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People who moved from consulting to corporate strategy roles at Google, Microsoft, Facebook - what’s your base comp and stock grant?

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Posted on here a few weeks back about having interviews with Facebook, stripe, Microsoft, Lyft etc. As of today I’ve been rejected by all of them! Makes almost 20 rejections in the past year. Still cr… more

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Does anyone else here think that all these Oracle, Microsoft, AWS etc certifications are a joke? What real value do they actually add?

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Microsoft Teams is driving me crazy. I feel like I’m always at work. Yesterday I was at a family bbq and I was constantly getting pinged. Every time I get a message notification I feel like I’m about … more

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I know the forum hates Deloitte but does Deloitte have good exit ops? I’m interested in doing strategy work and struck out on m… more

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I work at EY cyber and I’m a staff 2 Just got two awesome offers: one from Microsoft that pays REALLY well, here. And I also got an offer to transfer to Europe with EY and I would be promoted to senio… more

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Hi all. Please I need some life defining advice on staying at Microsoft or getting an Ivy MBA. I’m currently a L61 IT Ops consultant making 120k base with 3 yoe. If I get promoted every 2.5 years it’… more

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Currently making 230k TC as an Applied Scientist at Microsoft. I have ~3.5 yoe and 26 y/o. How does this fare against MBB. See a lot of folks clearing 350-400k here with couple of years of work ex. … more

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When it rains, it pours🌧🌧. Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon all want to interview me next week. Five 45 minutes interviews meaning I need 3 days. What do I tell my client to be off for 3 days??

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So are we just gonna ignore the fact that Microsoft Teams eradicated most status tricking hacks during Covid? Snitching on all of us at a crucial time.

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What is the best way to automate Excel tasks? Is there a tool that do not require coding? Something like Microsoft power Automate? and best way you learned it?

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Why isn't Microsoft considered a FAANG-level company?

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Microsoft offer as a Data Scientist with 6YOE: $180k base $80k stock $25k sign on bonus $20k to $60k annual bonus Does that look fair? Coming over from consulting with a $170k TC so the big numbers i… more

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Rank where you'd want to exit to among the tech giants? Facebook Apple Amazon Netflix Google Microsoft

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How do you guys stay organised at work? Do you write down to-dos and notes on paper? Use some kind of tool (like Microsoft notes) or email yourself? I always end up switching between all 3 methods and… more

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About to switch companies where I went from using excel and all Microsoft products to a Google based company. Any advice for using Google sheets and getting accustomed to that after being an excel use… more

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Does Microsoft pay well? Like is 200k TC a median salary range for someone with 10 YOE or 200k is like nothing in MSFT?

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Microsoft Teams should have a “cooldown” feature, when someone splits a single sentence into 7 separate messages, they get a message “sorry, you’re doing that too much. please try again in one minute”… more

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If you audit Microsoft, would you have to use something other than Microsoft excel since that would relying on Microsoft’s product to help audit Microsoft?

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How do ya think Microsoft is planning to monetize GitHubmore

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Currently making around 115K TC as a fed consultant with a TS (3 YOE), I want to 50% that with my next hop. I already applied to Microsoft, MBBs, Salesforce, etc. I do business intelligence work (noth… more

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What’s the cheapest way to download Microsoft excel? I don’t have a student email

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I was recently verbally offered a job at Microsoft for a Program Manager (non-technical) position. Does anyone have any insight… more

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Can only pick one. Who would you put your money on for next 5-10 years? Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft, Tesla.

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Any suggestions on a personal laptop? Deciding between MacBook Air or maybe something like a Microsoft surface. I just want something to store personal items, surf the web, etc. I haven’t used a MacBo… more

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Just realized i’m probably getting screened out because my resume is in Microsoft Word format 🤦🏻‍♂️

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Just found out my exit company doesn’t use Microsoft office and uses gmail and google suite. I am now sad

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Received offer from Microsoft. Signing bonus has 12 month clawback. Has anyone ever negotiated a clawback which is prorated based on months served? Thank you.

