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Partners, what characteristics do you see in successful female partners? What do you think made them succeed?

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KPMG partners, I heard you get unlimited vacation when you make partner. If you have a vacation balance left when you're promoted from MD to partner, does KPMG pay out that vacation balance? Thank… more

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I’m trying to find a good exit opportunity & need advice on how to connect with an executive recruiter for good options. Tried reaching out to executive recruiters on LinkedIn in the industry of m… more

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What comp breakdown range would you suggest for a $1B P&L responsibility leading one industry vertical for NA?

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Any Partners here who moved to industry early on in partnership (1st to 3rd yr) not wanting to climb another endless ladder? Especially for no great hike over existing pay! How do you feel about it? D… more

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Partners. Do team members just come and go from your perspective? Feeling very disengaged and demotivated… do leaders actually care to talk people through these low points in their careers or is this … more

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Anyone and everyone who left consulting before they made partner, how do you cope up with the feeling that “only if” or at times “you failed”

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EY MD 🐠 , I’m a newly promoted MD and have a few questions on comp timelines I’m hoping you can help answer since there have been 0 comms to MDs on this 😔: 1. I’ve heard we don’t find out new salari… more

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What is the average age of directors? Just curious

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Looking for some advice. I’m an SM with 12+ yoe as a strategy director where I led large teams and relationships with Fortune 500 clients. I recently left for a new role which was going well, but a fe… more

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Sage partners - Top tips for a newly joining principal at bcg to be successful ?

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Which city would you choose to live in (remote work) if you were 18 again? Outside the US

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Any MBB 🐠 willing to chat/provide a referral? Lost my start up job in January with 10 years of big4/consulting experience prior to that role. Trying to be strategic starting w dream companies first. … more

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Partners, what is your experience dealing with HR? I’ve recently felt like partners are increasingly becoming powerless from a talent perspective(advocating for raises and promotions etc) as the firms… more

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Curious about what the Big 4 Partners in India make in INR, been considering moving back to India (home) and continue the partnership route. TIA!

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Any success in negotiating into an offer for Facebook or LinkedIn to pay for an Exec MBA at Columbia or Wharton?

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Did any of you take the MD to P path, any feedback from your experiences

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What are MD TC (base+bonus) ranges at Big4 and ACN? EYP SM/SD, looking to understand $$ across these firms for Year 1 through 3. Have some idea around what to expect from EY.

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Looking for any cash flow management tips. My wife and I are both now in roles where 25-30% (or more) of our TC is annual bonus. What have you found helpful?

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Is there an up or out for MBB and T2 partners?

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PwC partners - what happens after you get off of the 5 year grid? I’ve heard it “becomes more variable” - but what does that mean? Is your comp more directly tied to what you bring in?

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Considering doing an executive MBA. Which school out of MIT, Wharton, Colombia will likely provide the best career outcome in consulting?

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For those that received a top MBA, looking back at your career would you have rather had an M7 MBA or a T15 MBA that was a half or full ride?

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Salesforce Senior Director (Would be brand new, 250 base +bonus+equity. 310 total package) OR Deloitte Senior Manager (Boomeranging back, strong partner support and case for HC Partner in ~5ish ye… more

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Seeking career advice; difficult decision Late 20s, 5 YoE, West EU. Looking to progress on my Consulting and Biz management career. Options: 1. Stay at Microsoft as Industry Consultant. Individual c… more

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Got an early promo thanks to sponsorship from several PPMDs that made the case on my behalf based on our work together. Another (more prestigious) firm reached out with a better offer shortly after. H… more

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I have an offer to join EY-Parthenon and I’m really excited about it. The people seem smart, engaged and committed to successful integration of me into the team. What’s the things I should be looking … more

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Any info on Senior Director compensation at Salesforce? Base/bonus/stock. Looked on Glassdoor but hoping to verify through network.

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I’ve got a interview/chat with a partner tomorrow. Any last minute tips to make a good impression and land a job would be greatly appreciated!

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Alright, partners - out with it. How many own an ultra luxury car and which one (Ferrari, Bentley, Rolls Royce, etc.) ?

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is it a good idea to quit within 3 weeks of joining ? I am getting another offer with a higher title. What could be the long term repurcussions ?

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Colleagues, looking to connect w/ female Partners/MDs who work in the advisory practice of a Big 4 acct. firm (Deloitte/EY/KPMG/PwC). I'm pursuing a doctoral degree and interested in learning abou… more

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How long did it take you to have $1M+ in investible/liquid assets? House/401k not included. Obviously will have a wide range here, but curious to see responses

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32F, 10 YOE at two big 4’s in both tech and HC. Tough decision and want input! Options: 1. Offer to go to Deloitte as SM $200k+ 2. Admitted to NYU and Columbia full time Bschool programs - no scholar… more

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How much does a senior manager with 16 plus yrs exp at Deloitte in the SAP practice make ? Base plus bonus.

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Partners, please can you list out key questions you were asked/you ask during panel interviews for promotion to Partner?

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What is your daily schedule? How much time do you devote to reading industry trends?

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Looking for advice. I am very close to making partner at a national firm (next year), but recently was approached with a SVP role at a private company in my industry. The comp is much higher than what… more

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Big 4 and McKinsey/BCG/Bain partners: do your new partners typically go on an international trip when they're promoted to partner? Where did they go last year and where are they going this year? A… more

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