26, no kids or debt, making 175k/Yr - miserably bored at work and want to work for a startup. In the size startups I want for the role I want I’d have to take 50% pay cut Thoughts?
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?
Fam... I have a dilemma. A headhunter reached out to me about a position I m very interested in. We talked and he said he was a good fit for the company. Later he came back and said the company ...
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.
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?
Has anyone here ever got into a role, and it turns out to be different than what was explained. Then you are stuck at a client where you don't have the proper experience or background to perform?
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 🙃
Upgraded my bro-in-law and his SO on flight DC to Denver yesterday. He's a school teacher and was pumped flying First for the first time. As we start the new year, be thankful we're in our position!
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?
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.
Have any of you sacrificed a huge opportunity in your career for family? So torn. Take a more prestigious role, more money but be away from my wife for a year. Or average role and stay together.
Today was my last day at the client site. According to my client, "everyone deserves a TV show exit," so he played the song "closing time" as I left the office. This should be industry standard.
Does anyone find themselves to be in a position where their work is mind-numbing but they’re overpaid? I want to escape but the opportunity cost is very high. Curious if others feel the same.
What is the worst experience you’ve ever had with Uber/ Lyft? I just got dropped off on the side of the freeway (near an exit thankfully) in the rain, on the way to the airport. Because (contd)
Accepted an offer in industry. A ton of ex consultants are in this role and company. Is it fine to cold reach out to one of them on LinkedIn to get further insight into their experience?
Has anyone interviewed with a Big 4 and they offer you a lower position than your current applied for position? Why would they do that
How difficult is it to switch from one b4 practice to another if you’re not interested in what you do? I have some background in healthcare from prior role but don’t work in healthcare now and want to
What are some viable exit opportunities after 1-2 years with the firm? (Asking for a friend who's not a US citizen)
Feeling guilty about quitting...Got an offer from a highly ranked Big 4 but exit timing would line up with project end. Any advice? Or do I just get over it?
Anyone else get really nervous for interviews? How do you deal with it? I know I’m qualified for the role. I feel confident I’d do well if given an offer. Just scared that I might fudge the interview.
What's the quickest you've left a role in consulting and why? I'm not unhappy but also not challenged just after 90 days. Not in a rush to move but thinking about it
Have a final round interview (apparently more like a coffee chat) for a commercial role in a PE fund, any good ideas of what qs I can and shouldn’t ask? Thanks in advance!
Starting a new consulting in a month, coming from a tech role where I dressed very casual, only business clothing I own is a single suit for interviews, any recs on where to stock up for cheap?
Exit question - First year C here. My current project is an early phase implementation project; I have been there since design. On the other hand, a few FLAANG opportunities are closing in. (Cont’d
Boss asked the client for 5 resources to support a role I’ve been drowning in for months. I’ve been doing the work of a team of 6 and I wanna tear the city down Godzilla style. Tell me why I shouldn’t
Offer from InsurTech firm to exit consulting... but it’s full time remote. Would you consider that a career killer? Have reservations about no face time.
Is it possible to move over to client facing / project management role from an EA role? Have undergrad and going to take some classes/certifications
Got stuck on pm roles for most of my first 18 months consulting. Oddly, i kind of like it and I’m pretty good at it. Worth exiting to a PM role at faang if i could secure an offer?
Been in industry for 1.5 years and the pace/work is slowing killing me. Just got re-orged and new role requires M-TH and potentially M-F travel. Only hope is that I can control my travel schedule cont
Does your company have non-partner salespeople? What do they do? At my company, the partners source and close all of the deals. We’re exploring hiring someone to create leads and send to partners.
Warning to anyone flying from LGA coming from the city/BK- gridlock is starting way back at the Koscuiuszko Bridge, instead of the exit to the airport itself. Adds an easy extra 40 min to the commute
Two exit offers on the table: Head of Digital Strategy for Singapore Public Sector company vs. Head Domain Architect for Retail in a T2 Bank. Similar span of control / total comp. Which one to pick?
Relocating to Switzerland for a B4 Consulting position. Have to pay back Bonus (10k) at current US based employer (financial institution). What are the realistic consequences of not paying it back?