I worked with this superstar consultant (who happened to be black). Once project ended I moved to another very similar project where one more consultant was needed. I recommended the superstar consultant obviously because he would have killed it in that role. Middle aged white manager talked to him and said he wasn’t a good fit. Literally brought on another white consultant who just joined the firm instead. I’m fuming.
I hate the “up or out model”. Why can’t I stay at the sweet, sweet SA position and make $180k in perpetuity, while capitalizing on travel perks? A consultant can wish.
Looking for a $300k position in the South that works 40-45 hours a week. Any recommendations? Currently a post-MBA consultant looking to exit consulting at some point.
If someone puts IQ on a resume, is there any scenario where they end up being great consultant? Generally curious cause that was a deal breaker for me, wondering if I made a mistake as hiring manager
Hi everyone! Clueless young consultant here looking for advice. Been at a Tier 2 strategy firm (mostly PE due diligence but also some Corp strategy projects) for 10 months out of undergrad. Eventual dream job would be F500 corporate strategy role. What would be an intermediate step to exit to in order to move along my ideal career progression?
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What’s the best advice you have for a new consultant? Soon to be grad here who just landed her first role 🙂
You hear all the strat and management consultant folks dreaming and drooling about FANG.. do cybersecurity folks follow the same “dream”? What is your ideal role and position?
Has anyone left Big 4 to go independent with current client? My current client offered me a full time role but I want to come in as an independent consultant. I’d save them money and think they’d go for it. I’d use it as my first client and look to try my own consulting business. It’s always been my dream and I don’t see myself going through the ringer to make partner although I respect folks who do a ton. Just not for me. Too much mental health issues already. Can’t add that stress.
Hey folks - reaching out for advice. Fmr LS strategy consultant that moved onto a VC/BD role at a seed fund. Was just recently accepted to a state medical school (nothing special but I received scholarship and won’t have to take out a loan to pay for school), but of course it is the opportunity to train as a physician. Given the current economic outlook, what would you do if you were in my shoes? If you didn’t go to medical school, what would you try to do?
I got an offer from B4 for a Senior Consultant position (MC) - 120k in NYC. 8YOE. What do you think?
I am a consultant looking to switch into the data analytics field but didn’t have a tech degree from college. Does firm hiring for data analytic positions really care about college degree? Also, does anyone has any recommendations on certifications that I can obtain for data analytics?
I'm considering becoming a change management consultant (2 YOE), a few questions I'd love help with: What exit ops beyond HR does this give me? What core skills are most valuable? Would you recommend this path to someone who wants to stay in consulting for at least 10 years? Thank you so much!
Just got laid off, what would one year as a Senior Consultant in Strategy, an MBA at a top 15 school, and 6 years prior work experience get me? Any potential to get a strategy/BD position at FAANG?
If you are a management consultant with no hard skills or focus area, what skills would you invest in now (during quarantine) to prep for layoffs or exit opps — in the COVID / post COVID economy?
First year at the consultant level and first time leading a work stream. I now have another consultant reporting to me. Any advice for stepping up into a manager role? Should I treat my new team member as a peer vs. someone who reports to me?
I was previously a contractor on staff aug project and have now accepted a full time position as a Consultant with Big 4 which I’m super excited about. Problem is now coworkers from the old team are..
What is the difference between an Associate Consultant role (in MBB) vs. a Consulting/Business Analyst role (in McK/Big 4/ACN)? Would the former be a step up from the latter, or they are lateral?
Hey USDC fish, looking for insight. Current consultant with Acn with an offer for a development position with USDC. The role seems less on the consulting side and more eon the development side, which is something I want. Anyone been through something similar? Interested in your experiences.
Can we talk about DJT's new conference today? He looks like a deranged lunatic. Most shocking single event in his presidency yet?
I had a recruiter from Facebook reach out for a Privacy Program Manager role. Looks like a new position Facebook came up with about 2 years ago. Can anyone shed some light into the role?
This being my first job out of college, I’m in constant anxiety about finding new projects and it’s like applying for new jobs every few months. I wonder if I’d benefit from more consistent work but any input from hires from other industries/staffing structures?
Anyone here who are “traveling” internal auditor? I got a job offer at a big company’s internal audit but the travel rate is 40%. Would like to know more about work life balance with jobs like this.
Any ideas for solving the PPE shortage? We have many smart people in the organization, so curious what we might come up with. Protecting our healthcare workers means saving more lives.
"My expectations are for this to take about 45 minutes" ##drops the mic## #the crowd goes insane## ##peace in the Middle East## ##99% margin## ##time magazines person of the year##
Recently left my job b/c I was doing work of 3 people and running multiple brands with only junior support. I’m really enjoying hearing about how everything is imploding without me. Sorry not sorry.
Who grew up in the glory days of MTV? Radio's playing November Rain/GNR (+ messing with my emotions, those lyrics!). What are some other iconic music videos? I feel like those are just like iconic ads