Need help. Currently at 139k. Got an offer for 183k and sign on for $75k. Daddy D countered with $175k and 65k retention bonus. Stay or go? Deloitte…
HELP! I just got a BCG consultant offer. PwC paid for my MBA. I still need to work here for 3 more years before not owing any of it back (currently would have to pay 100% of it if I left). Is the move…
Which T2 has the best culture in the pandemic environment. Why? What works well? Deloitte, Strategy& (PwC), LEK, Oliver Wyman, EY-Parthenon, Accenture, Kearney
Here is my take on every major global firm as Harry Potter characters: McKinsey - Tom Riddle BCG - Albus Dumbledore Bain - Cedric Diggory LEK - Draco Malfoy Strategy& - Minerva McGonagall Parthen…
Is Strategy& in the same league as MBB? Why or why not? How is the WLB? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group…
Hello. I am a non traditional student at a target school with considerable experience. I was offered a consultant level role at a B4+ consulting firm with 140 base and 30 sign on bonus. However, I am …
Got offers from Deloitte S&A, EY-Parthenon, and Strategy&....what’s the brand perceptions, insights, longer term comp, pointers, etc?
At what level you stop having to do case studies when applying to new roles? (Currently Senior Consultant, seeking to change companies, And don’t feel like going through that case studies prep thing …
I reneged a summer internship offer at Strategy& for another company. I ended up not having a great experience for the company I reneged for. Would it be possible to re-apply to Strategy& or a…
How do you pronounce Strategy&? Stratégie (French?)? Strategy and (weird)? Strategy Ampersand? I’m afraid to ask.
Cringy alert I’ve seen folks wearing Strategy& Patagonia vests and jackets. Are those available in the PwC store? And do I have the access to the said store before my start date?
Honest question. Is getting into Big 4 management consulting or advisory/strategy considered “hard”? I joined a strategy arm much later in my career so my path is a bit different. I know a lot of my …
Is there a prestige gap between the big 4 and ACN that is big enough to be worth taking a detour to the big four before exiting consulting? Depending on your perspective you might not see acn as less …
Strategy& or Deloitte Consulting?
Received an offer at BCG at the Senior Associate level, with a $120k base salary. I’m currently at Strategy& at the level equivalent to BCG’s Consultant level making 25% more in base. Bonuses are …
How much does your company pay if you successfully refer an employee? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain &…
Is the strategy& brand worth anything in terms of exits? I am having a really hard time finding exit opportunities that will pay over $200k. (Currently a mgr with 8 YOE)
Have 2 offers that i would love to get your thoughts on. Deloitte Strategy Manager and Strategy& Senior Associate. Let me know what you’d pick. 🙏
For those of you who worked in consulting in both Europe and the middle east (Dubai, Riyadh…) What are the main differences (if any) between the 2 regions? In terms of work-life balance, people, cultu…
Kearney vs Strategy&? Same level and comp.
Comparable offers at both Strategy& and McKinsey. I like the work I’d be sourced to at S& more than Mck, but am I crazy to turn down Mck?
Three different recruiters have reached out regarding Strategy& PEVC. Any insights on the team or the expected growth?
S& recruiter just reached out. Brand new M here at D in the strategy offering. 6 years pre MBA exp and 2019 MBA grad, joined D as SC. 180k base + 30% bonus. How much base can I realistically go …
What are the benefits (if any) of working at Oliver Wyman, Kearney, Accenture strategy, EY-Parthenon, Strategy& etc. Instead of MBB?
EY-P or Strategy&? EY-P is better ranked on Vault, but Booz was more prestigious. Any thoughts?
Was reached out to by LEK and interviewed and landed offer for Consultant role. Current Experienced Associate at Strategy& and have been here for about a year now doing a lot of fit for growth or …
Do not mean this as a satire. Genuinely curious. How does the prestige in industry works for management consulting? I am thinking 1. MBB 2. Deloitte and Strategy& 3. Big 3/OW/BAH/ZS Correct?
PwC Strategy& and PwC Deals are hiring Directors, Senior Managers, Managers, and Senior Associates to join our teams! If yo…
Tried to help an older lady take her luggage down the stairs at Union Station (Chicago). She panicked and held onto her luggage very tight. On hindsight, (cont)
How do I get my old project to leave me alone? I rolled off, but they keep calling me in for little things. My new project leads are okay with it for now, but I want it to end. What to do?
