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My manager made a comment that “he must be really smart to make it to Bain as a straight white man because Bain (and other firms) is focused so much on hiring diversity”. Is that tangentially racist/w… more

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What is typical startup comp coming out of AC2/SAC year?

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🚨Non-American Bainies in US offices🚨 Have you thought about leaving the US (to a Bain office in your home country/another country, or leaving Bain altogether) in light of recent events in the US? Wh… more

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Starting to look for a externship and would appreciate any advice or experience shares anecdotes about externship. Any tips for finding something beyond the externship posting board? Advice on picking… more

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Anyone knows the compensation package (base, bonus, additional % when FE, NAP, anything else) in Toronto for a CTL? For a manager? Thanks!!

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Am thinking of moving to SEA (either Singapore or Malaysia). How's the office environment and etc? Pros and cons?

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Pros and cons of working in the Boston office? Would you recommend it for someone wanting to transfer back to NA from Europe?

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Do Bainies in the LA office get rental cars for work? I heard that driving to work is more common than taking Ubers/Lyft. I’m thinking of transferring there soon.

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As a manager close to principal am finding the workload and lifestyle really challenging.. getting strong ratings but as well as case delivery, the weekends and late nights are filled with CD and asse… more

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How frequent is CO in Europe? Have been getting FE since starting (1yr in now) but seems like it is literally impossible to get CO. I am wondering if anyone in my class is getting it or simply leaders… more

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just heard a bunch of ACs didn't make it to SAC - did the bar get higher due to COVID?

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I know we accrue tenure during externship but if you go in the 2nd half of SAC year, how does that impact direct promote timeline?

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Am I the only one missing on a good old Mckinsey scandal? Its always so entertaining

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With digital, technologies evolving faster than what most humans can cope, is there any advantage of having a corporate culture of non-doers, very hierarchical, perception-based culture and fixed mind… more

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America’s CTLs who got promoted 6 months early: When did you know it was likely to happen? In the window now and not sure when I’ll find out if it’s this fall or February.

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Rank all US offices? Pick your dimension(s)

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I heard promotion in Southeast Asia is slower than EMEA and US for AC and C. Is that true?

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How is the Bangkok office in terms of WLB, staffing, culture, comp and language req? Considering a personal need transfer from London

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Anyone know when experience share transfers are likely to start up again?

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Any advice for a delayed-start C1 doing the enrichment program (2+ month externship at non-profit)? Ie choosing a Bain-affiliated org vs choosing one on your own, how to request a relevant project, et… more

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