What’s the acceptable minimum time to spend in strategy consulting post-MBA to be worth it for the career boost and exit opps? Is 1.5 years enough or 2 years is minimum?
Are there services that can append anonymous demographic information (specifically age) using only a credit card # processed by a retail client?
Anyone have thoughts on Hudson Advisors/Lone Star Funds if you’re in the dfw area? Know anything about working there? Don’t know much about them, if anything at all
What is the path to a GC for a senior associate on a TN? I’ve been with my firm since college (2 years) - firm policy is that they initiate the process after a two year tenure (and provided you are senior associate rank, at minimum). Will I be able to pass the PERM evaluation? If not, would things get easier with a subsequent promotion? Or would it be best to lateral to a new firm and start the process there? Sorry, super green when it comes to this
Which Big 4 has the best benefits?
The hard lessons you learn in the hospital... ALWAYS wear a mask when changing a flexiseal bag or you're going to have a bad day. 💩💩
Culture/workload/hours between B4 vs mid-tier?
I understand that traditional vs. Roth 401k depends on tax bracket now vs. expected tax bracket in retirement. And of course there is the risk of changing tax laws. But what if you just don't know? Do you just split 50/50? Or once you're making over a certain amount, does it naturally make more sense to lean towards traditional? Not sure what other people do and what income level they make the shift to traditional, if at all.
Interviewing for a business development role at a middle market PE firm. Long term I’m hoping to be on the deals/investment side of PE. Is BD a bad move? I see this as my best chance at getting my foot in the door of PE.
Hard money loan for a buy, rehab rent project: 168k principal, 8% interest, 2.9% loan cost (4.8k) and 4 points (6.7k) The upfront cost seems a bit excessive to me or is this normal today?
Deloitte hiring freeze? I had a verbal offer and reviewed benefits 3 weeks before the covid environment. I was informed that I would be contacted when there was an update. Wait or reach out? Advice?
How flexible is moving into an industry focus at big 4? If I wanted to move from the core/generalist group to a specific industry like Tech, Healthcare, or F.S?
Any insights on business development associate in private equity in regards to work life balance, compensation, average day, growth potential, and exit opportunities?
I'm thinking of applying for Consultant - Forecasting role at ZS Toronto. Could someone help me with the work culture and WLB at the Toronto ZS office? I have 5 years of relevant experience at IQVIA, Canada.
I’ve never been a regular vacation-taker, but now I’m resolved to become one. Especially because my company has an unlimited PTO policy. Would 4 weeks of total vacation per year be considered a lot/excessive at your company? I’m thinking of doing two one week vacations, and one two week vacation, and booking them far in advance.
We are trying to get pregnant (fertility issues) and I just got promoted. I am now terrified that having a baby will delay my progression. I know I have time but I don’t want to be held back!
Best feeling in the world?? To be able to leave office for 'home' at sharp 5 pm and not go back to the hotel room - Ex PwC employee
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