Need help. Currently at 139k. Got an offer for 183k and sign on for $75k. Daddy D countered with $175k and 65k retention bonus. Stay or go? Deloitte…
HELP! I just got a BCG consultant offer. PwC paid for my MBA. I still need to work here for 3 more years before not owing any of it back (currently would have to pay 100% of it if I left). Is the move…
Which T2 has the best culture in the pandemic environment. Why? What works well? Deloitte, Strategy& (PwC), LEK, Oliver Wyman, EY-Parthenon, Accenture, Kearney
Here is my take on every major global firm as Harry Potter characters: McKinsey - Tom Riddle BCG - Albus Dumbledore Bain - Cedric Diggory LEK - Draco Malfoy Strategy& - Minerva McGonagall Parthen…
Is Strategy& in the same league as MBB? Why or why not? How is the WLB? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group…
Hello. I am a non traditional student at a target school with considerable experience. I was offered a consultant level role at a B4+ consulting firm with 140 base and 30 sign on bonus. However, I am …
Got offers from Deloitte S&A, EY-Parthenon, and Strategy&....what’s the brand perceptions, insights, longer term comp, pointers, etc?
At what level you stop having to do case studies when applying to new roles? (Currently Senior Consultant, seeking to change companies, And don’t feel like going through that case studies prep thing …
I reneged a summer internship offer at Strategy& for another company. I ended up not having a great experience for the company I reneged for. Would it be possible to re-apply to Strategy& or a…
How do you pronounce Strategy&? Stratégie (French?)? Strategy and (weird)? Strategy Ampersand? I’m afraid to ask.
Cringy alert I’ve seen folks wearing Strategy& Patagonia vests and jackets. Are those available in the PwC store? And do I have the access to the said store before my start date?
Honest question. Is getting into Big 4 management consulting or advisory/strategy considered “hard”? I joined a strategy arm much later in my career so my path is a bit different. I know a lot of my …
Is there a prestige gap between the big 4 and ACN that is big enough to be worth taking a detour to the big four before exiting consulting? Depending on your perspective you might not see acn as less …
Strategy& or Deloitte Consulting?
Received an offer at BCG at the Senior Associate level, with a $120k base salary. I’m currently at Strategy& at the level equivalent to BCG’s Consultant level making 25% more in base. Bonuses are …
How much does your company pay if you successfully refer an employee? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain &…
Is the strategy& brand worth anything in terms of exits? I am having a really hard time finding exit opportunities that will pay over $200k. (Currently a mgr with 8 YOE)
Have 2 offers that i would love to get your thoughts on. Deloitte Strategy Manager and Strategy& Senior Associate. Let me know what you’d pick. 🙏
For those of you who worked in consulting in both Europe and the middle east (Dubai, Riyadh…) What are the main differences (if any) between the 2 regions? In terms of work-life balance, people, cultu…
Kearney vs Strategy&? Same level and comp.
Comparable offers at both Strategy& and McKinsey. I like the work I’d be sourced to at S& more than Mck, but am I crazy to turn down Mck?
Three different recruiters have reached out regarding Strategy& PEVC. Any insights on the team or the expected growth?
Would appreciate it if someone can give me information on Strategy&’s FI practice. Currently a PL at BCG. I was just offered a Director position at Strategy& with more than double my current s…
S& recruiter just reached out. Brand new M here at D in the strategy offering. 6 years pre MBA exp and 2019 MBA grad, joined D as SC. 180k base + 30% bonus. How much base can I realistically go …
EY-P or Strategy&? EY-P is better ranked on Vault, but Booz was more prestigious. Any thoughts?
Was reached out to by LEK and interviewed and landed offer for Consultant role. Current Experienced Associate at Strategy& and have been here for about a year now doing a lot of fit for growth or …
What are the benefits (if any) of working at Oliver Wyman, Kearney, Accenture strategy, EY-Parthenon, Strategy& etc. Instead of MBB?
If only I could say this to my current project team
Me as a new hire : *panicked I was going to be fired at any moment.* Me 4 years into this : Maybe if they fired me, it wouldn’t be that bad of a thing for my life 🤣😂.
Fixed income Credit analyst in boston. Make 60k +15k bonus. Sitting for level 3 cfa in June and have my CAIA designation. 10 vaca days/ year. Am I getting screwed?
If you are laid off and cannot find a job doing your day job, what will you do? I am trying to prepare a plan b and c. My car is too old for Uber eats etc. curious your thoughts.
More experienced PwCers: I'm an associate who got a top rating and a large raise during CRTs. How scared do I need to be about getting laid off?
I have an interview with a big tech firm very soon. I’m in an awkward beard growth stage and kinda look like crap but not really, do y’all think it’ll affect anything?
