People who have had confidence knocks: how did you get it back? I was laid off, 6M out of work, had therapy, now freelancing but I’m slow af. It’s like my brain only works in 2nd gear now.
Layoffs at CDM ... again
Did PWC announce layoffs today? Or were they more targeted / based on performance and utilization? My partner just met with HR 😢
Inspired by another thread- has anyone reported something and ended up taking a severance/ signing an NDA? What was your experience?
How's Edelman NY? Getting hit up for Health which I've never done. It'll entail moving from advertising to PR/earned creative as they call it, and the Health category. Didn't sound like hard sell pharma, quite a bit of branded video content. I searched on FB, sounded mostly negative culturally (employee fired during Pride month, political, creatives better watch their backs, climate denier) with a few who love it. Figured I'll ask if anything's changed, if it's even worth ... considering.
Anyone made the switch from Tax/Audit to analyst/Consulting? What's your favorite thing about the switch? I just received an offer from Accenture as an Analyst for something unrelated to my last position. Really fired up. 🎉
90% sure I’m about to be fired for sexual harassment (more detail in comments). Should I resign before I’m fired?
Have seen a lot of referral threads on here. Since most of us have at-will employment couldn't we be fired if our firms found us soliciting other firms? I know it's unlikely but still seems to be a
Few years back, I heard from the inside Ogilvy Chicago and VSA formed an anti-poaching agreement to not hire each other's talent. I said nothing, taking no chance getting my source fired. Illegal?
Clients spent 20 minutes during the middle of a meeting to shit on BCG for getting them laid off from their previous jobs. How's it feel to be the Bobs?
Just found out I’m getting laid off in two weeks. How do I stay motivated to do work until then?
Advice needed! Have just been asked to Freelance with W2 form. Without any benefits. Is this even possible? Would I lose my eligibility for Unemployment insurance once the gig ends? I was laid off from my full time agency job 2 months ago and have already freelanced as self employed on an LLC since. Seems like they’re being tight and taking advantage of the current climate.
Can we talk about the failure that is vision 2020? I dunno about yalls office , but here in the south. We've had employees laid off , list multiple clients , and are now trying to pass stuff to India
If you're analytics inclined (reporting, SQL, modeling) , about C and above and you were laid off, let me know . I can refer you to a job I was contacted for
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
In your opinion what is the future of PR? With more media getting laid off, will earned media turn into a tactic underneath digital?
How to ask a startup to share their books with you. Being courted for Manager of S&O role, but don't want to be walking into a sinking ship.
Anyone in Anthem’s Strategy Consulting (ASC) group that can give insight on the company, role, culture etc.
Bain fish: how much should I expect to travel if I'm in the Chicago market? I know there is a local staffing model but not sure how that plays out in practice.
Hi fishbowl! I am looking for senior designers (5-7 year experience ) that has BTL shopper marketing experience, alc experience a plus. Must be able to concept national retailer specific programs. Can developing key visuals, p.o.s. Based in nyc, but remote for now. Please dm me with your book!
How many classrooms have you had in your career?
Best office chair? And other WFH splurges. Looks like we’ll be stuck working from home for a while. What are some worthwhile splurges to make WFH more enjoyable?
Is the worst over? How is everyone’s firm doing? MBB, Deloitte, Strategy&, EYP, Accenture, etc
Does what I contribute to an employer 401k affect how much I can contribute to my own Roth IRA/IRA or are the max contributions counted separately? I’m looking to contribute the max to my Roth for the first time but don’t want to accidentally over contribute. Any advice is appreciated :)
Anyone have experience with Sterling Background Checks? How long did it take? Trying to figure out when to put in my two weeks. No international work experience but have a couple states I’ve worked in and an internship that didn’t have a W2
Hey, anyone have experience with boutique turnaround advisory consulting shops? (E.g., Getzler Heinrich, Novo Advisors, among others) How does pay look versus larger RX (Alice, A&M) Versus MBB?
I love this group. For those that receive company equity as part of their comp, what’s your strategy? Do you immediately sell it all and put the cash into index funds?
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his but to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
Is it wrong to not want a promotion? Ive been told I’m on track for one soon but I still have sooo much to learn at this level and I don’t feel ready to move up. I am, in fact, terrified of the next step and the responsibilities that come with it. Has anyone turned down a promotion and regretted it? Been glad about it?
My MD makes joke yet subtle jab about my expenses. My reply: wait does this mean I can’t book Westin anymore?
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