Moving from consulting to PE. Would you take a VP role at a shop that isn’t the greatest and may only be around for 5 more years? Or would you take a few steps backwards and take a new associate role at a good fund?

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Just got an offer from a Series B startup for a VP role. Latest valuation is 450M and they claim to be in final stages of raising a Series C. Equity portion of the offer is 0.33% equity vesting over four years. What do we think? Good? Bad?

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Senior VP in IB here. Wasn’t really looking but think I am going to get Principal offer at $2-3bn PE shop. Can anyone please tell me what market comp is for Principal role? Thank you!

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What are you Corp Tax people thinking about after this busy season? As a Senior I'm not sure if I should leave yet as I hear the exit ops are not good until manager for Tax. Also thinking about leaving for general accounting jobs but don't exactly feel month end close forever is my thing. Goal is to be a VP or director in tax but only because that's all I know fo non-PA jobs. Idk, think'n

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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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Hi, I’m curious to know what level a VP/SVP in a marketing agency would equate to in consulting? Looking at 220-260 total compensation for the SVP role. And if anyone has made a switch from consulting to agency work, I would very much appreciate any insight/advice 🙏🏼

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What do consulting SM's exit to in industry title wise? Director? Senior Director? VP? Which is most comparable?

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How important will a MBA be for Director level and up roles in industry be going forward? Trying to see if a first manager role or a top 10 MBA would serve me better for Director and VP spots

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Hi Fishses I have reached to VP interview round for Senior pursuit Advisory Analyst role, I have cleared first round of interview followed by case study assignment, what type of questions should I expect and what CTC I should be expecting. And how many more rounds will be there if I clear this one YOE - 5 Years Thanks in advance

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I'm creating a new platform designed to provide mentoring to early-career marketers at scale. My focus is on those in their 1st job or early in their careers (first 7 years) to give guidance on issues from negotiating their first marketing position to dealing with team issues and people to deciding how far they'd like to go in marketing (VP or CMO level). Given this, will you share your most "burning question" - if you have one in this area? Thankss o much.

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Anyone moved from VP level at an advertising agency into a different career, or a role at a client? Interested to hear experiences or equivalent positions that might be available.

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wen you make it to the 3rd round (1st round Hr, 2nd round hiring manager, 3rd round panel of senior manager & VP of Finance) do you think there is others I am competing with at that stage or I am the only one and they are just trying to get final approval/ double checking for red flags before they hire me?

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How does your agency structure its Engagement/Activation/Digital Strategy dept, as far as titles/roles go? It doesn't seem as defined as other depts and, from what I can tell, it also isn't uniform across agencies. For example, in our Copy dept, the succession is: 1. Junior Copywriter 2. Copywriter 3. Sr Copywriter 4. Copy Supervisor 5. Copy Group Supervisor 6. VP, Copy Group Sup 7. VP, ACD 8. SVP, ACD 9. SVP, CD 10. SVP, ECD As a Sr Digital Strategist, what's the next logical role for me?

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Should Severance packages be included in total comp discussions? What amount of time, if any, is acceptable for a Director level role? What amount of time, if any is acceptable for a VP level role?

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Current CTC 26L All Fixed What salary should i expect for VP position at Wells Fargo India and how is the structure ?

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Interviewing at Salesforce right now for a Solutions Engineer role. I have an interview with the VP tomorrow. Anyone have any advice? I keep getting the feedback that I am too “structured” and too much of a consultant. 🥸

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Interviewing at Salesforce right now for a Solutions Engineer role. I have an interview with the VP tomorrow. Anyone have any advice? I keep getting the feedback that I am too “structured” and too much of a consultant. 💩 Oh the irony.

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Just wanted to post a data point for a startup VP role I am interviewing for. Series B startup $250k base 0.4% equity vesting over four years, worth $350k / yr at latest valuation Any other data points out there?

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I’m in an interim role with an organization and am struggling with a Sr VP/COO. He was formerly a practicing attorney and wow he has a communication style that results in me feeling like a bumbling idiot. It’s nothing overt, but more I feel that he has me under a microscope and doesn’t quite trust me as he was quite enamored of my predecessor. How to deal?

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Would love advice on an offer! Series A, raised $35M in April, valuation $120M. Offer for VP role, Head of X (operations, growth, etc). Managing 25 ppl and growing fast. Report to CEO. I’ve been at mck 6 yrs, newish AP. Initial offer from them: Total cash comp $260k (base+bonus). 0.75% equity. That’s as far as the convo has gone so far. It’s my first time recruiting for a role w equity. Advice on if this sounds attractive? Lowball? How to approach the next convo (where to push)? Thanks a ton!

