Got an offer for L.E.K. Consulting but with a 6 month “pilot” as a lateral hire. I want to take it. LEKers, any insights or thoughts about this program?
Which T2 has the best culture in the pandemic environment. Why? What works well? Deloitte, Strategy& (PwC), LEK, Oliver Wyman, EY-Parthenon, Accenture, Kearney
What has happened at LEK? It feels like it’s gone from a reputable T2 to a toxic slave labor shop - the horror stories I keep hearing are insane. L.E.K. Consulting
I do not understand how some of you can work >12 hours/day for more than 1 week (at least according to a lot of the claims I see from MBB people or tier 2 like LEK, etc) 🤯. I just worked 13 hour-d…
It kind of feels nice to no longer be the firm with the worst culture. Thanks L.E.K. Consulting and Deloitte
🧐Up for debate: who gets the largest pile of scraps of PE/VC due diligence (or pure strat) work after MBB: OW, LEK, ATK, S&, EY-P, or Deloitte? What order would you put?
Consulting firm tiers: M&A Tier S: MBB Tier 1A: S& (Deals Strategy, PEVC), EY-P (Strat, TSE/legacy OTS), A&M PEPI, LEK Tier 1B: OW, Kearney, AlixPartners Tier 2: Accenture, Deloitte, PwC …
LEK vs ClearView for a career consultant?
ZS vs LEK?
Post-MBA career - LEK or AlixPartners?
How much does your company pay if you successfully refer an employee? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company Roland Berger L.E.K. Consulting EY-Parthenon Kearney Strategy&am…
Best T2 firm for good PE ops exit ? EY-Parthenon Strategy& L.E.K. Consulting Alvarez & Marsal Kearney Oliver Wyman AlixPartners
S&, LEK or ATK?
💥EDIT:Alright alright, poll: Like first comment if you made MBB/T2 via MBA, like the second comment if via undergrad. This bowl needs context! T2 = LEK, S&, Oliver Wyman, ATK, Parthenon.
What is going on at L.E.K. Consulting? Post MBA considering lateral but every recent post about them on here makes them seem like a dumpster fire
How is Oliver Wyman viewed in industry? Is our work considered by other consultants to be at the MBB level broadly or closer to the Big 4 / boutiques like LEK? How is the prospect of working at OW vie…
Is moving from McK to a firm like LEK (or the equivalent) after only one year something you could actually do or would such a move be viewed with suspicion?
Boston Consulting Group fish, do you find the majority of your projects interesting / intellectually stimulating at the associate level? Considering an offer for the senior associate role, but I like …
I have an offer from MBB at my MBA program but I’d lose my sponsorship with LEK if accepted (they won’t match it). Interviewed for exposure. How easy would it be to lateral to MBB after I put in 2 pos…
Between LEK or Altman Solon, which would you choose in terms when thinking about long term career growth
Trying to decide between 3 offers: L.E.K. Associate, Top tier MM ER Associate, or Mid tier MM IB Analyst.... Pros/cons of each? Would love to exit into pharma corporate development or healthcare focus…
What’s the wlb/culture at firms outside MBB/Big 4? Been at Deloitte for a couple years and am ready for something different. Thinking OW, LEK, Kearney, or others you know of.
What are projects like in the Sales and Marketing practice of a consulting firm (MBB, Deloitte, LEK, etc)? Does previous sales experience help to enter as an experienced hire?
How would you rank MBB and T2 (Oliver, Kearney, ZS, LEK, EY-P) regarding MBA sponsorship? Do all of them sponsor? Full tuition? Do they give you some money while you're at there? P.s.: Pls let&#…
LEK or EYP?
EYP Strategy (legacy) vs LEK associate position, how would you choose? Location is the same.
How desperate are LEK atm?? I objectively bombed one of my final round interviews with the office senior partner and next morning he offered me a job, and then HR followed up asking panicked if I had…
Deciding between McKinsey in a non integrative role vs. a strategy consultant role at L.E.K. McK Solutions - analyst level in Energy space LEK - associate level My goals are to work for 2ish years …
I would like to hear any thoughts people have on ZS associates vs LEK. I’m debating between two offers straight out of undergrad. I know LEK is the slightly better brand name, but the rumors of it bei…
What sources do you use to get interviews for CDDs and market research? I’ve been using expert networks, but heard that some firms such as LEK use LinkedIn to find experts. How does that process work?
Evaluating a potential return to consulting after 1 year in a PE backed operator role. Question is: which firms would be worthwhile, and what comp should I expect in Manager role? Current comp: $165k …
L.E.K. Consulting reached out for a lateral manager role. Tagline: Role that focuses on growth strategy projects as opposed to due diligence, so better WLB. Ok this sounds interesting, but i currently…
Has anyone joined a MBB laterally from tier 2 firm (i.e, LEK, OW, ATK)? How did you go about applying?
Currently have two offers LEK and S& Deals. Since it's similar work and I really like people at both of the firms, my choice will come down to $$. Which firm pays more at the SA / Consultant l…
Anyway to standout to firms when headhunters send resume to firms? I’m in contact with all of the leading headhunters (e.g., CPI, ratio, amity, hsp, DSP) that handle most of the top consultant friendl…
My roomate interviewed for LEK experienced hire class - didn’t get it after final round. The firm just reached out again, and are piloting a program where there’s an evaluation program 6 months in to …
MBB - What % of your company is super competent, great at managing others, and good natured? Do you ever feel like the people you work with are incompetent or bad at their job?
