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Just heard about this Goldman Sachs survey. Why didn’t those overworked analysts just sleep more? Like it’s not that hard? Idk just feels like they’re complaining.

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McKinsey & Company What do you think of Kevin Sneader’s exit to be a regional Co-head at Goldman? Talk about getting knocked down a grade 😂

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Hi! I’ve been at Goldman for 10 months now and got approached by a faang recruiter and interviewed thinking it would be good practice. I ended up getting a product job and that was my long term plan p… more

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Big 4 vs Goldman Sachs? Current an as in big 4 for implementation but got an offer from gs to work on the Apple Card. Honestly after working at big 4 and telling people where I work no one knows of it… more

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I keep on reading stories about how Goldman Sachs analysts are working 80+ hour workweeks and making six figure salaries but are feeling burned out. I have a solution. Get 2x as many analysts to distr… more

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What’s the fascination / obsession with prestige? (I.e. need to go to HYS, work at Goldman or MBB, or I’m a failure) Do you think this societal obsession leads to unconscious bias towards others? I se… more

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Just got a dui, got a lawyer and all but what do I do in terms of reporting to the firm? I just started with Goldman Sachs 2 weeks back and they are running fingerprints soon, not convicted as the arr… more

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Goldman increasing base entry pay by up to 30% must be a bad news for consulting industry. Thoughts?

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About to hit a big promo, budgeting 15k for a watch. Any thoughts on what to get? My favorites so far have been GS, but I really don’t like the feel of titanium weight.

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I saw the news “ Goldman Sachs” employees working more than 100 hours per week. And, got attention to the world. ECO from Goldman start to make “Sat rule”, are you serious?”. … more

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Where can I find new friends? I feel like my priorities are so different from them now. They are still in a hyper competitive rat race mindset. Every conversation is about finmemes or PE recruiting or… more

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I rejected an offer from Goldman Sachs to join Deloitte after my internship. 3 years later now I am thinking to apply again at … more

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Google, McKinsey, Goldman Toughest to get into?

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Thinking about applying for IRS jobs, but confused by their GS level system. If I’m an S2 in tax, do I go for a GS 9 level position that requires my skill set?

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Should I buy a GS Sakura dial? I love it so much but all my friends say it’s not worth it.

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What do Goldman Sachs senior analysts do and what would be the average pay? Is it similar to investment banking or something different?

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Hi all. I'm an analyst at Goldman wanting to move into Consulting at Deloitte or Advisory at KPMG. Ideally, I'd like to stay in the Salt Lake area, and I know both firms are hiring like craz… more

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I’ve had an interview with Goldman more than two weeks ago, still haven’t heard back. And I am sitting on an offer that I have to decide whether to accept by next week. Would much rather to work for G… more

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Applying for an Analyst role at Goldman Sachs. Any advice?

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is there any drawback working for a FAANG ? Looks like their TC always goes past TC of B4, B5, IBM, MDs at GS etc. And they seem to have a less stress as well.

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What has a higher prestige factor to knowledgeable professionals: Goldman or McK?

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Is Edelman the Goldman Sachs equivalent of Communications/most prestigious? I have heard mixed things.

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Cannot stand those people who exaggerate about their or their spouses situation bcuz they care so much about what people think of them. Work w a guy who always says his wife went to MIT - true, but sh… more

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Hey fishes, Im facing a dilemma. I have two offers in hand: 1. PwC (offshore model) - Risk advisory (IT audit) 2. Goldman Sachs - Internal Audit (Securities Tech). Both jobs are offering me almost th… more

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If someone I know is an international student, in a Masters program, on a visa, and are applying to Goldman and Goldman only, their uncle works there, right?

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Have an offer to join GS risk team. Better pay, better company, better career trajectory. Problem is it’s in SLC, Utah… would love to hear thoughts and opinions. Currently making 75 in SF, so I kn… more

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recognizing that it’s all a crapshoot, does anyone mind chancing me at HSW? I am 2 years out from apps but asian female, so want to be realistic. my background - undergrad at a top 10 (think dartmouth… more

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Have some friends obsessed with getting into MBB. Am I the only one that thinks the Goldman, MBB stress/ hours/travel demanded at these firms is a ticket to an early death.