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Any insight into comp structure in Houlihan Lokey's Transaction Advisory practice. I'm potentially looking at a VP position and going in a little blind at the moment.

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What is salary range for a VP position at Citi? The HR gave a range of $120-140k (NYC).

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I have an intro call with a VP hiring for a brand director role. What might be the most common or hardest question a VP may ask for such a role? I’ve only held senior marketing roles and am about 10 years of experience. They sought me out (probably due to my last few years at agencies) or otherwise I wouldn’t have thought I’d qualify for such a title.

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Hey guys, I’ve recently started interviewing for a position outside my firm. I was wondering who makes the decision to hire? Is it the interviewers (MD’s, VP’s, analysts) or is it the recruiter that reached out to me who gets the final say? I’m crushing it with the directors, Vp’s but not really talking too much sith the recruiter. Please help

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I have 3 questions, targeted at ppl current at firms like Insight Onsite / KKR Capstone / Vista Consulting / any other ops group at a growth or growth buyout fund 1) what does comp trajectory look like + role (eg year 1 = ASC, total cash comp = $xK >> year 3 = SASC, ... >> year 4 = VP, ...) 2) when does coinvest start and any details 3) when does carry start and any details

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I have a job post I am being considered for at a bank for a VP position and in the description, it says the salary is New York - $170,00 $240,000 $280,000. And then this is supposed to be base salary, bonus and LTI component. I am not sure if this is a cumulative salary or in addition the base, you can get $240K in bonus…etc ? Anyone have any thoughts? I will probably ask, but thought to check in case anyone had a similar situation

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Might be getting an offer with a company about to IPO in the next ~6-12 months. Relatively higher position (Director/VP level). How should I negotiate for equity? Can anyone share their experience with a move to a company about to IPO? Thanks!

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Recruiter reached out to me about a Strategy VP role in O&G. The role is focused on alternative business models and tapping into the climate agenda, which is meritworthy, but I just feel the sector as a whole is dying and question whether it’s the right horse to back. Anybody considered or executed a jump to O&G? How did it work out?

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Partners - in your opinion and based on what you have seen, what’s a better time to exit consulting - as a partner to a CXO role or as a Partner (-1) / Associate Principal to a VP/SVP role, if someone wants to maximize growth and retire (relatively) early? Also, what’s a dream consulting exit these days- tech, startup or large company?

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Hi Fishies, Curious to know what the salary band is for a VP at Credit Suisse - this is an Investment banking role. Location: New York City. Thanks! 🐠

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Hi Fishies, Curious to know what the salary band is for a VP at Credit Suisse - this is an Investment banking role. Location: New York City. Thanks! 🐠

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Hi Fishies, Curious to know what the salary band is for a VP at Credit Suisse - this is an Investment banking role. Location: New York City. Thanks! 🐠

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Interview next week for a fintech VP role (real VP reporting to CEO, not the fake traditional finance VP titles) and have no idea what target salary should be. Glassdoor is all over the place. Trying to crowdsource a reasonable number.

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Anyone have an idea of the salary range for a VP PM type role at JPMorgan Chase? From my understanding, VP can be a pretty wide band. 9 YOE.

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I am looking for some perspectives. I’m in a technical consulting role and would like to end up as a VP or CTO one day. My plan is to go for an online MBA while working full time (6 figures hard to give up) then pivot afterwards to managing a devs or product management. I am looking at USC and some other less prominent schools on the west coast since I am located in the PST time zone. I do not want to relocate as my partner has a job here. Any thoughts or things you would also consider?

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Looking at a Corporate Development role in Dallas (VP - under Director at this company). Total comp is 225 with 160 Base and 40-50 target bonus. Very interested in the work and seems like good opportunities within the company. Any thoughts on Corp Dev roles (WLB, Pay) compared to consulting or internal strategy?

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Offer evaluation please. Recently made manager in Capital Markets at Deloitte, currently on £73k base. Got an offer for JPM (London) Operations Change VP role, paying £92k base. Is it a good package?

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Can someone who is say an EM at MBB with only 3 years WOE out of undergrad realistically get an equivalent senior role in industry (where there is set progression)? Eg could they enter as a VP/ director in a strategy role at a bulge bracket IB? I always find it odd how quickly MBB promotes vs most other companies and wonder how this translates into exit opportunities where tenure is important

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