Currently a Senior Consultant in a B4-level firm and having a hard time finding roles that I’m qualified for that make more than what I already make. How are you all finding these great exits? I have a business background - do I need to learn to code to get exits that pay?
How do people in industry get promoted so fast? I have friends at fortune 500s who get promoted once a year or even less. Even my younger cousin just graduated last year, and at 8 months got promoted to “customer success manager” whereas in Big 4 I’ll be in my late 20s by manager
Just joined a Big 4 firm under the impression I would be doing XYZ work, but it turns out they misrepresented the position and the reality of the engagements available. I was straight up lied to (I did my due diligence as best I could). What should I do?
Let’s see how entry level accounting salaries have increased (or not) over time. I started in September of 2014 with a mid-market firm in tax at $53k in a non-HCOL city. Your turn..
Friends of fishbowl. Need advice on two very different offers I have: - ZS Consultant: 170k base, 20k signing. Will be joining Process Excellence and Transformation under the Business Operations Group - Deloitte Manager: 155k. Will be joining Strategy & Analytics and will focus on Financial Services Money aside, which is better for career growth, culture, experiences? Note that I already have 4 years of consulting experience at another big 4 so brand recognition is not important to me
Chances? 325 GRE 3.0 Big10 Finance UG 4 years big 4 tech consulting D1 Athlete white male 🤢 Target schools: Texas, Ross, Kellogg, Fuqua, Kelley
I’m wondering what Accenture is actually doing. Is it more like a Big 4 Firm, doing theoretical consulting things. Or is it more a IT-Service/ Outsourcing company like Connection, Atos, Bechtle, etc. doing hands on technical things? Where is the main focus on?
For those who went from B4 to Baker Tilly in Philadelphia or Lancaster, what are the pros and cons that you noticed? Specifically curious about hours, clients/teams and resources.
If I took a part time MBA program, can I still campus recruit for a summer role at MBB, Big 4, FAANG, etc?
First job out of college so pardon my ignorance.. but are other jobs as high stakes as B4? Like the whole tier rating system, metrics tracking, snapshots.. I’m
I’m working for a big 4 and have a suggestion to encourage folks to return to the office. I find I’m more productive overall if I spend a few days a week in the actual home office. However…I don’t want to pay a couple hundred a month on parking. How about reimbursing parking? That would be a valuable perk…versus free bagels and garbage food.
Is there a big difference between MM and B4 WLB? I liked the people at the MM firm better, but don't if B4 means that much I could see myself staying.
Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.
I'm a young analyst in ACN with 1+ year of experience in cloud migrations. I've received a very good job offer by another Big 4 in the same sector and service but with better career growth opportunities. I don't like to work in cloud service and also I don't like the banking sector. For this reason, I requested to be moved in another service in ACN. My manager said ok, but this probably takes several months. Next monday I have to provide a feedback to the other company. What would you do?
The progression of a big 4 auditor: intern: what am I doing with this support? Staff: where can I find this support ? Senior: how do I fix this support manager: how do I cut this budget
Looking to save on all taxes as my remote career grows. Any recommendations or where to move / establishment residency? I don't see the advantages of being in California.
Deloitte peeps: for rental cars, can we rent through Hertz or Enterprize?Avis is shit and far from my place.
Honest question here-hw do I work better with Indians who come over frm India(on-site) to client?My patience with them is at an all time low since they jst dnt gt the methodology & hate owning anythng
ISO recommended brands for work out gear. Running, long walks. Functional but also cute for those random zoom calls. For various reasons I’ve clung to gear for WAY too long, and am desperate. Posting in this bowl...cuz well...covid made me very aware how past due this purchase is.
Does united let people pay for global services? Thinking of ways to use my first year's savings.
For those who have previously left a position in public accounting without another position lined up, how did yoy find that affected your future job opportunities? Was it positive, neutral or negative?
Advice needed-I’m 30 weeks pregnant and constantly getting dumped on at work (in industry now). I’m high risk (gestational diabetes & hypertension) and have been clear with my all male management team that I’m high risk. Still, they are steady trying to pull me into new projects while I’m actively leading one of the most high profile projects in the org. From a career standpoint, I appreciate it, but I cannot physically keep up the way I used to and feel like I’m risking my and my baby’s health.
When does the sign-on bonus get paid out for PwC? Is it the first paycheck or has it varied for folks?
What’s the advantage for roth 401k vs. roth ira? And is having all types of IRA and 401ks the best to save up investment?
Looking to make the switch from Consultant —> AWS solution architect. Any insights/feedback on the role or this change?
Had a low GPA in undergrad due to health issues. Also had to withdraw a class and retake it bc I was busy consulting surgeons to see if I needed surgery at the time. To what extent is it recommended to write about health issues in app additional info section to mitigate low GPA? What type of health issues should be specified vs. what types are seen as excuses? What amount of detail should one provide? Do schools ask for proof?
Husband and I are moving to Seattle in a couple of months. His office is in downtown Seattle and mine is in Sodo. He wants to be able to walk or bike to work. I will be mostly WFH but want to be relatively close to office. We also have a pup. Any recommendations for neighborhoods or apartment buildings much appreciated! We would prefer to be close to parks and grocery stores vs. bars.
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
MBA recruiting done? I have a consulting offer but as time is passing, the more I want to leave consulting 😭
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