Hi. I’m currently thinking of applying to Ms Data Science at Harvard University (https://www.seas.harvard.edu/applied-computation/graduate-programs/masters-data-science). 1YOE, Strong T2, Canada 1st University, 3.5 GPA Electrical Engineering, 5 months internship in Food-tech startup (No GRE as it is not considered in the application). Do I stand a chance?
Any recommendation on case interview books/websites/courses other than case in point? Especially product metric related case interviews. Thank you!
Had an interview last week that went well. The next day, HR sent an additional application to fill out (basically same info as the online app). Is that a good sign or usual process for 2 apps? Still waiting to hear back.
Is it hard to get into big tech from big 4 tech consulting after 3+ years? I tried at 2 yoe and didnt get any FAANG interviews. I was also targeting data analytics roles and it seems pretty tough. No referrals... I will try again in probably a year but really hoping to hear some success stories. All my offers were in consulting 😭😭😭😭
I was unemployed 6 months. Now I’m turning down interviews because there’s so much interest. Clients and publishers are throwing wads of $$$ at me. If you’re struggling, keep going. There’s hope!
Any PAs who went for fed jobs? I'm curious about GS13 level, what experience time in PA is needed for that? Also, any interview tips?
Does anyone have any insight about the interview process for a corporate counsel position at Amazon? Also wondering if anyone has information about salary. I have 6 years experience in big law and I need to figure out how to answer the question about what I expect compensation wise.
Anyone laid off from Deloitte been getting interviews? (Not for tech roles but more finance) im getting traction from head hunters but not much from firm website applications
Does anyone have experience/knowledge of doing an off campus interview for Yale SOM? I’m curious if the school looks less favorably on those who can’t make it to campus. I’m West coast based fwiw
Ahhhhhhhhh!!! BCG interview coming up. Whose got tips? I understand the mechanics of nailing an interview but if anyone could provide info on criteria and evaluation that’s be gr8
Laid off. Applying to jobs. Besides networking, what are the top job search platforms/websites? There’s LinkedIn, indeed, monster and Glassdoor. Anything else I’m missing or which is the “best”?
Any recommended resources for learning about the airline industry? Have an interview coming up.
I desperately want to teach JH History, but every job I interviewed for told me no thanks, they only want coaches (two even specified male!!). Super disheartening. Hopefully one day I can do it.
I have an interview for social media strategist with a rising DTC startup in NYC. I’m feeling imposter syndrome, since I’ve never marketed such a big, hip company. What books can I read or courses can I take to come into the interview solid and prepared? Most of my marketing theory is based on Seth Godin books and reading psychology.
How is the culture at Deloitte NYC office (tax)? I am applying for positions and hear it is "cold/unfriendly" culture; is this true?
Any good resources to check out in preparation for an interview at Oliver Wyman? Courses / websites / books, I’m looking on how to best prepare.
Has anyone successfully relocated for a job and have some tips? I am currently applying (3 yoe) but having trouble getting interest from recruiters outside my state.
I interviewed for a job in a diff location and during interviews they asked me multiple times how I felt abt relocating. I said it was fine, but the more I think about it the less I’m open to relocating. I now have an offer from them, is there anyway to negotiate no relocation? They are remote until mid year 2021. I’m Happy to fly in on a monthly basis but I don’t want to move there.
Hi folks, I’m wish to break into tech sales as marketer. Have got consultative, training and prospecting experience in my own business but need to get back to traditional work. I’m based in Toronto and interviewed with a US SaaS company recently, open to networking with anyone in this area over a virtual hang! If you’re part of any exclusive “women in sales” groups please offer me an invite!
I have an exploratory call with a recruiter to determine opportunities I’m interested in. It’s a Zoom call. Would you dress up for it?
I hate mindless celebrities who feel the need to strongly express their political views as if they matter.
Anyone from Bain - referral for AP roles?
We have had an extremely tough start to the year. I am second guessing my decision to continue teaching (year 20). What are some options for teachers that don’t involve the classroom or direct sale
Any other associate consultants left the consulting industry and took a pay cut?... I'm happy about leaving consulting as I took a role at a start-up in the industry that I love, but, I will miss that pay haha. I'm getting $70K in Boston, and have two dogs, so a little worried about change of lifestyle lol.
Looking over a possible career transition from technology consulting (it delivery) at accenture to strategy consulting at Deloitte. What changes should I expect? What is the day in the life of Strategy Consultant at Deloitte. What type of work should i except? How different is it from IT Delivery consulting? For example - instead of writing stories and working on client process what should I expect to be working on mostly now? I’m a L9 at accenture & will be coming in as senior consultant at D
Do you expense in flight wifi?
I work at a school with limited resources. My walls are a dingy white, the tables are old, harsh fluorescent lighting, etc. What are some suggestions for creating a warm/inviting classroom space?
Anyone else starting to feel nervous about the extra $600/week unemployment going away? Also, is it just me or does it seem stupidly misguided that the Senate/WH prefer to send another stimulus check instead of extending unemployment benefits? Stimulus checks go to a much smaller subset of the population and aren't necessarily going to help those impacted by COVID layoffs. Not to mention the argument that it disincentivizes people going back to work is dumb when there are no jobs to return to.
Has anyone here committed to a partner who has significant debt? My partner of over a year has >$300K in debt from med school. She has since quit medicine, due to a toxic culture that sounds worse than biglaw. In the last year she started earning enough to refinance her loans into a 10-year horizon. I am fortunate to be debt free and am saving aggressively with the aim of making a down payment on a NYC apartment in the next 5 years. We would like to get married before owning property (cont)
Assuming a consistent rating, are all staff 2 --> senior 1 promotion amounts the same across PI groups? For example, is the raise the same to be promoted into Strategy vs. Finance?
So how do you feel the consulting life is impacting your wellness as you hop over the age of 40, I’m finding under Covid I’m much more healthy/lost weight etc.
What are your thoughts on southwest assurance (Texas) raises this year? Same as last year? Better? Worse?
What monitor would you recommend for WFH situation assuming a IB/fund role? Know there is disagreement whether one wider monitor is better than dual smaller ones so would love to hear both perspectives. Some wider ones that have been recommended to me were Dell Ultrasharp 34 curved USB-C and Samsung Ultrawide 34
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
How common is PIP in consulting? When someone is fired in consulting, is it normally preceded by a PIP, or is that the abnormal case? (Talking firms 1000+ people)
New to recovery and had an intake call with an IOP program. They said all sessions will be on Zoom and I’m really nervous that I won’t connect to the program virtually. Anyone start rehab virtually?
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