What skills fo Alix Partners/A&M/FTI look at while interviewing? I’m a tech strategy consultant but interested in these firms?

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So I’m a second year consultant. Like most, I was disappointed with compensation this year and am pretty bearish on my future earning potential here. I’m currently interviewing with a big tech company (not FAANG but close) for a position with substantially higher pay as a business analyst. I really wanted to stay til SC/M but the money is too good to pass up. I guess my question is: are there any major downsides to exiting to industry “too early?” Has anyone done it and regretted it?

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When you’re applying for roles, do you list out your actual title (eg BA, SBA, Associate) or management consultant, consultant etc? And why?

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I am a consultant trying to pivot career towards data analytics. Trying to apply for data related jobs recently and have been practicing SQL. Wondering if it matters if I practice in MySQL or SSMS? Have never done a tech interview before so I want to make sure I am prepping the right way

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Feeling confused: I interviewed for a position at a large well-know firm, 6 rounds of interviews (Final with Director), then they called to negotiate salary and said they would like to make me an offer, 2 weeks of silence, now I get an email saying they want me to do an additional interview with an associate consultant at the company.... are they buying time? What’s going on? I’ve already talked to the director

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Does the referrer’s position level have any weight or impact when it comes to getting an interview or offer? Like if the referral came from a consultant or a manager/Sr mgr.

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Recruiter at FAANG asked if I wanted to pursue SWE or PM interview route. Unsure of which to pursue. I have enough CS background to pass a SWE interview, and ultimately want to get into entrepreneurship. Currently a consultant in Strategy & Analytics. Thoughts?

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About to receive an offer that I feel is quite a stretch - I’m worried if I over-embellished myself in interviews. It’s in an area that I did only ONE project on over many years as consultant. Help?

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A lot of PM work involves using customer data and feature requests to drive ideation/prioritization. As a consultant, I haven’t been exposed to this type of data because we usually are moved to another project as soon as we launch/go-live with our solution. So there isn’t really a chance to see how it did or analyze different features success. I’m looking for tips on how to address this in an interview.

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Anyone know how hard the interviews are for a consultant to get into FAANG specifically for their strategy, media, communications, ads teams? Like is there a technical test

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School suggestions? Hi everyone, I’m a consultant with 3 years of experience. 710 GMAT. What schools should I be looking at for applying R2 this year?

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Recruiter reached out about a director level industrials role. Feel very underqualified for it seeing as I'm a 2nd year consultant. Still worth interviewing for?

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Having a case interview for restructuring consultant in a few days. Any tips for preparation?

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Tech consultant getting dinged in interviews for not having a specialty. I’m in a group that does 1-off dev, so I’ve never built a deep specialty in anything. How do I break this cycle? Feel trapped

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If you lose your job as a consultant due to COVID-19, what’s the first industry/company you’re applying to?

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I am a consultant with 2 YOE and I have an interview for a bizops role at a tech company. What should I do to prep for the interview?

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Anyone heard of Credera? My friend has an interview as a tech consultant out of school, post masters.

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What type of exit opportunities do people usually leave for? I saw someone leave as a senior consultant and moved into a director role in industry. Is this a common transition? I'm thinking ahead since I can see the consulting life getting old quick. I'll be doing another few years at the very least for the experience (and $), but curious to hear about how industry employers view healthcare consultants and how we match up with other folks in industry that are applying to the same roles.

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anyone successfully negotiate future rank into offer? Interviewed for senior consultant role. Was Offered job but they stated they would meet my salary requirement by making me manager in a year. I’m still negotiating a 10% bump (I’ll take what I get during these times).

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Hour long first round interview with a MM consultant friendly PE firm next week — should I expect a model? Or are they likely to fill that hour primarily with behavioral and random technical questions? Also, if I blow it, is there any risk of burning the bridge with the HH?

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Interview tips and what to expect for Google’s Cloud Consultant role?

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What are the differences between BCG’s digital consultant and generalist consultant roles? How do they vary regarding recruiting, interviewing, day-to-day job, pay, projects etc?

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RC or MC? I‘m a new hire as a risk consultant (associate) and I originally applied for management consulting, but in the middle of the int process (2nd interview) they asked me if I would mind /cont.

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Anybody else feel like a fraud (or an idiot when found out) as a consultant going into industry interviews as an expert/someone with experience? (more in comments)

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Context : planning to interview for FAANG companies and trying to prepare some stories. Can someone help Ideate how I may have done something as big4 consultant : Q1) Any examples of how consultants (technical ones, not strategy) have saved money for their clients and Q2) when you solved a problem through innovation?

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I'm interviewing for a corporate strategy role based out of Abu Dhabi (UAE). Would love to know average salaries for similar roles or levels (consultant) in the region.

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Applying for round 1 as a senior analyst vs. applying for round 2 (or even 3 for certain schools) as a consultant - which would have higher odds of getting in? ACN promos aren’t effective until Dec

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Was reached out to by a recruiter for an AWS security consultant role. Anyone have insight on the assessment they have you take in the beginning of the interview process? Or any insight at all? TC?

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Got an interview invitation from Deloitte’s internal corporate strategy group (consultant). I assume no client projects. Anyone have insights into internal corporate strategy consultant roles?

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Interviewing for Consultant role at Salesforce’s Advisory Services branch. If I made 100 at Big4 what should my target be for SFDC?

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Hi all, I have an interview for a Solutions Consultant role. Are there any books or sources online that I can use to prep it?

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Looking to return to Big 4 as a consultant now that I have some experience; however, I’m not sure if the reason I’m not getting any interviews is because of covid or what’s on my resume/lack thereof. Has anyone gotten hired at Big 4 during this time and have any help or insight for me? Thanks!

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I've got interviews w/ big4 coming up in 2 weeks for a Tech Consultant role. Never did case interviews before, little nervous. Any tips from experienced pros? Thanks.

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How’s the consulting job market in Abu Dhabi? My husband is interviewing for a job over there and if he gets it, I’ll need to find a job too. Currently a strategy consultant in Toronto

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I’m looking at other firms. I’m trying to understand the facets of how to move over from a Consultant level; if even possible. The whole concept is foreign to me, but I’ll admit that I’m financially driven in this choice (amongst other factors). For those of you who’ve done it and are happy about it, how did you go about doing so? Applying online? Network? Direct contact?

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Currently a cyber security consultant. Given the opportunity to interview for a SRE role a MSFT. End goal is to get into tech and the cloud space. Good career path or not?

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Currently a cyber security consultant. Given the opportunity to interview for a SRE role a MSFT. End goal is to get into tech and the cloud space. Good career path or not?

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Applying for VP IBD role @ bulge bracket. Historically restructuring / M&A consultant professional with 10yrs of deal experience. What resume format should I use? List deals details? List SAT/GPA?

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BCG- applying for always open generalist consultant role vs a consultant role in a specific field? I have a decent amount of consulting experience in the role they are advertising but it hasn’t been my entire focus and they are hiring for an expert consultant in that field. Is it possible to apply for both and adjust applications accordingly or stock to one?

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2 YOE M&A focused consultant interviewing for a senior consultant role in NY. If I got the job, what do y’all think is the most I could ask for base salary without getting laughed at? TIA!

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