Any fish familiar with Apple's OPD group? Thoughts on potential exit and expected base comp? MBA with 5 YOE, seems like it might be a step down from MBB Associate comp but tempted by tech exit and work life balance...
Interested to hear how people learn project management. I have done PRINCE2 exam and read PMP materials, but I find these are too textbook theory based. Real life projects seem to be very different and a lot more complicated. I often do not know what needs to be done unless someone tells me. I believe you can learn these things on the job, but I am keen to expedite this with some books or courses. Are there any resources that are particularly helpful?
Looking for fellow applicants (round 1 targeting M7). Extremely nervous about submitting and torn between shooting for MBA and seizing the current hiring spree.
Hello team I am SAP Security Consultant. Let me know how can I prepare for CISA certification ?
Thoughts on part-time check-the-box MBA? I’’ 32, and am on track for promotion to SM. I can’t justify doing a part-time MBA at a top school and taking on all the debt. An MBA has always been a goal of mine, and some state schools provide an affordable price tag but I’m not sure if it’s worth it at all if it’s not a top 20 school.
Anyone doing management masters at Harvard Extension School? Can it take you places? What are the career opportunities?
Any thoughts on Harvard Extension School? Considering taking a class in the evening for more personal development. Econ major, would prob do Gov't, Int Relations or Philosophy course(s)
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
Thoughts on offer? Experience 6+ YOE in Financial Services Industry Skills MBA, CFA, FRM Currently in Big4 Offer Base 130K SignOn-5K Location New York Firm Non-Big4 Title Senior Associate
What does growth look like for a typical recruiter. What’s the next step in their career? I’ve been a recruiter for 3 years now and thinking about doing an online MBA while still working.. is that a good move?
So I got selected for a MBA in a Top 10 B-SCHOOL in India. Trying to get into mainstream consulting, working in a Start-up now. Any tips?
Anyone done, or know anyone, a graduate degree with Harvard Extension School? Everything says it’s a great program and really tough, but admittedly having hard time getting over the name.
What do people think of Harvard Extension School degrees? Looks like a cash cow to me with such a low bar for admissions.
Which tech firms apart from Amazon are open to take people without prior product background as product managers? I’ve seen Amazon is pretty open via the Product manager non tech route. Anyone know of other firms that give new PMs a chance? (I’m asking for post MBA 2 year MBB consulting experience) McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Thinking about an MBA but failed accounting in undergrad... Basically, I got a D in my accounting class but ended up with a decent GPA (3.67). If I wanted to get my MBA (I’ve only casually thought about it) should I retake accounting? Would the grade severely hurt my chances? Any thoughts are appreciated :)
My partner is looking into going back to school for a masters in sustainability management. He is looking at a program through the Harvard Extension School Sustainability Management certificate. I’m wondering if anyone has done this? Or recommends a program they hear good things about? Preferably online so we don’t have to move! TIA!
Would you leave consulting (if you hate it) for your dream job and a 50% pay cut? Current salary = average post-MBA salary at T1/T2.
Anyone been to the Harvard Extension School - Consultant’s Toolkit program? Any insights to share?
Is zika still a concern in Mexico and the Caribbean? Anyone travel there with a pregnant significant other recently?
What do you guys think are the best kinds of health tech companies to exit to? (e.g. Provider, pharmacy, data, consumer health)
Anyone else’s recruiters fallen off the face of the earth this week with the holiday coming?
East coast senior manager here - Is it okay to text my staff consultants at 11pm PST since I cant remember to read my emails? Also, when I lie to the client, is it okay to then blame my team, or would that get me in trouble?
I have a final round interview with a hedge fund in the NYC area. Approximately $15bn AUM and 40 employees. I am meeting with the founder of the firm and was told we would be discussing comp. I just graduated from college this year and the role is business development associate. The hiring manager described it as a front office role. What salary range should I be expecting going into the meeting? What about bonus?
Any one here that lives in Union,NJ? Looking to move there and looking for some feedback on life there.
How is the business going for all you consultants? Are your companies getting new projects? Any layoffs ?
Best apps for case study prep?
Can you book flight, hotel for personal usage using company tools? Not going to expense them obviously, but is it ok?
I was unemployed 6 months. Now I’m turning down interviews because there’s so much interest. Clients and publishers are throwing wads of $$$ at me. If you’re struggling, keep going. There’s hope!
Teaching moment: Do not show up to an interview an hour early. Just be there on time. 10 minutes early max unless otherwise told.
Is it noteworthy to have worked in the creative industry for 23 years -18 in advertising, without ever being fired or laid-off? Are there medals or gold watches for that?
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.
Anyone have an app or Excel spreadsheet they use to keep track of utilization? We just switched systems and our new system doesn’t give us a real time balance of our utilization rate (cont)
What are your thoughts on southwest assurance (Texas) raises this year? Same as last year? Better? Worse?
Only busy season benefit: save 100% on food costs and that mileage expense.. ready to pad my checking account.
I am about get an offer from PWC SDC. Kindly let me if I can switch to PWC SDC, Bangalore. Work culture, sustainability and job security
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