When you’re leaving consulting and going through work experience verification, are you supposed to give the HR’s number or project supervisors’ contacts? How to protect client confidentiality?
The thing I struggle with the most on a project is being able to quickly understand the business process of the clients across different industries. Any tips or resources I can use to improve that?
My FIL is near retirement but looking for a job. He used to work in sales, and became pretty senior in a family owned company before it folded. He’s been going from job to job, and I know he wants a chance. Any thoughts of some of the non-client facing roles where folks might be open to his background?
Sitting next to my jar of client tears.
^When the client tries to contradict you^
Hi Guys , I have got an offer from tech Mahindra and the project is amazon pay, could global payments or Indian payment. I want some honest reviews about these projects like how it is in terms of work life balance and other pros n consTech Mahindra
Hi fishes good morning. I joiner CapG on 26th may 2021 as a Associate consultant. Till this date i got appraisal as well as hike also. But this is not sufficient for a 5 year experience Data Engineer. So i resigned on 12 th june 2022. My current CTC is 9 lpa and i asked them 15lpa for retain. Everything is fine from my Capgemini manager and client manager. Only i am expecting HR Call and that will happen next week as my manager said. Any suggestion what will be next CTC ? Thanks in advance 🙏
How is Santander project in Coforge? How much I can ask in HR discussion?
Yoe - 10
Java backend developer
@creative resource managers/creative services mgr. when your freelancers finish your project, ask them how it went, or send an email with a short survey. Just as you ask staffers to rate freelancers.
I am currently working with Deloitte India(Not USI) in SAP Consulting Practice for UK project. Having offer from EY GDS. They want to retain me but offer few lakhs less than what EY GDS has offered.
In delima now.
Can you advise pls, if EY GDS having good exposure in SAP Consulting practice?
Is it better to leave Deloitte India and join Ey gds?
For long term prospective, which one should I go ahead with?
Currently working as Sr.Con in DI and ey gds has also offered Sr.Con.
Has anyone here transitioned from being a paralegal or executive assistant to project manager? What tips or advice do you have? How did you articulate transferable skills? Thanks!
Got rolled off my project after 1 week.... Was told didn't seem like a good fit from the client who i met only twice.... got along with others on the team and everyone else just fine... At a loss...
To hook up with another consultant from a different firm on the same project? Probably not a good idea...
I have been in the same company from past 9 years, working as project manager with production team not client facing role. Now, I want to switch as my pay(16lpa) is very less as compare to people posting here. Hence, I have updated cv, created linked profiles for the first time, now its been 2 months but I have hardly got 2 calls. I'm not sure where I'm going wrong. Can someone suggest me the method of finding a good job and how to clear it, as I'm nervous.
Please suggest and help!
Can anyone provide insight on the internal audit/risk advisory services at the big 4 firms? I am interested in understanding more about work life balance, busy season (hours and length of season), hours during off season and the kind of client work done during off season. I am an experienced senior and almost finished my CIA.
I traveling to Riyadh Saudi Arabia for client work and company is offering me per diem and hotel stay
If I don't show receipts then they will deduct huge amount of tax
How to save per diem amount any tips please?
Bhai log ye receipts kahase jugadu in Riyadh SA any idea?
Riyadh folks please guide
Need a freelance copywriter who can nail witty delivery to jump in on a project. Liquor / luxury experience is added bonus DM if you are available or know someone who is
Just started a new job as an LMHC 7 weeks ago. It’s fee for service. Was told during the interview I’d have a full caseload always and have more stable clients. However, I’ve been getting at least 1 no show/cancel per day and found out that I don’t get paid for it unless the client pays. Now with these no show / late cancels, I have less clients and no new intakes are being put in my schedule even though I’ve alerted the intake dept several times. Is it bad I want to leave already?
Working on a deal that is unbelievably messy. Client barely responds and when they do, they ask us to do stuff outside scope. Other side is providing crap first drafts of everything. We and the OS are capped on fees so all the lawyers are basically doing this pro bono and it’s clear the partner and OS doesn’t care anymore. Help.
Additional Posts in Consulting
Any tips on landing a job at a startup?
Hi All, Can you please tell me how much will be the in hand salary of cognizant for 7.5 package ?
All I wanted was take a full one week off but that apparently is impossible. So I've been just saying no to new work to bill around 7 hours per day this month so I can do things in the evening what I could have done on my vacation.
I hope this is okay...
