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What's the most unprofessional thing you've seen at work?

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My paycheck

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being told that I can't go on a shoot bc it's a boy's trip.

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Someone wearing both a basketball shorts and a beanie. Not sure which was the worse crime - combining the two, or wearing both indoors at work.

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My dongle.

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People who don't seem to care enough to think, learn the biz, take notes in meetings, ask questions or contribute in some form in general

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Sheer. Mesh. Shirt.

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Finance guy called the account person a bitch.

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This creative lady has, on multiple occasions, gone on a cursing streak across the office dropping f bombs left and right... it's uncomfortable!

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I've seen so much crazy shit/behavior without anyone batting an eye so I don't even know what constitutes "professional" anymore.

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A newly hired creative director invited himself to an online approval. Trashed the ad that had been shot and told the client it wouldn't work. All that without knowing about the brief or the strategy that had been developed. Client service was left to pick up the pieces.

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Account lead took a client to a baseball game. Got wasted (he was a terrible functioning alcoholic), went on to tell client how shit the agency were, called out the people on his own team for doing a shit job and generally made the client feel incredibly uncomfortable. Of course, said person said "asked" off account and out of agency.

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Socks and sandals

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Mooning.

This thread from jwt is just gold

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It’s pretty wild how much Big 4 demonizes people who leave. Even worse if you’re looking to jump to a competitor. It’s never that serious

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Contacted by a recruiter from PwC, I have 4 yrs of experience in management consulting with a health background. Been doing mostly healthcare operations & strategy work—what area would I align @ PwC?

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How do you concentrate on work when personal issues get in the way? My fiancé recently told me that I don’t do anything worth appreciating in the midst of an argument about division of household labor. Although I normally do almost all of the housework and at least half the cooking, I have not done that in the past two weeks as I’ve been prepping for trial. I’m furious of course, but have other things I need to be concentrating on.

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Help! Have an interview in my client city in the late afternoon today. What excuse can I use to leave early and take my stuff from the team room? Need to leave by 4

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If you had the choice of going to a school like San Diego state MBA for free or pay full tuition for UCLA MBA, which would you choose? Also, you have no interest in consulting or IB or any of those kind of fields.

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Risk of getting fired as a new experienced hire in HC with solid 3 ratings and tons of impactful PRD, but on the bench for too long?

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Who’s hiring Art Directors (mid level)? Preferably LA but open to other cities

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Have a ton of Aeroplan points saved up. Debating whether to save them for travel or use them for an Apple Watch. Any tips? Is it generally better value to use them for travelling?

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I got the HR call. I have around 5 YOE and Deloitte is offering me a consultant position. CTC is also around 15.5 fixed and variables extra. Is it a good offer or should I negotiate more?

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Daycare moms that nurse, what is your at routine? I want to get up before baby gets up but boobs are super full so taking a shower means so much leaking (sorry TMI!). Also do you feed solids before you leave or just pack it for daycare to feed?

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Flew for the first time today. Woman next to me took her mask off immediately upon sitting down and starting chatting loudly with her son. I asked her politely if she could keep her mask on and she proceeded to spend the rest of the flight fake sneezing and laughing giving me the side eye to see my reaction. What an inspirational mother.

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What are some cool activities to do for a team zoom lunch other than just talking?

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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

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Word to the wise. Always keep a mini sewing kit or change of clothes nearby for those days you split your pants down the middle at the client site.

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McKinsey dads: what’s parental leave time at your firm? Is there a minimum tenure requirement to take the leave?

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How did you turn networking calls into job offers without a specific position posted?

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The truth about how covid started

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Officially working remote instead of client site. Top three things that came to mind: 1) more doggo cuddles at home 2) comfy clothes 3) shit, I’m gonna have to buy groceries 😂

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