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For anyone who is interested, yes there were pay increases across the board for the US. And yes, they were significant.

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What is the Digital practice like at Simon Kucher? Interviewing for a manager role, would love some insights . TIA

Now the project travel is back, what hotels do you topically try to book for project trips?

The recent trend of experienced folks leaving continues in NA. I hear 2-3 others will also leave in the next few weeks. Even compared to consulting the attrition rate feels really high. Does this not … more

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How many hours is everyone work weekly rn?

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Senior consultants, what do y’all make for base and EOY bonuses?

Thoughts on which verticals to request to work with in staffing preferences? (For NA division). Would be interested in thoughts on project types, clients, partners and/or PMs

Has anyone had an FPD week? Do you just basically do nothing all day or do you get crushed with BD work?

Town hall 🧵

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Can we make this bowl private? ie SKP only like all the other company bowls.

Prefer not to air our dirty laundry for all to see :)

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How come occasionally the LS division is talked about separately from the other divisions at SKP? E.g., I’ll see people talk about the WLB in LS differently than the WLB in NA. Are there any downsides… more

Does anyone else in NA feel like our growth strategy is strange? From what I’ve seen, the failure rate for experienced senior hires (D+) in consulting is pretty high (>50%) and it feels like we’re … more

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Considering making the move over, currently a CO with 3-4 YOE at a boutique. Currently making $97k base with bonus of 8-12%, but pretty good WLB.

This is my first offer (haven't really… more

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I joined a few months back and have been seeing a ton of attrition. Even in project teams you get the feeling that the experienced folks are mentally burned out and ready to jump ship. Has this always… more

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Been hearing a lot of negatives in the last few weeks surrounding work load and good folks leaving. Time to bring some positivity back!

What gets you going every morning at Simon-Kucher? Wh… more

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From our past trends, how does exit opportunities differ between SMs and Directors? Can you make better exits at the Director level?
Really need to evaluate the benefit of staying a year longer t… more

World Meeting location announced for Madrid!

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Anybody else getting absolutely bodied by long hrs these days? Feeling like I'm working till 11PM + every night since the new year

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I have an interview coming up with SKP, entry level. Im graduating MSc Engineering in a few months in Skandinavia. What can I expect in terms of salary?

Where is everyone in R3 going? And why?

Did everybody else forget they had options because I ‘sho did

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I know bases are low for our firm compared to peers, is our bonus generally higher though?

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Hi, what are the salaries at Simon Kucher, by level, in the US? And how many years at each level. Not sure why, but I can’t find this information anywhere Simon-Kucher & Partners

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I’m thinking of doing a rotation from Europe to San Francisco in the SIM practice.

Are the projects fun?

How is the work life balance?

Do you have a good office cultur… more

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If Meta ppl are called Metamates, how shall we refer to ourselves? Simonites?

What does the work/life balance look like for a mid-level consultant? 50-60 hours per week?

Do you think we will ever rebrand to SKP or always continue to Simon-Kucher & Partners? Recent trend of a lot firms shortening their name combined with the fact people always misspeak our name mak… more

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Does the 401k matching ever go up or is it always at 3% max?

Guesses on specific location for World Meeting?

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How much do Partners make broadly speaking?

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Compensation question. What does director comp look like in US? I'm at SM right now just below 170

does SKP sponsor MBAs for interested associates?

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How many proposals should a C1/C2 expect to work on in any given evaluation cycle (~6 months)?

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My bold prediction for 2022. Salaries are increased 10% across the board before the year is over (hopefully by mid year if we want to attract and retain top talent).

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Hi. What is the total comp and expected hours for a first year out of undergrad in the US? Thanks!

How’s data science practice like at SKP?

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Does anyone actually enjoy working here? If so, what makes you like it? I feel like I am perpetually let down by this place... The people are great, but management is grossly incompetent.

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Happy Bonus Day ! 🎉

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Anyone know what new SC1s’ (current C3) salary will be? Have a friend who is interested in applying

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