Hey guys! Has anyone made the pivot from Merchandising to Project Management? I’d love to chat as it is something I am looking to do. Thanks! :)
Lol to the partner saying “no pressure on coming back to the office” but mentions it in every single team meeting, talks about how great it is for the client to see us there and even offers free lunch and drinks 😂 I mean thank you but do you really want to risk your whole team being out sick?
I left a boutique consulting company because I felt under utilized. Joined a larger supposedly hip consultancy with local market model with great expectations and am finding myself let down by the experience - the client, work, teamwork and collaboration, technical content is not per what was promised and feels like I am back to my b4 days. I was a fool to fall for the kumbaya in consulting crap - I am best developing products with great teams. Industry looks down on me. What are my options?
Let’s pretend we’re holding companies. I’ll start: No, we can’t hire an extra writer even though you’re clocking 70+ hours a week. BTW, our contract with your client caps billable hours per employee because they know we don’t pay overtime. Here’s a non-billable code you should start using for the rest of the year.
Show of hands; who has been laid off because your agency lost a big client? Also, when you interviewed for your next job did you feel comfortable saying that? And do other agencies understand?
My client made me an offer in a city I’m not excited about and know no one. But I absolutely love the company, the people, and I know I would be happy with good pay and work-life balance...(cont)
Recommendations on best bars/clubs/restaurants/day time activities in Chicago? Trying to take advantage of finally having a good client city
Since George Floyd's murder and the sudden Corporate America "wokeness," I (black guy) have been routinely contacted by unacquainted Partners who explicitly state something to the effect "Client X wants diversity, so we'd like you on this deal..." It really comes across as tone deaf and completely patronizing. I appreciate the efforts to diversity (albeit forced), but Partners really need to learn how to not be so supercilious in the approach. You don't have to overtly state that I'm the quota.
I'm 10lbs stronger on bench press when managers are in the gym, and 20lbs stronger when directors are there. Anyone?
Looking for full-time CD Copy candidates for women’s health and dermatology/aesthetics assignment; primarily DTC. Need the holy pharma trinity of conceptual chops, level-headed supervisor/client whisperer, and willingness to dig into the details. DM for more info.
When you match with someone really attractive on tinder on the day you roll off.....#thestruggle
Would do a lot to get some bench time ....
Holding all else constant, do you prefer two continuous weeks of bench time or 10 hours less work per week for 8 weeks
Unexpectedly on the bench until next week... just booked a last minute ticket to Costa Rica for tomorrow morning! 🙌
Aaaaand I just got an email on my LinkedIn account from one of my client stakeholders on this project saying he finds me “rather attractive” 🙄😫 It never ends
Client is in Argentina. Does anyone else work with NRC clients. I have a very specific question. Please DM.
Is pharma still hiring like crazy? I’ve always worked on shopper/CPG/retail and got a new job a few months ago but feeling burnt out on consumer goods and realizing that pharma/health is more aligned with my longer term interests.
Does anyone use Wit and Wisdom in their classroom, and have any advice? What are the pros and cons? We will be rolling it out in August.
Could use some structural layout help for a deliverable: Creating a one-page report that reflects a product offering, its benefits, and its significance (the ‘so what’) - currently only having multiple bullet points for each as the content, but think it’s not suitable aesthetically for a presentation. Any suggestions for how I should best format it for exec management? This isn’t a PPT.
Is the Strategy& HIA Payer/Provider interview process 3 back to back interviews campus style?
Is equity research a possible exit for strategy consultants? In particular those with extensive CDD experience? Seems like the market work is quite aligned. Has anyone made this exit and would like to share your experience? Thank you.
What's your firm's sick leave policy?
Is strategy consulting really that great or is implementation the place to be? I know MBB is trying to move into implementation so is it useless trying to stick to strategy or should I prepare myself for the future by doing delivery?
Twitter thread regarding Microsoft employee salaries, it’s the same thing everywhere folks. Particular the tweet that says employees leave for Amazon/startup to boomerang at a higher salary https://mobile.twitter.com/i/events/1172594652018614282
Tired of being shamed by family for the precautions I’m taking to ensure my family, including 2-month-old, are not putting ourselves in any situation that may cause unnecessary risk of contracting covid. Was called selfish for not attending a bday party (ironic), was made to feel bad when I asked family (who had travelled to Florida for fun, gone out to bars/restaurants, etc.) to get tested before coming to see the newborn. Just be respectful of how others are dealing with the pandemic, please!
I will be teaching Chemistry this year in a modular classroom with no lab area. Any suggestions on a virtual lab option? We have chromebooks.
Current situation: 120k salary, 500k equities(retirement+taxable) and roughly 30k cash checking plus upcoming sign on bonus of 20k in ~1.5 months Rent: 1150 Debt: Car loan: 34k Student loans: 9k CC debt on autopay: 3.5k for the month. How should I deploy my capital? 1) Save till I have 50k in checking. 2) bring cash balance slowly to 10k over 3 months by paying off car loans. 3) Ignore all debt, make regular payments, and continue Dollar cost averaging into equities. 4) other, pls explain
When you went to the drive-thru at Sonic for the first time in years for a 50 cent corn dog only to have your credit card info stolen... Cruel world we live in.
I got an offer from Deloitte and the role is Lead solution advisor. I am a python developer with devops knowledge. Am i consultant or not? Is there any mistake from the hr team? As far i know lead solution advisor not applicable to IT industry. Could anybody explain?
Thoughts on Zoom job interview dress code? My instinct is a tailored dress or nice blouse. I feel like a blazer could come off as too formal but curious to know your thoughts/if anyone here has experience. Thanks in advance!
I am on a project that is not aligned to my skills and the work is a few levels below me with no opportunities to expand responsibilities. How do I go about getting onto a new project?
My h1b got approved this year in Consular processing and with all the uncertainty I am planning to change it to a COS instead. Anyone applied for a change to Change of Status from Consular processing. How much time does the process of changing to COS usually take? Potential RFE etc?
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