I have a final interview coming up at AlixPartners. In many ways it's my dream job. However I am quite new to the consulting world.

What can I expect at a final interview with a Managing Director for a consultant role? Any tips would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Interested in a PM role. Thanks for your help.

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Any fish at United/Optum open to help with a referral for a MD completing MBA Healthcare program currently Administrative resident/Project Manager at major health system?
Thanks for your help

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I have been doing mostly ops/pmo projects at Deloitte and don’t have much knowledge of finance, but somehow got an interview for an associate role at a well respected family office. Interviewer is an MD in direct investments. I have no idea how to prepare and not embarrass myself. Interview is tomorrow. Pls help. 😭

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Hi, To share my experience who are looking to exit. I am a director at KP, YOE consulting 12 years at 200K base 15% bonus:

TD / RBC AVP, 160 - 170K Base 50% bonus + stock, etc.
CPPIB D, 150 - 170K base 50% bonus
CPPIB MD, 180 - 200K base 100% bonus (yes, 100%)
Magna, MGR 175K base max
SAKS Off 5th (US), D, 190K Base 15% bonus
MLSE D, 140 - 160K,
Kainos, architect, 190K base max.

I ended up with a US based HR tech firm, Architect: 230K CAD 15% bonus stock options.

Hope this helps!

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Hi, To share my experience who are looking to exit for my fellow Canadians. I am a director at KP, YOE consulting 12 years at 200K base 15% bonus. All in CAD

TD / RBC AVP, 160 - 170K Base 50% bonus + stock
CPPIB D, 150-170K base 50% bonus
CPPIB MD, 180-200K base 100% bonus, yes 100%
Magna, MGR 175K base max
SAKS Off 5th (US), D, 190K Base 15% bonus
MLSE D, 140-160K
Kainos, architect, 190K base max

I ended up with US based HR tech firm, Architect, 230K 15% bonus stock option

Hope it helps!

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Entering a final round interview tomorrow with a Managing Director for a strategy role. Feeling stumped on questions

What're some go-to topics for you when meeting with a senior individual (I'm a 2-4 YOE)

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Looking for compensation range for Global Strategy Lead + Managing Director new role at Accenture reporting to CXO.

Base pay, sign on, equity, and bonus/AIP. 401k match and benefits if you have it. Thank you 🙏🏾

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I am an MD with more than 18 years of drug development experience. Would love to provide clinical development and scientific consulting to startups or investing companies as a side role. Does anyone has any thoughts on how to begin? I have never done it, but will like to explore that path.

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MD wanting to break into consulting. Applied to McK via referral 2 weeks ago, still waiting to pass resume screening. Need partner on how to start intense preparation. Done MConsulting prep YouTube videos, cases on McK website and found fishbowl in process of finding direction (joined today) but still feeling lost on direction to really prepare. Any one in similar boat want to connect and work through together? Thank you!

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Can anyone tell me the salary and bonus ranges for EY Consulting MDs? I have 3 years in MD role at another big 4 with 15 years total consulting experience.

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I’m interviewing for a MD/exec level role within industry.. big jump in pay etc. I’m through the first and second round (recruiter, then hiring manager). Now there’s at least 5 more - stakeholders, other direct reports of hiring manager etc.. ending with one more interview with the lead if all goes well.
My question is what might be the sorts of questions and conversation with these other stakeholders?

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Any thoughts on TPG’s REPE group? Interviewing for an associate position in SF, talked with a couple VPs, still need to talk with an MD and take the modeling test.

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I work at a boutique (currently ~14 bankers and 10 back office roles).

Joined in august. Since august, 3 senior bankers (MD / VP) 1 HR director, and now 2 analysts have left for great opportunities. To be honest I’m happy and like my role, plus it’s too early to think about switching firms already.

I am now the only analyst left, we have another one joining in January. Any advice on how I can leverage this for comp discussions at the end of the year?

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Any EY folks out there who can help me with understanding levels and comp? Currently a 2nd year MD at Deloitte and interviewing at EY. What should I aim for in terms of level/role and@comp? Thanks

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Thoughts on staying in IB longer term to VP/director/MD level vs. exiting at the associate level? Seems like total number of exit opps get cut down but quality of exit opps is higher (ie. senior level in PE/corp dev). Considering this option if enjoying/managing life as an associate in IB at my firm

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Interviewing with LEK next week for the Associate role and it’s my dream job right now. What would you say is the best way to set myself apart and increase my chances of getting hired?

P.S. I got a referral from MD

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The MD on my project wants me (an M) to act as the SM on the project but he has not told anyone that is my role and I’m having trouble getting the Ms to just naturally engage with me when I’m giving direction. I feel like this setup isn’t working and I asked him to just make sure the rest of the team knows this structure but he says that If I were a better leader they would listen. Is that true? (I realize this is high level)

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Anyone recently move to senior MD role at Accenture? Any guidance on salary, bonus and profit expectations?

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Partners, need recommendations on how to look for my next career move. I have 20 yoe, currently an L9 with FAANG, comp between 750-1mm, came from b4 where I was a md. Most of the position I see on LinkedIn and other sites are junior level. I am looking for CXO / senior exec level roles in tech industry. Don’t have much network that I can reach out to. I understand the senior level roles are not advertised anywhere.. so how should I get in front of executive recruiters/hm? How can I get noticed?

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A couple days ago was emailed by my SM who cc: another SM and our MD on the account. They were thanking me for all the hard work I’ve been doing. Our MD said it was great to see a new team member playing such an important role. I replied bla bla. They then talked about how they world set up time to talk about my future on the project. For context I’m a campus hire 3months in on a tech implementation. I don’t see myself on this project long term doent align with my end goals. Should I express

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As a Partner or Managing Director, what type of client side roles are our peer roles/exit role opportunities (i.e. Vice President, Sr. Vice President of major Lifesciences or Helathcare company)?
Interested in this group’s perspective.

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Which role would likely have higher comp potential. MD at BB bank (client facing group but not a “banker”) or MD at ACN or big 4?

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Could you share some advice/insights on pros and cons to moving headcount from a regional strategy role to a global capability network role within the same function.
How would this impact my comp, career trajectory (MD path), performance (impact of lower chargability), etc? What are some key questions I need to ask? (I’m a SM new to ACN USA)
Thanks

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