Does anyone have advice for switching to a competing (boutique) firm without causing animosity? I’m a first year, and my current firm took me in like a stray cat and nurtured me, but now their direct … more

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Possible for a new hire to switch firms before starting? Have an offer to EY but reading nothing but bad things about them over the last few months. At this point I might rather work at a non B4 than

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Possible and recommended to drive 1500 miles in 2 days? From CA to TX. Thinking to make the drive over upcoming break. Want to limit stay for rona fear.

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Possible opportunity for a State Department Fellowship, is it worth it to leave consulting for a year and come back and leverage experience, even with a significant pay cut?

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Have a job offer at a Bank's VC arm. How are these "corporate" VC's viewed vs traditional VC's with respect to long term career prospects and advancement? Possible to move from … more

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How useful are prestigious company/ uni brand names for good exit opportunities (eg. PE/ big tech)? Possible to share personal experiences & how it has helped/ not helped? Considering applicatio… more

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Possible to go from management consulting to corporate VC?

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Possible to pass BEC in two weeks?

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How bad is declining offers to stay at current firm due to lower than expected comp? Possible to reapply in 1-2 years? Offers are in hand.

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CONTRACTOR NEEDED, need an OCM/Comms consultant for 2+ months w/ a F500 company. Good pay, fully remote. Possible conversion to a direct employment role. If you or a colleague are interested, pleas… more

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Applied for another role at a place that uses Workday. My home address auto populated. Which led me to wonder...since Workday is all cloud based...can instances communicate? Possible to track if your … more

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Few ex colleagues don't respond to request for referrals. Possible reasons?

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How hard is the transition from delivery to sales? Possible exit opportunity to become an account executive and currently doing SAP implementation

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Any advice or insight on Clyde & Co. ? Possible First Year offer in product liability

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How fast do you get an official offer from a law firm? Got a verbal offer almost two weeks ago and the written offer is still not here. Recruiter said he called the firm before thanksgiving and HR sai… more

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Possible to exit to MBB strategy from public sector consulting? Been at the firm for less than a year and don’t find the work particularly engaging.

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What are good exit ops out of a ratings agency? Looking to be more on a buy side. Possible at all?

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At what point should a girl start initiating (either texts or dates)? I’ve been on 4 dates and she’s great in person but never is the first to reach out. Possible red flag?

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Possible to cancel a meeting invite (as the meeting owner) without sending a notification in outlook?

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I’ve always had this fantasy of having a male roommate and we fall in love. Possible reality or pure fantasy?

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Successfully leveraging a lateral offer (w/ significant signing bonus) into “stay” bonus at current firm? Possible?

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Possible to exit at 350k-500k total comp? What roles? I can’t live with this constant fake sense of urgency anymore.

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Possible to cover all of Ecuador 🇪🇨 including Galapagos in 2 weeks? Or too tight?

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Possible to boomerang in a couple years after leaving for a competitor if high performer?

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Possible exit opportunity from PA to SAP consulting? Any advice? Is this a good opportunity?

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Any fish have experience going from large firm to small(25-30 people) boutique? Curious what the pros/cons might be (culture, future career outlook, etc.) outside of the obvious. Possible 40-45% incre… more

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Possible to join MBB at an business analyst level, with a non-target school background and 4 years of experience at Deloitte? Interested in McKinsey, Bain or BCG

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Capital One Managers, Possible to come in at 170K?

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Offer conversation coming up. Possible to get 145k base for EY Technology Risk TS/SCI w/5yoe? I make 120k now.

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Health Care Consulting / Ops > MBA > IB > MM PE (Healthcare focus). Is this pathway even possible? Possible to bypass the IB stage (apart from maybe a summer internship)?

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Possible exits that would allow me to work remotely while traveling internationally, that still pays well?

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Possible to go from corporate sales -> MBA -> IB?

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Is it really dumb to move to NYC in January? Possible new job starts then but not sure how things are looking and if it’s a bad move (literally) on my end.

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Has anyone left for a startup and then came back to consulting? Possible?

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Vaccinated and going to Chicago for a graduation. What is the bar situation right now? Possible to walk in or are reservations necessary? And any bar recs are appreciated (staying near Gold Coast).

