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So my GF (works at a FANG) asked “Why cannot you tell your Principal and Partner you need to eat lunch first before sending them the work? Don’t they eat lunch?” I really don’t know what to say...

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Weekly hours you work at MBB as a.... 1) BA, AC or Associate 2) Associate, Consultant 3) EM, PL 4) AP, Principal 5) Partner Please drop data points below: ([Position], [hours]) EM, 80

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Peeps at @BCG : So I came across this guy on Hinge who says he is a Principal at BCG and is 29years old. Is he legit? You guys have such young principals? 🤔 Should I swipe right?

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I got an offer in Infosys Consulting for the Senior Principal role , should I consider this switch from Specialist senior at Deloitte, hike will be around 40%

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Currently an Associate Partner with IBM. Got an offer at AWS as a Principal Migration Advisor and would like to get some insights on the competitiveness of my offer. Base - $180k. Year 1 sign on cash… more

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Principal at BCG, Looking for exit in tech. Google recruiter reached out for senior product manager position. Need opinions. Initial reactions 1) step down 2) not aligned with my functional exp

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Promoted to Principal Consultant at Capco in NY at 135K. Anyone know is this seems like a fair offer? Feels low to me.

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What is your favorite consulting ladder in terms of positions names? Mine is: Business Analyst, SBA, Associate, Manager, Principal and Partner. Feels most natural, the worst are ones without Manager

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Seeking advice, smart crowd :). Prob will be getting 30-40K signing bonus. What would you do? Pay off debt? Set it aside for e-fund, and where? Principal payment on mortgage? Other options? TY fishes

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Principal I'm interviewing with asks for my salary at current firm end of interview. I was caught offguard as I thought it was usually the recruiters or HRs job to negotiate salaries. What would u… more

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Leaving as a second year Principal, looking at jobs in tech. Have a software background before consulting. Is it reasonable to expect $300k+ in cash comp (salary plus bonus) in a product role?

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Realistic base comp and signing bonus for an experienced hire BCG Principal?

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What percentage of my monthly mortgage payment is Principal? I don't seem to get a straight answer on this. I have the formula to calculate monthly payments, but I can't seem to grasp what por… more

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Principal is forcing me to loop with a class who are the worst class in the history of the school (unanimously agreed upon). Outside of moving schools, do I have any power here to refuse?

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In honor of the senior class of 2020... what was your best senior class prank? I’ll start... our principal’s daughter graduated a year ahead of our class. In the year we graduated one of our most noto… more

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New to consulting, have a question: What is the difference between Principal, Partner, Director, Associate Director, and Managing Director?

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What would be a better exit, Accenture Strategy manager or IQVIA strategy Associate Principal? About the same total comp.

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Recruiter from Amazon reached out for a phone screen for a L7 role st Amazon - Principal Product Manager, Technical. I'm a first year M and have been in consulting mostly. I do have the technical … more

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I had a situation with a student yesterday. Called my AP twice, no answer. Principal twice, no answer. So I emailed them. Got an answer back very quickly, considered it handled. Got an email from...

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Associate partner with 19 years total experience for thinking of jumping to AWS as a Principal. I know base pay there is capped. Can anyone give me a rough ball park on the RSU value range I can expec… more

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What’s a typical pay package for a Principal / Director at a PE firm? The role equivalent to a Principal at a consulting firm

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Bain people- how easy is it to make Principal by 32? And what’s it mean if you leave? Usually pushed out bc you didn’t make Partner? Or do most people leave by choice?

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Principal walking in on me doing the robot today in team room 😳🤖

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What would you prefer? Option 1: Partner level at a tier 4 consulting firm (Capgemini, IQVIA, IBM...) or Option 2: Sr Manager / Principal level at tier 2 firm (Strategy&, Alixpartners, Parthenon .… more

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Fello fish - want your perspective Offer 1: Director, Corporate Strategy f100 med device mnfg; Offer 2: Associate Principal ZS; offer 3: Director, Data Governance F100 pharma

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Interviewing for a Principal PM role but would feel much more comfortable at Sr PM. How do you tell the hiring manager? This is not about “stretching” I honestly just don’t feel ready, but want to kee… more

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Compared to B4, what level is a Principal in industry?

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What’s the difference between Principal and Partner outside of Big Four?

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A Principal in Monroe partners, a smaller consulting firm based in Chicago, is similar to what level in EY or PWC? Any thoughts? How is the pay like?

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BCG 🐠 Willing to compare and contrast PL vs. Principal for me? SM at B4, trying to determine where I would fit best

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Fello fish - want your perspective Offer 1: Director, Corporate Strategy f100 med device mnfg; Offer 2: Associate Principal ZS; offer 3: Director, Data Governance F100 pharma

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Do they file under EB1 at senior levels of Big4? I'm thinking at the Principal or Director level. TIA

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Currently an Associate Partner with IBM. Got an offer at AWS as a Principal Migration Advisor and would like to get some insights on the competitiveness of my offer. Base - $180k. Year 1 sign on cash… more

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What’s the difference between Associate Principal, Principal and VP at IQVIA?

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Most embarrassing thing you’ve done at work? We need some laughs amidst the craziness. I’ll start: I’ve called a Principal Mom and signed off a call with “Okay, love you” to a teammate.

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I am a Senior Principal at Tier 2. Where is the equivalent role at Alvarez and Marsal? Thank you.

