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Joining consulting next year in the NYC office. Any recommendations on boroughs that I should stay in/avoid? Alternatively avoid renting in Manhattan altogether and go to Jersey or Brooklyn(?) Thanks!

Best Marriott Hotel in Singapure?

Female (or male!) partners - have you gotten work done? Botox? Cheek fillers? Anything more substantial like lipo? I’m considering but trying to gauge how normal it is with professionals beyond just instagram....


Anyone been promoted *too quickly* (before you could build a robust book) and struggled to make a move?


What is the salary McKinsey provides for 3.5 years of experienced full stack developer ?
I have cleared the technical rounds for sde 1 and they are asking for CTC expectations.

Anyone from vmware here . Please let me know . I need some immediate guidance 🙏


What does it mean when you file for weekly unemployment and they ask about any weekly earning “excluding self employment”? What if you just worked on a freelance project for a couple of days?


Anyone have experience being the
boomerang hire? What brought you
back? Did it feel like coming home? Or was it awkward?

Kind of feel like this may be the best place to ask since considering it in itself is presenting its own mental hurdles.


How do you guys feel when you get asked to attend a client meeting “because we need a woman there”? I know I am getting to attend a meeting I might not otherwise get to, but it doesn’t feel great...


With turn around times of 72 hours, why test at all?


What is the avg working hours that you guys are putting in PwC india? Im having more than 13-14 hours daily .. is it same for everyone here?


I am an office coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and want to break into the field of research. MSK has research coordinator roles, however when I initially applied after graduating, I didn’t get any interviews. I have minimal experience with research from undergrad. I’m not sure if it is possible to switch roles within MSK. I also want to go back to school for an MPH. Anyone have any experience with this or any tips?


What is a good tenure at a job without looking like a job hopper?


The Super Valu Christmas ad is so good. That’s the winner this year for me 👏👏👏

"She didn't sound black".


Is CBA good organization to work with?
How is the job security and wlb?

This recruiter is pushing for industry manager positions based on my experience but I don't feel ready for it. Im currently a senior 1. Will it look bad if I decline a manager position just because I don't feel ready?


Imagine being an agency exec and knowing one simple change could make a huge difference for the thing you claim to care about (DIVERSITY) and not doing it.

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Well I was interviewed with Evosys and was committed verbally about the confimation,, but now the HR doesn't repsond? Hows the culture of the company?

Hi Fishes and Sharks,

Anyone looking out for referral in Maersk for Data Engineer, Engineering Manager roles, Please DM me. Lots of opportunities with good WLB and competitive package.

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Scratched the rental when squeezing in a small spot. How much will this cost me? 💸


What do you guys think about leading Tech experts, including Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Mustafa Sulayman, urging UN to ban AI? Personally, I think this needs to have a greater level of discussion.


Anyone who can speak to their experience at Extension School? Example - Harvard Extension School?

Seems like now with most classes being online anyway, better alternative with admissions and tuition.


For my fellow managers (team leaders, people leaders, project leaders, practice leaders, etc.) - which management / leadership books have you found to be helpful in honing your approach to leading teams?


9 weeks after being laid off ... I got an offer today that far surpasses everything I’ve hoped for in consulting... low travel, no utilization worries and no sales bogey. I’m glad I kept my tech skills up.


What’s the starting base and TC for FT MBA hires at MBB nowadays?


I miss having an expense account.


Anyone know anyone who has gone from client facing role to something internal? Specifically recruiting? Trying to figure out how to make the switch without stepping on any toes.


Have new analyst on the team with an MBA and project experience. After working with them for 2 months it’s apparent that there are 0 consulting skills (excel, outlook, PowerPoint) and they freeze up even on internal calls. They are young and coachable, and I offered to put time into that. However at a company event they made no effort to get to know the team and chose to stick to their familiar colleagues in their home office. I’d like to ask for a new resource but interested in feedback.


Does anyone have insight into A&M WLB, comp, benefits, etc they are willing to share? At a high level I get that the bonus is a portion of billable hours*bill rate* collection %, but any additional insight is greatly appreciated! Interviewing for a manager position in PEPI


I have a bank account since I was a student and now working for around 2 years. Looking for some recommendations here to which are some good banks to open a savings account. Also looking for a reason/benefit if possible.


Trying to look for exit opportunities, what’s a good company to apply to for tech sales besides FAANG?


Program Manager at AWS vs Microsoft - which is better? Which is easier to get into?


Can we use the AMEX travel portal to book personal vacations? (Obviously I would pay for the expenses out of my pocket.)

Is there any implementation work in MBB?

Is there a pay gap between Strategy and Implementation?


Does everyone here accurately track their weekly non billable hours? I only include BD and holidays/PTO when appropriate. Should I be tracking time spent on WBLs, company events, travel, etc?


Planning to do a PRM or FRM qual. How useful is it to move from Big 4 Risk and reg consulting to industry? Finding it hard to get anything other than non-PM roles


Anyone who started their consulting career at a smaller / boutique firm (e.g. Oliver Wyman, AT Kearney, Roland Berger, Strategy&, etc) and switched to MBB? What propelled you to change? What are the positive and negative aspects you experienced so far with comparison to your previous firm?


Its only Monday - this is for you!

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Do you have a framework or a book recommendation for maintaining a flow of ideas in a conversation (professional setting)?


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