Full MBA sponsorship at ZS upon return or switch to MBB post MBA and lose out on the sponsorship 💵 - am I even sane to consider passing on the sponsorship? Long term career goals a bit wishy washy, …
23 years old, Stanford grad, 8 months of experience out of undergrad. Got 2 offers, $100k ZS or $100k PwC which to take? Or take none, long term I want to work for FAANGs.
I am expecting a promotion this cycle. I am also a parent and it’s has been very difficult to maintain a very high level performance since March. I don’t think it’s fair if I am not promoted partially…
Which consulting firm/ consultants are the most helpful and least of a jerk in your opinion? I’ve seen ZS and may be Accenture, Huron and Slalom to be incredibly humble and least bragging. Anyone else…
Shout out to all the 🐠 in here who work for non-recognizable firms. Comment if you work for a company that’s not: B4, MBB, or other common ones (e.g. ZS, LEK, IBM...)
Hi ZS associate Consultants, I am SC at Deloitte and currently in talks with ZS, what position at ZS is comparable to SC at Deloitte? Also what is the culture like at ZS?
I am currently working for big Pharma and was thinking of switching to consulting. I have 10 years of experience working in life science. Do you have any perspective on which is a better fit ? Accent…
ZS measures for its employees during CoVID times are really impressive. Affection for ZS is all-time high right now <3 They truly value people
Why have there been so many questions about ZS in multiple bowls? Is ZS considered a T2/desirable firm to work for?
Hi Fam!! What do we think about ZS Consulting? Is it a good idea to step away from Big 4 to ZS? They say they don't have travel requirements as much. I'm so over my current role. It is exhaust…
Out of curiosity- are MBB and Big 4 sold out? I am hearing mixed reactions..ZS is fully sold, Deloitte is firing, Mck is more busy than ever before....what’s the word on the street
Have an opportunity at ZS - however I want to exit consulting in general. Is it worth moving for a better brand name? Currently at b4
Does working at a specialized firm like ZS hurt my chances of lateraling into MBB? Or admission into M7?
Talking about real solutions: Is there any options for part time work commitment of the employee is ready to take a pay cut in proportion? No one has proposed this solution... Is it because ZS can'…
ZS 🐠 I have an upcoming interview where a recruiter gives me directions for 5 minutes, then I have 45 minutes of “work time” on a case. Will this be like a BCG/Bain written case (data dump, make a fe…
How are firms such as Guidehouse / ZS / UBS in comparison to the Big4? How are they perceived by B-schools?
Would you leave any B4 Advisory for ZS Associates(Slightly lower position) if you are excited about Life sciences and topics at ZS, TCP is 25% more and you don’t really like what you do at the Big4 ?
ZS fish, What’s your typical promotion cycle ZS? If you are joining post MBA with 2yrs + consulting experience and planning to come in at manager level. 3-4 years or so to the next level that would be…
I have a connection with a partner at ZS who has been actively recruiting me to join the firm. I’m interested in the work his team does but I’m worried about switching from a big consulting firm to a …
How is ZS doing? I have an offer, and am considering, so want to know how things are going at the company, before making the switch over.
Okay, ZS fish. I am hoping you can help with: 1) base salary for new grad MBA hire 2) average time to promotion from associate to AC, AC to Consultant, Consultant to Sr Consultant (if that’s the next …
Thoughts on ClearView (consultant) vs Health Advances (sr analyst) vs ZS (assoc consultant) vs Navigant (sr consultant)? Interested in differences between project types (true strategy vs ops) & WL…
Looking to move to healthcare consulting - tech or health systems/providers, as a senior consultant/manager. Anyone willing to refer if these firms are hiring? Guidehouse, ZS, Huron. Any others?
Can anyone at ZS comment on their WLB and salary range + year at level? Having final round next week, would love more insight. Currently I am enjoying a 9-5 life at acn with a good team, unsure if I s…
What are the odds of lateral move from shops like ZS, Clearview and LEK moving to LS positions in BCG? Are there specific LS roles at BCG?
I'm a new grad set to join at ZS in a months. Although I signed my offer several months ago, I haven't received my signing bonus. Should I reach out to HR/the recruiter? Or does the signing bo…
Anyone at ZS open to a chat / potential referral? Background in strategy & tech with health projects early in my career. Thanks!
One of the best thing of the job is you won't be stuck with the same people. I'm so glad I'll roll off soon and it's been so frustrating to deal with some ppl on my team.
Is there a recruiting/interviewing guide for FAANG floating around? Can someone share? Guide on how to secure a FAANG job? Asking for a friend!
