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How are the Tier 2 Consulting firms ranked? Kearney vs ZS vs Slalom vs OW vs etc. Does anyone has any insights? How do they treat ex Big4 folks?

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I’m a first year C at Deloitte and have been with the firm ~3years, making $90k. Have received consistently good feedback and performance reviews. Just received an offer from ZS for $110 + $15 signin… more

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ZS 🐠: what are the Manager-level compensation numbers for base, signing bonus, performance bonus, etc.?

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ZS vs LEK?

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Is Bain acquiring ZS?

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Does ZS have. Strategy group - similar to EYP/S& Also would y'all rate zs as a step up on big4?

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Oh my god. I took some time off hoping it would recharge me. I’m already feeling unmotivated and drained. I hate the BS that I’ve had to go through. I honestly do not get it when people say they joi… more

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How long to make partner (principal) at ZS? What are some common attributes you see in those who made it? ZS Associates

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ZS Associates how are your exit options for non-LS/healthcare industries?

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