Laboring on Labor Day. Am I doing this right?
Unexpectedly stepping into the managing partner position at my office (smaller office of large firm). Looking for any and all tips, books, podcasts, apps, and other resources on effective law firm management, time management as a managing partner, organizational resources, etc. The internet has so many suggestions but I’m hoping to hear what’s been helpful to you personally. Thanks!
The biggest struggle I have noticed after being INDY for 1 1/2 years is discipline. What strategies should I use to hold myself accountable to do the activities I need to do to grow my business?
What's the difference between hybrid allowance and wellness allowance?
What types of allowances can I expect when joining as consultant and how much? Deloitte USI
Wedding questions! Looking for recommendations for:
- Bridesmaid dresses < $200
- Bridal dress brands ~ $2k
- Hair/makeup artists in NY/NJ (I am of Asian decent, if that matters)
Last week of work at my firm before I go inhouse and I’m bed ridden with covid… what a way to go out 🤦♂️
About to start clay projects and my experience is mainly at the middle school level. Any advice for teaching clay to elementary students to keep from loosing my mind?
Missed a message from my director yesterday because I left my work phone at home. I wasn’t told to expect any work yesterday or today (PwC is off through Tuesday). Should I expect backlash? How do I address?
Also am now kinda nervous that I’m expected to be working today even though the firm has off… was never communicated but just made me so anxious
Question for both agency and brand-side women- how much do you normally spend or charge on production? Background- I’m now brand side (formerly agency) and our media is under $10million in working dollars plus fees, but we spend nearly $5million on production and creatives services and fees. This was shocking to me, our agency typically scopes our creative fees and production as less than 20% of cost of working media dollars on the HIGH end. Perspective?
Has anyone made an exit from AFS to programme manager at a FAANG? Just wondering how to sell myself.
McKinsey EM, AP, and P salaries?
Hello MBB fishies, is @McKinsey & Company @Boston Consulting Group @Bain & Company hiring experienced hires on the East Coast, Austin & SF? If so, anyone able to refer me to a consulting role? I am a Bioinformatics Software engineer looking to make the jump into consulting. I have a combined 6 YOE in R&D drug discovery/clinical trials, informatics/data analytics/pipeline development/ Machine Learning(applications in biomedical research)/ Next-Generation Sequencing(precision medicine). Thank u
I see FAANG be thrown around so much here but barely see anyone even move to Netflix or Apple. Who do they even hire..?
When will EY FDD promotion be communicated in the summer? Will we know before it was communicated officially in the group?
Additional Posts (overall)
TFW you scroll through your most recent texts on a Friday night for a BC and all you find are SM HD PPD TEXTS
SLC SkyClub gave me a tiny dose of Jack Daniels so I proceeded to down 5 pours before walking away from the bar. What's wrong with SLC?
Setting up a home office. Any suggestions of a quality sitting/standing desk? Also looking for a good chair. Willing to spend around $1,200 for the both.
Re-watching The Office. Surprised how quickly it's dated and that we once thought it was okay for Michael Scott to be making sexist and discrimatory "that's what she said" jokes.
ATL: Fall Down
I’m a music fanatic. I listen to hours of music everyday. I have Pandora Premium, Tidal, Spotify Premium, and Amazon Prime Music (never use).
What’s your favorite and why? Looking to cut all but one.
What book have you read that was helpful for your career and/or that you would recommend? Could be a technical book, management, etc. For me, it’s a book I read a few years ago: The Phoenix Project. I never thought I would read and like a novel about DevOps but I recommend it to all my managers.
Have few American Airlines e-vouchers that expire in December. Anyone interested in buying them?
This is how it feels everyday lol
Anyone have suggestions on a good laptop bag that’s not a back pack? Any suggestions would be helpful, thank you!
Rejected by MBB. Any tips on how to recover?
Best men’s duffel bag for a weekend trip?
What’s the best email organization system? I like inbox zero, but do you set up folders by topic, date, project, people, etc
I'm an A3 and so far for my snapshots I have multiple "partially at next level" for each category but no full next level. I'm up for promo to SA. Should I be fine with that?
Client POC wants a project doc structured one way but SM insists another way will cause us much less issues in the future. I directly interface with POC frequently, more than SM does. What do?
Why am I teaching a 60+ year old consultant how to use PowerPoint when its been around since 1987? That means when this person was in their 30s, PowerPoint was already around.
Do you care more about status or points?
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.