Those who have evaluated switches from Consulting to Startups - any advice? Was offered a Bus Ops Assc. role at a Series A FinTech which is where I desire to take my career. Main item I am having trouble disaggregating is, by taking this role am I potentially taking a step back (likely promo Manager next year)? In one sense, I feel I could develop more in the startup role though moving to a IC role / 50k less salary if promo’d (w/ equity to be fair) doesn’t feel awesome. Lmk thoughts! Thanks.
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
If anyone has been considering Titan (titanvest.com) and would like a referral, DM me! We both get a .25% discount off the monthly fees. They just launched their offshore (international) fund but also have large cap and small cap funds. I am up ~43% on my initial investment in the large cap (Flagship). They also offer a Roth IRA :) Happy investing!
Thinking about opening up a Roth IRA with Vanguard and keeping hearing about VTSAX. Does anyone know why it’s so popular? For reference I’m thinking long term with my investments and want something relatively safe and will have predictable consistent gains YoY. Does VTSAX fit the bill?
How many of you aren’t busy and using this tome to start a business or a passion project? Cuz i am! And i must say....it feels liberating!
I have a standing offer with Accenture (AFS). Due to coronavirus, the recruiter told me they are pausing staffing of external people like myself while they take care of internal people on the bench. My recruiter said he would touch base monthly during covid, but usually I’m the one to reach out to him. We haven’t spoken since mid March, so should I reach out? I totally understand if they’re still in the same position as before and nothing changed since mid March in terms of hiring.
What trainings should I do in the Accenture tool if I want to get a bizops/strategy role at faang or startups?
What is the appropriate way to provide your two week notice? Should you have a conversation with your coach or project leads beforehand, or should you just go on your internal company page and hit that resign button and go through whatever processes you are prompted to do? What steps do you take before after submitting your notice as a general practice?
Fellow Fishes - How did you all deal with failure in your career. I was ambitious and smart. I was in IBM and considered to be one of the best of my class. I was fired and haven’t really found my way. I don’t know what to do anymore. 3 years after the fact, I am still at an entry level position. I hate myself for letting things get this bad but I don’t know how to get out of this perpetual cycle. I tried working my ass off but have not been able to shake off that unfortunate past.
Is this an accurate distinction? High performer: Exceeds expectations for role and level. Operating above level. Mid/average performer: meets expectations. Gets the job done but nothing above and beyond. Low performer: does not meet expectations for role and level.
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Physically and emotionally draining coast to coast project and getting some health issues. Only been on project for a month, will i be able to leave and be okay finding another project?
Anyone else tire of the “plant mom” and “dog dad” me too conversation? It seems to be more frequent. For example, company says, “Parents, please share pictures of working from home with your kids during Covid” for a diversity and inclusion project. Undoubtedly someone responds, “what about my plant babies? 🤣”. I don’t want sympathy but I find it childish. Just give us the courtesy of understanding that plants and pets are not the same. Stop “me too’ing”
Hi fam - visa question, I may get a new project for 8 weeks at a new location. Will I need to file an H1 amendment if I am going to be at the client site for less than 30 days? Thanks!
Tips on saying no to a project opp? Reason is because I’m about to leave the company soon. Nothing lined up, but working on it.
Sales and use tax or SALT transaction tax practices hiring senior associates? Preferably New England area.
My friend became a senior quant in a reputed hedge fund and confidentially mentioned to me that his bonus was >1M this year. Do hedge fund quants really make this much or is it based on individual?
Hi Karen, we learned that Laundry Service fired client Poppa John's bec. John Shattner used the N-word in a meeting w. the agency. This resulted in mass layoffs. How have you dealt w/ ethical dilemmas
Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
First day on the project and the partner takes out an hour to teach me how to configure (1:1). Uncle D rocks!!!
I’m an immigrant with H1B. Been wanting to get out of my firm so badly but every time I apply outside, I start getting dragged into work at my current firm.I was going through some pretty rigorous interviews (I failed them) and have been in a slump since. Meanwhile my current firm keeps dumping work on me and I can’t find the time to apply outside. Anyone been through something similar? I’m losing hope.The politics is also so toxic, they started screwing me over since my last performance review.
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What’s the case for going to MBB for 2-3 years before trying to make a jump to FAANG vs going straight to FAANG post-MBA?
For those teleworking due to COVID, when did you announce your pregnancy at work? I’m worried I’ll be passed over for opportunities.
Hi All, Greetings! Can anyone please help me referring for Azure Data Engineer Role, YOE 3 years. Reason: I am activity looking for a change as done with Firm Intiatives of Deloitte USI even they are not compulsory now. Please drop your email ids in comment box (if comfortable) so i can share my profile with you. Thanks in advance!
I’m waiting on my offer letter from Deloitte and coming in as a senior. I was just wondering what some of the perks are (pto, etc).
I don't want to get vaccinated. I have debilitating anxiety, asthma, severe allergies to everything under the sun and afraid of a reaction. I have recently recovered from Covid too. I hate how ostracized society friends work everything is making me feel about this decision, which I know is only an inevitability at this point because my family is overseas and I can't not see them for the rest of my life. Anyone else in the same boat as me? PS. If ur here to bash on me keep it moving.
In house lawyers for global companies: do you expect your international travel to rebound - ever? I am at a firm where I practice in government enforcement and investigations, and I always saw myself going in house to do this work and travel abroad frequently. Are those days gone because of zoom?
PSA for Allen Edmonds fans: if you have a personal AMEX Platinum card, you can get $50 back on $200+ of spend by 12/25. Must register on the “AMEX Offers” page or in the app.
I see a lot of posts about McKinsey on here, and not as many about BB. I feel the cultural fits are all different enough to warrant a pretty even distribution of people applying to each. Can anyone provide insight into why there’s so much interest in McKinsey?
Is it true that China cremated some patients with coronavirus while they were still alive? Saw a video and was shocked
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