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Received offer from Booz Allen Hamilton as Principal in Washington DC. $215k base, annual bonus up to 40% of base ($85k) second annual performance bonus up to $30k, and a $15k sign on. Fair offer?

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Guidehouse 🐠 what are the equivalent titles/levels for BAH Sr Assiciate (Sr Manager) and Principal Director and what are ballpark salary and bonus for each? Interested in DoD/IC markets.

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Currently interviewing at OW and want to get a sense of comp ranges for EM and Principal as a basis for salary negotiations. Could anyone share rough base/bonus % ranges for these roles? DM is fine.

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Fellow fishes - I am currently hiring for my team at Noodle.ai. We are a Series B startup and have raised $50mn+ (la… more

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Ey policy for losing Amex card?

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Has anyone received a salary adjustment after transferring from Fed to Commercial? I was told they would adjust after 1 year and my raise was actually lower this year than last year with same rating

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If I put in my 2 weeks while I'm in the bench, would I get fired?

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Comment the percentage that your company matches for 401K. I am new to this savings plan. Want to know which company offers 100% match.

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Does E&Y have a signing bonus with specific tenure clauses? Do you give back a % if you leave after 14 months?

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Staff II to senior 1 promotion raise? NE region - NYC - indirect tax. TIA!

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For all B4 firms, there's been discussion of reduced benefits, layoffs etc. what is the cause of this? Seems surprising given record stock market historically low unemployment. All election related?

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Do GT layoffs/firings happen after roundtables? Or doesnt it matter? RT's in about 3 weeks and starting new engagement Monday

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Can someone ballpark what’s the split of cost cutting work vs GTM/top line growth strategy at MBB and strategy practices at big 4? Is one more highly desired?

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I’m stuck on this project we all hate until it ends and has become a staff aug. Every day I wake up depressed, angry and irritated...hoping it gets better but I’m 95% sure I will leave..cont.

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Anyone know what undergraduate campus hires start salary is this fall? I heard it was $72k, can anyone confirm?

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Alixpartners are you training new employees on turnaround and restructuring? Is onboarding completely remote now?

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What are your thoughts on a company that doesn’t offer 401k but does offer stock options instead?

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I was told that severance would be 1 months pay for every year at the agency. Just found out when they did layoffs recently they only gave 1 week for every year. Is that negotiable?!

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Can I still use the Accenture code to book hotels after not being an employee? As in on the hertz and SPG websites directly?

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No precheck for Aer Lingus? Wtf m8?

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Who does PwC use for 401K?

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Does anyone count the time required to complete client specific expenses as billable time? It just took me 2 hours to complete 3 weeks worth of expenses!

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Hey guys, trying to figure out the levels at McKenzie. What would an associate partner Map to on the big 4 side? Thanks for your assistance

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Thought: Should companies not give full time offers to incoming interns if that means they will be able to layoff a smaller number of workers who are qualified to do their job and not underperforming?

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Microsoft Teams freaking sucks. So mad we have to be fully transitioned over from Slack by EOM... (Why couldn't Microsoft pull a Facebook when they copied all of Snapchats features for Insta)

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Could disclosing a mental illness protect you against firing/layoff? Or is doing so a liability?

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I’m thinking about turning in my 2 weeks notice at the firm that I’ve worked at 10 years this week. No raise, no bonus, was told that partner track was delayed a few years for a variety of non performance reasons. I met all sales and other goals. I have another job offer I’d like to take from another firm. I ordinarily wouldn’t quit during busy season but this year busy season is literally January 2 - October 15. Thoughts?

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Anyone gone from big 4 or MBB to Slalom? What's the scoop? Comp, project types, trajectory, etc.

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Can I get reimbursement for yoga mats under the wellness subsidy?

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How long do you have to be with Deloitte before you get eligible for pension?

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Did anyone get fired for performance reasons?

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what’s your gross base salary and respective 401k deduction %

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Why is it diversity in the workplace for women is a recognized problem firms are trying to solve but diversity for underrepresented minorities isn't viewed as an equal priority?

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Is it bad form to negotiate a promotion salary increase?

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1st year manager here. 101% utilization, 40 hours PRD. Snapshots are solid/strong. Councilor told me that there was negative feedback from the local office- lack of involvement with local efforts

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When client PM wants a resource scheduled project plan😂😂😂😂

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Person I am reporting to on this project wants to have a road to promotion discussion, as I am staffed on this project for the entire fiscal year. Any tips? How did you structure?

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How to negotiate being brought on at a higher level? Was laid off and recently received an offer from a comparable consulting firm, but they want to bring me in at a level lower than what I was at before. How should I go about negotiating to be brought on at the same level I was at (two years of experience at level, would have gone up next performance year)?

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I’ve been recruiting for 5+ months. Have been rejected post interview over 20 times, 5 of which after final round interviews. Is this normal 🙁, any recruiting success stories out there?

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Not getting out of LGA tonight am I?

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ATL folks - Which agencies are the strongest amongst Digital Media?

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Analysts who left in their 1st year either (voluntarily or laid off) where did you end up and how long did it take you? Consulting isn't for me and I'm obviously only eligible for entry level roles

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Do any of you work in a different country than your company is based? I would love to eventually work internationally (based in the USA), ideally remote, but I’m not sure how realistic it is for most people Also unfortunately I don’t code so a programming jobs are out of the question, and I know many of those jobs are easily worked remote/internationally

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