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What is the internal partner promotion to external hire ratio at your firm? (And similar ratio at public firms for PPMD or partner equivalent )

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How do you compare PWC vs Deloitte partner benefits? What are the major differences in benefits like Pension? 

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Need to find an anniversary present for my wife. Anniversary is tomorrow :). Any help with the appropriate gift for the 12th anniversary (under 1500)

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How much does one make as a board member and what’s the typical time commitment?

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Is anyone in Marbella? On a project in Spain and spending weekend here, but on my own and very bored 😑

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We’ve got some spare cash and my BMW 540 lease is coming up soon. For my next car, I’m considering a Ferrari or Lamborghini or McLaren, less than $250K. Any advice as I explore? I drive 6-7k miles/yr,… more

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I am curious to know leaders’ thoughts on managing out of the pandemic …. What are other firms doing around vaccines? And what are your personal thoughts on whatever your firm is doing?

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Considering a move to ZS as a tenured direct admit partner. What is the average salary for a Y2/3 Principal at ZSA? FWIW, coming from MBB

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Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?

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If money was not a factor, would you continue your job? What’s driving you to get up in the morning? Through a series of lucky investments this year, I multiplied my NW to a level where I could easil… more

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Which title sounds more senior: Associate Director or Principal Director? It’s a pure ego question to be answered with your guts.

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is partner at a big-4 better than a equivalent role at accenture? is there a comparable role? in pay and prestige? as i understand there is no equity concept at accenture but may be pay wise they can … more

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Was approached for an L7 job at Amazon. I’m making $1.5m right now. Is it worth even having a discussion?

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Is there a (recent) ex-Accenture MD that took a principal role at Deloitte or PwC be willing to DM? I have started the interview process at these 2 firms and would like to understand compensation, cul… more

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I’ve received a very nice offer from a competitor consulting but my company will cover it and add more cash bonus on top. How do I politely decline an offer without closing the doors in the future?

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Does anyone know the rough salary range for tech MDs at a tier 1 bank (US based)? I understand that it’s going to be a wide range, I want to get a sense of what the floor and average is. I’m consideri… more

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Deloitte PMDs - does anyone know where to request our non-compete agreement?

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Question for the big-4 partners & principals, relative to the previous years ,was there a big jump in per share or per EPU(earnings per unit) for FY21? associated to operational spend reduction wa… more

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Considering an imminent offer from Accenture. What is the entry level salary range for a Principal Director (Level 5)?

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Is the tech consulting industry under disruption? How do you think the tech consulting - especially the big4 tech practices will evolve in 5 years time?

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Just made MD at KPMG. What type of pay increase can I expect?

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I’m curious to know the average hours worked per week at IBM GBS Consulting as an Associate Partner. Anyone has a reference?

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