Would you take a 10% pay cut to work at a tech unicorn with an executive sounding job title? Think project leader to C-level role. No promise of equity until after a year.

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Hi ladies! The Ops practice at Mck is hiring direct engagement manager roles. If you are a Manager/Project Leader/EM - or equivalent and interested in learning more about the role at Mckinsey, please DM me. Happy to submit a referral. Would love to see more leaders who are women!

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I am an experienced consultant (13 yoe) that has been interviewing with Boston Consulting Group for a project leader role. I have talked to several partners and managing directors which has gone well. Now I have to go through the case interviews. Any advice for someone at my level to clear the case interviews?

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Hi Fishes. Can someone at BCG refer my spouse for a Project leader (Energy/Utility) role ? YOE: 6 + Master's in Engineering,

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Can someone please share experience about introductory Partner call for Project Leader role at BCG Digital?

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Any BCG 🐠 willing to refer for an “Expert Project Leader” role that I saw promoted on LinkedIn? I have 8 years industry experience in the specified industry, 3 years in boutique consulting, and all 11 years in the specific operational focus noted in the post. Thanks in advance!

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Need BCG advice.
A BCG recruiter reached about an ‘Expert Project Leader’ role. Seems like an experienced hire programme for people with a very specific skill set (for me, supply chain stuff). Is this a good gig? Would appreciate any insight from BCG people if they have seen people in this role succeed. Thanks

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What % of BCG Consultants make it to the Project Leader position? I want to stick with consulting at least for the next 4-5 years and I’m @ at S&. Deciding if the switch is worth it (e.g. new network, have to establish myself)?

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What is a Deloitte M equivalent at BCG? A recruiter reached out to me about a project leader or principal role. Wondering how it all lines up w/ comp. thanks in advance all

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I am taking on the Project Leader role on a project (not promoted yet) and the project’s previous PL, who I’m taking over for, is hyper on my throat...policing my prioritization of work, joining a call late and re-clarifying something I already covered with the client, etc.

How to appropriately provide feedback to them to give me autonomy and agency?

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I would love an exit oppy at a Pharma with at least $130k base comp and reasonable WLB (~9 hours/day, being able to pick up kid from daycare?). Area is Washington Dc/Bethesda/Gaithersburg. Am I dreaming or would a job like this exist? Currently a Project Leader at BCG - would not mind pay cut at all, I just want to be with my family

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BCG fish - what's the difference between a consultant and project leader in regards to role played on a team, what you have to watch out for internally (i.e. Politics, selling / BD work), what are grounds for up and out? When does path to partner start to ramp up / how does it ramp up? Thanks!

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Young 🐠 about to step into her first leadership position. What kind of hairstyle/cut/colour do you recommend to look more mature? Currently having long blond hair which I often curl. Definitely makes me look younger than I am and more like a beauty teen rather than a project leader. I am open to any kind of suggestions ☺️

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Project Leader at BCG NY, looking to exit to McKinsey or Bain in London. Any leads appreciated. Planning to leave because the firm doesn’t seem to care anymore (not because of performance issues)

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How different is casing for Project Leader role compared to Consultant?

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What are your exit opps as a Project Leader/EM, who mostly works on federal government healthcare projects? Not sure how the experience would translate to industry.

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Wanted to get this groups thoughts. I’m a consultant about the get promoted to project leader at BCG but I was offered a role at FAANG that comes with a nice pay increase and presumable better work life balance. Is there any reason to stick it out to PL? I don’t know if I’m limiting myself down the line

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C2 at MBB. On track for promotion to become project leader in July. Although exhausted with the work and want to exit by end of year. What are some typical exit opportunities at project leader level?

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Got an offer from BCG (currently Engagement Manager close to Principal, would be similar senior Project Leader role). Worth making the switch? Pros and cons?

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Anyone know what level you would exit to at the Gates Foundation as a second-year Consultant vs. Project Leader? Any insight into comp?

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BCG fish: I’m applying to a Project Leader position at BCG Digital. Currently Digital Consultant with 7 YOE, great feedback from projects, acting as team lead. Anyone want to help with a referral?

Came across a role from BCG titled Principal but in the description states project leader and principal consultant. Expectation is only 5 years of relevant experience. Where is this in the hierarchy?🧐

Do MBB folks typically have to take a pay cut to exit to the industry? If you’re making 300k as a manager/project leader, it must not be easy at all to find roles with matching comp

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Hi BCG 🐠! I’m looking to apply for the Project Leader position, focusing on Post-merger Integration. I’ve done M&A IT work at both D and S&. Would love to chat more for insights.

Put on a stretch role on a type of project I’ve never done before outside of my typical group. Managed and performed decently but deliverable wasn’t perfect. Is there anyway I can get project leader

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What advice would you have for someone who focuses exclusively on automotive clients (post MBA, project leader) and has aspirations to move into industry? Is there a right time/starting role?

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BCG recruiter reached out on linkedin for a project leader role. What level is this in terms of seniority? Coming form big 4, I've never heard of a project leader role. Is it similar to director?

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What are the levels in BCG? A recruiter reached out for the project leader role which is different than the big4 nomenclature. All help is appreciated !

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Google product director role or a BCG project leader ? Thoughts?

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How does BCG evaluate their candidates, had final round interviews, hoping for a Project Leader position, but unsure of if they have a scoring rubric, if they collaborate together or separately

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BCG folks, how long typically before I hear from the recruiting after submitting my application for Project Leader role? Read some old fishbowl posts it’s 2 weeks. mine is almost 3 weeks. NYC

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Anyone in BCG want to earn referral bonus by bringing me in? Looking at a project leader role. Provide an anonymous email here and we will talk :)

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I want to have 4M in my retirement account by 40. Doable if I exit to industry as a Consultant (not project leader)?

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BCG - brother in law got offered a project leader position on west coast. They've offered $205k base. Acceptable?

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Is BCG hiring in the DC area? I have a strong project leader connection there and I'm wondering if now is a good time. Very highly rated in MC

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I have an interview next week for a tech industry role and my interviewer was a project leader at BCG. Nervous as I'm an analyst at Deloitte (not S&O) with little experience. Any tips?

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Are exit opps as a Principal really that much better than as a Project Leader? Why?

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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.

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How much does a managing consultant make at CrossCountry consulting? Looking to jump ship. Does a managing consultant equal manager or does said role equal management consultant?

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