How hard is it to pass the interviews for a BizOps role at FAANG? Have a referral but not coming from an MBB firm.
@MBB's how is your firms immune to the up-coming financial crisis. what type of projects due to see higher demand in marketplace in the crisis. (i hope its not all cost cutting projects - aka#layoffs)
For folks that went from MBB/T2 into Big 4, why did you make that switch and did you get a boost in title that you would not have reached at MBB/T2.
What is the difference between getting life sciences consulting expertise at a life sciences boutique firm vs at bigger generalist firms (MBB/big 4)? How are the projects different and what type of experience do u gain?
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 ?
Any insight on getting MBA from mendoza as far as prospects for transitioning into a post-mba strategy consulting role? It’s ranked outside the top 15 but from research seems like it still sends plenty of grads to top consulting firms (not MBB)
People who have made it to the perceived “top/best” place in their career field/education (MBB, FAANG, top PE fund, HSW, etc): do you feel satisfied? Have you had to recalibrate your goals? If so, what are those goals?
Do a lot of consultants need an MBA to advance their career? Also, what firms give you the highest chance of getting into a good program besides MBB?
MBB 🐠, if you could do it all over again, would you? Thinking about getting MBA and would love some honest feedback. TIA!
From talking to students at multiple M7 schools, it seems like all of the BB/MBB/FAANG companies recruit at most if not all of the schools . So if you're planning on recruiting for one of these, is there really a major difference in career opportunities between each school? Asking because it seems like some schools are specifically known for finance vs consulting vs tech, but if the companies are all recruiting at all these schools, the differences don't seem as pronounced to me.
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
End goal: strategy at a large industry player (auto, apparel, etc) Is it more logical to use the mba to jump right into those companies or use the mba to get into Mbb/tier 2 and then jump?
Got 2 offers, 1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
Does anyone know how competitive LBS/INSEAD are to get into coming from MBB? Have been promoted at BCG and am considering LBS/INSEAD to get more of an international experience, but no clue how competitive it is. I have avg GMAT scores and undergrad for BCG.
What would you all say are the best consulting firms to work at in the federal government space? I’m not sure how many “prestigious” firms (like MBB) have a significant federal practice at all.
As a client, what are Analytics teams using to monitor Paid Search day to day? Our agency uses SuperMetrics and Data Studio, which seems to deliver metrics at the campaign and ad group level well, but not the KW level. Thinking of Tableau or Power BI & blending Search with GA via an ETL (extract, transform and load) model, but the first has a steep learning curve it seems. Advice? Is it worth spending to automate this via tools like Looker, Adverity, Improvado, Datorama, Alight Analytics, etc.?
I always forget how traveling to LAX is half flying, half just getting across the fucking tarmac
How hard to firms chase you to clawback the signing bonus? Got a job offer I'm really interested in but am concerned about the 10K I'll have to pay back..
I’m in trading operations. I graduated during COVID and it has been my ultimate goal to become a trader. I know it’s insanely difficult to pivot from back office to trading but I would welcome any advice on making that transition.
Since I was a little girl, I have had the name picked out for my first child. It’s a combination between my favorite name, my middle name, and favorite artist. My sister is getting a dog and wantsCONT
Just heard D is giving an across the board raise for SM and below of 5%. Anyone confirm?
Comp communications are coming up. If I am unhappy with my raise or VC can I push back? Have you done that successfully without feeling like it gave you a bad reputation? My raises and bonuses have been good in the past and maybe I was naive but I’ve never thought to ask for more.
Exit options after 6 months in ZS? DAA here. WLB has landed me in hospital twice and my client seems to only care that in my absense, work gets delayed. Also, please recommend any skills one should/can learn on weekends to enhance selection.
In the final round of interview with a San Fran startup that’s about to go IPO... but I know I’d be also giving up lots of the structures & project flexibility & diversity offered here at big 4. What rationale would you use to make a decision?
@ legacy strategy PPEDs - in light of our supposed commitment to diversity and inclusion, what is the plan for the ED who is widely known for making openly racist and misogynistic comments in the office and on social media?
Baby shoes. Our daycare is saying that we need hard soles shoes for our girl, 10 months and just started walking. We both think she should stay in bare feet (preferred) or flexible soled shoes. Views? Trying to decide how much to push back on this point. We usually defer to daycare (they’re the experts!).
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?
Have any big 4 announced compensation yet?
Anyone have experience with CSR trip insurance? Need to move up flight back home given the impending hurricane. We’re here now. What’s the process? Airline or chase (booked with CSR points air+htl)?
Im anticipating a 40k performance bonus in a couple of months. Looking for ideas on how to spend it. Thoughts?
Hot take - with zoom, there will never be a snow day again, it will be a Zoom day. I loved snow days growing up - better for kids though... more learning
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