Any tips for transitioning from a small FS consulting firm to a more well established and well known one? Anyone looking for a referral bonus?
Hi! I’m looking to apply for a risk & response role at Facebook. Is anyone willing to provide a referral or talk about their experience at Facebook.
Class of 2020 graduate. I am working in-house in technology transactions/commercial but I’ve been trying to get my foot in the door in the privacy/cybersecurity area. I have my CIPP/US and I’m in all the Privacy groups/bookclubs/etc with my bar association. Still absolutely no luck when applying for positions. Any suggestions? Would you recommend getting a privacy analyst role first to get some experience?
I had an interview for an senior mgmt role at a bank and the interview was going very well. Beginning of the interview, she mentioned my resume was very impressive. She also said I was extremely intelligent and that I had a bright future; however they’re interviewing people with over 26 years of experience and would want someone more seasoned. I’m feeling super discouraged. Why bother with my resume at all?
Invest in revamping tech skills or going full management? I'm an Expert EM, with experience managing both data science and generalist consulting teams. Before the Firm, I was fairly technical (grad school in top CS eng school and brief startup experience) but I'm a bit rusty after ~3 years of consulting. Which exits should I invest in, tech route (e.g. SWE/DS) or management (e.g. Director role or PM)? I'm trying to optimize for WLB while not downgrading pay.
Was interviewing with a software company and they told me yesterday that hiring was suspend indefinitely until they can determine the impact of covid19. Am I the only one?
I have an interview scheduled for this Friday and I don’t think I’ll be ready or have enough time to prepare. I just checked my email and realized how much work I have to get done and it’s looking like I’ll be working a lot of hours this week so I won’t have much time to prepare for my case or technical interview. Should I email the hiring team and ask to reschedule or just not sleep this week so I can fully prepare?
I’m currently a senior accountant and I mainly focus on accruals and expense analysis. Prior to this role I was in State & Local Tax. I wasn’t sure if tax is where I wanted to be at the time especially because I heard you can get pigeonholed. I actually kind of miss the work that I used to but also found tax can be very mentally challenging. I’m struggling with trying to decide if I should go back to tax or maybe use my current experience to go into FP&A or a Finance related role. Advise please!
Has anyone gotten an offer from big 4 after hiring screen and an interview w a partner? I feel like there are typically more rounds
Evaluating an exit into Amazon as L6 product manager (TC: $225K) after 1 year at BCG. I want to work in tech/fintech long term. Questions: 1) Is the work life balance better at Amazon, than BCG? Currently I'm averaging 70 hours a week. More than that, the pace is quite insane. Deliverables every couple of hours. 2) Is the level of mentorship/coaching better at Amazon? 3) Is the offer reasonable? Their upper max is 250k and I'm currently at 240, should I try to atleast get my current TC?
I received an offer from a quant fund. My offer letter doesn’t explicitly state my role/position, it is nyc based, and that it’s full time. It also doesn’t provide benefits breakdown, just a blanket statement that I’m eligible. I’ve spoken to the recruiter about these items, but general response is that this is standard for the company. To me this is all very strange and I feel it should be defined more. Does this sound normal to others? Can’t tell if i should push on this more or leave it.
Genuine question and attempt to understand: for those of you who are upset or unhappy about more robust efforts at diversity and inclusivity, can you explain why these efforts upset you? Or worry you?
Does FDD in West coast have associate position?
Would you jump from a credit analyst role to an M&A role in a corporate dev team? Asking for a friend going from a BB to a smaller company
Can we talk about the “Rise & Grind” / “Hustle Culture” aspect that seems to be organically baked into our role as Producers. Of course, it is what it is to some degree- but I’ve realized, in order to do my job effectively, my rest & work-life balance is a MUST. How have you handled that? Or do you just power through?
Suggestions for handling a peer who constantly uses their years of experience to curtail discussions? Both of us are SM’s leading teams within the same Market so we talk often. This SM will say things like “I have 15 more years of experience than you so I am better at this than you/I know how to handle these things”. It’s infuriating and I often want to respond with “And I’m 15 years younger than you and in the same position, so I must be doing something right!” (Cont)
Hey guys. I’m looking for a referral to Avanade. Happy to discuss about the roles I am interested in. Would appreciate the help! TIA!
I’m interviewing for an Accenture Strategy Manager role. How will the upcoming reorg impact that position, if at all?
An opportunity sort of fell into my lap and wanted to get other thoughts. Internal audit manager role, 100% remote, 20% base increase plus better benefits. I work on a lot of audits on the tax side so am familiar with audit. M4 in big 4, not sold on staying in tax. Would I be qualified and is this a terrible idea?
Coming off of my first real, full week of PTO in my 10+ year career (my fault... that was self- imposed) and WOW. I actually feel refreshed, comfortable with returning tomorrow and grateful that my firm and team did not once try to grab my attention for literally anything. Take your PTO, folks. I'm serious. It helps.
MBB 🐟 - can you describe the moment when reality did not meet your excitement/expectations you had before starting the job?
Had my Venture for America selection day interviews on Friday and killed it! Thoughts on VFA as a fellowship and network?
What salary to expect for a Sr Technical Product Manager role at Amazon, Seattle? Any other components to expect? Currently based out of DC area, 150k base, 14 YoE
NOK to the moon baby 🚀
Does anyone do IT audit work at Protiviti? Is the work life balance actually better than B4?
Would you go into the public sector (like teaching) or work at a nonprofit, if you made from 80k and up to 150k in salary over the course of your life? Why?
MBB or FAANG biz ops?
I want to make my money work for me and investing in index funds seems to be a good first step. Anyone have any good books/research websites to recommend for investing in index funds and/or other financial instruments? Would also appreciate advice anyone has for a first time investor who is terrified of losing money to the market.
Any thoughts on shifting 401k contributions from traditional to Roth with the new tax code changes? I'd imagine a lot of us benefit from lower tax brackets in 2018.
Gonna get baby's heartbeat tattooed
Any thoughts on what to ask for as a Junior Art Director with a few years experience in Toronto? Salary vs freelance day rate vs freelance hourly? Asking for a friend!
Just started looking for another job after being with my commercial for 6 years. I’m encountering more and more recruiters pushing the salary expectations question at the recruiter interview. Basically won’t move forward in the process if you don’t give a number or the right number (usually low). Anyone else experiencing this?
Hey guys, which country/city are you’ll booking H1-B visa stamp appointment dates? Are you getting any appointments for this year?
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
New joiner in a few weeks…Does MBB allow expensing for overtime meals when working from home?
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