I’m a lazy investor and don’t want to think about my money, so I invest my Roth IRA and 401K into a Vanguard target fund (2065). Should I be doing more with my money?
What's the average base salary of a Manager?
Agree or disagree? A student with a 504 for an anxiety disorder should be required to go to some kind of counseling for coping strategies if mods are required in the classroom.
Armanino - RAAS Construction team, anyone knows about the firm; culture; pay compared to B4?
Should I be worried if I have constantly bounced from short project to project (excellent performance) and don't really see myself with a single tangible/transferable skill? I'm 1.5 yrs in & 24.
Why Marriott has so much long term debt? They have this light asset approach and most of the properties are owned by their franchisees.
My anxiety/depression/imposter syndrome has relapsed throughout covid. Last year I had just started with therapy when covid hit and I slowly stopped because I don’t feel comfortable doing it virtually with roommates around. I feel like I had made all this progress and it’s just slowly fading away. I spend my weekends alone with my thoughts for so long that I feel lonely and cry. How are you all able to cope with this feeling that this is forever
Does everyone who joins Big 4 have a 2 years and done mindset or just me? I feel like I just joined Kentucky and enjoying the ride until draft day.
How is Deloitte USI (Strategy and Analytics practice) Heathcare and Lifesciences domain in terms of perks, growth, wlb, exit opportunities? I have my 2nd round scheduled next week and hearing so much about good talent leaving the organization, am a bit hesitant. Can someone please share their experience? Yoe: 5, post mba: 1
MBB interview tomorrow. I’ve been studying hard for the last two weeks. Do I go to my intramural b-ball game @ 9pm or study the rest of the night. Confidence level 50%
Thinking of moving to Charlotte. Any recommendations on best places to buy homes. Also where are good schools? Have a kid who will be going to high school next year.
What are benchmarks for good/bad utilization %. How do I know if I have a healthy % or not?
Has anyone used those under the desk peddlers? I’m thinking of getting one to get some more activity/movement in throughout the day while working. I don’t have the means for a standing desk so can’t use a treadmill unfortunately
I need some cash. Anybody want a EY referral?
Any good strategies for getting retention offers from AMEX? Have platinum and gold cards and the gold card annual fee just hit - which I’m trying to reduce or have a reason not to cancel/downgrade
Has anyone taken Amtrak recently? Im traveling from NY to Providence by NER and want a row to myself. Ill be leaving on Thursday and returning on Tuesday in mid- September. Is it better to reserve a seat in business class or try for coach
Any organization does consulting interview prep, esp. case interview prep? Trying to switch job into better consulting firms. Never done case interview before, so need some guidance. Thanks!
🐠 who live or have lived in Chicago - how was your experience when it came to friendliness, diversity/racism, and access to Asian foods and grocery stores? I’m considering relocating to the South loop neighborhood - single person in their 30s, not interested in suburbia life
Actually spent all of my per diem today and am feeling shitty about it. Normally, I have enough left to essentially eat free over the weekend!
Does Alaska Airlines have a status challenge? Need to fly with them for a few weeks - no other flight options.
About when should I start prepping for interviews? I submitted H / S last week but havent been able to focus on interviews yet
I have a 60 minute case study and 30 minute presentation for a strategy associate interview at a PE Megafund focused on their credit business. No idea what to expect. Any insight on how to prepare?
Any considerations when disclosing to the firm that your wife is pregnant? Debating when to share the news...
I get a decent amount of interviews but always have trouble clearing the technical round…how do you prepare? No two job positions have the same requirement it seems.
Just found out I’m shortlisted at Cannes is 2 categories. If we win, can I use that as leverage at my current company for a raise or promotion?(Cont)
Anyone have the nectar mattress and think it's good? All the work from home and not in a hotel bed is making me realize I need a new mattress
I’m confusion... I started to count calories/macros to lose weight. Roughly 211... started at like 24/2500 for a 1.5 months.. didnt lose a Lb. Dropped down to 2200 for last 2 weeks...haven’t lost a LB. Working out / cardio 5-6x a week. Sleep is good and stress level ok (outside of the covid norms). Any tips or suggestions?
If company only matches 6% should I only put 6% of income into 401k? Does it make sense to put more to lower tax bracket?