If you had offers from all three- McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, which one would you join and why?

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If Consulting firms were each a different car brand, what would they be? I’ll start: PwC (Ford) Deloitte (GM) EY (Toyota) KPMG (Hyundai) McKinsey (Mercedes) BCG (BMW) Bain (Porsche) Accenture (Tesla) … more

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How are McKinsey and other MBB firms doing? Any layoff/furlough in any department?

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The Big 4 walk into a bar. McKinsey, Bain, and BCG arrived a few minutes earlier and are ordering drinks. The other firms are already there too, in various stages of intoxication. What happens next? W… more

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Anyone else struggling to get traction in recruiting? I thought I had a strong resume. Mckinsey EM with distinctive performance and accelerated designation. TMT focus. Worked in finance for 5 years pr… more

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Sitting on two AWS vs McKinsey offers. Which would you take?

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Hi, I am a fresh grad in a dilemma. I happen to have offers from Mckinsey and Bain, but I cant make an accurate decision on which firm to accept. Pros of M - brand name, prestige, better exit, more … more

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Engagement Manager here. Is being an EM from McKinsey something to be proud of? Or is this a job like any other?

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BCG is basically a slightly more prestigious Deloitte without dedicated functional teams (e.g. strategy) Rationale: in all industries McKinsey is the only brand people know or care about outside of t… more

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Which is the best firm to work for, as a prep for entrepreneurship? BCG, Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte, PWC, EY, KPMG, smaller and niche consultancy, etc.

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As consultants, does the fact that Pete Buttigieg worked at McKinsey make you less likely or more likely to vote for him? (All else equal and assuming you vote)

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Best firm for slides? 1- McKinsey 2- BCG 3- Bain 4- Oliver Wyman 5- Deloitte 6- PwC 7- EY 8- KPMG 9- Accenture

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Is it true that Bain, McKinsey, Accenture and etc have a “Mommy Track” for young women that they have identified and purposefully don’t put them on the leadership pathway to get promoted

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My friend just got two job offers, one from McKinsey and one from Google. The TC from G is almost doubled so going with G. I guess consulting is not as popular and prestigious as before any more😞

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Why would anyone with options work at Deloitte? Layoffs during a pandemic... & they handle it classely, unlike say a McKinsey. My friends in grad school were right to stay very far away. Low brow

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Slytherin: McKinsey, Deloitte, EY Gryffindor: Bain, Accenture, PwC Ravenclaw: BCG, OW, Kearney Hufflepuff: KPMG, BAH, Guidehouse How would you sort?

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How would you rank the major consulting firms by pay + bonus + benefits? Deloitte, Accenture, PwC, BCG, EY, Bain, KPMG, McKinsey, Booz Allen

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This is extremely weird and I didn’t know people like this existed...but an acquaintance of mine is supposedly “lying” about having a job at McKinsey. Contd.

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McKinsey (BA) or medical school?

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Honestly it’s getting comical that there’s a new McKinsey hit piece published like every week now

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Starting as a BA at McKinsey in a few weeks. I am willing to dedicate as many hours/week to being the best BA/Associate I can for a few years. What does it take to be rated distinctive? Any tips / str… more

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I have no idea what it is but whenever I think of McKinsey consultants I can only picture really attractive twenty/thirty somethings. I literally cannot imagine anything else lol. Is this just me?

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McKinsey or BCG or Bain? Offers from all and now deciding.

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I just got hired a few months ago straight out of college. With these layoffs going on at ACN, I applied for McKinsey as an experienced professional applicant. I cannot sit here and wait until I get l… more

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Working at McKinsey in the fall, what’s the dress code in office for women and men? (I’m non-binary so I wear a mix of both). Is dress code different at client sites?

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Managers from Kearney, McKinsey, & Deloitte walk into a bar at 8 pm...

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My girlfriend has an offer from McKinsey (and several others from T2 firms) but she's worried about the reputation of having a "cut throat" culture instead of one that's more collabo… more

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Is the work at McKinsey harder than Deloitte? E.G, hours, expectations, travel.

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If you had the option to do the holy trifecta of Google, Goldman and McKinsey, what would be the order?

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Got an offer from McKinsey to leave current firm Kearney and have not felt this happy in 2 years. Avoiding telling coworkers so celebrating here!

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What makes McKinsey people so elite?

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Just a general question why does Slalom dislike the big 4 and McKinsey so much. They aren’t even in the same league!

