You know what they say about Thursdays, when its time to go, its time to go! Adios client! Until next week.......but then I realize i have all day left for them to eat my soul.
I head at Collaborative you get every other Friday off. Do you actually get to take it off or do you end up getting pulled into client work?
Any tips for building a client base from scratch? I’m a 4th year associate at a firm of 12 attorneys. I practice in business, compliance, and real estate (primarily on partners’ files) and don’t litigate. Most of the partners’ clients are wealthy friends or friends of friends (not my circle). Associates are not referred business, even cold calls, and so far “networking” events like Chamber of Commerce luncheons have been a bust. I equate a book to autonomy and career choice and pressure is on.
I’ve been staffed on a project with a shitty manager for the last 9 months and FINALLY had the balls to talk to my SM about my concerns and they’ve noticed a lot of the same issues and said the rest of the team has also raised similar concerns - I could cry 😭 I thought I was just bad at my job all this time bc I leave every meeting with my M with a laundry list of things to do and feel so defeated an anxious that I won’t ever get it all done but it feels so good to know I’m not alone!
I have just over 2 years experience in consulting, I am focussed on FS clients but still a generalist for the most part and I’m not truly enjoying consulting. I would like to be client facing with a good work/like balance, and so have looked at roles such as customer success or account executive. However, I’m wondering what other types of roles could work for me? (I realise there are so many options but I just have no idea and so don’t know what to look for!) Would appreciate any and all ideas!
Movie: Dune Budget: 158MM Organic conversation: 2 weeks Brand: X Social Budget: $15k Organic conversation: client asks for 1-2 years
We are in the process of consolidating accounts for a new client and moving them over to Charles Schwab where we custody - all straight forward stuff. The client has an old 401k from a previous employer and filled out the paperwork with that 401k to roll it to Schwab. So about $470k hit her Schwab account last week. And then exactly 7 days later, another $460k hits again. Both from the 401k custodian. But her account was only $470k. I think they messed up royally. Now what???
1st day on new project and I get upgraded for the 1st time. Is it bad to get a morning mimosa? Good or bad sign that I'm already drinking?
When your main client contact is a boomer...
Do any of y’all end up spending more time as a counsellor/life coach to your client rather than a lawyer?
Does anyone bring a vibrator to client site ?
The Year end process at Deloitte has me reflecting on my past engagements. I’ve two tough and stressful project experiences that absolutely consumed my life at the time. The amount of stress and anxiety I felt, I’d never wish on anyone. Is it too dramatic to say that it’s hard to even think about those points in my life?
My work friend told me their therapist said to them that they were the most antisocial and negative energy feeding client they ever had. I never want to be friends with this person because being evil aside, who has sufficiently poor judgment to share this with a work colleague? Am I being harsh?
Got a verbal confirmation from the sm that I'll join his team after rolling off my (1st) current project in a month. Is there any paper work required to officialize this ? Inb4 he cancels on me...
As a project manager, if the client keeps adding scope, and I’m pushing back to protect my team due to resource & time constrain, is it good? Or should I kiss client’s ass?
I’m about to be staffed on a 3 month project and I will be having surgery on the 5th week of the project. How should I let my manager know? Would this be grounds to not staff me? The surgery is important and the recovery shouldn’t be too bad (1-2 weeks). I plan on taking a week off but letting the team know that I can come online to work but not the full day
Question about contingency fees (I work in an insurance defense firm and therefore have no idea)- client signs contingency agreement with law firm. Law firm eventually sees case is not going to be a winner in court, and therefore withdraws. Client, on his own, negotiates a settlement. Is prior law firm that withdrew beforehand entitled to fees from the settlement? It’s a first-party property damage case. Thanks in advance!
Have a month to kill before my next project starts. Any suggestions on how to get connected with proposal work? Don't worry I'm fitting PTO in there but don't wanna be chillin the entire time
client has been having serious issues getting into shared docs (gsuite) million pdfs/excel sheets later, finally says: maybe it’s my browser? do you use internet explorer? should i switch to chrome?
Since when did buying a house become a legitimate excuse to stop doing your job? All while still disingenuously charging the client...
Is there a position at a firm where you’d get your MBA paid for? Been told by EY that working as an auditor won’t allow me paid MBA benefits so thinking of switching lines to get that paid for. Any thoughts?
Anyone interviewed for Verily data science full time/internship roles? What questions should I expect (specifically, should I prep LeetCode)?
Have an offer in the Bay that is 100k -- moving as a single late 30's male. No debt. Though I really like the job, I'm worried about the salary -- I keep hearing that's not enough money to have a decent standard of living. I would plan to get a car eventually and though I want a 1 bedroom, I'm not opposed to a roommate. First time I've had to rethink a great opportunity because the money was not enough -- can't tell if I'm being overly sensitive to other people's money needs or not?
CMAAS 1st technical interview done, what are the other 2 interviews like? Behavioral? With partners?
Is it better to be a big fish in a small pond, or a small fish in a big pond? Just got recruited with promotion/pay bump for a bigger firm but I’m in a great spot with my current firm. Suggestions?
What are top 3 places for single F to purchase property in ATL? Main concerns - safety, flexibility/ease of resale/rental if need to move, leisure/amenities nearby
Hello everybody, I have an interview with Deloitte M&A analytics team.. it’s a case round. Any idea about the format or what kind of case they might ask ??Deloitte
Anyone have a therapist reco in Chicago? Hopefully someone who is cool doing remote sessions for now? I've gone to therapy before, but it's been a few years. On top of everything happening to everyone this garbage year, I've had some upsetting personal stuff happen lately and it's getting to be too much to bear. Know myself enough to know it's time to get back into talking to a professional! Thanks in advance.
Any good legal recruiter/recruiting firm recommendations? Moving to a different state and I’m currently looking for a WFH position.
Hi! I just got invited for a final interview with a Partner as an experienced hire at EY-Parthenon. Any advice and pointers on this would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance!
Transferring to Chicago office and continuing to travel for work. Currently delta platinum. Should I switch to United or AA and will either status match?
Hi guys, Planning to switch and currently having 7+ experience(12 L).. my skills are jenkins, dockers,kubernetes,git,ansible,weblogic,apache,linux .Suggest me some tips to crack interviews( last 4 years in same company)..
Returning to B4 firm post-MBA in a few months - I was thinking I'd like to start reaching out to some of the contacts I'd networked with last summer to see what they're up to / what projects they have pending. Just wondering if this makes sense or if it'd be more annoying than anything. Thanks
Recommendations on a company/job in consulting? Currently an investigator analyst with Guidehouse for a project that is expected to run through the end of the year. Bachelor’s in Business. Working on CFE and MBA. Prior jobs are in state auditing and criminal investigations. I’m new to consulting but I enjoy it so far and would like to remain remote.
Any suggestions on the salary range for oracle cloud infrastructure banglore for M3 level role . Also if you can advise on the work culture and benefits Oracle
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