Serious question: People who craft their lives around the story of wanting to do non profit work, working at an NGO, etc. only to get into HBS and then go work for KKR... why?
KKR & Co.
Where should I put my investment $$ right now...sitting on a chunk of cash but not sure what to do...spouse and I already maxed out 401k and IRA...not allowed to buy individual stocks due to KKR perso…
What are the pro/cons of joining PortCo Operations team of large PE (think KKR Capstone, Blackstone Ops, Cerberus COAC, Platinum Ops)? Curious about (1) career trajectory, (2) general compensation and…
Is there anything similar to Vista Consulting Group for other PE funds? Heard KKR has its own unit of internal consulting - is that true? What other examples are out there?
Operating partner at Bain Capital / Apollo / TPG / KKR / Silver Lake / etc. What does this job entail and what is the scope of responsibility / org? Had a couple of colleagues on the ops side exit in…
How to break into PE post MBA (HSW) if I have consulting (ACN) but no I-bank exp? I’m good with financial modeling, so I don’t think the technical interview would be a problem. And if I do break in…
Which companies outside of consulting are the most impressive (not to the layman but to let's say consultants) to have on your resume regardless of industry? FAANG, GS, KKR, BW
What is the typical trajectory for an Associate in an ops role at a major PE firm (such as KKR Capstone)? Do the compensation gains far outpace consulting?
I went from consulting to PE back to consulting. Want to go back to PE but work at a MF (Ops group eg. KKR Capstone) Will the switch back to consulting hurt me? Was not MBB
Anyone know comp for an Associate at KKR Capstone (or other major PE ops roles)? Hopefully looking to make the move after a few YOE
Do PE funds with portfolio teams (Vista Consukting, KKR Capstone, Bain Capital, etc etc) - hire MBA summer interns? Is this a thing?
MBB consultant here post-MBA (started pre-MBA). What are the best PE Ops roles (other than KKR Capstone) that like consultants? And at what entry point do they target consultants (e.g. Consultant lev…
Has anyone interviewed with KKR Capstone? Mind sharing their experience and how it is different than the MBB interview process? Thank you
Anyone can share their experience interviewing with KKR Capstone? I passed two “introductory calls” and now have a formal intvw next week for an Associate role. Any tips / info on what to expect?
What is opinion about an operations executive role at KKR Capstone? Any insights on work life balance, all in cash compensation?
What are some schools that are great to go into PE portfolio ops? (E.g. H/S/W to KKR Capstone) transitioning from strategy consulting
KKR Capstone - I've an upcoming interview with them. Does anyone have any insights on the process, culture, how they are seen by the investment team, WLB, salary? Thanks 🙏🐠
Was just invited to a KKR capstone event. Does anyone know comp for their ops team? I’m sure it’s less than investment role
KKR Capstone- anybody have any insights into comp, WLB, type of work, upsides/downsides, etc.? Anything would be appreciated
PE Operations firms (like KKR Capstone) - how does one get a job there? Any insights into total compensation there?
What are your thoughts about KKR capstone? Recruiting process and word on the street about how interesting work is / WLB?
Can anyone provide technical analysis on IWM rebalancing, I want to figure out how to play it, are certain tickets like KKR going to go way up upon entrance? Does rebalancing tend to temporary gains d…
What is the pay range for IT/operations for PE firms like Blackstone & KKR? Most likely in New York or Bay Area
Does anyone else feel like some of the recent layoffs are premature? Especially with the President’s reopening guidelines today. I feel that agencies could of held on to employees longer.
New hire question: How can I increase my utilization to meet target? Even if I work 40 hrs a week because of my hire date I'll miss the target by 4%.
Met McKinsey partner while travelling and we added each other on LinkedIn - going to ask for coffee and see if there's an opening / fit. Yay/nay? Or is that too forward?
Fishy Friends: how often are you able to go up for promotion? Wondering if opportunities are harder to pursue externally.
Switched to an earlier flight so I wouldn't miss my connection, but lost my upgrade. Solution: housed three doubles at the lounge in about 10 minutes.