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Pros/cons of Big 4 on resume vs MBB vs boutiques? With Deloitte outranking McKinsey on the Forbes consulting list, doesn't this imply Big 4 brand recognition opens more mainstream doors beyond ou… more

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So correct me if I am wrong, the big 4 is Mckinsey, BCG, Bain, and deloitte right

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Have been job searching since June when I was let go from McKinsey. It’s been a hard 6 months. Focus is in tech industry, any advice? Anyone know people hiring in tech strategy?

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Among consulting firms which one is strongest in core tech AI/ML Big Data projects? McKinsey, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture or KPMG?? Looking for tech-based projects only, no fluffy ppt work....

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Have offers from McKinsey and Bain. Any thoughts on what I should consider when deciding between them? Or which you think I should choose?

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Anyone consult out of Hawaii? Who are the players out there? Any major differences from the mainland in terms of work?

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Who's working today?

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What are good movies with social distancing as part of the plot?

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Does your SO truly understand what you do for a living? Haha mine pretty much sums it up as, "he does stuff on excel."

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always looking for new podcasts, recommendation?

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I don't think I'm a long-term fit for consulting. But I worry I'm thinking too big. Have to run my own thing.

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For those of you with Macs, do you experience the same drop off in performance as you do with iPhones? I'm interested in getting one, but not if it's going to go downhill after a year

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Who can name the original Big 8?

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Fire and fury.. what's this Oompa Loompa thinking... dear lord please save us 🙏🏼

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What are some things you wish you did before leaving your firm?

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For those of you not going out on NYE, what are you doing instead?

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Best cream for those little under-eye wrinkles?

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Please what is the difference between 'Send backward' and 'Send to back'? Same question with 'bring forward' and 'bring to front'.

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Hi- does anyone have a good partner review process? Three owners, private firm - trying to provide meaningful review process for them separate from our usual process. TIA!

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anyone else get unreasonably annoyed when people eat apples loudly in the office

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Better First Class Seat on AA between these two choices: 'A' window seat on a CR7 or CR9 or any seat on an an A320 or A321. Discuss

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Secrecy is Poison - everyone should know everything at a company, including salaries and financials. Obfuscation only serves people who serve themselves. Thoughts?

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Anyone else feel like your career has thrived with working remotely on new projects because of the lack of preconceived notions based on how you look? I’m an extremely petite 26 year old often mistaken for a high schooler and I’ve been able to take leadership roles and speak in client meetings so much more confidently over the phone these last few months because I’m not constantly thinking about whether I appear credible / can convey my expertise in a subject while looking like a kid

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Just promo’d to Mgr, have a 1-year old, wife is pregnant with #2. Making $150k. Have a strong desire to be home, but I’m on a great trajectory and know sacrifices need to be made to succeed. (Cont.)

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I just received an offer that’s $6,000 short of what I want to be making as well no signing bonus. Is this something I should even bring up to HR? If so how can I do that without ruining my chances at this job.

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A&M has been blowing up the posts here lately. Just out of curiosity does anyone have any insights on their benefits package? (401k, dental, health, meals, travel, etc)

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SAD folks, talk to me about UV lamps: those in favor (how long do you use per day?), those who think they don’t help? Have been on the fence for a while and might be tipping toward buying...

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What do you feel like the future of airport lounges will be like? Food offering/style? Will this finally reduce overcrowding?

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McKinsey Early Access invite is out. Looks like this year MBB’s pre-MBA programs are basically information sessions available to all?

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Rant thread. Keep it clean, but feel free to rant and vent below

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Charted accountant in the UK here. I’ve applied to a finance analyst role- any tips or advice on what to expect in the interview and role? Thanks in advance

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What do y'all think will happen on here?

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Anyone else has similar thoughts? Trump gets impeached in House—> Biden loses coz of the Ukraine scandal and Warren is the democratic nominee—> Trump gets re-elected in 2020. Opinions welcome.

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I have a 16-month-old son and not a single mom friend. It feels so pathetic to write that. I'd love to find other moms so my kid can have playdates, but also so I can have someone to talk to, commiserate with, give advice, etc. Because of COVID, there isn't much opportunity to interact with other parents at daycare dropoff, and with classes and playgroups scarce, I'm not sure what else to do. Any tips or success stories? Or anyone in Brooklyn want to be friends?

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What’s wlb?

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The new kendrick lamar album... DAMN

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MBB experienced hires with no prior consulting experience: how was your experience as a new joiner?

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Anyone consult out of Hawaii? Who are the players out there? Any major differences from the mainland in terms of work?

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Thoughts on AWK, WM, SO, CL as long-term holds?

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Does anyone know if you are travelling from US to India with an expired US visa (for renewal or first time H1 stamping) you cant go via European countries?

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Has anyone been able to negotiate a later start date or have the offer on hold until this current situation clears up?

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Any 40+ F fish on here?

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