L.E.K. Consulting Discussions
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Laid off by L.E.K. as a consultant. It was a humbling experience. I feel sort of stuck right now. What should I be thinking about in terms of next steps? If I want to give consulting another go, do I …
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
If you had offers at all of the T2 firms, which would you choose, and why? (assume same city in North America, like Boston or Chicago) Oliver Wyman…
Sorting hat thread:
Gryffindor: PwC, BCG, Alix, EY
Slytherin: McK, Deloitte, OW, Booz
Ravenclaw: Bain, Kearney, FTI, LEK
Hufflepuff: KPMG, Accenture, Huron
Me and girlfriends are planning a girls trip to Cabo for spring break. I'm also going to be working at full-time at LEK as an associate.
Will it be possible to balance vacation with wo…
I finished my top MBA with low GPA (less than 3.0) during the pandemic year. Now I am recruiting for experienced hire and some firms asked for my transcript. Is there any chance that I don’t provide i…
I have an offer from Capital One’s Corporate Strategy Group as a Strategy Consulting Associate. This would be coming out of undergrad from a Top 10 Public University. Wondering what the prestige, exit…
Does your firm have strict up or out? I am looking at a firm with more protected/shadow opportunity at post-MBA level? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group…
How does staffing look like at your firm? For example, at Mckinsey you need to network your way to get projects while at Bain “staffers”are in control (My friends at Mckinsey and Bain told me this). I…
Please rank these T2 - Kearney, OW, RB, LEK, S&, A&M, EYP. Which one is the best in terms of benefit, brand name, exit opps, and culture
Is it true that the more you network, the higher the chance you can get an interview?Boston Consulting Group Ba…
Anyone knows if any life science consulting firms sponsor H1B (non-OPT)? Got rejected by Health Advances. The recruiter said I am a strong candidate but unfortunately have no green card… ClearView Healthcare Partners…
For fishes who got promoted beyond Manager level, since when do you know that you can be a good salesperson? I am at late tenure at consultant level and about to become a manager. Many friends jumped …
Bain vs. LEK on landing a life sciences investment role exit opportunity in the future? I have heard great things about LEK, also seeing many people exit into LS VC after exiting LEK. Unfamiliar with …
Would you want to become a software engineer instead given the $$$ and wlb?McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group…
Thoughts on strength of LS practices at L.E.K. versus BCG? Does BCG have a stronger LS strategy presence over L.E.K.?
What are the pros and cons exiting to PE ops? (I am at post-mba consultant level)McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group…
Which offices in NA are most friendly for LGBT? I am doing business school and considering applying for roles at Seattle, Boston and Dallas. The reason why I am not applying for SF/NYC is that they ar…
It’s my understanding that LEK is a better LS shop than ZS. But in terms of interesting projects - which firm has more exciting/cool projects? (leaving this very subjecting on purpose)
What is the biggest L.E.K. Consulting office with the highest turnover? To optimise the chances
I am moving to NYC this fall and looking to transition from biotech engineering to consulting. I’ve got a solid resume covering cell&gene therapy, digital transformation, inter…
What is your view on Oliver Wyman acquiring Huron's Life Science Strategy practice? A good move? Would it d…
How do you do salary expectation discussion with the recruiter? Do you tell the number upfront or do you wait for recruiter to open their cards?? And also how do you dodge you current salary question?…
Hey All! I’m super lucky and excited, I got two good offers from LEK Boston and Strategy&. Would love to he…
Best Non-MBB comp at the Manager level?
EYP - 200k + 20 bonus
A&M - 140 base + 75% bonus
S& - ?
LEK - ?
OW - ?
ATK - ?
T2 Fishes, curious to hear why it’s perceived so difficult to lead 1-2 cases simultaneously (like Ms LEK). Cs at ZS doing similar life science strategy work are always fractionalized and lead multipl…
L.E.K. making it rain with raises just now
I cleared my technical round, after that they gave me an assignment, which I also completed.
Now they send me an invite for product manager round. What will be the questions asked in this round?
Stack - Software Test Engineer (Automation and Manual)
Exp: 3.8 Years
This one for startup.
