How much do we really need in order to retire? I am 41 and have 2M in stocks/cash and fully own my apt (3M). I have no outstanding debt and ready to find an exit.
Is the 50-50 male-female hiring rule fair? In many offices the applicants are 80-20, thus women are 4 times more likely to make it. Isn’t this the definition of discrimination?
The exit sign on my United flight came off and hit me in the head/neck. 😢 Has this happened to anyone? Happy fly day, folks!
a recruiter reached out asking if I was interested in an accounting role with a 60k salary (I have 5 YoE). anyone have any similar clueless recruiter stories?
Etiquette question: should I pick up the tab when meeting someone for an informational chat over happy hour drinks/food? The person is my former professor who works in my desired exit company now.
Does anyone here have a side hussle? What do you do? Salary isn't cutting it and I'm not in a position to change jobs right now. I need to save money this year and could use the extra $$
1.My father (59 yr PhD) was recently laid off from his research position after 21 years. His firm was bought out and they cut everyone in his age group. Despite having 10 patents saving the firm
So somehow the team made me the person fixing the slides and I got “criticism” for even a few misalignment. I mean, seriously, how can anyone perfectly align everything to the same position?
Some days, I daydream about going to industry, hiring consultants, and then being the worst to the partners and the best to the poor BAs
Starting my first job at big 4 on Monday and I have a horrible feeling that they’ll fire me within a week when they realize they’ve made a huge mistake in hiring me 🙃
Why do so many 🐠 seem to hate the profession but continue to do it? I personally have no complaints and feel privileged to be able to do what we do. Plenty of ppl would kill to be in our position.
Just sent a resume for a referral to HR and he answered me “sorry we have targets so for a few months we will hire only women”. Thoughts?
What’s the obsession here with FAANG exit opportunities? The cultures generally kinda suck, the hours are not much better than consulting, and the roles are hyper-competitive. What’s the draw?
What really is the hierarchy or ranking for Non-mbb firms? Is there a firm more prestigious in Big 4 than the other in terms of exit opps?
I have an offer for a senior associate role at a $1B private equity. Currently a manager though, so a downgrade. Getting pay rise. Pros and cons of losing title?
How many of you are still in Consulting because you don’t know what else to do? I have absolutely no idea what type of exit I would want, so I’m sticking around until I figure that out I guess.
I'm very new to the consulting world. My background is in government finance and I'm hoping to leverage that experience in my new role. Any suggestions on how to thrive/succeed my first year?
Personally, WFH has confirmed just how unnecessary my role on the project was. It makes more confident in my decision to roll off even during these precarious times.
Anyone have the graphic that someone posted a week or so ago showing what each firm was doing with hiring, layoffs, and comp during this crisis?
Anyone have information on Bain's Advanced Analytics Group, specifically location intelligence? I see they are hiring a team lead, wondering if they are building that practice in general.
What questions do you like to ask interviewers in interviews to assess the role, team, and/or company?
Spouse out of job, kids at home since 3 weeks: daycare still charging and require additional 30 day notice. They discontinued holding position with fees since i asked them. How are others doing there?
Prepping to exit to PE. Any recommendations for financial modeling / accounting materials to use to study?
I’m on a project where I don’t have a clearly defined role. I’m just asked to do admin and slides for random people on the proj. Feeling a bit low about it all and feel pretty useless. Is this common?
Anyone ever taken an internal role at their firm doing more consulting type work for the firm/corporate functions type work? How was it? Were you able to transition back to a client facing role...
Any advice for someone that’s looking to transition from a sales role to a consulting role? Not quite sure what type of consulting I want to go into yet but any advice would help!
Mba student here joining mbb after graduation. I was working for a big tech company before MBA and I am disappointed that big tech seems to be the best exit opps out of MBB and Now I m not sure i made
Requesting guidance: I’m managing a team as step up role & I have noticed a decline in the production / output of a DR. I expect this is due to burden in navigating work with childcare w/ virus cont.
PSA if you want to see who’s on hiring freeze right now. Also pls update for your company! https://candor.co/hiring-freezes/
Looking to refinance my student loans! Anyone have recommendations and referral code? My current fixed rate is 4.355% for 7 year term with SoFI
Has AFS gone into a hiring freeze? I’m an external candidate with an offer who needs to be staffed to a project. But recruiter says they’re not staffing right now with external people. Just internal.