Anyone else here get really annoyed by the hardcore consultant types? Those who enjoy working long hours, use consulting jargon, will drop their pants and bend backwards for their client/leadership?
Senior Promotion 🎉😊 Good Luck FB fam trying for one! (P.S.: when does the official communication come out?)
Just got laid off and want to move back to the east coast. Any advice for either before I'm officially kicked out of the office or for the new job hunt?
I’m, technically, a Jr but being paid as a Mid because I had a great mentor who believed in me. I’m now moving on to an actual Mid role but have no idea if I should ask for a higher salary because if I do, I’ll basically be asking for close to a Sr Creative’s salary. At the same time, I don’t want to seem like I can be taken advantage of or a pushover if I don’t ask for more. Any advice on how I can navigate this?
When you're sick and have to go to the doctor (or any other reason you're missing work) do you tell your boss you're not coming in or do you ask them for permission?
I worked on a production support project for initial 2.5 years of my 5 years experience and I’m applying for Java developer and recruiters are not happy with prod support exp. how do we convince
Being a client is just seeing the worst of a situation. People hiking=heart attack. Dad holding child over his head=child falls and hurts his head. Dark Sunset=apocalypse.
How many sick days do people actually take per year? Haven't taken any.. just worked from home but feel like I need a mental health day or two...
How do you make a decision? My girl friend told me everything I ask or say it open ended. I am in strategy consulting and that is one of the biggest skill when you do baseline interviews (contd)
Fishes - can anyone recommend a good book to train myself on case interviews. 41 year old tech consultant, so don't think I have any chance of getting picked up by a MBB, but still curious
My brother, who works at Deloitte, got promoted from analyst to consultant. He’s part of federal but works on commercial projects. What would be the expected raise? Thank you in advance!
Recent consultant hire and we have another consultant hire on the team. He has more experience than me but it’s a new project. He asks me to do things like set up meetings and tries to delegate work
Got laid off today, on visa status. Wondering what options are and what do I tell places I am interviewing at ?
What’s the average B4 partner to employee ratio for a group? Also the average book of business for a partner? I understand it varies, but my group is 50ish employees, only 2 partners, and ~30m
Sooo no chance of an extended rebound? https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/10/world/covid-19-coronavirus.html
F fish here—I’m trying to be a better online dater. what are people’s strategy for online dating? How many ppl do you match vs talk to vs meet up? What are the best apps/date avenues? I find it hard to talk/go on dates with my matches cause I’m not a great texter and I’m not really feeling interested in people’s profiles (in person is way more interesting to me but I’m trying to be flexible with covid).
Received an offer from a FAANG that doubles total comp. Have some hesitations though - would I be crazy to turn this down? Considering quitting to travel if I don't accept with nothing else lined up..
What do you people know about McKinsey in the SAP space? A recruiter reached out to me about a role that sounds really great but I don’t know anything about their SAP presence. Thank you!
Hello social fish! 👋 I lead the social strategy group at Digitas Chicago/SF. In lieu of the interviewing and candidate sourcing I’d normally be doing to fill roles on our team, I have opened up some time on my calendar each week to give advice and mentorship to anyone in our industry who would find it helpful. Hit me up if that sounds like you: http://calendly.com/itslizcole/20-minute-mentorship
If you've been an SA for 3+ years but no promotion (but top performer), which firms will let you jump into a manager role? Or do you have to go lateral?
What is a reasonable salary band for an experienced hire for accenture as a manager. Management consulting / LA. Trying to come in higher than M1
Is it worth keeping my amex platinum and Marriott credit card if I don't travel as much anymore, maybe 3 times a year?
I’m at a small boutique firm. A client trip was canceled a few months ago. It’s to be rescheduled in February. It’s a credit with AA not a refund to the client. Can the company charge me when contin..
Is it a good time to buy house ? Housing market has not burst yet in an area where I am looking for houses. But in dilemma with recession and covid thing !
Are there companies out there acknowledging and/ or taking action to reflect on what is happening in our country in the aftermath of George Floyd and systemic racism?
Advice desperately needed. I've been at my agency for 6 years and I have a one year old child. Work is going well since I returned 6 months ago after maternity leave, my boss likes me, has given me more responsibility and praises my work but he's basically told me I won't be promoted because the 2 CD slots above me are both filled. Staying would be comfortable and easy with the little one especially but I feel I'm never going to grow and progress if I don't move up so I feel I have no choice but to look elsewhere. What would you do?