Somewhat of a recent hire - how hard is it to transfer into a different practice in consulting? Will I get fired for asking?
I’m at 71k now at 1 YOE. Is there any good reason to take a pay cut for a new job? (Assuming I don’t get laid off or fired and have to scramble for cash)
I created the biggest rift I’ve ever had in my family when I left mid-covid for my first industry job, moved to a new city, started dating what I thought was the love of my life… only to come full circle. I’m forever the black sheep, got fired from a shit job, this city sucks, and he’s a half ass som’bitch that wasn’t worth it. Humble pie anyone? I’ve got a dump truck load over here… for fucks sake
Just got told by managers that my performance hasn't met their expectations. High performer last year. Am I getting fired?
Analysts who left in their 1st year either (voluntarily or laid off) where did you end up and how long did it take you? Consulting isn't for me and I'm obviously only eligible for entry level roles
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?
I got laid off today and need a new job asap. Would love to connect with anyone looking for a junior writer.
In crisis mode about being let go or get fired and stupid things I told my Partner. Can I DM someone?
HELP! Recently promoted M1, and a very low-performing staff is threatening to go to HR with harassment allegations as a means to protect herself from getting fired. Suggestions?
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
Accenture HR: When a prospective employer runs a background check, does HR tell them reason for leaving (quit, fired, etc.) or just dates of employment? Was fired in September and wondering if I am required to tell them (upon asking why there’s a gap) if I was fired or just that I decided to leave.
If you were laid off from your last job do you think it will affected your negotiation in your next job?
I feel for all of those being laid off. Truly best of luck finding something. One thing I realized as a millennial in consulting is job security is non existent.
Despite the rosy rhetoric from Corporate America, the truth remains: last hired/first fired. https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5f5fa3c0c5b68d1b09c5eabc
Does anyone else feel like their burn-out cycle is shorter? It used to take me about 2 years of grind before I hit a burn-out phase where I needed to do some serious recuperating. It feels like I'm at 3 months now, or even less. I've already spoken to my wife about building quarterly mini-vacations into my schedule just to keep my energy up. And by burn-out, I mean you're at the point that every single ball you are juggling can drop and you get fired and almost see that as a blessing.
Risk of getting fired as a new experienced hire in HC with solid 3 ratings and tons of impactful PRD, but on the bench for too long?
What's the earliest in someone's tenure you've seen them fired from MBB and why? (Looking for validation that the feeling like I'm doing a sub-par job, but trying to be coachable, 7 months into my job doesn't equate to getting fired in the next 5-17 months...)
Desperate need to lose weight. I have gained so much weight with covid and being pregos .. I know I know. Eat healthy and work out. Obviously. But how can I 1) force myself to stick to it 2) lose it fast!!!? Help
Is it normal for a Partner to tell me “you know this will delay your promotion by 6 months” a day before my STD for mental health reasons? (P.S. He assumed I took the leave for mental health reasons although I never mentioned that to him). He also said “people like you leave and never come back so make sure you talk to your sponsors before making any decision, there are people who are excited to work with you”.. the conversation is on replay in my head
Genuine question: What are the most common exit options at Google BizOps? (1) For internal transfer to PM, those teams seem to prefer to hire Google engineers. (2) For internal transfer to Chief of Staff, why those teams don’t promote their own Strategy & Op folks? (3) For BizOps internal promotion, there are not many Director positions. (4) For leaving Google, I don’t know where people usually go… Please share your thoughts / correct me if I’m wrong. Thanks!
20 YOE @ IBM, Leader level, T2 city. What’s do you think total comp is? If I had to guess, at least 500k right?
SciTechDaily: Study of 6.2 Million Patients Reveals No Serious Health Effects Linked to mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines. https://scitechdaily.com/study-of-6-2-million-patients-reveals-no-serious-health-effects-linked-to-mrna-covid-19-vaccines/ Link to peer reviewed JAMA article can be found at the bottom.
Tech raises & bonuses at Banks. Please share if you want, also mention if you were promoted, your new title, old title and previous base salary.
What roles would a generalist tech consultant (3.5 YoE) apply for at a top tech company? I’m not a dev, and mainly have done tech strategy in the analytics space cross industry and PMO work. Have a ugrad and MS in engineering, six sigma certified. I do know python/R as well as tableau but don’t want to be a dev or BI analyst
New to United States - I noticed that my pay checks comprise approx. 64 % of my annual compensation( after 6% 401K and health insurance) . Is that normal or have I messed up something in tax forms?
Anyone familiar with Simon Kutcher - in deciding which office to apply for, are the projects region specific/any emphasis towards a particular industry across the offices? What about the size and office culture?
Anyone exit from MBB into healthcare VC, either at a firm or corporate venture arm? Would love to know when you exited, how you found the role, and pros / cons
Benvenutə nella bowl dedicata agli argomenti di Diversity & Inclusion in Italia! Discutiamo di come rendere le nostre aziende più inclusive, delle sfide che viviamo ogni giorno sul posto di lavoro (ma anche fuori) e di come possiamo aiutarci a vicenda
I have a interview for a sap role at kpmg and EY Does anyone know what the interview process looks like ? It’s for a senior associate role
How is WFH working out for different departments? And how many people are actually looking forward to it ?
Back in the day, I did my own PR, sales & marketing for whatever business idea I was running with at the time. What’s a good remote sales opportunity I can do anywhere in the world that won’t be painful or too high touch? Where I can use my social & business skills (markets, law, cloud, publishing, media, logistics, algos, social media, books, ebooks, design, podcasting, marketing, press release writing, voiceover, journalism) to earn a few extra shillings?
A flat fee project contract is currently about a month over the expected end date, and it’s still going. Is it reasonable to ask for the remaining balance now vs end of project which was what was agreed upon?
Looking for Slalom interview advice. Any tips are greatly appreciated for my interview next week
About had it with my teams VP, didn't come to work and called in sorta sick today, didn't check email once. $20 says I actually still have a job....?
Has anyone taken short term disability leave for a mental breakdown? I’m like 5 minutes from a breakdown and I just want to know what my options. I have a psychiatrist, do I need her to tell work I need treatment?
This bowl: USA vs non USA I enjoy a lot of threads in this bowl, but equally a hell of a lot are US specific, and pharma advertising just doesn't work in the same way anywhere else in the world. Would love to know what proportion of the active bowl users are based inside vs outside of the USA? Should threads always have country/city tags where relevant? Edit for clarity, it's not just DTC vs HCP, it's also queries like who's hiring, who's doing good work, process, workload, holidays, etc.
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