Anyone here who started their consulting careers later in life? Always seeing posts about how young people make it to P... wondering about the other stories. I started as a C at 29 (yes, unfortunately, I fall into the bucket of exp hire hired at a lower level...), made M at 33. Doing well but also feeling like I’m already too old to aim to be a P. Hoping for some perspectives.
Hello Fishes, Please help me find out a rough estimate of in-hand salary for the below structure. Thanks in advance.
Do you usually lie about your current salary when negotiating with a new employer? And by how much, 10% 20%? I resent the fact that I am even being asked. What I currently make is irrelevant.
Everyone in NYC is sick 😷
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?
What’s the standard base / bonus for an Associate 1 in NYC? Obviously know evercore and Moelis types are at the higher end but looking to get averages
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With the long-weekend, lets do a book thread. Give me your favorite sales book - here's mine - How To Win Friends and Influence People
Desperate need to lose weight. I have gained so much weight with covid and being pregos .. I know I know. Eat healthy and work out. Obviously. But how can I 1) force myself to stick to it 2) lose it fast!!!? Help
I’ve been in consulting just under a year. I came from a tech company and implement their technology. I hate delivery and it’s showing… I can’t find a role I enjoy. I’ve been on difficult projects which probably doesn’t help, but in general I’m finding I don’t enjoy the deep, in the weeds conversations that being in delivery requires. Should I try to move within my company, go back to tech, or join another consulting firm in a different capacity?
It’s crazy to think that there have been more reported coronavirus deaths in the state of New York than Asia, Middle East, Africa and Oceania combined.
Has anyone exited from Management Consulting in KPMG to Microsoft Consulting services? Keen to hear of opinions primarily around quality of work, WLB, Pay, bonus and work culture. Any opinion/ view is greatly appreciated.
Going to Vegas for the first time in December. I have Marriott platinum. Are there valuable status matches I should do and influence where I look to stay? Thanks for the advice!!
Applying to lbs, judge Cambridge, insead, nus and Cass as safety. Does this look good? Lbs only if I get scholarship. Should I replace Cass with imd? 28, 4yoe, 2 promotions, already got masters 3.7 in tech and undergrad 3.7 finance from top 60 schools. Impressive work experience. Will sit for gmat hoping 690-720
My H1B expires in 8 months and my company has not filed my GC. Can i start processing my H4 and EAD based on my spouses i140 right away or do i need to wait till Dec to start my H4 application.
I’m looking for assistance on building your own portfolio in my traditional 401K. I’ve been reading that it’s important to choose funds with low expense ratios. Also, that it is recommended to have at least one US stock, international stock , and bond. I am 24yo so ideally, I’d want to allocate 90%-100% to stocks and 0%-10% to the bond. Any other things I should be looking at?
Immigration 🐠 - If I have an I140, how difficult is it to get an F1 visa to pursue an MBA? After the MBA, should I go through the H1B lottery process again? What happens to my spot in the GC queue?
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