Do I have a shot of another big 4 offer with a 2 month TD rotation done? Really don’t want to do another busy season in audit
Hello, I am a new grad with a doctorate in OT. I just got an offer for a job working at a private school. The offer is 58K with benefits. 15 days PTO. Do you guys think I can negotiate the salary to 70K, which based on my research is the average pay for my level of experience and education? Or is that too much to ask?
Hi, what are the salaries at Simon Kucher, by level, in the US? And how many years at each level. Not sure why, but I can’t find this information anywhere Simon-Kucher & Partners
Kamala Harris - now Vice President elect of the US - never had biological children. Child-free friends, especially women, this is yet another example of someone who is living an accomplished, fulfilled life without needing to have kids ☺️
I'm not good with words of affirmation and the dude I'm talking to, that's what his love language is. What are some easy ways I can incorporate some of this into my conversations with him without it being awkward for me (he says he doesn't get that enough from me)? We're still in early stages and haven't DTR and we are long distance. We plan to meet soon but until then I find it hard to be overly romantic because I feel like I'm not being genuine since we haven't even met yet and don't know what
Hello everyone, thinking of making a change to be an admission counselor at a college or university. Any advice, suggestions, or insights would be greatly appreciate. Thank you in advance.
Fellow ladies- what do you typically dress in when going to work or travelling on work? I am seriously sick of in laws passing bad comnents regarding my "work culture" and dressing styles on a regular basis.
For any guys reading this- learn to stand up for your wives even though it may be standing up to your parents.
You know Trump is in bad shape when you live in Texas and there are Trump 4 President commercials. I can’t recall a time in the last 20 years where a republican presidential candidate, let alone an incumbent had to spend advertising dollars in Texas. I could be wrong, but honestly don’t ever recall seeing them before. This either means one of three things . Either The Trump war chest has so much money they don’t know what to do with it. His campaign guys are clueless on how to win and where
Don’t know if this is the right bowl but I’ll give it a shot. Does it make sense to buy a boat? I’m 23, currently renting in the DC area. I can easily afford it but don’t have a SUV or anything to haul it. It would strictly stay in the water. I want one really bad and just miss being home In the summers and out on the boat with my friends. I don’t want to make an impulse decision but man I also want my own without derailing my retirement, eventual house down payment, etc.
I just want to thank A&M leadership for pushing up this industry's comp. I don't even work there but.am so glad they are paying what they do, forcing other firms to compete comp wise
I so hate these wannabe consultants who write an email with your name and then a hyphen, for example: John-
Does this help utilization or what
I screwed up dates while booking tickets with Alaskan Airlines and just realised it. Airlines are not offering me an exchange and I have to forego the costs (~$900) . Do I have an salvage options ? 😞
My agency is looking to grow their digital offerings and expertise and is looking for a Creative Director to join the ranks. NJ based but open to remote and virtual.
Hello all ! Are there any companies in the DMV area that hire mechanical engineers without the need to possess a security clearance ? Anyone that exists outside the defense sector in this region ? Thanks 😊
hi ladies, thoughts on chanel 19 vs boy? thinking to get a small one in a neutral color and curious about your thoughts on longevity, resale value, overall look :)
Any recommendation on off beat, but well made, desi movie (preferably Hindi but open to other languages) on Netflix?
PS: Not looking for series or run of the mill Bollywood movies. Also would be great if you can add why you like it!
For those who work(ed) in McK Digital? Are the exit opps for experts same as generalists?
What are peoples thoughts on the following. I have a offer from my Firm to transition to another role in our Strategy group after I told them I don’t enjoy my job. I am also currently interviewing with A&M and the process has been incredibly slow for their PEPI group. Have second round interviews upcoming but not sure when yet. I don’t start this new role at my company for a month from now. I want to accept the offer at my current firm and continue the process with A&M, not a bad decision right?
Thoughts on MBA vs Masters in Data Science/Stats/Data Analytics? Currently 2 years in management consulting and considering options to study something more technical to transition into product mgmt
Can anybody refer me for AWS admin/cloud engineer. I'm not getting any leads/response. Your help is much appreciated.
Has anyone on here made the move from the West back to the subcontinent (India/Pakistan/Bangladesh)? How did you navigate that process and tips/tricks?
I am considering a career transition back to India after about 20 years in the West (moved here as a kid) and curious to know where I would start to see whether it is a feasible idea or not.