Client: Hey, we need to color correct these product images *retouch, along with 8-9 rounds of feedback* *approves, goes “live”* 2 days later (Cont)
How much client time do you actually charge/work during the summer? If it's not 8hours a day, what type of code do you charge and where do you work?
Boutique consulting firm vs Big 4, thinking of making the switch to get more structured support and learning... any thoughts? Attrition is rlly high at my firm and project deadlines have been delayed due to resource issues
Has anyone worked remotely as a subcontractor on managing social media ads? How do you determine what to charge? Would you charge hourly or by project.
That moment where you meet with all the partners day before to review hours' of prep for the big client meeting, only to clarify the brief was off and your entire deck is irrelevant to the discussion.
Media folks, at what level of your career should you consider jumping client side? Folks at client side, what’s the pros and cons of client side vs. agency?
AITA?? Partner privately vents his frustrations managing a difficult client and does not want to be involved, then publicly berates me in front of other team members... (continued)
I'm a consultant. A manager on my project doesn't brush his teeth and a little piece of me dies every time he opens his mouth (we share a conference room). What to do?
Heres my situation: - submitted background check for new firm - don’t know when itll be greenlighted - really wanna resign current firm tomorrow - b/c just finished a project / about to be staffed
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
Which one of you Accenture folk are on this project? With a bill rate like that it's gotta be ACN India. Spill the beans or I'll tag you in my group chat. "Facebook pays contractors $16.50 per hour, hired by consulting firm Accenture, to read your ‘encrypted’ WhatsApp messages, shares info with prosecutors" https://www.rt.com/news/534257-facebook-whatsapp-moderators-read-messages/
SOS @ladies I am traveling to the client for the first time in 2 years and have never had to travel within NYC before. I’m a heel person, seems like I am stuck wearing heels to the subway? Any tips tricks advice literally anything before I travel to client?
Lady 🐠- serious question. I have a work crush on one of the directors at my current client. I don’t work with her directly but am always impressed with her during cross-functional meetings and would..
What web meeting platform are you using for client meetings? I’m currently using GoTo, but considering switching over to Zoom. (Got rid of Fuze years ago, it was crap)
When are consulting firms gonna realize that they will have lower turnover if they listen to their talent and staff them on engagements that are interesting to them? Happy Employees = High Productivity Just got staffed on a long-term project I had said I'm not interested in. Guess I have to start applying to jobs.
On project in Germany in client’s basement conference room; Turns out it was an old WW2 bomb shelter. Old company manufactured tanks. History is cool. Lack of AC is not
As we discussed the Easter Bunny’s visit, I realized his back story is ready for innovation, and as a consultant, I’d really like to take that project on.
A junior creative takes a good idea that has just been presented to the client and is awaiting final approval and publishes it on all social networks as a personal project. You reaction?
How many of you feel anxious about change, I.e., new project, new people, new content and anxious to overperform? Wish average performance was okay @ McK. The firm can really bruise your confidence
Any tips on starting a side project to boost my chance of getting hired as a PM without technical experience?
Thoughts on Indexed Universal Life Insurance as an investment vehicle? I hear the pros and cons from the sellers of this, whom I understand gain heavy commissions. But wanted to get thoughts from investors and if this isn't a good vehicle, what alternative investment vehicles do you suggest (outside of stocks, Roth, 401k, and real estate)? Looking to diversify my portfolio. I'm 43, married, income 600k combined, and we have 2 properties worth 3m and investment accounts worth ~2-3m. Thanks!
For moms in California - can anyone explain to me how the FMLA/Paid Leave works in coordination with EY’s sixteen weeks? It seems that all the new moms take 6 months and I’m trying to figure out how that works if we’re only given 16 weeks. My husband and I are currently waiting for an adoption placement so I have no idea when I’ll need to use it, but I’m hoping it’s sometime soon :) Since I’m not actually pregnant, asking these questions feels weird, but I keep reminding myself it’s okay. TIA!
ZS measures for its employees during CoVID times are really impressive. Affection for ZS is all-time high right now <3 They truly value people
New to this. Is it typical for a firm to ask a staff to do the work of a senior for a year to show that they are ready for a promotion?
What shall I do: the senior consultant I am working with is extremely condescending and borderline rude in the way he communicates with me (granted he is very qualified, but still rude e.g. he laughed at my input in a KOL interview...during the interview). It has been ongoing for ~3 weeks now and is seriously affecting my motivation on this engagements and hence, the quality of my output. Any tips on how to handle/proceed with this?
Hows EY GDS different from EY India? I have an offer from EY GDS as a Data engineer so trying to understand what to expect from EY GDS in terms of projects, salary hikes etc ...
Wharton EMBA worth it? Late career starter so limited white collar experience but interesting background/past life. Also have kids to support so can’t do a full time program. Want the MBA for career boost ($), as an entry to faang/MBB and to have more security for future opportunities. Worth it? Does the EMBA have the same faang/MBB recruitment access and weight as full time?
What % of your salary do you have saved right now? Savings account / checking account count but not stocks/investments, 401(k), etc.
Is it a red flag if someone took 8 years to finish PhD without publication? (Applying for biotech/pharma research position)
What yearly raise and bonus do you expect with 1 or/and 2 rating, consultant level at D ..
Hi 🐠 I have been on bench for 1 week now and have been trying to do my best to get a project. My utility is dropping fast, But I feel I am being ingonored in my practice and also being asked to join project which doesn’t align my skillset. I have been in company for over a year now. Is this normal? FYI. I come from Industry so trying to understand consultaning world
I was approached to write some radio spots for a small client. This would be a small project on the side of my agency job. Nothing too crazy. I have zero freelance experience and don't know what to charge! Does anyone have a sense of a project rate for this type of work?
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
Folks who’ve done their MS here (not MBA) - With 2-3 yrs of experience do you think a 1 page CV works or does one elaborate into 2 pages atleast. Also looking for perspective from folks who handle tech recruiting.
Do agencies actively keep “files” on former employees? Ive been interviewed by a place I was at 3 yrs ago by their recruiters 4 different times. Never got an offer. Blacklisted there?
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