What kinds of extracurriculars "count" for admissions? For example, I'm a serious musician and play in competitions and gigs; I also have some leadership experience from college that was pretty extensive (used it for all my job interviews) but hasn't continued since then. Also, how many activities do they usually ask for? Just trying to get a sense of how/if I should adjust my activities to be more "application-ready".
Would you take a slight pay cut to make a horizontal move to a more interesting industry and better location? I recently decided to make a move that was an 8% cut but I’m excited about the role and better WLB.
I think the question I’ve gotten most in interviews is, “What’s your process?” And I’m never quite sure how to answer. Maybe because it depends so much on the ask/project. I’m curious how other people go about this one.
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Interviewing with a B4 firm for a consulting role. They keep rescheduling (about three times now) the interviews with two PPMD...is this normal? Never had to reschedule this many times before. Already had one interview, but waiting on these next two.
I’ve been offered a position a month ago at a pharma firm and they haven’t sent an offer letter yet. Am I wasting my time or wait it out ?
How is the culture at Deloitte NYC office (tax)? I am applying for positions and hear it is "cold/unfriendly" culture; is this true?
I have an informal chat with a (potential) hiring manager from the tech industry (non-tech PgM). They had a role open a few days ago but not anymore, however they were still interested in chatting with me. P.S. got this through cold calling on linkedin... Do you guys have any tips for my call tomorrow?
A potential candidate I was interviewing is a rabid Bernie/AOC devotee. Her social media posts make it clear she thinks Capitalists (like me, and our clients) are evil scum, and that's enough for me to say "Next." Am I wrong?
PwC SAP consulting entry level position. Salary expectations for Associate? High cost of living city. Masters degree (non-MBA). Limited consulting exp
Anybody from McK implementation able to share some interview guidance? Especially SAP but any other functional area is welcome!
Advice on what to wear (male) to interview with Slalom in LA? Full suit and tie, suit with no tie, slacks and a nice shirt with no jacket?
I have a question for HR/People Department leaders: For companies that are 1,000+ employees, what is your ideal HR/People Department structure? How many direct reports, and sub departments/teams does the CPO have, and what are roles are you hiring for (Traditional HR roles or more fluid/hybrid People Ops roles)?
Any insights into a good amount of money to have in savings before opening a wealthfront account and funding it?
Is very high stress over the staffing process a good enough reason to leave? I’m not the best cold-networker, i’m much better at keeping a network once i’ve actually worked with people. I am constantly anxious and stressed and thinking about when i’ll next roll off, worrying about being let go off the bench and never finding a new role.
Starting at MIT this Fall and hoping to work at Bain next summer. Attending the summer ExperienceBain events, but what else should I start doing right now? What are the best ways to prep for case interviews?
What’s the dress code for virtual interviews now? Have a first round with BCG and debating if a crisp shirt will be fine, or if I need a suit? It’s also super hot, so don’t want to be sweating the whole time 😓
Hey! I’ll be onboard for at EY in September, is everyone back to office/client travel? Thanks!!
Anyone from OW willing to talk with a healthcare administrator interested in transitioning into consulting?
My H1B decision was under appeal after denial and was just overturned and approved. Unfortunately I was outside the country at the time and now require stamping to enter back however....
Would anyone be willing to chat who made the jump from big 4 —> tech —> MBB? I did not have a great experience in tech and looking to pivot back into consulting. Went to a non-target undergrad but 10 YOE at good firms.
Is it appropriate to message a recruiter (at Deloitte on Skype) on about a full time analyst position that I am interested in? Currently an intern at Deloitte
Where would you relocate within US if you had a fully remote job and want to FIRE? Say for base of 100k and goal’s to save max with a comfortable life.
Got an offer to move to another B4 strategy practice with a title & pay bump (15%). However, most of the work is in an industry I hated working in (financial services). Is it worth making the jump for a year if the ultimate goal is FAANG?
European fish: is there someone willing to share experience on Insead MBA? Trying to leverage it to transit to IB / PE
Curious for those seeing a therapist are you seeing a black woman? Do you feel like race and gender doesn’t add to the comfort of opening up in therapy?
Finally get to ORD....6 hours late and there is no gate for us...sitting on the Tarmac 😳😩😑
Is FRM or CFA a better certification?
What credentials do you need to get into MBB. I have a 4 yr B.E undergrad and an MIS grad degree. Worked for an IT services firm for 2.5 years, Deloitte for a year and now KPMG. Any tips?
Any tips for negotiating your severance for a non-partner role? Many good years at the firm—it’s just not working out of late and both me and my firm are looking to part ways.
Currently an A3 in audit. My team communicated to me that they’re pushing for me to get mid-year promo (Jan 2022) but I’m also interested in leaving to another Big 4 for AAS as an S1. Current salary is $73.6k and am unsure of how much I should be going for to make the jump worth it. I know EY FAAS offered a friend $85k in my market but assuming I get mid year promo I’m not so sure the salary bump would be significant enough. How much room for negotiation is there with Big 4 experienced hires?
Anyone else’s kids having a tough time napping lately? Not sure if it’s related to my wife and I WFH and him not being in daycare...? He’s also 11 months and trying hard to learn to walk. Development?
How do you approach interviewing someone more senior than you? Small team so we’ll be interacting a lot.
What cert to go for next? Currently have AWS-SAA and Security+. Thinking about CISSP but how difficult is it compared to the AWS-SAA?
How long is your home office commute? Currently at 3.5 hours round trip. Moving soon to make it a 2 hour round trip
Dropping this in a few bowls, sorry if you see it twice. I'm transitioning from teaching 8th grade mathematics at a public school to teaching a 7/8 self-contained classroom at a charter school. Any advice for teaching mixed grade levels or multi subject is appreciated: scheduling, classroom setup, subject order, behavior management, etc. I'm struggling to find my rhythm with only 6 weeks before kids return. Thanks to everyone for your commitment and time, enjoy your summer!
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