What’s a reasonable starting salary for someone with an MPH and 2 years of research experience before grad school?
How much do employers/recruiters/managers actually care about +1 certifications or flashy learning badges offered by professional cites? Is it more about where it is from (like linkedin learning vs credentialed certification program)
Any thoughts on Amazon’s international tax / transfer pricing department? Culture, type of work, wlb, etc?
Currently at Accenture, whats a typical timeline from director to Partner @ S&. What’s a typical bonus tier at director
When you’re forced to gate check at United because your bag is too big. But the guy in front of you has the same bag and the 5 people in a lower boarding behind you don’t have to check their bags. Grr
I have 1 YOE working for a large LS consulting firm doing mainly pipeline and launch strategy work. I want to exit into one of the following: healthcare IB, Healthcare VC, or healthcare PE. How are my odds with my background (studied finance and bio in UG)? Has anyone made a similar move?
If the prospective employer meets my salary requirements, is there any wiggle room for me to try to negotiate further? Maybe a signing bonus?
Why aren't policies like one-remote-week-per-month more common? Wouldn't that drastically reduce burn out?
Is thank you email after an interview recommended. If so, specific tone you guys would suggest ?
Looking to burn Marriott points and air miles? Thoroughly recommend the JW on Isla Della Rosa - Venice....
Hi Is there anyone here looking to hire a Strategy consultant? I've got previous experience across public and private sector and I'm now looking for a new challenge with one of the top consulting firms in the UK. Any help would be much appreciated.
I’m going to be about 1000 miles short of gold status on American. Will have hit EQD threshold. Any way to purchase extra miles or do anything to put me across the threshold?
Expecting ZERO change from the bean counters with regard to diversity. Performative emails and sentiment but real change would involve them being uncomfortable. Hoping they follow the trends out of fear and perception rather than expecting enlightenment.
Please don’t waste someone’s time asking for a referral if someone else already gave you one. Most companies won’t let you have more than one referral and all you do is eat up someone’s time that is willing to help you out. It’s happened more than a few times now; just be honest that you want to learn more about a company / role and I’ll be just as willing to help you.
Have an offer from Protiviti, EY and Deloitte for Tech Consulting (entry level). Which company should I go for?
Which books would you recommend to a product counel for tech startup about strategy, management, and leadership?
As the post-COVID workplace is transforming the core essence of what’s most important to recruiting, retaining and developing talent (employees, consultants, hybrid type work), what are the core one or two “MVPs”- - (Most Valuable Professional-Personal) ‘essentials’ you require for your ideal career-life design blueprint?
What’s the appropriate salary for an SVP Account Director with 14 years experience with building/managing a team of 10 in NYC. I feel like I’ve been underpaid & overworked
Any firms allow booking first/business class for domestic US client travel? (Not counting on status)
This might be the MOST important and ONLY post of any true value I post this year, so please, let me know why you might agree or disagree: With all the awakening regarding employment and compensation in our business (remote, unlimited personal time off, parental leave, equal pay, etc, etc..) wouldn’t the most amazing thing we could do be to create PENSIONS? Our parents’ generation had them. Knowing there’s going to be money there when we can’t sling ads anymore could relieve so much stress now.
How do you guys figure out your spending and saving rates/goals? Obviously there's some common sense rules (max out 401k contributions, don't be so stingy you only start really living when you're old and rich), but do you guys have any advice for a 22 y/o on how to allocate my money in ways that'll maximize happiness over the long run? I want to build good habits early so it's easy to stick to them and would love any tips or advice
Does Fidelity have Zelle? I transferred my assets to Chase to avoid long transfer times as they use to be in Schwab, but I see Schwab has Zelle now. Does Fidelity?
Gibson Dunn: What are people’s thoughts on the quality of work, firm culture, diversity, and career opportunities?
Company wants me to come in office for an interview next week. What’s the best way to tell my team I need to take off the morning or afternoon? Usually would use the doctors appt excuse
One Crunch or All Crunch plan? I don’t foresee myself going to multiple locations, but there’s a good promotion going on right now…
If you get a full time offer from the firm where you interned during your summer after your first year of MBA, will the offer pay for your second year of tuition?
When trying to lateral to MBB from big four as a relatively new (1.5 years experience) hire, what are they looking for in case interviews? Obviously a step above fresh grads. Any advice?
Is anyone else having issues with Marriott reservations not showing up on the app? Freaking me out.. keep thinking I forgot to book
For those of you that left big 4 accounting to do MBA, did you leave at Senior level (3-4 YOE) or at the Manager level (5 YOE). I would assume to leave at manager level would be more ideal as when you come back to the workforce you should at the very least be ready to come in at manager or above at your next job? Thoughts?
Hey friends, I’ve taken on our agencies community manager as a mentee, and am working with her to help her navigate working her way to becoming a Strategist. I’m developing a curriculum for her, but I was curious what things you wish you knew as your were starting your path in strategy, as well as what resources/books/influential thinkers you’d recommend me integrating into it? Thanks in advance!!
Booked stay w points on Marriott, still being charged the bs “destination fee.” Anyone have luck getting this waived? Some of the benefits are a part of platinum status anyway
I am on my notice period already with my LWD on 5th January. The best offer that I have in my hand is from cognizant of 14.5lpa. I got recently approached by a company who were offering me a full time freelance job. I never know if this is a thing. I am still looking for a product based company switch or onshore job being said my experience is just 20 months. can anyone who in this domain for a longer time, can tell if this full time freelance is a legit move or not?.
What’s is stressing you out more, virtual school with continued lockdown (some may have their own kids at home too) or going back to the classroom with safety precautions?
I have had both the Reserve and AMEX Platinum for a few years now. Why should I keep both? Which one should I cancel / downgrade for a $0 AF?
How do you stop from driving yourself nuts while waiting for offers post-interview? I've turned into a madman waiting