Agencies need to change to survive. We need key people to execute fast and furious in every department. We need to operate like startups but agencies keep hiring lazy, non-passionate people. Why?
Got messaged by a recruiter who said she works for a large fintech company and wanted to set up time to chat. Personally, I don’t like to go into recruiting calls blind so I asked if she could provide the name of the company and a job description, to which she said she can’t really give any additional details at this point in time. Is it normal for recruiters to do this? Or does it mean the role / company isn’t that good? I don’t want to waste 15-20 minutes of both of our times if possible.
Do you stay at a good firm with a good reputation where you are siloed in a back office role with no growth or go to a lesser known firm with less track record and opportunity to learn and grow? I’m in an extremely operational role and want to leave but the benefits down the line could be grand. How do you evaluate a decision like this?
Anybody have a view on comp range + breakup (base + RSUs + variable etc) for the Regional Strategy and Ops Lead role at Google in Dublin and London?
Hiring manager during first round at Facebook said let’s move you to the next round (s), and that was early last week. Since then no word from the recruiter. Is that weird ? Or did they find someone better ? Followed up this week, but nothing. This is what ghosting looks like then🙄
Does anyone here work at NextEra Energy Resources in Florida? I’m going to apply to an Associate Data Scientist position there? How is the company culture? What is your experience like there?
I often see posts about people getting 350K exit or 450K or more in FAANG. Are those strategy folks from Big 4 or are there cyber folks too getting these exits ? I am making close to 200k as M3 in cyber . Not able to anything that would pay more than this in non-consulting ? What roles should I target ?
Any tips for someone who discounts good feedback but heavily focuses on the opportunities to improve? So much that I have a fear of getting fired despite receiving overall good feedback. I started a new job earlier this year. The function of the role and industry is new to me. My manager told me he generally has higher expectations than the rest of the organization. Originally, I viewed this as a great learning opportunity but can't help to think I'm not cut out for this and fear the worst.
6th year L&E associate here and thinking about transitioning to a position with better WLB. How do you go about getting a government job and are they flexible about WFH, at least a couple of days a week? Recruiters reach out all the time, but always about other firm positions. Tips/ advice much appreciated!
Any litigators who prefer litigating over clerking, or the other way around? I’m senior at a major appellant-side litigation firm. My boss has told me that there is a clerkship opening with a federal judge that I admire, and with his rec I would be a shoe-in. I like litigation and the opps it provides to drive change in the law, but this opp could open up some doors and give work life balance. On the other hand, I don’t know if clerking might be boring, or frustrating reading bad briefs. Thx!
Hi All, There are multiple openings at Infosys for Java,AWS Developer, Azure Developer, DevOps consultant, React JS Developer & .NET Developer. These vacancies are at different locations all over India, let me know if any body is looking for switch.
Hi all. Please give me an advice. I am still in my twenties but was fired by HF in less than a year because of bad relationship with my boss and my poor performance (originally from EU investment bank) Three months have passed now and got an offer from back office position from another EU investment bank. Though i want to continue seeking front office position, no pipeline anymore now. Should I accept this offer?
I have this constant feeling of doing something better then what I am doing now. Bigger role, better pay, more growth, higher impact .... is what my brain is consumed with all the time. It’s not new, I have been feeling like this for as long as I remember ... even when I was in school. Although it has served me well so far career wise, but sometimes I feel that I missing out on my present life... does anyone feel like this too? I am not sure if this normal. I am in mid-40s, in case that matters.
Anyone interview at TikTok? Recruiter reached out for a product monetization strategy role, seems pretty cool
Is it easy to get a nonconsulting role in Social Impact, Corporate Social Responsibility, Purpose & People? MSHR and SHRM-SCP with 10+ years of experience in compliance, global mobility, people development, workforce strategy and disability advocacy.
Any fish aware of Olive AI? Got approached by a recruiter for a Solution Architect role. They seem young, but interesting and promising. Not sure if their comp will be robust or not. Curious to see what others know/think!
I switched two years ago from regional real estate/energy to a local small, but established residential real estate practice. While I’ve gained so much practical experience and run my own book here, I want to shift to a non-traditional remote role in real estate but keep getting turned down. I have strong credentials but I’m worried this small firm experience is killing my marketability to large companies.
I have an opportunity to take over the 401k at my credit union and was thinking about getting this as it seems like it could be done pretty quickly and may pay dividends in the future.
I’m a current intern (extended from summer) whose signed an offer, then got an offer from another firm (so going midsize to Big 4), how do I go about telling them and can i break a contract like that?
Client keeps inviting me to meetings but not the EM or anyone else on the team (who needs the information in the meeting). Should I keep forwarding invites to him/her or just let them address it?
Do you have a place where you're able to lock up your stuff in your classroom? I don't and I'm not sure if I should make a big deal about it.
People that have transferred offices/service lines: Is it true that if you get past the HR stage and into the actual interview stage, you have a high probability of getting the offer?
I’ve been working in the HR space and am interested in pursuing an MBA to transition into Human Capital consulting/ Change management/ Talent technology and analytics. I’ve been seeing a few T30 schools that have a focus in those areas including Vanderbilt, Rice, BYU etc. Would it be better to pursue an MBA program highly ranked in that concentration area or to try to get into a school ranked higher overall? Thanks!
Hey all. I'm hiring a Jr AD to come work on Jameson and Panda Express and a bunch of other stuff. Lots of digital and social things, video, some print and outdoor. Send link to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thx!
Bain: can someone please tell me what the “hiring exercise” entails as part of the interview process?
When asked why you are looking for a new opportunity, is it ever okay to be honest and disclose that your company is doing layoffs?
What's the situation with sick days? I have all the symptoms. Had a doc appt and was told I should I should act as though I have it and I should rest. The problem is I don't have many sick days left
People - really struggling with this - was supposed to move to bay area for husband’s tech job. I can work remotely. But with COVID I’m not sure if we should make the move. We feel the world will move to a remote/ WFH mode. We want to buy a house and settle down before our kid arrives. Should we move to a cheaper city like Phoenix so we have a big house for cheap and 2 home offices. Am I missing anything?
We are having difficulty with managing employee absences. Most seem as if they don’t care about termination. What have others done to motivate hourly employees to come to work? We have changed schedules, offered perfect attendance bonuses, replaced the points system, etc.
Recommendations for SPG/IHG in Kyoto or Osaka?
Hi, please assist with writing a motivation. I'm applying to study Software Development within the Company. So far this is what I wrote An opportunity has presented itself and I'm interested in embarking on a journey to study Software Development within the Company. Being given this opportunity to grow at work gives me confidence that I can achieve beyond my job description as a Generic Technician.
When figuring out how much money you need to save before retirement, do you follow the 4% rule? Fidelity recommends to play it extra safe and plan for 1.8% (instead of 4) as the annual percentage I can take out from my investments once I retire. Any thoughts on this? What percentage do you guys use?
What do you think that the education system needs to do, to get young people to be better prepared with challenges in life? For example, I grew up in Malaysia, national secondary schools had home science lessons, where we learnt from ironing to cooking to carpentry to sewing to plumbing to soldering on a circuit board where we did individually or in teams. To me, these skills altogether prepped me with a lifelong ‘Swiss Army knife’! Anyone with children with ideas?
TFW you're dressed in civvies and encounter part of your new project team on the rental bus. #youneverknowwhoslistening #wakeupmonday speculating as to whom your new Partner is and their parentage..
ACN fishes. Salary check for Manager in S&C, London office? Got an offer for £79k base. Should I ask more? Feels like lowballed.
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