raises, bonuses, layoffs? At PwC there’s a freeze on raises, minimal promotions and smaller bonuses. Pay-cut for partners. No layoffs, at least in the near future.
I have been on my SO’s case about drinking. He is unemployed and has been laid off. He has been having drinks 3x a week. One or two glasses a session. I drink 2-3x a month. I say it is too much. He’s Irish and I’ve lived in Ireland. People binge drink the entire weekend until they fall over. Someone who comes home from work drinks one dram of whiskey every night. This is normal. Americans define this as alcoholism.Do you think this is a cultural difference or actual excessive drinking?
Met with my boss today and was told “well you’re way better at your job than we expected...so keep doing that and just that. We might be able to have some more interesting work for you to do in 2-3 years”. Meanwhile...I am BORED TO TEARS!!!!!! And it’s tempting to quit, but I make more money than both of my parents combined EVER have, we had zero layoffs during COVID, and I really do love the people. At the end of the day...I guess I’m just hear to vent and to see if I’m the ONLY one.
What are the best reasons to go full-time after freelancing? I started freelancing a month ago after I was laid off thinking it would just be temporary but I’m really enjoying it so far. My stress levels are lower and the money is better. I have a few full time opportunities in the mix and I’m trying to gauge if I should go back to full-time or stick with freelance. For those who have taken a full time gig after a successful freelance run, what did you base your decision on?
I feel im targeted due to my ethnicity .. When I raised my concern with HR I'm being threatened with PIP.. How do deal with it? I'm worried being fired.. Where as I been on my numbers for two years.....
More lay-off info in the news. Anyone impacted? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-21/wells-fargo-resumes-job-cuts-in-break-with-top-u-s-competitors
Anyone have first hand experience working at Ryan, LLC? Pay/Culture/Leadership/Diversity etc..
How do you respond to pushy HR people/ recruiters who ask your salary req in the first 5 mins?
Hi! I am planning to exit consulting with my heart set on Microsoft I’ve got many friends there who are content with their jobs! I’ve started building some cred by doing certifications. I’ve done a couple. Any pointers on how to approach interview prep ? I am targeting PM (both Product and Program) roles
I’m a senior in advisory at a B4 firm. I’m aiming for partner, but secretly would like to be part of firm leadership. Is there anything I should do differently on my way up the ladder?
👋🏽 I have an LEK consulting interview...any tips on what to expect on the written case? Thanks for your help!
Anyone here on a 80% flex schedule? If so, is it truly flex esp during busy season? Expecting 1st baby and considering whether I should do that. I’ve heard you end up working just as much for less pay
Had a phone interview with a PwC recruiter and haven't heard anything in 3 weeks. Sent 3 follow up emails. Heard back on the first one and then nothing on the final 2 (2 weeks and 3 weeks after).
M&A analytics at B4 or A&M. Associate level
Still a few years from applying, but want to try to get a perspective if the schools Im targeting are in range. Accounting and finance undergrad with 3.3 GPA. Master Stem degree 3.7 gpa. Applying with 4 YOE in financial advisory from Big4. One early promote. ECs are mentoring underprivileged kids in high school through a charity, and also starting and teaching my own financial literacy class to low income minority students. Took a practice gmat, 710. Continued..
Looking to create a tool we can use for stakeholder relationship tracking. We want to be able to hear a clients name, look them up in the tool, see info about their role and department, and see which of our consultants have worked with them before and on what projects. Trying to think of an easy to use, interactive tool beyond something like excel. What’s something you’ve used for this before? Don’t think we’ll be going as far as purchasing a license for a CRM software
Are annual physical exams necessary for young people? I am 27M, exercise nearly everyday, eat clean, don't smoke/drink, healthy weight, no medical conditions. My last doctor at the prior check-up was surprised that I was even doing an annual physical exam. Curious on others' experiences with this. TIA!
Hey all, dad is visiting and needs to get a heart condition checked out (procedure isn’t available in India). Employer health plan doesn’t cover parents. Anyone familiar with the options we have?
Any thoughts on the MBA program at Boston University? Is Boston University MBA good enough for positions at FAANG or MBB? And what about the MBA program at MIT?
What is the internal partner promotion to external hire ratio at your firm? (And similar ratio at public firms for PPMD or partner equivalent )
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