Looking to return to Big 4 as a consultant now that I have some experience; however, I’m not sure if the reason I’m not getting any interviews is because of covid or what’s on my resume/lack thereof. Has anyone gotten hired at Big 4 during this time and have any help or insight for me? Thanks!
Any opinions on working at workday? I have a first interview for a role on the corporate side. Anyone have thoughts on working there or know if I’d be able to keep my workday certs up to date even though I wouldn’t be working in a consulting capacity?
How does one show personality in MBB interviews? How much is too much? Humour? Info about personal life? Specifically interested for BCG
One of my friends having issue in booking slot for Accenture interview. Whatever the slot he tries to choose always getting message like "Waitlisted (The slot is not available at the moment. We will confirm to you soon.)" . Even if he tries to book, it is getting cancelled. Same was informed to HR but not much help from them. How to get the interview slot confirmed. Any idea?
Hi guys, I have a last interview round with a company coming up, and I already know I don’t want to work there (as I’m interviewing with other places I find more exciting). Would you do the last interview and THEN let them know you don’t want it? Or would you tell them before the last round interview? And would you just say you’re interviewing with some other places more aligned to your end-goals?
Has anyone completed a case study with IBM? How was it? This will be my first! Any tips would be great.
I’m making progress in Google S&O interview process but I have a few questions about public transportation to Googleplex from Stanford campus. Are there reasonable options?
Anyone interested in a virtual networking event via zoom? Could help expand our network during this disruptive time - thoughts?
Hi everyone 🎅! I'm looking to join online communities (like this one) for people in customer success. Particularly Slack groups. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
Hi all. To give everyone an update on my best friend, who had recently become my girl friend, we broke up. We were in the middle of our daily Zoom session and midway through, I saw a half-naked man running across the background. I confronted her about it and she did indeed confirm my worst fear that she was cheating. I am sad now.
How do you cope with work in early pregnancy and exhaustion? I don’t have lots of common pregnancy symptoms except cramps and fatigue. The exhaustion is on high today!!! Yawning through my zoom meetings and it’s only 11am here on the west coast. I’m also a team lead so I need to be present on meetings. I don’t know how to cope lol. I slept a lot through the holidays but now I’m back at work. I even overslept for my 8am meeting today 😫😂.
Anyone here applying for F1 to start Grad program in August? Any luck finding an appointment?
Is there a way where you can have a zoom lesson while doing an interactive pear deck? Is there a way to do a poll?
I'm having difficulties connecting with my team over Zoom, and I'm feeling lonely. Anyone else?
NYC, rising 4th year, V5, M&A. In July, I got the call from the partnership that I should begin to “explore other options.” I always knew when I left, whether on my terms or not, I would exit to finance. It’s been a rough transition. Been pretty discouraged and hit a low point of shame & apathy in August. Just wanted to say that I finally landed my first formal PE and IB interviews this week and am beginning to feel hopeful again! I think it’s all gonna work out.
Do companies care about getting the right answer for financial models or the methodology when interviewing? Working through a model with little context and have to (seemingly) make a lot of assumptions that presumably won't get me an exact right answer
Interviewing for a consultant position in the DC area what salary range should I be asking for ?
It’s really incredible to me how people who go into tech and have such in depth knowledge of systems can’t figure out how to use Slack 😂
How long do you typically have to be at a firm to get a raise? Joining big D next week and heard they’re giving raises in December.
Anyone in Big 4 who is in AUP (unclaimed property)? I’d like to focus on it (best WLB I’ve seen so far) and jump firms. Have almost 2yrs AUP exp (more in tax). Can anyone share insights on your teams?
Where do B4 people live in NYC? Moving there next month as senior associate in advisory and looking for ideas
Anyone from L.E.K Consulting here who can refer me to the UK opening please. L.E.K. Consulting Can you please dm and then I can share my details.
For folks exiting to FAANG / Product at start ups or really any hot company. How do you go about networking to get the interview? Do you apply then cold email someone you may have an “in”with, or are you picking say 10 companies and then having warm contacts there that you’ll ping when you see a job. I’ve been passively looking for jobs but zero luck, I only want to leave for the right fit. Big 4 here so feel my brand won’t auto get me an interview like mbb/t2
I’ve only worked on tech transformations for clients in one specific industry throughout my whole career. All projects have been almost the same. Is this a disadvantage for mba applications, or is it a pro since I show deep expertise in a certain area? I only really stayed on these types of projects because that’s where my network took me.
I’ve been trying to get some graphic design side projects to potentially pivot to self-employed designer. I think I have a competitive portfolio, but I’m having a hard time finding gigs. I tried Fiverr, but it is hard to compete with the prices they charge there. I know many people in the field, as I hang out mostly with designers and creatives, but not many people that could be a client. Any advice?
I'm on a brand new American Airlines A321. Like brand new airplane smell. NO SEAT POWER. NO ENTERTAINMENT units. #AAssholes #ihateAA #neverAA #AAsucks
Want to join PE from a non-MBB firm. From an advanced degree (PhD) background and hence mostly exposed to the LS industry. Want to know if anyone did this transition: PhD > Consulting > PE. Is there any way to go for LS specific teams in PE ?
My fiancé and I (arranged marriage) are long distance for the past year with the wedding hopefully in the fall. While I have been working out/trying to be more fit in time for the wedding, my fiancé has put on quite a bit of weight since the pandemic, idk what to say or how to approach this to encourage them to be more fit. Mental health wise he is much more optimistic and is also in a state no restriction. We have not been intimate and kinda bothers me that he isn’t even bothered to put effort
Annoying how the hospitality industry cut corners for COVID precautions but now are still keeping those corners cut just due to it saving money. Think it'll ever return back to normal completely?
Former McKinsey employee was caught working with his COO to impersonate a YouTube executive while trying to raise funds from Goldman Sachs. Is this what constitutes business these days?
I always get asked “do you have questions” in interviews. What are some good questions to ask that might impress the sr creatives I’m interviewing with?
I feel like most FAANG companies exist solely to sell our information - surprised that so many of you would want to work for one of these places....
Diet mountain dew is superior to both coffee and tea for morning caffeine intake. It's bubbly goodness is the perfect way to start your day. I picked this up from an old client! 🥤>🍵☕
I have my H1b stamping in a few days. I suffer from anxiety and this interview is giving me so much anxiety and fear of being rejected or being stuck in a long processing. Contd...
How do you deal with back pain? I tried all things that could potentially help like getting lumbar support, ergonomic pillow, stretching steadily throughout the day etc. I'm seriously concerned if it will be what blocks me from moving forward in my career. Typical hours ranging 60 to 70 and i know my back will only keep getting worse during WFH and it's out of control. TIA.
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
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