Partner 1 and other Partners offer their sage advice.

First year partners in audit - how much money do you make gross of taxes and net? Curious about EY first year salaries versus the other big 4. Consulting or tax please don’t reply :)@

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Partners: is it always the case when staff puts in their two weeks and leaving for a competitor they’re shown the door immediately, or does this vary by situation?

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Partners, hoping you can shed some light on how diversity decisions are made during annual performance reviews ? For example, at PwC performance evaluation results in recs for who gets promoted… more

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Partners, what are the additional streams of income that you’ve kept/expanded once becoming partner? Real estate is pretty common, but anyone doing anything else?

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Partners - I started in Consulting after a technical masters and have worked for 3 consulting firms in 6 years across 2 countries. I am at a C level (Big4 M equivalent) at a boutique firm and wonderin… more

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Partners: what type of industry offer would make you leave consulting? For example, would a VP role in FAANG be that kind of a role?

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What is the 1st year consulting partner comp at Deloitte, PwC and EY Parthenon? Do they have similar pension plans?

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Anyone here who started their consulting careers later in life? Always seeing posts about how young people make it to P... wondering about the other stories. I started as a C at 29 (yes, unfortunately… more

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MBB partners, what impresses you the most about a candidate when you interview them?

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Any deal partners at B4 feel like we are not getting our fair share of contribution to the firm? Ie average contribution per partner way above comp per partner (deal vs audit vs Tax vs consulting)

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What is the difference in being a MD at Accenture vs a Partner at PwC?

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What typically happens with partner comp when a group is sold to a non competitor ? I’m assuming this would not be desirable after making partner ...

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Partners, when do you think informal communication regarding new PPMDs will start trickling in?

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What do fish anticipate happens to Capco given the Wipro acquisition ? Good or bad for the brand and business ?

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Does it make sense to move to Kearney from Accenture Strategy as a 2nd year partner? How does total comp and growth vary? I see a lot of partners move to Accenture/Big 4 /MBB. Not sure of profiles tha… more

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Partners, what is the best way to network with you on LinkedIn, especially as a stranger? In what scenarios do you reply to a stranger or refer him/her for a job?

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EY Principals, could you let me know what the difference between a Principal in PAS vs. EY Parthenon? What would be the starting principal comp for each? Same or different? Thanks.

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Partners, there is a lot of chatter about 20% raises at BCG. How are these funded? Does this come at the expense of partner pay or are you increasing your bill rates, efficiency, ratio of junior to se… more

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Do you think consulting firms will ever get away from forced ranked bonus structures to support WLB and make it so working parents aren’t at financial risk by competing against unwed, childless colle… more

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Partners. If you can turn back time, who is the one person on your team who has left whom you’d want back, and why?

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Has anyone here not pursued an extension because client isn’t listening to advice, whitewashes statuses, purposefully misreports (read: lies) despite what data clearly shows, misses deadlines and then… more

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Interviewing for a direct admit partner role (audit) and I’m curious as to the key points the partners in this group would value and want to hear from a candidate. Coming from a firm where I spent 10 … more

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Big4 consulting partners, apologies if this has been asked before but I am curious what the guard rails are on passive income as one is making Partner. I am currently a senior manager and likely 2 yea… more

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Partners: anyone approaching retirement or close to it? Based on your pension/retirement scheme, how much gross $$ do you expect to get in Year 1 of your retirement from your pension plan?

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PPMDs Taking into consideration the taxes, health insurance, buy-in, etc. for Partner, is it fair to assume the net take home for a new promote MD could be greater than or equal to a new promote Partn… more

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Fellow B4 partners, I see that there are lot of threads going around that B4 firms are hiring at all levels and I wanted to see if some of you are willing to chat and potentially provide a referral fo… more

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Hi partners, do you enjoy work? Would it be a stretch to say that you are happiest when you are at work?

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Partners, how would react if you had to call an analyst and heard: "Hi this is X... Hello?... Hello? Oh hi, this is X. Who is this?... Oh hey how's it going? *pauses for 5 seconds or so * L… more

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When it comes to visibility on the latest solutions / projects your peers are working on, what do you find the best solution to keep track of everything? Is it old school where your network will keep … more

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Anyone from deloitte got details on the MD pension plan? (Not partner)

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Any South East Asian (Filipino, Thai, VIet) partners here? What are the top 3 advise you would give to make it into partnership?

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Do you get back the buy-in amount when you leave the partnership? E.g., if you leave three years after making partner to join industry.

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I’ve done a few searches but feel free to rip me a new one if this has been asked before: I’m planning on reaching out to a partner at a firm I’m targeting. They’re aligned to the industry I’m curre… more

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EY partners, we need another “Q&A with an EY Partner session”, any partner care to create a bowl and answer our questions? Myself and I’m sure many others really enjoyed the last one and we gained… more

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Partner/MDs: in which year of your partnership/role did you hit the $1M gross income? Would you mind sharing? I heard the average is Year 5-6 for Big 4/ATK/OW etc partners and Year … more

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Partners, what do you look for in a mentee?

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Any women partners here? Do you think your gender has impacted your career? How or how not? What advice would you give to a women earlier in her career about this issue? Men, what are your opinions a… more

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Deal advisory partners at b4, what managed revenues do you bring in yearly? Fdd, strategy, etc?

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What are the US fdd revenues of each big 4?

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Female (or male!) partners - have you gotten work done? Botox? Cheek fillers? Anything more substantial like lipo? I’m considering but trying to gauge how normal it is with professionals beyond just i… more

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