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Possible to pass salesforce admin cert with 4 days of paid prep?

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PI Attorneys. Possible to do 10 Bill of Particulars over a 2 day period??

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Possible to have Covid-19 and influenza at the same time?

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How is Google with folks working advisory roles on side startups? Possible or no if at all the start up is tech related?

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Have any 🐠 here quit their job to travel for 6-7 months? How difficult was it for you to get back into the corporate world? Possible to take a step up, or would I need to settle for a lateral opportu… more

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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.

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Anyone left B4 for mid tier and thinking about going back to B4? Asking for a friend...

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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?

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DTW flight: Strategy& man on my left trying to see my screen. I'm not doing anything worth you throwing your neck out. Wanna help write an essay for my Master's?

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Recruiter reached out about Point B Consulting. Management consultant project leadership role or something. Apparently a local role. Any insights? This is west coast by the way.

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How is the digital adoption and transformation practice at KPMG - WLB, key differentiators, culture and people?

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A hostile takeover at Occidental with a price war and coronavirus is like the plot of a movie.

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What's the most ridiculous client entertainment expense you have seen?

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Okay to use something written at current firm as a writing sample to apply for a different job? [i.e. - a motion for summary judgment or something similar]

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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?

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Where is everyone taking their end of busy season vacation? I need ideas.

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Telling the new intern how great our firm is while also planning my exit strategy 🙂 🐍

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Performance Reviews are coming up and I’m pretty sure mine is going to be average. But working from home while parenting toddlers the last six months while people are sick and dying, I think I’ve been a fucking superhero.

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Are you still contributing to 401K at these times or try to keep cash instead?

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What are some bad speaking habits and how do we work around it? E.g. filler words, pitch, tone.

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What’s your school’s policy on turning in lesson plans? Does your school even require lesson plans to be turned in? How do you all feel about it?

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Whats salary range pay for technology services optimization anaylst(ServiceNow) in Deloitte for seattle, wa?

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Any must try restaurants when someone visit LA and San Diego for the first time? Cuisine doesn’t matter..

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Anybody know anything about “Cloud by McKinsey” or formerly Candid Partners? Getting recruited for a Technical Analyst role and was wondering how that coincides with the existing associate level. Doesn’t seem like they’re fully integrated yet and would like to see if they’re considered a subsidiary or what not.

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Folks who have transitioned from Big 4 to MBB is it worth a level drop (eg SM to Engagement Manager)?

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Fish Fam: any immigration lawyers you recommend in New York? Just some basic H1B info inquiry. Thanks!

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Can’t be anymore excited then to hear that I am getting a major bump on pay and living a better work life balance. My firm was good but after the merger and all the politics that I felt. I am excited to exit public to enter industry. Don’t bash me please!! The industry falls under tech so I am even more excited.

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Interested in pivoting to UX writing but not sure how to get there. I currently work in content/product marketing at an edtech company. Any advice or stories of how you moved into your role?

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How do you announce a pregnancy in covid times? This is my second - for the first it was pretty obvious (in person bump) and I told people as I saw them around the office and in meetings. Now I’m telling close coworkers doing 1-on-1 zooms but it’s getting exhausting/ time consuming. How do I tackle the next layer of coworkers - more than acquaintances but less than friends - Email blast? Announcement during a group call? Ignore and have them figure it out eventually? What have you seen work?

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What should a CW in NYC ask for in terms of salary from pharma?

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KPMG folks -- getting headhunted at your firm at a likely heavy Manager (M3/M4) or at a SM level (SM1). What comp to expect in NYC?

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Thoughts on Saatchi & Saatchi? Looking for people who have interviewed with them and work/have worked there.

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Anyone here work at BDO? How different was it then big 4?

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Bringing some positivity on here.. My H1B Case was approved today.. Timeline: Got Selected in Lottery - 3/27 Submitted Application- 4/28 Receipt Notice - 4/30 Approval - TODAY (5/19)

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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)?

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How much of a pay bump, in dollars not percentages, would you want to go from working remote (even after covid) to working in an office 5 days a week? (Yes I can work 100% remote in US and can also work remote globally, but need manager approval)

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