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What are the advantages of becoming counselor? Do they help with evaluation cycles? Thanks

What are the best buildings in Downtown if you had to rank by quality and price? There are some nice new builds (e.g. Opera Grand, Forte, Act) but not sure if there are any issues with them?

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I’m subletting my room in a high end apartment complex starting immediately as I’m on a project in a different country . The apartment complex has all facilities and is fully furnished . If anyone is l… more

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Does Boston Consulting Group Riyadh hire non-Saudis at the junior level? What is the recruitment importance distribution of Saudis vs. non-Saudis at the junior levels?

Moved from Big4 Advisory Australia to a non Big4 in UAE because I wanted to travel. Feels like a mistake. Firm is unorganised and the quality of delivery is very poor (no one seems to have basic consulting compet… more

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Manager / PL salaries across MBBs?

As a woman in consulting, I am hating my life in Riyadh, especially being based there on a business visa. Anyone relates to that?

Has anyone taken a mental health leave at their firm? What was the process for doing so (e.g. did it require a doctor's note), how long were you out for, and what happened if/when you came back?

How do you guys stay focused all day and still output things at a high level? Finding it hard to find time to fully focus on deliverables before 10pm.. after which i’m free but mentally drained

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those that have worked in multiple regions, apart from more money at junior /mid-senior levels, how would you say the career opportunities compare working in consulting in MENA vs. Top European cities… more

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What is salary for EY senior manager in consulting in Dubai , UAE, Middle East?

Your Friendly Neighbourhood MBB here. I will get around to my weekly post once I figure out my new "juice" supplier in Riyadh (anyone has a hook up - please dm) and finish doom scrolling the ambani wedding.more

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Moving to Riyadh from Germany. Is a compound truly worth it? I can’t justify spending 200+k for a small place in a compound vs getting a spacious villa for even cheaper? For context, I’m moving with m… more

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Flights from Europe to Riyadh full of consultants. Flights from Dubai to Riyadh full of consultants. All marriott hotels full of European expat consultants... Please don't tell me the market is ba… more

Do S& Partners earn the same as PwC partners? How does that work

It would either mean
A. PwC directors get a huge paybump when they become partners or
B. S& directors barely get an increment when they make … more

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For those looking for temporary accomodation in Riyadh , I’m subletting my room in a high end apartment complex starting immediately as I’m on a project in a different country . The apartment complex has all facilit… more

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Hey hey all
Any good medical center and dentist recommendations for riyadh. Trying to find somewhere that speaks English so I can ask questions etc. Nothing serious just an annual check up

Hey fishes,
I’m considering preparing for PMP. I know in general people in our top consultancies look down on it but for those who did it, did you feel it was interesting or helpful?

Considering a move to the ME. Are FWBs common in the region? How about within compounds in Riyadh? (Pls do not comment about the job market - I’ve already secured an offer)

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What’s the average net worth of a partner at a T2 firm?

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What net worth do you need to confidently say 'fuck you' to your employer?

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Office shrimps..

Straighten that back when you can. Deadlifts help improve posture including the neck in a few days. Free weights in the beginning and work your way up. 👍

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Anyone know manager salary range across Riyadh???

For people who are currently on projects, how do you find time to prepare for interviews and schedule interviews at other firms? Unfortunately, I always get client meetings that pop up out of nowhere.

Hello Fishes! I am looking for senior associate level referrals for MBB, OW, strat&, anyone willing to have a quick chat?
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I’ve been living away from my family for a few years as an expat and today I just found out my mom had a fall recently back home. It really shook me and worried me that this happened, as I’ve always h… more

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Hello fish! Need some help.

I have a zoom call coming up with an MBB partner. What are some good questions to ask and what’s a good time to ask for a referral?

Anyone here works at big 4 Middle East HR? I have a relocation related enquiry I’d like to DM about.

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How is Khobar compared to Riyadh? Weighing up options.

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Has anyone heard of Digital of Things? Thoughts?

This Kearney influencer needs to stop . All over my IG feed 🤦🤦🤦

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What are some resources to secure consulting exit opportunities in the Middle East? LinkedIn is not helpful. Any websites or forums that help please? I am current at a big 4 in the US (life sciences p… more

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What's a lab in Dubai for electrocardiogram (EKG) testing you can recommend?

What are some good exits for senior manager / principal in Dubai? Tier 1 or Tier 2 consulting

Hi everyone!
Recently applied to Mckinsey and Bain (Riyadh and Doha offices respectively). Applied for junior positions, however I have 3+ years of experience in drafting state-level strategies in my country.
Are … more

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Hey everyone! Happy Friday! Quick question for those who relocated to the ME for work. How is health insurance? Does it cover individuals with pre existing conditions? How does it compare to company s… more

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Dubai and Riyadh tend to dominate this bowl. Does anyone have any thoughts on Doha? Is there a pay differential between Doha and Dubai like there is for Riyadh? What have people’s experiences been like?
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Hello, I'm trying to improve my knowledge in finance/corporate finance as i studied engineering back in uni and barely understand any finance stuff.

Any recommendations on courses you guys took/kno… more

Hello I’ve been in the UAE for almost a year and haven’t really had a chance to build my network. I would like to seek a professional mentor (industry or consulting). Ideally someone who is senior/dir… more

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