With a thinning spectrum in comp between top performers and the bottom of the barrel and little satisfaction/improvement in job conditions when promoted....does Meritocracy truly exist anymore?
All 🐠 with firms that provide pensions... Best advice for vested pension when leaving your firm? Should you take lump sum or leave it? Manager level but been with firm since college graduation.
Has anyone here transfered from US/Canada to same MBB/BIG4 in Asia? I would be particularly interested in doing so for the Singapore Office for a 1-2 years. How was your tranfer experience?
Which Big 4 is the best to be at regarding work culture and benefits? Especially during these tough times.
Is it worth it for health reasons to stay at the residence with a kitchen if you're spg plat so you can cook your own food?
I have seen the level of discourse fall and become mean spirited on the Women in Consulting board recently. We are all stressed and busy. Note: Trolls welcome on other boards. Please only respond if you “T.H.I.N.K.” Before you type. T -Is it true? H - is it helpful? I - is it inspiring? N - is it necessary? K - is it kind? - thank you for considering this ask.
Am I the only one who thinks 2 weeks vacation is unfair and bad business (it hampers long term productivity)? What do you think the effect on economy wld be if we went to mandatory 3 or 4 weeks?
New to the consultancy world! Apologise if this question has been asked many times. My sister is getting married in India in December and wanting to attend the wedding. But my visa appointment is in February. Even after I use all my leaves, I still need atleast 45 days (1.5 months) of unpaid leave. As per EY rules, I can't work outside USA. Did anyone go against the company's rules and figure out a way to work from India? Just thinking of all possible ways to make this possible! Thanks peeps :)
We will be relocating to the southwest (exact city still TBD as we finalize job offers) this summer. While we’re not trying to FIRE, we follow the tenets. I’m really worried about a potential (contd)
Micromanagers that don't add value are the worst. Just let me do my work and take it to client, if you have nothing to contribute...
Folks interviewing at Apple, Google, Snap, Amazon etc. for S&O roles, how were the “take-home” assignments in the first/second round?! Why can’t we just get a traditional case😫
The Gradient Group is a place to find active jobs. If you are looking for work please take a look at We only work with active jobs from companies our members want to work with, which means they go fast. These applications are not passed-through to another system. We work directly with the hiring manager to get our members access to these career opportunities. Inclusion lives here.. All levels welcome
At what moment did you know you wanted to be in for the long haul and be a partner? Was there a moment or a project that made it clear? Any regrets?
What to expect on the first round BCG interview with partner for experienced consultant role. Been told it’s an opportunity for me to learn about BCG and tell about my experiences.
Welp! I think I’m getting fired. Had the client ask me point blank if we were going to hit a certain date with everything ready to go. Got on the phone and told the truth. Could not...