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Just landed a new job after a 4 month scuba sabbatical. Promised myself a GS for returning to work. SBGA211, SBGA407 or SBGY007? Current collection is Rolex GMT 116710 BLNR and Radiomir PAM00753. … more

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GS just bumped Analyst base from 85 K to 110 K. Is consulting going to respond to the banking bumps or not at all?

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Back end job at Goldman Sachs vs client facing at a small consulting firm. Which?

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Salary/step negotiation help! Is it better to start at a low step, higher GS or a high step, lower GS with a higher salary? E.g., GS-9 step 10 at $78,167 or GS-11 step 1 at $72,750.

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Just ended my 1.5 year long distance relationship with my boyfriend. I had been getting bored over the last few months and found myself questioning if he could be my “one.” I am 23 and am just startin… more

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Currently a professor at a well regarded ACC school, one of my students is graduating in December with a joint bachelors/masters in international relations (also speaks three languages, one critical).… more

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I got an offer today from a firm that’s fairly new and has about 13 attorneys. Only two of the attorneys are women, and they’re both quite a bit older. I don’t think the firm has a maternity leave policy. How do I find out? I’m a 26-year-old and want to start a family soon? But I don’t want them to know that quite yet.… Advice?

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Need advice - when partner says create an agenda for the meeting with xyz client. I can't tell if he's asking for a deck or just a one-page bullet point of talking points? Thoughts?

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Greenberg Atl first year pay?

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Per diem dinner allowance for Orlando at KPMG seems low at $33. That city has become much more expensive especially since it’s essentially a resort town. What do other firms allow?

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Is copy that’s been approved by a client fair game for them to use anywhere? It was only supposed to be for print and now it’s showing up all over their social. Don’t get me wrong.. I’m excited but

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Does anyone have a framework or other resources for scaling up a small workforce in a strategic way?

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When interviewing for a position is it okay to be asked to be considered for another similar position or no? Is it better to not being that up?

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A3 in San Jose?

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Asking on behalf of my parent who I think is severely under compensated and needs to go elsewhere: - Associate Director at a F100 w/15+ YOE in this industry - Has an MBA and a PMP - Engineering background (foreign country) with program/project/portfolio management experience in current role Currently making $130-$150K with like a $20-30K bonus. What’s a realistic salary target? Always been a high performer but because English isn’t the first language I worry they’ve been taken advantage of.

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Do you feel like you have to trade between good culture and comp, or do they typically go together in your experience?

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Any Parking options Walking distance from Union Station that are $20 or less per day? I need to park my car for a week to get an Amtrak and still freaking out about taking an Uber unfortunately. Other social distance approved hacks welcome :) my train is at 530 in the am.

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Client creating a role to hold me for 7 months until major project starts. I plan to move to a diff region in 6 months. Do I tell account leadership?

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Sitting behind Ben Carson, from ATL to FLL, wonder what he thinks of the debate last night. Famous people that you saw on the flight?

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when I got laid off couple of months back, one of the leadership I worked closely with for couple of years said that my skills are not right for the xyz firm and that I should take it - contd

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Given similar work/life, responsibilities, benefits...etc. What’s the minimum % pay bump you’ll leave a job for?

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Thoughts on getting a MS in Systems Engineering? Is it still relevant/competitive against a MS in Comp Sci/Data Science for Product Management/Startup roles? What exactly can you do with it? Assuming a top program.

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I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.

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HELP! I have left my belt at home. Flying to client site currently. Any options in airport or anything to get it before arriving onsite? Best cost effective option?

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Trying to switch. 2 YOE as PMO Post MBA from tier 2 college. Current CTC 13 lpa, what should be my avrg Target CTC?

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Looking to join big 4, but what to avoid the first busy season, do they hire in May/June?

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What’s the salary range for a cyber Deloitte manager in a tier 1 HCOL city? Currently have an industry offer and am getting to the final rounds with Deloitte.

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Cognizant is really on fire hiring. See a lot of job postings pop up in my Linkedin. Postings are more like mgt/tech consulting & strategy. what’s the deal? Trump causing these shops some headaches?

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Another day, another pop culture reference the client doesn't understand.

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Can anyone else just admit that being a financial advisor kind of sucks?

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Has anyone heard back from EY law about resuming H1B extensions? Mine expires in August and I am worried now. The wait is killing me.

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Waiting for lawyers to file H1b transfer is so irritating. I don’t have much motivation to work 😔 folks who are on visa and switched jobs, how did you deal with the waiting period?

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