What are exit opps from a job at the White House? May have a chance to get involved and although it'd be a big pay cut am wondering if the connections and opportunities after would make it worth it
Newly started. Why is everybody talking about "utilization"? Is it related to my personal performance rating? How should I use it effective?
I have been working from home since March but since July my client stared to have a rotating schedule for teams in-office. I am HIV+ and because I belong to a no-no coronavirus group, I have asked my company and client to stay at home, which they allowed. This is great, however I keep getting questions on why am I keeping remote work and why I sometimes have to leave to the hospital (meds, etc). How do I handle this? I'm seriously considering shaving my hair and just tell them I have cancer...
Sitting here at ATL and a bunch of people missed their connect to DTW. Them: “THEY CANT LEAVE WITHOUT US! WE WERE DELAYED” gate agent: *under her breath* “Watch it leave”. Dead
Has anyone ever slept in their home office/ their firm's office in another city? (for the entire night not just 10 minutes)
What are my options? Employer provided misinformation during benefits enrollment re: the offered medical plan. Directly sent me an attachment saying a specific benefit was covered, aetna is cont.
Is wfh for consulting sustainable? What are you missing the most from not being on client site? I miss the access to client teams on the fly and white boarding sessions.
TFW you stay up until 3am to crank out a crazy analytical exercise that your client will never understand...
Is it just me or does anyone else hate having family over for holidays. I mean I love them but have to clean before they come. Spend money on food. Then clean after they leave. It's like a stampede...
Those who don't live near a major airport, how brutal is your commute? I'm considering moving, but it looks like I'll be giving up my entire Sunday to travel.
Moved onto the final round for associate in KPMG PDS and then they paused the opening. I was having second thoughts due to all the negative stuff I’ve read about the practice here but they just (cont)
ACN folk: where do I find specifics about regional model stuff? Getting stressed about bench time and want to know exactly which cities are in my region for role apps. Thnx 🤞
Any recommendations for wireless in-ear headphones? I don't want to use over the ears at client site.
Dealing with rough work and family stuff. Bf seems sick of me complaining. Now I only talk to him about happy things, not being able to share my emotions w/ anyone is making the situation worse. Wwyd?
Irvine senior 1 accountants, would you take a good industry job opportunity with nice benefits package and $90K base in Phoenix, AZ? Why or why not? I need to decide within 2 weeks and is puzzled.
What is “carry”? I’m midway through the interview process for a senior role at a PE firm and they are offing carry. I no nothing about this - what is it and how do I negotiate? Thank you! 🟢🤘
I’m in my 40s and I don’t know what’s possible yet. My husband says he wants a child but clearly not bad enough to deal with the thought/pressure of “trying.” So we just do. But at some point you have
After investing just enough in 401k to get the employer match, is there any additional benefit to investing more into your 401k compared to investing in index funds?
What’s the best way to get 100k krisflyermiles (Singapore airlines)? Have spg, Marriott, delta, avios and United miles. What’s the beat conversion strategy?
Need advice on interview outfits. Is the 'ol black skirt suit with a white button up too oldschool? Also thoughts on pantyhose vs bare leg?
Anyone familiar with dayblink? Wanted to check on their culture, work life balance, and compensation. Any insights?
My friend is in discussion with a start up for a senior role leading their entry into a new country. As part of the process they have asked if he can put together a draft plan for entry and... cont.
Just found out I've fully maxed out my vacation balance over 2 months ago and haven't been accruing anything since. Lost 28 hours of vacation I could've accrued. 🤬🤬🤬
If I directly bring a new project or client into the agency, is it reasonable to ask for % commission of their SOW? Or at least, some sort of bonus?
Consulting noob here. Where does our pay come from ? I’d guess a portion ( or all?) of it comes from your partner’s revenue ? Does it differ for annual salary and bonus?
I want to place a buzzword jar in our office space at client. Anytime someone uses a buzzword they need to place $.25 in the jar. If incorrectly used it's $5. Then we donate the money to education.