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I have two questions about buying a home before partner. Making MD this year and I am still living incredibly far below my means. Right now I have more or less run out of investment options and weighi… more

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Any tips to manage third party vendors and their employees from a contractual point of view to make sure they deliver well.

Any idea on repeal of SALT (State And Local Taxes) cap in the new set of tax bills? I don’t see a lot of information on this. With high property prices/taxes in HCOL areas, it looked like previous adm… more

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Roughly speaking, how is your work time spent by task?
For example, 20% deliverable review, 30% biz dev, 20% admin/internal, 15% emails, 15% whatever, etc? What does it look like for you all?

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Big 4 Partners, what is your take on mental health breaks? If an employee in your team takes a mental health leave would they be looked at unfavourably/ would someone’s candidature be shelved if they … more

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Negotiating an offer with MBB. How should I negotiate for unvested RSUs? I have about $400K with a vesting schedule over the next 3.5 years. Thank you!

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Partners - I'm (SM5) an introvert and struggle to connect with people sometimes. Especially when I don't see them much (thanks covid) and don't work with them much. I want to build connec… more

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Hi all, I just joined as Partner at one of the midsized Boston consulting firms in their NYC office. Last week, HR asked me to privately record my meeting with one of our interns pertaining to them le… more

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How are MDs vs Partners treated in your firm? PwC, EY

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What differentiate you (partner) and others who didn't make it and was counseled out?

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Out of curiosity- can you buy into partnership on a work visa (eg., H1B) or do you need to have a green card?

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Who is partner one?

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Looking for advice in context of being a EY SM that will be part of NewCo if it goes through. Would I be better off shooting for MD this year vs waiting 2-3 years for Partner?

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Does PwC promote partners at mid-year? I’m doing some career planning and trying to figure out if I can target a January promotion or if it must be a July one.

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If I want to be in consulting for the long term, is it better to be a partner at B4 or MBB?

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Favorite brand of sport jacket? Want to invest in a good one. Willing to spend a bit on one nice one given I wear one so infrequently these days and don’t need more than one. Hoping to able partner i… more

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Big 4 partners, 3 questions:
1. When units get redistributed each year, do you have to purchase your allotment, or do you only buy in at year 1?
2. How do partner levels work for equity part… more

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Do you use a financial advisor / wealth manager? Why or why not? At what point is this warranted?

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Partners in EY or big 4 cyber - what was your total comp last year ? What was your take home amount ?

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Current non-SWE Googler in interviews for Partner role in MBB. I have previously worked at MBB at the Analyst level and disliked the “grind” / lack of autonomy in that role. Is it better at the Partne… more

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Partners - As you’ve advanced through the more senior levels of your careers, how have you continued to learn about your field and consulting in general? Moving up in an org, there are fewer more-seni… more

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What’s first year partner comp range at MBB, T2 (OW, LEK, etc), and Big 4 respectively or are they all pretty similar?

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I’m currently at a mid tier (top 7-10) for TAS and my career goal is to make partner. I’m doing well at my current firm, so will I be making a mistake by jumping to a larger firm? Will switching firms… more

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Partners, when did you sell your first “large” deal, e.g. $20M+ and how hard was it?

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How does MD comp at publicly traded firms compare to partnerships like MBB / T2 / B4?

Does an average MD at Accenture / Oliver Wyman / Publicis Sapient make as much as an average partner at… more

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I would really like to retire my wife (obviously meaning allow her to not have to work), and I'm wondering at what stage others have found it viable to do this, if you have. Open to any advice

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What’s a day in the life of a partner like?

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What is the equity percentage for entry level Partners in Deloitte?

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To the partners from boutique life sciences consulting firms (e.g. CV, Putnam, Trinity), what does overall comp. in year 1 and its growth thereafter look like?

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Partners - what is your advice to be successful as an SD? Starting to have a bit of imposter syndrome set in.

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Partners, need help and advice. I am an introvert who loves spending time with my family. I get involved in sales cycles and do help run proposals, but don’t generate my own numbers. I haven’t network… more

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I’m considering a direct admit partner role in Deloitte Cyber. Deloitte Cyber partners…any reasons on why I should NOT join? Id love this point of view so I can make an informed decision.

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Partners who have been in consulting since relatively early in your careers - how has your work life balance changed as you got promoted? Both in terms of hours and overall flexibility.
And pleas… more

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Sign-on Bonus range for a ~5th yr partner level? Context: I left consulting as a Partner. Now recruited back to a Partner position because of my combo operator+consulting experience (I have significa… more

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What is more sustainable: partner at MBB or at Big4 strat team?

Fortunate to be able to choose between both for a pre-Partner role, and while my younger self would have gone to MBB, being … more

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What should a B4 (tech strat / it m&a) equity partner package look like for incoming from a firm like ACN or IBM? Base, bonus, sign, and buy-in terms?

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I have the hardest time walking the halls at clients. I simply don’t know what to talk about with people outside my direct stakeholders. It’s the part of this job I am@the worst at. What are some prac… more

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