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Any tips for getting my resume seen at FAANG/major tech companies in the SF Bay Area? I’ve already tried going through as many contacts that I know of in the groups I’m interested in. I’m trying to … more

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Besides FAANG, what are some notable tech companies? Examples: Uber, Microsoft, Starbucks, etc

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I want to learn SQL and Python (or R) to move into a more strategic Finance job, or maybe to FAANG. Considering the Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate. Anyone have experience or thoughts?… more

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Why is Microsoft not included in FAANG? Different comp structure? Different culture?

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If you're a software engineer looking for the biggest flex on the resume, what company would provide that? Amazon? Microsoft? Facebook?

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Anyone here exited to Microsoft? How do you like it there?

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My team is trying to find a better way to track talent. We have an ATS we like for everything but tracking the talent pipeline. Anyone have good one off tools they use for talent pipeline tracking? Ev… more

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Currently a senior consultant at B4 in LCOL city making $105K. Received offer at Microsoft in Bay Area for $130K base, $100K equity and 10% bonus for an associate role. Everything about the role is gr… more

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Does anyone have a Microsoft surface laptop? Thoughts? Thinking of getting one for my MBA but they’re kind of pricey

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PwC is hiring. If you are considering new exciting opportunities, the time is now. Let me know if you're interested in learning more about #TeamPwC. My team is looking for individuals who are int… more

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Why do some people say that the senior level at big tech (e.g., L6 at AWS) correlates to senior manager level at big 4? I get it from a comp perspective since comp is just that much higher. But from … more

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Do MBB Public & Social Sector consultants get paid less than their commercial counterparts? How about Partners?

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Long time lurker first time poster hoping for your advice. I grew up super poor and managed to put myself through undergrad and business school. However, my post b-school job is not very high-paying ($120k CPG), and I have very little savings. What can I do at this point to maximize my net worth? Open to all suggestions: new job, investments, etc.

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Do top 10 schools generally fly you out for interviews? Or are they mostly Skype? Or do you have to pay your way to interview in person? Does it depend on the school?

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I’m working on the Contagion Unit with my kiddos. Any suggestions for a final project?!

What are the ledger growth expectations (dollars or %) at your firm this year? I’m finishing the first year as a new tax partner (not B4). Started with 1.9million ledger and grew to 2.7million with pipeline worked from past years that turned to wins. The pandemic hasn’t allowed much time or travel to refill the pipeline. Now there’s pressure to add 500k and grow to 3.2million by end of 2nd year. Feels like a big number for a second year tax partner.

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You know, at some point, prime will be thousands of dollars a month and it’ll cover your healthcare, your preferred vr simulated life of your choice, and probably your police protection

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Do we have to roll over our 401k to D or can we leave it in our old account?

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Are you required to come into your building? I'm teaching vitrtually, but 2 days a week I'm required to come into my classroom.

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Want to be consultant. Non trad IS Eng BS this year, Process improvement at FCA now, was exec in healthcare, national sales director for retail startup, and startup founder. 3.3 major, 2.9 overall.

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UPS notification: I have a 2 lb package from Chase Card Services scheduled for delivery tomorrow!

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Going to talk to a CPA but curious how many of you take the home office deduction? I do most of my work at home but meet clients at an office in a high rise. The IRS info isn’t clear if I qualify

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Does rotating among 3-4 clients for no more than a month each requires LCA? Some in the same city as my home office and some are not.

Start tomorrow but I don’t get a match for 401k until 2nd year. Living at home and wanted to pay off my loans. Is it ok if I just do loans, max out IRA, and have an emergency savings? Projected CONTD

I previously posted in this bowl about interviewing for my dream job and this past week I received a job offer!!!!!!

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Any ideas on compensation expectation for AWS Engagement Lead, L6 for public sector?

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For FAANG and other large + well paid + good brand companies, what % of job requirements do you need to meet in order to get an interview or offer? I’ve gotten some interviews but no offers when I meet all but 1-2 nice-to-have (not mandatory) requirements, so I’m wondering if you need to be overqualified for jobs these days to get interviews and offers.

