Would you look at exit opportunities if your firm limited travel to A/C? A big reason for me to stay was being able to travel for free. Few of my coworkers left the firm for 20-30% raise in their base salary.
Am I an attractive candidate at all? Or is it silly to think I could jump soon for a comp increase? 1 yoe BAH fed (7 yoe in nonprofit sector before that), currently at 90k. Have some generalist certifications (agile, prosci, working on instructional design). Non-technical, no master’s. Resume is mostly attractive bc of extensive international/cross-cultural experience & DoS experience. Am I still too “meh” with only 1yoe & no tech skills?
Just found out I made A2 -> SA1 🎉 and received an offer at Deloitte (Consultant level) 🎉 for the same exact salary. Both tech consulting, more IT strategy role at Deloitte. What should I do...?
How much does utilization matter at S&? Is it a simple over = ok/under = not ok metric? Does 100% get you less bonus than say, 110%? SA here so I'm pegged to 95%
Thanks to you 🐠 fam.. the lows were low, the highs are higher. I just got an offer at amazon as a PM-Tech. Really excited and looking forward to it.. comp details forthcoming. Cue exit music
What is a decent salary for an advisory consultant in the DMV/Washington DC area? Wondering how my offer stacks up, have 2 years of prior B4 audit experience
I came across a post boasting about perks in big4 vs park in Witch companies, here are my input 1. I started my career with big4. Although it gave a lots of perk to keep you grounded or get you in comfort zone some major cons were A. Out dated technology stack B. No work life balance C. This big 4 always carry tapes to measure your performance. 2. I recently joined a witch company and here are my inputs A. Latest tech stakes but slow pace of work B. No long working hours (gov job)
Forced ranking question: When thinking about your last career move, rank in order of importance which influenced your choice the most? A. Prestige of new employer organization B. Prestige of your new title C. Title in path of career growth plan D. Total comp E. Work you would be focused on in new position
Got below offer - Product Manager in Tech - 180k base, 10% bonus, 160k RSU (vested 4 years), Should I take this or wait to hear back from FAANG ? Thoughts?
What’s the best way to get into crypto? Finally left the big 4 world where independence sucked and made me jump through a bunch of hoops just to invest in anything from certain stocks to crypto. Looking to learn a lot.
senior in audit - received offer from GT for manager position, and went to talk to my partners (im in big 4) partners matched salary and offered manager (i was supposed to make mgr next yr). (cont'd)
PwC folks - what is the average starting salary for SA3 in Advisory - Financial services ? asking for a friend with 9 yrs of us ndistry experience?
How much experience do you need to be seriously considered for jobs that ask for “5 years” experience? I have 1.5 years of Big 4 experience. Do you typically include the 2-3 years of college (basic bookkeeping) level accounting jobs / internships as experience as well? (Including college part time accounting jobs gets me closer to 4-5 years experience - just not sure if that’s generally viewed as “valid” experience)
I did an internship with a boutique consulting firm that got extended for a full year while I was in school full time as well. On top of that I have 16 months of experience in my B4/T2 consulting firm, and I have a ton of other experience on top of that interning at banks and startups. TLDR; I have 3+ years of experience, 1 year at a small consulting shop and 1.5 years at B4 upon graduation. Is it true that none of this experience really counts?
Exploring a strategy / ops opportunity in Dublin at a tech co. Cost of living seems pretty high. 4 YOE in management consulting. Could anyone share any benchmarks on - a) monthly in-hand salary, b) rent for 1 BHK, c) savings as a % of monthly income?
Anyone have luck getting the Amex Platinum annual fee waiver or any other retention bonus? If so, any tips?
Have anyone done contracting negotiations before? I've interviewed for co A & B and co A extended an offer today. The offer does not meet my current salary. Co B's interview structure is 3 rounds and I've finished my 2nd round today. The recruiter mentioned that since I am a contractor my current salary is incomparable as they will provide benefits, etc. Is this true? I have 2 yrs of contracting HR exp from fortunate 500 co’s & OMW to get my SHRM-CP. Appreciate your advice in advance.
First time leaving firms - not sure what to do with my 401k. Should I keep it as it is, transfer to an IRA, or a Roth IRA. If it is the latter, I know Roth IRA has a 6k limit but my 401k has ~17k. Will it exceed the limit and if so, what should I do? 22 here, not too familiar with the process. Thanks!
For people who have changed companies what is the best company to move your 401k, I am thinking of Vanguard are there any other better options
What is the best certification to pursue in this area? Looking at SHRM-CP but want to learn more about others.
What’s general turnaround time from final candidate interview to decision / offer? Friend I referred for a SD role has gone through the process (2 Partner interviews, 1 SD interview) with the last interview occurring about two weeks ago. She hasn’t heard anything from HR and HR hasn’t responded to her emails asking on status. Not sure if that’s par for the course or an indication she got dinged.
I’ve got a crush on an SC not on my project. He’s objectively more attractive but I’m getting vibes he might be interested. How do I send the signal I want him to ask me out?
What salary does corporates pay to an onsite guy with 10+ yrs of experience for Germany location?
Hi Fishes, Have 3 yoe | 5 Ipa Tech stack: Devops + python development + aws stack ( development + devops ) Which position pays more SRE/ Devops / aws developer for 3 yoe. Please share some salary insights. Thanks
Can anyone share what WLB is like at Amazon and LinkedIn? Interviewing for roles at both companies, both are Product Marketing. From what I have seen so far WLB looks like it would be better at LinkedIn.
Back on the market and I’m coming to find two things: 1. Less desirable agencies are the ones who want people back on-site soon, with no wiggle room for remote work. 2. These same agencies want to pay salaries based on COL in the city where the agency is based even if you’re working/living from another market in the interim. Example: Midwest based agency paying Midwest salaries to folks living in places like NY, SF, LA. 🧐🧐🧐🧐
I wanted to flag so others can know, I live in mcol and I just received an offer for 120k base and a 15k signing bonus. I have three years of experience. I asked for a signing bonus and a 110k salary. If you are a senior, you should definitely be applying and just see what comes up. Crazy the market for seniors right now
I am looking for some advice or opinions to apply for consulting jobs right now. I currently work at a mid-sized/regional firm, but plan move to a different city later this year. I have ~4 yr xp working on system implementations, IT policies/controls, and BPO, but my undergrad GPA wasn't the best (I did become a CPA and CISA though). Should I try to apply to big 3/big 4? Stay mid-sized? Get an MBA or Masters? Move and pray? Thanks in advanced for any comments!
What is the most interesting case you have had in the past few weeks? Either COVID related or non-covid related.
Besides pay/benefits, what are changes that happen when you move from a C to M levels? Do you have access/exposure to different tools that help you do your job/take on bigger responsibilities?
How do you answer "what is your value proposition?" Finding it difficult to distinguish myself. I'm a CFP, fee-only, and use globally diversified, rules-based portfolios but so does everyone else
A town hall about being happy about change, even though the only changes are the cutting of our benefits. Great use of time!
Do you find companies today interview without empathy, over-valuing technical skill, pressure tests, and first impressions? A follow-up to this, if you’ve been hired by a company based on your skills, ability to perform under pressure, and first impression- did you feel you made the right decision once settled in your role? I’m analyzing the evolution of interviews and a human-centered approach.
I’m interviewing for BCG and had a principal reach out to me for a zoom chat. Is this normal for principals to reach out or is this a positive sign?
How do consultants incorporate %’s into resume when you’ve worked on 6481538474 engagements? (All my current bullet points are generalized)
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