Hi, I am looking to learn more about Product Management roles. I am currently finishing up my MBA and have a background in Audit, VC and incubators. Anyone willing to chat to help me learn more and how I can pivot to PM post MBA?
Is an MBA worth it? Has anyone without one ever felt passed over for promotion or a position because of it mid-later career? My agency has a benefit of about 5k a year for education and I’m not sure if I should take advantage of it. I feel like the most valuable skills come from on the job experience and I feel like taking classes after work would be a strain.
What are some certifications I can do which are hot in market? Have data background and in pwc consulting. Not very keen on software development or very technical courses. Is PMI or any other certification helpful? What are my options? Can anyone with similar background share some experience? For reference - I’m 3 years into consulting.
Moving from big 4 tech implementation to boutique strategy firm for huge comp increase. Long term goal is mbb. Would this move help or hurt mba admissions and mbb recruitment?
What FAANG companies have take-home assignments pre-MBA for corpdev/analytics/bizops positions? I know Apple does, not sure about the others…
I am interested in getting my SHRM-CP certification this year and I was wondering which study methods and materials worked best for those of you who passed the exam. Also, what are your roles in HR?!
What are your thoughts on APICS CSCP certification? Is it truly worth the time? Industrial engineer with 2 YOE, looking for advise on whether is a good investment or not. Thanks!
What is the best certification to pursue in this area? Looking at SHRM-CP but want to learn more about others.
Currently studying for the GMAT to apply to schools this year, but was given a chance to interview at a MBB firm in February. Trying to balance GMAT studying and casing practice, but tough with current project and +1 work. Which would you prioritize? My goals post-MBA is VC or start up... I think MBB would be a great opp to help me get into M7 schools, but feel like studying for the GMAT would be impossible based on WLB stories that I've heard about at MBB.
Has anyone who was a humanities major undergrad considered or taken any of those continuing education certificates in a quant topic before applying to business school? Any perspective of if those are helpful for applications? Don’t care if it counts towards MBA credits
Anyone have info on MBB/Strategy& supply chain consulting? Group size, actively hiring, common backgrounds (MBA/certifications required/helpful?), project types, & interview prep tips? Looking to enter as an experienced hire. Currently a procurement financial analyst and just passed my CSCP certification. Ex-big4. Thanks!
I want to exit to a GM or Senior ops director role. Currently 3 yrs in consulting, 10 yrs in ops at well-known manuf. firm, CPIM, CSCP, T20 MBA, Ind Eng undergrad. Anyone have recs on how to prepare?
Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities
Hello! Wanted to get thoughts on if people would return to school for an I/O psych degree or MBA?
Thinking about getting the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification. Does EY have any amazon resources or training materials that they provide? Any advise from people who have taken it before? Thanks!
Is the SPHR or PHR license necessary to pivot into human capital? I have a MBA from a Top 15 school. Any thoughts?
Starting as a Consultant post-MBA in 6 weeks. Beside my MBA I have zero experience with excel and only extremely limited exposure during B school. Does anyone have recommendations for me regarding crash coursing excel? Any tips or any recommendations for online courses? Thanks!
Can anyone me a career advice, if you were to start your career again ,what would you have done? 1)Learn trending topics like data science,cloud etc... 2)Go for higher studies(m.tech/mba,...) 3)Leetcode more and tried better dev roles 4)try jobs in core fields(vlsi,...) 5)Any different path... Would love to hear your opinion. :)
2nd year manager at KPMG strategy current at $205k base (w/ top 10 MBA & 7 yoe). Offered $215k base 10% bonus for a Transformation Director position with a PE backed fintech. WLB is fantastic. Company positioned to go public in 1-2 years or be sold. Should I wait to see if I make director this year at KPMG or jump now? (I have 2 kids under 4 and wife is big law attorney so WLB is key)
Hi Strategy 🐟! Does rejecting an MBB offer hurt chances of future employment? I have 3YOE and working as a Software Engineer. Decided to pick a tech company over McKinsey but my future plan is to do MBA after 2 years with 5 YOE and then join MBB.
Wait a minute... do you accrue PTO in your last two weeks after providing two weeks notice?
Just had a terrible year professionally - became a new mom, but couldn’t travel once I got out of maternity, missed utilization and tanked at year end. Got $0 /$0 comp. I am feeling so low and
How do you go about shopping around for a good financial advisor? I have about $150k cash to invest and $180k in 401k. Have talked to a few guys but they only seem to want to push their own firms’ products.
Looking to apply for a marketing manager position at Pinterest? Anyone from Pinterest willing to chat about the culture there or provide a referral? Thanks! Any help is appreciated.
If I was a junior on a team during a campaign launch, is that something I can put in my book? I helped during the concepting phase, was responsible for keeping the boards up to date, and wrote a lot of the supporting materials (print, social etc) but obviously I was not on the shoot or the lead on writing the script. As long as I’m clear about my role is that acceptable?
Partners, directors, senior managers... What are your thoughts on male managers taking 3 months of paternity leave (assuming your firm has such a policy)
Recommendations on sailing lessons in Chicago?
I got an email from a recruiter for an interview for Sales Analytics & Insights Lead. Any idea of what to expect?
How do I see if I have SPG suite upgrades to use? Did they reset on 1/1 and do you have to be platinum? I had 10 but just earned gold
Is 97k way too low for an ACD role in NY?
Hi Fishes 🐠, Hope you are doing great! I wanted to reach out because I’m currently exploring new opportunities. I have 4 years of experience in project management and business operations. Please help sharing/referring if there is any PMO/Project Management you have. Just to add, I am currently serving my notice period and will be available to join after 20th Jan'22.
Any insight into pre-MBA internship opportunities? Would love to broaden my experience before I go
This is my Bitmoji classroom for distance learning - activities that can be done with it include 1)scavenger hunt for different websites around the room 2)finding new websites for the classroom 3)how the link to the classroom should be designed. Have fun exploring
I have a intro call coming up with a CXO. What can I ask them? I am considering applying to a role in his org, but at much junior level
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