I get a decent amount of interviews but always have trouble clearing the technical round…how do you prepare? No two job positions have the same requirement it seems.
Any motivational tips on how to keep going? Have been rejected by several final rounds and other interviews since August. I've truly been using feedback to improve and trying my best to be better.
ACN 🐠, are you currently having your yearly performance review, and does that impact hiring? I am in the interview process with ACN, had two interviews, both went well based on the feedback I received, was expecting a third meeting, that was more than a week ago, still have not heard back. Was wondering if hiring was put on hold
Anyone has interviewed for BCG Gamma data scientist roles? How does it compare to the regular consulting path in terms of salary, hours, etc?
Spotted on morning flight to LAX: multiple people wearing “KPMG future diversity leader” purple T-shirts. What’s this about?
14 people on EY USA had been barred from coming to usa. Who knows, thet were out of country for vacation, maybe meeting an ill relative or even attending a funeral. But that's none of my business
Tips for being pushier in meetings? I am an admittedly meek person and my current role is a lot of influencing/persuading, but I’m always scared of pushing too much.
Just finished a case presentation with 7 interviewers. Should I send a thank you email to all (I’ve already sent thank you emails to two of them from interviews earlier in the process)? They were all extremely nice so I just want to make sure I do the right thing.
Best (worst) mistake you've seen? Q&A during quarterly earnings call in ER, intern doesn't know how to mute so puts tape on mic. Loud ass crinkling during questions. Sr analyst curses out intern
Thinking of starting a language YouTube channel with travel videos, clickbait videos and all sorts of language related content. This considered professional?
First time founder - would you recommend square, stripe or something else for purchases between $150-$10k or what alternatively?
Informed today that, unless we win some new business in the next 90 days, I’ll be laid off. Thoughts on when I should start to make alternative plans? (Con’t)
I am clear-eyed and ready. I am filled with vigor and determination. I have had my mettle tested and have overcome challenge after challenge. I have studied my materials and have trained my mind stronger than ever. I carry conviction in my heart and a smile on my face. Yes, I am prepared to get rejected by MBB once again.
Hello fishes! Anyone has any referrals for a fresher's job? My brother is about to graduate but is having trouble getting placed. He has a pretty sick resume btw! Any and all help would be appreciated :)
Deloitte S&O Managers - what's your base salary?
Fishbowl: What is the most prestigious project within the most prestigious division within the most prestigious company within the most prestigious industry? Also, how do I get promoted fastest and make the most money within whatever that is?
Anyone exit to McDonalds in Chicago? I see a lot of MBB move there; wondering about the pay and WLB like for a manager role in their Digital Strategy Group
Senior, pregnant and worried about busy season because half the seniors in my practice quit in the past two months. Directors have said to seniors “brace yourself”. I am already stressed and high risk and off my ADHD meds and struggling a lot to get work done. Is it worth taking maternity leave early and “screwing over” my teams? I feel guilty. Doctor suggested to take medical leave if I am struggling. Need advice 😢
Any suggestions for virtual happy hour - scotch, wine, cocktail, mocktail tasting (vendors, logistics, rough pricing etc.)? Location: US, Canada
I’m not a shy person, but I’ve always had issues speaking in front of groups. I grew up with a lisp (which I’ve since overcome), but I still stumble over my words a lot. I think COVID has exacerbated this a lot since I’m not able to see my teammates or read their body language. I’m a scrum master, so leading calls is sorta in the job description. Any suggestions on how to become a better professional speaker?
Poll for the group - How common are PIPs at the various Big 4? Is it like the whole bottom 10% of everyone’s group or a once-in-a-while-this-person-is-dumb kind of thing? Have heard of quite a few within my group and wondering if it’s normal or something isn’t quite right.
About to leave my firm and consulting for an industry, totally remote role. Just surprised at how sad I am feeling at this point. Any of you other mama’s make a similar move?
Genpact Hiring for below positions . Required female candidates only for diversity hiring . Interview will be scheduled on Saturday 9/18 . DM me if anyone interested . Consultant - 4+ YOE Lead consultant - 6+ YOE principal consultant -8+ YOE
If I move into a financial analyst position after two years of audit experience (and 1 promotion) will i likely start at the bottom of the totem pole? Trying to get an idea of what my salary would be. I feel this role is kinda critical for my 20 -30 year plan so I’m willing to start at an A1 position again. any insight here would be great. Thanks
Anyone regret their exit?
I’m currently in Photoshop clipping a guy out from a stock photo. Imagine if he knew someone was getting paid hourly to zoom in 800% on his crotch.
Anyone heard anything from droga on their internship this summer? Happening? Not? Anyone being interviewed?