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Long shot but looking to move to union city, NJ and was wondering if anyone has any insights on how it is there in terms of safety and such. TIA!

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Temp to perm "contract" is up. Briefly met with CCO who informed me they're still interviewing/looking at others. He wants to see my conceptual ability so he's finding a brief for me (other candidates

Anyone had success negotiating extra points to have the team stay at a hotel for a long term client engagement (e.g., double points for the team)? Trying to negotiate with a Hyatt right now and would love any tips.

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Hi, please assist with writing a motivation. I'm applying to study Software Development within the Company. So far this is what I wrote An opportunity has presented itself and I'm interested in embarking on a journey to study Software Development within the Company. Being given this opportunity to grow at work gives me confidence that I can achieve beyond my job description as a Generic Technician.

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Do MBB Public & Social Sector consultants get paid less than their commercial counterparts? How about Partners?

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Long time lurker first time poster hoping for your advice. I grew up super poor and managed to put myself through undergrad and business school. However, my post b-school job is not very high-paying ($120k CPG), and I have very little savings. What can I do at this point to maximize my net worth? Open to all suggestions: new job, investments, etc.

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Do top 10 schools generally fly you out for interviews? Or are they mostly Skype? Or do you have to pay your way to interview in person? Does it depend on the school?

funnylike

I’m working on the Contagion Unit with my kiddos. Any suggestions for a final project?!

What are the ledger growth expectations (dollars or %) at your firm this year? I’m finishing the first year as a new tax partner (not B4). Started with 1.9million ledger and grew to 2.7million with pipeline worked from past years that turned to wins. The pandemic hasn’t allowed much time or travel to refill the pipeline. Now there’s pressure to add 500k and grow to 3.2million by end of 2nd year. Feels like a big number for a second year tax partner.

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You know, at some point, prime will be thousands of dollars a month and it’ll cover your healthcare, your preferred vr simulated life of your choice, and probably your police protection

likefunny

Do we have to roll over our 401k to D or can we leave it in our old account?

like

Are you required to come into your building? I'm teaching vitrtually, but 2 days a week I'm required to come into my classroom.

like

Want to be consultant. Non trad IS Eng BS this year, Process improvement at FCA now, was exec in healthcare, national sales director for retail startup, and startup founder. 3.3 major, 2.9 overall.

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UPS notification: I have a 2 lb package from Chase Card Services scheduled for delivery tomorrow!

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Going to talk to a CPA but curious how many of you take the home office deduction? I do most of my work at home but meet clients at an office in a high rise. The IRS info isn’t clear if I qualify

like

Does rotating among 3-4 clients for no more than a month each requires LCA? Some in the same city as my home office and some are not.

Start tomorrow but I don’t get a match for 401k until 2nd year. Living at home and wanted to pay off my loans. Is it ok if I just do loans, max out IRA, and have an emergency savings? Projected CONTD

I previously posted in this bowl about interviewing for my dream job and this past week I received a job offer!!!!!!

likeuplifting

Any ideas on compensation expectation for AWS Engagement Lead, L6 for public sector?

like

For FAANG and other large + well paid + good brand companies, what % of job requirements do you need to meet in order to get an interview or offer? I’ve gotten some interviews but no offers when I meet all but 1-2 nice-to-have (not mandatory) requirements, so I’m wondering if you need to be overqualified for jobs these days to get interviews and offers.

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Long shot but looking to move to union city, NJ and was wondering if anyone has any insights on how it is there in terms of safety and such. TIA!

like

Temp to perm "contract" is up. Briefly met with CCO who informed me they're still interviewing/looking at others. He wants to see my conceptual ability so he's finding a brief for me (other candidates

Anyone had success negotiating extra points to have the team stay at a hotel for a long term client engagement (e.g., double points for the team)? Trying to negotiate with a Hyatt right now and would love any tips.

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Hi, please assist with writing a motivation. I'm applying to study Software Development within the Company. So far this is what I wrote An opportunity has presented itself and I'm interested in embarking on a journey to study Software Development within the Company. Being given this opportunity to grow at work gives me confidence that I can achieve beyond my job description as a Generic Technician.

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