Wharton EMBA worth it? Late career starter so limited white collar experience but interesting background/past life. Also have kids to support so can’t do a full time program. Want the MBA for career boost ($), as an entry to faang/MBB and to have more security for future opportunities. Worth it? Does the EMBA have the same faang/MBB recruitment access and weight as full time?
23 and looking to apply to MBA in ~3 years. What do I need to do to better my chances for an M7? Context: Mid-level undergrad with 3.79 GPA, top of class performer at IBM, have Negotiation Mastery and Disruptive Strategy certifications from HBS, not sure what to work on next.
Is it worth it to get a professional certification like SHRM/PHR? Not many of my colleagues have one and it’s not a requirement for my role, but I’m curious if it’s worth it in the long run
What are the possible exit opportunities (non cyber) for a cyber strategy consultant? LOE: 2 yrs Background : Bcom + MBA
Is it worth it to get an executive mba if I’m not working in the field I want while I’m getting it?
What is your perspective on the longer term value of an MBA? Has it played an important role in your journey?
Any folks who did their MBA and went and joined MBBs . Was it worth the chase ? Would like to hear more on this.
What cert to go for next? Currently have AWS-SAA and Security+. Thinking about CISSP but how difficult is it compared to the AWS-SAA?
Thoughts on JD/MBA?’
Currently getting an MBA (Big 12 school in Texas, not UT) and working as an implementation consultant with an ERP company. My goal is to get into strategy/transformation consulting with one of the big four. Worth it to apply now (I do meet qualifications) or wait until I graduate December 2022?
Anyone that has taken the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification recently, can u talk about the study materials that was most helpful and provide some tips on the test?
Has anyone taken the CSM certification recently and got Deloitte to reimburse it. Please provide with the steps. TIA
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
I'm a senior finance major planning to take the CISA instead of the CFA/CPA so I can get to manager. What are the best CISA prep programs/books for a non-IT major?
Selling points of being a CPA and CFE going into Managing Consulting without getting a MBA.
Currently a post-MBA returning consultant at MBB. What firms should I target with significant Private Equity Ops groups or value teams? Have to leave after 2 years in consulting because I was sponsored but want to make sure that I understand the point at which I should be reaching out, etc.
I woke up at 3 AM with Sunday scaries despite being off this week. Decided to look back at pictures/quotes I’ve taken screenshots of over the years and have determined I’ve been stagnant in life for a solid 3-4 years. Sure I passed the CPA exam, made senior, then manager, but my satisfaction with my job and life has remained low for that duration. Every year around now I start looking to leave but never do because industry seems boring. Any advice? 🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️
Thoughts on offer? Experience 6+ YOE in Financial Services Industry Skills MBA, CFA, FRM Currently in Big4 Offer Base 130K SignOn-5K Location New York Firm Non-Big4 Title Senior Associate
Just got my AWS Cloud Practitioner cert and am looking to get something more Strategy or Finance related. Anyone done any good Certs lately?
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
Any senior consultants in Paris willing to tell me what your salary is? Trying to figure out the pay band and where my offer stands in relation to it.
Career advice: I became an HR mgr/BP relatively early on in my career so have 7 years BP exp. and 9 overall. I work in pharma as a Sr. BP/manager now. I’d like to make a move into an AD or higher role but seem to only get consideration for lateral moves. Not sure if it’s because I don’t have enough experience or if I’ve never had direct reports? How did you make that first jump? I’d need to relocate for anything at my current org which is not possible for me right now. Thanks for insights!
Hi fishes! Next week I have the last interview with partner at Deloitte. What would you recommend - some tips? Consulting, value creation unit.
Impulsively jumped firms for better projects. I want to get pregnant & settle down. Worried I sabotaged ops to transfer internally so soon or fear need to get local gig & how my resume looks. 😬
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
What’s your comfort level in being inside: open windows/doors with maybe 10 people in a biggish space considering Covid and being nyc based?
I'm going to be quitting my job soon. Which means my Corp Amex would be cancelled. Will I lose my points as well? Not sure if I'll get a Corp Amex in my new job. If I'd lose them how should I redeem?
After a Visa transfer, do we have to go through an interview to get the visa stamped, like the very first time? Or are we eligible for Dropbox? Has anybody done this recently? Thanks in advance.
Anyone willing to grant me access to the 5th annual pharma pricing, reimbursement & market access this year on Sep 28 - 29? Thank you!
Interviewing for Accenture and concerned about the background check. I have a few drinking tickets from silly mistakes made in college. How strict is Accenture regarding misdemeanors? Is this an automatic disqualification from consideration? My criminal history is not related to the job responsibilities.
Looking to buy 120k Delta SkyMiles for 1.1cpm ($1320) to help à family friend buy tickets to Cali. Anyone à seller at that price? Checking here before I go on social media.
Trying to decide exit plan. 3rd yr doing insurance coverage litigation, but not sure if I can spin that into in house or a solo gig that won’t be too much of a pay cut at some point (sole breadwinner with family here). Any ideas or anecdotes to help inspire the next steps?
Super naive question but how does one go about shifting to a different big 4 and then leverage a raise/ higher position? Do you get contacted by recruiters or reach out? Thinking to switch next year
What skills to study / learn that are relevant to M&A or Strategy consulting? Have been studying a lot of valuation, econ, strat, finance, M&A. Books / courses / topics you recommend?
Women in the ad world: When a client who is more senior than you says something sexist and offensive in a meeting how would you respond? Do you confront the situation or move on to save your job?
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