Opinion question: do people in Big 4 dislike their jobs more than their counterparts in other industries or smaller accounting/advisory firms? I’m a first year for reference, would like to gauge the room of corporate America. Also trying to gauge exits for down the line, but don’t want to hold a “grass is greener” mentality
What is the best tool to create a web based request form, which can then email the request to responsible folks? Client doesnt want to have a Word file template being emailed around.
I was promised a 10% bonus when I got my job but only got 3% - I asked for a salary 10k higher than what I’m making and was only given a raise of 1k - I started in sept - should I even say anything?
Fellow litigation associates, how long does it take you to review e-mails in a document production from the other side? For example, how long would you estimate to review 1000 pages of emails?
So this might be a better place to post this and ask this question: Uncle D has announced explicitly that most people won’t get a pay raise & bonus this year except for those promoted and high performers. Amid this crisis, are companies including other big 3, MBB, FAANG, boutique consulting firms still giving high raises and issue stocks? Can you share the impact from your firm?
I am an associate attorney for a solo and the only one. We work with individual clients, not corporations. So I started to do intake and client consults and got 6 retainers in 6 weeks. I am eligible for a bonus based on my billables, but I brought in about $10,000 for the firm just due to some sales skills I never knew I had lol. So I asked about fee splitting these sales and the boss said no, it will go to my billables and to a sizable bonus. Still, should I push for fee splitting or let it go?
What’s the top range salary of a strategy director in a major market (LA, NYC, CHI)? $200k or is that high?
BAH 🐠, asking for a friend: She was contacted by a recruiter for a PM position in the SIG but doesn't know what level it is and hasn't heard back from the recruiter yet. She's got two interviews for it tomorrow with two principals. Given that limited info, any idea what level it might be? I presume either LA or SA given her background (~12 YOE, mostly PM in fed space) but she hasn't given me any additional info to ask y'all about.
How’s EYP compensation now after the meeting? I have 3 yoe and will they let me come in as a consultant or a senior associate?
Anyone know how it is working at Slack? Specifically the Denver office. Should I be concerned with their declining stock?
Does anyone have recommendations on processes or sites that help with diversity recruiting? Our company is trying to try to break out of the homogenous bubble we live in, any tips appreciated!
Hello! I have a two part question: 1) is it worth it to obtain an SHRM specialty credential if I don’t have the broader SHRM certification? 2) has anyone gotten the People Analytics or Talent Acquistion credential? If so, how valuable was it from a learning perspective? Do you feel it significantly contributed to your knowledge in either area? Thank you!
How is the digital adoption and transformation practice at KPMG - WLB, key differentiators, culture and people?
Contract PM position with MBB, worth it or not?
Any idea what a good fit would be for a technical consulting role in Salesforce CSG with 5 YOE? I see some interesting positions like “senior technical consultant” and “associate program architect” but I am not sure what these jobs are actually like. My goal is minimal travel and as much remote work as possible.
Im on NP and I got offer of 10.5 fixed from Publicis sapient for Selenium Automation tester role, my current organization trying to retain me and they are offering 9.3 fixed + 1.5lak retention bonus but my role is Manual testing, shall I take back my papers or join sapient???
New Partner. My other partners want to change benefits and perks around to attract more young talent - I need to brainstorm ideas. What great thing does a company offer that makes you want to work there (besides compensation obviously)?
Looking for advise 🙏 I am an Indian on H1B with I140 filed. I started career with hands-on ETL /DW experience and got an MBA about 10 years ago. Since then I am in consulting and worked on vendor selection, contracting, IT org assessments and a little IT strategy. I have wide exposure to IT infra, ADM and lately AI and DevOps. As a father of young kids, I am looking to move to industry or tech. Any suggestions on companies I should try for and roles that may be a fit, in South East US?
how have people been faring with loud upstairs neighbors since WFH? don’t want to confront them since I get we’re all quarantined but ISTG every step they take is so f’in loud
Do any top tech firms disrupting their industries hire MBB for their strategy? (Space x, apple, etc)
Hey Everyone - what is the WLB at EY-Parthenon? I am considering joining at the Senior Associate level. Would love any insight on the completion level as well? Heard there were some big announcement on bonus this week. Thank you so much.EY-Parthenon
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
I am thinking of getting a timeshare at Disney resorts. One time - 45k for 250 points yearly and at the Hawai’i location. Annual dues are 2k. Contract is for 60 yrs. Is it worth it?
Best swimsuit brand and / or type for bigger bust and round tummy but not quite plus size. Usual size is large or xl. Haven’t lost all the baby weight yet 17 months later.
Asking for a friend - she is currently on H1B, and planning to rent out one of the room in her house via Airbnb, will it affect her future green card application?
Pwc people, can we charge expenses to the eyf wbs? I'm all about the kids but these travel expenses doe...
If it's not requested in the job announcement and it's not required to complete the form, do you have to submit your transcript when applying to MBB?
Is it normal for a company to ask for references? I have finished the final round of interviews, and now they are asking for them. I don’t want my current team to know I’m applying, so not sure how to handle it.
Has anyone ever dealt with Geico UM case where they insist that a release needs to be signed? Geico extended our client’s policy limits but wants him to sign a release. We offered to sign an acknowledgment of receipt of funds but Geico said without a release signed, they will not issue payment.
What is the difference between delivery manager vs technical program/project manager vs engineering manager vs project/program manager ? How do you think career progression differs for these roles?
No I do not want to go to a freaking team dinner 2nite. Its 2days after a holiday and we're all exhausted and saying yes because we feel like we have to. Plz just let me workout and take my pants off.